Updating notebook motherboard compaq 1000
Remove four screws securing hard drives (two screws per hard drive). Slide the HDD 2 to the right until it’s disconnected from the motherboard and remove it. These laptop has three antenna cables but only two are used. Be careful, it’s still connected to the motherboard. By the way, it’s not necessary to separate the display panel assemble from the base in order to take it apart. 480481-001 for notebooks equipped with Intel processors. If you damage the connector, the keyboard will not work. It’s still possible to use this clip to lock the connector. Pull Wi-Fi antenna cables though the opening in the cover. Disconnect the speaker cable (green arrow) from the motherboard. In the next post I will explain how to remove the screen. UPDATE: There are only two fans listed in the service manual for HP Pavilion dv7 series. 488885-001 for notebooks equipped with AMD processor.
CHECKLIST Before you rush off to place your order, though, there are a few things you need to do.
One of the antenna cables connected to the main contact on the wireless card and the second one is connected to the auxiliary contact.
Slide the CD/DVD drive to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard.
The next thing to check is the antenna configuration.
If your existing card has only two leads leading away from it, you’re limited to two-stream wireless cards, such as the Intel Wi Fi Link 5100 or the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205.