An Acer Aspire 5100 Laptop with a 15.4" inch display.

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Need new DV DRW drive for Aspire 5100

What kind of DVDRW drive can I install as a replacement for a bad drive in my Acer Aspire 5100?

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THIS link will enable you to remove the drive (surprised iFixit don't have a guide for this)

A quick Google found THIS DRIVE No doubt there are other suppliers.

THIS forum post may also be of interest

Why did my CD Rom sudenly stop working? Can it be fixed? iFixit thread may also be relevant

These docs may be helpful as well - Service guide and Schematic

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just go with an external hard drive. might be handy in a future.

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