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Can't open case

I have a desktop case in which I can't open the top. The two buttons release fine, the left side comes apart, but the right side seems to be 'stuck'. It's a refurbised system and from my understanding there are no screws holding the case togeather. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    The Dell came with a 3.5" floppy disk that has had better days, when I opened the case I found that the floppy is attached to the rack and there is no room to unscrew the floppy from the rack, I cannot open the other side of the case because it is attached to the mainboard. I also tried to open the top and no luck reaching the screws in the rack. The reason I need to pull out the floppy or replace it, is because the floppy runs constantly, and the only way I can get it to stop from the outside of the case is to put in a disk. Help, if you can please.

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Dell optiplex have very tight casings, dont be afraid to use force.
I have one myself and it is a struggle to get the casing off.
as long as those 2 side buttons are pushed in just give it a good tug and hopefully it should come off.

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Hi goatcheeze
Right, you have to pull the 2 triggers, and pull at front, with certain force, it will came out.
don't be afraid.

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