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My laptop broke does anybody have an idea how to fix it? Answered

You see, I was cleaning my room and I dropped my laptop on accident. It did not not shatter and I had a carpet floor (so it couldn't do so much damage, but i sort of think it did.) I do not know what broke in the laptop but if anybodey gives me the best answer I will rank all their instructables a five star and if you signed up for a contest I'll vote for you! Thank you :)

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jeff-o (author)2010-09-21

Do you hear things moving around inside when you tilt it? That's bad - open it up and see if you can identify what's loose.

Maybe something came unseated. Remove all the access panels, and check the RAM sticks and other cable connections inside. Remove the battery and reinstall.

If it was running, the hard drive could have crashed. Have you tried starting up from a Windows install/recovery disk?

Good luck, and keep us informed about your progress!

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steveastrouk (author)2010-09-21

We need to know HOW its broken.

A broken screen can be repaired, a broken hard disk cannot.


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lemonie (author)2010-09-20

You'll get the best answer from whoever, there's no need to offer rewards.
You could take it apart and look for broken things, but you haven't yet said how it is broken.
Total-non-functionality, or a bit of life?


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thematthatter (author)2010-09-20

if it was running you probably caused the hard drive to crash. Only a new hard drive will fix it.

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