Asus ROG GL551J disassembly (series GL551JW-DS74)

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Asus ROG GL551J disassembly (series GL551JW-DS74).

In this guide I show how to disassemble an Asus ROG GL551J (series GL551JW-DS74) laptop.

The main design features of this model:
– Both RAM modules and 2.5″ hard drive can be easily accessed under the service cover.
– The laptop has a 128GB mSATA SSD which can be removed and upgraded with a larger mSATA SSD.
– The RTC battery is located on the bottom side of the motherboard and cannot be easily removed.
– In order to replace the cooling fan it’s necessary to remove the motherboard.

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Taking apart Lenovo Flex 2 15 model 20405

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Taking apart Lenovo Flex 2 15 model 20405.

Today I will be taking apart a Lenovo Flex 2 15 (model name 20405) laptop. All the following disassembly steps should be similar for Flex 2 14 model too.

The main design features of this model:
– The keyboard can be easily removed without taking apart the entire machine.
– The main battery is mounted under the base cover.
– The RTC battery is removable and it’s a standard CR2032 battery.
– The motherboard has two memory slots.
– The DC power jack is removable.

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Full disassembly of Acer Aspire R 14 (R5-471T-71W2) N15P6

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Full disassembly of Acer Aspire R 14 (R5-471T-71W2) Model N15P6.

Today I will walk you through a full disassembly of an Acer Aspire R 14 (R5-471T-71W2) model N15P6 laptop. It’s likely this disassembly guide will work for some other models in the Acer Aspire R 14 line. If it works for you, I would appreciate if you can mention the laptop model number in the comments area after this post.

In the first part of the guide I will take apart the laptop base. In the second part I will show how to open up the display panel.

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