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Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Acer Aspire 5740G, 5740, 5741 and 5741G Screen Replacement

In this tutorial I will show you how to replace a laptop screen on Acer Aspire 5740 and 5741 series. The Acer aspire 5740 and 5741 series come solely with 15.6 HD LED LCD widescreens with resolution of 1366 x 768. This replacement instruction can be used for many other laptop.


The very first thing to do is to get the right replacement screen for your laptop. To easily order a replacement screen for the Acer Aspire 5740 and 5741 series go to

For this replacement you will need precision screwdrivers and the LCD screen.

You must remove laptop battery before starting.

When you are sure you are ready for the screen replacement and you have the right screen for laptops first remove the laptop battery as notebooks with LED screens are very sensitive to charges when carrying out works on them.

Remove screw covers and screws

This image on the left shows how you will take the screw covers off which will then expose the screws holding down the bezel to the top part of the laptop. Remove the screws too and keep them safe.

After removing the screws the next thing is to place your fingers between the screen and the bezel and start pulling slightly on all the sides until the bezel is pulled free from the laptop. This needs to be done carefully as shown in the images below.

The bezel is very fragile and easy to snap so you must do this with care. You must not pull too hard.
After the plastic bezel is removed the next thing is to remove all the side screws as shown in the image below. Make sure all the screws are well places so as not to have them mixed up.

Remove all side screws holding the screen.

 Removing the side screws will then free the screen from the laptop leaving only the screen data cable left to deal with.

With the image instruction below, carefully pull up the clear tape holding down the screen data cable and pull the data connectors apart. This must be done with care as any mistake may cause a permanent damage to the cable or the connector.

Carefully pull the data cable after raising the clear tape
After this then the screen removal process is complete. To replace the screen you only need to carry out the instruction in a reverse order. Only buy original laptop screens replacement as regular screens may not give you same quality and screen brightness control. Good luck!!

Screen removal process complete

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