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How to Replace a Motherboard in an Acer Laptop

Some times while working on your Acer Laptop, it will not load operating system or will not power on. It must be annoying for you, hence it is the best time to change the motherboard. Replacing a motherboard is not an easy task to do and it is time consuming because when you are planning to change the motherboard; you have to remove all other components first. In this article we will help you to replace a motherboard in an Acer laptop.

You just have to follow the instructions given below.

Step1:

The first step is to power off the laptop. Go to start button at the bottom left of the screen and click shut down, wait till power off. Now disconnect all the power cables and cords. Now just close the lid and flip the laptop onto its back. Now you have to remove laptop battery also, just hold down the battery latch and remove the battery.

Step2:

Now you have to open the laptop case, to do so locate the eight screws along all four of the edges of the case and remove them with a screwdriver. Now safely flip the unit back over and open the lid. Now you have to slide the flat end of screw driver underneath the plastic cover which has power button below the screen. Now try to pop up the plastic piece by the help of screw driver and lift the piece up carefully and disconnect all the motherboard cables connecting to it.

Step3:

Now you have to remove the keyboard, just find the two screw which holds up the keyboard. Now just pull out these two screws with the help of screw drivers and lift the keyboard up, disconnect the cables connecting to it with motherboard. Remove the keyboard and set it aside.

Step4:

Now locate the laptop cooling fan and the heat sink and try to remove them. With the help of the screw drivers, remove the two screws which holds the cooling fan and remove it from the motherboard. Now you just have to pull the fan and heat sink assembly from the motherboard.


Step5:

Now you have to take the processor out, grab the processor from both the sides and lift it straight up and remove it from motherboard. Now remove the other screws holding the motherboard and remove it from the case. Just be careful while doing all these steps.


Step6:

Now take the new motherboard and place down into case, now reattach the screws there. After placing the new motherboard, reassemble cooling fan, heat sink, keyboard, hinges and plastic bezel.


Step7:

After reassembling all the components, Place the battery in the battery case and connect power cords. Now turn the laptop on and load a new operating system when the operating system will be fully loaded then check if the new motherboard is working properly.

When you are doing the replacement, try to check all the connections carefully and if you are not feeling comfortable in doing this then consult a hardware engineer.

Clear.fi to be Your New Solution to Sync all Multi media Devices

Acer announced the launch of Clear.fi a software that would easily connect all your multi media interface and as Acer says “Life is busy, Acer makes it easy”, surely it will make life easy for a multi media enthusiast.

For any media lover, the dream task is to sync all his multi media content to his hard disk and even connect all his multi media devices to a single interface, that to by not troubling oneself a lot. But the ability to sync and share stuff is not an easy task, as imagined. And one needs extensive software to sync and share everything. Acer now unveiled its Clear.fi, which a software aimed at solving the above such problems. On the same lines the company also launched the console fitted with Clear.fi software and named it Revo. Revo Multimedia Center, RevoPad wireless remote, RevoView High Definition Media Player, Revo Server were the devices included in the Revo Console. Clear.fi eliminates the middle men like the wires and converters, and one can easily access all the digital entertainment electronics from one place.

It can be seen that Clear.fi is only the minor part of the whole solution, but it’s the software rather than the hardware that really tweaks in the syncing and sharing capability. The console also comes with a whopping four terabytes of hard disk and that too in double quantity. Thus Clear.fi is only a major part of this even bigger console.

The Acer Revo and Clear.fi is termed as the All in One multi media interface, which offers a complete theater like experience to al the Acer users. The devices in the console are wirelessly connected thanks to the sleek and powerful RevoPad. This remote is slick and is QWERTY keyboard based, with backlit which is touch sensitive. The users can use the remote as a whole and sole keyboard to even browse through internet on the connected television. The console provides the user with high end cutting technology with High Definition ready picture quality. Also the content sharing is enabled on the console. Thus the user can anytime connect their camera or mobile to share their music, videos and photos on the internet.

The matte black finish RevoView provides the High Definition media to the user, where in the data is stored in its 2 huge 4 tera byte hard disks. The device can easily be connected to the television and also the connection to the woofer and the speakers is a child’s job. With a more than user friendly interface, the remote is very much handy. The player supports a huge range of media formats and can play media from many storage devices also like, media storage cards like MicroSD, MemoryBar, USBs, HDDs, Optical disks, and even UPnP mass storage devices. Also the content on the above devices can be directly shared on to their Acer Laptop or Desktop. The console boasts of 1080i picture quality and also a HDMI port.

Syncing and Sharing of content so easily has only made the life of an Acer user more simplified. And Revo Console fitted with Clear.fi sure will be selling like hot cakes.

Acer Aspire AS5740-6025 Laptop with Intel Core i5

Aspire AS5740-6025 is a new Acer laptop that features Intel Core i5 processor. Its Intel Core i5 is basically a dual core processor which has the ability of processing four threads at a time. The L3 cache of this 64-bit processor has a space of 3MB. In addition to this, its processing power is about 2.26 GHz along with the feature of TurboBoost. This new laptop consumes less heat and low power and these two are the main features that people want in their laptops. Acer offers DDR3 RAM of 4 GB in this laptop to their customers. Usage of HM55 Express Chipset in manufacturing of this Laptop has made it quite reliable for numerous laptop users.

LCD Display Screen:
The LCD display screen of this laptop is 15.6” along with the resolution of 1366 x768. Acer has used 16:9 aspect ratio in development of this LCD for making it more suitable and effective for watching movies with widescreen experience. There is a built-in support in this laptop for the purpose of supporting the Microsoft DirectX 10. For driving displays, 128 MB dedicated RAM is also available in this new Acer Aspire.

SATA hard-drive:
500GB SATA hard-drive is available for storage purposes in this laptop. This hard-drive has the rotating capacity of about 5400 RPM (resolution per minute). This hard-drive offers much larger space to people to store large movies, songs and other information.

Optical Drive:
Its optical drive has the capacity of holding 8.5 GB data. This optical drive can write to DVD-RAM, CD and dual layer DVD. You can also get the benefit of using five in one card reader for memory stick, secure digital, XD-picture card or memory stick PRO and optional multi-media card.

Networking Features:
Aspire’s AS5740-6025 features integrated Wi-Fi adapter (802.11 b/g/n) for wireless connectivity. Along with this integrated adapter, 1000 Gigabit fast Ethernet port is also available for RJ-45 connector. This port provides wired connectivity to Internet users. Therefore this laptop provides both Wi-Fi connectivity and wired connectivity services to its users. There is also a support for HDTV due to the availability of HDMI port. In addition, other features of this laptop include a headphone out, microphone and four high-speed USB 2.0 ports. You can also connect this laptop with an analog monitor with the help of VGA port. This is a very unique feature of this new Acer laptop.

Crystal Eye webcam:
Acer’s Aspire also features a Crystal Eye webcam in which Acer Prima-Lite technology is also supported by this webcam which includes firmware, premium sensor and lenses. This webcam provides high quality picture even under bad light conditions. Built-in digital microphone provides high quality video chatting option by minimizing echoes.

Supported Software:
Microsoft’s 64-bit Windows Home Premium edition is usually installed on its hard-drive. Its other supported software includes NTI Media Maker, Acer Recovery Management, Google Toolbar, Microsoft Works, Acer Grid-Vista, MyWinLocker and Norton Online Backup.

The total weight of Aspire AS5740-6025 is around 6.2 pounds and you can purchase this new amazing laptop for just $600.

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