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Toshiba Satellite L50-B / L50D-B ODD Replacement


Toshiba Satellite L50-B / L50D-B ODD Replacement Procedure


  • To avoid the risk of electrical shock, turn the computer off and remove the AC adapter from the electrical outlet.

  • Because the battery in the computer is left charged, the risk of electrical shock remains even after the AC adapter is removed from the electrical outlet. To avoid the risk of electrical shock, be sure to remove any metal jewelry or accessories such as necklaces, bracelets, and rings before starting work. Never work with damp or wet hands.


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Satellite L50 ODD Replacement  

A. Removing the optical disc drive

1. Turn off the power of the computer and remove the AC adapter.   


2. Unlock and remove the battery pack from the computer by removing the two screws.

3. Remove the screw that holds the optical drive.

4. Pull out the optical drive.

5. Remove the brackets from the optical drive by taking out the screws. Make sure you keep the screws somewhere you can find them again. You will need them to build in the replacement drive!


B. Installing the optical disc drive

1. Install the brackets of the optical drive using the screws you removed when taking the brackets off.

2. Insert the optical drive and push it in until it clicks in place. 

3. Secure the optical drive using the screw.


4. Gently insert the battery pack into place and secure it with the two screws.  

5. Plug in the AC adapter.


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Satellite L Series
Satellite L50-B, Satellite L50D-B
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Toshiba Europe GmbH explicitly states that the right to replace or modify any component of a Toshiba notebook is exclusively reserved to Authorized Service Partners or in exceptional cases may also be performed by the owner of the notebook him/herself following the provided instructions sent by the Toshiba Call Centre with a special written repair authorization.  Such an exceptional case will be determined by the Toshiba Call Centre only and applies to the specific notebook component for the replacement of which the customer will have been provided with a written instruction explicitly designed for this purpose.  Replacing or modifying the notebook by a third party, i.e. neither by an Authorized Service Partner nor by the customer him/herself after receiving a specific and written permission to do so by Toshiba results in the expiration of the notebook’s warranty. Any trademarks used herein belong to their respective owners.


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