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Old 01-07-2009
Join Date: May 2009
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How to disassemble Compaq laptop

I am having Compaq Presario V5000 laptop with me and there is some issue with my laptop and i know that whats the issue it's an RAM issue which has to be removed, but i don't know how to disassemble Compaq Presario v5000 laptop, does anyone has any idea about it then please reply to this thread because your small suggest will help me a lot.
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Old 01-07-2009
Join Date: Jan 2009
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Re: How to disassemble Compaq laptop

To disassemble Compaq laptop you need to follow the below steps:-
  1. First disconnect all power sources from the laptop to avoid electric shock.

  2. Flip the laptop upside down. Unscrew and remove all covers on the bottom. This should include the covers for the hard drive and the memory. Remove the memory module from the laptop.

  3. Now remove your hard drive from inside and remove the screw and slide the drive away from the screw hole to remove it same way you can also remove the DVD Drive/ CD drive

  4. Now detach the keyword by removing screw on the bottom of it and flip the laptop over it.

  5. Carefully remove the screws securing the video card and it should pop up slightly. Carefully hold the card by the edges and pull it out of its slot. At the same time turn the computer over to remove the cover. Remove all remaining screws from the bottom.

  6. Lift the mousepad out of its position and disconnect its ribbon cable from the motherboard.

  7. Now detach the screen from the laptop by unplug the screen's LCD cable from the motherboard and the three antenna cables connected to the wireless card. Route the antenna cables out of their brackets. Remove all the screws securing the screen at the display hinges in the front and the back.

  8. Remove the laptop's top cover. Remove all the screws securing it. Unplug the cables connecting the CMOS battery and the finger scanner.

  9. Finally remove the processor from the motherboard if you are replacing the motherboard. Attach the processor to the new motherboard.
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Old 02-07-2009
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Re: How to disassemble Compaq laptop

For disassembling Compaq Presario v5000 laptop you can also follow the service manual in that they have explain it properly with all the diagrams or steps if you need you can get it from manufacturer too try to contact them or visit there site for more details or else you can click on download.

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