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How do I repalce a notebook cd rom drive

By thetruebluerooster@yahoo. ·
I have a Toshiba Satellite A10.
It came with a dvd drive and I have purchased a dvd combo burner. How do I remove the old drive?
I'm working on the idea that if I can get it out I should be able to reverse the process to put the replacement in.
Someone said that I need to reuse the old caddy.
The problem is that after taking out every screw on the bottom of the machine, that I could find, the drive still wouldn't come out...
Any ideas?
I cannot find any info in google regarding it.
I am pretty handy with a screwdriver but this has me stumped at the moment.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to How do I repalce a notebo ...

on my bosses laptop, all was revealed once i slid the plastic strip above the keyboard off (i think it had a screw on the side that came off first)
i didn't know how either, so i came here and asked and they basically said don't worry, you will find the way in, put in in good light on a nice work surface and lay all tools next to it. then go and take a break. whatever you need to come back later with refreshed eyes...some of the screws were shorter than the others that is only warning i can think of...
you will figure it out...good luck

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