How I fixed trackpad, keyboard after water spill on Macbook Air

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MacBook Air with not working keyboard and trackpad

In this post I explain how I fixed the trackpad and keyboard after water spill on a MacBook Air. The trackpad and keyboard stopped working completely after a very minor spill somewhere in the area of the spacebar.

Everything else in this MacBook Air kept working fine like the water damage has never happened. An external keyboard and mouse connected via one of the USB ports also functioned properly.

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Taking apart Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB

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Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB

Today I will be taking apart a Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB laptop. I will explain how to remove all the major internal components.

Let me answer a couple of questions before you asked them:

  1. Is it possible to replace just the keyboard without replacing the entire top case? It’s possible but not easy. The keyboard is riveted to the top case. Take a look at the last picture.
  2. Is it possible to upgrade RAM? No, it’s not. The RAM is integrated into the motherboard. It’s shown in the step 11.

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How to replace LCD screen on Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-574G-54Y2)

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Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-574G-54Y2)

Removing and replacing the LCD screen on an Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-574G-54Y2) laptop is a relatively easy procedure.

All disassembly steps should be the same or very similar for all other models in the Acer Aspire E 15 family.

The screen is mounted under the display bezel which is attached to the display back cover. It’s easier to remove the bezel if you start from the side.

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