Turn laptop over to expose the battery.
  • Turn laptop over to expose the battery.

  • Slide and unlock the sliders while removing the battery casing at the same.

  • Place battery in a safe spot.

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Grab the Phillips screwdriver with the JIS, J00 head. Remove all screws on the backside where the battery was removed.
  • Grab the Phillips screwdriver with the JIS, J00 head.

  • Remove all screws on the backside where the battery was removed.

  • There should be 10 screws.

  • Place the 10 screws in a safe spot.

  • Remove the plate next to the battery.

  • Remove the side panel.

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Flip laptop over to battery side is facing down. The screen needs to be open when separating the keyboard and trackpad from the base. Using the Metal Spudger, place between the trackpad and the keyboard and lift up to remove the keyboard and trackpad.
  • Flip laptop over to battery side is facing down.

  • The screen needs to be open when separating the keyboard and trackpad from the base.

  • Using the Metal Spudger, place between the trackpad and the keyboard and lift up to remove the keyboard and trackpad.

  • Pull keyboard towards yourself.

  • Grab the tab on the ribbon wire, pull off to release the keyboard.

To release the keyboard you need not use any tool - just slide it toward the screen.

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Now, you can get to the trackpad ribbon wire. The trackpad ribbon wire in blue, unhinge the clamp to release the blue ribbon wire. Get a hold of the trackpad and pull up and out of the laptop.
  • Now, you can get to the trackpad ribbon wire.

  • The trackpad ribbon wire in blue, unhinge the clamp to release the blue ribbon wire.

  • Get a hold of the trackpad and pull up and out of the laptop.

  • With the Metal Spudger gently remove the wires that are on the outline plate.

  • Disconnect the thin black and silver wire from the outline plate.

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Remove the 2 screws that is holding the outline plate. Close laptop. From the backside remove the remaining two screws that are holding down the LCD screen.
  • Remove the 2 screws that is holding the outline plate.

  • Close laptop.

  • From the backside remove the remaining two screws that are holding down the LCD screen.

  • Turn laptop around facing you and open back up exposing screen.

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Un-clamp the two silver wires. Gently lift up on the screen and set the screen aside.
  • Un-clamp the two silver wires.

  • Gently lift up on the screen and set the screen aside.

  • Replacing the new screen you will need to put the silver pegs into the designated spots.

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Re-attach the thin silver and black wires in the correct spots. Put the thin red and silver wires a back into place. Re-attach the blue and black wires to the outline plate.
  • Re-attach the thin silver and black wires in the correct spots.

  • Put the thin red and silver wires a back into place.

  • Re-attach the blue and black wires to the outline plate.

  • Re-attach the black wire to its designated port.

  • Close the screen, turn laptop back around and re screw screws into designated spots.

  • Re-insert the 2 silver screws into the outline plate

  • New screen is ready for regular use.

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Conclusion

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

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This guide has more to do with replacing the whole upper half of your laptop (screen, frame, camera), which is not what I want or expect. Check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RwO6Zly... for a screen replacement only guide.

If you are just replacing your screen, you do not have to take out your keyboard, trackpad, et al.

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