Following these instructions you can disassemble a Toshiba Satellite M45 laptop.
Some main components can be accessed and removed from the bottom of the laptop.
1. You can easily access the CPU with the heatsink through the door on the bottom of the laptop, as it shown on the steps 4 and 5.
2. Memory, wireless card and DVD drive also can be removed without taking the whole thing apart. In order to remove the DVD drive, follow steps 6-7.
3. If you are replacing the keyboard, you don’t have to remove any screws from the bottom, simply follow steps 9-12.
If you want to replace the cooling fan, then you’ll have to remove the top cover and the motherboard, there is no easy access to the cooling fan.
For the display panel disassembly instructions, please proceed to these instructions.