CD/DVD drive fallen out of Toshiba laptop

  nyree162 21:10 07 Jan 12
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Hello,

I fell with my Toshiba laptop and the CD/DVD drive is now unattached from the laptop. Two metal strips have fallen out and inside I can see that a white/green strip has come away from the laptop at one side.

Does anyone have any idea of whether I will be able to simply have the drive replaced? Is the white/green strip of major importance to the laptop?

Thanks in anticipation...

  rdave13 21:21 07 Jan 12

Which model? Sounds as it was not secured properly during manufacture as you have machine screws to secure in place.

  nyree162 21:30 07 Jan 12

It's a Toshiba Satellite pro c660-111.

I fell down the stairs and dropped it midway down so it's likely that the drive may have opened and been hit mid fall

  rdave13 21:34 07 Jan 12

nyree162

Never mind the laptop, are you OK?

  rdave13 21:45 07 Jan 12

This you tube video will give an idea but with the ribbon cable teared out and 'metal' strips also out of the laptop it looks like a professional job.

link

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