Introduction

This is a motherboard replacement guide for the Compaq Presario CQ62. This guide will give step by step instructions on how to disassemble and replace your motherboard.

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  • Remove the two M2.5x5 screws securing the cover of the hard drive.

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Image 1/2: When free, release harddrive connector. Image 2/2: When free, release harddrive connector.
  • Remove harddrive by pushing upwards on metal supports.

  • When free, release harddrive connector.

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Image 1/3: remove screw holding WLAN module in place Image 2/3: Release the two RF connectors on the WLAN module. Image 3/3: Release the two RF connectors on the WLAN module.
  • unscrew two screws holding lid for WLAN & RAM

  • remove screw holding WLAN module in place

  • Release the two RF connectors on the WLAN module.

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  • Lift up wlan module to 45 degrees, and pull it gently out.

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Image 1/1: The seven marked in red color is holding the keyboard.
  • Remove bottom screws.

  • The seven marked in red color is holding the keyboard.

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Image 1/2: with a spudger or small flat screw driver firmly press the keybord from F-keys row downwards toward space key. Image 2/2: with a spudger or small flat screw driver firmly press the keybord from F-keys row downwards toward space key.
  • To remove keyboard, use spudger to release the snaps between casing and keyboard top. All the way around the product except LDC area.

  • with a spudger or small flat screw driver firmly press the keybord from F-keys row downwards toward space key.

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Image 1/3: When lifting out keyboard be mindfull on the keyboard flex, that need to be disconnected when keyboard is loose. Image 2/3: remove the flex'es by opening the connectors and remove them (5 in total). Image 3/3: Remove 3 screws (marked Red)
  • When pressing down on the keyboard the force must overcome the adhesive.

  • When lifting out keyboard be mindfull on the keyboard flex, that need to be disconnected when keyboard is loose.

  • remove the flex'es by opening the connectors and remove them (5 in total).

  • Remove 3 screws (marked Red)

  • Finally the top cover can be removed with a spudger.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. To dissasemble the logic board see the other ifixit guide for this laptop.

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