Introduction

You will need a Philips screwdriver, an anti-static wrist strap, and a wedge type tool such as a flat-head screwdriver. This guide will walk you through how to replace the LCD screen on your Dell Inspiron 600m.

Push in the tab on the battery and lift up. The battery should detach very easily. Push in the tab on the battery and lift up. The battery should detach very easily. Push in the tab on the battery and lift up. The battery should detach very easily.
  • Push in the tab on the battery and lift up. The battery should detach very easily.

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Locate the rubber dots on the plastic around the lcd panel. Use your fingernails or a flat-head screwdriver to remove the rubber dots around the screen by pushing any direction on them.
  • Locate the rubber dots on the plastic around the lcd panel.

  • Use your fingernails or a flat-head screwdriver to remove the rubber dots around the screen by pushing any direction on them.

  • Underneath the rubber dots will be screws. Remove them with the #00 screwdriver.

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After removing the screws under the rubber dots, use your plastic opening tool to un-clip the plastic around the screen. There are clips about every inch around the right, left, and top of the plastic. Be sure that all of them are unclipped.
  • After removing the screws under the rubber dots, use your plastic opening tool to un-clip the plastic around the screen.

  • There are clips about every inch around the right, left, and top of the plastic. Be sure that all of them are unclipped.

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Lift the plastic around the screen off after it is un-clipped by pulling straight up on it.
  • Lift the plastic around the screen off after it is un-clipped by pulling straight up on it.

  • The bottom part of the plastic is a little sticky.

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Underneath the plastic around the edge, there are 2 screws on each side. Remove them with a Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Underneath the plastic around the edge, there are 2 screws on each side. Remove them with a Philips #00 screwdriver.

  • The middle screw does not need to be removed.

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After all the screws around the edge have been removed, lift the LCD panel off of the base.
  • After all the screws around the edge have been removed, lift the LCD panel off of the base.

  • The LCD is still attached to the computer. Do not pull too hard or you could break the cable.

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Flip the LCD panel over. Do not touch on or near the back of the panel where is says "Don't Touch". LCD panels contain mercury which is hazardous to humans. Remove the cable by squeezing each side of the connector and gently pulling straight out.
  • Flip the LCD panel over.

  • Do not touch on or near the back of the panel where is says "Don't Touch". LCD panels contain mercury which is hazardous to humans.

  • Remove the cable by squeezing each side of the connector and gently pulling straight out.

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Remove the cable at the base of the laptop by pulling up on the tab attached to the cable. Remove the cable at the base of the laptop by pulling up on the tab attached to the cable. Remove the cable at the base of the laptop by pulling up on the tab attached to the cable.
  • Remove the cable at the base of the laptop by pulling up on the tab attached to the cable.

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Conclusion

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

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