Replacing LCD screen in Gateway MT3000

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In this guide I’ll be replacing a failed LCD screen in a Gateway MT3000 series laptop.

To be precise, I am working with a Gateway MT3707 model with failed backlight.

Problem description: It starts with a reddish image and after a few seconds the backlight goes completely off.


Taking apart Gateway P-series

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In the following guide I’ll be taking apart a Gateway P-series laptop.

In my case I’m taking apart a Gateway P-6825 but the guide should work for the entire P-series line.

If it fits any other Gateway model, please mention the model number in comments after this post.


How to remove keyboard in Dell XPS M1210

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Dell XPS M1210 laptop

In the following guide I explain how to remove the keyboard in a Dell XPS M1210 laptop.

I am removing it in order to access the internal memory slot.

This model has two slots. One of them can be easily access through the service door on the bottom, but the second memory slot is hidden under the keyboard.


How to disassemble Gateway MX (Model MA2A)

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In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Gateway MX (Model #MA2A) series laptop. To be precise, I’m taking apart a Gateway MX6650 model.

The main purpose of this repair is replacing the base cover.

In my case a piece of the base assembly where the right hinge connected broke off.