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    Is it worth it?

    S.O. has an 8 yr old Dell Insperon Win 7 Home all in one. Mother board failed. Is it worth repairing?

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    No. Motherboards are expensive and at that point you might as well upgrade. Would your old hardware even work with a new motherboard?

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    You might be able to find an identical mobo on craigslist or CDW.

    ETA: It probably would not be cost-effective to do it that way and you might not even find the correct part. You could build a whole new one into the same case, though.
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    Thanks, my thoughts exactly. However......

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    I don't think it's worth it, though I'm not that species of technoid life form. I'd buy one of those devices into which a hard drive can be plugged and connected to a USB port if there is important data on the laptop's hard drive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Traddles View Post
    I don't think it's worth it, though I'm not that species of technoid life form. I'd buy one of those devices into which a hard drive can be plugged and connected to a USB port if there is important data on the laptop's hard drive.
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