Saturday, May 07, 2016

HP 2760p EliteBook – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the keyboard – How to remove HDD – How to remove the battery – Laptop repair and Service

Category: Laptop repair and Servcie 

Contents of this article

  • How to remove the HDD
  • How to replace the keyboard 
  • How to remove the service door 

HP 2760p EliteBook

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Battery
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.
Remove the battery:
1. Turn the computer upside-down on a flat surface, with the battery bay toward you.
2. Slide the battery release latch (1) to release the battery.
3. Pivot the edge of the battery upward (2) and remove it from the computer (3).
How to remove Service access cover
Before removing the service access cover, 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 service access cover:
1. Position the computer upside-down, with the front toward you.
2. Loosen the three Phillips M2.0x3.0 captive screws (1) that secure the service access cover to the computer.
3. Lift the rear edge of the service access cover (2) until it rests at an angle, and then remove the cover.
How to remove Hard drive
Before removing the hard 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 following components:
a. Remove the battery
b. Remove the service access cover .
Remove the hard drive:
1. Loosen the Phillips M2.5×8.0 captive screw (1) that secures the hard drive bracket to the computer.
2. Grasp the tab on the hard drive and slide it forward to disconnect the hard drive.
3. Lift the hard drive (2) to remove it from the computer.
How to remove Keyboard
Before removing the keyboard, 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 following components:
a. Remove the battery
b. Remove ths service access cover
Remove the keyboard:
1. Turn the computer upside-down, with the front toward you.
2. Remove the two screw caps (1) and loosen the five captive screws (2) that secure the keyboard to the computer.
3. Turn the computer right-side up, with the front toward you.
4. Open the display as far as possible.
5. Insert a flat tool under the back edge (1) of the keyboard near the display hinge. Gently lift the rear edge of the keyboard (2) and disconnect the keyboard.
6. Holding the keyboard at an angle, lift the keyboard (1) far enough to gain access to the cables underneath and release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (2) to which the pointing stick cable is attached to the system board and remove the pointing stick ZIF cable (3) from the connector.
7. Flip the keyboard over to the left and lay it flat (1), then release the ZIF connector that secures the keyboard cable (2) to the system board and remove the keyboard cable (3) from the ZIF connector.
8. Release the ZIF connector to which the pointing stick cable is attached, and then disconnect the cable (4) from the keyboard.