The base plate and interface module are easily seperated.
Because of the build in leaver, leaving a plastic enclosed interface module to be opened up. COMPAQ Presario's have a bad habit of cracking and tearing the orange flexi-cable that goes through the hinges that connects the LCD to the main board.
The keyboard replacement procedure is relatively simple and you can easily do it yourself at home. In most notebooks you can replace the LCD screen without separating the display panel from the base but not in these machines.
If you replace the inverter board but the image is still dim, most likely there is a problem with the backlight lamp inside the LCD screen. Note: it's much easier to disassemble the laptop display panel when the display panel is separated from the laptop.
Most V2xxx keyboards shared the same problem; when typing in the area where the arrows are, you can feel that there is space between the keyboard and the metal casing.
There are fewer upgrade options for laptops when compared with desktops but the most obvious upgrade is to increase or even max-out the installed RAM.
The procedure for upgrading RAM on this laptop is very straight-forward.
Community Q&A A computer's Basic Input-Output System (BIOS) is embedded software on a motherboard.
It is the first software your PC loads so that it can use things like CD drives, mice, and keyboards practically from the moment you turn it on.Solving the problem could be very simple - just take the laptop apart and try to fix the loose part.The inner workings of the docking station can be reached fairly easy.How to cure some display problems: random stripes and caused by a loosened plug/port, because if pressed at some point the display housing (you need to find out where) the stripes disappeared/appeared again.This is usually a sign, that something is loose inside.The model number is printed on the back of the screen: B140EW01.