Acer 522 User Manual
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Getting Started

Flowchart Figure 3-1 identifies sections illustrating the entire removal and install sequence. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components.

Perform the following prior to performing any maintenance procedures:

1.Remove power (A) from the system and peripherals.

2.Remove all cables from system.

A

Figure 3-2.AC Adapter

3. Place system on a stable work surface.

Machine Maintenance Procedures

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Battery Pack Removal

1.Place computer on flat surface, battery side up. (Figure 3-3)

2.Push battery lock/unlock latch (A) to unlock position.

3.Push and hold battery release latch (B) to release position.

4.Pull battery pack (C) from lower cover

C

A

B

Figure 3-3.Lower Cover Overview with Battery

+ IMPORTANT:

Follow local regulations for battery (C, Figure 3-3)disposal.

Battery Pack Installation

1.Hold latch (B) in release position and install battery (C). (Figure 3-3)

2.Lock battery lock/unlock latch (A).

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Machine Maintenance Procedures

Dummy Card Removal

1.Push dummy card (A) in to release it from spring latch. (Figure 3-4)

2.Remove dummy card (A).

A

Figure 3-4.Dummy Card

Dummy Card Installation

1.Insert dummy card (A). (Figure 3-4)

2.Push card until spring latch locks.

Machine Maintenance Procedures

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Keyboard Removal

Prerequisite:

Battery Pack Removal

1. Locate and unlock three (3) latches above keys, F4,F8, andF12.(Figure 3-5)

A

B

Figure 3-5.Upper Cover Overview with Keyboard

! CAUTION:

Keyboard FPC (Flexible Printed Circuit) can be damaged if removed while mainboard connector is locked. Do not remove keyboard from computer.

2.Place thumb beside power button (A) and push while lifting top edge of keyboard (B) from upper cover.

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Machine Maintenance Procedures