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Removing the computer cover - ThinkStation C20 (type 4262, 4263, 4264, 4265), C20x (type 4266, 4269, 4271, 4272)


Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the "Important safety information" in the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide that came with your computer. To obtain a copy of the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide, go to:

This section provides instructions on how to remove the computer cover.


Turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before removing the computer cover.

To remove the computer cover, do the following:

  1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer.
  2. Use the keys that came with your computer to unlock the keylock (1) in the computer cover. Press the computer cover-release button (2) and then remove the computer cover. Place the computer cover on a flat surface.

Removing the computer cover

Figure 1. Removing the computer cover

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-75596
  • Document ID: PD011510
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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