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Dvd drive i put in a new dvd drive and then i had smoke coming out laptop and no power at all. can anyone help?

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Sounds like you shorted out the Motherboard.
Here is your service manual, you should be able to take your 1000 apart with it and determine what went wrong..

Posted on Jan 04, 2008


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