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Replacing the cd drive

I need instructions on how to do an "easy" swap of the cd drive. There was an issue with the one i had and the company sent me a replacement but i was told it was easy to replace and was sent the new part without any instructions! Can you help please. I have an IBM Thinkpad. Need any more info just ask.


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    the model R40 type 2681.





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Under the battery

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Hi, Could you plese tell me exactly which model you have and then I can give the proper answer, but perhaps even though not being sure of which model you have it is possible that on the underside of your laptop there should be either a screw or a locking slide mechanism that you either unscrew or you hold the slide lock open whilst at the same time grip the whole drive and pull it out from the side of the computer.

If you do not see any of this easily then please tell me your model before attempting anything and I will get straight back to you.

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