Taking apart Asus K52F

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Asus K52F disassembly

In this guide I’ll be taking apart an Asus K52F laptop.

I will go though the following disassembly steps:

STEP 1-4: Removing the bottom cover and accessing main internal components.
STEP 5-11: Remove the optical drive, hard drive and fan.
STEP 12-19: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.


How to disassemble Asus K53U

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In this guide I explain how to diassemble an Asus K53U.

I’ll go though the following major laptop disassembly steps:

STEP 1-4: Accessing and removing the memory modules, hard drive, DVD drive and wireless card.
STEP 5-11: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 12-16: Removing the palmrest assembly. Accessing the CMOS battery.
STEP 17-21: Disconnecting and removing the motherboard.
STEP 22-24: Accessing and removing the cooling fan and DC power jack harness.


How to disassemble Asus UX50V

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In this guide I will disassemble an Asus UX50V laptop.

I’m not sure 100% but I think this guide might work for one of the following Asus models: U50A, U50F, U50VG, U50, U50V, U50F, U50VF.

If you have one of the mentioned models please confirm if my guide works (of doesn’t work) for you in comments after this post.

I’ll go through the following major disassembly steps:

STEP 1-7: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 8-11: Removing the top cover and display assembly.
STEP 12-18: Removing the DVD drive, hard drive and cooling fan.
STEP 19-21: Removing the motherboard and accessing both memory modules.


How to disassemble Asus Eee PC 1015PX

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In this guide I show how to disassemble an Asus Eee PC1015PX netbook.

My main goal is replacing the hard drive which started to fail. In order to remove the hard drive it will be necessary to remove the top cover assembly.

The hard drive mounted deep inside the netbook case.


How to change screen on Asus UL30VT

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In this guide I explain how to change screen on an Asus UL30VT laptop.

The guide should work for all models in the Asus UL30V series line.

To be precise, I’m working with is Asus UL30VT-X1.

The replacement procedure is pretty much straight forward and shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes.


How to disassemble Asus N53S. Fixing DC power jack.

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In this guide I’ll disassemble an Asus N53S laptop. My target – fixing failed DC power jack.

Problem description: the battery started charging intermittently. Moving the power plug inside the DC jack fixes the problem for a while but eventually it fails again. The battery didn’t charge with another AC adapter either.

In Asus N53S the DC jack is soldered to the power board. This guide explains how to access and remove the power board.