Standard Bezel LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

Schematics For Acer Aspire 5515

See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 2. Remove the four screw caps and screws from the LCD Bezel. 3. Starting from the inside bottom edge, pry the Bezel away from the panel. Move along the bottom edge toward the hinges as shown. 4. Pry apart the right the left hinge wells as shown. 4. Pry apart the right the left hinge wells as shown. 5. Pry apart the upper right and left corners of the bezel. 5. Pry apart the upper right and left corners of the bezel. 6. Pry apart the top edge of the bezel...

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....

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,...

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 7 Startup Repair Utility a. insert the Windows 7 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...

Replacing the USB Board

IMPORTANT The USB FFC is supplied as part of the Lower Cover. If the USB FFC is defective, replace the entire Lower Cover. 1. Insert the USB Board into the Lower Cover as shown. 2. Replace the indicated screw to secure the USB Board to the Lower Cover. 3. Connect the FFC to the USB Board and close the locking latch on the USB Board. 3. Connect the FFC to the USB Board and close the locking latch on the USB Board. 4. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. 4. Connect the...

Chipset POST Codes

The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize caches to initial POST values Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize cache before memory autosize Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system...

Key Types

The keyboard has several different types of keys. Some keys perform specific actions when pressed alone and other actions when pressed in combination with another key. Press these keys labeled F1 to F12 to perform actions in programs. For example, pressing F1 may open help. Each program uses different function keys for different purposes. See the program documentation to find out more about the function key actions. Press these colored keys in combination with the Fn key to perform specific...

Removing the Switch Cover

Acer Aspire 4736z Panel

Place the switch board face-down on top of the upper cover. 2. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. 2. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. 3. Flip the Switch Cover into place and press down on the top edge until it snaps into place as shown. 3. Flip the Switch Cover into place and press down on the top edge until it snaps into place as shown. 4. Turn the computer over. Replace the thirteen screws to secure the Switch Cover to the Upper Cover....

Replacing the CPU

Grafic Board Acer Aspire 5335

IMPORTANT The CPU has a Pin1 locator that must be positioned corresponding to the marker on the CPU socket. 1. Carefully turn the mainboard upside down CPU side up , and place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 1. Carefully turn the mainboard upside down CPU side up , and place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. 2. Turn the securing screw 180 to secure the CPU in the socket. 3. Insert the Graphics Card into the Mainboard...

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

Hdd Password Remover

This section provides you with details about removing HDD BIOS password Remove HDD Password If you key in the wrong HDD password three times, an error code is generated. To reset the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. On a different machine, run the HDD_PW.EXE file along with the error code generated. For example hdd_pw 15494 0 2. Select an option to generate upper case or lower case ASCII code for unlocking the HDD. 3. Two strings are generated as output. Select and note down either...

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Extensa 5635z Motherboard Video Chip

Remove the four screw securing the Subwoofer to the Lower Cover. NOTE The screws securing the Subwoofer in place are cushioned by rubber washers. Ensure that the washers are replaced before replacing the screws. 1. See Removing the Subwoofer on page 103. 2. Remove the six screws three each side securing the Hinge Supports to the Lower Cover. 3. Lift the Hinge Supports clear of the Lower Cover. 3. Lift the Hinge Supports clear of the Lower Cover. 1. See Removing the Mainboard on page 99. 2....

Boot

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. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility 2. IDE HDD WDC WD1600BEVT-22ZCT0- S5 3. IDE CD HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT20N- S2 4. PCI LAN MBA v11.4.1 Slot 0600 Use lt t gt or lt 4 gt to select a device, then press lt F5 gt to move it down the...

Exit

Acer Extensa 5635z Bios

The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility urity Boot The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. 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 for all SETUP item. Load previous...

Clearing Password Check

Hardware Open Gap Description is as follows If users set a BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for security reasons, the BIOS will prompt for a password during system POST or when systems enter to BIOS Setup menu. However, if it is necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by performing the following procedure 1. Power off the system, and unplug the AC and Battery from the machine. 2. Open the Hard Drive and RAM doors. 4....

Replacing the Upper Case

Acer 5739g Removing

Place the upper case on the lower case front edge first. 2. Insert the eleven screws to secure the upper cover to the lower cover. 3. Connect the following FFCs A, B, D, and E and cables C, F, and G to the Mainboard. 1. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard in position A and close the locking latch. 1. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard in position A and close the locking latch. 1. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard in position Band close the locking latch. 1. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard in...

Main Unit Disassembly Process Upper Cover Disassembly Flowchart

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 52. 2. Press the six securing clips inward to release the Keyboard from the Upper Cover. 3. Lift the centre of Keyboard up as shown. IMPORTANT Do not remove the Keyboard from the computer the Keyboard FFCs are still connected. 4. Turn the Keyboard over and place it on the TouchPad area to expose the FFC cables. 5. Disconnect the Backlight cable by opening the FFC latch and removing the cable from the Mainboard. 5. Disconnect the Backlight cable by...

Replacing the WLAN Module

Wlan Module Aspire

Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the single screw to secure the module. 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the single screw to secure the module. 3. Connect the two antenna cables to the module. NOTE The black antenna cable connects to the upper terminal and the white antenna cable to the lower terminal.

Standard Bezel LCD Module ReassemblyLCD Panel

Acer Aspire 4520 Lcd Pinouts

Connect the LCD cable to the panel connector as 2. Press down the adhesive strip to secure the cable shown. in place. 3. Run the cable along the back of the panel and press down as indicated to secure the cable in place. 3. Run the cable along the back of the panel and press down as indicated to secure the cable in place. IMPORTANT Ensure that the LCD cable runs between the green callouts to avoid trapping when the panel is replaced in the LCD Module. 4. Align the LCD brackets with the screw...

Touch Pad Failure

Internal Check System

If sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 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. Remove and reinstall the audio...

Replacing the Bluetooth Board

Aspire 8930 Rtc Battery Laptop

Insert the Bluetooth Board into the Lower Cover as shown. 2. Insert the single screw to secure the Bluetooth Board to the Lower Cover. 3. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Bluetooth Board. 3. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Bluetooth Board. 4. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Mainboard.

Replacing the Speaker Module

Using both hands, insert the Speaker Module into the Lower Cover as shown. 2. Replace the six screws to secure the Speaker Module in place. NOTE The screws securing the Speaker Module in place are cushioned by rubber washers. Ensure that the washers are replaced before replacing the screws. 1. Insert the left and right Hinge Supports into the Lower Cover as shown. 1. Insert the left and right Hinge Supports into the Lower Cover as shown. 2. Insert the six screws three each side to secure the...

Removing the Primary Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Aspire 6930g Hdd Bay

See Removing the Lower Door on page 55. 2. Use the pull-tab to slide the Primary HDD in the indicated direction and disconnect the interface. 3. Lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.

Replacing the ODD Module

Acertravelmate 7730g Odd Module

With the ODD tray in the eject position, replace the ODD cover on the new ODD Module. 2. Secure ODD bracket with two screws. 3. Slide the module in to the chassis and press until the module is flush with the chassis. 4. Replace the single screw to secure the Module. 4. Replace the single screw to secure the Module.

Replacing the TV Tuner Module

Connect the Antenna cable to the TV Tuner as shown. NOTE When reattaching the Antenna, ensure the cable is tucked into the chassis to prevent damage. 3. Insert the single screw to secure the TV Tuner to the Mainboard. 1. Insert the DIMM Module in place. 2. Press down to lock the DIMM module in place. 1. Insert the DIMM Module in place. 2. Press down to lock the DIMM module in place.

Removing the Touch Pad Board

Acer 5920 Rtc Battery

IMPORTANT The TouchPad is supplied as part of the Upper Cover. If the TouchPad is defective, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the Finger Print Reader Bracket on page 89. 2. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the TouchPad Board. 3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the TouchPad. 3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the TouchPad. 4. Remove the FFC from the Upper Cover as shown. 5. Open the locking latch on the FFC...

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk BIOS Recovery Boot Block

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...

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 ....

Replacing the Volume Control Board

Lift the board clear of the Upper Cover. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the board to the Upper Cover. 3. Connect the Volume Control FFC to the Volume Control Board and close the locking latch 3. Connect the Volume Control FFC to the Volume Control Board and close the locking latch 4. Connect the Volume Control FFC to the Media Board and close the locking latch 4. Connect the Volume Control FFC to the Media Board and close the locking latch 1. Place the Launch Board into the Upper Cover,...

Front View

Acer Extensa 5220 Lights Front

Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output Configuration may vary by models . Launches Acer Backup Management for three-step data backup. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication only for certain models Enables disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions...

Replacing the Subwoofer

Acer Aspire Subwoofer

IMPORTANT Avoid contact with the speakers when inserting or removing the subwoofers. Contact with the subwoofers may result in damage. 1. Using both hands, insert the Subwoofer into the Lower Cover as shown. Insert the four screws to secure the Subwoofer to the Lower Cover. NOTE The screws securing the Subwoofer in place are cushioned by rubber washers. Ensure that the washers are replaced before replacing the screws. 3. Insert the Subwoofer cable into the cable channel. Ensure that the cable...

Removing the Secondary Hard Disk Drive Module

Main Terminal Aux Terminal

See Removing the Lower Door on page 55. 2. Use the pull-tab to slide the Secondary HDD and disconnect the interface. 3. Lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 1. See Removing the Lower Door on page 55. 2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. 4. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module. 1. See Removing the Lower Door on page 55. 2....

Replacing the Graphics Card Heatsink

Acer Aspire 5720 Graphics Card

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...

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following stages External module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components. For example, if you want to remove the main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

Removing the USB Board

Acer Aspire 5520g Subwoofer

IMPORTANT The USB FFC is supplied as part of the Lower Cover. If the USB FFC is defective, replace the entire Lower Cover. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 77. 2. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the Mainboard. 3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the USB Board. 3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the USB Board. 4. Remove the single screw securing the USB Board to the Lower Cover. 5. Remove the USB Board from the...

Replacing the RTC Battery

5520g Rtc Battery

IMPORTANT Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. 1. To replace the battery, pry the existing battery out of the Mainboard and press a replacement down firmly in to the socket. IMPORTANT The TouchPad is supplied as part of the Upper Cover. If the TouchPad is defective, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. Insert the board into the Upper Cover. Take care to align the mounting pins with the holes on the board. 2. Remove the two screws securing the TouchPad Board in place. 3. Insert...

Internal Microphone Failure

Microphones Internal Images

If the internal Microphone fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace non-defective FRUs If internal or external Microphones do no operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Check that the microphone is enabled. Navigate to Starts Control Panels Hardware and Sounds Sound and select the Recording tab. 2. Right-click on the Recording tab and select Show Disabled Devices clear by default . 3. The...

Aspire FRU List

Adapter DELTA 120W-DE 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Green ADP-120ZB BBGB, LV5 OBL LED LF Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P SANYO 8 cell 4800mAh Main COMMON Battery SONY AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P SONY 8 cell 4800mAh Main COMMON Battery SIMPLO AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P PANASONIC 8 cell 4800mAh Main COMMON PSS Foxconn Bluetooth BRM 2046 BT2.1 T60H928.33 f w 861 Lan Intel WLAN 512AG MMWG Shirley Peak 5100 MM 897004 Lan Intel WLAN 512AN MMWG Shirley Peak 5100 MM 895361 TA E14718-014 Lan Intel WLAN 512AN MMWG2 Shirley Peak...

Removing the SD Dummy Card

Odd Module

Slide the SD Dummy Card out of the slot and remove it from the computer. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 52. 2. Loosen the seven captive screws in the Lower Door. 1. See Removing the Lower Door on page 55. 2. Remove the single screw securing the ODD Module. 3. Insert a suitable object in to the Lower Cover to push the ODD Module clear of the casing. 4. Pull the ODD Module out of the chassis. 5. Remove the two screws securing the ODD Bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Mobile Intel PM55 Express Chipset REALTEK ALC889X for High Definition Audio Codec 37.5 x 37.5 mm rPGA package rPGA988A Throttling 50 On 105 C, Off 85 C OS Shutdown 110 C H W Shutdown 110 C NB Chipset Intel CS BD82PM55 MM 903212 NVIDIA N10EGE 40nm 29mm 29mm GB1-128 package GPU Product Name Nvidia N10E-GE Memory Amount 1024M 64MBx16bit 60 70 72 75 85 100 120 140 144 150 170 200 60 70 72 75 85 100 120 140 144 150 170 Suspend to RAM S3 Disk S4 Various hot-keys for system control ACPI 2.0...

Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Travelmate 800lci Replacing Hdd

Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the carrier. 3. Insert the HDD, interface side first, and lower it into 4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to place. connect the interface. 3. Insert the HDD, interface side first, and lower it into 4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to place. connect the interface.