Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

1.

See

"Removing the Battery Pack" on page 60.

2.

See

"Removing the SD dummy card" on page 60.

3.

See

"Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards" on page 61

4.

See

"Removing the Lower Cover" on page 62.

5.

Remove the foam padding as shown.

6. Disconnect the hard disk module from the connector by pulling on the mylar tab on the hard disk module.
Acer Travelmate 5710 Disk

7. Remove the hard disk module.

NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 8. Remove the hard disk from the hard disk rubber enclosure as shown.

Removing the Optical Drive Module

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 60..
  2. Turn the base unit over, then remove the one screw (A) on the bottom side of the unit.

Step

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

1

M2.5 x L6 (1)

Black

3.0 kgf-cm

  1. Carefully use a plastic screw driver (1) to eject the optical drive tray (2).
  2. Carefully use a plastic screw driver (1) to eject the optical drive tray (2).

4. Pull the optical drive module out from the main unit.

Remove the one screw (C) securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module.

Step

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

1

M2 x L4 (1)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

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