Introduction

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

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.

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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.

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Flip laptop back over.
  • 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.

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Gently lift keyboard.
  • Gently lift keyboard.

  • Disconnect keyboard from the laptop.

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Use a prying tool to remove the upper cover.
  • Use a prying tool to remove the upper cover.

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Locate the hard drive.
  • Locate the hard drive.

  • Lift the hard drive.

  • Disconnect hard drive.

  • Follow the steps in reverse order for reassembly.

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Conclusion

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

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