It is possible to replace the motherboard in a laptop. First, assess the issue to determine what the problem is before repairing or replacing it. More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To replace an Intel motherboard, back up important files and registration keys, deactivate or uninstall activated applications, and update drivers. Place the computer in a flat, dry and static-free environment. Constantl... More »

Some modern refrigerators include motherboards. For example, refrigerators manufactured by GE have had internal motherboards since 2000. These motherboards replace older mechanical parts, such as cold controls and defros... More » Home & Garden Appliances Refrigerators & Freezers
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