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Do It Yourself: A guide to HP screen replacement

Laptop LCD replacement isn’t normally the thing advised to layman. But there are desperate times, and there are inquisitive times. In the latter, one must realize what hard work went into the creation of such magnificent objects. Now, replacing this damaged component almost always entails a delicate touch. If after going through the upcoming steps, you still are apprehensive about handling the HP laptop, you must call upon our HP technical support at the earnest. If you are inquisitive enough, then and only then care to take on the following instructions. One more trait worth noting is we are going to guide you in this section in a non-invasive way, i.e. you won’t have to open up the entire laptop case.

Step 1: Getting the requisites

Before we initiate with this tutorial, make sure you have the following materials required:-

  • One small screwdriver; if it is possible get the Philip one.
  • X-ato knife: it is a small knife that would be helpful in removing the rubber layer off. If this niche object is not available in your vicinity, you might use a small and sharp object.
  • A dry and clean piece of cloth: this would maintain a support on the keyboard for the laptop Display.
  • A thin plastic object; an old credit card would do. This is to get between the LCD and foreign materials.
  • A laptop screen. Again, it would be better to avail the help of a repair shop. But if you are persistent enough, it costs around 80$. Before you buy the laptop LCD, make sure it is the genuine HP model. Moreover, make sure that correct measurements of our system. That’s why it would be prudent to have the model number handy.

Step 2: Opening the case

To prime the laptop for opening, flip it over the back and pull out the battery after releasing the lock.

Step 3: Skin your laptop LCD

Laptop screen is joined with the entire system with the aid of glued rubber; use the X-ato knife or the alternative to pry the rubber off from the centre and the edges.

Step 4: remove the screws

The previous step entailed the removal of the rubber sheet. Below this rubber sheet, there are two screws visible. Remove these screws using the small screwdriver you pre-acquired. This will open up the possibility to remove the frontal display.

Step 5: Using the plastic card

It is now time to separate the faceplate from the screen. Use the thing plastic object reminiscent of a credit card to stick between the faceplate and go around the laptop’s bottom. The snapping of clips indicates the separation. The top of the plate would entail adhesive and dealing that would require an extreme amount of finesse and patience.

Step 6: Unplug the small power chord

There would be a small power-cord at the button of the screen. Gently unplug it. A word of caution, this plug is extremely embedded. Therefore, it is better touse small pliers to do this job. Again, it is call upon a repair centre’s servicein this regard.

Step 7: Loosen the bracket screws

Loosen the screws at each end of the Bracket. This would maintain the structural integrity of the mount. Remove the two screws aside from the top of the bracket too.

Step 8: Push the back apart

Gently push the back apart of the frame. This would allow you to unscrew the bottom screws holding your screen together.

Step 9: Get the LCD

Once all the screws are removed, you would get the screen out.

Step 10: keep the LCD safe

Once the screen is safe, put it on the dry-clean cloth.

Step 11: remove the ribbon

Remove the laser-ribbon present on either side of the screen. You would have to do it carefully, or the connector pins would be damaged.

Step 12: Bring in the new screen

Place the new LCD onto the laptop compartment and connect the laser ribbon. Once the laser ribbon is connected, reconnect all the miniature screws.

Step 13: Put on the faceplate

After all the screws are inserted, secure he screen back in the bracket. It is now time to put on the faceplate. Move along outside the section until the snapping sound is gone. This would indicate that the adhesive is working.

Step 14: Put the LCD back

After the faceplate is in place, put on the back-screws. After that, put on the rubber sheet to maintain the Display unit.

We consider it necessary here to Re-iterate that the given guidelines are not meant for the layman user.

If you really are seeking aid in getting your laptop screen replaced, contact us at HP Laptop Repair sydney using our toll free number 1800-431-356.

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