Introduction

Follow this guide to remove the LCD Display.

Parts

No parts required.

Insert a spludger into the notch at the far left side of the top blue panel and pry hinge cover off. Note: You may need to pry the other side off by inserting the spludger between the hinge and the top cover. Be careful of wire attached to underside of the hinge cover.
  • Insert a spludger into the notch at the far left side of the top blue panel and pry hinge cover off.

  • Note: You may need to pry the other side off by inserting the spludger between the hinge and the top cover.

  • Be careful of wire attached to underside of the hinge cover.

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Pull the small black tab on the right hand side of the laptop.
  • Pull the small black tab on the right hand side of the laptop.

  • The hinge cover has now been removed.

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Flip the laptop over and remove the indicated screws. Flip the laptop back over.
  • Flip the laptop over and remove the indicated screws.

  • Flip the laptop back over.

  • Find the two places where the display module is attached to the base of the computer.

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Disconnect the video card from the display module by gently lifting upwards on the black tab.
  • Disconnect the video card from the display module by gently lifting upwards on the black tab.

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Lift the display module directly upwards from the base of the computer. Lift the display module directly upwards from the base of the computer.
  • Lift the display module directly upwards from the base of the computer.

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The display module has been removed.
  • The display module has been removed.

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First, remove the plastic tabs that are covering the interior screws. After removing the tabs, remove the interior screws using a #1 Philips Screwdriver. Note there are 8 tabs and 8 screws in total.
  • First, remove the plastic tabs that are covering the interior screws.

  • After removing the tabs, remove the interior screws using a #1 Philips Screwdriver.

  • Note there are 8 tabs and 8 screws in total.

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Now that the screws are removed, press the plastic casing inward to loosen the case. Then remove the plastic case from the monitor unit.
  • Now that the screws are removed, press the plastic casing inward to loosen the case. Then remove the plastic case from the monitor unit.

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Using a Philips #1 screwdriver remove the screws holding the LCD in place.
  • Using a Philips #1 screwdriver remove the screws holding the LCD in place.

  • Note there are 8 screws in total for this step, 4 on each side of the unit.

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Remove the broken LCD unit, and replace with new unit.
  • Remove the broken LCD unit, and replace with new unit.

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Conclusion

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

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