If your computer has trouble reading discs and/or the disc drive is not working, it might need to be replaced. This guide will show you step by step how to replace the disc drive.

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  • Place the computer on its side so that the disc drive is facing up.

  • Push in the release lever shown.

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  • Once the tab pops out, pull it away from the computer to release the disc drive.

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  • Pull the disc drive away from the laptop to fully remove it.

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  • Insert new disk drive back into laptop

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  • Be sure to push the pull tab in as shown in the picture.

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

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