Manual Eject Hole In Laptop

See Removing the Lower Covers on page 52. 2. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. 3. Insert an implement to push the ODD Module out of the bay. 3. Insert an implement to push the ODD Module out of the bay. 4. Remove the two (2) screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. 5. Insert a pin in the manual eject hole of the ODD bezel to eject the ODD tray. 5. Insert a pin in the manual eject hole of the ODD bezel to eject the ODD tray. 6. Press...

Touchpad Basics with fingerprint reader

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader Move your finger across the touchpad (1) to move the cursor. Press the left (2) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader (3) supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control...

Changing a Password

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears. Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. If desired, you can enable...

Using DMITools

The DMI Desktop Management Interface Tool copies BIOS information to eeprom to be used in the DMI pool for hardware management. When the BIOS displays Verifying DMI pool data it is checking the table correlates with the hardware before sending to the operating system Windows, etc. . To update the DMI Pool, perform the following steps 2. Execute dmitools.exe. The following messages show dmitools usage dmitools r gt Read dmi string from memory dmitools wm xxxx gt Write manufacturer name to EEPROM...

Replacing the WLAN Module

Acer Aspire 4740 Module

Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two 2 screws to secure the module. 2. Replace the two 2 screws to secure the module. 3. Connect the two 2 antenna cables to the module. IMPORTANT Ensure that the cabling is replaced as NOTE The White cable goes to the upper terminal shown to avoid trapping when the covers are and the black cable to the lower terminal. replaced.

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 4740 4740G. 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...

Using the System Utilities

Acer Bio-Protection only for certain models Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution is a multi-purpose fingerprint software package integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Utilizing the uniqueness of one's fingerprint features, Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution has incorporated protection against unauthorized access to your computer with centralized password management with Password Bank, easy music player launching with Acer MusicLaunch, secure Internet favorites via...

Setting a Password

Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password 1. Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password box appears Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive . Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. IMPORTANT Be very careful when typing your...

Communication

Acer Video Conference, featuring Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 802.11a g n Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b g n Acer InviLink 802.11b g WPAN Bluetooth 2.1 Enhanced Data Rate EDR LAN Gigabit Ethernet Wake-on-LAN ready Modem 56K ITU V.92 Wake-on-Ring ready

Replacing the Upper Cover

Cover Upper Acer Aspire 7720g

WARNING Care must be taken when replacing the Upper Cover to prevent damage or stress to the surface. 1. Place the Upper Cover on the Lower Cover, front edge first, and lower it into place. 2. Starting with the sides, press down all around the perimeter of the cover to secure it in place. 3. Reconnect the three 3 FFC cables to the mainboard. Connect and lock connector A as shown. Connect and lock connector B as shown. Connect and lock connector C as shown. 4. Turn the computer over. Replace the...

HDD Not Operating Correctly

If the HDD does not operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Disconnect all external devices. 2. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 3. Run the Windows 7 Startup Repair Utility a. insert the Windows 7 Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer. b. When prompted, press any key to start to the operating system DVD. c. The Install Windows screen displays. Click Next. d. Select...

Front View

Web camera for video communication only for certain models . Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output Configuration may vary by models . Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions...

Replacing the Media Board

WARNING Care must be taken when replacing the Media Board Cover to prevent damage or stress to the surface. 1. Place the media board in the upper case. 2. Replace the two 2 securing screws as shown. 3. Adhere the FFC to the upper case as shown. 1. Place the TouchPad in the casing. 2. Replace the two securing screws. 1. Place the TouchPad in the casing. 2. Replace the two securing screws. 3. Replace the FFC and close the locking latch. 4. Run the cable along the Bracket and press down to

System Block Diagram

Clock Generator IDT 9LRS3l99AKLFT SILEGO SLG8SP587 133 120 100 9 14.318MHHZ to PCH 4 8MHZ to CardReader Auburndale Clarksfield UMA DIS DIS PCI-Exptess x 8 ABD PCIE1 2.5GT S CKD PCE l 2. -.5 DDRIII 800 1 0 1-333 6.4G 8.5G 10.6G IOOmriWK0ht'M lt -1Bi 2G4pin DDRIII-SO-DIMM X2 BANK o, 12,3_page 10,1 USB port 8 HS USB Port 2 eSATA USB port o sub boar

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions To choose a menu, use the left and right arrow keys. To choose an item, use the up and down arrow keys. To change the value of a parameter, press F5 or F6. A plus sign indicates the item has sub-items. Press Enter to expand this item. Press Esc 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 F9. You can also...

External Mouse Failure

If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual. 3. If the mouse uses a USB connection, try an alternate USB port. 4. Try an alternative program to verify mouse operation. Reinstall the program experiencing mouse failure. 6. Remove any recently added hardware and associated software. 7. Remove any recently added...

Easy Launch Buttons

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are Programmable, Backup, Wireless LAN, and Bluetooth. To set the programmable key, run the Acer Launch Manager. Launches Acer Backup Management for three-step data backeup. Enables disables the wireless function. Enables disables the Bluetooth function.

Random Loss of BIOS Settings

If the computer is experiencing intermittent loss of BIOS information, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. If the computer is more than one year old, replace the CMOS battery. 2. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 3. If the computer is experiencing HDD or ODD BIOS information loss, disconnect and reconnect the power and data cables between devices. If the BIOS settings are still lost, replace the cables....

External Modules Disassembly Flowchart

The flowchart below 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.

Replacing the Camera Module

Acer Aspire Camera

Reconnect the LCD cable to the Camera Module. 3. Ensure that the locating pins are correctly seated. 3. Ensure that the locating pins are correctly seated. 5. Lower the bracket into place as shown 5. Lower the bracket into place as shown 2. Place the Camera Module in the casing as shown. 2. Place the Camera Module in the casing as shown. 4. Insert the Camera Bracket left side first to engage the securing clip. 6. Replace the one 1 securing screw. 6. Replace the one 1 securing screw. 1. Place...

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 F2 during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

Common Problems

Schematic Aspire 4736z

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Obtain the failing 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. Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which...

Replacing the MIC Module

Replace the MIC Module in the LCD casing. 2. Run the cable as shown and replace the adhesive IMPORTANT Ensure that the cable runs as shown in the hinge well area. IMPORTANT Ensure that the cable runs as shown in the hinge well area. 1. Run the right side Antenna cable as shown in the 2. Run the cable as shown and replace the foil tab. hinge well to avoid trapping. 1. Run the right side Antenna cable as shown in the 2. Run the cable as shown and replace the foil tab. hinge well to avoid...

Removing the Finger Print Reader

Acer Aspire 4740 Open Modem

NOTE Only the Discrete SKU supports Finger Print Reader technology. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 74. 2. Remove the one 1 securing screw on the bracket. 3. Remove the adhesive tape from the FFC cable as shown. 3. Remove the adhesive tape from the FFC cable as shown. 4. Remove the finger print bracket by angling the bracket upward as shown. 4. Remove the finger print bracket by angling the bracket upward as shown. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 74. 2. Lift the FFC to disengage...

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. H fre jjfjf rilifi llj'w tfjno When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. When Num Lock 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. Scroll Lock lt Fn gt lt F12 gt When Scroll Lock is on, the...

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk

BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed. The system provides a function hotkey Fn Esc, for enable BIOS Recovery process when system is powered on during BIOS POST. To use this function, it is strongly recommended to have the AC adapter and Battery present. If this function is enabled, the...

Replacing the Speaker Module

Align and replace the Speaker Module in the lower IMPORTANT Run the LCD cables over the Speaker case. Module as shown to avoid trapping when the Switch 2. Reconnect the Speaker cable. 3. Replace the adhesive tape to secure the LCD 4. Replace the two 2 securing screws as shown. 4. Replace the two 2 securing screws as shown. 1. Place the Keyboard on the Upper Cover, face up 2. Insert the Keyboard, front edge first, into the Upper and reconnect the FFC cable to the Mainboard. Cover as shown....

Continue

Cmos Ram Acer Travelmate 4740 Laptop

The password setting is complete after the user presses Enter. If the current password entered does not match the actual current password, the screen will show you the Setup Warning. If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match, the screen displays the following message. This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module...

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 On Issue on page 138. 2. Visually check them for...

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Acer 4740 Open

This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 4740 Series. Aspire 4740 Series provides one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Clearing Password Check Hardware Open Gap Description Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a security reason, BIOS will ask the password during systems POST or when...

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following stages External module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components. 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.

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method Remove HDD Password When the user keys in the wrong password three times, the system reports the following error code to user. To unlock the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. Press Enter to display the Select Item screen. 2. Select Enter Unlock Password and press Enter. An Unlock Password displays. 3. Make a note of the key, 76943488 in the example. 4. Boot up the system to a removable bootable drive containing DOS and the...

Removing a Password

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Press Enter twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to Clear. 4. When you have changed the settings, press u to save...

Replacing the ODD Module

6930g Hdd Replace

Align the ODD Bezel as shown and press it into place. Close the ODD drawer. 2. Align the ODD Bracket as shown and replace the securing screws. 2. Align the ODD Bracket as shown and replace the securing screws. 3. Push the ODD Module into the chassis as shown 4. Replace the securing screw. until the bezel is flush with the casing. 1. Place the HDD carrier on the HDD. 2. Replace the four 4 securing screws two each side . 1. Place the HDD carrier on the HDD. 2. Replace the four 4 securing...

Rear View

Remove Hard Disk Aspire 4740

Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Houses the computer's hard disk secured with screws . Enables the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. NOTE 1. Charging The battery light shows amber when the...

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

Acer Aspire 7738g Microphone

See Removing the LCD Module on page 69. 2. Remove the six 6 screw caps and screws as shown. 3. Starting at the center of the top edge, pry the inside of the bezel away from the screen. Work round the edges to pry the bezel away from the screen as shown. 4. Lift the bezel away from the panel. 1. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 96. 2. Remove the one 1 screw from the Camera Bracket as shown. 3. Lift the Camera Bracket, right side first, clear of the casing. 3. Lift the Camera Bracket, right...

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart

Acer Aspire 7520 Speakers

Remove External Modules before proceeding 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 50. 2. Remove the two 2 screws from the Hinge Covers. 3. Slide the covers off the hinges in the direction of the arrows. IMPORTANT The left and right Hinge Covers are shaped differently and marked L and R on the inside. Ensure that the correct cover is used during reassembly. CAUTION Using tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. It is recommended that only fingers are used to remove...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. HDD Model Name HDD Serial Number ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version KBC BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 090730PB4400Q7HJ00LJG TSSTcorp CDDVDW TSL633C NOTE The system information is subject to different models. NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system....

Internal Speaker Failure

Microphones Internal Images

If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. Navigate to Starts Control Panels System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Check the Device Manager to determine that The device is properly installed. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. There are no device conflicts. No hardware is listed...

Aspire

AS4740-622G32Mi LINPUSATH3 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG EN11 AS4740-622G32Mi LINPUSATH1 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG TH51 AS4740-542G32Mi LINPUSATH3 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG EN11 AS4740-522G32Mi LINPUSATH3 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG EN11 AS4740-542G32Mi LINPUSATH1 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG TH51 AS4740-522G32Mi LINPUSATH1 UMACFbs 1 2G 320 BT 6L2.2 5R CB GN FP 0.3D HG TH51 AS4740-432G50Mi LINPUSATH3...

Post Codes

These tables describe the POST codes and descriptions during the POST. Post Code Range Functionality Name Include PostCode.h CPU power on and switch to Protected mode Tune CPU frequency ratio to maximum level NOTE The color bar items indicate 3rd party related functions that are platorm dependent. NOTE The color bar items indicate 3rd party related functions that are platorm dependent. Functionality Name Include PostCode.h Internal Graphic device early Initialization Start Flash BIOS with...

Main Module

Aspire 4740

ADAPTER DELTA 65W 19V 1.7X5.5X11 YELLOW ADP-65JH DB A, LV5 LED LF ADAPTER LITE-ON 65W 19V 1.7X5.5X11 YELLOW PA-1650-22AC LV5 LED LF ADAPTER HIPRO 65W 19V 1.7X5.5X11 YELLOW HP-A0652R3B 1LF, LV5 LED LF Adapter DELTA 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue ADP-90CD DB A, LV5 LED LF Adapter LITE-ON 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue PA-1900-34AR, LV5 LED LF Adapter HIPRO 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue HP-A0904A3 B1LF, LV5 LED LF BATTERY SANYO AS-2007A LI-ION 3S2P SANYO 6 CELL 4400MAH MAIN COMMON NORMAL TYPE BATTERY SONY AS-2007A...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Mobile Calpella Arrandale CPU A 32-KB instruction and 32-KB data first-level cache L1 for each core A 256-KB shared instruction data second-level cache L2 for each core Up to 4-MB shared instruction data third-level cache L3 , shared among all cores ENE KB926 for Keyboard Controller, Battery management Unit, and RTC Broadcom BCM57780A1KMLG for Giga LAN Realtek RTS5159 for Card Reader, 7 in 1 controller Realtek ALC888S-VC for High Definition Audio Codec with Dolby Digital Live Throttling...

Using Boot Sequence Selector

Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changes without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps 2. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen. 3. Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding sequence, for example, enter BS2 to change the boot sequence to HDD CD ROM LAN Floppy.