Attempting to repair a laptop on your own can be a risky endeavor. Not only could it worsen the original problem, but it can also cause more damage to your computer. Small mistakes, such as slipping a hand, using the wrong tool, or even generating an electrical short circuit with your own body's static electricity, can all lead to serious issues. Moreover, computers are a central hub for data and other personal information.
By attempting to perform repairs, you are putting this data at risk. Dismantling the system while trying to repair it can damage the internal structure and cause the permanent destruction of specific components, leading to data loss and frustration. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario (Canada) found that technicians from six of the twelve commercial workshops they visited had accessed personal data. Two of those workshops were also copying the data to a personal device.
Devices that belonged to women were more likely to be spied on, and such espionage tended to seek more sensitive data, including images, documents and financial information that were both sexually and non-sexually revealing. In conclusion, attempting to repair a laptop on your own is not recommended due to the risks associated with it. Not only could you worsen the original problem, but you could also put your data at risk. It is best to leave laptop repairs to the professionals.