can I replace the dvd burner myself

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by 4now, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. 4now macrumors regular

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    Can I replace a dying DVD burner myself

    G5 Dual-core tower Late 2005 2.0 GHz

    if so how

    & which one would I buy

    or is an external the better option??


    thanks
     
  2. TEG macrumors 604

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  3. 4now thread starter macrumors regular

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    will I need to take the front plate off ?

    if so how is it done
     
  4. 4now thread starter macrumors regular

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    am I supposed to remove the front plate from the tray
    and the panel
    so that the new DVD drive will fit?
     
  5. supercooled macrumors 6502a

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    Use common sense on this.
     
  6. iCheddar macrumors 6502a

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    Just follow this guide, the process shouldn't take but 5 minutes.
     
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