As long as the battery is attached to the notebook, the blue LED at the front blinks 3 times when pressing the Start-Button. See the following, if you need help with that information. It will look something like this: HP Pavilion dv, dv, and dv Entertainment PCs – Maintenance and Service Guide it appears that the audio board is a separate part, so you have the option of replacing it, if you wish. I am very appreciated you expertise. I assume I should just toss this piece of junk, but I will look into replacing the power connector too.

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If still no video on internal screen, test it with an external monitor. The connector has a tight slot for the cable. I would suggest cleaning the heatsink with compressed air. My problen is my HP Pavillion Dv is going to a gray screen and sometimes will flicker my desktop, and go back to gray screen. How can i test the mainboard? Thank you for your patience. If you cannot figure out what is wrong, disassemble the laptop again and start adding parts one by one.

I was able to install a new motherboard into a laptop for a friend with this article. Also, try removing memory modules one by one. Hey very useful informaion. Any good dealers to buy the parts from?


I dont have compressed air, I will use a q-Tip. HP Download and Install Assistant. You can search for a new motherboard by the part number which could be found on a sticker in the memory compartment. The motherboard is now removed and shielded with foil to isolate the loose chip and protect the surrounding components from the heat.

What happens when you plug the AC adapter. Test the laptop with each module separately.

Both the bottom covers to the Memory and Hard Drive were hotter than the battery and cover below the fan. If anyone could give me a lil insight that would be great. Hello 1st sorry for my poor English and my spell mistake.

HP Pavilion dv6600 Series

Even though the sound control board volume wheel and audio jacks is a separate unit, I believe the main sound circuit is located on the motherboard and replacing or reconnecting the sound control pavilino will not help. Both have very similar failure symptom — no backlight.

Are they retention clips or what are they even called? I use Seatools utility from Seagate site for testing hard drive.

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Is the cable one on the left going from the power button to the motherboard also passing sound? To resolve, I have to continuously open and close the screen until it stays on. If video appears on the external monitor but not internal, check connection between the video auddio and motherboard.


Anyway are there any steps that I can bypass in the tutorial to remove and replace the palm rest?

Sometimes though, they all 3 have spiked up to near I think it needs to be atleast 1. I mean, you can draw a diagram and state where the screws are and put every screw onto paper and therefore you will not have to remember which was belonged to which hole. Thanks for great diagrams.

Great step by step directions. Each edge becomes white but not the whole screen.

How to disassemble HP Pavilion dv, dv, dv, dv – Inside my laptop

Just wondering if theres an easier way to get to the cooling fan. Any ideas or suggestions? My HP Pavilion dv sometime starts and works fine; however sometimes it will start and the screen will have lines and be greenish yellow.