I spilled tea on it, and 4 buttons stopped responding. As a result i am assuming that the laser has become unaligned and i need a new one. Will this cause a problem? Thank you in advance for your help. The system doesn't like it as master and if it doesn't like it as a slave either, then the Acer people must have done something strange to lock the laptop to the Matshita cheapos. Mar 27, 2009 I believe that this model has a built in drive the only way to remove it is to remove cover to the laptop. If I use a pin to open it, the motor stop and if I close it, it start again.
Not trying to be mean, but to me they sound very fishy. I haven't added anything else so this has to be the one. Anyone know how to remove this cover over the empty drive bay? The keyboard snaps into place onto the base. Tried several discs, from cd-roms, dvds and audio cds. Don't tell them you've put in a new drive or they won't do any kind of replacement, they'll say you've voided any warranty and that any damage is your fault. Windows Vista etc were pre-installed.
If your laptop shows no video on external or internal screen, this could be memory failure. Separate the switch board cover from the top cover using a guitar pick or any other piece of soft plastic. In this case, if the hardware was somehow locked then it would be purely for the manufacturer's profits. Slide the hard drive assembly to the left and disconnect it from the motherboard. It could be that it's not quite making all the right connections.
Hi, firstly I would like to say thank you for the article. You see, the brown clip still attached to the connector base. If anyone could point me in the right direction that would be greatly appreciated! The brown clip must stay attached to the connector base. The most used version is 1. If buying online, make sure to read all of the drive's profile to check for compatibility information.
Remove three screws from the battery compartment. Although getting the top plate with the keyboard separated costs a lot of effort and also damage to the top plate. Once the drive is free of the laptop, set it aside. My front near the mousepad stays where it is. Turn the laptop over, on the bottom you will find a screw about 5-6 inches in from the cd-rom drive.
I purchased the e5-571-5552 for my granddaughter who is going to college this fall. Is it located on the top of the display panel? Don't see why a brand-new drive won't work correctly. . You likely need to dissable the laptop to remove the cover as red2481 says. Any ideea would be much apreciated!! Should I replace the drive? That should release the battery. I cannot get mine separated from the laptop.
Remove two screws securing the cooling fan and disconnect the cooling fan cable. I had to use a lot of tricks, shims and donor plastic to get the new keyboard to more-or-less stay in place. I finally had to give up too time consuming and would have to get lawyer but maybe someone else will. Does the atapi device fit snugly into the bay? Unscrewed and drive cover plate slid right out! Do I need to remove the whole back plate or is there a simple way? When the cooling fan removed, you can clean the heatsink using compressed air. I have the latest drivers I could find but there must be some more recent ones according to an online driver check, except they want a subscription to make them available it will cost me less to search for them elsewhere. How can I get my palm rest open so I can install my ssd? Or do you possibly mean the large bottom plate with approx.