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  1. Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case, Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case: step 1, image 1 of 2 Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case, Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the device over so that the screen is facing down.

    • In the next step the device will be heated, so the screen must be turned over to prevent heat damage to the LCD/Digitizer.

  2. Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using a hair dryer, slowly heat the edges of the WorkPad.

    • Spend at least one minute heating each side of the device. This will melt the glue holding the case together, and allow it to be removed.

    • Be sure not to touch the device directly after heating as it will be extremely hot. Use a towel or oven mitt to grab it.

  3. Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case: step 3, image 1 of 2 Disassembling IBM WorkPad c3 Back Case: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back case from the WorkPad.

    • If the rear cover is not coming off very easily, you probably need to reheat the case in order to sufficiently melt the glue.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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