Introduction

Removing and replacing the DVD-ROM drive.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Pull on outer latch.
    • Pull on outer latch.

    • Lower door until it is level with your work surface.

    • Before working on the computer make sure it is not plugged into a power supply, then touch a metal object. This discharges static electricity, which could damage the computer.

  2. Removing the faceplate.
    • Removing the faceplate.

      • On the inside of the case, find the two plastic tabs.

      • While depressing the tabs, remove the faceplate by pulling and rotating outward.

    • Remove the two screws on the front of the drive with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Pull the drive out to allow access to the power and ribbon cables. Do not fully remove.

    • Remove both the power and ribbon cable.

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