Remove Hard Drive from ASUS X5DC

Hi
I was wondering if somebody could help me, im trying to remove a hard drive from a asus X5DC but i cant work out how to get into the thing. I have removed all screws from the bottom but the case does not seem to want to biudge it feels like it will break if i force it.

Do i need to remove the keyboard?

Any help would be much appreciated.

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