Replace the Optical Drive in the computer tower to allow the Optiplex to read CD's and DVD's


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  • Position the tower with the Optical Drive facing upward.

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  • Remove the small black screw connecting the Optical Drive to the computer.

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  • There is a little blue tab you have to disengage, inside of the case, to be able to pull the DVD drive out. Simply pull it up to release the DVD.

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  • Press on the drive release button.

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  • Pull Optical Drive out of the computer.

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

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