Using System Utilities

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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.

Table of Contents

System Check External Diskette Drive Check External CD-ROM Drive Check 74 Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check 74 Memory Check Power System Power PhoenixBIOS POST Tasks and Beep Codes 78 Index of Error POST Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Intermittent Undetermined Use NAPP CD to Build Master Hard Disc Drive 88 Chpater 5 Jumper and Connector Locations 95 Top Rear RTC Chapter 6 FRU Field Replaceable Unit List 99 Exploded Diagram Parts Appendix A Model Definition and Configuration 113 Appendix B...

Disassembling the External Modules

Aspire 1690 Disassembly

Remove the two screws holding the HDD bracket on one side. 2. Remove another two screws holding the HDD bracket on the other side. 3. Then take the hard disc drive out from the HDD bracket. Disassembling the Optical Drive Module 1. Remove the four screws as the picture shows. 2. Remove the two screws that secure the optical disc drive and the ODD holder. 3. Push the ODD holder as shown. 5. Disconnect the ODD connector board then remove it.

Features

65w Adapter Repair

This computer was designed with the user in mind. Here are just a few of its many features Intel Celeron M Processor at 1.3 1.5 GHz or higher for Aspire 3510 series only Intel Celeron M Processor at 1.5 2.13 GHz or higher for Aspire 1690 series only CPU Package is uFPGA 478 Package Integrated Intel PRO Wireless 2200BG network connection dual-mode 802.11b g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED solution 256MB or 512MB of DDRII 400 533 Upgradeable to 2GB Memory by Dual channels of SODIMM 15 XGA TFT LCD, supporting...

Outlook View

Acer Aspire 3510 Laptop

A general introduction of ports allow you to connect peripheral device JiStBO J EHE B Jh a desktop PC. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displaying computer output. Internal microphone for sound recording. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Click buttons Left, center and right The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons the center button serves as a 4-way scroll button. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a...

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...

Intermittent Problems

Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect, such as cosmic radiation, electrostatic discharge, or software errors. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. When analyzing an intermittent problem, do the following 1. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times. 2. If no error is detected, do not replace any FRU. 3. If any error is detected,...

General Information

Aspire 7520 Pci

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...

System Check Procedures

Do the following 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. 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

Information

Intel R Pentium R M processor 1.73GHz This item will show the Model name of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. The hard disk model name is automatically detected by the system. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type, None should be shown on this field This item will show the Serial number of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. If no Hard disk or other devices are installed on Primary IDE master, then it will display a blank line This item will show the model name of DVD CD-ROM...

Index of SymptomtoFRUError 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...

Bootage Aspire 1690

This menu provides you the information of the system. D2D Recovery Enabled Processor Power Management Shows system base memo Shows extended memory VGA memory size lt Enter gt selects field. ry size The hours are displayed with 24 hours format. The values set in these two fields take effect immediately. This field reports the memory size of system base memory. The size is fixed to 640KB. This field reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system. Extended Memory size Total memory...

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...

Touchpad

The build-in touchpad is a PS 2 compatible pointing device that senses movement on its surface. The cursor responds to your finger movements on the touchpad. In addition, the two click buttons provide the same functionality as a computer mouse, while the scroll key enables easy up and down scrolling in documents and web pages. The touchpad is located in the middle of the palm rest area, providing maximum comfort and efficiency. Move your finger across the touchpad to move the cursor. Press the...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 1690 and Aspire 3510. 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,...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Pentium M Processor at 1.5 2.13 GHz or higher Intel Celeron M Processor at 1.3 1.5 GHz or higher Intel 915PM ICH6-M Intel 915GM ICH6-M PCMCIA card reader 1394 controller You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. 10 100 1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection for Aspire 1690 10 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection for Aspire 3510 InviLink. 802.11b g dual-band tri-mode Wireless or 802.11 a b g dual-band tri-mode Wireless V.90 V.92 AC-Link...

Indicators

Acer Aspire Travelmate 4150 Kensington

Your computer provides an array of three indicators located above the keyboard, in addition to four indicators positioned at the front of the palm rest area. These indicators show the status of the computer and its componetns. The three indicatonSIQcatggKnuQQe the keHaRffig BEvide the following status information The three indicatonSIQcatggKnuQQe the keHaRffig BEvide the following status information Lights when the hard disk or optical drive is active. NOTE The keypad lock must be turned on to...

Microsoft Windows XP Home Environment Test

Mobile, Intel Pentium M, 533MHz FSB, Regular, uFCPGA, 2MB L2 Intel Pentium M 740 1.73GHz 2M 533M FSB Mobile, Intel Pentium M, 533MHz FSB, Regular, uFCPGA, 2MB L2 Intel Pentium M 730 1.6GHz 2M 533M FSB Mobile, Intel Pentium M, 400MHz FSB, Regular, uFCPGA, 2MB L2 Intel Pentium M 715A 1.5GHz 2M 400M FSB Mobile, Intel Celeron M, 400MHz FSB, Regular, uFCPGA, 512KB L2 Intel Celeron M 340 1.5GHz 512K 400M FSB Mobile, Intel Celeron M, 400MHz FSB, Regular, uFCPGA, 512KB L2 Intel Celeron M 350 1.3GHz 1M...