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Replacing laptop LCD panel

I have a basic Toshiba Satellite laptop, and its screen is apparently cracked. I can see colored lines or blots that are rapidly spreading. Is it easy to replace the lcd screen yourself?

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I've removed the bit about suppliers to avoid this being closed as a shopping recommendation/subjective question. –  Linker3000 Apr 28 '11 at 12:20

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I have replaced the screen on a Dell Laptop. It was very easy, requiring just a screwdriver and a deal of care keeping all of the screws in correct groups as they were of slightly different lengths. For the Dell there is a decent online manual giving instructions on how to disassemble the case and where all of the connectors were hidden. I do not know about the Toshiba laptop, but Google will probably help.

I cannot comment on your supplier as I have never used them. I got my bits from a shop trading on eBay.

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