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Removing and Replacing the Side Panel in HP Pavilion P2-1000 and Compaq CQ2000 Series PCs

This document applies to HP Pavilion P2-1000 and Compaq CQ2000 series desktop computers.
HP Pavilion P2-1000 series desktop computerCompaq CQ2000 series desktop computer
Before you begin
  • Remove any disc from the CD or DVD drive.
  • Turn off the computer, and then disconnect all cables. Disconnect the Ethernet or modem cable before disconnecting the power cord.
  • Move the computer to a clear, flat, stable work surface over a non-carpeted floor.
  • HP strongly recommends the use of an anti-static wrist strap and a conductive foam pad when working on the computer.
  warning:
The edges of metal panels can cut skin. Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer.
  caution:
This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (such as a conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.
Video overview
View the following video before using the steps in this article.
  note:
For best quality on dial-up connections, wait until the video has fully loaded before viewing.
Removing and replacing the side panel
Remove the side panel to access the hard drive and most internal components.
Removing the side panel
Use these steps to remove the side panel:
Step 1
Loosen the screw securing the side panel to the computer.
Loosening the screw
Step 2
Slide the panel towards the rear of the computer.
Sliding the panel
Step 3
Pull the side panel off the computer.
Pulling off the panel
Replacing the side panel
Use the following steps to replace the side panel:
Step 1
Find the tabs on the top, bottom and front edges of the side panel.
Panel tabs
Step 2
Find the slots on the top and bottom edges of the computer. Also, find the front lip of the computer.
Finding the slots and lip
Step 3
Align the tabs on the panel with the slots on the top and bottom edges of the computer.
Replacing the panel
Step 4
Slide the panel forward until the front of the panel is flush against the front lip of the computer.
Sliding the panel into place
Step 5
Tighten the screw to secure the side panel to the computer.
Tightening the screw

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