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Looking for a motherboard for a eMachine T2792

Posted on 2006-07-10
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I believe it takes a IMPERIAL GV  MBEM100979IM

But where do I find one of these at?

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Hi jsmid,
Looks like that is a Socket 478 motherboard.  You could replace it with another Socket 478 board.  

Here are some links to Socket 478 motherboards:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=182

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.asp?N=50001157+2010340343+1051707443&Submit=ENE&Subcategory=343

I have not replaced an e-Machines motherboard.  I don't know if they use  proprietary parts or not.

Good luck,
Ben
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They certainly do use propriatory parts. The motherboard can still be replaced but you will also have to buy a new copy of windows to go along with it.  emachine puts an SLP code in the bios to check the hardware that caused re-activation when the motherboard is replaced, if its not there then it won't activate windows.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/evaluate/xpactiv.mspx#E4C
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