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The "ribbon" pulled out

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  • jmjtavill Feb 15, 2009

    It's a very narrow type of ribbon:about 1/4" wide...silver,,,it appears i\I pulled it from the left ide...it must run across the back... it appears that it may have been ripped at the connection...it is still connected on the right side. I cannot see where to reconnect it. An internal diagram would help...

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If you mean one of the ribbon cables, they usually go into a thin clip. This clip often has a releasable pressure fitting. Look for where you pulled the cable from and see if the fitting is two toned. If so use your fingernail to either pull the flap forward, to back.. various types. Place the cable back into the slot and press the clip back down.
If the ribbon is a (usually) white cable with a hard clear or blue end, then it likely goes into a solid pressure fitting. Just grab the hard plastic tab and push it back into the slot.

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    Randy Feb 15, 2009

    http://www.partsurfer.hp.com/cgi-bin/spi...



    From there you should be able to get the diagram you need, and the replacement cable you will need :)

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