Machine Disassembly and Replacement

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Plastic flat head screw driver NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. When you...

Using the System Utilities

Launchmanager Application

Acer GridVista dual-display compatible To enable the dual monitBESSture of your notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then, select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Setti icon in the displayroRI ngnhen click the check box Extend my WinSR s desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Themes Desktop Screen Saver Appearance Settings 2 Multiple Monitors on W Cii WMiii 1280 by 1024 pixels II I H I H...

Main Unit Disassembly

Removing the Wireless Card and Memory 1. Remove the three screws securing the DIMM cover. 3. Disconnect the wireless antenna. 4. Remove the two screws securing the wireless card. 6. Press the left and right latch to pop up the DIMM2. 8. Press the left and right latch to pop up the DIMM1 1. Remove the four screws securing the HDD cover.

Acer Motherboard Diagrams

Sw6 Acer Aspire Motherboard

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test this model. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Duplicate symptom and obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Distinguish symptom. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. Disassemble and assemble the unit...

Features

Intel Centrino mobile technology, featuring North Bridge South Bridge 945PM ICH7M Two soDIMM slots, 128MB to 1GB per slot Maxium memory up to 2GB with two 1GB SODIMM 17WXGA TFT LCD, 1440 x 900 pixel resolution , supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer Gridvista Nvidia GeForce Go 7900 graphics with 512 MB of external GDDR2 VRAM , supporting Microsoft DirectX 9.0, Shader Model 3.0, OpenEXR High Dynamic Range HDR technology, Nvidia PowerMizer 6.0, PCI Express Nvidia GeForce Go 7600...

Using the Keyboard

The full-sized keyboard includes an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor keys, two Windows keys and twelve function keys. Lock keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad The keyboard has four lock keys which you can toggle on and off. The computer features three lock keys, each with its own status indicator light. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in uppercase. Toggle on and off by pressing the Caps Lock key on the left side of the keyboard. When Num Lock is on, the embedded...

Acer 9510 Keyboard Removal

Remove the four screws securing the 1st and 2nd HDD. 3. Remove the four screws securing the 1st and 2nd HDD. 1. Disconnect the TV card antenna. 2. Disconnect the TV card connector. 3. Press the left and right latch to pop up the TV card. 1. Press the middle cover hinge upward. 3. Remove the middle cover as shown. 4. Release the four keyboard latch and turn the keyboard over. 5. Disconnect the keyboard FFC from the mainboard. 4. Release the four keyboard latch and turn the keyboard over. 5....

Acer Empowering Technology

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Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer notebook. It features the following handy utilities Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently. Acer ePower Management extends battery power via versatile usage profiles. Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings conveniently. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Acer Travelmate 5542

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 9510 and TravelMate6500. 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...

Kirkini Block Diagram

Acer 9510 Bluetooth

Aspire 9510 Outlook View Front Open View 1.3 megapixel web camera for video communication. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. Press to enable disable Wireless function. Lights to indicate the status of wireless LAN communications. Press to enable disable Bluetooth function. Lights to indicate the status of Bluetooth communications. Internal microphone for sound...

CCD Module Disassembly

Pull out the CAS from the CCD module. 2. Remove the CCD holder from the CCD module. 1. Pull out the CAS from the CCD module. 2. Remove the CCD holder from the CCD module. 4. Remove the two screws securing the CCD board. 7. Disconnect the CCD cable from the CCD board. 1. Remove the four screws securing the 2nd HDD bracket. 1. Remove the four screws securing the 2nd HDD bracket. 3. Remove the four screws securing the 1st HDD bracket. 1. Remove the ODD bezel from the ODD module. 2. Remove the...

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 m during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen . The...