Introduction

You will need to assemble the proper tools shown in the first step of this guide before you continue forward.

This guide is meant to assist the reader with the proper steps to remove and replace the floppy drive of the Compaq Evo N1000v device.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the 6 screws as shown in the photo.
  • Remove the 6 screws as shown in the photo.

Push the front of the laptop upwards as the photo shows.
  • Push the front of the laptop upwards as the photo shows.

Rest the front end piece on the keyboard area.
  • Rest the front end piece on the keyboard area.

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Squeeze and pull up on the left and right sides of the floppy drive cable to unlock it.
  • Squeeze and pull up on the left and right sides of the floppy drive cable to unlock it.

Use the tweezers is gently pull the cable from the locking mechanism.
  • Use the tweezers is gently pull the cable from the locking mechanism.

Unscrew the 4 screws as shown in the photo.
  • Unscrew the 4 screws as shown in the photo.

Remove the floppy drive.
  • Remove the floppy drive.

Conclusion

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

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