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Revived Dell E1705 Video Card

I own a Dell Inspiron E1705 Laptop with a NVIDI Go 7900 GS video card that went bad just 2 months after warranty expired. I look all over the net for a solution and found that a used one cost $200 plus on Ebay.


I stumbled on an article about baking your video card in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes at 375 degrees causing the solder to reflow and repair micro cracks caused by over heating. I know it sounds crazy right, but it worked. After 2 months I now have my system back up and running…


Here are the links:


Youtube Video:









How To Remove Dell E1707 – 9400 Video Card: Notebookcheck.net:



Try at your own risk !!!!!!!!!


This worked for me, my system would only boot into safe mode and had lines and blotches all over the screen….