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Introduction

This guide will demonstrate removing the computer's CD/DVD drive.

Parts

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  1. Place the case on its side.
    • Place the case on its side.

    • Locate and remove the two 13.1 mm thumbscrews.

  2. Slide the side panel towards the back and remove.
    • Slide the side panel towards the back and remove.

  3. Locate the CD/DVD drive in the upper-front corner of the case.
    • Locate the CD/DVD drive in the upper-front corner of the case.

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  5. Locate and remove the two cables attached to the CD/DVD drive.
    • Locate and remove the two cables attached to the CD/DVD drive.

  6. Locate and remove the two Phillips #0 7.8 mm screws.
    • Locate and remove the two Phillips #0 7.8 mm screws.

  7. Locate the three plastic tabs connecting the computer's faceplate to the case.
    • Locate the three plastic tabs connecting the computer's faceplate to the case.

    • Gently lift the three tabs to pull off the faceplate.

  8. Pull the faceplate forward and out.
    • Pull the faceplate forward and out.

  9. Completely remove the faceplate.
    • Completely remove the faceplate.

    • Remove the CD/DVD drive by pulling it forward towards the front.

Conclusion

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

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