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How Set The Acer Extensa 5635z

Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold lt Shift gt and then press the lt 4 gt key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE This function varies by the operating system version. Acer GridVista dual-display compatible NOTE This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Settings. Select the secondary monitor 2 icon in the...

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,...

Removing the LCD Bezel

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See Removing the LCD Module on page 57. 2. Remove the six screw caps and screws from the LCD Bezel. 3. Starting from the inside bottom edge, pry the Bezel away from the panel. Continue up the sides as shown. If necessary, use a plastic pry to release the corners of the Bezel.

Chipset POST Codes

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The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize caches to initial POST values Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize cache before memory autosize Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller RAM...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Extensa 5635 5635Z 5235. 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,...

Replacing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable

Secure the brackets to the panel using six bracket screws three each side . 2. Insert the LCD Cable into the panel connector 3. Secure the connector by replacing the adhesive as shown. strip as shown. 4. Replace the LCD cable as shown. Press down as indicated to secure the cable in place. IMPORTANT Ensure that the LCD Cable runs as shown to avoid trapping when the Bezel is replaced. 2. Turn the panel over and place it in the LCD Cover. IMPORTANT Ensure that the cables are not trapped under...

Removing the CPU

See Removing the Thermal Module on page 76. 2. Turn the securing screw 180 to release the CPU from the socket. 3. Remove the CPU from the socket as shown. IMPORTANT The pins on the underside of the CPU are very delicate. If they are damaged, the CPU may malfunction. Place the CPU on a clean, dry surface when it is not installed.

Removing the LCD Module

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See Removing the Keyboard on page 56. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the two screws securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. 3. Remove the Antenna cables from the cable channel. Ensure that the cables are free from all cable clips. Pull the Antenna cables through the Upper Cover as shown. Ensure that the Antennas are completely free from the cover. 5. Remove the Antenna from the cable channel all the way to the Hinge Well. Ensure that the cables are free from all cable clips. 6. Grasp...

Removing the USB Board

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See Removing the Upper Cover on page 60. 2. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the Mainboard. 3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the USB Board. 4. Remove the adhesive tape securing the USB FFC to the Lower Cover and remove the cable.

Right View

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USB mouse, USB camera . Internal optical drive accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Note Insert a paper clip into the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. Houses the computer's hard disk secured with screws . Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note Do not cover or...

Remove Hddbios Password Utilities

To reset a hard drive or BIOS password you require an additional PC. The utilities run on a DOS prompt on the second machine. This section provides instructions on how to remove a HDD password. If you enter the wrong hard drive password three times, the system reports the following error code To reset the HDD password, run HDD_PW.EXE on a second machine as follows 1. At a command prompt, type hdd_pw 15494 0

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following stages External module 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 main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order. M2.5 4.0-I BUWZN NYLON PATCH IRON

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....

Left View

Connects to an Ethernet 10 100 1000-based network. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Connects to a display device e.g. external monitor, LCD projector . Connect to USB 2.0 devices e.g. USB mouse, USB camera Accepts inputs from external microphones. Headphones speaker line-out jack with S PDIF support Connects to audio line-out devices e.g., speakers, headphones .

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 92 2. Visually check them for...

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...

Phoenix Securecode

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Phoenix SecureCode tm Setup Utility Help Select Item Exit 9 Select Menu Change Values KQ Setup Default Select SubMenu BFM Save and Exit NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Sets the system time. The hours are...

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 if a previous BIOS flashing process fails. The system provides a function hotkey Fn Esc, for enabling BIOS Recovery process when the 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...

Enter Hard Disk Password Extensa 5635zg

Write down one of the two strings in this example, OKJFN42 or UVEIQ96 . 4. Reboot the system and type the selected string in this example OKJFN42 or UVEIQ96 for the HDD user password. F vpas suni lt d gt dlivw UDlune in driue F has n label Uo lune Serial Hun bei- is D4Fi-0236 ta BiOS_PU.EXE HDD_PW.EKE 1. 1 Bir lt s gt 7,895.0-10 bytes free F SpAS s rd hdd_pu 15494 unlDck6.exe vl.l 2 Play ho ice uhat kind of the password to be genereted . Scan Code _. gt Upper case ASC I Code 3. Lone I' case...

Removing the Touch Pad Bracket

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IMPORTANT The TouchPad is supplied as part of the Upper Cover. If the TouchPad is defective, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 60. 2. Remove the two screws securing the bracket to the Upper Cover. 3. Lift the bracket right side first and remove it from the Upper Cover as shown. 3. Lift the bracket right side first and remove it from the Upper Cover as shown. 4. Open the locking latch and remove the TouchPad FFC as shown. 5. Lift the protective sheet away...

Enter New Password Confirm New Password

Type a password in the Enter New Password field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive . Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. IMPORTANT Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the screen. 3. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to Set. 4. If desired, you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter. 5. When you are done,...

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 ....

Removing the Keyboard

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See Removing the Switch Cover on page 54. 2. Lift the centre of Keyboard up as shown to release the four securing clips on the Upper Cover. IMPORTANT Do not remove the Keyboard from the computer the Keyboard FFCs are still connected. 3. Turn the Keyboard over and place it on the TouchPad. 4. Disconnect the Keyboard cable by opening the FFC latch and removing the cable from the Mainboard. 5. Remove the Keyboard from the Upper Cover.

Changing 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. 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...

Common Problems

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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...

Clearing Password Check

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Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set a BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for security reasons, the BIOS will prompt for a password during system POST or when systems enter to BIOS Setup menu. However, if it is necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by performing the following procedure 1. Power off the system, and unplug the AC and Battery from the machine. 2. Open the Hard Drive and RAM door. 3. Find the...

Removing the WLAN Module

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See Removing the Lower Door on page 44. 2. Disconnect the Antenna cables from the WLAN Module. NOTE The black cable attaches to the MAIN terminal and the white cable attaches to the AUX terminal. NOTE When reattaching the antennas, ensure the cables are tucked into the chassis to prevent damage. 3. Remove the two screws securing the WLAN Module to the Mainboard

Removing the Optical Drive Module

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See Removing the Lower Door on page 44. 2. Remove the single screw securing the ODD Module. 3. Insert a suitable object in to the Lower Cover to push the ODD Module clear of the casing. 4. Pull the ODD Module out of the chassis. 5. Remove the two screws securing the ODD Bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the module. 5. Remove the two screws securing the ODD Bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the module. 6. Insert a pin in the eject hole of the ODD to eject the ODD tray. 6. Insert a...

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...

Security

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The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Shows the setting of the User password. Shows the setting of the HDD password. Press Enter to set the supervisor password. When set, this...

System Block Diagram

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EV STUFF FOR EXT VGA SP STUFF FOR UMA or VGA Web camera for video communication only for certain models . Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output Configuration may vary by models . Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Wireless LAN Communication button Indicator Enables disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Help HSelect Item H B Change Values RB Setup Default Exit jSpjppt Menu Eyjfl Select SubMenu flflj Save and Exit Help HSelect Item H B Change Values RB Setup Default Exit jSpjppt Menu Eyjfl Select SubMenu flflj Save and Exit NOTE The system information is subject to different models. NOTE The system information is subject to different models....

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 also...

Removing the RTC Battery

IMPORTANT Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. 1. See Removing the Lower Door on page 44. IMPORTANT Do not pry the battery out of the socket. Using force may permanently damage the battery socket. 2. Slide the RTC Battery to the right to release the securing clips in the battery socket. 3. Lift the battery clear of the socket.

Removing the Speaker Module

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See Removing the Upper Cover on page 60. 2. Lift the protective sheet away from the Upper Cover to expose the Microphone and Speaker cables as shown. 3. Remove the Microphone cable from the first two cable clips as shown. 6. Turn the Upper Cover over and remove the speaker cable from the cable clip as shown. 7. Remove the two screws one each side securing the Speaker Modules to the Upper Cover. 8. Remove the Speaker Modules from the Upper Cover as shown. 8. Remove the Speaker Modules from...

Using Boot Sequence Selector

Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changed without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps 2. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen. Boot Sequence Selecter Version 0.G3 Create by Rockwell Chuang 10 01 2005. I Floppy gt HardDisk gt CD-ROH 1 gt f LRN HfirHDiskl r Cn-Bf M 1 gt I ION 1 I Floppy 1 CD-ROH 1 gt HardDisk gt LOH gt Floppy 1 gt Floppy i gt HardDisk gt CD-RCH I Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

See Removing the Lower Door on page 44. 2. Use the pull-tab to slide the HDD in the indicated direction and disconnect the interface. 3. Lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay, right side first as shown. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 4. Remove the two screws securing the hard disk to the carrier.

Removing the Bluetooth Board

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See Removing the Upper Cover on page 60. 2. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Mainboard. 3. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Bluetooth Board. Remove the single screw securing the Bluetooth Board to the Lower Cover. 5. Remove the Bluetooth Board from the Lower Cover. 5. Remove the Bluetooth Board from the Lower Cover.

Main Assembly

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Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow ADP-65JH DB A, LV5 LED LF Adapter LITE-ON 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow PA-1650-22AC LV5 LED LF Adapter HIPRO 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow HP-A0652R3B 1LF, LV5 LED LF Battery SIMPLO AS-2009C Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Battery SIMPLO AS-2009C Li-Ion 3S2P SAMSUNG 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Battery SANYO AS-2009C Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros AR5B91 1x2 BGN WIRELESS LAN CARD FOXCONN T60h976.00 MINI...

Removing the Upper Cover

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IMPORTANT The TouchPad is supplied as part of the Upper Cover. If the TouchPad is defective, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See Removing the LCD Module on page 57. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the eighteen screws on the bottom panel. 3. Turn the computer over and disconnect the following cables from the Mainboard. 3. Turn the computer over and disconnect the following cables from the Mainboard. NOTE Avoid pulling on cables directly to prevent damage to the connectors. NOTE Use the...

Removing the Switch Cover

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See Removing the Battery Pack on page 42. 2. Remove the five screws securing the Switch Cover to the Upper Cover. NOTE The screws marked with green callouts are also marked on the Lower Cover with the letters KB. 3. Remove the two screws on the spine of the Notebook securing the Switch Cover to the LCD Brackets. 3. Remove the two screws on the spine of the Notebook securing the Switch Cover to the LCD Brackets. 4. Turn the computer over and open the LCD Panel to the full extent. IMPORTANT Do...

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.

Touch Pad Failure

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 under Other Devices. 3. Roll back the audio driver to the previous version, if updated recently. 4. Remove and reinstall the audio...

Removing the FPC Cable and LCD Brackets

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See Removing the LCD Panel on page 81. 2. Lift the cable away from the LCD Panel to detach the adhesive securing it in place. 3. Carefully lift the adhesive tape securing the cable to the panel. 3. Carefully lift the adhesive tape securing the cable to the panel. Disconnect the cable from the LCD panel as shown. 5. Remove the six securing screws three each side from the LCD Panel brackets. 5. Remove the six securing screws three each side from the LCD Panel brackets. 6. Remove the brackets...

Using the Flash Utility to Update the BIOS

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Follow the steps below to run the Flash16 Utility. 1. Prepare a bootable diskette. 2. Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette. 3. Boot the system from the bootable diskette. 4. Run Phlash16.exe z06_3106.wph mode 3 x. After flashing the BIOS the system will restart. 5. During POST, press F2 to enter into the BIOS setup screen. 6. Navigate to the Exit page, choose Load Setup Defaults then press ENTER. 7. When a Setup Confirmation appears, choose Yes . The system will restart with the...

Exit Discarding Changes

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes USB drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility 2. IDE CD Optiarc DVD RW AD-7580S Keys used to view or configure devices Up and Down arrows select a device. lt gt and lt - gt moves the device up or down. lt f gt and lt r gt specifies the device fixed or removable. lt x gt exclude or include the device to boot. lt...

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 h C WINDOWS system32 cmd.eHe - DMIBTST.exe Microsoft Windows KP Uersion 5.1.2600 lt C gt...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

NB Chipset Intel CS GM45NB PM45NB 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 Dual-core processor for mobile with enhanced performance Supports Intel architecture with Intel Wide Dynamic Execution Supports L1 cache-to-cache C2C transfer On-die, primary 32-kB instruction cache and 32-kB write-back data cache in each core The Penryn processor in...