How to fix broken iBook hinge?

Apr 10, 2010
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Hi there,

I've done some research but am still confused as to how to fix the broken hinge (just one, it seems) on my ibook (g4, 12").

Some 'solutions' I've found are:
1) i need to replace the entire screen
2) i can buy new hinges and replace the old, but it's labor-intensive (and thus, costly, if i don't do it myself--and i don't think i can do it myself).
3) I need to get a new brace, which is about $40, and the labor would be about $60 (this i like...).

Can someone help clarify what the best option is? Thanks so much!!

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