On this page you’ll find complete disassembly instructions for a HP Pavilion dv7.
This is my second guide for HP Pavilion dv7 series.
In this particular case I’m taking apart a HP Pavilion dv7-4177NR model.
I believe this guide should work for the all dv7-4000 series too.
The following guide explains how to remove and replace damaged or failed LCD screen on an Asus U56E laptop.
As you see, in my case the LCD was cracked.
In this guide I show how to disassemble an Acer Aspire 5741 5741G series laptop.
In this particular case I’m taking apart an Acer Aspire 5741G-6983 model.
I will go though the following major disassembly steps:
STEP 1-7: Removing the the hard drive and DVD drive. Accessing RAM modules and wireless card.
STEP 8-13: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 14-18: Removing the palmrest assembly.
STEP 19-25: Disconnecting and removing the motherboard.
STEP 26-27: Removing the cooling fan and DC power jack.
In this guide I’ll be taking apart a Samsung 900X notebook. I’m working on notebook model NP900X3A.
Most important components in a Samsung 900X notebook located under the bottom cover.
I’ll show how to remove the bottom cover and access the internal notebook components.
In this guide I show how to disassemble a Dell Studio XPS 1640/1645. I’m taking it apart in order to remove and replace the DVD drive.
Dell Studio XPS 1640/1645 laptop has a slot loading DVD drive which is mounted inside the case. In order to replace the DVD drive it’s necessary to remove the palmrest assembly.
In this post I show how I replaced broken screen on my son’s iPod Touch 4th generation (with camera).
It was cracked very badly in many different places making it hard to use.
I have never fixed any iPod before. This was my first iPod related repair.
For this repair you’ll need the following:
In this guide I will take apart a Sony Vaio VGN-CS215J laptop in order to replace failed DC jack. I think this guide will work for all other models in the Sony Vaio VGN-CS line.
During this disassembly process I’ll go though the following major steps:
STEP 1-5: Removing the hard drive, DVD drive. Accessing both memory modules.
STEP 6-12: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 13-16: Removing the bottom cover.
STEP 17-18: Disconnecting and removing the cooling fan assembly.
STEP 19-29: Disconnecting, removing and replacing the DC jack harness.
It’s hard to replace the DC jack on this model. If you have never fixed a laptop before, you don’t want to start with Sony Vaio VGN-CS. I think Sony engineers tried their best to make the DC jack cable replacement as difficult as possible. Well… they succeeded.
In this guide I’ll be replacing broken LCD screen on an Acer Asprire 5733z-4851 laptop.
I believe all LCD replacement steps will be the same or similar for all Acer Aspire 5733 models.
In this post I explain how to disassemble HP 2000. I will remove main laptop components and show how to access area under the top cover.
I’ll go through the following major disassembly steps:
STEP 1-7: Accessing RAM. Removing the hard drive and DVD drive.
STEP 8-15: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 16-19: Removing the top cover assembly. Accessing the internal components.
Today I will dismantle a Dell XPS 15z.
According to Dell website XPS 15z model also has another name XPS L511z.
My goal is replacing the keyboard. This model allows you to replace the keyboard only after you disassemble the entire laptop.
Here’s a short description of all major steps I’ll be going through: