Introduction

If you want to replace the screen on your tablet, then this guide is for you. Use this step by step guide on how to properly replace the display screen on your Archos 97 Carbon tablet.

To start, lay your tablet upwards facing you. Begin to pry your tablet open in the corner using a prying tool. Start in the top left corner, near the volume and power button, working your way around clockwise. To start, lay your tablet upwards facing you. Begin to pry your tablet open in the corner using a prying tool. Start in the top left corner, near the volume and power button, working your way around clockwise.
  • To start, lay your tablet upwards facing you. Begin to pry your tablet open in the corner using a prying tool. Start in the top left corner, near the volume and power button, working your way around clockwise.

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Once you have pryed the screen open, you will see two cables connecting the sreen and the interior of the tablet together. On the right side, you will see a white tab that the cable is taped to. Remove the tape and plug connecting the cable to the tab, and it will come loose. Once you have pryed the screen open, you will see two cables connecting the sreen and the interior of the tablet together. On the right side, you will see a white tab that the cable is taped to. Remove the tape and plug connecting the cable to the tab, and it will come loose. Once you have pryed the screen open, you will see two cables connecting the sreen and the interior of the tablet together. On the right side, you will see a white tab that the cable is taped to. Remove the tape and plug connecting the cable to the tab, and it will come loose.
  • Once you have pryed the screen open, you will see two cables connecting the sreen and the interior of the tablet together. On the right side, you will see a white tab that the cable is taped to. Remove the tape and plug connecting the cable to the tab, and it will come loose.

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On the left side of the tablet, you will see a silver cable connecting the screen to the motherboard (green square).  Remove the black tape that is connecting the cable and screen and the gold plug will come loose. On the left side of the tablet, you will see a silver cable connecting the screen to the motherboard (green square).  Remove the black tape that is connecting the cable and screen and the gold plug will come loose.
  • On the left side of the tablet, you will see a silver cable connecting the screen to the motherboard (green square). Remove the black tape that is connecting the cable and screen and the gold plug will come loose.

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Now that you completely separated the screen from the tablet, begin unscrewing the screws on the side of the back of the screen, there are four, one is covered by tape. Now that you completely separated the screen from the tablet, begin unscrewing the screws on the side of the back of the screen, there are four, one is covered by tape.
  • Now that you completely separated the screen from the tablet, begin unscrewing the screws on the side of the back of the screen, there are four, one is covered by tape.

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After all the screws are off, gently pry the screen from the black frame surrounding it again using your prying tool working clockwise until screen is detached from frame After all the screws are off, gently pry the screen from the black frame surrounding it again using your prying tool working clockwise until screen is detached from frame
  • After all the screws are off, gently pry the screen from the black frame surrounding it again using your prying tool working clockwise until screen is detached from frame

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Your screen should look like this once all of the steps are completed.
  • Your screen should look like this once all of the steps are completed.

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Conclusion

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

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