Introduction

Replacing the screen takes some time and effort, but requires few tools.

Image 1/1: Flip the laptop over, bottom-side up.
  • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.

  • Flip the laptop over, bottom-side up.

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Image 1/1: At the same time, lift the battery away from the laptop.
  • Push the switch next to the battery.

  • At the same time, lift the battery away from the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Carefully open the laptop at far as it will go so that the back of screen is touching the flat surface. Image 2/3: Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle. Image 3/3: Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle.
  • Place the laptop on flat surface.

  • Carefully open the laptop at far as it will go so that the back of screen is touching the flat surface.

  • Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle.

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  • Remove two 4 mm Philips #00 screws.

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  • Gently lift the keyboard away from the laptop without harming the cord that is located at the bottom of the keyboard.

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  • Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer.

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  • Remove one 4mm Philips #00 screw to completely disengage blue tab.

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  • Pull and disconnect the blue tab.

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  • Disconnect the black and white wires.

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  • Remove four 4mm Philips #00 screws at the hinges for the screen.

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  • Separate the top panel of the laptop from the bottom panel.

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Image 1/2: Remove six 4 mm #00 Philips screws located in the corners. Image 2/2: Remove six 4 mm #00 Philips screws located in the corners.
  • Use the plastic opening tools to remove the six rubber screw covers in the corners.

  • Remove six 4 mm #00 Philips screws located in the corners.

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Image 1/2: Go completely around the screen, separating the screen holders with the plastic opening tools. Image 2/2: Go completely around the screen, separating the screen holders with the plastic opening tools.
  • Insert the plastic opening tools between the screen holders.

  • Go completely around the screen, separating the screen holders with the plastic opening tools.

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  • Remove 12 4mm #00 Philips screws at the perimeter of the screen.

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Image 1/2: Do not touch the copper part of the bottom side of the screen. Image 2/2: Do not touch the copper part of the bottom side of the screen.
  • Gently lift the screen from the holder.

  • Do not touch the copper part of the bottom side of the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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