Introduction

A broken optical drive will prohibit users from reading or loading anything from a disk onto their laptop. This guide will show the steps to replace the optical drive on this device.

Use a plastic opening tool or a metal spudger to pry out the tabs on top of the keyboard. After prying the tabs up, carefully pull the keyboard out of the laptop.
  • Use a plastic opening tool or a metal spudger to pry out the tabs on top of the keyboard.

  • After prying the tabs up, carefully pull the keyboard out of the laptop.

  • Use caution when prying the tabs up or lifting the keyboard up, as the plastic material and the strip on the keyboard can easily break.

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Once the keyboard is lifted, locate  the release tab. Using a plastic opening tool or your finger,  lift the tab so that it opens .
  • Once the keyboard is lifted, locate the release tab.

  • Using a plastic opening tool or your finger, lift the tab so that it opens .

  • Once the tab is open, the strip on the keyboard can be removed.

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Remove the four 6 mm PH1 Philips head screws under the keyboard. Carefully pop off the cover using the plastic opening tools and your hands. Carefully pop off the cover using the plastic opening tools and your hands.
  • Remove the four 6 mm PH1 Philips head screws under the keyboard.

  • Carefully pop off the cover using the plastic opening tools and your hands.

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Remove the 4 mm PH1 Philips head screw holding down the optical drive. Use your hand to slide the drive out of the device. Use your hand to slide the drive out of the device.
  • Remove the 4 mm PH1 Philips head screw holding down the optical drive.

  • Use your hand to slide the drive out of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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