How to disassemble Dell Inspiron N4010. Removing hard drive.

posted in: 4. Dell | 50

In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop.

My goal is removing and replacing the hard drive.

Dell Inspiron N4010 doesn’t have easy access to the hard drive. It’s mounted deep inside, under the motherboard.

In order to remove and replace the hard drive I’ll have to disassemble the entire laptop and remove the motherboard.

In this guide I’ll go through the following major disassembly steps:
STEP 1-3: Accessing both RAM modules and removing the DVD drive.
STEP 4-11: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 12-15: Removing top cover assembly.
STEP 16-18: Disconnecting and removing the cooling fan.
STEP 19-23: Removing the motherboard and hard drive.

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How to replace screen on Acer Aspire 4830

posted in: 1. Acer | 0

In this guide I explain how to replace damaged LCD screen on an Acer Aspire 4830 series laptop (Model No. P4LJ0).

In this particular case I’ll be replacing it on an Acer Aspire 4830T-6678 model.

Make sure the computer is turned off and battery removed before you start taking it apart.

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How to replace screen on Acer Aspire 5830TG-6782

posted in: 1. Acer | 4

 

In this guide I’ll be removing and replacing the LCD screen on an Acer Aspire 5830TG-6782.

Most likely you can use this guide for other models in the Acer Aspire line. If it works for your laptop please mention the model number in comments after the post.

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Taking apart HP Pavilion dv7. Guide 3.

posted in: 3. Compaq & HP | 57

In this guide I’ll be taking apart a HP Pavilion dv7 laptop.

This is my THIRD disassembly guide for HP Pavilion dv7 series. This guide was made for HP Pavilion dv7-6000 series.

In this particular case I’m taking apart dv7-6113cl model.

If your laptop looks like one shown on the following picture, this guide will work for you.

At the end of the guide you’ll find links to other three dv7 models.

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Taking apart Sony Vaio VPCZ1

posted in: 7. Sony | 67

In this guide I’ll be taking apart a Sony Vaio VPCZ1.

I’ll show how to remove the keyboard/palmrest assembly in order to access the internal components.

You can use this guide for accessing the hard drive (which is mounted inside the case), memory modules, optical DVD drive and wireless card. Also, when you remove the palmrest assembly you can access the cooling fan and clean it up.

In this particular case I’m taking apart Sony Vaio VPCZ1290X model.

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How to disassemble Asus K53U

posted in: 2. Asus | 23

In this guide I explain how to diassemble an Asus K53U.

I’ll go though the following major laptop disassembly steps:

STEP 1-4: Accessing and removing the memory modules, hard drive, DVD drive and wireless card.
STEP 5-11: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 12-16: Removing the palmrest assembly. Accessing the CMOS battery.
STEP 17-21: Disconnecting and removing the motherboard.
STEP 22-24: Accessing and removing the cooling fan and DC power jack harness.

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