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Acer Aspire 5742 Cover Panel Replacement

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    • Turn the notebook around to face you.

    • There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws.

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    • Use a spudger to release the panel from the plastic retaining clips keeping it in place.

    • Do not apply too much force, or you may break the clips.

    • Remove the panel and set it aside.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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