Hardware

Resources and resolutions for troubleshooting hardware failures or to improve performance.

2013
16
Apr
How to open Toshiba Satellite L300 ...

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Disassembly instructions guide for Toishiba Satellite L300-11F notebook. Here we cover the all important parts, release and removing the keyboard, front cover, display and mainboard. STEP 1 – remove external covers remove the battery remove the two screws securing the hard drive unit remove the screw securing memory module cover remove the screw securing optical […]

2013
25
Mar
How to add eight internal hard dri ...

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SilverStone has turned the GD07 into storage addicted chassis, trying to use every space to mount as many hard drives as possible. With four external 5.25″, five internal 3.5″  and two of 2.5″ drive bays you can come up with an impresive amount of hard drives mounted in. Anyway even with all that large amount […]

2013
07
Feb
How to open Asus eeePC 1000H

How to open Asus eeePC 1000H - upper frame

Disassembly instructions guide for Asus eeePC 1000H netbook. Here we cover the all important parts, release and removing the keyboard, front cover, display and mainboard. STEP 1 – remove external covers remove the battery remove screws securing bottom cover and pull up the cover remove the two screws securing the hard drive unit remove the […]

2012
10
Oct
How to open and change keyboard on ...

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Disassembly instructions guide for HP ProBook 4520s laptop. Here we cover only the keyboard replacement. STEP 1 – remove battery remove the battery remove the rubber caps STEP 2 – remove screws remove the screws in the battery seat remove two screws securing upper frame (power button) lift up the keyboard and disconnect data ribbon […]

2012
08
Oct
How to open and change display on ...

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Disassembly instructions guide for Toshiba Satellite A200-23W. Here we cover the first and most important part, remove front cover, display assembly and display panel. After opening the case, remove the motherboard is a simple procedure so not worth mentioning. STEP 1 – remove external covers remove the battery remove the memory cover and memory module […]

2012
25
Aug
Samsung CLX-3160 – Deve home sen ...

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A common error for Samsung SCX series 2xxx, 3xxx laser printers is [ Deve home sensor ]. Error occurs mainly when the printer is moved. In this particular case we approach the Samsung SCX-3160, pretty old model but is still working with few exceptions. In this particular case the printer was moved and after that […]

2012
31
Mar
Sending logs by email issue on D-L ...

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I’ve tested couple DIR-825 H/V: B1 F/V: 2.05EU and definitely there is a problem with Status > Log Page and Tools > Email Settings. When i check [Enable Email Notification] the Log Page sometimes will no longer display correctly and will terminate the session, so you need to login and try again but the same […]

2011
16
Aug
HDD – How to restore factory cap ...

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New Western Digital Hard Drive model ID WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB0 with capacity of 1000MB. But on four diferent mainboards BIOS shows up 0MB or between 32 MB and 34 MB. This is brand new drive, SMART paramaters shows that everything is ok but still wrong capacity is reported to the BIOS. After some research i’ve managed to solve the […]