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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lift the corner bracket to remove the hard drive.

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Unplug the hard drive wire to detach the  hard drive.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unscrew two 6mm screws using PH1 screwdriver.

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Pry the left lower corner with fingers.
  • Pry the left lower corner with fingers.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Remove screen frame.
  • Remove screen frame.

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Unscrew two 3mm screws using PH 1 screwdriver Eight 6mm screws using PH 1 screwdriver.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remove seven 4mm pannel screws with PH 1 screwdriver.

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Place the computer on its side.
  • Place the computer on its side.

  • Separate top panel from bottom frame.

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Pop open rest palm assembly. Pop open rest palm assembly.
  • Pop open rest palm assembly.

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Pull ribbon to detach from bottom panel.
  • Pull ribbon to detach from bottom panel.

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

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

  • Remove white input attachment.

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Lift up speaker.
  • Lift up speaker.

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Hold the motherboard and pull to the right.
  • 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.
  • Remove a 4mm screw securing wire attachment using PH 1 screwdriver.

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Remove two hinge covers.
  • Remove two hinge covers.

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Unhook the antenna wire from behind hinge.
  • Unhook the antenna wire from behind hinge.

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Lay screen face down.
  • 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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