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I have a 1.5Tb of [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Elements-Desktop-External/dp/B002QEBMCI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1307135427&sr=8-2"]one of these[/ame].

Sadly it bit the dust today. I think.

How can I get the drive out without destroying the enclosure?
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No screws anywhere?
    
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I am not seeing any exposed screws. Look for any tabs that pop out or black stickers covering something. There will be screws on the bottom. I am guessing that there are tabs.
    
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I popped open my WD mybook, a different external drive sold by WD. It also did not have any screws. The outside is a C shaped shell of plastic that wraps around the entire device and it has a flat back. It took some twisting and pulling but I managed to pop the C shaped piece off. From there I could access the screws and get at the drive.

It originally was a 300 GB drive but I have replaced it with a 1 TB WD Caviar Green.
    
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Hey Brony...

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try this

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