Acer Aspire M3970 Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide

Acer Aspire M3970 Manual

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    Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide PRINTED IN TAIWAN
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    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on this service guide. Date Chapter Updates ii
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    Copyright Copyright © 2011 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may ... system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, ..., optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. iii
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    Disclaimer The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either ... their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and any ...
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    Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT Denotes actual messages that ...specific actions. Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems. Reminds you to do specific actions relevant to the accomplishment...
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    ...part number change is made, it will not be noted in the printed Service Guide. For ACER-AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office... FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines. ...
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    ...Pre-disassembly Procedure Removing the Side Panel Removing the Front Bezel Removing the Heat Sink ...System Fan Removing the Daughter Board Removing the Power Supply Removing the Mainboard Removing the Top ...Cage of Hard Disk Drive Removing the PCI Cover Install the Power Supply Install the I/O Shielding...
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    ... Wireless LAN Card Install the VGA Card Install the Front Bezel Install the Side Panel 72 73 74 ... Inspection System Internal Inspection Beep Codes Checkpoints BIOS Recovery 80 80 81 81 81 81... Setting Setting Jumper 89 89 91 91 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List Aspire M3970 Exploded Diagram Aspire ...
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    Chapter 1 System Tour Features Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature: NOTE: The features listed in this...1.5V 1066/1333 (1GB / 2GB / 4GB). Follow Acer DT EE Request. Graphics • Intel® HD Graphics Support (supported by CPU) Follow PCI Express spec. Dual independent display. ...
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    ... technology support. Need to measure VGA follow Acer VGA SOP. PCEx16 socket must with latch and ...the single PCIe X16 slot. Audio • • • ALC662 Rear IO: 3 jack Front IO: 1*Microphone-in,... V2.0) USB ports • Supports at least 12 USB ports on both front and rear side • • 6 ports locate on ...
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    ...H5X2 Header (support 8 ports). 1 * Front Audio Pannel H5X2 header. 1 * Front Panel IO H7X2 Header for Acer pin define. 1 * H1X4 CPU ... Size: 32MBits / 4M Bytes AMI Kernel with Acer skin/copyright Power supply • Non PFC 300W / PFC 300W / FR 300W(Support models are listed on ...
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    Block Diagram 4 Chapter 1
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    ...a virtual tour of the system's interior and exterior components. Front Panel No. 1 2 Component USB 2.0 ports HDD activity ... drive bay door and access the optical drive. Removable HDD door button Press button to access the removable HDD. Power button MS/MS PRO slot SD/MMC(Secure Digital/MultiMedia ...
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    Rear Panel No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Component Power connector PS2 keyboard port VGA port HDMI port USB 2.0 ports Mic-in Line-out Expansion slot (graphics card and TV tuner card and Mode card) Line-in USB 2.0 ports LAN connector System FAN PS2 mouse port 6 Chapter 1
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    ... Enabled.) BIOS Item BIOS code programer BIOS version BIOS ROM type BIOS ROM size Support protocol Device Boot Support Specification AMI Kernel with Acer skin P01-A0 SPI Flash ... 3rd priority: Removable Device 4th priority: LAN N/A Support to LS-120 drive Support to BIOS boot block feature YES...
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    ... synthesizer Sampling rate Microphone/Headphone jack Specification Intel High Definition audio controller ALC662 2.1 channel Enable/disable by BIOS Setup Stereo It should defined by system level HW not support , it should be S/W app playback(...
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    ... Item SATA controller Number of SATA channel Support mode Specification Intel H67 SATA X ...USB Class USB Connectors Quantity Specification USB 2.0/1.1 Support legacy keyboard for legacy mode 6 ports locate...-20 ~ +60°C (Storage package) Specification Power Management Devices Power Button USB Keyboard/...
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    ... Management Function(ACPI support function) Device Standby Mode Independent power management timer for ... keyboard &mouse for Windows. Resume recovery time 3-5sec Global Standby Mode Global power management... and S5 sleep state support. On board device power management support. On board device ...
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    ... area is not part of the system RAM which allows configuration data to be retained when power is turned off. Before you run the CMOS Setup .... NOTE: CMOS Setup Utility will be simply referred to as "BIOS", "Setup", or "Setup utility" in this guide. The screenshots used in this guide ...
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    Entering CMOS setup 1. Turn on the server and the monitor. If the server is already turned on, close all open applications, then restart the server. 2. During POST, press Delete. If you fail to press Delete before POST is completed, you will need to restart the server. The Setup Main menu will be ...
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    ... following main setup categories. Parameter System BIOS Version Build Date Processor Core Frequency ... time following the hour-minute-second format. Version number of the BIOS setup utility. Date when the BIOS setup utility was built Type of CPU installed on the system. Core speed of the CPU installed...
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    Advanced Parameter Miscellaneous Advanced Chipset Configuration Integrated Peripherals PC Health Status Description Press Enter to access the Miscellaneous submenu Press Enter to access the Advanced Chipset Configuration submenu Press Enter to access the Integrated Peripherals submenu Press Enter...
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    ...device. This item allows you to enable or disable the Clock to all DIMM/PCI/PCIE. Selects power on state for Num Lock. Enables or disables BIOS to display error beeps or messages during USB device enumeration. Option Enabled Disabled On Off Enabled ...
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    ... Intel SpeedStep technology). This item allows users to enable or disable the Intel Turbo Boost. Enables or disables Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI). When enabled, the processor disables code execution when a worm attempts to insert a code in the buffer preventing damage and ...
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    ... disables the onboard USB controller. Enables or disables support for legacy USB devices. If Auto, ...Ex.ZIP drive). Enables or disables the onboard audio controller. Enables or disables the onboard LAN ...option ROM for onboard network controller. Onboard Audio Controller Onboard LAN Controller Onboard ...
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    PC Health Status Parameter Smart Fan Description Enables or disables the smart system fan control function. Option Enabled Disabled 18 Chapter 2
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    ... call on the PCIE LAN card.You must use an ATX power supply in order to use this feature.Use this item to dowake-up action if inserting the PCIE card. ... from S1/ S3 state. Enables or disables the system to reboot after a power failure or interrupt occurs. Option S3 (STR) S1 (POS...
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    ... to verify the first entry then press Enter again. Press F10. Select Yes to save the new password and close the Setup Utility. Removing a supervisor password 1. 2. 3. Use the up/down arrow keys to select Change Supervisor Password menu then press Enter. Enter the current password then press Enter. ...
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    ...available optical drives. Press Enter to access the Removable Device Priority submenu and specify the boot device priority sequence from available removable drives. Press Enter to access the Network ... sequence from available network drives. When enabled, the BIOS splash screen displays during startup...
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    ... changes, select this option to leave the BIOS Setup Utility and reboot the computer, so the new system ...any permanent changes to the system configuration, and reboot the computer. Select Discard Changes and Exit Setup... but may not work best for all computer applications. Select this option and press ...
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    ...This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble and assembly the desktop computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and ...
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    ...: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Turn off the system and all the peripherals connected to it. Unplug the power cord from the power outlets. Unplug the power cord from the system. Unplug all peripheral cables from the system. Place the system unit on a flat, stable surface. ...
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    Removing the Side Panel 1. Remove the two screws located on the rear edge of the side panel. 2. 3. Slide the side panel toward the back of the chassis until the tabs on the cover disengage with the slots on the chassis. Lift the side panel away from the server and put it aside for reinstallation ...
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    Removing the Front Bezel 1. 2. Remove the side panel. Refer to the previous section for instructions. Release the front bezel from the chassis interior. 3. Pull the bezel away from the chassis. 26 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Heat Sink Fan Assembly WARNING:The heat sink becomes very hot when the system is on. NEVER touch the heat sink with any metal or with your hands. 1. Disconnect the fan cable from the mainboard. 2. Use a long-nosed screwdriver to loosen the four screws on the heat sink, in the order as...
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    3. Lift the heat sink fan assembly away from the mainboard. 4. 5. Remove the heat sink fan assembly then lay it down in an upright position-with the thermal patch facing upward. Do not let the thermal patch on the heat sink fan assembly touch the work surface. Use an alcohol pad to wipe off the ...
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    Removing the Processor IMPORTANT:Before removing a processor from the mainboard, make sure to create a backup file of all important data. WARNING:The processor becomes very hot when the system is on. Allow it to cool off first before handling. 1. Release the load lever. 2. Lift the load lever and ...
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    3. Pull out the processor from the socket. IMPORTANT: If you are going to install a new processor, note the arrow on the corner to make sure the processor is properly oriented over the socket. 30 Chapter 3
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    Removing the VGA Card 1. Open PCI Latch. 2. Remove the screw that secures the card to the chassis. 3. Gently pull the card to remove it from the mainboard. Note:Circuit boards >10 cm² has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image ...
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    Removing the Wireless Lan Card 1. Remove the screw that secures the card to the chassis. 2. Gently pull the card to remove it from the mainboard. Note:Circuit boards >10 cm² has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local ...
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    Removing the TV-Tuner Card 1. Remove the screw that secures the card to the chassis. 2. Gently pull the card to remove it from the mainboard. Note:Circuit boards >10 cm² has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local ...
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    Removing the PCI-E Modem Card 1. Remove the screw that secures the card to the chassis. 2. Gently pull the card to remove it from the mainboard. Note:Circuit boards >10 cm² has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local ...
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    Removing the Memory Modules IMPORTANT:Before removing any DIMM from the memory board, make sure to create a backup file of all important data. 1. 2. Press the holding clips on both sides of the DIMM slot outward to release the DIMM(1). Gently pull the DIMM upward to pull it away from the M/B(2). ...
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    Removing the Hard Disk Drive 1. Disconnect the data and power cables from the rear of the optical drive. 2. Disconnect the other end of the data cable from the main board. 3. Remove the screw that secures the HDD cage to the chassis. 36 Chapter 3
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    4. Lift the HDD cage up and turn it over. 5. Remove the HDD module. a. Remove the four screws secure the HDD module to the HDD cage. b. Slide the HDD out of the cage. Chapter 3 37
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    Removing the Bracket of Removable HDD 1. Disconnect the removable HDD date cable from the motherboard. 2. Remove the three screws. 3. Pull the bracket of removable HDD from the chassis. 38 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Optical Drive 1. Disconnect data and power cable from the rear of the optical drive. 2. Disconnect the other end of the data cable from the mainboard. 3. Remove the two screws from the optical drive. Chapter 3 39
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    4. Pull the ODD from the chassis. 40 Chapter 3
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    Removing the System Fan 1. Remove system FAN cable from M/B. 2. Use a knife to cut off the PE belt then disconnector the cable. Chapter 3 41
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    3. Release four screws according to the following picture. 4. Take off the system fan from chassis. Note:System fan has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows.Please detach the system fan and follow local regulations for disposal. 42 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Daughter Board 1. Take out the cable from the cable retention clip, and disconnect the daughter board cable from the motherboard. 2. Remove the screw that secures the chassis to the daughter board. 3. Take out the daughter board. Chapter 3 43
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    Removing the Power Supply 1. Disconnect the 4-pin and 24-pin power supply cables from the mainboard. 2. Remove the four screws that secures the power supply to the chassis. 3. Lift the power supply module out of the chassis. 44 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Mainboard 1. Open the cable retention clip, then take out the these cables from the cable retention clip. 2. Disconnect the power switch cable/top audio cable/top USB cable/card reader cable from the main board. 3. Release the the cable retention clip. Chapter 3 45
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    4. Remove the eight screws that secure the mainboard to the chassis. Note:Circuit boards >10 cm² has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local regulations for disposal. shows. 5. Lift the board from the chassis. 46 Chapter 3
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    6. Punching in IO Shield then you can remove it. 7. Remove the RTC battery. Note:RTC battery has been highlighted with the yellow circle as above image shows.Please detach the RTC battery and follow local regulations for disposal. Chapter 3 47
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    Removing the Top Cover 1. Gently release the top bezel retention tabs from the chassis interior. 2. When perform the step one, then release the top bezel retention tabs from the chassis interior. 48 Chapter 3
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    3. Pull the top cover away from the chassis. 4. Pull the power switch and LED cable from chassis hole. Chapter 3 49
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    Removing the Power Switch and LED Cable Assembly 1. Release the locking tabs (1) and gently power switch cable out of the bracket (2). 2. Release the locking tabs (1) and gently LED cable out of the bracket (2). 3. Release the two locking tabs and take out the cable. 50 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Card Reader 1. Removing the two screws from the chassis. 2. Lift the card reader away from chassiss. then Pull the card reader cable from chassis hole. Chapter 3 51
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    Removing the Top USB and Audio I/O Assembly 1. Removing the two screws from the chassis. 2. Release these cables from the chassis. 3. Lift the top USB and audio I/O assembly away from chassiss. 52 Chapter 3
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    4. Removing the top USB and audio I/O board. a. Use screwdriver to remove the two screws. 5. Grasp the bracket then gently Pull the USB board out of the bracket. Chapter 3 53
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    Assembly Requirements To assemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Flat-blade screwdriver Philips screwdriver Hex screwdriver Plastic flat-blade screwdriver • Plastic tweezers NOTE: The screws for the ...
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    ...: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Turn off the system and all the peripherals connected to it. Unplug the power cord from the power outlets. Unplug the power cord from the system. Unplug all peripheral cables from the system. Place the system unit on a flat, stable surface. ...
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    Install the Processor 1. Release the load lever. 2. 3. Lift the load lever and load plate to the fully open,then take out the CPU cover. Put the CPU in the seat and close the load plate and load lever. NOTE: When you install the processor, note the arrow on the corner to make sure the processor ...
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    Install the Heat Sink Fan Assembly 1. Put the CPU cooler on CPU. 2. Use a long-nosed screwdriver to fix the four screws on the heat sink, in the order as shown below. 3. Connect the cooler cable to the main board. Chapter 3 57
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    Install the Memory 1. Open the holding clips on both sides of the DIMM slot outward. 2. Press down the memory. IMPORTANT:pls refer to below installing memory rule. DIMM1 A A A B A A A A DIMM2 A DIMM3 DIMM4 B B A A A A A A B A B A B Remark:A and B show different size of memory, size:A>B 58...
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    Removing the Side Panel 1. Remove the four screws located on the rear edge of the side panel. 2. 3. Slide the side panel toward the back of the chassis until the tabs on the cover disengage with the slots on the chassis. Lift the side panel away from the server and put it aside for reinstallation ...
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    Removing the Daughter Board 1. Remove the screw that secures the chassis to the daughter board. 2. Take out the daughter board. 60 Chapter 3
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    Removing the Cage of Hard Disk Drive 1. Remove the screw that secures the HDD cage to the chassis. 2. Lift the HDD cage up and turn it over. Chapter 3 61
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    Removing the PCI Cover 1. Remove the PCI cover. NOTE: Based to actual requirment to remove the PCI cover. 62 Chapter 3
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    Install the Power Supply 1. Install the power supply to chassis. 2. Fix the four screws. Chapter 3 63
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    Install the I/O Shielding 1. Install I/O shielding into chassis. 64 Chapter 3
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    ... the Main Board 1. Put M/B in the chassis aligning the M/B I/O connector with I/O shielding. 2. Fix1~ 8 pcs screws into the corresponding hole. NOTE: Make sure the I/O spring touching M/B after installing. 3. Connect the ATX 24Pin Power cable and ATX 4Pin Power cable to main board. Chapter 3 65
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    4. Connector the Power switch/Top USB/Card Reader/Front bezel USB/Audio cable to motherboard. 5. Put the power switch cable/top USB cable/card reader USB cable/top audio cable into the cable retention clip, then close the cable retention clip. 66 Chapter 3
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    Install the Optica Drive 1. 2. Removing the front bezel, please refer to "Removing the front bezel" on page 26. Install the ODD into chassis. 3. Fix the four screws. Chapter 3 67
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    4. Connect the power cables and data cable to the rear of the optical drive. 5. Connect the other end of the data cable to the mainboard. 68 Chapter 3
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    Install the Hard Disk Drive 1. Install the HDD. a. Install the slave HDD into the cage. b. Fix four screws for the slave HDD. c. Install the master HDD into the cage. Chapter 3 69
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    d. Fix four screws for the master HDD. 2. Install HDD cage into chassis by the track. 3. Fix the screw. 70 Chapter 3
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    4. Connect the data cable and power cable to the rear of the hard disk drive. 5. Connect the other end of the data cable to the main board. Chapter 3 71
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    Install the Daughter Board 1. Install the daughter board into chassis. 2. Fix the screw. 3. Connect the daughter board cable to the motherboard. then paste cable clip to base of chassis, and put daughter board cable into the cable clip. 72 Chapter 3
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    Install the System FAN 1. Push the system fan to chassis. 2. Fix the four screws. 3. Connect the system fan power cable to Main board. Chapter 3 73
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    Install the PCI-E Modem Card 1. Open PCI Latch. 2. Install the PCI-E modem card to motherboard "PCIE X1" slot. NOTE: You install before the card, rear USB cable througt the PCI-E modem card underside. 74 Chapter 3
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    Install the the TV-Tuner Card 3. Install the TV-Tuner card to motherboard "PCIE X1" slot. NOTE: You install before the card, rear USB cable througt the TV-Tuner card underside. Chapter 3 75
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    Install the Wireless LAN Card 4. Install the wireless LAN card to motherboard "PCIE X1" slot. NOTE: You install before the card, rear USB cable througt the wireless Lan card underside. 76 Chapter 3
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    Install the VGA Card 1. Install the VGA card to motherboard "PCIE X16" slot. NOTE: You install before the card, rear USB cable througt the VGA card underside. 2. Close the PCI Latch, fix the three screws. Chapter 3 77
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    Install the Front Bezel 1. Connect the data cable of removable HDD to main board. 2. Clear up these cables. then use PE belt to bundle these cables. 3. Install the panel onto chassis and then check if it is Installed OK. 78 Chapter 3
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    Install the Side Panel 1. Install the side Panel, then fix two Screws. Chapter 3 79
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    ...4 System Troubleshooting This chapter provides instructions on how to troubleshoot system hardware problems. Hardware Diagnostic Procedure IMPORTANT:The diagnostic tests described in this chapter are only intended to test Acer products. NonAcerproducts, prototype cards, or modified options can...
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    ... are firmly and correctly attached to their appropriate connectors. Verify that all components are Acer-qualified and supported. 10. Replace the system covers. 11. Power on the system. 12. If the problem with the system is not evident, you ...
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    Beep Codes Beep codes are used by the BIOS to indicate a serious or fatal error to the end user. Beep ... video card has been activated. Not all computers using AMIBIOS enable this feature. In most cases, a... card error/not installed, graphics card memory error or graphics card BIOS checksum error. BIOS ...
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    ... compressed boot block code to memory in right segments. Copies BIOS from ROM to RAM for faster access. Performs main BIOS checksum and updates recovery status accordingly. Both key sequence and OEM specific method is checked to determine if ...
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    Checkpoint Description DA DC E1-E8 ECEE Restore CPUID value back into register. Give control to BIOS POST (ExecutePOSTKernel). See POST Code Checkpoints section of document for more information. System is waking from ACPI S3 state. OEM memory detection/configuration error. This range is reserved ...
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    ... gets control when the BIOS determines that a BIOS recovery needs to occur because the user has forced the update or the BIOS checksum is corrupt. The following table describes the... part Program the flash part. The flash has been updated successfully. Make flash write disabled. Disable...
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    BIOS Recovery 1. The usage of recovery boot block: • Please re-name BIOS ROM (xxxx.ROM or 2MB size ROM) file to "AMIBOOT.ROM" and burn in BIOS ROM file to CDROM or copy BIOS ROM file to USB Thumb drive. When BIOS flash crashed, using recovery CDROM/USB Thumb drive to recover ...
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    b. Select "Proceed with flash update" and Press "Enter". 87 Chapter 4
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    c. System will start to flash update progress. d. Once firmware update is completed, press any key to reboot the system. Chapter 4 88
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    Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Information M/B Placement Chapter 5 89
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    ... header Front panel USB header Front panel audio header PCIEx16 slot SPI header Board ... Intruder Flash Override BIOS WP Description DDRIII DIMM slot M/B Main Power Connector CPU Fan header Front panel switch/ LED... BATTERY Inbtruder Header Flash Override Header BIOS write protect header 90 Chapter 5
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    ... configuration of the mainboard. Setting Jumper Use the motherboard jumpers to set system configuration options. ...PIN) Header_1X3 1 2 3 CPU_FAN Definition 1: PWM 2: SENSE 3: POWER 4: GND SYS FAN HEADER SYS_FAN (3 PIN) 1: SENSE 2: POWER 3: GND Yellow is symbol, Red is Pin 1 of symbol. CLEAR CMOS ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 100
    Jumper/Header Name F_USB1, F_USB2, F_USB3, F_USB4 Function FRONT USB HEADER (2X5) Definition 1. VCC5 2. VCC5 3. D14. D05. D1+ 6. D0+ 7. GND 8. GND 9. KEY 10. GND Yellow is symbol, Red is Pin 1 of symbol. FRONT PANEL AUDIO HEADER (2X5) F_AUDIO 1: A_MIC2_L 2: GND_AUDIO 3: A_MIC2_R 4: ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 101
    Jumper/Header Name Function Definition 1: VCC (5V_SYS) 2: KEY 3: A_SPDIF_OUT1 4: GND SPDIF_OUT, SPDIF_OUT1 Yellow is symbol, Red is Pin 1 of symbol. Front panel header 1: HDD+ (PU 5V_S0) 2: PWRLED_PN2(PU 5V_S5) 3: HDD_LED 4: PWRLED_PN4(PU 5V_S5) 5: GND 6: PANSWHJ_C 7: SYS_RSTJ 8: GND 9: FP_9(PU ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 102
    ...: GND 17: PRP_D7 18: GND 19: PACKJ 20: GND 21: PBUSY 22: GND 23: PE 24: GND 25: PSLCT 26:NC 1: MONO_L 2: GND 3: MONO_R 4: KEY 5: GND 6: GND 7: VCC3 8: VCC5 LPT Yellow is symbol, Red is Pin 1 of symbol. Audio internal speaker header SPEAKER Yellow is symbol, Red is Pin 1 of symbol. 94 Chapter 5
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 103
    USB CONNECTORS (Quad stack) Pin "11,21,31,41" 12 13 14 22 23 24 32 33 34 42 43 44 "1,2,3,4,5,6" Signal Name VCC_USB USB6N USB6P Ground USB7N USB7P Ground USB2N USB2P Ground USB3N USB3P Ground Ground LAN+Dual USB Connector Pin 1,5 2 3 4 6 7 8 23,24,25,26 9 18 10 11 12 13 14 Signal Name VCC_USB ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 104
    Pin 15 16 17 27,28,29,30 19 20 21 21 Signal Name MD12MD13+ MD113GND ACTLEDP ACTLEDN 1G_LED 100_LED Audio Back Panel Connectors Pin 32 33 34 35 22 23 24 25 2 3 4 5 1 G1,G2,G3,G4 Signal Name LIN1_L LIN1_JD AGND LIN1_R LOUT1_L LOUT1_JD AGND LOUT1_R MIC1_L MIC1_JD AGND MIC1_R AGND AGND SATA port Pin ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 105
    PS2 Connector(KB/MS) Pin 1 2,6 3 4 5 7 8,12 9 10 11 13,14,15,16,1 7 NC GND 5V_PS2 KCLK MDATA NC GND 5V_PS2 MCLK GND Signal Name KDATA VGA Connector Pin 1 2 3 4 5,6,7,8,10 9 11 12 13 14 15 RED GREEN BLUE NC LOUT1_L 5V_VGA NC SDA HSYNC VSYNC SCL Signal Name HDMI Connector Pin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 106
    Pin 14 15 16 17 18 19 NC Signal Name HDMI_DDCCLK_C HDMI_DDCDATA_C GND 5V_HDMI_C HP_DET_C 98 Chapter 5
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 107
    ... This chapter offers the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) list in global configuration of the Aspire M3970 desktop computer. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the ... FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for service. To scrap or to return the defective ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 108
    Aspire M3970 Exploded Diagram NOTE: This section will be updated when more information becomes available. 100 Chapter 6
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 109
    ...20 PCI Door Rear Chassis IO Shielding Power Supply MB NAME Q'TY 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ITEM 21... Door Up ODD Door Dn Deco Bezel Acer Logo NAME Q'TY 4 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 Chassis Support... Support MB Support Sub Chassis Holder Bezel Top Bezel Cover Deco Power Button...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 110
    Aspire M3970 FRU List Category MB Kit MB kit aVictoria Intel H67 Realtek ... MB.SG50P.005 5 Part Number Acer P/N Exploded Diagram Item Chassis Aspire 2011 M3 w/o HDD... 2011 M3 w/ HDD carrier HS.13100.213 Bezel Aspire 2011 M3 w/o HDD carrier PZ.11900.244 N/A Aspire 2011 M3 w/ HDD carrier PZ.11900....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 111
    Category CPU Part Number Acer P/N Exploded Diagram Item CPU Intel Core i7 2600 3.4G 8M 1333 95W D-2 LGA-1155, Sandy Bridge CPU Intel Core i5 2500 6M 1333 95W D-2 3.3G, LGA1155, Sandy Bridge CPU Intel Core i5 2400 6M 1333 95W D-2 LGA1155, Quad Core CPU Intel Core i5 2300 2.8G 6M 1333 95W D-2 ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 112
    ...SATA II 64MB LF F/ W:50.0AB50" Acer P/N KH.01K01.016 Exploded Diagram ...16X DH-16D5SH LF+HF Black Bezel SATA w/Win7 ODD HLDS Super-...HH DL 16X DH16ABSH LF Black Bezel (HF+Win7) SATA ODD PLDS ...BD COMBO HH 6X CH20N Black Bezel SATA HF + Win7 ODD PLDS ... HH 6X DH-6E2S Black Bezel SATA w/ Win 7 VGA D13M2-35 ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 113
    ... + HDMI SAMSUNG G die (ATX) 288-1E180-300AC HD6450 512MB SDDR3 64bits DVI-I + HDMI Hynix DFR (ATX) 89D386-321107 HD6450 sDDR3 64bits DVI-I + HDMI SAMSUNG (ATX) Acer P/N VG.PCPT4.251 VG.PCPT4.252 TBD VG.PCPT4.201 VG.PCPT4.202 VG.APC65.701 VG.APC65.703 VG.PCPT4.003 VG.PCPT4.005 VG.PCPT4.007 VG.PCPT4....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 114
    ...Avermedia H753-D TV Tuner Card PCIe Hybrid DVB-T, S/W Encoder, ATX bracket Acer P/N TU.10500.074 Exploded Diagram Item Avermedia H753-C TV Tuner ...to 1SATA + 1PATA) PA.14000.041 N/A External Speaker Neosonica Speaker Acer logo /LF /0810 / 9M20A200-000 SP.10600.011 N/A Power Supply 106 Chapter 6
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 115
    ...) 100-127V/220-240V (4SATA1PATA) comodule PSU FSP FSP300-60EP(1) 300W Active PFC (...) 100-127v/220v-240V (4SATA1PATA) comodule PSU DELTA DPS-300AB-57A 300W Active PFC 100-127v/220v-240V PSU LITE-ON PS-6301-08A3 300W None PFC...127V/220-240V PFC 300W PFC 300W Acer P/N PY.30008.032 Exploded Diagram Item ...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 116
    ... Polish Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9660B RF2.4 105KS Black Slovenian Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9660B RF2.4 105KS Black Slovak Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9660B RF2.4 104KS Black Russian Acer P/N KB.RF40B.046 KB.RF40B.047 KB.RF40B.048 KB.RF40B.049 KB.RF40B.050 KB.RF40B.051 KB.RF40B.052 KB.RF40B.053 KB.RF40B.054 KB.RF40B...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 117
    ... Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 104KS Black Simplified Chinese Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 104KS Black US International Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 104KS Black Arabic/English Acer P/N KB.RF40B.068 KB.RF40B.069 KB.RF40B.070 KB.RF40B.071 KB.RF40B.072 KB.RF40B.073 KB.RF40B.074 KB.RF40B.075 KB...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 118
    ....4 105KS Black Slovenian Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 105KS Black Slovak Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 104KS Black Russian Keyboard PRIMAX KBRF36211 RF2.4 105KS Black Hungarian Acer P/N KB.RF40P.006 KB.RF40P.007 KB.RF40P.008 KB.RF40P.009 KB.RF40P.010 KB.RF40P.011 KB.RF40P.012 KB.RF40P.013 KB....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 119
    ... Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 104KS Black US International Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 104KS Black Arabic/English Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 104KS Black Thailand Acer P/N KB.RF40P.028 KB.RF40P.029 KB.RF40P.030 KB.RF40P.031 KB.RF40P.032 KB.RF40P.033 KB.RF40P.034 KB.RF40P.035 KB.RF40P.036 KB....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 120
    ... Black Slovak Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 104KS Black Russian Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 105KS Black Hungarian Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9621B USB 104KS Black Greek Acer P/N KB.USB0B.336 KB.USB0B.337 KB.USB0B.338 KB.USB0B.339 KB.USB0B.340 KB.USB0B.341 KB.USB0B.342 KB.USB0B.343 KB.USB0B.344 KB.USB0B....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 121
    ... USB 104KS Black Arabic/English Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 104KS Black Thailand Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 105KS Black Spanish Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 105KS Black Portuguese Acer P/N KB.USB0B.358 KB.USB0B.359 KB.USB0B.360 KB.USB0B.361 KB.USB0B.362 KB.USB0B.363 KB.USB0B.364 KB.USB0B.365 KB....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 122
    ... KB36211 USB 105KS Black Hungarian Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 104KS Black Greek Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 105KS Black Danish Keyboard PRIMAX KB36211 USB 104KS Black Czech Acer P/N KB.USB0P.009 KB.USB0P.010 KB.USB0P.011 KB.USB0P.012 KB.USB0P.013 KB.USB0P.014 KB.USB0P.015 KB.USB0P.016 KB.USB0P.017...
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 123
    ... LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 105KS Black Portuguese Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 105KS Black Canadian French Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 107KS Black Brazilian Portuguese Acer P/N KB.USB0P.031 KB.USB0P.032 KB.USB0P.033 KB.USB0P.034 KB.USB0P.035 KB.USB0P.036 KB.USB0P.037 KB.USB0P.038 KB.USB0P.039 KB....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 124
    ... Black Danish Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 104KS Black Czech Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 105KS Black Romanian Keyboard LITE-ON SK-9611 PS/2 105KS Black Turkish Acer P/N KB.PS20B.125 KB.PS20B.126 KB.PS20B.127 KB.PS20B.128 KB.PS20B.129 KB.PS20B.130 KB.PS20B.131 KB.PS20B.132 KB.PS20B.133 KB.PS20B....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 125
    ... Black Canadian French Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 107KS Black Brazilian Portuguese Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 109KS Black Japanese Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black German Acer P/N KB.PS20B.147 KB.PS20B.148 KB.PS20B.149 KB.PS20B.150 KB.PS20B.151 KB.PS20B.152 KB.PS20B.153 KB.PS20B.154 KB....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 126
    ... 105KS Black Romanian Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black Turkish Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black Turkish-Q Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black Arabic/French Acer P/N KB.PS20P.085 KB.PS20P.086 KB.PS20P.087 KB.PS20P.088 KB.PS20P.089 KB.PS20P.090 KB.PS20P.091 KB.PS20P.092 KB.PS20P....
  • Acer Aspire M3970 | Acer Aspire M3970 Service Guide - Page 127
    ... Czech/Slovak Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black Swiss/FR Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 106KS Black Korean Keyboard PRIMAX KB36111 PS/2 105KS Black Spanish Latin Acer P/N KB.PS20P.107 KB.PS20P.108 KB.PS20P.109 KB.PS20P.110 KB.PS20P.111 KB.PS20P.112 KB.PS20P.113 KB.PS20P.114 Exploded Diagram ...



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