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Turn the monitor facedown. Unscrew the 5 screws holding the back cover on.
  • Turn the monitor facedown.

  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the back cover on.

  • (This may require flipping the monitor over and shaking the screws loose once they're already unscrewed)

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Take the edge tool or a metal ruler and insert it into the bezel. Apply pressure and push down. Do the same to the right side.
  • Take the edge tool or a metal ruler and insert it into the bezel.

  • Apply pressure and push down.

  • Do the same to the right side.

  • Once the side of the bezel facing you is decoupled, take the back cover and pry it loose.

  • (This will require some force, you will hear a loud popping/snapping noises)

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Remove the Power Button Circuit Board Flat Flex Cable from the Power Supply board under the metal cover. Pull the cord back and out of the way. (It may be stuck down with adhesive)
  • Remove the Power Button Circuit Board Flat Flex Cable from the Power Supply board under the metal cover.

  • Pull the cord back and out of the way.

  • (It may be stuck down with adhesive)

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Unscrew the cord anchors for the VGA port. (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand) (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand)
  • Unscrew the cord anchors for the VGA port.

  • (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand)

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Turn the monitor around. Unscrew the 1 screw holding the Flat Power Cable cover in place.
  • Turn the monitor around.

  • Unscrew the 1 screw holding the Flat Power Cable cover in place.

  • Lift up and remove the Flat Power Cable cover.

  • (Careful: it may be sharp)

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Unscrew the 5 screws holding the metal cage on.
  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the metal cage on.

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Turn the monitor around. Lift up on the back of metal cage, slightly.
  • Turn the monitor around.

  • Lift up on the back of metal cage, slightly.

  • Pull the cage toward self.

  • (Must be careful to free cover of the VGA port and power supply input)

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Lift up on the Flat Flex Cable holder tabs to release the cords. Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area. Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area.
  • Lift up on the Flat Flex Cable holder tabs to release the cords.

  • Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area.

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Unplug the 4 backlight wires from their ports on the Power Supply board. (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place) (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place)
  • Unplug the 4 backlight wires from their ports on the Power Supply board.

  • (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place)

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Unscrew the 5 screws holding the Power Supply and Video Display boards.
  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the Power Supply and Video Display boards.

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Lift and remove the joined Power Supply and Video Display boards. Lift and remove the joined Power Supply and Video Display boards.
  • Lift and remove the joined Power Supply and Video Display boards.

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Carefully detach the Power Supply and Video Display boards at the connector joint. (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint) (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint)
  • Carefully detach the Power Supply and Video Display boards at the connector joint.

  • (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint)

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Remove the Flat Flex Cable from the Power Button Circuit board.
  • Remove the Flat Flex Cable from the Power Button Circuit board.

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Grasp, lift, and remove the LCD Module from the front panel. Grasp, lift, and remove the LCD Module from the front panel. Grasp, lift, and remove the LCD Module from the front panel.
  • Grasp, lift, and remove the LCD Module from the front panel.

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The final product with the LCD Module removed.
  • The final product with the LCD Module removed.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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