Skip to main content

What you need

  1. HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement, Optical Drive: step 1, image 1 of 3 HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement, Optical Drive: step 1, image 2 of 3 HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement, Optical Drive: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Shut down the computer. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer. Disconnect the power from the computer by first disconnecting the power cord from the AC outlet and then disconnecting the AC adapter from the computer.

    • Turn the computer so that it faces upside down. Position the computer with the front toward you.

    • Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pivot the battery to remove it.

  2. HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 HP G72 Optical Drive Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the Phillips M2.5x5.0 screw that is identified by the optical disk icon.

    • Pull the optical drive out of its slot.

    • Remove the drive from the computer.

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

oldturkey03

Member since: 09/29/2010

724,343 Reputation

110 Guides authored

Team

Global Fixers Member of Global Fixers

Community

21 Members

245 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 2

Past 30 Days: 8

All Time: 1,363