Replacing an optical drive
Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the
"Important safety information" in the Safety and Warranty Guide that was
included with your computer or in the Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM)
for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or
HMM, go to the Support Web site at http://consumersupport.lenovo.com
To replace an optical drive
Remove the computer cover. Refer to "Removing the computer cover".
Remove the front bezel. Refer to "Removing and replacing the front bezel".
Disconnect the data and power cables from the rear of the optical drive.
Remove the two screws that secure the optical drive from drive bay.
Push the optical drive straight out of the front of the chassis.
Slide the new optical drive into the bay from the back until it snaps into
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