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Opening Computer Case

By Jimbob956
Aug 5, 2004
  1. Can both side covers ff a computer case be removed? I can remove one of the covers dead easy just by removing the two screw at the back. But When I come to remove the other side, i cant get it off with just removing the two back screws. The reason I want to get it off is beacuse there is a screw with the bottom pointing up into the case. I think the head of the screw is underneath the case cover i cant get off. Any help would be nice and I would be grateful. Thanx :)
     
  2. Shiney

    Shiney TS Booster Posts: 157

    Can you not see the screw that is underneath the cover through the side that you have already removed???
     
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You may have to apply some force to make the cover slide off (if it is the slide type). Or you may have to remove the front panel.
     
  4. Jimbob956

    Jimbob956 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I can see the bottom end of the screw, but not the top bit where i can screw it out with a screwdriver. Im sure it must be under the other cover. I hope its easy Nodsu to remove the front panel. I'm not at all good with hardware. Im very poor, and i mean poor. Always been the software person, ah well, I will just have to learn more I guess. :)
     
  5. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Check if there are more screws that hold that sidepanel, either on the top or on the bottom.
    Otherwise, put on a pair of rubber kitchengloves to try and slide that panel out, gives you more grip.
     
  6. Jimbob956

    Jimbob956 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have just noticed something. At the bottom of my case at the side there is a little plastic square. It is located on the front panel at the side. It seems quite loose, but I cannnot get it off, I have tried really hard at getting it off, I don't want to smash it though. It must be there for a reason, could be hiding a screw, Im not sure though, I could take it off and nothing be there.
     
  7. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    Heh.. that square is probably for the case logo sticker.

    I'd not worry about it.
     
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