optical drive replacement / London

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by BBasdas, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. BBasdas macrumors member


    Jul 3, 2006
    Hi again,

    I will have a optical drive replacement confirmed on the phone with the apple care, but worried about always having something else going wrong when having repairs.

    is OD replacement an easy process?
    I am around London is there a service provider you would suggest I should go, or would any of the apple stores be just fine?

    and - thanks for the answer to my previous question, they are replacing the battery.
  2. Neil321 macrumors 68040


    Nov 6, 2007
    Britain, Avatar Created By Bartelby
    Cant comment on the OD but the one time ive had my pro
    looked at was Apple Store Regent Street, in & out in about a hr
    no issues or worries

    but a d.i.y guide can prob be found here
  3. dcv macrumors G3

    May 24, 2005
    Apple Store Regent Street, also Cancom in Kensington are an authorised Apple repair centre but you can't book stuff in over the weekend. You're probably best off going to Regent St.

    Make sure you've done a full backup of your data before taking it in, if you're worried about anything going wrong!
  4. BBasdas thread starter macrumors member


    Jul 3, 2006

    is a problem on Optical Drive an urgent one? would it damage or effect other issues on the MBP?

    the problem is with backing up of course due to the problem I have with OD, DVD burner does not work. I need to figure out ways to transfer and back up really big work files i have :(

    regent it is, will try to do a week day trip.

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