Introduction

Replacing a bad power supply board will ensure that your monitor gets power.

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 a nut driver (or if necessary, needle-nose pliers), remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input. Using a nut driver (or if necessary, needle-nose pliers), remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input.
  • Using a nut driver (or if necessary, 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 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply. Remove the three 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply.
  • Remove the three 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 tape by lifting up on their left side. It would be a good idea to take a picture of the way these connect before removing them.
  • Remove the four little white clips located underneath the tape by lifting up on their left side.

  • It would be a good idea to take a picture of the way these connect before removing them.

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With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling them away from the power supply. With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling them away from the power supply. With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling them away from the power supply.
  • With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling them away from the power supply.

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Pull up and remove the white plug that connects the blue and brown wires to the power supply. Pull up and remove the white plug that connects the blue and brown wires to the power supply.
  • Pull up and remove the white plug that connects the blue and brown wires to the power supply.

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Remove the rainbow-colored power cable by pulling it straight up. Remove the rainbow-colored power cable by pulling it straight up. Remove the rainbow-colored power cable by pulling it straight up.
  • Remove the rainbow-colored power cable by pulling it straight up.

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Using the needle nose pliers, pinch the white clip so that it can fit through the hole in the power supply. Lift up the power supply and remove it from the rest of the monitor. Lift up the power supply and remove it from the rest of the monitor.
  • Using the needle nose pliers, pinch the white clip so that it can fit through the hole in the power supply.

  • Lift up the power supply and remove it from the rest of the monitor.

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Conclusion

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

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