Laptop Repair Tutorials

5 tutorials
Updated February 6, 2018

How to change the BIOS boot screen logo image on Lenovo Laptops

If you want to inject some branding to your Lenovo laptops by customizing the BIOS splash screen image then here is a quick tutorial on how you can do that. Download the BIOS update utility Download the BIOS Update Utility from the Lenovo support website and extract the files: Click Next and accept the agreement: Take note of the path…


Lenovo laptop turning off when removing power cord

Yesterday I got a support ticket from a user that was complaining about her Lenovo T440s laptop turning off every time she unplug the power cord from the laptop. Indeed the laptop was shutting down when removing the power cord even though both batteries were showing fully charged. The first thing I did was to upgrade the BIOS and reinstall…


2100 detection error on hdd0 (main hdd) hard drive error

If you are getting the error “2100 detection error on hdd0 (main hdd)”  when you boot up your computer then most likely your hard drive is either dead or is on its deathbed. Recently a user brought me his laptop with this problem, and after trying every suggestion I found online including reseating the hard drive as suggested by many…


MacBook Pro stuck at start-up Apple logo white screen

A friend of mine posted this message on Facebook the other day regarding his MacBook Pro laptop that he purchased in 2012: I have a Macbook Pro from 2012 with a dead video card. It will cost me about $500/$600 to fix it, then it will be ok for maybe year or so, I’m told. I’m gone go and pass…


Laptop Screen Black On Startup – Everything Else Working

If you are reading this article probably you have the problem that when you turn on your laptop the screen does not display anything, but everything else does, hard drive spin, the lights come on, etc. everything seems to be working, but the screen just does not come on. I will just list the possible solutions to this problem, is…