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Can a novice install an LCD screen? Mine cracked. Do I have to buy the Dell part or can I buy a generic screen as a replacement? Thanks!

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You can buy a generic screen, and they come with instructions.
You can usually find youtube videos of people fitting screens.
Here is one for £73 http://www.laptopscreenonline.com/dell-latitude-d600-replacement-screen-laptop-lcd-1293-p.asp

And here is a youtube video for your model http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4RSqUf1cag

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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Hi,

Yes of course you can replace the screen yourself. All you need is a little help from dell themselves as they provide a service manual for this laptop.

What you need to do is concentrate on the display disassembly and latch.

Click on the link below and read the service manual for the Dell Latitude D600 or download it.




http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd600/sm/index.htm




As for the screen itself you will have to get a matching screen from a dell unit. Search eBay for a matching screen by the laptop model.





Regards.

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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    Lee Hodgson Jul 14, 2010

    Just a quick note:

    Laptop screens are NOT generic. This because of the cables that run from motherboard can differ between makes and models.

    For example the ribbon cable that runs behind LCD itself could have a different pinout order and also the connections on the LCD inverter board can also be different.

    Don't just go out and buy a generic screen as you may find the connections are different which will lead to dissapointment.

    Search for a screen which is compatible with the Dell model you have. That way you don't run the risk of buying an incompatible part.


    Regards.


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You can bye the generic one but the dell part might have more to offer

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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