Introduction

Removing the optical drive is extremely easy and will only a take a minute.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the single screw holding the optical drive on the underside of the laptop
  • Remove the single screw holding the optical drive on the underside of the laptop

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Push the small slider to unlock position, a tab will automatically pop out.
  • Push the small slider to unlock position, a tab will automatically pop out.

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Pull the tab to dislodge the optical drive, then carefully pull the drive out.
  • Pull the tab to dislodge the optical drive, then carefully pull the drive out.

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Conclusion

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

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What’s the interface for the optical drive? SATA? IDE?

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