Introduction

After diagnosing your Toshiba Satellite A105-S4074, should you conclude that the optical disk drive has failed and will need to be replaced, these easy to follow instructions will guide you through the process.

Image 1/2: Turn the laptop upside down with the battery facing you. Image 2/2: Turn the laptop upside down with the battery facing you.
  • To prevent electrical shock, make sure the computer is turned off; and disconnect the power adapter from the computer and electrical outlet prior to beginning any repairs on this device.

  • Turn the laptop upside down with the battery facing you.

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Image 1/3: Right release tab will remain locked in place. Image 2/3: While still holding the left release tab, slide the battery towards you using your right hand. Image 3/3: Fully remove the battery from the laptop.
  • Slide both the left and right battery release tabs outwards away from center of the laptop.

    • Right release tab will remain locked in place.

  • While still holding the left release tab, slide the battery towards you using your right hand.

  • Fully remove the battery from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 5.0 mm screw that is holding the optical disk drive internally in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the 5.0 mm screw that is holding the optical disk drive internally in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Turn the laptop around with the battery slot facing away from you.

  • Remove the 5.0 mm screw that is holding the optical disk drive internally in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: With the plastic opening tool, pry the drive out from the top. Image 2/3: Using the opening tool, pull the drive out of the drive bay. Image 3/3: Using the opening tool, pull the drive out of the drive bay.
  • Turn the laptop back over (cover-side up) with the optical disk drive on the right side.

  • With the plastic opening tool, pry the drive out from the top.

  • Using the opening tool, pull the drive out of the drive bay.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device after replacing the DVD SuperMulti drive, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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