Tools Featured in this Teardown

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your toshiba satellite pro T130-138, use our service manual.

turn off your computer for safety reasons
  • turn off your computer for safety reasons

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flip the computer over and remove the 12 philips 0 screws this will make the keyboard and trackpad part free then unscrew the two philips 0 screws guarding the 2 RAM boards then unscrew the two philips 0 screws guarding the 2 RAM boards
  • flip the computer over and remove the 12 philips 0 screws this will make the keyboard and trackpad part free

  • then unscrew the two philips 0 screws guarding the 2 RAM boards

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thanks for the advice really helpful

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you can remove the 2 RAM boards by lifting them up here we have two beautiful RAM boards
  • you can remove the 2 RAM boards by lifting them up

  • here we have two beautiful RAM boards

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by unscrewing these 2 star screws size 6 we can lift the hard disk plate. the hard disk is secured by two philips 0 screws the hard disk is secured by two philips 0 screws
  • by unscrewing these 2 star screws size 6 we can lift the hard disk plate.

  • the hard disk is secured by two philips 0 screws

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unscrew the hard disk screws and use the spudger to slide the hard disk out pull it up and put it aside
  • unscrew the hard disk screws

  • and use the spudger to slide the hard disk out

  • pull it up and put it aside

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slide the two plastic pieces holding the battery and pull it out you will have to take all these silver philips 0 screws
  • slide the two plastic pieces holding the battery

  • and pull it out

  • you will have to take all these silver philips 0 screws

  • but for the next step remove the ones I am pointing

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use a spudger to remove the bezel
  • use a spudger to remove the bezel

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remove the 2 philips 0 screws and get the keyboard out with a spudger lift the black plastic and pull the cable out
  • remove the 2 philips 0 screws and get the keyboard out with a spudger

  • lift the black plastic and pull the cable out

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follow the same process to disconnect the trackpad, button and lights. you will end up with something like this you will end up with something like this
  • follow the same process to disconnect the trackpad, button and lights.

  • you will end up with something like this

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you have to take this screw located on the RAM boards connector use a spudger to lift the top off, go all around the laptop and you'll get it off It looks really beautiful!
  • you have to take this screw located on the RAM boards connector

  • use a spudger to lift the top off, go all around the laptop and you'll get it off

  • It looks really beautiful!

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this is not a step I am not going deeper into this so I don't break anything you can go if you want.
  • this is not a step I am not going deeper into this so I don't break anything you can go if you want.

  • anything that you do that is not shown in the teardown is at your own risk

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the inside contains
  • the inside contains

  • two speakers

  • one cooler

  • ports

  • screen connector

  • and a giant interesting motherboard

  • oh and don't forget about the memory card reader

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here we disconnect the battery slot and we get the card reader connector out such as the screen
  • here we disconnect the battery slot

  • and we get the card reader connector out

  • such as the screen

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remove the rest of the cables some of the cables are glued to the mother board don't remove them
  • remove the rest of the cables

  • some of the cables are glued to the mother board don't remove them

  • remove the mother board screws

  • the screen connector is secured by 2 philips 0 screws

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if you did what I did you will end up like this
  • if you did what I did you will end up like this

  • I don't want to go deeper because I don't want to take the risk of breaking or damaging the computer

  • if you go deeper it's at your own risk

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  • I will give it an 8/10

  • after removing the screws everything is easy to remove

  • the top, bezels and keyboard come easy off

  • some of the cables and components are fragile with makes it harder to remove

  • the track pad is covered with a sticky plastic with makes it harder to tear down

  • any components that are not well connected can make the computer not function well.

  • the opening tools are there if you want to disconnect some cables that are hard to disconnect

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