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My brother has a HP laptop and I was wondering if it was safe to open it. Safe as in...I won't break anything if everything goes smooth?
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post #2 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by dannyyboii
Safe as in...I won't break anything if everything goes smooth?
what other kind of safe is there...
    
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Ive opened my sisters many times, nothing has happened yet. Just dont drop it!
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post #4 of 14
Yeah you're fine as long as you know what you are doing. If you don't just leave it alone. Why do you want to open it anyways?
    
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post #5 of 14
Yeah but stay away from the warranty sticker that covers the cpu. If you still have warranty on it that is.
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snerp
Yeah you're fine as long as you know what you are doing. If you don't just leave it alone. Why do you want to open it anyways?
Most likely to clean out the heatsink for overheating problems. That is the most common reason.
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post #7 of 14
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Additionally, is it possible to replace the parts?...if any, name them
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post #8 of 14
KEEP TRACK OF ALL THE SCREWS!!! lol . . .made that mistake before. . .spend half an hour crawling on the floor looking for one.
 
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post #9 of 14
some latops you can replace parts, some you cant.

some even have the cpu hotglued into the socket so it cant be removed/replaced! :O
    
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post #10 of 14
RAM, HDD and thats it
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