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Optical drive removal and installation - ThinkStation S10 (type 6423 and 6483)

This section provides instructions on how to replace the optical drive.

  1. Open the computer cover. See "Cover removal".
  2. Remove the front bezel. See "Front bezel removal".
  3. Locate the optical-drive connectors. See "Locating system board connectors and components".
  4. Note the location of the optical-drive cables. Disconnect the signal and power cables from the rear of the optical drive.
  5. Press the drive latch 1 (for the drive you want to remove) and slide the optical-drive from the chassis.


  1. Install the new optical-drive from the front of the drive-bay assembly. Slide the optical-drive toward the rear of the chassis to lock the drive into position.
  2. Connect the flat cable to the new optical-drive.
  3. Go to "Completing the FRU replacement".
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-68997
  • Document ID: PD000468
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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