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Ok this is gunna sound really newbish but im gunna install a new gfx card and I was wondering if this is how you do it.... Ok so it AGP to begin with. Alright there is a green plastic bar where a screw would be normally on a computer that holds the gfx card in. so i slide that down, then around the AGP slot there is a Green plastic thing with a thing that sticks up to lock it in i think (see my pic) so i just pull that down so it doesnt touch my card then slide it out? [ATTACH]drawing[/ATTACH]
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No offense, but there are too many "things" in your question.

Probably a lock. Take a close look at your AGP slot along the long axis. Does the Green "think" block the path of a fully seated card. Does the slide action remove it as an obsruction? If so then it is merely a lock.

Just apply some common sense ( I am not implying that you are lacking), you will want the card fully seated and locked into place. You will know when it is fully seated as the retaining screw that holds the card to the rear-side of that case will sit flush. and the card will be evenly seated all the way along the AGP slot.

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You should be able to just pull the card straight up and out. If there is any locking piece than just move it so it doesn't keep the card from coming out. Also remove the screw (if there is one) from the bracket where it attaches to the back of the case.
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