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Guide to separating the display from the body of the laptop.

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  1. Power down the laptop and remove the battery.
    • Power down the laptop and remove the battery.

    • Open the laptop cover all of the way.

  2. Locate the notch under the cover at the top of the keyboard Using the spudger as a lever, lift the plastic covering Carefully remove the rest of the covering from right to left
    • Locate the notch under the cover at the top of the keyboard

    • Using the spudger as a lever, lift the plastic covering

    • Carefully remove the rest of the covering from right to left

  3. Unscrew the top portion of the keyboard using a #00 screwdriver
    • Unscrew the top portion of the keyboard using a #00 screwdriver

  4. Hold keyboard from the top and gently pull towards the LCD screen to remove the keyboard from the case
    • Hold keyboard from the top and gently pull towards the LCD screen to remove the keyboard from the case

    • Don't pull on the keyboard too forcefully because it is attached to the motherboard with a short, thin ribbon cable

  5. Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad
    • Once keyboard is out of the case, lay it face-down on the track pad

  6. Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever
    • Using a small spudger, pull back on the black bar to release the blue lever

  7. Pull up on the metal bar connected to the socket to detach the ribbon cable
    • Pull up on the metal bar connected to the socket to detach the ribbon cable

  8. Detach cables that connect the display to the body of the laptop
    • Detach cables that connect the display to the body of the laptop

  9. Disconnect the black cable attached to the motherboard
    • Disconnect the black cable attached to the motherboard

  10. Close the laptop lid Turn the laptop over onto its backside
    • Close the laptop lid

    • Turn the laptop over onto its backside

    • Unscrew the two screws shown in the picture using a #00 screwdriver

  11. Face the laptop's back ports towards you Unscrew the two screws labeled in the picture using a #00 screwdriver
    • Face the laptop's back ports towards you

    • Unscrew the two screws labeled in the picture using a #00 screwdriver

  12. Turn the laptop over again so it's right-side up
    • Turn the laptop over again so it's right-side up

    • Open the display, and pull the display up and out of the laptop's body

  13. Remove the circular rubber pads as outlined in the picture using a spudger
    • Remove the circular rubber pads as outlined in the picture using a spudger

  14. Unscrew the screws that were under the rubber circles using the #00 screwdriver
    • Unscrew the screws that were under the rubber circles using the #00 screwdriver

  15. Carefully use a spudger to work around the edge of the screen to lift off the plastic cover
    • Carefully use a spudger to work around the edge of the screen to lift off the plastic cover

    • Be very careful while doing this as the plastic snaps easily

  16. Remove the screws outlined in the picture
    • Remove the screws outlined in the picture

  17. Carefully lift the LCD screen out of its casing
    • Carefully lift the LCD screen out of its casing

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

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