Laptop Screen Replacement

  Legslip 14:58 22 Jul 09
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My daughter has stood on her laptop and wrecked the screen. Can anyone advise as to:

*where to get a replacement screen?

*how to fit it or get instructions to do so?

It is a Packard Bell BG 45
Thanks

  user8 15:09 22 Jul 09

How old is it?
You could try Packard Bell?
Or buy a copy of Micromart at newsagents, plenty of adverts for replacement screens.

  Stuartli 15:15 22 Jul 09

See:

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This company is about 15 miles from where I live:

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To be honest, I wouldn't attempt to repair it yourself...:-)

  dunc1234 15:34 22 Jul 09

you can try and get one off ebay which is a bit risky, but have you tried claiming on your house insurance contents cover, usually you are covered. professional replacement will cost about £200.00. to get a screen yourself will probably be at least £150, you would also need to get it out to check the part number to ensure you are getting the right one as there are a lot of variations.

  Legslip 15:59 22 Jul 09

Thanks everyone. I think I'm getting nearer and have had a quote for £100 for supply only. Just need to be confident enough to fit it myself.

  palinka 17:07 22 Jul 09

some years ago when our son broke his laptop screen we sent the laptop to his insurance co and THEY did the legwork of finding a replacement and having it fitted.

  ami 02:29 14 Sep 09

I'm probably a bit late with this reply but I've recently replaced the screen on my Toshiba laptop. It's not at all difficult to do, a bit fiddly as some of the screws are very small but otherwise it's an half-hour job.
Just remember to remove the battery before starting the job and be careful removing the screen bezel as thet can be a bit fragile.
There's quite a few web sites giving illustarted 'how to' guides, there's even one on ebay!
click here

  Legslip 13:31 17 Sep 09

Thanks everyone. I was going to do it myself but on the PBell two of the bezel screws were unreachable so I did send it away to one of the suggested sites to be done. They did an excellent job. Thanks again.

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