Introduction

first of all: my apologies for my Englisch, my native language is Dutch.

So i hope you'll understand my written guide ;)

Have fun !

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your HP G61, use our service manual.

Image 1/1: Tip : tape all the screws on a paper and draw a plan to it. Or use a magnetic platform.
  • Flip the device over and remove the screws from the battery and the black panels holding the hdd, ram, and wifi.

  • Tip : tape all the screws on a paper and draw a plan to it. Or use a magnetic platform.

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  • After removing the panel and the battery, remove the RAM modules and the HDD.

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  • Find where the screw of the dvd player is and remove it. Then remove the dvd player with a thin spudger.

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Image 1/2: Tip: remember, it's very important that you keep a plan. So you know where to put the screws again. Image 2/2: Tip: remember, it's very important that you keep a plan. So you know where to put the screws again.
  • Remove the red circled screws that hold the keyboard.

  • Tip: remember, it's very important that you keep a plan. So you know where to put the screws again.

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  • Remove the screws that are circled in the picture. These screws hold the case of the laptop.

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Image 1/1: Then remove the screws of the WIFI card and remove the card.
  • Remove the WIFI antenna cables from WIFI card.

  • Then remove the screws of the WIFI card and remove the card.

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Image 1/2: Careful: Gently remove the keyboard, it's attached in the corners. Image 2/2: Gently loosen the keyboard with a flat head screwdriver or a thin spudger.
  • Flip the laptop around and gently remove the keyboard with your fingers.

  • Careful: Gently remove the keyboard, it's attached in the corners.

  • Gently loosen the keyboard with a flat head screwdriver or a thin spudger.

  • Note: Sometimes the keyboard is taped to the lower panel, so gently force a bit but be careful.

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Image 1/2: Remove the black plastic . Be careful with the white flat cable. Image 2/2: Remove the black plastic . Be careful with the white flat cable.
  • After removing the keyboard, there will be other screws located in the grey panel.

  • Remove the black plastic . Be careful with the white flat cable.

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  • Remove the black flat wire of the LCD screen from the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Under one of the two hinges there is a hidden screw (case)
  • Remove the hinge screws with the screwdriver from the left side to the right side.

  • Under one of the two hinges there is a hidden screw (case)

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Image 1/2: Remove the audio boxes. Image 2/2: Remove all the other wires and cables.
  • Remove the black plastic.

  • Remove the audio boxes.

  • Remove all the other wires and cables.

  • Then gently separate the screen from the case.

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Image 1/2: Careful: the battery compartement is together with the grey pannel. Image 2/2: Tip: "slide" the iopener while opening, you will hear clicks. It's easy if you slide.
  • Use a iopener to separate the grey case from the bottom case.

  • Careful: the battery compartement is together with the grey pannel.

  • Tip: "slide" the iopener while opening, you will hear clicks. It's easy if you slide.

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Image 1/3: Be careful with the connector of the DC power jack. The usb drivers at that side can also be replaced. Image 2/3: Be careful with the connector of the DC power jack. The usb drivers at that side can also be replaced. Image 3/3: Be careful with the connector of the DC power jack. The usb drivers at that side can also be replaced.
  • Remove the motherboard by removing the screws first. Be careful with the cables and the wires.

  • Be careful with the connector of the DC power jack. The usb drivers at that side can also be replaced.

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  • Remove the cooler.

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Image 1/1: Then gently remove the Processor.
  • To remove the Processor, unlock the processor socket with a flat screw driver.

  • Then gently remove the Processor.

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