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Cannot open the xbox 360. I saw some tools made by Microsoft online for $8.97. However, the unit does not have any screws to open it with.

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Step 1

If you're opening up a 360 you're probably going to backup some games. so take the tub your spindle of discs came in and cut a bit from the side of it and put it over the console as shown, then mark out where the holes are:
cannot open the xbox 360. - 1.1

... then make it into a key like this. the tabs need to be about 1cm long:
2.2

Then do the same for the other side and you'll get two xbox 360 case opening keys that look like these:


Step 2

Open the front of the console as normal and put a bit of newspaper or something inside the case to hold the front open a bit, then insert the key, push with a bit of force and you should hear it click acannot open the xbox 360. - 5.5the case will open:
5.5
... repeat for the other side and you're done!
6.6

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