The only problem I encountered with the laptop, like everyone else, is the shutdown problem when the laptop overheats. You can find the switch close to the LCD screen hinges and in most cases it looks like a little plastic pin. You can find all boards listed on the page of the maintenance and service guide for HP Pavilion zv notebooks. You have very good chances that the cable will fix your problem. But it also possible that the system board or the screen is causing the problem. You assistence is greatly appriciated. I do not remember if the keyboard strip is secured by screws on the bottom, be careful when removing.

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