Sunday, 18 November 2012

Toshiba Satellite C850, C850D, C855, C855D, L850, L855, P850, C870, L870 Screen Replacement

In this tutorial you will learn to remove and replace a broken screen of Toshiba Satellite C850, C850D, C855, C855D, L850, L855, P850, C870, L870 series laptops.

The Toshiba Satellite C850, C850D, C855, C855D, L850, L855, P850 come with 15.6 inch WXGA+ screens while the Toshiba Satellite C870, L870 and C875 series are 17.3 inch widescreens.

To identify the right screen of the Toshiba laptops mostly you need to look at the bottom of the laptop on the label to find the Toshiba model.

Toshiba Satellite C850 Broken Screen

Below are links to the right screens for your laptops

Toshiba Satellite C850 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite C850D Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite C855 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite C855D Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite L850 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite L855 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite P850 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite C870 Laptop Screen
Toshiba Satellite L870 Laptop Screen

Remove Toshiba C855 Laptop Battery

It is very important to Remove the battery from the Toshiba Toshiba Satellite C850, C850D, C855, C855D, L850, L855, P850, C870, L870 laptop before starting the screen replacement.

Remove Screw Covers

On the front of the laptop you will find the screen covers made of plastic. Remove them to expose the screws holding the bezel. Remove the screws and keep them safe.

Remove Bezel Screws

There are four screws holding the plastic bezel to the laptop. These screws are totally different from the rest of the screws you will find in the repair so they must be kept seperately.

Remove the screen bezel

The next thing will be to remove the plastic bezel. This can easily be done by putting your fingers between the screen and the plastic bit and start pulling until the bezel is released. Carry this out carefully so as not to snap the fragile plastic.

Unscrew The Side Screws

The internal part of the Toshiba Satellite C850, C850D, C855, C855D, L850, L855, P850, C870, L870 screen area will consist of the LCD screen, cables and screws. Remove the side screws as shown in the picture on  the left.

Back of C850 Laptop Screen

Place the laptop screen face-down and at this point the screen cable and the screen part number will be visible. The screen in the image is made by ChiMei and the manufacturers part number is N156BGE-L21.

The Toshiba C660 can also come with screens made by other manufacturers line Samsung LTN156AT05, AU Optronics B156XW02, LG LP156WH4 and others. The screens are compatible and interchangeable.

Diconnect Display Cable

Remove the display cable from the back of the screen. The cable is usually held with a clear tape. Remove the clear tape before disconnecting the screen display cable.

Toshiba C660 Screen Removed

The screen removal process is complete. To fit a new one simply follow the instruction in reverse.

Listed Below are all the series for the mentioned Toshiba laptops

Toshiba Satellite C855
Toshiba Satellite C850-1D2
Toshiba Satellite C850-161
Toshiba Satellite C850-19Z
Toshiba Satellite C850-101
Toshiba Satellite C850-19D
Toshiba Satellite C850-11V
Toshiba Satellite C850-13X
Toshiba Satellite C850-1C4
Toshiba Satellite C850-10C
Toshiba Satellite C850-1C0
Toshiba Satellite C850-13E
Toshiba Satellite C850-1C9
Toshiba Satellite C850-175
Toshiba Satellite C850-1C1
Toshiba Satellite C850-1C2
Toshiba Satellite C855-1TC
Toshiba Satellite C855-1GQ
Toshiba Satellite C855-1TD
Toshiba Satellite C855-1VN
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WQ
Toshiba Satellite C855-1TE
Toshiba Satellite C855-1GP
Toshiba Satellite C855-1J0
Toshiba Satellite C855-1JO
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RX
Toshiba Satellite C850
Toshiba Satellite C855-1GN
Toshiba Satellite C855-1GR
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WR
Toshiba Satellite C855-1HL
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RK
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WP
Toshiba Satellite C855-1HM
Toshiba Satellite C855-1MD
Toshiba Satellite C855-18J
Toshiba Satellite C855-18L
Toshiba Satellite C855-10P
Toshiba Satellite C855-18P
Toshiba Satellite C855-18V
Toshiba Satellite C855-190
Toshiba Satellite C855-18U
Toshiba Satellite C855-18Z
Toshiba Satellite C855-1W7
Toshiba Satellite C855-1VT
Toshiba Satellite C855-17Q
Toshiba Satellite C855-1W3
Toshiba Satellite C855-1TV
Toshiba Satellite C855-17N
Toshiba Satellite C855-17M
Toshiba Satellite C855-11G
Toshiba Satellite C855-12D
Toshiba Satellite C855-10X
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RL
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RM
Toshiba Satellite C855-129
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WU
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RN
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RP
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WM
Toshiba Satellite C855-18R
Toshiba Satellite C855-1W9
Toshiba Satellite C855-1WC
Toshiba Satellite C855-12F
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RU
Toshiba Satellite C855-15Q
Toshiba Satellite C855-14R
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RV
Toshiba Satellite C855-13T
Toshiba Satellite C855-1RT
Toshiba Satellite C855-1J2
Toshiba Satellite C855-1H8
Toshiba Satellite L850
Toshiba Satellite L850-1EK
Toshiba Satellite L850-1LK
Toshiba Satellite L850-1D5
Toshiba Satellite L855
Toshiba Satellite L855-14U
Toshiba Satellite L855-136
Toshiba Satellite L855-12G
Toshiba Satellite L855-10W
Toshiba Satellite L855-11F
Toshiba Satellite L855-14Q
Toshiba Satellite L855-14C
Toshiba Satellite L855-149
Toshiba Satellite L855-148
Toshiba Satellite L855-14R
Toshiba Satellite P850
Toshiba Satellite P850-116
Toshiba Satellite P850-12P
Toshiba Satellite C660-26Z
Toshiba Satellite C660-28T
Toshiba Satellite C660-2LK
Toshiba Satellite C660-1J2
Toshiba Satellite C660-1ZM
Toshiba Satellite C660-28D
Toshiba Satellite C660D-19X
Toshiba Satellite C670D-11K
Toshiba Satellite L755-1HW
Toshiba Satellite C855D
Toshiba Satellite C855D-137
Toshiba Satellite C870D-11K
Toshiba Satellite C875-130
Toshiba Satellite L850D
Toshiba Satellite L850D-12Q
Toshiba Satellite L850D-12P
Toshiba Satellite C850D
Toshiba Satellite C850D-11Q
Toshiba Satellite C850D-100
Toshiba Satellite C850D-10T
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1CW
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1C3
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-14C
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-15T
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1FN
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-15N
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-173
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-171
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-15Q
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-10Z
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-15V
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1FJ
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1EQ
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1ER
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DQ
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1EQ
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DT
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DZ
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1ER
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-112
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1MH
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DP
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1G8
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DW
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1G9
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-11T
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DV
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1MJ
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-11V
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1KM
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-11W
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-11U
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1L4
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1DR
Toshiba Satellite Pro L850-1C4
Toshiba Tecra R850-1JC
Toshiba  Satellite C870
Toshiba  Satellite C870-11G
Toshiba  Satellite C870-155
Toshiba  Satellite C870-198
Toshiba  Satellite C870-14V
Toshiba  Satellite C870-156
Toshiba  Satellite C870-17F
Toshiba  Satellite C870-142
Toshiba  Satellite C870-18V
Toshiba  Satellite C870-17D
Toshiba  Satellite C870-11H
Toshiba  Satellite C870-11J
Toshiba  Satellite C870-143
Toshiba  Satellite L870
Toshiba  Satellite L870-169
Toshiba  Satellite L870-14X
Toshiba  Satellite L870-11J
Toshiba  Satellite L875
Toshiba  Satellite L875-116
Toshiba  Satellite L875-12P
Toshiba  Satellite Pro L870
Toshiba  Satellite Pro L870-171
Toshiba  Satellite Pro L870-13U
Toshiba  Satellite Pro L870-12W
Toshiba  Satellite Pro L870-149
Toshiba  Toshiba NB520-124
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-119
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-10R
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-11E
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-10D
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-11G
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-1OD
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-11J
Toshiba  Toshiba NB510-11H

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

HP Pavilion DV6-6B26SA, 6005SA, 6156EA, 3130SA, 2010SA, 1330SA Screen Replacement

The new HP Pavilion DV6 series laptops are affordable laptops at less than £400 for an average spec. Hp Pavilion DV6-2010SA, 3130SA, 1330SA, 6156EA, 6005SA, 6B26SA notebooks screens can break if dropped on the floor. The display panel for the series measure 15.6 inches diagonally and have 1366 x 768 resolution.

The below guide can be used to dismantle and replace the cracked screen of the mentioned DV6 series and many others.

Other are as below.

HP Pavilion dv6-6001ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6001sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6002sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6004sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6005ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6005sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6051ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6052ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6052sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6054ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6102sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6103sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6104ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6107sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6152ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6153ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6154ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6155ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6156ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6157ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6161sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6176sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7050ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7051ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7051sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7053ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7061sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7063ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-7063sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b06sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b07ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b08sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b09sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b26sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b50ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b50sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b51ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b51sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b55ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b57sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b58sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b59ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6b60ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c01sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c04ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c04sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c05ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c05sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c11ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c11sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c12ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c40sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c41sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c51ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c51sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c56ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c56sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c57ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c59ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c75ea screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c75sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c77sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c98sa screen
HP Pavilion dv6-6c01ea screen

Hp DV6 Cracked Screen

Remove HP Laptop Battery

Remove the HP laptop battery before starting the replacement. Note that this repair can be used to repair flickering, dark or lined display.

HP Pavilion DV6 Screwcover Removal

On the lower sides of the DV6 laptops there are two screw concealed with plastic covers. Remove the screw covers to expose them.

Remove DV6 laptop screw

Removing this covers on both sides at the lower part of the laptop will expose the two screws. Simply use a precision screwdriver to unscrew the them.

Pull Screen Bezel

Pull the front bezel to remove it from the laptop.

Remove two top screws

Using the image on the left as a guide remove the two top screws holding the hinges arms to the back cover.

DV6 series Hinges Arms

By pulling the screen forward you will have enough room to remove all the side screws. This is the main mechanism holding the screen monitor.

The Internal Part The Laptop Screen

Place the screen face-down on the keyboard area to give good access to the screen ribbons and cables. Mostly the screen part number will be LP156WH4, LTN156AT05, B156XW02 or N156B6. These screens are compatibe and can be used interchangeably.

DV6 Screen display Cable

The screen cable and connectors are held together by adhesive and clear tape. Raise the clear tape with a flat object.

DV6 Screen Ribbon Cable

Carefully pull the connection apart.

The dis-assembly and removal process is completed at this point. To fit a new screen simply continue in reverse to this tutorial.

HP DV6 screen Removal Process

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Dell Inspiron Mini 1011, 1012, 1010, 1018, 10V, 1110, 11z Netbook Screen Replacement

Use this instruction to replace a cracked, flickering or dark screen on a Dell Inspiron Mini 1011, 1012, 1010, 1018, 10V, 1110, 11z Netbook laptops. As one of the leading laptops and netbooks manufacturer Dell have proved quality in their design and technology. The Dell Inspiron Mini netbook laptops are great example of this. Like every other netbooks and notebooks they the screens can crack or become defective if dropped or not well looked after.

Below are links to the screens to fit the Dell Mini series

Dell Inspiron Mini 1011 Netbook Screen 
Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook Screen 
Dell Inspiron Mini 1010 Netbook Screen
Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 Netbook Screen 
Dell Inspiron Mini 10V Netbook Screen 
Dell Inspiron Mini 1110 Netbook Screen
Dell Inspiron Mini 11z Netbook Screen

All the Dell mini netbooks mentioned here comes with 10.1 inch widescreen display panel except for the Inspiron 1110 and 11z which has 11.6 inch slimline screenin them.

First is to make sure you have acquired the right screen before starting the screen repair.

Dell Inspiron Mini 1011 Laptop

Dell Inspiron Mini 10 With Broken Screen

Looking at the above broken screen it is clear that the laptop may have not been dropped but may have sustained the cracked screen from the user picking the netbook up by the LCD screen. This can simply crack the screen.

Remove Dell Mini Battery

It is important to remove the laptop battery before starting the replacement.

Remove Dell Mini Screw Cover

Use a flat precision screwdriver to remove the rubber-like screw covers from the from bezel.

Remove Bezel Screw

The image on the right will show you the screw to remove. Keep these screws aside as they are different from the rest.

Remove Dell Mini Screen Bezel

The next thing is to put your fingers between the screen and the plastic bezel and start pulling on all sides to free it from the catches. The Dell Mini screens are very thin and pulling too hard may snap the plastic.

Remove Screen Internal Screws

Removing the bezel will expose the screen panel inside the laptop. Use a Philips Precision screwdriver to remove all the screws holding the screen to the back cover and brackets.

Remove Dell Camera Cable Connection

At this point if your Dell Inspiron Mini netbooks comes with a camera this is the best time to remove the cable connector as shown in the image.

Remove Dell Mini Side Screws

Pull the screen slightly towards yourself and unscrew the sidescrews.

Dell Samsung Screen Part Number

Place the screen face-down on the keyboard carefully and at this point the screen display cable, LCD part/model number and the video connection is visible.

Dell do not manufacture laptop screens so the screens brands will range from LG Philips, Samsung, AUO, Chungwha, Innolux, Chi Mei and others.

LTN101NT02 Screen Panel

Below are examples of the screens;

LTN101NT02 Made by Samsung
LP101WSA Made by LG Philips
B101AW03 Made by AU Optronics
N101L6-L01 or L02 Manufactured by Chimei
BT101IW03 V.1 Innolux
HSD101PFW2 Hannstar

Disconnect LCD cable

Remove the screen cable and at this point the screen removal process is complete.

To install a new screen simply go through the process in reverse.

Dell Inspiron Mini Screen Removed

Dell XPS L501x, L502x, L701x, L702x, Studio 1555 Laptop Screen Replacement

In this tutorial you will learn how to disassemble and replace broken laptop screens on Dell XPS L501x, L502x, L701x, L702x, Studio 1555 Laptop Notebooks. You can also use this Dell instruction to fit a new screen if you have noticed your screen flickering or you can see defect lines on it. The Dell XPS L501x, L502x, laptop come with 15.6 inch HD WLED display monitor panel while the L701x, L702x is 17.3 inch when measured diagonally. The above mentioned will have models: 501x, 502x, 701x, 702x as official dell laptop models.

Before starting the screen replacement make sure you have the right screen to install. Below are links to the right screens

Dell XPS L501x Laptop Screen
Dell XPS L502x  Laptop Screen 
Dell XPS L701x  Laptop Screen
Dell XPS L702x Laptop Screen
Dell Studio 1555 Laptop Screen

Broken Dell XPS L501x Screen

Remove L501x Laptop Battery

The First and important thing is to remove the Dell XPS laptop battery before starting the replacement.

Remove Dell Screen Bezel

Dell XPS L501x, L502x, L701x and L702x laptop mostly will not come with any screws in the bezel. All that is needed to remove the bezel is to put your finger between the screen and the plastic bezel and pull carefully until it released. Do this on all sides of the laptop.

Pull gently to remove bezel

The bezel of the Dell XPS L501x, L502x, L701x amd L702x laptops are very fragile and pulling too hard may snap it. So the best trick is to pull firmly but not too hard.

Remove the LCD screws

By successfully removing the bezel you the internal part of the screen is now accessible. At the top two sides of the screen remove the screws holding it to the back cover and keep them safely.

On the two bottom sides there will be 2 or 3 screws. Unscrew them to free the screen arms totally from the back cover.

Place the XPS L502x screen face-down

At this point the screen can now be lowered to reveal the screen cables and LED connection. This area must be handled with care.

The Dell XPS L501x, L502x, L701x, L702x laptop screen will carry the manufacturer part number at the back and as Dell do not make these screens you will find part numbers belonging to Samsung, LG Philips, Chi Mei Innolux, Chunghwa or AUO AU Optronics. These are the major laptop screen panel manufacturers. Below are the manufacturer numbers you may see and you can also use these numbers to search for the right screen;

LP156WH2, LP156WH4 and LP173WD1 made by LG Philips
LTN156AT05, LTN156AT09, LTN156AT17, LTN173KT01 made by Samsung
N156B6, N156BGE-L21, N173O6 made by Chi Mei Innolux
CLAA156WA11, CLAA156WA11A, CLAA173UA01A made by Chunghwa
B156XW02, B173RW01 made by AUO.

Remove Screen Side Screws

On the two sides of the screen remove all the screws holding the screen to the hinges arms and keep them safely.

Disconnect the Led cable. Note that sometimes this connection is held down by a clear tape. Raise and peel the clear tape with a flat screwdriver before disconnecting the cable.

The screen removal process is now complete. To install a new screen simply carry out the whole process backward (in reverse order).

Dell XPS screen replacement complete

Packard Bell Easynote NEW90, NEW95, MS2273, MS2285, PAWF7, PEW91, P5WS0 Screen Replacement

These days its very difficult to go a day without using our laptops and mobile handheld. The Packard Bell Easynote laptops are one of the widely used notebooks out there in the market and they have proved to be value for your money. In this tutorial I will show you what to do if you accidentally drop your Packard Bell laptop and crack the screen.

Below are links to the right screens for this repair

Packard Bell NEW90 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell NEW95 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell MS2273 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell MS2285 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell PAWF7 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell PEW91 Laptop Screen
Packard Bell P5WS0 Laptop Screen

In this instruction we are using Packard Bell models NEW90, NEW95, MS2273, MS2285, PAWF7, PEW91, P5WS0, MS2274, TSX66 as references to the repair. The mentioned models come with 15.6 inch LED TFT screens and can easily damage if not well looked after.

Packard Bell Broken Screen

Remove Packard Bell Battery

One of the most important thing to do when replacing or repairing a laptop or netbook is to first remove the battery. This is important as failure to do this may result to total damage.

Remove Screw Cover

Remove the screw cover as in the image on the right. By doing this you will be able to see the screws holding the screen area and the plastic bit all around it.

Remove Screen Screws

Remove the screws and keep them safely.

Remove Plastic Bezel

Carefully remove the plastic bezel. This must be done carefully. The trick is to put your fingers between the screen and the bezel and pull on all sides until it comes off.

Remove top side screws

Removing the bezel will expose the internal part. On two sides at the top you will fine screws. Remove them and pull the screen towards yourself.

Remove Side Screws

Remove all side screws. This is the mechanism holding the screen.

Remove Camera Cable

If your Packard Bell laptop comes with a camera this will be the best time to disconnect it. Carefully locate it at the top and unplug the cable.

Back of Packard Bell LED Screen

Place the screen face-down on the keyboard area and this time you will clearly see the screen data cable and part number.

Disconnect B156XW02 Cable

Pull the data cable connected to the screen. BUT FIRST PEEL UP THE CLEAR TAPE.

Packard Bell Laptop Screen Removal

The LCD removal process is complete. To install a new screen simply carry on in reverse.