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I can't get the case open for a compaq presario 5301-- there's got to be some idiotic trick that I can't figure out

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  • drjazzbo Aug 19, 2008

    The front bezel is a permanent ornament;I finally slid a plain kitchen knife under the back bends from which a had removed the screws and from there, with some effort, eas able to slide the chassis forward. Thanks though -- I really did consider smashing that front plastic piece though.

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Have you tried taking off the front bezel? That will reveal more.

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