Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your Optical/ DVD Drive if yours has become jammed or broken.

Guide Notes

  • This installation is hardware only, and does not require any firmware installments.
  • DVD drive may carry charge if laptop was recently active, use ESD bracelet to discharge any currents.
  • Optical Lasers emit radiation, be careful NOT to break/open the drive casing.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

Slide and hold the two locking latches to the unlocked position. Slide and hold the two locking latches to the unlocked position. Slide and hold the two locking latches to the unlocked position.
  • Slide and hold the two locking latches to the unlocked position.

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While holding the latches,  slide the DVD drive away from the compartment and remove it from the device.
  • While holding the latches, slide the DVD drive away from the compartment and remove it from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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