Your computer's motherboard (also called Motherboard or MOBO) is a complex array of electronic components that forms the main hub of your computer. Everything your computer does, from working with peripherals to using memory to sending data to your monitor, depends on the motherboard. If your laptop doesn't turn on at all, it could be due to a faulty motherboard. Many laptop owners assume they have to buy a new laptop in this case. But there are many circumstances in which the motherboard can simply be repaired. In other cases, you may be able to replace the motherboard without changing other components, saving a lot of money in the process. At LAPTO Laptop Service Centre, we repair faulty laptop motherboards. If you would like this service performed on your laptop, please call us on +48 537 811 100 or fill in our contact form.
Signs of a motherboard problem
Although it is difficult to determine from the symptoms alone whether your motherboard is faulty, here are some clues to look out for.
- The computer starts to boot up very slowly.
- Peripherals on the computer are not functioning properly.
- You see unusual behaviour on your monitor, in the form of flickering, lines on the screen or unexpected image freezes.
- When a portable flash drive is connected to a USB port on a computer, it sometimes cannot be initialised.
- Increased frequency of 'blue screen of death' errors.
- The smell of burnt or melted plastic.
A key thing you may experience when a motherboard starts to fail is the frustrating unpredictability of the fault occurring.
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Is it cost-effective to repair a laptop motherboard?
According to market research and the positive trend of service customers in Europe and worldwide - the answer is Yes , laptop motherboard repair is worthwhile! In most cases of faults, we are dealing with minor defects that completely prevent the use of the laptop. These faults are easy to diagnose by experienced service technicians and inexpensive to repair. By repairing the motherboard in a laptop service centre, you will have a fully operational laptop and the hard drive data will be unchanged.
From a purely economic point of view, repairing the motherboard usually costs a fraction of the amount of buying a laptop with parameters no worse than the laptop being repaired - in summary, it is worth repairing the motherboard in your laptop. By ordering the service from a professional repair service, you additionally receive a guarantee for the repair and post-service support from experienced IT specialists.
Defective motherboard in laptop symptoms
Usually, when the motherboard is damaged it is recommended that you take your laptop to a professional repair service. But before you decide to take your laptop in for repair, it is a good idea to assess the damage yourself. Read on for symptoms and causes of failure troubleshooting tools and suggestions for repairing your laptop motherboard.
Signs of motherboard failure:
- Laptop failed to boot
- Blue screen errors
- Random laptop hangs
- Sound and/or screen of the laptop does not work
- Connected devices do not work
Causes of motherboard failure:
- Current and voltage fluctuations
- Dust particles
- Flooding with liquid
- Overheating caused the fan to fail
- Physical damage
If you have noticed similar symptoms in your laptop, you can automatically assume that the motherboard is probably faulty. Some of the symptoms to look out for when diagnosing A faulty motherboard is a boot failure. The computer may start to boot, but then shuts down. Increased Windows errors or 'blue screens of death' are also symptoms of motherboard failure. We encourage you to get a motherboard repair service from a professional repair service. Our technicians will assess the damage and suggest the best repair options!
Laptop motherboard repair after flooding
Flooding of the motherboard in a laptop is one of the most serious failures. To reduce the possibility of the failure spreading to other laptop components as quickly as possible, disconnect the laptop from the power source as soon as possible after flooding and remove the battery from the laptop as far as possible.
Laptop motherboard repair is possible in a professional repair service. The diagnosis begins with an expert assessment of the effects and area of flooding. As a first step, the technician performs cleaning and drying of all laptop components - especially the motherboard. This is followed by measurements and verification of the need to repair the components on the motherboard.
The motherboard in your laptop has been flooded with water? Our technicians will help remove the fault! Call now and ask about the repair options for your laptop!