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HP 2000 - 2D22DX Optical Drive Replacement

This guide will show the user how to remove the optical drive and install a new one, if necessary.

  • Autore: Conor Most
  • Stima il tempo: 5 - 10 minuti
  • Difficoltà: Moderato

This guide will illustrate how to correctly remove and replace the optical drive of the HP 2000 - 2D22DX laptop. Partial disassembly of the laptop is required to access the drive.

Passo 1 Optical Drive  ¶ 

Locate the Phillips-head screw on the left side of the hard drive recess, indicated by a red circle. Use a #00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the small screw.  Consider using a magnetized screwdriver.

Passo 1 Optical Drive  ¶ 

  • Locate the Phillips-head screw on the left side of the hard drive recess, indicated by a red circle.

  • Use a #00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the small screw. Consider using a magnetized screwdriver.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Once the securing screw is removed, the optical drive can be pulled from its slot easily. Use your fingers to pull the optical drive away slowly from its position in the plastic chassis. The optical drive should slide out very easily. If you fell resistance, do not pull too hard.  Something may be caught, and you might damage the optical drive's connections.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Once the securing screw is removed, the optical drive can be pulled from its slot easily.

  • Use your fingers to pull the optical drive away slowly from its position in the plastic chassis.

  • The optical drive should slide out very easily. If you fell resistance, do not pull too hard. Something may be caught, and you might damage the optical drive's connections.