Update: On day 3 of putting in my old hard drive, the problem has re-occurred. So, my hard drive was not the problem. I wonder how much a new mother board is from emachines.
post #261 of 358
9/25/06 at 4:00pm
Originally Posted by theoak
Well, my m6805 is back to it's old shutting-down ways . It has shut down every day for the last week at least twice per day, usually just as it is starting, and a couple times after running for over an hour. I have a new AC adapter, and my thermal paste has been replaced (as I posted before). I am so frustrated with this otherwise great laptop. If only it worked reliably! Maybe I'll open it up again, and see if it has baked it's thermal paste again. I won't have time to do that til next week.
Originally Posted by newboyspo
.. I am going to replace my 18.5v 4.5a (90w) emachines power supply with an 18.5v 6.5 amp (120W) power supply from hp and will going to put the correct size plug on the end so it will fit the m6805 and see if this helps..
Originally Posted by LexDivinia
Okay, it has been one month since I received my m6811 back from getting repaired the second time... and it works like a dream. It has not shutdown on me once.
Good luck to you all!