Saturday, March 19, 2016

HP LAPTOP - HP ENVY X2 – Disassembling Procedure – How to remove the keyboard – How to remove the batteries – How to remove the display unit – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to Disassemble the Display unit 
  • How to remove the batteries 
  • How to remove the Keyboard 


HP ENVY X2

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to disassemble Base enclosure
Before disassembling the keyboard dock, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the keyboard dock. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the base enclosure:
1. Turn the computer face down, and then remove the rubber feet (1). The rubber feet are attached with adhesive, and have alignment pins that fit into the screw holes.
2. Remove the 2 3.0-mm screws located under the front rubber feet (2), and then remove the 2 polished 4.5-mm screws on the front row (3).
3. Remove the 2 remaining 4.5-mm screws under rear rubber feet (4).
4. Separate and release the bottom enclosure (1), and then remove the bottom enclosure (2).
How to disassemble Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the base enclosure
1. Turn the computer right-side up, with the front toward you.
2. Disconnect the battery cable (1) from the system board, and then remove the 7 screws securing the battery (2).
3. Remove the battery (3).
How to disassemble Digital media card reader board
Before removing the digital media card reader, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the base enclosure
5. Disconnect the battery cable
Remove the digital media card reader board and bracket:
1. Disconnect the digital media card reader cable (1).
2. Remove the 2x2–mm broadhead screw on the rear edge of the board and then remove the 2 2x5–mm screws securing the digital media card reader board to the system board (2). The drive tilts upwards.
3. Remove the digital media card reader board and bracket (3).
How to disassemble USB/Power Connector board
Before removing the USB/Power connector board, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the base enclosure
5. Disconnect the battery cable
Remove the USB/Power connector board:
1. Disconnect the USB/Power connector board cable (1).
2. Remove the 3 screws securing the USB/Power connector (2).
3. Remove the USB/Power connector board (3).
How to disassemble Top cover with keyboard (includes) TouchPad module
Before removing the TouchPad button board, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the display panel
5. Remove the base enclosure
Remove the TouchPad button board and cable:
1. Turn the top cover upside down, with the back edge toward you.
2. Disconnect the TouchPad cable (1) and release the metal tape (2).
3. Remove the two Phillips PM screws, and then remove the TouchPad tab.
4. Remove the TouchPad.
How to disassemble Display panel assembly and Battery
Before removing the display panel, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the display panel:
1. Turn the computer right-side up, with the rear toward you.
2. Open the computer.
3. Disconnect the tablet from the keyboard dock
4. Apply the heat gun to locations on the surface of the touch screen
5. Release the touch screen.
6. Remove the 5 2x3–mm screws securing the panel to the display assembly (2 on the top edge, 1 on the right side, and 2 on the left side).
7. Lift up on the top edge of the display
8. Locate the NFC antenna connector (1), disconnect the NFC antenna cable (2), and then remove the NFC antenna (3).
9. Disconnect the tablet battery cable (1), remove the 4 screws that secure the battery (2), and then remove the tablet battery (3).
10. Release the display panel cable support strip (1), release the display panel cable tape (2), and then disconnect the display panel cable (3).
11. Clear the routing channel and clips (4), and then remove the display panel (5).
12. Locate the display panel cable support strip (1), release the display panel cable tape (2), and then disconnect the display panel cable (3).
13. Lift up on the right side of the screen. From the left side, locate the 2 connectors (1), and then release the connectors (2). Remove the touch screen (3)