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...

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...

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

Acer ePower Management f

Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface for configuring your power management options. To access this utility, select Acer ePower Management from the Empowering Technology toolbar, run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu, or right-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select Acer ePower Management. Acer ePower Management comes with three predefined power plans Balanced, High performance and Power saver. View and...

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,...

PowerOn Self Test POST Error Message

The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. The most likely cause is 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 page 130. The...

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.

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Power Adapter on page 114 Check the Battery Pack on page 115 Unplug the power adapter cable from the...

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.

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....

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...

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or 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 FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

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...

Removing the Web Camera

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 4. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 5. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 6. See Removing the LCD Module on page 79. 7. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 103. 8. See Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 104. 9. Remove the Web camera from the back cover.

Removing the Antennas

Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. Removing the Keyboard on page 72. Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. Removing the LCD Module on page 79. Removing the LCD Bezel on page 103. Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 104 Release the antenna cables from the aluminium tapes. 10. Remove the tapes together holding the antenna in place. 11. Remove the antenna cables from the back cover. NOTE There is no...

Removing the FPC Cable

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 'Removing the DIMM on page 63. 'Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 'Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 'Removing the LCD Module on page 79. 'Removing the LCD Bezel on page 103. 'Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 104 Disconnect the cables from the inverter board. 12. Detach any adhesive tapes and any cable...

Removing the USB Board Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 5. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 6. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 7. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 8. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 10. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 11. See Removing the Power...

Removing the Main Board

Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61 Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. Removing the DIMM on page 63. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 68. 10. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 11. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 12. See Removing the Power Board...

Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 5. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 6. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 7. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 'Removing the Power Board on page 74....

Removing the Launch Board

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. Removing the DIMM on page 63. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. Removing the Keyboard on page 72. Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. Removing the Power Board on page 74. Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 75. Removing...

Removing the Speaker Module

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 'Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 'Removing the DIMM on page 63. 'Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 'Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 'Removing the Power Board on page 74. 'Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 75....

Removing the Media Board

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. Removing the DIMM on page 63. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 'Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 68. Removing the Keyboard on page 72. Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. Removing the Power...

Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 5. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 6. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 7. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 8. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 9. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 68. 10. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 11. See Removing...

Removing the LCD Module

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 'Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 'Removing the DIMM on page 63. 'Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 'Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 11. Turn over the system and remove the two screws (B) from the bottom of the left and...

Removing the VGA Board Discrete Model only

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 75. 4. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 76. 5. Remove the two screws (A) securing the VGA board to the main board. 6. Remove the VGA board from the main board.

Removing the CPU

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 75. 4. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 76. 5. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU. 6. Lift up carefully to remove the CPU. NOTE When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown. NOTE When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at...

Removing the Power Board

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73 3. Disconnect the cable from the Power Board connector. 4. Remove the one screw (A) securing the Power Board to the upper case. 4. Remove the one screw (A) securing the Power Board to the upper case. 5. Release the Power Board from the latches and remove the Power Board from the upper case. 5. Release the Power Board from the latches and remove the Power Board from the upper case.

Removing the LCD module with the Brackets

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 4. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 5. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 6. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 7. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 8. See Removing the LCD Module on page 79. 9. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 103. 10. Disconnect the cable from the web camera. 11. Disconnect the backlight cable from the...

Front View

Two internal stereo microphones 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 programs. 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...

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.

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Supervisor Password is User Password is HDD Password is Supervisor Password is User Password is HDD Password is Supervisor Password controls access of the whole setup utility. It can be used to boot up when Password on boot is enabled. Select Sub-Menu BaBM Save and Exit NOTE Please refer to Remove HDD BIOS Password...

Main

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24-hour format. Format HH MM SS hour minute second System Time This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is fixed to 640MB This field reports the memory size of the Extended Memory size Total...

Removing the LCD Brackets

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 4. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 5. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 6. See Removing the LCD Module on page 79. 7. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 103. 8. See Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 104. 9. See Removing the FPC Cable on page 106. 10. Remove the six screws 6 x C securing the left and right LCD brackets to remove...

Setting a Password

Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password 1. Use the w and y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e 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 careful...

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 at the bottom-right of 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...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor P8400 2.26G , P8600 2.4 G , P9500 2.53G , T9400 2.53G , T9600 2.8G Socket B P8400, P8600, P9500 and Socket P T9400, T9600 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...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. Remove the one screw A securing the hard disk drive module. 4. Slide the hard disk drive module away from the connector. 5. Use the plastic tab to lift the hard disk drive module and remove it from the hard disk drive bay. 5. Use the plastic tab to 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...

Removing the WLAN Board Modules

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. NOTE There are 3 antenna cables connected to the WLAN board module. The Black antenna cable is connected to number 1 connector, the White antenna cable is connected to number 2 connector and the Gray antenna cable is connected to number 3 connector. 4. Move the antenna away from the WLAN board and remove the one screw A on the WLAN board to release the...

Removing the Modem Board

Acer 5930g Replace Cmos Battery

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64 4. Remove the two screws A securing the modem card. 5. Lift the modem board from the system. 6. Disconnect the cable from the modem board.

Rear View

Acer 5930z Back

Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Houses the computer's hard disk secured with screws . Emits low frequency sound output for Aspire 5930 series only . Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.

Windows Mobility Center

The Windows Mobility Center collects key mobile-related system settings in one easy-to-find place, so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations, networks or activities. Settings include display brightness, volume, power plan, wireless networking on off, external display settings, synchronization status and presentation settings. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like sharing folders overview sharing service on or off,...

Removing the LCD Bezel

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 4. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 5. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 6. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 7. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 8. See Removing the LCD Module on page 79. 9. Remove the four screw covers from the LCD bezel. 10. Remove the four screws B on the LCD module as shown. 11. Carefully pry open the...

Removing the Heatsink Fan Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. Remove the two screws A securing the heatsink fan module in place. 4. Lift the heatsink fan module and disconnect the heatsink fan connector from the main board. 5. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module.

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create full or incremental backups, burn the factory default image to optical disc, and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with Back up factory default to CD DVD Back up drivers and applications to CD DVD Create user backup Manage user backups Restore Restore system to factory...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Inside Aspire 7540 Series

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 3. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 4. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 5. Release the antenna cables from the latches as shown. 6. Remove the one screw B from the bottom panel. 7. Use a pin and push it inside the emergency eject hole to eject the odd drive tray. 7. Use a pin and push it inside the emergency eject hole to eject the odd drive tray. 8. Carefully pull out the...

Intel

The Intel screen allows the user to set the Legacy OS Boot, CPU, MCH, ICH and ACPI Control Sub-Menu and the Video Repost. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Select Enabled to attempt Legacy OS Boot only. Select Disabled to attempt EFI Boot first, Legacy OS Boot Second. Help Select Item Hj l Change Values Qh Setup Defaults Evit J.Select Menu flteB Select Sub-Menu Save and Exit_ The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter...

Removing the Subwoofer and the Bluetooth Modules

Bluetooth For Acer 5930

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 61. 3. See Removing the ExpressCard dummy card on page 61. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 62. 5. See Removing the DIMM on page 63. 6. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 63. 7. See Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules on page 64. 8. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 66. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 72. 10. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 73. 11. See Removing the...

Removing the Middle Cover

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. Use a plastic screw driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. Use a plastic screw driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover. 3. Carefully pry loose the middle cover from the latches securing it and remove the middle cover.

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 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 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...

Acer eData Security Management only for certain models

Acer eDataSecurity Management is an encryption utility that protects your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. On first use, the Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you to create the Master Password. You will use this password to access the Personal Secure Disk PSD . The...

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 Keyboard

Touchpad Acer Aspire 5930

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. Push down on the lock and release the latches securing the keyboard to the upper case. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 60. 2. Push down on the lock and release the latches securing the keyboard to the upper case. 3. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area.

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...

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...

Eiger Block Diagram

AGTL- CPU I F DDR Memory I F INTEGRATED GRABPICS LVDS, CRT I F AGTL- CPU I F DDR Memory I F INTEGRATED GRABPICS LVDS, CRT I F 6 PCIe ports PCI PCI BRIDGE ACPI 2.0 4 SATA 12 USB 2.0 1.1 ports ETHERNET C10 100 1000Aft High Definition Audio IPC I F Seriol Peripheral I F Matrix Storage TechiiologyUMt Active Managemnet TeehnologyiDO

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Bios Password Acer Insyde

This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 5930 5930Z 5730Z Series. Aspire 5930 5930Z 5730Z Series provide 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 Gap name in Aspire 5930 5930Z 5730Z Series is G27 Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Acer 5542g Bluetooth Module Repair

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of 5930 5930Z 5730Z 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 PROVIDERS,...

Undetermined Problems

Acer Aspire 5930 Bios Jumper

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 113. 2. Visually check them...