How to disassemble HP Pavilion dv2

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In this guide I show how to disassemble a HP Pavilion dv2 model. I’m taking it apart in order to replace the motherboard.

HP Pavilion dv2 motherboard comes with the processor attached to it and the motherboard is not very expensive. If the motherboard failed it might make sense to repair the laptop.

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How to replace screen on HP Pavilion dv4

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In this guide I show how to replace LCD screen on HP Pavilion dv4 laptop.

HP Pavilion dv4 comes with two different types of screens installed:
1. LCD with CCFL backlight (requires inverter).
2. LCD with LED backlight.

In this guide I’ll be replacing the one with CCFL backlihgt.

Also you can use this guide for replacing LED LCDs but they don’t have inverter boards so you’ll have to skip steps 8 and 9.

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How to replace broken screen on HP 2000

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In this guide I explain how to replace broken screen on HP 2000 laptop.

In my case it was accidentally damaged and the image disappeared completely.

To be precise, I’m working on an HP 2000-210US model.

I would suggest making some notes during the disassembly process about screw locations. Some screws have different length. Your notes will be helpful when you assemble everything back together.

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How to take apart HP Pavilion dv8

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In this guide I explain how to take apart a HP Pavilion dv8 laptop. I’m taking it apart in order to replace failed DC jack.

The LED light on the DC jack started flickering when adapter plug moved. I tested it with another known good AC adapter but it didn’t fix the problem. I assumed this is DC jack related failure and decided to replace it.

I believe that HP Pavilion dv8  have many different flavors.

It’s possible that your model will be a little bit different but most disassembly steps should be very similar.

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How to replace screen on HP G62 or Compaq Presario CQ62

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In this guide I show how to remove and replace the screen on HP G62 or Compaq Presario CQ62 laptops.

Also, you can use this guide for replacing failed video cable or replacing damaged hinges.

The display panel has to be separated from the laptop base. You can follow steps 1-21 in this HP G62 or Compaq Presario CQ62 disassembly guide.

STEP 1.

There are only two screws securing the display bezel to the display cover.

These screws hidden under two screw seals in lower left and right corners of the display panel.

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How to replace screen on HP Pavilion dv6

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Today I show how to remove and replace damaged screen on HP Pavilion dv6 laptop.

This guide also will help you to replace the display cable and hinges.

The display panel can be disassembled only when it’s separated from the laptop base. Follow steps 1-18 in my first disassembly guide.

STEP 1.

You’ll find two screw covers in the lower left and right corners of the display panel.

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