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Introduction

The base model of the Acer Aspire E5-573G comes with an expansion slot for an optical drive, but no actual drive. This guide will show you how to remove that expansion and replace it with a functioning optical drive.

Parts

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  1. Unscrew the single (5mm) Philips head screw holding the drive in place.
    • Unscrew the single (5mm) Philips head screw holding the drive in place.

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  3. Pull out the optical drive.
    • Pull out the optical drive.

Conclusion

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

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What is the size of the disc drive? I've looked all over the internet and can't find it anywhere. Even Acer's own website does not give the size.

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