Interface

Compliant with the IEEE 1394-1995 Release 1.0 and support IEEE 1394a P2000 specifications with full 1394a P2000 Compliant with the PCI V2.2 specification and card bus interfaces support Three 1394a ports enable connections at 100 200 400Mbps Equipped with an OHCI compliant programming interface and I2C EEPROMs or four-wire serial ROMs

Change Password

Acer eRecovery and Acer disc-to-disc recovery are protected by a password that can be changed by users. Follow the steps below to change the password in Acer eRecovery. 2. Press < Alt> + < F10> to open the Acer eRecovery utility. 3. Enter the password to proceed. The default password is six zero. 4. In the Acer eRecovery window, select Recovery settings and click Next. 5. In the Recovery settings window, select Password Change Acer eRecovery password and click Next. Follow the...

Before You Begin

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, you have to make sure that The system and all peripherals are powered off. The AC adaptor and all power and signal cables from the system are unplugged. Note There are several types of screws used to secure the main unit. The screws vary in length. Please refer to the screws table after the flowchart. Group the same type of screws together during service disassembling. Please also remember the screw location for each screw type. If you fasten...

Save and Exit Setup

You can highlight this item and press ENTER to save the changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Product Information PC Health Status Standard CMOS Features Frequency Voltage Control Advanced BIOS Features Load Optimized Defaults Advanced Chipset Features Set Supervisor Password Integrated Peripherals _ d 1 A AMr 1. _ MIIIAA____I ruiT lll A V02.54 (C) Copyright 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. When the...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer. The Acer eRecovery Management utility supports Microsoft Windows XP Home Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Wallop 2, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Premium, Business, and Ultimate. The Acer eRecovery Management utility occupies space in a hidden partition on your system's HDD. User-created backups are stored on D drive. Acer eRecovery...

Exit without Saving

You can highlight this item and press ENTER to discard any changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility V02.S4 (C) Copyright 198S-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. When the Exit without Saving dialog box appears, press (Y) followed by ENTER to discard changes and exit, or press (N) followed by ENTER to return to the main menu. Note If you have made changes to settings that you do not want to save, choose the Discard...

Acer Empowering Technology

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer notebook. It features the following handy utilities Acer eRecovery Management backs up and recovers data flexibly, reliably and completely. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms. Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space, memory and registry settings. For more information, press...

General Information

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble and reassemble the Aspire AM5610 AM3610 for maintenance and troubleshooting. In the coming pages, the first part of the disassembly instruction is for Aspire AM5610 and the second part is for Aspire AM3610. To disassemble the notebook, you need the tools below Wrist ground strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Note The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process,...

Suspend Mode

Independent power management timer (two to 120 minutes, time step 10 minutes) or pushing external switch button. CPU asserts STPCLK and goes into the Stop Grant state. LED on the panel turns amber color. Hard disk drive goes into SLEEP mode (for ATA standard interface). Disable H-sync and V-sync signals to control the VESA DPMS monitor. Ultra I O and VGA chip go into power saving mode. Resume method return to original state by pushing external switch button, modem ring in, keyboard and mouse...

Power Management Setup

The system has various power-saving modes including powering down the hard disk, turning off the video, suspending to RAM, and software power down that allows the system to be automatically resumed by certain events. The power-saving modes can be controlled by time-outs. If the system is inactive for a while, the time-outs begin counting. If the inactivity continues so that the time-out period elapses, the system enters a power-saving mode. If any item in the list of Reload Global Timer Events...

Integrated Peripherals

Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Integrated Peripherals South OnChip IDE Device Press Enter South OnChip PCI Device Press Enter Onboard LAN Controller Enabled Onboard Lan Boot ROM Disabled Onbrd IEEE1394 Controller Enabled Init Display First PCIEx USB EHCI Controller Enabled OnChip USB Controller Enabled OnChip USB KBC Controller Enabled USB Mouse Support Enabled IDE HDD Block Mode Enabled Onboard FDC Controller Enabled Onboard Serial Port 1 3F8 IRQ4 Onboard Parallel Port 378...

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file 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 and easy data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. Note The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a supervisor password and default encryption. This encryption will be used to encrypt...

Create Factory Default Image CD

When the System CD and Recovery CD are not available, you can create them by using this feature. Please follow the steps below to create factory default image CD. 2. Press < Alt> + < F10> to open the Acer eRecovery utility. 3. Enter the password to proceed. The default password is six zeros. 4. In the Acer eRecovery window, select Recovery settings and click Next. 5. In the Recovery settings window, select Burn image to disc and click Next. 6. In the Burn image to disc image, select...

Restore from Backup

Users can restore backup previously created (as stated in the Create Backup section) from hard drive, CD, or DVD. Please follow the steps below to restore from backup. 2. Press < Alt> + < F10> to open the Acer eRecovery utility. 3. Enter the password to proceed. The default password is six zeros. 4. In the Acer eRecovery window, select Recovery actions and click Next. 5. Select the desired restore action and follow the instructions on screen to complete the restore process.

AM Reassembly Procedure

Insert the system power supply in to the chassis and secure the four screws marked below. IMPORTANT FSP and LITEON power supply cabling differ due to size constraints. For FSP power supplies, use a power cable clip to secure the 12V cable. For LITEON power supplies, use a non-cable clip to secure the 12V cable. FSP Power Supply LITEON Power Supply FSP Power Supply LITEON Power Supply 2. Insert the main board and secure the 8 screws marked below. Insert the CPU in to the motherboard. Close...

AM Disassembly Procedure

Placa Acer Aspire Am3610

Place the system unit on a flat, steady and nonskid surface. 2. Release the lock handle then slide the left cover out. 3. Detach the VGA, TV, and Modem cards. 4. Disconnect the front bezel LED cable 9. Disconnect the PA and PD power cable from the MB connector. 10. Disconnect the P1 power supply cable and FDD data cable. 11. Disconnect the ODD power cable and the ODD data cable. 12. Disconnect the HDD power cable and the HDD data cable. 13. Disconnect the System Fan power cable from the MB...

Power Supply

System Board Port

This connector allows you to connect an ATX 24-pin power supply.To connect the ATX 24-pin power supply, make sure the plug of the power supply is inserted in the proper orientation and the pins are aligned. Then push down the power supply firmly into the connector. You may use the 20-pin ATX power supply as you like. If you'd like to use the 20-pin ATX power supply, please plug your power supply along with pin 1 and pin 13 as shown. There is also a foolproof design on pin 11, 12, 23 and 24 to...

Set Supervisor Password

When this function is selected, the following message appears at the center of the screen to assist you in creating a password. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Product Information Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Frequency Voltage Control Load Optimized Defaults VO2.54 C Copyright 1985-2OO4, American Megatrends, Inc.

Advanced Chipset Features

These items define critical timing parameters of the main board. You should set these items for their default values unless you are very familiar with the technical specification of your system hardware. If you change the values incorrectly, you may introduce fatal errors or recurring instability into your system. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Advanced Chipset Features Configuration for NB Press Enter U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General...

Create Backup

Users can create and save backup images to hard drive, CD, or DVD. Please follow the steps below to create backup. 2. Press lt Alt gt lt F10 gt to open the Acer eRecovery utility. 3. Enter the password to proceed. The default password is six zeros. 4. In the Acer eRecovery window, select Recovery settings and click Next. 5. In the Recovery settings window, select Backup snapshot image and click Next. Use Backup to HDD to store the backup disc image on drive D Backup to optical device to store...

Onboard Connectors

One HDMI port if equipped with RS600L A14 7.1 channels phone jack six audio jacks with MIC-in and Line-in definition Three 2 5 pin USB headers, compliant to Intel FPIO standard specification One 2 5 pin front audio header, compliant to Intel FPIO standard specification One 2 5 pin serial port connector One 1 4 pin AUX-In connector One 4-pin CPU fan connector One 3-pin system fan connector with linear circuit One 24-pin 4-pin ATX interface PS3 PS2 SPS connector One 2 7 pin front panel I O...

Soft Off by PWRBTN

Under ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface you can create a software power down. In a software power down, the system can be resumed by Wake Up Alarms. This item lets you install a software power down that is controlled by the power button on your system. If the item is set for Instant-Off, then the power button causes a software power down. If the item is set for Delay four Sec., then you have to hold the power button down for four seconds to cause a software power down.

Bios

Protocol supported PCIX 1.0, PCI 2.2, APM 1.2, VESA DPMS VBE PM V1.1 , SMBIOS 2.3, E-IDE 1.1, ACPI 1.0b, ESCD 1.03, PnP 1.0a, Bootable CD-ROM 1.0 Boot from CD-ROM feature yes LS-120 FDD drive support yes BIOS boot block feature yes Supports Microsoft SLP 2.0 for Windows Vista Note The BIOS can be overwritten upgraded by using the flash utility. Note The BIOS can be overwritten upgraded by using the flash utility.

Reinstall Bundled Software without CD

Acer eRecovery stores pre-loaded software internally for easy driver and application re-installation. 2. Press lt Alt gt lt F10 gt to open the Acer eRecovery Utility. 3. Enter the password to proceed. The default password is six zeros. 4. In the Acer eRecovery window, select Recovery actions and Next. 5. In the Recovery settings window, select Re-install applications drivers and click Next. 6. Select the desired driver application and follow the instructions on screen to re-install. After the...

Restore without a Recovery CD

This recovery process helps you restore the C drive with the original software content that is installed when you purchase your system. Follow the steps below to rebuild your C drive. Note The C drive will be reformatted and all data will be erased. It is important to back up all data files before you use this option. 2. While the Acer logo comes out, press lt Alt gt lt F10 gt to enter the recovery process. 3. The message The system has password protection. Please enter 000000 will be...

South Bridge

A-Link Xpress II interface to the North bridge 1 2 4-lane A-Link Xpress II interface Supports PCI rev. 2.3 specifications Supports interrupt steering for plug-n-play devices Supports concurrent PCI operations Supports hiding of PCI devices by BIOS hardware 5 OHCI and 1 EHCI Host controllers to support 10 USB ports All 10 ports are USB 1.1 2.0 compatible Supports programmable level edge triggering on each channels Supports serial interrupt on quiet and continuous modes Supports LPC based super...

Entering the Setup Utility

Power on the computer and the system will start POST Power On Self Test . When the message Press DEL to enter SETUP appears on the screen, press the DEL key to enter the setup menu. Once you enter the Phoenix Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility, the main menu will appear on the screen. Use arrow keys to select the item you want and press ENTER to confirm the setting or enter the sub-menu. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility F1 General Help F9 Optimized Defaults Standard CMOS setup for...

Hardware Monitor Function

Smart fan control system, Thermal Cruise and Speed Cruise support Six VID input pins for CPU Vcore identification Two thermal inputs from optionally remote thermistors or 2N3904 transistors or Pentium 4 thermal diode output Four external voltage detect inputs Three intrinsic voltage monitoring typical for Vbat, 5VSB, 5CC Two fan speed monitoring inputs Two fan speed control DC analog output WATCHDOG comparison of all monitored items Issue SMI , IRQ, OVT to activate system protection

Chapter

Lists Parts Mother Board For Acer

This chapter offers the FRU Field Replaceable Unit list in global configuration of Aspire AM5610 and AM3610 desktop. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the 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 is changed, it will NOT be noted on the printed service guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your...

Typematic Rate Setting

If this item is enabled, you can use the following two items to set the Typematic Rate and the Typematic Delay settings for the keyboard. The default setting is lt Disabled gt which uses the defaults below Typematic Rate Chars Sec Use this item to define how many characters per second are generated by a held-down key. The default setting is 6. Typematic Delay Msec Use this item to define how many milliseconds must elapse before a held-down key begins generating repeat characters. The default...

North Bridge

ATI RS600 supports Core 2 Duo processors, DDR2 and DDR3 memory, and its graphics subsystem features a new graphics core twice as fast as the older Radeon Xpress 200. AVIVO ATI's video processing engine support High bandwidth digital content protection support Can cope with the HDCP anti-piracy system

Load Optimized Defaults

This option opens a dialog box that lets you install optimized defaults for all appropriate items in the Setup Utility. Press Y and then ENTER to install the defaults. Press N and then ENTER to cancel without installing defaults. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Product Information Standard CMOS Features Set Supervisor Password Set User Password Load Optimized Defaults Y N tuP VO2.54 C Copyright 1985-2OO4, American Megatrends, Inc.

PC Health Status

On the main board that supports hardware monitoring, you can monitor the parameters of critical voltage, temperature and fan speed. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility PC Health Status U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults

Connectors

This standard FDD connector supports 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88M floppy disk types. The main board has a 32-bit Enhanced PCI IDE and Ultra DMA 66 100 133 controller that provides PIO mode 0 4, Bus Master, and Ultra DMA 66 100 133 function. You can connect hard disk drives, CD-ROM and other IDE devices. The Ultra ATA133 interface boosts data transfer rates between the computer and the hard drive up to 133MB per second. The new interface is one-third faster than earlier record-breaking...

Jumpers

Jumper Sata Set Write Protect

There is a CMOS RAM onboard that has a power supply from external battery to keep the data of system configuration. With the CMOS RAM, the system can automatically boot OS every time it is turned. If you want to clear the system configuration, set the JBAT1 Clear CMOS Jumper to clear data. Important You can clear CMOS by shorting 2-3 pin while the system is off. Then return to 1-2 pin position. Avoid clearing the CMOS while the system is on, or it will damage the main board. A boot block...

Enter Password

Type the password, up to eight characters, and press ENTER. The password entered here overwrites any previously entered password from CMOS memory. You will be asked to confirm the password. Type the password again and press ENTER. You can press ESC to abort the selection. To disable password, just press ENTER when you are prompted to enter password. A message will confirm the password being disabled. Once the password is disabled, the system will boot and you can enter BIOS Setup freely....

Ms Block Diagram

LGA775 CONROE LGA775 SMITHFIELD LGA775 PENTIUM D, EE LGA775 PRESCOTT 4,5,6 CPU VTT POWER RS600 CORE POWER PCIE amp SB POWER AGTL P4CPUI F DUAL DDR2 3 CHANNEL INTEGRATED GRAPHICS TVOUT TMDS SDVO 1 X16 2X8 PCIE VIDEO l F 1 X4 PCIE l F FOR SB 4X1 PCIE l F UNBUFFERED , DDR2 DIMM 14,15,16 240-PIN DDR II DIMIt USB2.0 10 SATA2 4 PORTS AC97 2.3 HD AUDIO 1.0 ATA 66 100 133 ACPI 1.1 LPC l F SPI l F

Frequency Voltage Control

It enables you to set the clock speed and system bus for your system. The clock speed and system bus are determined by the processor you have installed in your system. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Frequency Voltage Control Memory Clock Frequency AUTO Spread Spectrum Disabled CPU Host SRC ATIG Default U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults

South OnChip PCI Device

Scroll to this item and press Enter to enter the sub-menu shown as below. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility South OnChip PCI Device ATI Azalia Audio Auto ATI Azalia Clock UsbClk48 ATI SATA Controller Enabled AT I SATA Type Native IDE SB600 Spread Spectrum Disabled PCI Strength 100 U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults

South OnChip IDE Device

Scroll to this item and press Enter to enter the sub-menu shown as below. OnChip IDE Channel 0 Primary Master PIO Primary Slave PIO Primary Master UDMA Primary Slave UDMA Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility _South OnChip IDE Device_ U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults

Multilingual Operating System Installation

Follow the instructions to choose the operating system and language you prefer when you first power on the system. 2. Acer s multilingual operating system selection menu will pop up automatically. 3. Use the arrow keys to scroll to the language version you want. Press lt Enter gt to confirm your selection. 4. The operating system and language you choose now will be the only option for future recovery operations. 5. The system will install the operating system and language you choose.

Slots

PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect Express Slots PCI Express architecture provides a high performance I O infrastructure for Desktop Platforms with transfer rates starting at 2.5 Giga transfers per second over a PCI Express x1 lane for Gigabit Ethernet, TV Tuners, 1394 controllers, and general purpose I O. Also, desktop platforms with PCI Express Architecture will be designed to deliver highest performance in video, graphics, multimedia and other sophisticated applications. Moreover, PCI...

CPU Feature

Scroll to this item and press ENTER to enter the sub-menu on next page. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility CPU Features Thermal Management Thermal Monitor 1 X TM2 Bus ratio 14 X X TM2 Bus VID 1.3875V Limit CPUID MaxVal Disabled C1E Function Auto Execute Disable Bit Enabled Thermal Monitor 1 Or die throttling Thermal Monitor 2 Ratio amp VD transitic U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults Phoenix -...

Product Information

This page displays product information about your system. You can press ESC to return to the main menu setting page. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility Product Information System Product Name ASE571 AST671 System S N System Manufacturer Name Acer MB Manufacturer Name Acer System BIOS Version 6.00PG SMBIOS Version 2.4 System BIOS ID R02-A0 BIOS Release Date 03 16 2007 U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized...