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Introduction

This is meant to be a private prereq guide.

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  • The handle to open your computer is located on top of the right side panel.

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  • Grab the circular handle and pull outward.

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  • Your computer is now open and ready for repair.

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  • The optical drive is in the top left corner of the case.

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Image 1/2: The first screw can be seen in the first picture. Image 2/2: The remaining three screws can be seen in the second picture.
  • There are four screws to be removed.

  • The first screw can be seen in the first picture.

  • The remaining three screws can be seen in the second picture.

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  • Remove the optical drive by pulling the drive away from the front of the computer and out.

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Image 1/1: The flat ribbon cable can be detached by pulling the silver tab. The multicolored cable can be removed by grasping the plastic connector on either side and pulling with substantial force.
  • Detach the two cables attached to the back of the drive.

  • The flat ribbon cable can be detached by pulling the silver tab. The multicolored cable can be removed by grasping the plastic connector on either side and pulling with substantial force.

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Conclusion

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

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