Monday, April 18, 2016

HP ProBook 11 G1 – Disassembling procedure - How to remove the top cover how to remove the keyboard – how to remove the HDD – laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the SSD 
  • How to remove the HDD
  • How to remove the keyboard 

HP ProBook 11 G1

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove the Battery
Remove the battery:
1. Close the computer.
2. Turn the computer upside down with the front toward you.
3. Remove the two screw covers (1) that conceal the battery retention screws.
The battery screw covers are included in the Rubber Kit, spare part number 809868-001.
4. Loosen the two Phillips PM2.0×5.6 captive screws (2) that secure the battery to the computer.
5. Pivot the front edge of the battery (3) up and back until it rests at an angle.
6. Remove the battery (4).
How to remove the Bottom cover
Before removing the bottom 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.
4. Remove the battery
Remove the bottom cover:
1. Remove the following plugs that conceal the bottom cover screws:
(1) Four plugs in the corners of the computer
(2) Two plugs on the front edge of the computer
(3) Two plugs in the middle of the computer
The bottom cover screw covers are included in the Rubber Kit, spare part number 809868-001.
2. Remove the eight Torx8 T8M2.0×5.6 screws (4) that secure the bottom cover to the computer.
3. Remove the two Phillips PM2.0×3.7 broad head screws (5) that secure the bottom cover to the computer in the battery bay.
4. Use a case utility tool (1) or a similar thin, plastic tool to separate the bottom cover from the base enclosure.
5. Swing the front edge of the bottom cover (2) up and to the back until it separates from the base enclosure.
6. Remove the bottom cover (3).
How to remove the 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 battery
5. Remove the bottom cover
Remove the hard drive:
1. Remove the four Phillips PM2.5×5.8 screws (1) that secure the hard drive to the base enclosure.
2. Slide the hard drive (2) forward until it disconnects from the system board.
3. Remove the hard drive (3).
How to remove the Solid-state 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 battery
5. Remove the bottom cover
Remove the solid-state drive:
1. Remove the Phillips PM2.0×3.7 broad head screw (1) that secures the solid-state drive to the solid state drive tray. (The solid-state drive tilts up.)
2. Remove the solid-state drive (2) by pulling it away from the slot at an angle.
3. If it is necessary to replace the solid-state drive tray, remove the four Phillips PM3.0×4.1 screws (1) that secure the solid-state drive tray to the base enclosure.
4. Slide the solid-state drive tray (2) forward until it disconnects from the system board.
5. Remove the solid-state drive tray (3).
The solid-state drive tray and screws are included in the Solid-State Drive Hardware Kit, spare part number 809859-001.
How to remove the Keyboard/top cover
Before removing the keyboard/top 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.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the bottom cover
6. Remove the hard drive
Remove the keyboard/top cover:
1. Release the ZIF connector (1) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board.
2. Release the ZIF connector (2) to which the TouchPad button board cable is attached, and then disconnect the TouchPad button board cable from the system board.
3. Remove the following screws that secure the keyboard/top cover to the base enclosure:
(1) One Phillips PM2.0×3.7 screw on the front edge of the keyboard/top cover
(2) One Phillips PM2.0×3.7 broad head screw in the hard drive bay
(3) Six Phillips PM2.0×5.6 screws
(4) Two Phillips PM2.5×8.6 screws on the display hinges
4. Turn the computer right side up with the front toward you.
5. Open the computer as far as it will open.
6. Lift the front edge (1) of the keyboard/top cover until it separates from the front edge of the base enclosure.
7. Release the ZIF connector (2) to which the power button board cable is attached, and then disconnect the power button board cable from the system board.
8. Remove the keyboard/top cover (3).