MacBook Water Damage

Repairing a MacBook that has gone through water damage is not an easy task. Even slight spills might create some serious issues in its function. Hence, professional tools and help are required to repair it. Ensure you are not in haste after your MacBook has suffered a water splash. The damage could be controlled. However, avoid using alcohol for drying or cleaning it as it might damage the system even further. Let’s move further and get familiar with the primary steps to make sure your MacBook will not destroy after water damage.

Primary steps right after MacBook water damage

As soon as you know your MacBook is in water, take it out from the wet area. Here is what you have to do after that:

  • Do not check if it’s working – People often make this mistake. As soon as their system gets in the water, they try to switch the system on. Bad choice, do not do it.
  • Handle with care – Use absorbent towels or gravity to take out the water carefully. People often make way for water inside the system while brushing it off. Be extra cautious around the keyboard, vents, joints, and ports.
  • Dissemble – Right after rinsing off the water, remove whatever part you can from Mac, pull out the hard drive and remove the battery as well.
  • Tilt-up – Let the process of gravity work for you, tilt your Mac like a teepee, and leave it on support for a long period. Please don’t touch it for hours.
  • Rice might help – Take the moisture out with the help of uncooked rice, as it will soak all the water and even the tiny droplets. Give it some time.

When you mess up with a system like MacBook, it becomes quite understood that you want to know whether the water damage is cured or not quickly. However, experts suggest you must give it some time, do not plugin before a couple of days have passed. After around 48 hours, test if your system is working fine or not. There are chances that it might have healed, but if not. Then it is better to take your MacBook to a reputable and professional service provider as they might have the experience of repairing a water-damaged system.

Services that you can avail for repairing your MacBook

There are several types of services based on the level offered by the service providers. Here is the level of services for MacBook that you must know-

First level: Cleaning of your Device

Cleaning of the logic board. Parts of your MacBook like the touchpad, keyboard, screen, hard drive, and battery must be either cleaned or replaced. After that, reassemble it to see whether it has started functioning or not. In case your logic board has been damaged, then the MacBook will not be repaired. You might have to replace the complete logic board, and this will be an expensive affair. Hence, if you can find a logic board that is refurbished, then go for it. This service provider will ask you for a fee for assessment as the cleaning job takes a lot of time and the chances of survival are not very high. Repairing centers that are authorized by Apple as well as third parties offer this level of service. Water-damaged MacBook doesn’t fall under warranty standards offered by Apple. Hence, even if your Mac has an Apple Care+, you will be charged a service fee. Along with that, Apple doesn’t offer services for recovering data, but if you need it, you must have the Mac data recovery service.

Second level: Replacement or cleaning touchpad

This service offers to replace or clean the touchpad, screen, battery, hard drive, and keyboard. Along with that, it replaces chips of the logic board that are corroded then your Mac is cleaned with the help of an ultrasonic cleaning device. The technician who performs this job must be well-skilled in micro soldering. This level of service results in a higher rate of success; hence, the technician might not ask for an assessment fee. Only some experienced professionals can provide second-level service as it needs a special skill set and knowledge.

Third level: Troubleshooting to find errors in your MacBook

This level of service is offered, including the other two levels. At this level, a software engineer does troubleshooting for spotting the faulty chips that got away from the microscope. Performing this job needs a very high level of knowledge, skills, and equipment. Your service provider must understand the design of Apple’s logic board in a comprehensive way. Along with that, the depot facilities of Apple are only available in China and the USA. Thus, very few skilled third-party service providers can provide this level of service. Most of the time, no assessment fee is charged for this process as it results in a higher rate of success than the other two levels.

Hopefully, this might have helped you to get an insight on recovering your MacBook from spilled water and other liquid damage. If this helps, make sure that your soda, water, or drink is far away from your MacBook. Be cautious to avoid any similar accidents in the future. Make sure that the water damage to your MacBook (if it happens again in the future) is minimized with the help of waterproof skin. However, the waterproof skin is not a sure shot guarantee, but it might handle a few drops or slight spills in an efficient way.

Conclusion

When you are fully aware of the MacBook water damage and its cure for your MacBook, make certain that you do not make any rookie mistakes. For instance, plugging in the charger to see if it’s working, using a hairdryer to remove water, and end up damaging other sensitive components. Finally, do not shake your system like a rug and this will not help at all. Water damage is controllable, but you have to be cautious.

hp laptop screen repair

Regardless of how gently you use your laptop, a user generally faces a lot of problems while working on a laptop. Many types of errors may occur in your device, and they might be regarding your laptop’s hardware or software. The brand of your laptop doesn’t even matter that much. Some of the common problems like processing, assembly, configuration, or black screen may occur in any brand.

Determine faulty screen issue:

Most HP laptop users face black screen problems whenever they turn it on or suddenly while working on it. There can be many reasons that can cause a black screen in your laptop. Sometimes it can be hard to find the exact reason for the cause. But the most common cause of arising this issue is any fault in the hardware, GPU’s loose connections or having the bad cables and ports may result in black screen.

If having faulty hardware is not the issue, the problem must be in the laptop’s software, such as any corrupted software. Attaching an external screen can be an experiment to determine the cause of the problem from the display or the GPU. You have to connect an HDTV with your HP laptop with its suitable connectivity cable. The same screen will reflect on your HDTV too. Observe that if the same black screen is appearing on your HDTV or not.

If the black screen doesn’t appear on the HDTV, it clarifies that the problem is with your display. And if the black screen appears on the second screen, it means that your graphic card is at fault. Yet both are considered hardware issues. Without having sufficient knowledge to fix it, if you do so, this may cause multiple problems in your device, including horizontal lines. The solutions given below may help you provide an easy fix for your HP laptop’s black screen.

Tips to fix Black Screen appearing on your HP laptop:

Note: If you cannot log in to your laptop’s Windows, you always need to first boot your laptop in safe mode before applying these solutions.

Solution 1: Reset your laptop

Faulty hardware can be the reason for your laptop’s black screen. To determine and rectify the issue, you should disconnect any third-party hardware device if connected and follow the steps: –

  • Turn off the system
  • Now cut the power and remove any hard drive and battery or any attached external device.
  • Press the power button and hold it for at least 1 minute. After this, release the button.
  • After this process, only put the battery and pug inside the charger and nothing else.
  • At last, boot your laptop and see if it rectified the issue.

If this solution provides you with an effective result, then you got your fix for the problem. Suppose the black screen on your HP laptop is still present. Don’t panic or need to worry, and we have other solutions on the way for you.

Solution 2: Restart the Explorer

If suddenly your explorer has been closed, which might be due to a virus, the laptop display probably goes to a black screen. Explorer.exe would handle most of the process of the desktop, taskbar, and many more if any fault occurred in your laptop regarding this problem. Your taskbar or desktop may become invisible and may turn the screen black. To overcome this problem, follow the steps given below: –

  • Firstly, open the task manager by pressing the Ctrl key along with shift and Esc on your keyboard.
  • If you are using Windows 7, go to the processes tab or click on the Details tab.
  • In the details tab, scroll downwards and find exe.
  • End explorer.exe process by selecting and clicking on the End task key.
  • At last, restart your laptop and check that the black screen issue is resolved or not.

Or, if you are not able to find the explorer.exe in your details tab, you can do it by yourself: –

  • In task manager itself, go on file and select run new task
  • Search for explorer.exe by typing it on the space given and press enter key.
  • The process will start running and make your screen normal.

Solution 3: Update Graphics card drive

Outdated version of your graphic card driver might result in sluggish performance and even the appearance of a black screen on a laptop. To avoid these problems, you have to keep your graphic card driver up to date and try to use the latest available version. You can update your graphic card driver in two ways, either manually or automatically.

If you have great computer commanding skills with a lot of time, you may prefer manual installation. But the risk percentage is more in choosing a manual option. As working manually, you have to recognize your system and a suitable driver for the laptop, and also, we have a risk of downloading or installing the wrong driver. To eliminate these risks, you should prefer for automatic option and follow the following steps: –

  • Download the “driver easy” application and install it. It automatically recognizes your system and finds the best driver for your laptop.
  • Now run the driver easy app and click on the scan button. The driver will scan and detect if any problem present.
  • Click on the update button at the bottom of the screen, which automatically downloads the best version of the driver for you.
  • After the updating process is done, restart your laptop, and now the black screen is resolved.

Solution 4: Disable Fast Start-up

When you disable your fast start-up option in your HP laptop. It might fix the black screen issue. Follow the steps given: –

  • Open the Control panel and click on the power option.
  • Click on Choose what power buttons do the key.
  • After that, click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.
  • Untick the Turn on fast start-up and at last click on Save changes.
  • Now restart your laptop, and the black screen issue is resolved.

Conclusion:

Having the malfunctions caused in your HP laptop’s display may let you face many problems. Our HP laptop screen repair services cover all makes and models. If you find a minimal issue in your device, you can fix it by yourself, but if the damage occurred is extensive, it will be good for you to get the assistance of a professional.

acer laptop repair

Regardless of how gently you use your laptop, a user generally faces many problems working on it. Many types of errors may occur in your device, and they might be regarding your laptop’s hardware or software. The brand of your laptop doesn’t even matter that much. Some of the common problems like processing, assembly, or configuration may occur in any brand.

However, Acer Laptop users are most commonly confronted with five different types of errors. Suppose you face the problems like freezing frames in your laptop’s display, sluggish processing performance, incapability of the motherboard. You must follow the steps provided herein, which may provide satisfaction to your concern, or if not getting the proper results, you should contact your nearest Acer service center. The assistance of professionals can be the best solution for your problems. Here we provide you with five easy fixes to the problems that may help you resolve all the problems quickly and effectively.

Five common problems of Acer laptops and easy solution:

System’s heating problem

When the system’s processor is overloaded and not giving up to the mark performance, when there is an excessive amount of increment in heat, this may generally result in the heating problem of the whole system. The excess heating issue may damage the laptop’s internal parts, instead of having a fan inside the laptop to regulate the temperature and cool down the excess storage of heat in your electrical device.

The solution to fix the heating issue:

  1. Remove the dust: If you are facing a heating problem in the laptop, the first step you have to follow is cleaning the dust present inside your device. Vents are present inside your laptop for easy flow of the air and heat. The dust clogged inside may dysfunction some parts like it may prevent fan blades or vent from working effectively. The dust ultimately causes the fan to work harder, and the heat may not be released, which results in a heating issue.
  2. Keep the laptop in the cool room: It’s an optional step to follow depending upon the level of heating. You have to keep your heated laptop in a cool room which may maintain a proper temperature. After it is done, you may move it further.
  3. Proper ventilation: You should always keep your laptop at a proper height, giving your good laptop ventilation. As we discussed above, the stuck dust might increase heating, and good ventilation may solve this problem.
  4. Always keep your laptop updated: As Acer provides BIOS updates for the users.
  5. Low power mode: Always try to work on your laptop using low power consumption mode. By doing this, your laptop consumes less power and release low heat, and will remain cool.

Low-performance rate with long boot time

If you are also facing the problem of sluggish performance, lacking or your device is getting hang when you use several applications at a time. And if your laptop is taking more than regular boot time, then the bootloader is much needed.

The solution to fix the problem:

  1.  Firstly, you have to uninstall all the unused applications or programs. For the long run, to get over this problem, you have to download ‘suite 7 professional tool’, which is an effective optimizer and start-up manager.
  2. Upgrading to an advanced RAM level can be a good solution to get rid of its sluggish performance. Slow performance can result from low memory as your laptop might require more memory to function properly.

Sudden shut down the problem

This is considered a common problem for Acer users. This can be cured by applying some common fixes. You have to analyze the issue and troubleshoot the particular section of the software causing the problem.

The solution to fix the problem:

 Every Acer laptop has a pre-installed antivirus named ‘Windows defender. So, the user has to uninstall all the third-party installed applications and programs. These programs may lead you to the laptop shutdown.

  1. Mainly the program or applications running in the background may cause multiple malfunctions in your system resulting from your laptop shutdown. Close all the programs running in the background, and if you are not able to close them use task manager to close them anyhow.
  2. Always keep your laptop updated.  Always keep searching for updates to keep your laptop up to date.

Flickering or Black screen issue

If you are using Windows 10 on your laptop, you must have gone through a problem with the unexpected appearance of a black screen. To fix this issue of flickering or blacking of the screen, you have to follow some steps on your Acer laptop.

The solution to fix the problem:

  1.  The following reasons may cause this problem: Application incompatibility and issue in the display driver.
  2. Avoid connecting any external device as it may result in a blackout of your laptop screen.
  3. In this situation, you have to wake up your laptop’s display by clicking ‘Windows key + Ctrl + Shift + B.’
  4. If the issue is not resolved, then the last option is to troubleshoot your laptop to fix the problem. This can do by restarting your laptop and boot in the device in safe mode.

Excessive notice from laptop’s fan

As we already discussed, when you work in a high-power mode, the processor has to work with high frequency, and also, the fan starts spinning faster. Dust is also one of the reasons for fans causing more notice while spinning. But most of the peoples are less bothered about cleaning the fan. Many of them are afraid and still dependent on experts for such cleaning purposes.

The solution to fix the problem:

  1.  One must not overshadow this minor problem as this may result in obstruction in fan blades and make them noisier while working.
  2. You have to turn off your laptop and cut its electricity flow.
  3. Remove its battery and try to find an air vent placed at the outer edge.
  4. Unscrew the below panels, and now you can see the fan.
  5. Deep clean the fan and blow out all the dust present.

Conclusion

Not every Acer laptop has these problems. But one must get his mind prepared before purchasing a laptop to encounter suck issues. We perform Acer Laptop screen replacement if your screen is flickering, has brightness issues, lines, scratches, or marks.

MacBook pro screen repair

In the MacBook Pro series of computers, Apple has used two different types of screens that are light-emitting display and a liquid crystal display. Both the screens have their pros and cons, they both use different technologies and both may face any type of error problems regarding hardware or software.

The most common problem arising out with all the MacBook pro users nowadays is, a horizontal line is appearing on the screen which causes disturbance and also hinders its flawless working. Without having sufficient knowledge to fix it if you do so, this may cause multiple problems in your device including horizontal lines.

Display

The MacBook Pro has an LCD or LED screen resolution display that is connected to the video card placed inside the laptop’s chassis. For an effective display purpose, it follows a particular process in which the binary data firstly goes to the CPU and then transferred to the video card.

The work of the video card is translated and put the data into an image form and shown that image on the computer display. So, if the settings, components, or any connection between the two is done in a faulty manner will cause numerous errors in the display including these horizontal lines in MacBook pro.

Temporary fixing of the screen

A quick and easy method for fixing your screen from the errors that occurred by the mismanagement of the connection between the internal hardware and display is to move your MacBook pro screen to different positions. You have to just close and open the MacBook’s screen and if it doesn’t work, they may have an option of changing the angle of the screen until the horizontal lines in the display disappear.

If adjusting the position of the display doesn’t help you or come up with any positive result for you. Then you might have a clear image in mind, that the fault is not related to your MacBook’s hardware, the problem must be an issue with internal software.

Tips to fix horizontal lines appearing on your MacBook Pro

Most of the MacBook Pro owners are reporting their complaints about the appearance of horizontal lines in their devices. This problem is likely to be a hardware issue. So, here are some tips to fix the issue: –

Step 1: Reset SMC of your MacBook: The first thing an individual must do is to immediately reset the SMC of the MacBook, to reset the SMC, you have to follow the steps.

There are two types of models available in the market, the one that has a T2 chip and the other one is without it. So, to reset the model’s SMC having T2 chip, follow the steps:

  • Turn off your device (MacBook Pro).
  • Hold the left control and press the Alt option placed at your left, with a right shift key.
  • Hold the above keys for at least 7-10 seconds. Without letting them release, press and hold the power button present on your MacBook Pro.
  • Now, additionally, keep all these four keys pressed for about 7-10 seconds more.
  • Now, release the keys you pressed and wait for at least 30 seconds, and after that turn on your MacBook Pro.

To reset the model’s SMC without having a T2 chip, follow the steps given below: –

  • The first step that always remains the same is to shut down your device (MacBook Pro).
  • Hold shift key of the left side and left control along with left Alt option key available.
  • Hold the above keys for at least 10-12 seconds. Without letting them release, press and hold the power button on your MacBook Pro.
  • Now, additionally, keep all these four keys pressed for about 10 seconds more.
  • Now, release the keys you pressed and wait for at least 20-30 seconds, and after that turn on your MacBook Pro.

Step 2: Reset NVRAM on MacBook Pro: After completing the above process, the individual has to reset their MacBook’s NVRAM with the following steps:

  • Restart your MacBook.
  • After turning your MacBook back on, press the command keys P and R and keep it held.
  • After hearing the start-up sound of the MacBook for the second time, then after you have to release the keys.
  • With the models having a T2 chip, you have to keep in mind before releasing the keys, after when the Apple logo appears and disappears for the second time.

Another method to fix the issue

Research indicates that most of the Apple engineers are well aware of this error popping up and they are still working to fix it as soon as they can. So, here is another simple method to fix the problem: –

  • Press the control key along with shift and eject, this will ultimately turn off your MacBook Pro and reset it.
  • Put your MacBook Pro to sleep, this you can do by going to the Apple menu closing the lid.
  • Let the MacBook sleep, till then wait. After then press any key button from the keyboard to wake the MacBook from sleep mode.

This is considered the most prominent and easy method to fix this error.

Attach External Screen

This is just an experiment to determine the cause of the problem whether it is from the display or the GPU. You have to just connect an HDTV with your MacBook Pro with its suitable connectivity cable, the same screen will reflect on your HDTV too. Observe that if the same horizontal lines are appearing on your HDTV or not.

If the lines don’t appear on the HDTV, then it makes clear that the problem is with your display. And if the lines appear on the second screen too, it means that your graphic card is at fault. Yet both are considered as hardware issues, the best solution is to contact an Apple service center.

Conclusion

The Macbook Pro screen repair may cause you to experience a number of operational issues. This may cause your MacBook display to work inefficiently and occasionally cause glitches. To figure out what’s wrong, you’ll need to troubleshoot your MacBook. If you discover a minor problem with your device, you can repair it yourself; however, if the damage is extensive, you should seek the assistance of a professional.