Acer 2000 Series User Manual
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Getting familiar with your computer

Storage

Your computer offers a variety of data storage options:

The high capacity Enhanced-IDEhard disk drive.

The hard drive is upgradeable, enabling you to increase your storage capacity in the future. Consult your dealer if you need to upgrade.

The high speed optical drive.

Depending on your model, you have a DVD/CD-RWCombo orDVD-Dualdrive. The optical drive provides increased storage capacity, as well as offering a host of multimedia possibilities.

See the section entitled “A tour of your computer” on page 3 for the locations of these drives.

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Ejecting the optical drive tray

To eject the optical drive tray:

With the computer turned on, press the optical drive eject button.

The tray will be released, and partially popped open.

Gently pull the tray out to its limit.

To load an optical disc:

Place a CD or DVD on the open tray. Align the disc's center hole with the tray's spindle.

Gently push down on the disc until it clicks in place on the spindle.

Gently push in the tray until it clicks closed.

Emergency ejection of the optical drive tray

If you need to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off, push a straightened paper clip into the optical drive emergency eject hole. The tray will be released, and partially popped open.

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