Compaq Presario v2000 Display Panel Replacement

Member-Contributed Guide

Member-Contributed Guide

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How to remove and replace the LCD display panel

  • Author: Andrew
  • Time estimate: 15 - 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  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Remove the screw covers with a spudger or small flat blade screwdriver

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  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Don't use anything hard and sharp as you may damage the panel

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  ¶ 

Image 1/2: 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

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  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Remove the tape covering the display cable connecter

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

Conclusion

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

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