Introduction

This guide will take you through the process of replacing the screen on an HP Compaq nc6400 Laptop. You will need the correct replacement screen for your laptop to complete the installation.

Image 1/1:
  • Make sure the laptop is turned off and unplugged.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Locate the battery lock below the battery labeled 1. Make sure to slide the lock all the way to the left to release the left lock of the battery

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Once the left side of the battery is unlocked, locate the lock labeled 2 at the bottom right corner below the battery. Slide and hold the lock to the left, this will completely unlock the right battery lock

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Once both the battery locks are unlocked, slide the battery out to remove.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: The screws may have a small, black plastic cover that lays flush with the screen. Remove these using a pointed tool such as the spudger or philips head screwdriver by prying them out.
  • Remove the four 1.2mm Philips #1 screws attaching the plastic cover to the monitor.

    • The screws may have a small, black plastic cover that lays flush with the screen. Remove these using a pointed tool such as the spudger or philips head screwdriver by prying them out.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the four 1.2 Philips #1 screws attaching the face plate to the body.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Keeping the pry tool under the trim, slide it around the entire screen until the the cover has completely detached from the base. Image 2/3: You might need to slide the display clip on the top of the screen in order to fully remove the plastic cover. Image 3/3: You might need to slide the display clip on the top of the screen in order to fully remove the plastic cover.
  • Pry up the plastic screen cover using a pry tool.

  • Keeping the pry tool under the trim, slide it around the entire screen until the the cover has completely detached from the base.

    • You might need to slide the display clip on the top of the screen in order to fully remove the plastic cover.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Remove the two 1.2 Philips #1 screws holding down the sensor board at the bottom of the monitor.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the right-most 1.2mm Philips #1 screw on the bottom of the monitor.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Without lifting the bottom of the monitor, gently flip the screen and lay it face down on the keyboard.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Gently pull out the video cable from the monitor. Image 2/2: Gently pull out the video cable from the monitor.
  • Remove the tape holding down the video cable to the monitor.

  • Gently pull out the video cable from the monitor.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: This is the cable on the farthest right of the sensor board. Image 2/2: This is the cable on the farthest right of the sensor board.
  • Remove the monitor's power cable from the sensor board.

    • This is the cable on the farthest right of the sensor board.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Remove the four 1.2 Philips #1 screws attaching the bezel to the right side of the monitor. Image 2/2: Attach bezel to replacement screen.
  • Once all cables attaching the casing to the monitor have been disconnected, remove the entire screen from the computer and lay it on a flat surface.

  • Remove the four 1.2 Philips #1 screws attaching the bezel to the right side of the monitor.

  • Attach bezel to replacement screen.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Luis Vazquez

Member since: 09/24/2013

281 Reputation

2 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 14-6, Forte Fall 2013 Member of Cal Poly, Team 14-6, Forte Fall 2013

CPSU-FORTE-F13S14G6

5 Members

5 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 13

Past 30 Days: 44

All Time: 3,220