Introduction

The CD Drive is used to read and write CDs. The CD Drive is delicate and can be easily broken which could lead to it needing replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: This screw locks the CD Drive into place and must be completely removed before proceeding. Image 2/2: This screw locks the CD Drive into place and must be completely removed before proceeding.
  • Unscrew the one 8mm Phillips #0 screw immediately below the RAM compartment and remove the panel.

  • This screw locks the CD Drive into place and must be completely removed before proceeding.

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Image 1/3: The screw does not separate from the cover.  Be careful when using force to remove the cover. Also be sure that the screw has been completely unscrewed. Image 2/3: The screw does not separate from the cover.  Be careful when using force to remove the cover. Also be sure that the screw has been completely unscrewed. Image 3/3: The screw does not separate from the cover.  Be careful when using force to remove the cover. Also be sure that the screw has been completely unscrewed.
  • Unscrew the one Phillips #0 screw at the bottom of the RAM compartment cover, and remove the RAM compartment cover.

  • The screw does not separate from the cover. Be careful when using force to remove the cover. Also be sure that the screw has been completely unscrewed.

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Image 1/2: This will cause the CD Drive to be slightly pushed out of its slot. Image 2/2: If the switch cannot be moved, check to make sure you have completed the first step in this guide.
  • Push and hold the switch inside the RAM compartment to the right.

  • This will cause the CD Drive to be slightly pushed out of its slot.

  • If the switch cannot be moved, check to make sure you have completed the first step in this guide.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • While holding down the switch in the RAM compartment, pull out the CD Drive.

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Conclusion

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

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