Monday, April 18, 2016

HP SlateBook 14 – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the top cover - how to remove the keyboard – How to remove the battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the battery
  • How to remove Keyboard
  • How to remove the display unit 

HP SlateBook 14

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Computer feet
Before replacing the computer feet, 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 computer feet:
1. Close the computer.
2. Turn the computer upside down with the front toward you.
3. Remove the 4 rubber feet
How to remove Keyboard/top cover
Before replacing 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.
Remove the keyboard/top cover:
1. Close the computer.
2. Turn the computer upside down with the front toward you.
3. Remove the rear rubber feet (1).
4. Remove the oblong rubber screw covers (2).
5. Remove the round rubber screw cover (3)
6. Remove the thirteen Phillips PM1.9×5.7 screws that secure the keyboard/top cover to the base enclosure.
7. Turn the computer right side up.
8. Open the computer as far as it will open.
9. Detach the front edge of the keyboard/top cover (1) from the base enclosure.
10. Lift the keyboard/top cover (2) until it rests at an angle.
11. Disconnect the battery cable (3) from the system board.
12. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (4) to which the power button board cable is attached, and then disconnect the power button board cable from the system board.
13. Release the ZIF connector (5) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board.
14. Release the ZIF connector (6) to which the TouchPad board cable is attached, and then disconnect the TouchPad board cable from the system board.
15. Remove the keyboard/top cover (7) by sliding it away from the computer at an angle.
How to remove TouchPad
Before replacing the TouchPad, 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 keyboard/top cover
Remove the TouchPad:
1. Turn the keyboard/top cover upside down with the front toward you.
2. Remove the two Phillips PM1.9×2.1 broad head screws (1) that secure the TouchPad to the keyboard/top cover.
3. Press on the tab (2) on the back of the TouchPad to release the ToucPad from the keyboard/ top cover.
4. Remove the TouchPad (4).
How to remove USB board
Before replacing the USB board, 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 keyboard/top cover
Remove the USB board:
1. Release the ZIF connector (1) to which the USB board cable is attached, and then disconnect the
USB board cable from the system board.
2. Detach the USB board cable (2) from the battery. (The USB board cable battery is attached to the battery with double-sided adhesive.)
3. Remove the two Phillips PM1.9×2.1 broad head screws (3) that secure the USB board to the base enclosure.
4. Remove the USB board (4) and cable.
How to remove Battery
Before replacing 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 keyboard/top cover
Remove the battery:
1. Remove the eight Phillips PM1.9×2.8 screws (1) that secure the battery to the base enclosure.
2. Detach the USB board cable (2) from the battery. (The USB board cable battery is attached to the battery with double-sided adhesive.)
3. Lift the front edge of the battery (3) until it rests at an angle.
4. Remove the battery (4) by sliding it up and forward at an angle
5. Remove the battery.
How to remove Display assembly
Before replacing the display assembly, 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 keyboard/top cover
Remove the display assembly:
1. Disconnect the display panel cable (1) from the system board.
2. Disconnect the WLAN antenna cable (2) from the terminal on the WLAN module.
3. Release the WLAN antenna cable from the clip (3) built into the base enclosure.
4. Remove the two Phillips PM1.9×2.8 screws (4) that secure the display assembly system board to the base enclosure.
5. Remove the display assembly
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