Wednesday, April 06, 2016

HP 17 Notebook – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the battery - How to remove the display unit – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the battery
  • How to remove the display
  • How to remove Optical drive

HP 17 Notebook

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove 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.
Remove the battery:
1. Turn the computer upside down on a flat surface.
2. With the battery bay toward you, slide the battery lock latch (1) to unlock the battery and then slide the battery release latch (2) to release the battery.
3. Pivot the battery (3) upward and then remove it from the computer (4).
How to remove Optical drive
Before removing the optical drive, 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 battery
Remove the optical drive:
1. Remove the screw (1) that secures the optical drive to the computer.
2. Use a flat tool to press on the optical drive bracket tab (2) to release the optical drive.
3. Remove the optical drive from the computer.
How to remove Base enclosure
Before disassembling the computer, 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 battery
5. Remove the optical drive
Remove the base enclosure:
1. Turn the computer face down, and remove the rubber feet (1), the two screws (2) and lift the end caps (3).

2. Remove the ten Phillips screws.
3. Remove five screws (1) around the battery area, three broadhead screws (2) in the optical drive bay and one screw (3) near the display hinge.
4. Turn the computer right side up and carefully remove the top cover.
5. Carefully disconnect the following cables:
Power button cable (1)
Keyboard cable (2)
TouchPad cable (3)
Lift the top cover (4) to remove it from the computer.
How to remove Display panel
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.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the optical drive
6. Remove the top cover from the base enclosure
Remove the display panel:
1. Open the computer.
2. Disengage the display cable (1) and disconnect the display connector (2) on the left side base of the display panel.
3. On the right side, disconnect the WLAN cable (3) and carefully remove the cable from the retaining tabs (4).
4. Remove the power connector cover by removing the two Phillips screws (1) and lifting the cover (2).
5. Remove the six Phillips screws (1) on the left and one broadhead screw (2) on the right side base of the display panel. Lift the panel up (3).
6. Open the panel cover (1), swivel the display panel hinges (2) on both sides and then tilt up the display panel hinge (3) to release it.
7. Loosen the edges of the back cover (1), (2), and (3) from all four sides of the display bezel and lift the display panel (4).
8. To remove the panel, remove the four Phillips screws (1) and any adhesive that secures the display panel to the back cover and lift the display panel (2) carefully.
9. If it is necessary to remove the display panel cable or access the webcamera and microphone, follow these steps. With the display bezel upside down, disconnect the webcamera/microphone connectors (1) and from the routing channel built into the back cover.
Carefully release the cable from the channel guides, the guides in the display hinge, and remove the display panel cable (2). Lift the cable to remove it.
10. On select models, removing the panel also requires disengaging the panel from the back cover latch. To disconnect the display panel, carefully rotate the display panel (1) to open it. Push upward on the connection latch (2)panel and then disengage the panel from the back cover (3)