Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Chromebook sd card fix

I recently bought a Chromebook, very nice it is too, but I found I can’t leave the SD card in as it sticks out and catches when put in a bag.

If you remove the sticker on the SD card, hold it up to a light, then shine a torch behind it, you can see not all of the casing is taken up by the innards of the SD card, almost half of it is empty casing.

Mark where the empty part stops so you don't cut into the working part, then insert the SD card into the Chromebook, draw a line where to cut flush with the Chrombook casing, then check against you original mark that your only cutting into the blank SD case, then cut with sharp scissors, then file round to make a neat edge, then seal the edge with Araldite.


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