How to disassemble Gateway MX (Model MA2A)

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In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Gateway MX (Model #MA2A) series laptop. To be precise, I’m taking apart a Gateway MX6650 model.

The main purpose of this repair is replacing the base cover.

In my case a piece of the base assembly where the right hinge connected broke off.


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.