Archive for breakage
Our life today is impossible without technological means. It is the demand of today that everyone must have a computer system, a laptop or a note book with himself to cope up with today’s world. Our laptops are persecuted by a lot of damages daily, no matter how much we take care of them but they usually bang up with something surely at some time. Some people believe that the notebook damage are only repaired by the professionals who are into this industry, its wrong we can fix some of their minor destruction at our home with our common tools and accessories.
By using couple of decrepit banged notebooks, I will demonstrate you how to repair from broken case and shred charger cord to a miserable fan and clawed screen. Every reformation activity needs specific expenses, tools and time to work on. Ensue the directions one after the other and get your laptop fixed but keep in mind your laptop might be different from the one shown and you may need some different steps to fix them up.
As I have done the improvements in the notebooks, it’s no way like having the correct parts to get fixed. Many laptops keyboards look similar but they are in fact very different and a problem may occur if they are not fixed up properly. Methods to fix up your notebooks are under but they are just an example of what is present on the shelves in market. If these do not work go E-bay to fulfill your requirement.
Go through the examples and problems and you may get your laptop fixed without taking it to the computer shop.
Problem # 1:
Shred Cord of the Charger
Expense: $5 to $15
Time it will consume: 1 to 2 hours
Requirements: Silicone sealant, painter’s tape (it is less gummy as regulars are), protective gloves (as per choice).
A frayed power cord can be hazardous.
As a notebook is a portable device and it is plugged and unplugged many times in the same day, the cord or its connector can be surpassed to shred its cord. If this occurs immediately change it so it does not be able to create problems for your system. Latest power adapters have AC power cords which are less expensive and available at famous stores. As per the other problem that is the connector then its replacement can cost you from $50 to $75, because you can only get them from the respective manufacturers as Shop for Battery, Laptop Traveler.com or Notebook AC Adapter .
Otherwise repair it at your own!!
A fastest and easy way to fix a shred cord:
Twirl electrical or duct tape around the affliction or for a long term result fix it with silicone sealant that is available at hardware stores or super markets that will insulate and keep it safe.
Spread a broad strip of painter’s tape with its gummy side downwards and put the shred area of cord on it. As the sealant will not adhere with the back of painter’s tape in the cases it is with paper or plastic, and the painter’s tape be struck off when the work is finished. Now push out a multitude of sealant where it is needed, cover the damaged part with its coating. Avoid contact with skin. Now leave it for an hour or two and the remove the cord from the tape and tape from the table and you are done with its fixing and it’s no more harmful.
Problem # 2
Fractured Case of the Notebook
Time it will consume: 2 to 3 hours
Equipments: Epoxy putty, sandpaper, razor blade, Sharpie marker or paint, gloves (as per choice)
On descendents of notebooks they usually hit the corner side as it is one of the fluctuant parts of the case. Laptop shown in the picture dropped down to the floor from hand and caused this breakage. To fix it use epoxy putty to fill in its broken area. It is available at hardware stores costing $ 4 to $6, use the putty that does not get set hurriedly. Clear yp the damaged area for any small broken pieces or dust, now mix the components came with the putty in your hands, press it into the hole and use a stick or spoon’s backside to shape it as per the damage. Shape it as per your requirement and clean up the extra before it get dried.
Leave it for an hour and then you will feel it as firm as your notebook’s original body is.
For little more finishing smooth the epoxy with 150 and then 220 grit sandpaper and give it final sanding with 2000 grit paper and wet it up a little to cover up any claws.