Sony VGN-N1 Series, VGN-N110G/W Installation guide

Sony VGN-N1 Series, VGN-N110G/W Installation guide
VGN-N1xx Series Optical Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
These easy instructions are intended to guide you through the replacement process.
To avoid electric shock, please make sure product is turned off and AC Adaptor is disconnected from
the power source. Remove jewelry before you begin work to avoid scratching the surface of your
notebook computer.*
Place your notebook computer on a clean, stable and covered surface to avoid damage to the
computer’s case.*
Follow the ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) damage prevention instructions:
Hold parts by the edges, away from exposed circuitry when possible.
Do not walk around excessively as this promotes static build-up.
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.
Push tabs in the release direction
Step 1. Eject the Drive Tray.
Step 2. Prepare the Computer.
Power on the PC, eject the
Close the screen. Place your
CD/DVD drive tray by pressing the computer upside down on a
button on the drive door.
protected surface with the front
edge facing towards you.
Next, properly turn off the PC,
leaving the tray ejected.
The CD/DVD drive tray should
now be facing towards the right
side of the unit.
P/N 994644000
Rev. C
Step 3. Remove the Battery Pack.
CAUTION! Disconnect the
power cord and remove the
battery. Failure to do so can result
in damage to the PC.
VGN-N1xx Series Optical Disk Drive
Replacement Instructions
Step 4. Locate ODD Bay.
Step 5. Unscrew the ODD Bay.
Step 6. Remove the ODD Bay.
Rotate the computer with the
Optical Disk Drive (ODD) Bay
facing you as shown in the picture
Using the enclosed magnetic
screwdriver, loosen up the two (2)
screws securing the ODD Bay.
Slide open the CD/DVD drive by
first grasping the tray and then
ODD Bay at both sides and slowly
pulling the drive away from the
PC. Note: Some force may be
required to initiate the removal of
the drive.
Step 7. Install new CD/DVD Drive.
Step 8. Align new CD/DVD Drive
Step 9. Secure the ODD Bay
Gently insert the new CD/DVD
drive into the unit as shown in the
picture. Push both sides of the
drive faceplate with equal force
towards the PC.
When the installation is done
properly, the drive faceplate
should be flat with the PC, and the
screw holes should be aligned with
the screw openings.
Using the enclosed magnetic
screwdriver, reinstall the two (2)
screws to secure the ODD Bay.
P/N 994644000
Rev. C
Reinstall the battery pack and
return the old CD/DVD drive to
Sony following the included
shipping instructions.
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