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Introduction

The disk drive lets you install drivers from disks and many other useful things. This is a simple replacement and should only be done if there is no way the disk drive could ever operate correctly.

Parts

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  1. First, make sure your computer is turned off. Remove the battery by flipping the two switches under the battery and pulling it out Remove the battery by flipping the two switches under the battery and pulling it out
    • First, make sure your computer is turned off.

    • Remove the battery by flipping the two switches under the battery and pulling it out

  2. Before we remove the keyboard, we have to remove the plastic cover
    • Before we remove the keyboard, we have to remove the plastic cover

    • Stick the plastic prying tool right here and gently lift it up.

  3. Remove the two screws to loosen the keyboard Do not lift the keyboard out yet, it is still connected via the ribbon cable.
    • Remove the two screws to loosen the keyboard

    • Do not lift the keyboard out yet, it is still connected via the ribbon cable.

    • Carefully disconnect the ribbon cable

  4. Push the tab from the battery, downwards to unlock the battery. The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator. The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator.
    • Push the tab from the battery, downwards to unlock the battery.

    • The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator.

  5. Now, push the other tab (the one right under the battery) from right to left. Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer. Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer.
    • Now, push the other tab (the one right under the battery) from right to left.

    • Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer.

  6. Remove the 8mm screw Use the plastic opening tool to push out the disk drive. Pull the disk drive out with the opposite hand.
    • Remove the 8mm screw

    • Use the plastic opening tool to push out the disk drive.

    • Pull the disk drive out with the opposite hand.

  7. You can now remove the disk drive.
    • You can now remove the disk drive.

Conclusion

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

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