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Old 04-16-2007, 06:16 PM   #1
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Default Anyone know how to open the case on a Gateway 500L?

I'm trying to add some memory to one of our office computers (Gateway 500L).
I just can't figure out how to open the dang case sot that I can get to he RAM slots.

Anyone have experience with this case?
Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

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Old 04-16-2007, 09:54 PM   #2
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Default Anyone know how to open the case on a Gateway 500L?

Is this the series?

http://support.gateway.com/s/Manuals...ps/8510375.pdf

Talks about removing thumbscrews from the back, then sliding the side cover off.
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Old 04-17-2007, 10:33 AM   #3
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Default Anyone know how to open the case on a Gateway 500L?

That's not it, but it led me to the correct manual.

Thanks for your help!

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Old 04-19-2007, 01:15 PM   #4
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Default Anyone know how to open the case on a Gateway 500L?

I use to hate working on Gateways, I can build a PC with my eyes closed practically, but getting inside one of their cases use to the biggest pain in the ass. Are their newer systems any better? hehe
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:32 PM   #5
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Default Anyone know how to open the case on a Gateway 500L?

Not unless you know where the secret lever is....

I spent 30 minutes going through that case trying to figure out how to open it.
I finally found out that there is a latch in the front of the case that you have to press in... hard....

That latch looks like a plastic cover for an unused bay in the front of the case.

Stupid Gateways....
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