Dell Inspiron 17-5758 (P28E001) DVD Optical Drive Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the DVD Optical Drive on your Inspiron 17-5758 (P28E001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 17-5758 (P28E001) DVD Optical Drive.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Inspiron 17 5758 DVD Optical Drive

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 17-5758 (P28E001) DVD Optical Drive

Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Remove the Battery.
Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Remove the Battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm optical drive screw.

Step 2

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm optical drive screw.
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
  • ***You might be able to slide the optical drive out at this point. Be careful not to break the plastic bezel. If it is too tight, continue through the rest of the steps.***
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm optical drive screw.Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Press in the tabs to loosen the keyboard.

Step 3

  • Press in the tabs to loosen the keyboard.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up and turn it over.
Press in the tabs to loosen the keyboard.Carefully lift the keyboard up and turn it over.
Unplug the keyboard cable & remove the Keyboard.

Step 4

  • Unplug the keyboard cable & remove the Keyboard.
  • ***Cable slot for the backlit keyboard option.***
Unplug the keyboard cable & remove the Keyboard.***Cable slot for the backlit keyboard option.***Insp17-5758Keyboard
Slide the DVD Optical Drive over & remove it from the laptop.

Step 5

Slide the DVD Optical Drive over & remove it from the laptop.Slide the DVD Optical Drive over & remove it from the laptop.Slide the DVD Optical Drive over & remove it from the laptop.

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