Introduction

This guide would be used if your screen gets damaged or no longer functions. All screws are a PH00 size. It would be advisable to keep track of which screws go where, as there are a lot of screws that will be removed over the course of this guide. Be sure to wear the anti-static guard strap, as that will protect the circuitry from permanent damage from static electricity.

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  • Locate battery on the bottom of the laptop.

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  • Slide tab all the way over to the left until battery pops out. Lift out and remove battery.

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Image 1/2: Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely. Image 2/2: Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely.
  • Remove the RAM port cover.

    • Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely.

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Image 1/2: Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely. Image 2/2: Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely.
  • Remove Hard Disk Drive (HDD) cover.

    • Screws will not fully remove. Loosen them until they turn freely.

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  • Remove screws from the bottom.

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Image 1/3: Be sure that the wires are labeled so you remember which ones go where. Image 2/3: Be sure that the wires are labeled so you remember which ones go where. Image 3/3: Be sure that the wires are labeled so you remember which ones go where.
  • Detach WiFi antenna wires.

    • Be sure that the wires are labeled so you remember which ones go where.

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Image 1/3: Use a needle-nose pliers to do the initial loosening, then switch to using a hex screwdriver (size 5) head to do the rest of the loosening. Image 2/3: Use a needle-nose pliers to do the initial loosening, then switch to using a hex screwdriver (size 5) head to do the rest of the loosening. Image 3/3: Use a needle-nose pliers to do the initial loosening, then switch to using a hex screwdriver (size 5) head to do the rest of the loosening.
  • Remove two screws.

    • Use a needle-nose pliers to do the initial loosening, then switch to using a hex screwdriver (size 5) head to do the rest of the loosening.

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Image 1/2: Open up HP Pavilion dv6700. Image 2/2: Open up HP Pavilion dv6700.
  • Flip over HP Pavilion dv6700.

  • Open up HP Pavilion dv6700.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to yank so hard that you rip out the ribbon cables underneath. There is enough room to pull safely, but use control to prevent damage. Image 2/3: Be careful not to yank so hard that you rip out the ribbon cables underneath. There is enough room to pull safely, but use control to prevent damage. Image 3/3: Be careful not to yank so hard that you rip out the ribbon cables underneath. There is enough room to pull safely, but use control to prevent damage.
  • Use plastic opening tool to pry open the plastic bar above the keyboard.

  • Be careful not to yank so hard that you rip out the ribbon cables underneath. There is enough room to pull safely, but use control to prevent damage.

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Image 1/3: Do not yank it all of the way out, as there is a ribbon cable underneath. Image 2/3: Slide the two black locks on the side of the keyboard cable connection port up to release the cable. Image 3/3: Grip the ribbon cable near the connection point and gently but firmly pull it out.
  • Pull out and up on keyboard to remove it.

  • Do not yank it all of the way out, as there is a ribbon cable underneath.

  • Slide the two black locks on the side of the keyboard cable connection port up to release the cable.

  • Grip the ribbon cable near the connection point and gently but firmly pull it out.

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Image 1/2: Detach the display connector. Image 2/2: Do not pull on the wires. Pull on the black plastic part or wedge a plastic opener or fingernail between the port and the connector.
  • Flip over the plastic bar.

  • Detach the display connector.

  • Do not pull on the wires. Pull on the black plastic part or wedge a plastic opener or fingernail between the port and the connector.

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Image 1/3: Pull from the area closest to the connection port gently but firmly. Image 2/3: Pull from the area closest to the connection port gently but firmly. Image 3/3: Pull from the area closest to the connection port gently but firmly.
  • Detach the ribbon cables.

    • Pull from the area closest to the connection port gently but firmly.

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  • Pull up on tape holding down wires.

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Image 1/3: Do not yank them out. Let them hang loose once they are out from under the tabs. Image 2/3: Do not yank them out. Let them hang loose once they are out from under the tabs. Image 3/3: Do not yank them out. Let them hang loose once they are out from under the tabs.
  • Pull up on the WiFi wires and out from under the metal tabs.

  • Do not yank them out. Let them hang loose once they are out from under the tabs.

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Image 1/3: Remove the wire from under the metal tabs. Image 2/3: Let wire hang loose after removing under the tabs. Image 3/3: Let wire hang loose after removing under the tabs.
  • Disconnect the connector from the port.

  • Remove the wire from under the metal tabs.

  • Let wire hang loose after removing under the tabs.

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  • Remove the black screw in the top right corner.

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Image 1/2: It will be firmly secured, so don't be afraid to use a little extra force to pull it off. Image 2/2: It will be firmly secured, so don't be afraid to use a little extra force to pull it off.
  • Pull upward on the screen connector tab.

    • It will be firmly secured, so don't be afraid to use a little extra force to pull it off.

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Image 1/2: Keep your hand on the screen to secure it, as once you remove this screw, it will come loose. Image 2/2: Lift the screen off and set it aside.
  • Remove the black screw from the top left corner.

    • Keep your hand on the screen to secure it, as once you remove this screw, it will come loose.

  • Lift the screen off and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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