Archive for the ‘Laptops’ Category
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ71 with a VGA problem – ATI Radeon HD 4200.
Recently we had a Packard Bell EasyNote TJ71 notebook brought to us with a graphics issue. When switched on, the machine was demonstrating that it’s powered (with its blue power indicator which lights up), but that’s all.
Dell Inspiron M5010 hard drive replacement – not for the regular user.
Lately, we had a pink Dell Inspiron M5010 which was brought for a hard drive replacement. This notebook has a bit strange design. Its hard drive can not be reached by just taking of a few screws and a plastic cover. It is hidden inside the machine, and the only way to replace it is by taking it apart.
Toshiba Satellite Pro S300-12L – part numbers.
Recently we had a Toshiba Satellite Pro S300-12L brought to us for a service. The notebook was never been cleaned and was overheating. This machine was running Windows Vista and later downgraded to XP Pro by the user (which thought that doing that will resolve the overheating issue).
Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31ER (PCG-3A6P) notebook part numbers.
Recently, we had a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31ER notebook with a problematic onboard Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT graphics card. The machine was not switching on, so we had to open it and send the motherboard for reballing the video chip (or replacing it with a new one).
Toshiba Satellite A300D-126 notebook with an overheating problem.
Recently, a Toshiba Satellite A300D-126 notebook was brought to us with an overheating problem. After performing intensive tasks the machine was switching off, so as to protect the CPU from overheating.
Compaq 615 notebook used on Valentine’s Day.
Recently, we had an HP Compaq 615 notebook, brought to us for a clean up. The notebook was left next to a candle on Valentine’s Day, and its display lid got melted a bit – forming a spot on its 15.6-inch WXGA LED backlit display (still working and visible).
Toshiba Satellite L500-1D9 notebook with a power jack problem – the video.
This Toshiba Satellite L500-1D9 (PSLS3E-01R00LGE) was brought to us with a problematic power jack.
You can find the post – here, and the video - above.