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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.

  1. 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.

  2. Loosen the first thumbscrew
    • Loosen the first thumbscrew

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  4. Loosen the second thumbscrew.
    • Loosen the second thumbscrew.

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

  6. System RAM
    • System RAM

    • USB headers for front panel USB ports.

    • CMOS battery

  7. 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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