Introdução

This guide will illustrate how to correctly remove and replace the optical drive of the HP 2000 - 2D22DX laptop. Partial disassembly of the laptop is required to access the drive.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

  1. Flip the device over and locate the battery compartment.
    • Flip the device over and locate the battery compartment.

    • Slide the battery release latch to the left until the battery is detached from its slot.

    • A distinguishable pop will be heard when the battery is fully released.

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  2. Slowly pull the battery out of its slot, being careful not to damage any of the connectors in the process.
    • Slowly pull the battery out of its slot, being careful not to damage any of the connectors in the process.

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    • Loosen the Phillips #00 screw securing the RAM compartment cover.

    • The screw is permanently attached to the RAM compartment cover. Do not try to remove it completely.

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    • Once the screw is sufficiently loosened, slowly unclip the RAM compartment cover from its slots in the plastic chassis.

    • When unclipped completely, pull the compartment door out and away from the chassis.

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    • Loosen the two Phillips #00 screws that are securing the hard drive compartment.

    • The screws are permanently attached to the hard drive compartment cover. Do not try to remove them completely.

    • Once the screws are sufficiently loosened, disconnect the clips holding the cover in place and slowly pull the cover away from the plastic chassis.

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    • Using a spudger, disconnect the hard drive connecting cable. Use a slow, prying motion as if pulling a nail out of wood.

    • Be very gentle with the connecting cable and its respective port on the logic board. Both are very fragile and can be easily damaged.

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    • Using your fingers, grab the blue tab on the right side of the hard drive and slowly pull upwards.

    • Lift the hard drive out and away from its socket in the plastic chassis.

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    • Locate the Phillips-head screw on the left side of the hard drive recess, indicated by a red circle.

    • Use a #00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the small screw. Consider using a magnetized screwdriver.

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    • Once the securing screw is removed, the optical drive can be pulled from its slot easily.

    • Use your fingers to pull the optical drive away slowly from its position in the plastic chassis.

    • The optical drive should slide out very easily. If you fell resistance, do not pull too hard. Something may be caught, and you might damage the optical drive's connections.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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