Introduction

If you are having trouble opening your DVD drive or reading CDs with it, use this guide to replace it with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn over the laptop to view the underside.
  • Turn over the laptop to view the underside.

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Use tweezers (or a similar tool) to slide the orange push pin. To release the battery, push it to the left.
  • Use tweezers (or a similar tool) to slide the orange push pin. To release the battery, push it to the left.

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You can lift the battery up and out now.
  • You can lift the battery up and out now.

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Remove the 7.0 mm screw, circled in the picture, using a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the 7.0 mm screw, circled in the picture, using a Phillips head screwdriver.

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Once the screw is removed, the DVD drive should easily slide out
  • Once the screw is removed, the DVD drive should easily slide out

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Remove the drive completely.
  • Remove the drive completely.

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Face the side of the DVD drive that connects to the laptop and remove the 3mm screw with a Phillips head screwdriver. Put the screw and the bracket to the side as you may need it for your replacement.
  • Face the side of the DVD drive that connects to the laptop and remove the 3mm screw with a Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Put the screw and the bracket to the side as you may need it for your replacement.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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