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Does swapping out a dvd drive require any tech moves or is i

by Fish / July 29, 2013 10:32 PM PDT

XP Home SP 3
Dell Dimension 8400

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Clarification Request
Refer Manual
by DELL-Appu_S Dell staff / July 31, 2013 7:00 AM PDT


As Kees correctly mentioned, you require the correct tools. You may also refer to the Manual for steps on removing or installing parts. It might be helpful.

Thanks and Regards,
Appu S

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I had already checked the manual
by Fish / July 31, 2013 8:34 AM PDT
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I was just making sure that the swap was entirely physical and no techie stuff was needed.
Thanks for your input.

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Re: swapping a drive
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 29, 2013 10:41 PM PDT

Usually, all you need is the right screwdriver.


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right driver
by Fish / July 30, 2013 12:17 AM PDT
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Thanks kees. I thought it was just a physical detail with no tech involved. First time doing it but I do have the (right Screwdriver) lol.

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be sure it's a right handed screwdriver
by itsdigger / July 31, 2013 7:07 AM PDT
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and not a left handed as the threads are right hand threads... Devil

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by Fish / July 31, 2013 8:35 AM PDT

Now that is a really good tip. :--)

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