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####Disabling write protection on the Asus C100P a.k.a. veyron_minnie or Asus Flip

If your device isn't in developer mode now would be a good time to do so:

  • Warning: This will format your chromebook
  • Turn off your chromebook
  • Hold Esc and Refresh and then hit the power button
  • You should now see a warning, hit enter.
  • At boot you will now have to press ctrl + d at the warning screen to boot normally

Now lets remove that write-protect screw so we can flash Libreboot.

Flip powered-off machine over and remove the 9 visible screws.

Then remove 3 of the four rubber feet and remove 5 more screws.

Now take a spudger and seperate the top panel from the body. Don't remove it fully yet, there are two cables that will break if you do.

Carefully disconnect the two cables using a small spudger (scroll down for a picture of them disconnected), for the small cable you will have to flip the black latch up, for the larger cable you will have to push both sides of the white plastic connector towards the cable. Now open the laptop and remove the keyboard.

On the right side where you disconnected the cables you will find the write protect screw marked by the white arrow

Remove the screw and place it somewhere safe.

Now reassemble the laptop without the write protect screw.

Turn the laptop on and sign in. Press Ctrl + Alt + T to open a terminal and then type shell, sudo su and and flashrom --wp-disable.

####Flashing libreboot



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@Tacogang69 Tacogang69 commented Apr 16, 2021



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@SamuelTilly SamuelTilly commented May 4, 2021

Were you ever successful in flashing this device?

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