Removing the LCD Brackets

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 49. 10. See Removing the LCD Module on page 50. 11. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page...

Removing the Web Camera

Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. Removing the Back Cover on page 39. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. Removing the Keyboard on page 49. Removing the LCD Module on page 50. Removing the LCD Bezel on page 75. Removing the LCD panel with the Brackets on page 76. 13. Remove the web...

PowerOn Self Test POST Error Message

The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. The most likely cause is listed first. NOTE Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU Action column, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. This index can also help you determine the next possible FRU to be replaced when servicing a computer. If the symptom is not listed, see Undetermined Problems on...

Removing the Left Speaker Module

Schematics For Acer Aspire 5515

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 49. 10. See Removing the LCD Module on page 50. 11. See Separating the Upper Case from...

Removing the WLAN Modules

Acer Aspire 4810t Kable Karty Wifi

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. Disconnect the black antenna cable from connector 1 and the white antenna cable from connector 2 on the short wireless board module. 7. Remove the one screw F securing the short wireless board module to the system. 8. Detach the short wireless board module from...

Memory Check

Memory errors might stop system operations, show error messages on the screen, or hang the system. 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostic program please refer to main board. 2. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items. 4. Follow the instructions in the message window. NOTE Make sure that the DIMM is fully installed into the connector. A loose connection can cause an error.

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. CPU Type CPU Speed IDEO PIndel Name IDE1 Muriel Nairn OTftPI Model Nano System BIOS Uersian Ufifl BIDS Oersion KHC Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product N.imc Maiiu Facturer flame iJUID II i tacbi HTS5450 6B9A300- SI Nnnc 014GD01001G 33TB002B2000 No Asset Tot cd4 6lZcO-a4a6 11 e-b37 amp 94 d Qf534 9e 6 Select Sub-Menu Save and E it NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field...

Removing the Antennas

Optical Drive Module on page 44. LCD panel with the Brackets on page 76 LCD panel with the Brackets on page 76 14. See Removing the LCD Brackets on page 78. 15. See Removing the FPC Cable on page 79. 16. Release the antenna cables from the aluminium tapes. 17. Remove the left and right antenna cables together with the tapes holding them in place. NOTE There is no need to remove the antenna unless you really need to replace it.

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

Removing the Battery Pack

Acer Travelmate 5740

Slide the battery lock unlock latch to the unlock position. Note Battery has been highlighted with the yellow circle as above image shows. Please detach the battery and follow the local regulations for disposal. 3. Slide the battery release latch to the release position to pop out the battery pack, then remove the battery pack from the main unit.

How Recovery Acer Management 5740 Lyrics

Cmos Bios Notebook Acer Aspire 5230

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. Phoenix SeenreCoreitm Setup Uti 1 itg Intel The Exit screen contains parameters that confirmed or discard the changes made to the parameters in the BIOS Setup Utility. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility...

Removing the LCD Module

Acer Aspire 6930z Removing Keys

Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40 Optical Drive Module on page 44. 10. Release the cables from the latches. 11. Carefully pull out the wireless antenna cables from the hole s . 12. Release the cables from the latches. 13. Turn over the system and remove the two screws A from the bottom of the left and right hinges. 14. Detach the LCD cable from the connector on the main board. 14. Detach the LCD cable from the connector on the main board. 15. Remove the two screws G from the left and right...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. Use a screw driver to push out the locker bracket of the optical drive ODD module. Slowly pull out the ODD module from the ODD drive bay. 8. Remove the one screw C securing the locker bracket and remove the locker...

Special Key only for certain models

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. Either press lt gt on the keyboard, or hold lt Alt Gr gt and then press the lt 5 gt key at the upper-center of the keyboard. 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. Either press lt gt at 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,...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD 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...

Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case

5738 Board Cable

Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. Removing the Back Cover on page 39. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. Removing the Keyboard on page 49. Removing the LCD Module on page 50. 11. Remove the three screws F from the middle cover. 12. Release the latch and disconnect the volume button...

Troubleshooting

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 above 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.You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start, All Programs, and then Launch Manager to start the application. Wireless LAN...

Touchpad Check

If the touchpad doesn't work, do the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the touchpad cables. After you use the touchpad, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting pointer movement can occur when a slight, steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This symptom is not a hardware problem. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time.

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the system board. If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test. If the tests detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the keyboard cables....

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are five menu options Information, Main, 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 to save...

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Acer Aspire 5110 Hardware Vista

This section provides the standard operating procedures for clearing the password and BIOS recovery for the system. There is one Hardware Open Gap on the main board for clearing the password check and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Clearing Password Check Hardware Open Gap Description Hardware Gap Position on the Main Board Gap name in Aspire 5740 5740D 5340 Series is G77. Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If the user sets the BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password...

External Modules Disassembly Flowchart

Acer Aspire 5520 Graphic Module

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.

FRU List

Aspire 5740 5740D 5340 Series FRU List 1. ACER_ASPIRE 5740 UMACBB_JV50_CP NO LX.PM902.064 88 ADAPTER 65W 19V 3PIN DELTA ADP-65JH DB A LV5 LED LF YELLOW ADAPTER 65W 19V 3PIN LITEON PA-1650-22AC LV5 LED LF YELLOW ADAPTER 65W 19V 3PIN HIPRO HP-A0652R3B 1LF LV5 LED LF YELLOW BATTERY SANYO AS-2007A LI-ION 3S2P SANYO 6 CELL 4400MAH MAIN COMMON NORMAL TYPE BATTERY SONY AS-2007A LI-ION 3S2P SONY 6 CELL 4400MAH MAIN COMMON NORMAL TYPE BATTERY PANASONIC AS-2007A LI-ION 3S2P PANASONIC 6 CELL 4400MAH MAIN...

Removing the Right Speaker Module

Case Speaker Cable

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Remove the two screws D securing the hard disk to the bracket and remove the hard disk from the bracket. on page 42. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 49. 10....

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Aspire 5740 Cover Door

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 5740 5740D 5340 Series. 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...

Removing the Middle Cover

Cover Acer 4220

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. Use a plastic screw driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover. 9. Carefully pry loose the middle cover from the latches securing it. 10. Detach the cable from...

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 ....

Removing the Heatsink Module

Acer Aspire 5940g Mainboard

NOTE There are two version of heatsink module. For this section, we are going to use the discrete model. The UMA version looks like the picture below 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. See Removing...

Touchpad basics with twoclick buttons

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with two-click buttons. Move your finger across the touchpad 1 to move the cursor. Press the left 2 and right 3 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. Tap twice at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button . Click and hold, then use finger on the touchpad to...

Removing the USB Board Module

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 'Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 'Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 'Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 49. 'Removing the LCD Module on page 50. 'Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 53 12. Disconnect the cables from the USB...

BIOS Flash Utility

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 Flash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE If you do not have a crisis recovery disk at hand, then you should create a Crisis Disk See Creating the Crisis Disk in Windows on page 104 before you use the Flash utility. NOTE Do not install memory-related drivers XMS, EMS, DPMI when you use the Flash. NOTE Please use the AC adaptor...

System Specifications Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many features Intel Core i7 processor Intel Core i5 processor Intel Core i3 processor Mobile Intel HM55 Express Chipset Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b g n Acer InviLink 802.11b g Up to 4 GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, upgradeable to 8 GB using two soDIMM modules Up to 2 GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD Screen resolution support...

Acer 5740 Enable Boot Menu

Acer Aspire 3610 Bios Sata Configuration

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot menu, SATA mode and recovery. NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. 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 24-hour format. Format HH MM SS hour...

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. NOTE lt Fn gt lt F11 gt works only for certain models. Scroll Lock lt Fn gt lt F12 gt When...

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. Starts System Properties for displaying system information. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to...

Top View

Acer 5740 Clean Ventilation

Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output configuration may vary by model . Enables disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Indicates the status of Bluetooth Launches Acer Backup Management for three-step data backup. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. For entering data into...

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 System Check on page 85. 2. Visually check them...

Removing the Keyboard

Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. Removing the Back Cover on page 39. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. Release the keyboard from the latches and turn it over on the touchpad area 10. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board and detach the keyboard.

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Aspire Optical Drive Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. Remove the one screw F securing the hard disk drive module. 7. Lift the hard disk drive module and remove it from the hard disk drive bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 8. Remove the two screws D securing the hard disk to the bracket and remove the...

Removing the LCD Bezel

Aspire 7520g Back Screws

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 36. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 37. 3. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 38. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 39. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40. 6. See Removing the WLAN Modules on page 43. 7. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 44. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 47. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 49. 10. See Removing the LCD Module on page 50. 11. Remove the four screw covers from...

Index of Error Messages

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 In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Remove HDD Password

Spec Acer 5340

This section teaches you how to remove HDD password If you key in the wrong HDD password thrice, HDD password error code will appear on the screen. See the image below. If you key in the wrong HDD password thrice, HDD password error code will appear on the screen. See the image below. If you need to solve HDD password locked problem, you can run HDD_PW.EXE 1. Key in hdd_pw 15494 0 3. Choose one of the uppercase strings Reboot the system and key in 0KJFN42 or UVEIQ96 as your HDD user password....

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Aspire 5740 Intel Core i5 540M 2.53G 3M Aspire 5740G Intel Core i3 330M PGA 2.13G 3M Intel Core i5 520M 2.4G 3M Intel Core i5 540M 2.53G 3M Throttling 50 On 99 C OFF 93 C OS shut down at 105 C H W shot down at 110 .C BIOS 4G for 64bit OS with two 2GB SODIMM You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

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 failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx of high byte of memory bus Advanced...

Removing the Bluetooth Module

Board Bluetooth Acer 4736z

Hard Disk Drive Module on page 40 Optical Drive Module on page 44. 11. See Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 53. 12. See Removing the Left Speaker Module on page 60. 13. See Removing the USB Board Module on page 61. 14. See Removing the Modem Module on page 63. 15. Disconnect the bluetooth cable from its connector on the main board. NOTE Be careful when removing the Bluetooth module as it is glued in place.