Installing new components
Make sure you only use components that are compatible with your Aspire
computer. Consult your dealer about the suitability of new components
before you purchase them.
To ensure correct installation, refer to the documentation that comes with
your new components before you start to add or replace components.
Possible upgrade options include the following:
Replace the HDD with a higher capacity model, or add a second HDD.
Install additional memory.
Install a graphics card as a substitute for the embedded graphics
Replace the CD drive with a DVD or CD-RW drive.
Install an add-on card, such as a fax/modem card, in one of the empty PCI
Opening The Case
Before you open the case, turn your computer off and unplug the power
cord from the wall outlet.
a) Gently lay down the computer on a flat surface to access the side panel of
b) Push the case lock to the right and pull the side panel toward you to
remove the side panel.