BenQ Joybook 3000

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I have this BenQ laptop to repair. Shuts down at least once a day when
the user is working on it. I have had it on the bench for over a day
with no problem.

User has another laptop, same model that had the same fault. Repairer
ended up replacing virtually everything I am told (was under warranty).

Is this a common fault with this model? Any clues?
 
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On Tue, 31 May 2005 00:43:24 GMT, Graeme
<graemeABC@bigpond.NOSPAM.net.au> wrote:

>I have this BenQ laptop to repair. Shuts down at least once a day when
>the user is working on it. I have had it on the bench for over a day
>with no problem.
>
>User has another laptop, same model that had the same fault. Repairer
>ended up replacing virtually everything I am told (was under warranty).
>
>Is this a common fault with this model? Any clues?


Don't know about this specific model but I am going to ask a dumb
question.

If prob is thermal shutdown (sudden black, no blue scr, no nothing),
then u did test the 'top under-load conditions right?
 

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bobb wrote:

> On Tue, 31 May 2005 00:43:24 GMT, Graeme
> <graemeABC@bigpond.NOSPAM.net.au> wrote:
>
>
>>I have this BenQ laptop to repair. Shuts down at least once a day when
>>the user is working on it. I have had it on the bench for over a day
>>with no problem.
>>
>>User has another laptop, same model that had the same fault. Repairer
>>ended up replacing virtually everything I am told (was under warranty).
>>
>>Is this a common fault with this model? Any clues?
>
>
>
> Don't know about this specific model but I am going to ask a dumb
> question.
>
> If prob is thermal shutdown (sudden black, no blue scr, no nothing),
> then u did test the 'top under-load conditions right?
>
Well, from that point of view, perhaps the post is a bit premature.
I used to have a good diagnostics program and my next step is to
download something that will give this Notebook a really good workout.
Any recommendations?
 
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Graeme wrote:
> bobb wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 31 May 2005 00:43:24 GMT, Graeme
>> <graemeABC@bigpond.NOSPAM.net.au> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I have this BenQ laptop to repair. Shuts down at least once a day
>>> when the user is working on it. I have had it on the bench for
>>> over a day with no problem.
>>>
>>> User has another laptop, same model that had the same fault.
>>> Repairer ended up replacing virtually everything I am told (was
>>> under warranty). Is this a common fault with this model? Any
>>> clues?
>>
>>
>>
>> Don't know about this specific model but I am going to ask a dumb
>> question.
>>
>> If prob is thermal shutdown (sudden black, no blue scr, no nothing),
>> then u did test the 'top under-load conditions right?
>>
> Well, from that point of view, perhaps the post is a bit premature.
> I used to have a good diagnostics program and my next step is to
> download something that will give this Notebook a really good workout.
> Any recommendations?

SpyBot Search and Destroy. The programming is bad enough that both the
CPU and HD will get a workout. Intensive enough for a quick test. You
might try hmonitor.exe for monitoring CPU and HD temperatures if the
laptop is compatible with the program.

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