Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove an old webcam and replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Turn the device over and locate the battery.

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  • 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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Image 1/3: Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up. Image 2/3: Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up. Image 3/3: Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Then remove the seven base screws. Image 2/2: Then remove the seven base screws.
  • Turn laptop over and remove the bottom four screw covers outlined in red.

  • Then remove the seven 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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  • Unsnap and lift the display bezel around the edges and remove it.

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  • Locate and remove the eight LCD screws outlined in red.

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  • Carefully unplug the camera cable.

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  • Lift and remove the LCD screen from the backing.

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  • Locate and remove the webcam.

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Conclusion

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

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