Replace a Disc Drive'

How To : Replace the laser in your PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive

Although your Blu-ray Disc player inside your PlayStation 3 may be working just fine, there are cases where they have been known to fail, specifically the laser. This is a very rare case, but if it happened to you, if your Blu-ray player isn't reading your movies anymore, this ...more

How To : Disassemble a PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive

This video contains instructions for disassembling the Blu-ray Disc drive in your PlayStation 3. If you've never attempted to take apart the Blu-ray drive, then you must watch this, or you may possibly damage your PS3 for good! See how to teardown the Blu-ray player, all the w ...more

How To : Fix a stuck disc drive on your XBox 360

GamerGuy51 teaches viewers how to fix a stuck Drive on your XBox 360. First, you will want to take the disk drive of the XBox 360 apart. The problem is the central small disc of the XBox's drive. What you will need to do is replace the drive belt. All you have to do is take a ...more

How To : Disassemble your XBox 360 hard disc drive

There are lot of reason to take apart the hard drive on the XBox 360, most of them at least slightly nefarious. Whatever you intention, this video will show you how to disassemble the HDD completely, leaving you with a big case and a small hard drive that can be connected to a ...more

How To : Flash an XBox 360 ms28 disc drive

There are several different kinds of disc drives that come in different iterations of the XBox 360, and each one has to be hacked a little differently. This video will show you how to flash the ms28 drive used in some systems, the second part of the video will show you how to ...more

How To : Flash an XBox 360 Hitachi 78FK disc drive

Flashing the disc drive on the XBox 360 is the first step of truly hacking your XBox 360, enabling it to run whatever discs you like but also putting you at risk for being banned from XBox Live. Microsoft has used several different kinds of drives in the console over the cours ...more

How To : Flash the XBox 360 Liteon disc drive for modding

Flashing the disc drive on an XBox 360 and putting new firmware on it so that it can read burned discs is the most challenging and most important part of modding your console. It will allow you to play burned copies of any game and load all sorts of nefarious software onto you ...more

How To : Clean your PlayStation 3's Blu-ray Disc drive lens

If your Blu-ray Discs aren't playing properly in your PlayStation 3, then the answer may be as simple as a dirty lens in the Blu-ray Disc drive. Anybody with a few screwdrivers can do this themselves, right at home, no repair costs. But it would void your PS3 warranty, so bewa ...more

How To : Flash LiteOn DG-16D2S XBox 360 disc drive firmware

So you've watched this video, done your research, and decided that you want to flash the firmware on your XBox 360 with a LiteOn DG-16D2S rev. 7485 disc drive. Good for you! This video will walk you through the whole process. Be very careful, as messing up in small ways at any ...more

How To : Fix your XBox 360's broken DVD disc drive

Is the DVD disc drive on your XBox 360 broken? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to fix the rod red ring of death on your malfunctioning XBox 360. You'll need to be able to know how to take apart your XBox and extract the individual disc drive. This tutoria ...more

How To : Use a disc drive

This video shows how to use a disc drive. We all have damaged discs that the kids or dogs have ruined. This video shows how you can save some of these discs.

How To : Reassemble a PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive

After you've already taken your PS3's Blu-ray Disc drive apart and fixed anything necessary (or maybe nothing at all), you going to have to reassemble the drive (obviously). This video teaches you how to do just that. See the process of putting the PlayStation 3's Blu-ray dri ...more

How To : Build a custom external hard disc drive

External hard drives are cheap and widely available. You don't want any of those models though do you? You want to make the drive yourself because you are a DIY FIEND! This video will teach you how to take an internal hard drive and a separately-bought hard drive case, put the ...more

How To : Custom cut your XBox 360 disc drive

Modding you XBox 360 case is not for the faint of heart. There is a real possibility any time you take a saw to your Xbox that it isn't going to work afterwards. For those of you who have moved beyond the fear, watch this video. It will teach you how to cut your CD drive as pa ...more

How To : Take apart the Xbox 360 and the console disc drive

Disconnect all wires from XBox. Hold power button for 2 minutes to clear electric charges from XBox. Remove hard drives by pulling hard drive button and just straight up. Remove faceplate in XBox by gripping on the sides. Remove the bottom and top panels. Separate them. You'll ...more

How To : Replace rear disc brakes on any vehicle

Generally your front brakes provide 80% of your stopping power, so they tend to wear away more easily than your back brakes. But that doesn't mean your rear brakes don't suffer wear and tear as well. If your back brakes have been making squeling or squeaking sounds, then you' ...more

How To : Replace the drive belt in an Infiniti G35

Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more

How To : Reformat Mac OS X Without a Recovery Disc or Drive

As I've said before, slowing down is not an option for me. At one point, I realized that there were plenty of files on my Mac that I didn't need any more, but too many to delete individually. In other cases, your Mac can be experiencing some major malfunctions: constant crashi ...more

How To : Replace the hard drive on a 4th generation iPod

This video shows you how to replace the Hard Drive on your 4th Gen iPod in case you're seeing the sad faced iPod or file folder with exclamation point. Replace the hard drive on a 4th generation iPod. Click through to watch this video on ipodhowtovideo.com

How To : Replace a hard drive in a late 2008 MacBook Pro

In this how-to video, you will learn how to replace a hard drive in a 2008 Macbook Pro. Make sure you use the proper anti-static precautions before replacing the device. You will need a T6 screwdriver and a Phillips screwdriver. Make sure you transfer your data from the old dr ...more

How To : Repair and replace the DVD drive in your XBox 360

In this how-to video, you will learn how to repair and replace an optical drive in an Xbox 360. This will be helpful if your current optical drive does not work anymore. Remove the drive from the actual Xbox. Also remove the chrome tray from the old drive. Take the screwdriver ...more

How To : Replace a hard drive in a 15" macbook Pro

The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws t ...more

How To : Replace the hard drive on a 3rd generation iPod

If your 3rd gen iPod screen shows a sad face or a file folder with an exclamation point icon whenever you try to turn it on it is a likely indictation that you need to replace the hard drive. Learn how you can replace the hard drive yourself in this tutorial. Replace the hard ...more

How To : Replace the front disc brakes on a 2000-2005 Chevy Impala

Keep your car safe for road use by maintaining the brakes. The brakes are the cars most essential safety feature, so don't put off a repair if it's needed. Do it yourself, by watching this video and learning how to replace the front disc brakes on a 2000-05 Chevy Impala.

How To : Fix a bricked XBox 360 hard drive with a mod disc

Whether you're just starting out modding your XBox 360 or mod a lot of them, there is a good chance that you are going to brick one at some point, rendering the hard drive and console itself completely unusable for practical purposes. Well now you can even fix that! This three ...more

How To : Replace an XBox hard drive with a larger one

If you still own and use an original XBox console, good for you! You've got a little piece of history right there that most people just tossed or sold to a game store for $10. This video will show you how to replace the paltry 8gb hard drive that the console came with with a b ...more

How To : Remove or replace a PS3 hard drive

If you download a lot of content onto your Playstation 3, you're eventually going to have to upgrade your hard-drive for more memory to be able to keep all of your content. This video tutorial will show you step-by-step how to do this once you have the appropriate hard-drive. ...more

How To : Replace drum brakes with disc brakes on a 79 F150

A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it ...more

How To : Replace a Nintendo Wii DVD drive

Replacing tech gear can be a bit challenging, especially when you have no idea of what you're doing. Sometimes opening things like video game consoles, mp3 players, etc. the warranties can easily be voided. In this tutorial, find out how to easily replace a Nintendo Wii DVD dr ...more

How To : Open and replace a Zune 80GB hard drive

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dismantle an 80GB Microsoft Zune and remove the hard drive. You will first remove the cap at the end. Remove the screws at the bottom. Next, unclip the sides, top, and bottom of the Zune. You can use a prying tool to help you with th ...more

How To : Replace iPod video 5th generation hard drive

Fix your iPod and replace the hard drive with this excellent tutorial step by step. In this Video Tutorial we show you how to replace the Hard Drive (30GB / 60GB / 80GB) on your iPod Video. Again you need patience, steady hands, a flat head screwdriver, pry tool and lack of Ap ...more

How To : Erase a CD-RW & Reuse It to Save Money

We know, we know: How many people actually burn stuff onto CDs these days? Well, while external hard drives that hold several terrabytes of data and flash drives have kind of replaced our reliance on CDs, every now and then they're good for quickly compiling a "Pop Hits of the ...more

How To : Service a Porsche 944

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Porsche 944. The service is demonstrated on an S2, but most steps are very similar for other versions. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. Working under the car Remove engi ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Repair a ceramic disc tap

There is nothing more irritating than a dripping tap; it wastes water, makes those nasty marks on your sink, and that constant drip dripping noise can drive you mad. Luckily it's an easy job to fix. If you have one of these modern, easy-to-turn-on taps, it's likely the ceramic ...more

How To : Restore a headlight

Wipe headlights clean. Double tape around the headlights. Use two layers of tape around the headlight lens to protect the paint. Insert the backing plate into the drill. Attach the foam interface pad. Use a spray bottle of water to lubricate and keep headlights clean while san ...more

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