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This guide may be useful for fixing dead pixels, cracked screens, and other problems with the display. You will need the iFixit plastic opening tool, a Phillips #1 screw driver, and your new Toshiba Satellite A75-S226 Display Assembly.

Remove the 5.75 mm screw from the cover panel. Turn the laptop over with the screen facing down.
  • Remove the 5.75 mm screw from the cover panel.

  • Turn the laptop over with the screen facing down.

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Lift up the cover panel using a plastic opening tool.
  • Lift up the cover panel using a plastic opening tool.

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Remove the 5.64 mm screw from the bottom of the crossing bar. Remove the crossing bar.
  • Remove the 5.64 mm screw from the bottom of the crossing bar.

  • Remove the crossing bar.

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Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the black and white antenna cable's connectors from the Wi-Fi card. Note that the black wire is connected to the port that is labeled main.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the black and white antenna cable's connectors from the Wi-Fi card.

    • Note that the black wire is connected to the port that is labeled main.

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Use fingers to push the clips away from memory card. Use fingers to push the clips away from memory card.
  • Use fingers to push the clips away from memory card.

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Use Fingers to remove the Wi-Fi card.
  • Use Fingers to remove the Wi-Fi card.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the top panel all the way along the keyboard until it loosens. It may be helpful to first pry at the rear of the hinge covers (not shown) to release them. Then Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the top panel's sides and then front edge. It may be helpful to first pry at the rear of the hinge covers (not shown) to release them. Then Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the top panel's sides and then front edge.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the top panel all the way along the keyboard until it loosens.

  • It may be helpful to first pry at the rear of the hinge covers (not shown) to release them. Then Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the top panel's sides and then front edge.

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Remove the top panel by popping the panel out the top left socket, then do the same with the right side. Remove the top panel by popping the panel out the top left socket, then do the same with the right side.
  • Remove the top panel by popping the panel out the top left socket, then do the same with the right side.

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Remove the two 3.67 mm screws from the top corners of the keyboard. Remove the two 3.67 mm screws from the top corners of the keyboard. Remove the two 3.67 mm screws from the top corners of the keyboard.
  • Remove the two 3.67 mm screws from the top corners of the keyboard.

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Use fingers to lift up the keyboard from the top.
  • Use fingers to lift up the keyboard from the top.

  • Do not try to remove the keyboard completely because it is still attached to the motherboard.

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Remove the cable connecting the keyboard with the motherboard. Be aware of the locking tabs on each side of the ribbon-cable connector—they slide back about 2mm to free the cable. Lift up and remove the keyboard.
  • Remove the cable connecting the keyboard with the motherboard.

  • Be aware of the locking tabs on each side of the ribbon-cable connector—they slide back about 2mm to free the cable.

  • Lift up and remove the keyboard.

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Remove the 3.76mm screw from the ground wire. Remove the 3.76mm screw from the ground wire.
  • Remove the 3.76mm screw from the ground wire.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the wire. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the wire.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the wire.

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Gently pull the black and white wires out of the upper case. Do not pull the wire too much, or you can damage the wire.
  • Gently pull the black and white wires out of the upper case.

  • Do not pull the wire too much, or you can damage the wire.

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Remove the 8.6 mm screw on left side of upper case.
  • Remove the 8.6 mm screw on left side of upper case.

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Remove two 8.6 mm screws on the back corners of the laptop. Remove two 8.6 mm screws on the back corners of the laptop.
  • Remove two 8.6 mm screws on the back corners of the laptop.

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Lift up the display assembly to remove it.
  • Lift up the display assembly to remove it.

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Conclusion

Replace the old display assembly with your new assembly. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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