How to disassemble Sony Vaio VGN-FE

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This guide will disassemble Sony Vaio VGN-FE laptop. As an example I took a Sony Vaio VGN-FE855E model.

If this guide works for your Vaio, please mention the model number in comments below. This will help other users with similar laptops.

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How to disassemble Sony Vaio TZ

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In this guide I explain how to disassemble Sony Vaio TZ series laptops in order to remove and replace the hard drive.

As an example I took a Sony Vaio TZ130N (Model: PCG-4L3L). The hard drive is buried deep inside the case and we’ll have to disassemble the whole thing apart.

I assume that my guide will work for the entire Sony Vaio TZ line. If it works for you, please mention the model number in the comments below.

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How to replace screen on Sony Vaio PCG-K

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Open display Sony Vaio PCG-K laptop

In the following guide I will open up the display panel to remove and replace the screen on a Sony Vaio PCG-K series laptop.

As an example I’ll be taking apart a Sony Vaio PCG-K33 model. These instructions should work for many other models in the PCG-K line.

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How to take apart Sony Vaio VGN-S360P

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Take apart Sony Vaio VGN-S360P

In the following guide I explain how to take apart a Sony Vaio VGN-S360P and replace broken power jack (DC jack). I’m not sure if this guide will fit all Vaio VGN-S models but I think it will be pretty close.

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Upgrading hard drive in Sony Vaio PCG-V505DXP

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Upgrade hard drive in Sony Vaio

Here’s how I upgraded the hard drive in a Sony Vaio PCG-V505DXP laptop.

It had an older 60GB 4200RPM IDE HDD (Toshiba MK6021GAS) installed. The original one failed and I decided to upgrade it with a faster one.

I installed an inexpensive 120GB 5400RMP WD Scorpio IDE drive (WD12000BEVE) and it works like a charm.

The drive replacement procedure is pretty simple and here it is.

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