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How do I open my ultraportable laptop (Vaio VGN 270P) to dust the CPU and fan? Removing screws doesn't do it.

Posted on 2008-06-15
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I have removed all 9 screws with arrows on the back, and I still can't pry the keyboard off this ultraportable notebook. It has been shutting down spontaneously, due to overheating I suppose. I can peek inside with the screws removed, but can't pry it apart, and I don't want to break it. Are there other steps I need to do?

The computer also has model number PCG 4D1L

Thanks a lot!!!

Stewart
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No, my computer is much smaller than that one. Mine is a T series. The link is for an S series Vaio.

It looks like this one:

http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=2502&review=Sony+VAIO+T270P%2FL+Notebook+%2D+VGN%2DT270P%2FL
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Here is the service manual for the VGN-T series
Your model is actually the VGN-T270P (pcg-4D1L)
http://home.comcast.net/~nw_systems/vgnT.pdf
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Thanks, much appreciated! You must have quite an inventory of such documents!

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I see why he is a wizard...
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