Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case

PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Hard Disk Drive Module on page 61. Optical Drive Module on page 62. Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 71. 13. See Removing the CPU on page 72. 14. See Removing the VGA Board (Discrete Model only) on page 73. 15. See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 16. Disconnect the touchpad cable from the TPAD1 connector on the main board. 17. Disconnect the fingerprint cable from the FPCN1 connector...

Removing the Antennas

Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Removing the Keyboard on page 69. Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. Removing the LCD Module on page 74. Removing the LCD Bezel on page 92. Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 94 Release the antenna cables from the aluminium tapes. 10. Remove the tapes together holding the antenna in place. NOTE There is no need to remove the antenna unless you really need to...

Removing the LCD Bezel

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 55. 3. See Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 5. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. 6. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. 7. See Removing the Keyboard on page 69. 8. See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 9. Remove the four screw covers from the LCD bezel. 10. Remove the four screws (C) on the LCD module as shown. Carefully pry...

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device. 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

Easy Launch Buttons

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Arcade and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager.You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start, All Programs, and then Launch Manager to start the application. Launch Acer...

Disclaimer

The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed as is. Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its...

Indicators

The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. NOTE 1. Charging The light shows amber when the battery is...

Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature Intel Celeron processor Mobile Intel GL40 Express Chipset Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules* Mobile Intel GL40 Express Chipset Optical drive options DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive DVD CD-RW combo drive 88- 89-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device Empowering Key Easy-launch buttons WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Acer Arcade Acer MediaTouch keys play pause,...

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the system board. If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test. If the tests detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the keyboard cables....

Removing the CPU

Acer Aspire 5230 Vga

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. 4. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 71. 5. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU. 6. Lift up carefully to remove the CPU. NOTE When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown.

Windows Mobility Center

User Guide, Sj Drivers and Utilities The Windows Mobility Center collects key mobile-related system settings in one easy-to-find place, so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations, networks or activities. Settings include display brightness, volume, power plan, wireless networking on off, external display settings, synchronization status and presentation settings. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like sharing folders...

Removing the Modem Board

Embedded Modem Board

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 55. 'Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. Removing the DIMM on page 58. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 61. Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 62. Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. Removing the Keyboard on page 69. Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. Removing the CPU and VGA...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Bracket Travelmate 5330

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. Remove the one screw C from the bottom panel. 4. Use a screw driver to carefully push the odd drive tray out as shown. 4. Use a screw driver to carefully push the odd drive tray out as shown. 5. Slowly pull out the odd module from the odd drive bay. 6. Remove the one screw A securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module.

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Supervisor Password is User Password is HDD Password is Supervisor Password controls access of the whole setup utility. It can be used to boot up when Password on boot is enabled. F9 Setup Defaults u F10 Save and Exit NOTE Please refer to Remove HDD BIOS Password section if you need to know how to remove HDD BIOS Password. Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Shows the setting of...

Touchpad Check

If the touchpad doesn't work, do the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the touchpad cables. After you use the touchpad, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting pointer can occur when a slight, steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This symptom is not a problem. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time.

Preface

Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information. 1. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's global product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine e.g. add-on card, modem, or extra memory capability . These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be...

Acer Extensa 5230 Come Avviare Da Cd

Acer Aspire 5230 Bios Phoenix

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility 2 IDE CD XXXXXXXXXXX-XXX XX-XXXX-XX Use lt gt or lt gt to select a device, then press lt F6 gt to move i up the list, or lt F5 gt to move it down the list. Press lt Esc gt to escape the menu.

Removing the LCD module with the Brackets

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 55. 3. See Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 5. See Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. 6. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. 7. See Removing the Keyboard on page 69. 8. See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 9. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 92. 10. Disconnect the cable from the web camera. 11. Remove the eight screws 6 x...

Removing the LCD Brackets

Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Removing the Keyboard on page 69. Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. Removing the LCD Module on page 74. Removing the LCD Bezel on page 92. Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 94 Removing the FPC Cable on page 95. 10. Remove the four screws 4 x B securing the left and right LCD brackets to remove the brackets.

Removing the USB Board Module

5630z Inverter

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 55. 'Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 'Removing the DIMM on page 58. 'Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 61. 'Removing the Optical Drive Module on page 62. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 69. 'Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. 'Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink...

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,...

Acer Grid Vista dualdisplay 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 display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four...

Travelmate 5330 System Disabled

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Help Select Item Exit Select Menu Help Select Item Exit Select Menu F9 Setup Defaults u F10 Save and Exit NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24-hour format. Format HH MM SS hour minute second System Time This field reports the memory size of the...

Using the System Utilities

Acer Bioprotection

Acer Bio-Protection only for certain models Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution is a multi-purpose fingerprint software package integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Utilizing the uniqueness of one's fingerprint features, Acer BioProtection Fingerprint Solution has incorporated protection against unauthorized access to your computer with centralized password management with Password Bank, easy music player launching with Acer MusicLaunch, secure Internet favorites via...

External Modules Disassembly Flowchart

Keyboard Flowchart

The flowchart below gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. 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.

Test Compatible Components

This computer's compatibility is tested and verified by Acer's internal testing department. All of its system functions are tested under Windows XP Home, Windows XP Pro environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests. Regarding configuration, combination and test procedures, please refer to the TravelMate 5330 Exensa 5230 5630Z series Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department.

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. CPU Type CPU Speed IDE0 Model Name IDE0 Serial Number ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version KBC Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Intel R Core TM 2 Duo CPU T9400 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz XX-XXX XXXXXX.XXX.XXX.XXX.XXXXXX XX.XX NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system. This field shows the speed...

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is an 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 data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. On first use, the Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you to create the Master Password. You will use this password to access the Personal Secure Disk PSD . The...

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Power Adapter on page 104 Check the Battery Pack on page 105 Unplug the power adapter cable from the...

Empowering Technology password

Acer Extensa 5630 Empowering

You must set the Empowering Technology password to use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management to protect your data. To set the Empowering Technology password 1. Launch Acer eRecovery Management. 3. Click Password settings. The Empowering Technology Password Center dialogue box pops up. 4. Click Create a new password. 5. In the Create a New Password dialogue box, key in and confirm your password in the appropriate boxes. Your password should have a minimum of 4 and a...

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...

Microsoft Windows Vista Environment Test

Acer 211c 21, ViewSonic G22GF, ViewSonic PF79G 19 Acer FP751 17 TFT LCD, Acer AL1521, Acer AL1721, ViewSonic VD201b, Westinghouse W37G, HP LP2G65, HP S95GG Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro Dell USB Keyboard Logicool USB Mouse OWCM-USB Logitech USB Wheel Mouse Logitech First Wheel Mouse Dell by Logitech Dell Internet Navigator Keyboard Dell Smart Card Keyboard HP USB Optical Austin Mouse Belkin Miniglow Optical USB Mouse HP USB Optical Mouse RB129AA Aiwa Multimedia Digital Speaker SC-UC78...

Touchpad Basics with fingerprint reader

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader. Move your finger across the touchpad 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 and right 4 buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader 3 supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Travelmate 5720g Hard Drive

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. Remove the one screw B securing the hard disk drive module. 4. Using the plastic tab, slide the hard disk drive module away from the connector lift up the hard disk module to remove from the bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 5. Remove the two screws E securing the hard disk to the bracket and remove the hard disk from the bracket.

Touchpad basics with twoclick buttons

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with two-click buttons. Move your finger across the touchpad 1 to move the cursor. Press the left 2 and right 3 buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Tap twice at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button . Click and hold, then use finger on the touchpad to...

Removing the WLAN Board Modules

Acer Extensa Wireless Antenna Cable

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. NOTE There are 2 antenna cables connected to the WLAN board. The Black antenna cable is connected to MAIN connector and the White antenna cable is connected to AUX connector. 4. Remove the Gray antenna that is taped to the WLAN board and move the antenna cables away from the WLAN board. 6. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. 6. Detach the WLAN...

Front View

Acer 5630z Wireless Switch

Web camera for video communication only for certain models . Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to protection and manageability features for a more secure, smarter and easier way to work. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive...

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 when 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 LCD Module

Acer Extensa 5630 Mainboard

PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 WLAN Board Modules on page 59. 8. Turn over the system and remove the two screws B from the bottom of the left and right hinges. 9. Carefully pull out the wireless antenna cables from the hole and release the cables from the latches. 9. Carefully pull out the wireless antenna cables from the hole and release the cables from the latches. 10. Disconnect the LCD cable connector from the main board. 11. Remove the two screws D from the left and right hinge...

Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module

Heatsink Vga Discrete

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. 4. Remove the four screws securing the VGA board heatsink module Discrete Model only and the five screw securing the CPU heatsink module. 5. Carefully remove the heatsink module from the system.

Removing the Middle Cover

Extensa 5630 Disassembling

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. Use a plastic screw driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover. Carefully pry loose the middle cover from the latches securing it and turn it over on the keyboard to gain access to the cable connected to the power board. 4. Disconnect the cable connected to the power board and remove the middle cover from the system.

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD...

Removing the FPC Cable

Lcd Cable 5630z

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 55. 'Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 'Removing the WLAN Board Modules on page 59. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 69. 'Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 'Removing the LCD Bezel on page 92. 'Removing the LCD module with the Brackets on page 94. Disconnect the cables from the inverter board. 13. Disconnect the FPC cable...

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 of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. NOTE lt Fn gt lt F11 gt works only for certain models. Scroll Lock lt Fn gt lt F12 gt When...

Acer ePower Management

Acerepower Management Application

Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface for configuring your power management options. To access this utility, select Acer ePower Management from the Empowering Technology toolbar, run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu, or right-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select Acer ePower Management. Acer ePower Management comes with three predefined power plans Balanced, High performance and Power saver. You can also...

Acer Empowering Technology

The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Activated by pressing the Empowering Key, it provides access to the following utilities NOTE The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and encryption only for certain models . Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. Acer...

Removing the Heatsink Fan Module

Acer Extensa 5330 Bios

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 57. 3. Disconnect the heat sink fan connector from the main board. 4. Remove the two screws B securing the heatsink fan module in place. 5. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module. 5. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module.

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Extensa5230 5630Z and TravelMate 5330 Series. 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...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

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 failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx of high byte of memory bus Advanced...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor P7350 Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1600 Intel Celeron M 575 for Extensa 5230 Intel Pentium dual-core processor T3200 T3400 for Extensa 5630Z Intel Celeron Dual-Core processor T1600 Intel Celeron M 575 for TravelMate 5330 Mobile Intel Gl40 Express Chipset ICH9M 0.762V to 1.3V for Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1600 Note The front side bus speed for T3400 is not confirm. Please check hardware properity on MP unit for more details. Throttling 50 On 99 C OFF 93 C OS shut...

Removing the Main Board

Travelmate 8471 Remove Optical Drive

PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Hard Disk Drive Module on page 61. Optical Drive Module on page 62. Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 71. 14. See Removing the VGA Board Discrete Model only on page 73. 15. See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 16. See Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 76. 17. See Removing the Modem Board on page 85. 18. See Removing the USB Board Module on page 87. 19. Disconnect the...

Travel Mate Series Exploded Diagram

Exploded Hard Disk

REMOTE CONTROLLER FORMOSA21 RC804V-B EN REMOTE CONTROLLER FORMOSA21 RC804V-B EU ADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB BFJA LF SANYO AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P SANYO 6 CELL 4400MAH SONY AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P SONY 6 CELL 4400MAH PANASONIC AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P PANASONIC 6 CELL 4400MAH SIMPLO AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P PANASONIC 6 CELL 4400MAH SIMPLO AS-2007B LI-ION 4S2P PANASONIC 8 CELL 4800MAH MODEM BOARD FOXCONN DELPHI-AM5 V2H 1.5_3.3V POWER CORD 2.5A 125V 8121- USA W CNS POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN BK SOUTH AFRICA...

Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error Causes 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch 2. IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error THe causes will be shown before Equipment Configuration Error Memory Error at xxxx xxxx xxxxh R xxxxh, W xxxxh In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Remove Hddbios Utility

Bios Password Acer Travelmate 4000

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method q If you key in wrong HDD password for three time, HDD password error code would display on the screen. See the image below. q If you need to solve HDD password locked problem, you can run HDD_PW.EXE 1. Key in hdd_pw 15494 0 3. Choose one upper-case string q If you need to solve HDD password locked problem, you can run HDD_PW.EXE 1. Key in hdd_pw 15494 0 3. Choose one upper-case string Reboot system and key in 0KJFN42 or UVEIQ96 to HDD user...

Windows Keys

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 lt gt Open or close the Start menu lt gt lt D gt Display the desktop lt gt lt E gt Open Windows Explore lt gt lt F gt Search for a file or folder lt gt lt G gt Cycle through Sidebar gadgets lt gt lt L gt Lock your computer if you are connected to a...

Launching Acer Empowering Technology

Empowering Technology Acer Aspire 6530g

To launch Acer Empowering Technology 1. Press the Empowering Key to display the Acer Empowering Technology toolbar on the desktop. 2. To hide the toolbar, press the Empowering Key again or click the hide button on the toolbar. You may also launch Acer Empowering Technology by running the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in the Start menu, or by double-clicking the icon if you have created a To launch Acer Empowering Technology applications 1. On the Acer Empowering...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create full or incremental backups, burn the factory default image to optical disc, and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with Back up factory default to CD DVD Back up drivers and applications to CD DVD Create user backup Manage user backups Restore system to factory default...

Hot Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer s controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility. To activate hot keys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the display screen...

Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Module

Acer Extensa 5230 Touchpad

PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 56 WLAN Board Modules on page 59. Hard Disk Drive Module on page 61. Optical Drive Module on page 62. Heatsink Fan Module on page 70. CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 71. 14. See Removing the VGA Board Discrete Model only on page 73. 15. See Removing the LCD Module on page 74. 16. See Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 76. 17. Disconnect the touchpad cable from the touchpad board. 21. Remove the fingerprint board module. 22. Carefully...

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.

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

Bios Travelmate

This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for TravelMate 5730 Series. TravelMate 5730 Series 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 Gap name in TravelMate 5730 Series is G77 Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a security reason, BIOS...

Removing the Keyboard

Aspire5534 Remove Keyboard

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 54. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 66. 3. Remove the two screws A securing the keyboard. 4. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area. 4. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area. 5. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board to remove the keyboard.

Undetermined Problems

Acer 8935g Bios Jumper

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 System Check on page 103. 2. Visually check them...

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. Main Screw List