Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

I need to replace the CD Drive in my CPU. I bought a "22X Internal DVD / CD Writer with SmartErase". Will this purchase work for me or do I need to get something else?


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\015\012This should definetly work for you. With the Dimension series from Dell the other side normally does not come off. The trick is that you have to take the front off, unscrew the single screw that holds the CD-ROM in place and then take the drive out the front instead of pulling it back though the case. Please click on this link for :
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\015\012Please do accept the solution and revert for further assistance.
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\015\012Thanks
\015\012Rylee
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