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This guide will take you through the steps of removing the touchscreen.

  1. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.

  2. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it.

    • Pull out the battery.

  3. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement, Touchscreen: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four hinge screws from the back of the computer.

  4. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Open the laptop and remove the four indicated screws with a Phillips size 0 screwdriver.

    • Pry off the plastic strip which was previously held in place by the screws.

  5. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four hinge screws to allow the hinges to rotate up and move.

  6. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove 16 screws from the top of the closed laptop.

    • 12 Phillips size 1 screws

    • 2 Phillips size 0 screws

    • 2 Torx size 6 screws (T6)

    I found that the Torx screw on my model to be T8.

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    Is the touchscreen & the LCD 1 piece? or are they separate?

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  7. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Gently break the adhesive seal between the front and rear display cases with a plastic opening tool.

    • You will need to reapply the silicon adhesive during reassembly to ensure watertight seal.

  8. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the top halve of the casing up revealing the inside of the screen

  9. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • The top half of the case can be removed by sliding the tabs out from under the hinges.

    • This makes unplugging the screen wiring much easier

  10. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • There are 4 wires that need to be unplugged to remove the screen.

  11. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • For the first wire, peel back the silver cover tape to reveal the connection.

  12. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the wiring away from the connection to release it.

  13. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the 3 strips of black tape as shown to reveal connections 2 and 3.

    • Pull the wiring for each away from the connections to remove.

  14. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • The 4th connection is already visible.

    • Depending on your model it might not be plugged into anything. If it is, remove it the same way the other 3 connections were removed.

  15. Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 2 Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 Touchscreen Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the screen as shown from the case and pull free.

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

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This guide is good for replacing the LCD screen, but it is not complete for the touchscreen panel, which requires some more delicate and precise steps. I think the title of the guide needs to be changed.

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