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How to remove the back from old computer

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June 25, 2012 6:49:16 PM

I have an old Gateway tower, model ATXSTF, that I want to recycle. I first want to remove the hard drive but can not figure out how to take the back off. Anyone know how to do this? It has several "screws" but they are the type that are round - not flat head or Philips head screws or Allen screws. Thanks for your help.

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July 2, 2012 10:47:09 AM

Hello there. You don't usually take the back off of a computer. You tend to undo the screws at the back and slide one of the sides off.

However, you've mentioned the screws are round. Are they definitely screws or are they removable covers for screws?

Also, are we sure there's no quick release mechanism anywhere?