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random question and im just kinda board and wondering how long it takes every one else to take apart their laptops?
takes me about 30-45min to take mine apart and put it back together

how about everyone else?
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I can get most dells and most macbooks apart in around 10 min. I have had tons of practice lol.
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I have a Toshiba Qosmio and the CPU socket is on the bottom of the mobo so swapping CPU's requires complete disassembly. When I upgraded from a dual core to a quadcore it took me about an hour to take it apart and an hour to reassemble. Then again, I was extremely concerned that I was going to damage something so was very cautious. Think I could do it alot faster the second time since I know where and what everything is.

The question is, "how many screws did you have left over?" lol
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random question and im just kinda board and wondering how long it takes every one else to take apart their laptops?
takes me about 30-45min to take mine apart and put it back together

how about everyone else?
I can have an HP notebook completely apart (every component removed from the bottom case) in about 30 min. Re-assembly takes another half hour. I have to say HP makes some good service manuals and has a very easy spare part lookup system, although I am an HP service tech., so I may be biased.
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Around 5 minutes for me to take apart my ThinkPad, 10-15 to reassemble.
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like 2 months i'm still looking for two screw lol
    
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depends on how compact the laptop is? but usually about 10-15 minutes
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