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Aspire 5517
Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
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  • Page 1 Aspire 5517 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 PRINTED IN TAIWAN...
  • Page 2: Revision History

    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on Aspire 5517 service guides. Date Chapter Updates...
  • Page 3 Copyright Copyright © 2009 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, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.
  • Page 4 Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.
  • Page 5 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 7: Table Of Contents

    Using the System Utilities ..........16 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) ......16 Hardware Specifications and Configurations .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Removing the Power Board ........65 Removing the Left Speaker Module .
  • Page 9 Aspire 5517 Exploded Diagrams ........
  • Page 10 Table of Contents...
  • Page 11: System Specifications

    System Specifications Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many features: Operating System • Genuine Windows® Vista™ Platform • AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor • AMD Athlon™ 64 single-core processor • AMD M780G Chipset System Memory • Low-latency, high-bandwidth •...
  • Page 12: Dimensions And Weight

    • Headphone/Line out jack Dimensions and Weight • 372.3mm x 246.5mm x 26.8mm/40.6mm with ID • Weight < than 3100g (15.6" LCD/6-cell battery/super-multi ODD) Communication • Wireless • 802.11b/g/n WLAN/WiMax • Mini PCIE Wireless LAN module with with mini card slot •...
  • Page 13 • Kensington Lock (7.5mm) Environment • Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C • Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C • Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% Chapter 1...
  • Page 14: System Block Diagram

    System Block Diagram Chapter 1...
  • Page 15: Your Acer Notebook Tour

    Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Front View Icon Chapter 1 Item Integrated Web camera for video communication webcam (for selected models). Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output.
  • Page 16: Closed Front View

    Icon Closed Front View Icon NOTE: The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed Item Click buttons (left The left and right buttons function like the left and right) and right mouse buttons. Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer.
  • Page 17: Rear View

    Rear View Icon Left View Icon Chapter 1 Item Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Item DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter Ethernet (RJ-45) Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based port network. External display Connects to a display device (VGA) port (e.g.
  • Page 18: Right View

    Right View Item Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Kensington lock slot Bottom View Icon 2 3 4 Description Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive.
  • Page 19 Icon Chapter 1 Item Battery lock Locks the battery in position. Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Memory Houses the computer's main memory. compartment Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after and cooling fan prolonged use.
  • Page 20: Indicators

    Indicators The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed. Icon Power Battery Num Lock Caps Lock NOTE: 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows green when in AC mode.
  • Page 21: Touchpad Basics

    TouchPad Basics The following items show you how to use the TouchPad: • Move your finger across the TouchPad (1) to move the cursor. • Press the left (2) and right (3) buttons located beneath the TouchPad to perform selection and execution functions.
  • Page 22: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and 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 Caps Lock When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase.
  • Page 23: Windows Keys

    Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Windows key Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: <...
  • Page 24: Hot Keys

    <Fn> + <F8> <Fn> + < > <Fn> + < > Function Hotkey help Displays help on hotkeys. Acer eSettings Launches Acer eSettings Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology. Acer ePower Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology.
  • Page 25: Special Key

    Special Key You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. The Euro symbol Open a text editor or word processor. Hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE: Note: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol.
  • Page 26: Using The System Utilities

    Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start...
  • Page 27: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    Item BIOS vendor BIOS Version Chapter 1 Specification Cache Speed Tech Size 638 MHz 512K 638 MHz 65 nm Fan Speed (rpm) SPL Spec (dBA) Specification Specification Phoenix BIOS V0.11T04 Core Package Acer P/N Voltage TF20 KC.ATF02.200 TK42 KC.ATK02.420 Specification...
  • Page 28 NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various Specification Flash • Flash ROM 1MB • Supports ISIPP • Supports Acer UI • Supports multi-boot • Suspend to RAM (S3)/Disk (S4) • Various hot-keys for system control •...
  • Page 29 capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed. LAN Interface Item LAN Chipset Package LAN connector type LAN connector location Feature Interface Wireless Module 802.11b/g/n Item Manufacturer Model 802.11g Radio Technology Operating Frequency Modulation Schemes...
  • Page 30 Item Specification Performance Specifications Buffer size 8 MB Interface SATA Internal transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max) I/O data transfer rate (Mbytes/sec max) DC Power Requirements Voltage 5V ±5% tolerance Super-Multi Drive Item Vendor & model name HLDS GT20N Performance With CD Diskette Specification Transfer rate (MB/sec) Sustained:...
  • Page 31 Item Applicable disc formats DVD-ROM: • • • DVD-R: • • • • • DVD-RW: • • DVD-RAM: 1.46GB/side, 4.7GB/side (Ver. • 2.2) DVD+R: 4.7GB (Ver. 1.3) • • DVD+RW: • • CD-ROM Mode-1 data disc • CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc •...
  • Page 32 Item Dimensions Weight Nominal Impedance Power Rating Output Sound Pressure Level Frequency Range Distortion Microphone Item Vendor and Model Directivity Current Consumption S/N Ratio Frequency Power and Keyboard Controller Item Controller Package Features Supply Current Total number of keypads Windows logo key Hotkeys Battery Item...
  • Page 33 Item Contrast Ratio Response Time (Optical Rise Time/Fall Time) msec Input Voltage Typical Power Consumption (watt) Weight (with inverter) Physical Size (mm) Electrical Interface Support Color Viewing Angle (up/down/right/ left) Temperature Range (°C) Operating Storage (shipping) Card Reader Item Part Name Package General Features Chapter 1...
  • Page 34 Chapter 1...
  • Page 35: System Utilities

    System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/ Output System). Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup.
  • Page 36: Aspire 5517 Bios

    Aspire 5517 BIOS Information The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. Information M a i n C P U T y p e C P U T y p e C P U S p e e d...
  • Page 37: Main

    Main The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Information M a i n S y s t e m T i m e : S y s t e m T i m e : S y s t e m D a t e : S y s t e m D a t e :...
  • Page 38: Security

    Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Information M a i n S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d I s : S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d I s : U s e r P a s s w o r d I s : U s e r P a s s w o r d I s :...
  • Page 39: Setting A Password

    Setting a Password Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password: Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password box appears: Type a password in the “Enter New Password” field. The password length can not exceed 8 alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive).
  • Page 40: Changing A Password

    Changing a Password Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field.
  • Page 41: Boot

    Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay. Select Boot Devices to select specific devices to support boot. Information M a i n B o o t p r i o r i t y o r d e r :...
  • Page 42: Exit

    Exit The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. Information M a i n E x i t S a v i n g C h a n g e s E x i t S a v i n g C h a n g e s E x i t D i s c a r d i n g C h a n g e s E x i t D i s c a r d i n g C h a n g e s...
  • Page 43: Bios Flash Utilities

    BIOS Flash Utilities The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions: • New versions of system programs • New features or options • Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE: If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility.
  • Page 44: Dos Flash Utility

    DOS Flash Utility Perform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility: Press F2 during boot to enter the Setup Menu. Select Boot Menu to modify the boot priority order, for example, if using USB HDD to Update BIOS, move USB HDD to position 1.
  • Page 45: Winflash Utility

    In flash BIOS, the message Please do not remove AC Power Source displays. Plug in the AC power to continue. Flash is complete when the message Flash programming complete displays. WinFlash Utility Perform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility: Double-click the WinFlash executable.
  • Page 46: Remove Hdd/Bios Password Utilities

    Remove HDD/BIOS Password Utilities This section provides you with details about removing HDD/BIOS password: Remove HDD Password: If you key in the wrong HDD password three times, an error is generated. To reset the HDD password, perform the following steps: An error code is generated for unlocking the HDD.
  • Page 47 Removing BIOS Passwords: To clear the User or Supervisor passwords through hardware, open the WLAN door and use a metal instrument to short the J1 jumper. Cleaning BIOS Passwords To clean the User or Supervisor passwords using software utilites, perform the following steps: From a DOS prompt, execute clnpwd.exe Press 1 or 2 to clean the desired password shown on the screen.
  • Page 48: Using Boot Sequence Selector

    The onscreen message determines whether the function is successful or not. Using Boot Sequence Selector The Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changed without accessing the BIOS. To use Boot Sequence Selector, perform the following steps: Enter into DOS. Execute BS.exe to display the usage screen.
  • Page 49: Using Dmitools

    The following examples show the commands and the corresponding output information. Read DMI Information from Memory Input: dmitools /r Output: Manufacturer (Type1, Offset04h): Acer Product Name (Type1, Offset05h): TravelMate xxxxx Serial Number (Type1, Offset07h): 01234567890123456789 UUID String (Type1, Offset08h): xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx Asset Tag (Type3, Offset04h): Acet Asstag...
  • Page 50: Using The Lan Mac Eeprom Utility

    Using the LAN MAC EEPROM Utility You can use the MAC.BAT utility to write the MAC.CFG file to the EEPROM under DOS mode. Use a text editor (for example: Notepad) to open the MAC.CFG file. You can see the MAC.CFG contents as below: WriteData = ‘001122334455' StartAddr=7A...
  • Page 51: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement IMPORTANT: The outside housing and color may vary from the mass produced model. This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge •...
  • Page 52: Pre-Disassembly Instructions

    Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following: 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. 3.
  • Page 53: External Module Disassembly Process

    External Module Disassembly Process IMPORTANT: The outside housing and color may vary from the mass produced model. External Modules Disassembly Flowchart The flowchart below gives you a graphic representation of the external module disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the keyboard, you must first remove the switch board.
  • Page 54: Removing The Battery Pack

    Removing the Battery Pack 1. Turn computer over. Slide the battery lock in the direction shown. 2. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1), then lift out the battery pack from the main unit (2). Chapter 3...
  • Page 55: Removing The Sd Dummy Card

    Removing the SD Dummy Card 1. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it. 2. Pull it out from the slot. Chapter 3...
  • Page 56: Removing The Lower Covers

    Removing the Lower Covers 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the three screws securing the Memory and HDD Covers. Memory Cover Step Lower Covers M2.5*8 3. Remove the HDD cover as shown. 4. Carefully open the Memory Cover. Size Quantity Cover...
  • Page 57: Removing The Optical Drive Module

    Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. Step ODD Module M2.5*8 3. Insert a suitable tool into the access slot in the battery bay as shown. Gently lever the ODD module out of the chassis.
  • Page 58 5. Remove the two screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type ODD Bracket M2*3 6. Remove the ODD bezel by rotating the top edge downward and pulling it clear of the module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 59: Removing The Dimm Modules

    Removing the DIMM Modules 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. 3. Remove the DIMM module. 4. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present. Chapter 3...
  • Page 60: Removing The Wlan Module

    Removing the WLAN Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cables in place. 3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN Board. NOTE: Cable placement is Black to the MAIN terminal (upper) and White to the AUX terminal (lower). Chapter 3...
  • Page 61 4. Move the antenna away and remove the two screws to release the WLAN Board. Step Size Quantity Screw Type WLAN Module M2*3 5. Detach the WLAN Board from the WLAN socket. NOTE: When reattaching the antennas, ensure the cables are tucked into the chassis to prevent damage. Chapter 3...
  • Page 62: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Using the pull-tab, slide the HDD Module in the direction of the arrow to disconnect the interface. 3. Lift the HDD Module clear of the HDD bay. NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.
  • Page 63 4. Remove the four screws (two each side) securing the hard disk to the carrier. Step Size Quantity Screw Type HDD Carrier M3*3 5. Remove the HDD from the carrier. Chapter 3...
  • Page 64: Main Unit Disassembly Process

    Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Remove External Modules before proceeding Remove Remove Left Speaker Power Board Module Screw List Step LCD Module M2.5*8 LCD Module M2.5*8 Upper Cover M2.5*8 Upper Cover M2.5*8 Power Board M2*3 Left Speaker Module M2*3 Right Speaker Module M2*3...
  • Page 65: Removing The Switch Cover

    Removing the Switch Cover CAUTION: Using metal tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. The use of plastic tools or fingers is recommended to remove the Switch Cover. 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2.
  • Page 66: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard 1. See “Removing the Switch Cover” on page 55. 2. Pry up the centre of the Keyboard and rotate it upward away from the Upper Cover. 3. Turn the keyboard over on to the TouchPad area to expose the FFC connector. 4.
  • Page 67: Removing The Lcd Module

    Removing the LCD Module 1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 56. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the two securing screws from the bottom of the chassis. Step LCD Module M2.5*8 3. Remove the Antenna Cables from the cable channel as shown. Ensure that the cables are free from all cable clips.
  • Page 68 4. Stand the computer on the LCD Panel and pull the Antenna cables completely through the chassis. 5. Disconnect the LCD cable from the Mainboard and remove the cable from the cable channel. 6. Remove the white Antenna cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is completely free of the retaining clips all the way to the hinge well.
  • Page 69 7. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cable to the Upper Cover. 8. Remove the black Antenna cable from the cable channel as shown. Ensure that the cable is completely free of the retaining clips all the way to the hinge well. 9.
  • Page 70 12. Remove the four securing screws (two each side) from the LCD module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Module M2.5*8 13. Remove the left and right screw covers from on top of the hinges 14. Lift the LCD Module clear of the Upper Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71: Removing The Upper Cover

    Removing the Upper Cover 1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 57. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the eleven screws on the bottom panel. Step Upper Cover M2.5*8 3. Turn the computer over. Remove the three screw caps at the rear of the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3 Size Quantity...
  • Page 72 4. Disconnect the following four cables from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 73 5. Disconnect A as shown. 7. Release the locking latch on B and remove the FFC cable as shown. 8. Release the locking latch on D and remove the FFC cable as shown. NOTE: Avoid pulling on cables directly to prevent damage to the connectors. NOTE: Use the pull-tabs on FFCs whenever available to prevent damage.
  • Page 74 9. Remove the nine screws on the top panel. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2.5*8 10. Starting at the rear left side of the cover, pry apart the Upper and Lower Covers as shown. Work along the back edge of the casing to the right as shown, then lift the Upper Cover clear of the Lower Cover.
  • Page 75: Removing The Power Board

    Removing the Power Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Locate the Power Board on the Upper Cover as shown. 3. Remove the two screws securing the Power Board to the Upper Cover. Step Power Board M2*3 4.
  • Page 76: Removing The Left Speaker Module

    Removing the Left Speaker Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Locate the Left Speaker Module on the Upper Cover as shown. 3. Remove the adhesive tape from the Speaker cable. 4. Remove the Speaker cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips. Chapter 3...
  • Page 77 5. Remove the single securing screw from the Left Speaker Module. Step Left Speaker M2*3 Module 6. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover, left side first as shown. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 78: Removing The Right Speaker Module

    Removing the Right Speaker Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Locate the Right Speaker Module on the Upper Cover as shown. 3. Turn the Upper Cover over and remove the Right Speaker Module cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips.
  • Page 79 5. Remove the single securing screw from the Right Speaker Module. Step Right Speaker M2*3 Module 6. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover, right side first as shown. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 80: Removing The Touchpad Bracket

    Removing the TouchPad Bracket IMPORTANT: The TouchPad Board cannot be removed individually. To replace the TouchPad Board, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Lift the FFC to detach the adhesive securing the cable to the Upper Cover. 3.
  • Page 81 4. Remove the two screws from TouchPad bracket. Step Size Quantity Screw Type TouchPad Bracket M2*3 5. Lift the rear edge of the TouchPad bracket first to clear the securing clips and remove it as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 82: Removing The Mainboard

    Removing the Mainboard 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Remove the single securing screw from the Mainboard. Step Mainboard M2.5*4 3. Lift the mainboard from the chassis, right edge first, and place it on a clean, dust-free surface. Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 83: Removing The Rtc Battery

    Removing the RTC Battery IMPORTANT:Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. The RTC Battery is soldered to the Mainboard. To replace the battery, solder the new battery to the connections shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 84: Removing The Thermal Module

    Removing the Thermal Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Turn the Mainboard over to access the Thermal Module. 3. Remove the four securing screws (in reverse numerical order from screw 4 to screw 1) from the Thermal Module.
  • Page 85 4. Using both hands, lift the Thermal Module clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 86: Removing The Cpu Fan

    Removing the CPU Fan 1. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 74. 2. Disconnect the Fan cable from the Mainboard as shown. 3. Remove the three securing screws from the Fan Module. Step CPU Fan M2*3 Size Quantity Screw Type Chapter 3...
  • Page 87 4. Lift the CPU Fan clear of the Mainboard as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 88: Removing The Cpu

    Removing the CPU IMPORTANT: The pins on the underside of the CPU are very delicate. If they are damaged, the CPU may malfunction. Place the CPU on a clean, dry surface when it is not installed. 1. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 74. 2.
  • Page 89: Lcd Module Disassembly Process

    LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD Brackets Screw List Step Screw LCD Bezel M2.5*6 LCD Panel M2.5*6 LCD Brackets M2*3 Chapter 3 Remove LCD Panel from Main Unit before proceeding Remove LCD Bezel Remove LCD Panel Remove Remove LCD FPC Cable Quantity...
  • Page 90: Removing The Lcd Bezel

    Removing the LCD Bezel 1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 57. 2. Remove the two upper and two lower bezel screw caps and screws. Step LCD Bezel M2.5*6 3. Starting from the bottom edge of the bezel, pry the bezel upwards and away from the panel. Work along the right side toward the top of the bezel, prying the covers apart.
  • Page 91: Removing The Camera Module

    Removing the Camera Module 1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 80. 2. Locate the Camera Module at the top of the LCD Module and disconnect the camera cable. 3. Remove the Camera from the module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 92: Removing The Lcd Panel

    Removing the LCD Panel 1. See “Removing the Camera Module” on page 81. 2. Remove the two securing screws from the LCD Panel. Step LCD Panel M2.5*6 3. Remove the adhesive strip holding the cables in place. 4. Remove the Camera cable cluster from the LCD Module as shown. Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 93 5. Lift the LCD Panel clear of the module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 94: Removing The Lcd Brackets And Fpc Cable

    Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 82. 2. Remove the six securing screws (three on each side) from the LCD Panel brackets. Step LCD Brackets M2*3 3. Remove the LCD brackets by pulling away from the LCD Panel. Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 95 4. Turn the LCD panel over to expose the rear. Lift the adhesive protector and disconnect the cable from the LCD Panel. 5. Lift the cable as shown to disengage the adhesive strip securing it in place. 6. Lift the FPC cable to disengage the remaining adhesive and remove the cable from the panel. Chapter 3...
  • Page 96: Removing The Antennas

    Removing the Antennas 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 82. 2. Remove the adhesive strips holding the left antenna cable in place. Ensure the cable is free from obstructions. 3. Remove the cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips and adhesive strips. 4.
  • Page 97 5. Lift the left Antenna clear of the cover. 6. Remove the adhesive strips holding the right antenna cable in place. Ensure the cable is free from obstructions. 7. Remove the cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips and adhesive strips. Chapter 3...
  • Page 98 8. Remove the adhesive tape securing the right Antenna to the LCD Module. 9. Lift the right Antenna clear of the cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 99: Lcd Module Reassembly Procedure

    LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the Antennas 1. Replace the right Antenna as shown. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. 2. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the Antenna in place. 4. Run the cable along the cable channel as shown, using all available cable clips. Chapter 3 Locating Pin 3.
  • Page 100 5. Replace the left Antenna as shown. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. Locating Pin Locating Pin 6. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the Antenna 7. Run the cable down the side of the LCD Module in place.
  • Page 101 9. The Antennas and cables appear as shown when correctly installed. Chapter 3...
  • Page 102: Replacing The Lcd Panel

    Replacing the LCD Panel 1. Connect the LCD cable to the panel connector as shown. 3. Run the cable along the back of the panel and press down as indicated to secure the cable in place. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cable runs between the green callouts to avoid trapping when the panel is replaced in the LCD Module.
  • Page 103 5. Align the LCD brackets with the screw holes on the panel. Replace the six screws (three on each side) in the brackets as shown. 6. Place the LCD Panel in the LCD Module, top edge first, and secure the LCD cable with adhesive tape. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD power cable passes through the hinge well and is not trapped under the panel.
  • Page 104: Replacing The Camera Module

    7. Replace the Camera cable cluster in the LCD 8. Secure the LCD module with the two securing Module. screws. Replacing the Camera Module 1. Place the camera in the LCD Module. 2. Connect the cable to the camera module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 105: Replacing The Lcd Bezel

    Replacing the LCD Bezel 1. Replace the bezel and press down until there are no gaps between the bezel and the LCD Module. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cables pass through the hinge wells and are not trapped by the bezel. Chapter 3...
  • Page 106 2. Replace the four screws and screw caps provided. Chapter 3...
  • Page 107: Main Module Reassembly Procedure

    Main Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the CPU IMPORTANT: The CPU has a Pin1 locator that must be positioned corresponding to the marker on the CPU socket. 1. Place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown, taking note of the Pin1 locator. Socket Pin1 Locator 2.
  • Page 108: Replacing The Cpu Fan

    Replacing the CPU Fan 1. Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and Mainboard and replace the Fan. 3. Connect the Fan power cable to the Mainboard connector. Replacing the Thermal Module IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module.
  • Page 109: Replacing The Mainboard

    3. Align the screw holes on the Thermal Module and Mainboard then replace the module. Keep the module as level as possible to spread the thermal grease evenly. Replacing the Mainboard 1. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up (the CPU is not visible). Place the Mainboard in the chassis, left edge first (1), then rotate it downward into position (2).
  • Page 110: Replacing The Touchpad Bracket

    Replacing the TouchPad Bracket 1. Replace the TouchPad bracket top edge first to 2. Press the bracket down to engage the securing engage the securing clips. clips. 3. Replace the two screws to secure the TouchPad Bracket to the Upper Cover. 4.
  • Page 111 5. Replace the FFC and press down as indicated to secure it to the Upper Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 112: Replacing The Right Speaker Module

    Replacing the Right Speaker Module 1. Place the module left side first on the Upper Cover as shown. Ensure that the left side of the module is seated correctly in the securing clip. 3. Pass the cable through the Upper Cover as shown. 4. Turn the Upper Cover over and run the cable along 5.
  • Page 113: Replacing The Left Speaker Module

    Replacing the Left Speaker Module 1. Place the module right side first on the Upper Cover as shown. Ensure that the right side of the module is seated correctly in the securing clip. 3. Run the cable along the cable channel using all available cable clips. 4.
  • Page 114: Replacing The Power Board

    Replacing the Power Board 1. Slide the Power Board in to the Upper Cover front edge first to engage the securing clip. 2. Press the board down to locate the securing pin. Replacing the Upper Cover 1. Place the Upper Cover on the Lower Cover as shown. 3.
  • Page 115 2. Press down around the edges to secure it in place. 3. Replace the nine screws in the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 116 4. Replace the three screw caps as shown. 5. Connect the following cables to the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 117 6. Connect A as shown. 7. Connect C as shown. 8. Connect B and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 9. Connect D and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. Chapter 3...
  • Page 118: Replacing The Lcd Module

    10. Turn the computer over and replace the eleven screws as shown. Replacing the LCD Module 1. Align the screw holes on the LCD Module and Upper Cover and replace the LCD Module. 3. Replace the left screw cover as shown. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover.
  • Page 119 4. Replace the right screw cover as shown. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover. 5. Replace the four screws securing the LCD Module to the Upper Cover. 6. Ensure that the Hinge Covers are replaced correctly.
  • Page 120 9. Run the black Antenna cable along the cable channel as shown using all available retaining clips. 11. Run the white Antenna cable along the cable channel as shown using all available retaining clips. 12. Run the LCD cable along the cable channel using all available cable clips.
  • Page 121 14. Stand the computer on the LCD Panel and pass the Antenna cables through the chassis. 15. The Upper Cover appears as shown when the Antenna and LCD cables are correctly installed. 16. Turn the computer over. Run the Antenna cables along the cable channel as shown, using all available cable clips.
  • Page 122 17. Replace the two screws securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 123: Replacing The Keyboard

    Replacing the Keyboard 1. Connect the Keyboard FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 2. Turn the Keyboard over and insert it front edge first 3. Press down as indicated to secure the Keyboard in into the chassis.
  • Page 124: Replacing The Switch Cover

    Replacing the Switch Cover 1. Place the Switch Cover left side first on to the Upper Cover. 2. Press down as indicated to snap the Switch Cover into place. Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 2.
  • Page 125 3. Insert the HDD, as indicated and lower it into 4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to place. connect the interface. Chapter 3...
  • Page 126: Replacing The Wlan Module

    Replacing the WLAN Module 1. Insert the WLAN Module into the WLAN socket. 3. Connect the two Antenna cables to the module. NOTE: The black cable connects to the upper terminal (MAIN) and the white cable to the lower terminal (MAIN). Replacing the DIMM Modules 1.
  • Page 127: Replacing The Odd Module

    Replacing the ODD Module 1. Press the bezel into the tray, bottom edge first, to secure it to the ODD Module. 3. Push the ODD Module into the ODD bay until it is flush with the casing. Replacing the Lower Covers 1.
  • Page 128: Replacing The Sd Dummy Card

    3. Replace the three screws to secure the covers in place. Memory Cover Replacing the SD Dummy Card 1. Insert the SD Dummy Card into the slot as shown. Cover 2. Push until the card clicks into place and is flush with the casing.
  • Page 129: Replacing The Battery

    Replacing the Battery 1. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the 2. Slide the battery lock in the direction shown to release position (1), insert the battery pack and secure the battery in place. press down (2). Chapter 3...
  • Page 130 Chapter 3...
  • Page 131: Troubleshooting

    Common Problems Use the following procedure 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 can give false errors and invalid system responses. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible.
  • Page 132: Power On Issue

    Power On Issue If the system doesn’t power on, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Computer Shutsdown Intermittently If the system powers off at intervals, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet.
  • Page 133: No Display Issue

    No Display Issue If the Display doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: No POST or Video If the POST or video doesn’t display, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Make sure that the internal display is selected.
  • Page 134: Random Loss Of Bios Settings

    Abnormal Video Display If video displays abnormally, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Reboot the computer. If permanent vertical/horizontal lines or dark spots display in the same location, the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. If extensive pixel damage is present (different colored spots in the same locations on the screen), the LCD is faulty and should be replaced.
  • Page 135: Lcd Failure

    LCD Failure If the LCD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: Built-In Keyboard Failure If the built-in Keyboard fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 136: Touchpad Failure

    TouchPad Failure If the TouchPad doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Internal Speaker Failure If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 137: Sound Problems

    Sound Problems If sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Reboot the computer. Navigate to Start Control Panel the Device Manager to determine that: • The device is properly installed. • There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks.
  • Page 138: Hdd Not Operating Correctly

    HDD Not Operating Correctly If the HDD does not operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Disconnect all external devices. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. Run the Windows Vista Startup Repair Utility: insert the Windows Vista Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer.
  • Page 139: Odd Failure

    ODD Failure If the ODD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: ODD Not Operating Correctly If the ODD exhibits any of the following symptoms it may be faulty: •...
  • Page 140 Double-click lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. If a device displays a down arrow, right-click on the device and click Enable. Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives. If the device displays a down arrow, right-click on the device and click Enable. Check that there are no yellow exclamation marks against the items in lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. If a device has an exclamation mark, right-click on the device and uninstall and reinstall the driver.
  • Page 141 Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers, then right-click ATA Device 0. Click Properties and select the Advanced Settings tab. Ensure that the Enable DMA box is checked and click OK. Repeat for the other ATA Devices shown if applicable. Drive Not Detected If Windows cannot detect the drive, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.
  • Page 142: Wireless Function Failure

    Wireless Function Failure If the WLAN fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: Thermal Unit Failure If the Thermal Unit fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 143: External Mouse Failure

    External Mouse Failure If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Try an alternative mouse. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual.
  • Page 144: Intermittent Problems

    Issue” on page 122.): Power-off the computer. Visually check them for damage. 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 •...
  • Page 145: Post Codes

    Post Codes These tables describe the POST codes and descriptions during the POST. Code Beeps 1-2-2-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 1-4-1-1 Chapter 4 POST Routine Description Verify Real Mode Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Initialize chipset with initial POST values Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers Enable CPU cache...
  • Page 146 Code Beeps 2-1-2-3 2-2-3-1 POST Routine Description POST device initialization Check ROM copyright notice Check video configuration against CMOS Initialize PCI bus and devices Initialize all video adapters in system QuietBoot start (optional) Shadow video BIOS ROM Display BIOS copyright notice Display CPU type and speed Initialize EISA board Test keyboard...
  • Page 147 Code Beeps Chapter 4 POST Routine Description Initialize Extended BIOS Data Area Test and initialize PS/2 mouse Initialize floppy controller Determine number of ATA drives (optional) Initialize hard-disk controllers Initialize local-bus hard-disk controllers Jump to UserPatch2 Build MPTABLE for multi-processor boards Install CD ROM for boot Clear huge ES segment register Fixup Multi Processor table...
  • Page 148 Code Beeps Code Beeps * If the BIOS detects error 2C, 2E, or 30 (base 512K RAM error), it displays an additional word-bitmap (xxxx) indicating the address line or bits that failed. For example, "2C 0002" means address line 1 (bit one set) has failed.
  • Page 149: Jumper And Connector Locations

    Jumper and Connector Locations Top View Item JLVDS1 JP14 JSPK1 JSPK2 JKB1 JTP1 Chapter 5 Description LCD Connector Power/B Connector Speaker(Left) Connector Speaker(Right) Connector Internal Keyboard Connector Touch Pad Connector South Bridge Touch pad (Left) Button Touch pad (Right) Button Chapter 5...
  • Page 150: Bottom View

    Bottom View JCRT1 JUSB1 JUSB2 JMIC1 JHP1 JSATA2 JCPU1 JREAD1 JDIMM2 JDIMM1 JSATA1 JMINI2 ITEM DESCRIPTION PJP1 AC-IN Connector JRJ1 RJ45 Connector CRT Connector JP12 Fan Connector USB Connector USB Connector MIC-In Jack Head-Phone Jack HDD Connector North Bridge CPU Socket Card Reader Socket PJP2 Battery Connector...
  • Page 151: Power Board

    Power Board ITEM LED1 LED3 LED4 LED5 LED6 LED7 Chapter 5 DESCRIPTION Lid Switch TP Lock Button ON/OFF Button Wireless Button ON/OFF LED Media LED Num LED Wireless LED Caps LED TP Lock LED...
  • Page 152: Clearing Password Check And Bios Recovery

    Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery This section provides you with the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 5517. The machine provides one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery.
  • Page 153: Bios Recovery By Crisis Disk

    BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk BIOS Recovery Boot Block: BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed.
  • Page 154 Chapter 5...
  • Page 155: Fru (Field Replaceable Unit) List

    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 repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 156: Aspire 5517 Exploded Diagrams

    Aspire 5517 Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly Chapter 6...
  • Page 157 Chapter 6 Description Acer P/N Middle Cover 60.PEE02.002 Assy Hinge Cap 42.N2802.001 Assy Upper Case 60.PEE02.001 Assy Mainboard MB.PGY02.001 Lower Case 60.N2802.002...
  • Page 158: Base Assembly

    Base Assembly Description 23.N2802.001 Thermal Module 60.N6502.001 Mainboard MB.PGY02.001 Acer P/N Chapter 6...
  • Page 159: Rear Assembly

    Rear Assembly Chapter 6 Description RAM Door 42.N2802.004 HDD Door 42.N2802.005 Lower Case 60.N2802.002 Acer P/N...
  • Page 160: Aspire 5517 Fru List

    Aspire 5517 FRU List CATEGORY Board POWER BOARD WLAN CARD-XB63 WLAN CARD-BCM4312 Cable TP FFC POWER CORD US 3 PIN POWER CORD EU 3 PIN POWER CORD AUS 3 PIN POWER CORD UK 3 PIN POWER CORD CHINA 3 PIN...
  • Page 161 CATEGORY LOWER CASE TP BRACKET MIDDLE COVER ASSY HINGE CAP ASSY UP CAP R UP CAP L RAM DOOR ASSY HDD DOOR ASSY Chapter 6 Description AcerPN 60.N2802.002 33.N2802.001 60.PEE02.002 42.N2802.001 42.PEE02.001 42.PEE02.002 42.N2802.004 42.N2802.005...
  • Page 162 CATEGORY HDD SEAGATE 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB ST9160310AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra SATA LF F/W: FG011J HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCTO ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.5"...
  • Page 163 CATEGORY ODD BEZEL-SUPER MULTI ODD BRACKET Keyboard Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black US International Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Greek Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Arabic Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Russian Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Thailand...
  • Page 164 CATEGORY ASSY LCD MODULE 15.6 IN. WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA*2, CCD 0.3M LCD AUO 15.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit CCFL LCD AUO 15.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.6"...
  • Page 165 CATEGORY ASSY LCD MODULE 15.6 IN. WXGA GLARE W/O CCD LCD AUO 15.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit CCFL LCD AUO 15.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.6"...
  • Page 166 CATEGORY LCD CMO 15.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit LCD COVER ANTENNA-AUX ANTENNA-MAIN ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO LCD BEZEL FOR W/O CCD AS LED CABLE FOR W/O CCD F LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD CAMERA 0.3 ASSY LED MODULE 15.6 IN. WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA W/O CCD LCD AUO 15.6"...
  • Page 167 CATEGORY ANTENNA-AUX ANTENNA-MAIN ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO LCD BEZEL FOR W/O CCD F LED CABLE FOR W/O CCD F LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD Mainboard Mainboard AS5532 ATI RS780 SB710 8132 W/O 1394 V1.0 LF Memory Chapter 6 Description AcerPN 50.N2802.002 50.N2802.003 50.N2802.004 60.PEE02.003 50.N3202.002 33.N2802.004...
  • Page 168 CATEGORY Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C LF 64*16 0.07um Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB MT8HTF12864HDY-667G1 LF 64*16 0.065um Memory ELPIDA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB EBE11UE6ACUA-6E-E LF 64*16 0.065um Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864EH3-CE6 LF 64*16 0.055um Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HYMP112S64CP6-Y5 LF Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB...
  • Page 169 Chapter 6...
  • Page 170: Model Definition And Configuration

    6C3G25Mi AS5517- Canada 203G16Mi AS5517- Canada 202G16Mi AS5517- Canada 6C4G32Mi AS5517- Canada 6C3G25Mi Appendix A Acer Part No Description LX.PH10X.00 AS5517-203G25Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMACks 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN32 LX.PH10C.00 AS5517-202G16Mi LINPUSATXC3 UMACks 2*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN61 LX.PH10X.00 AS5517-203G25Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMACks 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_FRB2 LX.PH10Y.002 AS5517-203G16Mi VHB32ATUS1 MC UMACks 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/...
  • Page 171 203G25Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 203G16Mi AS5517- N250GB5.4KS 203G25Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 202G16Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 202G16Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 203G16Mi Acer Part No LX.PGZ0X.00 AS5517-203G16Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMAks 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FRB2 S2.PGZ0C.00 AS5517-202G16Mi LINPUSAWW1 UMAks 2*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_EN11 VGA Chip Media 2(GB) Processor NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS...
  • Page 172 Model HDD 1(GB) AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 202G16Mi AS5517- N320GB5.4KS 6C4G32Mi AS5517- N250GB5.4KS 6C3G25Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 203G16Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 202G16Mi AS5517- N320GB5.4KS 6C4G32Mi AS5517- N250GB5.4KS 6C3G25Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 203G16Mi AS5517- N160GB5.4KS 202G16Mi Model AS5517-203G25Mi AS5517-202G16Mi AS5517-203G25Mi AS5517-203G16Mi AS5517-203G25Mi AS5517-202G16Mi AS5517-202G16Mi AS5517-203G16Mi AS5517-202G16Mi AS5517-6C4G32Mi AS5517-6C3G25Mi AS5517-203G16Mi...
  • Page 173: Test Compatible Components

    Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system ® ® functions are tested under Windows XP Home, Windows XP Pro environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests.
  • Page 174: Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test

    Microsoft Windows ® Vendor Adapter DELTA LITE-ON HIPRO Battery SANYO 6CELL2.2 SONY 6CELL2.2 PANASONIC 6CELL2.2 SAMSUNG 6CELL2.2 SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 AATF20 AATK42 SEAGATE N160GB5.4KS TOSHIBA N160GB5.4KS HGST N160GB5.4KS N160GB5.4KS SEAGATE N250GB5.4KS TOSHIBA N250GB5.4KS HGST N250GB5.4KS N250GB5.4KS SEAGATE N320GB5.4KS TOSHIBA N320GB5.4KS...
  • Page 175 Vendor HGST N320GB5.4KS N320GB5.4KS SEAGATE N500GB5.4KS HGST N500GB5.4KS N500GB5.4KS N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG SAMSUNG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG NANYA SO1GBII6 MICRON SO1GBII6 SAMSUNG SO1GBII6 HYNIX SO1GBII6 HYNIX SO1GBII6 NANYA SO2GBII6 MICRON SO2GBII6 SAMSUNG SO2GBII6 HYNIX SO2GBII6 HYNIX SO2GBII6 TOSHIBA NSM8XS PANASONIC NSM8XS HLDS NSM8XS SONY NSM8XS...
  • Page 176 Vendor PLDS NSM8XS VGA Chip None NB Chipset AMDRS780MN SB Chipset AMDSB710 Keyboard eMACHINES EM-7T Atheros AR8132L WiFi Antenna PIFA Audio Codec Realtek ALC272X A cover Quanta Wistron Normal wi IMR B cover Mirror w/Camera Camera Suyin 0.3M DV Chicony 0.3M DV Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in...
  • Page 177: Online Support Information

    This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d.
  • Page 178 Appendix C...
  • Page 179 AFLASH Utility Antennas Removing Replacing Battery Replacing Battery Pack Removing BIOS ROM type vendor Version 25–33 BIOS Utility Boot Exit Navigating Onboard Device Configuration Save and Exit Security System Security Board Layout Top View brightness hotkeys Camera Module Removing Replacing caps lock 6, 10 on indicator...
  • Page 180 Removing Replacing LCD Brackets Removing Replacing LCD Cable Replacing LCD Failure LCD Module Removing Replacing LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD Module Reassembly Procedure LCD Panel Removing Replacing Left Speaker Module Removing Lower Covers Removing Replacing Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Mainboard Removing Replacing media access...
  • Page 181 Removing TouchPad Bracket Removing Replacing TouchPad Failure Troubleshooting Built-in KB Failure EasyTouch Buttons HDTV Switch Internal Speakers LCD Failure No Display Other Failures Power On Thermal Unit TouchPad WLAN Undetermined Problems Upper Cover Removing Replacing utility 25–33 BIOS Windows 2000 Environment Test Wireless Function Failure WLAN Module Removing...

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