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I cannot open my compaq evo d51s, any ideas?

I've removed the one screw showing at the back and pulled off half the front faceplate. The silver bit won't come off. I can see screws under it but it feels like its screwed on itself. I've removed one rubber foot from the bottom but no screw under it. I cannot find a service manual anywhere. Want to upgrade the RAM and change the disk drive. Just stuck at the opening stage!

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  • emmacanty Nov 20, 2008

    Thankyou for your swift reply. If its the screw I thik you're talking about, I definitely do not have the tool to open it! Do you know which number torx screwdriver I need for it? I have three torx screwdrives but they're all the wrong size and don't have a hole in the middle which this one seems to need as the middle of the screw is like a pin. Any more help would be much appreciated! :-)

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I just removed one of these cases.
The silver face-plate is attached to the cover that you wish to remove. The black plastic just below the silver is a part of the base.

  • With the face of the computer towards you, place your thumbs on the black plastic below the face-plate.
  • Use your fingers to press into the side-buttons.
  • Using your thumbs to push against the base, pull the cover towards you.

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The front, top and sides come off forwards.  No screws to undo, hold it with the silver face towards you, tip the front up, push in the side buttons and pull towards you whilst pushing the buttons at the side.

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All you have to do is push the two side buttons and pul it forward no screws to remove

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If you look at the back of the workstation you will find a hidden screw next to the air vents, locate and unscrew, the casing should slide back away from the front and lift off to access the optial drive and ram

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I just removed the one screw on the back (dont think it was needed) and push the buttons on the side, the whole top part should slide forward (its not the screw with the pin in the middle) I did push a scredriver under the top from the back to give it some wiggle room. it was a very snug fit

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