How to pull apart HP Pavilion dv6-3000. Guide 3.

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Pull apart HP Pavilion dv6-3000

In the following post I explain how to pull apart an HP Pavilion dv6-3000 series laptop.

Also, this pull apart guide should work for HP Pavilion dv-4000 series.

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How to disassemble HP G72 and Compaq Presario CQ72

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HP G72 laptop disassembly

In the following guide I explain how to disassemble an HP G72.

This guid also works for Compaq Presario CQ72 models.

In this particular case I’m taking apart an HP G72-B57CL laptop.

I’ll go though the following major disassembly steps:

STEP 1-6: Removing the hard drive and optical drive. Accessing the CMOS battery, wireless card and memory modules.
STEP 7-15: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 16-20: Removing the top cover assembly.
STEP 21-26: Removing the motherboard.
STEP 27-30: Accessing the cooling fan and DC jack cable.

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Taking apart HP Pavilion dv6. Guide 2.

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HP Pavilion dv6 disassembly

Today I post my second take-apart guide for HP Pavilion dv6 laptops.

HP Pavilion dv6 models have different body styles and they have different disassembly procedures. The following guide will work for dv6-6000 series.

In this particular case I’m taking apart an HP Pavilion dv6-6013cl.

You will find links to other dv6 models at the end of this guide.

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How to replace screen on HP Pavilion g7

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In this guide I show how to remove and replace damaged or failed LCD screen on a HP Pavilion g7.

As you see, in my case it’s broken. It’s cracked badly and the left side doesn’t show any image.

Make sure the computer is turned off before you start the disassembly process.

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Taking apart HP Pavilion dv7. Guide 3.

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In this guide I’ll be taking apart a HP Pavilion dv7 laptop.

This is my THIRD disassembly guide for HP Pavilion dv7 series. This guide was made for HP Pavilion dv7-6000 series.

In this particular case I’m taking apart dv7-6113cl model.

If your laptop looks like one shown on the following picture, this guide will work for you.

At the end of the guide you’ll find links to other three dv7 models.

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Replacing screen on HP G42 or Compaq Presario CQ42

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In the following guide I show how to remove and replace the LCD screen on a HP G42 or Compaq Presario CQ42 laptop.

In this particular case I’m removing screen  from a  HP G42-303DX model.

In order to replace the LCD screen it’s necessary to separate the display panel from the base assembly first. Otherwise you will not be able to remove the bezel. Check out my first HP G42 and Compaq Presario CQ42 disassembly guide for the display panel removal instructions (steps 1-27).

OK, let’s assume the display pane has been removed and now we can start taking it apart.

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How to disassemble HP G42 or Compaq Presario CQ42

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In the following guide I explain how to disassembly a HP G42 or Compaq Presario CQ42 laptop.

Both models are very similar and all following disassembly steps should be the same or very similar for both models.

In this particular case I’m taking apart a HP G42-303DX model.

I will walk you though the following major disassembly steps:

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HP 2000 disassembly

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In this post I explain how to disassemble HP 2000. I will remove main laptop components and show how to access area under the top cover.

I’ll go through the following major disassembly steps:
STEP 1-7: Accessing RAM. Removing the hard drive and DVD drive.
STEP 8-15: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 16-19: Removing the top cover assembly. Accessing the internal components.

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How to disassemble HP Pavilion dm1

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Today I show how to disassemble a HP Pavilion dm1 laptop.

I’m working on the following model: HP Pavilion dm1z-4000 CTO Entertainment Notebook PC.

My goal is replacing failed cooling fan which is mounted on the bottom side of the motherboard. It means I’ll have to remove most internal components in order to get access to the fan.

During the disassembly process I’ll go through the following major steps:

STEP 1-7: Removing the bottom cover. Accessing the hard drive, CMOS battery, memory slots.
STEP 8-18: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 19-32: Separating the base assembly from the display. Removing the top cover.
STEP 33-36: Removing the motherboard. Accessing the DC power jack.
STEP 37-38: Disconnecting and removing the cooling fan.

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