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Gateway LT31 Series

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  • Page 1: Gateway Lt31 Series

    Gateway LT31 Series 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 to this service guide. 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: Denotes actual messages that appear SCREEN MESSAGES on screen. NOTE Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. WARNING Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.
  • 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

    Table of Contents System Specifications Features ............1 System Block Diagram .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Removing the VGA Board ......... .65 Removing the LAN Board .
  • Page 9 Table of Contents Internal Microphone Failure ........133 HDD Not Operating Correctly .
  • Page 10 Table of Contents...
  • Page 11: System Specifications

    1 DDR2 SODIMM slot • Maximum memory size up to 2GB-SODIMM Display and graphics • 11.6" HD WXGA high-brightness (typical 200-nit) Acer CrystalBrite™ TFT LCD, 1366 x 768 pixel resolution Storage subsystem • 2.5" 9.5 mm 160 GB or larger hard disk drive •...
  • Page 12: Privacy Control

    • LAN: 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet • WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.0 or 2.1+EDR • WWAN: GSM/GPRS/EDGE/(WCDMA) (for 3G models) Privacy control • Kensington lock slot Dimensions and Weight • 286 (W) x 203 (D) x 29 (H) mm • 1.3 kg (2.86 lbs.) with 3-cell battery pack •...
  • Page 13: System Block Diagram

    System Block Diagram X'TAL 14.318MHz HOST 200MHz CHARGER LED D/B PCIE 100MHz ISL88731 CLOCK GENERATOR WLAN/3G SW USB 48MHz +3VPCU Silego:SLG84605TTR BT SW 3V/5V +3V_S5 AMD S1g1 Thermal Sensor IDT:ICS951462 DDRII-SODIMM1 DDR II 667 MHz REF 14.318MHz ISL6237 G781 WLAN/WiMax LED +3VSUS Channel A HTREF 66MHz...
  • Page 14: Your Gateway Notebook Tour

    Your Gateway Notebook tour After learning about your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Front View Icon Item Description Acer Crystal Eye Web camera for video communication. Webcam Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output.
  • Page 15: Closed Front View

    Icon Item Description Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. Power button/ Turns the computer on and off while indicating the indicator computer’s power status. Closed Front View Icon Item Description Bluetooth...
  • Page 16: Right View

    Right View Icon Item Description Multi-in-1 card Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard reader (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD). Note: Push to remove/install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. Microphone-in Accepts input from external microphones.
  • Page 17: Rear And Base View

    Rear and Base View Icon Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Note: The battery shown is for reference only. Your PC may have a different battery, depending on the model purchased. Battery release Releases the battery for removal. latch Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with...
  • Page 18: Indicators

    Indicators The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The battery indicator is visible even when the computer cover is closed. Icon Function Description Bluetooth Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Wireless LAN Indicates the status of Wireless LAN communication. 3G communication Indicates the status of 3G communication.
  • Page 19: 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 20: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard Your Packard Bell dot Series has a close-to-full-sized keyboard and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, 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 Description Caps Lock...
  • Page 21: Windows Keys

    Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Description 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 22: Hot Keys

    Hot Keys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Hotkey Icon Function...
  • Page 23: Special Keys

    Special Keys 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: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol.
  • Page 24: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    • Cache size: 512 KB, Frequency:1.2G (No P-state) • TDP:13W • Execute Disable Bit Processor Specifications Cache Core Item Cores Package Acer P/N Speed Tech Size Voltage L110 1.2 GHz 65 nm Micro- Variable KC.AL002.110 CPU Fan True Value Table...
  • Page 25 Item Specification Features • Support PCI bus at 33MHz • Supports four SATA ports, complying with the SATA 1.0a specification • 5 OHCI and 1 EHCI Host controllers to support 10 USB ports, • audio • 4 Independent output stream(DMA). •...
  • Page 26 Item Specification Media data transfer rate (Mbytes/sec max) DC Power Requirements Voltage 5V ±5% 5V ±5% 5V ±5% 5V ±5% 5V ±5% tolerance Item Specification Vendor & Model Toshiba Toshiba Name WD1600BEVT WD2500BEVT MK1655GSX MK2555GSX Capacity (GB) Bytes per sector Data heads Drive Format Disks...
  • Page 27 48pin-LQFP package Features • Integrated 10/100 BASE -T transceiver • PCIe V1.1 compliant supports • Wake on LAN and remote wake-up support Keyboard Item Specification Type New Acer flat keyboard Total number of keypads 86/87/91 Windows logo key Chapter 1...
  • Page 28 Item Specification Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously Features • Supports Application keys for Windows XP version Mini Card Item Specification Number Supported Features • 1 for 3G (full size) • 1 for WLAN (half size) Camera Item Specifications Vendor and model Chicony CNF9011 Liteon 09P2SF001 SuyinCN0316-S30C-...
  • Page 29 Item Specification Specification Specification Specification Modulation DQPSK, DBPSK and CCK Schemes Channel Number • 1---11 channels for active channels • 12---13 channels for passive channels Data Rate 11Mbps with fall back rates of 5.5, 2, and 1Mbps Media Access CSMA/CA with ACK Protocol Transmitter Output 18dBm typically...
  • Page 30 Chapter 1...
  • Page 31: System Utilities

    Chapter 2 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 32: Information

    Information The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y Information M a i n Security B o o t Exit...
  • Page 33: 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. P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y Information M a i n Security...
  • Page 34: Security

    Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y Information M a i n Security B o o t...
  • Page 35: 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: S e t S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d E n t e r N e w P a s s w o r d C o n f i r m N e w P a s s w o r d Type a password in the “Enter New Password”...
  • Page 36: 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. S e t S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d E n t e r C u r r e n t P a s s w o r d E n t e r N e w P a s s w o r d C o n f i r m N e w P a s s w o r d...
  • Page 37: 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. P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y Information M a i n Security...
  • Page 38: Exit

    Exit The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y Information Main Security...
  • Page 39: Bios Flash Utility

    BIOS Flash Utility 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 40: Dos Flash Utility

    DOS Flash Utility Perform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility: Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette. 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 41 In flash BIOS, the message Please do not remove AC Power Source displays. If the AC adapter is not plugged in the following message appears. Plug in the AC adapter and rerun the Phlash utility if the above message appears. If the AC adapter is connected, the following screen appears.
  • Page 42: Winflash Utility

    WinFlash Utility The Winflash utility consists of two files: • ZA8_3101.WPH (BIOS ROM file) • WinPhlash2.0.3.4 (BIOS windows flash tool) Perform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility: Double click the WinFlash executable (WinPhlash2.0.3.4) to run the program. In the Specify New BIOS file field, enter the BIOS ROM file name and path. IMPORTANT:Be sure the AC power is plugged in.
  • Page 43: Remove Hdd/Bios Password Utilities

    Remove HDD/BIOS Password Utilities This section provides you with details about removing HDD/BIOS password methods: Removing HDD Password: If you key in the wrong HDD password three times, an error code is generated. To reset the HDD password, perform the following steps: On a different machine, run the HDD_PW.EXE file along with the error code generated.
  • Page 44 Removing BIOS Passwords: If you key in the wrong Supervisor password three times, an error code is generated and system is disabled. To unlock the BIOS, perform the following steps: On a different machine, run the BIOS_PW.EXE file along with the error code generated. For example: bios_pw 14452 0 Four ASCII strings are generated as output.
  • Page 45: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement 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 46: General Information

    General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following: Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. Place the system on a flat, stable surface.
  • Page 47: External Module Disassembly Process

    External Module Disassembly Process NOTE: The product previews seen in the disassembly procedures may not represent the final product color or configuration. External Modules Disassembly Flowchart Turn off system and peripherals power Disconnect power and signal cables from system Remove Battery Remove Lower Covers...
  • Page 48: Removing The Battery Pack

    Removing the Battery Pack Turn the computer over. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1), then slide out the battery pack from the main unit (2). Chapter 3...
  • Page 49: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Loosen the three captive screws in the HDD Cover. Lift the HDD cover up to remove. Chapter 3...
  • Page 50 Remove the single screw securing the HDD Module in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type HDD Module M2*3 Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to disconnect the HDD from the interface connector. Chapter 3...
  • Page 51 Lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. Remove the four screws (two each side) securing the hard disk to the carrier. Step Size Quantity...
  • Page 52: Removing The Dimm Module

    Removing the DIMM Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Loosen the two captive screws in the Memory Cover. Lift the Memory cover up to remove. Chapter 3...
  • Page 53 Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. Remove the DIMM module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 54: Removing The Wlan Board

    Removing the WLAN Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Loosen the two captive screws in the 3G Cover. Lift the 3G cover up to remove. NOTE: The 3g card is also located under this cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 55 Disconnect the Antenna cables from the WLAN Board. NOTE: Cable placement is White to the MAIN terminal (right) and Black to the AUX terminal (left). Remove the single screw securing the WLAN Board in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type WLAN Board M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 56 Remove the WLAN Board from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 57: Removing The 3G Board

    Removing the 3g Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Loosen the two captive screws in the 3G Cover. Lift the 3G cover up to remove. NOTE: The WLAN card is also located under this cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 58 Disconnect the Antenna cables from the 3g Board. NOTE: Cable placement is Yellow to the MAIN terminal (right) and Blue to the AUX terminal (left). Remove the two screws securing the 3g Board in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type 3g Board M2*3 Remove the 3g Board from the Mainboard.
  • Page 59: Main Unit Disassembly Process

    Main Unit Disassembly Process IMPORTANT: Cable paths and positioning may not represent the actual model. During the removal and replacement of components, ensure all available cable channels and clips are used and that the cables are replaced in the same position. NOTE: The product previews seen in the disassembly procedures may not represent the final product color or configuration.
  • Page 60: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Turn the computer rightside up and open the lid to the full extent. Unlock the four securing latches by pressing down with a suitable plastic tool. IMPORTANT: The use of metal tools may damage the outer casing. Use plastic tools where available. Lift the Keyboard away from the Upper Cover as shown.
  • Page 61 Disconnect the FFC and remove the Keyboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 62: Removing The Hinge Covers

    Removing the Hinge Covers See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 38. Remove the two screws securing the hinge covers. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Hinge Cover M2*10 Pull the Hinge Covers away from the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 63: Removing The Upper Cover

    Removing the Upper Cover See “Removing the Hinge Covers” on page 52. Remove the 11 screws securing the Upper Cover to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2*6 (Red callouts) Upper Cover M2*4 (Cyan callouts) Turn the computer over and disconnect the following cable from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 64 Release the locking latch and disconnect the FFC as shown. Remove the eight securing screws from the Upper Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2*4 (red callout) Chapter 3...
  • Page 65 Starting at the front the cover, pry apart the Upper and Lower Covers as shown. Working along the front and to the right, pry apart the covers as shown. Lift the upper cover up and rotate it leftwards along the left hinge until the hinge is cleared, then lift the cover away.
  • Page 66: Removing The Button Board

    Removing the Button Board IMPORTANT: The TouchPad Board cannot be removed individually. To replace the TouchPad Board, replace the entire Upper Cover. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Open the locking latches and disconnect the two FFCs from the Button Board as shown. Remove the two screws securing the button board to the Upper Cover.
  • Page 67 IMPORTANT: Ensure that the FFCs are disconnected before attempting to remove the Button Board. Slide the Button Board out from under the securing tabs in the Upper Cover as shown. Open the FFC locking latch and disconnect the FFC from the TouchPad connector. Pull the Mainboard FFC through the cover as shown.
  • Page 68: Removing The Led Board

    Removing the LED Board See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Open the locking latch and disconnect the FFC from the LED Board. Remove the two screws securing the LED Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LED Board M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 69 Lift the LED Board from the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 70: Removing The Bluetooth Module

    Removing the Bluetooth Module See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Disconnect the cable from the Bluetooth Module. Lift the Bluetooth Module, left side first, to remove it from the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71: Removing The Card Reader Board

    Removing the Card Reader Board See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Open the locking latch and disconnect the FFC from the Card Reader Board. Remove the two screws securing the Card Reader Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 72 Tilt the board up as indicated and remove the board from the Lower Cover, left side first to release the I/O ports. Chapter 3...
  • Page 73: Removing The Speaker Module

    Removing the Speaker Module See “Removing the LED Board” on page 58. See “Removing the Card Reader Board” on page 61. Disconnect the Speaker cable from the Mainboard. Remove the three screws securing the Speakers to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 74 Lift the right and left side speakers out from the Lower Cover as shown. Remove the Speaker cables from the cable channels. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips. Chapter 3...
  • Page 75: Removing The Vga Board

    Removing the VGA Board See “Removing the Card Reader Board” on page 61. Remove the single screw securing the VGA Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type VGA Board M2*3 Lift the VGA Board left side first and turn it over to expose the VGA cable. IMPORTANT: Do not remove the board from the Lower Cover;...
  • Page 76 Flip the VGA board over, disconnect the cable from the VGA Board, and remove the board from the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 77: Removing The Lan Board

    Removing the LAN Board See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Lift the adhesive strip securing the LVDS cable in place and disconnect the cable from the Mainboard. Open the FFC locking latch and disconnect the LAN Board cable from the Mainboard. Remove the LAN Board from the Lower Cover as shown.
  • Page 78 Disconnect the FFC cable from the LAN Board by pulling on the cable tab as shown. NOTE: The FFC Cable connector to the LAN board does not have a locking latch. NOTE: Reconnect the FFC cable to the mainboard if not immediately replacing the LAN board to prevent misplacing the FFC.
  • Page 79: Removing The Lcd Module

    Removing the LCD Module See “Removing the VGA Board” on page 65. See “Removing the LAN Board” on page 67. See “Removing the Card Reader Board” on page 61. Lift the adhesive strip securing the LVDS cable in place and disconnect the cable from the Mainboard. Remove the Antenna cables from the cable channel on the Lower Cover as shown, all the way to the hinge well.
  • Page 80 Remove the two screws on the rear of the Lower Cover securing the LCD Module to the computer. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Module M2*3 IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cables are free from all cable clips before removing the LCD Module. Using both hands, lift the LCD Module away from the Lower Cover.
  • Page 81: Removing The Hinge Wells

    Removing the Hinge Wells See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 69. Slide the two hinge wells out of the Lower Cover as indicated. Chapter 3...
  • Page 82: Removing The Mainboard

    Removing the Mainboard See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 53. Open the locking latch and disconnect the LED Board FFC from the Mainboard. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Mainboard. Open the locking latch and disconnect the Card Reader FFC from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 83 Remove the three screws securing the Mainboard to the Lower Cover as indicated. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Mainboard M2*3 Tilt the assembly onto its side so you are able to access the underneath of the mainboard. Lift the Mainboard right side first to release the I/O ports and separate the board from the Lower Cover. Reach through the HDD bay opening and unplug the VGA cable from the main board.
  • Page 84: Removing The Rtc Battery

    Removing the RTC Battery IMPORTANT: Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 72. Disconnect the RTC Battery as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 85: Removing The Thermal Module

    Removing the Thermal Module See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 72. Remove the adhesive and disconnect the fan power cable from the Mainboard. Remove the five screws securing the Thermal Module to the Mainboard. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Thermal Module M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 86 Using both hands, lift the Thermal Module clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 87: Removing The Cpu

    Removing the CPU See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 75. Using a flat blade screw driver, rotate the CPU screw 90° clockwise to release the CPU from the socket. Lift the CPU clear of the socket. Chapter 3...
  • Page 88: Lcd Module Disassembly Process

    LCD Module Disassembly Process IMPORTANT: Cable paths and positioning may not represent the actual model. During the removal and replacement of components, ensure all available cable channels and clips are used and that the cables are replaced in the same position. NOTE: The product previews seen in the disassembly procedures may not represent the final product color or configuration.
  • Page 89: Removing The Lcd Bezel

    Removing the LCD Bezel See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 69. Starting from the inside top edge, pry the bezel away from the panel. Continue moving along the top, prying the bezel away from the LCD Module. If necessary, use a plastic pry to release the corners of the bezel.
  • Page 90: Removing The Camera Board

    Removing the Camera Board See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 79. Disconnect the cable from the Camera Board as shown. Remove the Camera Board from the LCD Module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 91: Removing The Lcd Panel

    Removing the LCD Panel See “Removing the Camera Board” on page 80. Lift the Microphone Module upward to detach the adhesive holding it in place. Remove the four screws securing the LCD Panel to the LCD Module Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Panel M2*2...
  • Page 92 Lift the LCD Panel out of the LCD Module front edge first. Chapter 3...
  • Page 93: Removing The Lcd Brackets And Fpc Cable

    Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 81. Remove the four securing screws (two each side) from the LCD Brackets. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Brackets M2*3 Turn the LCD panel over on a clean surface. Chapter 3...
  • Page 94 Lift the LCD Cable to detach the adhesive securing the cable to the LCD Panel. Carefully lift the adhesive tape securing the cable connector to the LCD Panel. Hold the adhesive tape clear of the LCD Panel and disconnect the LCD cable as shown. Remove the cable from the LCD Panel.
  • Page 95: Removing The Antennas

    Removing the Antennas See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 81. Carefully pry up the right Antenna pad, as shown, and remove the pad from the LCD Module. IMPORTANT: A strong adhesive is used to secure the Antenna pad in place. Take care not to bend the pad during removal.
  • Page 96 IMPORTANT: A strong adhesive is used to secure the Antenna pad in place. Take care not to bend the pad during removal. Remove the cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips. Chapter 3...
  • Page 97: Lcd Module Reassembly Procedure

    LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the Antennas Remove the protective covering on the left and right Antenna pads. Place the Antenna pads in the LCD Module and press down to secure the adhesive in place. IMPORTANT: be sure the cables pass behind the shielding material as shown. Run the left side cable down the side and along the lower edge of the LCD Module using all the available cable clips.
  • Page 98 NOTE: The LCD Module appears as shown when the Antennas are replaced correctly. Ensure that the Antennas run through the hinge well as shown to avoid trapping when the LCD Panel is replaced. Chapter 3...
  • Page 99: Replacing The Lcd Cable And Brackets

    Replacing the LCD Cable and Brackets Insert the LCD Cable into the panel connector Secure the connector by replacing the adhesive as shown. strip as shown. Press down to secure the adhesive. Run the LCD cable along the panel as shown. Press down to secure the adhesive. replace the four screws (two each side) securing the LCD Brackets to the LCD Panel.
  • Page 100: Replacing The Lcd Panel

    Replacing the LCD Panel Replace the LCD Panel top edge first as shown. Lower the Panel in to the LCD Module, ensuring the LCD cables are not trapped between the panel and the casing. Ensure the cables and Antennas pass through the hinge wells as shown. Press down to secure the adhesive holding the Microphone in place.
  • Page 101: Replacing The Camera Board

    Replace the two securing screws. Replacing the Camera Board Align the locating slots on the Camera Module with the locating pins on the LCD Module. Place the Camera Module in the LCD Module and press down to secure it in place. Connect the Camera cable as shown.
  • Page 102: Replacing The Lcd Bezel

    Replacing the LCD Bezel Replace the bezel bottom edge first as shown. Ensure that the cables are not trapped between the bezel and LCD Module and pass through the hinge wells. Press down around the edges of the bezel until there are no gaps between the covers. Chapter 3...
  • Page 103: Main Module Reassembly Procedure

    Main Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the CPU Insert the CPU into the socket. IMPORTANT: be sure to align the pins correctly with the marker on the CPU. Failure to do will likely result in permanent damage to teh CPU. NOTE: If replacing only the CPU, make sure to follow the instrucitons for cleaning and replacing thermal pads as described in “Replacing the Thermal Module”...
  • Page 104 Place the pads as shown. Place the Thermal Module onto the Mainboard and insert the screws in order from 1 to 5.. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Thermal Module M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 105 Connect the fan power cable to the Mainboard and replace the adhesive. Chapter 3...
  • Page 106: Replacing The Rtc Battery

    Replacing the RTC Battery IMPORTANT: Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 72. Disconnect the RTC Battery as shown. Replacing the Mainboard Turn the assembly and Mainboard onto its side and connect the mainboard to the VGA cable as shown. Insert the main board into the lower cover port-edge first.
  • Page 107 Replace the three screws to secure the Mainboard to the Lower Cover as indicated. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Mainboard M2*3 Connect the Card Reader FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. Chapter 3...
  • Page 108 Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Mainboard. Connect the LED Board FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. Chapter 3...
  • Page 109: Replacing The Hinge Wells

    Replacing the Hinge Wells Slide the two hinge wells into the Lower Cover as indicated. Replacing the LCD module Using both hands, lift the LCD Module away from the Lower Cover. Remove the two screws on the rear of the Lower Cover securing the LCD Module to the computer. Step Size Quantity...
  • Page 110 IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cables are free from all cable clips before removing the LCD Module. Insert the Antenna cables into the cable channel on the Lower Cover as shown. NOTE: If replacing the LAN card, skip the next step. Connect the LVDS cable to the Mainboard and adhire the adhesive strip to secure the LVDS cable in place.
  • Page 111: Replacing The Lan Board

    Replacing the LAN Board Connect the FFC cable to the LAN Board by pushing the cable into the connector shown. NOTE: The FFC Cable connector to the LAN board does not have a locking latch. If the LVDS cable is still connected, lift the adhesive strip securing the LVDS cable in place and disconnect the cable from the Mainboard.
  • Page 112: Replacing The Vga Board

    Connect the LAN Board cable to the Mainboard and close the FFC locking latch. Connect the LVDS cable to the Mainboard and adhire the adhesive strip to secure the LVDS cable in place. Replacing the VGA Board Connect the cable from the VGA Board and flip the board over. Chapter 3...
  • Page 113 Insert the CRT Board left side first into the Lower Cover. Replace the single screw to secure the VGA Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type CRT Board M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 114: Replacing The Speaker Module

    Replacing the Speaker Module Insert the Speaker cable into the cable channel. Ensure that the cable passes through all cable clips. Place the right and left side speakers into the Lower Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 115 Replace the three screws to secure the Speakers to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Speaker Module M2*3 Connect the Speaker cable to the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 116: Replacing The Led Board

    Replacing the LED Board Place the LED Board into the Lower Cover. Replace the two screws to secure the LED Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LED Board M2*5 Chapter 3...
  • Page 117: Replacing The Bluetooth Module

    Connect the LED Board FFC to the LED Board and close the locking latch. Connect the LED Board FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. Replacing the Bluetooth Module Insert the Bluetooth Module, right side first, into Lower Cover so that it is held by the tab. Chapter 3...
  • Page 118: Replacing The Card Reader Board

    Connect the cable to the Bluetooth Module. Press on the adhesive strip to attach the cable to the Lower Cover. Connect the Bluetooth cable to the Mainboard. Replacing the Card Reader Board Place the board into the Lower Cover, right side first so the I/O ports align with the openings in the lower cover.
  • Page 119 Replace the single screw to secure the Card Reader Board to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Card Reader M2*3 Board Connect the FFC to the Mainboard and close the locking latch. Connect the FFC to the Card Reader Board and close the locking latch. Chapter 3...
  • Page 120: Replacing The Button Board

    Replacing the Button Board IMPORTANT: The TouchPad Board cannot be removed from the Upper Cover. To replace the TouchPad Board, replace the entire Upper Cover. Push the FFC through the cover as shown. Connect the FFC to the TouchPad connector and close the FFC locking latch. Slide the button board under the securing tabs in the Upper Cover as shown.
  • Page 121: Replacing The Upper Cover

    Replace the two screws to secure the TouchPad Bracket to the Upper Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type TouchPad M2*3 Bracket Connect the two FFCs to the Button Board and close the locking latches as shown. Replacing the Upper Cover Place the Upper Cover into the Lower Cover left corner first.
  • Page 122 Lightly press the edges of the cover in place to connect it to the lower cover., Replace the eight securing screws to the Upper Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2*4 (red callout) Chapter 3...
  • Page 123 Connect the following cable to the Mainboard. Connect the FFC and close the locking latch as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 124: Removing The Hinge Covers

    Turn the computer and replace the eleven screws securing the Upper Cover to the Lower Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2*6 (Red callouts) Upper Cover M2*4 (Cyan callouts) Removing the Hinge Covers Connect the Hinge Covers to the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 125: Replacing The Keyboard

    Replace the two screws to secure the hinge covers. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Hinge Cover M2*10 Replacing the Keyboard Turn the computer rightside up and open the lid to the full extent. Holding the keyboard on edge, insert the Keyboard FFC and secure the latch as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 126: Reassembling External Modules

    Place the Keyboard into the Upper Cover bottom edge first, taking care to align the mounting tabs. Press the keyboard into place in the four indicated points. An audible click indicates the keyboard is in place. Reassembling External Modules Replacing the WLAN Board Insert the WLAN Board into the Mainboard.
  • Page 127 Replace the single screw to secure the WLAN Board in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type WLAN Board M2*3 Connect the Antenna cables to the WLAN Board. NOTE: Cable placement is Black to the MAIN terminal (right) and White to the AUX terminal (left). Chapter 3...
  • Page 128: Replacing The 3G Module

    Replacing the 3G Module Insert the 3g Board into the Mainboard. Replace the two screws to secure the WLAN Board in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type 3g Board M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 129: Replacing The Dimm Module

    Connect the Antenna cables to the 3g Board. NOTE: Cable placement is Yellow to the MAIN terminal (right) and Blue to the AUX terminal (left). Replacing the DIMM Module Insert the DIMM module at an angle then push down into place until the latches on the sides click into place.
  • Page 130 Replace the four screws (two each side) to secure the hard disk to the carrier. Step Size Quantity Screw Type HDD Carrier M3*3 Place the hard disk drive module into the bay. NOTE: To prevent damage to the device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to connect the HDD to the interface connector.
  • Page 131: Replacing The Lower Covers

    Replace the single screw to secure the HDD Module in place. Step Size Quantity Screw Type HDD Module M2*3 Replacing the Lower Covers Insert the HDD cover into the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 132 Insert the Memory cover into the Lower Cover. Insert the 3G cover into the Lower Cover. Tighten the seven captive screws in the HDD, Memory, and 3G Covers. Chapter 3...
  • Page 133: Replacing The Battery Pack

    Replacing the Battery Pack Turn the computer over. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1), then slide the battery pack into the main unit (2). Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the lock position. Chapter 3...
  • Page 134 Chapter 3...
  • Page 135: 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 136: 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 non-defective FRUs: Start Start Start Swap AC /Battery Swap AC /Battery Check Check to try to try AC/Battery AC/Battery Power on...
  • Page 137: 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 non-defective FRUs: START Replace LCD LCD Module OK? Panel and Go to No Power Cable Power On ? troubleshooting step Reconnect...
  • Page 138: Random Loss Of Bios Settings

    If the computer boots correctly, add the devices one by one until the failure point is discovered. Reseat the memory modules. Remove the drives (see “Disassembly Process” on page 34). If the Issue is still not resolved, see “Online Support Information” on page 165. Abnormal Video Display If video displays abnormally, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.
  • Page 139: Lcd Failure

    If the Issue is still not resolved, see “Online Support Information” on page 165. LCD Failure If the LCD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace non- defective FRUs: Start Start Swap Swap Check LCD...
  • Page 140: Built-In Keyboard Failure

    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 non-defective FRUs: Start Keyboard properly Disconnect and connected? reconnect Keyboard functioning? Replace Keyboard Replace mainboard Chapter 4...
  • Page 141: 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 non-defective FRUs: Start Start Re-assemble the Re-assemble the Check M/B T/P Check M/B T/P T/P FFC to M/B T/P FFC to M/B Swap/Reassemble Swap/Reassemble...
  • Page 142: Internal Speaker Failure

    Internal Speaker Failure If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace non-defective FRUs: Start Start Re-assemble the Re-assemble the Check M/B SPK Check M/B SPK SPK cable to M/B SPK cable to M/B cable cable...
  • Page 143: Internal Microphone Failure

    Remove and recently installed hardware or software. Restore system and file settings from a known good date using System Restore. If the issue is not fixed, repeat the preceding steps and select an earlier time and date. 10. Reinstall the Operating System. 11.
  • Page 144: Hdd Not Operating Correctly

    Select the microphone type from the list and click Next. Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the test. If the Issue is still not resolved, see “Online Support Information” on page 165. 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.
  • Page 145: Usb Failure (Right Up/Down Side)

    USB Failure (Right up/down side) If the rightside USB port fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace non-defective FRUs: Start Start Re-assemble the Re-assemble the Check USB/B to Check USB/B to USB/B cable to M/B USB/B cable to M/B M/B cable...
  • Page 146: Intermittent Problems

    Issue” on page 126): 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 147: Post Code Reference Tables

    POST Code Reference Tables These tables describe the POST codes and components of the POST process. Code Beeps POST Routine Description Verify Real Mode Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Initialize chipset with initial POST Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers Enable CPU cache Initialize caches to initial POST va...
  • Page 148 Code Beeps POST Routine Description POST device initialization Check ROM copyright notice 2-1-2-3 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 149 Code Beeps 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 Search for option ROMs.
  • Page 150 Code Beeps POST Routine Description Initialize notebook docking (optional) Initialize notebook docking late Force check (optional) Extended checksum (optional) Unknown interrupt Code Beeps For Boot Block in Flash ROM Initialize the chipset Initialize the bridge Initialize the CPU Initialize system timer Initialize system I/O Check force recovery boot Checksum BIOS ROM...
  • Page 151: Jumper And Connector Locations

    Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Locations Top View Item Description Item Description LVDS connector Speaker connector LAN connector I/O Board Connector Keyboard connector LED board connector Touchpad connector Bluetooth connector Chapter 5...
  • Page 152: Bottom View

    Bottom View Item Description Item Description CN10 CN17 DDR Connector CN11 CRT/B Connector Battery connector CN12 RTC Battery Connector DC-in CN13 SATA Connector JSIM1 SIM card connector CN14 RS690E CN15 WL Connector GDDR CN16 3G Connector CPU Socket Chapter 5...
  • Page 153: Clearing Password Check And Bios Recovery

    Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire one. Aspire one provides one Hardware Open Gap on the main board for clearing the CMOS, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery.
  • Page 154: Bios Recovery By Crisis Disk

    Peel back the Wireles LAN Card mylar and short the G2 pad. Reconnect the RTC battery and reassemble the unit. 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.
  • Page 155 To use the Crisis USB key, do the following: Plug USB storage into USB port. Press Fn + ESC button then plug in AC power. The Power button flashes orange once. Press Power button to initiate system CRISIS mode. When CRISIS is complete, the system auto restarts with a workable BIOS. Update the latest version BIOS for this machine by regular BIOS flashing process.
  • Page 156 Chapter 5...
  • Page 157: 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 158: Gateway Lt31 Exploded Diagrams

    Gateway LT31 Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly Item Description Part Number Left Hinge Cover Right Hinge Cover Keyboard Upper Cover Mainboard LED Board Lower Cover HDD Door Memory Door VGA Card Hinge Well I/O Board MiniPCI Door Chapter 6...
  • Page 159: Lcd Assembly

    LCD Assembly Item Description Part Number LCD Bezel LCD Bracket_L LCD Panel Camera LCD Cover LCD Bracket_R Chapter 6...
  • Page 160: Gateway Lt Series Fru List

    Gateway LT31 Series FRU List CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. ADAPTER ZG5 ADP 19V 1.58A 30JH BA 90~264V S.P AP.03001.001 ZG5 ADP 19V PA-1300-04AC 90~264V S.P AP.03003.001 ZG5 ADP19V1.58A HP-A0301R3 S.P AP.0300A.001 BATTERY ZG8 BATT LI,UM09A71 3S1P 2.2A S.P BT.00307.013 ZG8 BATT LI,UM09A75 3S1P 2.2A S.P...
  • Page 161 CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. SD DUMMY CARD ZA3(EBZA3013,REV3A) CABLE ZB1 PWR CORD US S/P 27.TAXV7.001 ZR1 PWR CORD (5-KAF2166) S/P 27.TATV7.001 ZA8 CABLE BLUETOOTH(3.3V,5/8P,1A)S.P ZA8 CABLE CARDREAD(41MM,28P,1A)5V S.P ZA8 CABLE FFC LED (35MM,12P,1A)5V S.P ZA8 CABLE FFC LAN (48MM,12P,1A)5V S.P ZA8 CABLE LCD 11.6(30/40/5/4P,1A)3V SP...
  • Page 162 CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. CASE/COVER/BRACKET ASSEMBLY ZA8 TOP CASE WIFI RED ASSY S.P ZA8 TOP CASE 3G-WIFI RED ASSY S.P ZA8 TOP CASE WIFI BK ASSY S.P ZA8 TOP CASE 3G-WIFI BK S.P ZA8 BASE CASE 3G-WIFI-BT BK S.P ZA8 BASE CASE WIFI-BT BK ASSY S.P...
  • Page 163 CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. ZA5 HINGE-R(FBZA5002,REV3A)S.P 33.WDP07.00 ZA5 TOP-HINGE-CAP-L S.P 42.WDP07.00 ZA5 TOP-HINGE-CAP-R S.P 42.WDP07.00 HDD/HARD DISK DRIVE ZG8 HDD(160G)HTS545016B9A300 0A70421 S.P KH.16007.024 ZK2 HDD(160G) ST9160310AS 9EV132-188 S.P KH.16001.034 Z06 HDD(160G) MK1655GSX-EUL S.P KH.16004.006 SA1 HDD(160G) WD1600BEVT-22ZCT0 S.P KH.16008.022 Z06 HDD(250G)ST9250315AS 9HH132-188 S.P...
  • Page 164 CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. ZA5 K/B(ARAB-EN)BLACK S.P KB.I110G.002 ZA5 K/B(BELGIUM) BLACK S.P KB.I110G.003 ZA5 K/B(BRAZIL)BLACK S.P KB.I110G.004 ZA5 K/B(CHINA) BLACK S.P ZA5 K/B(DANISH) BLACK S.P KB.I110G.007 ZA5 K/B(FRENCH) BLACK S.P KB.I110G.009 ZA5 K/B(GERMAN)BLACK S.P KB.I110G.010 ZA5 K/B(GREEK)BLACK S.P KB.I110G.011 ZA5 K/B(HUNGARIAN)BLACK S.P...
  • Page 165: Screw List

    CATEGORY QUANTA DESCRIPTION ACER PN. ZA8 MB (UMA/WO CPU,3G/SAM SPM)S.P ZA8 MB (UMA/WO CPU/HYNIX SPM)S.P MEMORY Z01 RAM 1G 667MHZ HYMP112S64CP6-Y5 S.P KN.1GB0G.01 ZY2 RAM(1GB) DDR2 M470T2864QZ3-CE6 S.P KN.1GB0B.01 ZG8 RAM(1G)DDR2 EBE11UE6AESA-6E-F S.P KN.1GB09.010 ZY2L RAM(1G) NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C S.P KN.1GB03.026 ZD1 RAM(2G)DDR2 HYMP125S64CP8-Y5 S.P KN.2GB0G.00...
  • Page 166: Model Definition And Configuration

    Appendix A Model Definition and Configuration Gateway LT31 Series Model Country Acer Part No Description LT3101g Singapore LU.WEW0B.003 LT3101g AOXPHGwTSG1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/3L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_BAG_GEk_ENI1 LT3102g Singapore LU.WEW0B.002 LT3102g AOXPHGwTSG1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/6L2.6/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_BAG_GEk_ENI1 LT3112u LU.WEW0Y.024 LT3112u VHB32wTMUS1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/BT/6L2.6/ 5R/CB_bg_0.3D_BAG_GEk_ENP2 LT3101m Mexico LU.WEW0Y.023...
  • Page 167 Model Country Acer Part No Description LT3109u LU.WEW0Y.016 LT3109u VHB32wTMUS1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_GEk_ENP4 LT3110u LU.WEW0Y.012 LT3110u VHB32wTMUS1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_GEk_ENP6 LT3111u LU.WEW0Y.011 LT3111u VHB32wTMUS1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_GEk_ENP5 LT3101c China LU.WEW0Y.007 LT3101c VHB32wTCN1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_GEk_SC11 LT3103 S2.WEW0Y.001 LT3103 VHB32wWW1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/BT/3L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_BAG_GEk_ES62...
  • Page 168 Model VGA Chip Memory 1 HDD 1(GB) LT3103h AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3106u AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3102h AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3107u AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3108u AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3109u AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3110u AAL110 NLED11.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 N250GB5.4KS LT3111u...
  • Page 169 Model Extra SW1 Card Reader Wireless LAN Wireless LAN1 Bluetooth Battery LT3111u 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 6CELL2.2 LT3101c 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 6CELL2.2 LT3103 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG BT 2.1...
  • Page 170 Appendix A...
  • Page 171: 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 172: Windows Xp Environment Test

    Windows XP Environment Test BRAND Type Description Qualcomm Gobi2000 Qualcomm Gobi2000 Adapter DELTA Adapter DELTA 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black ADP-30JH BA LF HIPRO Adapter HIPRO 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black HP-A0301R3 B1LF LITE-ON Adapter LITE-ON 30W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Black PA-1300-04AC LF Audio Codec Realtek ALC272X...
  • Page 173 BRAND Type Description AAL110 CPU AMD Athlon L110 PGA 1.2G 512K single core HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB Falcon B HTS543216L9SA00 SATA LF F/W:C40C HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS545016B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HGST N250GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5"...
  • Page 174 BRAND Type Description SAMSUNG SO1GBII6 Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864QZ3- CE6 LF SAMSUNG SO2GBII6 Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB M470T5663EH3- CE6 LF 128*8 0.055um SAMSUNG SO512MBII6 Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 512MB M470T6464QZ3-CE6 LF Modem External USB External USB Lite+LSI modem Lite+LSI modem Chipset...
  • Page 175 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 176 Appendix C...
  • Page 177: Index

    Index Numerics CRT Board Removing 3G Cover CRT Cable Removing 72, 96 Removing Antennas DIMM Module Removing 42, 119 Removing Replacing Display display hotkeys Battery Pack 38, 123 Removing BIOS Euro Key ROM type vendor External Module Disassembly Version Flowchart 21–29 BIOS Utility Advanced...
  • Page 178 Microphone Jumper and Connector Locations Removing Top View Replacing Model Definition Keyboard 50, 115 Removing No Display Issue Keyboard Failure num lock on indicator LAN Board 67, 101 Removing ODD Failure LCD Bezel Removing Online Support Information Replacing LCD Brackets Removing Panel Replacing...
  • Page 179 Built-in KB Failure Internal Microphone Internal Speakers LCD Failure No Display Other Failures Power On Touch Pad Undetermined Problems Upper Cover 53, 111 Removing USB Failure (Rightside) utility 21–29 BIOS volume hotkeys Windows 2000 Environment Test WLAN Board 44, 116 Removing...