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Replacing an LCD Screen – Tips & Tricks

Replacing components in your laptop can easily become a frustrating affair whether you’re a veteran technician or a first time DIY-er. We’ve learned a lot through our years of experience working with laptops and laptop components. This article will outline some of the best tips and tricks we know to make the installation of a new LCD screen (or inverter board for that matter) as smooth as possible.

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How to Replace a Type K25 Keyboard Key

Type K25 Keyboard Key Kit

This installation guide is for models using hinge type K25. This hinge type is used in the Apple MacBook 13.3″.

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How to Install a Laptop Keyboard

HP Pavilion DV6000 Replacement Keyboard

This tutorial will illustrate how to remove a damaged or worn laptop keyboard, and replace it with a new unit. This process can be followed for many typical models, including brands such as Acer, Compaq, Dell, Gateway, HP, Sony, and Toshiba. We’ll discuss some tips and tricks that you may need with laptops of different designs.

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How to Replace a Type K23 Keyboard Key

Apple MacBook PRO hinge type K23

This guide is for models using hinge type K23. This hinge type is used in the following models:

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The Elusive DV1000 SATA Hard Drive Connector

The standard HP DV1000 IDE HDD Kit

Here’s one that is still tripping a few folks up for this model.  It’s widely known among techs and repair shops that the HP Pavilion DV1000 models use an IDE (aka Parallel-ATA) hard drive.  And one of our all-time most popular products, the DV1000 Hard Drive Caddy & Connector  installs that drive. The standard HP […]

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How to Replace a Type K30 Keyboard Key

Toshiba Satellite P15 type K30

This guide is for models using hinge type K30. This hinge type is used in the following models:

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How to Replace a Type K10 Keyboard Key

Toshiba Satellite A75

This guide is for models using hinge type K10. This hinge type is used by the following models:

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How to Replace a Type K09 Keyboard Key

Toshiba Satellite A15 type K09

This guide is for models using hinge type K09. This hinge type is used by the following models:

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How to Replace a Type K20 Keyboard Key

Sony Vaio VGN-FE type k20

This guide is for models using hinge type K20. This hinge type is used in the following models:

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How to Replace a Type K12 Keyboard Key

Toshiba Portege M200 type K12

This hinge guide is for models using hinge type K12. This hinge type is used by the following models:

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