HP Pavilion dv6000 Camera Replacement

Repair guide for the camera on the HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop.

  • Author: Ben Hirsch
  • Time estimate: 20 - 25 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

If the camera on your HP Pavilion dv6000 needs to be repaired, follow this guide.

Edit Step 1 Camera  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Remove rubber screw covers from the LCD screen. They cover the screws. The stops on the top of the screen pop off, but the lower covers require a screwdriver to remove.

Edit Step 1 Camera  ¶ 

  • Remove rubber screw covers from the LCD screen. They cover the screws. The stops on the top of the screen pop off, but the lower covers require a screwdriver to remove.

  • If you need to use the screwdriver to remove the rubber screw covers, gently push the screwdriver down the edge of the stopper and then use the screwdriver as a lever to pry the cover from the hole.

  • Remove the six 7.15mm screws underneath the stoppers. There are four on top and two on bottom.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Press the tabs in on the sides of the screen and pop the plastic covering off.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Press the tabs in on the sides of the screen and pop the plastic covering off.

  • The edges of the LCD screen are very sharp. Take care to not cut your fingers!

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Lift the screen out of the casing at the top near the camera.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the screen out of the casing at the top near the camera.

  • Take care to not snap the plastic casing! It is brittle and still attached to the bottom of the screen.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Gently remove the main cable from the camera.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Gently remove the main cable from the camera.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

Image 1/2: There are three clasps holding the camera down.  Gingerly lift the camera board up, being careful not to snap the board, clasps, or vertical plastic pins (inside the gold-colored rings).

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • There are three clasps holding the camera down. Gingerly lift the camera board up, being careful not to snap the board, clasps, or vertical plastic pins (inside the gold-colored rings).

  • The metal tabs to the left and right of the camera (for the LCD) are sharp, watch your fingers!

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Remove the camera unit from the laptop and you are done!

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the camera unit from the laptop and you are done!

Conclusion

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

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