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Power jack needs replacing aspire 5050 model zr3 laptop

I have removed all the screws from the case that i can see but i am unable to open the case to get inside to repair or renew the power jack. are there hidden screws on the case somewere

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Hi I will help you. Under the screen and above the keyboard is the power button panel. take a small flat tip screwdriver and carefully use it to pry up one side of the power button panel. you may even need to pry up on the part of the panel that covers the hinges. Once it start to release, grab the panel and kind of wigggle it back and forth, while lifting it. it should start to release all the way. Once removed, the top of the keyboard is exposed, remove the keyboard being careful of the short ribbon cable connector underneath the keyboard.
once keyboard and panel are removed, you'll need to remove the screen via the screws on the hinges. make sure to disconnect ANY of the cables to the screen (usually video cable and wireless cables. And disconnect one small ribbon cable that looks like it comes from the touchpad mouse.
Now check where you removed the keyboard, you should see several sscrews that you need to remove.
At this point, if all the screws are removed, you should be able to disassemble thelower chassis of the laptop. Be very careful not to break anything. You will need to also remove several screws in order to get the motherboard out of the laptop.

I will give you the web link of where I buy ALL my power jacks for my repair shop. A guy named Gary Shaftsall runs DC PowerJacks, and is a great guy to do business with, not to mention he sells the jacks @ wholesale price.
His website address is:
http://dcpowerjacks.net/catalog/index.php

I urge you to be soooo careful in putting it all back to gether, I would hate to see you put a long screw into a shallow hole. this could result in a MAJOR short of the motherboard. Just keep track where all screws go and how the parts go together.
Hope this helps, please rate my solution.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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There are TONS of screws in laptops, mainly hidden.  I just took apart a laptop today, and it took me a couple of hours to get the screws out.  There are so many screws!  They are usually under the panels in the back as well.  Here is a link for your computer model Acer Aspire 5100 http://www.insidemylaptop.com/taking-apart-acer-aspire-5100-laptop/

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