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Can't Open Toshiba Canvio 2tb USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Enclosure!

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July 25, 2013 4:54:49 PM

Just to clarify that we're all talking about the same external hard drive, here's the link to its Newegg page. Toshiba conveniently names all of their external drives "Canvio" :fou:  :

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

So, after a few months of use on this drive, I've finally decided to just crack the enclosure open so I could use it as my boot drive... Or so I thought.

The problem is, the case evidently isn't designed to be able to be opened. I've tried everything: pocket-knives, jewelers screwdrivers, and even zip-ties. Obviously, none of them worked.

I do want to save the enclosure though, as it isn't all that ugly, and on top of that, it's USB 3.0


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July 25, 2013 5:10:02 PM

See if these instructions help you. You will have to be careful to save the enclosure
http://www.gearhack.com/myink/ViewPage.php?file=docs/To...
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