Introduction

The disassembly of the rear cover is simple but requires the removal of a lot of screws.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the following screws on the underside of the T42.
  • Unscrew the following screws on the underside of the T42.

    • Note: for ease of reassembly, keep track of which screws go where.

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Unscrew the 4 screws on either side of the rear end of the laptop.
  • Unscrew the 4 screws on either side of the rear end of the laptop.

leave these four screws alone. No need to remove them.

fredwb - Reply

Of course you need to remove them you Dingbat! They are the main anchors of the screen hinges, Doh!

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There are tiny numbers showing the lengths of the screws. 1-2-3-4 where 1 is the shortest.

The dark red circles are not very easy to see. How about white ones?

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Conclusion

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

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