- try update the driver
- there are no bios reset holes on laptops. you can do a bios reset, by "load bios defaults" on the bios, obviously.... it might be also a motherbord failure, its what sounds most likely... in that case considerer buying a new laptop.
- http://www.ifixit.com/Device/Microsoft_S... click on the teardown and you wil get there.
- just go with an external hard drive. might be handy in a future.
- Most common reason why laptops shutdown is Overheating... A fan cleanning, a thermal paste and a thermal pad change most likely will solve the problem.
so, if i change the hdd, what about the ps3 OS? is installed in some sort of rom?