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
LP101WSB
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.






Dell Vostro V13, V131, 3300, 3350, 3550, 3555, 3750 Laptop Screen Replacement



Have you dropped and cracked your Dell Vostro V13, V131, 3300 or 3350 laptop notebook or it is has simply gone blank or developed lines even though it works fine when connected to an external computer monitor? In this tutorial you will learn how to replace that broken, lined or black LCD screen on the Dell Vostro laptop.

Below are links to the right replacement screens for this repair

Dell Vostro V13 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro V131 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro 3300 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro 3350 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro 3550 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro 3555 Laptop Screen
Dell Vostro 3750 Laptop Screen

The Dell Vostro 3350, 3300, V13 and V131 come with 13.3 inch (34cm) High Definition LED Display (1366 x 768 resolution) with anti-glare finish to it. While the Vostro 3550 and 3555 come with 15.6 LED and the 3750 is 17.3 (resolution 1440 x 900).

Before you start repairing the damaged screen it is best to have the right screen with you. Listed below are links to the right replacement screens.

Dell Vostro V13 Broken Screen

Remove Dell Vostro Battery




Before starting the screen repair make sure to remove the laptop battery to avoid further damage to the notebook.











Place your fingers between the screen and the plastic bezel and start pulling on all sides to remove the bezel.





Remove Dell Vostro Bezel




Removing the screen plastic bezel needs to be done very carefully to avoid snapping it.











After removing the bezel the internal part of the Dell Vostro screen will be visible.







Unscrew Side Screws





Remove the three screws on each sides holding the screen to the backcover and keep them aside.







Remove Vostro Camera Cable







Remove the connection to the laptop camera carfully. Use the image as a guide.







Back of Dell Vostro Screen


Place the screen facedown to reveal the back of the screen, cable connection and the screen monitor part number. The Dell Vostro V13, V131, 3300 and 3350 comes with either part number CLAA133WA01A, B133XW01 V.1, LTN133AT16 or LP133WH2-TLA2. The mentioned screens are 100% compatible and interchangeable.




Disconnect LED Cable





First peel up the clear-tape holding down the screen cable connection before disconnecting it as shown in the image.






Dell Vostro Screen Removal Complete






At this point the screen removal process is complete.










The Dell Vostro V13, V131, 3300 and 3350 Laptop Screens are straight forward to replace. To install a new screen carry out the process in reverse.