My 9 year old boy smashed his foot into the screen :-(
smoothly, if you follow the steps carefully
maybe better pictures of the different devices
CCFL backlit LCD panel. Glossy and matte finish LCDs are interchangeable, you can install either type in your MacBook Pro 17", regardless of the original LCD panel type
IMPORTANT: This LCD is only compatible with MacBook Pro 17" laptops that are model A1151, A1212, A1229 or model A1261, and shipped with CCFL backlight displays and a 1680x1050 resolution. Although visually identical, this part will not work in the Hi-Res LED 1920x1200 Models.
Looking for a display assembly for the Hi-Res A1261? We've got you covered: MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1261 Hi-Res) LCD LED Panel
Lifetime Warranty - This iFixit product is guaranteed to function as long as you have it.