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Dell™ Inspiron™ 1012 Service Manual
Display Panel Bracket
Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best
practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal
surface (such as a connector on your computer).
Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™
is not covered by your warranty.
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see
Removing the Display Assembly
1. Follow the procedures in
2. Remove the battery (see
3. Remove the keyboard (see
4. Remove the hard-drive assembly (see
5. Remove the palm rest assembly (see
6. Remove the hinge cover (see
7. Remove the screw that secures the display assembly to the computer base.
8. Open the display.
Removing the Hard-Drive
Removing the Palm Rest
Removing the Hinge
Battery) before working inside the