Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) LCD Web Camera & LCD Cable Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Web Camera & LCD Cable on your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 17 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) LCD Web Camera & LCD Cable.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) LCD Web Camera & LCD Cable

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over.
Loosen the screws and remove the access door.

Step 2

  • Loosen the screws and remove the access door.
Remove the DVD optical drive.

Step 3

  • Remove the screw and remove the DVD optical drive screw.
  • Remove the DVD optical drive.
Remove the DVD optical drive. Remove the screw and remove the DVD optical drive screw.
Loosen the antenna cable on the bottom of the laptop.

Step 4

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
  • Loosen the antenna cable on the bottom of the laptop.
Loosen the antenna cable on the bottom of the laptop. Unplug the antenna cables.
Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive.

Step 5

  • Remove the 2 screws under the battery.
  • Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive.
Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive. Remove the 2 screws under the battery.
Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base.

Step 6

  • Remove the 6 screws at the top of the base.
  • Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base.
Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base. Remove the 6 screws at the top of the base.
Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.

Step 7

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.
  • Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.
Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard. Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the 3 palmrest cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the 3 palmrest cables.
Lift the palmrest off of the laptop.

Step 9

  • Remove the 4 top palmrest screws.
  • Lift the palmrest off of the laptop.
Unplug the LCD cable.

Step 10

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
Pull the antenna cables through the base.

Step 11

  • Pull the antenna cables through the base.
Lift the LCD screen display assembly off of the base.

Step 12

  • Remove the hinge screws.
  • Lift the LCD screen display assembly off of the base.
Unsnap it, working your way around the edge of the screen.

Step 13

  • Carefully lift the edge of the LCD bezel.
  • Unsnap it, working your way around the edge of the screen.
Unsnap it, working your way around the edge of the screen. Carefully lift the edge of the LCD bezel.
Remove the left hinge screws.

Step 14

  • Remove the 2 top screws.
  • Remove the left hinge screws.
  • Remove the right hinge screws.
Remove the left hinge screws. Remove the right hinge screws. Remove the 2 top screws.
Loosen the tape on the LCD cable.

Step 15

  • Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly and turn it over.
  • Loosen the tape on the LCD cable.
  • Unplug the LCD cable.
Loosen the tape on the LCD cable. Unplug the LCD cable.
Unstick the camera off of the back assembly.

Step 16

  • Unstick the camera off of the back assembly.
Unplug the camera cable.

Step 17

  • Loosen the camera tape.
  • Unplug the camera cable.
Unplug the camera cable. Loosen the camera tape.

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