CPU heatsink socket size/mount dimmensionsHi guys and girls I have a question about the CPUs heat sink. Could you guys tell me which socket it requires or the mount po...
Answer to: Monitor cable fried, how do I tell if anything else needs replacing?If it's shortened out like that it's more than likely a write off. It may have have taken the motherboard out. At the price they cost it's not worth getting repaired. Best advice is remove the hard drive (you can recover the data by plugging it into a working pc with an IDE or SATA cable and the correct power cable (found on the power supply) and copy the information off of it onto a USB stick to move to the new laptop of keep on the pc. The net books only really have a years lifespan because of the component quality so I'd suggest in investing in an acer or a samsung (13") you can pick a reasonable spec up brand new for about £300 and if you wait until January you'll be able to pick them up even cheaper as clearance. View here http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/laptops-netbooks/laptops/laptops/acer-aspire-e1-570-15-6-laptop-21712968-pdt.html Microsoft certified hardware specialist