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I'm helping out a friend. I was a computer repair tech for 11 years. His laptop is an HP Pavilion G6-1B60US. After randomly flickering for a while the display died. External video is fine. I have replaced the LCD and display cable (items bought on eBay, but were new), with no joy. Now I have replaced the motherboard (bought on eBay, used item), still no joy. I'm out of ideas.
For the past few months I’ve been having problems starting up my computer.
When I turn it on, as it’s loading windows, there’s a fan noise that grows steadily louder, and the screen blacks out before it reaches the login screen.
In the past, I’d be able to reach the login screen, and once logged on, the fan noise would die down as the desktop loaded, and then everything would run normally.
Now, I’m not an expert on computers, nor I have ever built one, but after running a temperature check in the past, and ran a few different heavy programs I used to use, like Autodesk Maya, and various video games, that same fan noise came up quite loudly, and I noticed the video card’s temperature spike up to a little over 100 degrees celsius, while the CPU stayed on an average 50 to 60 degrees celsius, so I kind of ruled that out as being the cause (I thought maybe the thermal paste wore off…).
Through common sense I came to the conclusion that it is my graphics’ card, and I would need to replace it.
This is the computer and it’s specs:
(with the exception that I swapped the 8GB of ram with 16BG sometime last year)
I’d just like to know if I’m on the right track, or I got this all wrong.
I have an Alienware 13 from about 2013 with Windows 7 and a Nvidia GeForce GT750 M graphics card with integrated graphics with intel (it switches between the better nvidia and the regular intel that saves battery, but the computer has to be reset for it to change). Anyway every once in a while after I've been using the computer for a bit, it makes this horrible noise and gives a dialog box with the yellow triangle with the ! in the middle that says Problem Ejecting NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M as the title. Then in the box it says, The 'NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M' is not removable and cannot be ejected or unplugged. I took a picture on my phone and i tried to attach it here but it says the file is too large, so I apoligize for not being able to show it. If anyone knows how I might be able to fix this issue, I would be eternally grateful.
Thank you so much in advance,