How to replace cracked screen on Dell Inspiron 14z

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In the following guide I explain how to replace a cracked or failed LCD screen on a Dell Inspiron 14z laptop.

In my case I’ll be fixing a Dell Inspiron 14z-N411z model.

The replacement procedure is relatively simple and all you need is a Phillips screwdriver and guitar pick (or any other piece of plastic).


How to disassemble Dell Inspiron N4010. Removing hard drive.

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In this guide I explain how to disassemble a Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop.

My goal is removing and replacing the hard drive.

Dell Inspiron N4010 doesn’t have easy access to the hard drive. It’s mounted deep inside, under the motherboard.

In order to remove and replace the hard drive I’ll have to disassemble the entire laptop and remove the motherboard.

In this guide I’ll go through the following major disassembly steps:
STEP 1-3: Accessing both RAM modules and removing the DVD drive.
STEP 4-11: Disconnecting and removing the keyboard.
STEP 12-15: Removing top cover assembly.
STEP 16-18: Disconnecting and removing the cooling fan.
STEP 19-23: Removing the motherboard and hard drive.


How to dismantle Dell XPS 15z (L511z)

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Today I will dismantle a Dell XPS 15z.

According to Dell website XPS 15z model also has another name XPS L511z.

My goal is replacing the keyboard. This model allows you to replace the keyboard only after you disassemble the entire laptop.

Here’s a short description of all major steps I’ll be going through: