Having problems with your Sony VAIO PCG-K23 Notebook ?

Replace DVD Drive in a Sony Vaio PCG-K23

\015 Bought a new DVD drive for my notebook. Thought I could replace it by removing two screws on the bottom of the notebook. What else do I need to do?\015

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Here is the service manual for your unit with an exploded view of the notebook. Post back here if the guide still help you solve your problem.
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