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...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work). Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD cable LCD Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs...

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Info., Main, System Devices, Security, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions To choose a menu, use the cursor left right keys (00). To choose a parameter, use the cursor up down keys ( 00). To change the value of a parameter, press 0or 0. A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. Press to expand this item. Press 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 0. You can also press 0 to...

Launch Keys

Located at the upper-right above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designated as the mail, Web browser, Empowering and programmable keys. Press the Acer Empowering Key to run the Acer EManager. The mail and Web browser are default for Email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the mail, Web browser and programmable keys, run the acer Launch Manager. Email application (user-programmable) Internet browser application (user...

Before You Begin

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. NOTE The screws used to secure bottom case and upper case are more than one type. Please group same type of screw together as you disassemble the system for service purpose. The image below is for your reference. Please pay attention to the explanation below. The screws that secure...

Disk to Disk Recovery

Prepare NAPP CD, Recovery CD and System CD. 2. Put NAPP CD into the optical drive. Then boot up the system. 3. The system will ask you if you want to build NAPP Master HDD. Please press any key to continue. Do you want to build NfiPP Master HDD press anv key to continue or Grt1 C to exit 4. NAPP CD will start to preload the system, please click Y . Acer NAPP Preload Selector for Acer Systen Uersion 1-4.0-1 Copyright 2003 Acer Inc. This will preload your systen. Are you sure V,N1 5. Select...

How To Fix Usb On Acer Aspire Series 1680

One RJ-11 phone jack V.92, 56Kbps modem One speaker headphone-out jack 3.5mm mini jack One audio line-in jack 3.5mm mini jack One microphone-in jack 3.5mm mini jack One Infrared FIR port manufacturing option One IEEE 1394 port manufacturing option One S-video TV-out port manufacturing option 3-in-1 MS MMC SD memory card reader manufacturing option PCI ROUTING TABLE IDSEL INTERUPT INTA AD18 INTD AD20 INTB , INTC AD23 REQ0 GNT0 REQ1 GNTl REQ2 GNT2 REQ3 GNT3 PROJECT Kestrel Series Acer...

Disassembling the Upper Case Assembly

Disconnect the touchpad board to touchpad FFC. 2. Disconnect the touchpad board to main board FFC. 3. Then detach the touchpad board to main board FFC from the touchpad board. 4. Remove the three screws that secure the touchpad board. 5. Remove the touchpad board from the upper case. 6. Disconnect the touchpad board to touchpad FFC. 7. Remove the touchpad board to touchpad FFC from the uppwer case assembly. 8. Remove the four screws holding the touchpad bracket. 9. Detach the touchpad...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

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Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Celeron M processor at 1.3GHz 1.4GHZ for Aspire 1410 Intel Pentim M processor at 1.5GHz 1.6GHz Dothan for Aspire 1680 1.308V highest frequency mode to 0.956V low frequency mode 0.748V deeper sleep mode SST 39SF040A, 512KX8 CMOS Boot Block Flash Memory the difference with Flash ROM ACPI 1.0b, PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, IEEE1284-ECP EPP, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, PS 2 keyboard and mouse, USB 2.0, VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable, IEEE 1394 512K for Intel Celeron M processor at 1.3 1.4GHz-Aspire...

CD to Disk Recovery

Acer Aspire 5710g Recovery Key

Prepare NAPP CD, Recovery CD and System CD. 2. Put NAPP CD into the optical drive. Then boot up the system. 3. The system will ask you if you want to build NAPP Master HDD. Please press any key to continue. 4. NAPP CD will start to preload the system, please click Y . Acer NAPP Preload Selector for Acer Systen Uersion 1.4.0.1 Copyright 2003 Acer Inc. This will preload your systen. Are you sure V,N 1. Disk To Disk Recovery 2_ CD to Disk Recovery X- Quit Please select your Clioose _ _ _ t , 2...

Undetermined Problems

The diagnostic problems does not identify which adapter or device failed, which installed devices are incorrect, whether a short circuit is suspected, or whether the system is inoperative. Follow these procedures to isolate the failing FRU do not isolate non-defective FRU . NOTE Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer. NOTE Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. See Power System Check on page 70 2. Visually check them...

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windowsspecific functions

Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of function Tab Activates next taskbar button F Opens the Find All Files dialog box J M Undoes the minimize all windows R Displays the Run dialog box This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button it opens the application's context menu. The computer employs hot keys or key combinations to access most of the...

Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error Causes 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch 2. IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error THe causes will be shown before Equipment Configuration Error Memory Error at xxxx xxxx xxxxh R xxxxh, W xxxxh In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the system board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

Microsoft Windows XP Environment Test

256MB NANYA SO-DIMM DDR333 NT256D64SH8BAGM 256MB Infineon SO-DIMM DDR333 HYS64D32020GDL 256MB Infineon SO-DIMM DDR333 HYS64D32020HDL 256MB Micron SO-DIMM DDR333 MT4VDDT3264HG 256MB Samsung SO-DIMM DDR333 M470L3224FT0 256MB Hynix SO-DIMM DDR333 HYMD232M646D6 512M Infineon SO-DIMM DDR333 HYS64D64020GBDL 512MB Micron SO-DIMM DDR333 MT8VDDT6464HDG 1GMB Elpida SO-DIMM DDR333 EBD11 UD8ADDA 14.1XGA B141XG05 AU 14.1XGA QD141X1LH12 QDI 14.1XGA N141XB-L01 CMO 15.0XGA B150XG01 V. 2 AU 15.0XGA B150XG02 V.2...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

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This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 1680 1410. 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...