It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.
  • It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.

  • Find and remove the 10 Phillips style body screws on the bottom of the laptop case.

  • Remove 2 screws, 1 located on the left hinge cover and one located on the right hinge cover.

Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop. Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.
  • Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.

Remove the four 4.5mm screws from the screen hinges. Remove the four 4.5mm screws from the screen hinges.
  • Remove the four 4.5mm screws from the screen hinges.

Use the plastic spudger to lift and disconnect the antennae connectors from the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic spudger to lift and disconnect the antennae connectors from the motherboard.

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Use fingers to remove the bundled cable connector for the front facing camera.
  • Use fingers to remove the bundled cable connector for the front facing camera.

Use the plastic opening tool or spudger to lift and remove the flat top connector from the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool or spudger to lift and remove the flat top connector from the motherboard.

Carefully separate the bottom of the laptop from the screen.
  • Carefully separate the bottom of the laptop from the screen.

Using the spudger and the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the plastic cover from the bottom of the screen. Plastic clips can be fragile, so take your time to carefully remove. Plastic clips can be fragile, so take your time to carefully remove.
  • Using the spudger and the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the plastic cover from the bottom of the screen.

  • Plastic clips can be fragile, so take your time to carefully remove.

Using the PH1 Phillips head, remove the 3mm screws from the left side screen hinge on the screen assembly.
  • Using the PH1 Phillips head, remove the 3mm screws from the left side screen hinge on the screen assembly.

  • Remove the hinge.

  • Using the PH000 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the three 2mm screws that are securing the bottom of the screen.

  • Using the plastic opening tool and the plastic spudger, work your way around the screen to release it from the case.

  • Remove the screen.

Conclusion

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

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