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Cracking open the Apple TV

Yellow tape holds wires in place

Several pieces of yellow tape are used to hold internal wires in place. To fully disassemble the Apple, you must remove this tape. I was able to gently remove the tape and reuse it during reassembly.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...