Introduction

If your laptop screen has not been working, this guide will help you replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Turn the device over and locate the battery.
    • Turn the device over and locate the battery.

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  2. Place thumbs on each latch and push outwards.
    • Place thumbs on each latch and push outwards.

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    • Push and slide the battery away from you.

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    • Locate the RAM compartment and the screw on the right hand side. Remove the cover.

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    • Locate and remove the 2.5 mm x 5 mm screw on the upper right hand side of the compartment.

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    • Turn the device around and open it up.

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    • Using your index finger, push down on the F1 and F7 keys.

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    • Using your index finger, push down on the x icon and Home keys.

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    • Locate the keyboard lining (between the black and silver).

    • Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up.

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    • Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the x icon and Home keys and pull up.

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    • Carefully pull and turn the keyboard over.

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    • Lift the black lever.

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    • Remove the keyboard cable

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    • Turn laptop over and remove the bottom four screw covers outlined in red.

    • Then remove the three base screws.

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    • Turn laptop over and open it. Locate and remove the five palm rest screws.

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    • Locate the palm rest cables. Lift the black levers and unplug the blue cables.

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    • Lift the palm rest until it snaps off.

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    • Close cover and turn laptop over. Locate and remove the four hard drive screws.

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    • Turn laptop over and open it.

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    • Lift and remove the hard drive.

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    • Remove the hard drive connector.

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    • Locate and remove the bottom hinge screws.

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    • Turn laptop over and open it. Locate and unplug the LCD Cable.

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    • Unplug the black and white wires on the wireless antenna.

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    • Remove the two hinge screws on both the left and right hand side.

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    • Remove the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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