Introduction

Use this guide to replace the display.

  1. Orientate the computer right side up and open the display case to reveal the display.
    • Orientate the computer right side up and open the display case to reveal the display.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the two small plastic plugs located on the display case just below the display.

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  2. Use a T8 torx screwdriver to remove the two, 7.7mm long screws that were revealed by removing the plastic plugs.
    • Use a T8 torx screwdriver to remove the two, 7.7mm long screws that were revealed by removing the plastic plugs.

    • Twist counterclockwise to remove the screw.

    • Caution: Once the screws are removed, the display is only held by two screws. Handle delicately.

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    • Grip the two bottom corners of the plastic display cover and gently pull towards yourself so that the display cover rotates about the top of the display case.

    • The display cover should release from top.

    • Remove the display case.

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    • Locate the black connector on the right of the display. The connector can be identified by the pink, light blue, and white wires protruding from its side.

    • Remove the black connector from the circuit board by pulling it away from its adapter.

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    • Using a T8 torx screwdriver, remove the four, 10.8mm long screws from the corners of the display.

    • Caution: The display is no longer supported and must be handled with care.

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    • Carefully tilt the display downwards and rest it on the keyboard.

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    • Locate the orange ribbon cable on the back of the display.

    • Open the white tab fastener by pulling it outward.

    • Remove the orange ribbon cable by gently pulling it away from the opened tab fastener.

    • The display is now free.

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Conclusion

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

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