Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

DISCLAIMER: The notebook sample in the following images shows an FFC. The actual model includes an FPC as pictured in the image on the right.

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 45.
  2. Loosen the two captive screws.
Acer Aspire 8930g Hard Disk

3. Lift the HDD cover up and away by the corner.

Acer 8730z

4. Grasp the FPC cable and lift to remove.

NOTE: The cable pictured in the following images may differ from the actual sample.

Fpc Cable Acer Hdd

5. Grasp the transparent tab at the top of the HDD and lift up to eject the HDD from the bay.

IMPORTANT:The transparent tab is attached to the bottom cover. Do not pull the transparent tab out of the chassis.

Acer Aspire 5535 Removing Hdd
  1. Pull the tab upwards to free the HDD from the bay.
  2. At the same time, hold the HDD with the other hand and lift to remove from the chassis.
Acer Aspire 7730g Chassis
8. Unlock the HDD FPC and pull the FPC away.
Unlock HddHard Disk Acer Aspire 3680 Pics

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