TX2500 is dead - now what?

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  1. alan sh

    alan sh Scribbler - Standard Member

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    I took the CPU off and put it back. Put it all back together and it burst into life!

    Great - now all I need to do now is work out why the keyboard doesn't work. Something to do with the ZIF connector, I think. Any hints on how it works?
     
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    Update: Got the keyboard working. It booted to the Windows startup screen and then died again. So, it's more serious than just removing and replacing the CPU.

    Alan
     
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    the cpu was really at fault?

    really? I've never seen or heard of that happening before.

    whatever, welcome back to the world of the living,
    -Tyler
     
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    My brother had the same issue with his tx2500, one memory slot stopped working, then the other. A new motherboard is probably the only way to fix that. Maybe this issue is more common than people think, too?
     
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    Forgive me for being a bit slow to the party. When did the 780g northbridge part become a widespread problem? I thought it was only the Nvidia predecessors. hmm
     
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    I had the same train of thought about the nvidia thing at first, that's why I bought a tx2500.

    mine surely hasn't fallen victim, but it looks as though HP's crappy build quality and thermal designs are just complete failures...
    -Tyler
     
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