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Insructions needed open cover on specifically sx270 optiplex

How do you remove cover for this particular small form feed pc, help appreciated.

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Lay the unit DVDRoM face down, and then slide the green 'thingy' (technical jargon) on the back of the unit in the only direction that it will go (should be a diagram on the case itself, to show how...) and at the same time slide the upper casing forward. I have one of these suckers, and it ain't as easy as it could be, but it will move!
Good luck!


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    Love the "green thingy" description- I knew just what you were talking about! LOL Worked like a charm. Thanks


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At the back of this unit - There is a green level: slide up to release top cover - slide this cover forward to remove from the body. The same green level - slide it down to release HDD (small access door on CD rom bay). Lift this small door to access to HDD. Good luck

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Plz check is there any screws or latches behind or side

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Dear Eleloy:

I would suggest you to contact dell technical support and they will guide you to open it with step by step instructions.




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