Disassembling the External Modules

Disassembling the HDD Module

  1. Remove the four (two on each side) screws on HDD carrier. Then you can take out the HDD drive from the carrier.
  2. Turn out the two screws holding the HDD EMI plate then remove it.
  3. Disconnect the hard disk drive connector.

Disassembling the Floppy Disk Drive Module

  1. Release the kapton that fastens the FDD FPC, then disconnect the floppy disk drive FFC.
  2. Unscrew the two screw holding the FDD door. One on each side.
  3. Use a tool (a tip of a pen or an uncurved paper clipper) to release the FDD door lock on one side, then the other. And you can remove the FDD door.

Disassembling the Optical Drive Module

  1. Unscrew the two screws holding the optical bracket.
  2. Then remove the optical bracket.

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