Introduction

Optical drive replacement.

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Image 1/3: Remove two screws securing the Keyboard. Image 2/3: The Keyboard is held by two locking clips, under the battery. Use the sharp tip of a plastic tool to release the keyboard. Image 3/3: The Keyboard is held by two locking clips, under the battery. Use the sharp tip of a plastic tool to release the keyboard.
  • Turn off the laptop and remove the battery.

  • Remove two screws securing the Keyboard.

  • The Keyboard is held by two locking clips, under the battery. Use the sharp tip of a plastic tool to release the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: Slide the drive to the left and remove it. Image 2/3: Slide the drive to the left and remove it. Image 3/3: Slide the drive to the left and remove it.
  • Remove the screw securing the Optical drive and gently press the drive to show slightly as at the second pic.

  • Slide the drive to the left and remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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Is it safe to use with the optical drive out? I just took it out and I don't get the part until next week but I need to use my laptop... can I use it?

I needed to replace it because I dropped my laptop off the arm of the sofa with the drive open and falling on that side too.

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Is it safe to use the laptop with the optical drive out?

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