If you have ever had a laptop that needed to be repaired, then you have probably been in the situation where you need to figure out what to do after reassembling the laptop. In this article, we will talk about the steps you need to take after reassembling a laptop but before installing the battery or AC adapter. Let’s discuss a few facts and then we will share tips on how to reassemble your laptop the correct way.
The correct way to reassemble a laptop before installing the battery or ac adapter
There are several ways to do it. You can either insert the battery back into the laptop, or you can simply unplug the power cord of the laptop.
Disconnect everything on the computer, except the power supply cord. The power supply cord has a male plug on one end and a female socket on the other end. Plug the male plug of the power supply cord into the female socket of the power supply. Plug the AC adapter into the power supply. Put the laptop back together, including the motherboard.
Should you clean the laptop before reassembling it?
There are some people who will do anything for their laptops. They will take it apart and reassemble it, cleaning it up and fixing it. Others will not touch their laptops. The problem is that sometimes when you clean your laptop, you damage it. So, before you take your laptop apart, make sure to know the steps to handle it properly and clean material like blower, etc.
How should you reassemble the laptop?
The first step is to take out the battery. Then, carefully separate the two parts. You might see the hard drive with the metal cover. Take it out and place it on a flat surface. You should remove the CD-ROM drive, memory card, and speaker. Now, turn your attention to the keyboard. You’ll find a tiny screw near the back of the computer. Take it out and put it aside. Next, pull the top part off. You’ll find a plastic frame that holds the hard drive and memory card. Remove those two pieces. Now as it’s open you can easily take those delicate parts and carefully blow them using the dryer.
How to clean the laptop?
The best way to clean your laptop is to remove all the dirt using a cotton ball or cloth. Avoid using chemicals because they may harm the sensitive components inside the laptop. Here are a few steps:
- Clean your Laptop by rubbing with a cloth. You may clean it dry or damp.
- Then use a mixture of half water and half vinegar. (Vinegar has a lot of acidity which will clean the laptop very easily)
- After cleaning, let the machine dry properly. If you want to remove the smell of vinegar then use a hairdryer.
- Make sure you don’t use any other chemical cleaner.
Why do you have to dry a laptop?
You need to dry the laptop after each use to prevent the accumulation of moisture that can damage the motherboard or keyboard.