Compaq Presario v2000 Display Panel Replacement

Member-Contributed Guide

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How to remove and replace the LCD display panel

  • Author: Andrew
  • Time required: 15 to 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

How to remove and replace the LCD display panel

Edit Step 1 Display Panel  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Display Panel  ¶ 

  • Remove the battery before starting working on the laptop

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • There are 6 screws holding on the display bezel, hidden behind screw covers

  • Remove the screw covers with a spudger or small flat blade screwdriver

  • Remove the screws with a phillips #1 screwdriver

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Use your fingers to pry off the bezel at the top and sides first

  • Don't use anything hard and sharp as you may damage the panel

  • You may need to use a spudger or flat blade screwdriver at the bottom edge around the hinges

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the backlight inverter cable using a spudger or flat blade screwdriver

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the two side screws at the top of the panel first

  • Then remove the two side screws at the bottom. It may be necessary to angle the display away from the back cover to reach these well

  • Hold on to the display when removing the last screw, there is still a cable on the back to remove

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Lay the panel down on the keyboard

  • Remove the tape covering the display cable connecter

  • Remove the display cable from the panel

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Compaq Presario v2000 device page.

Required Tools

Spudger

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Phillips #1 Screwdriver

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