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Removing DVD Drive from Acer Aspire 5100

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    • Locate tab with battery symbol on back of laptop. Slide to left to eject battery.

  2. Removing DVD Drive from Acer Aspire 5100: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Locate cover on back of laptop, diagonal to battery compartment. Remove four screws securing cover.

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    • After removing screws, carefully detach cover. You will see the cooling fan in the corner.

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    • Opposite the cooling fan is the component that contains the RAM card. Remove the screws holding the component in place. Carefully detach the component to expose the RAM card.

  5. Removing DVD Drive from Acer Aspire 5100: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the DVD drive and remove screw securing drive. Carefully push drive out from laptop.

Conclusion

To reassemble, follow above steps in reverse.

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