Laptop Hardware Repair

Laptop Hardware Repair

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65 Minutes
Synopsis:

This class teaches students how to troubleshoot and fix the most common laptop hardware problems.

Prerequisites:

Computer Anatomy
This class talks about:

Purchasing Laptop Parts
Replacing LCD Screens
Replacing LCD Inverters
Replacing Keyboards
Installing RAM
Replacing Hard Drives
Replacing Optical Drives

Categories: Computer System

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  1. Taylor Smith
    Taylor Smith 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    1:05 MacBook Pro retina is like $400-$600

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  2. taguro etits
    taguro etits 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    im a decade and 1 year late seeing this.. are you all still alive here…? is the guys hair here turned bald now 2021 or what..

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  3. Mel T
    Mel T 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Hi Eli:

    You provide good information on laptops and how you would tackle some of the repairs. I generally find the RAM and replacing the hard drive the easiest to do. One of the reasons why I like the large desk tops(towers) is that most everything is so much easier to do. Parts are much larger and don’t have to worry so much about screws and other plug-ins. On laptops, you do have to worry about parts fitting. The difficulty is if you have to change the motherboard or screen, then that is the problem and you just should buy another laptop. Companies just don’t make it easy to repair them. I do find that just to add another monitor or keyboard, is to make it much easier and cheaper. You would be surprised is you go to a pawn shop or even a thrift store, you can buy add-on’s relatively cheap and don’t have to worry if the parts fit. Everything is external and works. Most of these places now, even provide a certain time limit and if something does not work, they will take it back for exchange for something else, but no cash back. I have purchased computers that way, dirt cheap and never had a problem and never had to worry how expensive a repair is. I know not everybody can do this. I have a laptop and now all the added things that I have connected to it, it looks like a desktop with external monitors and keyboard and performs just fine. The best thing is that you can always up the memory and if you don’t want win 10, why not put in Linux which is much faster and many programs are free. As a matter of fact, the desktop is coming back again as I see it in stores. This is just a comment I wanted to post.

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  4. Yamawwad Y
    Yamawwad Y 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Could you please make a video on keyboard replacement of DELL inspiron 3793 , thank you.

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  5. AHMAD HUSSAINI ABUBAKAR
    AHMAD HUSSAINI ABUBAKAR 24 November, 2021, 03:14
  6. Vivekanand Shukla
    Vivekanand Shukla 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Hello sir this is achal from India actually my pc has some problem and I am in the village so can not go for repair so please help
    My pc shows no bootable device found error 3f0 but if I am pressing the key control+ funtion+alt +delete than it works normally also the upper f1 to f12 keys not working and showing uppercase characters so if you solve it i will be thankful to you

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  7. Mohit Pandita
    Mohit Pandita 24 November, 2021, 03:14
  8. Omar Youtube Channell
    Omar Youtube Channell 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Ali viva you are proper teacher

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  9. R Valasini
    R Valasini 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    This was awesome. Do you have any videos on how to build a laptop? I love your teaching style.

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  10. Techtronics BOFFIN HD
    Techtronics BOFFIN HD 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Once I plug in the ac adapter, power button and other stuff like the volume thing blink and then go off completely
    Any help will be appreciated

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  11. BRUHItsABunny
    BRUHItsABunny 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    the good old time back when laptops were serviceable rather easily

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  12. Vinni Jeyaa Banana Leaf Curry House
    Vinni Jeyaa Banana Leaf Curry House 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Eli is the type of YouTuber that YouTube exists for. Thanks Eli.

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  13. Waseem ul-haq
    Waseem ul-haq 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    43:55 whyso much smile ,the computer is similing a lot😂

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  14. Thanies kumar
    Thanies kumar 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    I'll on my laptop but the screen is blank and then it's automatically off.. , I'll gave service it's working 2 to 3month then it frequently repair what is this sir can u reply

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  15. muhriz
    muhriz 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE LESSON 😊

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  16. Gavvy Sandhu
    Gavvy Sandhu 24 November, 2021, 03:14
  17. Marcos Musumeci
    Marcos Musumeci 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    These classes are a god send!!

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  18. Elvice Ndzi
    Elvice Ndzi 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    You are so amazing

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  19. Ronak Dhakan
    Ronak Dhakan 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Only if the current laptops in 2020 were built so easy to take apart by removing screws.

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  20. Ronak Dhakan
    Ronak Dhakan 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    If you could remove the keyboard, and it has only soft drink damage, why couldn't you just wash it, dry it and put it back?

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  21. Jordanalwaysandforev
    Jordanalwaysandforev 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Long story short I already know though before I get to the programming I wanted to watch all the videos in order.

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  22. Darlene Miller
    Darlene Miller 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    I loved your class I learned a lot, thank you.

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  23. sleePerCore
    sleePerCore 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Tons of comedy in this video, and I learned something.

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  24. crankshipower
    crankshipower 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Buying parts from eBay for your laptop its ok as long as you know what you want and have the right part number things like LCD screen am always buying than which never had a problem before and hard drives so as long as you know what your looking for eBay is the place to buy parts for your laptop computers,

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  25. Come on Down To The Atomic Wrangler
    Come on Down To The Atomic Wrangler 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Expect awkward moments.

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  26. Come on Down To The Atomic Wrangler
    Come on Down To The Atomic Wrangler 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    i've understood the power of the dark side. No more bullshit from me. Proper work only.

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  27. stormking989
    stormking989 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    It's 2019 and I'm finally learning how to repair my laptop. Awesome. 👨‍💻

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  28. Adane Belay
    Adane Belay 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Thank you I like your tutorial and
    please show as more.

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  29. Ola Omar
    Ola Omar 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Thank YOU 🙂

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  30. jaime munoz
    jaime munoz 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Im from the future 2019 what is this thing called a removable battery you speak of?

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  31. Sayed Kazimi
    Sayed Kazimi 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    Very helpful , thank you very much !

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  32. Harley Chapin
    Harley Chapin 24 November, 2021, 03:14

    First let me say – another GREAT video – Love your work and have seen almost every video you have done that is public.

    There are 2 things i would add to this one

    1- after removing power cord and battery – push and hold the power button 9 seconds (like a hard shut down) – This helps discharge and remaining electrical current still stored in the device and helps prevent static discharge and accidental shock discharge

    2- most modern laptops have a 2nd RAM card built inside the laptop UNDER the keyboard – simply follow the steps to remove the keyboard and the RAM slot is (most cases) even with – or – in proximity to the main RAM accessible from below the laptop – visit the manufacturer website and can get schematics and details of the device BEFORE disassembling the device.

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