Laptop screen

Posted on 2010-09-06
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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Afriend of mine has got a laptop that has got a damaged screen , the question is is it possible to buy only the screen and how to remove the screen if it is possible ? thks
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Question by:hnael
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Expert Comment

ID: 33610927
What's the make of the laptop.

Expert Comment

ID: 33611059
Supply the make and model number of the laptop and we can get a bit more information.

To answer your question:

Yes it is possible to replace only the screen but it depends if the manufacturer supply screen separately for your model. To replace it is quite straight forward on most laptops but will cause warranty void if you replace it yourself while the laptop is under warranty. If out of warranty, try searching for your laptop make and model number + Replace screen in google and see what it comes up with. Usually someone somewhere has tried replacing your model numbers screen if the manufacturer supplies the part and you can see how they did it there.

Expert Comment

ID: 33611062
yes it is. just put the model on ebay and add lcd, you'll find a lot of compatible screens.
to remove the screen you might have some screws around the lcd pannel. sometime under stickers. depending on your laptop model.
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Author Comment

ID: 33611075
Thats good news , give me chance to gt the make of the laptop pls ,
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Accepted Solution

Grant1842 earned 100 total points
ID: 33611545
Here is a video on a general laptop screen replacement.

Of course your model will be similar to this.

This will give you an ideal of what is involved.

Author Comment

ID: 33682491
Sorry for the delay , the make is HP G61 -110SA S/N CNF9395GZM pls could I have the instruction with pic ? Thks

Author Comment

ID: 33684323
So is it possible to buy the screen only ? and if so I just want simple way to remove the old one and put the new one ? like the link b4 on utube , that was easy to follow but it was not for hp sadly .

Author Comment

ID: 33690034
I am sorry the second link I have been on it , nothing a bout how to change ur screen ?
Even the first one does not take the s/n when I use the search !!

Author Comment

ID: 33695935
Hi , I purchase the manual from the link Heyborne and after I loooked at it there were nothing mentioned a bout the screen !!!!! it was waste of money sorry

Expert Comment

ID: 33697175
hnael, i'm sorry too - i was under the impression their manuals covered all aspects of the products.  I would see if you can get your money back or at least explain to them about what your after, they may have something they could send you.

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ID: 33697253
I do not think its possible because it says clearly in thier documents if its download then nothing we can do, do not worry about it , when I measure my screen the size I think was 15.5 but can I be sure about that not sure if they mention the size in manuals ! ! I managed to remove the old screen but damaged the bezel frame hope to find one on ebay.
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Expert Comment

ID: 33709832
If you have the LCD panel out just check the back for the model number. Something like LP156WH2 and look it up on Ebay.
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by:Davis McCarn
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ID: 33710079
Here is your LCD for $70: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200517591381&rvr_id=142099985727&crlp=1_263602_263622&UA=WXI7&GUID=cdd6cf1812a0a06c1d951355ff340e03&itemid=200517591381&ff4=263602_263622
Here is the link to HP's support: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=4066817&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&submit.y=11&submit.x=7&lang=en&cc=us
For almost all HP's, you need a #1 and, maybe a #0 philips screwdrivers. Pop out the little rubber bumpers around the top inside cover, remove the screws, starting in the middle on each side pry outwards with your fingers to release the bezel, undo the screws on the sides of the LCD itself, flop it forwards, remove the tape holding the connector in place, undo the connector, replace the LCD, and reverse the process to reassemble it.  Voilla, job done.

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