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HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement

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  1. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure the computer is turned off, disconnected from the charger, and on a steady surface.

    • Unlock the battery by sliding the button just below it, to the left.

  2. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • While pushing the lock button to the unlock position, slide the battery out and away from the laptop.

    • When sliding the new battery back into the socket, you'll know it's secure when you hear a click.

  3. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, Hard Drive: step 3, image 1 of 3 HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, Hard Drive: step 3, image 2 of 3 HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, Hard Drive: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • It Is recommended to remove the RAM panel for easier access when removing the hard drive panel.

    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the hard drive panel on the back of the laptop.

    • Use a spudger to remove hard drive panel and carefully lift it up and out.

  4. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the hard drive from the SATA connector to remove the hard drive from the laptop.

  5. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, CD Reader: step 5, image 1 of 2 HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement, CD Reader: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the screw that holds the CD reader or optical driver in place.

    • Since there is no cover for this device this will be a improvised removal of the CD reader.

  6. HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 HP G62-234DX CD Reader Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • To remove the CD reader gently push the the back of the CD reader from the hard drive slot and pull it out on the other side.

Conclusion

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

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