General Information

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. 4. The two screws that secure the power board LS-1257 on the upper case are M2.5x4. Please make sure you use the right screws. Otherwise, other screws that are too long may damage the main board as you secure the power board to the upper case. NOTE Aspire 1400 uses mylar or tape to...

Microsoft Windows XP Environment Test

ViewSonic PS775 Phillips Brilliance 17 3Com10 100with XJACK connector 3 CXFE575CT LINKSYS Ethernet Card EC2T Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10 100 Modem 56RBE56G Xircom Ethernet 10 100 Modem 56CBEM56 Belkin Express Bus F5U001 HUB IOMega USB 100ZIP Logitech M-S35 Maxxtro MUS6U Microsoft Intel Mouse Explorer Power Ring Elastic PM4D BELKIN Express Bus 4Port USB HUB D-LINK DU-H4 USB HUB Adaptec SlimSCSI APA-1460AB Adaptec SlimSCSI APA-1480 IOMege Click 40MB Toshiba Mobile HDD 5GB TDK Flyer 100 Base-TX...

Index of Error Messages

Incorrect password specified, system halted 1 Check to see if fixed disk is attached properly. Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the hard disk is detected. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 71. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 71. May require replacing the keyboard controller. 0213Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch 0220 Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run SETUP Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters try loading the default...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Desktop P4 up to 1.7GHZ or Northwood upgradable ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, PS 2 keyboard and mouse, USB, VESA VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable, 2 sockets 2 banks . One is on the top and the other is on the button. You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other...

Board Layout Top View

Acer Aspire Jp14

C-U14 Audio Amplifier Chip TDA0132 K-JP10 Main Board to Touch Pad Board FFC connector B-U9 Clock Generator ICS950805AG F-JP2 Power Button Board Connetor H-JP6 Microphone Jack J-JP7, JP9 Speaker Connector L-JP11 Main Board to Touch Pad Board FPC Connector N-VR1 Audio Volume Control Switch

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 ....

System Check Procedures

Do the following steps to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device. See System Diagnostic Diskette on page 48 for details. 1. Boot from diagnostic program seeSystem Diagnostic Diskette on page 48 2. If an error occurs with the...

System Diagnostic Diskette

Rgb Video Test Pattern

IMPORTANT 1The diagnostics program we use for Aspire 1400 is not exactly the same as PQA Product Quality Assurance , the diagnostic program we used to employ in other model. The system diagnostic utilities is provided by Acer Headquarters. You can utilize it as a basic diagnostic tool. To get this program, find it in the Aspire 1400 service CD kit. To better fit local service requirements, your regional office MAY have other diagnostic program. Please contact your regional offices or the...

BIOS Phlash Utility

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions New versions of system programs Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility. NOTE Do not install memory-related drivers XMS, EMS, DPMI when you use the Phlash. NOTE Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Phlash...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 1400. 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...