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DV1000 p\display switch failed-How can I wire it active full time

I had an intermittant failure that aggrevated me. The display will blackout on my HP pavllion and then when I move the display it will relight the display. The notebook will run to external monitor ok.

I poked around a bit and was woking with the dispay swith and I got aggrevated and pull the swith from the motherboard. Jow can I open the case to expose the mother board so I can hardwire the connect to the on state?

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Hey, I've had some problems with this myself - but from not putting the plug back on right. First you're going to want to pull up, or print out the manual for detailed help.


But here's what you need to check:

Power down your laptop, unplug it, remove the battery, all that jazz. When you remove the battery there will be a bunch of silver screws. There should be 6 screws on one side, three on the other.

On the side with six screws, remove the four that are directly under where the battery was. (Those two that are slightly risen from the row don't need to be removed.

Once those are removed, open the lid and you can carefully pop off the plastic cover which has the power button, quickplay, and media control buttons.

Once that is removed, there will be a silver rectangle to the right of where the power button is, and there should be a small black tape attached, that is the plug. Make sure it is secured all the way, and that should fix it.

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