Introduction

This guide will show you ho to remove the optical disk drive, usually a CD or DVD reader and/or writer. You might need to do this if it is malfunctioning and needs to be replace, or if you are upgrading to a better one.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Make sure the device is unplugged and completely powered down.
  • Make sure the device is unplugged and completely powered down.

  • Turn the device over.

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The lock switch can slide either towards or away from the battery.  If it is pushed towards the battery, the release switch is locked and the battery can not be released.
  • The lock switch can slide either towards or away from the battery. If it is pushed towards the battery, the release switch is locked and the battery can not be released.

  • Slide the switch away from the battery.

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  • The battery release switch is just to the inside of the battery and slides parallel to it.

  • Push the switch to the side. It is not just an open or close switch, it actually pops the battery up so you will feel some resistance.

  • When inserting a battery back into the device, you do not need to touch this switch. Just press the battery firmly down, you will see and hear this switch catch.

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  • Pull the battery up and out. Use a plastic opening tool if necessary.

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  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 7mm screw holding the drive.

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  • Slide the drive out of the bay.

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Conclusion

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

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