Friday, April 22, 2016

HP EliteBook 840 G2 - HP EliteBook 740 G2 - HP ZBook 14 – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the battery – How to remove the keyboard – how to remove the solid state driver – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How Remove the service door 
  • How to remove the battery pack 
  • How to remove the Keyboard 

HP EliteBook 840 G2 - HP EliteBook 740 G2 - HP ZBook 14

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Service cover
Before removing the service cover, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
Remove the service cover:
1. Slide the service cover release latch (1).
2. Remove the optional security screw (2) (if it is being used).
3. Slide the release latch again (3) to release the service cover.
4. Slide the service cover toward the front of the computer (4).
5. Lift the service cover (5) and remove it.
How to remove Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
Remove the battery:
1. Slide the battery release latches (1) to the unlock position.
2. Left the rear edge of the battery (2) until it rests at an angle.
3. Remove the battery (3).
How to remove Hard drive
Before removing the hard drive, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
5. Remove the battery (see Battery on page 59).
Remove the hard drive:
1. Loosen the 4 hard drive retention screws (1).
2. Release the hard drive (2) by sliding it forward.
3. Lift the hard drive (3) and remove it.
How to remove Solid-state drive
Before removing the solid-state drive, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
5. Remove the battery (see Battery on page 59).
Remove the solid-state drive:
1. Remove the Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screw (1) that secures the solid-state drive to the system board. (The solid-state drive tilts up.)
2. Remove the solid-state drive (3) by pulling the drive away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove WWAN module
Before removing the WWAN module, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
5. Remove the battery (see Battery on page 59).
Remove the WWAN module:
1. Disconnect the WWAN antenna cables (1) from the terminals on the WWAN module.
2. Remove the Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screw (2) that secures the WWAN module to the system board. (The WWAN module tilts up.)
3. Remove the WWAN module (3) by pulling the module away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove WLAN module
Before removing the WLAN module, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
5. Remove the battery (see Battery on page 59).
Remove the WLAN module:
1. Disconnect the WLAN antenna cables (1) from the terminals on the WLAN module.
2. Remove the Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws (2) that secure the WLAN module to the base enclosure. (The
WLAN module tilts up.)
3. Remove the WLAN module (3) by pulling the module away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove Keyboard
Before removing the keyboard, follow these steps:
1. Turn off 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 the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service cover (see Service cover on page 57).
5. Remove the battery (see Battery on page 59).
Remove the keyboard:
1. Loosen the two Phillips captive screws that secure the keyboard to the computer.
2. Partially open the computer.
3. Rest and secure the computer on its left side.
4. Insert a keyboard release tool or similar thin tool into the keyboard release hole, and then press on the back of the keyboard until the keyboard disengages from the computer.
5. Position the computer right-side up with the front toward you.
6. Lift the rear edge of the keyboard upward.
7. Swing the keyboard (1) up and forward until it rests upside down on the palm rest.
8. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (2) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board.
9. Release the ZIF connector (3) to which the pointing stick cable is attached, and then disconnect the pointing stick cable from the system board.
10. Release the ZIF connector (4) to which the backlight cable is attached, and then disconnect the backlight cable from the system board.
11. Remove the keyboard (5)