Sony VGN-FW100 User manual

Sony VGN-FW100 User manual
VGN-FWxx Series Optical Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
IMPORTANT!
PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU START
These easy instructions are intended to guide you through the replacement process. If you need
additional help, please call 1-866-651-7669 for technical support from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm EST.
9 Before you begin, place your notebook computer on a clean or covered surface to avoid
damage to the computer's case.*
9 Follow the ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) damage prevention instructions:
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Hold parts by the edges, away from exposed circuitry when possible.
Do not walk around excessively as this promotes static build-up.
9 Remove jewelry before you begin work to avoid scratching the surface of your notebook
computer.*
9 The appearance of the electronic components shown in the illustrations may be different from
the components shipped. This slight difference does not affect the accuracy of these
instructions.
* Sony is not responsible for any loss of data associated with your computer or any damage caused by
incorrect handling of the computer under these procedures. The terms of your Sony limited warranty
continue to apply.
1.
Push left tab in the unlock position
Step 1. Prepare the Computer.
CAUTION:
Make
sure
the
computer is turned off, the lid is
closed, and the AC Adapter is
disconnected. Failure to do so can
result in damage to the computer.
Place the computer upside down on a
protected surface with the front edge
facing you.
ODD Bay
2.
3.
(ODD Removal) Steps 3-6
Step 3. Locate ODD Bay.
Lift to remove
Step 2. Remove the Battery Pack.
1. Slide the left battery tab to the
unlock position.
2. With your right thumb, slide the
right battery tab in the release
direction and hold.
3. Remove the battery by lifting the
side where the arrow is pointing.
Rotate the computer with the Optical
Disk Drive (ODD) Bay facing you as
shown in the picture.
FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE US CALL TOLL FREE 1-866-651-7669 FROM 9:00 AM TO 11:00 PM EST
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VGN-FWxx Series Optical Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
Step 4. Using the enclosed magnetic
screwdriver, remove the two screws
securing the ODD Bay.
Step 5. To initiate the removal of the
ODD Bay, pull slightly the ODD door as
shown in the picture.
Step 6. With even force, slide out the
ODD as shown. Some force may be
required to unlock the ODD from the
connector.
(ODD Reinstallation) Steps 7-10
Step 8. With an even force slide in the
new ODD Bay.
Step 9. Make sure the new ODD Bay
is seated flush on the edge of the
computer.
Step 7. Hold the new ODD Bay by the
edges and align it with the opening.
IMPORTANT! Install the new ODD in
the correct position as shown in picture.
Step 11. Reinstall the battery pack and
return the old ODD to Sony following the
included shipping instructions.
Step 10. Reinstall the two screws
previously removed.
FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE US CALL TOLL FREE 1-866-651-7669 FROM 9:00 AM TO 11:00 PM EST
P/N 994657000
Rev. A
2/2
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