Introduction

The screen or display of your laptop may break because of physical damage. If so, you can replace it using this guide.

Using the tweezers, remove the 2 black plastic adhesive covers from the bottom corners of the screen frame. Using the tweezers, remove the 2 black plastic adhesive covers from the bottom corners of the screen frame.
  • Using the tweezers, remove the 2 black plastic adhesive covers from the bottom corners of the screen frame.

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Use the Philips #00 screwdriver to remove the 2 screws that were revealed in the previous step.
  • Use the Philips #00 screwdriver to remove the 2 screws that were revealed in the previous step.

  • The screws are 20 mm in diameter and 50 mm long.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pry the screen frame away from the screen.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the screen frame away from the screen.

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Using your hands, grasp the screen frame at it's base near the laptop hinge.
  • Using your hands, grasp the screen frame at it's base near the laptop hinge.

  • While pulling the base of the screen frame away from the hinge horizontally, also lift up on the screen frame to disconnect it from the laptop hinge.

  • The space between the screen frame and laptop hinge is very small and the plastic for both parts is weak. However, a fair amount of force is required to disconnect the screen frame from the laptop hinge. Be careful during this step, or either of these plastic pieces may break.

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Flip the laptop around and lay the screen flat on your work space with the laptop hinge away from you and the keyboard assembly standing vertical.
  • Flip the laptop around and lay the screen flat on your work space with the laptop hinge away from you and the keyboard assembly standing vertical.

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Using the Philips #00 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws holding the laptop screen in place. The screws are 15 mm in diameter and 45 mm long.
  • Using the Philips #00 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws holding the laptop screen in place.

  • The screws are 15 mm in diameter and 45 mm long.

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Lift the screen away from the laptop starting with the edge furthest from the laptop hinge.
  • Lift the screen away from the laptop starting with the edge furthest from the laptop hinge.

  • Take care while lifting the screen, as it is still connected to the laptop by a wire.

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Using the tweezers, peel back the tape securing the screen wire to the laptop.
  • Using the tweezers, peel back the tape securing the screen wire to the laptop.

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Using the tweezers, unplug the screen from the laptop.
  • Using the tweezers, unplug the screen from the laptop.

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Lift the laptop screen away from the remainder of the laptop.
  • Lift the laptop screen away from the remainder of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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