Cracking Open Lenovo IdeaPad K1: Prying loose the metal rim
With the screws removed, I used a plastic spudger to pop the rim loose from the front panel assembly. I was very careful not to damage the assembly, LCD, or any other components when doing this.
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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 support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.