Introduction

If your HP Pavilion DM3-3010US screen display is showing limited or no visibility, you may have a broken screen and will need it replaced. This guide will take you step-by-step in replacing your laptop screen.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the soundcard on the back of the laptop.
  • Locate the soundcard on the back of the laptop.

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Eject the battery.
  • Eject the battery.

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  • Place battery on the side.

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  • Remove all underside parts as seen on picture.

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  • Locate the eject button.

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  • Locate screws around the eject button.

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  • Locate the hard drive.

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  • Locate screws around the hard drive.

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  • Remove hard drive.

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  • The picture shows the HP Pavilion DM3-3000 Series Audio USB Card Reader Board w/Cable.

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  • Unscrew the Series Audio USB Card Reader Board w/Cable.

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  • The picture shows the laptop base with the removed Series Audio USB Card Reader Board.

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  • Remove the audio driver.

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  • The picture shows the HP Pavilion DM3-3000 Series Audio USB Card Reader Board w/Cable.

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  • Release the hinges by removing the three Phillips PM2.5x7.0 screws and hinge covers that secure it to the base.

  • Before doing this, be sure all cables (WLAN, WWAN cables) are properly disconnected from the base enclosure. If not properly disconnected, lifting the display enclosure can damage the cords and other components.

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  • Remove the two rubber screw covers and the two Phillips PM2.0×4.0 screws at the bottom of the enclosure. This will give you access to the internal components.

  • To detach the display bezel, flex the inside edges on the top, bottom, left, and right sides until it is fully detached. Then, lift it away from the rest of the screen enclosure.

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  • Next, remove the four Phillips 2.0×3.0 screws at each corner that secure the display panel to the enclosure. Then, you can remove the hinges on each side.

  • Remove the display panel cable by releasing the adhesive strip. Then, you can safely disconnect the display panel cable from its port.

  • You can also view this maintenance and service guide provided by HP here: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02...

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Conclusion

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

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this screen replacement guide is amazing

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