The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off

When 0 1 is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. When II 1 is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. The keys function as a calculator (complete with the arithmetic operators ), -, *, and ). Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. When H is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. does not work with some applications.

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...

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,...

NOTE The system information is subject to different models

This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the mofel name of devices installed on secondary IDE master. The hard disk drive or optical drive model name is automatically detected by the system. This field shows the serial number of devices installed on secondary IDE master. This field displays the serial number of this unit. This will be visible only when an internal LAN...

Removing the Fan the CPU Thermal Module and the CPU

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. Remove the three screws securing the system fan. 6. Then detach the fan from the main unit. 7. Remove the four screws securing the CPU thermal module. 8. Then remove the CPU thermal module. NOTE Please remove the screws in the order that the image indicates. Start from 4, 3, 2 then 1. When you reassemble the CPU thermal module, secure the screws as the order 1, 2, 3 then...

To activate hot keys press and hold the key bSfinS pressing the other key in the hot key combination

Displays a list of the hotkeys and their functions. Launches Acer eSetting in Acer eManager. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both the display screen and external monitor. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. Turns the speakers on and off mutes the sound.

Removing the Control Board

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Power Board on page 58. 5. See Removing the Upper Case Assembly on page 58. 6. See Removing the Speaker Set on page 60. 7. See Removing the SW DJ Board Assembly on page 60. 8. See Removing the Audio Board on page 61. 9. See Removing the VGA Thermal Module on page 61. 10. See Removing the Modem Board on page 62. 11. See Removing the Main Board on page 62....

Removing the Speaker

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Power Board on page 58. 5. See Removing the Upper Case Assembly on page 58. 6. Disconnect the SW DJ board cable. 7. Disconnect the CIR receiver cable. 8. Then disconnect the audio board FFC cable. 9. Disconnect the speaker set cable. 10. Then detach the speaker set from the lower case.

Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which page to go to

Power failure. (The power indicator does not go on or stay on.) Power System Check on page 68. POST does not complete. No beep or error codes are indicated. Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message on page 71 Undetermined Problems on page 84 POST detects an error and displayed messages on screen. Error Message List on page 72 Other symptoms (i.e. LCD display problems or others). Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message on page 71 Symptoms cannot be re-created (intermittent problems). Use 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 on page 69 Check the Battery Pack on page 70 Unplug the power adapter cable from the computer...

NOTE aspect ratio monitors are supported on x and x on WindowsRXP WindowsR and WindowsRME The comple

Two on the right side one on the front side Internal amp external keyboard work simultaneously SANYO 4cell 2.0 SONY 4cell 2.0 SIMPLO 4cell 2.0 PANASONIC 8cell 2.2 SANYO 8cell 2.2 2000mAH for SANYO 4cell, SONY 4cell, SIMPLO 4cell 4400mAH for PANASONIC 8cell, SANYO 8cell 4 for SANYO SONY SIMPLO 8 for PANASONIC SANYO 4S1P for SANYO 4cell SONY SIMPLO 4S2P for PANASONIC SANYO 8cell Hard coating 2H glare Anti reflective treatment of the front polarizer Typical White Luminance cd m2 also called...

Removing the Main Board

Acer Aspire 7535 7535g 7235 Assembly

The Upper Case Assembly on page 58. the SW DJ Board Assembly on page 60 the VGA Thermal Module on page 61. 10. See Removing the Modem Board on page 62. 11. Remove the two nut screws securing the main board. 12. Press the PCMCIA card button. 14. Remove the two screws securing the main board to the lower case. 15. Then detach the main board from the lower case carefully. IMPORTANT When assembling disassembling the main board, whenever there is a mylar on the main board see the highlighted with...

Removing the Modem Board

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Power Board on page 58. 5. See Removing the Upper Case Assembly on page 58. 6. Remove the two screws securing the modem board. 7. Disconnect the modem board connector. 8. Disconnect the modem board cable then remove the board.

Removing the Touchpad Bracket the Touchpad Board and the Touchpad

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Power Board on page 58. 5. See Removing the Upper Case Assembly on page 58. 6. Pull back the tape covering the touchpad FFC. 7. Disconnect the touchpad FFC the remove it. 8. Remove the four screws securing the touchpad bracket. 9. Slide the touchpad bracket back as shown. 10. Then remove the touchpad bracket. 11. Use a flat headed screw driver to...

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 system 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....

Removing the Upper Case Assembly

See Removing the Battery on page 50 2. See Removing the Hard Disc Drive Module on page 50. 3. See Removing the Optical Disc Drive Module on page 51. 4. See Removing the Memory on page 51. 5. See Removing the LCD Module on page 53. 6. Remove the fifteen screws securing the lower case assembly and the upper case assembly on the bottom. 7. Remove the three screws securing the upper case assembly. 8. Disconnect the touchpad cable. 9. Disconnect the power board cable. 10. Then detach the upper...

You can locate the Euro symbol at the uppercenter for European keyboard andor bottomright Chinese ke

Euro Symbol Word

Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either directly press the lt Euro gt key at the bottom-right of the keyboard for Chinese keyboard , or hold lt Alt Gr gt and then press the lt 5 gt key at the upper-center of the keyboard.symbol at the upper-center of the keyboard for European keyboard, you can use both method . NOTE Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Please refer to www.microsoft.com typography faq faq 12.htm for more information. 1. Open a text editor or word...

Importantbe very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the scree

After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 4. If desired, you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter. 5. When you are done, press g to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Removing a Password Follow these steps 1. Use the W and Y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the E key. The Set Password box appears 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press E. 3. Press E twice...

NOTE Keep your fingers dry and clean when using the touchpad Also keep the touchpad dry and clean Th

Hardware Specifications and Configurations Intel Celeron M processor 370 380 390 1 MB L2 cache, 1.50 1.60 1.70 GHz, 400 MHz FSB Intel Pentium M processor 735A 2MB L2 cache, 1.70 GHz, 400 MHz FSB ACPI 2.0 if available, at least 1.0b , SMBIOS 2.3, PCI 2.2, Boot Block, PXE 2.0, Mobile PC2001, Hard Disk Password, INT 13h Extensions, PCI Bus Power Management interface Specification, EI Torito-Bootable CD-ROM Format Specification V1.0, Simple Boot Flag 1.0 1MB for Intel Celeron M processor 2MB for...

This is a brief introduction to the IO ports the features and the indicators

Also called LCD Liquid Crystal Display , displays computer output. Internal microphone for sound recording. For entering data into you computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. LEDs Light Emitting Diodes that turn on and off to show the status of the computer and its functions and components. Buttons for launching...

NOTE Charging the light shows amber when the battery is charging NOTE Fully charged light shows gree

Located above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are mail, Web browser, Empowering Key ansEra user-programmable button. Press to niHiie Acer eManager. The mail and Web buttons are pre-set ot email and internet programs, gHiriBllreset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable keys, run the Acer Launch Manager. Internet browser user-programmable Email application user-programmable

Removing the Power Board

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Hard Disc Drive Module on page 50. 3. See Removing the Optical Disc Drive Module on page 51. 4. See Removing the Memory on page 51. 5. See Removing the LCD Module on page 53. 6. Remove the two screws securing the power board. 7. Tear off the tape holding the power board cable then remove the power board.

Removing the LCD Bezel

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Fan, the CPU Thermal Module and the CPU on page 53. 5. See Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 54. 6. See Removing the LCD Module on page 55. 7. Detach the two rubber pads and the two screw pads. 8. Remove the four screws securing the LCD bezel. 9. Detach the LCD bezel carefully. 10. Remove the nine screws securing the LCD to the LCD panel. 11....

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize caches to initial POST values Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize cache before memory autosize Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller RAM failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx of high byte of memory bus Advanced...

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 gg . To choose a parameter, use the cursor up down keys QQ . To change the value of a parameter, press por Q. 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 g. You can also press g to save...

Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

Disassembly Procedure

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 main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

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...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Shows the setting of the user password. Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Press Enter to set the user password. When user password is set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can enter Setup menu only and does not have right to change the value of parameters. Press Enter to set the supervisor password. When set, this password...

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...

Above table lists some system memory configurations You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to

CS1037 Internal Agere Scorpio chipset Scorpio CSP1037B Wireless Module 802.11b g optional device Wireless Module 802.11b g optional device There is no FDD module for this product Seagate ST94G2112A HITACHI HTS424G4GM9A WD ML4G WD4GGUE Seagate ST98G829A Toshiba PLUTO MK8G25GAS WD ML4G WD8GGUE Parallel ATA for seagate ATA ATAPI-a for Hitachi Parallel ATA for seagate ATA ATAPI-a for Toshiba Data transfer, rate host buffer, Mbytes Data transfer, rate host buffer, Mbytes s DVD-ROM Random Access...

Removing the LCD Module

Acer Laptop4520 Off Riboon

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. Disconnect the inverter cable with a flat headed screw driver. 5. Take out the LVDS cable then disconnect the LVDS cable. 6. Tear off the tape securing the wireless LAN antennae then release the antennae. 7. Remove the two screws securing the LCD module on the rear side. 8. Remove the two screws securing the LCD module on the bottom. 9. Then detach the LCD module...

Removing the Audio Board

Acer Aspire 2430 Vga Module

See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 53. 3. See Removing the Keyboard on page 53. 4. See Removing the Power Board on page 58. 5. See Removing the Upper Case Assembly on page 58. 6. See Removing the Speaker Set on page 60. 7. See Removing the SW DJ Board Assembly on page 60. 8. Remove the screw securing the audio board. 10. Release the CIR receiver cable. 11. Then detach the audio board. 1. See Removing the Battery on page 50. 2. See Removing the...

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-bladed 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.

BIOS Flash 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...