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

  1. 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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  3. 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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