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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎09-02-2009
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How to replace CD/DVD drive

My dvd/cd drive broke recently and ive found a few on ebay im willing to purchase and instead of payign 300$ for hp or best buy to fix it i was wondering if anyone hd instructions on how to personally install a CD/DVD drive for a HP dv2000 special edition lap top?
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PhD Student
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Re: How to replace CD/DVD drive

Before you begin: Remove the battery. Remove the adapter

  1. Remove the 8mm P1 Phillips head screw, located in the hard disk drive compartment cover that secures the optical drive to the base enclosure.

    Note: Screw location is indicated by the appropriate icon for the tray.

  2. Grasp the optical drive by the bezel and slide the drive out of the base enclosure.

 

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Honor Student
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Re: How to replace CD/DVD drive

then how do ig et the new drive in and what is the bezel?
Associate Professor
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Re: How to replace CD/DVD drive

You would slide the new drive into the same slot. The bezel is the front part of the drive that matches the computer case.

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Honor Student
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Re: How to replace CD/DVD drive

I believe my CD/DVD Drive may need to be replaced. some forums on the net said that even if my dvd's play the optical eye could be slowing dying. Any suggestions on where to purchase one at? I have a HP DV5Z Pavilion and the warranty was up last month.

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