Installing CD drive into laptop

  malador55 16:45 26 Feb 2004
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Could someone advise me please, i have purchased a cd drive for my IBM Thinkpad 365x laptop. I have bought it to replace the floppy drive, but i would like some assistance in fitting as i have never done something like this before. I cant see any apparent screws to take it apart. I hope someone can help me, i am going out for a couple of hours but i will be back on later. I would appreciate any help given.

  malador55 19:01 26 Feb 2004

Can anyone give any advice before my posting moves further down the listings.

  woodchip 19:10 26 Feb 2004

You cannot us a standard CD-Rom drive in a Laptop, You need a external USB plug in

  malador55 19:18 26 Feb 2004

woodchip, thanks for replying. Sorry i forgot to mention it is a proper cd drive made for the IBM Thinkpad 365x and not a normal cd drive.

  Belatucadrus 19:18 26 Feb 2004
  malador55 19:27 26 Feb 2004

Thanks for the link Belatucadrus but it doesn't seem to give me basic info on fitting it in and taking out the floppy drive.

  woodchip 19:43 26 Feb 2004

Suggest you wade through this lot click here

  malador55 19:54 26 Feb 2004

Thanks woodchip, that will certainly give me some reading, just hope i find what im looking for.Or will it be like the song 'I still havn't found what i'm looking for'.

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