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Laptop made into a desktop?

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I have a Laptop that the power input is brocken is there anyways i can turn the laptop's mother board and CPU into a desktop?
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solder a new plug for power, connect a vga and usb keyboard/mouse and what's the difference?
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solder a new plug for power, connect a vga and usb keyboard/mouse and what's the difference?
i dunno just wanted something fun to do
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laptop motherboards are usually unique as they're usually built around a chassis, vs. being a standard atx itx etc.
it's not hard to resolder a power plug, but if done incorrectly can destroy a board.
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You would have to fix the plug anyway
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