Removing the Web Camera

Acer 7735 Kamera

The Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 11. See Removing the Keyboard on page 60. 12. See Removing the LCD Module on page 61. 13. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 85. 14. See Removing the LCD panel with the Brackets on page 88. 15. See Removing the LCD Brackets on page 90. 16. Disconnect the web camera cable from its connector on the...

Removing the Fingerprint Button and Touchpad Boards

Acer Aspire 7735 Touchpad

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 3. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. 6. See Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. 7. See Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 8. See Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. 9. See Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 10. See Removing the...

Removing the Modem Module

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module' 'Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module' 'Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. 'Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 'Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 57. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 60. 'Removing the LCD Module...

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 Wireless LAN Card

Acer Aspire 5610z Lan Karte

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 3. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. 6. See Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. 7. For 2-antenna WLAN card, detach the black cable from connector 1 and the white cable from connector 2 on the WLAN card. 8. For 3-antenna WLAN card, detach the black...

Removing the Launch Board

Button Launch Board 5920g

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. 'Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. 'Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. 'Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 'Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 57. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 60....

Exit

The Exit screen contains parameters that confirmed or discard the changes made to the parameters in the BIOS Setup Utility. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. H Help Q Select Item Exit Select Menu fljaB The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS. Load default values...

Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only

Acer Aspire 7735z Bios Batteri

Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module Detach the black antenna cable from the TV tuner card. Detach the black antenna cable from the TV tuner card. 8. Release the TV tuner card from its connector and detach the card. 8. Release the TV tuner card from its connector and detach the card.

System Specifications Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many features For Aspire 7738 7738G Series and Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series Intel Centrino 2 processor technology, featuring Intel Core 2 Extreme processor for Aspire 7738 7738G only Intel Core 2 Duo processor Mobile Intel PM45 GM45 Express Chipset Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 5300 Intel Pentium mobile processor Mobile Intel GM45 GL40 Express Chipset Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b g Draft-N Acer InviLink 802.11b g For Aspire 7535 7535G 7235...

Removing the Main Board

Acer 7535 Speakers

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module' 'Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module' 'Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50 'Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 'Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 57. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 60. 'Removing the LCD Module on...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module Removing the Back Cover on page 48. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. Remove the one screw B securing the optical drive module to the system. 10. Slowly pull out the ODD module from the ODD drive bay. 10. Slowly pull out the...

Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case

7735zg Power Schalter

Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. Removing the Back Cover on page 48. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. Removing the Middle Cover on page 57. Removing the Keyboard on page 60. Removing the...

Removing the Heatsink Module

Acer Ferrari 1100 Moder Booard

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 'Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 'Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 'Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on 'Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 'Removing the DIMM Module on...

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 Hard Disk Drive HDD Module

Acer Aspire 7535g Hdd Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 3. Release the two captive screws on the hard disk 2 module cover. 4. Lift and remove the HDD2 bay cover. NOTE The HDD2 module is available in certain models only. If your model does not have an HDD2, please skip to the next section and disregard the steps for removing the HDD2 module below. 5. Lift the HDD2 module and remove it from the HDD2 bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on...

Removing the LCD Module

7735z Case

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module' 'Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module' 'Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50 'Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 'Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 57. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 60. Remove the DC-IN cable from...

Main

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Aspire 7738 7738G and Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series lt Tab gt , lt Shift-Tab gt , or lt Enter gt selects field. JEsKxit K3 Select Menu BjfljaH Select Sub-Menu Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility lt Tab gt , lt Shift-Tab gt , or lt Enter gt selects field. Quiet Boot Network Boot F12 Boot Menu D2D Recovery SATAMode Enabled Enabled Disabled Enabled AHCI Mode Help Select...

Your Acer Notebook tour

Acer 7738g Remove Keyboard Video

After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output Configuration may vary by models . Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Enables disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Indicates the...

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Bios Hard Reset 5738zg

This section provides the standard operating procedures for clearing the password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 7738 7738G, Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG and Aspire 7535 7535G 7235 Series. There is one Hardware Open Gap on the main board for clearing the password check and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Gap name in Aspire Aspire 7738 7738G and Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series is G97. Gap name in Aspire 7535 7535G 7235 Series is G62. Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If the...

Removing the Middle Cover

Acer 6930 Ffc Cable

Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module Removing the Back Cover on page 48. Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50 Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. Removing the DIMM Module on page 53. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 54. Remove the fifteen screws B on the back cover. 11. Remove the one screw F from the lower case. 11. Remove 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,...

Removing the CPU

Acer Aspire 7738g Repair

NOTE Aspire 7738 7738G and Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series uses the Intel processor, while Aspire 7535 7535G 7235 Series uses the AMD processor. But the process in removing the CPU are the same for all the models. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 3. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. 6. See Removing the...

Remove HDD Password

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 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 gt cd password jf Vas s wii s ci gt f ir u Uoliins in riys F lias no Ishel. Uolune Serial Number is D4F6-0236 F Vpassnordfhdd aw IS494 amp un lo t 1 6 - ft xe y 1 .1 2 flay ho ice uhat kind of...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. Aspire 7738 7738G and Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Intel R Core TM 2 Duo CPU T6600 2.20GHz Help Hselect Item B 9 Change Values Setup Defaults Exit J.Select Menu gnjU Select Sub-Menu flJJ Save and Exit Help Hselect Item B 9 Change Values Setup Defaults Exit J.Select Menu gnjU Select Sub-Menu flJJ Save and Exit Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility CPU Type CPU Speed IDE0...

Undetermined Problems

Acer 7738g Bios

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 97. 2. Visually check them...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. 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. NOTE Please refer to Remove HDD BIOS Password section if you need to know how to remove HDD BIOS Password. Shows the...

Removing the DIMM Module

Acer Aspire 7738g

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 44. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 45. 3. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 2 HDD2 Module on page 46. 4. See Removing the Back Cover on page 48. 5. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1 HDD1 Module on page 48. 6. See Removing the TV Tuner Card for certain models only on page 50. 7. See Removing the Wireless LAN Card on page 52. 8. Push out the latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM.

Acer Epower Settings 7735zg

Phoenix Securecore Setup

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 SecureCore tm Setup Utility CD DVD XXXXXXXXXXX-XXX XX-XXXX-XX Network Boot XXX vXX.X.X XXXX XXXX USB HDD USB FDD USB Key Use lt t gt or lt I gt to select a device, then press lt F6 gt to move i up the list, or lt F5 gt to move it down the list. Press lt Esc gt to escape the menu....

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 Steps for BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk on page 117 before you use the Flash utility. NOTE Do not install memory-related drivers XMS, EMS, DPMI when you use the Flash. NOTE Please connect the AC...

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 ....

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.

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...

Removing the Battery Pack

Acer Aspire Battery Lock

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 local regulations for disposal. 3. Slide the battery release latch to the release position a to pop out the battery pack, then remove the battery pack from the main unit b .

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...

Using the Keyboard

The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. 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 numeric 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...

System Block Diagram

For Aspire 7738 7738G Series and 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Series ACPI 2.8 4 SAJA 12 USB 16 1.1 paria ETHERNET IVlM IMQh LPCl f Se dreripktTmiVF Mmbt Storage TcchnntogrfDOl Active Mmgrmnrt TtdButhgrfDO CPU l EVDS, CRT l F INTEGRATED GRAHPICS ETHERNET 10 100 1000Mb High Definition Audio ATA 66 100 ACP11.1 LPCI F

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.

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Aspire 7738 Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 2.2 GHz Aspire 7738G Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 2.66 GHz and Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Intel CM900 Intel PDC T4200 Aspire 7535 7535G 7235 Series AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core mobile processor 2.1GHz AMD Turion X2 Ultra dual-core mobile processor 2.1GHz Mobile AMD Sempron processor 2.1GHz Aspire 7738 7738G Mobile Intel GM45 PM45 Express Chipset Aspire 7735 7735G 7735Z 7735ZG Mobile Intel GL40 Express Chipset Aspire 7535 7535G 7235 AMD...

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...