Re: [NTLK] [OT] Mac SE cracking

From: Joost van de Griek <>
Date: Sat Dec 09 2006 - 14:20:48 EST

On 12/8/06 8:13 PM, George Coyne wrote:

> You don't really need a special tool to "crack" the case. I
> had one of those back in 1984 but I have opened classic Macs without
> the tool for years. Place the Mac screen side down on a cushioning
> surface (towels for instance). Remove the four screws. Thump the case
> with your open hands on both sides of the case simultaneously. Works
> every time.

Yup. By far the easiest and quickest way to "crack" a compact Mac.


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Practice is when something works, but you don't know why.
Programmers combine theory and practice:
nothing works and they don't know why.
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