Fixin’ a grindy laptop optical drive on the $7 WinXP laptop

2023-01-27: Thriftin’ Report: $7 Laptop & Celtic Knot Stamps! Getting the optical drive out of an HP Pavilion dv4000 laptop Yup, that center spindle is certainly rubbing on the bent drive cover. Verrry carefully bend it back into shape. While we’ve got it open, let’s clean the lens and dust out the insides. The spex! Currently in the earholes:

Updated: May 28, 2023 — 1:25 pm


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  1. Bendy cheap keyboards and drives, perfect for problems.
    Congratulations on the repair.

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