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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, Manual

  • 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 (74 pages)

    Acer aspire 5517: user guide

    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................................................................................................................................................................