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Topic: Re:Computer Repair
Posted by: Vin Miles
Date/Time: 13/11/15 01:37:00

Sounds like the nVidia video card is shot - a common problem in the Sony all-in-one desktop machines. The trouble is, the video card is an integral part of the motherboard, and the only way to fix it is to "reflow" or "reball" the chip by heating it so that the solder melts a little and the connections are remade. A replacement motherboard would be very hard to source if the computer is more than three years old, and would probably cost a lot if you could find one.
Fuselodge in Acton Lane (8994 6275) can do the reflow, but it may only buy you a few months or weeks before the fault reappears, so I'm afraid it's probably almost the end of the road for your Sony.

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Computer Repair12/11/15 19:09:00 Caroline Webb
   Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 19:19:00 Will Watson
      Re:Re:Computer Repair19/11/15 21:19:00 Ikram Syed
   Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 19:48:00 Sheyi Martins
      Re:Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 20:55:00 Julian Pavey
         Re:Re:Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 21:18:00 Claire Moran
   Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 21:35:00 Caroline Webb
      Re:Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 22:26:00 Elizabeth Jane Daley
      Re:Re:Computer Repair12/11/15 23:20:00 Louise Cole
   Re:Computer Repair13/11/15 01:37:00 Vin Miles
      Re:Re:Computer Repair13/11/15 06:37:00 Andrew OSullivan
         Re:Re:Re:Computer Repair19/11/15 21:28:00 Julian Pavey
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               Re:Computer Repair20/11/15 11:52:00 Mark Evans
                  Re:Re:Computer Repair20/11/15 12:18:00 Helen Bamberger
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                        Computer Repair20/11/15 14:02:00 Joy Griffiths
                           Re:Computer Repair20/11/15 14:30:00 Julian Pavey
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      Re:Re:Computer Repair20/11/15 21:55:00 Richard Jennings
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