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Can't get tower cover off

It used to be so easy! What's the trick for removing the tower cover? I need to switch out DVD drives because mine won't open and need to backup files to put on yet a 3rd computer. Your advice will be greatly appreciated!
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  • Claudia5 Apr 16, 2008

    Iqbal - Thank you so much - I did figure it out - found it on Dell's website. Decided to just buy a new computer rather than change out the fans and DVD drives and still be stuck with a slow computer! I really appreciate your quick response! - Claudia

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    How do I get the cover off my Dimension 2400?

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Thanks. Got the cover off. Now got to find the right fan to replace, as the CPU fan is not detected.

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  • goto dell site
  • get free registration giving your service tag number
  • then search 'how to open cover'
  • You can find video for that
try out and please post your feed-back

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Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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