Front View

Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Buttons for launching frequently used program. 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. Click buttons (left, center* and right) The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons....

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...

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,...

Replacing the Media Board

Insert the Media Board into the lower cover. If necessary, use a pry to press the board in place. IMPORTANT Do not press on components to prevent damage. 2. Insert the FFC flush with the connector and press the locking lever down to secure. 3. Insert the FFC through the chassis.

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...

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 Vista Startup Repair Utility a. insert the Windows Vista 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....

Replacing the Switch Cover

Insert the left side of the switch cover and angle 2. Starting from the left, press down on the Switch down in place. Cover to secure. 1. Insert the left side of the switch cover and angle 2. Starting from the left, press down on the Switch down in place. Cover to secure. 3. Turn the computer over and replace the three securing screws. 3. Turn the computer over and replace the three securing screws.

Removing the Camera Module

5530 Camera

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. See Removing the Lower Covers on page 51. 3. See Removing the WLAN Module on page 54. 4. See Removing the Keyboard on page 65. 5. See Removing the LCD Module on page 68. 6. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 98. 7. Disconnect the Camera Module cable as shown. 8. Remove the two securing screws from the Camera Module bracket. 9. Lift the Camera Module clear of the LCD Module. 10. Remove the securing screw from the camera board. 11. Remove the camera...

Replacing the DIMM Modules

Repair Aspire 5530

NOTE To replace DIMM Module 2, first remove DIMM Module 1. In this procedure, only DIMM Module 1 is shown. 1. Insert the DIMM Module flush with the connector and press down to lock in place. 1. Insert the DIMM Module flush with the connector and press down to lock in place. 1. With the ODD tray in the eject position, replace the 2. Press the cover into the tray, bottom edge first, to ODD cover on the new ODD Module. secure. 3. Turn the ODD over and replace the three securing 4. Slide Module in...

Internal Speaker Failure

If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs 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 under Other Devices. 3. Roll back the audio driver to the previous version, if updated recently. 4....

Replacing the TV Tuner Module

Aspire 7730g Tuner

Connect the cable to the TV tuner module. 8. Replace bracket and secure with provided screw. 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module. 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module.

Closed Front View

Acer Nav50 Closed Front View

Accepts Secure Digital SD , MultiMediaCard MMC , Memory Stick MS , Memory Stick PRO MS PRO , xD-Picture Card xD . Receives signals from a remote control. Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Connects to an Ethernet 10 100 1000-based network. Connects to a display device e.g. external monitor, LCD projector . Connects to a television or display device with HDMI input. Connect to USB 2.0 devices e.g. USB mouse, USB camera . Accepts audio line-in devices e.g. audio CD...

Removing the Lower Covers

Aspire 5530g Tuner

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 49. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 50. 4. Remove the two screws from the memory and WLAN bays and loosen the two captive HDD bay screws. 1. Remove the Battery Pack. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. Remove the Memory Module cover See Removing the Lower Covers on page 51. 3. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. 5. Repeat steps...

Replacing the Touch Pad Bracket

Touchpad Aspire 5530

Replace the two securing screws from the Touch 3. Replace the Finger Print reader FFC and secure 4. Replace the Touch Pad FFC as shown. with the adhesive strips. 3. Replace the Finger Print reader FFC and secure 4. Replace the Touch Pad FFC as shown. with the adhesive strips. 1. Align and replace the Speaker Module in the upper 2. Grasp both ends of the mylar cover to expose the case. housing. 3. Replace the speaker cable as shown. 3. Replace the speaker...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Griffin - Turionx2 Athlonx2 for MS Griffin - Athlonx2 Sempron for Value CPU DTS Throttling 50 point 100C recover 85C ACPI 2.0 compliance with Intel Speed Step Support C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 and S3, S4 for mobile CPU Suspend to RAM S3 Disk S4 Various hot-keys for system control Support Win Flash Wake on LAN from S3 Wake on LAN form S4 in AC mode 1 MB for Turionx2 Athlonx2, 512KB for Simpron 4G for 64bit OS with two 2GB SODIMM You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match...

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 Set Supervisor Password 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...

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. 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. 4. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 5. If desired, you can enable the Password on boot parameter. 6. When you are...

Replacing the LCD Panel

Align the LCD brackets with the eight screw holes four on each side on the LCD Panel as shown. 1. Align the LCD brackets with the eight screw holes four on each side on the LCD Panel as shown. 2. Secure the LCD brackets to the LCD panel. 2. Secure the LCD brackets to the LCD panel. 3. Turn the panel over. Insert the LCD Panel cable into the LCD Panel as shown. 3. Turn the panel over. Insert the LCD Panel cable into the LCD Panel as shown. Replace the MIC cable under the mylar tab strips, and...

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 F10...

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 142. 2. Visually check them for...

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....

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...

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. See Removing the LCD Module on page 68. 3. Remove the two upper and two lower bezel screw caps. Remove the four securing screws from the LCD module. 4. Lift up the bezel, topside first, and remove it from the LCD Module. 4. Lift up the bezel, topside first, and remove it from the LCD Module. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. See Removing the LCD Module on page 68. 3. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 98. 4. Remove the securing tapes...

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

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...

Easy Launch Buttons

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Arcade and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Launch Acer Empowering Technology. user-programmable Wireless communication button indicator Enables disables the wireless...

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...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 5530. 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...

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 function...

Replacing the Antenna Cables

Ensure that the three Antenna cables pass through the Mainboard and are accessible from the underside of lower cover. 1. Insert the Antenna Cables through the Upper 2. Pull the cables through. Cover. Make sure they are accessible from the underside. 3. Secure the cables in place as shown. 4. Place the cabling in the wiring conduit as shown. 3. Secure the cables in place as shown. 4. Place the cabling in the wiring conduit as shown. 1. Align the FFC with the connector and press the 2. Turn the...

With Fingerprint Reader SKU

Adapter DELTA 90W 1.7x5.5x11 ADP-90SB BBEA LF level 4 Adapter DELTA 90W 1.7x5.5x11 ADP-90SB BBEN for OBL Spec. LV4 LF Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Normal Type Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P SANYO 8 cell 4800mAh Main COMMON Foxconn Bluetooth FOX_BRM_2.0 F W 300 5 in 1-Build in MS, MS Pro, SD, SC, XD JMicron JMB385 Card Reader SD MMC MS MS Duo MS-HG 1 4 8-bit amp xD PCI Express CPU AMD Athlon64X2 QL60 PGA 1.9G 1M 638 35W Griffin B1 CPU AMD TurionX2 RM70...

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk

Insert Diskette

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...

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

Acer Aspire 7540 Keyboard Symbols

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...

Power On Issue

Monitor Status

If the system doesn't power on, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If the system powers off at intervals, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet. 2. Remove any extension cables between the computer and the outlet. 3. Remove any surge protectors between the computer and the electrical outlet. Plug the computer...

Removing the Media Board

See Removing the Upper Left Saddle on page 77. 2. Pull the FFC out of the chassis. 3. Insert the FFC flush with the connector and press the locking lever down to secure. 4. Use a pry to lift the Media board out of the Upper Cover. IMPORTANT Do not press on components to prevent damage.

Removing the Touch Pad Bracket

See Removing the Upper Cover on page 70. 2. Disconnect the Touch Pad FFC from the Touch Pad board. 3. Move the Finger Print Reader FFC cable out of the way to prevent damage, and pull back the securing foil on the bracket. 4. Remove the two securing screws from the Touch Pad bracket. IMPORTANT The Touch Pad cannot be removed individually. To replace the Touch Pad, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the Upper Left Saddle on page 77. 2. Grasp the Launch Board and lift up to remove...

Removing the Upper Left Saddle

Acer 5530g Travelmate Password

See Removing the Upper Cover on page 70. 2. Pull back the mylar cover to expose the top securing screw. 3. Remove the bottom securing screw. 4. While holding the cover back, remove the top securing screw. 5. Firmly lift and rotate the saddle counter-clockwise to remove, paying attention to the securing clip. 5. Firmly lift and rotate the saddle counter-clockwise to remove, paying attention to the securing clip.

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.

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. AMD Turion tm X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile ZM-84 Enter Select Submenu F10 Save and Exit 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. This field shows the speed of the CPU. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the serial number of HDD...

Without Fingerprint Reader SKU

Adapter DELTA 90W 1.7x5.5x11 ADP-90SB BBEN for OBL Spec. LV4 LF Adapter LITE-ON 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue PA-1900-24AR LED LF level 4 Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Normal Type Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P SANYO 8 cell 4800mAh Main COMMON Foxconn Bluetooth FOX_BRM_2.0 F W 300 5 in 1-Build in MS, MS Pro, SD, SC, XD JMicron JMB385 Card Reader SD MMC MS MS Duo MS-HG 1 4 8-bit amp xD PCI Express CPU AMD Athlon64X2 QL60 PGA 1.9G 1M 638 35W Griffin B1 CPU AMD...

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.

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart

Aspire 5530g Uft Aufschrauben

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 the Switch Cover. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. Locate and remove the three securing screws as shown. 3. Turn the computer over and open the LCD module fully to expose the Switch Cover. 4. Lift the Switch Cover as shown, leftside first. 5. Lift the Switch Cover clear of the chassis. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48.. 2. Push...

Removing the eKey Board

Acer 4810t Disassembly

See Removing the Upper Right Saddle on page 75. 2. Turn the Upper Cover over and remove the FFC. 4. Pry the eKey board off the Upper Cover. 4. Pry the eKey board off the Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 70. 2. Remove the single securing screw. 3. Lift the switch board and FFC up and away from the upper cover. 3. Lift the switch board and FFC up and away from the upper cover. 1. Remove the Upper Cover. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 70. 2. Remove the two securing...

Aspire Exploded Diagrams Discrete SKU

ADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB DFA ADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB BFJA ADAPTER 65W 3PIN LITE-ON PA-1650-02AC ADAPTER 65W 3PIN HIPRO AC-OK065B13 for flicker issue ADAPTER 90W 3PIN DELTA ADP-90SB BBEA ADAPTER 90W 3PIN DELTA ADP-90SB BBEN ADAPTER 90W 3PIN LITE-ON PA-1900-24AR ADAPTER 90W 3PIN HIPRO AC-OL093B13P for flicker issue BATTERY 6CELL 4.4AH SANYO SA SA 3S2P 4.4AH BATTERY 6CELL 4.4AH SONY SY SY 3S2P 4.4AH BATTERY 6CELL 4.4AH SIMPLO SP PA 3S2P 4.4AH BATTERY 6CELL 4.4AH PANASONIC PA PA...

Aspire Series

82MEXTHM2 56CO 2 1G 250 6L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_EN32 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2 1G 250 6L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_FR31 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2 1G 250 6L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_XC22 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2 1G 250 6L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_ES22 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2 1G 250 6L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_ES22 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2G 1G 320 BT 8L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_ES22 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2G 1G 320 BT 8L 5R CB bg FP 0. 3D_HG_ES22 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2G 1G 320 BT 8L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_EN32 82MEXTHM2 56CO 2G 1G 320 BT 8L 5R CB_bg_FP_0. 3D_HG_XC22...

Removing HDD Passwords

Guia Unlock6 Exe Gratis

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 10068 00 and press lt Enter gt . The Unlock6 program runs. 2. Select option 2, Upper case ASCII Code, and press lt Enter gt . C HddPed gt unlock6 18868 88 unlock6.exe vl.l 2 Nay 2883 Choice hat kind of the p.seeord to be...

Disassembly Requirements

To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding 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.