Dell Vostro 2421 (P37G001) LCD Web Camera Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Web Camera on your Vostro 2421 (P37G001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 19 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Vostro 2421 (P37G001) LCD Web Camera.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Vostro 2421 (P37G001) LCD Web Camera

Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Remove the Battery.

Step 2

Remove the Battery.Remove the Battery.
Remove the screw.

Step 3

Remove the screw.Remove the Access Door.Remove the screw.
Remove the screw.

Step 4

  • Remove the screw.
  • Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.
  • Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the screw.Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.

Step 5

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
  • Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.

Step 6

  • Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 7

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the palmrest cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
  • Remove the palmrest screws.
Unplug the palmrest cables.Remove the palmrest screws.
Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.

Step 9

Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.
Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.

Step 10

Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.
Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.

Step 11

Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.
Unplug the USB cable.

Step 12

  • Unplug the USB cable.
  • Unplug the speaker cable.
Unplug the USB cable.Unplug the speaker cable.
Remove the motherboard screw.

Step 13

Remove the motherboard screw.Remove the Motherboard.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 14

  • Loosen the antenna cables.
Remove the left & right hinge screws.

Step 15

Remove the left & right hinge screws.Remove the Display Assembly.Remove the left & right hinge screws.
Unsnap the Hinge Covers.

Step 16

Unsnap the Hinge Covers.Unsnap the Hinge Covers.
Carefully unsnap the bezel, working your way around the edge of the screen.

Step 17

  • Carefully unsnap the bezel, working your way around the edge of the screen.
  • Remove the LCD Bezel.
Carefully unsnap the bezel, working your way around the edge of the screen.Remove the LCD Bezel.
Loosen the tape.

Step 18

  • Loosen the tape.
  • Unplug the cable.
Loosen the tape.Unplug the cable.
Remove the LCD Web Camera.

Step 19

Remove the LCD Web Camera.Remove the LCD Web Camera.

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