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Introduction

For this replacement you will have remove the keyboard to get to the CD drive. Steps to remove the keyboard can be found in prerequisite guide at the top of the page. After the keyboard is remove then you are able to move on to the CD drive.

  1. Place the laptop with the screen facing you and grab the opening tool.
    • Place the laptop with the screen facing you and grab the opening tool.

    • Insert it into the top corner of the keyboard and slide it to the right along the length of the keyboard.

    • You will feel the popping sensation as it slides along.

  2. Lit up the left side of the small plastic bar at the top of the keyboard.
    • Lit up the left side of the small plastic bar at the top of the keyboard.

    • Be careful when removing it, because you will need to apply a bit of force .

  3. Use a PH0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4 screws at the top of the keyboard.
    • Use a PH0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4 screws at the top of the keyboard.

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  5. Lift up the keyboard and pull it toward the screen.
    • Lift up the keyboard and pull it toward the screen.

    • The keyboard will still be connected to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

  6. To remove the ribbon cable,  push upward on the small tabs located on either side of the ribbon. To remove the ribbon cable,  push upward on the small tabs located on either side of the ribbon.
    • To remove the ribbon cable, push upward on the small tabs located on either side of the ribbon.

  7. Once the ribbon is released the keyboard can be removed .
    • Once the ribbon is released the keyboard can be removed .

  8. Flip the computer over with the hinge facing you.
    • Flip the computer over with the hinge facing you.

    • Remove one screw that is located in the Toshiba lable on the bottom of the computer.

  9. Flip the computer back over and push the metal tab to the right to release the CD drive from its docking port.
    • Flip the computer back over and push the metal tab to the right to release the CD drive from its docking port.

  10. Remove the CD Drive.
    • Remove the CD Drive.

Conclusion

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

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