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

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