Introduction

If you have broken your screen or your screen has black damage to it, you may want to replace your screen.

Turn off and unplug the device before starting.
  • Turn off and unplug the device before starting.

  • Flip your device over so the bottom panel is facing up.

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Slide the lock switch to the right.
  • Slide the lock switch to the right.

  • The panel will pop open at the top corner.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back panel.

  • Some force may be required to remove the panel from the case. Use caution when prying to avoid breaking the panel or the plastic tabs securing it in place.

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  • Use the PH 1 screwdriver to remove the four 3.5 mm screws securing the hard drive.

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  • Lift the corner bracket to remove the hard drive.

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  • Unplug the hard drive wire to detach the hard drive.

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  • Using tweezers, grab the top and bottom while rocking back and forth to pull rubber plug out.

  • Cover is glued into place so gently pick at the edge before removing.

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  • Unscrew two 6mm screws using PH1 screwdriver.

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  • Pry the left lower corner with fingers.

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  • Remove screen frame.

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  • Unscrew two 3mm screws using PH 1 screwdriver

  • Eight 6mm screws using PH 1 screwdriver.

  • Use PH 000 screwdriver to remove two 4mm screws.

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  • Pry open the keyboard using plastic opening tool starting from the top.

  • Lift up keyboard gently because a silver ribbon is still attaching it to the laptop.

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  • Place keyboard upside down.

  • Lift up plastic cover over keyboard connector cable.

  • Pull ribbon cable up away from keyboard to completely remove.

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  • Remove seven 4mm pannel screws with PH 1 screwdriver.

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  • Place the computer on its side.

  • Separate top panel from bottom frame.

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  • Pop open rest palm assembly.

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  • Pull ribbon to detach from bottom panel.

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  • Remove two 5mm screws securing fan, using HP 1 screwdriver.

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  • Flip laptop over.

  • Remove two 4mm screws securing antenna using PH 1 screwdriver.

  • Pull antenna to the right to remove.

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  • Flip laptop side up.

  • Pull off yellow insulating tape.

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  • Grab tab on left top corner and remove black wire.

  • Remove white input attachment.

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  • Lift up speaker.

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  • Hold the motherboard and pull to the right.

  • The plugs on the left may be difficult to snap out.

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  • Remove a 4mm screw securing wire attachment using PH 1 screwdriver.

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  • Remove two hinge covers.

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  • Unhook the antenna wire from behind hinge.

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  • Lay screen face down.

  • Detach silver wire from screen

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Conclusion

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

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