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Wednesday, 20 July 2011

HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 Laptop Screen Replacement

In this tutorial I will show you how to disassemble a broken/cracked LCD screen on HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 laptop notebook. The HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 Laptops come with 15.6 or 17.3 LED LCD screen monitor display panel depending on the one you are repairing.


HP Pavilion G6 Screen
HP Pavilion G7 Screen
HP G72 Laptop Screen

The very first thing to do before the screen replacement you must get the right laptop screen to change the defective one in your laptop. Hp Pavilion G6 screen being the more common one among the three of them can be found at Laptop Screen Online website with all its series.

HP Laptop with Broken Screen

Remove HP Laptop Battery

HP Pavilion G6 laptop screen, G7 and G72 screen like every other laptop can easily break if the laptop is dropped. The HP G72 screen replacement can be somehow different when replacing. For replacement instruction for some G72 go to Compaq Presario CQ62 screen replacement as they are very similar in structure.

Please remember to remove the HP laptop battery before starting the repair. This is essential to avoid startic charges damaging the laptop during the replacement process.

With the help of flat screwdriver remove the screw cover on the laptop bezel. Unerneath the screw covers you will find the screws. The HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 comes with two screws on the lower sides of the screen bezel.

Remove the screws and keep them safely.

Put your fingers carefully between the screen and the plastic bezel and start pulling on all sides. Pull firmly but carefully to avoid snapping the plastic bezel as it is very fragile.


Removing the plastic bezel will expose the internal part of the laptop screen area. On the two upper sides of the laptop screen, remove the screws holding the hinges arms to the laptop backcover.

By pulling the screen towards you remove the side screws. The side screws may be up to three or four on each sides. Unscrew them and keep them safely.

Place the laptop screen face-down on the key board area and at this point you will be able to see the back of the screen panel and all its wirings.

Before I continue I would like to highlight that you will need to replace your broken laptop screen if you are having problems like;

a. HP Pavilion G6, G7 or G72 Laptop Screen is flickering.

b. HP Pavilion G6, G7 or G72 Laptop Screen is dark or gone black.

c. HP Pavilion G6, G7 or G72 notebook has been accidentally dropped and the screen is cracked.

d. HP Pavilion G6, G7 or G72 Laptop Screen is showing lines especially blue, green, pink and white.

Back of Laptop Screen

Now that you can access the back of the screen remove the clear tape holding down the screen cable connection and unplug the ribbon cable. This must be done with utmost care to avoid breaking the screen cable.

Remove Laptop Screen Cable

The  HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 will come with screens made by Samsung, AUO, LG, Innolux and Chi Mei screen manufacturers.

HP Pavilion G6, G7 and G72 Screen Removed

At this point the HP laptop screen removel process is complete. To install a brand new screen carry out the process in reverse order.

HP Pavilion G6 replacement screen, G7 and G72 Laptop screens may be difficult to install for some people. I advice that you consider going for laptop screen repair service if you feel unconfortable taking your laptop apart.


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