Introduction

Replace a broken or worn out cover panel on your Acer Aspire 5742 to keep your RAM, hard drive and WLAN card safe.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws. Image 2/3: There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws. Image 3/3: There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws.
  • Turn the notebook around to face you.

  • There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws.

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Image 1/3: Do not apply too much force, or you may break the clips. Image 2/3: Remove the panel and set it aside. Image 3/3: Remove the panel and set it aside.
  • Use a spudger to release the panel from the plastic retaining clips keeping it in place.

  • Do not apply too much force, or you may break the clips.

  • Remove the panel and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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