Introduction

If your screen is cracked, malfunctioning, or not showing anything when the computer's power is on, you may have to replace your screen. This will help you replace the screen and resolve your problem.

Please turn the power of your device off. If not, it may cause a damage to the computer's hard drive and the person. Slide the lock to remove the battery
  • Please turn the power of your device off. If not, it may cause a damage to the computer's hard drive and the person.

  • Slide the lock to remove the battery

  • After removing the battery, you can find 8 screws where battery were placed. Unscrew those 8 screws.

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Do not force if the frame is not coming out. It may break the clip of the frame. After the screws from battery house are removed, open the laptop to remove the keyboard frame. Approach the frame on the side by  using the prying tool. Carefully remove the clip. Watch out not to break the clip.
  • Do not force if the frame is not coming out. It may break the clip of the frame.

  • After the screws from battery house are removed, open the laptop to remove the keyboard frame.

  • Approach the frame on the side by using the prying tool. Carefully remove the clip. Watch out not to break the clip.

  • Then use the prying tool to carefully remove the frame from the top. Be careful not to break the clip.

  • Then, press the button located top of the touch pad to completely remove the frame from the bottom of the frame.

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When the frame is removed, keyboard will be free to be removed. There is cable ribbon to be removed. Gently pull out the ribbon from where it is plugged.
  • When the frame is removed, keyboard will be free to be removed. There is cable ribbon to be removed. Gently pull out the ribbon from where it is plugged.

  • The keyboard is now detached from the computer.

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Unplug two wires by gently pulling it out. Then remove two wires from the clip that was holding the wire in place. Then remove two wires from the clip that was holding the wire in place.
  • Unplug two wires by gently pulling it out.

  • Then remove two wires from the clip that was holding the wire in place.

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Remove the covered cable ribbon that is located at the left side of the computer.
  • Remove the covered cable ribbon that is located at the left side of the computer.

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Gently pull the smaller wire from its clip. Please do not pull the wire by holding the wire itself. Use the plastic cover to pull.
  • Gently pull the smaller wire from its clip. Please do not pull the wire by holding the wire itself. Use the plastic cover to pull.

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There are 3 screws holding the screen from laptop each side. Unscrew every screw for each side.
  • There are 3 screws holding the screen from laptop each side. Unscrew every screw for each side.

  • Then gently pull out the screen from its place. Be sure not to force it out.

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Use the spudger to remove the rubber sticker located at the bottom of each side of the screen. Unscrew the the screws from each side.
  • Use the spudger to remove the rubber sticker located at the bottom of each side of the screen.

  • Unscrew the the screws from each side.

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Firmly pry the front screen cover off. Slide the prying tool around the front screen. Please be careful not to destroy the clip. It will destroy the entire screen.
  • Firmly pry the front screen cover off. Slide the prying tool around the front screen. Please be careful not to destroy the clip. It will destroy the entire screen.

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Be careful when moving the screen, you may damage the monitor and webcam cable.
  • Be careful when moving the screen, you may damage the monitor and webcam cable.

  • Remove the screen from its house.

  • Gently disconnect the webcam cable from the monitor which locate at the back of the laptop.

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Remove four screws from the side.
  • Remove four screws from the side.

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Conclusion

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

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