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Sony PCV-RS720G - DVD-Rom gone bad

I have a Sony PCV-RS720G and the dvd-rom went bad. Bought a replacement but can't get the computer apart to swap them. Any idea how the front cover comes off and if the drives slide out?

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  • Chris Winters Jul 26, 2007

    Thanks, but it doesn't show how to get the front cover off so I can get to the dvd-rom drive. Must be some way to remove the front cover and slide the unit out so I can have access to the four screws that hold the drive in. But I can't see anyway to remove the front cover.

  • Chris Winters Jul 27, 2007

    Gave it another look tonight with a fresh pair of eyes, found the clips for the front cover, removed the two screws and cables from the dvd-rom, swapped them out and put everything back together in about 5 minutes. Thanks for your help tomj23.



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Here is a link to instructions that detail how to replace a hard drive but it shows you how to open the case: javascript:moreinfowindow('',600,560,10,10,'Manuals')

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  • tomj23 Jul 26, 2007

    Sorry, that link was messed up, try this one:

  • tomj23 Jul 26, 2007

    I can?t see clearly in the documents available on-line, but I believe the front is held on the metal chassis by plastic clips. In one image I believe I see one of them just below the hard drive cage (horizontal). There are probably several of them on both the left and right hand sides, probably center and bottom. The top typically has a plastic hinge/catch, undo the bottom, work your way to the center and then swing the cover up and the top should release. Remove the screws from both sides of the drive, disconnect the cables and slide it out.



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