Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your disc drive. This repair requires only a small Phillips Head Screwdriver and your hands.

Parts

No parts required.

To begin, locate the middle L-shaped panel on the back of the device. Remove the one 7mm long screw (5mm head) located on that panel. Once the screw is removed, lift the panel by grabbing the indentation by the screw and pulling upwards. Be gentle when lifting, the panel could break if you apply too much force.
  • To begin, locate the middle L-shaped panel on the back of the device. Remove the one 7mm long screw (5mm head) located on that panel.

  • Once the screw is removed, lift the panel by grabbing the indentation by the screw and pulling upwards.

  • Be gentle when lifting, the panel could break if you apply too much force.

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Locate the screw to the right of the RAM inside the panel. This screw is 6mm long (5mm head); remove it with a small Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Locate the screw to the right of the RAM inside the panel. This screw is 6mm long (5mm head); remove it with a small Phillips head screwdriver.

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Now that the single screw is removed, you should be able to smoothly slide out the disc drive. Do this by grabbing the tray located on the right edge of your device and pulling out.
  • Now that the single screw is removed, you should be able to smoothly slide out the disc drive.

  • Do this by grabbing the tray located on the right edge of your device and pulling out.

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Conclusion

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

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