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Image 1/2: Close the laptop and place it so that the back of the screen is lying flat on your work surface. Image 2/2: Slide both of the battery-release latches towards the outer edges of the laptop to unlock the battery flap.
  • Make sure your laptop is powered off completely and is not connected to the charger.

  • Close the laptop and place it so that the back of the screen is lying flat on your work surface.

  • Slide both of the battery-release latches towards the outer edges of the laptop to unlock the battery flap.

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Image 1/1: Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. This ensures that any remaining power will drain out of the computer.
  • Lift the battery at an angle using your fingertips and remove it from the laptop.

  • Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. This ensures that any remaining power will drain out of the computer.

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Image 1/2: You can now slide the optical disk drive out of the computer. Image 2/2: You do not have to remove the base cover or the Hard Drive if you want to remove just the optical drive.
  • Remove the 5mm long Phillips #0 screw that is holding the optical drive in place, as pictured.

  • You can now slide the optical disk drive out of the computer.

  • You do not have to remove the base cover or the Hard Drive if you want to remove just the optical drive.

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Conclusion

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

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