Introduzione

If your monitor is malfunctioning and/or needs to be replaced, follow the steps in this guide.

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Flip the laptop over so the bottom is facing upward and the battery is on top. Slide the tab below the battery to the left.
  • Flip the laptop over so the bottom is facing upward and the battery is on top.

  • Slide the tab below the battery to the left.

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Slide and hold the tab on the right side of the battery to the right. While holding the right tab, slide the battery upward and out its socket.
  • Slide and hold the tab on the right side of the battery to the right.

  • While holding the right tab, slide the battery upward and out its socket.

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Place the head of a plastic opening tool underneath the plastic strip lining the top of the keyboard, right above the "PGUP" button. Next, pull the strip up using a plastic opening tool with a light force, until it pops off.
  • Place the head of a plastic opening tool underneath the plastic strip lining the top of the keyboard, right above the "PGUP" button.

  • Next, pull the strip up using a plastic opening tool with a light force, until it pops off.

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Lightly lift from the side that was popped up earlier in order to pop the rest of the strip off of the laptop.
  • Lightly lift from the side that was popped up earlier in order to pop the rest of the strip off of the laptop.

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Use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to take out the four 4mm Phillips #1 screws that were underneath the plastic strip. Use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to take out the four 4mm Phillips #1 screws that were underneath the plastic strip.
  • Use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to take out the four 4mm Phillips #1 screws that were underneath the plastic strip.

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Be careful to not lift up on the keyboard too quickly or harshly; there is a ribbon cable connecting the keyboard and the base which may be breakable. Lightly lift up on the keyboard from one of its top corners and pull it towards the screen so you can safely remove the ribbon cable. At the base of the ribbon cable, there is a tiny tab that runs across the width of the connector. Flip it up. You can now pull the ribbon cable free with no resistance towards the monitor.
  • Be careful to not lift up on the keyboard too quickly or harshly; there is a ribbon cable connecting the keyboard and the base which may be breakable.

  • Lightly lift up on the keyboard from one of its top corners and pull it towards the screen so you can safely remove the ribbon cable.

  • At the base of the ribbon cable, there is a tiny tab that runs across the width of the connector. Flip it up. You can now pull the ribbon cable free with no resistance towards the monitor.

  • With the cable unplugged, the keyboard can be lifted away from the laptop.

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Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw holding the hard drive cover on. Place one finger underneath the tab of the hard drive cover and lift it up with medium force to take it off.
  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw holding the hard drive cover on.

  • Place one finger underneath the tab of the hard drive cover and lift it up with medium force to take it off.

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Grab the black tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the left with a medium force until it pops out of its socket. Grab the black tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the left with a medium force until it pops out of its socket.
  • Grab the black tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the left with a medium force until it pops out of its socket.

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Remove the two 8mm Phillips #1 screws from the back side of the laptop.
  • Remove the two 8mm Phillips #1 screws from the back side of the laptop.

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Remove the four 8mm Phillips #1 screws located on the corners below the monitor.
  • Remove the four 8mm Phillips #1 screws located on the corners below the monitor.

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Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws located between the screws removed in the last step.
  • Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws located between the screws removed in the last step.

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Unplug the black wire connecting the monitor to the motherboard by pulling it lightly towards you. Unplug the black/red wire that also connects the monitor to the motherboard by pulling lightly away from you.
  • Unplug the black wire connecting the monitor to the motherboard by pulling it lightly towards you.

  • Unplug the black/red wire that also connects the monitor to the motherboard by pulling lightly away from you.

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Remove the three colored wires (white, grey, and black) that are all connected beside each other by pulling them up lightly. Remove the three colored wires (white, grey, and black) that are all connected beside each other by pulling them up lightly. Remove the three colored wires (white, grey, and black) that are all connected beside each other by pulling them up lightly.
  • Remove the three colored wires (white, grey, and black) that are all connected beside each other by pulling them up lightly.

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Gently pull out the wide, white wire coming from the monitor.
  • Gently pull out the wide, white wire coming from the monitor.

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Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the top panel by placing the tool underneath the panel at several points and then lifting upwards with a medium force. You will know it is loose if it makes a loud clicking noise. Place your fingers on the side of the panel closest to the monitor. Lift up on that side of the panel with a large amount of force in order to pry it off.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the top panel by placing the tool underneath the panel at several points and then lifting upwards with a medium force. You will know it is loose if it makes a loud clicking noise.

  • Place your fingers on the side of the panel closest to the monitor. Lift up on that side of the panel with a large amount of force in order to pry it off.

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Remove the 8mm Phillips #1 screw located just below the large gray wire. Remove the 8mm Phillips #1 screw located to the right of the left-hand speaker. Remove the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located above the fan and next to the large gray wire.
  • Remove the 8mm Phillips #1 screw located just below the large gray wire.

  • Remove the 8mm Phillips #1 screw located to the right of the left-hand speaker.

  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located above the fan and next to the large gray wire.

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Remove the large gray wire that is connected to the motherboard to the right of the fan. Remove the small white/grey wire that is connected at the top of the fan.
  • Remove the large gray wire that is connected to the motherboard to the right of the fan.

  • Remove the small white/grey wire that is connected at the top of the fan.

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Grabbing both sides of the monitor, gently lift the it out of place and set it aside.
  • Grabbing both sides of the monitor, gently lift the it out of place and set it aside.

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Conclusione

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

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