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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the optical drive in your Dell Inspiron 1525.

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  1. Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.
    • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

  2. Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click. Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.
    • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.

    • Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.

  3. Remove the 5.75 mm #1 Phillips screw securing the optical drive. Pull the optical drive straight from the laptop.
    • Remove the 5.75 mm #1 Phillips screw securing the optical drive.

    • Pull the optical drive straight from the laptop.

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