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 right side to the unlock position until there is a clicking sound.
  • 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. Remove the battery by sliding it out while both locks remain in the unlock position.
  • 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. Use a plastic opening tool to unsnap the right hand side speaker cover.
  • 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. Remove the rest of the cover by sliding it to the right and lifting the edge.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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