Introduction

This repair will need:

A T8 Torx Screwdriver.

With the Generally Disassembly completed, you may proceed to floppy drive installation.
  • With the Generally Disassembly completed, you may proceed to floppy drive installation.

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Remove the plastic panel at the bottom of the display.
  • Remove the plastic panel at the bottom of the display.

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Reverse the computer to access the peripheral panel in the back.
  • Reverse the computer to access the peripheral panel in the back.

  • Remove the two T8 Torx screws on either side of the bar code panel.

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Reverse the computer to have the monitor and mousepad facing you.
  • Reverse the computer to have the monitor and mousepad facing you.

  • Remove the plastic panel underneath the display.

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Remove the three T8 Torx screws securing the floppy drive to the frame.
  • Remove the three T8 Torx screws securing the floppy drive to the frame.

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Using a spudger, lift the plastic tabs on the floppy drive securing the ribbon cable to the ribbon port.
  • Using a spudger, lift the plastic tabs on the floppy drive securing the ribbon cable to the ribbon port.

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Lift the defective floppy drive from the body of the computer.
  • Lift the defective floppy drive from the body of the computer.

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Replace the defective drive with a new drive.
  • Replace the defective drive with a new drive.

  • Follow these instructions in reverse order to reassemble the device.

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Conclusion

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

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