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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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My compaq presario f768wm isnt recognizing my cd/dvd rom. my camera quit working and also it says it can't find my audio output device.


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For that problem, Try first replace that internal DVD-rom drive other good internal DVD-rom drive. if not Also Detected or recognize.
Try this second solution. insert external USB type DVD-ROM. if not recognize also, Your operating system Have internal software device data corrupted. You need to reinstall operating System like windows xp, windows 7 (OS) etc.. to fix data Corrupted of operating system device for hardware software.
Please see sample external DVD-rom USB type.

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My compaq presario x-1000 hard drive light and dvd rom light flashes. Won't boot up.


Try disconnecting the harddrive from the case and then place it back in. if that doesn't help you may have a faulty drive, hows warranty? Compaq / HP would fix it for you free if you still have warranty.

let me know.

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Sir My computer model no.-compaq presario CQ 40.It can't read any kind of DVD,CDs etc.so could help me to solve this problem?


Ill try to help, in this cases..maybe your optic DVD rom cables may have weak or poor. Its usually common at DVD or cd rom.

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COMPAQ PRESARIO DVD ROM NOT READING ANY CD AND DVD PLS HELP


It sounds like you need to replace the DVD Rom itself.
They do go bad without warning.
A DVD Rom is not that expensive and should take about 5 min to replace rather easy job.
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solution: open front blue magnetic case door, look on either side of the power button, there are finger holes in the other blue cover.
lift out from bottom to top. this cover comes off, not the whole
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