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Hi, I have a 40gb Freecom "Mobile Drive", I just want to take it apart! i am pretty adept at this sort of thing, but i just cant seem to get into it! So far I have removed the screw beneath the waranty void if removed" sticker, but it doesn't seem to have done anything!

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  • Gouty Mar 11, 2008

    I was thinking more allong the lines of just getting the case off so I could check the ATA/SATA connector or salvage the 2.5"!! (my friend dropped it, and now the computer refuses to recognise its presence, let allone attempt to mount it) but the case is particularly tricky and only had one ***** on the outside which doesnt seem to do anything.
    It looks like this -http://www.freecom.com/ecproduct_detail.... - only its 40Gb not 80

    Cheers
    Sam

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Their may be some screws on the underside of the disc,however all you will see when open is the platters & the arm that scans the plater ,not very exciting .

good luck
Terry

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  • terry Mar 11, 2008

    look on the small side plates, they may be there ,they are ,on my one

    Terry

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