Aspire Series

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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 120.) 2. Visually check them...

Help Exit

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS. Load default values for all SETUP item. Load previous values from CMOS for all SETUP items. 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...

Windows Keys

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions < > Open or close the Start menu < > + < D> Display the desktop < > + < E> Open Windows Explore < > + < F> Search for a file or folder < > + < G>...

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Information, Main, Advanced, Security, 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 press...

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.

Special Function Key For Acer Aspire 5515

You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and or bottom-right of your keyboard. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Alt Gr> and then press the < 5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE Note Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Please refer to www.microsoft.com typography faq faq12.htm for more information. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Shift> and then press the < 4> key at the...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Acer Travelmate 5710 Optical

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. 3. Insert a screw driver as shown, and gently lever the ODD module out of the chassis. 3. Insert a screw driver as shown, and gently lever the ODD module out of the chassis. 4. Pull the optical drive module out from the chassis. Remove the three screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. 6. Insert a pin in the eject hole of the ODD to eject the ODD tray....

Replacing the WLAN Module

Acer 4732z Aux

Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module. 3. Connect the two antenna cables to the module. NOTE The black antenna cable connects to the upper terminal and the white antenna cable to the lower terminal.

Replacing the Antennas

Lcd Module Acer Aspire 5515

Replace the left and right antennas as shown. Ensure that the locating pin on each antenna is correctly seated. Press down on the adhesive pads green callout to secure the antennas in place. 2. Replace the antenna and cables as shown. Ensure that the cable is inserted under each tab strip. 2. Replace the antenna and cables as shown. Ensure that the cable is inserted under each tab strip. 3. Ensure that the cables pass along the cable channel and though the hinge well as shown. 3. Ensure that...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Cpu Thermal Module 4540

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. Remove the HDD cover, See Removing the Lower Covers on page 44. 3. Use the pull-tab to pull and lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 4. Remove the four screws securing the hard disk to the carrier in reverse numerical order, from 4 to 1. 4. Remove the four screws securing the hard disk to the carrier in reverse numerical order, from 4 to...

Replacing the CPU

5515 Replace Cpu

IMPORTANT The CPU has a Pin1 locator that must be positioned corresponding to the marker on the CPU socket. 1. Carefully turn the mainboard upside down CPU side up , and place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 1. Carefully turn the mainboard upside down CPU side up , and place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 2. Gently close the socket lever and snap it into place in the securing clip. IMPORTANT Do not force the lever...

Replacing the DIMM Modules

Lcd Module Acer Aspire 5515

Press down to lock the DIMM module in place. 2. Press down to lock the DIMM module in place. 1. With the ODD tray in the eject position, replace the ODD cover on the new ODD Module. 2. Press the cover into the tray, bottom edge first, to secure. 2. Press the cover into the tray, bottom edge first, to secure. 3. Turn ODD Module around and secure bracket with three screws. 4. Slide the module in the chassis and press until the module is flush with the chassis. 3. Turn ODD Module around and...

Chipset POST Codes

The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. 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...

Replacing the Upper Case

Acer Aspire 5310 Touchpad

Place the upper case on the lower case front edge first. 3. Reconnect the TouchPad cable and close the locking latch as shown. 3. Reconnect the TouchPad cable and close the locking latch as shown. 4. Replace the two screws in the upper cover as 5. Turn the computer over and replace the eleven shown. screws as shown.

Replacing the Thermal Module

Place the Thermal Module, arm first, in to the chassis as shown. 1. Turn the computer over. Place the Thermal Module, arm first, in to the chassis as shown. 2. Replace the four screws in numerical order from screw 1 to screw 4 to secure the Thermal Module. 1. Align the Fan Module on the screw brackets. 2. Connect the Fan cable to the Mainboard. 1. Align the Fan Module on the screw brackets. 2. Connect the Fan cable to the Mainboard.

Replacing the Camera

Acer Aspire 5100 Camera Pins

Reconnect the camera cable to the module. 2. Replace the adhesive strip securing the cable to the camera module. 3. Replace the Camera board in the casing as shown. Ensure the locating pin is correctly seated. 3. Replace the Camera board in the casing as shown. Ensure the locating pin is correctly seated. 5. Replace the single securing screw. 4. Replace the Camera bracket on the board as shown 5. Replace the single securing screw. 6. Replace the Camera Module back cover as shown. 8. Replace...

Acer Grid Vista dualdisplay compatible

NOTE This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Settings. Select the secondary monitor 2 icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four...

Replacing the Speaker Modules

Place the left and right speaker modules in the chassis as shown. NOTE The left and right speaker module securing screws differ slightly in length. Ensure the correct screw is used for each speaker. Left Speaker Module red callout M2.5 3 Right Speaker Module green callout M2.5 6 3. Run the speaker cabling along the front of the casing as shown and replace the adhesive strips. 3. Run the speaker cabling along the front of the casing as shown and replace the adhesive strips. 1. Place the...

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.

Online Support Information

This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d. and password. These can be obtained directly from Acer CSD Taiwan. Acer's Website offers you convenient and valuable support resources whenever you...

Internal Speaker Failure

Acer 5100 Conflict Pci Chipset

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...

Indicators

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. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. NOTE 1. Charging The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged The light shows green when in AC mode. TouchPad Basics with fingerprint...

Front View

Internal microphone for sound recording. Web camera for video communication for selected models . Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Enables disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. The left...

Esc Exit Select Menu Enter Select SubMenu F Save and Exit

NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24hour format. Format HH MM SS hour minute second This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is fixed to 633 KB. This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is fixed to 1789 MB. Displays the logo screen...

Setup Defaults Save and Exit

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Shows the setting of the user password. Shows the setting of the hard disk password. Press Enter to set the supervisor password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can not either enter the Setup menu nor change the value of parameters. Press Enter to set the user...

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...

How To Boot From Dvd With Acer Aspire 5515

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 bay. Information Main Advanced Security Power 2. IDE1 HL-DT-STDVDRAM GT10N- S3 3. Network Boot Realtek Boot Agent Use lt t gt or to 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 escape the menu. The Exit screen allows you to...

DOS Flash Utility

Perform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility 1. Press F2 during boot to enter the Setup Menu. 2. Select Boot Menu to modify the boot priority order, for example, if using USB HDD to Update BIOS, move USB HDD to position 1. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Information Main Advanced Security Power 2. IDE1 HL-DT-STDVDRAM GT10N- S3 3. Network Boot Realtek Boot Agent 3. Execute the KAW6xxx.BAT batch file to update BIOS. The flash process begins as shown. Use lt t gt or to select a device, then...

Replacing the Keyboard

Acer 5515 Keyboard

Reconnect keyboard FFC to the mainboard, and secure the locking latch. 1. Place the Switch Cover left side first on to the upper case as shown. 2. Press down on both sides of the cover to secure it in place. 1. Place the Switch Cover left side first on to the upper case as shown. 2. Press down on both sides of the cover to secure it in place. 3. Press down the centre of the cover to secure it in place. 3. Press down the centre of the cover to secure it in place.

Replacing the LCD Module

Align the LCD hinges with the lower case and replace the LCD module. 2. Replace the four securing screws two each side , starting with the left side hinge. NOTE Two different screw sizes are used to secure the LCD module in place. The red callouts require M2.5 15 screws and the green callouts require M2.5 10 screws. 3. Push the antenna cables through the chassis and 4. Place the antenna cable in the cable channel using pull them all the way through from the underside. all the cable clips as...

Replacing the Touch Pad

Place the TouchPad on to the upper cover as 2. Ensure that the TouchPad is correctly seated and shown. that the FFC connector faces the rear of the cover. 1. Replace the TouchPad bracket left side first to engage the securing clips. 2. Lower the bracket on to the upper case and press down to engage the bottom edge securing clips. 2. Lower the bracket on to the upper case and press down to engage the bottom edge securing clips. 1. Replace the TouchPad bracket left side first to engage 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,...

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart

How Remove Battery From Acer Ac1132

CAUTION Using tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. It is recommended that you only use your fingers to remove the Switch Cover. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. Lift the Switch Cover from the right side first as shown. 3. Lift the Switch Cover clear of the chassis. 1. See Removing the Switch Cover on page 57. 2. Remove the two securing screws from the keyboard as shown. 3. Lift the keyboard away from the chassis as shown. 3. Lift the keyboard away from...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

AMD Desktop Athlon, Socket AM2, 512KB catch, HyperTransport I F up to 1000 MHz Suspend to RAM S3 Disk S4 Various hot-keys for system control ACPI 2.0 compliance with Intel Speed Step Support C1, C2, C3 and S3, S4 for desktop CPU DMI utility for BIOS serial number configurable asset tag Support Win Flash Wake on LAN from S3 Wake on LAN form S4 in AC mode Adjustable 64 128 256MB UMA VGA memory share from North Bridge NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs...

Advanced

The Advanced screen allows the user to configure the various advanced BIOS options. IMPORTANT Making incorrect settings to items on these pages may cause the system to malfunction. Unless you have experience adjusting these items, we recommend that you leave these settings at the default values. If making settings to items on these pages causes your system to malfunction or prevents the system from booting, open BIOS and choose Load Optimal Defaults in the Exit menu to boot up normally. PnP...

Hot Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility. To activate hot keys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches Acer eSettings Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the...

Random Loss of BIOS Settings

Acer Aspire 7745g Bios Set

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....

Common Problems

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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...

Removing the Touch Pad

Touchpad Acer Aspire

See Removing the TouchPad Bracket on page 68. 2. Push the TouchPad upward from underneath the casing as shown. 1. See See Removing the Upper Cover on page 64. 2. Locate the Switch Board at the rear of the chassis. 3. Lift the Switch Board upward to disconnect the interface and remove it from the chassis. 1. See Removing the Switch Board on page 70. 2. Remove the six securing screws from the Mainboard. 3. Remove the two adhesive strips from the Speaker and MIC connectors. 3. Remove the two...

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

Reset Switch Acer Aspire 5570z

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS password method Remove HDD Password If you key in the wrong HDD password three time, HDD password error code displays on the screen. To reset the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. From a DOS prompt, key in Unlock6.exe 00193 and press lt Enter gt . The Unlock6 program runs. 2. Select option 2, Upper case ASCII Code, and press lt Enter gt . Choice what kind of the pa amp suord to be aenereted 3. Make a note of one of the displayed...

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

Sms Module Flowchart For

See Removing the LCD Module on page 60. 2. Remove the two upper and two lower bezel screw caps and screws. Starting from the lower left side of the bezel, pry the bezel upwards and away from the panel. Move along the top and right until all sides of the bezel are removed. NOTE If necessary, use a pry to lift up the outside edges of the bezel. 1. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 78. 2. Remove the securing screws from the Inverter board. 3. Remove the adhesive strip from the right side...

Select one string from the list

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Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. 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 screen moves one line up or down...

Right View

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Note Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a table or handle of a locked drawer. Insert the lock into the notch and turn the key to secure the lock. Some keyless models are also available. Internal optical drive accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Note Insert a paper clip...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 5515. 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...

Aspire Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly

Lcd Module Acer Aspire 5515

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Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Reset Cmos Acer Aspire 4736

This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 5515. Aspire 5515 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 systems enter to...