Acer 522 User Manual

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/ws ==> Write Serial Number to EEPROM (max. 22 characters)/wu ==> Write UUID to EEPROM (ignore string)

/wa ==> Write Asset Tag to EEPROM (max. 32 characters)

The following examples show the commands and the corresponding output information: 1. Read DMI Information from Memory

Input:

dmitools /r

Output:

Manufacturer (Type1, Offset04h): Acer

Product Name (Type1, Offset05h): Aspire One 522

Serial Number (Type1, Offset07h): 01234567890123456789

UUID String (Type1, Offset08h): xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx2. Write Product Name to EEPROM

Input:

dmitools /wp Aspire One 522 3. Write Serial Number to EEPROM

Input:

dmitools /ws 01234567890123456789

4. Write UUID to EEPROM (Create UUID from Aspire One 522 Series Service Guide)

Input:

dmitools /wu

5. Write Asset Tag to EEPROM

Input:

dmitools /wa Acer Asstag

NOTE:NOTE:

For examples two (2) through five (5), restart the system to write any changes in the data to the EEPROM.

System Utilities

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Updating MAC Address and SSID/SVID Utility

1.Copy the contents of the memcfg folder to a bootable HDD device.

2.Use a text editor to edit mac_id.ini with the correct MAC address and SSID/SVID.

Current_MAC_address = 00-04-F0-11-11-1A

SubSystem_ID = 05-43-10-25

Figure 2-28.Editing MAC_ID.INI

3.Boot computer to HDD device.

4.Enter memcfg folder.

5.At the DOS prompt, enter memcfg -p mac_id.ini to write to eeprom.

C:\MEMCFG>memcfg -pmac_id.ini EEPROM/OTP R/W Utility 1.0.0.37 (Sep 24 2010) Searching for supported Ethernet adapter...

Bus number: 6, Device number: 0, Slot number: 0

PCI-Ids:Vendor=1969, Device=2062, SubVen=1025, SubSys=0543 determined MEMORY size is 246 Bytes

read out current contents... 100% o.k. Success.

Figure 2-29.Updating MAC Address and SSID/SVID

6. Reboot computer when process has completed.

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System Utilities

CHAPTER 3

Machine Maintenance Procedures

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

Recommended Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

Maintenance Flowchart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7

Battery Pack Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-8

Battery Pack Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-8

Dummy Card Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-9

Dummy Card Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-9

Keyboard Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-10

Keyboard Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-11

Lower Cover Door Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-12

Lower Cover Door Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-13

HDD (Hard Disk Drive) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-14

HDD Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-15

DIMM (Dual In-line Memory Module) Module Removal . . . .3-17

DIMM Module Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-17

WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) Module Removal . . . .3-18

WLAN Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-18

3G Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-19

3G Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-19

Upper Cover Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-20

Upper Cover Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-22

Touchpad Board Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-23

Touchpad Board Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-24

Function Board Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-25

Function Board Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-26

Bluetooth Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-27

Bluetooth Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-27

RTC Battery Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-28

RTC Battery Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-28

Mainboard Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-29

Mainboard Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-31

Thermal Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-32

Thermal Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-33

DC-IN Cable Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-35

DC-IN Cable Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-35

Speaker Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-36

Speaker Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-36

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . .3-37

LCD Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-38

LCD Bezel Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-40

LCD Bezel Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-41

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CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . .3-42

CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Module Installation . . . . . . . .3-42

LCD Panel Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-43

LCD Panel Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-44

LCD Panel Brackets Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-45

LCD Panel Brackets Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-45

3G and WLAN Antenna Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-46

WLAN and 3G Antenna Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-46

Microphone Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-47

Microphone Module Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-47

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Machine Maintenance Procedures

Introduction

This chapter contains general information about the notebook, a list of tools needed to perform the required maintenance and step by step procedures on how to remove and install components from the notebook computer.

General Information

The product previews seen in the following procedures may not represent the final product color or configuration. Cable paths and positioning may also differ from the actual model. During the removal and installation of components, make sure all available cable channels and clips are used and that the cables are installed in the same position.

All prerequisites must be performed prior to performing maintenance.

Recommended Equipment

The following tools are required to perform maintenance on the notebook:

Wrist grounding strap and conductive matFlat screwdriver

Philips screwdriver

Table 3-1.Main Screw List

Screw Name

Quantity

M2x3 t=0.04

15

 

 

M2x7

8

 

 

M3x3 Ni

8

 

 

M2x5

7

 

 

M2x4 Ni

4

 

 

M2x3

4

 

 

M2x2.5

4

 

 

Machine Maintenance Procedures

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Maintenance Flowchart

The flowchart in Figure 3-1 provides a graphic representation of the module removal and installation sequences. It provides information on what components need to be removed and installed during servicing.

 

 

 

Battery

 

 

 

 

Dummy

Keyboard

 

 

 

Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower

 

 

 

 

Cover Door

 

 

HDD

WLAN

3G Module

DIMM

Upper

 

Module

Module

Cover

 

 

 

 

Mainboard

Function

RTC

Bluetooth

Touchpad

 

Board

Battery

Module

Board

 

 

LCD Bezel

LCD

Speaker

DC-IN

Thermal

 

Module

Module

Cable

Module

 

 

 

CCD

LCD Panel

 

 

 

 

Module

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3G&WLAN

LCD Panel

Microphone

 

 

 

Antennas

Brackets

Module

 

Figure 3-1.Maintenance Flow

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Machine Maintenance Procedures

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