Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 512T Notebook ?

Harddrive acer travelmate512t can not find hard drive


Answers :

Dr. geek is partly right:

at the bottom you'll find the 2 RAM-memory slots for the SD-RAM 144-PIN modules

(the bigger one in the center, 2 screws)

to access harddisk and cmos battery:

follow the instructions:



you will need:
a slim x-screw-driver
a sharp knife with a slim blade and
a cup or else for the screws, don't loose them!
a new c-mos bios battery model: CR-1220 (exchange it while your in there!)


you find c-mos battery and hdd under the keyboard!

- turn off the power, remove accu and charger cable, for static electricity is friendly fire
to your laptop now !

- open your screen to max. fold (angle of 180 degrees)

- look for removable plastic part near to left holder of screen
- carefully remove it
- also remove plastic panel right to it in the section between display holders
metal should be visible now
- carefully! remove keyboard, starting at the left side, continuing topside
as you won't be able to fully remove it, simply turn it over
- unscrew any screws holding the metal plate, remove it
- now you see: left the CPU plus cooler, top right middle the hdd still in an adapter attached
to the mainboard, at it's lower right the C-MOS battery (g
- turn loos these screws
- carefully remove the frame/adaptor holding the hdd
- unscrew again the adaptor
- seperate hd fram adaptor

... and gotcha!

be careful to get a proper notebook hd (samsung or such)
exchange CMOS-battery by chance
reattach new hd to frame, again carefully!

to reassamble: rewind the procedures
put everything back in place

replug, pray and turn on the lappie.


wish you luck.....


Try This:
\015\012
\015\012on the bottom of you Acer 512T locate the HardDrive and remove the Harddrive, Blow the connections and replace the Harddrive in the bay
\015\012This is called RESEATING you Harddrive: Reboot to see if the Harddrive is reconized. If not the Hard drive it self is bad and needs to be replaced
\015\012
\015\012Good Luck
\015\012Dr Geek MD
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