Introduction

This guide will show how to access your DVD drive.

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  • Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.

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Image 1/3: Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery. Image 2/3: Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop. Image 3/3: Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.
  • Identify the lock mechanisms holding the battery in place.

  • Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery.

  • Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Remove this screw with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove this screw with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Locate the 4 mm Phillips #1 screw next to the white padlock image that holds the DVD drive in place.

  • Remove this screw with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Once sticking out, pull the DVD drive the rest of the way out with your hand. Image 2/3: Once sticking out, pull the DVD drive the rest of the way out with your hand. Image 3/3: Once sticking out, pull the DVD drive the rest of the way out with your hand.
  • Use a plastic opener tool to carefully pry the DVD drive out of its pocket on the side of the laptop.

  • Once sticking out, pull the DVD drive the rest of the way out with your hand.

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Conclusion

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

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