Remove the module (2) by pulling it away from the slot at an angle.
memory module slot.
Reverse this procedure to install a memory module.
All optical drive spare part kits include an optical drive bezel and bracket.
HD-DVD Combo Drive
DVD±RW and CD-RW Super Multi Double-Layer Combo Drive with LightScribe
Blu-ray Combo Drive (BD-ROM + DVD/CD Combo)
Before removing the optical drive, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the optical drive:
Position the computer with right side toward you.
Remove the Phillips PM2.5×8.0 screw (1) that secures the optical drive to the computer.
Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver or similar tool into the optical drive tab access (2) and press the tab
to the left to release the optical drive from the computer.
Memory modules are designed with a notch (3) to prevent incorrect installation into the
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