HP PAVILION DV7 Maintenance And Service Manual
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The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place the computer directly on your lap or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface. Do not allow another hard surface, such as an adjoining optional printer, or a soft surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, to block airflow.
Page 4 Safety warning notice Page 6 Component replacement procedures Page 7 System Configuration menu Page 8 9 Connector pin assignments Page 16 If the computer is not plugged into an external power source, the light stays off until the battery reaches a low battery level.
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For information about changing factory settings, refer to the user guides located in Help and Support. Page Keys Keys Component Windows logo key Windows applications key Integrated numeric keypad keys Function keys Description Displays system information when pressed in combination with key.
Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key or the Displays the Windows Start menu. Displays a shortcut menu for items beneath the pointer.
Receives a signal from the remote control. Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array microphone, or monaural microphone. NOTE: The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating.
Releases the battery from the battery bay. Enable airflow to cool internal components. Page Display Components Display components Component Internal display switch Internal microphones 2 Webcam light Webcam Chapter 2 Components Description Turns off the display and initiates Sleep if the display is closed while the power is on.
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Record sound. On: The webcam is in use.
Records audio and video and captures still photographs. Page Illustrated Parts Catalog Illustrated parts catalog Service tag When ordering parts or requesting information, provide the computer serial number and model description provided on the service tag.
Page 27 Item Description The modem module cable is included in the Cable Kit, spare part number For use in all countries and regions except Australia and New Zealand For use only in Australia and New Zealand 11 System board includes replacement thermal material Page 29 Item Description 17 USB board includes cable For use in computers with discrete graphics subsystems For use in computers with UMA graphics subsystems 18 Base enclosure includes rubber feet For use only with computer models equipped with an Intel Core2 Quad processor For use only in defeatured computer models equipped with an Intel Core2 Duo processor For use only in full-featured computer models equipped with an Intel Core2 Duo Page 30 Item Description Broadcom The TV tuner module cable is included in the Cable Kit, spare part number Page 42 Spare part Description number Black molded keyboard for use in the Czech Republic Black molded keyboard for use in Russia A41 Black molded keyboard for use in Belgium B31 Black molded keyboard for use internationally BB1 Black molded keyboard for use in Israel DJ1 Black molded keyboard for use in Greece Page 43 Spare part Description number Optical drive board for computers with UMA graphics subsystems Base enclosure for use only in full-featured computer models equipped with an Intel Core2 Duo processor Power connector cable Display hinge cover for use in computers with a flush glass display Sequential part number listing Improper cable placement can damage the computer.
Cables must be handled with extreme care to avoid damage. Apply only the tension required to unseat or seat the cables during removal and insertion. Circuitry design and structure determine the degree of sensitivity.
Networks built into many integrated circuits provide some protection, but in many cases, ESD contains enough power to alter device parameters or melt silicon junctions. A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor can destroy static-sensitive devices or microcircuitry.
Page Equipment Guidelines Equipment guidelines Grounding equipment must include either a wrist strap or a foot strap at a grounded workstation. To provide proper ground, wear a strap snugly against the skin at all times. Page Component Replacement Procedures Component replacement procedures This chapter provides removal and replacement procedures.
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There are as many as screws, in 13 different sizes, that must be removed, replaced, or loosened when servicing the computer. Make special note of each screw size and location during removal and replacement.
Page Computer Feet Computer feet The computer feet are adhesive-backed rubber pads. The feet are included in the Rubber Feet Kit, spare part number There are 4 rubber feet that attach to the base enclosure in the locations illustrated below.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures Page Battery Battery Description 8-cell, Wh, 2. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
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Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer. Reverse this procedure to reassemble and install the optical drive. Primary hard drive cover Description Primary hard drive cover Before removing the primary hard drive cover, follow these steps: Shut down the computer. Page Secondary Hard Drive Cover Lift the right side 2 of the primary hard drive cover, and then remove the cover 3. Reverse this procedure to install the primary hard drive cover.
Secondary hard drive cover Description Secondary hard drive cover Before removing the secondary hard drive cover, follow these steps: Shut down the computer. Page 55 Lift the rear edge 2 , and remove the cover 3.
Reverse this procedure to install the secondary hard drive cover. Component replacement procedures Page Hard Drive Hard drive NOTE: The hard drive spare part kit includes left and right bracket rails, a connector cable, Mylar cover with tab, and 4 rubber isolators. Page 57 Remove the hard drive 4. Reverse this procedure to install the hard drive. Reverse this procedure to install a WLAN module.
Page 64 Remove the TV tuner module 3. Reverse this procedure to install the TV tuner module. Page 67 Remove the four Phillips PM2. Lift the keyboard 3 until the keyboard connector on the system board is accessible.
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Release the zero insertion force ZIF connector 1 to which the keyboard cable is connected and disconnect the cable 2 from the system board. Remove the switch cover. Reverse this procedure to install the switch cover and keyboard.
Page Power Button Board Power button board Description Power button board for use in computers with discrete graphics subsystems includes cable Power button board for use in computers with UMA graphics subsystems includes cable Before removing the power button board, follow these steps: Shut down the computer.
Page Speaker Assembly Speaker assembly Description Speaker assembly Before removing the speaker assembly, follow these steps: Shut down the computer. The Bluetooth module cable is available using spare part number Description Bluetooth module Before removing the Bluetooth module, follow these steps: Shut down the computer. Page Display Assembly Display assembly NOTE: The display assembly includes a webcam, 2 microphones, and 2 wireless antenna transceivers and cables.
Description Failure to support the display assembly can result in damage to the display assembly and other computer components.
Page 74 If it is necessary to replace the display enclosure or any of the display assembly internal components, remove the following screw covers and screws: 1 Two rubber screw covers on the display bezel bottom edge.
The display rubber screw covers are included in the Display Rubber Kit, spare part number Page 75 If it is necessary to remove the hinge cover, remove the four Phillips PM2. The hinge cover is available using spare part number Page 76 Disconnect the display panel cable from the display panel. The display panel cable is available using spare part number If it is necessary to replace the display hinges, remove the six Phillips PM2.
Remove the four Phillips PM 2.
Page 77 Remove the display hinge assembly 3 by lifting it straight up. The display hinges are available using spare part number The display screw kit is available using spare part kit The left and right sides of the display hinge assembly are secured using four PM 2. Page 78 If it is necessary to replace the display bezel or any of the display assembly internal components, remove the following screw covers and screws: 1 Two rubber screw covers on the display bezel bottom edge. If it is necessary to replace the display panel, remove the two Phillips PM2.
The display panel is available using spare part number Page 80 Flex the bottom of the display panel 1 back and release the display hinges.