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1) Remove ALL power.
Remove the AC adapter (Charger) and Battery.
2) Lay a towel down on a table to prevent scratching the table, and laptop.
Turn the laptop over so the bottom is facing up, lay it down on the towel.
Position the laptop so the Battery Compartment panel is at the top.
3) The Memory Module Compartment panel is in the middle of the laptop. (Bottom)
It is rectangular in shape, and is above the Mini PCI Compartment panel, which is square in shape.
To the immediate left of the Memory Compartment panel is a rectangular vent, which sits vertically.
In-between the Memory Compartment panel, and this rectangular vent, is a screw hole with a Philips screw.
Remove the screw.
Straighten a paper clip out, then bend one end over to use for a handle.
Along the DVD drive tray there is a small hole. Insert the paper clip into the hole, gently push in.
This is a manual override which will open the DVD drive's tray a little.
Now ease the tray all the way out, then gently pull the optical drive (DVD drive) out of the laptop, using the drive's tray as a handle.http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=503379&
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HP Pavilion ze2200 Notebook PC and Compaq Presario M2200 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide
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Go to Page 111 - 5.6 Optical Drive
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