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Sorry to hear you’re having trouble, Roberta.
These units really aren't made to be taken apart, but since there is no need to use it again after, you certainly can.
Pull off the speaker/grill on the front, and remove all the screws there, same with the panel on the back side, and you should be able to take apart the upper and lower halves of it from there to get it out.
Here is a basic diagram of what it looks like apart, but it really isn't going to save you that much space.