Dell Inspiron 1545 (PP41L) Optical Drive Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the DVD CD Optical Drive on your Dell Inspiron 1545 (PP41L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 2 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 1545 (PP41L) DVD CD Optical Drive.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Inspiron 1545 DVD Optical Drive

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1545 DVD CD Optical Drive

Remove the battery.

Step 1

  • Remove the battery.
On the bottom of the laptop, unscrew the single 2.5mm x 5mm retaining screw and use a screw driver to slide the optical drive out of the bay by pushing on the metal bracket where the screw was.

Step 2

  • On the bottom of the laptop, unscrew the single 2.5mm x 5mm retaining screw and use a screw driver to slide the optical drive out of the bay by pushing on the metal bracket where the screw was.

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One Response to Dell Inspiron 1545 (PP41L) Optical Drive Removal and Installation

  1. tedmarc

    where is the optical drive on the inspiron 1545 cd player?

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