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Aspire 5532
Service Guide
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  • Page 1 Aspire 5532 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 5532 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: 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

    Using the System Utilities ..........16 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) ......16 Hardware Specifications and Configurations .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Removing the Power Board ........63 Removing the Left Speaker Module .
  • Page 9 Aspire 5532 Exploded Diagrams ........
  • Page 10 Table of Contents...
  • Page 11: System Specifications

    • AMD Athlon™ 64 single-core processor • AMD M780G Chipset • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* System Memory • Low-latency, high-bandwidth • 128-bit DDR2 SDRAM controller operating at up to 333 MHz • On-board memory with up to 2 unbuffered SO-DIMM slots supporting DDR II 667/800.
  • Page 12: Dimensions And Weight

    Audio • Realtek ALC272X-GR for High Definition Audio Codec with Dolby Digital Live • Internal speakers x2 (2W) • Mic-in jack • 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 •...
  • Page 13 I/O interface • VGA port, 15 pins • DC-IN port for adapter • RJ-45 Ethernet port for LAN • 2 USB port • Headphone out / Line-out • Microphone-in • Multi-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD • Kensington Lock (7.5mm) Environment •...
  • 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 Item Description Acer Crystal Eye 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 Item Description 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. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Closed Front View Icon Item...
  • Page 17: Rear View

    Rear View Icon Item Description Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Left View Icon Item Description 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 2 3 4 Item Description Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Optical disk access Lights up when the optical drive is active. indicator Optical drive eject button Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Emergency eject hole Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off.
  • Page 19 Icon Item Description 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 Function Description Power Indicates the computer's power status. Battery Indicates the computer's battery status. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Num Lock Lights up when Num Lock is activated.
  • 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 Description Caps Lock...
  • Page 23: 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 24: Hot Keys

    To activate hot keys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Hotkey Icon Function Description <Fn> + <F2> Acer eSettings Launches Acer eSettings Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology. <Fn> + <F3> Bluetooth Enables/disables the Bluetooth function. (only for certain models) <Fn>...
  • 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 All Programs and click on Acer GridVista.
  • Page 27: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    CPU Package Micro uPGA-638 Package Power On-die Cache Up to 1MB L2 cache Front Side Bus 667/800/1066MHz Processor Specifications Cache Core Item Cores Package Acer P/N Speed Speed Tech Size Voltage AATF20 1.6GHz 638 MHz 65 nm 512K KC.ATF02.200 AATK42 1.6GHz...
  • Page 28 Item Specification Features • Flash ROM 1MB • Supports ISIPP • Supports Acer UI • Supports multi-boot • Suspend to RAM (S3)/Disk (S4) • Various hot-keys for system control • Supports SMBUS 2.0, PCI2.3 • ACPI 2.0 compliance with Intel Speed Step support C1, C2, C3, C4 and S3, S4 for mobile CPU •...
  • Page 29 reversed. LAN Interface Item Specification LAN Chipset Atheros AR8132L Package 48 pin QFM LAN connector type RJ45 LAN connector location Left side Wireless Module 802.11b/g/n Item Specification Manufacturer Foxconn Model Atheros HB93 Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Specification Vendor & Model Seagate Seagate Toshiba...
  • Page 30 Item Specification Transfer rate (MB/sec) Sustained: Sustained: Sustained: Sustained: 3,600 KB/s (24x) max. 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) 1,571 (typical) 10,993 (typical) max. Buffer Memory 2 MB Interface SATA Applicable disc formats DVD-ROM: DVD Read: • DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), 4.7GB (Single Layer) •...
  • Page 31 Item Specification Supply Current Total number of keypads 99-/100-/103-key keyboard Windows logo key Hotkeys See “Hot Keys” on page 14. Battery Specification Item 6 Cell Vendor & model name SANYO/SONY/PANASONIC/SIMPLO AS2009A Battery Type Li-ion Pack capacity 4400 mAh Normal Voltage 2.2 Ah Package configuration 3S2P...
  • Page 32 Item Specification General Features • PCI-E interface • Push-push type • Dummy card Chapter 1...
  • Page 33: 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 34: Aspire 5532 Bios

    Aspire 5532 BIOS 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...
  • Page 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: 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. 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...
  • Page 40: 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 M a i n Security...
  • Page 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45 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 46: 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 47: 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 48: 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' MAC value...
  • Page 49: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Chapter 3 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 50: 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 51: 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 52: 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 53: 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 54: Removing The Lower Covers

    Removing the Lower Covers 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 42. 2. Remove the three (3) screws securing the Memory and HDD Covers. Memory Cover Cover Step Size Quantity Screw Type Lower Covers M2.5*8 3. Remove the HDD cover as shown. 4.
  • Page 55: Removing The Optical Drive Module

    Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 42. 2. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type 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 56 5. Remove the two (2) 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 pulling the top edge downward and clear of the module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 57: Removing The Dimm Modules

    Removing the DIMM Modules 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 44. 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 58: Removing The Wlan Module

    Removing the WLAN Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 44. 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 and White to the AUX terminal. Chapter 3...
  • Page 59 4. Move the antenna away and remove the two (2) screws to release the WLAN Board. Step Size Quantity Screw Type WLAN Module M2*3 5. Detach the WLAN Board from the WLAN socket. Chapter 3...
  • Page 60: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 44. 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 61 4. Remove the four (4) 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 62: Main Unit Disassembly Process

    Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Remove External Remove Remove Modules before Switch Cover Keyboard proceeding Remove LCD Module Remove Upper Cover Upper Lower Cover Cover Remove Remove Remove Remove Left Speaker Right Speaker TouchPad Power Board Module Module Bracket Remove...
  • Page 63: 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 42. 2.
  • Page 64: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard 1. See “Removing the Switch Cover” on page 53. 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 65: Removing The Lcd Module

    Removing the LCD Module 1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 54. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the two (2) securing screws from the bottom of the chassis. Step Size Quantity Screw Type 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 66 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 67 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 68 12. Remove the four (4) 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 69: Removing The Upper Cover

    Removing the Upper Cover 1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 55. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the eleven screws on the bottom panel. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2.5*8 3. Turn the computer over. Remove the three (3) screw caps at the rear of the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 70 4. Disconnect the following four (4) cables from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71 5. Disconnect A as shown. 6. Disconnect C 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 72 9. Remove the nine (9) 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 73: Removing The Power Board

    Removing the Power Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 59. 2. Locate the Power Board on the Upper Cover as shown. 3. Remove the two (2) screws securing the Power Board to the Upper Cover. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Power Board...
  • Page 74: Removing The Left Speaker Module

    Removing the Left Speaker Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 59. 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 75 5. Remove the one (1) securing screw from the Left Speaker Module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Left Speaker M2*3 Module 6. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover, left side first as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 76: Removing The Right Speaker Module

    Removing the Right Speaker Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 59. 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 77 5. Remove the one (1) securing screw from the Right Speaker Module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Right Speaker M2*3 Module 6. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover, right side first as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 78: 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 59. 2. Lift the FFC to detach the adhesive securing the cable to the Upper Cover. 3.
  • Page 79 4. Remove the two (2) 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 80: Removing The Mainboard

    Removing the Mainboard 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 59. 2. Remove the one (1) securing screw from the Mainboard. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Mainboard M2.5*4 3. Lift the mainboard from the chassis, right edge first, and place it on a clean, dust-free surface. Chapter 3...
  • Page 81: 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 82: Removing The Thermal Module

    Removing the Thermal Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 44. 2. Turn the Mainboard over to access the Thermal Module. 3. Remove the four (4) securing screws (in reverse numerical order from screw 4 to screw 1) from the Thermal Module.
  • Page 83 4. Using both hands, lift the Thermal Module clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 84: Removing The Cpu Fan

    Removing the CPU Fan 1. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 72. 2. Disconnect the Fan cable from the Mainboard as shown. 3. Remove the three (3) securing screws from the Fan Module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type CPU Fan M2*3 Chapter 3...
  • Page 85 4. Lift the CPU Fan clear of the Mainboard as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 86: 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 72. 2.
  • Page 87: Lcd Module Disassembly Process

    LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart Remove LCD Panel from Main Unit before proceeding Remove LCD Bezel Remove Camera Module Remove LCD Panel Remove Remove Remove LCD Brackets LCD FPC Cable Antennas Screw List Step Screw Quantity Part No. LCD Bezel M2.5*6 86.N2802.002...
  • Page 88: Removing The Lcd Bezel

    Removing the LCD Bezel 1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 55. 2. Remove the two (2) upper and two (2) lower bezel screw caps and screws. Step Size Quantity Screw Type 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 89: Removing The Camera Module

    Removing the Camera Module 1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 78. 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 90: Removing The Lcd Panel

    Removing the LCD Panel 1. See “Removing the Camera Module” on page 79. 2. Remove the two (2) securing screws from the LCD Panel. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Panel M2.5*6 3. Remove the adhesive strip holding the cables in place. 4.
  • Page 91 5. Lift the LCD Panel clear of the module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 92: Removing The Lcd Brackets And Fpc Cable

    Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 80. 2. Remove the six (6) securing screws (three on each side) from the LCD Panel brackets. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Brackets M2*3 3.
  • Page 93 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 94: Removing The Antennas

    Removing the Antennas 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 80. 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 95 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 96 8. Remove the adhesive foil securing the right Antenna to the LCD Module. 9. Lift the right Antenna clear of the cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 97: 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. Locating Pin Locating Pin 2. Replace the adhesive foil to secure the Antenna in 3. Run the cable down the side of the LCD Module place.
  • Page 98 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 99 9. The Antennas and cables appear as shown when correctly installed. Chapter 3...
  • Page 100: Replacing The Lcd Panel

    Replacing the LCD Panel 1. Connect the LCD cable to the panel connector as 2. Press down the adhesive strip to secure the cable shown. in place. 3. Run the cable along the back of the panel and 4. Run the cable across the back of the panel as press down as indicated to secure the cable in shown and press down as indicated to secure the place.
  • Page 101 5. Align the LCD brackets with the screw holes on the panel. Replace the six (6) 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 102: Replacing The Camera Module

    7. Replace the Camera cable cluster in the LCD 8. Secure the LCD module with the two (2) 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 103: 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 104 2. Replace the four (4) screws and screw caps provided. Chapter 3...
  • Page 105: 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 Pin1 Locator...
  • Page 106: Replacing The Cpu Fan

    Replacing the CPU Fan 1. Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and 2. Replace the three (3) screws to secure the Fan to Mainboard and replace the Fan. the Mainboard. 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 107: Replacing The Mainboard

    3. Align the screw holes on the Thermal Module and 4. Replace the four (4) securing screws (in numerical Mainboard then replace the module. Keep the order from screw 1 to screw 4) to secure the module as level as possible to spread the thermal Thermal Module in place.
  • Page 108: 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 (2) screws to secure the TouchPad Bracket to the Upper Cover. 4.
  • Page 109 5. Replace the FFC and press down as indicated to secure it to the Upper Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 110: Replacing The Right Speaker Module

    Replacing the Right Speaker Module 1. Place the module left side first on the Upper Cover 2. Replace the one (1) screw to secure the module in as shown. Ensure that the left side of the module is place. seated correctly in the securing clip. 3.
  • Page 111: Replacing The Left Speaker Module

    Replacing the Left Speaker Module 1. Place the module right side first on the Upper 2. Replace the one (1) screw to secure the module in Cover as shown. Ensure that the right side of the place. module is seated correctly in the securing clip. 3.
  • Page 112: 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. 3. Replace the two (2) screws to secure the board to the Upper Cover.
  • Page 113 2. Press down around the edges to secure it in place. 3. Replace the nine (9) screws in the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 114 4. Replace the three (3) screw caps as shown. 5. Connect the following cables to the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 115 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 116: 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 2. The left and right screw covers are shaped Upper Cover and replace the LCD Module. differently.
  • Page 117 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 (4) screws securing the LCD Module to the Upper Cover. 6.
  • Page 118 9. Run the black Antenna cable along the cable 10. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the cable in channel as shown using all available retaining place. clips. 11. Run the white Antenna cable along the cable channel as shown using all available retaining clips. 12.
  • Page 119 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 120 17. Replace the two (2) screws securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 121: 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 122: 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 123 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 124: Replacing The Wlan Module

    Replacing the WLAN Module 1. Insert the WLAN Module into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two (2) screws to secure the module. 3. Connect the two (2) Antenna cables to the module. 4. After connecting the cables to the terminals, secure the cables in place with adhesive tape to NOTE: The black cable connects to the upper avoid trapping.
  • Page 125: Replacing The Odd Module

    Replacing the ODD Module 1. Press the bezel into the tray, bottom edge first, to 2. Secure the ODD bracket with the two (2) screws. secure it to the ODD Module. 3. Push the ODD Module into the ODD bay until it is 4.
  • Page 126: Replacing The Sd Dummy Card

    3. Replace the three (3) screws to secure the covers in place. Memory Cover Cover Replacing the SD Dummy Card 1. Insert the SD Dummy Card into the slot as shown. 2. Push until the card clicks into place and is flush with the casing.
  • Page 127: 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 128 Chapter 3...
  • Page 129: 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 130: 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 131: 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 132: 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 40. 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 133: 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 134: 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 135: 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 System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Check the Device Manager to determine that: •...
  • Page 136: 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 OS Startup Repair Utility: insert the Windows Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer.
  • Page 137: 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 138 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 139 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 140: 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 141: 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 142: Intermittent Problems

    Issue” on page 120.): 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 143: Post Codes

    Post Codes These tables describe the POST codes and descriptions during the POST. Code Beeps 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 Initialize caches to initial POST values...
  • Page 144 Code Beeps POST Routine Description POST device initialization 2-1-2-3 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 145 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 146 Code Beeps POST Routine Description PnPnd dual CMOS (optional) 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...
  • Page 147: Jumper And Connector Locations

    Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Locations Top View Item Description JLVDS1 LCD Connector JP14 Power/B Connector JSPK1 Speaker(Left) Connector JSPK2 Speaker(Right) Connector JKB1 Internal Keyboard Connector JTP1 Touch Pad Connector South Bridge Touch pad (Left) Button Touch pad (Right) Button Chapter 5...
  • Page 148: Bottom View

    Bottom View ITEM DESCRIPTION PJP1 AC-IN Connector JRJ1 RJ45 Connector JCRT1 CRT Connector JP12 Fan Connector JUSB1 USB Connector JUSB2 USB Connector JMIC1 MIC-In Jack JHP1 Head-Phone Jack JSATA2 HDD Connector North Bridge JCPU1 CPU Socket JREAD1 Card Reader Socket PJP2 Battery Connector JDIMM2...
  • Page 149: Power Board

    Power Board ITEM DESCRIPTION Lid Switch TP Lock Button ON/OFF Button Wireless Button LED1 ON/OFF LED LED3 Media LED LED4 Num LED LED5 Wireless LED LED6 Caps LED LED7 TP Lock LED Chapter 5...
  • Page 150: 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 5532. The machine provides one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery.
  • Page 151: 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 152 Chapter 5...
  • Page 153: 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 154: Aspire 5532 Exploded Diagrams

    Aspire 5532 Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly Chapter 6...
  • Page 155 Description Acer P/N Middle Cover 60.PGT02.002 Assy Hinge Cap 42.N2802.001 Assy Upper Case 60.PGT02.001 Assy Mainboard MB.PGY02.001 Lower Case 60.N2802.002 Chapter 6...
  • Page 156: Base Assembly

    Base Assembly Description Acer P/N 23.N2802.001 Thermal Module 60.N6502.001 Mainboard MB.PGY02.001 Chapter 6...
  • Page 157: Rear Assembly

    Rear Assembly Description Acer P/N RAM Door 42.N2802.004 HDD Door 42.N2802.005 Lower Case 60.N2802.002 Chapter 6...
  • Page 158: Aspire 5532 Fru List

    Aspire 5532 FRU List CATEGORY Description AcerPN Board POWER BOARD 55.N2802.001 WLAN CARD-XB63 NI.23600.007 WLAN CARD-BCM4312 NI.23600.029 Cable TP FFC 50.N2802.001 POWER CORD US 3 PIN 27.TAVV5.001 POWER CORD EU 3 PIN 27.TAVV5.002 POWER CORD AUS 3 PIN 27.TAVV5.003 POWER CORD UK 3 PIN 27.TAVV5.004...
  • Page 159 CATEGORY Description AcerPN LOWER CASE 60.N2802.002 TP BRACKET 33.N2802.001 MIDDLE COVER ASSY-AS 60.PGT02.002 HINGE CAP ASSY 42.N2802.001 UP CAP R-AS 42.PGT02.001 UP CAP L-AS 42.PGT02.002 RAM DOOR ASSY 42.N2802.004 HDD DOOR ASSY 42.N2802.005 Chapter 6...
  • Page 160 CATEGORY Description AcerPN HDD SEAGATE 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB ST9160310AS KH.16001.034 Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra KH.16004.006 SATA LF F/W: FG011J HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 KH.16007.019 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCTO KH.16008.022 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.5"...
  • Page 161 AcerPN ODD BEZEL-SUPER MULTI 42.N2802.006 ODD BRACKET 33.N2802.003 Keyboard Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.140 99KS Black US International Texture Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.125 99KS Black Greek Texture Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.116...
  • Page 162 CATEGORY Description AcerPN Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.129 100KS Black Nordic Texture Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.122 100KS Black FR/Arabic Texture Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.142 100KS Black US w/ Canadian French Texture Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard KB.I170A.118...
  • Page 163 CATEGORY Description AcerPN LCD CABLE FOR W/CCD F 50.N2802.005 LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD 33.N2802.004 CAMERA 0.3 57.N2802.001 INVERTER 19.N2802.001 ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO 50.N2802.004 LCD BEZEL FOR W/O CCD AS 60.PEE02.003 LED CABLE FOR W/O CCD F 50.N3202.001 Mainboard Mainboard AS5532 ATI RS780 SB710 8132 W/O 1394 MB.PGY02.001 V1.0 LF Memory...
  • Page 164 CATEGORY Description AcerPN Speaker SPEAKER R 23.N2802.002 SPEAKER L 23.N2802.003 Miscellaneous NAME PLATE-AS5532 40.PGX02.002 Description AcerPN Screw List SCREW M2.48D 4.0L K 5.5D 0.8T ZKNL 86.N2802.001 SCREW M2.48D 6.0L K 5.5D 0.8T ZKNL 86.N2802.002 SCREW M2.45D 8.0L K 5.5D 0.8T ZKNL 86.N2802.003 SCREW M1.98D 3.0L K 4.6D 0.8T ZKNL 86.N2802.004...
  • Page 165 Chapter 6...
  • Page 166: Model Definition And Configuration

    Appendix A Model Definition and Configuration Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA Denmark LX.PGV02.009 AS5332-903G16Mn W7HP64ATDK2 CM900 903G16Mn MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/ 5R/CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ENS1 AS5332- EMEA Holland LX.PGV02.017 AS5332-903G16Mn W7HP64ATNL1 CM900 903G16Mn MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/ 5R/CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_NL11 AS5332- EMEA Denmark LX.PGV02.047...
  • Page 167 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- Chile LX.PGV08.006 AS5332-302G25Mn EM CMT3000 302G25Mn W7ST32EMATCL3 MC UMACbs2 2*1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ES51 AS5332- ACLA- LX.PGV08.005 AS5332-302G25Mn EM CMT3000 302G25Mn Spanish W7ST32EMATEA4 MC UMACbs2 2*1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_EN31 AS5332- ACLA- LX.PGV08.004 AS5332-302G25Mn EM CMT3000 302G25Mn Spanish W7ST32EMATEA1 MC UMACbs2 2*1G/250/6L2.2/5R/...
  • Page 168 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA LX.PGV02.045 AS5332-304G32Mn CMT3000 304G32Mn W7HP64ATGB1 MC UMACbs2 2*2G/320/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_EN11 AS5332- EMEA Middle East LX.PGV0C.011 AS5332-902G16Mn LINPUSAME2 CM900 902G16Mn UMACbs2 1*2G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_EN13 AS5332- EMEA Eastern LX.PGV0C.008 AS5332-901G16Mn LINPUSAEU7 CM900 901G16Mn Europe UMACbs2 1*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ENQ1...
  • Page 169 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA Spain LX.PGV02.010 AS5332-903G16Mn W7HP64ATES1 CM900 903G16Mn MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/ 5R/CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ES51 AS5332- EMEA Eastern LX.PGV02.013 AS5332-903G16Mn W7HP64ATEU5 CM900 903G16Mn Europe MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/ 5R/CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_RO11 AS5332- EMEA Hungary LX.PGV02.011 AS5332-903G16Mn CM900 903G16Mn W7HP64ATHU1 MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/...
  • Page 170 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA South Africa LX.PGV02.039 AS5332-903G16Mn EM CM900 903G16Mn W7HP64EMATZA4 MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ES61 AS5332- EMEA Eastern LX.PGV02.020 AS5332-903G16Mn W7HP64ATEU7 CM900 903G16Mn Europe MC UMACbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/ 5R/CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_SL11 AS5332- EMEA Middle East LX.PGV02.041 AS5332-903G16Mn EM...
  • Page 171 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA Eastern LX.PGV0C.010 AS5332-903G32Mn LINPUSAEU7 CM900 903G32Mn Europe UMACbs2 2G+1G/320/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_ENQ1 AS5332- EMEA Middle East LX.PGV0Y.004 AS5332-902G16Mn EM CM900 902G16Mn VHB32ATME2 MC UMACbs2 1*2G/ 160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_AR23 AS5332- EMEA Middle East LX.PGV0C.003 AS5332-901G16Mn LINPUSAME2...
  • Page 172 Model Country Acer Part No Description AS5332- EMEA LX.PGW02.002 AS5332-303G16Mn CMT3000 303G16Mn W7HP64ATGB1 MC UMAbs2 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_HG_EN11 AS5332- EMEA LX.PGW02.004 AS5332-303G50Mn CMT3000 303G50Mn W7HP64ATGB1 MC UMAbs2 2G+1G/500_L/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_HG_EN11 AS5332- EMEA LX.PGW02.003 AS5332-903G25Mn CM900 903G25Mn W7HP64ATGB1 MC UMAbs2 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bgn_HG_EN11 AS5332- EMEA LX.PGW0X.002...
  • Page 173 Model VGA Chip VRAM 1 Memory 1 Memory 2 AS5332-903G16Mi N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-902G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-304G32Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 AS5332-902G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 AS5332-901G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO1GBII6 AS5332-902G25Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 AS5332-901G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO1GBII6 AS5332-303G50Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6...
  • Page 174 Model VGA Chip VRAM 1 Memory 1 Memory 2 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-903G32Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 AS5332-902G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 AS5332-901G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO1GBII6 AS5332-902G16Mn N15.6WXGAG SO2GBII6 AS5332-901G25Mn...
  • Page 175 Model HDD 1(GB) HDD 2(GB) Media Processor AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-902G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-902G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-302G25Mn N250GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mi N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-902G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS...
  • Page 176 Model HDD 1(GB) HDD 2(GB) Media Processor AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS AS5332-903G16Mn N160GB5.4KS NSM8XS...
  • Page 177 Model Extra SW1 Card Reader Wireless LAN1 Bluetooth AS5332-302G25Mn 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-302G25Mn 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-302G25Mn 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-302G25Mn 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-902G16Mn 5 in 1-Build in...
  • Page 178 Model Extra SW1 Card Reader Wireless LAN1 Bluetooth AS5332-903G16Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-903G16Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-903G16Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-903G16Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-903G16Mn...
  • Page 179 Model Extra SW1 Card Reader Wireless LAN1 Bluetooth AS5332-903G25Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-303G16Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-304G32Mn McAfee 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN AS5332-572G16Mn 5 in 1-Build in 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN Appendix A...
  • Page 180 Appendix A...
  • Page 181: 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 Vista and Windows 7 environments. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests.
  • Page 182: Microsoft® Windows® Os Environment Test

    Microsoft Windows OS Environment Test ® ® Vendor Type Description Adapter DELTA Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow ADP-65JH DB A, LV5 LED LF LITE-ON Adapter LITE-ON 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow PA-1650- 22AC LV5 LED LF HIPRO Adapter HIPRO 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow HP-A0652R3B 1LF, LV5 LED LF DELTA Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow ADP-65JH DB...
  • Page 183 Vendor Type Description SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P LGC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON LGC 2.2Ah(S3 ) SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SAMSUNG 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON SDI 2.2Ah(F) SANYO 6CELL2.2 Battery SANYO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.2Ah(A) SONY 6CELL2.2...
  • Page 184 Vendor Type Description PANASONIC 6CELL2.2 Battery PANASONIC AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.2Ah(CG ) SAMSUNG 6CELL2.2 Battery SAMSUNG AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SAMSUNG 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.2Ah(F) SIMPLO 6CELL2.2 Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Panasonic 2.2Ah ( CG ) SIMPLO 6CELL2.2...
  • Page 185 Vendor Type Description INTEL PMDT4300 CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4300 PGA 2.1G 1M 800 R-0 INTEL PMDT4400 CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 2.2G 1M 800 INTEL PMDT4200 CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200 PGA 2.0G 1M 800 35W R-0 no VT INTEL PMDT4300 CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4300 PGA 2.1G 1M 800 R-0...
  • Page 186 Vendor Type Description HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS545016B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F N160GB5.4KS HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCTO ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 SEAGATE N250GB5.4KS HDD SEAGATE 2.5"...
  • Page 187 Vendor Type Description SEAGATE N320GB5.4KS HDD SEAGATE 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB ST9320320AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 TOSHIBA N320GB5.4KS HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB MK3255GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG011J HGST N320GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB HTS545032B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W: C60F N320GB5.4KS HDD WD 2.5"...
  • Page 188 Vendor Type Description TOSHIBA N160GB5.4KS HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra SATA LF F/W: FG011J HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HGST N160GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS545016B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F N160GB5.4KS HDD WD 2.5"...
  • Page 189 Vendor Type Description N250GB5.4KS HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 250GB WD2500BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 SEAGATE N320GB5.4KS HDD SEAGATE 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB ST9320320AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 TOSHIBA N320GB5.4KS HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB MK3255GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG011J HGST N320GB5.4KS HDD HGST 2.5"...
  • Page 190 Vendor Type Description N15.6WXGAG CCFL LCD AUO 15.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 SAMSUNG N15.6WXGAG CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01- A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 N15.6WXGAG CCFL LCD LPL 15.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 N15.6WXGAG CCFL LCD LPL 15.6"W WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA3 LF...
  • Page 191 Vendor Type Description HYNIX SO2GBII6 Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB HMP125S6EFR8C-Y5 LF 128*8 0.055um NANYA SO1GBII6 Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C LF 64*16 0.07um MICRON SO1GBII6 Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB MT8HTF12864HDY-667G1 LF 64*16 0.065um SAMSUNG SO1GBII6 Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864EH3-CE6 LF 64*16 0.055um...
  • Page 192 Vendor Type Description NANYA SO1GBII6 Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C LF 64*16 0.07um MICRON SO1GBII6 Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB MT8HTF12864HDY-667G1 LF 64*16 0.065um SAMSUNG SO1GBII6 Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864EH3-CE6 LF 64*16 0.055um HYNIX SO1GBII6 Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HYMP112S64CP6-Y5 LF...
  • Page 193 Vendor Type Description HLDS NSM8XS ODD HLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.7mm Tray DL 8X GT20N LF W/O bezel SATA SONY NSM8XS ODD SONY Super-Multi DRIVE 12.7mm Tray DL 8X AD- 7580S LF W/O bezel SATA PLDS NSM8XS ODD PLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.7mm Tray DL 8X DS- 8A3S LF W/O bezel SATA PANASONIC NSM8XS...
  • Page 194 ICH9M SB Chipset Intel CS ICH9M INTEL ICH9M SB Chipset Intel CS ICH9M Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard Black NONE ACER EM-7Tv2 Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard Black NONE ACER EM-7Tv2 Keyboard ACER EM-7Tv2 HM51 Internal 17 Standard Black...
  • Page 195 Vendor Type Description PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA PIFA Audio Codec Realtek ALC272X Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Realtek ALC272X Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Realtek ALC272X Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Realtek ALC272X Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Realtek ALC272X Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Realtek...
  • Page 196 Vendor Type Description McAfee Antivirus application McAfee McAfee Antivirus application McAfee McAfee Antivirus application McAfee Wireless LAN Foxconn 3rd WiFi 1x2 Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros HB93 1x2 BGN (HM) Foxconn 3rd WiFi 1x2 Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros HB93 1x2 BGN (HM) Foxconn 3rd WiFi 1x2 Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros HB93 1x2 BGN (HM)
  • Page 197: 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 198 Appendix C...
  • Page 199 Removing Replacing AFLASH Utility Display Antennas display Removing hotkeys Replacing EasyTouch Failure Battery Euro Replacing External Module Disassembly Battery Pack Flowchart Removing BIOS ROM type Features vendor Version Flash Utility 23–31 BIOS Utility FPC Cable Boot Removing Exit FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List Navigating Onboard Device Configuration Save and Exit...
  • Page 200 Removing ODD Failure Replacing Online Support Information LCD Brackets Optical Disk Drive Removing Replacing Replacing Optical Drive Module LCD Cable Removing Replacing LCD Failure LCD Module Panel Removing Bottom Replacing PC Card LCD Module Disassembly Power Board Flowchart Removing LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing LCD Panel Power On Failure...
  • Page 201 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 23–31 BIOS Windows 2000 Environment Test Wireless Function Failure WLAN Module Removing...
  • Page 203 www.s-manuals.com...