Having problems with your Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop ?

I have a Dell Dimension 5150 trying to replace cd drive!

\015 I got a new dvd drive for my computer, but I can't seem to get the old one out. So I was wondering if someone could help me get the old one out.\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks!!\015

Answers :

As you are look at the front of your PC remove the right hand side. The you will see a spring loaded latch that when pushed up will release the CD/DVD players from your computer. Make sure you remove the cables in the rear of the drive. The panel around the drive area is removable without taking off the whole front.
The drive itself removes straight out of the front... Install lift up that same spring loaded latch that covers all three drive slots.
Hope this helps...you can do it ...have fun

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