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Attempting to remove the switch cover but the side of the cover (silver) dont move Any Ideas

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This is the second time I have responded to this question and hope that this time it is recorded.

1st. I don't know which switch cover you are in question of.
2nd. The only switch cover is the panel where you'll find the Led's or the Touch Panel.
3rd. If this is the panel in which you are asking, let go on. ( If not let's not)
4th. Disconnect all power to unit.
5th. Remove the battery and any media you may have in the unit.
6th. Lay unit on its back (lable up, where it can be seen)

Their are 2- Covers which can be removed. Not knowing why yo want to remove the cover, does not help. So, I will explain how to remove the Touch Led Cover.
7th. With unit on its back and Lable facing you. Please find the first row of rex screws on top of battery Bank. You will see six but only 4 of the six need to be removed.
From left to right 1st screw Yes, second screw NO, third Yes, fourth Yes, fifth NO, six Yes.
The two screws remaining are for the LCD hanging and you don't need to remove them.
8th. Know that you have removed the top set, you can remove the next set,
which are silver and cant be missed.Remove these 3-Silver screws and flip unit over.
Open the cover and before you attempt to remove this cover, you should know of 3- items underneath which are very fragile.
Their are 2-Ribbon cables (12pin) and 1 Mic cable
With your hands on both sides you should be able to lift cover upwards, allowing it to fall over towards you.
9th. You will see 1 4-pin black plug and 2 12 pin ribbon cable connectors.
My advise is to treat this area like it was eggs on grass.
To completely remove these 3 connections
1. disconnect black 4-pin connector
2. Their is a thin plastic brown clip on the top of the connector, which lifts up only about 5 mm
which isn't much!
Remove the two ribbon cables and you are their.
Re-assumable the reverse.
Hope this finds you in good health, in mind and computer.
John Ray
johnrraycomputer.com
john@johnrraycomputer.com

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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