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Acer Aspire 5742z Screen Replacement

Replacing a broken Acer Aspire 5742z screen 

Though you may fell daunted by the prospect of replacing your broken laptop screen yourself, contrary to popular belief, the whole process is much easier than you might think. We receive hundreds of testimonials from satisfied customers who have managed to replace their first broken screen with surprising ease. 

How to replace an Acer Aspire 5742z screen 

Step one 

Disconnect any, (and all,) external devices, (eg, speakers/memory sticks,) attached to your laptop. Next, unplug your laptop and remove the battery. Once you've done that, prise the aesthetic covers, (used to disguise screws,) off of the bottom corners of the front bezel. Then unscrew the screws and, set them aside safely. 

Step two 

Gently, (but firmly,) prise the front bezel away from the rest of the screen casing. Work your way around each edge of the display, easing the front bezel from the machine. Remember to take care when removing the front bezel, to avoid breaking it in the process. 

Step three 

Unscrew the screws, (six in total; three on each side,) found on the left and right hand sides of the display. 

Step four 

Pull the top of the screen towards you. At the back of the screen, (at the top,) you should see a thin cable running towards the laptop web cam. Disconnect this cable. Pull the screen further toward you and lay it to rest on the laptop keyboard. On the back of the screen, you'll see a thick cable attached to a gold connector and, held in place using strips of tape or adhesive. Disconnect this cable. 

Step five

Lift the broken Acer Aspire 5742z screen free from the laptop. To complete your repair, (and fit your replacement screen,) simply complete the above instructions in reverse. 

Replacement Acer Aspire 5742z 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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