10-30-2009 03:27 PM
Haven't had this particular problem before. I was planning on working on a friend's Compaq Presario 5838 Desktop PC and I can not figure out how to open the case. I can not find the manual online and I have tried everything I can think of (without a hammer.)
10-30-2009 05:14 PM - last edited on 04-18-2016 10:13 AM by OscarFuentes
Here is a link to upgrading the memory, but it shows how to open the case:
Let us know if this helps.
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10-31-2009 01:14 PM
As per product specifications of PC model 5838, it is shipped with Minitower chassis - (ATX, ATM, MM, AS),
I found some General information about replacing parts in Minitower, click here ---- >>> Minitower information
11-01-2009 04:39 PM
Thank you, Vamshi, for your assistance. I wish I could say it has worked but it has not. I can not believe I am having so much difficulty finding documentation to open this case; it is not a mini tower and when I follow other instructions I have read:
Three hexagon screws need to be removed from the back of the case. At that point, grab the handle looking item on the back of the case and the chassis will pull out. In the next post he says adds that the shell pulls out from the front.
No go - nothing is moving! It is so amazingly frustrating. I've looked on the internet until I'm almost blind but I can not find anything that pertains to this case.
Thank you for your assistance and all further help is ALWAYS APPRECIATED.