Introducción

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.

  1. 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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  2. 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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