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A530 TM5600 LAPTOP

How do I dis-assemble the casing? All attempts have failed.
I need to investigate loss of power/battery charging. It's probably only a dry joint but impossible to get at.

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Re: A530 TM5600 LAPTOP

Hi herbal-lee, goto and get your hands on the manual. on page 84 there is instructions on how to open the laptop. you need to remove the panel above the keyboard with the speakers. then there is a few more screws that will let you remove the keyboard and get the the guts. after you go that far there as little plastic clips around were the panels join that will need long finger nails or a fine blade/tools to unclip.

but if you are having a problem with battery charging/power it is most likely the battery at fault. most lithium ion batteries contain controllers that burn out or thermal fuses that blow if the cells gets too hot (stops the cells exploding and injuring people). you can test for both of these battery faults by connecting a voltmeter and testing for a voltage (12-18v)

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Re: A530 TM5600 LAPTOP

Can u please tell me your laptop's brand and model number?

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