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.

  1. Locate battery on the bottom of the laptop.
    • Locate battery on the bottom of the laptop.

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

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    • Remove the RAM port cover.

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

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    • 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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    • Detach WiFi antenna wires.

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

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    • 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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    • Flip over HP Pavilion dv6700.

    • Open up HP Pavilion dv6700.

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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