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Laptop Revival – Part 2

I was finally able to get all of the critical parts that I needed to put my beloved but obsolete Gateway Solo 9500 laptop back to working condition again. Since I’m seriously considering putting this whole motherboard into a custom case of some sort, I decided not to buy new screws and/or keyboard keys. I […]

Laptop Revival – Part 1

Patient: Gateway Solo 9500 My goal is to get this eight year old laptop to full working condition, without spending a lot of cash. Some of the problems I might encounter during this procedure are: Missing Screws (though might not be a problem if I find another suitable enclosure) Overheating CPU, on a count of […]