Introduction

Optic drive replacement may need to be done when the drive is damaged.

Place the laptop upside down.
  • Place the laptop upside down.

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Locate two notches above the battery.
  • Locate two notches above the battery.

  • Slide both battery locking notches to either side to remove the battery.

  • Pull the battery out.

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  • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the one 5mm screw.

  • Using the blue plastic opening tools, wedge one in between the back panel and the laptop.

  • Carefully remove the back panel..

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  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #0 screw using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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  • Use the spudger or fingers to gently pull the optical drive out.

  • Slide the optic drive away from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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