Introduction

The battery needs to be removed before servicing or removing any other component. The screen is held on by several screws which are hidden underneath small rubber pads. Once the screws are removed, the screen bezel needs to be popped off carefully. Once the bezel is removed, a cable on the back of the screen needs to be disconnected to completely remove the screen.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown in the figure.
  • Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown in the figure.

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Slide the lock latch to the right to release the battery lock.
  • Slide the lock latch to the right to release the battery lock.

  • Slide and hold the release latch to the left.

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Use a fingernail or plastic opening tool lift the battery while holding the release latch.Rotate the battery up and away from you to remove it from the laptop. Use a fingernail or plastic opening tool lift the battery while holding the release latch.Rotate the battery up and away from you to remove it from the laptop.
  • Use a fingernail or plastic opening tool lift the battery while holding the release latch.Rotate the battery up and away from you to remove it from the laptop.

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Remove the rubber pads at all four corners of the screen bezel using a spudger. This will reveal four 5mm Phillips screws. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four screws and set them aside. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four screws and set them aside.
  • Remove the rubber pads at all four corners of the screen bezel using a spudger. This will reveal four 5mm Phillips screws.

  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four screws and set them aside.

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Remove the screen's plastic bezel. You may need to use slight pressure to release the clips that secure the bezel to the laptop.
  • Remove the screen's plastic bezel. You may need to use slight pressure to release the clips that secure the bezel to the laptop.

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Lift screen bezel up and off of the laptop. Lift screen bezel up and off of the laptop.
  • Lift screen bezel up and off of the laptop.

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Close the laptop carefully and slowly while holding the screen with your thumb to prevent it from falling. Lay the screen gently on the keyboard. This will reveal the screen's connector. Lay the screen gently on the keyboard. This will reveal the screen's connector.
  • Close the laptop carefully and slowly while holding the screen with your thumb to prevent it from falling.

  • Lay the screen gently on the keyboard. This will reveal the screen's connector.

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Grasp the connector and gently pull it out. Grasp the connector and gently pull it out. Grasp the connector and gently pull it out.
  • Grasp the connector and gently pull it out.

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The screen can now be removed.
  • The screen can now be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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