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I ran PC Doctor (IBM's diagnostic program). It showed no problems other
than failing to access the CD/DVD drive.
"Tony Hwang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Dave Morrell wrote:
> > My 18 mo. old R32 is plagued by lockups and flaky DVD access. It also
> > difficulty shutting down. A complete reformat/reinstall of the OS made
> > difference, so I am now considering replacing the system board. I found
> > vendor online with it for $500, and I get $50 back if I ship them back
> > old one.
> > I've put desktop systems together but am a little intimidated about
> > open the laptop. I found a hardware manual at IBM support, but it's not
> > very detailed.
> > Is this a no brainer not worth getting worked up about? Any opinions
> > whether this will fix my problems.
> B4 doing that, what sort of hardware/system diagnostics have you run?