Introduction

This guide will detail how to disassemble a Logitech M100 mouse and replace its USB cable. This process is relatively universal, so it can be applied to a number of similar mice.

Not all variants of this mouse require the mouse feet to be taken off for disassembly, but their removal is detailed  anyway.
  • Not all variants of this mouse require the mouse feet to be taken off for disassembly, but their removal is detailed anyway.

  • Carefully remove the feet of the mouse with an opening pick.

  • Keep track of the mouse feet, as you'll be reapplying them at the end of the guide.

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Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 10mm screws on the bottom of the mouse.
  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 10mm screws on the bottom of the mouse.

  • Once all screws are removed, use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the mouse apart. This shouldn't take much force.

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  • Once the mouse is opened, locate the USB cable's 5-pin connector, which is plugged directly into the mouse's mainboard.

  • Take note of the position and route that the USB cable takes before removal. The replacement cable must follow the same route when inserted.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently remove the 5-pin connector from the mainboard.

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  • Take the replacement USB cable and connect it to the mainboard.

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  • Ensure that the 5-pin connector is fully seated into its slot on the mainboard. You may want to use a spudger to apply pressure onto it.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, route the cable through the case in the same way that was noted in Step 3.

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  • After re-assembling the mouse, don't forget to reattach the mouse feet onto their correct locations on the bottom of the mouse.

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Conclusion

To reassemble, follow the steps in reverse order.

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