Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Be sure the power is off and all cables are unplugged from the device before starting.
  • 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.
  • 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. Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop.
  • Push the battery forward to eject it from the laptop.

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Please make sure your device is completely turned off and everything is unplugged from the device
  • Please make sure your device is completely turned off and everything is unplugged from the device

  • Open the laptop.

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Remove the 6 screw hole covers surrounding the screen. 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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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.
  • 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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Remove the two 5mm screws from the camera above the screen. 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. Carefully remove the screen from the back cover.
  • Carefully remove the screen from the back cover.

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Lift up the black tag holding the camera and cable together. 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. Unplug the two cables connected to the screen. Unplug the two cables connected to the screen.
  • Unplug the two cables connected to the screen.

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Remove the six 3mm screws on each side of the screen. Remove the railing on each side of the screen.
  • 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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