Introduction

This guide will provide a walk-through on how to remove the screen in your Toshiba Satellite.

Orient the laptop so that it is closed, faced down, and the battery is facing away from you.
  • Orient the laptop so that it is closed, faced down, and the battery is facing away from you.

  • Slide the unlock switch in the top left-hand corner to the left/unlock position.

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Hold the switch in upper right-hand corner to the right.
  • Hold the switch in upper right-hand corner to the right.

  • With the switch held open, pull the battery straight away from the laptop.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the four small rubber pop-out squares from the corners of your screen. The laptop displayed in the picture does not have these plastic squares.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the four small rubber pop-out squares from the corners of your screen.

  • The laptop displayed in the picture does not have these plastic squares.

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Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.72mm screws from the corners of the screen. The screws will be located underneath the previously removed black squares.
  • Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6.72mm screws from the corners of the screen.

  • The screws will be located underneath the previously removed black squares.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pop off the black plastic casing that surrounds the screen.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pop off the black plastic casing that surrounds the screen.

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Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.72mm screws at the bottom left and right of the screen. Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.72mm screws at the bottom left and right of the screen.
  • Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.72mm screws at the bottom left and right of the screen.

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Turn the laptop 90 degrees clockwise. Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the six 3.78mm screws from both sides of the screen.
  • Turn the laptop 90 degrees clockwise.

  • Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the six 3.78mm screws from both sides of the screen.

  • Hold on to the screen while removing the screws.

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Fold the screen down so that the back of the screen is visible.
  • Fold the screen down so that the back of the screen is visible.

  • Remove the yellow wiring connected to the top of the back of the screen by pulling it out and then up.

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Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the 5.54mm screw connecting the green panel to the laptop frame.
  • Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the 5.54mm screw connecting the green panel to the laptop frame.

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Pull out the green panel and disconnect the black cable from the belly of the green panel.
  • Pull out the green panel and disconnect the black cable from the belly of the green panel.

  • The screen should be fully disconnected from laptop at this point.

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Conclusion

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

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