Introduction

Use this guide to replace the display.

Image 1/1: Use a plastic opening tool to remove the two small plastic plugs located on the display case just below 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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Image 1/1: Twist counterclockwise to remove the screw.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The display cover should release from top.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Remove the black connector from the circuit board by pulling it away from its adapter.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Caution: The display is no longer supported and must be handled with care.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Open the white tab fastener by pulling it outward. Image 2/3: Remove the orange ribbon cable by gently pulling it away from the opened tab fastener. Image 3/3: The display is now free.
  • 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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