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How to Fix Loose Bottom Panel on HP Laptop?

The bottom is kind of loosen up a bit, should I apply an adhesive of some kind to fix this?  How to fix a loose laptop bottom case?


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The lid of the laptop is often opened and closed. If you accidentally operate, some components of the lid may loosen,and there may be problems such as cracks between the screen and the frame. In order to avoid the case of a laptop computer is loosened, so it should be slowly opened and closed after use. Do not make large movements, otherwise it may cause physical damage to the PC cover.


Laptop Cover materials:

Notebook Cover materials are aluminum-magnesium alloy, titanium alloy, ABS engineering plastic, carbon fiber, etc.

Many computers are use ABS plastics.According to current, more than 70% of the low-cost notebooks are mainly used it to make shells. The quality of this material is not easy to break. It has excellent heat resistance, easy processing characteristics of ABS plastics, and is cheap. But it is not very thermally conductive, so the heat dissipation will be worse.


The main component of aluminum-magnesium alloy is metal magnesium. Generally speaking, its hardness is several times that of ABS, but its weight is less than half that of ABS plastic, and its heat dissipation ability is very good. This kind of shell can make the computer look more fashionable and convenient for coloring. Generally,it is used to spray colors on the material to change the color. Therefore, it is the first material choice of portable notebooks.


The carbon fiber material has both good quality and good-looking characteristics, as well as very good plasticity. It looks like plastic on the surface, but it has better hardness and thermal conductivity than plastic. And it can play a metal-like shielding role, and it is necessary to apply an insulating layer on the shell and its cost is higher.


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The titanium alloy material combines all the advantages. In addition to the metal, it also incorporates carbon fiber. It is better than aluminum-magnesium alloy in terms of heat dissipation,hardness, or appearance. And it is easier to process, and the appearance is more diverse. The most important advantage of titanium alloy is that the toughness becomes better and it can become thinner. But It is very troublesome to process, which means that the cost will be high.


How to fix laptop bottom peeling/loosen up?

1. Try to push it gently, can it return to original position? If it feels like it can't seal, you will need to open it to remove any parts that prevent it from returning.

If it's just bad adhesive, you can use a repair glue or double-sided tape to sew it tightly. Please be careful during the repair process, as it may fall on the LCD screen and make it difficult for you to remove it.

2. What to do if the laptop cover is tight, can the screen shaft be loosened?

The screen hinge shaft can be loosened, and the screws on the inside of the screen shaft can be adjusted according to the maintenance requirements.


Tips to replace the loose back case of a hp laptop

Changing the back cover of the notebook requires disassembling the notebook. Here are some tips for disassembling the notebook.

1. Before all operations, the first thing is to disconnect the power.

2. Keep the screws well.

3. Remember the order of the screws when disassembling, and different types of screws are stored separately.

4. Be sure to remove all the screws before removing the rear case. Pay attention to some screws in the corners.

5. After removing the screws of the notebook, the back shell will not be separated directly, because there are still tenons inside to fix it. At this time, it needs a crowbar, extend the pry into the gap, and slowly open the back case.

6. Disconnect the cable.

7. The integration level of many notebook motherboards is not so high, there will be many cables connected to speakers, fans, sub-circuit boards, etc.When disassembling, you need to disconnect the cables carefully, pay attention to flying leads, do not pull hard, you need to pull it out gently! In addition,because the notebook is not highly integrated and there are too many cables,manufacturers will use tape and other methods to strengthen the cables to avoid loose cables. To remove the cable, you need to remove the tape first.



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8. The last step is to assemble.Follow the disassembly steps to install each component in reverse, connect the cables and tighten the fixing screws. If you are not familiar with disassembly,it is recommended to take a photo every step you do.


The premise of removing back cover hp laptop is to purchase a laptop replacement cover. GEMWON has most of the parts for laptop. This part offer in stock, brand new and the original part. Depending on your laptop model, if you search online in the search box,or you can get results from suppliers of the part. Consult GEMWON to get the laptop spare parts you need.




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How to Update Laptop Wireless Driver

The laptop manufacturer updates the wireless adapter driver. Windows 10 will automatically install through Windows Update. Windows 7 requires manual driver updates. If there is a problem with the wireless network, you need to download or install WIFI driver windows 10.


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1. How to update wireless (WIFI) driver?

If the driver has been in use for more than a year, we recommend that you update it.

Visit any browser and then the official website of the manufacturer of your computer or wireless network adapter.

Download the latest driver for your wireless adapter from the manufacturer's website,download and install it.



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2. How to install wireless driver windows 10

Driver updates for Windows 10 and many devices such as network adapters,screen, printers, and graphics cards are automatically downloaded and installed through Windows Update.

If you want to update or reinstall the driver, follow these steps:

Right-click the "this pc" and select "Manage"-"Device Manager".

Right-click "Network Adapter" and select "Update Driver".

Select "Search automatically for updated driver software."

Select "Update Driver".

If Windows cannot find a new driver, you can find a driver on the device manufacturer's website and follow its instructions.


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3. Automatically update WIFI driver windows 10

Right-click the "this pc" and select "Manage"-"Device Manager".

Right-click the name of the device and select Uninstall.

Restart your computer.

Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.


4. Update the driver through Windows Update

Click Settings to open Windows Settings. In the main interface of the application, select the "Updates and Security" tab.

On the right pane on the next page, click the Check for "Windows Updates".


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If the manufacturer of the wireless network card installed on your computer has released a new update through the Windows Update, the latest update will be downloaded and installed on its own.

If your Wi-Fi is disconnected or no Wi-Fi is available, make sure you have the latest driver installed for your wireless network adapter. Generally, the best way is to install the latest drivers for the device, as it has the latest patches for the device. You can get WIFI driver for windows 10 free download from laptop brand support website.




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How to Fix Hard Drive Not Detected Error Message

Boot screen shows hard disk drive not found. this problem occurs when hard disk is installed in computer. how do I troubleshoot this problem? How to fix dell laptop not reading hard drive?


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1. Device Manager Scan

If the notebook has 2 hard drives and can't find the second hard drive.The laptop did not recognize the hard disk.


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  • Then we can use the device manager to observe whether the hard disk can be detected in windows.
  • Right click on the computer and select Device Manager.
  • Click the "disk drive" option,
  • Expand the disk drive option to see if there are any disks you have connected to.
  • Right mouse button on the disk drive, select Scan to detect hardware changes,
  • After the scan is successful, the disk drive will be connected.


2. Earlier Version Windows

When you install an earlier version of Windows on a drive that will be the boot drive, the drive may not be detected. You may need to update the drivers for your computer's storage controller.


3. If the BIOS cannot detect the hard drive,

there are usually these reasons:

The hard disk is not installed correctly. At this time, the first thing we need to do is to check whether the data cable and power cable of the hard disk are properly installed. In general, it may be that the hard disk is not detected when it is not properly placed.

1) Unpack the computer case and find the hard disk;

2) Change the data cable of the hard disk, the power interface is seen whether it is inserted;

3) Re-install and then start the test;

4) Try using a new hard drive and a new data cable.


4. Damaged hard drive

Remove the hard drive from your laptop and use it as a secondary drive on another computer to see if it can work.

Physical damage to the hard disk or IDE interface. You can connect the hard drive to another computer and try to detect it. If it is a new hard drive, check the pin configuration on the back of the hard drive.


5. The jumper settings on the drive are incorrect

If your laptop has dual hard drives installed, you need to set one of them as the master hard drive and the other as the slave hard drive slave. If both are set to the primary hard disk or both are set to the secondary hard disk, connect the two hard disks to the IDE slot of the motherboard with one data cable. At this time, the BIOS cannot detect your hard disk.


6. Hard drive failure and can't not recognized


6.1. The hard disk is physically damaged.

Solution: There is also a possibility that the hard disk is damaged and the computer cannot detect the hard disk. At this time, it needs to be repaired or replaced. It should be noted that if there is important data in the hard disk, you should go to the reputable data recovery company to recover the data and then send it to the factory for repair.

Check hard drive bad sectors

Preparation Tools: Beta version of the HD Tune software.


In the software running interface, click the "Error Scan" tab,then click the "Start" button to start scanning.

1) The scan result will be directly displayed in the box on the left. If it is green, it means pass, and red means there is physical bad track (that is, the hard disk is faulty).

Reminder: The general host has only one physical hard disk. By default, there is no need to select a hard disk. If there are other hard drives that need to be detected, you can select different hard drive models through the drop-down menu and then click “Start” to scan.


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In addition: the test results provided by the HD Tune can only be used for reference. If you need further confirmation, you need to contact the service station.

2) If the scan results are all green, the hard disk does not have a sector with physical bad sectors. So, you can consider checking the hard drive data cable, power cord is loose?
You can try to re-plug the connection test to see if the fault is repaired.


6.2. The hard drive data cable and power cable are loose, oxidized or broken.

Try changing the power connector, data cable or IDE SATA interface.


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6.3. Some motherboards have the SATA interface turned off by default.Therefore, after we load the BIOS default settings, the SATA hard disk will not be found.

Just enter the BIOS and open the SATA interface. Because different motherboard settings are different, please refer to the motherboard manual for modification.


6.4. Poor contact caused by oxidation on the metal interface of the back-circuit board after long-term use of the hard disk.

You need to remove the circuit board to remove the oxide on the metal.It is recommended to find a professional maintenance personnel to help cleanup.


The above tips for troubleshooting dell diagnostics hard drive not installed. If you still have a problem with your notebook and need laptop repair part, please leave a message below.




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Windows 10 Saying Password Incorrect after It Wakes Up

Windows 10 says password is incorrect when it wakes up from Sleep. Why is this? How can I sign back to my Windows 10 now? In this tutorial, we'll provide 8 easy ways to solve the windows 10 will not accept my password.


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Restart Laptop


Restart the computer. Sometimes restarting may resolve issues with incorrect passwords after software updates. This is the easiest way of all.


1. Check the password you typed

After entering your password in the Windows 10 login window, you will see a small eye icon on the right side of the password box. Click the eye icon, which will display the password you just typed. If the password is correct and the windows 10 keeps saying incorrect password, it is likely that you forgot your password.


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2. Check the keyboard layout is correct

Be sure to choose the correct keyboard layout to type your password. In the lower right corner of the Windows 10 login screen, there is a language button (such as ENG). Click here and you will be able to change your keyboard layout.


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You may have enabled NumLock, try entering your password using the on-screen keyboard or tapping the NumLock button to toggle the status.

Press the "FN +NumLock" numeric keypad switch button (on a 14-inch laptop, NumLock is often on the same button as F6, F8, Insert, etc.). If the Number keypad is turned off, try to re-enter the password to login.


3. Using the on-screen keyboard

Microsoft won't recognize my password. I found that the lowercase letters that were typed automatically were converted to uppercase letters, and the numbers and special characters can't type. This may have started after Windows update. This may be due to a keyboard error.


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Using the on-screen keyboard, you can activate it with the easy access icon on the login screen. Click Easy Access > On-Screen Keyboard and use the mouse to click on the character to enter the correct password.


4. Login with your Microsoft account password

If you have been using a Microsoft account to login, you will need to enter the password for Microsoft account instead of the local account password.There are three ways to login to windows 10, Microsoft account passwords, pin codes and biometrics. Please confirm that the login method you selected is correct.

If you choose to log in with a local account but enter the password for the Microsoft account, the account and password will not match, and Windows 10 will prompt the user name or password is incorrect.


5. Reset your Microsoft account password

If you have forgotten your Windows 10 password, the easiest way is to reset your Microsoft account password by logging back to your account. You need to find a device with Internet access, log in to your Microsoft account, modify and access services like Outlook and Skype. After changing your password, try entering a new password in the login window of your PC. You should be able to access the account without any trouble.


Here is a YouTube video tutorial from GEMWON that tells you how to change your windows 10 password and Microsoft account password. Lenovo ThinkPad X230 Windows 10 Login Password Forgot


6. Switch other account to login

If there are other administrator accounts, select another account to login, and then go to Control Panel - User Accounts - Credential Management -delete the password stored on this laptop by this Microsoft account.


If there is no other administrator account, please keep pressing the shift key on the login interface, and then click the "Restart" button to restart laptop.

Select Troubleshooting - Advanced Options - Startup Settings - Restart, press 6 or F6 to enter safe mode with a command prompt.


Then enter the following command at the command prompt:

Net user User ****** /add (User is a new account, ****** is a new password)

Net local group administrators User /add

Restarting the computer after the operation, login to the computer with the new account.


7. Keyboard hardware test

If you are using an external keyboard and you are having problems with Windows 10 not accepting password,try disconnecting the keyboard from the USB and reconnecting.


For the laptop built-in keyboard,you need to verify if a key is stuck or the laptop keys does not work. If this is the problem, then unfortunately, you may need to repair this broken keyboard. We offer spare keyboards for all notebook brand, such as ASUS/Dell/Toshiba/HP, etc.We are always pleasure to help you if you need it.


8. Reinstall the Windows

As a last way, you can reinstall operating system. Another option is to reset the Windows 10 or to the previous operating system. This method is often used for your account can't login after windows update.

In the input password interface,hold down the "SHIFT" button and click the "Power icon", and select "Restart".

The restarted computer system will enter the troubleshooting and click to reset this computer.

Then click [Keep my files]. As shown below.

Then the display is being prepared.


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At this point, the system will re-enter the process of installing windows. During the installation process, the computer will restart several times, and do not turn off the power of the computer.

After the reset is successful.There is no password after booting, you can enter the Windows 10 successfully.


Conclusion:

We've covered many troubleshooting to resolve login password incorrect after windows 10 update. In addition, if you have any questions about laptop repair, please feel free to contact us or leave a message below the article.




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How to Buy Refurbished Laptops

I'm interested in buying a used laptop, and I don't have any experience in buying used online. To what should I pay the most attention?  We have received a lot of such consultations.

This article tells you the best way to buy refurbished laptops.


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1. Check the LCD screen of the refurbished notebook

Laptop monitors are the most delicate and expensive parts of machine accessories,accounting for about 40% of the cost of the entire machine, so the primary consideration when purchasing a second-hand laptop is the LCD.


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1.1 You should pay attention to whether the screen is broken or there are horizontal or vertical lines on Laptop screen.


1.2 The size and performance of the display, and consider the performance and sizeof the display in relation to the price. In fact, today's mainstream laptop monitors are mostly 13.3-inch TFT true color LCD monitors, and even higher-end even 14.1 inches or 15 inches. Therefore, you must carefully identify the size and performance of the display when purchasing.


1.3 Display performance

First of all, pay attention to whether the display surface has obvious scratches;

Then, observe whether the maximum brightness, contrast and color temperature of the notebook screen are normal;


Finally, carefully check the screen for dead pixels and highlights with pure white and
black background images.


2. The processor of the laptop

CUP is a key factor related to the performance of the whole laptop. The performance of the notebook must also look at the quality of the CPU. In particular, the CUP of second-hand laptop has used long time and the quality and performance are compromised. Therefore, it is required to test carefully and inquire whether it is original.


3. Hard disk capacity, speed, usage time and bad sectors

Most of the hard drives in refurbished notebooks have been used for a long time, so the actual performance of the hard drives is very important. There is a small tool that can be used to detect hard drive usage: HD Tune. Then, use HD Tune to check the power-on cycle of the hard disk. This also allows you to intuitively understand the actual usage time of the notebook and have some understanding of the life of the hard disk.


4. Check other hardware: laptop keyboard, usb port, optical drive, mouse, speaker, etc.

The keyboard, each key must be tapped to confirm can type characters, and feel comfortable. All USB should be plugged to test and device can be identified; if there is an optical drive to try to read the CD-ROM. To adjust the volume to the highest, to see if there is popping, noise and so on.


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5. Get the warranty for refurbished notebooks

In general, second-hand laptops are not comparable to new products in terms of performance or warranty and after-sales services. Moreover, refurbished computers generally do not provide an after-sales warranty. Therefore, when buying second-hand laptops, it is necessary to consider whether it is convenient to repair in the future, and whether you can buy accessories.



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If you need to buy a machine that not under warranty, please consider GEMWON's help when you have a broken laptop parts need to repair. If you want to buying refurbished laptop parts on GEMWON website, please call or contact our professional team who can find the right laptop spare accessories for you.




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How to Sync an iPhone with a Mac without iTunes

It's convenient to use iTunes to manage iPhone files, but sometimes you just want to synchronous music, without using software like iTunes or iTool. Here are a few ways for how do i sync my iPhone to my mac without iTunes.


What can you do with iMazing:



  • Access data not available in iTunes, such as messages, voicemails, call logs...
  • Recover music from your iPhone or iPod
  • Retain and archive multiple backups of their devices
  • Back up your device to an external drive or any other location
  • Drag and drop files, media and photos instead of checking the checkbox(no pain in iTunes sync)
  • Easily browse and transfer files and folders (view file system structure)
  • Access advanced features not found in iTunes


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First, you need to download and install the iMazing software, then launch the software to connect to your device. Once the WIFI connection is activated, as long as your device and computer share the same network, no need to trust multiple times.


iMazing allows you to sync and manage your Apple device without iTunes.You can use it when iPhone not syncing with iTunes.


AirDrop music from Mac to iPhone

AirDrop is the fastest way to exchange files between Apple systems, if you are using a Mac or even a file transfer between iPhones. You can use AirDrop to transfer large files at once. AirDrop requires Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to be turned on your device, but a Wi-Fi network is created between them and does not require an external Internet connection.


How to Airdrop a Song from Apple Music

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop

On iOS devices, you can do this by setting up or through the Control Centre. For the former, go to Settings > General > AirDrop. Then select "Contacts Only" to allow only people you know to send you content, or select "Everyone", which will allow anyone using AirDrop to find you and send you content. To access the same panel through the Control Centre,press and hold the network pane, then click AirDrop.


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On a Mac, the easiest way to get into the same settings panel is to search through Spotlight. Click the search icon on the task bar or use Command +Space to search.


In the AirDrop window, you can access the same setup options via the link in the lower left corner.


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Make sure Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are turned on.


Step 2: Make sure all other settings are correct

On iOS devices, AirDrop won't work if you're creating a personal hotspot. Close it in General > Cellular.


The Mac operating system has a built-in firewall. If it is already open,you will not be able to receive the file. Go to System Preferences >Security & Privacy > Firewall to make sure it is turned off.


On iOS, click the share icon when viewing sharable content. Here are the photos.


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If someone nearby can receive it, you will see them in the AirDrop pane:


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Click on the person/device you want to share with and the file will be sent.


On a Mac, if you open the AirDrop window, simply drag the file onto the icon of the person you want to share. Easier to control - Click on the file and** "Share" > "AirDrop" from the menu.


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Step 3: Receive the file

When someone shares it with you,your device will alert you and ask you to confirm accept or reject the file.


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Now iTunes no longer exists in macOS Catalina, and the iPhone and iPad device management on the Mac has a new butler Finder. Use Finder to sync, backup, update and restore your iPhone and iPad. Finder also can help you if your itunes won't sync music to iphone.


How to use Finder to sync backup iPhone?

Use your Lightning or USB-C cable to plug in your iPhone or iPad.

If it doesn't open automatically,start the Finder.

Look for the connected iPhone or iPad in the sidebar under "Location" on the left.


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These are solutions for how to sync iPhone to MacBook. Simply ways in this article to easily resolve any issues related to iPhone transmission. If you have any better suggestions, please let us know in the comments below.




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HP Advanced Bios Settings

I want to unlock the all BIOS settings to change power option. This Laptop include Insyde H20 (version F66) BIOS. I tried a few solutions which I've found on Google but it does not work. How to enter advanced bios settings hp?


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HP bios advanced settings

HP has locked some settings on your laptop that are managed by the system configuration because the device is configured for optimal performance.

You can't unlock advanced bios settings hp laptop with HP official help. You may try use the 3rd party tool to unlock and make changes, but HP does not recommend and there is no information about what tools can be used.

If you need to fix any circuit control, hardware program control fault, please try the following.


How to Enter the BIOS on a Windows 10?

Go to Settings (Windows + I) > Update& Security > Recovery and under Advanced startup click Restart Now.


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After waiting for the boot to complete, you will see the advanced options.

Choose Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > UEFI Firmware Settings and click Restart, which will boot into your UEFI BIOS.


How to set bios to default windows HP

After turning on the laptop, press the Esc key several times.

Then press F10 to enter the BIOS.

If you want to choose to boot the operating system from USB, press F9 to go to the place where you want to select the boot order. To enter the BIOS, you need to press F10.

Then press F9 to load the default settings and select "Yes" and press "Enter".

Then press F10 to save your changes and exit and restart your computer, then check again.


How to modify bios to install windows 7 on ASUS laptop?

1. Press the F2 key to enter the BIOS interface when booting. Use the arrow keys to enter the [Secure] menu and select the [Secure Boot Control] option with the arrow keys to set it to "Disabled".

2. Use the arrow keys to enter the [Boot] menu. Use the arrow keys to select the [Lunch CSM] option and set it to "Enabled".

3. Click F10 to save the settings, restart the laptop, and click ESC to select the boot item when booting.


How to boot from usb ASUS?

Way 1: Select the startup option

1. First insert the USB drive that has been used to make the boot disk into the computer USB port, and then turn it on. After the boot screen appears, press the "ESC" button continuously.

2. Then windows will pop up a quick start option, we just need to select the U disk and click enter.


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Way 2: Enter the bios to setup u disk boot

1. Insert the u disk that has already made the boot disk into the USB port of the computer, then turn it on.After the boot screen appears, press "F2" continuously to enter the BIOS setup main interface.


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2. Press the left/right direction keys to move the cursor and select to the "BOOT" setting option. Boot is the place to set the boot option

3. Move the cursor to the boot and press the up and down arrow keys to move the cursor to the "Hard drive BBS Priorities" option and press the Enter key.

4. We select the first one, and then press the Enter key, a boot option will pop up, one of the options is the information of the notebook hard drive, and one is the u disk we just inserted.We just press the up and down direction keys to select, select the U disk,press the Enter key.

5. After adjusting the U disk to the first place, we press "F10" to save and exit and will restart your computer automatically. At this point, the ASUS notebook change bios start-up option is complete.


Asus laptop bios setup UEFI boot menu?

1. When the ASUS notebook is powered on, press the F2 key to enter the BIOS interface. Use the arrow keys to enter the [Boot] menu. Use the arrow keys to select the [Lunch CSM] option and set it to "Disabled".

2. Use the arrow keys to enter the [Secure] menu and use the arrow keys to select the [Secure Boot Control]option and set it to "Enabled".

3. Click F10 to save the settings and restart, and click ESC to select the start-up option when booting.


The above is about how to enter laptop bios and set the hard disk option. Unlock advanced bios settings hp laptop can help you install the system through bios settings. If you have more questions about laptop repair, please leave a message below.




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How to Fix spilled water on MacBook Keyboard

Yesterday I dropped a small bucket of water next to it was my MacBook, and a few small splashes hit the keyboard. Now the 5 and the "t" button don't work.

This tutorial is suitable for the old MacBook keyboard, butterfly keyboard and its second generation, please refer to other tutorials... i spilled water on my MacBook keyboard what do i do?


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How to Fix Water Damage MacBook Keyboard:

If you spill water or other liquid on your MacBook's keyboard accidentally, you need to clean the surface of the liquid quickly and turn off the power and remove the battery. Then open the lid of your computer and put it back up, let the liquid flow out slowly.


Don't turn it on within 72 hours - you need to make sure the MacBook is dry before starting. Some people may use a hair dryer, liquid may spread inside the assembly, causing more serious damage.


Mac have suffered from liquid, coffee, cola, which can corrode your computer's hardware for some time. So, you need to clean your computer right away.


MacBook 2017 12-inch keyboard cola injure, clean sticky keys:

The first step is the keycap:

The tool for removing the key cap is the nail, it will not damage the keycap, and it will not drop the paint. This step requires more patience. The top two corners are pulled down and the lower two corners are pulled out.Because the buckles in the lower two corners are lateral, they will break off from below.


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The second step is cleaning:

1. Take the keycap and wash it. Brush with a brush, rinse again, then dry with air.

2. Clean the inside of the keyboard. Damp the tissue paper with alcohol and then use a pair of tweezers to hold the paper ball for cleaning.


Third step:

press the keycap back. First, hold the keycaps and let the lower two buckles snap onto the bracket, then put the keycaps flat, and press the top two corners to install them.

And if the amount of water is less, it can be dried naturally, and the cola will lose its viscosity when it is dried for a long time.


Confirm which MacBook keys are not working after water damaged. If the MacBook power button is not working after spill or the entire keyboard is invalid, then replacing the keyboard is your best choice.


You only need to purchase a replacement keyboard that matches your notebook model. Follow the steps below to repair keyboard replacement for the water. The following is a replacement procedure for the 12" MACBOOK RETINA A1534 keyboard battery for the new MacBook and most models.


Main repair tools and accessories: Spare keyboard for MacBook, laptop repair tool kit

1. Shut down, unplug the power adapter,

2. Remove the 8 screws on the back panel,


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3. When disassembling the rear case, do not open it immediately. The back shell is placed at 45° by hand.


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4. Tear off the tape of the cable slowly, then pick up the red pressure bar in the picture and the cable will pop up. At this point, the rear shell can be opened at 90°, because there is a cable connection at the back, it is recommended not to lay flat.


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5. Remove the three screws from the picture and the cable that you just removed. At this time, the motherboard at the bottom can be loosened, but do not remove the motherboard immediately.


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6. Apple's original battery is very tightly disassembled. For 12-inch MACBOOK RETINA A1534, change the battery and keyboard. Do not use brute force to remove the tape to avoid excessive deformation and battery explosion. Use a crowbar to loosen the area where the battery sticks.


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7. Pull out the motherboard.

8. Go up here and you can remove the battery.


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9. When disassembling, there are three cables connected to the bottom case of the computer, and the three cables are removed to completely separate the bottom case from the notebook.


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10. Disconnect the right cable and open the tab in the red position in the figure, just like the first cable.Gently pull out the cable with your hand.


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11. In the middle of the cable, firstly remove the black tape attached to it. When it is uncovered, the tablet will be opened and carefully cut off.After the glue is removed, the cable can be slowly pulled out.


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12. Unpack the remaining screw and loosen it with a tweezer. At this time, the bottom case has been completely separated from the notebook.


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13. Where the left cable is removed, remove the two screws and cables identified in the figure, and the headphone module can be removed.

14. Remove the keyboard cable and remove it as above.


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15. Remove the screws on both sides of the keyboard. The place with the screws can be removed.


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16. Remove the right cable.

17. Remove the shielding cover from the back of the keyboard. It is recommended to use a hair dryer to make hot air, blow it for 1-2 minutes, pay attention to avoid the motherboard, and easily uncover the shielding film.


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18. Remove the screws and remove the screws that are visible on the keyboard. Basically, each key has a screw.


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19. Pay attention to the process of screwing the screws. Do not cause damage to the screws. Refer to the article: How to Remove Damaged Screws from Laptop

20. Carefully pry open a portion of the keyboard with a crowbar.


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21. After removing it, remove the glue that sticks to it. Then you can change to a new keyboard. Once installed,install all the screws as they are.


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22. Install the screws and install the shield. Next, install other parts as they are.


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23. It is necessary to remember the position of each screw, because there may be different screws on the board of the Apple Mac. It is necessary to mark the screw position map or take a photo.


That's it, I took my MacBook to an Apple store and they confirmed that there was a water stain and that it took at least $399 to replace the keyboard.The spilled water on MacBook some keys not working can be done by myself at a cheaper price.




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How to Convert Internal Hard Drive to External Drive

If you have upgraded your laptop or PC with an SSD, you may want to know how to recycling the old hard disk drive. So,how to make reasonable use of the hard disk on the computer? You may want to turn internal hard disk to external hard disk.


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Convert hard drive to portable, you can save money on buying a mobile hard drive, and there is no need to worry about the leaked hard drive data.

Here are two ways to convert your computer hard drive into an external USB storage.


What you need to buy:

A mobile HDD caddy (for 2.5-inch hard drive or 3.5-inch hard drive)

There is some mobile hard drive that are powered by a single USB and have no additional power supply interface. Therefore, the voltage supply will be unstable during use. In the process of copying files, it is prone to file copy failure or sudden failure to recognize the mobile hard disk.


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Therefore,when purchase of the mobile hard disk caddy, in addition to the usb power supply, also requires a separate power supply interface. A hard disk box with a power supply interface is more stable than a USB interface only.


How to DIY sata hard drive to usb:

Way 1. Hard Drive caddy Converter

Hard disk conversion box, the conversion caddy is designed with sata interface, put the laptop hard disk of SATA interface into the caddy, and then use the power supply on the converter and USB cable, OTG cable to reading hard disk.


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How to convert a spare internal HDD into External?

Step 1: Remove the hard drive

1.1 Turn the laptop over and start from the back cover.

1.2 With the back side up, pry the screws on the edge of the notebook and remove the back cover of the notebook.

1.3 Locate the keyboard fixing screws from the back and loosen the keyboard screws.

1.4 Turn the laptop over, open and remove keyboard.

1.5 When the keyboard is removed, pay attention to the connection cable inside the keyboard.

1.6 Remove the iron cover under the keyboard and you will see the hard disk.

1.7 Remove the hard drive.


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Step 2: Converting internal hard drive to external with usb caddy

2.1 We open the hard drive caddy and place the HDD or solid-state drive into the hard drive caddy. Note that the interfaces are aligned.

2.2 The installed hard disk box has a usb data cable, using it so that a mobile hard disk is completed.

There are two kinds of data interface, one is the commonly used usb 3.0 interface,the other is type C.


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Wecan use this portable hard disk, it is very convenient.


Way 2. Sata Interface Converter

Sata interface converter, the converter is designed with sata interface, so the notebook hard disk of SATA interface can be connected to the converter, and then the hard disk is read by computer, tablet and mobile phone through the USB interface on the converter.

Sata hard disk converters generally support 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives, but 3.5-inch hard drives require an external power supply on the converter to read the hard drive.


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Attention:

If your hard disk drive is old, using it to back up important files is risky because the hard drive has a life limit.

If your hard drive is still operational after five years, it is the best choice to use it after turning internal hard drive to external.

So,before you convert your spare hard drive to an external USB drive, you can use some hard drive detection software to check if the drive is healthy.


That's it, the above is how to make sata to usb converter hard disk of your laptop. It's easier to make than you think, you just need to buy the right hard drive disk caddy &connector cable, and try it out.




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How to Repair Toshiba Laptop Hinge

Some notebook screen hinge failures are caused by poor factory calibration and the screen hinge is too tight, so the hinge on Toshiba laptop broken causes the laptop screen to fail to open and close. Finding hinges and cover repairs to fix this problem is your best option. This article gives you some tips on how to repair your laptop hinges.


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Repair Toshiba Satellite U845W, U840W hinge:

1. Remove all screws from the bottom. The bottom case must be split before disassembling the display.

2. To separate the bottom cover from the body of the notebook, lift the bottom of the notebook first.


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3. Disconnect the DC jack cable from the motherboard. Then you can remove the bottom cover.


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4. Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.


5. Disconnect the antenna cable from the wireless network card.

Unscrew the three screws that secure the right hinge.


6. Disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.


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7. The Wi-Fi antenna cable is secured to the housing with tape. Take the Wi-Fi antenna cable out.

8. The antenna cable is routed under the power button board. Remove the cover and loosen the cable.


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9. Remove the power button cable connector. Disconnect the cable. Remove the screw that secures the power button board and remove it.

10. Unscrew the two screws that secure the left hinge. Carefully separate the case,motherboard, and display assembly.


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11. Use the opening tool to separate the screen apron from the back cover.


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12. Separate the screen apron from the display cover.


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13. Remove the apron and the right hinge will automatically disengage.

14. Remove the two screws securing the left hinge and remove the hinge.


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15. Remove the four screws that secure the LCD screen to the cover. Lift the screen and unplug the webcam cable.


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16. Remove the screen.

17. Remove the webcam module from the cover.

18. Transfer all removed parts to the new notebook cover.

19. When assembling all the components together, make sure the display cable and Wi-Fi antenna cable are properly routed.


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GEMWON can provide you laptop hinged all brand, what you need to consider is to bring it to the repair store or choose to replace it yourself. The replacement process is very simple, I suggest you can consider trying yourself, which can save the cost of notebook hinge repairs for you.


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Tips for laptop repair:

1. Remove the battery and press and hold the power button to remove excess power after removing the power.

2. Touch some metal to make sure you don't have any significant electrostatic.

3. Turn it over and remove each screw you see.

4. Take a credit card or opening tool from the front corner (on the side of the touchpad) and start to open the case. This process requires patience and slow operation.

5. Check that the component connection cable is properly removed, including the screen ribbon cable, before removing any laptop parts.


A good habit when disassembling a laptop is to draw the bottom of it and place the paper on the table next to you. After you remove the screws, place the screws on the paper and make a mark. When you install it, you can be sure that the wrong screws will not be installed.


Finally, open and close the screen test to make sure that the replacement screen hinge is tight enough, it is determined that there will be no Toshiba satellite laptop hinge loose and the repair is completed. The above is to teach you how to replace the broken laptop screen hinge Toshiba. If you have other brand notebooks and have similar problems, please let us know in the comments below.




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