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Laptop case melted

Borrowing my friends laptop not entirely sure which model, sitting too close to the fire and the outer casing has melted and come away from the screen is there anyway of getting it recased? everything works fine it's just the casing that needs replacing.

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  • sammi_322 Dec 09, 2007

    Thankyou for that! I think its HP 510 laptop? Thats all i can see on the bottom if it!



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WOW, this is a new one...could you possibly state the brand of the laptop, if you knew, you could buy a casing i suppose? um, ask your friend, once you know, post it and ill tell you. i dont see any reason why not. if not then i suggest you take it down to an electronics shop, they might have one?. but your best shot is the company of the laptop, they should have one, but as long as it works, there should not be too much of a problem!!. but post the brand asap, i will try and find you a case once i know!!.


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  • Omar Eid Dec 11, 2007

    sorry about the long reply!!, i have searched for looonngg and cant find a case!, your best shot would be to contact hp and tell them the situation, they should be able to give you a solution, its just such an odd object to find! sorry mate, but ill keep looking!!!



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