Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook ?

My dvd-r does not read discs or anything, i've tried looking at my computer management bit and it says its working fine, and i've uninstalled it and re-installed it and it still don't work, a friend has said to try remove it and start my computer then turn my computer back off , put it back in and then it might work again, what do you think? how do i remove it? its an acer aspire 5520


Answers :

I found this page that describes how to remove the drive in a 3000, it should be similar to the computer you are running
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\015\0121) remove the side panels from your case.
2) disconnect the drive cables from the back of the old drive.
3) remove the mounting screws holding the drive in place.
4) remove the old drive.
5) look at the jumper setting on the back of the old drive to determine if it is master
or slave.
6) make sure that the new drive's jumper settings match that of the old drive.
7) insert the new drive into the bay that the old drive came out of.
8) replace the mounting screws to secure the new drive in place.
9) attach the drive cables to the new drive.
10) put the side panels back on your case.
11) boot the computer and confirm that windows recognizes the new drive.

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