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I want to replace my optical drive with a hard drive caddy

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Last response: in Storage
February 7, 2013 6:27:05 PM

Hi there .. i never use my optical drive and its no use anymore , as i do everything on the usb
i am just wondering what is the best way to do this and if it the right size
this is my laptop
and currently looking at amazon to find a good product to buy , there are many options


More about : replace optical drive hard drive caddy

February 7, 2013 6:59:07 PM

Yes that will be the right size. The best way to do it would be following these steps:

1. Shut down your computer and remove the battery
2. Press the power button a few times to discharge any residual electricity
3. consult your laptop's service manual on removing the optical drive
4. remove the optical drive.
5. Insert the new HDD into the caddy
6 Insert the caddy into the laptop
7 Screw the caddy in with the optical drive screw(s)
8 Battery in & power up
February 7, 2013 8:52:19 PM

yea i know how to remove the optical drive , i open the laptop to clean it many times .. my main problem is if it fits and thanks