Left View

Connects to an Ethernet 10 100-based network. Connects to a display device (e.g. external monitor, LCD projector). Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g. USB mouse, USB camera). Accepts input from external microphones. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g. speakers, headphones).

Each Smm Driver entry point used in PORT

* If the BIOS detects error 2C, 2E, or 30 (base 512K RAM error), it displays an additional word-bitmap (xxxx) indicating the address line or bits that failed. For example, 2C 0002 means address line 1 (bit one set) has failed. 2E 1020 means data bits 12 and 5 (bits 12 and 5 set) have failed in the lower 16 bits. Note that error 30 cannot occur on 386SX systems because they have a 16 rather than 32-bit bus. The BIOS also sends the bitmap to the port-80 LED display. It first displays the check...

Memory

DEBUG_BIOS equ 1 Check for DRAM initialization interrupt and reset fail Verify all DIMMs are DDR or DDR2 and unbuffered Detect an improper warm reset and handle Detect if ECC SO-DIMMs are present in the system Verify all DIMMs are single or double sided and not asymmetric Verify all DIMMs are x8 or x16 width Find a common CAS latency between the DIMMS and the MCH Determine the memory frequency and CAS latency to program Determine the smallest common TRAS for all DIMMs Determine the smallest...

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 OS Startup Repair Utility a. Insert the Windows 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 Repair...

Replacing the DIMM Modules

Schematics For Acer Aspire 5515

Press down to lock the DIMM module in place. 3. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present. 3. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present. 1. Press the bezel into the tray, bottom edge first, to 2. Secure the ODD bracket with the two (2) screws. secure it to the ODD Module.

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 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 the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.

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 2. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. The password length can not exceed 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 password because the characters do not appear...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 50. 2. Remove one 1 screw securing the ODD module. 3. Insert a suitable tool into the access slot in the battery bay as shown. Gently lever the ODD module out of the chassis. 4. Pull the optical drive module out from the chassis. 5. Remove the two 2 screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. 6. Pull the top edge of the bezel downward and clear of the device. 6. Pull the top edge of the bezel downward...

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

Disassembly Acer Aspire 5732z

See Removing the LCD Module on page 63. 2. Remove the two 2 upper and two 2 lower bezel screw caps and screws. 3. Starting from the bottom edge of the bezel, pry the bezel upwards and away from the panel. Work along the right side toward the top of the bezel, prying the covers apart. Continue along the top edge and down the left side to remove the bezel. NOTE If necessary, use a pry to lift up the outside edges of the bezel.

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.

BDS Specific action

Initialize SMM Private Data and relocate BSP SMBASE Report every memory range do the hardware ECC init Report status code of every memory range Notify pci bus driver starts to program the resource Simple Text Output Protocol Functions VGA class reset Report that VGA Class driver is being disabled Report that VGA Class driver is being enabled Terminal Console In reset and Console Out reset Report that the remote terminal is being disabled Report that the remote terminal is being enabled Report...

Replacing the Upper Cover

Keyboard Scheme 5920g

Place the Upper Cover on the Lower Cover as shown. 2. Press down around the edges to secure it in place. 2. Press down around the edges to secure it in place. 6. Connect A as shown. 7. Connect C as shown. 6. Connect A as shown. 7. Connect C as shown. 8. Connect B and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 8. Connect B and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 9. Connect D and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 9. Connect D and close the...

Replacing the Thermal Module

IMPORTANT Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module. The following thermal grease types are approved for use The following thermal pads are approved for use 1. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent. 2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU there is no need to spread the grease manually, the...

Closed Front View

Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged The light shows green when in AC mode. Accepts Secure Digital SD , MultiMediaCard MMC , Memory Stick MS , Memory Stick PRO MS PRO , xDPicture Card xD . NOTE Push to remove install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. NOTE 1 The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed NOTE 1 The front...

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....

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 5732Z 5332. 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...

Power

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. The...

Replacing the LCD Module

Align the screw holes on the LCD Module and Upper Cover and replace the LCD Module. 2. The left and right screw covers are shaped differently. Ensure that the correct cover is used. 3. Replace the left screw cover as shown. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover. Replace the right screw cover as shown. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover. 5. Replace the four 4 screws securing the...

Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Aspire 5732z Replacing Usb

Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 2. Replace the four 4 screws two each side to 3. Insert the HDD, as indicated and lower it into 4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to place. connect the interface. 3. Insert the HDD, as indicated and lower it into 4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to place. connect the interface. 1. Insert the WLAN Module into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two 2 screws to secure the module. 1. Insert the WLAN Module into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace...

Replacing the Mainboard

Motherboard Acer Aspire 5732z

Ensure that the Mainboard is face up the CPU is not visible . Place the Mainboard in the chassis, I O connectors first 1 , then rotate it downward into position 2 . NOTE Ensure the I O ports are positioned correctly through the casing. 2. Replace the one 1 securing screw in the mainboard. 1. Replace the TouchPad bracket top edge first to 2. Press the bracket down to engage the securing engage the securing clips. clips. 1. Replace the TouchPad bracket top edge first to 2. Press the bracket...

Replacing the Antennas

Right Lay Cable

Replace the right Antenna as shown. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. 1. Replace the right Antenna as shown. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. 2. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the Antenna 3. Lay the cable down the side of the LCD Module in place. using all available clips and adhesive. 5. Replace the left Antenna as shown. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. 5. Replace the left Antenna as...

Right View

Acer 5732z 5332

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 into the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. 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...

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 126. 2. Visually check them for...

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,...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processor, supporting Intel 64 architecture Intel PDC Celeron mobile processor Intel Cantiga GM45 GL40 chipset with ICH9M Throttling 50 On 99 C, Off 96 C H W Shutdown 110 C Northbridge Suspend to RAM S3 Disk S4 Various hot-keys for system control ACPI 2.0 compliance with Intel Speed Step support C1, C2, C3, C4 and S3, S4 for mobile CPU DMI utility for BIOS serial number configurable asset tag Supports Win Flash Wake on LAN from S3 Wake on LAN form S4 in AC mode NOTE...

Info

Remove the adhesive strip holding the cables in place. 3. Remove the adhesive strip holding the cables in place. 4. Remove the Camera cable cluster from the LCD Module as shown. 1. See Removing the LCD Panel on page 87. 2. Remove the six 6 securing screws three on each side from the LCD Panel brackets. 4. Place the LCD panel face down on a soft clean surface.Turn the LCD panel over to expose the rear. Lift the adhesive protector and disconnect the cable from the LCD Panel. 5. Lift the cable...

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...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. HDD Model Name HDD Serial Number HDD Model Name HDD Serial Name ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Intel R Pentium R Dual-Core CPU 2.1GHz NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ according to model. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. This field shows the CPU type and speed of...

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 CPU

Replacing Cpu

IMPORTANT The CPU has a Pin1 locator that must be positioned corresponding to the marker on the CPU socket. 1. Place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 1. Place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 1. Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and 2. Replace the three 3 screws to secure the Fan to Mainboard and replace the Fan. the Mainboard. 3. Connect the Fan power cable to the Mainboard connector.

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...

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...

DOS Flash Utility

Acer Insydeh20 Setup 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. 3. IDE1 MATSHITADVD-RAM UJ880AS 4. Network Boot Atheros Boot Agent Use lt gt or lt 4 gt to select a device, then press lt F5 gt to move it down the list, or lt F6 gt to move it up the list. Press lt Esc gt to escape the menu Help n Select Item Exit BS Select Menu...

Acer Aspire 5732z Boot Menu

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Change Values KQ Setup Default Select SubMenu BFM 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. Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24hour format. Format HH MM SS hour minute second Displays the total memory available. Displays the available memory for Video....

Replacing the SD Dummy Card

Aspire 6530g Battery Lock Problem

Insert the SD Dummy Card into the slot as shown. 2. Push until the card clicks into place and is flush with 1. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the 2. Slide the battery lock in the direction shown to release position 1 , insert the battery pack and secure the battery in place.

Replacing the Keyboard

Acer 5732z Lcd Trouble

Connect the Keyboard FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 2. Turn the Keyboard over and insert it front edge first 3. Press down as indicated to secure the Keyboard in into the chassis. place. NOTE Ensure that the six locating tabs are correctly seated.

Clearing Password Check

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 BIOS Setup menu. However, once it is necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by the following steps 1. Power Off the system, and remove HDD, AC and Battery from the machine. 2. Open the back cover of the machine, and remove the Modem Board see...

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...

Sony Ad-7580s Lf W O Bezel Sata

HDD SEAGATE 2.5 5400rpm 160GB ST9160310AS Crockett SATA LF F W 0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra SATA LF F W FG011J HDD HGST 2.5 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F W C40C HDD HGST 2.5 5400rpm 160GB HTS545016B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F W C60F HDD WD 2.5 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F W 11.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.5 5400rpm 250GB ST9250315AS Wyatt SATA LF F W 0001SDM1 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5 5400rpm 250GB MK2555GSX Libra SATA LF F W FG001J HDD HGST 2.5 5400rpm...

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. ACPI...

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...

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 lt gt Open or close the Start menu lt gt lt D gt Display the desktop lt gt lt E gt Open Windows Explore lt gt lt F gt Search for a file or folder lt gt lt G gt Cycle through Sidebar...

How To Remove The Backk Cover Of An Acer Aspire 5332 Laptop

How Remove For Aspire 5732z

Disconnect the LCD cable from the Mainboard and remove the cable from the cable channel. 5. Disconnect the LCD cable from the Mainboard and remove the cable from the cable channel. 6. Remove the white Antenna cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is completely free of the retaining clips all the way to the hinge well. 7. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cable to the Upper Cover. 7. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cable to the Upper Cover. 9. Open the...

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 that 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. The following messages report to screen to confirm completion dmitools r gt Read dmi string from bios dmitools wm xxxx gt Write...

Hot Keys

Acer Aspire 5570 Brightness Increase

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. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. only for certain models Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns 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...

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart

Key Acer 4810 Insert Keyboard

CAUTION Using metal tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. The use of plastic tools or fingers is recommended to remove the Switch Cover. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 50. 2. Turn the computer over. Press down the and keys on the right side of the Keyboard to expose the cutout. Insert a suitable plastic tool or finger and pry the Switch Cover upward, away from the Upper Cover. 3. Work along the Switch Cover toward the left hinge, gently prying up the...

Mainboard Assembly

Aspire 5732z Motherboard

CPU Intel CeleronM T16QQ 1.66G 1M 667 Dual Core, MV CPU Intel CeleronM T17QQ PGA 1.8SG 1M 667 Dual Core, MV CPU Intel Celeron TSQQQ PGA 1.8G 1M 8QQ S5W CPU Intel Celeron TS1QQ PGA 1.9G 1M 8QQ S5W CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T42QQ PGA 2.QG 1M 8QQ S5W R-Q no VT CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4SQQ PGA 2.1G 1M 8QQ R-Q CPU Intel Celeron 575 PGA 2.QG 1M 667 MV CPU Intel Celeron 585 PGA 2.16G 1M 667 MV CPU Intel Celeron 9QQ PGA 2.2G 1M 8QQ S5W

Indicators

Acer Aspire 5732z Touchpad

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. The following items show you how to...

Disassembly Process

IMPORTANT The LCD Module cannot be disassembled outside of factory conditions. If any part of the LCD Module is faulty, such as the camera, antenna or LCD panel, the whole module must be replaced. 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...

Using Boot Sequence Selector

The Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changed without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps 2. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen. Create by Rockwell Chuang 10 81 2005. BS 1 Floppy gt lUardDisk gt CD-ROM BS 2 MardDisk gt CD-ROK J gt LflN BS 3 f CD-ROM 3 S HardDiskJ gt LflN BS 4 i LflN gt Floppy gt HardDiskl 3. Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding sequence. For example, enter BS2 to change the boot...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized Information Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit Supervisor Password Is User Password Is HDD Password Is Set User Password Set SATA PortO HDD Password Password on Boot Install or Change the password and the length of password must be less than eight words. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Shows...

Should You Replace A Bios Battery For Acer Laptop 5332

Matshita Dvd Ram Uj880as

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. Select Boot Devices to select specific devices to support boot. IDE1 MATSHITADVD-RAM UJ880AS USB FDD Network Boot Atheros Boot Agent USB HDD USB CDROM Use lt t gt or lt 4 gt to select a device, then press lt F5 gt to move it down the list, or lt F6 gt to move it up the list. Press lt Esc gt...

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 ....