How to remove display on HP Compaq nc6320

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In this guide I explain how to remove and replace the display panel on a HP Compaq nc6320 (nc6300 series) notebook.

Also you can use this guide for:

1. Replacing the memory module installed in the internal slot.
2. Replacing the keyboard.
3. Replacing the cooling fan.
4. Cleaning the heat sink.
5. Replacing the CMOS (RTC) battery.


How to open up display on HP Compaq 8510p 8510w

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In this guide I explain how to take apart the display panel and replace the inverter board in HP Compaq 8510p and 8510w notebooks.

The inverter board located inside the display panel below the LCD panel.

The inverter works as a power supply for the backlight lamp inside the LCD.

When inverter fails, the LCD goes dark. The image is still on the screen but you can barely see it.

OK, let’s start taking it apart.

Open display HP Compaq 8510p 8510w


There are two rubber covers in the lower left and right corners of the display bezel.

You can remove these covers with a sharp object.


How to disassemble HP Compaq 8510p

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HP Compaq 8510p disassembly

In this guide I will disassemble a HP Compaq 8510p notebook PC and remove all main parts.

According to the HP specifications, my disassembly guide should work for a HP Compaq 8510w mobile workstation.

If it works for any other model, I would appreciate if you mention the model name in the following comments.

Before you start, you should turn off the notebook and unplug the power adapter.


Replacing keyboard on Compaq Presario 2580US

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Compaq Presario 2580us keyboard removal

In the following guide I explain how to remove and replace the keyboard on a Compaq Presario 2580US laptop.

Also, you can use this guide for replacing the memory modules and hard drive.


The replacement procedure is relatively simple and you can easily do it yourself at home. Proceed on your own risk!

Compaq Presario 2580US is similar to many other HP/Compaq models. The disassembly procedure should be the same (or almost the same) for the following models:


Removing keyboard and memory on HP Compaq nc6400

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In this guide I’ll explain how to remove the keyboard and replace the internal memory module on a HP Compaq nc6400 series laptop.

HP Compaq nc6400 has two memory slots. One of them can be easily accessed from the bottom but the second one is hidden under the keyboard. In order to replace the internal module you’ll have to remove the keyboard.

First of all, turn off the notebook, unplug it from the power adapter and remove the battery.

There are three screws securing the keyboard on the bottom.

You can remove these screws with a #8 torx or flathead screwdriver. Remove all three screws.

HP Compaq nc6400