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How to replace dvd rom drive.NO release button on base!

Toshiba Satellite pro A10 Model no.PSA15E-01PFQ-EN.Trying to replace faulty DVD/CDRW drive.Previous answer said release button on base,but not on this model.
How to disassemble?

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  • eddavis144 Feb 08, 2009

    There is a screw under the keyboard.Remove keyboard securing strips & turn it over to access the DVD securing screw.


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Firstly there is a screw on the underside of the laptop that needs to be removed.I ts is located on the edge of the drive.
Next the keyboard needs to be removed. To do this, remove the strip at the top of the laptop containing the power butto by inserting a small flat blade screwdriver at under it and prising it up.
After removal, undo the three screws holding the keyboard and flip the keyboard over.
Undo the screw that holds the keyboards strap securing plate and then slide the drive out.
Be warned though that not all drives work in these laptops. It has to be the exact type for the machine as most do not work.
Assembly is the reversal of the above.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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Use a allpin and insert it near the switch in DVD Rom press it gently tray will come out bye and take care

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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