Removing the LCD Module

See Removing the Keyboard on page 50. 2. Rotate the LCD module clockwise 135 degree. 3. Press down the LCD module as picture shows. 4. Detach the front hinge cap carefully. NOTE Hinge caps disassembling SOP (step2-step7) is different from what you will see on the mepg files. You can disassemble either the front or the back hinge cap first as you like. Both methods are workable. 5. After detach the front hinge cap, erecat the LCD module as picture shows. 6. Rotate the LCD module...

Features

Acer 5739g Plug Pin Schematics

This computer was designed with the user in mind. Here are just a few of its many features Intel Pentium M Celeron-M processors Intel 915 ICH6 GM chipset CD ROM, DVD, DVD CD-RW combo, DVD or DVD-dual drive DDR II 400 533 SDRAM memory interface up to 2GB PCI Bus Master Enhanced-IDE hard disk PATA only Advanced Configuration Power Interface ACPI power management system 14.1 Thin-Film Transistor TFT liquid-crystal display LCD supporting pen-based input, with 16M color at 1024X768 XGA extended...

Disassembling the logic upper assembly

Tear off the touchpad cable. NOTE The touchpad cable has been fastened very tight to the upper case by black tape. It is easy tear the touchpad cable when removing the black tape. 3. Release the touchpad cover latches. 7. Then detach touchpad scroll key.

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...

Disassembling the LCD Module

Remove the four LCD screw caps. 2. Then remove the four screws that secure the LCD bezel. 3. Detach the LCD bezel carefully. 4. Tear off the tape fastening the bluetooth antenna. 5. Then remove the bluetooth antenna from the LCD bezel. 6. Then disconnect the LCD inverter cable. 7. Remove the auxiliary wireless antenna. 8. Pull out the main wireless antenna, LCD coaxial cable and inverter cable. 9. Remove the two screws holding the inverter. 10. Disconnect the inverter cable then remove the...

Before You Begin

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. NOTE TravelMate C310 series product uses tape to fasten the antenna cable, you may need to tear the tape before you remove the antenna. NOTE The disassembly is based on an engineering sample, therefore, the number of the screws may differ from what you would actually get.

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

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. When you remove the middle cover, please...

Troubleshooting

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test this model. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Duplicate symptom and obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Distinguish symptom. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. Disassemble and assemble the unit...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

Next, enter BIOS utility to running Load Default Settings then reboot the system. Keyboard if the brightness function key doesn't work . Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Keyboard if the brightness function key doesn't work . LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs correctly HDD CD-ROM active indicators cannot work HDD CD-ROM drive Device driver Main board...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can 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 CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

Keys

At the top of keyboard are five buttons. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designated as button, the web browser button and two programmable buttons P1 and P2 . Activate wirelss LAN for wireless communication Activate Bluetooth for wireless communication. CAUTION It's important that Wireless LAN and Bluetooth is turned off before boarding an airplane.

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....

Acer Travelmate C310 Factory Default

The Main screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information, and also includes basic setup parameters. It allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters. NOTE The screen above is for 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. Format HH MM SS hour minute second System Time This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is...

Left view

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Allows air to circulate through the computer chassis. For hot-swappable modules including DVDROM, DVD CD-RW combo or DVD dual drive. Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Keeps the stylus handy when not in use. Accepts an MS, MS PRO, MMC or SD card. NOTE Only one card can operate at any given time. Connects to USB 2.0...

Index of Error Messages

See Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 63 System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system, then reboot system. Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC batter Main baord. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Main board. Enter Setup and see if fixed disk and drive A are properly identified. Dikette...

Rear Panel

Accepts audio line-in devices e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman . Connects to audio line-out devices e.g., speakers, headphones . Connects to a 10 100 1000 based network. Hinges the LCD screen in place when switching from PC mode to tablet mode and vice versa. Connects to a display device e.g., external monitor, LCD projector . Connects to a television or display device with S-video input. Connects to Universal Serial Bus USB 2.0 devices e.g., USB mouse, USB camera .

Assemble the Hinge Caps

Rotate the LCD module clockwise 135 degree. Press down the LCD module as picture shows. 2. Place the front hinge cap back to its original position. 3. Press the front hinge cap until you hear a click. 4. After attach the front hinge cap, erecat the LCD module as picture shows. 5. Rotate the LCD module counter-clockwise 90 degree. Then press down the LCD module a little bit. 6. Place the back hinge cap back the unit as picture shows.

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Acer Nameplate 4730

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of TravelMate C310 series products. 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...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Celeron M at 1.4Ghz 1.7Ghz or higher for UMA Intel Pentium M at 1.6Ghz 2.26 or higher for Descrete ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, PS 2 keyboard and mouse, USB 2.0, VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable, IEEE 1394 2048MB by two 1024MB DDR RAM module You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs...

Microsoft Windows XP Home Environment TestUMA

Pentium M 715A 1.5G 2M 400FSB TJ85 SO-DIMM DDRII400 256MB MT8HTF3264HDY-40EB3 SO-DIMM DDRII400 256MB HYMP532S64P6-E3 SO-DIMM DDRII533 256MB MT8HTF3264HDY-53EB3 SO-DIMM DDRII533 256MB U33256AGEPQ662A SO-DIMM DDRII533 256MB M470T3354BZ0-CD5 SO-DIMM DDRII 533 256MB HYMP532S64P6-C4 SO-DIMM DDRII400 512MB MT8HTF6464HDY-40EA3 SO-DIMM DDRII400 512MB HYMP564S64P6-E3 SO-DIMM DDRII533 512MB U33512AGEPQ672A SO-DIMM DDRII533 512MB M470T6554BZ0-CD5 SO-DIMM DDRII 533 512MB HYMP564S64P6-C4 100G SEAGATE 2.5...

Undetermined Problems

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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 64 2. Visually check them...

Hot Keys

The computer uses hotkey or key combinations to access most of the computer s controls like sreen brightness, volume output. To activate hot keys, press and hold the Fn key before pressing the other key in the hot key combination. Display the Power Options Properties used by the computer function available if supported by operating system . See Power management on page 25. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. See Power management on page 25. Switches display output between the display screen,...

System Utilities

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 M during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

Disassembling the logic lower assembly

Logic Lower Assy

Remove the lower case left cover. 2. Remove the screw holding the lower case right cover. 3. Then remove the lower case right cover. 4. Disconnect the cable from mainboard to CD ROM board. 5. Disconnect the speaker cable. 6. Take out the main board from the lower case. 7. Remove the screw securing the CD ROM board. 8. Take out the CD ROM board from the lower case. 9. Remove the two screws that fasten the speaker module. 11. Remove the four screws that fasten the heatsink module then remove...