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The screen went out on my laptop and I'm hoping to fix it myself. Any suggestions?

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Piece of cake. 12" or 14" buy it on ebay from a good seller. then you need a small allen key set to pull out the four screws from the sides of the lid. peal the white cover up by starting in the middle at the bottom. then there will be 4 screws ready to fall out holding the lcd to supports. Pull up that apple shield and be careful because it sticks in the middle. unplug the ribbon cable, and the inverter wire and you're done.

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