This video teaches the secrets of opening an XBox 360 without a case tool in simple steps. First remove the hard drive and then remove the face plate from the bottom. Now insert the pin through the holes on the sides and push it out where the side pieces are locked in. Now remove the four clips present on the face and open it as shown in the video. Remove the back holding it from the side, use a flat head screw driver and push it in as shown. With a T 12 driver remove the screws on the corners to finish.