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Hardware

Google Cr-48 Chrome notebook teardown

Touchpad - Internal

A metal plate covers most of the back of the Cr-48's touchpad. Both the plate and touchpad are held to the case top panel with plastic rivets. It looks like replacing the touchpad requires a whole new case top panel.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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