The Pittsfield Pilgrim 

October, 2021

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 few weeks ago, my laptop computer battery would not charge when I plugged it in. Thinking that the battery or charging port was bad I took the computer to the Best Buy’s Geek Squad to hopefully have it fixed. After some testing, I was told that the motherboard was no longer functioning as it should. If you don’t know it the motherboard is the main printed circuit board within a computer, which means it’s the primary piece of circuitry that all the other pieces plug into to create a cohesive whole.

The motherboard is the backbone that ties the computer’s components together at one spot and allows them to talk to each other. Without it, none of the computer pieces, such as the CPU, GPU, or hard drive, could interact. Total motherboard functionality is necessary for a computer to work well. If your motherboard is on the fritz, expect some big problems. The end result of a broken motherboard is most likely a new computer.

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