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Compaq Presario CQ62-361TX Notebook PC support

Steps for Removing and Replacing the CD or DVD Drive

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This document provides instructions for the removal and replacement of the optical drive for the zd7000 and nx9500 series notebook PCs.
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Step 1 - Remove the battery

  1. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the unlock position.
  2. Use your finger to lift the battery up and out of the base enclosure.

Step 2 - Remove the optical drive

  1. Loosen the two captive P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the mini PCI / memory compartment cover to the bottom of the notebook.
  2. Use your finger or a flat-bladed tool to lift the edge of the mini PCI / memory compartment cover and remove it.
  3. Remove the 8mm P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the optical drive in the mini PCI / memory compartment.
  4. Remove the 8mm P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the optical drive in the battery bay.
  5. Insert a paper clip or thin metal rod into the manual release hole on the front bezel of the optical drive and press firmly.
  6. Grasp the side rails of the drive tray to pull the optical drive out and remove.
  7. Push the drive tray back into the optical drive.

Step 3 - Replace the optical drive

  1. Insert the optical drive into the base enclosure until the connector is seated.
  2. Replace the 8mm P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the optical drive in the battery bay.
  3. Replace the 8mm P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the optical drive in the mini PCI/memory compartment.
  4. Ease the mini PCI / memory compartment cover into the enclosure.
  5. Tighten the two captive P1 Phillips-head screws.

Step 4 - Replace the battery

  1. Ease the battery into the base enclosure.
  2. Press the battery into the base enclosure until you hear a click.
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