NEC Versa SX wont power up...HELP!!

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I have a Versa sx the power light comes on but it wont boot up to the bio's
screen, few days ago it got really hot and i powered it down, later thast day it
would boot but when in windows it would freeze up, seems the cooling fan wasnt
coming on,maybe the chip is fried?
I took it apart and checked both cmos and stand by  batteries, the voltages are
The cooling fan always worked before when booting or got hot.
Any idea's appreciated!!

Re: NEC Versa SX wont power up...HELP!! wrote:
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This is a very common problem with the Versa SX. There was a guy on
eBay selling dozens of these dead things a year or so ago. I never
found a cure other than replacing the mainboard. Once in a while I
would be able to boot one while applying pressure to various places on
the board, which leads me to believe that the board is delaminating or
some component is fracturing. Might even be bad solder joints under the

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