Introduction

This guide will show you how to locate and remove your webcam if you are experiencing issues with your webcam.

First open the laptop and place it so that you have access to the side of the display. Next you want to place the laptop in a position where you have easy access to the display.
  • First open the laptop and place it so that you have access to the side of the display.

  • Next you want to place the laptop in a position where you have easy access to the display.

  • Use a metal or a plastic prying tool to split the front and back of the display.

  • Start on the side and work your way around.

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Pull the clear plastic display down from the bottom right and left. If pulled from the top you might crack the actual plastic.
  • Pull the clear plastic display down from the bottom right and left.

  • If pulled from the top you might crack the actual plastic.

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Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the top right and top left of the screen using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the top right and top left of the screen using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Remove the two 2.8 screws on the bottom right and left using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 2.8 screws on the bottom right and left using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Once the screws are removed you should be able to move the display down. Be careful as there is a connection to the motherboard which will need to be removed.
  • Once the screws are removed you should be able to move the display down. Be careful as there is a connection to the motherboard which will need to be removed.

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Here is a picture of the connection that needs to be removed to free the display.
  • Here is a picture of the connection that needs to be removed to free the display.

  • Pull connection from the plastic on the sides not the wires as these are fragile.

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Once this connection is removed here's what that should look. Once this connection is removed here's what that should look.
  • Once this connection is removed here's what that should look.

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Remove display and place your new one in it's place.
  • Remove display and place your new one in it's place.

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Locate the webcam above and behind the display panel.
  • Locate the webcam above and behind the display panel.

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Disconnect the webcam from the display panel, using a nylon spudger.
  • Disconnect the webcam from the display panel, using a nylon spudger.

  • Using a metal spudger around sensitive components has the potential to damage them. Be sure to use a nylon spudger or plastic opening tool before using a metal spudger.

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Remove the webcam from the display panel.
  • Remove the webcam from the display panel.

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Conclusion

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

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