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Acer E380 - How do I change the DVD drive?

\015 It looks like the drive is supposed to come out the front, but how do I get the front panel off?\015

Answers :

There are 6 clips on the inside of the case that hold the front cover. You will need to remove both the left side (easy side with two hand screws) and the right side (two philips screws).

Use a flat head screwdriver to pop the clips on each side (3 on each side) and the cover will come off.

Good luck.
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