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    HP Laptop - Loose Hinges HDX16 Notebook PC circa 2011

    Hi To All The Loungers,

    I have the above laptop and one of the hinges is loose, does anyone have any experience with this?

    Thanks,
    Marty
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    Quote Originally Posted by mojave1 View Post
    Hi To All The Loungers,

    I have the above laptop and one of the hinges is loose, does anyone have any experience with this?

    Thanks,
    Marty
    Depends upon how it is loose, the hinge mounting could be broken away from the display/lid or from the main part of the case in which case it may end up cheaper to just get a new Notebook/Laptop. Usually if the lid wobbles both hinges' pivots may be the issue but usually one isn't too noticeable.

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    As Berton said, it depends it on the exact nature of the problem.
    For plastic parts, or even for stripped out screw holes, a dab of two-part epoxy (i.e., glue) might be called for perhaps?

    If you're not careful of course, the result might look awful!
    Last edited by RockE; 2016-08-17 at 19:50. Reason: spelling

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    Do a search for "repair laptop hinge", you'll find articles and videos which might help.
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