Introduction

The Optical Drive is the technical term for a CD drive. This is the component that reads the disks and transfer the information into something that we can view on a monitor.

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  1. Make sure the computer is unplugged.
    • Make sure the computer is unplugged.

      • Be sure to touch any metal surface with your hand to discharge any static electricity that might have built up.

    • Make sure all auxiliary cords are disconnected from the desktop. If not, remove them using your hands.

    • Set the desktop down horizontally with the front side facing you.

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  2. Hold the desktop with two hands by grasping both sides of the desktop.
    • Hold the desktop with two hands by grasping both sides of the desktop.

    • Press the buttons on both sides using your index fingers.

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    • Slide the top cover about an inch forward using your thumb to push it towards you.

      • Make sure that the bottom is still secured by both hands.

    • Lay the desktop back on the table and pull the case forward as far as it can go.

    • Lift the cover up and off.

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    • Using your hand, grip the Optical Drive and lift it up into a 45 degree angle.

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    • Disconnect the power supply cord and the SATA cord using your hands to pull them out.

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    • Using your left index finger, lift the upper green tab found on the left side of the green piece.

    • Using your opposite hand, use your fingers to push the back of the drive forward and slide it out away from the desktop.

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    • Grasp the optical drive with your right or left hand and pull the drive out towards you.

      • It will help if you lay the device flat in order to remove the drive.

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Conclusion

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

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