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Hi, I have an Acer laptop around 3 years old. The top cover of the laptop has fractured above the hinges, how do i replace the cover ?

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  • gyeap Mar 09, 2009

    The hinge is too tight causing metal fatigue of the bracket holding the screen. This seem to be a manufacturing defact. I rarely open/close the lid. The vibration of the screen caused the metal bracket to crack.

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There are aprox 4-8 screws under little tabs on the front of the lcd panel they will allow you to remove the top lid but you need to get a replacment plastic lid ( i get them reasinable off ebay) to put back on

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It is not possible for non technical person to do such task, it is advised that consult some qualified technician who have the required part.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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