Thursday, March 31, 2016

How to disassemble HP envy laptop – HP ENVY 14 – Step by step disassembling procedure – How to remove the keyboard – 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 remove the keyboard 
  • How to remove the top cover 
  • How to remove the RTC battery 

HP ENVY 14

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. Slide the battery cover release latch (1). (The battery cover releases forward (2)).
2. Remove the battery cover. The battery cover is included in the Door Kit, spare part numbers 608384-001 (for use only with standard computer models) and 629879-001 (for use only with Beats Edition computer models)
3. Slide the right battery release latch (1) to unlock the battery.
4. Slide and hold the left battery release latch (2) to release the battery.
5. Pull the battery tab (3), and then remove the battery from the computer.
How to remove SIM
Before removing the SIM, 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 cover and battery
Remove the memory module:
1. Press in on the SIM (1) to release it from the SIM slot.
2. Remove the SIM (2) from the SIM slot.
How to remove Mass storage device
Before removing the mass storage device, 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 cover and battery
Remove the mass storage device:
1. Remove the four Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws that secure the mass storage device to the computer.
2. Use the Mylar tab (1) to slide the mass storage device to the right and disconnect it from the system board.
3. Lift the mass storage device (2) out of the mass storage device bay.
How to remove WWAN module
Before removing the WWAN module, 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 cover and battery
5. Remove the hard drive
Remove the WWAN module:
1. Disconnect the WWAN antenna cables from the terminals on the WWAN module.
2. Remove the two Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws that secure the WWAN module to the system board. (The WWAN module tilts up.)
3. Remove the WWAN module by pulling the module away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove RTC battery
Before removing the RTC 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 battery cover and battery
5. Remove the memory module/wireless module compartment cover
Remove the RTC battery:
1. Disconnect the RTC battery cable from the system board.
2. Remove the RTC battery from the system board. The RTC battery is attached to the system board with double-sided tape.
How to remove Top cover
Before removing the top 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 cover and battery
5. Remove the memory module/wireless module compartment cover
Remove the top cover:
1. Remove the eight Phillips PM2.5×7.0 screws that secure the top cover to the computer.
2. Remove the three Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws that secure the top cover to the computer in the battery bay.
3. Turn the computer right side up, with the front toward you.
4. Open the computer as far as it will open.
5. Lift the front edge of top cover (1) until the TouchPad cable is accessible.
6. Release the ZIF connector to which the TouchPad cable is attached, and then disconnect the cable
(2) from the system board.
7. Slide the top cover (1) forward until the power button board cable, keyboard cable, and keyboard light cable are accessible.
8. Release the power button board cable (2) from the fan surface. (The power button board cable is attached to the fan surface with double-sided tape.)
9. Disconnect the power button board cable (3) from the system board.
10. Release the ZIF connector to which the keyboard light cable is attached, and then disconnect the
cable (4) from the system board.
11. Release the ZIF connector to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the cable
(5) from the system board.
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 battery cover and battery
5. Remove the memory module/wireless module compartment cover
6. Remove the top cover
Remove the keyboard:
1. Turn the top cover upside down, with the front toward you.
2. Press on the back of the keyboard (1) through the opening in the top cover until the keyboard disengages from the top cover.
3. Release the keyboard light cable (2) and the keyboard cable (3) through their respective openings in the top cover.
4. Turn the top cover and keyboard right-side up, with the front toward you.
5. Swing the rear edge of the keyboard (1) up and forward until it rests at an angle.
6. Slide the keyboard (2) back at an angle until the tabs on the front edge of keyboard disengage from the slots in the top cover.