Instructables: exploring - technology - laptops - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:58:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Toshiba satellite disassembly, overclocking & full modification. http://www.instructables.com/id/Toshiba-satellite-disassembly-overclocking-full/
Toshiba satellite disassembly, overclocking & full modification. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/DR2H/GFA458Q6/FSJDR2HGFA458Q6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/DR2H/GFA458Q6/FSJDR2HGFA458Q6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/DR2H/GFA458Q6/FSJDR2HGFA458Q6.SMALL.jpg The Skinnerz THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS, I HAVE JUST PUBLISHED IT SO YOU CAN FOLLOW THE PROJECT AND TO GET SOME SUGGESTIONS. So how much power can you get from a laptop for under 1K without compromising portability? Lets find out. (bearing in mind something simmilar from alienware is just over 2K) (This is sti...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 13:08:07 PDT
ASUS Laptop Screen Hinge Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/ASUS-Laptop-Screen-Hinge-Repair/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:38 PDT
Powering Lenovo Thinkpad with Dell power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-Lenovo-Thinkpad-with-Dell-power-supply/
Powering Lenovo Thinkpad with Dell power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/J7OJ/H6I6W5OC/F7AJ7OJH6I6W5OC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/J7OJ/H6I6W5OC/F7AJ7OJH6I6W5OC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/J7OJ/H6I6W5OC/F7AJ7OJH6I6W5OC.SMALL.jpg frickelkram When coming home from a job at a customers site at weekend, I realized that I forgot to take the power adapter of my Thinkpad W510 with me. I had to finish the work and needed some power source. Luckily I had a Dell power supply, but unfortuantely the dc jacks where different. Having a look at the ...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:49:03 PDT
Full disassembly and cleaning of a laptop Compaq CQ61 (in details) http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-disassembly-and-cleaning-of-a-laptop-Compaq-C/
Full disassembly and cleaning of a laptop Compaq CQ61 (in details) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/I0SP/I091L6T9/FGOI0SPI091L6T9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/I0SP/I091L6T9/FGOI0SPI091L6T9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/I0SP/I091L6T9/FGOI0SPI091L6T9.SMALL.jpg emsatalo Model CQ61 is very difficult to clean when it is necessary to disassemble the laptop to fundamentally to clean the cooling system. Because of this I will try to give the most detailed description. What you'll need? BOXSCREWDRIVERLAPTOP COPMAQ CQ611 and 1/2 hour work time What you need to know? ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:11:54 PDT
How to Disassemble the ASUS Transformer TF101 Keyboard Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disassemble-the-ASUS-Transformer-TF101-Keyb/
How to Disassemble the ASUS Transformer TF101 Keyboard Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UEFM/GYZY6RTQ/FF4UEFMGYZY6RTQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UEFM/GYZY6RTQ/FF4UEFMGYZY6RTQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UEFM/GYZY6RTQ/FF4UEFMGYZY6RTQ.SMALL.jpg anticommander This tutorial will guide you through how to disassemble the ASUS Transformer TF101 keyboard dock.  The tools you will need are:  -    T-5 Torx screwdriver -    Smaller sized phillips head screwdriver -    Pocket knife or plastic case separating tool There are only 4 different types of screws in t...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 13:08:11 PST
Disable Touchpad on Sony Vaio Laptop after Clean Windows 7 Install http://www.instructables.com/id/Disable-Touchpad-on-Sony-Vaio-Laptop-after-Clean-W/
Disable Touchpad on Sony Vaio Laptop after Clean Windows 7 Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/HCS7/GVA8VEGE/FN8HCS7GVA8VEGE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/HCS7/GVA8VEGE/FN8HCS7GVA8VEGE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/HCS7/GVA8VEGE/FN8HCS7GVA8VEGE.SMALL.jpg dennislukk Laptop touchpads are the cause of "jumping cursor" syndrome. You can accidentally brush the touchpad with your palm while typing, causing cursor to jump around the screen. Sometimes you don't even need to brush the touchpad and the cursor still jumps because of driver/hardware issues, and believe me...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 12:03:06 PST
Turn Windows 10/7/8 Laptop Into A Wifi Hotspot! Using Command Prompt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Windows-1078-Laptop-Into-A-Wifi-Hotspot-Using/
Turn Windows 10/7/8 Laptop Into A Wifi Hotspot! Using Command Prompt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/IDDA/IFO75CXE/FMLIDDAIFO75CXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/IDDA/IFO75CXE/FMLIDDAIFO75CXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/IDDA/IFO75CXE/FMLIDDAIFO75CXE.SMALL.jpg TechJoint Turn Windows 10/7/8/ Laptop Into Wifi Hotspot. This shows you how to create a Wifi Hotspot on Windows 10/7/8 using a few commands in command prompt. This concept of Wireless Hosted network was introduced in Windows 7. By using this feature we can easily create a virtual wireless adapter.To do this w...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:25:59 PDT
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Laptop-Backlighting-for-5/
Colorful Laptop Backlighting for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N5OB/IO36J49W/FSMN5OBIO36J49W.SMALL.jpg 9fiftyfive Hey guys, in today's Instructable, I'll show you how to change the color of your laptop's backlight! This takes some time, but the final product definitely is worth it. Please note that the size and cutouts of the Post-It will vary from laptop to laptop, and the laptop I'm using in this tutorial is ...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 08:19:04 PDT
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Skin-Easy-Cute-Cheap/
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SMALL.jpg diybeauty_queen Tired of the basic look of your laptop? Vinyl skins not fitting in your budget? Whatever your case maybe, I am here to instruct you on how to create your very own laptop skin. You can be as creative as you want with this project and by no means do you have to just settle for what I did. Get crafty w...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:31:54 PDT
how to fix "windows can not verify the digital signature of this file" with winload.exe http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-fix-windows-can-not-verify-the-digital-sig/
how to fix "windows can not verify the digital signature of this file" with winload.exe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SMALL.jpg The nerdling my school craptop died because i deleted bootmgr files from the c drive i thought they were leftovers from a program. they were still in my recycle bin after i fixed it so i put them back where they were. i will cover many different ways to fix it, one worked for me but i dont know which. cmd code...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:53:26 PST
Disassembling ASUS k72 series http://www.instructables.com/id/Disassembling-ASUS-k72-series/
Disassembling ASUS k72 series - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/N2YT/HCJOH1MX/FCCN2YTHCJOH1MX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/N2YT/HCJOH1MX/FCCN2YTHCJOH1MX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/N2YT/HCJOH1MX/FCCN2YTHCJOH1MX.SMALL.jpg virgonautus Dell publishes disassembling manuals. Unfortunately ASUS doesn't. I decided to show you how to solve overheating problem, or add additional HDD to your ASUS k72 series. WARNING: You use this guide at your own risk. Disassembling notebook may result in loss of warranty. If you are not familiar with ...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 15:50:59 PST
How to Disassemble and Upgrade the ASUS G53SX/SW http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disassemble-and-Upgrade-the-ASUS-G53SXSW/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 17:06:05 PST
HOW TO REPAIR LAPTOP BATTERY ? http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-REPAIR-LAPTOP-BATTERY-/
HOW TO REPAIR LAPTOP BATTERY ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3ETJ/IMKVYBVV/F1I3ETJIMKVYBVV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3ETJ/IMKVYBVV/F1I3ETJIMKVYBVV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3ETJ/IMKVYBVV/F1I3ETJIMKVYBVV.SMALL.jpg HOBBY TO MAKE HELLO MY FELLOW !I AM WAQARhere, i will show you how to repair your laptop battery for very cheap at home.+WHY ?The laptop batteries consists of lithium cell which are called 18650 cells they are not eternalthey have life period of about 2 years+WHEN TO REPAIR ?when you see your laptop is charged fu...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 07:31:23 PDT
Laptop cooler Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-cooler-Hack/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 11:02:09 PDT
Laptop Cord Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cord-Repair/
Laptop Cord Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/H18S/G9XBM68P/FTEH18SG9XBM68P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/H18S/G9XBM68P/FTEH18SG9XBM68P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/H18S/G9XBM68P/FTEH18SG9XBM68P.SMALL.jpg natrinicle Once again I came home to find my laptop power cord with teeth marks near the end and it crackling with electricity every time I moved it.  It seems that my mother's cat just loves to chew on this thing leaving me without a way to charge my laptop. This is the second time I've repaired it, so I figu...
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 14:05:16 PDT
Make your own notebook/laptop skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-notebooklaptop-skin/
Make your own notebook/laptop skin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NHM6/FC2BTUKZ/FPMNHM6FC2BTUKZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NHM6/FC2BTUKZ/FPMNHM6FC2BTUKZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NHM6/FC2BTUKZ/FPMNHM6FC2BTUKZ.SMALL.jpg thriftshopmaven A completely individualised and unique laptop skin with limitless possibilities. Materials List and pre-project timesaver Sheet of adhesive laminate or vinyl cling (represented by plastic baggie, not replaced by bag) Scissors Small Paintbrush (like in a watercolor kit) 1" foam brush Mod-Podge Ma...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:20:58 PST
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-RAM-in-a-laptop-PC-Asus-G60-JX/
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SMALL.jpg pjahern This is a basic overview on how to access, uninstall, and install RAM (Random Access Memory) cards in a laptop PC. RAM is used as a form of "temporary" memory in your computer. Basically, more RAM = more memory for programs to use =  better multitasking and higher productivity. For this instructable...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:19:46 PDT
Fix a Thinkpad T400's Thermal Issues Once and For All http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Thinkpad-T400s-Thermal-Issues-Once-and-For-/
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 18:04:26 PST
Turn off Touchpad on Windows 10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-off-Touchpad-on-Windows-10/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:37:19 PDT
Bedside Wakeup Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Wakeup-Monitor/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:33:58 PST
Replacing an Ultrabook (Asus UX21E) Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-an-Ultrabook-Asus-UX21E-Keyboard/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 22:58:47 PST
Renew Your Laptop Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-Your-Laptop-Battery/
Renew Your Laptop Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/SZAP/GKXTX76J/FK1SZAPGKXTX76J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/SZAP/GKXTX76J/FK1SZAPGKXTX76J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/SZAP/GKXTX76J/FK1SZAPGKXTX76J.SMALL.jpg waqasjamil Change Your Laptop Battery cells instead of buying expensive new battery...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 04:29:34 PST
Improvise your 3g signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvise-your-3g-signal/
Improvise your 3g signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/09OZ/GJC3WQ44/FOG09OZGJC3WQ44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/09OZ/GJC3WQ44/FOG09OZGJC3WQ44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/09OZ/GJC3WQ44/FOG09OZGJC3WQ44.SMALL.jpg poisonousri86 3g service has a good scope in countries like india. though the signal varys as per the locality, here's a tutorial made after being one of the victims to get regular GSM signal instead of a high speed 3g signal. What you need You need 1. Dish 2. 10 Feet Usb cable 3. Usb self powered Hub 4. A Lo...
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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:44:14 PST
How to replace the screen on a Hp Pavilion dv7 Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-screen-on-a-Hp-Pavilion-dv7-Lap/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:08:46 PST
Replace a Toshiba Satellite laptop keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-Toshiba-Satellite-laptop-keyboard/
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:09:51 PDT
Acer Aspire One (A Guide to Dismantling) http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-Aspire-One-A-Guide-to-Dismantling/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:19:02 PDT
Fix Your Laptop With A Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Laptop-With-A-Hammer/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:25:19 PDT
how to make an AI (Artificial Intelligence) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-an-AI-Artificial-Intelligence/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:14:50 PST
An iPad / Tablet PVC Stand Anyone Can Make! http://www.instructables.com/id/An-iPad-Tablet-PVC-Stand-Anyone-Can-Make/
An iPad / Tablet PVC Stand Anyone Can Make! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/MJ2Q/IBXMNUHB/F2LMJ2QIBXMNUHB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/MJ2Q/IBXMNUHB/F2LMJ2QIBXMNUHB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/MJ2Q/IBXMNUHB/F2LMJ2QIBXMNUHB.SMALL.jpg hyperfocused72 This instructable was designed to allow you to use your iPad or tablet in bed, sitting on the floor or at a table. It is something that even someone in an apartment can make with just a few basic tools. I can now comfortably use my iPad in bed whereas before I had to prop it up on my chest at an u...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:43:02 PDT
ICY PAK LAPTOP COOLER!!!! CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/ICY-PAK-LAPTOP-COOLER-CHEAP/
ICY PAK LAPTOP COOLER!!!! CHEAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SMALL.jpg dkfa Edited April 6th 2011. Alright. Been a couple of years since I wrote this instructable. So, I'm going to revise it using correct grammar and changing it abit so you can understand it more clearly then when I typed it out when I was 11/12 years old. So anyways, I originally, had my father's laptop th...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 02:01:25 PST
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Overheating-Laptop-And-keep-it-looking-ni/
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SMALL.jpg Dschulz I just got my [new to me] Samsung series 7 chronos laptop less than a week ago, and I was very impressed with it except for one grievance: it was HOT. No, not that kind of hot!Anyway, the fan would ramp up just sitting on the windows desktop, and Minecraft under Windows was fine for about 10 minutes...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 19:24:54 PDT
Bamboo Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Laptop-Cooler/
Bamboo Laptop Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/MYEZ/I800ZNXV/FIYMYEZI800ZNXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/MYEZ/I800ZNXV/FIYMYEZI800ZNXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/MYEZ/I800ZNXV/FIYMYEZI800ZNXV.SMALL.jpg X0n1T3 My first laptop cooler was made by a name brand company, my cost came to about $47. After it broke, I looked around for a better more durable solution. Metal and wood seemed like a great idea...Bamboo coolers already available in the market have a weird design where the laptop feet get stuck in betw...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 19:43:10 PDT
Upgrade your laptop cooling pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-laptop-cooling-pad/
Upgrade your laptop cooling pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/A3H5/I5MD2JY2/F4GA3H5I5MD2JY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/A3H5/I5MD2JY2/F4GA3H5I5MD2JY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/A3H5/I5MD2JY2/F4GA3H5I5MD2JY2.SMALL.jpg djokenzi Here's a relatively easy way to modify and improve your existing laptop cooling pad, or make one from scratch using the provided information.I built it mainly to prevent the laptops graphics card from overheating, and I must say that it is very effective. I am using a Dell E6430 laptop with an overc...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 06:58:50 PST
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/In-line-Laptop-Surge-Protector-with-an-Outlet/
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SMALL.jpg amorarun In the fall of 2007 my HP TX1000 stopped working and won't turn on, upon sending it to repair shop (I believe it cost me about AUD$80 just to check what the fault is....grrr) they said that the mother board has to be replaced and it will cost about AUD$800. I asked the technician what caused the lap...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:30:59 PST
Easy Laptop Cooling Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laptop-Cooling-Stand/
Easy Laptop Cooling Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/52KO/I1XEWDWB/FXB52KOI1XEWDWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/52KO/I1XEWDWB/FXB52KOI1XEWDWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/52KO/I1XEWDWB/FXB52KOI1XEWDWB.SMALL.jpg Kingz18 In this instructable I will be showing how to make a simple, wooden laptop cooling stand. This laptop stand will help to keep your laptop cool by elevating it and the open underneath design. This will prevent your laptop from overheating when you are running a big program. As an added benefit it als...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 19:30:53 PST
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Stand-from-Scrap/
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SMALL.jpg tinker bot In this Instructable I will teach you how to build a simple cooling stand from scrap.My laptop has a tendency to want to overheat when I'm working on things, causing it to slow down. I toyed with the idea of purchasing a commercial cooling stand, but my maker side reminded me of all the scrap I have...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:50:27 PDT
Sheet metal computer cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-metal-computer-cooler/
Sheet metal computer cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TW7E/I0TVU6AN/FHLTW7EI0TVU6AN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TW7E/I0TVU6AN/FHLTW7EI0TVU6AN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TW7E/I0TVU6AN/FHLTW7EI0TVU6AN.SMALL.jpg Shawn HibmaCronan This Instructable will show you how to make a one-piece sheet metal cooling tray for a laptop. Raising the back of the machine an inch or two allows for enough air circulation and ventilation to keep the computer cool and happy, (and your fingers from cooking). An added benefit is that it tilts the ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:26:12 PDT
Installing an SSD in Your Laptop (and Cloning Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-an-SSD-in-Your-Laptop-and-Cloning-Wind/
Installing an SSD in Your Laptop (and Cloning Windows) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SMALL.jpg Gazook Solid State Drives, or SSDs for short, are slowly but certainly taking over the hard disk drives role as the primary storage medium. There are many good reasons to swap your hard drive for an SSD; one is that a new solid state drive is about five times as fast as a hard drive, meaning that your oper...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:40:49 PDT
Toshiba T3200SX Portable Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Toshiba-T3200SX-Portable-Desktop-Computer/
Toshiba T3200SX Portable Desktop Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SMALL.jpg cbbassett This instructables will show you how to convert a 1989 Toshiba T3200SX laptop into a modern day portable super desktop computer.Here is a list of things you will need to start this project: Toshiba T3200SX Intel Core i5-3350P Ivy Bridge Quad-Core 3.1GHz (3.3GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 69W Desktop Process...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:50 PDT
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Laptop-Stand-For-Desktop-With-Fans-And-Stuff/
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SMALL.jpg yunrock The idea is use a commercial laptop stand with fans, to build (easy-way) a exclusive stand for particular needs, like seat rightly front the computer. What we need... Stand with Fan(s)Wood sheet (12x32 inch) (30x80 cm) Tape measureCarpenter's squarePencilJig/Saber sawSanding machineDrillScrewdriv...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:16:42 PDT
All in one PC from old laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-one-PC-from-old-laptop/
All in one PC from old laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SMALL.jpg kresimir1993 Greetings, this is my first turtorial ever, and my native language isn't English, so sorry if I write something wrong. About turtorial, it will not be step by step turtorial, but rather an idea for somebody who would like to build somethig similar. This is just a prototype version 1.0, not a final p...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:38:32 PDT
Salvage Lithium Ion Batteries from Laptop Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-Lithium-Ion-Batteries-from-Laptop-Batterie/
Salvage Lithium Ion Batteries from Laptop Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SMALL.jpg amorarun I am always curious to know what is inside any device. Recently I wanted to know about the type of battery inside a laptop’s battery after I have seen a video in YouTube, I believe it’s a video by kipkay about reviving an old laptop’s battery by replacing the lithium ion cells inside.My good friend’...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:42:43 PDT
Build an Arduino-powered, Laser-cut Xbox 360 laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino-powered-Laser-cut-Xbox-360-laptop/
Build an Arduino-powered, Laser-cut Xbox 360 laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SMALL.jpg TechJango Darkmatter is the world's first Open Source Xbox 360* Laptop - its a hardware kit designed to make your Xbox console portable, so that you can play your favorite games any time, any place! 1080p HD screen, capacitive touch controls and all. We successfully crowdfunded Darkmatter via Kickstarter in ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:45:43 PDT
How to hack into any computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-into-any-computer/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:11:31 PDT
Upgrading RAM in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-RAM-in-your-MacBook-Pro-13-or-15/
Upgrading RAM in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz It is becoming increasingly popular to regularly upgrade the RAM (memory) in your Mac laptop to accommodate a constantly growing appetite for web intensive browsing or for running multiple instances of virtual machines. Programs like Excel and Autocad run more smoothly when they have more RAM to wor...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 13:02:13 PDT
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-dead-laptop-into-a-monitor-with-Plexiglas-s/
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SMALL.jpg Damutsch Hi, this is an 'ible on how to turn the LCD panel from a friends fried laptop (cheers Martin :P ) into an external monitor for your home console, blueray-player or just as a second monitor. First things first, this is my first Instructable and the first time I used a rotary tool and Plexiglas!...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:52:46 PST
Old laptop screen into Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-laptop-screen-into-Monitor/
Old laptop screen into Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SMALL.jpg augustoerico So, my laptop got old and suddenly stop working. But the LCD was still OK, so, why not make an second monitor of it? Lot of people will tell you it is impossible, but it is not! You just need the right parts (: Refer to this YouTube video for further information: How to turn any laptop screen into ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:39:20 PDT
Laptop To Tablet-pc Conversion W-I-P / Acer Travelpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-To-Tablet-pc-Conversion-W-I-P/
Laptop To Tablet-pc Conversion W-I-P / Acer Travelpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SMALL.jpg 123cardigan i have been looking for a nice new tablet to work with, access and control my big 8-core server android and ios dont have the productivity suites i want or needso i started looking at windows 8 tabs and to be honest they are all to expensive or not powerful enoughi then thought "hey why not build on...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:53:21 PDT
Convert a laptop IDE Drive to an affordable Compact Flash SSD. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-older-laptop-IDE-Drive-to-an-affordable/
Convert a laptop IDE Drive to an affordable Compact Flash SSD. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SMALL.jpg TheRafMan I have a couple of older laptops that I use to monitor my security cameras within my home, both are Dell models, one is a C400 with a Pentium 3 and the other one is a D600 with a Pentium 4. Both laptops are powered on 24 hours. The P3 is over 12 years old and so far I replaced the hard drive 3 times...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 00:55:33 PDT
The first selfmade and published yoga convertible tablet/ laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-first-self-made-and-published-CONVERTIBLE-TABL/
The first selfmade and published yoga convertible tablet/ laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SMALL.jpg MoritzB Hello, my name is Moritz Böker and I am a German maker. I want to share my latest project with you: The maybe first self made and published convertible tablet in the internet! A convertible tablet is a sort of notebooks, that you can turn or twist into a tablet pc. You either can use it as an ordina...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 04:11:12 PDT