After Hours

Cracking open the Apple TV

Case and hard drive screws

The metal base plate contain eight T8 screws. Using a Torx bit, remove the four outer, case screws.

We will remove the four inner, hard drive screws once we have separated the base plate from the Apple TV.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler


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...