Removing the Lower Covers

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 48.
  2. See "Removing the SD dummy card" on page 49.
  3. See "Removing the ExpressCard dummy card" on page 50.
  4. Remove the two screws from the memory and WLAN bays and loosen the two captive HDD bay screws.

Step

Size

Quantity

Memory Cover

M2.5*8 (NL)

1

HDD Cover

M2.5*8 (NL)

2

WLAN Cover

M2.5*8 (NL)

5. Carefully open the memory cover.

5530g Open
  1. Remove the Battery Pack. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 48.
  2. Remove the Memory Module cover See "Removing the Lower Covers" on page 51.
  3. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module.

4. Remove the DIMM module.

Aspire 5530 Disassembly
  1. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present.
  2. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 48.
  3. Remove the WLAN cover. See "Removing the Lower Covers" on page 51.
  4. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board.

4. Move the antenna cables away and remove the two screws on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board.

Acer Aspire 5530 Wlan Hardware

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

WLAN Module

M2*3 (NL)

2

5. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket.

NOTE: When re-attaching the antenna to the WLAN board, make sure the cables are arranged under the WLAN bracket.

  1. See "Removing the Lower Covers" on page 51.
  2. Remove the securing screw, located on the WLAN bracket, and remove the bracket. NOTE: Move the antenna cables out of the way to allow for easier access.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

WLAN Bracket

M2*3 (NL)

1

*

  1. Remove the adhesive strip to release the cable.
  2. Remove the adhesive strip to release the cable.
Aspire 5530g Tuner

NOTE: Do not throw away the adhesive strip it is necessary to secure the cable on the new module.

3. Disconnect the cable from the TV tuner module.

Aspire 5530g Tuner

4. Remove the two securing screws.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

TV Tuner Module

M2*3 (NL)

2

4

  1. Remove the tv tuner module.
  2. Remove the tv tuner module.
Aspire 5530 Njegov Tuner
  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 48.
  2. Remove the HDD cover, See "Removing the Lower Covers" on page 51.
  3. Use the mylar tab to slide and lift up the hard disk drive module to remove.
Lifting Heavy Laptop

NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.

4. Remove the four screws securing the hard disk to the carrier.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

HDD Carrier

M3*3 (NL)

4

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  1. Remove the HDD from the carrier.
  2. Remove the HDD from the carrier.
  1. Remove the Battery Pack. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 48.
  2. Remove the Memory cover. See "Removing the Lower Covers" on page 51.
  3. Remove the screw securing the ODD module.
Aspire 5530 Remove Battery

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

ODD Module

M2.5*5(NL)

1

'km

  1. Grasp the front panel of the ODD and pull to remove from the main unit.
  2. Grasp the front panel of the ODD and pull to remove from the main unit.

5. Remove the three screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

ODD Bracket

M2*3 (NL)

3

"k

  1. Insert a pin in the eject hole of the ODD to eject the ODD tray.
  2. Insert a pin in the eject hole of the ODD to eject the ODD tray.

7. Press down on the locking catch to release the ODD cover and remove.

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  • prisca
    How to remove hard drive acer aspire 5530?
    9 years ago
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    Which cable is sufficient for WLAN?
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