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  1. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement, Disc Drive: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Flip your computer over so the bottom case is facing you.

  2. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the sliding unlock button near the AC power input.

  3. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the button in the direction of unlock and hold.

  4. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Gently pull the disk drive out.

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    • Remove the four screws from the sides of the black plastic using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the black plastic that covers the metal.

  7. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the green chip on the back of the drive.

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    • Remove the two screws securing the green chip.

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    • Firmly pull off the green chip.

  10. Acer Travelmate 220 Disc Drive Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Insert the green chip in the new disk drive.

Conclusion

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

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