Introduction

This guide will go through the steps needed to install a new LCD panel.

Turn the computer over onto its back.
  • Turn the computer over onto its back.

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Slide the lock on the left side to the unlock position.
  • Slide the lock on the left side to the unlock position.

  • Slide the lock on the right side to the unlock position until there is a clicking sound.

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  • Remove the battery by sliding it out while both locks remain in the unlock position.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to unsnap the right hand side speaker cover.

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  • Remove the rest of the cover by sliding it to the right and lifting the edge.

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  • Remove all 8 plastic circular covers on the plastic screen bezel.

  • Only 7 of these plastic covers will contain screws underneath.

  • Unscrew all screws with a Phillips head #00 screwdriver.

  • Seven 3.5 mm fine thread screws.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the screen bezel from the rest of the case.

  • Pull at the top edge of the LCD to separate it from the top part of the case.

  • Separate the casing and the LCD only by an inch, since there are still wires connecting them.

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  • Use a Phillips #000 to unscrew the wire connected to the right face of the LCD.

  • One 2.8 mm fine thread screw.

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  • Flip the LCD over onto the back.

  • Gently pull the connection on the corner of the LCD to disconnect.

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  • Remove tape connecting lcd to the inverter.

  • Use tweezers to remove lcd cable from the inverter.

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Conclusion

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

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