Acer Aspire Series [ 4. All above mentioned manuals are available here. Manuals not available anymore. If anybody can find the complete manual — or at least the chapter on actual dissassembly — I would much appreciate it!

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Quick Links. Table of Contents. Asprire Poyang Series. Date Chapter Updates 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.

Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions. Power button Turns the computer on and off. Click buttons left and The left and right buttons function like the right left and right mouse buttons. Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording.

External display VGA Connects to a display device e. DVI-D port Supports digital video connections. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser and mail buttons, run the Launch Manager. The touchpad is sensitive to finger movements; hence, the lighter the touch, the better the response.

Chapter 1 Default application Acer Empowering Technology user-programmable Internet browser user-programmable Email application user-programmable Windows Media Center Right Button 4 Page Using The Keyboard Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded keypad, separate cursor keys, one Windows key and twelve function keys.

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. To type: The Euro symbol Open a text editor or word processor. Page 23 The US dollar sign Open a text editor or word processor.

NOTE: This function varies by the operating system version. Chapter You also have the option to set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. Page 25 Acer eNet Management can save network settings for a location to a profile, and automatically switch to the appropriate profile when you move from one location to another. If auto-detection hardware is implemented in the system, your system display will be automatically switched out when an external display is connected to the system.

Page Acer Edatasecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management is handy file encryption utility that protects your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. Page 29 Chapter To activate Acer eLock Management, a password must be set first.

Once set, you can apply locks to any of the devices. Lock s will immediately be set without any reboot necessary, and will remain locked after rebooting, until unlocked. Page Acer Erecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: Password protection. Page Acer Esettings Management Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications and to monitor the system health status.

Furthermore, Acer eSettings Management enables you to optimize your Windows operating system, so your computer runs faster, smoother and better. Acer eSettings Management also: Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigating.

You can now broadcast from your location to an IM partner anywhere in the world. Page Using The System Utilities Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below: Double vertical , Triple primary at left , Triple primary at right , or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently.

Page Launch Manager NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed. Page 44 Chapter To change the value of a parameter, press por q. Page Main Screen Main The Main screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information, and also includes basic setup parameters.

Page 49 The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Parameter System Time Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with hour format.

System Date Sets the system date. System Memory This field reports the memory size of the system. Page 50 Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.

Page Setting A Password The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Page 53 If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match, the screen will display the following message. Page Boot Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive, and the CD-ROM in module bay.

Page 56 Exit The Exit screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Page 58 Chapter Page Machine Disassembly And Replacement Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Small Philips screw driver Philips screwdriver Plastic flat head screw driver Tweezers Page General Information General Information Before You Begin 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. Remove the battery pack. Page Disassembly Procedure Flowchart Disassembly Procedure Flowchart The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing.

For example, if you want to remove the system board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order. Slide the battery release latch then remove the battery.

Detach the HDD cover from the main unit. Remove the screw fastening the HDD module. Pull the tab to remove the HDD module in the direction of the arrow. Remove the two screws fastening the wireless LAN card. Then take out the wireless LAN card from the main unit. Remove the screw fastening the modem card and detach the modem card from the main board. Disconnect the RJ cable and remove the modem card.

Remove the three screws holding the system fan. Remove the four spring screws holding the CPU thermal module. Then detach the CPU thermal module as shown. Remove the four spring screws holding the VGA thermal module. Remove the two screws from inside the battery compartment and the two screws fastening the LCD module.

Detach the strip cover from the front side and remove it. Gently pull up the keyboard to release it from the four snaps as shown. Turn over the keyboard as the image shows. Page 68 Detach the LCD module from the main unit. Push the ODD module outwards and gently pull it out as shown. Press and release the PC dummy card from the PC slot as shown. Carefully detach the upper case assembly from the lower case assembly.

Remove the screw fastening the USB board and take out the board and its cable from the lower case. Remove the four screws fastening the ODD board to the lower case. Remove the ODD board from the lower case.

Remove the two screws fastening the audio board to the lower case. Page 72 Remove the three screws fastening the subwoofer to the lower case. Remove the subwoofer from the lower case as shown. Remove the two screws fastening the button board. Detach the button board with FFC from the upper case as shown. Remove the two screws fastening the LED board. Remove the four screws fastening the speakers. Then remove the four screws fastening the LCD bezel.

Detach the two inverter cable connectors from the inverter board. Page 75


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