Introduction

The LCD display can be easily separated from the laptop body to allow for replacement if it is damaged or functioning improperly.

Image 1/3: The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock. Image 2/3: The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock. Image 3/3: The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock.
  • Make sure the battery lock switch is switched to the unlocked position.

    • The battery is unlocked when the battery lock switch is slid to the side with an image of an unlocked lock.

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Image 1/2: The switch is spring loaded, so you must hold the switch in place while removing the battery. Image 2/2: The switch is spring loaded, so you must hold the switch in place while removing the battery.
  • Slide the battery release switch to the left.

  • The switch is spring loaded, so you must hold the switch in place while removing the battery.

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Image 1/2: The battery release switch must be held in place. Image 2/2: The battery release switch must be held in place.
  • Using a finger, lift up the battery.

  • The battery release switch must be held in place.

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Image 1/3: These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss. Image 2/3: These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss. Image 3/3: These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss.
  • Remove the 5 Phillips screws holding the panel in place.

  • These screws are permanently fastened to the panel; they are designed to be removed only partially to avoid loss.

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  • Use a finger to remove the panel by lifting up on the provided removal tab.

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Image 1/3: This screw is not designed to be completely removed, it is permanently fastened to the panel to avoid loss. Image 2/3: This screw is not designed to be completely removed, it is permanently fastened to the panel to avoid loss. Image 3/3: This screw is not designed to be completely removed, it is permanently fastened to the panel to avoid loss.
  • Remove the Phillips screw holding the panel in place and then use a finger to remove the panel.

  • This screw is not designed to be completely removed, it is permanently fastened to the panel to avoid loss.

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  • With the aid of a plastic removal, disconnect the two wires attached to the wireless card.

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  • Remove the yellow tape holding the black and the white wires in place.

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  • Unwind the wires from the plastic tabs holding the wires in place.

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Image 1/2: One 4.5 mm Phillips screw. Image 2/2: One 4.5 mm Phillips screw.
  • Remove the screw holding the ground cable in place.

    • One 4.5 mm Phillips screw.

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  • Disconnect the video cable connecting the display to the base of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Only a small amount of force is required. Excessive force may permanently damage the hinge covers. Image 2/3: Only a small amount of force is required. Excessive force may permanently damage the hinge covers. Image 3/3: Only a small amount of force is required. Excessive force may permanently damage the hinge covers.
  • Pop off the laptop's hinge covers using a spudger tool.

  • Only a small amount of force is required. Excessive force may permanently damage the hinge covers.

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Image 1/2: Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws. Image 2/2: Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws.
  • Remove the two screws on the back side of the laptop holding the LCD display in place.

    • Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/2: Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws. Image 2/2: Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws.
  • Remove the final two screws on the bottom side of the laptop holding the LCD display in place.

    • Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/3: Be careful as you remove the display not to pull too hard on the cables as they pass through the opening. Image 2/3: Be careful as you remove the display not to pull too hard on the cables as they pass through the opening. Image 3/3: Be careful as you remove the display not to pull too hard on the cables as they pass through the opening.
  • Carefully pull apart the LCD display from the base by pulling vertically upwards on the display.

  • Be careful as you remove the display not to pull too hard on the cables as they pass through the opening.

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Conclusion

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

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