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02-21-2012 11:11 PM - last edited on 02-23-2012 07:03 PM by MrMatthew
HP Pavillion P6130f with quad core processor and 8gb ram has been failing to boot
or stay booted after several minutes. monitor goes blk or white, sometimes blue.
found that a few capacitors seem to have failed(just bulged at top). located close to
cpu and power connectors.
can these be replaced and/or others determined to be failing??
want to save motherboard because of processor and ram or i guess will have to put in new motherboard
and transfer cpu/ram and other components. passed warranty. hope to keep motherboard so
that software can be used to restore OS, (vista). else we have to go windows 7 on new MB.
shop said that capacitors can be replaced so i need verification. i know HP wants us to buy new pc.
however, after finding low quality parts on expensive PC tells me HP shouldn't be buying from China
anyones advice will be appreciated.
bj [Personal Information Removed]
02-22-2012 01:39 AM
Yes. The capacitors can be replaced.
Make certain that high quality capacitors from Japan are the replacement part. You may not like that, but the Japanese capacitors are currently the best available on the planet. The worst caps are the Nichicons.
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