Introduction

The purpose of this guidelines is to show user how to remove the DVD drive and reinstall a new one. Please follow instructions carefully for successful results.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

These are the parts of the laptop that you will need to know about:
  • These are the parts of the laptop that you will need to know about:

    • Power panel: shown in photo 1.

    • Power panel ribbon: located on the back of the power panel. This is the white ribbon in photo 2.

    • Keyboard and keyboard ribbon. Ribbon is located within the red box highlighter in photo 3.

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Keep laptop sitting on table to avoid dropping it and causing irreparable damage.
  • Keep laptop sitting on table to avoid dropping it and causing irreparable damage.

  • Open Laptop.

  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove power panel screw located on the left side of the laptop. See red box in photo for screw location.

  • To remove power panel, slide it to the right and gently lift upwards.

  • Gently detach power panel ribbon from the motherboard by sliding the ribbon out of plastic connector keeping it attached to power panel.

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  • Detach keyboard ribbon cable from motherboard.

    • Lift top latch of plastic connection piece and ribbon cable will be able to slide out. Slide keyboard out.

      • Photo 3 shows the DVD drive once the power panel and keyboard tray have been removed.

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  • Remove first screw from the DVD drive with Philips screwdriver. Refer to photo 1 for screw's location.

  • Remove second screw from the DVD drive with Philips screwdriver. Refer to photo for screw's location.

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  • Gently detach ribbon cable from the DVD drive. Pull the hard part of the cable straight back from the DVD drive.

  • Remove DVD drive from laptop by gently sliding it out through the outside of the laptop.

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  • Congratulations! You have just successfully removed the DVD drive. You are now ready to install new DVD drive.

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  • Gently slide DVD drive into laptop. If the drive gets stuck while sliding in, gently push down on metal bay below DVD drive to allow DVD drive to slide over.

  • Reattach ribbon cable to DVD drive.

  • Replace both DVD drive screws. See photo for reference.

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  • Reattach keyboard ribbon cable to motherboard. Slide ribbon cable into plastic connector and then push top down to latch. Slide keyboard back into place.

  • Reattach power panel ribbon cable to motherboard. Slide power panel into place.

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  • Replace power panel side screw.

  • Congratulations! The installation is now complete!

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Genaro Sanchez

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