Introduction

This guide will show you how to easily replace your optical drive.

Parts

No parts required.

Disconnect device from power source and power down.
  • Disconnect device from power source and power down.

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With the device turned upside down, use your index fingers to push the battery latches in towards each other.
  • With the device turned upside down, use your index fingers to push the battery latches in towards each other.

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The latch on your left will stay at the inward position, while the latch on the right will slide back out.
  • The latch on your left will stay at the inward position, while the latch on the right will slide back out.

  • Gently grasp the battery and pull it back away from the device and yourself.

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Close the laptop and lay it down with the bottom facing up.
  • Close the laptop and lay it down with the bottom facing up.

  • Using a size #00 Phillips screw drive remove the screw holding in the optical drive.

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Grip the optical drive and gently pull it out.
  • Grip the optical drive and gently pull it out.

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Conclusion

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

Colton King

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