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How to instal a laptop dvd rw

Acer 5100 laptop remove old one & put new one in

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Open cd rom tray.open laptop lcd screen flat, remove the 2 screens on the back of the hinges.carefully remove the bezel(just above the keyboard, with the power buttons etc )from right to left.remove 2 screws securing keyboard.you will see one screw that holds the cd/dvd rom in place.remove screw,pul on tray carefully, cd rom will slide out. replace with new cd rom.

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How to reomve a faulty CD/DVD drive from the Acer Aspire 5510 to enable replacement.


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With a number of software manufacturers using DVDs to distribute their software releases, having a Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM Drive is not only convenient but is practically essential to keep up with software releases. Unfortunately, if your laptop doesn't have a DVD drive, installing one isn't quite as simple as it would be if you were installing the drive into a desktop computer. This doesn't mean that installing a laptop DVD drive is difficult, provided you purchase one that is compatible with your laptop. 1. Check to ensure compatibility between your laptop and the Acer Aspire 5510 CD-RW Drive you purchase. The best ways to do this are to purchase your DVD drive directly from your laptop manufacturer, look for compatibility information on the drive's packaging or ask a knowledgeable sales associate. If buying online, make sure to read all of the drive's profile to check for compatibility information. 2. Remove the Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive that your laptop currently has. Flip the laptop over, setting it on a sturdy surface with the side that the existing drive is on facing you. Depending on how the laptop is designed, you should find 1-to-3 screws holding the drive in place; these screws may be on the bottom of the laptop or on the side next to the drive. Unscrew the screws and set them aside for later use. 3. Flip the laptop back over. Carefully remove the old drive, pulling gently yet firmly if you encounter resistance/ This will be the drive unplugging from the laptop's drive interface, so a small amount of resistance is not unusual. Once the drive is free of the laptop, set it aside. 4. Slide the new Acer Aspire 5510 Combo Drive into the empty drive port. Make sure that you press it all the way in so that the drive will plug in to the drive interface. Once the drive is in completely, replace the screws to secure the drive. 5. Boot up your laptop. Your operating system will detect new hardware and will load temporary drivers for the DVD drive; insert the driver disc that came with the drive to install the manufacturer's drivers in order to get optimal use out of your new Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive.
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Jan 10, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Acer orbicam stop workin i have an acer 5610 i download a new version but still not working, i need help


Hi there follow the instruction below.

1**. Double click my computer then double click USB Video Device. You can see your self then. If the USB Video Device not showing there then you have to install the cam first.

2. Power On the laptop/PC & after ready your OS for work just put your Webcam driver disk in DVD/CD RW/ROM. when its open, that time just select webcam driver and install it as per your operating
system(Vista or XP). So do it, and after finish installation ,restart the laptop. Your will see your cam is ready for use. Then follow again the first instruction.**

3. When you confirm after viewing your self in cam , then stop it. Now login on messenger & click to connect the cam from messenger. If any doubt then then ask me a again. Thanks & waiting for your feed back.


Thanks & waiting for your feedback

Mar 31, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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It says camera is disconected


Hi there , power On the laptop & after ready your OS for work, just put your Acer driver DVD in DVD RW/ROM. when its open, that time just select webcam driver and install it as per your operating system. Usually Acer user's are install Broadcom driver for webcam.
So do it and after finish installation restart the laptop. Your will see your cam is ready for use.

Thanks & waiting for your feedback.

Feb 09, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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MY DVD DRIVE IS NOT PLAYING pioneer dvd-rw dvr-k17lf ata device IS NOT PLLAYING


It could be the driver. I have an acer 5100 and downloaded their update for the driver and it stopped working. My buddy and I had to go into the registry to manually remove the new driver and install the original one.
Try updating or checking the drivers for it.

Jan 29, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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DVD/RW not recognised by laptop


download everest it's driver software that finds the drivers that are best suited for your computer it has a free 30-day trial (you shouldn't need it for longer) that will for full all your driver needs!
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Jul 15, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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My Acer Aspire 5100 8X DVD±RW DL Burner Drive UJ-850 dvd burn only small files, don't burn movies completly. Itried with several programs like nero , image burn,gburn, etc....sometimes works well, the...


Instead of trying to remove the internal drive, which is still useful, do what I did and buy an external DVD drive, just plug it in with a USB cable...then you still have your internal for nornal stuff and you can move the external around anywhere to take care of the heavy duty stuff...good luck..pls rate this solution.

Apr 23, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Acer pc not reading dvds or cds


You probably need a new cdrom.

Any laptop cdrom, cd/rw, dvdrom, dvd/rw, or cd/rw-dvd combo will fit in you laptop. All you have to do is remove the mounting hardware from the old one, and place on the new one. They are pretty easy to remove from the laptop, as there is only one screw from the bottom that holds them in.

Mar 17, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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I need a new dvd rw drive in tsukuba Japan


Any laptop cdrom, cd/rw, dvdrom, dvd/rw, or cd/rw-dvd combo will fit in you laptop. All you have to do is remove the mounting hardware from the old one, and place on the new one. They are pretty easy to remove from the laptop, as there is only one screw from the bottom that holds them in.

Mar 17, 2009 | Dell Latitude D830 Notebook

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PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K17RS ATA DEVICE VISTA HOME EDITION MISSING


This tends to happen to some drives...do you leave a disc in the drive when shutting down the computer?

you will have to restart it and take out the disk, or click on the "removable drives" tab in "My Computer" and hit the right arrow

Feb 12, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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