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Changes to Step #1

Edit by Shelby Hemphill

Edit approved by Jeff Suovanen


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-[* black] flip your laptop upside down and remove all outer screws (6 in total)
-[* black] pop open the battery and remov all visible screw (7 in total) underneath
-[* black] flip your laptop rightside up and pry the cornes of the bezel pushing it up at the same time
-[* black] as soon as you free the bezel from the base the keyboard will loosen
-[* black] carefully remove the ribbon connections of the keyboard and power/wifi button (while your at it do some cleaning)
-[* black] disconnect and re-connect the monitor ribbon (white connector on the left side) and make sure it seats tight in the connection
-[* black] do some reverse engineering and return all connections back (you may have to spend more time connecting the keyboard/bezel to the base making sure it seats flushed smoothly)
-[* black] power your laptop on and your monitor should be up and running
+[* black] Remove the 6 outer screws on the underside of the laptop.
+[* black] Open the battery compartment and remove the 7 visible screws.
+[* black] Pry the corners of the bezel at the base of the keyboard, pushing up until it loosens.
+[* black] Carefully remove the ribbon connections of the keyboard, power button, and wifi button.
+[* black] Disconnect and re-connect the white monitor ribbon located on the left side to make sure it seats tight in the connection.
+[* black] Reassemble the laptop by following these steps in reverse.
+[* black] The monitor should work when powered on again.