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How to remove the DVD Drive from Gateway P6822 series

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    joecoolvette May 11, 2010

    Thanks Mom-01, apparently there is info! Was also way off, where the single screw to remove the DVD drive was located. (Was right about the single screw though, sheesh)

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    joecoolvette May 11, 2010

    Should be one single screw that you remove from the bottom of the laptop. It's best to have no electrical sources to the laptop at this time, so remove the AC adapter, (Charger), if plugged in, and the Battery. Turn the laptop over. Look towards the Left side of the laptop, (To the right now that the laptop is upside down) See that rectangular vent on the bottom towards the DVD drive side? Now come back about an inch to the left of that vent. Bottom left corner of the vent, there is a hole. There is a Philips head screw down in this hole. Use a No.1 Philips screwdriver to loosen it. Turn the laptop over slowly with your hand underneath this hole, and catch the screw. Gently pull the DVD drive out.

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