with the front of the device facing you, turn the device 180 degrees so the back panel of the device is facing you
  • with the front of the device facing you, turn the device 180 degrees so the back panel of the device is facing you

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locate the three (3) screws on the back panel of the device that are implanted in the device
  • locate the three (3) screws on the back panel of the device that are implanted in the device

  • to remove the screws, use the tool(s) listed above (right underneath the introduction) and twist the screws counter-clockwise to remove them from the device

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to remove the cover of the device, pull the cover towards the back of the device until it is completely removed so you can see the insides of the device
  • to remove the cover of the device, pull the cover towards the back of the device until it is completely removed so you can see the insides of the device

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*NOTE* remember to never connect to power when working on electrical components
  • *NOTE* remember to never connect to power when working on electrical components

  • Find and locate the disk tray it is located top right hand side of the component when the back of the device ( dvd player ) is facing you.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Locate and gently remove the data strips on the tray. There are three in total, two on the left hand side and one on the right.
  • Locate and gently remove the data strips on the tray. There are three in total, two on the left hand side and one on the right.

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As noted by the red circles, locate and remove the screws one at a time As noted by the red circles, locate and remove the screws one at a time As noted by the red circles, locate and remove the screws one at a time
  • As noted by the red circles, locate and remove the screws one at a time

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After removing the clips slowly incline the disk drive towards you and unclip it from the two (2) brackets located on the top
  • After removing the clips slowly incline the disk drive towards you and unclip it from the two (2) brackets located on the top

  • Be careful not to push too much pressure on the brackets since they tend to break easily

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Congrats! You have sucessfully have taken out the disk drive
  • Congrats! You have sucessfully have taken out the disk drive

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Unscrew the one screw that is connecting the circuit board to the frame.
  • Unscrew the one screw that is connecting the circuit board to the frame.

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Jiggle the circuit board until it becomes loose from the two prongs holding it in place.
  • Jiggle the circuit board until it becomes loose from the two prongs holding it in place.

  • Replace with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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