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First u remove ur screws of ur cabin box then u remove the screws of cd drive after that u can see ide cable an power supply cable that is connected in ur cd drive pls push these from the jacket thn ur cd drive can b easily removed

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If you want to remove cd drive means.....first you want to remove two wires from the cd drive.....you want to remove power cable and then data cable that is connecting to motherboard.........then you can easily remove the cd drive.....

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