Introduction

Component teardown of Gateway 420GR desktop. This machine originally shipped with Windows XP.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Gateway 420GR, use our service manual.

The left panel of the case has thumbscrews that release the left side from the case.
  • The left panel of the case has thumbscrews that release the left side from the case.

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Loosen the first thumbscrew
  • Loosen the first thumbscrew

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Loosen the second thumbscrew.
  • Loosen the second thumbscrew.

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The side panel will now slide toward the back of the case.
  • The side panel will now slide toward the back of the case.

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System RAM
  • System RAM

  • USB headers for front panel USB ports.

  • CMOS battery

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Pair one RAM retention clips.  There are two (one on each end) for each of the available slots.
  • Pair one RAM retention clips. There are two (one on each end) for each of the available slots.

  • Pair two RAM retention clips. There are two (one on each end) for each of the available slots.

  • RAM should be paired (same size) and the machine support up to 4GB or RAM as 1GB modules in each of the 4 slots.

  • System supported RAM is 184-pin DIMM DDR PC3200

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