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Hello,
How do I remove my current CD/DVD read only drive and install a new DVD/CD double layer burner in my 400 mhz G4 tower?
Many thanks for your help,
Valentine

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Hi
Instructions for replacing the optical drive, including a QuickTime movie, can be found here (under Drives - CD/DVD Drive):
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75312
Removing the old drive just involves releasing the drive face plate clips to remove the face plate, undoing the two screws that secure the drive carrier to the computer and sliding the drive carrier forward, unplugging the ribbon and power cables. With the drive carrier removed from the computer, it's then just a case of undoing the four screws that hold the drive in the carrier. Installation of the new drive is the reverse of this process, having made sure the jumpers on the back of the new drive are set correctly.
I hope this helps.
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