Introduction

This guide will show you how to take apart your device, so you can take out the optical drive. You will then be able to replace the broken drive with a new one.

  1. Completely power down and unplug the device.
    • Completely power down and unplug the device.

    • Lay device flat on a soft surface upside down.

  2. Slide the two latch locks for the battery to the outside. Remove the battery by sliding it straight back.
    • Slide the two latch locks for the battery to the outside.

    • Remove the battery by sliding it straight back.

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  4. Slide the optical  drive release latch on the bottom right side.
    • Slide the optical drive release latch on the bottom right side.

  5. Remove the optical drive from the computer.
    • Remove the optical drive from the computer.

Conclusion

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

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