In this guide you will be able to remove the DVD drive from the Acer aspire 5100 laptop.


No parts required.

  • Find the slider mechanism with a small battery symbol next to it. Push the slider to the left to eject the battery

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  • Remove the 4 screws securing the large cover on the upper right hand side.

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  • carefully remove the cover from where the screws where in. you will then see the fan on the top right corner.

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  • Turn over Acer Aspire 5100 laptop so back of laptop is facing up. The are several removable components, you want to remove the largest component. Get your screw driver and remove any screws holding the comparment in place. Then slowly lift off backing compartment to expose laptop memory chips.

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  • remove one screw removing the secure dvd drive and push it out with a flat head screwdriver. once it starts going out, you can pull the dvd drive from the laptop.

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

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