Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace your CD drive. It is also a prerequisite to removing your front panel.

Parts

No parts required.

Before you remove the battery, make sure the laptop is powered off.
  • Before you remove the battery, make sure the laptop is powered off.

  • Rotate the laptop so the back panel is facing up.

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Slide the black battery latches inward to remove the battery.
  • Slide the black battery latches inward to remove the battery.

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Pull the battery out towards you while your fingers are still holding the latches in place.
  • Pull the battery out towards you while your fingers are still holding the latches in place.

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Remove one 7 mm screw with a Phillips 1 screwdriver.
  • Remove one 7 mm screw with a Phillips 1 screwdriver.

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Use a metal spudger to push the CD drive out of its slot for removal. Use a metal spudger to push the CD drive out of its slot for removal. Use a metal spudger to push the CD drive out of its slot for removal.
  • Use a metal spudger to push the CD drive out of its slot for removal.

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Conclusion

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

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