In this guide I will disassemble a Dell Inspiron B130 laptop. I’m taking it apart in order to repair failed DC power jack.
You can use same instructions for Dell Inspiron 1300 and Inspiron B120 models.
In the following guide I explain how to remove and replace damaged LCD screen on HP G50/G60/G70 notebooks. I’m replacing it on a HP G50 but all disassembly steps should be almost the same or at least very similar for HP G60 and G70.
By the way, HP G50/G60/G70 models also known as Compaq Presario CQ50, Presario CQ60 and Presario CQ70.
In this guide I show to remove and replace the cooling fan in a Dell Latitude D600 laptop.
In this model the cooling module is buried deep inside.
Also you can use this guide for cleaning the cooling module and removing dust from the heat sink.
In this guide I show how to remove and replace the keyboard on a Dell Latitude D620 laptop. After you remove the keyboard, you’ll be able to access the memory module installed into the internal slot. Also, you’ll be able to clean the cooling fan and heatsink.
In the following guide I explain how to replace the left hinge in a HP Pavilion dv9000 laptop.
Broken left hinge is a known issue with HP Pavilion dv9000/dv9100/dv9200/dv9400 series laptops. A while ago HP was fixing this issue at no charge under the service enhancement program. This program has expired on May 31, 2009 and now you are on your own.
I believe this guide will work with some other HP Pavilion laptops even though replacement part numbers can be different. If it works for you, please mention the laptop model number in the comments below.
I will explain how to find correct parts for this repair at the end of the guide.
Today I will be removing and replacing the LCD screen in an IBM ThinkPad T43p laptop.
You can use these instructions for ThinkPad T43 and some other IBM (now Lenovo) models.
In this guide I explain how to remove and upgrade memory in a Toshiba Satellite M100 or Satellite M105 laptop. I will upgrade it from 512MB (default size) to 2GB. This model has two RAM slots. One of the RAM slots can be easily accessed from the bottom but another one is hidden under the keyboard.
Let’s start with the hidden internal RAM slot. In order to access this slot we’ll have to remove the keyboard.
Make sure the computer is turned off and the battery is removed.
Insert a small flat head screwdriver between the speaker cover and laptop base.
Lift up and remove the speaker cover.
In this guide I explain how to remove the keyboard and access both memory modules in a Sony Vaio PCG-V505 series laptop. The whole process will not take more than 10-15 minutes and can be done even by an inexperienced user.
In this guide I will disassemble a HP 530 Notebook PC and remove the top cover assembly. I’m replacing the top cover because one of the touch pad buttons is broken. When you press on the button it feels loose and sometimes will not click. The button is a part of the top cover.
In order to replace it I will have to disassemble the whole computer. I’ll be removing all internal parts including hard drive, keyboard, motherboard, cooling fan and other key components.
In this post I explain how to remove inverter and replace screen on a Compaq Presario m2000 laptop.
It’s way easier to take apart the display panel when the it is separated from the base. You’ll find instructions for removing the display panel in my previous guide, just follow steps 1,2,3,9,10.
It is possible to take apart the display while it’s still attached to the base but it will be harder to remove the bezel.