Toshiba Satellite C850 Repair

Toshiba Satellite C850

The Toshiba Satellite C850 is a 15.6-inch notebook with a choice of either AMD or Intel processors. It has USB 3.0 and can be configured with up to a 1TB HDD for storage and discrete graphics.

HDD, RAM Memory Upgrade

Introduction

Toshiba Satellite C850 - HDD RAM Memory Upgrade

HDD, RAM memory upgrade.

Step 1

Toshiba Satellite C850 - HDD RAM Memory Upgrade
  • Switch off the laptop and remove the battery.
  • Remove the HDD/Memory cover, secured by one Phillips screw.

Step 2

Toshiba Satellite C850 - HDD RAM Memory Upgrade
  • There is one screw, holding the DVD drive.
  • Pull out the DVD drive.

HDD Replacement/Upgrade - Toshiba Inspiron N5110

Introduction

Toshiba Inspiron n5110 - HDD Replacement Upgrade

This laptop has a strange engineering design. To change the Hard Disk drive you must fully disassemble it. There is not an HDD cover like on other laptops. In this manual we will show you how to do this.

Step 1

Toshiba Inspiron n5110 - HDD Replacement Upgrade
  • Switch off the laptop and remove the battery.
  • The keyboard is held by 4x locking clips. By using cutter, carefully lift up the one side of the keyboard and start opening the locking clips.

Step 2

Toshiba Inspiron n5110 - HDD Replacement Upgrade
  • There are two slots for memory modules.

Step 3

Toshiba Inspiron n5110 - HDD Replacement Upgrade
  • Slide the HDD to disconnect it from the SATA connector and remove it.

Step 4

Toshiba Inspiron n5110 - HDD Replacement Upgrade
  • Remove the metal folio secured by 4 Phillips screws and transfer it to the new HDD.

Heat Sink and Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Inspiron N5110

Introduction

Heat Sink and Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Inspiron N5110

If your laptop overheat, you must open it and clean the Heat-Sink system. This video will show you how to do this.

Step 1

Heat Sink and Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Inspiron N5110
  • Switch-off the laptop and remove the battery.
  • To remove the keyboard lift it from one side by using cutter. Now open 4x locking clips at the upper side on the keyboard.

Step 2

Heat Sink and Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Inspiron N5110
  • Open the keyboard flex cable connector and remove the KB.
  • Open the RAM memory cover.
  • The DVD drive is held by one screw. After unscrewing, you can remove the drive.

Step 3

Heat Sink and Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Inspiron N5110
  • After removing all the screws and opening all the connectors, you can remove the upper case.

Keyboard Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

Introduction

Keyboard Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

How to replace the Keyboard on Toshiba Satellite, series 850. The video manual is for cleaning the cooling system, but you can follow it, because at the beginning you can see how to disassemble the keyboard.

Step 1

Keyboard Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Switch-off the laptop and remove the battery.

Step 2

Keyboard Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • The Keyboard is held by 7x locking clips. Use cutter and plastic tools to unlock them.

Step 3

Keyboard Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Disconnect the old Keyboard and you are ready to install the new one.
  • To remove or re-insert the keyboard ribbon, simply flip the locking clip upwards to unlock and downwards to lock the ribbon. Alternatively, you may pull it outwards with a fingernail.

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

Introduction

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

How to apply thermal compound, paste, grease on the main CPU.

Step 1

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Use a lint-free cloth to clean the old thermal compound.
  • If the thermal compound is solidified, you can use a flat end of any plastic tool to scrape it off. Use again cloth with isopropyl alcohol to clean the Thermal surface.

Step 2

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Use the same technic to clean the surface of the processor from the old thermal compound.

Step 3

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Dispense a small amount of thermal compound.
  • Using a plastic finger protector, glove or a plastic bag on your finger and spread the paste evenly across the surface.
  • Another way to spread the compound is by using a plastic card.

Step 4

Thermal Paste Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • That's all.

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

Introduction

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850

For many laptops the WiFi card is under the HDD cover and replacing is very easy operation. To change the WiFi half mini PCIe card on this laptop, you must to disassemble the bottom case.

Step 1

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Switch-off the laptop and remove the battery.
  • Use cutter and plastic tool to remove the Keyboard, held by 7x locking clips.

Step 2

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Remove 7x screws from the upper case.
  • Disassemble the HDD, RAM Memory cover and remove the HDD (just for safety).
  • Then remove 12x screws so you can start with disassembling the bottom case.

Step 3

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850
  • Use a plastic tool for separating the bottom case from the laptop.

Step 4

WiFi/Bluetooth Half Mini PCI Express Card Replacement - Toshiba Satellite C850