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Introduction

This is a moderately difficult process. The screen is an essential part of the computer and it is important to follow these steps with care to prevent unwanted damages to the device.

Parts

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  1. Open the laptop so that the screen and keyboard are facing you. Remove the two screw covers at the bottom right and left corners of the screen using tweezers. Remove the two screw covers at the bottom right and left corners of the screen using tweezers.
    • Open the laptop so that the screen and keyboard are facing you.

    • Remove the two screw covers at the bottom right and left corners of the screen using tweezers.

  2. Unscrew the two 5.0mm screws underneath the screen covers on the left and right side and remove them from the laptop. For this step and the following steps, use a Phillips #0 head screwdriver. Unscrew the two 5.0mm screws underneath the screen covers on the left and right side and remove them from the laptop. For this step and the following steps, use a Phillips #0 head screwdriver. Unscrew the two 5.0mm screws underneath the screen covers on the left and right side and remove them from the laptop. For this step and the following steps, use a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the two 5.0mm screws underneath the screen covers on the left and right side and remove them from the laptop. For this step and the following steps, use a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.

  3. Once the two screws are removed, pry the screen casing away from the screen. You can use your fingernails or a tool such as tweezers to separate the screen casing from the backing. Be prepared to hear cracking noises. These are expected. Unhook the screen casing at the bottom of the screen from the central hinges on the left and right side connecting the screen casing to the keyboard.
    • Once the two screws are removed, pry the screen casing away from the screen. You can use your fingernails or a tool such as tweezers to separate the screen casing from the backing.

    • Be prepared to hear cracking noises. These are expected.

    • Unhook the screen casing at the bottom of the screen from the central hinges on the left and right side connecting the screen casing to the keyboard.

    • Remove the screen casing.

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  5. Once the screen casing is removed, unscrew the 8 screws surrounding the screen and remove them from the laptop. All 8 screws should measure 4.0mm long. There is a single screw in each red indicator and two screws in each orange indicator, totaling to the eight screws. There is a single screw in each red indicator and two screws in each orange indicator, totaling to the eight screws.
    • Once the screen casing is removed, unscrew the 8 screws surrounding the screen and remove them from the laptop. All 8 screws should measure 4.0mm long.

    • There is a single screw in each red indicator and two screws in each orange indicator, totaling to the eight screws.

  6. Unplug the webcam connection from the top of the laptop screen backing. Unplug the webcam connection from the top of the laptop screen backing. Unplug the webcam connection from the top of the laptop screen backing.
    • Unplug the webcam connection from the top of the laptop screen backing.

  7. Flip the screen over so that it is lying on top of the keyboard. Looking at the underside of the screen, remove the yellow tape and carefully remove the wires attaching the screen to the laptop. Looking at the underside of the screen, remove the yellow tape and carefully remove the wires attaching the screen to the laptop.
    • Flip the screen over so that it is lying on top of the keyboard.

    • Looking at the underside of the screen, remove the yellow tape and carefully remove the wires attaching the screen to the laptop.

  8. Remove the screen from the rest of the laptop.
    • Remove the screen from the rest of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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