Introduction

Replacing your display will give you a fresh new screen when your old one is not functioning properly.

Lay the monitor on a flat surface so that the back is facing up.
  • Lay the monitor on a flat surface so that the back is facing up.

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Grab the hinge cover with both hands on either side of the stand. Squeeze inwards with your thumbs and fingers and lift up to remove the hinge cover.
  • Grab the hinge cover with both hands on either side of the stand.

  • Squeeze inwards with your thumbs and fingers and lift up to remove the hinge cover.

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Remove the four 12.1 mm Phillips #2 screws that hold the stand to the monitor. Support the monitor while removing the screws to prevent the monitor from falling.
  • Remove the four 12.1 mm Phillips #2 screws that hold the stand to the monitor.

  • Support the monitor while removing the screws to prevent the monitor from falling.

  • Lift up to detach the stand.

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Remove the five 9.5 mm Phillips #2 screws located around the perimeter of the monitor. Remove the five 9.5 mm Phillips #2 screws located around the perimeter of the monitor.
  • Remove the five 9.5 mm Phillips #2 screws located around the perimeter of the monitor.

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Starting at the corner of the monitor, wedge the small plastic opening tool between the back cover and the display bezel. Tilt the plastic opening tool up to separate the back cover from the display bezel. Continue around the perimeter of the monitor until the display bezel comes off.
  • Starting at the corner of the monitor, wedge the small plastic opening tool between the back cover and the display bezel.

  • Tilt the plastic opening tool up to separate the back cover from the display bezel.

  • Continue around the perimeter of the monitor until the display bezel comes off.

  • A reasonable amount of force is necessary to detach the back cover from the display bezel.

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Reposition the monitor so that the back is facing up. Grab the corners of the monitor and jiggle them upwards to detach the back cover from the inside of the monitor.
  • Reposition the monitor so that the back is facing up.

  • Grab the corners of the monitor and jiggle them upwards to detach the back cover from the inside of the monitor.

  • Lift the back cover up.

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Remove the two 5.7 mm Phillips #2 screws located on either side of the EMI shield. Remove the two 5.7 mm Phillips #2 screws located on either side of the EMI shield.
  • Remove the two 5.7 mm Phillips #2 screws located on either side of the EMI shield.

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Using the needle nose pliers, remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input. Using the needle nose pliers, remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input.
  • Using the needle nose pliers, remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input.

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Grab the metal casing by the sides and slide it down towards the bottom of the monitor. Lift up to remove the metal casing. Beware, metal casing is sharp!
  • Grab the metal casing by the sides and slide it down towards the bottom of the monitor.

  • Lift up to remove the metal casing.

  • Beware, metal casing is sharp!

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Remove the three gold 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply. Remove the three gold 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply.
  • Remove the three gold 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply.

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Remove the two pieces of yellow tape on the left side of the power supply. Remove the two pieces of yellow tape on the left side of the power supply. Remove the two pieces of yellow tape on the left side of the power supply.
  • Remove the two pieces of yellow tape on the left side of the power supply.

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Remove the four little white clips located underneath the pieces of tape by lifting up on their left side. Remove the four little white clips located underneath the pieces of tape by lifting up on their left side.
  • Remove the four little white clips located underneath the pieces of tape by lifting up on their left side.

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With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling directly left. With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling directly left. With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling directly left.
  • With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling directly left.

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Remove the display cable located at the top of the circuit board by pulling it out towards the top of the monitor. Remove the display cable located at the top of the circuit board by pulling it out towards the top of the monitor. Remove the display cable located at the top of the circuit board by pulling it out towards the top of the monitor.
  • Remove the display cable located at the top of the circuit board by pulling it out towards the top of the monitor.

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Turn the monitor on its side so that the power supply and circuit board are facing to the right Remove the two 6.6 mm Phillips #2 screws located on both sides of the metal casing (four screws total). Remove the two 6.6 mm Phillips #2 screws located on both sides of the metal casing (four screws total).
  • Turn the monitor on its side so that the power supply and circuit board are facing to the right

  • Remove the two 6.6 mm Phillips #2 screws located on both sides of the metal casing (four screws total).

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Set the monitor back down so that the power supply and circuit board are facing you. Feed all four of the connector wires down through the metal casing.
  • Set the monitor back down so that the power supply and circuit board are facing you.

  • Feed all four of the connector wires down through the metal casing.

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Grab the sides of the metal casing and lift up. Turn the display over to see the front; you are ready replace the broken display with a new one! Turn the display over to see the front; you are ready replace the broken display with a new one!
  • Grab the sides of the metal casing and lift up.

  • Turn the display over to see the front; you are ready replace the broken display with a new one!

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Conclusion

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

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