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Desktop PC Left Panel Replacement

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  1. Desktop PC Left Panel Replacement, Left Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the computer from the power supply before any maintenance or disassembly.

    • Remove the two Phillips #2 head 5mm screws from the back side of the computer case. You only need to remove the screws that hold down the panel.

    • These screws can usually be removed by hand.

    • Be sure to wear an anti-static bracelet or use an anti-static mat to ensure important components are not damaged by static electricity.

  2. Desktop PC Left Panel Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Desktop PC Left Panel Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Next, remove the side panel of the computer case to allow access into the computer. Slide the panel towards the back of the computer and lift it up to remove.

    • If there is a fan mounted on the side panel, make sure to unplug the cable before fully removing the panel.


To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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What is the name of the case used in this tutorial?

Nicolas Hunter - Reply

I would also like to know, I saved one of these from a junk pile but not sure what it is? Was able to fit a full ATX board with gtx570 and a little breathing room so not too shabby for how small it is.

Wabbajack Wabbajack - Reply

I have this same case in black and want to know what model it is.

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