Introduction

If your disk drive is not reading any disks or can not open, then this guide will help you quickly replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Slide the tab below the battery to the left. Image 2/2: Slide the tab below the battery to the left.
  • Flip the laptop over so the bottom is facing upward and the battery is on top.

  • Slide the tab below the battery to the left.

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Image 1/2: While holding the right tab, slide the battery upward and out its socket. Image 2/2: While holding the right tab, slide the battery upward and out its socket.
  • Slide and hold the tab on the right side of the battery to the right.

  • While holding the right tab, slide the battery upward and out its socket.

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  • Remove the 8mm Phillips #1 screw that holds the disk drive in place.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry out the disk drive.

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  • Once the disk drive becomes loose, slowly slide it out and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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