Introduction

Acer Aspire - V5-572, V5-572G

Follow this guide if you want to change / upgrade your HDD (Hard Disk Drive) or install SSD (Solid State Drive).


Video Overview

  1. Switch-off the Laptop. Remove 17x Philips screws.
    • Switch-off the Laptop.

    • Remove 17x Philips screws.

  2. Start opening from the SD Memory Card hole Use plastic tools to avoid damaging the cover. Use plastic tools to avoid damaging the cover.
    • Start opening from the SD Memory Card hole

    • Use plastic tools to avoid damaging the cover.

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  4. Before doing anything, disconnect the battery.
    • Before doing anything, disconnect the battery.

  5. Disconnect the SATA Cable from the Mother Board. Take out the HDD and remove the SATA cable from it. Now you can change / upgrade your HDD.
    • Disconnect the SATA Cable from the Mother Board.

    • Take out the HDD and remove the SATA cable from it.

    • Now you can change / upgrade your HDD.

Conclusion

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

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Thank you very much for the tutorial, it was a 12 minute job ☺️And extremely pleased with the new ssd its incredible

Best Regards

Luckystyx - Reply

Thank you so much for the extremely easy tutorial and it definitely only took 2 minutes longer (12 minutes)

Your site is invaluable, Keep up the great work and all that you do,

5 star rating for you guys..

Kindest Regards

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Luckystyx - Reply

So the original hdd came in with the win 7 and it was later upgraded to win 10 for free. If i change it to ssd would i be able to get on it my original copy of win 7 and will it upgrade to win 10?

ashmir - Reply

ashmir, you just clone your HDD with a free software such as Macrium Reflect and don’t need to worry about installing everything from zero!!!

Miguel Rodríguez - Reply

Thank you for the tutorial.

But need a clarification. If i have a faulty hard disc it starts up but it freezes after 20 minutes.

Is it still possible to clone it.

Also if i change the hard drive do I need to install any software or the bios all over again.

Your inputs will be appreciated.

olatunji.jimoh - Reply

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