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After having some power jack problems, I got Dell to send an on-site technician out to fix my laptop. The guy was (understandably) cranky, but funny and a cool dude. He let me take pictures of him disassembling my laptop (to an alarming degree) and reassembling it. While he did some fine work, it turns out it was the AC adapter all along and the replacement wasn't necessary. Oh well, it can't hurt to have a new motherboard can it?

Unfortunately I never got the guy's name, but I gave him the link to the site to get the pictures, so Dell Technician Guy, if you e-mail me, I'll put your name in here. Thanks again!
Dell Guy starts to disassembly my laptop
The hard drive is already out
There goes the RAM..
A closeup of the hard drive
Battery's gone
Unscrewing the back
The new motherboard
The new motherboard up close. It's so oddly shaped!
The top panel goes..
Unscrewing more
The keyboard is gone!
Unhooking the touchpad
Dell Guy removes more parts
Here's the wireless module. For some reason it's placed in the center of the laptop
Heatsink and fan
A closeup of the heatsink and fan
The all important CPu
Dell Guy places the new motherboard in place
Screwing parts back in
The pins on the CPU... must be careful!
There are parts everywhere!
Poor Gamakichi looks like a bomb went off inside it
Reassembling more parts
Dell Guy in action
Screwing parts in
Heat sink looks secure
What goes next?
Reattaching the screen
Still missing a few parts
Connecting some wires
And just as quickly as it started, it's over! The whole process only took about 25 minutes
A cool cat I found on the way to Mike's house
Heeeyyy cat
Adenine, Rosie's mouse
What's up, mousey
There is no escape for you
Brett stands in front of my new S.T.A.L.K.E.R. map for scale
I printed out a map of the entire Zone
A closeup of Pripyat
A closeup of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
James watches Rosie play Guitar Hero
Brett in the bowl chair
Rosie plays some sweet tunes
James and Rosie
Brett, James, and Rosie all hanging out
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