question about Dell cases, do they rivet them closed?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by miket6065, Jul 8, 2006.

  1. miket6065

    miket6065 Guest

    I have a 4600 desktop and the power supply died on me. I ordered a new
    power supply but when I went to open the case those allen head screws that I
    thought were being used turned out to be something like rivets. Does Dell
    actually use rivets or is this some new kind of fastener I haven't seen
    before? If so just how do I unscrew it?

    miket6065, Jul 8, 2006
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    P Guest

    Have a look for an 'L' shaped lever on the back panel, about half-way down
    on the right hand side. Press it, and the right-hand panel will fall off.


    P, Jul 8, 2006
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  3. miket6065

    miket6065 Guest

    superb, found it, many thanks.

    miket6065, Jul 9, 2006
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    Ben Myers Guest

    A lot easier than drilling out the rivets, isn't it? :) ... Ben Myers
    Ben Myers, Jul 9, 2006
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    Nota Clu Guest

    too funny!

    Nota Clu, Jul 9, 2006
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    S.Lewis Guest

    That's funny right there, I don't care who you are.......
    S.Lewis, Jul 9, 2006
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    miket6065 Guest

    Yep, I am used to the old method of several screws that hold down the case
    top. This is one method I hadn't seen before. And no I didn't want to
    remove the rivets.
    miket6065, Jul 10, 2006
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    S.Lewis Guest

    S.Lewis, Jul 10, 2006
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