Question How to take off bottom cover from laptop ?

Sep 6, 2021
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OMEN by hp 17 w-243nw
Hi,
I want to get inside my laptop but i cant get optical drive out and/or take off the bottom cover.
Any ideas ?
Do i have to take out optical drive ?
 
Sep 6, 2021
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I followed the manual, optical drive dont want to slide out I even aplied some force and still couldnt get it out, removed all 14 screws and still the same.
 

AlHuneke

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Read the manual again carefully. Especially the part on ESD precautions. The drive may not be coming out because sometime you have to pry it up just a bit to clear a lip on the case. Try pulling out while gently prying it in all four directions. It should come out pretty easily.
 
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