Resident Evil 4 Remake Electronic Lock Terminal Puzzle Solutions
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Resident Evil 4 remake: Electronic Lock Terminals puzzle solutions

Hacking for dummies.

There is a certain puzzle in this survival horror game that makes a reappearance multiple times. If you’re having some puzzle trouble with the Electronic Lock Terminals in Resident Evil 4 remake, let us give you the solutions.

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On a computer terminal, Leon S. Kennedy must figure out how to get past a lock system. There are three separate occasions this puzzle is available, and each one may be just as confusing. Here’s how to deal with them.

Electronic Lock Terminals puzzle solutions guide for Resident Evil 4 remake

The basic gist of the Electronic Lock Terminal puzzles comes down to rewiring where the power goes. You want to make sure to connect each of the lightning symbols to the main power at the top of the screen. You’ll go through each row of pathway boxes and decide which way they’ll turn. This makes sure to redirect the power to at least every single lightning symbol. If you’re still not sure what to do, the solutions to each puzzle will be shown below.

Dissection Electronic Lock Terminal

Re4 Remake Dissection Lock Terminal
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The first Electronic Lock Terminal puzzle shows up during Chapter 13 of Resident Evil 4 remake. Leon will come across it while trying to get into the Dissection room. Inside, you’ll find the upgradable keycard, so completing this puzzle is a must. Luckily, this is the easiest of the terminal puzzles. Follow the picture above for the correct solution.

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Freezer Electronic Lock Terminal

Re4 Remake Freezer Lock Terminal
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Next, you’ll face another Electronic Lock Terminal while attempting to enter a room in the Freezer. This one is a little trickier, but once you get the idea of how the puzzle works, it doesn’t take long. Once you implement the correct solution, you’ll be granted a LE 5 SMG for free.

Waste Disposal Electronic Lock Terminal

Re4 Remake Waste Disposal Lock Terminal
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Finally, you will find the toughest Electronic Lock Terminal puzzle yet in the Waste Disposal. This one is in Chapter 14 and has many more layers to rewire. Hopefully, by this point, you’ve mastered the Electronic Lock Terminal puzzles in Resident Evil 4 remake, but if not, the solution is just above.

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Anyka Pettigrew has been a Staff Writer for PC Invasion since November 2023 and a Contributing Writer since February 2023. She is a Canadian graduate of a Bachelor of Arts degree who has been writing in games journalism for four years. Anyka is an avid guides writer but also enjoys writing anything from news pieces, to reviews, and even opinion pieces. Having a never-ending passion for video games for as long as she can remember got her into a plethora of genres like action adventure, RPGs, horror, survival etc. Some of her favorite franchises are God of War, Persona, The Last of Us, Zelda, and Resident Evil. She also enjoys reading fantasy and sci-fi books, as well as drawing digital art. Anyka also regularly listens to podcasts on gaming news from 'Kinda Funny Games', and 'Play, Watch, Listen'.