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Old 05-28-2007, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My dvd drive has broken and i have gotten a replacement. but the drive is in a drive cage with those green plastic things on it that dell put on it. how do take the old drive out + put the new drive in???

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Lift the green plastic things, slide drive out. Take the spacer screw from the old drive and put it in the appropriate area on the new, slide back in.
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unfortunately i no longer thave the manual for my pc as i lost it. and the manual of the new dvd drive doesnt talk about this. and also, what doyou mean by spacer screw?
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what model dell do you have?
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thanks for your help. you didnt have to be a a **** though.
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