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Introduction

This guide will illustrate how to replace a malfunctioning screen on the Lenovo G780.

  1. Turn off the computer. Slide the battery-lock switch on the bottom of the laptop to the unlocked position.
    • Turn off the computer.

    • Slide the battery-lock switch on the bottom of the laptop to the unlocked position.

  2. Hold the battery release switch in the unlocked position and remove the battery.
    • Hold the battery release switch in the unlocked position and remove the battery.

  3. Using the metal spudger, peel back the adhesive-backed bumpers on the bottom left and right corners of the screen. Using the metal spudger, peel back the adhesive-backed bumpers on the bottom left and right corners of the screen.
    • Using the metal spudger, peel back the adhesive-backed bumpers on the bottom left and right corners of the screen.

  4. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove both 5.5mm screws from the corners of the screen. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove both 5.5mm screws from the corners of the screen. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove both 5.5mm screws from the corners of the screen.
    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove both 5.5mm screws from the corners of the screen.

  5. Using an iFixit opening tool, start prying on the top face cover on the screen by applying pressure near the bottom of the screen. Once the face cover has started to come away from the screen, begin pulling away with both hands until the whole face cover has been removed from the screen. Be careful not to break the thin plastic cover.
    • Using an iFixit opening tool, start prying on the top face cover on the screen by applying pressure near the bottom of the screen.

    • Once the face cover has started to come away from the screen, begin pulling away with both hands until the whole face cover has been removed from the screen.

    • Be careful not to break the thin plastic cover.

  6. Remove the four 8.5mm screws on the corners of the screen that connect the screen frame to the back cover. Remove the four 8.5mm screws on the corners of the screen that connect the screen frame to the back cover. Remove the four 8.5mm screws on the corners of the screen that connect the screen frame to the back cover.
    • Remove the four 8.5mm screws on the corners of the screen that connect the screen frame to the back cover.

  7. With the back cover being removed from the screen frame, the back cover can be set aside. With the back cover being removed from the screen frame, the back cover can be set aside.
    • With the back cover being removed from the screen frame, the back cover can be set aside.

  8. Carefully remove the clear adhesive tape holding the cable down, being careful not to damage the small wires under the tape. Once the tape has been removed, the ribbon connector will pull away from the back of screen. Once the tape has been removed, the ribbon connector will pull away from the back of screen.
    • Carefully remove the clear adhesive tape holding the cable down, being careful not to damage the small wires under the tape.

    • Once the tape has been removed, the ribbon connector will pull away from the back of screen.

  9. Remove the eight, 3mm screws around the screen frame. There will be four on each side of the screen frame. With the screws removed the screen will  be free to be lifted away from the screen frame. With the screws removed the screen will  be free to be lifted away from the screen frame.
    • Remove the eight, 3mm screws around the screen frame. There will be four on each side of the screen frame.

    • With the screws removed the screen will be free to be lifted away from the screen frame.

Conclusion

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

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