Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to replace a disk drive on your Acer Aspire 5517-1127 device. If your device is not recognizing or reading disks when inside the disk drive, this guide may be able to assist you.

Parts

No parts required.

Orient the laptop so that its upside down facing away from you. The screw is at the bottom of the RAM panel.
  • Orient the laptop so that its upside down facing away from you.

  • The screw is at the bottom of the RAM panel.

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Using a Phillips screwdriver (PH1), unscrew the screw from the panel. Pull the panel away from the device as shown.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver (PH1), unscrew the screw from the panel.

  • Pull the panel away from the device as shown.

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The screw to the right of the inner RAM casing is shown. Using the same Phillips screwdriver (PH1), unscrew the screw. Using the same Phillips screwdriver (PH1), unscrew the screw.
  • The screw to the right of the inner RAM casing is shown.

  • Using the same Phillips screwdriver (PH1), unscrew the screw.

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Gently push the disk drive away from the device as demonstrated. The disk drive will come out with the screw removed from the RAM casing. The disk drive will come out with the screw removed from the RAM casing.
  • Gently push the disk drive away from the device as demonstrated.

  • The disk drive will come out with the screw removed from the RAM casing.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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