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

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Flip your computer over and you can see the battery.
  • First, make sure your computer is turned off.

  • Flip your computer over and you can see the battery.

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Image 1/3: The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator. Image 2/3: The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer. Image 2/3: Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Use the plastic opening tool to push out the disk drive. Image 2/3: Pull the disk drive out with the opposite hand. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • You can now remove the disk drive.

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Conclusion

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

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