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...

Replacing the Upper Cover

Attach the bottom cover and the top cover as shown. 1. Insert a top corner. 2. Be careful to cover the cables. 1. Insert a top corner. 2. Be careful to cover the cables. 3. Push down along the edges 4. Push down on the front edge. 3. Push down along the edges 4. Push down on the front edge. Turn the unit over and affix the six screws in the bottom cover

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 106) 2. Visually check them...

Hot Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the < Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. FS fS F1 F11 Fl 2 PrtSt Pause 11* mU .SOU Sj Rq Break Display the Power Options Properties dialog box. Display the System Properties dialog box. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor...

Connecting the IO Cable

Ensure the connection is flush. 1. Insert the I O cable. 2. Ensure the connection is flush. 1. Place the mainboard into the bottom case with both hands. 2. Insert the I O ports in first, taking care to align the I O ports with the openings in the lower cover 3. Replace the screw holding the mainboard to the bottom case. 4. Attach the speaker connector. 5. Attach the MB pcb power connector. 4. Attach the speaker connector. 5. Attach the MB pcb power connector.

Removing the Microphone Board

Take Apart Acer Aspire One

See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 69. 2. See Removing the Camera Board on page 70. 3. Lift the foil and camera connector away. 4. Remove the kapton tape. 3. Lift the foil and camera connector away. 4. Remove the kapton tape. 5. Lift out the microphone. 6. Pull the microphone cable away from the bezel. 5. Lift out the microphone. 6. Pull the microphone cable away from the bezel. Pull the cable completely away from the bezel. Pull the cable completely away from the bezel. 1. See Removing the...

Info

Loosen the 4 screws holding the HDD in the tray. 5. Pull the HDD drive out of the tray 1. See Removing the Lower Covers on page 43. 2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. IMPORTANT The 3G Module is only available on certain models. 1. See Removing the Lower Covers on page 43. 2. Disconnect the antenna cables from the 3G Module. IMPORTANT The yellow cable attaches to the M (Main) terminal and the blue cable attaches to the A (Aux) terminal....

Replacing the LCD Bezel

Replace the bezel top edge first as shown. 2. Starting at the hinge wells, ensure that the Antenna and LCD power cables are not trapped and press down to secure the bezel in place. 3. Ensure the cables are correctly arranged through the LCD hinges. 3. Ensure the cables are correctly arranged through the LCD hinges. 4. Replace the four screws and screw caps.

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,...

Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many features Microsoft Windows XP Linux One socket 200-pin +1.8V DDRII SO-DIMM supporting DDRII 533MHz SDRAM memory interface design DDRII 533 667MHz max. 2.0GB with 1 slot High Definition audio support with 2W built-in speaker Realtek ALC272X-GR Azalia Codec HDD 258.5x185.5x20 25.4mm, < Atheros AR8114 AR8132 for 10 100 LAN Mini-card Wireless LAN 3rd party 802.11bg Wake-on-LAN support 0.3M fixed type webcam (low light) BT 2.0 (optional) 3G supported...

Reassembly Procedure Replacing the Antennas

Note the black cable antenna is placed first and lower. 1. Replace the WLAN antennas as shown. Note the black cable antenna is placed first and lower. 3. Relay the cables and fasten the tape pieces. 3. Relay the cables and fasten the tape pieces. 1. Replace and secure the connector by attaching the 2. Replace the LCD panel cable as shown on the adhesive strip as shown. underside of the panel. IMPORTANT Ensure that the LCD Cable runs as shown to avoid trapping...

Removing the LCD Module

Acer Aspire 8930g Socket Images

See Detaching the Antenna Cables on page 64. 2. Remove the three securing screws from the LCD brackets. IMPORTANT Ensure all cables are clear of the lower cover before removing the LCD module. Grasp the LCD module with both hands and lift upwards. 1. See Detaching the Antenna Cables on page 64. 2. Pull out the power cable. 3. Lift out the toroids 2. Pull out the power cable. 3. Lift out the toroids 4. Lift out the external power connector. 4. Lift out the external power connector.

Left View

Connects to an Ethernet 10 100-based network. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse) Accepts input from external microphones. Connects to line-out audio devices (e.g., speakers, headphones).

Special

You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and or bottom-right of your keyboard. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Alt Gr> and then press the < 5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Shift> and then press the < 4> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE This function varies according to the language settings.

Lower Cover Reassembly Procedure Replacing the DC Power Cable

Insert the power cable socket as shown. 2. Place the toroids away from the socket. 1. Insert the power cable socket as shown. 2. Place the toroids away from the socket. 1. Place the LCD Module on the Lower Cover and secure it in place with the three screws. 1. Place the LCD Module on the Lower Cover and secure it in place with the three screws.

Memory

DEBUG_BIOS equ 1 Check for DRAM initialization interrupt and reset fail Verify all DIMMs are DDR or DDR2 and unbuffered Detect an improper warm reset and handle Detect if ECC SO-DIMMs are present in the system Verify all DIMMs are single or double sided and not asymmetric Verify all DIMMs are x8 or x16 width Find a common CAS latency between the DIMMS and the MCH Determine the memory frequency and CAS latency to program Determine the smallest common TRAS for all DIMMs Determine the smallest...

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...

Reassembling the G Module

Insert the 3G Module into the socket. 2. Replace the single securing screw. 2. Replace the single securing screw. 3. Connect the two 3G Antenna cables to the 3G Module. IMPORTANT The yellow cable attaches to the M (Main) terminal and the blue cable attaches to the A (Aux) terminal. 1. Slide the hard disk drive into its tray. 2. Attach the four screws of the HDD tray. 4. Affix the one screw holding the HDD tray in place.

Windows Keys

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions < > Open or close the Start menu < > + < D> Display the desktop < > + < E> Open Windows Explore < > + < F> Search for a file or folder < > + < G>...

Replacing the Speakers

Place the two speakers into the bottom case 2. Put in the two screws for the two speakers Note the left and right speaker placement 1. Lay out the yellow, white and black cables 1. Lay out the yellow, white and black cables 5. Put the tape back over the cables. 6. The final layout should be as shown. 6. The final layout should be as shown. 1. Reconnect the CPU fan cable. 2. Replace the four securing screws in order 4-3-2-1. 1. Reconnect the CPU fan cable. 2. Replace the four securing screws in...

Indicators

The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The battery indicator is visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Indicates the status of Wireless LAN communication. Indicates the status of 3G communication. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Indicates the computer's battery status. NOTE 1. Charging The battery light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged The light...

Front View

Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Enables disables the Bluetooth function. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. (only for certain models) 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. The left and right buttons function like the left and right...

Upper Cover Disassembly Process

Acer Aspire 6530g Bluetooth Pin

IMPORTANT The procedures outlined use the HDD model unless otherwise stated. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 40. 2. Turn the computer rightside up and open the lid to the full extent. 3. Locate the securing latch at the top of the Keyboard as shown. 4. Unlock the securing latch and then gently lift the keyboard on both sides of the latch from under the keys as shown. IMPORTANT The use of a plastic tool may help to release the latch. Do not use excessive force or metal tools. IMPORTANT...

Aspire one FRU List

Adapter DELTA 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black ADP-30JH BA LF Adapter LITE-ON 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black PA-1300-04AC LF Adapter HIPRO 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black HP-A0301R3 B1LF LF Battery SANYO UM-2008A Li-Ion 3S1P SANYO 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON Marchles Battery SONY UM-2008A Li-Ion 3S1P SONY 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON black Battery PANASONIC UM-2008A Li-Ion 3S1P PANASONIC 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON Macles Battery SIMPLO UM-2008A Li-Ion 3S1P PANASONIC 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON Macles Battery SIMPLO...

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. The product previews seen in the disassembly procedures may not represent the final product color or configuration.

Right View

Accepts Secure Digital SD , MultiMediaCard MMC , Memory Stick MS , Memory Stick PRO MS PRO , xD-Picture Card xD . Note Push to remove install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. Connects to USB 2.0 devices e.g., USB mouse. Accepts Secure Digital SD Card. Note Push to remove install the card. only for certain models Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Houses the computer's battery pack. Note The battery shown is for reference only. Your PC may have a...

Replacing the Power Switch pcb

Insert the power switch pcb cable through the 2. Attach the pcb. 1. Insert the power switch pcb cable through the 2. Attach the pcb. 3. Flip the cover over and stick the cable down. 4. Put in the power pcb screw. 3. Flip the cover over and stick the cable down. 4. Put in the power pcb screw. The upper cover is now ready to attach to the bottom cover The upper cover is now ready to attach to the bottom cover

Units Thermal

If the Units Thermal fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 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 Hddbios Password Utilities

Enter Unlock Password With Key

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method Removing 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...

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 AR8132 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...

BIOS Setup Utility

Insyde H2o Bios Version Security

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 ....

External Module Disassembly Process

Acer 531 Disassembly

IMPORTANT The procedures outlined use the HHD model. External Modules Disassembly Flowchart 2. Slide the battery lock unlock latch to the unlocked position. 3. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position 1 , then slide out the battery pack from the main unit 2 . 1. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it. 1. Press the SIMM card in to eject it 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 40. 2. Loosen the two captive screws in the HDD cover yellow callout , one screw...