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Introduction

This is another protective layer you will need to remove prior to accessing the internal parts of the device.

  1. Remove the white sticker covering the screws (if applicable)
    • Remove the white sticker covering the screws (if applicable)

    • Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the four 2 mm screws from the the backside of the device.

  2. Insert the plastic opening tool along seam of back case.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool along seam of back case.

    • Gently slide the plastic opening tool along entire seam popping the clips free.

  3. Carefully lift the back case and remove smartcard ribbon from motherboard.
    • Carefully lift the back case and remove smartcard ribbon from motherboard.

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  5. Remove the ten 3mm screws with a  PH00 screwdriver from the shield.
    • Remove the ten 3mm screws with a PH00 screwdriver from the shield.

  6. Remove the grey docking station port cover
    • Remove the grey docking station port cover

  7. Gently slide the plastic opening tool along entire seam popping the clips free.
    • Gently slide the plastic opening tool along entire seam popping the clips free.

  8. Lift the shield away from the device and remove the fingerprint scanners ribbon from the motherboard.
    • Lift the shield away from the device and remove the fingerprint scanners ribbon from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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