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Raleigh NC MacBook Air Battery Replacement

Raleigh NC MacBook Air Battery Replacement

This week we had a MacBook Air come in for repair. This one simply needed a battery replacement. This MacBook Air in particular was a few years old, model A1245. The batteries in these machines are on the inside of the notebook. Genuine batteries are fairly expensive

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Dell Inspiron 5521 Laptop Motherboard Replacement

Dell Inspiron 5521 Laptop Motherboard Replacement

Today we had a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop come in for repair. This particular unit belongs to one of our local clients right here in Cary, North Carolina. The laptop would not turn on. Our free diagnostics revealed that the unit needed a laptop motherboard replacement. Any

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Toshiba Satellite L55t Laptop Hinge Repair

Toshiba Satellite L55t Laptop Hinge Repair

Today a Toshiba Satellite L55t laptop came in for repair. The owner told us that it had a bad hinge. Laptop hinge problems can be a variety of issues: sometimes the metal hinge is broken, but in many cases with HP, ACER, Gateway, ASUS and Toshiba laptops,

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Toshiba Satellite L645 Laptop No Display Repair

Toshiba Satellite L645 Laptop No Display Repair

This week we had a Toshiba Satellite L645 laptop come in for repair. The L645 is a laptop which sports a dual core Intel processor around 2Ghz. They are a nifty 14″ laptop and closing in on the end of their life cycle. At the moment, some

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Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Hard Drive Replacement

Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Hard Drive Replacement

Today we had a Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Laptop come in for a hard drive replacement. This particular laptop would not boot to Windows. After powering on, the Windows 7 welcome screen would hang. The customer described it as “frozen”. After discovering the hard drive was bad we

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HP Envy Laptop LCD Screen Replacement

The HP Envy laptop line is a series we frequently get in for LCD screen replacement. Overall these units aren’t too bad. Many of HP laptops in the Envy line use use the Intel i5 processor. Of course, any laptop is susceptible to a broken screen. Screens

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Samsung QX411 Laptop DC Jack Repair

Samsung QX411 Laptop DC Jack Repair

This week we had a Samsung QX411 laptop come in for a DC Jack repair. You can read about bad power jack symptoms and the repairs we provide over on our comprehensive page on laptop power jack repair. In this case the power jack was grounding to

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HP 2000 Laptop 90B Fan Error Problem

HP 2000 Laptop 90B Fan Error Problem

We have had multiple HP 2000 laptops coming in recently with a 90B Fan Error message. Unfortunately, on the last several machines that have come through, we have determined that the motherboard is defective. Things that may fix other HPs: Replace the processor fan Update the BIOS

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Sony Laptop Replacement Motherboard with UEFI BIOS Won’t See Hard Drive

Sony Laptop Replacement Motherboard with UEFI BIOS Won’t See Hard Drive

We came across a problem today at the shop. Someone had replaced the motherboard on their Sony Vaio laptop. The old motherboard had a problem so they bought a replacement on eBay. The replacement board worked, but, the unit would just boot up to “operating system not

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ThinkPad T410s Runs Hot

ThinkPad T410s Runs Hot

The “s” designates “slimline” on ThinkPad units. Cramming this much horsepower into a slim unit creates one issue- getting the heat out of a machine. Last week yet another ThinkPad T410s laptop came through the door. This one was in for its annual fan replacement. The fan

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Lenovo ThinkPad T420 Fan Replacement

Lenovo ThinkPad T420 Fan Replacement

Last week we had a ThinkPad T420 come in for a fan replacement. The T series is one of our favorite laptops and we have sold them since the introduction of the T20. Since the T60 units were released, one of the first parts of the unit

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Toshiba Satellite A665 15.6″ LCD Screen Repair

Toshiba Satellite A665 15.6″ LCD Screen Repair

This week we had a Toshiba Satellite A665 come in for a screen repair. The laptop’s 15.6″ LCD was cracked after it fell of of a desk. The Satellite A655 has a powerful i7 CPU and a Nvidia GeForce 310M GPU. The user had also recently upgraded

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Lenovo G580 Laptop Hinge Problem

Lenovo G580 Laptop Hinge Problem

Laptop hinge repairs are generally anywhere from $40 – $129, however, pricing varies greatly from model to model. This week a customer wrote in and said: I am using a Lenovo G-580 Laptop and recently the Hinge of my Laptop got broken. The LCD is fine and

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Windows 8.1 Screen Flashing at Desktop on Laptop

We have had a lot of laptops come in for repair lately running Windows 8.1 which boot up to the desktop and have a flashing or blinking screen. This problem is usually caused by a conflict in Norton Internet Security or Norton Antivirus / Norton 360. The

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I broke my Macbook screen – can it be fixed?

The short answer is yes.  Apple has come out with various different screens over the last few years.  Macbook Pro models have a protective glass layer over the LCD and if it breaks, we can replace just that piece.  We have had customers tell us they were

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