Replacing a CD or DVD Drive in HP Pavilion Slimline s3000 and Compaq Presario S3000 Desktop PCs
Before you begin
- Turn off the computer, disconnect all cables, and transfer the computer to a clear, flat, stable work surface over a non-carpeted floor.
- HP strongly recommends the use of an anti-static wrist strap and a conductive foam pad when working on the computer.
WARNING:The edges of metal panels can cut skin. Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer.
CAUTION:This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (such as a conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.
Removing a CD or DVD drive
Use the steps in this section to remove a CD or DVD drive so that an empty bay can be used to install a new drive.
WARNING:Make sure the computer is disconnected from power before starting.
|Step 1. With all cables disconnected from the computer, remove the right side panel.|
For more information about removing the right side panel, you can refer to the HP support document Opening the PC Case .
|Step 2. Remove the front cover.|
For more information about removing the front cover, you can refer to the HP support document Removing the front cover .
|Step 3. Lift the fan assembly, if present, by pulling up on the middle section of the assembly until it separates from the computer. Do not fully remove it.|
|Step 4. Before fully removing the fan assembly, detach the fan cable from the connector from the motherboard. Remove the fan assembly once the fan cable is detached.|
|Step 5. Remove data and power cables from the rear of the CD or DVD drive.|
|Step 6. Remove the screw that holds the CD or DVD drive to the computer drive tray.|
|Step 7. Pull the latch away from the drive to release it, ...|
|... and then slide the drive forward and out of the computer.|
Installing a CD or DVD drive
Use the steps in this section to install a new CD or DVD into an empty drive bay.