How to take apart Lenovo ThinkPad Edge

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In this post I explain how to take apart a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge laptop.

I’ll show how to:
1. Access the memory, hard drive, fan assembly.
2. Remove the palmrest/touchpad assembly.
3. Disconnect and remove the keyboard.
4. Access the wireless card and CMOS battery.


How to disassemble Lenovo 3000

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In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Lenovo 3000 laptop.

I will remove the keyboard and replace the launch board (aka button board).

As an example I took a Lenovo 3000 v200 model but I believe the disassembly will work for other models in Lenovo 3000 line. If my instructions work for you please mention the model in the comments below.


How to replace screen on Lenovo X60s

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This guide explains how to replace broken screen on a Lenovo X60s.

The display disassembly procedure will work for some other IBM ThinkPad and Lenovo models. If this guide works for you, please mention the model in the comments.

Before you start, please turn off the computer, unplug the AC adapter and remove the battery.


How to upgrade memory in IBM ThinkPad T40 T41 T42

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Memory slot on the bottom

Using this guide you’ll be able to replace or upgrade the memory modules (RAM) in IBM ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p series laptops.

In my case I’ll be working with a ThinkPad T41.

It came with 512MB RAM installed. There are two 256MB modules.

One of them can be easily accessed through the door on the bottom. The second module is hidden under the keyboard.