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This instructable shows, how to change the DVD-drive of an Acer Aspire 1690 (and potentially other Acers). The pictures are low-res, but should still be helpful in finding the correct screws.

Step 1: Remove all power

Unplug the power and remove the battery.
<p>Great thanks a lot. Its exactly the same fix on my Acer aspire 5000. I actualy took the DVD drive from an old aspire 1640 which I got from a sale which had died.</p>
Very good! Quite simple, I'll try it in few minutes. Many thanks!
Perfect!!! I've done all in five minutes. Derek
Very useful thanks. And I have to admit, the last place I expected to come across such information :p
on my ibm thinkpad the drive pops out without removing a single screw because there is a floppy drive that you can plug into the same slot as the cd drive,the slot looks like a room with no drive installed so it is very simple
Here's another site explaining the necessary steps:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/portal20.cfm?recordid=882&formid=3390&website=AcerPanAm.com&siteid=7117&words=all&keywords=&areaid=2">acerpanam</a><br/>

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