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    Samsung Laptop Repair

    Could anyone recommend a company that repairs Samsung Laptops?

    I have a P28 which is out of warranty that has died. When I power up the fan makes a noise but nothing is displayed on the screen (or monitor if I plug one in). I have tried all the obvious - battery, hdd, memory, etc.

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    anyone? Please?

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    Erm have you tried google? That throws up plenty of laptop repair outfits...
    Have you removed the cmos battery at all (and yes I understand that it may be hard / impossible to find)?

    You have tried everything else that I would have suggested as tests e.g. external monitor / ram etc...

    Short of removing everything non critical and stripping the machine to bits you are going to be stuck...!
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    it sounds like it could be a dead motherboard. probably not worth fixing tbh. but if you can find a motherboard for it you could try. although i've never tried to repair a samsung I wouldn't think it would be easy
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    • cotswoldcs's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P4C800-E Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Pentium 4 3.0Ghz Northwood (@3.4Ghz on water)
      • Memory:
      • 1.5Gb Corsair TwinX PC3200/PC3700
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      • 150Gb Raptor
      • Graphics card(s):
      • XFX 6600GT 128Mb (w waterblock)
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      • Seasonic S12-380
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      • 3 x Iiyama 19" LCD (5:4) on Comrac Tripple Mount
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      • PlusNet 1.6Mb ADSL
    I've tried all the basics that I can, including an external monitor. I expect it is the motherboard but can't be sure.

    I could try google but I was really looking for a recommendation - a company someone would trust.

    I'm leaning towards another laptop - it's a Celeron based machine and although it's only just over a year old repairing is likely to be £200+ ???

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