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My Compaq Presario s motherboard died while updating Bios from compaq site 36 days after warranty expired. Do I HAVE to get the same motherboard as a replacement or what are my options???


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Well generally you are supposed to get a replacement, However if you want to buy a better board you can always make an arrangement with the retailer to give it to and just pay the difference...sodeep

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