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Toshiba laptop ram issue

In computers, when you see red, it is never good news!

This laptop was randomly crashing very often, and a quick check showed that one of the ram modules was faulty – or maybe not? After replacing the seemingly faulty module, the same error appeared again.

A careful investigation showed that the problem was on the motherboard.; the south-bridge IC had overheated had to be re-balled.

Hot choco in laptop

It could also be coffee, but guys at the workshop couldn’t be sure… The point is that this unfortunate laptop won’t boot again. It’s sad story begun a couple of months before it was brought to us, when it’s owner spilled a (not so) small amount of his beverage on it’s keyboard – but wiped it thoroughly as he said. The poor thing kept working for two months while sugar was slowly corroding everything metallic in her path…