Dell: Inspiron 14R-N4010 Hard Drive Replace / Dis-assembly – Part 2

[WPXperVideo id=68 ]all right so I know you couldn’t wait to get back to this I had a customer stop in he forgot his power supply yesterday and dropped it by and then you know a couple cause is that whatever blah blah blah so anyway look so I can ready take this apart all right at least take the motherboard out right here the Wi-Fi connects like a little slot chip thing and that’s what it’s hooked on right now so you have to try to gently pop that up let’s see there we go that’s out great you want to keep that in mind when you put it back together – and now we finally access the hard drive I know that’s what we are all impatient and waiting for well it’s a long enough and we really have to do to get this off of the motherboard there’s two screws to visit just to screws here on the side for the hard drive assembly stuff whatever and that’s really all there is to that part and that just slides right out of there now we just have to change the hard drive awesome this should be loose usually it’s like a tight fit but then you know you play with a little bit in there you guys good four of these two on each side of course and that’s uh-oh that those four screws keep them right there well whatever you want to place them that’s not right there hard drive up to the side that’s a that’s a good Drive it works it’s our test drive here we go to put the new Drive back take that out of its little plastic any stetic bag make sure this will go on in the right place how did this go again I forgot already of great memory like this if I do remember it correctly well to make sure to be folder go back on place I wonder are you here for my gaming videos or are you here from this video will you stick around for my gaming videos of me sucking at video games is it possible and I think that’s how it goes maybe yep that is exactly how it goes should I only not to move it anywhere from there but I mean I it you know whatever here we go now you can put it back together the fun part the most exciting part the part you tuned in for putting it back together okay so more [Music] on each side you know whatever it’ll be easier to work with cool that harddrive goes back into place why the did they create it like this in fact it would be great if there is designer commented on this why are you idiot and why did you design it this way not everybody is going to ship it back to Dao and why would you want to put your own technical people through this hassle it’s like you can possibly break many other things in the process of you know getting back to where you got to replace us at there should be a little panel here go look at other laptop designs there should be no reason have to take the entire motherboard out I might have damaged something in the process of this and I hope I did not I don’t think I did I don’t want to this goes back into place make sure it all lines up all that good stuff um I think that is good make sure this isn’t place down here let’s go yes let’s make sure this is all in here there we go now that should work let’s see there we go good it’s in place [Music] that should be in place let’s see about the rest of everything that doesn’t go in yet this nope this goes in next and putting it back together hopefully I can put it back together in a better record amount of time than I took it apart but also at the same time you do not want to rush this take your time take some patience take a chill pill whatever the works for you and put this together correctly so that it still works when you turn it back on I was glad it was working when I last put it together so let’s make sure it works again this time when I put it together this time as I said before all these screws are the same size so they should all be the same size that may or may not fool you I don’t think a screw goes there not screws don’t go everywhere on this board actually I think some of them actually caught from the bottom as well and that’s more than likely a case because they obviously have to hold on the top panel stuff that goes up here usually where it indicates stuff like these numbers be 8 9 7 B 4 B 3 B 6 B 5 B 1 B 2 B yeah that’s usually where the screws go I did actually find it kind of interesting that um when I was looking into how to work on this thing because you know before we work on a customer’s computer if it’s a model we have not played with before we want to make sure we’re taking it apart and putting it together correctly so this screwed right here the ground for the LCD screen I want to assume it actually wanted the person who made the forum the forum post about it documenting it working on it this screw was completely stripped it was stripped he really you know it was I mean he still worked on it afterward but that screw it was just a mess to deal with for that person but he got it working good for him his girlfriend’s happy but I don’t know that person personally myself it was just you know something that came up with Google and pointed me to a forum about it documented with pictures that hey buddy where’s your videos this will be my first video of doing something like this other videos I’ve taken apart stuff I’m going to do an unboxing video let me see that is all the screws for that I think I did not miss anything that’s he did i I do not think I did that’s awesome tricky part here the drive I trouble getting it out without pulling the panel stuff off this is ready to go back on so that’s what I’m going to do now like I said you want to watch how everything goes back together too

Dell: Inspiron 14R-N4010 Hard Drive Replace / Dis-assembly – Part 1

[WPXperVideo id=24 ]hello and how is it going at this time instead of destroying a power supply I have to swap the hard drive on this Dell something something I remember the model off the top of my head Inspiron n4 0 1 0 the fun part about this one is well all done let me get back to it the hard drive on this come to customers computer was going bad it didn’t completely go bad but it was on its way it was slow you know really didn’t want to cooperate whatever so it it’s not completely dead but it will be dead soon enough so skip it let’s just save the hassle swap the hard drive so cool let’s get started um yes remove the battery now the fun one about this one is already unlocked front one about this one is ah it’s not like traditional computer stuff it’s uh let me see there’s only one back panel back here and that only has the RAM yeah only the RAM in that slot and oh that’s it now normally I wouldn’t even care about recording this I guess but there’s no disassembly videos doing this out there so I might as well be that one cool guy that does that and helps out other technicians potential technicians do-it-yourselfers whatever the yeah you don’t have to worry just take all these screws out of the bottom they are all the same size so mixing them up don’t worry about it the only ones that are different back here are the ones for the battery but those are much smaller you won’t mix those up if you whatever so just remove all the screws shoot this thing squeaky that’s what you get with these things though come on grab it there we go I didn’t quite want to break the bad news of the customer but I had to but for how much it it gave a hassle of taking it apart I’m just trying to say it’s more than 50 books although we’re going to stick with 50 books because hopefully it works afterward because it does work now we put in a test drive to test it to make sure that’s it before we go ahead and be like okay we have to replace the drive but yeah we do have to replace the drive there’s however many screws back here I’ve not counted them you just got to take them all out don’t worry about anything else just take them all out let’s see yes there was one two or three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen maybe I’m bad maybe I’m wrong maybe it’s more than 14 maybe it’s less 15 I cannot yet take the drive out now okay it seems them on to the fun part that’s mate that’s not four step the fun part now I got a pop all this out I’m trying to remember whether I pop I think I took the keyboard out first it’s been a good few days since I last did this but the fun part is okay make sure it’s safe or remove that I like this this is convenient it has a little tab that holds the ribbon cable in pop that out ever so gently set that off to the side where you can forget about it in fact let’s forget about that drive okay there’s no screws immediately in this vicinity well let’s go ahead and get all this out and taken care of there’s this little plastic piece let’s set that off right there it’s not going anywhere and take out these more ribbons they are there’s three here in this little spot right here lift the tabs up ever so gently you can easily and effortlessly break those out of their little slot thingies and you can lose them and you do not want to do that especially if it’s a customer which of course this is this case I already disassembled this once because there is a drive in here it was it just a test drive we advised them you know what if you want to you can have it with a small little 40 gig Drive I think it was 40 gig and you know be done with it but these days you want the drive size so ever so gently there’s tabs around here just gently pry them out don’t force anything you do not want to break anything and you know just try to gently right out which I’m going to now I am in the process of doing want me to concentrate for a moment there we go almost there are we almost there I sure hope so this should all come out ever so there’s tabs up here now we have to pop out I have to pop out we all can do this together I almost feel oh yes I almost forgot about that one here we go screws right here make sure to remove all of these screws not some of them all of them there’s these ones back here in the battery area I almost forgot about those what you want to do do not lose your screws you know try to organize them and try to remember how they all go back in place you don’t wanna you know botch it up and those screws and says I don’t really know if I have to remove these or not but I really don’t think so but you know what I just want to be on the safe side while I’m down here I want to make sure that you know it’s all good okay there we go and cool that should be good the front top pad bezel whatever should come out with no issue it on that let’s ensure that and there we go awesome and it looks like one of the screw things here I have to find out where it was came out so you always do want to watch for that as well I’ll find it when we put it back together set that off to the side you don’t need to dabble with that for the moment and here we’re at the coming to the last portion kind of not really there’s always more to go there was something holding this in place but there should nut but not be anything seems it was just that top panel so that’s off to you also want to watch for the screws that are here because after I got it all back together I realized hey I have extra screws three right here make sure they go back there when you put it back together because I forgot to do it when I last put it together this time I should remember correctly I sure hope I was out to take it back part so don’t let me forget now let’s see how to organize the rest of this and here we go I try to keep it all organized all nice neat whatever now the dreadful part about this just be really careful I mean I can’t emphasize that enough because you know it’s easy because this is whoever designed this model Dell the what is it I want to try to recall 2/10 at 1:04 can’t emphasize that enough idiot designer he’ll eat to swap a hard drive you have to make it this complicated sir that’s that’s retarded as hell I can’t emphasize that enough okay so anyway we got 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 screws we have to take out of this portion of beat board so let’s set those aside in a place that we won’t forget them these are all the same sizes I recalled only one that’s different is this one up here that is a ground for this LCD screen but really I think that stays with the little thing that it comes with so you really won’t you you have I keep track of that one because it’s going to stay all together you right this these screws right here maybe a little different maybe not completely certain about that one but hey all these get removed because you cannot you have to take this heatsink out here because otherwise it holds the board and a like overlaps the board so to remove the board you have to remove that not heatsink the the cooling fan and it helps keep the board in place I suppose but really still I should not have to remove the motherboard just to replace a hard drive it should be no ok here we go again remove the the cooling fan set that off to the side to forget about it for the moment um I don’t think anything else is holding this board in place so let’s get to the fun part I have a customer so I shall be right back