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Introduction

In this guide, we will show you how to remove and replace the Optical Drive.

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  1. Slide the left and the right battery release latches to the unlock position.
    • Slide the left and the right battery release latches to the unlock position.

  2. Slide the battery and remove it from the computer.
    • Slide the battery and remove it from the computer.

  3. Loosen the screw that secures the memory door.
    • Loosen the screw that secures the memory door.

  4. Pry up the memory door near the screw hole, lift and remove it.
    • Pry up the memory door near the screw hole, lift and remove it.

    • If this is all you are doing Follow Step In Reverse if not Go to Next Step.

  5. Remove the screw that secures the optical drive to the computer.
    • Remove the screw that secures the optical drive to the computer.

  6. Gently pry the optical drive out of the computer.
    • Gently pry the optical drive out of the computer.

  7. Remove the screws that secure the optical drive bracket.
    • Remove the screws that secure the optical drive bracket.

  8. Remove the optical drive bracket from the optical drive module.
    • Remove the optical drive bracket from the optical drive module.

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