Introduction

The CD drive is a major component in this laptop. Users will be shown how to replace the CD drive in this guide.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Turn the computer off.
    • Turn the computer off.

    • Disconnect the charging cable from the laptop.

    • Failure to disconnect cable may result in electric shock.

    • Flip the laptop face down on a flat surface.

  2. Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.
    • Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.

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  4. While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer. While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer.
    • While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer.

  5. Locate the ODD/HDD/Memory panel. Remove the 1.9 mm screw located on the ODD/HDD/Memory panel with the Philips #0 screwdriver. Slide the ODD/HDD/Memory panel away from the device to remove it.
    • Locate the ODD/HDD/Memory panel.

    • Remove the 1.9 mm screw located on the ODD/HDD/Memory panel with the Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • Slide the ODD/HDD/Memory panel away from the device to remove it.

  6. Locate the screw on the right side of the SDD port. Remove the 2.25 mm screw located on the right side of the SDD port with the Philips #0 screwdriver.
    • Locate the screw on the right side of the SDD port.

    • Remove the 2.25 mm screw located on the right side of the SDD port with the Philips #0 screwdriver.

  7. Locate the CD drive and slide the drive out of the computer. Locate the CD drive and slide the drive out of the computer. Locate the CD drive and slide the drive out of the computer.
    • Locate the CD drive and slide the drive out of the computer.

Conclusion

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

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