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Introduction

In this guide, we will be showing you how to remove and replace the Display Assembly.

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  1. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Closing the Display: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before You Begin

    • Close the display and turn the computer over.

  2. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base.

  3. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Open the Display: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the computer over and open the display.

  4. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Video-Card Connector: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the video-card connector cable from its connector on the system board.

  5. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Display Cable: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the pull-tab to disconnect the display cable from its connector on the system board.

  6. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the LED-Logo Board Cable: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the LED-logo board cable from its connector on the system board.

  7. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Antenna Cables: step 7, image 1 of 1
  8. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Removing the Cables: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Note the routing of the antenna cables, and then remove the cables from the routing guides on the computer base.

  9. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screw that secures the routing guides to the computer base.

  10. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Lifting the Routing Guides: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Slide and lift the routing guides off the computer base.

  11. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws, on the display hinges, that secure the display assembly to the computer base.

  12. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Lifting the Display Assembly: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Move the display to a perpendicular position to the computer base, and then lift the display assembly off the computer.

  13. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Placing the Display Assembly: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Place the NEW display assembly in position and replace the screws, on the display hinges, that secure the display assembly to the computer base.

  14. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screw: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Place the routing guides on the computer base and replace the screw that secures the routing guides to the computer base.

  15. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Route the Mini-card: step 15, image 1 of 1
    • Route the Mini-Card antenna cables through the routing guides on the computer base.

  16. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Connecting the Display Cable: step 16, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the Mini-Card antenna cables to the Mini-Card. See"Replacing the Wireless Mini-Card" on page 107.

    • Connect the display cable, video-card connector cable, and LED-logo board cable to the respective connectors on the system board.

  17. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Close the Display: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • Close the display and turn the computer over.

  18. Dell Alienware 18 Display Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screws: step 18, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base.

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