Introduction

With this guide you will learn how to replace the hard drive within an Acer Aspire V5-571.

  1. Flip laptop over so that the back is facing upward.
    • Flip laptop over so that the back is facing upward.

    • Push switch to the right.

    • Pull battery away from the laptop.

  2. Use a #0 Phillips head screw driver to remove all of the screws.
    • Use a #0 Phillips head screw driver to remove all of the screws.

    • Flip laptop back over.

    • Open the laptop.

    • Wedge a prying tool between the keyboard and laptop body seam to remove keyboard.

    • Be careful not to bend the keyboard too much or break the tabs that connect the keyboard to the laptop.

    • Gently lift keyboard.

    • Disconnect keyboard from the laptop.

    • Use a prying tool to remove the upper cover.

    • Locate the hard drive.

    • Lift the hard drive.

    • Disconnect hard drive.

    • Follow the steps in reverse order for reassembly.

Conclusion

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

Joe Niu

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