Replacing the screen. DYI?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by samueljesse, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. samueljesse macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    I have a macbook pro which screen has completely gone. It just got worse and worse, looking like someone punched it... over and over again... which didn't happen. Anyhow, I want to replace it and have found walk throughs and tutorials on the process (and have worked with hardware before).

    Although I'm a bit nervous on ordering screens online, and their compatibility.

    The macbook pro I have is a 2006 model.
    intel duo 2.1.6
    15.4"
    1440 x 900 screen

    What is the difference with matt and gloss? I'm assuming it came with a matt, but gloss seems to only be available?

    Do I need back lighting with the screen or does it not need replacing?

    Thanks for your help in advance :)
     
  2. samueljesse thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks

    Thanks for that link, it supplied me we everything I needed to know in replacing the screen.

    Cheers!
     

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