Replacing the optical drive
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safety information that shipped with your computer and
follow the steps in Before working inside your computer.
After working inside your computer, follow the instructions
in After working inside your computer. For more safety best
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1 Align and snap the optical-drive bezel to the optical drive.
2 Align the screw hole on the optical-drive bracket with the screw hole on
the optical drive.
3 Replace the screw that secures the optical-drive bracket to the optical
4 Lift the securing tab and slide the optical-drive assembly through the front
of the computer until the securing tab snaps into place.
5 Connect the data and power cables to the optical drive.
1 Follow the procedure from step 10 to step 11 in "Replacing the power-supply
2 Replace the left-side cover.