Using the Keyboard

Your Aspire one has a close-to-full-sized keyboard and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, function and special keys. Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. 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...

Replacing the Usbledpower Card Reader Board

IMPORTANT Before installing the USB board, take care of the following items Check that LED isn't broken 2. Turn the board over and place it in the lower case. 2. Turn the board over and place it in the lower case. 3. Replace the three or four screws (depending on SKU) to secure the module. 3. Replace the three or four screws (depending on SKU) to secure the module. 4. Connect the FFC cable to the module and close 5. Connect the FFC cable to the mainboard and close the cable latch. the cable...

Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature Microsoft Windows XP Linux Diamondville Atrom series standard voltage 533FSB processors Intel 945GSE + ICH7M Chipset NOTE It is not possible for end users to upgrade the Aspire one memory. One DDRII SO-DIMM slots support 512MB to 1024MB system memory 8.9 Wide Screen LCD (1024x600) 8GB SSD module PATA interface Fixed type for 80GB or higher capacity SATA HDD 248 (W) x 169.4 (D) x 29.5 (H) mm (ME dimension) 995g weight with 8.9 LCD and 8GB...

Replacing the LCD Panel

IMPORTANT Before installing, take care of the following items All cabling must be tucked tightly and close to the panel Check that the cables are tucked under the hinge brackets and run on the outside of the hinges 1. Place the LCD Panel in to the case as shown. 2. Replace the left hinge as shown. 3. Replace the five securing screws as shown. 3. Replace the five securing screws as shown.

BDS Specific action

Initialize SMM Private Data and relocate BSP SMBASE Report every memory range do the hard ware ECC init Report status code of every memory range Notify pci bus driver starts to program the resource Simple Text Output Protocol Functions (VGA class reset) Report that VGA Class driver is being disabled Report that VGA Class driver is being enabled Terminal Console In reset and Console Out reset Report that the remote terminal is being disabled Report that the remote terminal is being enabled...

Removing the Speaker Module

See Removing the Upper and Lower Covers on page 38. 2. Peel back the two adhesive strips. 3. Remove the four (4) securing screws (2 on each side). 4. Remove the Speaker Module from the upper cover. 4. Remove the Speaker Module from the upper cover.

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...

Replacing the Speaker Module

Replace the Speaker Module in the lower cover. 2. Replace the four securing screws. 1. Replace the Speaker Module in the lower cover. 2. Replace the four securing screws. IMPORTANT Before replacing the motherboard, take care of the following items Check that LED isn't broken top of mainboard Check that the mylar next to the CPU module isn't damaged bottom of mainboard Check the thermal power supply cable is connected properly 1. Insert the mainboard left side first into the lower 2. Replace...

Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module

IMPORTANT The HDD is only available on the Aspire one HDD computer SKU. 1. Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 2. Replace the four screws two each side to secure the carrier. 1. Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 3. Hold the carrier and slide the HDD toward the mainboard until the interface connects.

UnlocWid as s word

Reboot system and key in the displayed string to unlock the HDD. Knttri t In I MI K l'd word KfMj-ilUJ'M i I If you key in the wrong Supervisor Password three times, System Disabled displays on the screen. To reset the BIOS password, perform the following steps 1. Enter unlockpw from a DOS prompt. The system displays the following screen. 2. Reboot the system and enter BIOS as normal.

No Display Issue

If the Display doesn't work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If the POST or video doesn't display, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Make sure that the internal display is selected. On this notebook model, switching between the internal display and the external display is done by pressing Fn F5. Reference Product pages for specific model procedures. 2. Make sure the computer has power by...

Replacing the Keyboard

Replace keyboard cable to the mainboard, and 2. Turn the keyboard over and place the front edge secure the locking latch. first in the mounting. 1. Replace keyboard cable to the mainboard, and 2. Turn the keyboard over and place the front edge secure the locking latch. first in the mounting. 3. Press down on the areas shown below to secure in place. 3. Press down on the areas shown below to secure in place.

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

5542g Heatsink

IMPORTANT The HDD is only available on the Aspire one HDD SKU. 1. Remove the mainboard. See Removing the Mainboard on page 54. 2. Remove the two securing screws to release the carrier. 3. Hold the carrier and slide the HDD away from the mainboard. 3. Hold the carrier and slide the HDD away from the mainboard. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 4. Remove the four screws two each side securing the HDD to the carrier. 4. Remove the...

Replacing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable

Replace the four LCD brackets as shown. IMPORTANT The indicator pairs on the brackets must be located diagonally opposite each other. IMPORTANT The indicator pairs on the brackets must be located diagonally opposite each other. 2. Turn the LCD panel over and connect the FPC cable to the panel. 3. Secure the cable with the adhesive strips as shown. 3. Secure the cable with the adhesive strips as shown.

Your Acer Notebook tour

After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Internal microphone for sound recording. Web camera for video communication only for certain models . Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. For entering data into your computer. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's...

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Acer Aspire 8930g Bios

This section provide 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...

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk

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...

Replacing the Upper Cover

IMPORTANT While replacing the upper cover, take note of the following items Check that the mainboard is tucked underneath the housing wells in the lower cover Check that the speaker cable is attached Check that the antenna cables are tucked inside the housing well and do not interfere with the card reader Antenna cables must be secured to the chassis walls with the provided gasket tape Antenna cable on the right side must pass through the right side of hinge block Make sure that the 40-PIN...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Aspire One Exploded Diagram

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...

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 78 2. Visually check them for...

Acer Aspire 5515 Power Board

Acer Aspire 5310 Manual

Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 34. 2. Remove the securing screw as shown. NOTE The antenna cables were removed during the LCD module disassembly. See Removing the LCD Module on page 41. 3. The module pops up. Remove it from the mainboard as shown. Removing the USB LED Power Card Reader Board 1. Remove the upper cover. See Removing the Upper and Lower Covers on page 38. 2. Remove the three 3 securing screws as shown. 3. Lift...

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

System Monitor Display

This section provides help in the form of questions and answers for commonly encountered troubleshooting issues. If the system encountered problem, where can I get assistance When you encounter any problem, we recommend you perform the following steps in the order listed When you encounter usage problems, we strongly recommend you to read the Quick Guide for reference. See How can I browse the Aspire one Quick Guide on page 92. 2. Reference the Linpus FAQ webpage The Linpus FAQ webpage...

Remove Hddbios Password Utility

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method If you key in wrong HDD password three times, Hdd password error code displays. See the image below. To reset the HDD password, perform the following steps 1. Run UNLOCKHD.EXE from a DOS prompt 2. Enter the code supplied by the system 76776356 in the example . 4. The unlock program displays an unlock code 69654998 in the example .

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Broadcom White Main And Aux Cable

From the images above, you can see the main connector is at the oppisite position on Option 3G card and Qualcomm 3G card. For Option 3G card, the main connector is on the left while Qualcomm 3G card is on the right. Therefore, when you need to connect the main cable gray , please pay sepcial attention to connect it to the correct position. Otherwise the 3G performance would be poor. 1. Turn the computer rightside up and unlock the three 3 securing latches. 2. Grasp the keyboard and lift up...

Aspire one FRU List

ADAPTER LITE-ON 3GW 1.7X5.5X11 BLACK PA-13GG-G4AC LF BATTERY SIMPLO UM-2008AW LI-ION 3S1P PANASONIC 3 CELL 2200MAH MAIN COMMON MACLES WHITE BATTERY SIMPLO UM-2008A LI-ION 3S1P SAMSUNG 3 CELL 4400MAH MAIN COMMON MACLES BATTERY SIMPLO UM-2008A LI-ION 3S1P SAMSUNG 3 CELL 4800MAH MAIN COMMON MACLES Battery SIMPLO UM-2008AW Li-Ion 3S1P SAMSUNG 3 cell 2200mAh Main COMMON Macles White Battery SIMPLO UM-2008A Li-Ion 3S1P PANASONIC 3 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Macles Battery SIMPLO UM-2008B Li-Ion 3S2P...

Internal Speaker Failure

Acer Aspire 5735 Power Fault

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...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Diamondville Atrom series standard voltage 533FSB processors Diamondville 437-balls Micro-FCBGA8 package 22x22mm New single-core processor for mobile devices with enhanced performance On-die, primary 32-kB instructions cache and 24-kB write-back data cache 100 133-MHz Source-Synchronous front side bus FSB Supports Hyper-Threading Technology 2-threads On-Die 512-kB, 8-way L2 cache Support for IA 32-bit and Intel 64 architecture Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 and 3 SSE2 and SSE3 support Thermal...

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

Flow Chart Disassembling Computer

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. 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. Please note that the images were taken...