Undetermined Problems

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 On Issue on page 140) 2. Visually check them...

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions To choose a menu, use the left and right arrow keys. To choose an item, use the up and down arrow keys. To change the value of a parameter, press F5 or F6. A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. Press Enter to expand this item. Press Esc while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu. In any menu, you can load default settings by pressing F9. You can...

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....

Replacing the Camera Board

Schematics For Acer Aspire 5515

Ensure that the locating pins are correctly positioned 2. Connect the Camera cable as shown. and place the Camera Board in the LCD Module. Press down to secure it in place. 1. Replace the bezel top edge first as shown. 1. Replace the bezel top edge first as shown. 3. Press down the top corners to secure the bezel in place. 3. Press down the top corners to secure the bezel in place. 4. Press down around the edges of the bezel to secure it in place. 4. Press down around the edges of the bezel to...

Removing a Password

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Press Enter twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to Clear. 4. When you have changed the settings, press u to save...

Replacing the LED Board

Place the LED Board in the Lower Cover as shown. Ensure that the Bluetooth and WLAN switches red callouts are correctly placed in the spacers green callouts . 3. Connect the FFC to the LED Board and close the locking latch. 3. Connect the FFC to the LED Board and close the locking latch. 4. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. 4. Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch.

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart

Disassembly Acer Aspire One A0531h

See Removing the LCD Module on page 63. 2. Remove the six screw caps and screws from the LCD Bezel. 3. Starting from the inside top edge, pry the bezel away from the panel. Continue moving down the sides until the bezel is removed. If necessary, use a plastic pry to release the corners of the bezel. 1. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 90. 2. Disconnect the cable from the Camera Board as shown. 3. Remove the Camera Board from the LCD Module. 1. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 90. 2....

Replacing the Antennas

Acer Pad Antenna

Replace the combined 3G and WLAN Antenna pad as shown. Press down the pad and adhesive tape, as indicated, to secure it in place. 2. Replace the WLAN Antenna cable as shown, using 3. Replace the adhesive tape to secure the WLAN all available cable clips. cable in place. 4. Replace the adhesive tape securing the WLAN Antenna to the combined 3G and WLAN Antenna pad. 4. Replace the adhesive tape securing the WLAN Antenna to the combined 3G and WLAN Antenna pad. 5. Run the combined 3G and WLAN...

Replacing the WLAN Module

Acer Extensa 5230 Memory Slots

Insert the WLAN Module in to the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the single securing screw. 3. Connect the two Antenna cables to the WLAN Module. IMPORTANT The black cable attaches to the Main terminal and the white or gray cable attaches to the Aux terminal. 1. Insert the DIMM Module in to the DIMM slot. 2. Press the module down to complete the installation. 1. Insert the DIMM Module in to the DIMM slot. 2. Press the module down to complete the installation. 1. Replace the Wireless Cover and press...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire one. 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, your Acer office...

LCD Module Disassembly Process

IMPORTANT Cable paths and positioning may not represent the actual model. During the removal and replacement of components, ensure all available cable channels and clips are used and that the cables are replaced in the same position. NOTE These disassembly procedures feature the 3G model only, therefore there are four antenna cables white, black, yellow, and blue addressed during the procedure. If 3G is not supported, only the WLAN antennas white and black need to be removed.

Internal Microphone Failure

If the internal Microphone fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a 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...

Replacing the CPU

Aspire One Ao531h

Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and Mainboard and replace the CPU Fan. 2. Replace the single securing screw. 1. Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and Mainboard and replace the CPU Fan. 2. Replace the single securing screw. 3. Connect the CPU Fan cable to the Mainboard connector as shown. 3. Connect the CPU Fan cable to the Mainboard connector as shown. IMPORTANT Ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module. The following thermal pads are approved for use...

Common Problems

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...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID NOTE The system information is subject to different models. NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type of the system. This field shows the speed of the CPU. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the serial number...

Replacing the Bluetooth Module

Acer 7520 Bluetooth Module

Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Bluetooth 2. Place the Bluetooth Module in the Lower Cover as 3. Run the Bluetooth cable along the Lower Cover as 4. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Mainboard. shown, using all the available cable clips. 1. Align the screws on the Speaker Modules and the Lower Cover. 2. Replace the left and right Speakers as shown. Ensure that the locating pin on the left Speaker is seated correctly. 3. Replace the adhesive tapes securing the cables in place. 3. Replace...

Replacing the Mainboard

Align the screw holes and replace the Mainboard in 2. Replace the four or three screws to secure the the Lower Cover as shown. Mainboard in place. NOTE The green callout applies to the SSD SKU only. 1. Place the SSD in the carrier as shown. 2. Replace the two securing screws. 1. Place the SSD in the carrier as shown. 2. Replace the two securing screws. 3. Insert the module in the direction of the arrow. 4. Replace the single securing screw. Ensure that the interface is properly connected.

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 if a 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 ....

Upper Cover Disassembly Flowchart

Pause Break Acer 5610

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 42. 2. Turn the computer rightside up and open the lid to the full extent. 3. Locate the three securing latch at the top of the Keyboard as shown. 4. Gently lift the Keyboard using one of the keys as shown and unlock the three securing latches above the F2, F8, and Pause Break keys by pressing down with a thumb. IMPORTANT The use of a plastic tool may help to release the latches. Do not use excessive force or metal tools. 5. Grasp the Keyboard and lift...

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following sections External components 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 Mainboard, you must first remove the Keyboard then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

Online Support Information

This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d. and password. These can be obtained directly from Acer CSD Taiwan. Acer's Website offers you convenient and valuable support resources whenever you...

External Mouse Failure

If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual. 3. If the mouse uses a USB connection, try an alternate USB port. 4. Try an alternative program to verify mouse operation. Reinstall the program experiencing mouse failure. 6. Remove any recently added hardware and associated software. 7. Remove any recently added...

Aspire one Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly

Ao531h Part

UPPER CASE ASSY BLACK W TP FFC FOR BT WF UPPER CASE ASSY BLACK W TP FFC FOR BT WF 3G UPPER CASE ASSY BLACK W TP FFC FOR WF UPPER CASE ASSY BLACK W TP FFC FOR WF 3G LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER BT CABLE FOR SSD HDD1.8 BT WF LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER BT CABLE FOR SSD HDD1.8 BT WF 3G LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER FOR SSD HDD1.8 WF LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER FOR SSD HDD1.8 WF 3G LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER BT CABLE FOR HDD2.5 BT WF LOWER CASE ASSY BLACK W SPEAKER BT CABLE FOR...

Replacing the LCD Module

Reconnect Touchpad Connector

Place the LCD Module on the Lower Cover and secure it in place with the two screws. 2. Connect the Power cable to the Mainboard and secure the cable in place with the adhesive tape. 2. Connect the Power cable to the Mainboard and secure the cable in place with the adhesive tape. 3. Pass the Antenna cables through the Lower Cover as shown. NOTE The yellow and blue cables are only present on the 3G models. 4. The Lower Cover appears as follows when all the LCD cables are correctly placed. 4....

Removing the SD Dummy Card

Acer Ao531h Module

Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 42. 2. Loosen the two captive screws in Memory red callout and Wireless covers green callout . 3. Lift the Memory Cover up to remove. 4. Lift the Wireless Cover up to remove. 1. See Removing the Lower Covers on page 44. 2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. IMPORTANT The following disassembly images represent the optional 3G model. The 3G module...

Front View

Ao531h Ba01

Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Internal microphone for sound recording. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Battery Bluetooth 3G Wireless LAN communication indicator Indicates the status of Battery Bluetooth 3G Wireless LAN communication. only for certain models The left and right...

Internal Speaker Failure

If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs 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...

Changing a Password

Insydeh20 Setup Utility Rev

Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears. Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. 3. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. 4. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 5. If desired, you...

Using Boot Sequence Selector

Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changes without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps 2. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen. 3. Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding sequence, for example, enter BS2 to change the boot sequence to HDD CD ROM LAN Floppy.

Power On Issue

If the system doesn't power on, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If the system powers off at intervals, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet. 2. Remove any extension cables between the computer and the outlet. 3. Remove any surge protectors between the computer and the electrical outlet. Plug the computer...

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. FS fa F10 Fit F12 PrtSt Rut W n U .Soli SysF q Break When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the embedded 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 to connect an external keypad. Scroll Lock lt Fn gt lt F12 gt When...

Replacing the Power Board

Replacing Keyboard Aspire One

Place the Power Board front edge first on to the Upper Cover to seat the locating pin. 3. Insert the FFC in to the Power Board connector and close the locking latch. 3. Insert the FFC in to the Power Board connector and close the locking latch. 1. Place the Upper Cover on the Lower Cover rear edge first as shown. 2. Lower the Upper Cover in to place as shown. 2. Lower the Upper Cover in to place as shown. 3. Replace the left side cover, front edge first, as shown. 4. Press the cover in to...

Acces Ventillation Acer Aspire 5732z

Double Click Speed Bluetooth Trackpad

Connects to line-out audio devices e.g. speakers, headphones . Accepts input from external microphones. Connect to USB 2.0 devices e.g. USB mouse . Connects to an Ethernet 10 100-based network. Houses the computer's battery pack. Note The battery shown is for reference only. Your PC may have a different battery, depending on the model purchased. Accepts a 3G SIM card for 3G connectivity only for certain models . Houses the computer's Wireless LAN module. Vents enable the computer to stay cool,...

Using DMITools

The DMI Desktop Management Interface Tool copies BIOS information to eeprom to be used in the DMI pool for hardware management. When the BIOS displays Verifying DMI pool data it is checking the table correlates with the hardware before sending to the operating system Windows, etc. . To update the DMI Pool, perform the following steps 2. Execute dmitools.exe. The following messages show dmitools usage Compal DMI String R W Utility Verl .40 for 2006 03 14 DMITOOLS R I WP WS WU STRING Write...

Replacing the HDD Module

Place the HDD in the carrier as shown. 2. Replace the four securing screws two each side . 1. Place the HDD in the carrier as shown. 2. Replace the four securing screws two each side . 3. Insert the module in the direction of the arrow. 4. Replace the three securing screws. Ensure that the interface is properly connected. 1. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Bluetooth Module. 2. Place the Bluetooth Module in the Lower Cover as shown. 3. Run the Bluetooth cable along the Lower Cover as 4....

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Acer Aspire 7520 Bios Batterie

This section provides you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire one. Aspire one 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 Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a security reason, BIOS will ask the password during systems POST or when systems enter to...

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method Remove HDD Password When the user keys in the wrong password three times, the system reports the following error code to user. To unlock the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. Press Enter to display the Select Item screen. 2. Select Enter Unlock Password and press Enter. An Unlock Password displays. 3. Make a note of the key, 76943488 in the example. 4. Boot up the system and open a DOS prompt. 5. Enter the UnlockHD.EXE command...

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

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

ENE KB926 for Keyboard Controller, Battery management Unit, and RTC. Integrated VGA solution for Intel 945GSE. Realtek ALC272X-GR for High Definition Audio Codec. Atheros AR8114A for 10 100 LAN On-die, primary 32-kB instructions cache and 24-kB write-back data cache 533-MHz source-synchronous front side bus FSB On-die 512-kB, 8-way L2 cache Support for IA 32-bit architecture Intel Streaming SIMD Extensions-2 and -3 Intel SSE2 and Intel SSE3 support and Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extension 3...

Lower Cover Disassembly Flowchart

Acer Aspire 8930g Speaker Direction

NOTE Items enclosed with broken lines ---- are optional and may not be present. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 54. 2. Open the Mainboard FFC locking latch and remove the FFC as shown. 3. Open the LED Board FFC locking latch and remove the FFC as shown. 3. Open the LED Board FFC locking latch and remove the FFC as shown. Remove the two securing screws from the LED Board. 5. Lift the LED Board clear of the Lower Cover. 5. Lift the LED Board clear of the Lower Cover. 1. See Removing the...

Windows XP Environment Test

Adapter DELTA 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black ADP-30JH BA LF Adapter LITE-0N 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black PA-1300-04AC LF Adapter HIPR0 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black HP-A0301R3 B1LF LF Adapter DELTA 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black ADP-30JH BA LF Adapter LITE-0N 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black PA-1300-04AC LF Adapter HIPR0 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black HP-A0301R3 B1LF LF Adapter DELTA 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black ADP-30JH BA LF Adapter LITE-0N 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black PA-1300-04AC LF Adapter HIPR0 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black HP-A0301R3...

Aspire one FRU List

ADAPTER LITE-ON 30W 1.7X5.5X11 BLACK PA-1300-04AC LF ADAPTER DELTA 30W 19V 1.7X5.5X11 BLACK ADP-30JH BA LF ADAPTER HIPRO 30W 19V 1.7X5.5X11 BLACK HP-A0301R3 B1LF LF Battery SIMPLO UM-2009A Li-Ion 3S1P PANASONIC 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON black Panasonic 2 2CG Battery SIMPLO UM-2009A Li-Ion 3S1P SAMSUNG 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON black, SDI 2.2F Battery SIMPLO UM-2009A Li-Ion 3S1P LGC 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON black, LGC 2.2 S3 QMI IEEE 802.11b g WLAN half-size no.EM108 Lan Intel WLAN...

Aspire one Series

A0531f-0BG A0XPHSTWW1 MC UMAGCkk 1 1G 16G BT 3L CB_bg_0.3D_3G_EN11 A0531h-1B A0XPHSTPH1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 6L2.6 A0531h-0B A0XPHSTVN1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 6L2.6 A0531h-1B A0XPHSTVN1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 6L2.6 A0531h-1B A0XPHSTMY1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 6L2.6 A0531h-1B A0XPHSTAU1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 3L A0531h-1B A0XPHSTSG1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 3L A0531h-1B A0XPHSTID1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 3L A0531h-1B A0XPHSTIN1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 3L A0531h-1B A0XPHSTPH1 MC UMACkk 1 1G 160 BT 3L...