“There aren’t too many Acer 1420P netbooks out there – this is the one given out at PDC 2009. I was recently having some problems with it and needed to disassemble (to the bone). If you’ve ever disassembled a laptop, you know you pretty much need a service manual to guide you. I love my laptops, but working on them makes me really appreciate the modular ATX design in many desktops.
The problem was finding the service manual – I’m not exactly sure where I ended up getting this (I was about 20 tabs deep searching for various part numbers), but here it is in case you need it:
…” [GD: click through for the download link, I didn’t want to be click leach…]
I use my PDC09 Acer 1420p every day and until Sandybridge notebooks come out (and Sandybridge is “fixed”) it will remain my primary personal notebook. So when I saw this I knew I needed to grab a copy for my ebook shelf.