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Optical Drive Removal Movie - ThinkPad Edge E420, E520, E525
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Unlock the battery release latch.
Press and hold the battery release latch and slide the battery out of the slot in the chassis.
Loosen the four captive screws.
Lift the access panel off of the chassis.
Remove the single retaining screw.
Lever the drive to the side and pull it out of the slot.