Saturday, April 02, 2016

How to disassemble HP laptop - HP Mini 1000 Netbook – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the top cover – how to remove the battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to replace the battery
  • How to remove the keyboard
  • How to remove the top cover   

HP Mini 1000 Netbook

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Device feet
The device feet are adhesive-backed rubber pads. The feet are included in the Rubber Kit, spare part number 504613-001. There are 4 rubber feet that are installed on the base enclosure in the locations illustrated below.
How to remove Battery
Before disassembling the device, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the device. If you are unsure whether the device is off or in Hibernation, turn the device on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the device.
3. Disconnect the power from the device by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the device.
Remove the battery:
1. Turn the device upside down on a flat surface, with the battery bay toward you.
2. Slide the battery release latches (1) to release the battery.
3. Pivot the battery (2) upward and remove the battery (3) from the device.
How to remove Memory module
Before removing the memory module, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the device. If you are unsure whether the device is off or in Hibernation, turn the device on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the device.
3. Disconnect the power from the device by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the device.
4. Remove the battery
Remove the memory module:
1. Slide the right battery release latch to the inside or “unlocked” position to reveal the release latch for the memory module compartment cover. Use a thin, narrow tool to slide the release latch to the outside or “unlocked” position (1). (The edge of the cover rises away from the device.)
2. Remove the cover (2). The memory module compartment cover is included in the Plastics Kit, spare part number 507317-001.
3. Spread the retaining tabs (1) on each side of the memory module slot to release the memory module. (The edge of the module opposite the slot rises away from the device.)
4. Remove the memory module (2) by pulling the module away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove Keyboard
Before removing the keyboard, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the device. If you are unsure whether the device is off or in Hibernation, turn the device on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the device.
3. Disconnect the power from the device by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the device.
4. Remove the battery
Remove the keyboard:
1. Remove the Phillips PM1.6×4.0 screw (1) and the Phillips PM1.6×6.0 screw (2) that secure the keyboard to the device.
2. Turn the device display-side up, with the front toward you.
3. Open the device as far as possible.
4. Grasp the tabs on the outer edges of the keyboard (1), lift the rear edge of the keyboard (2) until it rests at an angle, and then slide it back (3) until it rests on the display assembly.
5. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (1) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the cable (2) from the system board.
How to remove Top cover
Before removing the top cover, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the device. If you are unsure whether the device is off or in Hibernation, turn the device on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the device.
3. Disconnect the power from the device by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the device.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the keyboard
6. Remove the hard drive or solid-state drive
Remove the top cover:
1. Turn the device upside down, with the front toward you.
2. Use a thin, flat tool to remove the four screw covers (1).
There are three different variations of the covers, each of which is shaped like a rounded square:
The two front covers are short in height and are notched to prevent incorrect insertion.
The right rear cover is taller in height and is notched.
The left rear cover is taller in height and is not notched.
3. Remove the four Phillips PM2.5×7.0 screws (2) that secure the top cover to the base enclosure.
4. Turn the device right-side up, with the front toward you.
5. Open the device as far as possible.
6. Remove the Phillips PM2.0×4.5 screw (1) and the Phillips PM2.5×5.0 screw (2) that secure the top cover to the base enclosure.
7. Lift the rear edge of the top cover (1), swing it up, and then slide it back slightly to rest against the display assembly (2) at an angle
8. Release the ZIF connector (1) to which the TouchPad button board cable is connected, and then disconnect the cable (2) from the system board