crwdns2894164:0crwdne2894164:0

crwdns2915892:0crwdne2915892:0

The optical drive allows for insertion of DVDs and CDs. It is fairly common for optical drives to malfunction or break due to their various moving parts. The Acer Aspire 5741-5698 has an optical drive that is easily removed if you follow this guide properly.

crwdns2860944:0crwdne2860944:0

crwdns2860947:0crwdne2860947:0

crwdns2890040:0crwdne2890040:0

  1. Acer Aspire 5741-5698 Optical Drive Replacement, Optical Drive: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the laptop from the power source.

    • Turn the laptop over so the bottom is facing up.

  2. Acer Aspire 5741-5698 Optical Drive Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Acer Aspire 5741-5698 Optical Drive Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the back side of the spudger into the crack of the optical drive.

    • Pop the optical drive out of place with the spudger.

  3. Acer Aspire 5741-5698 Optical Drive Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Acer Aspire 5741-5698 Optical Drive Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the optical drive with your hands by pulling straight outwards.

    • Replace the old optical drive with a new one.

crwdns2915888:0crwdne2915888:0

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Hannah Tobiason

crwdns2886885:024/01/2019crwdne2886885:0

197 crwdns2915208:0crwdne2915208:0

crwdns2882065:0crwdne2882065:0

crwdns2915084:0crwdne2915084:0

Cal Poly, Team S18-G6, White Winter 2019 crwdns2886886:0Cal Poly, Team S18-G6, White Winter 2019crwdne2886886:0

CPSU-WHITE-W19S18G6

crwdns2858115:04crwdne2858115:0

crwdns2886889:05crwdne2886889:0

crwdns2917036:00crwdne2917036:0

crwdns2917038:0crwdne2917038:0

crwdns2894754:0crwdne2894754:0:

crwdns2894766:024crwdne2894766:0 1

crwdns2894768:07crwdne2894768:0 1

crwdns2894768:030crwdne2894768:0 4

crwdns2894770:0crwdne2894770:0 188