HP dv2000, dv6000, dv9000 Laptop Overheat

Posted by: Lightspeeds PC Repair
Effected models HP dv2000, dv6000, dv9000, G series laptops. The class action lawsuit that was in progress (expired now) listed certain models, but was believed to be many more than laptops models that failed the same way, including a few Dell laptops. Problems from a faulty Nvidia graphics chip, or materials used in production, installation of these graphic chips.
HP dv9700 fan

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Technorati’s Crawler Access Blocked By Your Robots.txt File – Solved

Just submitted the site/blog to Technorati yeaterday. In “verifying my site” or claiming site with Technorati I inserted Technorati’s claim code into home page and blog page. Went back to Technorati to “claim” site now that there code was entered on site, tried this 3 time and received errors each time from Technorati.

“Technorati’s crawler access is explicitly blocked by your robots.txt file”

My privacy settings with the blog was all set “to allow search engines to index this site”
(Technorati support ...

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Gateway NV53A75U / NV53 Laptop Disassembly

This customers Gateway NV53A75U was running hot, and shutting down on the customer. It’s an AMD Triple Core processor, so it does run on the hot side.

  • This Gateways idle temp 60-65 C
  • Load Temp of 74-78 C

Dis-assembled laptop to check, clean the fan & heatsink, modified the cooling with 2 copper shims and applied Arctic Cooling MX2 Thermal Compound. Cooling fan was blocked by dust buildup, not bad have seen much worse.

Re-Assembled Gateway temperatures now:

  • Idled Temp of 48-54 C
  • Full load tempt of ...
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YouTube Trouble With WordPress 3.4.2 – Solved!

Just signed up for wordpress hosting few days ago. Began posting a few posts here, and just tonight had problems with embedding a youtube video. Spent few hours trying several plugins with no success.

The problems I ran into when trying to embed youtube video were:

  • After updating and publishing, I had a broken blog, all other blog posts below were gone
  • Or Ended up with just a link to click on,,, not what I wanted
  • Or half video player was there, ...
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Battlefield 3: Aftermath Premiere Trailer

They sure do make these Premiere trailers look good, to bad the game is still very much broken, along with Battlelog.

Well after almost 12 months of BF3, since 10-25-11 release date, I have 894 play time hours in. And as of last week i have sort of lost interest in the game. I’ll be posting a complete review of Battlefield 3 here shortly.

In short, the game has great graphics and audio, but gameplay is still broken for PC. Numerous patches ...

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