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When replacing a laptop screen, can only the right OEM screens be used?

Suppose we try to install a screen of the wrong brand (e.g. one that is smaller or equal to the correct size). Suppose further that we somehow beat the mechanical/physical connection aspect of it into ...
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basic difference between i5 and i7 processors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Core i3 and core i5 processors. What is the difference? What do I choose? I am planning to buy an HP desktop,all the features are nice as far as I know but it doesn't ...
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What parts are worth salvaging from a HP dv6402ca laptop?

My HP Pavilion dv6402ca is dead (probably the motherboard), and I was wondering if there are any parts in it worth salvaging aside from the RAM and HDD.
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What parts of a Compaq Presario v6000 laptop are reusable?

I have a Compaq Presario v6000 that fails to work anymore, the casing and hard drive are shot. I want to know if any parts from it are "standard" enough to work in a budget system. Also, I realize I ...
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Where to get laptop replacement parts? [closed]

I am sure some of us have older laptops that still works but just one or two parts started not working very well. However, to send it back to the manufacturer for repair might not be worth the money ...