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Is it Difficult to Replace a Dell Inspiron N5010?

Replacing the screen in a Dell Inspiron N5010 

If you've broken your Dell Inspiron N5010 screen, you don't need to send your laptop to a shop or pay for costly repairs. Contrary to popular belief, laptop screen replacement require very little technical expertise. In fact, some of our customers have managed to replace their first laptop screen in just haf an hour. Take a look at the hundreds of kind testimonials we receive. Below, you'll find step by step instructions, (as well as a number of other resources,) that will help guide you through the Dell Inspiron N5010 screen replacement process. 

How to replace a Dell Inspiron N5010 screen 

Step one 

Before doing anything else, unplug your laptop from the mains power and remove the battery. You should also make sure that you have disconnected any, (and all,) peripheral devices, (eg. speakers and memory sticks.) Next, use your fingers, a flat edged implement, (a debit card, guitar plectrum, or razor,) to prise the front bezel away from the laptop. Work your way around each edge of the bezel, freeing it from the rest of the screen casing. When you are quite sure that you have loosened the front bezel sufficiently, remove it from the laptop and, set it aside safely. 

Step two 

Having removed, (and set aside,) the front bezel, you should see the broken Dell Inspiron N5010 screen being held in place by a number of screws. Remove the two screws found in the top corners of the damaged display and loosen, (but do not entirely rmeove,) the screws attached to the laptop hinges. 

Step three 

Pull the top of the broken screen slightly towards you, proceeding to disconnect the cable running from the top of the laptop screen to the web cam. Next, remove the screws, (four in total,) found on each side of the broken screen, Once oyu've doen that, pull the display towards you, laying it to rest, face down, on the keyboard in front, On the back of the screen you should see a thick cable attached to a gold connector. Disconnect this cable, (peeling back any strips of adhesive if necessary.) 

Step four 

You should now be able to remove the broken Dell Inspiron N5010 screen from your machine, To fit your newly bought replacement screen, all you need to do is complete the instructions, (as outlined above) in reverse. It's really that simple! 

Replacement Dell Inspiron N5010 screens 


*Disclaimer: As with any repair you choose to undertake, cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to your device during the replacement/repair process. If you feel anxious or unsure about completing this repair yourself, it is best to err on the side of caution.

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