The following instructions explain how to Insert a CD into the CD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD drive on any ThinkPad system with a CD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD drive.
1. Open the drive tray using the drive eject button - do not force or pry the tray open. The tray will pop out partially.
Open the Start menu and choose Computer. Click the DVD drive icon and click the "Eject" button on the toolbar.
2. Slide drive tray out fully.
Attention: Do not touch the drive lens.
3. Align the center hole of CD with the drive spindle
4. Install the CD by pressing the CD near the center until all 3 positive lock-down devices on the drive spindle lock into place.
Note: The CD must be installed into and not merely placed onto the tray. When you insert the CD, the label should be facing up.
5. Carefully close tray.