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Need help opening LCD casing

I removed the stand with no problem, but there are no screws to be removed to open the casing. I am assuming (although I know assumptions don't always get you far) that it is closed up with tabs. Is there a place to start prying this thing apart that will allow me to safely release the tabs without doing damage to the screen itself? The lamp is needing to be replaced, but I obviously have to get to it first.
Thanks in advance for any help.

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You are correct , is close up with tabs , carefully with a small screwdriver start removing the front frame , hope this helps AJ

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