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We temporarily shift our attention to a more screw-y, less glue-y portion of this desktop, in the hopes that we will have more luck in removing it.

Lacking a specialized tool for the job, we hand-beast the hinge casing off the back of the display. A slew of tiny clips keep it tightly stuck, with no adhesive or screws.

Underneath lurks a pair of antennas, significantly-more-than-a-pair of springs, and loads of screws.

The multiple spring mechanisms allow the monitor to transition from vertical to nearly-horizontal with just a light touch.

Removing the screws securing the hinge to the display is like playing Russian Roulette: some are spring-loaded while others are not. We test our odds, and manage to select all of the correct screws for removal, detaching the base without a springtastic explosion.