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Acer extensa 5220 - how do I remove the hard disk?

I have this notebook & want to replace the hard disk with a bigger one, it came with an 80gb.

I've got the bottom plate with the 7 screws off & can see the hard disk, ram & fan but i can't see any way to remove the hard disk. It looks like it has a plastic thing to pull but it doesn't show any way for the disk to move back/forward/sideways - pls can anyone help as I need to get this done asap.

I've tried looking on the acer website but can't find any info on how to do this, I've also read another post on here abut a similar notebook but don't quite get the instructions.

Thanks for any help!

JT

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Checked if there is rubber behind the harddrive, that rubber is used for holding harddrive so it won't loose from motherboard.
If there is any, you can removed the rubber first. the rubber shape is like block.

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Yeah, if you remove the rubber bit, and wedge the hd out itl work, i used a screwdriver

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