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the internet is full of videos explaining this stuff. you might have to buy something special to unscrew it (i had to for my snes, don't know if the same applies for a laptop) and you might have to buy some anti static wristband or something, but generally, if it's just a thing being a bit wobbly, can't be that hard.
i believe in you.
I sort of believe in myself. I've changed a fan belt on a car before and done a few bits of flat packed.
it basically said the same thing though. what's the worst that can happen?
you'd be surprised how many people break or cannot put back together their laptop after taking a few screws out.
on a diffulty scale 0-10 (10 being hard) its a 3
And then paid someone £100 to fix it.
If it's who I'm thinking of it must be easy to do.
can we get a relationships announcement board round here. Mainly for Lucien.
(we're friends again now, btw)
that taking things apart and putting them back together correctly is a skill, if you are unskilled then dont do it. If you can work a screwdriver, keep things neat and tidy and put things back together then you'll be ok.
They have sold 29. That gives me confidence.
The video for repair is nearly 15 minutes.
you may be able to just secure your current one in there without soldering a new one in etc
I think it's going to be just fine...
don't suppose you overlooked the fact that you can do soldering when you said unskilled?
*don't know what this expression means
if i have interpreted it correctly
shooting people, shitting on them from trees etc
melting bits of metal together basically.
yeah, been doing that for years.
socket jack connector port power
£7, N.U.S £5
It was complicated but fundamentally pretty easy, however I couldn't have done it without the instruction guide for engineers I found online.
It did take a good 15-30 minutes to do but it was satisfying to achieve.
My techer was called Mr Spanner.
Theo, can you fix my screen?
And has a (pretty) pink and black snake on it.
bish bash bosh fixed socket. You'll be fine, I have faith
and gaffa the mother in place.