Introduction

If your screen is damaged, flicking, or cracked, use this guide to replace the screen.

With the bottom of the HP Mini facing up, slide both switches inward towards each other. With the bottom of the HP Mini facing up, slide both switches inward towards each other. With the bottom of the HP Mini facing up, slide both switches inward towards each other.
  • With the bottom of the HP Mini facing up, slide both switches inward towards each other.

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With the left switch still pushed inward, pull the battery towards you to remove it from the computer. With the left switch still pushed inward, pull the battery towards you to remove it from the computer.
  • With the left switch still pushed inward, pull the battery towards you to remove it from the computer.

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Pull upward from under the back cover via the missing battery area. Best to start from one of the corners. Best to start from one of the corners.
  • Pull upward from under the back cover via the missing battery area.

  • Best to start from one of the corners.

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Remove the three 4.0 mm screws with the keyboard indicator next to them using a Phillips #1 screw driver. Remove the three 4.0 mm screws with the keyboard indicator next to them using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the three 4.0 mm screws with the keyboard indicator next to them using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Flip the laptop over, and open it up. Don't worry! No pieces will fall out.
  • Flip the laptop over, and open it up.

  • Don't worry! No pieces will fall out.

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With the keyboard facing you, pull the black bezel upward until its loose. You should hear three clicks.
  • With the keyboard facing you, pull the black bezel upward until its loose.

  • You should hear three clicks.

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Move and hold the bezel slightly towards the screen while lifting the keyboard from the top. Move and hold the bezel slightly towards the screen while lifting the keyboard from the top.
  • Move and hold the bezel slightly towards the screen while lifting the keyboard from the top.

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Pull up the keyboard from the bottom corners exposing the keyboard cable.
  • Pull up the keyboard from the bottom corners exposing the keyboard cable.

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Lift the black holder connected to the keyboard cable until it points up. Lift the black holder connected to the keyboard cable until it points up.
  • Lift the black holder connected to the keyboard cable until it points up.

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Gently pull the keyboard cable from the socket. Gently pull the keyboard cable from the socket.
  • Gently pull the keyboard cable from the socket.

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Remove the three 5.0 mm screws holding the hard drive cage in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the three 5.0 mm screws holding the hard drive cage in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Lift the hard drive cage by pulling the tape upward. Start by pulling the tape from the side with the keyboard symbol. Start by pulling the tape from the side with the keyboard symbol.
  • Lift the hard drive cage by pulling the tape upward.

  • Start by pulling the tape from the side with the keyboard symbol.

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Unplug the cable connecting to the hard drive. Unplug the cable connecting to the hard drive.
  • Unplug the cable connecting to the hard drive.

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Remove the 8 5.0 mm screws under the keyboard using a Phillips #1 screw driver. Remove the 8 5.0 mm screws under the keyboard using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the 8 5.0 mm screws under the keyboard using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Lift the two black holders upward located next to the socket for the keyboard close to the tracked pad. Lift the two black holders upward located next to the socket for the keyboard close to the tracked pad. Lift the two black holders upward located next to the socket for the keyboard close to the tracked pad.
  • Lift the two black holders upward located next to the socket for the keyboard close to the tracked pad.

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Remove the two connectors for the motherboard from their sockets. Remove the two connectors for the motherboard from their sockets.
  • Remove the two connectors for the motherboard from their sockets.

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Close the laptop by bringing the screen down. Flip the laptop over to the other side.
  • Close the laptop by bringing the screen down.

  • Flip the laptop over to the other side.

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Remove the 6 5.0 mm screws holding the back plate together using a Phillips #1 screw driver. Remove the 6 5.0 mm screws holding the back plate together using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the 6 5.0 mm screws holding the back plate together using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Remove the 2  3.0 mm screw head holding the plastic piece in place using a Phillips  #1  screw driver. Located on the left and right side where the battery was removed.
  • Remove the 2 3.0 mm screw head holding the plastic piece in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

    • Located on the left and right side where the battery was removed.

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Pull the black plastic pieces that the screws was holding inward. The pieces are located on the left and right corners connecting the bottom and top of the HP Mini. The pieces are located on the left and right corners connecting the bottom and top of the HP Mini.
  • Pull the black plastic pieces that the screws was holding inward.

  • The pieces are located on the left and right corners connecting the bottom and top of the HP Mini.

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Flip the laptop back over. Open it by lifting the screeen.
  • Flip the laptop back over.

  • Open it by lifting the screeen.

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Right next to the previous plastic piece, remove the other two plastic pieces. This may be difficult to come off. Tilt the screen back and forth to help loosen the piece. This may be difficult to come off. Tilt the screen back and forth to help loosen the piece.
  • Right next to the previous plastic piece, remove the other two plastic pieces.

  • This may be difficult to come off. Tilt the screen back and forth to help loosen the piece.

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Using the plastic prying tool, pry the front plate of the bottom part of your HP Mini.
  • Using the plastic prying tool, pry the front plate of the bottom part of your HP Mini.

  • Start along the speaker grill near the touch pad, and move along the sides.

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Lift up the front plate where the keyboard was. Lift up the front plate where the keyboard was.
  • Lift up the front plate where the keyboard was.

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Remove the display cable from the motherboard located on the top left corner under where the keyboard was by pulling on the black tab. Move the cable. Move the cable.
  • Remove the display cable from the motherboard located on the top left corner under where the keyboard was by pulling on the black tab.

  • Move the cable.

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Remove the webcam cables from the motherboard. Located on the back side of the laptop in the bottom left corner. Located on the back side of the laptop in the bottom left corner.
  • Remove the webcam cables from the motherboard.

  • Located on the back side of the laptop in the bottom left corner.

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Flip over the computer, and open the laptop.
  • Flip over the computer, and open the laptop.

  • Lift up the front plate on the top right corner.

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Pull the cables for the web cam out using tweezers. Pull the cables for the web cam out using tweezers. Pull the cables for the web cam out using tweezers.
  • Pull the cables for the web cam out using tweezers.

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Remove the 2 3.0 mm screws on both sides of the bottom of the display using a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the 2 3.0 mm screws on both sides of the bottom of the display using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 2 3.0 mm screws on both sides of the bottom of the display using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Remove the black plastic piece that the screw was holding on both sides. This will reveal another screw.
  • Remove the black plastic piece that the screw was holding on both sides.

  • This will reveal another screw.

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Remove the 2  3.0 mm screws on both sides using a  Phillips #1 screw driver. When removing, keep hold of the screen to make sure it doesn't fall.
  • Remove the 2 3.0 mm screws on both sides using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

  • When removing, keep hold of the screen to make sure it doesn't fall.

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Pry the front plate using the plastic opening tool by pushing along the border of the front and back plate.
  • Pry the front plate using the plastic opening tool by pushing along the border of the front and back plate.

    • Make sure to pry from the sides, top and bottom as the corners will come undone themselves.

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Remove the front plate. Pull the cables through the holes. Pull the cables through the holes.
  • Remove the front plate.

  • Pull the cables through the holes.

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Remove the 4 4.0 mm screws holding the screen in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver. Remove the 4 4.0 mm screws holding the screen in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the 4 4.0 mm screws holding the screen in place using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Lift the screen up. Lift the screen up.
  • Lift the screen up.

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Under the screen, peel off the tape near the cable completely, so you can see the socket for the cable. Under the screen, peel off the tape near the cable completely, so you can see the socket for the cable.
  • Under the screen, peel off the tape near the cable completely, so you can see the socket for the cable.

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Conclusion

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

Tyrone Williams

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Tengo una pregunta en pantalla habrá alguna otra que sea compatible con esta hp sin ser el mismo modelo?

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