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HP rp5700 Desktop PC - Removing and Replacing Cover


This document is provided to assist in removing and replacing the Cover for HP rp5700 Desktop PC.


Minimum skill level

The End User requires no training to replace the defective part in offline mode however the End User requires familiarity with system hardware and software requiring repair. The End User may require system hardware, system software and operating system knowledge if repairs are performed while in an online mode. For example, customers may be asked to apply their standard backup and restore or configuration utility procedures. Customers may also be asked to perform recovery or diagnostic and service tool procedures that have been designed for non-expert customer use and are readily available. The end user must have the ability to follow basic oral instructions from the Support Agent or diagrammed written instructions.


Parts required

NOTE: Part numbers are subject to change.

The replacement part number will vary depending on the Cover that is being replaced.

Part number
Top cover (hood) assembly - With front bezel attached
NOTE: For customers in countries/regions with RoHS legislation* (e.g. EU, China, etc.) restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical equipment. The use of the Original Spare part is regulated by RoHS legislation. If your unit contains a part that is labelled with the Modified Spare number, the Modified Spare must be ordered as the replacement part. If your unit contains a part that is labelled with the Original Spare number, please order the Original Spare as the replacement part. In this case either the Original Spare or the Modified Spare may be shipped which will not affect performance or functionality of the unit.


Summary of instructions

To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing the cover, click on the link below. Or use the product video listing on the HP Services Media Library , then select cover from the menu on the upper left hand side of the screen.

Click here to view the cover removal video .

Right-click on the video link above to open in new window / tab.

Cover removal

  1. Review the safety considerations before performing the steps listed below by selecting the Precautions link on the top left-hand side of the cover removal link above.

    CAUTION: Failure to comply with the precautions could result in damage to your product or loss of data.
  2. Remove the cable lock or padlock, if they are installed.

  3. Push in on the release latch on each side of the cover.

  4. Slide the cover forward about an inch.

  5. Lift the cover off the chassis.

Cover replacement

  1. Position the cover over the chassis.

  2. Align the hooks on the sides of the cover with the slots in the chassis bracket.

  3. Slide the cover back until it snaps into place.


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