Just in case if you need it in the future. What is the power source that feeds the inverter? Maybe it has a bad backlight lamp. The battery is connected to the motherboard via a battery board. For a more stylish version of the laptop, with longer battery life but a slightly slower processor, check out HP’s Pavilion ze The hard drive and two memory slots reside beneath black and stylishly grooved bottom panels held in place by a couple of small screws each. My goal is to take off the bottom and locate the motherboard.

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I think your technician is right. Most likely this is LCD screen failure. In my laptop the part number is I went through the entire procedure and replaced the screen but now there is no display on the screen both the old one and new one.

Though you can get a cheap, bare-bones configuration of this notebook if you prefer, our test unit came generously equipped. Maybe the new inverter is bad. Ton of screws to get to it. I bought a new one and now the computer works.

Most connections–along with our review unit’s fixed DVD burner and six-in-one card reader–sit on the M’s right-hand comoaq. If you accidentally break the connector, you will have to replace the whole motherboard or use the notebook with an external keyboard. These screws are hidden under six rubber seals. I would definitely try replacing just the inverter board first.


How to take apart Compaq Presario M2000 notebook

Our only beef is that you must wrestle the clunky retractable docking cable out of the back of the stand to connect it to the left side of the notebook. The keyboard has a firm feel, though its keys don’t depress very far. Brand Post Data science: Any suggestions to improve the performance Thanks. If it works for you, please mention the notebook model in the comments below.

I was almost giving up my Presario M after several occasions I tried to open it up to clean the Fan and heat sink from dust.

The two screws to be removed that hold the key bezel in the battery compartment are in a similar arrangement on a V as the M but closer to the rear of the laptop, about in the middle of the battery compartment. How do I replace modem?

If you’re an audiophile or you want an HP laptop to use as a desktop replacement, we recommend that you invest in the xb Try replacing the m20000. You can support this site. The usb ports all on the M have stopped working.


My goal is to take off the bottom and locate the motherboard. See questions and answers.

Hewlett-Packard Australia Presario M2000

Not sure if Presario is any different from Presario M, but in the last one there is no shortcut. Loved yr pics and instruction. As you say,bezel tricky to remove at hinges. Make sure the video cable is plugged correctly. Thanks it is really help me to replace the mother boardapprecaited for the detail guide. We wouldn’t elect the HP Compaq Presario M the laptop we’d most enjoy cramming into a carry-on bag, but this economical desktop replacement is lighter than it looks, and it performs solidly.

Disconnect the LCD cable video cable from the motherboard.

HP Compaq Presario M

The headphone port sits on the front of the case while the battery forms the rear. I liked you explanation for everything on this page and found it most helpful. There are six screws securing the display bezel to the cover.