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ASKANISON40
06-29-2013, 08:27 PM
Hi guys. I was wondering is it possible to exchange and upgrade the optical drive in my G74? And if so, how would I go about it? Would I have to dismantle the whole notebook or is there another option? I apologize if this has already been asked and answered. If it has, a point to the link with info will be greatly appreciated.

Zygomorphic
06-30-2013, 12:23 AM
It takes a fair amount of disassembly, from what I understand, but it is definitely doable. The issue is that you have to move the face-plate from the OEM DVD drive to the new one, or else the disk drive doesn't look right in the notebook.

ASKANISON40
06-30-2013, 02:27 AM
Thank you for your answer. I'm a noob in that category so kind of cautious about taking apart my LT. Knowing that it is doable is a start I guess.

Zygomorphic
07-01-2013, 10:28 AM
Thank you for your answer. I'm a noob in that category so kind of cautious about taking apart my LT. Knowing that it is doable is a start I guess.
Best to be cautious rather than hasty - delicate electronics can be damaged, and they are expensive to repair/replace.