Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the display for your Alienware 17 R3 laptop. Ensure you have all the necessary tools before starting.

Turn the computer off.
  • Turn the computer off.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

  • Failure to unplug the charging cable could result in damaging the computer or seriously injuring yourself.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

  • Wear the anti-static wrist strap to prevent any electrical shock to the components. Shocks may damage the components.

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Unscrew and remove the two 4mm Phillips screws from cover.
  • Unscrew and remove the two 4mm Phillips screws from cover.

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Pull up and slide cover off.
  • Pull up and slide cover off.

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Unplug the black wire with the yellow tag to disconnect the battery. Unplug the black wire with the yellow tag to disconnect the battery.
  • Unplug the black wire with the yellow tag to disconnect the battery.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pull display casing away from main body.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pull display casing away from main body.

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Unscrew and remove the two 2mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the display.
  • Unscrew and remove the two 2mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the display.

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Disconnect plugs connecting the display to the main body.
  • Disconnect plugs connecting the display to the main body.

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Lift display out.
  • Lift display out.

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Conclusion

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

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