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[* black] Use the flat end of a spudger to lift up and unlock one side of the data cable's connector on the motherboard. Repeat this step on the other side of the connector.
[* [* icon_note] You'll hear a faint click noise when unlocking the connector. Make sure not to apply too much pressure when lifting up on the connector with the spudger, or else damage may result.
[*
black] Gently lift uppull the optical drive data cable to remove it fromstraight up and out of its connectorsocket on the motherboard to disconnect it.
[* [* icon_note] You'll hear a faint click noise when unlocking the connector. Make sure not to apply too much pressure when lifting up on the connector with the spudger, or else damage may result.
[*
black] Gently lift uppull the optical drive data cable to remove it fromstraight up and out of its connectorsocket on the motherboard to disconnect it.