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Vostro 3681 Service Manual

Installing the Optical Disk Drive


If you are replacing a component, remove the existing component before performing the installation procedure.

About this task

The following images indicate the location of the Optical Disk Drive and provide a visual representation of the installation procedure:

Installing the Optical Disk Drive


  1. Insert the optical drive into the ODD bracket.
  2. Replace the single M2x3 screw securing the optical drive to the bracket.

Next steps

  1. Install the HDD/ODD bracket.
  2. Install the 3.5 in. HDD.
  3. Install the side cover.
  4. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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