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Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement

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  1. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Be sure to power off and unplug your device before you begin your repair.

    • Remove the twelve screws on the back cover using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use an opening tool to pry the back cover open.

  3. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove two 4 mm screws at the two corners of the battery using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  4. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully remove the three tapes on the battery.

  5. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully slide the battery connector out of its motherboard socket.

  6. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery from the device.

  7. Acer Spin 5 N17W2 Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the hard drive and remove it from the device.

    • At the time of guide creation, the hard drive was not included in the device.

Conclusion

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

2 Comments

You highlighted some random spot for the hard drive but you should have highlighted the empty m.2 slot which doesn’t even require you to remove the battery.

Peter Iliopoulos - Reply

Agreed. This guide is pointless. Just a random, inaccurate guess. Why even bother putting this together if you don't know what you're talking about.

Stephen Feger - Reply

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