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Motherboard Repair

motherboardA question that regularly crops up on the internet is that of how to repair motherboards. The types of questions generated on the various forums and e-mails indicate that the problems arise in computers of all leading brands and also unbranded ones. There are innumerable methods of repair suggested on the internet. Most of the repairs of bad motherboards follow the method of trial and error and are not very reliable in terms of results. The decision to repair a motherboard is not for the week at heart. It can be time consuming and risky. It can take considerable time and, due to the fragile parts, you could break something. If you bend a motherboard to much it can crack or break making it useless.

Computers show the effects of usage by how slow they work. One cause is the amount of dust that collects on the motherboard. This dust affects the working of the Motherboard and can make them overheat and fail. One step to motherboard repair is to remove the dust. This can be done by using a small vacuum cleaner or canned air to remove the dust as much as possible.

With motherboard problems It is very important to know the components that make up the motherboard before ever venturing to repair a bad motherboard. The motherboard is the main board that contains the central circuit board of the computer. All other components and peripherals are plugged in or connected to the motherboard. One of the main functions of the motherboard is to relay information between them. The motherboard houses the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) which is simple software run by the computer designed to function when the computer is switched on.

To repair motherboards you should know that Chipsets in the motherboards are those that form an interface between two main parts of the computer, the front side bus and the peripheral buses or the main memory. There are some memory chips that are extremely non volatile and it contains the firmware of the system or what is popularly known as the BIOS. Motherboards also contain a clock generator which is responsible to produce the system clock signal that can help in synchronizing various components. The cause of a bad motherboards could be in any of the components. It is best that the job is assigned to an experienced and technically qualified person or a reputable dealer or the manufacturer of the board.

It is mostly better if you replace the bad motherboards with a new one. It is extremely expensive to repair an old motherboards. You should compare the price of repair to the purchase of a new computer.

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