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Not able to close Display /Screen of my laptop

When I try to close the close the Display /Screen, it is breaking up at the joints on one end ..did it happen to anyone else? I handle my laptop very carefully and never dropped it ...

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  • breakingnews Feb 13, 2009

    Thanks for the quick reply. When I click the flap open, the plate remains fixed in its place, but as soon as I start closing it, the plate near the power button as well as the plate above the power light starts coming off. At the bottom of my screen, i see the screw (it is not really a screw, bcoz, I can not tighten it on that end)!!



    Please advice!!

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Look at the side that its popping out there sould be two screws by the bottom of the lcd screen make sure those or screwed in. Also make sure the front plate where your power button is all the way down

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  • John Cole
    John Cole Feb 13, 2009

    try to press firmly starting from the left and working the way to the right to make sure that the plate around the power button is secure and also check by the hinges to make sure the plastic around there is secured

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