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Old 12-26-03, 05:40 PM
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Need help installing dvd drive

My cdrw already had the "slot" punched out so it was easy to install..now I want to install my dvd drive into my new antec case.

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The manual said to bend down the little flap (I already did it in the photo), but it's still not enough room for a drive! And the top part is welded in so I have no clue what to do now..and the directions suck.

Help!
Old 12-26-03, 05:42 PM
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You need to wiggle both pieces back and forth until they get loose and break off at the welds. You have the bottom one bent in, you need to break it off. Then do the top one.
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So break off the piece I crossed out on blue?


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Yes. And the piece just under it that you bent in.
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well, you could always use an acetylene torch, but if you wanna do it the easy way, just wiggle it in and out like X said. if you want, you can stick a screwdriver in the hole to aid in the wiggling process.
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k thanks..i'll have ONE more question for everyone about USB ports later tonight!

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