Introduction

In this guide we will instruct you on how to change the optical drive of your laptop. This will be helpful if yours is broken.

Parts

No parts required.

Video Overview

  1. Unscrew 1 Phillips #0 7-mm screw on the back of the computer.
    • Unscrew 1 Phillips #0 7-mm screw on the back of the computer.

  2. Lift the plate and gently pull it away from yourself, until it is removed.
    • Lift the plate and gently pull it away from yourself, until it is removed.

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  4. Unscrew the 1 Phillips #0 7-mm screw, located on the right side where the silver tabs of the optical drive poke out.
    • Unscrew the 1 Phillips #0 7-mm screw, located on the right side where the silver tabs of the optical drive poke out.

  5. The optical drive is partially visible and push it to the right. The optical drive should pop out on the right side, and you can gently pull it out.
    • The optical drive is partially visible and push it to the right.

    • The optical drive should pop out on the right side, and you can gently pull it out.

Conclusion

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

Daryl Spurgeon

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