Introduction

The screen bezel and LCD display may come factory assembled with a glue or adhesive holding it together. When removing the display must be held outward to remove the screen.

  1. Make sure the computer is powered down before beginning your work
    • Make sure the computer is powered down before beginning your work

    • Remove the battery and set it aside, there is a small clip that slides to free the battery.

    • Unscrew the two 4.7mm screws below the battery.

  2. Remove seven 8.6mm screws from the left and right side of the battery compartment
    • Remove seven 8.6mm screws from the left and right side of the battery compartment

    • There are 2 screws to the left of the compartment, 3 to the right, and 2 along the bottom side.

    • Flip the laptop over and open it up.

    • Using a plastic opening tool carefully pry up along the edge of the plastic bezel at the top of the keyboard.

    • Getting the lip of the plastic opening tool under the edge of the bezel and moving it along the right and left edges helps to make removal easier.

    • Remove two 5.5mm screws from the top of the keyboard

    • Using a plastic opening tool push inward along the edges of the keyboard to release the holding clips

    • Lift the keyboard upwards

    • Be careful not to pull too hard on the keyboard as it is still attached to the laptop by the ribbon connector.

    • Using the plastic opening tool push up on the black clip holding the connector ribbon.

    • Pull out the ribbon connector to remove the keyboard.

    • Using a plastic opening tool remove the rubber bumpers covering the display bezel screws.

    • Remove the six 5.5mm screws holding the bezel on.

    • Using a plastic opening tool carefully pry along the edges of the screen bezel to remove it.

    • Once the opening tool is inserted under the lip of the bezel simply sliding it along the edge will release the retaining clips.

    • Remove the following screws:

      • Two 4.7mm screws from the left side of the display.

      • Two 4.7mm screws from the right side of the display.

    • Remove the following screws:

      • Two 5.5mm screws from the left display mount.

      • Two 5.5mm screws from the right display mount.

    • Gently pull the display mount frame outward to release the inserts holding the display screen in place. This will allow the screen to lean forward, revealing the connectors.

    • Using a flat headed tool or nail, remove the wires from the right connector behind the display.

    • Using a flat headed tool or nail, disconnect the wires from the left connection behind the display.

    • Pulling upward gently on the tab, remove the magnetic connection in the top left of the tray area under the keyboard.

    • The screen should now be able to freely be removed from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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