Introduction

When completing the guide, do not pull on wires, use the tabs that may be attached to the wire casing. This guide is not too difficult, but it is important to be careful not to damage other attachments such as camera or microphone in the process.

With your fingers, remove 6 rubber coverings located at the edges of screen. The rubber coverings are held in place with a small amount of adhesive, but you should be able to peel them off easily. There are 4 coverings on the top (circular shaped) and 2 on the bottom (half-oval shaped).
  • With your fingers, remove 6 rubber coverings located at the edges of screen. The rubber coverings are held in place with a small amount of adhesive, but you should be able to peel them off easily.

  • There are 4 coverings on the top (circular shaped) and 2 on the bottom (half-oval shaped).

Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the six 5.2mm screws in the places where the rubber coverings were located. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the six 5.2mm screws in the places where the rubber coverings were located.
  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the six 5.2mm screws in the places where the rubber coverings were located.

Slide the spudger between the thin gap located between the white and pink plastic casing at the top. Move the spudger from the right side to the left to detach the white plastic frame from the pink plastic casing.
  • Slide the spudger between the thin gap located between the white and pink plastic casing at the top.

  • Move the spudger from the right side to the left to detach the white plastic frame from the pink plastic casing.

  • Remove the white frame by pulling it towards yourself.

  • It may take considerable force to initially slide the spudger between the white and pink parts of the casing.

At the top of the display screen,  pull the brown connector towards the right with your right hand while holding on to the black piece of electrical tape next to the white connector with your left hand to disconnect the two connectors from each other.
  • At the top of the display screen, pull the brown connector towards the right with your right hand while holding on to the black piece of electrical tape next to the white connector with your left hand to disconnect the two connectors from each other.

  • Gently pull the display screen towards you to more easily access the cable behind the screen.

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Use the spudger to detach the piece of  tape from the camera by sliding it between the camera and tape. Pull the camera towards you to remove it.
  • Use the spudger to detach the piece of tape from the camera by sliding it between the camera and tape.

  • Pull the camera towards you to remove it.

Disconnect the microphone, which located left of the camera piece, by pinching the tape around the wires, pinching the microphone, and pulling the two in opposite directions. This microphone is detached in the same way the camera was detached.
  • Disconnect the microphone, which located left of the camera piece, by pinching the tape around the wires, pinching the microphone, and pulling the two in opposite directions. This microphone is detached in the same way the camera was detached.

Using a Philips Head #1 screwdriver, remove the four 4.63 mm screws located on both sides of the display screen. Pull the display screen towards you to remove it from the plastic cover of the netbook.
  • Using a Philips Head #1 screwdriver, remove the four 4.63 mm screws located on both sides of the display screen.

  • Pull the display screen towards you to remove it from the plastic cover of the netbook.

Gently peel off the black wire connected to both the microphone  and the camera. This is attached with a small amount of adhesive to the back of the display screen.
  • Gently peel off the black wire connected to both the microphone and the camera. This is attached with a small amount of adhesive to the back of the display screen.

Pull up the transparent piece of tape at the bottom of the display screen that holds the cord in place.
  • Pull up the transparent piece of tape at the bottom of the display screen that holds the cord in place.

Detach the cord by pulling the cord out of the slot of the green circuit on the bottom of the laptop. Once the cord is detached, the display screen  will be  unattached and able to be removed.
  • Detach the cord by pulling the cord out of the slot of the green circuit on the bottom of the laptop. Once the cord is detached, the display screen will be unattached and able to be removed.

Conclusion

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

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