Question about Compaq Presario 5461 (152508-003) PC Desktop

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Remove the case

Can you please tell me how to remove the case of the computer? I've not got a manual, and I can't figure it out. Thanks

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  • Waverly Jan 05, 2008

    Sorry, this doesn't work...there are "feet" on the bottom, can't see how you could slide the back section down, if that's what you meant.

  • Waverly Jan 06, 2008

    I don't have too much savy with computers, but I did figure out on my own to unscrew the screws...give me some credit, okay!! Seriously, the pics you sent were great; my 5461 Presario doesn't look like that on the back; the case (by that I mean top and both sides) are one piece of metal which has been bent around to form the actual case. The screws are threw the edges of this metal which wraps around to the back about 1/4". There are 2 add'l screws around the fan grill location, but even after removing those, that back panel isn't moving.

  • halecat Mar 13, 2008

    does anyone how to get the front grill off persario 5461

  • oldgringo Aug 27, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. The screws in the back of the computer fastening the metal, three-sided cover to the back of the computer do not release the cover for removal.
    The metal cover is inserted into the plastic face covering the front and there are two large rubber "feet", one on each of the bottom corners of the rear of the computer. The cover won't budge. There does not appear to be any screws or plastic holders to release the plastic front.

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You have to remove the two screws in the Back and then once the screws are out slide the cover back and off, Does that work for you? Let me know if not and I'll send you a how to for the model of yours

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  • bear001 Jan 05, 2008

    I said the Two screws on the BACK here is a link, To help you out, I am only trying to help people out here every time someone says thanks for trying and don't read what I say hurts my rating, I do this for free. I hope this help you out....
    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/docum...

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/docum...">http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/docum...">

  • bear001 Jan 05, 2008
  • bear001 Jan 05, 2008

    here is a pic then it slides off

  • bear001 Jan 05, 2008

    hope this does it for you!! :)

  • bear001 Jan 05, 2008

    and please if thats not is let me know I will find out how for you

  • bear001 Jan 06, 2008

    Are you going to give me the fix it or did it not work for you? Could u plz let me know

  • bear001 Jan 06, 2008

    That is the model number you gave I don't know why may be it is an older model. Ok this link will work sorry if the other one did not but this one should Help you out, Or Maybe even Newer, But try this link and see if you can find your exact model, I Know it will not come off unless you slide it back, Because it is still stuck in the locks unless you slide I back Firmly, But here Is a good Link You can Check out
    http://h18002.www1.hp.com/cpq_support.ht...
    So Sorry

  • bear001 Jan 06, 2008

    Copy and paste it in the top address bar if it does not work from here,

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