Introduction

This guide will show users how to replace the CD/DVD Drive for the device. You will need a Phillips #1 screwdriver and a plastic prying tool.

  1. Make sure the device is turned off before removing the battery to avoid loss or corruption of files.
    • Make sure the device is turned off before removing the battery to avoid loss or corruption of files.

    • Turn the device over so the bottom is facing up.

    • Slide the battery release to the left until you hear a click.

    • Once you hear a click, the battery will have been released from the battery compartment.

  2. Remove the battery, carefully, from the compartment.
    • Remove the battery, carefully, from the compartment.

    • Find the hard drive compartment with two Phillips head screws.

    • Use the PH1 screwdriver to loosen and remove both screws.

    • Gently remove the hard drive compartment.

    • On the far left of the hard drive compartment, find the Phillips head screw.

    • Remove the Phillips head screw with the PH1 screwdriver.

    • Get the plastic opening tool and place it between the laptop and the CD/DVD drive. Place it toward the center of the drive for maximum support.

    • Carefully pry the CD/DVD drive open.

    • Slide the CD/DVD drive out once it is pried open.

Conclusion

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

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