Troubleshooting Motherboard Issues

RAM, the BIOS system, mass storage, and the CPU are all contained on the motherboard.

There is a vast variety of problems that can be caused by components located on the motherboard of the computer. Problems with the BIOS and insufficient RAM are only two examples of things that can go wrong with a motherboard.

It is going to be dependent on the specific problem, but in the worst case situation, you are going to need a new motherboard to fix the issue. Here are a few things to look out for:

-If the fan does not turn, make sure the power supply is working. Check to see whether the CPU or motherboard has a fan. Make sure the voltages from the power source to the motherboard are within acceptable limits.

-Your PC may be overheating. Allow the computer to cool down before shutting it off. Remove the computer’s cover and turn it on.

-The motherboard should be checked for drooping capacitors. It is possible that these little parts appear to be swollen.

If any of these issues are noticed, the motherboard should be replaced as soon as possible.

If you need computer repair, computer service or have any technology problem, give us a call at 1-800-620-5285.  Karls Technology is a nationwide computer service company with offices in many major cities. This blog post was brought to you by our staff at the Littleton Computer Repair Service, if you need computer repair in Littleton, CO please call our Littleton office at (720) 441-6460.

Leave a Reply