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Table Of Contents  How to Build Your Own PC - Save A Buck And Learn A Lot
 9  Chapter 4: Installing The Mainboard In The Case

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Opening the Case

Figure 46 shows us removing the front panel of our Enlight case. There is a latch below the front of the case which allows the front of the case to be removed. Be sure to press the latch all the way so that it disengages from the case. These latches are sometimes made of cheap plastic (or, at least, it appears cheap to me), so don’t use any greater force than necessary. With the latch pressed, pull the front cover away from the rest of the case.


Figure 46: Removing the front cover of the PC case

Your case may open differently. Inspect it carefully before deciding how to proceed. Although the case is pictured lying flat on the table, it sometimes helps to lift the front of the case a few inches off the table to be able to get a good grip on the latch.

 


After the latch has been disengaged from the case, the bezel pivots away at the top of the case. Only pivot the bezel a bit and then try to pull the bezel straight out and away from the case.

Figure 47: Bottom of the bezel

Notice the latches and lugs on bezels are often made of plastic. Be gentle to avoid breaking a lug or latch.

 



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