Replacement Optical drive for Acer Aspire 3004wmi

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I'm looking for a replacement optical drive for an Acer Aspire 3004 WLMi.
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    Remove the optical drive and confirm that it indeed looks like these to be sure; but most notebooks use a standard size drive, so any of these with the correct interface [You need to look at the old drive to see if you need an IDE or SATA drive (be sure to remove any adapter that's attached to the drive -- you'll need it for the replacement; and it can mask the actual interface):

    Note that the bezel will likely not be as "custom" as the original drive, so it most likely won't match the design curve of the case; but it will work just fine.

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