LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the Antennas

Recondition Battery Guide

Adhere the Left Antenna Pad White cable to the LCD Cover as shown. 2. Replace the shielding to secure the left Antenna cable in place. Ensure that the cable passes under all fasteners. 3. Adhere the Left Antenna Pad Black cable to the LCD Cover as shown. 3. Adhere the Left Antenna Pad Black cable to the LCD Cover as shown. 4. Replace the shielding to secure the right Antenna cable in place. Ensure that the cable passes under all fasteners.

External Module Reassembly Process Replacing the WLAN Board

Insert the WLAN Board into the Mainboard. 2. Insert the single screw to secure the WLAN Board in place. 3. Connect the Antenna cables to the WLAN Board. NOTE Cable placement is White to the AUX terminal right and Black to the MAIN terminal left . IMPORTANT Ensure that the cables are tucked into the chassis to prevent them from being pinched when the lower covers are replaced. 1. Identify the SODIMM to replace. The image below shows the locations of SODIMM slot 0 and SODIMM slot 1. Slot 0...

Replacing the LCD Brackets

Acer Aspire 5620z Lcd Cover

Lift the antenna cable and slide the left LCD Bracket under the antenna cable. 2. Place the LCD bracket on the LCD cover so the LCD Cover pins penetrate the bracket. 2. Place the LCD bracket on the LCD cover so the LCD Cover pins penetrate the bracket. 4. Place the LCD bracket on the LCD cover so the LCD Cover pins penetrate the bracket.

Removing the FPC Cable

Recondition Battery Guide

See Removing the LCD Panel on page 95. 2. Turn the LCD panel over on a clean surface. 3. Lift the camera cable to detach the adhesive securing the cable to the LCD Panel. 4. Carefully lift the adhesive tape securing the LVDS cable connector to the LCD Panel. 5. Hold the adhesive tape clear of the LCD Panel.

Removing the WLAN Board

Main Aux Cables Acer Extensa 5635

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 46. 2. Loosen the two captive screws in the HDD Cover. 3. Lift the HDD cover up to remove. Use the finger tab to release the six clips securing the cover in place. NOTE The HDD is also located under this cover. 4. Disconnect the Antenna cables from the WLAN Board. NOTE Cable placement is White to the AUX terminal right and Black to the MAIN terminal left .

HDD Not Operating Correctly

Recondition Battery Guide

If the HDD does not operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Disconnect all external devices. 2. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 3. Run the Windows 7 Startup Repair Utility a. insert the Windows 7 Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer. b. When prompted, press any key to start to the operating system DVD. c. The Install Windows screen displays. Click Next. d. Select...

Removing the Media Board

See Removing the Speaker Modules on page 72. 2. Remove the single screw securing the Media Board to the Lower Cover. 3. Peel back any mylar adhered to the Media Board. 3. Peel back any mylar adhered to the Media Board. 4. Tilt the Media Board up to clear the securing pins. 5. Remove the Media Board, pulling the FFC through the cover as shown. IMPORTANT Ensure that the FFC is not torn off during removal.

Removing the Power Board

Acer Aspire Lcd Replacement 5534

See Removing the Upper Cover on page 62. 2. Remove the single screw securing the Power Board to the Lower Cover. 3. Pull the FFC up to remove it from the adhesive securing it to the Speaker Module. 3. Pull the FFC up to remove it from the adhesive securing it to the Speaker Module. 4. Tilt the board 90 degrees to clear the securing tab. IMPORTANT The FFC is soldered to the power board. Take care when lifting to minimize bending of the connection, lest breakage occur.

BDS Specific action

Initialize SMM Private Data and relocate BSP SMBASE Report every memory range do the hard ware ECC init Report status code of every memory range Notify pci bus driver starts to program the resource Report that the remote terminal is being disabled Report that the remote terminal is being enabled Report that the usb keyboard is being enabled Report that the mouse is being enabled Peripheral removable media reset ex IsaFloppy, USB device Report Status Code here for DXE_ENTRY_POINT once it is...

Removing the Button Board

Removing Buttons From Boards

IMPORTANT The Touchpad Board cannot be removed individually. To replace the Button Board, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 62. 2. Remove the mylar sheet covering the Button Board. 3. Lift the securing latch and disconnect the single FFC connecting the Button Board to the Touchpad. 3. Lift the securing latch and disconnect the single FFC connecting the Button Board to the Touchpad. 5. Detach the button board FFC from the adhesive. 5. Detach the button board...

Removing the DCIn Cable

See Removing the I O Board on page 77. 2. Remove the DC-In Socket from the well on the bottom cover. 3. Remove the DC cable from the securing clips as shown. NOTE If replacing the DC cable, the mainboard must be lifted to access the connector. See Removing the Mainboard on page 81 for instructions.

Replacing the LCD Bezel

Route the LVDS cable through the cable channel and hinge cover as shown. 2. Route the Antenna cables and microphone cable through the cable channel and hinge cover as shown. 3. Connect the left and right hinge cover part of the LCD bezel, making sure that the cables pass through the holes. 4. Press down on the bottom edge of the bezel until the securing clips snap into place. 4. Press down on the bottom edge of the bezel until the securing clips snap into place. 5. Continue pressing down...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Acer. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For Acer AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office may...

Common Problems

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Other products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which...

Removing the Microphone

See Removing the LCD Panel on page 95. 2. Remove the tape securing the Microphone cable to the antenna cables. 3. Remove the Microphone cable from the shielding along the bottom edge of the LCD Cover. 4. Lift up the shielding where it covers the Microphone cable and lift the cable as shown to remove the adhesive securing it to the LCD Cover. 5. Lift the Microphone Module upward to detach the adhesive holding it in place.

Base View

Note The battery shown is for reference only. Your PC may have a different battery, depending on the model purchased. Houses the computer's hard disk secured with screws . Ventilation slots and or cooling fan Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.

Abnormal Video Display

If permanent vertical horizontal lines or dark spots display in the same location, the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. See Disassembly Process on page 52. 3. If extensive pixel damage is present different colored spots in the same locations on the screen , the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. See Disassembly Process on page 52. 4. Adjust the brightness to its highest level. See the User Manual for instructions on adjusting settings. NOTE Ensure that the computer is not running on...

Main Unit Reassembly Process Replacing the LCD Module

Using both hands, place the LCD Module into the Lower Cover. 2. Replace the three screws on the rear of the Lower Cover to secure the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. 2. Replace the three screws on the rear of the Lower Cover to secure the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. 3. Insert the Microphone cable into the securing clips as shown. 3. Insert the Microphone cable into the securing clips as shown. 4. Insert the Antenna cables into the cable channel on the Lower Cover as shown, pushing the...

Computer Shutsdown Intermittently

Recondition Battery Guide

If the system powers off at intervals, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet. 2. Remove any extension cables between the computer and the outlet. 3. Remove any surge protectors between the computer and the electrical outlet. Plug the computer directly into a known good electrical outlet. 4. Disconnect the power and open the casing to check the Thermal Unit and fan airways are...

Random Loss of BIOS Settings

If the computer is experiencing intermittent loss of BIOS information, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. If the computer is more than one year old, replace the CMOS battery. 2. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 3. If the computer is experiencing HDD or ODD BIOS information loss, disconnect and reconnect the power and data cables between devices. If the BIOS settings are still lost, replace the cables....

Removing the Speaker Modules

See Removing the Power Board on page 70. 2. Remove the four screws securing the Speakers to the Upper Cover. 3. Lift the right side speaker out from the Lower Cover and peel back the mylar to expose the speaker wire as shown. 4. Peel back the mylar sheet to expose the speaker cable all the way to the left speaker. 5. Remove the Speaker Cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips.

Power

The Power screen allows the user to configure CPU and power management options. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Enter the Advanced CPU Control menu. Thermal Trip Points Setting Throttle On Temp. Enable or Disable ACPI S1 S3 Sleep State. Enable or Disable ACPI S1 S3 Sleep State. Disable or Enable wake up when the system power is off and a PCI Power Management Enable wake up event occurs. Disable or...

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions To choose a menu, use the left and right arrow keys. To choose an item, use the up and down arrow keys. To change the value of a parameter, press F5 or F6. A plus sign indicates the item has sub-items. Press Enter to expand this item. Press Esc while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu. In any menu, you can load default settings by pressing F9. You can also...

BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer's BIOS Basic Input Output System . Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. To activate the BIOS Utility, press F2 during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

External Mouse Failure

If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual. 3. If the mouse uses a USB connection, try an alternate USB port. 4. Try an alternative program to verify mouse operation. Reinstall the program experiencing mouse failure. 6. Remove any recently added hardware and associated software. 7. Remove any recently added...

Replacing the Thermal Module

Acer 4710 Inside Mainboard Cpu Fan

IMPORTANT Ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module. The following thermal pads are approved for use Eapus XR-PE 1. Remove all traces of thermal grease or pad adhesive from the CPU and thermal module using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent. 4. Insert the four screws to secure the Thermal Module to the Mainboard in the following order 1, 2, 3, 4. 1. Place the fan onto the Mainboard. Insert the single...

Changing a Password

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears. Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. 4. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 5. If desired, you...

Removing the DIMM Module

Removing The Dimm Module Acer 7535g

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 46 2. Loosen the two captive screws in the Memory Cover. 3. Lift the Memory Cover up to remove. Pull up using the thumb tab indicated by the circle below to release the seven clips securing the cover in place. 4. Identify the SODIMM to remove. The image below shows the locations of SODIMM slot 0 and SODIMM slot 1. Slot 0 must be populated first when installing or replacing defective memory. 5. Push out the release latches on both sides of SODIMM socket 1...

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following sections q External components disassembly q Main unit disassembly q LCD module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components. For example, if you want to remove the Mainboard, you must first remove the Keyboard, and LCD Module then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order....

Removing the LCD Bezel

Inside Acer Aspire 5534

See Removing the LCD Module on page 84. 2. Remove the four screw covers and four screws securing the front bezel to the LCD cover. 3. Starting from the inside top edge, pry the bezel away from the panel. Continue moving along the top, prying the bezel away from the LCD Module. If necessary, use a plastic pry to release the corners of the bezel. 4. Release the bottom edge of the bezel, separating the securing clips. 7. Lift up the bezel and remove it from the LCD Module. 7. Lift up the bezel...

Indicators

The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The battery indicator is visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Indicates the status of Wireless LAN communication. Indicates the status of 3G communication. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging The battery light shows amber when the battery is...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

AMD RS780MN Northbridge AMD SB710 A13 Southbridge Throttling 50 On 90 C OFF 80 C OS shut down at 95 C H W shut down at 87 C North Bridge Specifications Throttling 50 On 90 C OFF 80 C OS shut down at 95 C H W shut down at 87 C North Bridge Specifications CPU HyperTransport Interface Support for DDR2 memories up to DDR2-800 Supports PCI-E Gen2 version 2.0 . A-Link Express II Interface A-Link Express II interface 5 OHCI and 2 EHCI Host controllers to supports 12 USB 2.0 ports and 2 dedicated USB...

Removing the LCD Module

Acer Aspire Sponge

See Removing the Mainboard on page 81. 2. Lift the adhesive strip securing the WLAN cables in place. 3. Remove the sponge securing the cables in the cable channel 4. Remove the Antenna cables from the cable channel on the Lower Cover as shown, all the way to the hinge well. 5. Remove the Microphone cable from the securing clips as shown. 6. Remove the three screws on the rear of the Lower Cover securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. 6. Remove the three screws on the rear of the Lower...

ODD Not Operating Correctly

If the ODD exhibits any of the following symptoms it may be faulty Audio CDs do not play when loaded DVDs do not play when loaded Blank discs do not burn correctly DVD or CD play breaks up or jumps Optical drive not found or not active Not shown in My Computer or the BIOS setup LED does not flash when the computer starts up Access failure screen displays Perform the following general solutions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Reboot the computer and retry the operation. 3. Navigate to...

Sound Problems

Recondition Battery Guide

Navigate to Starts Control Panels System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Check the Device Manager to determine that The device is properly installed. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. There are no device conflicts. No hardware is listed under Other Devices. 3. Roll back the audio driver to the previous version, if updated recently. 4. Remove and reinstall the audio driver. 5. Ensure that all volume controls are set mid range a. Click the volume icon on the taskbar and...

Removing the Keyboard

Acer Aspire 5534 Keyboard

IMPORTANT The keyboard is easily warped or damaged during the removal process. Take care not to use excessive force when removing the keyboard and replace if any damage occurs. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 46. 2. Turn the computer rightside up and open the lid to the full extent. 3. Unlock the six securing latches by pressing down with a suitable plastic tool then sliding along the back edge of the keyboard. IMPORTANT The use of metal tools may damage the outer casing. Use plastic...

Removing the Mainboard

Acer Aspire 5732z Motherboard

See Removing the DC-In Cable on page 80. 2. Disconnect the Microphone cable from the Mainboard. 3. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Mainboard. 4. Remove the two screws securing the Mainboard and Fan to the Lower Cover as indicated. 5. Lift the Mainboard right side first to release the I O ports and separate the board from the Lower Cover.

No POST or Video

If the POST or video doesn't display, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Make sure that the internal display is selected. On this notebook model, switching between the internal display and the external display is done by pressing Fn F5. Reference Product pages for specific model procedures. 2. Make sure the computer has power by checking at least one of the following occurs If there is no power, see Power On Issue on page 149. 3. Drain any stored power by...

Enter New Password Confirm New Password

Type a password in the Enter New Password field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive . Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. IMPORTANT Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the screen. 3. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 4. If desired, you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter. 5. When you are done,...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Laptop 5740 Hard Disc Remove Image

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 46 2. Loosen the two captive screws in the HDD Cover. 3. Lift the HDD cover up using the finger tab to remove. Six tabs hold the door in place. 4. Remove the two screws securing the HDD Module in place. 5. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to disconnect the HDD from the interface connector. 5. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to disconnect the HDD from the interface connector. 6. Lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE...

Microphone Problems

If internal or external Microphones do no operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Check that the microphone is enabled. Navigate to Starts Control Panels Hardware and Sounds Sound and select the Recording tab. 2. Right-click on the Recording tab and select Show Disabled Devices clear by default . 3. The microphone appears on the Recording tab. 4. Right-click on the microphone and select Enable. 5. Select the microphone then click Properties....

Front View

Acer Aspire 5534 Wireless Switch

Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Turns the computer on and off while indicating the computer's power status. For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Enables disables the WLAN function. Turns the internal touchpad...

Using Boot Sequence Selector

Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changes without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps 2. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen. 3. Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding sequence, for example, enter BS2 to change the boot sequence to HDD CD ROM LAN Floppy.

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. The keys function as a calculator complete with the arithmetic operators , -, , and . Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. Scroll Lock lt Fn gt lt F12...

Aspire 5534 Boot Menu

Boot Menu Acer

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay. Information Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit 2. IDE1 TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-U633A 4. Network Boot Realtek Boot Agent Use lt t gt or lt 1 gt to select a device, then press lt F5 gt to move it down the list, or lt F6 gt to move it up the list. Press lt Esc gt to escape the menu The Exit...

Removing a Password

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Press Enter twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to Clear. 4. When you have changed the settings, press u to save...

Using DMITools

The DMI Desktop Management Interface Tool copies BIOS information to eeprom to be used in the DMI pool for hardware management. When the BIOS displays Verifying DMI pool data it is checking the table correlates with the hardware before sending to the operating system Windows, etc. . To update the DMI Pool, perform the following steps 2. Execute dmitools.exe. The following messages show dmitools usage Compal DMI String RA V Utility Verl .40 for 2006 03 14 DMITOOLS R I WP WS WU STRING IMPORTANT...

Removing the Optical Disk Drive Module

Remove Disk From Acer Travelmate 4740

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 46 2. Loosen the three captive screws in the HDD Cover. 4. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. 5. Slide the ODD module out of the assembly 5. Slide the ODD module out of the assembly 6. Remove the screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. 7. Insert an appropriate tool into the manual ODD tray release to open the ODD tray. 7. Insert an appropriate tool into the manual ODD tray release to open the...

Information

Acer Aspire 7520g Serial

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. HDD Model Name HDD Serial Number ATAPI Model name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID AMD Athlon tm X2 Dual Core Processor L310 1200 MHz WDC WD2500BEVT-22ZCT0 WD-WXE409NM6664 TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-U633A NOTE The system information is subject to different models. NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type...

Aspire FRU List

Acer Travelmate 6292 Cmos Battery

Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow ADP-65MH B A LV5, LF LF Adapter LITE-ON 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow PA-1650-22AG , LV5 LF Adapter HIPRO 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow HP-A0653R3B 1LF , LV5 LF Battery SANYO AS-2009D Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON ID AS09D31 W Halogen Free Battery SANYO AS-2009D Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON AS09D31 Battery SONY AS-2009D Li-Ion 3S2P SONY 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON ID AS09D41 W Halogen Free Battery SONY AS-2009D Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6...

Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check

If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a security reason, BIOS will ask the password during systems POST or when systems enter to BIOS Setup menu. However, once it is necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by the following steps 1. Flash to BIOS v1.04 or later version , and enter BIOS Setup Utility. 2. Set the Supervisor password, User Password, and power on password. Press F10, and save and exit. After the...

Removing BIOS Passwords

Trouver Bios Acer Aspire 3620

If you key in the wrong Supervisor Password three times, System Disabled displays on the screen. See the image below. To reset the BIOS password, run clnpwd.exe as follows 1. From a DOS prompt, Execute clnpwd.exe ODER Clean Password Utility VI.00 Press 1 or 2 to clean any password shown as below i.User Password 2.Supervisor Password 2. Press 1 or 2 to clean the desired password shown on the screen. The on-screen message determines whether the function is successful or not.

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

Hdd Password Screen

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method Remove HDD Password When the user keys in the wrong password three times, the system reports the following error code to user. To unlock the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. Press Enter to display the Select Item screen. 2. Select Enter Unlock Password and press Enter. An Unlock Password displays. 3. Make a note of the key, 76943488 in the example. 4. Boot up the system to a removable bootable drive containing DOS and the...