Introduction

Use this guide to remove the lower case of the HP Stream 11-d020nr. This should take you about 5-10 minutes. Use caution when taking the cover off of the laptop. The process requires a significant amount of force, and it can be easy to damage the internal components.

Image 1/3: Turn the laptop over to access the lower case. Image 2/3: Using a metal spudger, remove the two small elliptical screw covers and the two large circular screw covers closest to the screen. Image 3/3: Using a metal spudger, remove the two small elliptical screw covers and the two large circular screw covers closest to the screen.
  • Before disassembly, unplug and power off the Stream 11.

  • Turn the laptop over to access the lower case.

  • Using a metal spudger, remove the two small elliptical screw covers and the two large circular screw covers closest to the screen.

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  • Remove the eleven 5.6 mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Image 1/3: Carefully use the metal spudger to pry the plastic keyboard cover from the base. Image 2/3: When using the metal spudger, be careful not to press into the components underneath the keyboard cover. If possible, use a standard spudger or plastic opening tool to remove the keyboard cover. Image 3/3: Work the spudger around the cover to release the clips attaching the cover to the base.
  • Turn the computer upright and lift the screen.

  • Carefully use the metal spudger to pry the plastic keyboard cover from the base.

    • When using the metal spudger, be careful not to press into the components underneath the keyboard cover. If possible, use a standard spudger or plastic opening tool to remove the keyboard cover.

  • Work the spudger around the cover to release the clips attaching the cover to the base.

  • Be patient when removing the cover, as there are many clips and it may take some time.

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Image 1/3: Remove the plastic keyboard cover. Image 2/3: The cover is attached to the ClickPad by a cable. Be careful not to lift the cover too far so you do not damage this cable. Image 3/3: The cover is attached to the ClickPad by a cable. Be careful not to lift the cover too far so you do not damage this cable.
  • Using tweezers, unplug the cable connecting the ClickPad to the base.

  • Remove the plastic keyboard cover.

  • The cover is attached to the ClickPad by a cable. Be careful not to lift the cover too far so you do not damage this cable.

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Conclusion

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

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