Introduction

The following guide will help the user remove the screen. The screen trim can been removed using a spudger. A Phillips #0 screwdriver is needed to remove the screws keeping the screen attached to the laptop.

Hold the laptop using both hands with the battery facing upwards.
  • Hold the laptop using both hands with the battery facing upwards.

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Push the two tabs located below the battery in towards each other using your thumbs.
  • Push the two tabs located below the battery in towards each other using your thumbs.

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  • Push the battery upwards and out of the laptop as shown.

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  • Continue to push the battery upwards until it is completely separated from the laptop as shown.

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  • Push up on the back of the tabs that cover the hinges connecting the screen to the base of the laptop.

  • While pushing up on the back of the tabs, insert the spudger into the opening created from pushing on the tabs until the tab detaches.

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  • Once the case has been separated from the laptop, pull the case off completely, using the plastic opening tool or your fingers.

  • You will hear popping noises which are to be expected.

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  • When the screen case has been successfully removed, the laptop should resemble the photo shown here.

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  • Unscrew the 3 mm screws (4) using a #0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Lift the screen away from the computer.

  • Be careful removing the screen, as the left side is still connected to the computer.

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  • Remove the wire that is glued to the back of the screen with your fingers.

  • Remove the tape covering the connection port.

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  • Separate the screen from the computer by gently pulling it out.

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  • Upon removal, the computer should look like this picture.

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Conclusion

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

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