Introduction

Replacing the screen takes some time and effort, but requires few tools.

  1. To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.
    • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.

    • Flip the laptop over, bottom-side up.

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  2. Push the switch next to the battery.
    • Push the switch next to the battery.

    • At the same time, lift the battery away from the laptop.

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    • Place the laptop on flat surface.

    • Carefully open the laptop at far as it will go so that the back of screen is touching the flat surface.

    • Carefully take a spudger and separate part of the cover at the red circle.

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    • Remove two 4 mm Philips #00 screws.

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    • Gently lift the keyboard away from the laptop without harming the cord that is located at the bottom of the keyboard.

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    • Gently pull the blue tab up until it comes away from computer.

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    • Remove one 4mm Philips #00 screw to completely disengage blue tab.

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    • Pull and disconnect the blue tab.

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    • Disconnect the black and white wires.

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    • Remove four 4mm Philips #00 screws at the hinges for the screen.

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    • Separate the top panel of the laptop from the bottom panel.

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    • Use the plastic opening tools to remove the six rubber screw covers in the corners.

    • Remove six 4 mm #00 Philips screws located in the corners.

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    • Insert the plastic opening tools between the screen holders.

    • Go completely around the screen, separating the screen holders with the plastic opening tools.

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    • Remove 12 4mm #00 Philips screws at the perimeter of the screen.

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    • Gently lift the screen from the holder.

    • Do not touch the copper part of the bottom side of the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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