March 28th, 2014

Bah

A Screw Cargo Cult

I have become very fed up of removing 21 tiny screws in order to open up the back of my laptop, which I needed to do in order to :
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So last night I rebelled and after fixing the power jack again, I only replaced 15 screws. Because I'm going to have to take them all out again, aren't I...

Apparently one of those screws I didn't replace was the screw that was causing my Windows updates to fail?

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Now I am installing update 12 of 37, and wondering whether this Toshiba would be a useable replacement.Collapse )And I am absolutely, definitely never buying a Vaio again.  Not only is this power jack socket cheap and horrid, (and bending it back into place so it works is starting to knacker the plastic around it) but I can't even find anyone in Europe who will sell me a replacement for it. *rage*