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Need to replace dvd cd rom drive in compaq presario 7000. How do I take the drive from back of case?

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Thank you but I tried your suggestion. There are only 2 screws on the back panel on the right side which lets me slide only one side off. The other side contains screws put on by manufacturer and theres no threading to screw them out. Is there another way to get the DVD drive out?

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Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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They a 2 screws on each side of the case take both covers off unscrew all 4 screws the should pop right out then replace with new one start up pc the pc will automatically recognize the drive there your done have fun mate

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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Will an optical drive from cq62 fit mine?


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I sort of see your reasoning, but NO.
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-For-Compaq-Presario-CQ62-TS-L633-SATA-CD-RW-DVD-RW-Multi-Burner-Laptop-Drive-/300725349252?pt=US_CD_DVD_Blu_Ray_Drives&hash=item4604a0ab84

Until I compared both units I would have stated NO.

Now that I have THANK YOU. I just learned something,

http://www.amazon.com/HP-Compaq-DC7700-DC7800-DVD-ROM/dp/B004574PEG

Referring back to the photo view, of the Compaq Presario CQ62 series of Notebook PC's DVD burner drive shown, the REAR view shows the connectors for the SATA power cable, and SATA data cable.

The connectors use the same L-shape design, and size that a SATA unit for a desktop computer, would use.

Case design looks to be similar also.

I believe you are Correct.

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voice of experience. hope this helps

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