HP ENVY Pro Curved All-in-One Desktop PC series Teardown | HP Computers | HP


To access internal system components, you will first need to remove the front bezel. To do so, lay the unit face up on appropriate foam so that the curved panel does not rock back and forth and the unit is stable. Carefully and firmly pry up on the inside
edge of the front bezel until it starts to release. Pull around the side and bottom edges to release the tabs that secure the front bezel to the LCD panel. There is also double sided tape securing the bezel. Do not pull strongly at the top of the unit
near the webcam. Swing up the bottom of the bezel. Detach the two connectors from the 3D webcam to its board before fully removing the bezel. If replacing the bezel, remove the webcam and the microphones from the old bezel, and install them on the new bezel. There are several hooks all around the inside perimeter of the front bezel, that snap under ridges and tabs on the inside of the rear cover. There are also several pieces of double sided tape that secure the front bezel to the LCD panel. Three pieces on the top and bottom, and one on each side. Before replacing the front bezel, reapply
tape to any location where the tape has become mangled or lost its stickiness. To replace the front bezel first, reattach
the 3D webcam connectors to the board located at the top of the unit in the well between
the top of the LCD panel and the top of the rear cover. Align the edge of the bezel with the edges
of the rear cover, and press the bezel until all tabs have snapped into place, and the
inner edges are secure against the front of the LCD panel. To remove the two and a half inch hard drive, if one is present in the unit first, remove the front bezel, the LCD support bracket, and the LCD panel. Pull down the label card through its slot
to provide full access to the hard drive. Detach the three Phillip’s number two screws that secure the hard drive cage to the rear cover Partially remove the hard drive cage. Detach the connector from the hard drive,
to fully remove the hard drive cage from the unit. To remove the hard drive from the cage, detach the four Phillips number two screws that secure the drive to the cage and pull the drive out
of the cage. To replace the hard drive into the cage first, make sure there is a rubber grommet inside each side hole of the cage. Replace any missing grommets. Place the drive into the cage with the spindle side of the drive aligned to the open side of the cage. Secure the drive in the cage with it’s four
Phillips number two screws. Reattach the hard drive cable to the hard
drive. Align the three screw holes on the drive cage with the screw holes on the rear cover. Secure the hard drive cage in the unit with
its three Phillips number two screws. Slide the label card back up into position. To remove the motherboard first, remove the front bezel, the LCD support brackets, and the LCD panel assembly. Untape the power and OSD button board connector from the motherboard. Detach all connectors on the bottom side of the motherboard, including the wireless antennas from the wireless LAN board. Free the hard drive flat ribbon cable from
the adhesive of on the motherboard. If a two and a half inch hard drive is present in the unit, detach the nine Phillips number two screws that secure the motherboard to the rear cover. Loosen the captured Phillip’s number two screws for the thermal module at the radiator end of the module. Pull the motherboard carefully out of the
unit. If replacing the motherboard, remove the wireless LAN board from the bottom side of the motherboard. Remove the M.2 SSD hard drive if present in the unit, system memory, the thermal module, and the CPU from the top side of the motherboard. When removing the CPU, install a socket cover on the load plate window, before replacing the load plate over the socket. Place the motherboard in an anti-static bag. If installing a new motherboard, install the
old CPU, thermal module, system memory, and the M.2 SSD hard-drive, if present in the unit, to the top of the motherboard. Install the wireless LAN board to the bottom side of the motherboard. Carefully align the motherboard top side down into the unit, aligning the bottom IO connectors into their cutouts on the rear cover, and clearing any connectors away from the underside of the board. Tighten the Phillip’s number two screw at
the radiator end of the thermal module. Replace the nine Phillip’s number two screws to secure the motherboard to the rest of the unit. Replace all connectors to the underside of the motherboard. Make sure the hard-drive cable is pressed
with adhesive to the motherboard, if a two and a half inch hard drive is present in a
unit. Tape the power and OSD button board down to the motherboard as well. To remove an M.2 solid state drive, if present in the unit first, remove the front bezel, the LCD support bracket, the LCD panel assembly, and the motherboard assembly, from the unit. Remove the Phillip’s number one screw securing the M.2 Drive to the motherboard. The drive will pop up. Remove the solid state drive from the motherboard. There is a small notch on the edge of the
M.2 solid state drive that aligns over a small tab in the M.2 socket on the motherboard. To replace the solid state drive, angle the
module to about 30 degrees, engaging the notch over its socket tab. Press the drive down. Hold it down while replacing its Phillip’s
number one screw to secure it to the motherboard.

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