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Removing CD drive on dell inspiron 9300

Can you please tell me how to remove/replace the CD drive? I believe mine has gone bad and before ordering a new one, I want to make sure I know how to replace the part.
Thanks so much!!

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While the PC is on eject the DVD tray and turn off the computer, underneath the laptop you should find a screw which is holding it in place, when you find the correct screw and unscrewed it pull gently on the DVD and it should slide out, put your new one in and replace the screw, job done :)

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