Disassemble the LCD Module

Remove the four screws on the other side to release the LCD front bezel. 2. Detach the front bezel from the LCD panel. 3. Disconnect the invertor cable from the invertor board. 4. Disconnect the LCD cable from the invertor board. 6. Then detach the invertor board from the LCD panel module. 7. Remove the one screw on each bracket to release the bracket from the LCD module. 8. Take the entire LCD panel out from the top cover. 9. Remove the four screws to detach the bracket. 10. Then take the LCD...

Chapter

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. 1. Obtain the failed 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. If any problem occurs, you can perform visual inspection before you fellow this chapter's instructions. You can check the following power cords are properly connected and secured there are no obvious shorts or opens there are no obviously...

Disassemble the RAM and ODD

Remove the one screw to release the RAM door. 3. Press outward the both side tabs to release the Memory then pull it out. 4. Remove the one screw to release the ODD door. 5. Push the ODD bracket from the ODD rear to push it outward from the system. 6. Then pull the ODD out from the system. 7. Remove the four screws to detach the ODD module. 8. Detach the ODD bracket from the position. 10. Remove the one screw as highlight. 11. Detach the ODD panel out from the unit.

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

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 have a DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and...

Touchpad Basics

Slide your finger over the surface of the touchpad to control the movement of the cursor. Tap the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. Press the left (1) and right (3) buttons to perform selection and execution functions, just as you would use the buttons on a computer mouse. Use the scroll key (2) to scroll through long documents and web pages. Press the top of the key to scroll up, and the bottom to scroll down left to scroll left, and right to scroll right. Tap twice (at...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility Set Supervisor Password Enter Primary Harddisk Security Disabled Supervisor Password controls access to the setup utility. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. If password on boot is required, the password must be set otherwise it cannot be enabled. The...

Special keys Lock keys

TS FjFfre PjFjTs TjfTi PjfTFa Pi if fT T J, z* J awjj j-ltl illi Qj-JU m it it A ti& ill* itic JJIU_H 5 N s_lib_J III _HI 9_ 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 numeric keyboard can be used. Toggle on and off by pressing the Fn+gkeys simultaneously. When Scroll...

POST Task Routines

The following is a list of the Test Point codes written to port 80h at the start of each routine, the beep codes issued for terminal errors, and a description of the POST routine. Unless otherwise noted, these codes are valid for PhoenixBIOS. NOTE The following routines are sorted by their test point numbers assigned in the BIOS code. Their actual oder as executed during POST can be quite different. Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize...

Disassemble the Battery and HDD

Press the latch backward to take the battery away from the system. 2. Then remove the battery pack. 3. Remove the two screws to release the hard drive door.Then take it away. 4. With a flat screwdriver to push the HDD outward then pull it out from the system 5. Remove the two screws located on each side. 6. Take the Hard disk unit from the carrier.

Launch Keys

Located at the top of the keyboard are four buttons, in addition to the power button. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designed as key 1, key 2, key 3 and key 4, from right to left. By default, key 1 is used to launch the email application and key 2 is used to launch the Internet browser. Key 3 and key 4 start the Launch Manager application. The first four launch keys can be set by the user. To set the launch keys, run the Acer Launch Manager. Lights to indicate the status of...

Main

This menu provides you the information of the system. This menu provides you the information of the system. Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility The hours are displayed with 24 hours format. The values set in these two fields take effect immediately The hours are displayed with 24 hours format. The values set in these two fields take effect immediately This field reports the base memory size of system. This field reports the extended memory size of the system. This field reports the VGA...

Left View

Connects headphones for analog audio output and digital S PDIF output Connects an external microphone for audio input Internal optical drive accepts CDs or DVDs depending on the optical drive type Light emitting diode (LED) that indicates when an optical disc is being read Press the eject button to remove a disc from the optical drive Used to eject an optical disc when the computer is turned off

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 < F2> to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen)....

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the main board. If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test. If the tests detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the keyboard cables. The...

Exit

The Exit screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility Enter Select Sub-Menu F10 Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Allows the user to save changes to CMOS and reboot the system. Allows the user Discards changes made and exits System Setup. Loads default settings for all parameters (same as g ). Allows the user to discard previous changes in CMOS Setup. This item will...

Preface Of Aspire

Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information. 1. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's global product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine (e.g. add-on card, modem, or extra memory capability). These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be...

Open View

Wide scrren display provides visual output LEDs that turn on and off to show system statuss. Buttons that can be programmed to start frequently used applications. Full-size keyboard for inputting typed data. Touch sensitive pad that functions like a computer mouse. Right and left buttons that provide the same functions as the buttons on a computer mouse. The scroll key scrolls the contents of a window up and down, as well as right and left. Provides a comfortable platform for your hands when...

Disassemble the System FAN and Mainboard

Disconnect the system fan from the system. 2. Remove the three screws to detach the system fan from the mainboard. 3. Then detach the system fan from the mainboard. 4. Remove the one screw to detach the mainboard. 5. Push the edge outward in order to release the mainboard from the case. 6. Disconnect the fan cable from the position. 7. Remove the three screws to release the fan. 8. Detach the fan from the mainboard. 9. Remove the three screws to release the base case fan. 10. Then detach the...

Information

Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility CPU Type CPU Speed HDD Model Name HDD Serial Number ATAPI Model Name Genuine Intel (R) CPU 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Change Values Select Sub-Menu This field will show you the system's CPU type. This item will show the size of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. The hard disk size...

FIR Ports

Configure the system's infrared port using options Disabled and Enabled. Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility F1 Help ti Select Item F5 F6 Change Values Esc Exit < > Select Menu Enter Select Sub-Menu The table below describes the parameters in the screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Sets the base I O address and IRQ for Infrared port. Sets a DMA channel for the printer to operate in ECP mode. This parameter is enabled only if Mode is set to ECP.

Disassemble Case Touchpad and CDPlayer

Remove the one screw located as highlight on the top case. 2. Remove the fourteen screws located on the base. 3. Detach the top case out from the system. 4. Pull up the tabs on both side to disconnect the CD-Player flat flexible cable from the CD-Player board. 5. Pull the tabs on both side forward to disconnect the touchpad cable from the mainboard. 6. Remove the two screws to release the touchpad board. 7. Then detach the touchpad board from the support. 8. Tear tape on these positions to...

Front Panel

Enables Wireless LAN connectivity manufacturing option Enables BluetoothR functionality manufacturing option Receive the signal from the remote control Press to stop playing the audio track or video file Press to start playing the audio track or video file Press again to pause Press to skip backward to the previous track or video file and start playing Press to skip forward to the next track or video file and start playing Lights orange when the battery is in charging. Lights green when the...

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Power Adapter Check the Battery Pack Unplug the power adapter cable from the computer and measure the...

Features

Acer Aspire 5738g Mainboard

This computer was designed with the user in mind. Here are just a few of its many features Intel Grantsdale 915P ICH6 with PCI-Express technology Intel Prescott CPU 2.8G 3.0G 3.2G 3.4G 3.6G 3.8G CPU Package is LGA775 Package Thermal requirement should upgrade to Prescott-T 3.8G,115W Allow to have a new logic lower to support 125W CPU in the further Z-height will be 47mm 49mm Wireless LAN is integrated 802.11b g solution Upgradeable to 2GB Memory by Dual channels of SODIMM 17 widescreen WXGA...

Phoenix Cme First Bios Pro Setup Utility Password

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay and onboard LAN device. Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro Setup Utility Boot priority order 1 IDE 0 2 IDE1 3 PCI LAN 4 USB FDC BHelp tl Select Item F5 F6 Exit lt gt Select Menu Enter TOSHIBA MK6025GAS- PM QSI DVDRW SDW-042- PS Keys used to view or Configure devices Up and Down arrows Select a...

PhoenixBios Post Tasks and Beep Codes

When you turn on the PC, the BIOS first performs a number of tasks, called the Power-On-Self-Test POST . These tasks test and initialize the hardware and then boot the Operating System from the hard disk. At the beginning of each POST task, the BIOS outputs the test-point error code I O port 80h. Programmers and technicians use this code during troubleshooting to establish at what point the system failed and what routine was being performed. Some mainboards are equipped with a seven-segment LED...

Microsoft Windows XP Professional Environment Test

Precott 2.80GHz 1 MB L2 800 FSB HT 520 Precott 3 GHz 1MB L2 800 FSB HT 530 Precott 3.2GHz 1MB L2 800 FSB HT 540 Precott 3.4GHz 1MB L2 800 FSB HT 550 Precott 3.6GHz 1MB L2 800 FSB HT 560 Precott 3.8GHz 1MB L2 800 FSB HT 570 17.0 WXGA with 2 lamps 1440 x 900 SO-DIMM DDR333 256MB NT256D64SH8BAGM-6K .14u SO-DIMM DDR333 256MB HYS64D32020GDL-6-C .11u black SO-DIMM DDR333 256MB HYS64D32020HDL-6-C 32x64 .11u green SO-DIMM DDR333 256MB MT4VDDT3264HG-335C2 0.11u 512Mb SO-DIMM DDR333 256MB...

Aspire Parts

ADAPTER 150W 3PIN DELTA ADP-150CBB PFC ADAPTER 150W 3PIN DELTA ADP-150CB B PFC ADAPTER 150W 3PIN LITEON PA-1151-08CA 19V ADAPTER 150W 3PIN LITEON PA-1151-08CA 19V BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 4S2P 2.0AH SANYO UR18650H BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 4S2P 2.0AH SANYO UR18650H BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 4S2P 2.0AH PANASONIC CGR18650CA BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 4S2P 2.0AH PANASONIC CGR18650CA MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11b g FOXCONN MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11b g FOXCONN BLUETOOTH CARD WNC 81.BU513001 BT ANT...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Prescott at 2.8 3.8GHz or faster 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 combinations. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. Max. media transfer rate disk-buffer, Mbytes s transfer rate host-buffer , Mbytes s DVD DVD-ROM...