Introduction

Replace a broken screen in your Gateway SA1 laptop.

  1. Move the latch to the right of the battery to unlock.
    • Move the latch to the right of the battery to unlock.

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  2. Slide the latch on the left directly below the battery to unlock and pull out the battery as shown.
    • Slide the latch on the left directly below the battery to unlock and pull out the battery as shown.

    • The latch must be held in position to remove the battery.

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    • Remove the hinge covers by lifting each with the sharp point of the spudger.

      • Notice that the middle cover has a different shape and is more difficult to remove.

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    • Remove the six screw covers on the front bezel with the sharp point of the spudger.

      • The bottom two are more difficult to remove.

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    • Remove the six 5.9 mm Philips screws securing the screen bezel.

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    • Remove the front bezel by prying it off with the wedged end of the spudger.

    • Verify that your spudger does not touch the LCD.

      • The screen inverter is now exposed below the LCD.

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    • Remove the single 3.8mm Phillips screw mounting the screen inverter to the computer.

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    • Use your finger, or the spudger, to pry the inverter board out.

      • This exposes the wires behind it.

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    • Unplug the LCD back light cables from the right side of the screen inverter.

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    • Remove the six screws that mount the screen to the hinge mounts.

      • Two 2.5 mm Phillips screws.

      • Four 3.8 mm Phillips screws.

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    • Unplug the cable from the webcam board.

      • Be gentle, do not use excessive force or you may break the connection.

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    • Separate the screen from the display cover.

      • Do not touch the back of the screen.

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    • Remove the three tape strips that hold down the cables.

      • Be careful not to tear any of the tape. The piece holding down the webcam wires is especially delicate.

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    • Unplug the display data cable from the screen connector.

      • This connection is very fragile; do not use excessive force.

      • The screen should now be free from all wire connections.

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    • Remove the four 2.8 mm Phillips screws that secure the screen to the mounting bracket using a screwdriver.

      • There will be two screws on either side of the mounting bracket.

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    • You can now remove and replace the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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