Introduction

This guide will show how to correctly replace the Optical Drive.

Parts

No parts required.

Start by removing the battery.
  • Start by removing the battery.

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Start by removing the back cover by removing the screws, revealing the Optical Drive. Remove the 1 cm screws to remove. Then use the spudger to pry the back off. Start by removing the back cover by removing the screws, revealing the Optical Drive. Remove the 1 cm screws to remove. Then use the spudger to pry the back off.
  • Start by removing the back cover by removing the screws, revealing the Optical Drive. Remove the 1 cm screws to remove. Then use the spudger to pry the back off.

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After the cover is removed, remove the screws that hold the Drive. It has 3, 1 cm screws holding it down.
  • After the cover is removed, remove the screws that hold the Drive. It has 3, 1 cm screws holding it down.

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Take the 2,  .5 cm screws out of the drive line. Once this is complete, you have successfully taken out the Optical Drive.
  • Take the 2, .5 cm screws out of the drive line. Once this is complete, you have successfully taken out the Optical Drive.

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Conclusion

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

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