Having problems with your Gateway Essential 400 PC Desktop ?

The plastic case that makes up the outer shell of my laptop computer is badly cracked and the flip up screen is in danger of falling off. Is there any way to replace it without replacing the components.The computer works fine. Thx,Joe


Answers :

You can replace the shell if you are comfortable with unscrewing all of the screws from the old one. I would draw the screw layout on a piece of paper first and for each one you unscrew, place it on the paper in the position it came from. That will help you when you put them all back.

If you need a replacement shell and do not have a local source, I would suggest PC Recyclers of Idaho [http://www.pcidaho.com/]. I've purchased parts from them and they've always given me great prices.
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