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Compaq Presario Laptop (M2000 series) hinge

One of the hinges is no longer holding up the screen, but other wise the display is ok. I have located the parts (ridiculous price) and the Compaq manual pdf. There is a procedure for removing the whole display unit, but nothing about replacing the hinges and internal brackets. There is no obvious way to get inside the display unit. Anyone ever cracked one of these? It's a borderline call as far as replacing the whole computer. Basically, if I can't do it myself, I might as well buy a new one. Thanks in advance.


hey all my l/s hinge broke and now the r/s is breaking....would love to know where to buy the part and how to repair it...looking forward to a resoultion!

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  • wendycarlile Aug 19, 2008

    Thanks...I have started pricing everything and I believe that I am going to try to fix it myself. I CANNOT buy a new computer now. Wish me luck and I might be calling on you for more answers!!!

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Hello Wendy names Nick and just done hinge work on the Presario V5000z and readin up on your problem my suggestion would be lookin on ebay or various sites for the hinge then go about replacing it.

Steps involved in replacing the hinge start with removing power and battery

Next come the more difficult step, removing all the screws fron the bottom of the unit (this is done to gain access to the wireless cables which run from the wifi card to the lcd display)

once the base is removed then you carefully use a flat head screw driver an near the top row of keys (while pressing a few of them down) you will see a few notches which you can pry off the top cover giving you access to the lcd screen connector and bracket anchoring screws.

hopefully you disconnected your wireless antenna leads by now, and also disconnected the lcd cable from the board.

now you have the lcd display free from the base, now to change the hinge.

under the lil rubber circle pads are screws holding the brazel to the front of the lcd, this should be removed to get access to the lcd itself and thus the hinge brackets.

remove replace carefully i might add. then do everything in reverse to get the system reassembled and there ya have it
hinge has been replaced

P.S. careful steps should always be taken to prevent shock damage to any computer system when working on internals, also mind bending and pincing cables since they can most times be easilly damaged

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