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Anyone know how to open up the back of this machine?

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Trying to replace the stock crap TIM on the CPU and GPU of my laptop but I can't find any kind of a video regarding my Qosmio being taken apart... >.<

Could anyone possibly help me with this?

(Toshiba Qosmio X505 model laptop... >.>)
Edited by Imglidinhere - 4/24/11 at 12:06am
     
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Most laptop come apart by starting out taking out all the screws out of the bottom, then the keyboard come out, and then the top panel comes off.
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Model #?
Not this one by any chance?


Edited by Evanagar - 4/23/11 at 11:53pm
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Toshiba's are like hell to take apart
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazzyRussian View Post
Toshiba's are like hell to take apart
You need more experience

I love working on toshibas! They're so much simpler lol... Try taking apart an HP Tablet PC. 100+ screws... the last toshiba I took apart had maybe 15 screws? and felt sturdier

IMO, Toshiba is of the best.
 
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post #6 of 9
Qosmios aren't that hard if its a new one. All the screws come out off the back, then on the front right above the keyboard the plastic long piece comes off (start from the right), then keyboard, and continue on down till you get to the motherboard.
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post #7 of 9
toshibas are great to take apart. Try an HP and you will understand. 90% of the screws in a toshiba are all the same. In an HP 90% of the screws are different. Plus HP has horrible design layouts.
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Wow.. Really..

Look up on toshibas website for something called a Service manual or maintance manual

They normally come in the .PDF format. They hand these service manuals to any toshiba tech / geek squad tech ETC ETC. The techs then use them to fix your laptops.

I know this because i do it for a living

Here..

http://www.google.com/search?aq=f&so...c23705adf4e555

That was easy..


DONOT listen to these fools that tell you to remove all the screws from the bottom. Thats how you end up breaking stuff when stuff comes off with out you knowing.
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post #9 of 9
Well, toshiba's are very sturdy and feel much more solid than a cheap dell, just to do a simple CPU replacement requires a lot of work/time. With a dell/HP you simply pop the keyboard/back off and the heatsink with 4 screws is revealed
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