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Introduction

Use this guide to access the back cover of your OLPC XO 4.0 Touch.

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  • Turn the laptop upside-down, with the handle facing away from you.

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Image 1/2: Hold the left lock tab in the unlock position until the battery is completely removed in the next step. Image 2/2: Hold the left lock tab in the unlock position until the battery is completely removed in the next step.
  • Pull the lock tabs towards the green outer edges of the laptop.

  • Hold the left lock tab in the unlock position until the battery is completely removed in the next step.

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  • Lift up on the middle of the battery to remove it from the device.

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Image 1/3: Rotate the screen 180° and remove the other two screws. Image 2/3: You will have to put your screwdriver through the handle in order to reach the middle screw for both sides. Image 3/3: You will have to put your screwdriver through the handle in order to reach the middle screw for both sides.
  • Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws underneath the screen on the right-hand side.

  • Rotate the screen 180° and remove the other two screws.

  • You will have to put your screwdriver through the handle in order to reach the middle screw for both sides.

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Image 1/3: Repeat the step above for the panel on the other side. Image 2/3: Repeat the step above for the panel on the other side. Image 3/3: Repeat the step above for the panel on the other side.
  • Remove the green side panel by pressing down on the small green button on the top and sliding the panel up.

  • Repeat the step above for the panel on the other side.

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Image 1/1: Gently lift up the lower part of the frame and pull it down to free the screen frame.
  • Be careful not to pull the bottom too far out because a ribbon cable is under the frame and can easily break.

  • Gently lift up the lower part of the frame and pull it down to free the screen frame.

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  • Lift the black connector and pull the ribbon cable out by the purple tab, freeing the frame.

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  • Remove the four 7.62mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Carefully lift the screen out. Image 2/2: Carefully lift the screen out.
  • Be careful not to pull the screen out too far. There are two ribbon cables attached to the screen, and they can easily break.

  • Carefully lift the screen out.

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Image 1/3: For each ribbon cable, lift up the black connector and gently pull the ribbon cables out by the plastic tabs. Image 2/3: For each ribbon cable, lift up the black connector and gently pull the ribbon cables out by the plastic tabs. Image 3/3: For each ribbon cable, lift up the black connector and gently pull the ribbon cables out by the plastic tabs.
  • Notice that the laptop in this picture has been turned 180° with the antennas now below the screen.

  • For each ribbon cable, lift up the black connector and gently pull the ribbon cables out by the plastic tabs.

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  • Remove the screen from the laptop.

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  • Remove the four 6mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Pull up the tabs on the lower part of the back cover and pull it down and away from the antennas. Image 2/2: Remove the back cover by gently lifting it off of the laptop.
  • Rotate the top half of the laptop so that the back cover is facing you.

  • Pull up the tabs on the lower part of the back cover and pull it down and away from the antennas.

  • Remove the back cover by gently lifting it off of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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