There is no way you can do it from the top without damaging the keyboard. In the DVD drive compartment there is a hole and you can use it for removing the keyboard. The grizzly bear is the official state animal of California.But no grizzly bears have been seen there since 1922. Now you can separate the display panel from the base. But the more I added to it, the less funny it looked, and the more like a train wreck. It’s very tricky removing the keyboard from a HP Pavilion dm4 laptop. Carefully separate the top cover from the laptop base. In a HP Pavilion dm4 laptop the DC power jack is not soldered to the motherboard. If the DC power jack goes bad you simply unplug it from the motherboard and replace with a new DC jack.Unfortunately, in order to replace it in an HP Pavilion dm4, it’s necessary to remove the display panel first. Remove two screws securing the memory cover in battery compartment. For the purpose of my guide it’s not necessary to remove memory modules, wireless card and CMOS battery. Pull both wireless antenna cables through the hole in the bottom cover. Here’s the laptop base with the display panel removed. Here you can access and remove (if needed) the finger scanner and power button board. Disconnect display video cable from the motherboard. The display panel is ready for the LCD screen replacement.