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#1 WalkTX

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Posted 25 February 2005 - 03:36 PM

I bought a DVD to replace the CD Drive in my computer. I have done this on other machines, but this machine stumps me on how to open the case. It has two flip up things (one of each side) but when I flip them up, nothing seems to happen. There are no visible screws holding the case on. Anyone familiar with this machine? Thanks in advance for your help.

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I found out by trial and error. I was getting in one way or the other. After you open the front clips you slide whole case forward. I had to use a screw driver on the top in the back and other places to get the case moving.

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Edited by WalkTX, 25 February 2005 - 04:45 PM.


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Posted 25 February 2005 - 04:06 PM

I take it it's a desk top case ?

Some manufactures make there cases in such a way that the case slides forward's to be removed and not backwards as with most cases.
HP are a classic example of this.
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Posted 25 February 2005 - 07:17 PM

Thanks for posting back with the solution to your own question, thus adding to tbe body of knowledge here at BC. You may have just saved another reader a lot of time and frustration!
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