Acer Aspire 5738 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Acer Aspire 5738. We have 4 Acer Aspire 5738 manuals available for free PDF download: Service Manual, User Manual, Quick Manual, Starter Manual

Acer Aspire 5738 Service Manual

Acer Aspire 5738 Service Manual (232 pages)

Brand: Acer | Category: Laptops | Size: 19.9 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications9................................................................................................................................................................
Features9................................................................................................................................................................
Dimension and weight11................................................................................................................................................................
System Block Diagram12................................................................................................................................................................
Your Acer Notebook tour14................................................................................................................................................................
Right View17................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators19................................................................................................................................................................
Easy-Launch Buttons19................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad basics (with two-click buttons)19................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Keyboard20................................................................................................................................................................
Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad20................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Keys21................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Keys22................................................................................................................................................................
Special Key (only for certain models)23................................................................................................................................................................
Using the System Utilities24................................................................................................................................................................
Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)24................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Specifications and Configurations26................................................................................................................................................................
System Utilities35................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Setup Utility35................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating the BIOS Utility36................................................................................................................................................................
Information37................................................................................................................................................................
Main39................................................................................................................................................................
Security41................................................................................................................................................................
Boot45................................................................................................................................................................
Exit46................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Flash Utility47................................................................................................................................................................
Remove HDD Password48................................................................................................................................................................
Machine Disassembly and Replacement51................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Requirements51................................................................................................................................................................
General Information52................................................................................................................................................................
Pre-disassembly Instructions52................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Process52................................................................................................................................................................
External Module Disassembly Process53................................................................................................................................................................
External Modules Disassembly Flowchart53................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Battery Pack54................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the SD Dummy Card55................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the DIMM Module56................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Back Cover57................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module58................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the WLAN Modules61................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Optical Drive Module63................................................................................................................................................................
Main Unit Disassembly Process65................................................................................................................................................................
Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart65................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Middle Cover66................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Keyboard68................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Module69................................................................................................................................................................
Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Boards76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Left Speaker Module79................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the USB Board Module80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Modem Module83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Bluetooth Module84................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Right Speaker Module86................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Main Board88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Heatsink Module90................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the CPU92................................................................................................................................................................
LCD Module Disassembly Process95................................................................................................................................................................
LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart95................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Bezel96................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD panel with the Brackets97................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Brackets99................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the FPC Cable100................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Antennas101................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Web Camera103................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting105................................................................................................................................................................
System Check Procedures106................................................................................................................................................................
External Diskette Drive Check106................................................................................................................................................................
External CD-ROM Drive Check106................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check106................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Check107................................................................................................................................................................
Power System Check107................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Check108................................................................................................................................................................
Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message108................................................................................................................................................................
Index of Error Messages109................................................................................................................................................................
Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes112................................................................................................................................................................
Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message117................................................................................................................................................................
Intermittent Problems121................................................................................................................................................................
Undetermined Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
Main Board123................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Locations123................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery125................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Password Check125................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk127................................................................................................................................................................
FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List131................................................................................................................................................................
Aspire 5536/5536G/5236 Series Exploded Diagram132................................................................................................................................................................
Model Definition and Configuration178................................................................................................................................................................
Aspire 5738G/5738ZG/5738Z/5738/5338 Series179................................................................................................................................................................
Aspire 5536/5536G/5236 Series210................................................................................................................................................................
Test Compatible Components225................................................................................................................................................................
Online Support Information229................................................................................................................................................................
Index231................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Aspire 5738 User Manual

Acer Aspire 5738 User Manual (74 pages)

Acer Aspire 5517: User Guide  
Brand: Acer | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.73 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents17................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad20................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad basics (with fingerprint reader)20................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad basics (with two-click buttons)21................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard22................................................................................................................................................................
Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad22................................................................................................................................................................
Windows keys23................................................................................................................................................................
Audio24................................................................................................................................................................
Acer PureZone (only for certain models)24................................................................................................................................................................
Tuba (only for certain models)24................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dolby Home Theater for surround/multi-channel sound (on ly for certain models)24................................................................................................................................................................
Video25................................................................................................................................................................
display25................................................................................................................................................................
Using the system utilities26................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Bio-Protection (only for certain models)26................................................................................................................................................................
Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)27................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Backup Manager29................................................................................................................................................................
Power management30................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eRecovery Management31................................................................................................................................................................
Burn backup discs32................................................................................................................................................................
Restore33................................................................................................................................................................
Restore Windows Vista from backup discs34................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Arcade Deluxe36................................................................................................................................................................
General controls37................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation controls37................................................................................................................................................................
Player controls37................................................................................................................................................................
Cinema37................................................................................................................................................................
Play Movie37................................................................................................................................................................
Videos38................................................................................................................................................................
Playing a video file38................................................................................................................................................................
Recent Videos38................................................................................................................................................................
HomeMedia39................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced39................................................................................................................................................................
Live Update39................................................................................................................................................................
Albums41................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Pictures41................................................................................................................................................................
Slideshow settings41................................................................................................................................................................
Music41................................................................................................................................................................
Online Media42................................................................................................................................................................
YouTube42................................................................................................................................................................
Flickr42................................................................................................................................................................
Battery pack43................................................................................................................................................................
Battery pack characteristics43................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing the battery's life43................................................................................................................................................................
Installing and removing the battery pack44................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the battery45................................................................................................................................................................
Checking the battery level45................................................................................................................................................................
Optimising battery life45................................................................................................................................................................
Battery-low warning46................................................................................................................................................................
Taking your notebook PC with you47................................................................................................................................................................
Disconnecting from the desktop47................................................................................................................................................................
Moving around47................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing the computer47................................................................................................................................................................
What to bring to meetings48................................................................................................................................................................
Taking the computer home48................................................................................................................................................................
What to take with you48................................................................................................................................................................
Special considerations49................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a home office49................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling with the computer49................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling internationally with the computer50................................................................................................................................................................
What to bring with you50................................................................................................................................................................
Securing your computer51................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer security lock51................................................................................................................................................................
Using passwords51................................................................................................................................................................
Entering passwords52................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords52................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding through options53................................................................................................................................................................
Connectivity options53................................................................................................................................................................
Fax/data modem (only for certain models)53................................................................................................................................................................
Built-in network feature54................................................................................................................................................................
Consumer Infrared (CIR) (only for certain models)54................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus (USB)55................................................................................................................................................................
IEEE 1394 port (only for certain models)55................................................................................................................................................................
ExpressCard (only for certain models)56................................................................................................................................................................
Installing memory57................................................................................................................................................................
Enjoying TV with Windows Media Center59................................................................................................................................................................
Choose your input type59................................................................................................................................................................
To connect the digital antenna59................................................................................................................................................................
Watching TV with an external antenna or cable socket60................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS utility61................................................................................................................................................................
Boot sequence61................................................................................................................................................................
Enable disk-to-disk recovery61................................................................................................................................................................
Password61................................................................................................................................................................
Using software62................................................................................................................................................................
Playing DVD movies62................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently asked questions63................................................................................................................................................................
Requesting service66................................................................................................................................................................
International Travelers Warranty (ITW)66................................................................................................................................................................
Before you call66................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting67................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting tips67................................................................................................................................................................
Error messages67................................................................................................................................................................
Regulations and safety notices68................................................................................................................................................................
FCC statement68................................................................................................................................................................
Modem notices (only for certain models)69................................................................................................................................................................
LCD pixel statement72................................................................................................................................................................
Radio device regulatory notice72................................................................................................................................................................
General72................................................................................................................................................................
The FCC RF safety requirement72................................................................................................................................................................
Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210)74................................................................................................................................................................
Exposure of humans to RF fields (RSS-102)74................................................................................................................................................................
LCD panel ergonomic specifications74................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Aspire 5738 Quick Manual

Acer Aspire 5738 Quick Manual (13 pages)

Acer Laptop Quick Guide  
Brand: Acer | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.4 MB
Acer Aspire 5738 Starter Manual

Acer Aspire 5738 Starter Manual (10 pages)

Brand: Acer | Category: Laptops | Size: 0.12 MB