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How do I removeGateway 300 tower cover

I am trying to install additional memory. Thought it would be easy but wouldn't you know it I cannot get the cover off with out breaking it.

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  • mcknigc Mar 18, 2009

    The gateway 300 L series case I am working with is either stuck shut or your directions don't apply to this case. The three speed screws are off, but I cannot get thew side panels to slide forward or back.

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There are usually two methods the case can come off: 
-plastic clamps or grooves on either side of the tower, usually on the middle or back. they usually unsnap, or provide leverage to slide the panels off. 
-a set of screws on the back of the case. If you take a look at the back, you should see two sets of three of these, one set on the left on set on the right. take the set corresponding on the panel you want removed off, and you should be able to slide the side panels off, and get to your motherboard to install the RAM. 
- in some cases, the top and sides are actually part of the same piece. to take these sorts of cases off, you will need to unscrew or unclamp both sides on the back. when you are finished, try to tilt the casing sligthly upwards, and pull the sheet off. 
hope this helps. let us know if you need any more help ;) 

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