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Introduction

This guide involves the manipulation of small, intricate parts. Please use caution.

Before dissembling your device, please refer to the troubleshooting guide to investigate other possible solutions to your problem.

  1. Make sure that the laptop is turned off and disconnected from any power sources.
    • Make sure that the laptop is turned off and disconnected from any power sources.

    • Flip over the Chromebook.

    • Unscrew the screws with Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  2. Remove the front two hub caps.
    • Remove the front two hub caps.

  3. Unscrew the screws with Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the screws with Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  4. Pry the perimeter of the case with a  plastic opening tool.
    • Pry the perimeter of the case with a plastic opening tool.

    • Remove the back panel.

  5. Be careful not to puncture the battery with the screwdriver or any sharp instrument.
    • Be careful not to puncture the battery with the screwdriver or any sharp instrument.

    • Unscrew the screws with a PH000 screwdriver.

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  7. Use tweezers to unplug the battery.
    • Use tweezers to unplug the battery.

  8. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

  9. Unscrew all of the screws that you can access on the hard drive. If you cannot reach the screw beneath the black strip, move on to the next step.
    • Unscrew all of the screws that you can access on the hard drive.

    • If you cannot reach the screw beneath the black strip, move on to the next step.

  10. Remove the black strip using tweezers. Remove the black strip using tweezers. Remove the black strip using tweezers.
    • Remove the black strip using tweezers.

  11. Unscrew the screw beneath the black strip if you have not done so already.
    • Unscrew the screw beneath the black strip if you have not done so already.

  12. Remove the ribbon with the tweezers. Remove the ribbon with the tweezers.
    • Remove the ribbon with the tweezers.

  13. Using the tweezers, carefully remove the latches attaching the silver computer chip. Using the tweezers, carefully remove the latches attaching the silver computer chip.
    • Using the tweezers, carefully remove the latches attaching the silver computer chip.

  14. Continue gently removing all remaining points of attachment. Continue gently removing all remaining points of attachment.
    • Continue gently removing all remaining points of attachment.

  15. Carefully remove the hard drive.
    • Carefully remove the hard drive.

Conclusion

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

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