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Acer 9410-2829 - Aspire Service Manual

Pentium dual core 1.73 ghz.
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Aspire 9410 / 7110
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    Acer Aspire 9410 / 7110 TravelMate 5610 / 5110 Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD web. For more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw...

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    PRINTED IN TAIWAN...

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    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates of Aspire 9410 / 7110 and TravelMate 5610 / 5110 service guide. Date Chapter Updates...

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    Copyright © 2006 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical,...

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    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 dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and any incidental or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software.

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    Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. NOTE Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. WARNING Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.

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    PROVIDERS, your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Acer ePresentation Management ....29 Acer OrbiCam ........30 Using the System Utilities .

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 2 System Utilities 48 Information ........49 Main .

  • Page 10: Features, Platform, System Memory, Display And Graphics, Chapter 1 System Specification

    (dual-channel support) Display and Graphics 17.1” WXGA + 200-nit Acer CrystalBrite high brightness TFT LCD (TravelMate 5610 / 5110 series), 1440 x 900 pixel resolution, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista NVIDIA ® GeForce VRAM, 256MB of shared system memory), supporting Microsoft DirectX 9.0, Shader Model3.0, OpenEXR High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, NVIDIA PowerMizer...

  • Page 11: Storage Subsystem, Communication, I/o Interface

    Storage Subsystem 60/80/100/120GB or higher hard disk drive (Aspire 9410 / 7110 series) 80/100/120GB or higher hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection, DASP (TravelMate 5610 / 5110 series) Optical drive options: DVD-Super Multi double-layer...

  • Page 12: Power Subsystem, Dimensions And Weight, Environment

    2.5-hour charge-in-use 3-pin 90W AC adapter Dimensions and Weight With Acer OrbiCam 400 (W) x 295 (D) x 31.4/39.9 (H) mm (15.75 x 11.61 x 1.24/1.57 inches) 3.81 kg (8.39 lbs.) with 8-cell battery pack 3.68 kg (8.10 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack Without Acer OrbiCam 400 (W) x 295 (D) x 31.4/39.9 (H) mm (15.75 x 11.61 x 1.24/1.57 inches)

  • Page 13: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram Chapter 1...

  • Page 14: Outlook Tour, Front View

    Outlook Tour Front View Left: Aspire 9410 / 7110 Series Item Icon Item Icon Item Icon Item Description Icon Built-in camera Display screen Status indicators Wireless communication button Bluetooth communication button Microphone Touchpad Click buttons (left, center and right) Chapter 1 Just for Starters...

  • Page 15: Closed Front View

    Item Palmrest Icon Item Item Description Keyboard Power button Easy-launch buttons Item Description "Easy-launch buttons" on Closed Front View page 27 "Launch keys" on page 10 Left: Aspire 9410 / 7110 Series "Launch keys" on page 10 Item Description Icon Item Icon Item...

  • Page 16: Left View, Right View

    Icon Item Left View Left: Aspire 9410 / 7110 Series Icon Item Description Icon Kensington lock slot Optical disk drive Item Description Optical disk access indicator Note: Optical disk drive eject button Emergency eject hole Right View Left: Aspire 9410 / 7110 Series Item Description Icon...

  • Page 17: Rear View

    Icon Item DC-in jack Rear View Left: Aspire 9410 / 7110 Series Icon Icon Item Description Icon Item Icon Item Icon USB 2.0 ports Icon Item External display (VGA) port Connects to an external display device (e.g., external monitor, Modem (RJ-11) port Ethernet (RJ-45) port Battery Icon...

  • Page 18: Base View

    Mini PCI card bay Ventilation slots Memory compartment PCI Express Mini Card bay Houses the computer’s PCI Express Mini card. Hard disk bay Battery lock Battery bay Acer DASP (Disk Anti- Shock Protection) Battery lock Battery bay Chapter 1 Description Note...

  • Page 19: Using The Keyboard, Lock Keys And Embedded Numeric Keypad

    Using the Keyboard The full-sized keyboard includes an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. Lock keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. Lock key Lock Caps Lock When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in uppercase.

  • Page 20: Windows Keys, Hotkeys

    Displays help on hot keys. Acer eSetting Launches the Acer eSettings in Acer page 20 Empowering Technology. page 20 page 20 Acer ePower Launches the Acer ePower Management in Acer page 20 Management Empowering Technology. Sleep Leads the computer to Sleep mode. Description Description <...

  • Page 21: Special Keys

    <Fn> + <F4> <Fn> + <F5> <Fn> + <F5> Hot Key Icon <Fn> + <F5> <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F5> <Fn> + <F6> Fn + F5 <Fn> + <F5> <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F7> <Fn>...

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    Either directly press the $ key on the bottom-right side of the keyboard, or hold Shift and then press the US dollar sign on the number four key. NOTE: This function varies according to the language settings. Chapter 1...

  • Page 23: Indicators

    Indicators The computer provides an array of three indicators located above the keyboard, in addition to four Item indicators on the front cover. These indicators show the status of the computer and its components. Item Item Item Description "Launch keys" on page 10 The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up.

  • Page 24: Easy-launch Buttons

    Easy-launch Buttons There are several conveniently located easy-launch buttons. They are one user-programmable button, web browser button, mail button, and Acer Empowering Key Empowering Technology. Although the mail and web browser buttons are pre-set to E-mail and Internet programs, they can be redefined by users. To set the web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager.

  • Page 25: Touch Pad, Touch Pad Basics

    Touchpad The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your finger across the surface of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimum comfort and support. Touchpad Basics Use the touchpad as follows: Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor.

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    the touchpad’s responsiveness. NOTE: By default, vertical and horizontal scrolling is enabled on your touchpad. It can be disabled under Mouse settings in Windows Control Panel. Chapter 1...

  • Page 27: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Acer’s innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy to have access to the frequently used functions and manage the notebook. It features the following handy utilities: Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms. Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media.

  • Page 28: Acer Edatasecurity Management

    Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects the files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption and decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messenger and Microsoft Outlook.

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    Chapter 1...

  • Page 30: Acer Elock Management

    The lock(s) will be set without any reboot necessary, and will remain locked after rebooting, until unlocked. If you do not set a password, Acer eLock Management will reset back to the initial status with all locks cancelled.

  • Page 31: Acer Eperformance Management

    Acer ePerformance Management Acer ePerformance Management is a system optimization tool that boosts the performance of the Acer notebook. It provides you with the following options to enhance overall system performance: Memory optimization: releases unused memory and checks memory usage.

  • Page 32: Acer Erecovery Management

    Recovery from CD or DVD • NOTE: If the computer did not come with a Recovery CD or System CD, please use Acer eRecovery Management’s “System backup to optical disk” feature to burn a backup image to CD or DVD. To ensure the best results when recovering the system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management, detach all peripherals (except external Acer ODD, if equipped), including the Acer ezDock.

  • Page 33: Acer Esettings Management

    Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specification and to monitor the system health status. Furthermore, Acer eSettings Management enables you to optimize your Windows operating system, so your computer runs faster, smoother and better. Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigating through the program effortlessly.

  • Page 34: Acer Enet Management

    Acer eNet Management helps you to quickly and easily connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, either click on the “Acer eNet Management” icon on the notebook, or start the program from the Start menu. You also have the option to set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up the PC.

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    Chapter 1...

  • Page 36: Acer Epower Management

    Acer ePower Management Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface. To launch it, select Acer ePower Management from the Empowering Technology interface, or double click the Acer ePower Management icon in the task tray. AC mode The default setting is “Maximum Performance.” You can adjust CPU speed, LCD brightness and other settings, or click on buttons to turn the following functions on or off: Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, CardBus, Memory Card, Audio, and Wired LAN.

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    View information about Acer ePower Management. • Chapter 1...

  • Page 38: Acer Epresentation Management

    Acer ePresentation Management Acer ePresentation Management lets you select from two of the most common projector resolution: XGA and SVGA. Chapter 1...

  • Page 39: Acer Orbicam

    The camera’s 225-degree ergonomic rotation allows you to capture high-resolution photos or videos up front or at the back of the LCD panel. The Acer OrbiCam fully supports the Acer Video Conference technology so that you can transmit the best video quality over an instant messenger service.

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    Launching the Acer OrbiCam To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double click on the Acer OrbiCam icon on the screen. or Click Start > All programs > Acer > Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture windows window appears as below: Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings...

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    Capturing photos or videos To capture a photo or a video clip, rotate the Acer OrbiCam to get the desired angle, then click the Take a Picture or Record a Video button. The Windows Picture and Fax Viewer or the Windows Media Player automatically launches to display or play a preview of the photo/video clip.

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    Enabling the Acer VisageON The Acer VisageON technology comes with two features: Face tracking and Video effects (selected models only). The Face Tracking feature tracks your head movement and automatically centers your face in the capture window. The video effects feature allows you to select and apply an effect to your video transmissions.

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    Click the right icon to zoom in/out or reset the current view. VisageON Click VisageON to display a menu that allows to change the configuration of the camera, face tracking and video effects settings. VisageON VisageON Using video effects Video Settings Using video effects Using video effects (selected models only) Video Settings...

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    Click on a video effect to use. The selected effect appears in the video effects section of the VisageON window. NOTE: When using avatars, you may have to calibrate the face points to achieve better tracking. Follow screen instructions in the VisageON to continue. NOTE: You may use video effects when using the camera for IM chat/video sessions or call conferences.

  • Page 45: Using The System Utilities, Acer Gridvista (dual-display Compatible)

    Start All Programs multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start > All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below: Start All Programs Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently.

  • Page 46: Launch Manager

    NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's Note: recommended value. Note: Launch Manager "Easy-launch buttons" on page 24 Launch Manager allows you to set the four easy-launch buttons located above the keyboard. You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start >...

  • Page 47: Norton Antivirus, How Do I Check For Viruses

    Norton AntiVirus Norton AntiVirus is an anti-virus software that finds and repairs infected files, and protects against viruses to keep you computer data safe and secure. How do I check for viruses? A Full System Scan scans all files on your computer. To perform a system scan: Start Norton Antivirus: Double click on the Norton AntiVirus Icon on the desktop or click on the Start Start menu in the Windows task bar, highlight Programs, and select Norton Antivirus.

  • Page 48: Hardware Specification And Configuration

    Hardware Specification and Configuration Processor Item CPU type Intel Intel Package Micro-FCPGA Core voltage 1.2875V (highest frequency mode) to 0.8375V (low frequency mode) Feature Intel Technology Bus speed 533/667 FSB operation On-die second (L2) 2048KB cache System Board Major Chips Item System core logic 945GM/945PM/940GML + ICH7M...

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    Hard Disk Drive Average seek, read (msec. typical) Average seek, write (msec. typical) Cache buffer Interface Startup current (typical, peak) Ambient temperature Temperature gradient ( C per hour max.) Relative humidity Relative humidity gradient Drive acoustics, sound power (bels) idle Shock, operating (Gs max.

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    System Memory Item Chipset 945GM/945PM/940GML Feature • DDR2 400/533/667 MHz SDRAM memory interface design • Two DDR SODIMM slots • Maximum memory up to 4GB (with two 2GB SODIMM) • Dual Channel Item Chip 945GM/940GML VRAM up to 128MB PCMCIA Item PCMCIA controller TI7412...

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    • Standard pitch, 2.5 mm travel length • Hotkey controls • Embedded numeric keypad • Multi-language support • Spill-proof • Four easy-launch buttons: Internet browser, E-mail with LED, Acer Battery Item Vendor & model name Panasonic / Sanyo / Sony...

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    Battery Item Pack capacity 8-cell: 2400 mAh 6-cell: 2000 mAh System Power Management Legacy Mode • Mech. Off (G3): All devices in the system are turned off completely. • Soft Off: (G2/S5): All devices in the system are turned off completely •...

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    Item Power 4.320 (typical) consumption (watt) Weight 750g Physical size 382.7 (W) x 245 (mm) (V) x 7.0 (T) Electrical 2 channel LVDS interface Color support Native 262K colors AC Adaptor Item Model name Input feature Rated voltage Input voltage range Rated frequency Frequency range Steady AC current...

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    Item Access Time (Typical) Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format Loading mechanism Power Requirement Input Voltage 8X DVD Dual Interface Item Vendor and model name Performance specification Transfer rate (KB/sec.) Access time (typical) Buffer memory Interface Chapter 1 Specification DVD: Random Access: 125 DVD: Random Access: 100 DVD: Full Stroke: 165ms DVD: Full Stroke: 190ms...

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    Item Applicable disc format Loading mechanism Power consumption Input voltage 8X Super Multi Interface Item Vendor and model name Performance Specification Transfer rate read (KB/ sec.) Access time / Seek time Buffer memory Interface Specification DVD (read): DVD-ROM 5,9,10,18, DVD-VIDEO, DVD- AUDIO, DVD-R, DVD-R 3.95G, DVD-R MULTI BORDER, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+R MULTI-SESSION, DVD+RW...

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    Item Applicable disc format Loading mechanism Power requirement Input voltage Chapter 1 Specification CD-DA, CD-ROM KODAK Photo CD Mode-1, CD-ROM/XA single and multi- Mode-2 Form-1 and session, CD Extra (CD Mode-2 Form-2, CD-I, PLUS), Video CD, CD Video-CD (MPEG-1), text data (read/write), CD-Text, PhotoCD, CD-R (read/write), Enhance CD, CD...

  • Page 57: Bios Setup Utility, Invoking Bios Setup, Chapter 2 System Utilities

    System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built in the BIOS (Basic Input / Output System) of computer. Generally speaking, the 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.

  • Page 58: Information

    Information CPU type: This item will show the CPU information of the system. CPU speed: This item will show the COU clock speed. IDE1 model name: This item will show the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. The hard disk model name is automatically detected by the system. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type, “None”...

  • Page 59: Main

    Main System Time and System Date: The hours are displayed with 24-hour format. The changes in these two items take effect immediately. System Memory: This item reports the memory size of system base memory. The size is fixed to 640KB. Extended Memory: It reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system.

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    will be enabled simultaneously. Network Boot: It permits the users to boot from network. F12 Boot Menu: Enabled: When it is enabled, the users can modify device boot priority by pressing <F12> • during POST. Disabled: When it is not enabled, device boot priority will not be adjustable during POST. •...

  • Page 61: Security

    Security The system supports three levels of password protection. The password support consists of a Supervisor Password, User Password, and Hard Disk Password. All the passwords are stored in a non-volatile storage device (EEPROM). Password Policy: All the passwords will obey the following rules: All the passwords can be set or cleared in BIOS Setup Security screen.

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    Symbol Character The users can not change or remove password during resuming from S4. • The max. number of times to retry the password is limited to three. • Supervisor Password: Supervisor Password controls the access of the whole BIOS Setup Utility. If the Supervisor Password is set, the system will pop up the password dialog box to ask for the password when the users press <F2>...

  • Page 63: Boot

    Boot This menu allows the users to decide the order of bootable devices to load the operating system. It identifies all the bootable devices in the system and attempts to boot them in the order specified. Bootable devices include the diskette drive in module bay, the hard disk and the CD-ROM/DVD drive in module bay and onboard LAN device.

  • Page 64: Exit

    Exit Exit Saving Changes: It allows the users to save changes to CMOS and reboot the system. Exit Discarding Changes: The users can exit the Setup not to save changes. Load Setup Defaults: It allows the users to load default values in CMOS Setup. Discard Changes: The users can discard previous changes in CMOS Setup.

  • Page 65: Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the tools below: Wrist ground strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Small Philips screw driver Flat head screw driver Hexagonal driver Tweezers...

  • Page 66: General Information, Before You Begin

    General Information Before You Begin Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, you have to make sure that: The system and all peripherals are powered off. The AC adaptor and all power and signal cables from the system are unplugged. The battery pack is removed. NOTE: There are several types of screws used to secure the main unit.

  • Page 67: Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

    Disassembly Procedure Flowchart The flowchart gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly and reassembly and instructs you how to remove the components. Screws List Description SCW HEX NYL I#R-40/O#4-40 L5.5 SCREW MACH WAFER M2*L4 NI SCRW M2.5*6 ~ L-CASE + U-CASE SCRW M2*L3 SCRW M2.5*5 WAFER B-ZN ROHS SCREW M2*L3 NYLOK CR 3+...

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    Screws List Description SCREW M2*L3 NON-NYLOK CR3+ SCREW M2.5*L6 NYLOK CR3+ SCREW M2.5*L8 NYLOK CR3+ SCREW M2*L8 NI NON-NYLOK SCREW M3x4(86.9A524.4R0) SCRW M2*4 WAFER NI SCREW NI M2*6L SCRW M2.5*L3(NON NYLOK) Part No. 86.00E31.723 86.00E33.736 86.00E34.738 86.00E35.228 86.9A524.4R0 86.9A552.4R0 86.9A552.6R0 86.9A523.3R0 Chapter 3...

  • Page 69: Disassembly Procedure, Removing The Battery Pack, Removing The Hdd Module

    Disassembly Procedure Removing the Battery Pack Unlock the battery pack. Slide the battery latch, hold it then remove the battery. Removing the HDD Module Release the three screws fastening the HDD module cover. Detach the HDD module cover. Release the two screws holding the HDD module then pull the HDD module as arrow indicates and remove the HDD module.

  • Page 70: Removing The Minipci Card And The Memory

    Removing the MiniPCI Card and the Memory Release the two screws securing the miniPCI cover. Remove the miniPCI cover. Disconnect the wireless antenna then remove the wireless LAN card. Release the two screws securing the RAM cover and remove the RAM cover. Press the left and right latches to pop up the memory.

  • Page 71: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard Open the notebook as shown. Remove the middle cover. There are four latches securing the keyboard. Push those latches by the screw driver as shown and the keyboard will pop up a little. Remove the keyboard and reverse it. Carefully pull the keyboard FFC lock, then disconnect the keyboard FFC.

  • Page 72: Separating The Lcd Module And Main Unit

    Separating the LCD Module and Main Unit Pull carefully and disconnect the LCD cable. Tear off the tape securing the wireless antenna and pull out the wireless antenna. Release the two screws securing the LCD hinges on the bottom side. Release the two screws fastening the LCD hinges on the rear side.

  • Page 73: Disassembling The Main Unit

    Disassembling the Main Unit Separating the Upper Case and the Lower Case Release the connector lock and disconnect the touch pad FFC. Release the connector lock and disconnect the function keyboard FFC. Release the three screws securing the upper case. Release the 27 screws holding the lower case.

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    Removing the Function Keyboard Release the FFC lock and disconnect the function keyboard FFC. Release the four screws holding the function keyboard bracket. Then remove the function keyboard bracket. Carefully disconnect the microphone cable and remove the function keyboard. Chapter 3...

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    Removing the Touch Pad Board Carefully release the FFC lock and disconnect the touch pad board FFC. There are 13 latches holding the touch pad bracket. Unlock those latches with a screw driver as shown then detach the touch pad bracket. Detach the touch pad board.

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    Removing the ODD Module and Dummy Card Slightly pull the ODD module and remove it. Pull the dummy card from the slot and remove it. Removing the Main Board Disconnect the fan cable. Disconnect the speaker cable and Bluetooth module cable. Remove the four screws securing the main board.

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    Removing the System Fan Release the two screws holding the heatsink. Remove the heatsink. Removing the Bluetooth Module Detach the bluetooth module from the lower case. Carefully disconnect the bluetooth module cable. Chapter 3...

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    Removing the Speakers Release the four screws securing the left and right speakers. Remove the speakers from the lower case. Removing the MDC Module Carefully disconnect the MDC cable. Release the two screws securing the MDC board then detach the MDC board. Disconnect the MDC board cable.

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    Remove the Heatsink Module Release the five screws securing the heatsink. Remove the heatsink module. Removing the CPU Release the screw counter clockwise with a flat screw driver. Detach the CPU from the CPU socket. Chapter 3...

  • Page 80: Lcd Disassembly

    LCD Disassembly Remove the eight rubber caps on the LCD bezel and release the eight screws securing the LCD bezel. Detach the LCD bezel from the LCD module as shown. Release the screw holding the inverter board. Disconnect the inverter board cables as shown and remove the inverter board. Chapter 3...

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    Release the four screws securing the LCD panel. Detach the LCD panel carefully and reverse it as shown. Tear off the tapes holding the LCD panel cable carefully then disconnect the LCD panel. Remove the antenna from the LCD cover. Chapter 3...

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    Release the four screws securing the left LCD bracket then remove the left LCD bracket. Repeat the anterior step to remove the right LCD bracket. Chapter 3...

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    Release the screw holding the CCD module and carefully pull the CCD module cable and LCD cable through the latch bar and LCD cover. Remove the CCD module cap. Remove the CCD module ring. Push the CCD module upper case a little bit. Then Separate the lower case from the upper case.

  • Page 84: Chapter 4 Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Please use the following procedures 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 may occur errors or invalid responses. Obtain the detailed fail symptoms as many as possible.

  • Page 85: System Check Procedures, External Diskette Drive Check, External Cd-rom Drive Check

    System Check Procedures External Diskette Drive Check Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or diskette. A writable, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE: Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached. Multiple labels may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail.

  • Page 86: Memory Check, Power System Check, Check The Power Adaptor

    Numeric keypad External keyboard If any of these devices do not function, reconnect the cable and repeat the anterior procedures. Memory Check Follow the procedures below to correct the memory errors. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items.

  • Page 87: Check The Battery Pack, Touch Pad Check

    Check the Battery Pack Follow the procedures below to check the battery pack. From software, this helps to identify the problem is on recharging or discharging. Check the Power Management in Control Panel. Then confirm that the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct.

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    If the PS/2 mouse does not work, then click if the main board to switch board FPC is connected properly. If the main board to switch board FPC is connected correctly, then check if the FFC on the touch pad PCB is connected properly. If the FFC on the touch pad PCB is connected correctly, check if LS851 JP1 Pin6 = 5V are pules.

  • Page 89: Power-on Self-test (post) Error Message

    Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. NOTE: Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in Error Message List, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer. Do not replace a non-defective FRU.

  • Page 90: Index Of Error Messages, Error Message List

    Index of Error Messages Error Message List Error Messages Struck Key System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used Real time clock error Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Invalid System Configuration Data Operating system not found Power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank.

  • Page 91: Phoenix Bios Beep Codes

    Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes Code Beeps 1-2-2-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 POST Routine Description Verify Real Mode Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Disable shadow and execute code from the ROM. Initialize chipset with initial POST values Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers...

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    Code Beeps 2-1-2-3 2-2-3-1 Chapter 4 POST Routine Description Autosize cache Advanced configuration of chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values Initialize extended memory for RomPilot. Initialize interrupt vectors POST device initialization Check ROM copyright notice Initialize I20 support Check video configuration against CMOS Initialize PCI bus and devices...

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    Code Beeps POST Routine Description Set up hardware interrupt vectors Initialize coprocessor if present Disable onboard Super I/O ports and IRQs Late POST device initialization Detect and install external RS232 ports Configure non-MCD IDE controllers Detect and install external parallel ports Initialize PC-compatible PnP ISA devices Re-initialize onboard I/O ports...

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    Code Beeps The following are for boot block in Flash ROM Chapter 4 POST Routine Description Inform RomPilot about the end of POST. POST done- prepare to boot operating system One short beep before boot Terminate QuietBoot (optional) Check password (optional) Initialize ACPI BIOS Prepare Boot Initialize SMBIOS...

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    Code Beeps POST Routine Description Initialize Multi Processor Initialize OEM special code Initialize PIC and DMA Initialize Memory type Initialize Memory size Shadow Boot Block System memory test Initialize interrupt vectors Initialize Run Time Clock Initialize video Initialize System Management Mode Output one beep Clear Huge Segment Boot to Mini DOS...

  • Page 96: Index Of Symptom-to-fru Error Message

    Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message LCD-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error LCD backlight doesn't work. LCD is too dark. LCD brightness cannot be adjusted. LCD contrast cannot be adjusted. Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed.

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    Power-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error The system doesn’t power-off. Battery can’t be charged. PCMCIA-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error System cannot detect the PC Card (PCMCIA). PCMCIA slot pin is damaged. Memory-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Memory count (size) appears different from actual size. Speaker-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error In Windows, multimedia programs, no sound...

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    Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error The system does not enter standby mode after closing the LCD. The system does not resume from hibernation mode. The system does not resume from standby mode after opening the LCD. Battery fuel gauge in Windows does not go higher than 90%.

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    Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error Touchpad does not work. Modem-Related Symptoms Symptom/Error Internal modem does not work correctly. NOTE: If you can not correct the problems according to the anterior tables, see “Undetermined Problems”. Action in Sequence Reconnect touchpad cable. Touchpad board System board Action in Sequence Modem phone port...

  • Page 100: Intermittent Problems

    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 problems, follow the procedures below: Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times.

  • Page 101: Undetermined Problems

    Follow the procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. Power off the computer. Visually check the devices. If any problems are found, replace the FRU. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: Non-Acer devices Printer, mouse, and other external devices Battery Pack Hard disk drive...

  • Page 102: Top View, Chapter 5 Jumper And Connector Location

    Jumper and Connector Location Top View Description DC-in jack CRT connector MDC module connector Main battery connector Mini PCI slot North bridge South bridge Chapter 5 Description USB connector RJ11 & RJ45 connector MDC board connector ODD connector DIMM slot HDD connector Chapter 5...

  • Page 103

    Line-in jack Line-out jack USB connector BIOS ROM 5-in-1 card reader Description Description Microphone-in jack Cardbus controller LAN controller RTC battery connector Chapter 5...

  • Page 104: Bottom View

    Bottom View Item Keyboard controller Lid switch connector PCMCIA card reader Touch pad board connector Bluetooth module connector Chapter 5 Description Item Description Keyboard connector System fan connector Function key board connector Speaker connector LCD cable connector...

  • Page 105: Chapter 6 Fru (field Replaceable Unit) List

    NOT be noted on the printed service guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your Acer office may have a different part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed service guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for service.

  • Page 106: Exploded Diagram

    Exploded Diagram Chapter 6...

  • Page 107: Parts

    SYNPATICT M61PUF1G372 LED BOARD "INVERTER BOARD 17"" FOXCONN T62I240.00 ROHS" "INVERTER BOARD 17"" YEC YNV-W02" "INVERTER BOARD 17"" O2 V189-601" ACER PART DESCRIPTION ADT 90W LITEON PA- AP.09003.005 1900-04WR ADT 90W DELTA ADP- AP.09001.004 90SB BBAAF BTY RTC MITSUBISHI 23.TCBV1.003...

  • Page 108

    TV TUNER BOARD BLUETOOTH CABLE TOUCHPAD CABLE LAUNCH BOARD CABLE COVER SWITCH CABLE "LCD CABLE 17.1"" WXGA" "LCD CABLE 17.1"" WXGA" MODEM CABLE ACER PART DESCRIPTION WLAN 802.11ABG KI.GLN01.003 INTEL 3945 RW WLAN 802.11ABG KI.GLN01.002 INTEL 3945 MW2 WLAN 802.11ABG KI.GLN01.001...

  • Page 109

    POWER CORD 3A 250V 3PIN POWER CORD ACA / ACNZ POWER CODE 7A 125V 2PIN JAPAN POWER CODE 10A 250V 3PIN DENMARK BK POWER CORD 10A 3PIN BK ACER PART DESCRIPTION CORD 10A 250V 3P 27.01518.711? ITALY BK CORD ITALY 10A 27.01518.611...

  • Page 110

    MINI CARD COVER HDD COVER DIMM COVER LED BOARD SUPPORT BRACKET OPTICAL BRACKET UPPER CASE W/COVER SWITCH CABLE LOWER CASE W/SPEAKER COMBO BEZEL ACER PART DESCRIPTION ASSY MIDDLE 60.ACKV1.003 COVER--AS MYALL ASSY MINIPCI 42.TCBV1.003 COVER MYALL ASSY MINICARD 42.TCBV1.004 COVER MYALL ASSY HDD COVER 42.ACKV1.001...

  • Page 111

    HINGE PACK LEFT/RIGHT LCD BARCKET LEFT LCD BRACKET RIGHT CAMERA HOLDER CAMERA LOWER CASE CAS CAMERA HOLDER CAP CAMERA LATCH CAMERA LOWER CASE SPEAKER LEFT/RIGHT ACER PART DESCRIPTION ASSY DVD_DUAL 42.TCBV1.012 ODD BEZEL ASSY S_MULTI ODD 42.TCBV1.013 BEZEL GBASE ASSY ODD SLOT-IN 42.TCBV1.014...

  • Page 112

    DVD-RW DRIVE 8X SUPER MULTI SLOT IN PIONEER DVR-K06RS W/O BEZEL DVD-RW DRIVE 8X SUPER MULTI SLOT IN DVD-RW DRIVE 8X SUPER MULTI SLOT IN PANASONIC UJ-855 W/O BEZEL ACER PART DESCRIPTION ASSY ODD COMBO 6M.ADFV1.001 MYALL2 COMBO PHI/SCB5265 KO.02408.010 MYALL NOBZL COMBO LIT/SOSC- KO.02409.022...

  • Page 113

    CPU DC YONAH T2400 1.83GMHZ INTEL CPU DC YONAH T2300 1.66GMHZ INTEL CPU YONAH CEL-M 430 1.73GNHZ INTEL CPU YONAH CEL-M 420 1.6GMHZ INTEL ACER PART DESCRIPTION IC CPU DC YONAH KC.23001.DTP T2300 1.66G PGA IC CPU DC YONAH KC.26001.DTP T2600 2.17G PGA IC CPU DC YONAH KC.25001.DTP...

  • Page 114

    HDD 100G 5400RPM TOSHIBA MK1032GAX HDD 100G 5400RPM SAMSUNG HM100JC HDD 120G HITACHI HTS421212H9AT00 HDD 120G 4300RPM SEAGATE ST9120824A HDD 120G 4200RPM SEAGATE MK1233GAS ACER PART DESCRIPTION HDD 60GB SEAGATE KH.06001.006 ST960812A HDD 60GB HGST KH.06007.009 HTS421260H9AT00 HDD 60GB TOSHIBA KH.06004.004...

  • Page 115

    PROTUGESE AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON KOREA AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON UK AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON GERMAN AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON ITALIAN AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON FRENCH ACER PART DESCRIPTION HDD 120GB HGST KH.12007.006 0A26308 ROHS HDD 120GB KH.12001.024 SEAGATE ST9120821A HDD 120GB TOSHIBA KH.12004.002 5400RPM HDD 160GB KH.12001.024...

  • Page 116

    AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON GREEK AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON HEBREW AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON RUSSIAN AS9400/7100 KEYBOARD DARFON SLOVENIA (SLO) WIRELESS ANTENNA "ASSY LCD MODULE 17"" WXGA GLARE" ACER PART DESCRIPTION AS9400/7100 KB.ACF07.011 KEYBOARD DARFON SWISS/G AS9400/7100 KB.ACF07.012 KEYBOARD DARFON PORTUGUESE AS9400/7100 KB.ACF07.013...

  • Page 117

    MEMORY (Aspire 9410 DISCRETE, TravelMate 5610 DISCRETE) MAINBOARD MYALL 2 W/ MODEM & MODEM CABLE & RTC BATTERY W/O CPU & MEMORY (Aspire 7110 UMA) ACER PART DESCRIPTION "LCD 17""W LK.17008.015 LP171WP4-TL02 GLARE" "LCD 17""W QDI LK.17109.001 QD17TL02-05" "LCD 17"" QD17TL02- LK.17109.002...

  • Page 118

    1GB NANYA SODIMM 1G KN.1GB09.004 GU331G0AGEPN6E2 MICROPHONE 23.TCBV1.002 SUNMOWNG MYALL RUB LCD RUBBER 47.A46V1.002 CUSHION BOLSENA RUBBER SCREW 47.TCBV1.001 MYALL PLT LOGO PANEL 31.T49V1.001 "PLT BEZEL PLATE 31.A46V1.001 ""ACER "" LOGO " SCW HEX NYL I#R- 34.00015.081 40/O#4-40 L5.5 Chapter 6...

  • Page 119

    SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW ACER PART DESCRIPTION SCREW MACH 86.T39V1.002 WAFER M2*L4 NI SCRW M2.5*6 ~ L- 86.00D28.330 CASE + U-CASE SCRW M2*L3 86.00D29.620 SCRW M2.5*5 WAFER 86.00D47.630 B-ZN ROHS SCREW M2*L3 86.00E25.723...

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