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      06-06-2011, 01:02 PM   #1
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Laptop DVD Drive problem; need geek/nerd

So my dvd/cdr drive on my laptop was not working right; so i found out that that metal/gold ribbon thing that attaches the dvd drive to the computer had a long crack in it. What happened was that when the dvd drive slides out..that ribbon kind of hangs a bit underneat the bottom and apaprently when i slid the dvd drive back into the computer, it got caught a bit between the computer and dvd drive, got pinched and put a crack in it.

Question: What is that ribbbon called? And is it something i can replace easily or is it gonna be computer specific?