Image 1/1: Shut the screen, and lay the computer face-down on a flat, sturdy surface. Orient the computer to match the image.
  • Turn off down the computer, and unplug the computer from all external power sources.

  • Shut the screen, and lay the computer face-down on a flat, sturdy surface. Orient the computer to match the image.

  • Locate the battery release switch, as indicated in the image. Sliding this switch from right to left will release the battery.

  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/1: Remove the three 6.0mm screws. (shown by the blue circles)
  • Remove the two 11.0mm screws at the corners on either side of the battery compartment. (shown by the red circles)

  • Remove the three 6.0mm screws. (shown by the blue circles)

  • Remove the two silver 5.0mm screws. (shown by the yellow circles)

  • Remove the 6.0mm screw in the middle of the battery compartment. (shown by the teal circle)

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Image 1/3: Slide a plastic separator tool along the strip and lift off to remove it. Image 2/3: Slide a plastic separator tool along the strip and lift off to remove it. Image 3/3: Slide a plastic separator tool along the strip and lift off to remove it.
  • Lift plastic covering strip gently at the corner to separate the plastic it from the keyboard area.

  • Slide a plastic separator tool along the strip and lift off to remove it.

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Image 1/3: The image still shows the plastic strip that was removed in the last step Image 2/3: Remove the (8) now-exposed screws. Image 3/3: Remove the (8) now-exposed screws.
  • Using tweezers, remove the (8) silicone covers over the screws of the screen's frame.

    • The image still shows the plastic strip that was removed in the last step

  • Remove the (8) now-exposed screws.

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Image 1/3: You may need to finagle the locking tab slightly in order to pull the frame away from it Image 2/3: You may need to finagle the locking tab slightly in order to pull the frame away from it Image 3/3: You may need to finagle the locking tab slightly in order to pull the frame away from it
  • Using the plastic separator, make your way up from the bottom, separating the screen's frame off.

    • You may need to finagle the locking tab slightly in order to pull the frame away from it

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Image 1/3: Using tweezers, pull the spring off the hook, and the locking assembly will pull down and off with little effort Image 2/3: Be sure not to drop the spring behind the screen while removing it! Image 3/3: Be sure not to drop the spring behind the screen while removing it!
  • With frame removed, the locking assembly is visible

  • Using tweezers, pull the spring off the hook, and the locking assembly will pull down and off with little effort

    • Be sure not to drop the spring behind the screen while removing it!

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  • Congratulations! You're ready to install the new assembly and reassemble your laptop!

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Conclusion

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

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