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eMachines E627 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

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Revision History
Please refer to the table below for the updates made on eMachines E627 service guides.
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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.

Disclaimer
The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed "as is". Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and any incidental or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software.

Acer is a registered trademark of Acer Corporation. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Pentium and Pentium II/III are trademarks of Intel Corporation. Other brand and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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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. WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT IV . Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems. Reminds you to do specific actions relevant to the accomplishment of procedures.Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE Denotes actual messages that appear on screen.

or extra memory capability). You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines. In such cases. Please note WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS. your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness. please read the following general information. please contact your regional offices or the responsible personnel/channel to provide you with further technical details. If. For ACER-AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS. add-on card. These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be covered in this generic service guide. your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine (e. modem. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's "global" product offering. it will not be noted in the printed Service Guide. V .Preface Before using this information and the product it supports. that you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel.g. a part number change is made. 2. 1. for whatever reason.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Removing the Lower Covers . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Removing the DIMM Modules . . . . . . . . .46 Removing the Optical Drive Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Pre-disassembly Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Using the Keyboard . .25 Navigating the BIOS Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 BIOS Flash Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Removing the LCD Module . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Removing the Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Removing the SD Dummy Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 External Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Windows Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Hot Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Remove HDD/BIOS Password Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Removing the WLAN Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents System Specifications 1 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Machine Disassembly and Replacement 41 Disassembly Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Boot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Removing the Switch Cover . . . . . . .26 Main . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 System Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Right View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 VII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Using the System Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Hardware Specifications and Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Your Acer Notebook tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 TouchPad Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 External Modules Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . .8 Bottom View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Left View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Security .54 Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 eMachines E627 BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Main Unit Disassembly Process . . . .55 Removing the Keyboard . . . . .26 Information .57 Removing the Upper Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Closed Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 System Utilities 25 BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Special Key . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 DOS Flash Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 WinFlash Utility . . . . . . . . .12 Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Removing the LCD Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 Replacing the TouchPad Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Removing the Right Speaker Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 Replacing the LCD Bezel . . . . . . . . . .76 Removing the CPU . . . . . . . .92 Replacing the Camera Module . . . . . . . . .104 Replacing the Upper Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Power On Issue . . . . . . . . . . . .114 Replacing the WLAN Module . . . . . . . .70 Removing the Mainboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 Replacing the Mainboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Wireless Function Failure . . . .104 Replacing the LCD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 LCD Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122 No Display Issue . .125 TouchPad Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Removing the Left Speaker Module . . . . . . . . . .79 Removing the LCD Bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 ODD Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Replacing the Switch Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Removing the TouchPad Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Replacing the ODD Module . . .89 Replacing the Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Removing the Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 HDD Not Operating Correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Replacing the Battery . . . .97 Replacing the CPU Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 Main Module Reassembly Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 Thermal Unit Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117 Replacing the SD Dummy Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Replacing the CPU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117 Replacing the Lower Covers . . . . . . . .86 LCD Module Reassembly Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Removing the RTC Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents Removing the Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108 Replacing the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125 Built-In Keyboard Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Replacing the Left Speaker Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 Replacing the Thermal Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Replacing the DIMM Modules . . . . . . . . .89 Replacing the LCD Panel .119 Troubleshooting 121 Common Problems . . . . . . . .124 LCD Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Replacing the Right Speaker Module . .132 VIII . . . . . . . . . .74 Removing the CPU Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 Replacing the Power Board . . . . . .123 Random Loss of BIOS Settings . . . . . . . . .80 Removing the Camera Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 Internal Speaker Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 Removing the Thermal Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114 Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79 LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 eMachines E627 FRU List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134 Post Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139 Bottom View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Other Failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174 IX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142 BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141 Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery . . . . . . . . . . .146 Base Assembly . . . . . . . . . . .134 Undetermined Problems . . . . . . .143 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List 145 eMachines E627 Exploded Diagrams . . . . . . . .133 Intermittent Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Rear Assembly . . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents External Mouse Failure . . .150 Model Definition and Configuration Test Compatible Components Online Support Information 160 173 177 Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test . . .142 Clearing Password Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142 Clear CMOS Jumper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Jumper and Connector Locations 139 Top View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146 Main Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140 Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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5" hard disk drive Multi-in-1 card-reader Optical Drive • DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive Audio • • • Realtek ALC272X-GR for High Definition Audio Codec with Dolby Digital Live Internal speakers x2 (2W) Mic-in jack Chapter 1 1 . 1366x768 Graphics • ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 Graphics Storage subsystem • • 2. HD 720p.Chapter 1 System Specifications Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many features: Operating System • Genuine Windows® Vista™ Platform • • • AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor AMD Athlon™ 64 single-core processor AMD M780G Chipset System Memory • • • • • • Low-latency. 4GB total On-board cache up to 1MB Display • 15.6" WXGA. Adjustable Maximum 128MB UMA VGA memory shared from North Bridge Maximum memory: 2GB per slot. 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.

MS.3mm x 246. MS PRO.0 modem Support Wake on Ring (S3) Privacy control • • BIOS user. MMC. HDD passwords Kensington lock slot Power subsystem • • • 65W Universal jack for adapter Battery: 6-cell AS2009A Special keys and controls • • • • 99-/100-/103-key keyboard Supports Application keys for Windows XP/Linux version Support for Home key and Application keys for Windows XP/Linux version Multi-language support I/O interface • • • • • • • 2 VGA port. supervisor.11b/g/n WLAN/WiMax Mini PCIE Wireless LAN module with with mini card slot Dual-Band built-in Antenna for Wireless LAN Modem • • External USB 2.8mm/40. xD Chapter 1 . 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™.5mm x 26.6mm with ID Weight < than 3100g (15.• Headphone/Line out jack Dimensions and Weight • • 372.6" LCD/6-cell battery/super-multi ODD) Communication • Wireless • • • • LAN • • • • Atheros AR8132L for 10/100 LAN PCI-E 10/100M LAN WOL (AC mode S5) support 802.

5mm) Environment • Temperature: • • • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C Humidity (non-condensing): • • Operating: 20% to 80% Non-operating: 20% to 80% Chapter 1 3 .• Kensington Lock (7.

System Block Diagram 4 Chapter 1 .

For entering data into your computer. let us show you around your new computer. 4 5 6 Speaker Keyboard TouchPad Chapter 1 5 . Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. displays computer output. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD). Turns the computer on and off. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Enables/disables the wireless LAN function. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. Front View 1 2 3 4 5 9 6 8 7 No.Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. 1 2 3 Icon Item Integrated webcam Display screen Touchpad toggle Power button Wireless LAN communication button/indicator Description Web camera for video communication (for selected models).

NOTE: Push to remove/install the card. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Fully charged: The light shows green when in AC mode. 1 Icon Power Item 1 Description Indicates the computer's power status. Only one card can operate at any given time. 7 8 9 Icon Item Click buttons (left and right) Palmrest HDD Num Lock Caps Lock Description The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Closed Front View 1 2 No.No. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Accepts Secure Digital (SD). Lights up when Num Lock is activated. MultiMediaCard (MMC). 2 Multi-in-1 card reader NOTE: 1 The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed 6 Chapter 1 . Battery1 Indicates the computer's battery status. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Memory Stick (MS). Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO). xD-Picture Card (xD). 1.

USB camera).0 ports Microphone-in jack Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack Description Connects to an AC adapter Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network. even after prolonged use.g.Rear View 1 No. speakers. headphones). Chapter 1 7 . Connects to audio line-out devices (e. Accepts input from external microphones. LCD projector).g. 1 2 2 4 5 Icon Item DC-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port USB 2.0 devices (e. external monitor. USB mouse. Connect to USB 2.g. Connects to a display device (e. Left View 1 2 3 4 5 No. 1 Icon Item Ventilation slots Description Enable the computer to stay cool.

Right View 1 2 34 5 No. 1 2 Icon Item Battery bay Battery release latch Description Houses the computer's battery pack. 8 Chapter 1 . Note: Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a table or handle of a locked drawer. 5 Kensington lock slot Bottom View 1 2 3 6 5 4 No. Note: Insert a paper clip into the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Lights up when the optical drive is active. accepts CDs or DVDs. Some keyless models are also available. Releases the battery for removal. Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Insert the lock into the notch and turn the key to secure the lock. 1 2 3 4 Item Description Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Internal optical drive.

even after prolonged use. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Chapter 1 9 . 3 4 5 5 Icon Item Battery lock Hard disk bay Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan Description Locks the battery in position.No. Enable the computer to stay cool. Houses the computer's main memory. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the fan opening.

Indicators The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Fully charged: The light shows green when in AC mode. 10 Chapter 1 . Icon Power Function Description Indicates the computer's power status. 2. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. Battery HDD Num Lock Caps Lock Indicates the computer's battery status. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. NOTE: 1.

These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse.and your fingers . hence. rest your finger on the TouchPad on the second tap and drag the cursor. then use finger on the TouchPad to drag the cursor. Access context menu NOTE: When using the TouchPad. Click and hold. the better the response. The TouchPad is sensitive to finger movement. Tapping too hard will not increase the TouchPad’s responsiveness. Chapter 1 11 . Press the left (2) and right (3) buttons located beneath the TouchPad to perform selection and execution functions. keep it . Left Button (2) Quickly click twice.dry and clean. Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button). Function Execute Select Drag Click once. the lighter the touch. Click once. Tap once. Tapping on the TouchPad is the same as clicking the left button.TouchPad Basics The following items show you how to use the TouchPad: • • Move your finger across the TouchPad (1) to move the cursor. Right Button (3) Main TouchPad (1) Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button).

The keys function as a calculator (complete with the arithmetic operators +. To simplify the keyboard legend. the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. and /). Windows. Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. *. -. Lock key Caps Lock Num Lock <Fn> + <F11> Description When Caps Lock is on. Desired access Number keys on embedded keypad Cursor-control keys on embedded keypad Main keyboard keys Num Lock on Type numbers in a normal manner. When Scroll Lock is on.Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad. Type the letters in a normal manner. cursor-control key symbols are not printed on the keys. Scroll Lock does not work with some applications. Hold <Fn> while typing letters on embedded keypad. It is indicated by small characters located on the upper right corner of the keycaps. Hold <Shift> while using cursorcontrol keys. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. Num Lock off Hold <Fn> while using cursorcontrol keys. separate cursor. lock. When Num Lock is on. 12 Chapter 1 . Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. Scroll Lock <Fn> + <F12> The embedded numeric keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad. all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. function and special keys. the embedded keypad is in numeric mode.

Chapter 1 13 .Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Key Description Windows key Pressed alone. or switch users (if you're not connected to a network domain) + <M>: Minimizes all windows + <R>: Open the Run dialog box + <T>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar + <U>: Open Ease of Access Center + <X>: Open Windows Mobility Center + <BREAK>: Display the System Properties dialog box + <SHIFT+M>: Restore minimized windows to the desktop + <TAB>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D + <SPACEBAR>: Bring all gadgets to the front and select Windows Sidebar > > < < < < < < < < < > > > > > > > > > <CTRL> + < <CTRL> + < + <F>: Search for computers (if you are on a network) + <TAB>: Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D Note: Depending on your edition of Windows Vista. Application key This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: < < < < < < >: > > > > > Open or close the Start menu + <D>: Display the desktop + <E>: Open Windows Explore + <F>: Search for a file or folder + <G>: Cycle through Sidebar gadgets + <L>: Lock your computer (if you are connected to a network domain). this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button. it launches the Start menu. it opens the application's context menu. some shortcuts may not function as described.

Switches display output between the display screen. Press any key to return.Hot Keys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer’s controls like screen brightness. Increases the screen brightness. Turns the internal TouchPad on and off. press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Decreases the screen brightness. Turns the speakers on and off. To activate hot keys. volume output and the BIOS utility. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. external monitor (if connected) and both. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Hotkey <Fn> + <F1> <Fn> + <F2> <Fn> + <F3> <Fn> + <F4> <Fn> + <F5> Icon Function Hotkey help Acer eSettings Management Acer ePower Management Sleep Display toggle Description Displays help on hotkeys. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Launches Acer eSettings Management in Acer Empowering Technology. <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F7> <Fn> + <F8> <Fn> + < > <Fn> + < > Screen blank TouchPad toggle Speaker toggle Brightness up Brightness down 14 Chapter 1 .

Hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard.com/ typography/faq/faq12. 2.Special Key You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. Chapter 1 15 . 2.htm for more information. NOTE: This function varies by the operating system version. NOTE: Note: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. The Euro symbol 1. Please refer to www. Open a text editor or word processor. Open a text editor or word processor. Hold <Shift> and then press the <4> key at the upper-center of the keyboard.microsoft. The US dollar sign 1.

3. Triple (primary at left). Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid. Control Panel. 2. allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook. To access this function. Display and click on Settings. Triple (primary at right). NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value. 16 Chapter 1 . then select Start. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below: Double (vertical). or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible. AcerGridVista is simple to set up: 1.Using the System Utilities Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) NOTE: This feature is only available on certain models. Enjoy the convenience of a well-organized desktop. please go to Start All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. Finally. allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the task bar. Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible. first ensure that the second monitor is connected. Select the secondary monitor (2) icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor.

TK42 AMD Athlon64 Process. 2.ATK02. Cache 1MB. Cache 256KB.200 KC.11T04 17 Specification ATI SB710 549 BGA Specification ATI RS780MN 465 BGA Specification .420 65 nm 1M CPU Fan True Value Table Fan On Temp (°C) 55 60 65 75 80 • • • Fan Speed (rpm) 3000 3300 3700 4100 4500 Throttling 50%: On=90°C. Off=80°C OS Shutdown: 95°C H/W Shutdown: 92°C 28 31 34 37 40 SPL Spec (dBA) Northbridge Item Chipset Package Southbridge Item Chipset Package BIOS Item BIOS vendor BIOS Version Chapter 1 Phoenix BIOS V0. TF20 Type Core Logic AMD Athlon64 Dual-Core Mobile CPU • AMDRS780MN • AMDSB710 • Integrated VGA solution Micro uPGA-638 Package 45W Up to 1MB L2 cache 667/800/1066MHz CPU Package Power On-die Cache Front Side Bus Processor Specifications Item AATF20 AATK42 CPU Speed 1.0GHz.6GHz.6GHz 1. 1.Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item CPU • • • • Specification AMD Athlon64 Dual-Core Process.ATF02.2GHz. 2. Cache 256KB. Cache 512KB.6GHz Cores 1 2 Bus Speed 638 MHz 638 MHz Mfg Tech Cache Size 512K Package TF20 PGA TK42 Core Voltage 15W 20W Acer P/N KC. TF36 AMD Athlon64 Process. TF38 AMD Athlon64 Process.

C4 and S3.8V Flash ROM 1MB Supports ISIPP Supports Acer UI Supports multi-boot Specification Suspend to RAM (S3)/Disk (S4) Various hot-keys for system control Supports SMBUS 2. C2. C3. S4 for mobile CPU DMI utility for BIOS serial number configurable/asset tag Supports PXE Supports Y2K solution Supports Win Flash Wake on LAN from S3 Wake on LAN form S4 in AC mode System information Specification ATI RS780MN + ATI SB710 Upto 1MB L2 Cache on CPU Total Memory 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 1024MB 1536MB 2560MB 1024MB 1536MB 2048MB 3072MB 2048MB 2560MB 3072MB 4096MB NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations.8V DDRII 667/800 MHz 1. You may combine DIMMs with various 18 Chapter 1 . PCI2.3 ACPI 2.0.0 compliance with Intel Speed Step support C1.Item BIOS ROM type Features Flash • • • • • • • • • • • • • • System Memory Item Memory controller Memory size DIMM socket number Supports memory size per socket Supports maximum memory size Supports DIMM type Supports DIMM Speed Supports DIMM voltage Cache Memory Combinations Slot 1 0MB 0MB 0MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 0MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 0MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB Slot 2 4GB maximum 2 2GB 4GB (total) 200-pin +1.

3.capacities to form other combinations.11b/g/n Item Manufacturer Model 802. 2 2. 1. 2 2 or 1. 160 512 4. 1 5400 19 . 2.11g Radio Technology Operating Frequency Modulation Schemes Channel Numbers Data Rate Media Access Protocol Transmitter Output Power 802. 250. 1 5400 WD WD1600BEVT WD2500BEVT WD3200BEVT WD5000BEVT 500. 2. 160 512 4. the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed. 4. 2 2. LAN Interface Item LAN Chipset Package LAN connector type LAN connector location Feature Interface Wireless Module 802. 250. 2 2. 1 5400 Foxconn Atheros xb63 • Broadcom 4312 • Specification Atheros AR8132L Specification Capacity (MB) Bytes per sector Data heads Drive Format Disks Spindle speed (RPM) Chapter 1 320. 2. 1 5400 Seagate ST9320320AS ST9160310AS Toshiba MK1655GSX MK1655GSX MK3255GSX MK3263GSX 320. 160 512 4. On above table.11b Radio Technology Operating Frequency Modulation Schemes Channel Numbers Data Rate Media Access Protocol Transmitter Output Power Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Vendor & Model Name Specification Seagate ST9160310AS ST9160314AS ST9250315AS ST9320320AS ST9320325AS 500. 250 512 4. 320.

600 KB/s (24x) max. Specification Sony AD7580S With CD Diskette Sustained: 1.571 (typical) 2 MB SATA With DVD Diskette Sustained: 10. max) I/O data transfer rate (Mbytes/sec max) Specification 8 MB SATA 8 MB SATA 352 8 MB SATA 395~952 (typical) 300 8 MB SATA 850 Mbits/s maximum 300 maximum Performance Specifications 150 DC Power Requirements Voltage tolerance Super-Multi Drive Item Vendor & model name Performance Specification Transfer rate (MB/sec) HLDS GT20N With CD Diskette Sustained: 3.Item Buffer size Interface Internal transfer rate (Mbits/sec. With DVD Diskette Sustained: 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.993 (typical) 5V ±5% 5V ±5% 5V ±5% 5V ±5% Buffer Memory Interface 20 Chapter 1 .

CD-I. CD-R. DVD-R Multi-Border.7GB/side (Ver.7GB (Ver.0) Bridge.5GB (Ver. CD Extra.1 for General: read & write) (DL) 8.0: read only) 4. and CD-RW DVD+R: 4.1 &2.1 Ver. VideoCD. 1. DVD+R MultiSession.2/ Rev 1.1) 4.3) • DVD+RW: • DVD Write: DVD Data & Video CD Read: CD-DA. DVD-9. PhotoDVD-RAM: 1.0. 1.0) DVD-R: • • • • DVD Read: DVD-ROM (DVD-5. 2. DVD+RW. Video CD CD-Audio Disc Mixed mode CD-ROM disc (data and audio) CD-Extra CD-Text CD-R (Conforming to “Orange Book Part 2”: read & write) CD-RW (Conforming to “Orange Book Part 3”: read & write) Loading mechanism Drawer (Solenoid Open) Tact SW (Open) Emergency Release (draw open hole) Power Requirement Input Voltage DC 5 V +/.95 GB. DVD-Audio. 1. CD-ROM/XA Mode-2 DVD-RW: Form-1 and Mode-2 Form-2. DVD-18). DVD+R DL. • • • CD Read: CD-DA.7GB (Ver. CD-i. 2.2.95GB (Ver. itrax 2. CD-ROM Mode-1.3) • (DL) 8. DVD-R Authoring. 2.7GB (Ver.7GB (Ver.2) CD. Enhanced CD. CD. CD-i. UDF DVD. CD Plus. DVD-R DL.1.7GB (Single Layer) 8. Karaoke CD.0 for Authoring: read only) 4. UDF CD. CD-Text. 1. DVD-10. SACD (Hybrid).0 & 2. DVDRAM V2. DVD-R 3. DVD+R. 3.0. DVD-R.5GB (Ver. CD-i • 4.0. CD-ROM Mode-1. DVD-RAM V1. Video-CD (MPEG-1). 4. DVD-Video. CD-Text • • • • • • • • • CD-ROM Mode-1 data disc CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc CD-ROM XA. 3.Item Applicable disc formats • Specification DVD-ROM: • • • 4.46GB/side. Photo-CD MultiSession.7GB (Vol.5GB (Dual Layer) 3.5% Audio Interface Item Chipset Package Features Audio Amplifier Item Model Package Features Speakers Item Vendor and Model Specification • Specification Realtek ALC272X-GR 48-pin LQFP ‘Green’ High Definition Audio Codec with Dolby Digital Live Specification Chapter 1 21 . CD-ROM/XA Mode-2 Form-1 and Mode-2 Form-2. DVD-RW.

252 Normal (white) 220 Chapter 1 . Specification 6 Cell SANYO/SONY/PANASONIC/SIMPLO AS2009A Li-ion 4400 mAh 2.2 Ah 3S2P Specification CMO N156B3-L02 396.2 344.54 1366 x 768 0.23 x 193.Item Dimensions Weight Nominal Impedance Power Rating Output Sound Pressure Level Frequency Range Distortion Microphone Item Vendor and Model Directivity Current Consumption S/N Ratio Frequency Power and Keyboard Controller Item Controller Package Features Supply Current Total number of keypads Windows logo key Hotkeys Battery Item Vendor & model name Battery Type Pack capacity Normal Voltage Package configuration LCD 15.6” Item Vendor/model name Screen Diagonal (mm) Display Area (mm) Display resolution (pixels) Pixel Pitch Display Mode Typical White Luminance (cd/m (also called Brightness) 22 2) Specification 4Ohm 2W Specification Specification EM-7T • Touchpad pointing device 99-/100-/103-key keyboard Yes See “Hot Keys” on page 14.

9 LVDS 262K 20/45/45/45° 500:1 8 Specification 0 to +50 -20 to +60 Specification Specification Chapter 1 23 .3 x 209.75 500 359.5 x 5.Item Contrast Ratio Response Time (Optical Rise Time/Fall Time) msec Input Voltage Typical Power Consumption (watt) Weight (with inverter) Physical Size (mm) Electrical Interface Support Color Viewing Angle (up/down/right/ left) Temperature Range (°C) Operating Storage (shipping) Fan Item Type Pin number Speed Air flow Power Card Reader Item Part Name Package General Features 5-in1 card reader Built-in • • • PCI-E interface Push-push type Dummy card 5.

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However. A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. Please note that system information is subject to different models. and Exit. Your computer is already properly configured and optimized. you can load default settings by pressing F9. Security. and you do not need to run this utility. Boot. Press Esc while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu. Chapter 2 25 . press F2 during POST (when “Press <F2> to enter Setup” message is prompted on the bottom of screen). To activate the BIOS Utility. use the up and down arrow keys.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). press F5 or F6. you may need to run Setup. You can also press F10 to save any changes made and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Follow these instructions: • • • • • • To choose a menu. Press Enter to expand this item. Read this carefully when making changes to parameter values. Navigating the BIOS Utility There are six menu options: Information. If you want to change boot device without entering BIOS Setup Utility. Press <F12> during POST to enter multi-boot menu. Help for parameters are found in the Item Specific Help part of the screen. In any menu. if you encounter configuration problems. The default parameter of F12 Boot Menu is set to “disabled”. please set the parameter to “enabled”. To choose an item. Main. To change the value of a parameter. user can change boot device without entering BIOS SETUP Utility. NOTE: You can change the value of a parameter if it is enclosed in square brackets. Advanced. use the left and right arrow keys. In this menu. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. Navigation keys for a particular menu are shown on the bottom of the screen. Press F2 to enter setup.

This field shows the model name of the Optical device installed in the system.eMachines E627 BIOS Information The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Displays system BIOS version. Actual values may differ according to model. Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is an identifier standard used in software construction. 26 Chapter 2 . This field displays the VGA firmware version of the system. Information CPU Type CPU Speed Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit AMD Athlon(tm) X2 ZM-84 2300 Mhz ST960821A-(PM) 3LF005DB MATSHITADVD V1. This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master.00 HDD Model Name: HDD Serial Number: ATAPI Model Name: System BIOS Version: VGA BIOS Version: Serial Number: Asset Tag Number: Product Name: Manufacturer Name: UUID: eMachines E627 eMachines 39353164386665643635001EECE1D377 F1 Help Es c Exit Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only. This field displays the asset tag number of the system.00 ATI M92 V008. Parameter CPU Type CPU Speed HDD Model Name HDD Serial Number ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Number Description This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. standardized by the Open Software Foundation (OSF) as part of the Distributed Computing Environment (DCE).0-26. This field displays the serial number of this unit. This field shows the speed of the CPU. This field shows product name of the system. This field displays the manufacturer of this system.050I.

System Time: System Date: System Memory: Extended Memory: Video Memory: Quiet Boot: Network Boot: F12 Boot Menu: D2D Recovery: SATA Mode: F1 Help Es c Exit Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only. This field reports the Extended Memory size. Enables. Format/Option Format: HH:MM:SS (hour:minute:second) Format MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/year) N/A N/A N/A Option: Enabled or Disabled Option: Enabled or Disabled Option: Enabled or Enabled Option: Enabled or Disabled SATA Mode Option: AHCI or IDE Chapter 2 27 .Main The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. This field reports the memory size of the system. Control the mode in which the SATA controller should operate. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help [19:10:59] [12/12/2008] 634 KB 1790 MB [256MB] [Enabled] [Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled] [IDE AHCI] <Tab>. disables the system boot from LAN (remote server). Enables. Actual values may differ. disables Boot Menu during POST. Enables. or <Enter> selects field. decreasing the time needed to boot the system. Sets the system date. disables D2D Recovery function. Allows startup to skip certain tests while booting. The hours are displayed with 24hour format. This field shows the memory allocated for the video graphics. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Parameter System Time System Date System Memory Extended Memory Video Memory Quiet Boot Network Boot F12 Boot Menu D2D Recovery Description Sets the system time. The function allows the user to create a hidden partition on hard disc drive to store operation system and restore the system to factory defaults. <Shift-Tab>.

When set. you may have to return your notebook computer to your dealer to reset it. If you forget your password. you have three tries before the system halts. It can be used to boot up when Pawword on boot is enabled. The user can enter Setup menu only and does not have right to change the value of parameters. Press Enter to set the supervisor password. Enter HDD Password. Parameter Supervisor Password Is User Password Is HDD0 Password Set Supervisor Password Description Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Shows the setting of the user password. Don’t forget your password. Option Clear or Set Clear or Set Clear or Set N/A Set User Password N/A Set SATA Port0 HDD Password Password on Boot N/A Disabled or Enabled NOTE: When you are prompted to enter a password. When user password is set. this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can not either enter the Setup menu nor change the value of parameters. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Clear Clear Clear [Enter] [Enter] [Enter] [Disabled] Supervisor Password Is: User Password Is: HDD0 Password Is: Set Supervisor Password Set User Password Set SATA Port 0 HDD Password Password on Boot: Supervisor Password controls access to the setup utility. 28 Chapter 2 . Press Enter to set the user password. this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. Shows the setting of the hard disk password. The following sub-options are all requires the Supervisor password for changes and should be grayed out if the user password was used to enter setup. Defines whether a password is required or not while the events defined in this group happened.Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. F1 Help Es c Exit Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen.

Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. 4. The password length can not exceed 8 alphanumeric characters (A-Z. If desired. press u to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. [ [ [ ] ] ] Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. [ [ ] ] Type a password in the “Enter New Password” field. When you have changed the settings. 3. press F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. 4. not case sensitive). After setting the password. 0-9. Retype the password in the “Confirm New Password” field.Setting a Password Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password: 1. 5. Chapter 2 29 . you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter. The Set Supervisor Password box appears: Set Supervisor Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to “Clear”. Press Enter twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The Set Password box appears: Set Supervisor Password Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. 3. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. the computer sets the User Password parameter to “Set”. Press Enter. When you are done. IMPORTANT:Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the screen. Removing a Password Follow these steps: 1. a-z.

press F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. 4. If desired. If the current password entered does not match the actual current password. the computer sets the User Password parameter to “Set”. 3. When you are done. Setup Warning Invalid Password. the screen will display the following message. If the verification is OK. [ [ [ ] ] ] Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. The Set Password box appears. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. the screen will display as following. [Continue] The password setting is complete after the user presses Enter. 6. Re-enter password. After setting the password. 5. Press Enter. the screen will show you the Setup Warning. Set Supervisor Password Enter Current Password Enter New Password Confirm New Password 2. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. you can enable the Password on boot parameter.Changing a Password 1. Setup Notice Changes have been saved. [Continue] 30 Chapter 2 . [Continue] If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match. Setup Warning Passwords do not match. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key.

Select Boot Devices to select specific devices to support boot. the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay.Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Press <Esc> to escape the menu. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives. or <F5> to move it down the list. then press <F6> to move it up the List. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Boot priority order: 1: IDE0: ST960821A 2: IDE1: MATSHITADVD 3: USB FDD: 4: Network boot: Realtek Boot Agent 5: USB HDD: xxxx USB 6: USB CDROM: Use < > or < > to select a device. F1 Help Es c Exit Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit Chapter 2 31 .

F1 Help Es c Exit Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen.Exit The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. 32 Chapter 2 . Parameter Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Default Discard Changes Save Changes Description Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Load default values for all SETUP item. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help [Enter] [Enter] [Enter] [Enter] [Enter] Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS. Load previous values from CMOS for all SETUP items. Save Setup Data to CMOS.

3. EMS. 2. Chapter 2 33 . NOTE: If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand. The flash utility has auto-execution function. DPMI) when you use the Phlash.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. Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette. If the battery pack does not contain enough power to finish BIOS flash. Prepare a bootable diskette. 1. NOTE: Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Phlash utility. Then boot the system from the bootable diskette. Fellow the steps below to run the Phlash. NOTE: Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS. you may not boot the system because the BIOS is not completely loaded. then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility. Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM.

The flash process begins as shown. F1 Help Es c Exit 3.DOS Flash Utility Perform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility: 1. Select Boot Menu to modify the boot priority order. 34 Chapter 2 . then press <F6> to move it up the List.BAT batch file to update BIOS in DOS mode. Press F2 during boot to enter the Setup Menu. for example. move USB HDD to position 1. or <F5> to move it down the list. Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Sub-Menu F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit Execute the FLASH. if using USB HDD to Update BIOS. 2. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Boot priority order: 1: IDE0: ST960821A 2: IDE1: MATSHITADVD 3: USB FDD: 4: Network boot: Realtek Boot Agent 5: USB HDD: xxxx USB 6: USB CDROM: Use < > or < > to select a device. Press <Esc> to escape the menu.

5. WinFlash closes all applications and shuts down the system.4. 2. Click OK to begin the update. WinFlash Utility Perform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility: 1. the message Please do not remove AC Power Source displays. Double-click the WinFlash executable.exe in the same folder when executing this procedure.wph file with flash32. NOTE: Place only one *. In flash BIOS. Chapter 2 35 . Plug in the AC power to continue. Flash is complete when the message Flash programming complete displays.

Note down this code. Execute the UnlockHD. perform the following steps: 1. Select 2 to obtain the password. 2. Turn on the computer and key in the password to unlock the HDD.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 code is generated for unlocking the HDD. 36 Chapter 2 . an error is generated. 5. as follows: UnlockHD 76943488 3. This password which can be used for unlocking the HDD. Shut down the computer by pressing down the Power button for 4 seconds. To reset the HDD password.EXE file to create the unlock code in DOS Mode using the format UnlockHD [Encode code] with the code noted in the previous step. Password :46548274 4.

Cleaning BIOS Passwords To clean the User or Supervisor passwords using software utilites.exe 2.Removing BIOS Passwords: To clear the User or Supervisor passwords through hardware. Press 1 or 2 to clean the desired password shown on the screen. execute clnpwd. From a DOS prompt. Chapter 2 37 . open the WLAN door and use a metal instrument to short the J1 jumper. perform the following steps: 1.

enter BS2 to change the boot sequence to HDD | CD ROM | LAN | Floppy. Using Boot Sequence Selector The Boot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changed without accessing the BIOS. 38 Chapter 2 . To use Boot Sequence Selector.exe to display the usage screen. Select the desired boot sequence by entering the corresponding sequence. For example. 2. Execute BS. 3. perform the following steps: 1. Enter into DOS.The onscreen message determines whether the function is successful or not.

etc. perform the following steps: 1. Offset07h): 01234567890123456789 UUID String (Type1.pdf ) Input: dmitools /wu 5).Using DMITools The DMI (Desktop Management Interface) Tool copies BIOS information to EEPROM to be used in the DMI pool for hardware management. To update the DMI Pool. restart the system to make the new DMI data effective. Offset05h): TravelMate xxxxx Serial Number (Type1. 16 characters) dmitools /wp xxxx ==> Write product name to eeprom (max. 16 characters) dmitools /ws xxxx ==> Write serial number to eeprom (max.). Offset04h): Acet Asstag Write Product Name to EEPROM Input: dmitools /wp Acer Write Serial Number to EEPROM Input: dmitools /ws 01234567890123456789 4 ). The following messages report to screen to confirm completion: • • • • • • dmitools /r ==> Read dmi string from bios dmitools /wm xxxx ==> Write manufacturer name to eeprom (max. 32 characters) The following examples show the commands and the corresponding output information. Boot into DOS. Write UUID to EEPROM ( Create UUID from Intel WFM20. Write Asset Tag to EEPROM Input: dmitools /wa Acer Asstag NOTE: When using any of the Write options. Offset04h): Acer Product Name (Type1. Execute dmitools. When the BIOS displays Verifying DMI pool data it is checking that the table correlates with the hardware before sending to the operating system (Windows. Chapter 2 39 . 2. 22 characters) dmitools /wu xxxx ==> Write uuid to eeprom dmitools /wa xxxx ==> Write asset tag to eeprom (max. Read DMI Information from Memory Input: dmitools /r Output: Manufacturer (Type1. Offset08h): xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx Asset Tag (Type3.

run the MAC. Use a text editor (for example: Notepad) to open the MAC.CFG file.BAT file to write MAC values to eeprom.CFG file to the EEPROM under DOS mode.CFG contents as below: WriteData = ‘001122334455' StartAddr=7A WriteLeng=6 KeepByte=0 2. 1. MAC value MAC address MAC value length don’t care In DOS mode.BAT utility to write the MAC. 40 Chapter 2 . You can see the MAC.Using the LAN MAC EEPROM Utility You can use the MAC.

Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement IMPORTANT: The outside housing and color may vary from the mass produced model. group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. you need the following tools: • • • • Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Flat screwdriver Philips screwdriver Plastic flat screwdriver • Plastic tweezers NOTE: The screws for the different components vary in size. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer. Chapter 3 41 . During the disassembly process. This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting.

Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components. the whole module must be replaced.005 42 Chapter 3 . Disassembly Process IMPORTANT: The LCD Module cannot be disassembled outside of factory conditions. such as the camera. For example.N2802. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system.002 86.N2802. make sure that you do the following: 1.Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure.5*8 SCREW M2*3 SCREW M3*3 1 10 30 17 4 Quantity Part Number 86.N2802.001 86. if you want to remove the mainboard.N2802. The disassembly process is divided into the following stages: • • • External module disassembly Main unit disassembly LCD module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence.003 86.N2802. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. stable surface. 2. Place the system on a flat. 4.5*6 SCREW M2. antenna or LCD panel. then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order. 3.5*4 SCREW M2. you must first remove the keyboard. Main Screw List Screw SCREW M2. Remove the battery pack.004 86. If any part of the LCD Module is faulty.

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. if you want to remove the keyboard.003 86. For example.003 86.5*8 M2*3 M3*3 Screw 3 1 2 4 Quantity Part No.004 86.N2802. 86.005 Chapter 3 43 .N2802. you must first remove the switch board.External Module Disassembly Process IMPORTANT: The outside housing and color may vary from the mass produced model.N2802.5*8 M2.N2802. Turn off system and peripherals power Disconnect power and signal cables from system Remove Battery Remove Dummy Card Remove Lower Covers Remove ODD Remove DIMMs Remove WLAN Remove HDD Screw List Step Lower Covers ODD Module WLAN Module HDD Carrier M2.

2 1 44 Chapter 3 .Removing the Battery Pack 1. then lift out the battery pack from the main unit (2). Turn computer over. 2. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1). Slide the battery lock in the direction shown.

Chapter 3 45 . 2. Pull it out from the slot. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it.Removing the SD Dummy Card 1.

5*8 Size 3 Quantity Screw Type 3. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44.Removing the Lower Covers 1. 46 Chapter 3 . 4. Remove the three screws securing the Memory and HDD Covers. Memory Cover HDD Cover Step Lower Covers M2. 2. Remove the HDD cover as shown. Carefully open the Memory Cover.

Chapter 3 47 . Step ODD Module M2. Pull the optical drive module out from the chassis.5*8 Size 1 Quantity Screw Type 3. Insert a suitable tool into the access slot in the battery bay as shown.Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. Gently lever the ODD module out of the chassis. 4. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2.

5. Remove the two screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module.

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6. Remove the ODD bezel by rotating the top edge downward and pulling it clear of the module.

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Removing the DIMM Modules
1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module.

3. Remove the DIMM module.

4. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present.

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Removing the WLAN Module
1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 2. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cables in place.

3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN Board.

NOTE: Cable placement is Black to the MAIN terminal (upper) and White to the AUX terminal (lower).

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4. Move the antenna away and remove the two screws to release the WLAN Board. ensure the cables are tucked into the chassis to prevent damage. Chapter 3 51 . Step WLAN Module M2*3 Size 2 Quantity Screw Type 5. NOTE: When reattaching the antennas. Detach the WLAN Board from the WLAN socket.

avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. slide the HDD Module in the direction of the arrow to disconnect the interface. 3. NOTE: To prevent damage to device. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46. 52 Chapter 3 . Lift the HDD Module clear of the HDD bay. Using the pull-tab. 2.Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1.

Step HDD Carrier M3*3 Size 4 Quantity Screw Type 5. Remove the HDD from the carrier.4. Chapter 3 53 . Remove the four screws (two each side) securing the hard disk to the carrier.

004 86.N2802.N2802.N2802.003 86.004 86.5*6 M2*3 2 4 11 9 2 1 1 2 1 4 3 Quantity Part No.N2802.001 86.5*8 M2*3 M2*3 M2*3 M2*3 M2.N2802.003 86.004 86.5*8 M2.N2802.5*8 M2.003 86.N2802.N2802.004 54 Chapter 3 .N2802.5*8 M2.004 86.5*4 M2.Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Remove External Modules before proceeding Remove Switch Cover Remove Keyboard Remove LCD Module Remove Upper Cover Upper Cover Lower Cover Remove Power Board Remove Left Speaker Module Remove Right Speaker Module Remove TouchPad Bracket Remove Mainboard Remove RTC Battery Remove Thermal Module Remove CPU Fan Remove CPU Screw List Step LCD Module LCD Module Upper Cover Upper Cover Power Board Left Speaker Module Right Speaker Module TouchPad Bracket Mainboard Thermal Module CPU Fan Screw M2.N2802. 86.N2802.002 86.003 86.

gently prying up the cover as shown. Insert a suitable plastic tool (or finger) and pry the Switch Cover upward. Lift the Switch Cover clear of the computer. 2. Work along the Switch Cover toward the left hinge. The use of plastic tools or fingers is recommended to remove the Switch Cover. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 3. 4. 1. Turn the computer over. Press down the / and * keys on the right side of the Keyboard to expose the cutout. Chapter 3 55 .Removing the Switch Cover CAUTION: Using metal tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. away from the Upper Cover.

Removing the Keyboard 1. 3. Turn the keyboard over on to the TouchPad area to expose the FFC connector. Lift the keyboard clear of the Upper Cover. Open the locking latch and disconnect the FFC from the mainboard. Pry up the centre of the Keyboard and rotate it upward away from the Upper Cover. 5. 56 Chapter 3 . 2. See “Removing the Switch Cover” on page 55. 4.

Chapter 3 57 . See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 56.Removing the LCD Module 1. Step LCD Module M2. Remove the two securing screws from the bottom of the chassis. Remove the Antenna Cables from the cable channel as shown. Turn the computer over.5*8 Size 2 Quantity Screw Type 3. 2. Ensure that the cables are free from all cable clips.

5. 6. Stand the computer on the LCD Panel and pull the Antenna cables completely through the chassis. Disconnect the LCD cable from the Mainboard and remove the cable from the cable channel. Remove the white Antenna cable from the cable channel.4. Ensure that the cable is completely free of the retaining clips all the way to the hinge well. 58 Chapter 3 .

Open the LCD Panel to the full extent to expose the Hinge Covers. 10. Remove the black Antenna cable from the cable channel as shown. Press the left side Hinge Cover inward. Remove the adhesive tape securing the Antenna cable to the Upper Cover. 9. as shown. Ensure that the cable is completely free of the retaining clips all the way to the hinge well. 8. Chapter 3 59 . 11. Repeat the process for the right side Hinge Cover.7. and lift to remove the cover from the chassis.

Step LCD Module M2. 60 Chapter 3 . Lift the LCD Module clear of the Upper Cover. Remove the left and right screw covers from on top of the hinges 14.5*8 Size 4 Quantity Screw Type 13. Remove the four securing screws (two each side) from the LCD module.12.

Removing the Upper Cover 1.5*8 Size 11 Quantity Screw Type 3. Chapter 3 61 . Step Upper Cover M2. Turn the computer over. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the three screw caps at the rear of the Upper Cover as shown. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 57. Remove the eleven screws on the bottom panel.

A B C D 62 Chapter 3 .4. Disconnect the following four cables from the Mainboard.

NOTE: Avoid pulling on cables directly to prevent damage to the connectors. 7.5. NOTE: Use the pull-tabs on FFCs whenever available to prevent damage. Release the locking latch on B and remove the FFC cable as shown. 6. 8. Disconnect C as shown. Disconnect A as shown. Chapter 3 63 . Release the locking latch on D and remove the FFC cable as shown.

5*8 Size 9 Quantity Screw Type 10. pry apart the Upper and Lower Covers as shown.9. Work along the back edge of the casing to the right as shown. Step Upper Cover M2. 64 Chapter 3 . then lift the Upper Cover clear of the Lower Cover. Remove the nine screws on the top panel. Starting at the rear left side of the cover.

Lift the Power Board clear of the Upper Cover as shown. Locate the Power Board on the Upper Cover as shown.Removing the Power Board 1. 3. Step Power Board M2*3 Size 2 Quantity Screw Type 4. Chapter 3 65 . See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2. Remove the two screws securing the Power Board to the Upper Cover.

4. Remove the adhesive tape from the Speaker cable. 66 Chapter 3 . 3. Locate the Left Speaker Module on the Upper Cover as shown.Removing the Left Speaker Module 1. Remove the Speaker cable from the cable channel. 2. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips.

Remove the single securing screw from the Left Speaker Module. Chapter 3 67 .5. left side first as shown. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover. Step Left Speaker Module M2*3 Size 1 Quantity Screw Type 6.

3. 68 Chapter 3 . Turn the Upper Cover over and pass the cable through the cover as shown.Removing the Right Speaker Module 1. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips. 4. Turn the Upper Cover over and remove the Right Speaker Module cable from the cable channel. Locate the Right Speaker Module on the Upper Cover as shown. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. 2.

Chapter 3 69 . Step Right Speaker Module M2*3 Size 1 Quantity Screw Type 6.5. Remove the single securing screw from the Right Speaker Module. Lift the Speaker clear of the Upper Cover. right side first as shown.

Release the FFC locking latch and disconnect the TouchPad FFC from the cover. To replace the TouchPad Board. 70 Chapter 3 .Removing the TouchPad Bracket IMPORTANT: The TouchPad Board cannot be removed individually. 1. Lift the FFC to detach the adhesive securing the cable to the Upper Cover. 2. replace the entire Upper Cover. 3. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61.

4. Step TouchPad Bracket M2*3 Size 2 Quantity Screw Type 5. Lift the rear edge of the TouchPad bracket first to clear the securing clips and remove it as shown. Chapter 3 71 . Remove the two screws from TouchPad bracket.

5*4 Size 1 Quantity Screw Type 3. Lift the mainboard from the chassis. Remove the single securing screw from the Mainboard.Removing the Mainboard 1. Step Mainboard M2. 2. 72 Chapter 3 . dust-free surface. and place it on a clean. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 61. right edge first.

Removing the RTC Battery IMPORTANT:Follow local regulations for disposal of all batteries. To replace the battery. solder the new battery to the connections shown. The RTC Battery is soldered to the Mainboard. Chapter 3 73 .

5*6 Size 4 Quantity Screw Type 74 Chapter 3 . 4 1 2 3 Step Thermal Module M2. 3. Remove the four securing screws (in reverse numerical order from screw 4 to screw 1) from the Thermal Module. 2. Turn the Mainboard over to access the Thermal Module.Removing the Thermal Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 46.

Using both hands. Chapter 3 75 .4. lift the Thermal Module clear of the Mainboard.

Step CPU Fan M2*3 Size 3 Quantity Screw Type 76 Chapter 3 . Disconnect the Fan cable from the Mainboard as shown. Remove the three securing screws from the Fan Module. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 74.Removing the CPU Fan 1. 3. 2.

Chapter 3 77 . Lift the CPU Fan clear of the Mainboard as shown.4.

78 Chapter 3 . Using a flat-bladed screw driver. rotate the CPU locking screw 180° counter-clockwise as shown.Removing the CPU IMPORTANT: The pins on the underside of the CPU are very delicate. 2. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 74. Lift the CPU clear of the socket as shown. 1. the CPU may malfunction. 3. dry surface when it is not installed. Place the CPU on a clean. If they are damaged.

002 86.N2802.N2802.LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart Remove LCD Panel from Main Unit before proceeding Remove LCD Bezel Remove LCD Panel Remove Camera Module Remove LCD Brackets Remove LCD FPC Cable Remove Antennas Screw List Step LCD Bezel LCD Panel LCD Brackets Screw M2.004 Chapter 3 79 .N2802.5*6 M2*3 4 2 6 Quantity Part No.5*6 M2. 86.002 86.

80 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 57. use a pry to lift up the outside edges of the bezel. Continue along the top edge and down the left side to remove the bezel. Remove the two upper and two lower bezel screw caps and screws. Work along the right side toward the top of the bezel. NOTE: If necessary.Removing the LCD Bezel 1. Step LCD Bezel M2. Starting from the bottom edge of the bezel.5*6 Size 4 Quantity Screw Type 3. prying the covers apart. pry the bezel upwards and away from the panel. 2.

Remove the Camera from the module.Removing the Camera Module 1. 2. Chapter 3 81 . 3. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 80. Locate the Camera Module at the top of the LCD Module and disconnect the camera cable.

Step LCD Panel M2.5*6 Size 2 Quantity Screw Type 3. See “Removing the Camera Module” on page 81. Remove the adhesive strip holding the cables in place. 4. Remove the Camera cable cluster from the LCD Module as shown. Remove the two securing screws from the LCD Panel. 82 Chapter 3 . 2.Removing the LCD Panel 1.

Chapter 3 83 .5. Lift the LCD Panel clear of the module.

Step LCD Brackets M2*3 Size 6 Quantity Screw Type 3. Remove the LCD brackets by pulling away from the LCD Panel. Remove the six securing screws (three on each side) from the LCD Panel brackets. 84 Chapter 3 .Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 82. 2.

4. Lift the cable as shown to disengage the adhesive strip securing it in place. Lift the FPC cable to disengage the remaining adhesive and remove the cable from the panel. Lift the adhesive protector and disconnect the cable from the LCD Panel. 5. Chapter 3 85 . Turn the LCD panel over to expose the rear. 6.

2. Remove the adhesive tape securing the left Antenna to the LCD Module.Removing the Antennas 1. 86 Chapter 3 . Remove the cable from the cable channel. 4. 3. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips and adhesive strips. Remove the adhesive strips holding the left antenna cable in place. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 82. Ensure the cable is free from obstructions.

Remove the cable from the cable channel. Lift the left Antenna clear of the cover. 7.5. 6. Remove the adhesive strips holding the right antenna cable in place. Ensure the cable is free from obstructions. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips and adhesive strips. Chapter 3 87 .

9.8. Lift the right Antenna clear of the cover. Remove the adhesive tape securing the right Antenna to the LCD Module. 88 Chapter 3 .

using all available cable clips. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. Run the cable along the cable channel as shown. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the Antenna in place. 4. 3. Locating Pin Locating Pin 2.LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the Antennas 1. Chapter 3 89 . Run the cable down the side of the LCD Module using all available clips and adhesive. Replace the right Antenna as shown.

Locating Pin Locating Pin 6. 7. 90 Chapter 3 . Replace the left Antenna as shown.5. Ensure that the locating pins on the Antenna are correctly seated. using all available cable clips and adhesive. Run the cable along the cable channel as shown. 8. Run the cable down the side of the LCD Module using all available clips and adhesive. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the Antenna in place.

The Antennas and cables appear as shown when correctly installed.9. Chapter 3 91 .

Replacing the LCD Panel
1. Connect the LCD cable to the panel connector as shown. 2. Press down the adhesive strip to secure the cable in place.

3. Run the cable along the back of the panel and press down as indicated to secure the cable in place.

4. Run the cable across the back of the panel as shown and press down as indicated to secure the cable in place.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cable runs between the green callouts to avoid trapping when the panel is replaced in the LCD Module.

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5. Align the LCD brackets with the screw holes on the panel. Replace the six screws (three on each side) in the brackets as shown.

6. Place the LCD Panel in the LCD Module, top edge first, and secure the LCD cable with adhesive tape. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD power cable passes through the hinge well and is not trapped under the panel.

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7. Replace the Camera cable cluster in the LCD Module.

8. Secure the LCD module with the two securing screws.

Replacing the Camera Module
1. Place the camera in the LCD Module. 2. Connect the cable to the camera module.

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IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cables pass through the hinge wells and are not trapped by the bezel. Replace the bezel and press down until there are no gaps between the bezel and the LCD Module.Replacing the LCD Bezel 1. Chapter 3 95 .

Replace the four screws and screw caps provided. 96 Chapter 3 .2.

Place the CPU into the CPU socket as shown. Chapter 3 97 . 1. taking note of the Pin1 locator. rotate the CPU locking screw 180° clockwise to secure the CPU in place.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. Using a flat-bladed screw driver. Socket Pin1 Locator CPU Pin1 Locator 2.

Connect the Fan power cable to the Mainboard connector. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU—there is no need to spread the grease manually. Align the screw holes on the CPU Fan and Mainboard and replace the Fan. 2. 98 Chapter 3 . 2. or other approved cleaning agent. 3. the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient. Replace the three screws to secure the Fan to the Mainboard. Acetone. Replacing the Thermal Module IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module. The following thermal grease types are approved for use: • • • Silmore GP50 Honeywell Jet Motor 7762 The following thermal pads are approved for use: • Eapus XR-PE 1.Replacing the CPU Fan 1.

then rotate it downward into position (2). (2) (1) NOTE: Ensure the I/O ports are positioned correctly through the casing. Align the screw holes on the Thermal Module and Mainboard then replace the module. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up (the CPU is not visible).3. 4 1 2 3 Replacing the Mainboard 1. 4. Chapter 3 99 . Replace the four securing screws (in numerical order from screw 1 to screw 4) to secure the Thermal Module in place. Keep the module as level as possible to spread the thermal grease evenly. Place the Mainboard in the chassis. left edge first (1). 2. Replace the single securing screw in the mainboard.

Replace the TouchPad FFC and close the locking latch on the connector. 3. 4. Replace the TouchPad bracket top edge first to engage the securing clips. 2. Press the bracket down to engage the securing clips. 100 Chapter 3 . Replace the two screws to secure the TouchPad Bracket to the Upper Cover.Replacing the TouchPad Bracket 1.

5. Replace the FFC and press down as indicated to secure it to the Upper Cover.

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Replacing the Right Speaker Module
1. Place the module left side first on the Upper Cover 2. Replace the single 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. Pass the cable through the Upper Cover as shown. 4. Turn the Upper Cover over and run the cable along the cable channel using all available cable clips.

5. The cable runs as shown when correctly installed.

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Replacing the Left Speaker Module
1. Place the module right side first on the Upper Cover as shown. Ensure that the right side of the module is seated correctly in the securing clip. 2. Replace the single screw to secure the module in place.

3. Run the cable along the cable channel using all available cable clips.

4. Secure the cable in place with adhesive tape.

5. The cable runs as shown when correctly installed.

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Replacing the Power Board 1. 2. Press the board down to locate the securing pin. Place the Upper Cover on the Lower Cover as shown. 104 Chapter 3 . Replace the two screws to secure the board to the Upper Cover. Slide the Power Board in to the Upper Cover front edge first to engage the securing clip. 3. Replacing the Upper Cover 1.

Replace the nine screws in the Upper Cover as shown. Chapter 3 105 . Press down around the edges to secure it in place. 3.2.

Replace the three screw caps as shown. 5. A B C D 106 Chapter 3 .4. Connect the following cables to the Mainboard.

Connect A as shown. 9. Connect D and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place. 7.6. Connect C as shown. Chapter 3 107 . 8. Connect B and close the locking latch to secure the cable in place.

Left Screw Cover Right Screw Cover 3. Replace the left screw cover as shown.10. The left and right screw covers are shaped differently. 108 Chapter 3 . Align the screw holes on the LCD Module and Upper Cover and replace the LCD Module. Turn the computer over and replace the eleven screws as shown. Replacing the LCD Module 1. Ensure that the correct cover is used. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover. 2.

Replace the right screw cover as shown. Rear Securing Clips 8. two securing clips. 6. Identify the rear edge of the covers by the down to replace the cover. Replace the four screws securing the LCD Module to the Upper Cover. Ensure that the securing tab on the rear of the cover is seated correctly in the Upper Cover.4. Chapter 3 109 . Align the left Hinge Cover as shown and press correctly. 5. Repeat the process for the right side Hinge Cover. Ensure that the Hinge Covers are replaced 7.

12. Run the black Antenna cable along the cable channel as shown using all available retaining clips. 11.9. 13. 110 Chapter 3 . Run the white Antenna cable along the cable channel as shown using all available retaining clips. Replace the adhesive strip to secure the cable in place. Connect the LCD cable to the Mainboard as shown. Run the LCD cable along the cable channel using all available cable clips. 10.

using all available cable clips. The Upper Cover appears as shown when the Antenna and LCD cables are correctly installed. 15.14. 16. Turn the computer over. Chapter 3 111 . Stand the computer on the LCD Panel and pass the Antenna cables through the chassis. Run the Antenna cables along the cable channel as shown.

112 Chapter 3 . Replace the two screws securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover.17.

Press down as indicated to secure the Keyboard in into the chassis. Chapter 3 113 . place. NOTE: Ensure that the six locating tabs are correctly seated.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.

Replace the four screws (two each side) to secure the carrier. 114 Chapter 3 . 2. Press down as indicated to snap the Switch Cover into place. 2. Place the HDD in the HDD carrier.Replacing the Switch Cover 1. Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. Place the Switch Cover left side first on to the Upper Cover.

3. Insert the HDD, as indicated and lower it into place.

4. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow to connect the interface.

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Replacing the WLAN Module
1. Insert the WLAN Module into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module.

3. Connect the two Antenna cables to the module. NOTE: The black cable connects to the upper terminal (MAIN) and the white cable to the lower terminal (MAIN).

4. After connecting the cables to the terminals, secure the cables in place with adhesive tape to avoid trapping.

Replacing the DIMM Modules
1. Insert the DIMM Module in place. 2. Press down to lock the DIMM module in place.

3. Repeat steps for the second DIMM module if present. 116 Chapter 3

Replacing the ODD Module
1. Press the bezel into the tray, bottom edge first, to secure it to the ODD Module. 2. Secure the ODD bracket with the two screws.

3. Push the ODD Module into the ODD bay until it is flush with the casing.

4. Replace the single screw to secure the Module.

Replacing the Lower Covers
1. Replace the Memory Cover as shown. 2. Replace the HDD Cover as shown.

IMPORTANT: Press down around the perimeter of the covers to ensure that the all the securing tabs are correctly located in the casing.

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2. 118 Chapter 3 . Push until the card clicks into place and is flush with the casing. Memory Cover HDD Cover Replacing the SD Dummy Card 1. Replace the three screws to secure the covers in place.3. Insert the SD Dummy Card into the slot as shown.

insert the battery pack and press down (2). Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1). 2 1 Chapter 3 119 .Replacing the Battery 1. Slide the battery lock in the direction shown to secure the battery in place. 2.

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1. Chapter 4 121 . Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which page to go to. 2. Non-Acer products.Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Common Problems Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. 3. Go To Page 122 Page 123 Page 125 Page 125 Page 126 Page 126 Page 129 Page 132 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 134 If the Issue is still not resolved. Symptoms (Verified) Power On Issue No Display Issue LCD Failure Internal Keyboard Failure TouchPad Failure Internal Speaker Failure ODD Failure WLAN Failure Thermal Unit Failure Other Functions Failure Intermittent Failures Undermined Failures 4. or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. prototype cards. see “Online Support Information” on page 177.

If the Issue is still not resolved. Plug the computer directly into a known good electrical outlet. Disconnect the power and open the casing to check the Thermal Unit (see “Thermal Unit Failure” on page 132) and fan airways are free of obstructions. 7. 2. 4. 6. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Remove any extension cables between the computer and the outlet. Remove any recently installed software. 5. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet.Power On Issue If the system doesn’t power on. Remove all external and non-essential hardware connected to the computer that are not necessary to boot the computer to the failure point. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Computer Shutsdown Intermittently If the system powers off at intervals. Remove any surge protectors between the computer and the electrical outlet. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. 3. 122 Chapter 4 . perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1.

Reference Product pages for specific model procedures. 7. 4. see “LCD Failure” on page 125. If the POST or video appears on the external display. On this notebook model. Reseat the memory modules. Connect an external monitor to the computer and switch between the internal display and the external display is by pressing Fn+F5 (on this model). Restart the computer. Chapter 4 123 . Remove any memory cards and CD/DVD discs. Remove the drives (see “Disassembly Process” on page 42). Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: No POST or Video If the POST or video doesn’t display. If there is no power. see “Power On Issue” on page 122. 6. Make sure that the internal display is selected. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. add the devices one by one until the failure point is discovered. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. If the Issue is still not resolved. switching between the internal display and the external display is done by pressing Fn+F5. Drain any stored power by removing the power cable and battery and holding down the power button for 10 seconds. Reconnect the power and reboot the computer. If the computer boots correctly. 1. Make sure the computer has power by checking at least one of the following occurs: • • Fans start up Status LEDs light up 2. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 8. 3.No Display Issue If the Display doesn’t work. Disconnect power and all external devices including port replicators or docking stations. 5.

perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. If HDD information is missing from the BIOS. 3. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. NOTE: Ensure that the computer is not running on battery alone as this may reduce display brightness. replace the cables. the drive may be defective and should be replaced. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. check the view settings and control/mouse wheel zoom feature in the application. 1. If permanent vertical/horizontal lines or dark spots display in the same location. Random Loss of BIOS Settings If the computer is experiencing intermittent loss of BIOS information. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. 3. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. 6. 7. 4. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. If the Issue is still not resolved. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. Run the Windows Memory Diagnostic from the operating system DVD and follow the onscreen prompts. If the BIOS settings are still lost. 2. If the computer is more than one year old. If desktop display resolution is not normal. If the Issue is still not resolved. 8. If the Issue is still not resolved. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. Click and drag the Resolution slider to the desired resolution. 5. c. There are no device conflicts. 4. 6. Remove and reinstall the video driver. the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. Readjust if necessary. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. Click Apply and check the display. If the display is too dim at the highest brightness setting. Minimize or close all Windows. 10. 1. If extensive pixel damage is present (different colored spots in the same locations on the screen). 2. 11. No hardware is listed under Other Devices. Adjust the brightness to its highest level. right-click on the desktop and select Personalize Display Settings. Check the Device Manager to determine that: • • • The device is properly installed. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. If the computer is experiencing HDD or ODD BIOS information loss. b. Check the display resolution is correctly configured: a. Replace the Motherboard. replace the CMOS battery. If display size is only abnormal in an application. 5. Roll back the video driver to the previous version if updated. 124 Chapter 4 . e. disconnect and reconnect the power and data cables between devices. d. See the User Manual for instructions on adjusting settings. Reboot the computer. 9.Abnormal Video Display If video displays abnormally.

Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4 125 .LCD Failure If the LCD fails. Do not replace a nondefective FRUs: Built-In Keyboard Failure If the built-in Keyboard fails. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.

Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: 126 Chapter 4 . 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.TouchPad Failure If the TouchPad doesn’t work.

Select the microphone type from the list and click Next. Increase the volume to the maximum setting and click OK. Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the test. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Right-click on the microphone and select Enable. No hardware is listed under Other Devices. If the Issue is still not resolved. Navigate to Start Control Panel Hardware and Sound Sound. 4. 11. Click Mixer to verify that other audio applications are set to 50 and not muted. Check that the microphone is enabled. c. System Device Manager. 4. 7. 10. Remove and recently installed hardware or software. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. Test the microphone hardware: a. 6. If the issue is not fixed. Control Panel Hardware and Sound Right-click on the Recording tab and select Show Disabled Devices (clear by default). 8. Select the Levels tab. 8. Restore system and file settings from a known good date using System Restore. 2. Select the microphone and click Configure. b. 5. Follow the onscreen prompts to configure the speakers. 6. b. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 9. Navigate to Start Sound and select the Recording tab. The device is properly installed. NOTE: If Speakers does not show. Microphone Problems If internal or external Microphones do no operate correctly. 1. Ensure that the volume is not muted. 7. Chapter 4 127 . if updated recently. Ensure that all volume controls are set mid range: a. Reinstall the Operating System. 1. Select the microphone then click Properties. 2. There are no device conflicts. Navigate to Start Control Panel System and Maintenance the Device Manager to determine that: • • • • 3. Select Speakers and click Configure to start Speaker Setup. 5. d. 3. The microphone appears on the Recording tab. Ensure that Speakers are selected as the default audio device (green check mark). Reboot the computer. Select Set up microphone.Sound Problems If sound problems are experienced. Remove and reinstall the audio driver. Click the volume icon on the taskbar and drag the slider to 50. right-click on the Playback tab and select Show Disabled Devices (clear by default). see “Online Support Information” on page 177. Check Roll back the audio driver to the previous version. repeat the preceding steps and select an earlier time and date. If the Issue is still not resolved. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks.

Startup Repair attempts to locate and resolve issues with the computer. 9. b. e. Run the Windows Vista Startup Repair Utility: a. Replace the HDD. Click Next. NOTE: Click Load Drivers if controller drives are required. follow the onscreen information to resolve the problem. 2. Restore system and file settings from a known good date using System Restore. 10. insert the Windows Vista Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer. Restart the computer and press F2 to enter the BIOS Utility. Select the appropriate operating system. For more information see Windows Help and Support. 7. For more information see Windows Help and Support. Select Startup Repair. Run the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool. 4. Run the Windows Disk Defragmenter. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. f. repeat the preceding steps and select an earlier time and date. Click Next. and click Next. Ensure all cables and jumpers on the HDD and ODD are set correctly. For more information see Windows Help and Support. d. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. 11. 3. When complete. Disconnect all external devices. Select Repair your computer. When prompted. If an issue is discovered.HDD Not Operating Correctly If the HDD does not operate correctly. 8. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 1. 128 Chapter 4 . The Install Windows screen displays. i. The System Recovery Options screen displays. 5. 6. click Finish. press any key to start to the operating system DVD. Run Windows Check Disk by entering chkdsk /r from a command prompt. h. If the issue is not fixed. g. Remove any recently added hardware and associated software. c. Check the BIOS settings are correct and that CD/DVD drive is set as the first boot device on the Boot menu.

perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Navigate to Start Storage panel.ODD Failure If the ODD fails. Try an alternate disc. 3. 2. Do not replace a nondefective FRUs: ODD Not Operating Correctly If the ODD exhibits any of the following symptoms it may be faulty: • • • • • Audio CDs do not play when loaded DVDs do not play when loaded Blank discs do not burn correctly DVD or CD play breaks up or jumps Optical drive not found or not active: • • • • • Not shown in My Computer or the BIOS setup LED does not flash when the computer starts up The tray does not eject Access failure screen displays The ODD is noisy Perform the following general solutions one at a time to correct the problem. Check that the ODD device is displayed in the Devices with Removable Control Panel System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Reboot the computer and retry the operation. 4. Chapter 4 129 . 1. Navigate to Start Computer.

right-click on the device and uninstall and reinstall the driver. Select the region suitable for the media inserted in the drive. Double-click lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. 2. d. 3. right-click on the device and click Enable. c. 4. 2. Right-click DVD drive and click Properties. the region cannot be changed even Windows is reinstalled or the drive is moved to another computer. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. In the Desktop disc recording panel. 1. After Changes remaining reaches zero. b. e. Navigate to Start Control Panel System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Check that system resources are not running low: a. Click OK. If the exclamation marker is not removed from the item in the lists. select the writable ODD from the drop down list. b. 1. Check that the Regional Code is correct for the selected media: IMPORTANT:Region can only be changed a limited number of times. Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives. b. Click Properties. b.a. Check that the media is clean and scratch free. Reboot and try the operation again. 2. 5. Chapter 4 130 . Ensure that the software used for burning discs is the factory default. Playback is Choppy If playback is choppy or jumps. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Select the Recording tab. If a device has an exclamation mark. Check that there are no yellow exclamation marks against the items in lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. Discs Do Not Burn Properly If discs can not be burned. select the desired player from the drop down menu. Navigate to Start Computer and right-click the writable ODD icon. Navigate to Start Control Panel System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Navigate to Start Control Panel Hardware and Sound AutoPlay. Try an alternate disc in the drive. Ensure that the default drive is record enabled: a. then click the DVD Region tab. If a device displays a down arrow. In the Audio CD and DVD Movie fields. Check that there are no yellow exclamation marks against the items in DVD/CD-ROM drives. refer to the software's user manual. try removing any recently installed software and retrying the operation. 1. Select Use AutoPlay for all media and devices. Check that the disc is correctly seated in the drive tray and that the label on the disc is visible. a. c. If using different software. Ensure that AutoPlay is enabled: a. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. right-click on the device and uninstall and reinstall the driver. Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives. d. c. b. Discs Do Not Play If discs do not play when inserted in the drive. Try closing some applications. Check that the ODD controller transfer mode is set to DMA: a. c. right-click on the device and click Enable. If a device has an exclamation mark. If the device displays a down arrow.

Restart the computer and press F2 to enter the BIOS Utility. Check that the drive is detected in the ATAPI Model Name field on the Information page. a. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. Try an alternate cable. b. motherboard. b. Try an alternate cable. Turn off the power and remove the cover to inspect the connections to the ODD. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 3. if available. c. if available. and cable connections. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. Check for broken connectors on the drive. If the drive works with the new cable. Drive Read Failure If discs cannot be read when inserted in the drive. 2. Test the drive using other discs. a. If the drive works with the new cable. the original cable should be replaced. the original cable should be replaced. and cables. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. c. Replace the ODD. d. 5. d. Reseat the drive ensuring and all cables are connected correctly. and cable connections. then right-click ATA Device 0. e. Check for bent or broken pins on the drive. motherboard. Remove and clean the failed disc. 1. NOTE: Check that the entry is identical to one of the ODDs specified in “Hardware Specifications and Configurations” on page 17. motherboard. Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. Drive Not Detected If Windows cannot detect the drive. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. Chapter 4 131 .b. c. motherboard. Check for broken connectors on the drive. 1. Click Properties and select the Advanced Settings tab. 4. and cables. Turn off the power and remove the cover to inspect the connections to the ODD. Check for bent or broken pins on the drive. Replace the ODD. Ensure that the Enable DMA box is checked and click OK. the original disc is probably defective and should be replaced. 4. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Retry reading the CD or DVD. 2. Play a DVD movie Listen to a music CD If the ODD works properly with alternate discs. f. 3. Repeat for the other ATA Devices shown if applicable.

Wireless Function Failure If the WLAN fails. Do not replace a nondefective FRUs: Thermal Unit Failure If the Thermal Unit fails. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: 132 Chapter 4 .

Remove any recently added hardware and associated software. 5-in-1 Card Reader or Volume Wheel fail. If the Issue is still not resolved. 12. Check the Device Manager to determine that: • • • The device is properly installed. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. 7. Try an alternative program to verify mouse operation. 1. Other Failures If the CRT Switch. 2. 5. Run the Event Viewer to check the events log for errors. insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. There are no device conflicts. Restart the computer.External Mouse Failure If an external Mouse fails. 3. No hardware is listed under Other Devices. Restore system and file settings from a known good date using System Restore. perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: 1. 10. Dock. See the mouse user manual. Check Drive whether is OK. Reinstall the program experiencing mouse failure. If the mouse uses a wireless connection. perform the following general steps to correct the problem. 2. Remove and reinstall the mouse driver. 11. 13. 6. PCI Express Card. For more information see Windows Help and Support. 3. Check Test Fixture is ok. Roll back the mouse driver to the previous version if updated recently. repeat the preceding steps and select an earlier time and date. LAN Port. 4. Swap M/B to Try. If the issue is not fixed. 8. Chapter 4 133 . Try an alternative mouse. Remove any recently added software and reboot. If the mouse uses a USB connection. try an alternate USB port. see “Online Support Information” on page 177. external MIC or Speakers. 9.

or software errors. Rerun the test to verify that there are no more errors. do not replace any FRU. (See “Power On Issue” on page 122. If no error is detected. Follow these procedures to isolate the failing FRU (do not isolate non-defective FRU). electrostatic discharge. whether a short circuit is suspected. Visually check them for damage. 3. replace the following FRU one at a time. reconnect the removed devices one at a time until you find the failing FRU. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times. 7. and other external devices Battery pack Hard disk drive DIMM CD-ROM/Diskette drive Module PC Cards Power-on the computer. Non-Acer devices Printer. do the following: 1. replace the FRU. If any error is detected. which installed devices are incorrect. When analyzing an intermittent problem. 2. such as: cosmic radiation. If the problem remains. NOTE: Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer. Determine if the problem has changed. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. 3. replace the FRU. NOTE: Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: • • • • • • • 4.): 1. If any problems are found. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: • • System board LCD assembly 134 Chapter 4 . Undetermined Problems The diagnostic problems does not identify which adapter or device failed. 2. Power-off the computer. If the problem does not recur.Intermittent Problems Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect. 5. or whether the system is inoperative. mouse. 6.

Code 02h 03h 04h 06h 08h 09h 0Ah 0Bh 0Ch 0Eh 0Fh 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 16h 17h 18h 1Ah 1Ch 20h 22h 24h 26h 28h 29h 2Ah 2Ch 2Eh 2Fh 30h 32h 33h 36h 38h 3Ah 3Ch 3Dh 42h 1-4-1-1 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-2-2-3 Beeps 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 Initialize I/O component Initialize the local bus IDE Initialize Power Management Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize keyboard controller BIOS ROM checksum Initialize cache before memory autosize 8254 timer initialization 8237 DMA controller initialization Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller Test DRAM refresh Test 8742 Keyboard Controller Set ES segment register to 4 GB Enable A20 line Autosize DRAM Initialize POST Memory Manager Clear 512 KB base RAM RAM failure on address line xxxx* RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of high byte of memory bus Test CPU bus-clock frequency Initialize Phoenix Dispatch Manager Warm start shut down Shadow system BIOS ROM Autosize cache Advanced configuration of chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values Initialize interrupt vectors POST Routine Description Chapter 4 135 .Post Codes These tables describe the POST codes and descriptions during the POST.

Configure Motheboard Configurable Devices (optional) Initialize BIOS Data Area Enable Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMIs) 136 Chapter 4 .Code 45h 46h 48h 49h 4Ah 4Bh 4Ch 4Eh 50h 51h 52h 54h 58h 59h 5Ah 5Bh 5Ch 60h 62h 64h 66h 67h 68h 69h 6Ah 6Bh 6Ch 6Eh 70h 72h 76h 7Ch 7Eh 80h 81h 82h 83h 84h 85h 86h 87h 88h 89h 2-2-3-1 2-1-2-3 Beeps POST Routine Description POST device initialization Check ROM copyright notice Check video configuration against CMOS Initialize PCI bus and devices Initialize all video adapters in system QuietBoot start (optional) Shadow video BIOS ROM Display BIOS copyright notice Display CPU type and speed Initialize EISA board Test keyboard Set key click if enabled Test for unexpected interrupts Initialize POST display service Display prompt "Press F2 to enter SETUP" Disable CPU cache Test RAM between 512 and 640 KB Test extended memory Test extended memory address lines Jump to UserPatch1 Configure advanced cache registers Initialize Multi Processor APIC Enable external and CPU caches Setup System Management Mode (SMM) area Display external L2 cache size Load custom defaults (optional) Display shadow-area message Display possible high address for UMB recovery Display error messages Check for configuration errors Check for keyboard errors Set up hardware interrupt vectors Initialize coprocessor if present Disable onboard Super I/O ports and IRQs Late POST device initialization Detect and install external RS232 ports Configure non-MCD IDE controllers Detect and install external parallel ports Initialize PC-compatible PnP ISA devices Re-initialize onboard I/O ports.

prepare to boot operating system One short beep before boot Terminate QuietBoot (optional) Check password (optional) Prepare Boot Initialize DMI parameters Initialize PnP Option ROMs Clear parity checkers Display MultiBoot menu Clear screen (optional) Check virus and backup reminders Try to boot with INT 19 Initialize POST Error Manager (PEM) Initialize error logging Initialize error display function Initialize system error handler Chapter 4 137 . two short beeps on checksum failure Check for SMART Drive (optional) Shadow option ROMs Set up Power Management Initialize security engine (optional) Enable hardware interrupts Determine number of ATA and SCSI drives Set time of day Check key lock Initialize Typematic rate Erase F2 prompt Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear Boot flag Check for errors POST done . One long.Code 8Ah 8Bh 8Ch 8Fh 90h 91h 92h 93h 95h 96h 97h 98h 99h 9Ah 9Ch 9Dh 9Eh 9Fh A0h A2h A4h A8h AAh ACh AEh B0h B2h B4h B5h B6h B9h BAh BBh BCh BDh BEh BFh C0h C1h C2h C3h C4h 1 1-2 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.

it displays an additional word-bitmap (xxxx) indicating the address line or bits that failed. It repeats this sequence continuously. another delay. Note that error 30 cannot occur on 386SX systems because they have a 16 rather than 32-bit bus. It first displays the check point code. and then the low-order byte of the error. followed by a delay. "2E 1020" means data bits 12 and 5 (bits 12 and 5 set) have failed in the lower 16 bits. For example. 138 Chapter 4 . 2E. "2C 0002" means address line 1 (bit one set) has failed.Code C5h C6h C7h C8h C9h D2h Code E0h E1h E2h E3h E4h E5h E6h E7h E8h E9h EAh EBh ECh EDh EEh EFh F0h F1h F2h F3h F4h F5h F6h F7h 1 Beeps POST Routine Description PnPnd dual CMOS (optional) Initialize notebook docking (optional) Initialize notebook docking late Force check (optional) Extended checksum (optional) Unknown interrupt 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 Go to BIOS Set Huge Segment Initialize Multi Processor Initialize OEM special code Initialize PIC and DMA Initialize Memory type Initialize Memory size Shadow Boot Block System memory test Initialize interrupt vectors Initialize Run Time Clock Initialize video Initialize System Management Mode Output one beep before boot Boot to Mini DOS Clear Huge Segment Boot to Full DOS * If the BIOS detects error 2C. or 30 (base 512K RAM error). The BIOS also sends the bitmap to the port-80 LED display. the high-order byte.

Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Locations Top View Item JLVDS1 JP14 JSPK1 JSPK2 JKB1 JTP1 U18 SW2 SW3 Description LCD Connector Power/B Connector Speaker(Left) Connector Speaker(Right) Connector Internal Keyboard Connector Touch Pad Connector South Bridge Touch pad (Left) Button Touch pad (Right) Button Chapter 5 139 .

Bottom View ITEM PJP1 JRJ1 JCRT1 JP12 JUSB1 JUSB2 JMIC1 JHP1 JSATA2 U39 JCPU1 JREAD1 PJP2 JDIMM2 JDIMM1 JSATA1 JMINI2 DESCRIPTION AC-IN Connector RJ45 Connector CRT Connector Fan Connector USB Connector USB Connector MIC-In Jack Head-Phone Jack HDD Connector North Bridge CPU Socket Card Reader Socket Battery Connector Memory DIMM2 Connector Memory DIMM1 Connector ODD Connector Wireless Card Connector 140 Chapter 5 .

Power Board ITEM U1 SW1 SW2 SW3 LED1 LED3 LED4 LED5 LED6 LED7 DESCRIPTION Lid Switch TP Lock Button ON/OFF Button Wireless Button ON/OFF LED Media LED Num LED Wireless LED Caps LED TP Lock LED Chapter 5 141 .

BIOS will ask the password during systems POST or when systems enter to BIOS Setup menu. AC and Battery from the machine. Power Off the system. Clearing Password Check Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password (Supervisor Password and/or User Password) for a security reason. Restart system.Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery This section provides you with the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for eMachines E627. Disconnect the RTC Battery cable and locate the J1 jumper. 3. Then remove the tool from the HW Gap. If there is no Password request. 2. and remove HDD. The machine provides one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check. please follow the steps and try again. Otherwise. keep the short condition on the HW Gap. Use an electric conductivity tool to short the two points of the HW Gap. 4. BIOS Password is cleared. Press F2 key to enter BIOS Setup menu. under Modem Board 142 Chapter 5 . NOTE: These steps are only for clearing BIOS Password (Supervisor Password and User Password). 6. However. Plug in AC. users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by the following steps: 1. once it is necessary to bypass the password check. 5. and press Power Button to power on the system till BIOS POST finish. Clear CMOS Jumper Item J1 Description Clear CMOS Jumper Location Thermal Module Bay. and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery.

4. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Follow the instructions on the screen to create the disk.wph BIOS file into the Crisis folder which is included with the crisis program. the system will force the BIOS to enter a special BIOS block. do the following: 1.exe program to create a USB Crisis Disk. Press Fn + ESC button then plug in AC power. If this function is enabled. The Crisis USB key could be made by executing the Crisis Disk program in another system with Windows XP OS. Copy the xxxxx. 3. the system auto restarts with a workable BIOS. for enable BIOS Recovery process when system is powered on during BIOS POST. Rename the xxxxx.BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk BIOS Recovery Boot Block: BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS.wph file to BIOS. Update the latest version BIOS for this machine by regular BIOS flashing process. Follow the steps below: 1. Plug USB storage into USB port. Plug in the USB disk. it is strongly recommended to have the AC adapter and Battery present. 5. Click Start to initiate the process. Select the Quick Format option to format the disk and click Start. 2. 2. To use this function. BIOS Recovery Hotkey: The system provides a function hotkey: Fn+Esc. The Power button flashes orange once. prepare the Crisis USB key. Launch the wincris. 3. called Boot Block. To use the Crisis USB key. Chapter 5 143 . Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed. 4. Press Power button to initiate system CRISIS mode.wph. When CRISIS is complete. Steps for BIOS Recovery from USB Storage: Before doing this.

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Chapter 6 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List This chapter gives you the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of eMachines E627. Chapter 6 145 . your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS. you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines. NOTE: To scrap or to return the defective parts. or follow the rules set by your regional Acer office on how to return it. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization). it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS. For whatever reasons a part number change is made. you should follow the local government ordinance or regulations on how to dispose it properly.

eMachines E627 Exploded Diagrams Main Assembly 1 2 3 4 5 146 Chapter 6 .

N2802.N6502.003 42.001 60.N2802.N2802.001 MB.001 60.N2802.002 Chapter 6 147 . 1 2 3 4 5 Description Middle Cover Assy Hinge Cap Assy Upper Case Assy Mainboard Lower Case Acer P/N 60.No.

001 60.001 MB.Base Assembly 1 2 3 No.N2802.N6502.N6502.001 148 Chapter 6 . 1 2 3 Description Fan Thermal Module Mainboard Acer P/N 23.

N2802.004 42.005 60. 1 2 3 Description RAM Door HDD Door Lower Case Acer P/N 42.N2802.Rear Assembly 1 2 3 No.002 Chapter 6 149 .N2802.

007 27.001 Description AcerPN WLAN CARD-XB63 WLAN CARD-BCM4312 Cable TP FFC NI.N2802.200 KC.TAVV5.012 27.008 27.007 NI.006 27.6G 512K 638 15W G2 CPU AMD AthlonX2 TK42 1.004 27.TAVV5.001 27.TAVV5.005 27.23600.TAVV5.TAVV5.TAVV5.TAVV5.ATF02.TAVV5.23600.001 150 Chapter 6 .001 KC.TAVV5.010 27.TAVV5.420 Case/Cover/Bracket Assembly UPPER CASE ASSY 60.013 27.ATK02.eMachines E627 FRU List CATEGORY Board POWER BOARD 55.009 27.N2802.011 27.APV02.N2802.TAVV5.002 27.6G 1M 638 20W G2 27.003 27.TAVV5.TAVV5.001 POWER CORD US 3 PIN POWER CORD EU 3 PIN POWER CORD AUS 3 PIN POWER CORD UK 3 PIN POWER CORD CHINA 3 PIN POWER CORD SWISS 3 PIN POWER CORD ITALIAN 3 PIN POWER CORD DENMARK 3 PIN POWER CORD JP 3 PIN POWER CORD SOUTH AFRICA 3 PIN POWER CORD KOERA 3 PIN POWER CORD ISRAEL 3 PIN POWER CORD INDIA 3 PIN POWER CORD TWN 3 PIN POWER CORD ARGENTINA 3 PIN CPU/Processor CPU AMD Athlon TF20 PGA 1.029 50.014 27.TAVV5.

002 TP BRACKET 33.N2802.003 RAM DOOR ASSY 42.003 42.N2802.N2802.N2802.004 HDD DOOR ASSY 42.CATEGORY LOWER CASE Description AcerPN 60.005 Chapter 6 151 .N2802.001 UP CAP R 42.N2802.002 UP CAP L 42.N2802.N2802.001 MIDDLE COVER ASSY HINGE CAP ASSY 60.

01A01 HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.003 KH.016 KH.16007.5" 5400rpm 320GB ST9320320AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB MK3255GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG011J HDD HGST 2.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.034 KH.5" 5400rpm 320GB HTS545032B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W: C60F HDD WD 2.021 KH.00801.007 KH.011 KH.5" 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra SATA LF F/W: FG011J HDD HGST 2.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.030 KU.50007.CATEGORY HDD Description HDD SEAGATE 2.16007.015 KH.32008.7mm Tray DL 8X AD7580S LF W/O bezel SATA ODD PLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.5" 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCTO ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.N2802.064 KU.00807.0080E.013 KH.25008.5" 5400rpm 500GB WD5000BEVT-22ZAT0 ML250 SATA LF F/W:01.25001.25004.5" 5400rpm 250GB WD2500BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.7mm Tray DL 8X GT20N LF W/O bezel SATA ODD SONY Super-Multi DRIVE 12.0080F.5" 5400rpm 250GB ST9250315AS Wyatt SATA LF F/W:0001SDM1 HDD TOSHIBA 2.32004.16004.002 KH.013 KH.16001.32007.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS545016B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HDD BRACKET ASSY AcerPN KH.5" 5400rpm 250GB MK2555GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG001J HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 250GB HTS545025B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HDD WD 2.040 KU.024 33.5" 5400rpm 500GB ST9500325AS Wyatt SATA LF F/W:0001SDM1 HDD WD 2.006 KH.003 KU.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HDD WD 2.0080D.7mm Tray DL 8X UJ880A LF W/O bezel SATA ODD HLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.019 KH.7mm Tray DL 8X TS-L633B LF W/O bezel SATA ODD PANASONIC Super-Multi DRIVE 12.32001.16008.002 ODD DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE MODULE ODD TOSHIBA Super-Multi DRIVE 12.5" 5400rpm 160GB ST9160310AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.7mm Tray DL 8X DS8A3S LF W/O bezel SATA 6M.N2802.25007.009 KH.5" 5400rpm 500GB HTS545050B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HDD HGST 2.50001.004 152 Chapter 6 .50008.008 KH.022 KH.017 KU.

I1700.I1700.417 KB.I1700.427 Chapter 6 153 .419 KB.003 Keyboard Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black US International Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Greek Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Arabic Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Russian Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 99KS Black Thailand Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black UK Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black German Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Swiss/G Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black CZ/SK Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Belgium Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Danish Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Italian Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black French Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Hungarian Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Norwegian Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Portuguese Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Spanish Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Turkish Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Sweden Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black SLO/CRO Keyboard EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard 100KS Black Nordic KB.432 KB.429 KB.I1700.I1700.434 KB.N2802.428 KB.424 KB.I1700.438 KB.I1700.006 33.I1700.435 KB.I1700.I1700.I1700.423 KB.I1700.433 KB.I1700.421 KB.CATEGORY Description ODD BEZEL-SUPER MULTI ODD BRACKET AcerPN 42.414 KB.I1700.I1700.N2802.I1700.I1700.437 KB.I1700.I1700.I1700.430 KB.425 KB.I1700.415 KB.431 KB.422 KB.436 KB.

CATEGORY LCD Description ASSY LCD MODULE 15.N2802.001 60.001 LK.N2802.6 IN.002 LK.003 LCD BEZEL FOR W/CCD F 60.15608.001 LK.001 LK.N2802.N2802. CCD 0.N2802.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit 8ms LCD COVER AcerPN 6M.001 154 Chapter 6 .15606.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 LCD CMO 15.005 LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD 33.001 LK.001 19.005 LCD CABLE FOR W/CCD F 50.N2802.3M LCD AUO 15.N2802.004 ANTENNA-AUX 50.004 CAMERA 0.15605.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15. WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA*2.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.002 ANTENNA-MAIN 50.N2802.1560D.15605.3 INVERTER 57.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit 8ms CCFL LCD AUO 15.N2802.

001 LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD 50.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit 8ms LCD COVER AcerPN 6M.001 LK.6 IN.15605.15608.N2802.N3202. WXGA GLARE W/O CCD LCD AUO 15.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 LCD CMO 15.CATEGORY Description ASSY LCD MODULE 15.N2802.001 LK.001 LK.001 60.004 60.002 ANTENNA-MAIN 50.N2802.N3202.001 LK.15605.003 ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO LCD BEZEL FOR W/ CCD F 50.002 LK.N2802.N2802.N2802.15606.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.005 LCD CABLE FOR W/ CCD F 50.005 INVERTER 19.N2802.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit 8ms CCFL LCD AUO 15.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.1560D.001 Chapter 6 155 .004 ANTENNA-AUX 50.

N2802.N2802.N2802.004 60.002 LK.3 57.N3202.N3202.1560D.004 CAMERA 0.15605.N2802.003 ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO LCD BEZEL FOR W/O CCD F 50.001 156 Chapter 6 .N2802.002 ANTENNA-MAIN 50.001 LK.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit 8ms LCD COVER AcerPN 6M.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 LCD CMO 15.001 LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD 33.001 LED CABLE FOR W/O CCD F 50. WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA*2.CATEGORY Description ASSY LCD MODULE 15.001 LK. W/O CCD LCD AUO 15.N3202.15606.001 LK.15608.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit 8ms CCFL LCD AUO 15.15605.004 ANTENNA-AUX 50.001 LK.6 IN.N2802.001 60.

N3202.1560D.004 60.15605.N2802.N5502.002 ANTENNA-MAIN 50.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.N2802.005 Mainboard Mainboard E627 ATI RS780 SB710 8132 V1.15608.N2802.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit 8ms CCFL LCD AUO 15.004 ANTENNA-AUX 50.15606.002 LCD BRACKET R&L FOR LCD 33.003 ANTENNA-MAIN+MIMO LCD BEZEL FOR W/O CCD F 50.N2802.N6502.001 Chapter 6 157 .002 LK.001 LK.001 60.001 LK.N2802. WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA*3 W/O CCD LCD AUO 15.001 LK.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01-A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.0 LF Memory MB.6 IN.001 LED CABLE FOR W/O CCD F 50.15605.001 LK.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit 8ms LCD COVER AcerPN 6M.CATEGORY Description ASSY LED MODULE 15.N3202.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 LCD CMO 15.

001 23.001 KN.1GB04.2GB03.2GB0G.1GB09.008 KN.2GB09.011 KN.002 158 Chapter 6 .055um Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB HYMP125S64CP8-Y5 LF Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB HMP125S6EFR8C-Y5 LF 128*8 0.N2802.022 KN.1GB0G.010 KN.003 Miscellaneous NAME PLATE-EME627 NAME PLATE-EME427 40.012 KN.N6502.011 KN.002 60.1GB03.055um AcerPN KN.07um Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB M470T5663EH3-CE6 LF 128*8 0.1GB0B.001 SPEAKER L 23.026 KN.N6502.065um Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864EH3-CE6 LF 64*16 0.055um Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB NT2GT64U8HD0BN-3C LF 128*8 0.010 KN.055um Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HYMP112S64CP6-Y5 LF Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HMP112S6EFR6C-Y5 LF 64*16 0.065um Memory ELPIDA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB EBE11UE6ACUA-6E-E LF 64*16 0.027 KN.2GB04.N2802.004 KN.07um Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB MT16HTF25664HY-667G1 LF 128*8 0.N6502.1GB0G.CATEGORY Description Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C LF 64*16 0.07um Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB MT8HTF12864HDY-667G1 LF 64*16 0.2GB0B.2GB0G.001 40.N2802.012 Heatsink THERMAL MODULE-AMD FAN Speaker SPEAKER R 23.065um Memory ELPIDA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB EBE21UE8ACUA-6E-E LF 128*8 0.

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N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.013 AATF20 Middle East LX.003 AATF20 Middle East LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ENS1 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64RUeTRU1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.004 AATF20 Ukraine LX.041 Description eME627-204G50Mi W7HP64EeTES1 UMACkk 2*2G/500_L/6L2.3D_HG_AR11 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME2 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.024 AATF20 LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.N6502.2/5R/CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.Appendix A Model Definition and Configuration Model eME627204G50Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi RO EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A Country Spain Acer Part No LX.3D_N_HG_ES51 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTNL1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.033 AATF20 LX.3D_HG_SL11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTES1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.012 AATF20 Middle East LX.3D_HG_RU11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64RUeTUK1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_AR21 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTGR1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_RU61 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME4 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.N6502.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.3D_HG_NO11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTDK2 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N6502.3D_HG_ES61 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME2 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.3D_HG_NL11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTNO1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.037 AATF20 Russia LX.N6502.3D_HG_ENQ1 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTEU7 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_NO11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTDK1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.015 AATF20 Greece LX.038 AATF20 Denmark LX.2/5R/CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EL31 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTEU7 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.040 AATF20 Denmark LX.3D_HG_ES51 CPU AATF20 Holland LX.011 AATF20 Middle East LX.N6502.039 AATF20 Norway LX.N6502.N6502.016 AATF20 Appendix A 160 .N6502.028 AATF20 Eastern Europe Eastern Europe Spain LX.2/5R/CB_bg_0.N6502.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ES61 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME2 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.

2/5R/ CB_bg_0.036 AATF20 Czech LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_IT11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTBE1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_FI11 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTTR1 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.026 AATF20 Turkey LX.005 AATF20 Cyprus LX.3D_HG_FI11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTEU4 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_TR31 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTCY1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_IT41 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTDZ1 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.2/5R/CB_bg_0.2/5R/CB_bg_0.3D_HG_NL11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTCZ2 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/CB_bg_0.N6502.3D_HG_EN11 CPU AATF20 Switzerland LX.3D_HG_ES81 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME3 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.N6502.019 AATF20 Belgium LX.3D_HG_SK11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTSE1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.034 AATF20 Germany LX.3D_HG_DE11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTIT1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.018 AATF20 Algeria LX.N6502.N6502.2/5R/CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ES81 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTZA1 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.020 AATF20 UK LX.006 AATF20 Middle East LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.035 Description eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTLU3 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.014 AATF20 Austria LX.N6502.3D_HG_ES81 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME9 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.3D_HG_IT41 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTCH1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.Model eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi RO EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A Country Luxembourg Acer Part No LX.3D_HG_ES81 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTAT1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N6502.009 AATF20 South Africa LX.017 AATF20 161 Appendix A .032 AATF20 Eastern Europe Finland LX.030 AATF20 Italy LX.3D_HG_DE61 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTDE1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/CB_bg_0.N6502.N6502.023 AATF20 LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.031 AATF20 Sweden LX.3D_HG_SV21 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTFI2 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.008 AATF20 Middle East LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.N6502.3D_HG_ES61 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTGB1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N6502.N6502.N6502.

N6502.009 AATF20 AAP LX.005 AATF20 AAP LX.027 AATF20 Hungary LX.025 AATF20 LX.N650X.029 AATF20 Portugal LX.Model eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627203G25Mi eME627202G25Mi eME627202G16Mi eME627202G16Mi eME627202G25Mi eME627201G16Mi eME6276C4G25Mi eME6276C2G25Mi eME627202G32Mi eME6276C4G32Mi RO EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A EME A AAP Country South Africa Acer Part No LX.N650Y.005 AATK42 AAP LX.3D_HG_ES61 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTEU5 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N6502.004 AATF20 AAP LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_PT11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTHU1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_PL11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTPT1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.003 AATF20 AAP LX.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-6C2G25Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.N6502.3D_HG_EN12 eME627-6C4G25Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 2*2G/250/6L2.2/5R/CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-6C4G32Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 2*2G/320/6L2.3D_HG_EN12 eME627-202G16Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/160/6L2.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650X.N6502.N650Y.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.003 AATF20 AAP LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650X.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.022 AATF20 LX.3D_HG_FR21 eME627-202G25Mi W7HP64EeTGB1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.N6502.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-202G32Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/320/6L2.N6502.N650X.001 AATF20 Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N6502.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN13 CPU AATF20 Middle East LX.007 Description eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTZA2 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.3D_HG_RO11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTEU5 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_HU11 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTFR1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.3D_HG_PL71 eME627-203G25Mi W7HP64EeTPL1 UMACkk 2G+1G/250/6L2.N650X.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-202G16Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/160/6L2.008 AATK42 AAP LX.3D_HG_ES61 eME627-203G25Mi EM W7HP64EMeTME6 UMACkk 2G+1G/ 250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-202G25Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.021 AATF20 France LX.N650Y.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN12 eME627-201G16Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/6L2.007 AATK42 Appendix A 162 .002 AATF20 UK LX.N6502.010 AATF20 Eastern Europe Eastern Europe Poland LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.

2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650C.N650C.3D_HG_EN12 eME627-202G16Mi VHB32eTUS1 UMACkk 1*2G/160/6L2.N6402.N650C.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-312G16Mi W7HP64eTCA2 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-6C1G16Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/6L2.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-202G25Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.N650X.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-202G25Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.002 AATK42 AAP India LX.006 AAL310 PA USA LX.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-6C2G32Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*2G/320/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.002 AATK42 PA LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.004 AAL310 PA USA LX.N650C.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.001 AATK42 AAP India LX.N6402.006 AATF20 AAP India LX.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-201G16Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*1G/160/6L2.008 AATF20 163 Appendix A .2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FRB1 CPU AATK42 AAP LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650Y.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650C.N6402.001 AATF20 PA Canada LX.004 AATF20 AAP India LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN31 eME627-202G16Mi VHB32eWW1 UMACkk 2*1G/160/6L2.001 AATF20 WW WW S2.005 AATF20 AAP Australia/ New Zealand USA LX.001 AATF20 AAP LX.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-6C4G32Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMACkk 2*2G/320/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FRB1 eME627-202G16Mi W7HP64eTUS1 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.N6402.N650X.002 AATF20 AAP LX.N650C.N650X.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-201G25Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*1G/250/6L2.N650X.006 AATF20 AAP LX.Model eME6276C2G32Mi eME627202G25Mi eME627204G16Mi eME627204G25Mi eME6276C1G16Mi eME6276C2G32Mi eME6276C2G25Mi eME627201G16Mi eME627202G25Mi eME627201G25Mi eME6276C4G32Mi eME627202G16Mi eME627202G16Mi eME627312G16Mi eME627312G25Mi eME627312G16Mi eME627202G16Mi RO AAP Country Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand India Acer Part No LX.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-204G16Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 2*2G/160/6L2.3D_HG_EN13 eME627-204G25Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 2*2G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.N650Y.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FRB1 eME627-312G16Mi W7HP64eTUS1 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.003 AATK42 AAP India LX.N650Y.3D_HG_EN11 eME627-6C2G25Mi LINPUSeIN1 UMACkk 1*2G/250/6L2.004 Description eME627-6C2G32Mi VHP32eTAU1 UMACkk 1*2G/320/6L2.009 AAL310 PA USA LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FR84 eME627-312G25Mi W7HP64eTUS1 UMAkk 2*1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_0.

6WXGAG N15.N640Y.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_EN12 CPU AAL310 PA Canada LX.6WXGAG N15.N6402.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.N6402.001 AATF20 Model eME627-204G50Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi LCD N15.6WXGAG N15.002 AAL310 AAP Australia/ New Zealand Australia/ New Zealand WW LX.007 AAL310 PA Canada LX.001 AATF20 AAP LX.N640X.6WXGAG N15.002 AATF20 WW S2.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FR81 eME627-202G16Mi W7HP64eTCA2 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FR81 eME627-312G16Mi W7HP64eTCA2 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.N6402.6WXGAG N15.N6402.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_EN12 eME627-201G16Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMAkk 1*1G/160/6L2.Model eME627312G25Mi eME627312G16Mi eME627202G16Mi eME627313G16Mi eME627313G16Mi eME627201G25Mi eME627201G16Mi eME627202G16Mi RO PA Country Canada Acer Part No LX.6WXGAG N15.N640Y.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.001 AATF20 PA Canada LX.N6402.6WXGAG VGA Chip UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA VRAM 1 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Memory 1 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 Memory 2 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 Appendix A 164 .003 AAL310 PA USA LX.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FRB1 eME627-201G25Mi VHB32eTAU1 UMAkk 1*1G/250/6L2.005 Description eME627-312G25Mi W7HP64eTCA2 UMAkk 2*1G/250/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FR81 eME627-313G16Mi W7HP64eTUS1 UMAkk 2G+1G/160/6L2.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_EN12 eME627-202G16Mi VHP32eWW1 UMAkk 2*1G/160/6L2.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.2/5R/ CB_bg_HG_FR81 eME627-313G16Mi W7HP64eTCA2 UMAkk 2G+1G/160/6L2.

Model eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-6C4G25Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-202G32Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-204G16Mi eME627-204G25Mi eME627-6C1G16Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi LCD N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG VGA Chip UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA VRAM 1 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Memory 1 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 Memory 2 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 N N N N N SO2GBII6 N N SO2GBII6 N N SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 N N N N N N SO2GBII6 N SO1GBII6 165 Appendix A .6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.

4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG VGA Chip UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA UMA VRAM 1 N N N N N N N N N N N N Memory 1 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 Memory 2 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 N N SO1GBII6 Model eME627-204G50Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi HDD 1(GB) N500GB 5.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS HDD 2(GB) N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N ODD NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS Media Processor N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Extra SW1 NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in Appendix A 166 .6WXGAG N15.6WXGAG N15.Model eME627-312G16Mi eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi LCD N15.4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.6WXGAG N15.4KS N250GB 5.

4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS HDD 2(GB) N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N ODD NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS Media Processor N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Extra SW1 NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 167 Appendix A .4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.Model eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi HDD 1(GB) N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.

4KS N320GB 5.4KS N320GB 5.Model eME627-203G25Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-6C4G25Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-202G32Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-204G16Mi eME627-204G25Mi eME627-6C1G16Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-312G16Mi HDD 1(GB) N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS HDD 2(GB) N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N ODD NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS Media Processor N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Extra SW1 NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS N N N N N N NIS NIS NIS NIS Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in Appendix A 168 .4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N320GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N320GB 5.4KS N320GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.

4KS N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.Model eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi HDD 1(GB) N250GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS N160GB 5.4KS HDD 2(GB) N N N N N N N N N N N ODD NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS Media Processor N N N N N N N N N N N Extra SW1 NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in 5 in 1-Build in Model eME627-204G50Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi Wireless LAN 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Wireless LAN1 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Bluetooth N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N 169 Appendix A .

Model eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-203G25Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-6C4G25Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-202G32Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-204G16Mi eME627-204G25Mi eME627-6C1G16Mi eME627-6C2G32Mi eME627-6C2G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G25Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-6C4G32Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi Wireless LAN 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Wireless LAN1 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Bluetooth N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N Appendix A 170 .

Model eME627-312G16Mi eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-312G25Mi eME627-312G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-313G16Mi eME627-201G25Mi eME627-201G16Mi eME627-202G16Mi Wireless LAN 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Wireless LAN1 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG Bluetooth N N N N N N N N N N N N 171 Appendix A .

Appendix A 172 .

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. and peripherals which have passed these tests. Windows® XP Pro environment. Appendix B 173 . please refer to the eMachines E627 Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department. Regarding configuration. adapter cards. Refer to the following lists for components. combination and test procedures.

LV5 LED LF Type Description 174 Appendix B .01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.2 Battery SANYO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.7x5.5" 5400rpm 320GB MK3255GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG011J AATF20 AATK42 CPU AMD Athlon TF20 PGA 1.4KS N320GB5.7x5.2Ah(CG ) Battery SAMSUNG AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SAMSUNG 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2. LV5 LED LF Adapter LITE-ON 65W 19V 1.2Ah(S3 ) Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SAMSUNG 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON SDI 2.5" 5400rpm 320GB ST9320320AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.2 6CELL2.2Ah(A) Battery SONY AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P SONY 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.5x11 Yellow HP-A0652R3B 1LF.2 6CELL2.5" 5400rpm 160GB HTS543216L9A300 Falcon-B SATA LF F/W:C40C HDD WD 2.2 6CELL2.5" 5400rpm 250GB ST9250315AS Wyatt SATA LF F/W:0001SDM1 HDD TOSHIBA 2.5" 5400rpm 160GB ST9160310AS Crockett SATA LF F/W:0303 HDD TOSHIBA 2.4KS N250GB5.5" 5400rpm 250GB HTS545025B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HDD WD 2.4KS N250GB5.4KS N160GB5.5" 5400rpm 250GB MK2555GSX Libra SATA LF F/W:FG001J HDD HGST 2.2Ah(G6F) Battery PANASONIC AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON 2.2 6CELL2.2Ah ( CG ) Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P LGC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON LGC 2.4KS N160GB5.Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test Vendor Adapter DELTA LITE-ON HIPRO Battery SANYO SONY PANASONIC SAMSUNG SIMPLO SIMPLO SIMPLO CPU AMD AMD HDD SEAGATE TOSHIBA HGST WD SEAGATE TOSHIBA HGST WD SEAGATE TOSHIBA N160GB5.4KS N250GB5.5x11 Yellow PA-165022AC LV5 LED LF Adapter HIPRO 65W 19V 1.5x11 Yellow ADP-65JH DB A.4KS N160GB5.5" 5400rpm 160GB WD1600BEVT-22ZCTO ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.7x5.4KS N250GB5.2Ah(F) Battery SIMPLO AS-2009A Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Panasonic 2.6G 1M 638 20W G2 6CELL2.6G 512K 638 15W G2 CPU AMD AthlonX2 TK42 1.2Ah(F) 65W 65W 65W Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.2 6CELL2.4KS HDD SEAGATE 2.2 6CELL2.4KS N320GB5.5" 5400rpm 160GB MK1655GSX Libra SATA LF F/W: FG011J HDD HGST 2.5" 5400rpm 250GB WD2500BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.

6WXGAG N15.055um Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB HYMP125S64CP8-Y5 LF Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB HMP125S6EFR8C-Y5 LF 128*8 0.055um Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB NT2GT64U8HD0BN-3C LF 128*8 0.6" WXGA Glare B156XW01-V0 LF 220nit 8ms CCFL LCD AUO 15.5" 5400rpm 320GB HTS545032B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W: C60F HDD WD 2.055um ODD TOSHIBA Super-Multi DRIVE 12.7mm Tray DL 8X UJ880A LF W/O bezel SATA ODD HLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.4KS Description HDD HGST 2.065um Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB M470T5663EH3-CE6 LF 128*8 0.07um Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB MT8HTF12864HDY-667G1 LF 64*16 0.6" WXGA Glare N156B3-L02 LF 220nit 8ms Memory NANYA SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB NT1GT64UH8D0FN-3C LF 64*16 0.5" 5400rpm 500GB ST9500325AS Wyatt SATA LF F/W:0001SDM1 HDD HGST 2.01A11 HDD SEAGATE 2.Vendor HGST WD SEAGATE HGST WD LCD AUO AUO SAMSUNG LPL CMO MEM NANYA MICRON SAMSUNG HYNIX HYNIX NANYA MICRON SAMSUNG HYNIX HYNIX ODD TOSHIBA PANASONIC HLDS SONY Type N320GB5.6WXGAG SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO1GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 SO2GBII6 NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS NSM8XS Appendix B 175 .4KS N500GB5.6WXGAG N15.6" WXGA Glare LP156WH1-TLA1 LF 220nit 8ms 400:1 LCD CMO 15.6"W WXGA Glare LTN156AT01A01 LF 220nit 8ms 600:1 CCFL LCD LPL 15.055um Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HYMP112S64CP6-Y5 LF Memory HYNIX SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB HMP112S6EFR6C-Y5 LF 64*16 0.5" 5400rpm 500GB WD5000BEVT-22ZAT0 ML250 SATA LF F/W:01.07um Memory MICRON SO-DIMM DDRII 667 2GB MT16HTF25664HY-667G1 LF 128*8 0.7mm Tray DL 8X TSL633B LF W/O bezel SATA ODD PANASONIC Super-Multi DRIVE 12.5" 5400rpm 320GB WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.4KS N500GB5.6"W WXGA Glare B156XW01 V0 1A LF 220nit 8ms 500:1 CCFL LCD SAMSUNG 15.4KS N500GB5.6WXGAG N15.01A01 LCD AUO 15.7mm Tray DL 8X AD7580S LF W/O bezel SATA N15.5" 5400rpm 500GB HTS545050B9A300 Panther B SATA LF F/W:C60F HDD WD 2.065um Memory SAMSUNG SO-DIMM DDRII 667 1GB M470T2864EH3-CE6 LF 64*16 0.7mm Tray DL 8X GT20N LF W/O bezel SATA ODD SONY Super-Multi DRIVE 12.4KS N320GB5.6WXGAG N15.

3M DV Calla_2G 5 in 1-Build in MS.7mm Tray DL 8X DS8A3S LF W/O bezel SATA UMA (AMD) AMDRS780MN AMDSB710 Keyboard eMACHINES EM-7T HM50/70 Internal 17 Standard Black Atheros AR8132L PIFA Realtek Audio Codec ALC272X Normal wi IMR Mirror w/Camera Suyin 0. SD.3M DV Camellia_2G Chicony 0. SC. MS Pro.3M DV 176 Appendix B . XD Antivirus application NIS Foxconn FOX_ATH_XB63 Foxconn Atheros XB63 minicard b/g Foxconn Wireless LAN Broadcom 4312 minicard b/g AMDRS780MN AMDSB710 EM-7T AR8132L ALC272X Normal wi IMR Mirror w/Camera Camera Suyin Chicony Card Reader 5 in 1-Build in Software NIS Wireless LAN Foxconn Foxconn 3rd WiFi BG 3rd WiFi BG 0.3M DV 0.Vendor PLDS VGA Chip None NB Chipset AMD SB Chipset ATI Keyboard eMACHINES LAN Atheros WiFi Antenna WNC Audio Codec Realtek A cover Quanta Wistron B cover PIFA UMA Type NSM8XS Description ODD PLDS Super-Multi DRIVE 12.

Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. and password. Also contained on this website are: • • • Detailed information on Acer's International Traveler's Warranty (ITW) Returned material authorization procedures An overview of all the support services we offer. dealer. However some information sources will require a user i. ASP or TPM. If you are a distributor. please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. so if you have any suggestions or comments. These can be obtained directly from Acer CSD Taiwan.d. In the Technical Information section you can download information on all of Acer's Notebook. accompanied by a list of telephone. Acer's Website offers you convenient and valuable support resources whenever you need them.Appendix C Online Support Information This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. We are always looking for ways to optimize and improve our services. we have included an Acrobat File to facilitate the problem-free downloading of our technical material. Desktop and Server models including: • • • • • • • Service guides for all models User's manuals Training materials Bios updates Software utilities Spare parts lists TABs (Technical Announcement Bulletin) For these purposes. fax and email contacts for all your technical queries. please do not hesitate to communicate these to us. Appendix C 177 .

178 Appendix C .

10 Common Problems 122 on indicator computer on indicator CPU Removing 78 Replacing 97 CPU Fan Removing 76 Replacing 98 126 J Jumper and Connector Locations 6. 10 139 K Keyboard Removing 56 Replacing 113 Keyboard Failure 125 D DIMM Modules L LCD Bezel 179 .A AFLASH Utility Antennas Removing 86 Replacing 89 Removing 49 Replacing 116 33 Display 4 display hotkeys 14 B Battery Replacing Battery Pack Removing BIOS ROM type 18 vendor 17 Version 17 BIOS Utility E EasyTouch Failure 132 119 44 Euro 15 43 External Module Disassembly Flowchart F Features 1 Flash Utility FPC Cable Removing 33 84 145 25–33 Boot 31 Exit 32 Navigating 25 Onboard Device Configuration 29 Save and Exit 32 Security 28 System Security 32 Board Layout Top View brightness hotkeys FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List H Hard Disk Drive Removing 52 Replacing 114 HDTV Switch Failure Hibernation mode 139 133 14 C Camera Module Removing 81 Replacing 94 caps lock 14 Hot Keys 12 hotkey I Indicators 10 Intermittent Problems 134 Internal Speaker Failure 6.

68 6.Removing 80 Replacing 95 LCD Brackets Removing 84 Replacing 92 LCD Cable ODD Failure 129 177 Online Support Information Optical Disk Drive Replacing Removing 117 47 Optical Drive Module 92 LCD Failure 125 Replacing LCD Module Removing 57 Replacing 108 LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD Panel Removing 82 Replacing 92 Left Speaker Module Removing Lower Covers Removing 46 Replacing 117 P Panel 5 8 PC Card 10 Bottom Power Board 79 89 LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Removing 65 Replacing 104 Power On Failure 122 R Right Speaker Module Removing 68 Replacing 102 RTC Battery Removing 66 M Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Mainboard Removing 72 Replacing 99 media access on indicator Memory Removing 49 Replacing 116 73 S 54 SD Dummy Card Removing 45 Replacing 118 Speakers Removing 66. 10 speakers hotkey 14 Switch Cover Removing 55 Replacing 114 System Block Diagram 122 Model Definition 160 Memory Check 4 N No Display Issue hotkey num lock on indicator T 123 Notebook Manager Test Compatible Components Thermal Module Removing 74 Replacing 98 173 14 6. 10 Thermal Unit Failure TouchPad hotkey 132 O 14 180 .

Removing 70 TouchPad Bracket Removing 70 Replacing 100 TouchPad Failure Troubleshooting Built-in KB Failure 125 EasyTouch Buttons 132 HDTV Switch 133 Internal Speakers 126 LCD Failure 125 No Display 123 ODD 129 Other Failures 133 Power On 122 Thermal Unit 132 TouchPad 126 WLAN 132 126 U Undetermined Problems Upper Cover Removing 61 Replacing 104 utility BIOS 134 25–33 W Windows 2000 Environment Test 174 Wireless Function Failure WLAN Module Removing 50 Replacing 116 132 181 .

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