[rescue] Looking for tips and advice on laptop disassembly

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Sun Feb 24 06:35:39 CST 2008

    Greetings Rescuers!

    I'm looking for advice on how to get a Gateway W323-UI1 type laptop
apart.  Specifically, I need to disconnect the display and CCFL lamps
as I think they're pulling the PSU down and keeping the thing from
doing anything.  The intent is to take an otherwise completely dead
piece of kit and turn it into a small compute server that can be
easily hidden; hence no need for the display (hooking it to a monitor
will be fine for initial installation and configuration).

    I'm normally pretty adept at getting things apart and back together,
but this thing has me stumped.

    Ideas?  Thanks!

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