Introduction

This guide will provide instructions on how to disassemble the HP Pavilion tx2500 in order to replace the screen rotator.

  1. Completely turn off and unplug device. Lay the device bottom side up on a soft surface.
    • Completely turn off and unplug device. Lay the device bottom side up on a soft surface.

  2. Squeeze the latches on the battery until you hear a click. Slide out the battery.
    • Squeeze the latches on the battery until you hear a click. Slide out the battery.

    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the 4.5 mm screw from the WLAN model screen.

    • Once unscrewed, lift the right side of the WLAN module compartment cover and swing it to the left.

    • Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the WLAN antenna cables from the WLAN module.

    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the 4.5 mm screw from the middle section in the battery compartment.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the wires in the upper corners.

    • Flip the laptop front side up and then use your fingers to lift up the keyboard.

    • Lift up the black latch that connects the film strip to the base of the computer.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the film strip from the base of the computer.

    • Rotate the screen 90 degrees and remove the base under the screen.

    • Rotate the screen back towards you.

    • Lift up the convertible hinge to unclip it from the base of the computer.

    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove both of the 5.0 mm screws on the base of the rotator.

    • Gently lift up and remove the screen.

Conclusion

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

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