Check the Battery Pack

Follow the procedures below to check the battery pack. From software, this helps to identify the problem is on recharging or discharging. 1. Check the Power Management in Control Panel. 2. Then confirm that the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. 3. Repeat the step 1 and step 2 for both battery and adaptor. From hardware, this helps to identify whether you should replace the battery pack or not. 2. Remove the battery pack and...

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windowsspecific functions

This key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows SDJmmjiQI It launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions + < Tab> Activates the next Taskbar button. + < E> Opens the My Computer window. +B+reBp pens Help and Support. +I+Bfl wj) ens the Find (All Files dialog box). +E+9E) pens the R< dialog ro l +B+53JJ nimizes all windows. < H mEn r HB< hILndoes the minimize all windows action. This key has the same ef< t as...

If the users fail three times consecutively in password verification the system will be hung up and

Set Supervisor Password User Password Highlight the item and press Enter, a dialog box will be shown to ask the users to enter new password and confirm new password. If the users want to reset password, a current password will be required to be tapped in at first. If the current password is correct, the users are permitted to enter new password and confirm new password for verification. If the verification is OK, the password setting will be complete after the users press Enter. If the...

Combo Drive Interface

DVD Full Stroke 165ms CD Random Access 105ms CD Full Stroke 160ms DVD Full Stroke 190ms CD Random Access 95ms CD Full Stroke 180ms DVD 120 ms (average) CD 110 ms (average) ATA ATAPI-6, MMC-3 and SFF8090 Ver5, Revision 1.2. DVD (read) DVD 5, 9, 10, 18, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-R 3.95G, DVD-R 4.7G, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, Multi-Border DVD-R DVD-RW, MultiSession DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM CD (read) CD-DA, CD ROM Mode-1, CD-ROM XA Mode-2 Form-1 and Mode-2 Form-2, CD-I, Video-CD (MPEG-1), CD-Text CD...

Table of Contents

Features Display Graphics TV-Tuner Storage Special Keys and Controls 2 I O Interface 3 Power Dimensions and Weight 3 Environment 4 Block Diagram Outlook Front Closed Front View 7 Left Right Rear Base Using the Keyboard 11 Lock keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad 11 Windows Special keys 13 Indicators Easy-launch Touchpad Touchpad Basics 16 Acer Empowering Technology 18 Empowering Technology Password 18 Acer eDataSecurity Management (for selected models) 18 Acer eLock Management 20 Acer ePerformance...

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computers controls like scree

ejWHches the Acer ePower ManaHAHfflmjB fll Emp pagejfflOlogy. Switches the display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both. Turns off the display screen backlight to save power. Press any key to return. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. K+Kn loKte the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign on the upper-center and or bottom-right side sh+K eyfflard. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either directly press the < Euro> key on the bottom-right...

Disclaimer

The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed as is. Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its...

Indicators

The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The front panel indicators are visible ernfflffl en the computerjRRISiOTMgSl up. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. IJghtscp when Num Lock is activated. Lights when the battery is being charged. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication

Removing the RAM Module Mini PCI Card Thermal ModuleCPU

Acer Aspire 7535 Replace Fan

Release the four screws holding the thermal module cover. 2. Remove the thermal module cover. 3. Pull the RAM module locks at the same time as the arrows indicate. 4. The RAM module will pop up then detach it. Repeat the anterior step to remove another RAM module. 5. Pull the Mini PCI card locks at the same time as the arrows indicate. 6. The Mini PCI card will pop up then detach it. 7. Disconnect the auxiliary antenna cable gray and the main antenna cable black . 8. Release the two screws...

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is under test. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected error appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the internal keyboard is correctly connected on the system board. If the keyboard is correctly connected, run the Keyboard test. If errors occur, do the following procedures in sequence to correct the problems. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. 1. Reconnect the keyboard cable. The following auxiliary input...

Power Management Related Symptoms

The system does not enter standby mode after closing the LCD. The system does not resume from hibernation mode. Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive System board The system does not resume from standby mode after opening the LCD. Battery fuel gauge in Windows does not go higher than 90 . Remove battery pack and let it cool for two hours. Refresh battery continue to use battery until power off, then Reconnect hard disk CD-ROM drives. Hard disk connection board System board System...

Processor

AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 TL-52 TL-56 TL-60 TL-62 processor or higher AMD Sempron 3200 3400 3500 or higher Compatible with Existing 32-bit code base Integrated memory controller 128-bit DDR SDRAM at 100 133 166 200MHz Dual-core architecture discrete L1 and L2 cache structures for each core HyperTransport Technology to I O devices one 16-bit link supporting speed up to 1GHz 2000 MT s or Compatible with Existing 32-bit code base Integrated memory controller 64-bit DDR SDRAM at 100 133 166...

Easylaunch Buttons

There are several conveniently located easy-launch buttons. They are one user-programmable button, web browser button, mail button, and Acer Empowering Key Q. Press to run the Acer Empowering Technology. Although the mail and web browser bu ffljglare pre-set to E-mail and Internet p by users. To set the web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Acer Empowering Technology user-programmable E-mail application user-programmable Internet browser user-programmable

To disassemble the computer you need the tools below

Wrist ground strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge 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 remove the stripe cover, please be careful not to scrape the cover.

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or diskette. A writable, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached. Multiple labels may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail. 1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs. 2. See if FDD test is passed as the programs run the FDD test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If errors occur with...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or CD-ROM. NOTE Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached. The label may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail. 1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs. 2. See if CD-ROM test is passed when the programs run the CD-ROM test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If errors occur, reconnect the connector on the system board. If the errors...

Error Message List

Run Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check. Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run Setup Run Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. System battery is dead -Replace and run Setup Replace RTC battery and Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. System CMOS checksum bad -Default...

Security

To boot up when Password on boot is enabled. The system supports three levels of password protection. The password support consists of a Supervisor Password, User Password, and Hard Disk Password. All the passwords are stored in a non-volatile storage device EEPROM . All the passwords will obey the following rules All the passwords can be set or cleared in BIOS Setup Security screen. The password entry consists of eight alphanumeric characters. At least one character must be assigned. The valid...

Use the touchpad as follows

Move your finger acrosSEm e touchp0H 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 and right 4 buttons located on the edge of 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 2 is the same Sgjclicking the left button. Use the four-way scroll 3 button to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of windows applications. Tap...

Audio

DAC SNR gt 95dB, ADC SNR gt 85dB 6. All DACs support 44.1K 48 K 96K 192K sample rate 7. All ADCs support 44.1K 48K 96 192K sample rate 8. At least 2 GPIOs for customized applications One internal array analog microphone Two speakers, at least 1W 9cc for each Wi-Fi, WPA2, WMM CCX V3 and above support To be placed on the top of LCD on the sides of LCD latches

Acer Grid Vista dualdisplay compatible

Acer Gridvista

NOTE This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the noteboo onitor is conneReslffigJ select gOJf, Control Panel, DisplHa nd click on Settings. Select the secondary monitoj BSS in the display box and then click t Slcheck box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, the process. Themes Desktop Screen Saver .Appearance Settings Drag the monitor icons to match the physical arrangement of your monitors. Themes Desktop Screen Saver .Appearance...

Error Code List

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 Battery critical low In this situation BIOS will issue four short beeps then shut down system, no message will be shown. Thermal critical high In this situation BIOS will shut down the system, no message will be shown.

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 problems, follow the procedures below 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...

Empowering Technology Password

Before using Acer eLock Management and Acer eRecovery Management, You must initialize the Empowering Technology password. Right click on the Empowering Technology toolbar and select Password Setup to do so. If you do not initialize the Empowering Technology password, you will be prompted to do so when running Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management for the first time. NOTE If you lose your passwo rd, there is no method to reset it except by reformatting your notebook or taking your...

5110 Bios Update

Acer Aspire One Cmos Setup

Keys used to view or configure devices Up and Down arrows select a device, then press lt F6 gt to move it up the list, or lt F5 gt to move it down the list. Press lt Esc gt to exit the menu. HHelp HI Select Item E5 F Change Values Setup Defaults Exit Qselect Menu Select 4 Sub-Menu 00 Save and Exit This menu allows the users to decide the order of bootable devices to load the operating system. It identifies all the bootable devices in the system and attempts to boot them in the order specified....

Lcd Wxga

QD15AL02-01 non-glare Hardness 3H QD15AL02-02 glare Hard Coating 3H QD15TL07-01 non-glare Hardness 3H QD15AL07-02 glare Hard Coating 3H LP154W01-TLE1 non-glare Hard Coating 3H LP154W01-TLD1 glare Hard Coating 2H N154I2-L01 non-glare Hard Coating 3H N154I2-L02 glare Hard Coating 3H Typical white luminance cd m2 also called brightness Normal input voltage of power supply Typical white luminance cd m2 also called brightness

Disassembling the LCD Module

Ram Location Acer Aspire 5110

Remove the four screw cushions on the LCD bezel then release the four screws holding the LCD bezel. 2. Carefully detach the LCD bezel from the LCD module. 3. Tear off the tapes holding the LVDS cable and the LCD cable then release the two screws securing the inverter board. 4. Carefully disconnect the LVDS cable. 5. Carefully disconnect the LCD cable then remove the inverter board. 6. Release the two screws securing the LCD panel. 8. Release the eight screws holding the left and right LCD...

Ene Cb Card Bus Host Adapter

3.3V operation with I O 5V tolerance Pinout compatible with ENE CB1410 1. Compliant with PCI Local Bus Specification Revision 2.3 2. Compliant with PCI Bus PW Management Interface Specification Revision 1.1 3. Compliant with PCI Mobile Design Guide Version 1.1 4. Compliant with Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Specification Revision 1.0 1. Compliant with PC Card Standard 8.0 2. Standardized Zoomed Video Register Model support 1. Compliant with SD Host Controller Standard...

Invoking BIOS Setup

To activate the BIOS Utility, press m during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the left-bottom side of the screen . There are six prime items in the BIOS Setup Utility. They are Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Boot and Exit. In the coming pages, we will explain the BIOS Setup Utility by item. Allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters. Provides security setting of the system. Allows the user to specify the boot options. Allows the user to...

Acer Empowering Technology

Extensa 5510 Repair

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy to have access to the frequently used functions and managethe notebooe.Ditplayed by default in the upper-right corner of the screen, it features the following handy utilities Acer eDataSecimty Managometrt protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms for selectedmotels . Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space,...

Power Related Symptoms

Power source battery pack and power adapter . See Power System Check. Battery pack Power adapter Hard drive amp battery connection board System board Power source battery pack and power adapter . See Power System Check. Battery pack Power adapter Hard drive amp battery connection board System board Power source battery pack and power adapter . See Power System Check. Hold and press the power switch for more than 4 seconds. System board System cannot detect the PC Card PCMCIA . Memory count size...

Removing the LCD Module from the Main Unit

If you just want to replace or check the LCD module, you can skip all the main unit disassembly procedures. After removing the battery pack, please follow the steps below. 2. Remove the middle cover from the edge of the middle cover. 3. Carefully detach the middle cover. 4. Carefully disconnect the LCD cable. 5. Slightly pull out the wireless antenna cables. 6. Release the two screws holding the LCD module on the bottom side of the main unit. 7. Release the four screws securing the LCD hinges...

LCDRelated Symptoms

LCD is too dark. LCD brightness cannot be adjusted. LCD contrast cannot be adjusted. Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key do 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

Acer eData Security Management for selected models

Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects the files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a supervisor password and default encryption. This encryption will be used to encrypt files...

FRU Field Replacement Unit List

This chapter offers the FRU Field Replacement Unit list in global configuration of Aspire 5110 5100 3100 series. Refer to this chapter whenever you order the 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 is changed, it will NOT be noted on the printed service guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your...

To activate Acer eLock Management a password must be set at first Once set you may apply locks to an

Acer Power Management Aspire 7110

NOTE If you lose the password, there is no method to reset it except by reformatting the notebook or taking the notebook to an Acer Customer Service Center. Be sure to remember or write down the password. Acer ePerformance Management is a system optimization tool that boosts the performance of the Acer notebook. It provides an express optimization method to release unused memory and disk space quickly. The user can also enable advanced options for full control over the following options Disk...

Information

AMD Turion tm 64 X2 Mobile Technology CPU type This item will show the CPU information of the system. CPU speed This item will show the COU clock speed. HDD model name 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. HDD serial number If no hard disk or other devices are installed on primary IDE master, it will display a blank line. System BIOS version This field reports BIOS version of the...

Disassembling the Main Unit

Bluetooth Modul Acer Travelmate 5210

Separating the Upper Case and the Lower Case 1. Carefully release the media board FFC lock because it is fragile. Then disconnect the media board FFC. 2. Release the 12 screws securing the upper case and the lower case on the bottom side. 3. Release the four hexagonal screws securing the external VGA port and the DVI-D port. 4. Release the two screws securing the upper case and the lower case on the upper side. 5. Then detach the upper case from the main unit. Removing the Power Board and the...

Parts

ADAPTER 65W 3PIN LITEON PA-1650-02LR ADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB DBFF ADAPTER 90W 3PIN LITEON PA-1900-04LR ADAPTER 90W 3PIN DELTA ADP-90SB BBAC ADAPTER 90W 3PIN LI SHIN SLS0202C19A20LF BATTERY LI-ION 4 CELLS 2000MAH SANYO BATTERY LI-ION 4 CELLS 2000MAH PANASONIC BATTERY LI-ION 6 CELLS 4000MAH SANYO BATTERY LI-ION 6 CELLS 4000MAH PANASONIC BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 4800MAH SANYO MODEM BOARD FOXCONN T60M845.02 SV92A1Z AC97 Azalia BLUETOOTH MODULE FOXCONN T60H928.01 Broadcom BCM2045 MINI PCI...

Removing the Keyboard

How Replace Keyboard Aspire 4736z

If you just want to replace the keyboard, skip the LCD module disassembly. After you remove the middle cover, follow the steps below. 1. Release the two screws securing the keyboard plate. 2. Carefully detach the keyboard plate from the edge of the keyboard plate and place the keyboard plate as shown. 3. Release the keyboard FFC lock carefully because it is fragile. Then remove the keyboard plate.

Undetermined Problems

Pjp2 Battery Connector

The diagnostic problems does not identify which devices fail, which devices are incorrectly installed, whether a short circuit happens, or whether the system is inoperative. NOTE Verify if all devices attached are supported by the computer. NOTE Verify if the power supply used at the time of failure is operating correctly. You can refer to Power System Check. Follow the procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. 2. Visually check the devices. If any problems...