Terminal POST Errors

There are several POST routines that require success to finish POST. If they fail, they issue a POST Terminal Error and shut down the system. Before shutting down the system, the error handler issues a beep code signifying the test point error, writes the error to port 80h, attempts to initialize the video, and writes the error in the upper left corner of the screen (using both mono and color adapters). The routine derives the beep code from the test point error as follows 1. The 8-bit error...

Touchpad Basics

Slide your finger over the surface of the touchpad to control the movement of the cursor. Tap the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. Press the left (1) and right (3) buttons to perform selection and execution functions, just as you would use the buttons on a computer mouse. Use the scroll key (2) to scroll through long documents and web pages. Press the top of the key to scroll up, and the bottom to scroll down left to scroll left, and right to scroll right. Tap twice (at...

Exit

The Exit screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Insyde Software SCU Nov 26, 2003 5 40 09 --------------Exit Saving Changes------------------ Press < OK> to save the current < Tab> < Right> < Left> for block select. < Up> < Down> for item select. < Enter> for accept. < Cancel> < Esc> for reject. < Alt> activates accelerators. < Space> for Enable or Disable. Insyde Software SCU May 20, 2003 5 40...

Rear View

Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to a television or display device supporting S-video input. Supports digital video connections. (for selected models) For digital and analog TV input (for selected models). Supports both audio and video input.(for selected models). Connects the computer to the 10 100 1000 Ethernet network. Connects the built-in fax data modem to a phone line. Connects to USB...

Disassemble the LCD Module

Remove the four screws on the other side to release the LCD front bezel. 2. Detach the front bezel from the LCD panel. 3. Disconnect the invertor cable from the invertor board. 4. Disconnect the LCD cable from the invertor board. 6. Then detach the invertor board from the LCD panel module. 7. Remove the one screw on each bracket to release the bracket from the LCD module. 8. Take the entire LCD panel out from the top cover. 6. Then detach the invertor board from the LCD panel module. 7. Remove...

POST Task Routines

Schematics For Acer Aspire 5515

The following is a list of the Test Point codes written to port 80h at the start of each routine, the beep codes issued for terminal errors, and a description of the POST routine. Unless otherwise noted, these codes are valid for PhoenixBIOS. NOTE The following routines are sorted by their test point numbers assigned in the BIOS code. Their actual oder as executed during POST can be quite different. Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize...

Launch Keys

Located at the top of the keyboard are four buttons, in addition to the power button. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designed as key 1, key 2, key 3 and key 4, from right to left. By default, key 1 is used to launch the email application and key 2 is used to launch the Internet browser. Key 3 and key 4 start the Launch Manager application. The first four launch keys can be set by the user. To set the launch keys, run the Acer Launch Manager.

Hot Keys

All Fn Key will support Sticky key mode. This key will cause a help message to appear on the display device that describes the definition and functionality of the unit hot keys. It is preferred to have the key activate a graphical display. This key will launch Acer eManager-> eSetting It will launch Acer ePowerManagement. In ACPI mode, the OS provides two buttons for sleep function. One is the Power On button and the other is the Sleep Button. Fn+F4 is assigned as the Sleep button in ACPI...

Advanced

Insyde Software Scu Bios Manual

The Advanced screen contains parameters involving your hardware devices. It also provides advanced settings of the system. FIR I O Settings Disabled Enabled lt Tab gt lt Right gt lt Left gt for block select. lt Up gt lt Down gt for item select. lt Enter gt for accept. lt Cancel gt lt Esc gt for reject. lt Alt gt activates accelerators. The table below describes the parameters in the screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Sets the base I O address and IRQ...

Left View

Headphone speaker line-out amp S PDIF jack Connects to audio line-out devices e.g., speakers, headphones , S PDIF compatible Accepts input from external microphones. Internal optical drive accepts CDs or DVDs. Slot-load optical drive eject button Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Lights up when the optical drive is active.

External Cdromdvdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM DVD-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. Insert an audio CD into the CD DVD drive. If the CD DVD drive can read the data from the audio CD. The drive does not have problem, then go to next step. If the CD DVD LED on the front panel does not emit light as it read the data...

Disassemble the VGA and Modem board

Remove the two screws securing the VGA board. 2. Trun the VGA over and loosen the three screws from the VGA thermal. 3. Separate the VGA thermal from the VGA board. 4. Remove the one screw securing the modem board. 5. Disconnect the modem cable from the position. 6. Detach the modem board from the mainboard.

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

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. IC25NG6GATMRG4-G SEAGATE N2 ST96G821A Toshiba Pluto IC25NG6GATMRG4-G SEAGATE N2 ST98G821GA Toshiba Pluto HTS541G1GG9ATGG SEAGATE ST91GG823A Toshiba Aries-B 5X Speed DVD-RAM 8X Speed DVD-R 4X Speed DVD-RW DVD DVD-ROM DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10 , DVD-R 3.95G 4.7G , DVD-RAM...

Disassemble the Power Board Bluetooth and Keyboard

Acer Aspire 9500 Bluetooth

Insert a scribe into the indent to lift the hinge cover on the right side. 2. Ease the hinge cover up, moving from right to left, and remove it. 3. Remove the screw securing the power board to the system board, and set it aside. 4. Disconnect the bluetooth cable from the routing channels with the tapes following system board. 5. Before you detach the bluetooth, you have to detach the right speaker first. 6. Remove the three screws at the top of the keyboard. 7. Lift up the keyboard and hold...

Disassemble Case Touchpad and CDPlayer

Remove the three screws located on the upper case as shown. 2. Remove those five screws located on the upper case as shown. 3. Turn the system over and loosen the five screws from the edge of the system. 4. Remove the seven screws as shown. 5. Disconnect the MIC. cable from here. 6. Tear the tape and disconnect the CD-Player FFC. 7. Remove the two screws securing the touchpad board support. 9. Disconnect the power board cable from the touchpad board. 10. Remove the two screws securing the...

Power Button

The activity of the power button is as follows If power button is pressed for less than 1 second then nothing happens. If power button is pressed for more than 1 second but less than 4 seconds then system would execute User Requested OFF before the system entered into OS. If power button is pressed for more than 4 seconds then the notebook will be powered off by power button over-ride feature. If OS is running in ACPI mode, the power button acts as the sleep button, and let OS controls the...

Acer 33.a61v5.007

Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and...