Introduction

How to take apart your 2013 Chromebook Pixel to remove the Write Protect Screw. This will allow you to install other operating systems natively.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws Image 2/2: Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws
  • Flip your Chromebook Pixel over onto its back

  • Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws

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Image 1/3: Using a flat head screwdriver, gently pry the laptop open Image 2/3: You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size Image 3/3: You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size
  • Using a small Philips screwdriver, remove the four screws under the pads

  • Using a flat head screwdriver, gently pry the laptop open

    • You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Gently pull up from the front of the laptop and open it up like a clamshell

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Image 1/2: Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS! Image 2/2: Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS!
  • Locate the write protect screw

  • Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS!

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Conclusion

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

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