Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to remove and replace the CD Drive from your laptop. if you have this exact laptop, follow the below steps. If you have another laptop, that is still okay, these steps will give you a basic understanding on how to remove the CD Drive and you can adapt them to your own computer.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Place your device upside down with the bottom panel facing upwards.
  • Make sure your device is powered off and unplugged to avoid electric shock.

  • Place your device upside down with the bottom panel facing upwards.

  • Orient the device so the battery is away from you as shown

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Image 1/2: Locate the release latch. Slide the latch to the left to remove the battery from your laptop. Image 2/2: Be sure to lift up on the battery while you slide the latch to the left.
  • Unlock the battery by sliding the lock switch to the right.

  • Locate the release latch. Slide the latch to the left to remove the battery from your laptop.

  • Be sure to lift up on the battery while you slide the latch to the left.

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  • Remove the battery from your laptop.

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  • Remove the four 5.2mm screws that are holding in the Disc Drive.

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Image 1/3: The plastic face plate may come off, this is okay, just push it back into place on the drive Image 2/3: The plastic face plate may come off, this is okay, just push it back into place on the drive Image 3/3: The plastic face plate may come off, this is okay, just push it back into place on the drive
  • Grab the center of the drive and pull away from the computer. It should slide right out.

  • The plastic face plate may come off, this is okay, just push it back into place on the drive

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Conclusion

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

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