How to remove screen from HP Pavilion dv7

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In this post I explain how to disassemble the display panel on an HP Pavilion dv7.

I’m taking apart an HP Pavilion dv7t-1000 notebook PC. I will show how to remove the screen and inverter board.

In the of the previous guides I already explain how to disassemble dv7 body.

I found that HP Pavilion dv7 come in different body types. If yours doesn’t look like one shown in this guide, check out dv7-4000 series disassmbly.


How to replace keyboard in HP Pavilion dv3500

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In this post I explain how to remove and replace damaged keyboard in an HP Pavilion dv3500 (dv3000 series) notebook.

It’s not difficult and if you are careful enough, the entire procedure will take about 10-15 minutes.

It’s possible that my guide fits some other HP Pavilion models in the dv3000 line.


How to clean fan in Toshiba Satellite P305D

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In this guide I explain how to clean the cooling fan in a Toshiba Satellite P305D laptop. Also this guide should work for the following Toshiba models: Satellite P300, Satellite P300D, Satellite P305.

My customer complained that his computer overheats and shuts off while running a game. Apparently, the heat sink got clogged with dust and needed a good cleaning.


How to access internal RAM in Dell Latitude D520

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In this guide I explain how to access the memory module installed into the internal slot on a Dell Latitude D520 laptop.

You can use this guide for removing/replacing the keyboard or replacing/upgrading both memory (RAM) modules.

Dell Latitude D520 has two RAM slots. One of them can be easily accessed through the door on the bottom. The second one is hidden under the keyboard.