Replace a broken or worn out cover panel on your Acer Aspire 5742 to keep your RAM, hard drive and WLAN card safe.
Turn the notebook around to face you.
There are two Phillips #00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest of the notebook. Remove these screws.
Use a spudger to release the panel from the plastic retaining clips keeping it in place.
Remove the panel and set it aside.