Acer Aspire M7720 Aspire M7720 Service Guide

Acer Aspire M7720 Manual

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    Aspire ASM7720 Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the AIPG/CSD web; for more information please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw PRINTED IN TAIWAN 1
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    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on aBulldog ASM7720 Service Guide. Date Chapter Updates 2
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    ..., optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated Disclaimer The information in this guide is subject to ...or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed "as is". Should the programs ...
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    ...to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions. Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems. IMPORTANT Remind you to do specific actions relevant to the accomplishment of procedures. IV
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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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    Chapter 1 System Specifications 1 Features 1 Block Diagram 6 Aspire ASM7720 Front Panel 7 Aspire ASM7720 Rear Panel 8 Hardware Specifications and Configurations 9 Power ... 34 Disassembly Procedure 36 Aspire ASM7720 Disassembly Procedure 37 Chapter 4 Troubleshooting 51 Chapter 5 ...
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    Chapter 1 System Specifications Features Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Premium 64-bit Processor Socket Type:.../Layer: 244mm x244mm Memory Memory Type: DDR3 1066 Support single channel 64 bit mode with maximum memory size up to 12GB Support un-buffered DIMM (ICH10R) DIMM Slot: 6 Memory Max...
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    ...Slot Type: SATA slot Slot Quantity: 6 Storage Type support: HDD/CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD-ROM/...7.1 channel Audio Controller /Codec: ALC888S-VE 7.1 Connectors support: Rear 6 jack follow HD audio definition, Audio jacks color coding: should meet Microsoft Windows Logo Program Device Requirements: Audio-0002 1 ...
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    ... Intel FPIO pin definition Data transfer rate support: USB 2.0/1.1 Design Criteria: Should meet Acer USB drop criteria 1394 Controller: VIA 6315N 1394a ...6pin IEEE1394 port 1 2x5pin onboard jumper BIOS BIOS Type: Phoenix Award or AMI Kernel with Acer skin Size: 32Mb Note: ...
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    ... connectors (follow Intel FPIO standard Specification) 1 2*5 pin IEEE1394 jumper 1 2*5 pin Intel FPIO spec. Microphone In/ Headphone Out pin connectors 1 serial port ...Power Supply Electrical Design Feature 400W ~1000W in stable mode (Acer Assign System Power Unit) Voltage design should be ...
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    12V output capability) Demand for both PFC/Non-PFC solutions (two different quotations are needed) Minimum 6 Serial ATA power connector solution should be included (by default) Minimum 3 6-pin graphic card connector included Minimum 2 big 4-pin power connector included Full Range PSU PS2 style 5
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    Block Diagram 6
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    Aspire ASM7720 Front Panel The computer's front panel consists of the following: Label 1 2 3 4 5 6 Optical drive Description Media Control Center Speaker /Microphone jack Gateway Logo Card reader Power button 7
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    Aspire M5700 Rear Panel 1 2 3 4 5 6 4 7 10 11 8 9 12 13 Label Description Label Voltage selector switch Power card socket PS/2 keyboard connecter Serial port ESATA port USB 2.0 connector Audio connector 8 9 10 11 12 13 Description Fan aperture PS/2 mouse connecter System FAN 1394 connector LAN...
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    ... BIOS ROM size Support protocol Device Boot Support Specification Phoenix Award or AMI Kernel with Acer skin R01-A1 SPI Flash 32Mb SMBIOS(DMI)2.4/DMI2.0 YES... 4th priority: LAN 5th priority: USB device Support to LS-120 drive Support to BIOS boot block feature 9
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    BIOS Hotkey List Hotkey Del Function Enter BIOS Setup Utility Description Press while the system is booting to enter BIOS Setup Utility. Main Board Major Chips Item North Bridge ... controller LAN controller HDD controller Keyboard controller Specification Intel X58 ICH 10R Intel X58 ...
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    ... Support to parity check feature Support to error correction code (ECC) feature Memory module combinations Specification 6 slot 1GB/2GB DDR3 DDR3 1066MHz 1.5V 240-... Yes No You can install memory modules in any combination as long as they match the above specifications. 11
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    ...type Audio channel Audio function control Mono or stereo Compatibility Specification Intel ICH 10R ALC888S-VE codec 7.1 Enable/disable by BIOS Setup Stereo Sound ... Meets AC'97and WHQL specifications Music synthesizer Sampling rate MPU-401 UART support Microphone jack Headphone jack...
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    ... SATA controller resident bus Number of SATA channel Support bootable CD-ROM Specification Intel ICH 10R PCI bus SATA X 6 YES USB Port Item Universal HCI USB Class USB Connectors Quantity Specification USB 2.0/1.1 Support legacy keyboard for legacy mode 6 back panel ports ...
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    Environmental Requirements Item Specification Temperature Operating Non-operating +5°C ~ +35°C -20 ~ +60°C (Storage package) Humidity Operating Non-operating 15% to 80% RH 10% to 90% RH Vibration Operating (unpacked) 5 ~ 500 Hz: 2.20g RMS random, 10 minutes per axis in all 3 axes 5 ~500 Hz: 1....
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    Power Management Devices S1 S3 S4 S5 Power Button V V V V USB Keyboard/Mouse V V N/A N/A PME Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled RCT Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled WOR Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Devices wake up from S3 should be less than Devices wake up...
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    ... CMOS RAM. This memory area is not part of the system RAM. NOTE: If you repeatedly receive Run Setup messages, the battery may be bad/flat. In this case, the system cannot retain configuration values in CMOS. Before you run Setup, make sure that you have saved all open files. The system reboots ...
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    ... Megatrends, Inc. Product Information Standard CMOS Features Advance BIOS Features CMOS Advanced Chipset Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup PC Health Status Frequency/VoltageControl BIOS Security Features Load Default Settings Save & Exit Setup Exit ...
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    ... are explained below: Parameter Production Information Standard CMOS Features Advance BIOS Features Advance Chipset Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup PC Health Status Frequency/Voltage Control BIOS Security Features Description This page shows the ...
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    ... System Memory System Manufacture Product Name System Serial Number System BIOS Version BIOS Release Date Asset Tag Number : ﹫2.67GHz : 2.66GHz : 4047MB : Acer : Asprie M7720 : : R01-A1 : 10/28/2008 : Item Help : Move Enter: Select F1: General Help +/-/: ...
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    ...Port4 8AHCI Port5 [Not Detected] [Not Detected] [Not Detected] [ATAPI CDROM] [Not Detected] [Hard Disk] Use [ENTER], [TAB] or [SHIFT-TAB] to select A field . Use [+] or ... Move ENTER: Select Item F1: General Help +/-/: Value F10: Save ESC: Exit F9: Optimized Defaults BIOS Security Features 21
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    ... Description Options To set the date following Week: From [Sun.] to [Sat.]. determined the by BIOS and is display only weekday-month-date-year Day: from ...-minute-second format This item enables use to select the situation if the BIOS stops the POST process and the notification The items format is [...
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    ... st Boot Device 2 nd Boot Device Hard Disk Drives CD/DVD Devices Boot up Num...system. Specifies the boot device. Priority sequence from available Hard Drives Select Power-on state for Numlock Enables ...st Boot Device 2 nd Boot Device Hard Disk Drives CD/DVD Devices Boot up Num-Lock On USB Beep Message ...
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    Advanced Chipset Setup CMOS Setup Utiliyt - Copyright (c) 1985-2008,American Megatrends, Inc Advanced Chipset Features Intel EIST Intel XD Bit Intel VT Intel VT-d Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Item Help Disable: Disable GV3 Enable: Enable GV3 : Move Enter: Select F1: General Help +/-/: Value...
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    ... - Copyright (c) 1985-2008, American Megatrends, Inc. Integrated Peripherals Onboard SATA Mode Onboard ESATA Controller Onboard USB Controller Legacy USB Support Onboard LAN Controller Onboard LAN Option ROM Onboard Audio Controller Onboard 1394 Controller Serial Port1 Address [AHCI] [AHCI Mode] [...
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    ...set This item is only available when onboard LAN controller is enabled Allows BIOS to select serial port1 base addresses Options AHCI Disabled / AHCI Disabled/AHCI Mode Disabled/Enabled Onboard USB Controller Legacy USB Support Onboard Audio Controller Onboard LAN Controller Onboard LAN Option ROM...
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    ...] [Disabled] [Disabled] [Enabled] [Enabled] [Last State] Item Help Yes/ No ACPI support for Operating System. Yes: If OS supports ACPI. No: If OS does not support ACPI. : Move Enter: Select F1: General Help +/-/: Value F10: Save ESC: Exit ...
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    PC Health Status CMOS Setup Utiliyt - Copyright (c) 1985-2008,American Megatrends, Inc. PC Health Status CPU Temperature (PECI Mode) System Temperature CPU Fan Speed System Fan Speed CPU Core +1.1V +3.30V +5.00V +12.0V 5VSB VBAT 35℃/95℉ 46℃/114℉ 1383 RPM 1046 RPM 1.120V 1.152V 3.277V 4....
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    Frequency/Voltage Control CMOS Setup Utiliyt - Copyright (c) 1985-2008,American Megatrends, Inc Frequency/Voltage Control Spread Spectrum Enabled Item Help Spread spectrum modulation : Move Enter: Select F1: General Help +/-/: Value F10: Save ESC: Exit F9: Optimized Defaults The following ...
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    BIOS Security Features CMOS Setup Utiliyt - Copyright (c) 1985-2008,American Megatrends, Inc. BIOS Security Features Supervisor Password User Password Change Supervisor Password : Not installed : Not Installed [Press Enter] Item Help Install or Change the Password : Move Enter: Select F1: General...
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    ... Information Standard CMOS Features Advance BIOS Features CMOS Load Default Settings? PC Health Status Frequency/Voltage Control BIOS Security Features Loab Default ... [Cancal] Exit Without Saving Advanced Chipset Features BIOS Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup [OK] ...
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    Save & Exit Setup Highlight this item and press to save the changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. The following table describes the parameters found in this menu: Parameter Description Options Save & Exit Setup Press to save the changes that ...
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    Exit Without Saving Highlight this item and press to discard any changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. Parameter Exit Without Saving Description Press to discard any changes and exit the Setup Utility Options 33
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    Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge. Wire cutter. Phillips screwdriver (may require different size). NOTE: The screws for the different components ...
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    General Information Before You Begin Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following: 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system 35
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    Disassembly Procedure This section tells you how to disassemble the system when you need to perform system service. Please also refer to the disassembly video, if available. CAUTION: Before you proceed, make sure you have turned off the system and all peripherals connected to it. 36
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    ... Process: 1. According to the requirement, paste ATI, OS, CPU, HDMI and marketing label by SKU. Remove side cover Process: 1. Put the Computer on the worktable lightly. 2. Release left/right side cover with 4 screws then remove left/right side cover. 37
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    Screw location Remove CPU fan pipe Process: 1. Release the CPU fan pipe. Screw location 2 3 1 4 38
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    Remove Cards Process: 1. Release the slot cover tooless 2. Remove VGA ﹑ TV﹑ Modem Card,the following list is for your reference about the mutual location relation (Optional by SKU). 39
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    Remove HDD Data Cables Process: 1. Remove master HDD data cable from M/B SATA1/SATA3(Optional by SKU). 2. Remove slave ODD data cable from M/B SATA2/SATA4(Optional by SKU) 40
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    Remove slave HDD cable Remove master HDD cable Remove ODD DATA cable Process: 1. Remove master ODD data/power cable from Master ODD. 41
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    ... HDD power cable Process: 1. Remove master HDD data cable from master HDD. 2. Remove slave HDD data cable from slave HDD. Remove Cables Process: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Remove Power SW cable cable from M/B. Remove FI/O USB cable from M/B. Remove MCR USB cable from M/B. Remove Card reader cable from M/B....
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    Remove HDD Process: 1. Remove the screws and take out HDD bracket . 2. Remove two sides with 2 screws for each and then remove the master HDD and Slave HDD. 3. Remove Slave HDD from the second HDD location. (Optional by SKU) 43
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    Master HDD location Slave HDD location 2 4 1 3 Remove ODD Process: 1. Remove bezel of chassis. 2. Remove Master ODD from the location. 3. Remove slave ODD from the location. (Optional by SKU) 44
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    Remove Cables Process: 1. Remove M/B power cable from M/B "ATX1". 2. Remove 12 V power cable from M/B" JPW1" 3. Remove System Fan cable from M/B"SYS-F2". M/B power cable 45
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    12V CPU Power cable SYS_FAN port Remove System FAN Process: 1. Release four screws according to the following picture. 2. Remove Sys Release four screws. FAN (Optional by SKU) 4 1 2 3 46
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    Remove mother board Process: 1. Release 8 pcs screws form the corresponding hole. 2. Release screws according to the following picture in turn. 3. Remove the Mother board from chassis. 47
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    Remove CPU cooler Process: 1. Remove cooler power cable from M/B "CPU-F2". 2. Release screw 1 first, then fixes screw 2, screw 3 & screw 4 (As Picture). Remove Cooler from the Retention module.... memory Process: 1. Remove the first Memory from DIMM. 2. Remove the second Memory from DIMM2 (Optional...
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    Remove CPU Process: 1. Remove CPU according following the pictures. Lock the Handle Remove I/O shielding Process: 1. Remove I/O Shielding. 49
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    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Please refer to generic troubleshooting guide for troubleshooting information relating to following topics: Power-On Self-Test (POST) POST Check Points POST Error Messages List Error Symptoms List 51
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    ATX_POWER: ATX 24-pin Power Connector 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Pin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Signal Name +3.3 +3.3 COM +5V COM +5V COM PWR OK 5VSB +12V +12V +3.3V 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Pin Signal Name +3.3V -12V COM PS_ON COM COM ...
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    ... Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of Aspire ASM7720. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering ... is made, it will not be noted in the printed Service Guide. For ACER-AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your ... by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer ...
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    ...-400) FIO(2AUDIO+2USB+1394) SCREW(FOR FIO-RACK) NO 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 24 26 DESCRIPTION FIO-RACK FRONT-AXES STANDOFF-A BASE BEZEL FOR ACER RUBBER-FOOT(FRONT) SCREW RUBBER-FOOT(BACK) GLIP CLAMP CHF-B-3M PLT,BK,I/O,EVT 2-PCI-SHIELD 1-BACK CPU CLAMP FW-IDL-NOW LITEON 500W FULL RONGE 58



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