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Introduction

This guide will show you the proper steps to replace your screen on your Dell Vostro 1400

Image 1/1: After flipping over the laptop, the battery is on the bottom side of the laptop.
  • Be sure the power is off and all cables are unplugged from the device before starting.

  • After flipping over the laptop, the battery is on the bottom side of the laptop.

  • Find the tabs on both the left and right side of the battery.

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  • Push tabs toward the outside of the laptop until they lock in place.

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  • Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop.

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Image 1/1: Open the laptop.
  • Please make sure your device is completely turned off and everything is unplugged from the device

  • Open the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 6 screws  that were underneath the screw covers. Image 2/2: Remove the 6 screws  that were underneath the screw covers.
  • Remove the 6 screw hole covers surrounding the screen.

    • Remove the 6 screws that were underneath the screw covers.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two (2.5mm x 5mm) screws  at the top, by the camera. Image 2/2: Remove the two (2.5mm x 5mm) screws  at the top, by the camera.
  • Carefully remove the plastic surrounding the screen by pulling off, starting at the bottom.

  • Remove the two (2.5mm x 5mm) screws at the top, by the camera.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 5mm screws from the bottom of the screen. Image 2/2: Remove the two 5mm screws from the bottom of the screen.
  • Remove the two 5mm screws from the camera above the screen.

  • Remove the two 5mm screws from the bottom of the screen.

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  • Carefully remove the screen from the back cover.

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Image 1/2: Unplug the camera from the cable. Image 2/2: Unplug the camera from the cable.
  • Lift up the black tag holding the camera and cable together.

  • Unplug the camera from the cable.

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  • Unplug the two cables connected to the screen.

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Image 1/2: Remove the railing on each side of the screen. Image 2/2: The railing will be marked "L"  for left side or "R" for the right. This should assist in reassembly.
  • Remove the six 3mm screws on each side of the screen.

  • Remove the railing on each side of the screen.

  • The railing will be marked "L" for left side or "R" for the right. This should assist in reassembly.

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Conclusion

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

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