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.

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

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Image 1/2: Use your fingernails or a flat-head screwdriver to remove the rubber dots around the screen by pushing any direction on them. Image 2/2: Underneath the rubber dots will be screws. Remove them with the #00 screwdriver.
  • 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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Image 1/2: There are clips about every inch around the right, left, and top of the plastic. Be sure that all of them are unclipped. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: The bottom part of the plastic is a little sticky.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The middle screw does not need to be removed.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The LCD is still attached to the computer. Do not pull too hard or you could break the cable.
  • 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: Remove the cable by squeezing each side of the connector and gently pulling straight out. Image 3/3: 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.

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Conclusion

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

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