Introduction

Use this guide to replace the display.

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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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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