Introduction

The plastic edge cover needs to be removed to get to some components.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Unscrew the 20 Phillips screws on the underside of the T42.
    • Unscrew the 20 Phillips screws on the underside of the T42.

    • For ease of reassembly, keep your screws organized.

  2. Unscrew the 2 Phillips screws on both sides of the T42's rear.
    • Unscrew the 2 Phillips screws on both sides of the T42's rear.

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  4. Flip the laptop over and open the screen.
    • Flip the laptop over and open the screen.

    • The bezel and keyboard will be loose, be careful.

  5. Carefully maneuver the palm rest away from the keyboard, as both the keyboard and palm rest/trackpad will come off together. Remember, both the keyboard and trackpad have connectors to the motherboard. Disconnect these before completely removing either component.
    • Carefully maneuver the palm rest away from the keyboard, as both the keyboard and palm rest/trackpad will come off together.

    • Remember, both the keyboard and trackpad have connectors to the motherboard. Disconnect these before completely removing either component.

  6. Starting from the bottom right, carefully remove off the bezel. Use a spudger or flat head screwdriver if needed. Starting from the bottom right, carefully remove off the bezel. Use a spudger or flat head screwdriver if needed.
    • Starting from the bottom right, carefully remove off the bezel. Use a spudger or flat head screwdriver if needed.

Conclusion

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

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