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Gateway 2000 PS-120 - opening the case

How do I open the case? It looks like it should just slide out after all the screws are removed, but it won't budge. There is the lock mechanism on the front, which is in the unlock position (no key for it; I used a screwdriver) but it still won't budge. Ideas? Thanks.

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Hello,

Please refer to the link below.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00595250&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=501310&dlc=en&lang=en

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SOURCE: OPEN CASE

This is called a micro tower case.
Facing front, turn unit on its rubber feet. (right side down) Push in cover release handle. (located on front panel to left of cd drive, in black area) Lift cover gently upward, tilting back and away from case. To replace, reverse procedure, first making sure wiring is clear.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Open Gateway ES2 300X case

Most of these towers are vertical style, therefore the big button is just to the left of the Gateway symbol. Push it in and pull the left panel away from the case.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Open case

Here is the Gateway download site to obtain your manual which should show you how to open the case. 
http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?param=gateway+500+SE+&x=12&y=10&st=kw

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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