Disconnect the audio (1), data (2), and power (3) cables from the drive. The connector colors might
be different than illustrated.
Lift the green drivelock release lever, and gently slide the drive out of the chassis.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
The audio cable is only required for Linux-based systems.
Disconnecting the IDE (left) or SATA (right) cable from the optical drive
Removing the optical drive from the chassis