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How do I open the modem on my compaq presario?

I want to install an ethernet port to one of the slots on the back of my modem but I can't get the modem open. How do I open the modem?

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I assume by 'modem' you mean 'computer' as modems cannot have ethernet ports added to them. Infact, modems are added to computers, just as ethernet ports are.
To open the case of you computer, you should first refer to the documentation for instructions. Failing that, look for screws or thumb-screws at the back of the computer. Make sure they appear to be securing the case of the computer, as some screws may be securing the internal powersupply or other components. Unplug you computer from any power source and unscrew the case screws and slide or lift off the computers panel. now you should have access to the internal pace of the computer. TO make room for your ethernet port adaptor, you may have to remove a 'bayfiller' piece of thin metal which fills the space where upgrading components can go. 

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ok tilly

how would you like the ethernet port installed on your pc? should i say that the modem is internally installed and that you have an externat port for the ethernet...

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