Introduction

This guide will be utilized if you are having issues with reading disks and it is not a firmware problem.

  1. Before attempting to remove the battery ensure that the laptop is disconnected from all power sources and turned off.
    • Before attempting to remove the battery ensure that the laptop is disconnected from all power sources and turned off.

    • Turn the laptop over to its back.

  2. Slide the release latch while simultaneously pulling backwards on the battery.
    • Slide the release latch while simultaneously pulling backwards on the battery.

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  4. Slide the battery out of the battery bay.
    • Slide the battery out of the battery bay.

  5. Flip the laptop to its back side.
    • Flip the laptop to its back side.

    • Remove the screw (5mm Phillips #1) that secures the Optical Disk Drive on the back of the laptop.

  6. Push the Optical Disk Drive out using a spudger tool as shown and pull from the front cover of the Optical Disk Drive. Push the Optical Disk Drive out using a spudger tool as shown and pull from the front cover of the Optical Disk Drive. Push the Optical Disk Drive out using a spudger tool as shown and pull from the front cover of the Optical Disk Drive.
    • Push the Optical Disk Drive out using a spudger tool as shown and pull from the front cover of the Optical Disk Drive.

Conclusion

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

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