Help removing lcd from bezel

Hewlett-packard / Presario m2000 (pt373pa#u...
April 6, 2009 at 20:39:01
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, 1.496 GHz / 222 MB

I have a 4 year old Compaq Presario M2013AP
laptop which has issues with its LCD display.
Some time back it started displaying vertical lines
all around the display area.
Picture here:

I tried connecting the laptop to an external
LCD/monitor and the vertical lines did not appear,
therefore ruling out a software or video adapter

I was advised by a fellow member here on that this could most probably be the

- The wiring between the base and the display is
damaged, often right where it passes through the

- And/or - the circuits in the display assembly are

Now as I understand, I need to be able to unhook
my lcd display from the laptop base and get the lcd
panel out of the bezel to be able to replace the
wiring or the lcd panel itself.

I was successfully able to detach the lcd panel
(with the bezel) from the laptop base after reading
the "Maintenance Manual" for this particular model.
Like this:

What I was not able to do was to completely
remove the lcd from the bezel. The Top, left and
right portions can be easily unhooked by pulling
them outside, but the bottom part does not come
Picture here:

I need to know the proper procedure to get the lcd
out of it so that I can replace the wiring/lcd
depending upon whats required.

Please help!
Thank you,

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April 15, 2009 at 09:00:08

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April 15, 2009 at 10:04:11
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