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Acer Extensa 5220 5620 5620Z Service Guide

Acer Extensa 5220 5620 5620Z Service Guide

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  • System Block Diagram
  • Your Acer Notebook tour
  • Front View
  • Closed Front View
  • Left View
  • Rear Panel
  • Bottom Panel
  • Indicators
  • Easy-Launch Buttons
  • Touchpad Basics
  • Using the Keyboard
  • Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad
  • Windows Keys
  • Hot Keys
  • Special Key
  • Acer Empowering Technology
  • Empowering Technology password
  • Acer eNet Management
  • Acer ePower Management
  • Acer ePresentation Management
  • Acer eDataSecurity Management
  • Acer eLock Management
  • Acer eRecovery Management
  • Acer eSettings Management
  • Acer eSettings Management also:
  • Windows Mobility Center
  • Using the System Utilities
  • NTI Shadow
  • Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)
  • Launch Manager
  • Norton Internet Security
  • Hardware Specifications and Configurations
  • BIOS Setup Utility
  • System Utilities
  • Navigating the BIOS Utility
  • Information
  • Main
  • Advanced
  • Security
  • Boot
  • Exit
  • BIOS Flash Utility
  • Remove HDD/BIOS Utility
  • Disassembly Requirements
  • Machine Disassembly and Replacement
  • General Information
  • Pre-disassembly Instructions
  • Disassembly Process
  • External Module Disassembly Process
  • External Modules Disassembly Flowchart
  • Removing the Battery Pack
  • Removing the SD dummy card
  • Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards
  • Removing the Lower Cover
  • Removing the DIMM
  • Removing the WLAN Board Modules
  • Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module
  • Removing the Optical Drive Module
  • Main Unit Disassembly Process
  • Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart
  • Removing the Modem Board
  • Removing the Heatsink Fan Module
  • Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module
  • Removing the CPU
  • Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)
  • Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board
  • Removing the Keyboard
  • Removing the LCD Module
  • Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case
  • Removing the Launch Board
  • Removing theTouch Pad Board Module
  • Removing the main board
  • Removing the Speaker Modules
  • Removing the USB Board
  • LCD Module Disassembly Process
  • LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart
  • Main Screw List
  • Removing the LCD Bezel
  • Removing the LCD module with the Brackets
  • Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable
  • Removing the LCD Brackets
  • Removing the Left and Right Hinge
  • Removing the Antennas
  • Removing the Internal Microphone and Web Camera
  • Troubleshooting
  • System Check Procedures
  • External Diskette Drive Check
  • External CD-ROM Drive Check
  • Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check
  • Memory check
  • Power System Check
  • Touchpad Check
  • Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message
  • Index of Error Messages
  • Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes
  • Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message
  • Intermittent Problems
  • Undetermined Problems
  • Top View
  • Jumper and Connector Locations
  • Bottom View

Extensa 5620/5620Z/5220 Series Service Guide

Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD web; for more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw

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Revision History
Please refer to the table below for the updates made on TravelMate 5720/5320 and Extensa 5620/5620Z/5220 Series service guide.
Date Chapter Updates

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Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.

Disclaimer
The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed "as is". Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and any incidental or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software.

Acer is a registered trademark of Acer Corporation. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Pentium and Pentium II/III are trademarks of Intel Corporation. Other brand and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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Conventions
The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions. Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems. Reminds you to do specific actions relevant to the accomplishment of procedures.

WARNING

CAUTION

IMPORTANT

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Preface
Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information. 1. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's "global" product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine (e.g. add-on card, modem, or extra memory capability). These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be covered in this generic service guide. In such cases, please contact your regional offices or the responsible personnel/channel to provide you with further technical details. Please note WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, that you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. If, for whatever reason, a part number change is made, it will not be noted in the printed Service Guide. For ACER-AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the 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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. . .39 Navigating the BIOS Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Information . . . .58 Pre-disassembly Instructions . . . . . . . . . 57 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Machine Disassembly and Replacement 57 Disassembly Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Your Acer Notebook tour . . . . 19 Acer ePresentation Management . . . . . . .5 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Bottom Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Hot Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 System Utilities 39 BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . .24 Windows Mobility Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Boot . . . . . . 28 Norton Internet Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents System Specifications 1 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 System Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Easy-Launch Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Acer eLock Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Empowering Technology password . . . . . .5 Closed Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad . . . . . .22 Acer eRecovery Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 BIOS Flash Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Acer ePower Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 NTI Shadow . . .15 Special Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 VII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Left View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Windows Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Acer eSettings Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Remove HDD/BIOS Utility . . .49 Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 External Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Right View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Main . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Launch Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Using the System Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) . . . . . . . . . . .10 Touchpad Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Hardware Specifications and Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Acer eNet Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Acer eDataSecurity Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Rear Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Advanced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Acer Empowering Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Removing the Lower Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 Jumper and Connector Locations 121 Top View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Main Unit Disassembly Process . . . . .78 Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case . . . . . . . .90 Removing the USB Board .76 Removing the LCD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122 VIII . . . . . . 94 Removing the LCD module with the Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 LCD Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . .107 Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 Removing the Internal Microphone and Web Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Undetermined Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 Index of Error Messages . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents External Modules Disassembly Flowchart . . .102 Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Intermittent Problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Removing theTouch Pad Board Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 Touchpad Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Removing the SD dummy card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Removing the WLAN Board Modules . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Memory check . . . . .102 External Diskette Drive Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Removing the main board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Bottom View . . . . . 69 Removing the Modem Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module . . . . . . . .93 Removing the LCD Bezel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Removing the Optical Drive Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110 Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message . . .62 Removing the DIMM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Removing the Left and Right Hinge . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Removing the Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 External CD-ROM Drive Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Removing the CPU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards .105 Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Removing the Launch Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Removing the Speaker Modules . . .96 Removing the LCD Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Main Screw List . . . . .73 Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Removing the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Removing the Battery Pack . . . . .99 Troubleshooting 101 System Check Procedures . . . . . . .95 Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable . . . . . .103 Power System Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 Removing the Heatsink Fan Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . .126 Test Compatible Components Online Support Information Index 163 167 169 Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test . . . . . .Table of Contents FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List 125 TravelMate 5720/5320 and Extensa 5620/5620Z/5220 Exploded Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164 IX . . . . . . .

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supporting Intel® 64 architecture (for selected models) Intel® Celeron® M processor 530/540/550 (1 MB L2 cache.6 GHz.8/2.2/2.0 (8MB of dedicated system memory.4" WXGA TFT LCD. or Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802. 533 MHz FSB) or higher.46/1. featuring Intel® Graphic Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 with up to 358 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.86/2. 1. 800 MHz FSB). upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules (dual-channel support) K K K K K K Display and graphics K K 15. supporting Intel® 64 architecture (for selected models) Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core processor T2310/T2330 (1 MB L2 cache.0 GHz.7 million colors MPEG-2/DVD hardware-assisted capability S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) support DVI-D (true digital video interface) support (for selected models) K K K K K K K K Storage subsystem K 80/120/160 GB or larger hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) (for selected models) Chapter 1 1 . featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 with up to 224 MB of shared system memory. 1. up to 768 MB of shared system memory) supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 9 and PCI Express® (for selected models) Mobile Intel® 945GM/943GML Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics. HD2400XT or HD2600 with up to 896 MB of HyperMemory™ (128 MB of dedicated GDDR2 VRAM. or T7100/T7250 (2 MB L2 cache.0 GHz. supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 9 and DirectX® 10 (for selected models) or ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X2500 with up to 1024 MB of HyperMemory™ (256 MB of dedicated GDDR2 VRAM. up to 768 MB of shared system memory) supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 9 and PCI Express® (for selected models) Dual independent display support 16.6 GHz. supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 9 and PCI Express® (for selected models) ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X2500. up to 358 MB of shared system memory).73/1.4/2. or higher. supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™ Mobile Intel® GM965 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics. 800 MHz FSB). 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. 1. supporting Acer SignalUp™ with InviLink™ Nplify™ wireless technology (for selected models).11a/b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection. 2/2.11a/b/g/Draft-N) network connection.Chapter 1 System Specifications Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many feature: Platform and memory K Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile processor T7300/T7500/T7700/T7800 (4 MB L2 cache. 533 MHz FSB) or higher (for selected models) Mobile Intel® PM965/GM965/960 Express Chipset (for selected models) Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (dual-band quad-mode 802. supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology (for selected models) Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory.

xD-Picture Card™ (xD) Input devices K K K K K K K 88-/89-key Acer FineTouch™ keyboard with 5-degree curve. Wake-on-Ring ready K K K I/O Ports K K K K K K K ExpressCard™/54 slot PC Card slot (one Type II) 5-in-1 card reader (MS/MS PRO/MMC/SD/xD) Four USB 2.92 with PTT approval. Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V. embedded numeric keypad.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) LAN: Gigabit Ethernet. user-progammable Productivity keys: Lock. Presentation. supporting Acer SingalUp™ wireless technology (for selected models) WPAN: Bluetooth® 2. inverted "T" cursor layout. Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO). two Windows® keys. Internet. international language support.11a/b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection. email.0 ports DVI-D port (for selected models) IEEE 1394 port Fast Infrared (FIR) port (for selected models) Chapter 1 2 . supporting Acer SignalUp™ with InviLink™ Nplify™ wireless technology (for selected models).11a/b/g/Draft-N) network connection.K K 80/120/160 GB or larger hard disk drive with Acer Disk Anti-Shock Protection (DASP) enhancement (for selected models) Optical drive options: j j DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive DVD/CD-RW combo drive K 5-in-1 card reader supporting Secure Digital (SD). Sync Front-access communication switches: WLAN and Bluetooth® Audio K K K K Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers Intel® High Definition Audio support Built-in microphone MS-Sound compatible Communication K Acer Video Conference featuring: jIntegrated Acer CrystalEye webcam supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology jOptional Acer Xpress VoIP phone K WLAN: Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (dual-band quad-mode 802. MultiMediaCard (MMC). or Acer InviLink 802. four cursor keys. independent Euro and US dollar sign keys Easy-launch buttons: Acer Empowering Key. Memory Stick® (MS). 2.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® solution. supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology (for selected models). hotkey controls.5mm (minimum) key travel Seamless touchpad pointing device with Acer BioProtect fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (manufacturing option) Seamless touchpad pointing device with 4-way scroll button (manufacturing option) 12 function keys. or Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802.

K K K K K K K K External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port Headphones/speaker/line-out jack Line-in jack Microphone jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack for AC adaptor Environment K Temperature: jOperating: 5 °C to 35 °C jNon-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C K Humidity (non-condensing): jOperating: 20% to 80% jNon-operating: 20% to 80% Chapter 1 3 .

7.5A) 1D05V_S0(9.A0U 2. 5 4.A0U 2.09502.001 : 48.0G : 71.MEROM.5A) (7.Columbia/Tangiz Block Diagram Columbia/Tangiz Block Diagram Columbia/Tangiz Block Diagram Mobile CPU CLK GEN.9.10.1 3 SATA 1 PATA 66/100 10 USB 2.18.7.4T301.A0U 2.1 ports 10 USB 2.8.MEROM.011 PCB P/N : -1 : -1 REVISION REVISION PCB STACKUP SYSTEM DC/DC 38 38 38 MAX8744 INPUTS OUTPUTS 5V_S5(6A) DCBATOUT 3D3V_S5(7A) Merom 479 2G/2.0/1.11 LCD 14 S GND BOTTOM BOTTOM TPS51100 41 41 41 1D8V_S3 DDR_VREF_S0 (1.5A) DCBATOUT DCBATOUT DDR2 533/667 MHz 533/667 MHz 533/667 MHz 12.001 Project code: 91. 5 4.CREST. CONN.MEROM.8.MEROM.05V 1D05V_S0(9.4T301.B0U Project code: 91.0/1.10.00W 2.19 LPC BUS SATA PATA USB 0~1.9.0G : 71.4T301.0A UP+5V 5V 5V 100mA 100mA CPU DC/DC Mini Card Kedron a/b/g/n 29 MAX8770 35. Pad 33 KB 33 LPC LPC 35 HDD 21 CDROM 21 34 FIR FIR FIR 32 USB USB USB 4 Port 4 Port 4 Port 22 CAMERA 13 4 Chapter 1 .13 533/667MHz 533/667MHz 1D8V_S3(8.7.8.33G : 71. CRT I/F LVDS.10.9.11 6.5A) 27 MS/MS Pro/xD/ MS/MS Pro/xD/ MS/MS Pro/xD/ MMC/SD MMC/SD MMC/SD 5 in 1 ISL CHARGER ISL CHARGER 27 ISL6255 41 INPUTS OUTPUTS 31 OP AMP G1431Q G1431Q31 CHG_PWR CHG_PWR System Block Diagram INT.17.5A) DDR_VREF_S3 DDR_VREF_S3 DDR2 533/667 MHz 533/667 MHz 533/667 MHz 12. ICS 9LPRS502 (RTM875T-605) 3 20 4.00U 6.11 6.36 INPUTS OUTPUTS 71.SPKR OP AMP G1412 Line Out Line Out (No-SPDIF) RJ11 22 31 GIGA GIGA BCM5787M 23 PCIex1 LAN TXFM TXFM 24 RJ45 RJ45 24 DCBATOUT 18V 4.A0U MODEM MDC Card DCBATOUT VCC_CORE_S0 VCC_CORE_S0 16.33G G792 G792 TV Out CRT CRT CRT 15 15 15 14 TOP SYSTEM DC/DC 39 Max8717 DVI DVI DVI VCC INPUTS 44 OUTPUTS HOST BUS 667/800MHz@1.0ICH8.5A) S S Crestline AGTL+ CPU I/F DDR Memory I/F INTEGRATED GRAHPICS INTEGRATED GRAHPICS LVDS. Touch INT.3V 47A 47A New card New card 29 P2231NFC1 29 PCI Express PCI Express MINI USB BlueTooth BlueTooth BlueTooth Winbond 22 KBC KBC KBC Finger print Finger print Finger print SPI I/F SPI I/F WPC8768L 32 BIOS W25X80-VSS 34 DEBUG CONN. 5 71.1 ports ETHERNET (10/100/1000MbE) High Definition Audio LPC I/F Serial Peripheral I/F Serial Peripheral I/F Matrix Storage Technology(DO) Active Managemnet Technology(DO) 30 TI PCI7412 PCI BUS Cardbus Cardreader Cardreader 25/26 PWR SW PWR SW PWR SW CP2211F 26 PCMCIA SLOT Support TypeII 27 APL531230 3D3V_S0 2D5V_S0 (300mA) APW5912 40 3D3V_S5 MIC In 14 1394 CONN 1D5V_S3 (7.13 533/667MHz 533/667MHz VGA Borad 28 PCMCIA I/F PCMCIA I/F PCMCIA I/F APL5915 APL5915 41 41 1D8V_S3 X4 DMI X4 DMI X4 DMI 400MHz C-Link0 C-Link0 AZALIA AZALIA 1D25V_S0 (2A) Line In Codec Codec Codec ALC268 ALC268 ALC268 ICH8M ICH8M ICH8M 6 PCIe ports 6 PCIe ports 6 PCIe ports PCI/PCI BRIDGE ACPI 1.0G : 71. CRT I/F 71.

3 megapixel web camera for video communication. Front View Icon Item Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Microphone Acer CrystalEye Display screen Easy-launch buttons Palmrest Touchpad Click buttons (left. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. 0. let us show you around your new TravelMate computer. Chapter 1 5 . Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. displays computer output. center* and right) Internal microphone for sound recording. *The center button serves as Acer BioProtect fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4way control function (manufacturing option) or a 4-way scroll button (manufacturing option).Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD).

infrared printer and IR-aware computer). Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication (manufacturing option). 4 5 Infrared port Bluetooth communication switch Wireless communication switch 6 Latch 6 Chapter 1 . Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication (manufacturing option).g. Locks and releases the lid. Connects to audio line-out devices (e. 3 Line-in jack Microphone jack Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack Accepts audio line-in devices (e. Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO). speakers. For entering data into your computer. mp3 player) Accepts inputs from external microphones. 9 10 Keyboard Power button Closed Front View # Icon Item Description Icon Item Description 1 2 Speakers 5-in-1 card reader Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. and xD-Picture Card. Accepts Secure Digital (SD. Enable/disable the Bluetooth function... Turns the computer on and off. stereo walkman. Note: Note: Only one card can operate at any given time. Memory Stick (MS). MultiMediaCard (MMC).. headphones). Enable/disable the wireless function. Interfaces with infrared devices (e.Icon Item Description 8 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. audio CD player.g.g.

.0 port IEEE 1394 port ExpressCard/54 slot PC Card slot eject button PC Card slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.g.Left View # Icon Item Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DVI-D Kensington lock slot Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port DVI-D port S-Video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port USB 2. Chapter 1 7 . Connects to a television or display device with S-video input. USB camera). accepts CDs or DVDs Lights up when the optical drive is active.. Supports digital video connections.g. Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. USB mouse. Connects to IEEE 1394 devices. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based network. Right View Icon Item Description 1 2 Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Internal optical drive. LCD projector). Ejects the PC Card from the slot. Connects to a display device (e.0 devices (e. external monitor. Accepts one Type II PC Card. Connects to USB 2.

0 devices (e.Icon Item Description 3 4 Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Connects to an AC adapter. even after prolonged use.. Bottom Panel 8 Chapter 1 .g. Enable the computer to stay cool. USB camera). Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. USB mouse. Connects to a phone line. Rear Panel # Icon Item Description 1 2 3 4 Three USB 2.0 ports Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack Ventilation slots Connect to USB 2.

Chapter 1 9 . Locks the battery in position.Icon Item Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 Memory compartment Battery lock Battery release latch Battery bay Hard disk bay Ventilation slots Houses the computer's main memory. Indicates the computer's battery status. Icon Function Description Power Battery Bluetooth Wireless LAN HDD Num Lock Caps Lock Indicates the computer's power status. Indicators The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators: The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. Fully charged: The light shows green when in AC mode. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. even after prolonged use. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Releases the battery to remove the battery pack. Houses the computer's battery pack. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. 2. Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws) Enable the computer to stay cool. NOTE: 1. Lights up when Num Lock is activated.

instantly synchronizes your computer system to an external storage device. "Acer Empowering Technology" on page 1 "Launch Manager" on page 51 Launch key Default application Easy-launch buttonAcer Empowering Technology (userDefault application programmable) Email application (user-programmable) Internet browser (user-programmable) P User-programmable Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to protection and manageability features for a more secure. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs. Sync key . you only need to swipe your finger to log into Windows® again. If the laptop is equipped with Acer BioProtect. To set the Web browser.minimizes open application windows and prepares the display for impressive presentations. K K K Lock key . for convenient and secure backup. but can be reset by users.runs the Windows® lock function to lock the notebook when you step out. smarter and easier way to work. They are: mail Web browser. Icon Productivity key Default application Lock Presentation Sync Launch Windows Lock function Minimizes your open windows and prepares your display for presenting Launch NTI Shadow 10 Chapter 1 . run the Acer Launch Manager. Fully charged: Press “ “ to run the Acer Empowering Technology. Empowering Key “ “and one user-programmable button. Presentation key . mail and programmable buttons.Easy-Launch Buttons 1. Charging: There are several conveniently located easy-launch buttons. 2.

Right Button (4) Main touchpad (2) K Function Left Button (1) Center button (3) Execute Click twice quickly Tap twice (at the same speed as doubleclicking the mouse button) Tap once Tap twice (at the same speed as doubleclicking a mouse button) then hold finger to the touchpad on the second tap to drag the cursor. Click once Select Drag Click once Click and hold. then use finger to drag the cursor on the touchpad Access context menu Chapter 1 11 . Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of Windows applications. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use the 4-way scroll (3) button to scroll up or down and move left or right a page.Touchpad Basics The following teaches you how to use the touchpad: K K Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor.

NOTE: By default. the better the response. NOTE: When using the touchpad. The touchpad is sensitive to finger movement.dry and clean. keep it . Tapping too hard will not increase the touchpad’s responsiveness. 12 Chapter 1 .and your fingers . vertical and horizontal scrolling is enabled on your touchpad. the lighter the touch. It can be disabled under Mouse settings in Windows Control Panel.Function Left Button (1) Right Button (4) Main touchpad (2) Center button (3) Scroll Click and hold to move up/down/left/right. hence.

Scroll Lock does not work with some applications. separate cursor. Hold <Fn> while typing letters on embedded keypad. and /). Windows. When Num Lock is on. the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. function and special keys. cursor-control key symbols are not printed on the keys. When Scroll Lock is on. Desired access Num Lock on Num Lock off Number keys on embedded keypad Cursor-control keys on embedded keypad Main keyboard keys Type numbers in a normal manner. It is indicated by small characters located on the upper right corner of the keycaps. Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad.Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad. Hold <Shift> while using cursorcontrol keys. *. all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. lock. Type the letters in a normal manner. The keys function as a calculator (complete with the arithmetic operators +. Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. To simplify the keyboard legend. Chapter 1 13 . Hold <Fn> while using cursorcontrol keys. -. Lock key Description Caps Lock Num Lock <Fn> + <F11> When Caps Lock is on. Scroll Lock <Fn> + <F12> The embedded numeric keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad.

Application key This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button. or switch users (if you're not connected to a network domain) < < > + <M>: Minimizes all windows > + <R>: Open the Run dialog box < > + <T>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar < < > + <U>: Open Ease of Access Center > + <X>: Open Windows Mobility Center < > + <BREAK>: Display the System Properties dialog box < > + <SHIFT+M>: Restore minimized windows to the desktop < > + <TAB>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D < > + <SPACEBAR>: Bring all gadgets to the front and select Windows Sidebar <CTRL> + < > + <F>: Search for computers (if you are on a network) <CTRL> + < > + <TAB>: Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D Note: Depending on your edition of Windows Vista. it launches the Start menu. Key Description Key Windows key Pressed alone. Application key 14 Chapter 1 . some shortcuts may not function as described. this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: < < < < < > : Open or close the Start menu > + <D>: Display the desktop > + <E>: Open Windows Explore > + <F>: Search for a file or folder > + <G>: Cycle through Sidebar gadgets Windows key < > + <L>: Lock your computer (if you are connected to a network domain). it opens the application's context menu.Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.

volume output and the BIOS utility. Increases the sound volume. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. Turns the speakers on and off. Chapter 1 15 . Press any key to return. Hotkey Icon Function Description <Fn> + <F1> <Fn> + <F2> Hotkey help Acer eSettings Displays help on hotkeys. <Fn> + <→> <Fn> + <←> Brightness up Brightness down Increases the screen brightness. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. <Fn> + <F3> <Fn> + <F4> <Fn> + <F5> Acer ePower Management Sleep Display toggle <Fn> + <F6> <Fn> + <F7> <Fn> + <F8> <Fn> + <↑> Screen blank Touchpad toggle Speaker toggle Volume up <Fn> + <↓> Volume down Decreases the sound volume.Hot Keys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer’s controls like sreen brightness. Switches display output between the display screen. Decreases the screen brightness. press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology. external monitor (if connected) and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. To activate hot keys.

Special Key You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. or hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard.com/ typography/faq/faq12. Open a text editor or word processor.microsoft. Open a text editor or word processor. Either directly press the < > key at the bottom-right of the keyboard. or hold <Shift> and then press the <4> key at the upper-center of the keyboard.htm for more information. NOTE: This function varies by the operating system version. The US dollar sign 1. The Euro symbol 1. 2. 16 Chapter 1 . NOTE: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Either press < > at the bottom-right of the keyboard. 2. Please refer to www.

Acer Empowering Technology The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. To access this utility. If you have not initialized the Empowering Technology password and run Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management. Displayed by default in the upper half of your screen. select "Acer eNet Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar or run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for a new location. while offering you the option to manually adjust the settings to match your needs. You can also set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. it provides access to the following utilities: K K K K K K K Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently. Empowering Technology password Before using Acer eLock Management and Acer eRecovery Management. Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. you will be asked to create it. you must initialize the Empowering Technology password. reliably and completely. Acer eSettings Management accesses system information and adjusts settings easily. Make sure to remember or write down your password! Acer eNet Management Acer eNet Management helps you quickly connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. Chapter 1 17 . Acer eRecovery Management backs up and recovers data flexibly. there is no way to reset it except by reformatting your system. NOTE: If you lose the Empowering Technology password. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and encryption. Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings. right click on the Empowering Technology toolbar. For more information. Right-click on the Empowering Technology toolbar and select "Password Setup" to do so. Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. then select the "Help" or "Tutorial" function.

and automatically switch to the appropriate profile when you move from one location to another. Security and safety concerns mean that Acer eNet Management does not store username and password information.). wireless AP details.Acer eNet Management can save network settings for a location to a profile. as well as default printer settings. 18 Chapter 1 . Settings stored include network connection settings (IP and DNS settings. etc.

run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu. Click "OK" to save your new power plan. You can also create customized power plans. High performance and Power saver. View and adjust settings for On Battery and Plugged In modes by clicking the appropriate tabs. change the display and sleep settings you want your computer to use. select "Acer ePower Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar. or right-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select "Acer ePower Management". 2. Choose a predefined power plan to base your customized plan on. 4. If necessary. Click the Create Power Plan icon. You can open Windows power options by clicking "More Power Options". 1. switch between. as described below. To create a new power plan: Creating customized power plans allows you to save and quickly switch to a personalized set of power options. Using power plans Acer ePower Management comes with three predefined power plans: Balanced. Chapter 1 19 . You can create. edit. delete and restore power plans. NOTE: You cannot delete the predefined power plans. 5.Acer ePower Management Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface for configuring your power management options. To access this utility. 3. Enter a name for your new power plan.

If you want to delete the active power plan. To edit a power plan: Editing a power plan allows you to adjust system settings like LCD brightness and CPU speed. Select the power plan you wish to delete from the drop-down list. Battery status For real-time battery life estimates based on current usage. Click "Apply". 1. 2. Click the to view estimated battery life in sleep and hibernate modes. 2. If auto-detection hardware is implemented in the system and the external display supports it. 2. 3. Acer ePresentation Management Acer ePresentation Management lets you project your computer's display to an external display device or projector using the hotkey: <Fn> + <F5>. To delete a power plan: You cannot delete the power plan you are currently using. Click the Delete Power Plan icon. 1. refer to the panel in the upper half of the window. Select the power plan you wish to switch to from the drop-down list.To switch between power plans: 1. Click "Apply" to save your new settings. switch to another one first. Switch to the power plan you wish to edit Adjust settings as required. You can also turn on/off system components to extend battery life. your system display will be automatically switched out when an external display is 20 Chapter 1 .

adjust your display settings using Display Properties or the utility provided by the graphics vendor. launch Acer ePresentation Management to choose an appropriate display setting. NOTE: If the restored resolution is not correct after disconnecting a projector. For projectors and external devices that are not auto-detected. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick data encryption/decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management is an encryption utility that protects your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. or you need to use an external resolution that is not supported by Acer ePresentation Management.connected to the system. Chapter 1 21 .

HD-DVD or Blu-ray drive devices. This password will be used to encrypt files by default. NOTE: The password used to encrypt a file is the unique key that the system needs to decrypt it. or you can choose to enter your own password when encrypting a file. USB flash drives. the supervisor password is the only other key capable of decrypting the file. If you lose both passwords. there will be no way to decrypt your encrypted file! Be sure to safeguard all related passwords! Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is simple yet effective utility that allows you to lock removable storage. USB memory card readers. optical and floppy drive devices to ensure that data can't be stolen while your system is unattended. USB pen drives.The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a supervisor password and default encryption password.5-inch floppy drives only. IEEE 1394 disk drives. If you lose the password. Floppy Drive Devices — 3. K Removable Storage Devices — includes USB disk drives. Chapter 1 K K 22 . USB MP3 drives. DVD-ROM. Optical Drive Devices — includes any kind of CD-ROM. and any other removable storage devices that can be mounted as a file system when plugged into the system.

Make sure to remember or write down your password. user-created backups are stored to the D:\ drive. Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: K K K Password protection (Empowering Technology password) Full and incremental backups to hard disk or optical disc Creation of backups: jFactory default image jUser backup image jCurrent system configuration jApplication backup K Restore and recovery: jFactory default image jUser backup image jFrom previously-created CD/DVD jReinstall applications/drivers Chapter 1 23 . and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. the Empowering Technology password must be set first. there is no method to reset it except by reformatting your system. It allows you to create full or incremental backups. Lock(s) will immediately be set without any reboot necessary. Once set. burn the factory default image to optical disc. NOTE: If you lose the Empowering Technology password. until removed. you can apply locks to any of the devices types. and will remain after rebooting.To use Acer eLock Management. By default.

Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications. set BIOS passwords and modify boot options. please refer to "Acer eRecovery Management" on page 61 in the AcerSystem User's Guide.For more information. if your computer has one). NOTE: If your computer did not come with a Recovery CD or System CD. including your Acer ezDock. To ensure the best results when recovering your system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management. please use Acer eRecovery Management's "System backup to optical disc" feature to burn a backup image to CD or DVD. Acer eSettings Management also: K K Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigation. Prints and saves hardware specifications. 24 Chapter 1 . detach all peripherals (except the external Acer ODD.

drivers and utilities. display orientation and synchronization status. Settings include display brightness. Windows Mobility Center The Windows Mobility Center collects key mobile-related system settings in one easy-to-find place. sharing folders overview/sharing service on or off. To launch Windows Mobility Center: K K K Use the shortcut key < > + <X> Start Windows Mobility Center from the Control panel Start Windows Mobility Center from the Accessories program group in the Start menu. 25 Chapter 1 . wireless networking on/off. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like Bluetooth Add Device (if applicable). networks or activities. and a shortcut to the Acer user guide.K Lets you set an asset tag for your system. volume. external display settings. power plan. so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations.

Shadow can also be configured to archive file versions. and any drive with drive letter access. Display and click on Settings. USB/FireWire external hard drives. 26 Chapter 1 . The backup jobs are continuous because they are scheduled to regularly update the data in the backup folder either continuously or in user-defined intervals.Using the System Utilities NTI Shadow NTI Shadow allows users to schedule continuous backup jobs that copy the contents of one or more folders (the "backup source") to another location (the "backup destination"). click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. then any file that is saved or overwritten will trigger Shadow to archive the previous version of the file. You can schedule a job to run every certain number of minutes. Control Panel. NAS devices. then select Start. Select the secondary monitor (2) icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. If this option is enabled. Finally. Shadow supports backups on local hard drives. Launching the utility is as easy as pressing one buttons. first ensure that the second monitor is connected. The file versions are stored in a Revisions folder in the backup destination. on certain days at a specified time. For more information refer to the NTI Shadow help files. or whenever any data in the backup source are modified. Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) NOTE: This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook. Users can configure how many versions of a file to maintain. USB pen drives.

allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible. Start All Programs Acer below: You may choose any one of the four display settings indicatedGridVista Double (verticle). 2. 3. Triple (primary at right). or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible. Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid. allowing two displays to be partitioned indepently. To access this function. NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value.Note: Settings Apply Start Control Panel Display (2) Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor OK Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. Enjoy the convenience of a well-organized desktop. please go to Start>All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. Triple (primary at left). Chapter 1 27 . Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the task bar. AcerGridVista is imple to set up: 1.

review the results of the scan. Norton Internet Security Norton Internet Security is an anti-virus utility that can protect against viruses. You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start > All Programs > Launch Manager to start the application. Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the Windows desktop. For more information refer to the Norton Internet Security help files. run a Full System Scan when scanning your computer for the first time. When the scan is complete. 2. 4. NOTE: For optimal security. Select Run Scan to scan your system. 28 Chapter 1 .Launch Manager Launch Manager allows you to set the four easy-launch buttons located above the keyboard. If you are using the computer when the scheduled scan begins. Select Tasks & Scans. it runs in the background so that you do not have to stop working. 3. How do I check for viruses? 1. keeping your data safe and secure. You can schedule customized virus scans that run unattended on specific dates and times or at periodic intervals.

0. BIOS Boot Specification.0. H/W shot down at 110 ° .0b/2. 533 MHz FSB) Intel® Celeron® M processor 530/540/550 (1 MB L2 cache.0. WfM 2.73 GHz. 1. Boot Integrity Service Application Program Interface (BIS) 1.C BIOS Item Specification BIOS vendor BIOS Version BIOS ROM type BIOS ROM size BIOS package Supported protocols Phoenix 1. INT 13H Extenstions. PC Card Standard 1995 (PCMCIA 3.02 (MP version) SST/AMD 1MB CMOS Boot Block Flash Memory 1M byte FLASH ROM SST 10-lead TSOP (10mmx20mm) ACPI 1.3V Core logic CPU package CPU core voltage CPU Fan True Value Table DTS(degree C) Fan Speed (rpm) Acoustic Level (dBA) 45-50 55-66 68-74 78-83 86-91 0-3000 0-3300 3300-3800 3800-4100 4100-4800 29 33 38 40 40 Throttling 50%: On= 99 ° C.Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item Specification CPU type Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor T7300/T7500/T7700/T7800 (4 MB L2 cache. PXE 2.0. OFF=93 ° C OS shut down at 105 ° C. 1. PCI Bus Power Management Interface Specification. IEEE 1394 1. Simple Boot Flag 1. 800 MHz FSB) Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor T5250/T5450 (2 MB L2 cache. 533 MHz FSB) Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core processor T2310/T2330 (1 MB L2 cache.46/1.86/2.0.4. PC99a and Mobile PC2001 Compliant Set by setup manual BIOS password control Item Specification Cache controller Chapter 1 Built-in CPU 29 .8/2.73/ 1.0. IrDA 1.0a SMBIOS 2.0 GHz. 800 MHz FSB).0 compliance. USB/1394 CD-ROM Boot Up support. PnP BIOS 1.60/1.4/2.0 GHz. 1.1.6 GHz. PCI 2. Intel AC97 CNR Specification. 1.0 Compliant Device). System/HDD Password Security Control.2. Boot Block.0/3.0375V to 1. 533 MHz FSB) or higher (for selected models) Mobile Intel® PM965/GM965/960 + ICH8M Express Chipset Socket M (FCPGA6) 1. 2/2.6 GHz.2/2. USB Specification 1.1/2. or T7100/ T7250 (2 MB L2 cache.

You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be 30 Chapter 1 .9V 200-pin soDIMM You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications.8V and 0. Memory Combinations Slot 1 Slot 2 Total Memory 0MB 0MB 0MB 0MB 256MB 256MB 256MB 256MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 0MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 0MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 512MB 768MB 1280MB 2304MB 768MB 1024MB 1536MB 2560MB 1024MB 1280MB 1536MB 2048MB 3072MB 2048MB 2304MB 2560MB 3072MB 4096MB NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. On above table.Item Specification Cache size 1MB to 4MB (See CPU type) System Memory Item Specification Memory controller Memory size DIMM socket number Supports memory size per socket Supports maximum memory size Supports DIMM type Supports DIMM Speed Supports DIMM voltage Supports DIMM package Memory module combinations Built-in 0MB (no on-board memory) 2 sockets 2048MB 4G for 64bit OS(with two 2GB SODIMM) DDR 2 Synchronous DRAM 533/677 MHz 1.

0 PCI v2.5” HTS541616J9SA00 SURUGA-B 160000 512 4 2 Capacity (MB) Bytes per sector Data heads Drive Format Disks Chapter 1 31 .1 (Upgradeable to Bluetooth 1.5” HTS541680J9SA00 SURUGA-B 80000 512 2 1 SEAGATE 2.5” WD1600BEVS22RSTO ML80 SATA 160000 512 3 2 HGST 2.1 USB Wireless Module 802. Item Specification LAN Chipset Supports LAN protocol LAN connector type LAN connector location Features Broadcom 5787M 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45 Left side Integrated 10/100 BASE-T transceiver Wake on LAN support compliant with ACPI 2.reversed.11a/b/g/Draft-N) network connection. Draft-N PCI bus (mini PCI socket for wireless module) Data throughput Protocol Interface Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Vendor & Model Name HGST 2.11b/g Item Specification Chipset Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (dual-band quadmode 802. USB 1.5” ST9120822AS (9S1133-190) Venus SATA 120000 512 3 2 WD 2.2 Bluetooth Interface Item Specification Chipset Data throughput Protocol Interface Connector type Foxconn T60H928.11a/b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection. supporting Acer SignalUp™ with InviLink™ Nplify™ wireless technology Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802.11b+g.2 when SIG specification is ratified).01 723 bps (full speed data rate) Bluetooth 1. supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology 11~54 Mbps. up to 270 Mbps for Draft-N 802.

7mm Tray 24X CRX880A With CD Diskette Sustained: Max 3. Video-CD CD-Text With DVD Diskette Sustained: Max 10. Reads and writes standard CD-DA 4. Ultra DMA mode-5 150 MB/Sec. CD Plus. CD-Text. Multi-session DVD+R. CD-I FMV. Reads data in DVD-ROM Applicable DVD formats (Read): DVD: DVD-ROM. DVD-18). DVD-R 3.5% 5V(DC) +/. CD-ROMXA. Mbytes/s) Data transfer rate (host~buffer. DVD-10. CD-ROM Mode-1. Reads data in Photo CD (Single and multi session) 3.5% 5V(DC) +/. DVD+RW. CD-ROM/XA Mode-2 Form-1 and Mode-2 Form-2. media transfer rate (disk-buffer. DVD-R 4. Reads and writes CD-RW discs conforming to “Orange Book Part 3” 6. CD Extra. CD-RW Applicable CD Formats (Write) CD-DA.Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Spindle speed (RPM) Buffer size Interface Max. CD-i.95G. DVD+RW and DVDRAM (optional) Applicable CD Formats (Read): CD: CD-DA. Reads and writes data in each CD-ROM.5% 5V(DC) +/. Video-CD (MPEG-1). Karaoke CD. DVD-RW. CD-R. MultiBorder DVD-R/DVD-RW. Ultra DMA mode-5 DC Power Requirements 5V(DC) +/. Super Video CD.8Mbytes/sec 32 Chapter 1 .5% Combo Drive module Item Specification Vendor & model name Performance Specification Transfer rate (KB/sec) Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format SONY COMBO 12. DVD-9.7G. Enhanced CD. CD-ROM Mode-1. Mbytes/s) Voltage tolerance 5400 RPM 5400 RPM 5400 RPM 5400 RPM Performance Specifications 8MB SATA 540 8MB SATA 540 8MB SATA 540 8MB SATA 540 100 MB/Sec. Ultra DMA mode-5 150 MB/Sec. Video CD and CD-EXTRA 2.DVD-Video. DVD+R. Ultra DMA mode-5 150 MB/Sec. CD-ROM/XA Mode Mode-2 Form-1 and Mode-2 Form-2. (DVD-5.6Mbytes/sec 2MB PATA 1. Photo-CD. Reads and writes CD-R discs conforming to “Orange Book Part 2” 5. CD-i Ready. i-trax CD.

CD-ROM.Audio & Text/Video Video-CD (White Book) . CD-text DVD: DVD-VIDEO.02).7GB) DVD-R DL.MPEG1 Video CD-R (Orange Book Part ) CD-RW & HSRW (Orange Book Part Volume1 & Volume 2 Super Audio CD (SACD) Hybrid type US & US+ RW DVD: DVD-ROM (Book 1. CD-ROM XA.Combo Drive module Item Specification Loading mechanism Load: Manual Release: (a) Electrical Release (Release Button) (b) Release by ATAPI command (c) Emergency Release 5 V +/.5 % (Operating) Power Requirement Input Voltage Super-Multi Drive module Item Specification Vendor & model name Performance Specification Transfer rate (KB/sec) Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format HLDS Super-Multi Drive GSA-T20N. PIONEER Super-Multi Drive DVR-K17RS With CD Diskette Sustained: Max 3.0) DVD+RW DVD-RW (Non CPRM & CPRM) DVD°”R Dual Load: Manual Release: (a) Electrical Release (Release Button) (b) Release by ATAPI command (c) Emergency Release With DVD Diskette Sustained: Max 10. Multi-Session CD-I (Green Book.08Mbytes/sec Loading mechanism Power Requirement Chapter 1 33 . Ready.9G) DVD-R (Book 2. DVD+R DL. DVD-ROM. DVD-RAM. PhotoCD (multi-session). DVD+R.7G) .9GB.1) DVD-R (Book 1. Video CD. DVD-Dual DVD-Video (Book 1. Cd-Extra (CD+). 4. 4. 3. DVD-R (3.Standard Audio CD & CD-TEXT CD-ROM (Yellow Book Mode1 & 2) . Mode2 Form1 & 2. DVD+RW CD: CD-DA (Red Book) .General & Authoring DVD+R (Version 1.6Mbytes/sec 2MB PATA Applicable disc format CD: CD-DA.Standard Data CD-ROM XA (Mode2 Form1 & 2) . DVD-RW.0.0. Bridge) CD-Extra/ CD-Plus (Blue Book) . PHILIPS Super-Multi Drive DS8A1P.Photo CD.

5W speakers) Video Interface Item Specification Chipset Package Interface Supports ZV (Zoomed Video) port ATI X2500.Super-Multi Drive module Item Specification Input Voltage 5 V +/.5 % (Operating) Audio Interface Item Specification Audio Controller Audio onboard or optional Mono or Stereo Resolution Compatibility Sampling rate Internal microphone Internal speaker / Quantity Realtek ALC883 Azalia and Amplifier Maxim MAX9710 & MAX4411 Built-in Stereo 18 bit stereo full duplex HD audio Interface. HD2400XT or HD2600 Daughter Board PCIE Yes Video Memory Item Specification Chipset Memory size Interface ATI X2500. HD2400XT or HD2600 up to 256MB GDDR2 Item Specification Chipset USB Compliancy Level OHCI Number of USB port Location Serial port function control ICH8M 2.0 Host controller 4 One on the left side/three on the rear side Enable/Disable by BIOS Setup PCMCIA Port Item Specification PCMCIA controller Supports card type 34 ENE CB714/1410 Type-II Chapter 1 .1 and USB 2. S/PDIF output for PCM or AC-3 content 1Hz resolution VSR (Variable Sampling Rate) Yes Yes/2 (1.0 USB 1.

0 Super I/O controller MODEM Bluetooth Wireless 802.0 Sanyo (6cell) 2.PCMCIA Port Item Specification Number of slots Access location Supports ZV (Zoomed Video) port Supports 32 bit CardBus System Board Major Chips Item One type-II Left panel No ZV support Yes Controller Core logic VGA LAN USB 2.4 6/8 Battery Type Pack capacity Number of battery cell Chapter 1 35 .0 4000 mAH Sanyo (6cell) 2.4 4800 mAH Sanyo (8cell) 2.4 Li-ion 4000 mAH Panasonic (6cell) 2.0 4000 mAH SMP (6cell) 2.0 4800 mAH Panasonic (8cell) 2. HD2400XT or HD2600 Realtek 8100SBL/CL Intel ICH8M N/A ALC 883 Built-in ATI SB460 Built-in ATI SB460 ENE CB714/1410 Realtek ALC883 Keyboard Item Specification Keyboard controller Total number of keypads Windows logo key Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously NS PC97541V 88-/89-key Yes Plug USB keyboard to the USB port directly: Yes Battery Item Specification Vendor & model name Panasonic (6cell) 2.11 b+g PCMCIA/ 5 in 1 Card Reader Audio Codec Mobile Intel® PM965/GM965/960 + ICH8M Express Chipset ATI X2500.4 Sanyo (8cell) 2.0 SMP (6cell) 2.4 SMP (8cell) 2.4 4800 mAH SMP (8cell) 2.0 Panasonic (8cell) 2.

144 45/45 15/35 0 to +50 -20 to +60 Screen Diagonal (mm) Active Area (mm) Display resolution (pixels) Pixel Pitch Pixel Arrangement Display Mode Typical White Luminance also called Brightness Luminance Uniformity Contrast Ratio Response Time (Optical Rise Time/Fall Time)msec Nominal Input Voltage VDD Typical Power Consumption (watt) Weight Physical Size(mm) Electrical Interface Support Color Viewing Angle (degree) Horizontal: Right/Left Vertial: Upper/Lower Temperature Range( ° C) Operating Storage (shipping) 525 g.4” inch Item Specification Vendor & model name AUO B154EW02-V0 (NonGlare) AUO B154EW02-V1 (Glare) 15.0 1280 x 800 WXGA 0.0 max. Vertical Stripe Normally White 200 1.2 Watt (Typ.(Typ. Backlight 4.B.1 1 channel LVDS 262.G. (without inverter) LPL LP154WX4-TLA2 (NonGlare) LPL LP154WX4-TLC2 (Glare) 15.25 max.1 x 207.25875x0.5 1 channel LVDS 262.2588 0. 2 series in parallel 4 cells in series.0 x 6.6 Watt (Typ.G.0 v Normal voltage Charge voltage LCD 15.4 inches 331.) @ LCM circuit 1.25875 R.) 560 g.144 45/45 15/35 0 to +50 -20 to +60 LCD Inverter Item Specification Vendor & model name Brightness conditions Input voltage (V) 36 Darfon/V189-301GP N/A 9~21 Chapter 1 .Battery Item Specification Package configuration 3 cells in series.1V 19.0 x 222.0 x 222.4Watt (Typ. typical 344.3V 6.4 inches 331. 2 series in parallel 11. 400 typical 4/12 +3.(Max) 344.).4 400 16 3.) 575 g.2x207 1280x800 WXGA 0.3V Total 5.2588 R.0 x 6. Vertical Stripe Normally White (cd/m2) 200 1.B.

rms) Output voltage frequency (k Hz) AC Adaptor Item 2. Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disc may be power managed in this state. CPU set power down VGA Suspend PCMCIA Suspend Audio Power Down Hard Disk Power Down CD-ROM Power Down Super I/O Low Power mode Also called Hibernation Mode.56 (max) 780V (2000V for kick off) 6. Save to Disk (S4) Chapter 1 37 . OS initiated shutdown. @115VAC input full load System Power Management ACPI mode Power Management Mech.LCD Inverter Item Specification Input current (mA) Output voltage (V.7A 220A@115VAC 220A@230VAC 82% min. Off (G3) Soft Off (G2/S5) Working (G0/S0) Suspend to RAM (S3) All devices in the system are turned off completely. System saves all system states and data onto the disc prior to power off the whole system.5 (max) 65K Hz (max) Specification Input rating Maximum input AC current Inrush current Efficiency 90V AC to 264V AC. All devices in the system are turned off completely. rms) Output current (mA. 47Hz to 63Hz 1.

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XXX.XX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX None Tr a v e l M a t e / E x t e n s a 5 X X X Acer XXXxXxXX-xXxX-XXxx-xXXx-xXXxXXxXxxXX F1 Help Esc Exit Select Item Select Menu -/+ Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Su b . if you encounter configuration problems. In this menu. Information Main P h o e n i x Tr u s t e d C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y Advanced Security Boot Exit C P U Ty p e : CPU Speed: IDE0 Model Name: IDE0 Serial Number: IDE1 Model Name: IDE1 Serial Number: ATA P I M o d e l N a m e : S y s t e m B I O S Ve r s i o n : V G A B I O S Ve r s i o n : K B C Ve r s i o n : Serial Number: A s s e t Ta g N u m b e r : Product Name: Manufacturer Name: UUID: Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Duo CPU T7300 @ 2. Press F2 to enter setup.XXX.Chapter 2 System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/ Output System). To activate the BIOS Utility. Press <F12> during POST to enter multi-boot menu. Your computer is already properly configured and optimized.XXXXXX XX. you may need to run Setup. and you do not need to run this utility. If you want to change boot device without entering BIOS Setup Utility.M e n u F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit Chapter 2 39 .XX XX-XXX XXXXXX.XXX.00GHz 2000 MHz XXXXXXXXXXX-(XX) XXXXXXXX None None XXXXXXXXXXX-XXX XX-XXXX-(XX) VX. However. press F2 during POST (when “Press <F2> to enter Setup” message is prompted on the bottom of screen). please set the parameter to “enabled”. The default parameter of F12 Boot Menu is set to “disabled”. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. user can change boot device without entering BIOS SETUP Utility.

press F5 or F6. you can load default settings by pressing F9. use the up and down arrow keys. Boot. In any menu. use the left and right arrow keys. Navigation keys for a particular menu are shown on the bottom of the screen. Help for parameters are found in the Item Specific Help part of the screen. Security. To change the value of a parameter. Advanced. A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. NOTE: You can change the value of a parameter if it is enclosed in square brackets. Please note that system information is subject to different models. Press Esc while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu. Read this carefully when making changes to parameter values.Navigating the BIOS Utility There are six menu options: Information. 40 Chapter 2 . Follow these instructions: K K K K K K To choose a menu. You can also press F10 to save any changes made and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. and Exit. Press Enter to expand this item. Main. To choose an item.

XXX.XXX. This field displays the manufacturer of this system.XXX. Parameter CPU Type CPU Speed IDE0 Model Name IDE0 Serial Number IDE1 Model Name IDE1 Serial Number ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version KBC Ver Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Number Description This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system. This field displays the model name of devices installed on secondary IDE master.M e n u F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit NOTE: The system information is subject to different models. Chapter 2 41 .00GHz 2000 MHz XXXXXXXXXXX-(XX) XXXXXXXX None None XXXXXXXXXXX-XXX XX-XXXX-(XX) VX.XXXXXX XX. This field shows product name of the system. standardized by the Open Software Foundation (OSF) as part of the Distributed Computing Environment (DCE). This field shows the speed of the CPU. This field displays the asset tag number of the system. This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field shows the serial number of devices installed on secondary IDE master. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is an identifier standard used in software construction. This field shows the keyboard This field displays the serial number of this unit. Information Main P h o e n i x Tr u s t e d C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y Advanced Security Boot Exit C P U Ty p e : CPU Speed: IDE0 Model Name: IDE0 Serial Number: IDE1 Model Name: IDE1 Serial Number: ATA P I M o d e l N a m e : S y s t e m B I O S Ve r s i o n : V G A B I O S Ve r s i o n : K B C Ve r s i o n : Serial Number: A s s e t Ta g N u m b e r : Product Name: Manufacturer Name: UUID: Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Duo CPU T7300 @ 2.Information The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. Displays system BIOS version. This field shows the model name of the Optical device installed in the system. The hard disk drive or optical drive model name is automatically detected by the system. This field displays the VGA firmware version of the system.XX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX None Tr a v e l M a t e / E x t e n s a 5 X X X Acer XXXxXxXX-xXxX-XXxx-xXXx-xXXxXXxXxxXX F1 Help Esc Exit Select Item Select Menu -/+ Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Su b .XX XX-XXX XXXXXX.

F1 Help Esc Exit Select Item Select Menu -/+ Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Su b . 42 Chapter 2 . < S h i f t .Main The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Information S y s t e m Ti m e : System Date: Main P h o e n i x Tr u s t e d C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y Advanced Security Boot [10:10:10] [04/28/2007] 640 KB 2046 MB 256 MB [Enabled] [Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled] Exit Item Specific Help System Memory: Extended Memory: Vi d e o M e m o r y : Quiet Boot: Network Boot: F12 Boot Menu: D2D Recovery: < Ta b > . o r <Enter> selects field. Actual values may differ.Ta b > .M e n u F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only.

The hours are displayed with 24-hour format. The function allows the user to create a hidden partition on hard disc drive to store operation system and restore the system to factory defaults. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Option: Enabled or Disabled Option: Disabled or Enabled Option: Enabled or Disabled NOTE: The sub-items under each device will not be shown if the device control is set to disable or auto. VGA Memory size=128/256 MB Determines if Customer Logo will be displayed or not. Disabled: Customer Logo is not displayed. shows Summary Screen is disabled or enabled. disables the system boot from LAN (remote server). and Summary Screen is disabled. Parameter System Time System Date Description Sets the system time. This is because the user is not allowed to control the settings in these cases. and Summary Screen is enabled. Enabled: Customer Logo is displayed. Sets the system date. Option: Enabled or Disabled VGA Memory Quiet Boot Network Boot F12 Boot Menu D2D Recovery Enables. disables D2D Recovery function. Chapter 2 43 .The table below describes the parameters in this screen. disables Boot Menu during POST. Enables. Format/Option Format: HH:MM:SS (hour:minute:second) System Time Format MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/ year) System Date System Memory Extended Memory This field reports the memory size of the system. Enables. Extended Memory size=Total memory size-1MB Shows the VGA memory size. Memory size is fixed to 640MB This field reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system.

A standard for how alerting and remote-control capabilities on network controllers work Options: Minimum WatchDog Timeout: [ ] BIOS Boot Timeout: [ ] OS Boot Timeout: [ ] Power-on wait time: [ ] Format/Option Option: Enabled or Disabled Infrared Port System Memory ASF Configuration Option: Enabled or Disabled 44 Chapter 2 . Enable or Disable the infrared port This field reports the memory size of the system.M e n u F9 F10 Setup Defaults Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Parameter AHCI Mode Description The Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is a hardware mechanism that allows software to communicate with Serial ATA devices such as SATA hard drives.Advanced Information AHCI Mode: Infrared Port: Main P h o e n i x Tr u s t e d C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y Advanced Security Boot [Enabled] [Enabled] Exit Item Specific Help ASF Configuration Configure AHCI Mode using options: [Disabled] No configuration [Enabled] User configuration F1 Help Esc Exit Select Item Select Menu -/+ Enter C h a n g e Va l u e s Select Su b . Memory size is fixed to 640MB Configure Alert Standard Format (ASF) parameters. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Chapter 2 45 .Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Information Main PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Supervisor Password Is : User Password Is : HDD 0 Password Set Supervisor Password Set User Password Set HDD 0 Password Password on Boot Clear Clear Clear [Enter] [Enter] [Enter] [Disabled] Supervisor Password controls accesses of the whole setup utility. F1 Help Esc Exit ↑ ↓ ←→ Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Change Values Enter Select 4 Sub-Menu F9 Setup Defaults F10 Save and Exit NOTE: Please refer to “Remove HDD/BIOS Password” section if you need to know how to remove HDD/BIOS Password. It can be used to boot up when Password on boot is enabled.

you may have to return your notebook computer to your dealer to reset it. 0-9. 3. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. The Set Supervisor Password box appears: 2. you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter. Parameter User Password is Supervisor Password is Set User Password Description Shows the setting of the user password. Type a password in the “Enter New Password” field. Enables or disables primary hard disk security function. this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. Setting a Password Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password: 1. Don’t forget your password. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters (A-Z. Press Enter to set the supervisor password. 46 Chapter 2 . Retype the password in the “Confirm New Password” field. Defines whether a password is required or not while the events defined in this group happened. If desired. Press e. press u to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. After setting the password. IMPORTANT:Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the screen. the computer sets the User Password parameter to “Set”. you have three tries before the system halts. this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. Use the w andy keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e key. The user can enter Setup menu only and does not have right to change the value of parameters. When set. When user password is set. Shows the setting of the Supervisor password Press Enter to set the user password. The user can not either enter the Setup menu nor change the value of parameters. When you are done. The following sub-options are all requires the Supervisor password for changes and should be grayed out if the user password was used to enter setup. not case sensitive). Option Clear or Set Clear or Set Set Supervisor Password Primary HardDisk Security Password on Boot Disabled or Enabled NOTE: When you are prompted to enter a password. If you forget your password. a-z.The table below describes the parameters in this screen. 4. 5.

If desired. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. 6. 5. the screen will display as following. After setting the password. Chapter 2 47 . the computer sets the User Password parameter to “Set”. 4. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press e. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press e. 3. Use the w and y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e key. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. If the verification is OK. Changing a Password 1. press u to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Press e twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to “Clear”. press u to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. The Set Password box appears: 2. The Set Password box appears: 2.Removing a Password Follow these steps: 1. you can enable the Password on boot parameter. 3. When you are done. Press e. The password setting is complete after the user presses u. 4. When you have changed the settings. Use the w and y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e key.

48 Chapter 2 . If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match. the screen will show you the Setup Warning. the screen will display the following message.If the current password entered does not match the actual current password.

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Information Main Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Boot priority order: 1: CD-ROM: PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K17RS.4> Loads default boot sequence. <1 .Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. <+> and <-> moves the device up or down. the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay.(PM) 2: USB CD-ROM: 3: IDE 0: HTS541010G9AT00.(PM) 4: IDE 4: 5: Network Boot: Realtek Boot Agent 6: USB HDD: 7: USB Floppy: 8: USB KEY: Excluded from boot order: Keys used to view or configure device: Use Up and Down arrows to select a device. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay. <f> and <r> specifies the device fixed or removable. <x> exclude or include the device to boot. F1 Help Esc Exit ↑↓ ←→ Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Change Values Enter Select 4 Sub-Menu F9 Setup Defaults F10 Save and Exit Chapter 2 49 . <Shift +1> enables or disables a device.

Load default values for all SETUP item. F1 Help Esc Exit ↑ ↓ ←→ Select Item Select Menu F5/F6 Change Values Enter Select 4 Sub-Menu F9 Setup Defaults F10 Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Parameter Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Default Discard Changes Save Changes Description Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Load previous values from CMOS for all SETUP items. Save Setup Data to CMOS. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Information Main Advanced Security Boot Exit Item Specific Help Exit Saving Changes Exit Disarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS.Exit The Exit screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. 50 Chapter 2 .

BIOS Flash Utility The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions: K K K New versions of system programs New features or options Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Prepare a bootable diskette. you may not boot the system because the BIOS is not completely loaded. 1. NOTE: Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS. Then boot the system from the bootable diskette. If the battery pack does not contain enough power to finish BIOS flash. 3. Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette. The flash utility has auto-execution function. Fellow the steps below to run the Phlash. NOTE: Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Phlash utility. then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility. DPMI) when you use the Phlash. Chapter 2 51 . 2. Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE: If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand. EMS.

Select “2” 3. See the image below. 52 Chapter 2 . “HDD password error code” would display on the screen.EXE 1. K If you need to solve HDD password locked problem. you can run HDD_PW. Key in “hdd_pw 15494 0” 2. Choose one upper-case string K Reboot system and key in “0KJFN42” or “UVEIQ96” to HDD user password.Remove HDD/BIOS Utility This section provide you with removing HDD/BIOS method: Remove HDD Password: K If you key in wrong HDD password for three time.

Remove BIOS Password: K If you key in wrong Supervisor Password for three time. See the image below. Chapter 2 53 . “System Disabled” would display on the screen.

EXE 1. Key in “bios_pw 14452 0” 2. Choose one upper-case string K Reboot the system and key in “qjjg9vy” or “07yqmjd” to BIOS user password. you can run BIOS_PW.K If you need to solve BIOS password locked problem. 54 Chapter 2 .

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Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer.Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. you need the following tools: K K K K K Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Flat screwdriver Philips screwdriver Hex screwdriver Plastic flat screwdriver K Plastic tweezers NOTE: The screws for the different components vary in size. Chapter 3 57 . During the disassembly process. group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components.

5 x L6 M2.4R0 86.9A552. 4.00A02. 86. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components.00F87.220 86. Remove the battery pack. you must first remove the keyboard.00E74. make sure that you do the following: 1.736 86.4R0 86. if you want to remove the main board.738 58 Chapter 3 . stable surface.5 x L5 M2. 2.General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure. Main Screw List Item A B C D E F G H Screw M2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system.00E33. Place the system on a flat.00C07. For example. Disassembly Process The disassembly process is divided into the following stages: • • • External module disassembly Main unit disassembly LCD module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence.735 86.140 86. 3.00E34. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals.5 x L5 M2 x L3 M2. then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.5 x L8 Color Black Black Silver Silver Black Silver Silver Black Part No.9A544.5 x L6 M2 x L4 M2 x L4 M2.335 86.

5 x L6 M2 x L4 M2 x L4 M2 x L3 Part No.4R0 86. 86.220 Chapter 3 59 . if you want to remove the main board. For example.736 86.00E33. EXTERNAL MODULE DISASSEMBLY TURN OFF POWER AND PERIPHERALS UNPLUG POWER CABLES Bx7 LOWER COVER Fx2 WLAN BOARD DIMM MODULES Cx1 OPTICAL LOCKER BRACKET HARD DISK RUBBER ENCLOSURE Ax1 OPTICAL DISK DRIVE MODULE HDD MODULE OPTICAL DISK DRIVE HARD DISK DRIVE Screw List Screw A B C F M2.140 86. you must first remove the keyboard.External Module Disassembly Process External Modules Disassembly Flowchart The flowchart below gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.00A02.9A552.00C07.

Removing the SD dummy card 1. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it (1. 2.Removing the Battery Pack 1. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position (1). 60 Chapter 3 . 2). Turn base unit over. 3. then remove the battery from the main unit (3). Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (2).

Chapter 3 61 . 2. Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards 1. Press the eject button to pop out the button. Pull it out from the slot (2). Press it again (1) to pop out the PC dummy card (2).2. Remove the PC dummy card from the slot.

See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60.3. Removing the Lower Cover 1.6 kgf-cm 62 Chapter 3 . Push the ExpressCard dummy card all the way in to eject it. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Pull it out from the slot. Remove the seven screws (B) on the lower cover. 4. 4. Step 1~7 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (7) Black Color Torque 1. 3. 2.

Removing the DIMM 1. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 6.. Chapter 3 63 . Use a plastic screw driver to carefully pry open the lower cover. 2.5. 3. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. 4. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. Push out the latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM. Remove the lower cover from the lower case. 5.

5. 3. Remove the DIMM module. 4. 64 Chapter 3 . Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62.6. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. 6. Remove the tape holding the gray antenna. Removing the WLAN Board Modules 1. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. 2.

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (2) Silver Color Torque 1.7.6 kgf-cm 8. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 2. Chapter 3 65 . Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. Remove the foam padding as shown. NOTE: When attaching the antenna back to the WLAN board. 4. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. Move the antenna away from the WLAN board and remove the two screws (F) on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board. 3. make sure the cable are arranged properly. 5.

See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Disconnect the hard disk module from the connector by pulling on the mylar tab on the hard disk module. Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. NOTE: To prevent damage to device.. 7. Remove the hard disk from the hard disk rubber enclosure as shown. avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.6. 66 Chapter 3 . 8. Remove the hard disk module.

Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2. Carefully use a plastic screw driver (1) to eject the optical drive tray (2). Pull the optical drive module out from the main unit.5 x L6 (1) Black Color Torque 3.0 kgf-cm 3. 4. then remove the one screw (A) on the bottom side of the unit. Chapter 3 67 .2. Turn the base unit over.

Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) Silver Color Torque 1. Remove the one screw (C) securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module.5.6 kgf-cm 68 Chapter 3 .

220 86.4R0 86.00E74.5 x L6 M2 x L4 M2.736 86.00E33.335 86.Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart MAIN UNIT DISASSEMBLY MAIN UNIT Cx2 HEAT SINK FAN MIDDLE COVER Cx2 MODEM BOARD C x9 (Cx5 for UMA module) CPU/VGA THERMAL MODULE Fx 2 KEYBOARD Ax2 Dx2 CPU VGA BOARD Hx2 LCD MODULE A x 14 UPPER CASE Cx2 LAUNCH BOARD Cx2 MAIN BOARD Cx1 USB BOARD Cx4 LEFT AND RIGHT SPEAKER MODULE Fx2 TOUCH PAD BRACKET ASSEMBLY Fx 1 POWER BOARD TOUCH PAD BRACKET Fx2 FINGERPRINT BOARD TOUCH PAD BOARD Screw List Screw A C D F H M2. 86.5 x L5 M2 x L3 M2.5 x L8 Part No.738 Chapter 3 69 .9A552.00E34.00C07.

70 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Remove the 2 screws (C) securing the modem card. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. 7. Lift partially to detach the modem board from the main board.8 kgf-cm 6. 3. Removing the Heatsink Fan Module 1. 5. 2. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64.. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 2. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Silver Color Torque 1. Disconnect the modem cable from the modem board.Removing the Modem Board 1. NOTE: The modem cable is still attached to the modem board.. 4.

See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. Disconnect the heatsink fan connector from FAN1 on the main board. 4. Remove the heatsink fan module from the main board.3. Remove the two screws (C) securing the heatsink fan module. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module 1. 2.6 kgf-cm 5. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Silver Color Torque 1. Chapter 3 71 .

3. Step 1~9 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (9) Silver Color Torque 3. Slide out and remove the heatsink module.0 kgf-cm NOTE: There are only five (5) screws for the UMA module. 72 Chapter 3 . 4. Remove the nine screws (C) securing the CPU and VGA heatsink module in place.

See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. NOTE: When installing the CPU. 3. 2. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. Using a flat screwdriver. 2. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 4. turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 4.. 3.Removing the CPU 1.. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. Chapter 3 73 . make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown. then remove the CPU. Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only) 1. 5.

2. Carefully remove the VGA board from the main board. Open the LCD screen all the way to facilitate the easy removal of the middle cover.5 x L5 (2) Silver Color Torque 1. carefully insert the plastic flat screwdriver under the side of the middle cover and gently pry up the middle cover. 74 Chapter 3 . To remove the Middle Cover.5. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Remove the two screws (D) securing the VGA board. Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board 1. 3. Continue prying on the other side until you could detach the Middle Cover.6 kgf-cm 6.

4. 5. Disconnect the Power board cable from the main board and disconnect the Power board cable. Detach the cover and turn it over on the keyboard. Chapter 3 75 .

Remove the Middle Cover together with the Power board. Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (1) Silver Color Torque 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60.6 kgf-cm Removing the Keyboard 1.. Remove the one screw (F) securing the Power board to the middle cover. and remove the Power board from the middle cover. 7. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 76 Chapter 3 .6. 2.

Remove the two screws (F) securing the keyboard to the upper case.6 kgf-cm 4. Carefully pry the keyboard out of the latch and slide it out. then turn it over on the touchpad area.3. Chapter 3 77 . Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (2) Silver Color Torque 1.

2.5. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 4. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 5. 3. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 78 Chapter 3 . Removing the LCD Module 1. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board to remove the keyboard. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62.

6. Chapter 3 79 . 7. Remove the acetic tape and disconnect the LCD coaxial cable from the LCD1 connector on the main board and release it from the latch. Remove the internal microphone cable from the INTMIC1 connector on the main board.

5 x L6 (2) Black Color Torque 4.5 x L8 (2) Black Color Torque 4. Remove the two screws (A) from the base of the unit.0 kgf-cm 11. Carefully remove the LCD module from the base unit. 9. Release the wireless LAN antenna cables from the hole and latches as shown. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. NOTE: When connecting the cable back to the unit. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. please note that the cable should be routed well. 80 Chapter 3 . Remove the two screws (H) from the left and right hinge of the LCD module.8.0 kgf-cm 10.

7. 12. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. 15. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 17.Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case 1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. Chapter 3 81 . 8. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 2. Disconnect the cover switch cable from LID1 on the main board. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. 5. 10. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. 18. 16. 9. 6. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Disconnect the DC in cable from the main board. 11. 3. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 13. 14. 4. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65.

Disconnect the fingerprint cable (select model only) from the FPCN1 connector on the main board. Disconnect the Launch board cable from the SWITCHCN1 from the main board.19. 20. 82 Chapter 3 .

Gently raise the upper case from the main unit. Chapter 3 83 . 22.21. Remove the fourteen screws (A) on the bottom panel. Step 1~14 Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (14) Black Color Torque 3.0 kgf-cm 23. Disconnect the touchpad cable from the TOUCHPAD1 on the main board.

See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65. 14. Release the latch and remove the launch board cable from the launch board. 11. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 4. 2. 16. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 81. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. 10.Removing the Launch Board 1. 12. 84 Chapter 3 . 7. 6. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 13. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 17. 18. 15. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. 3. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 8. 5. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 9.

See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 2. 8. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. 10. 4. 7.6 kgf-cm Removing theTouch Pad Board Module 1. 12. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 81. 14. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. Chapter 3 85 . Remove the one screw (F) holding the launch board and remove the launch board from the upper cover. 13. 11. 3.19. 15. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 5. 16. 17. 6. Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (1) Silver Color Torque 1. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. 9. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73.

Remove the fingerprint cable from the fingerprint board.18. 86 Chapter 3 . 19. Remove the touch pad cable from the touch pad board.

6 kgf-cm 21. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (2) Silver Color Torque 1.6 kgf-cm 22. Chapter 3 87 .20. Remove the two screws (F) from the fingerprint board. Remove the fingerprint board from the upper case. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (2) Silver Color Torque 1. Remove the two screws (F) on the touch pad bracket and remove the touch pad bracket from the upper case.

See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. 3. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the BLUE1 connector on the main board. 8. WARNING:The touchpad board is glued to the upper case. 12. 2. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 5. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73. 88 Chapter 3 . 11. 13.23. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. 4. 10. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. 7. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Carefully pry loose and remove the touch pad board. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 14. 6. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 81. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. Removing the main board 1. 15. 18. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. only remove the touchpad board if it is defective. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. 9. 16. 17. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65.

19. Disconnect the speaker cable from the SPKR1 on the main board.

20. Remove the two screws (C) holding the main board.

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21. Carefully detach the main board and turn it over to access the USB board cable.

22. Detach the USB board cable from the USBCN1 on the main board.

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Removing the Speaker Modules
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70.

10. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. 11. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. 12. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73. 13. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. 14. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 15. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 16. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 17. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 81. 18. See “Removing the main board” on page 88. 19. Remove the tape securing the speaker cables in place.

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21. Remove the four screws (C) holding the left and right speakers.

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Color

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22. Remove the left and right speakers from the upper case.

Removing the USB Board
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 60. See “Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 65. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the Modem Board” on page 70.

10. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 70. 11. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 71. 12. See “Removing the CPU” on page 73. 13. See “Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)” on page 73. 14. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 15. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 16. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 17. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 81. 18. See “Removing the main board” on page 88.

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19. Detach the cable from the USB board. Remove the one screw (C) securing the USB board to the lower case. Partially lift the USB Board from the lower case. Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) Silver Color Torque 1.6 kgf-cm 20. 92 Chapter 3 . 21.

220 Chapter 3 93 . 86.00C07.00F87.736 86.5 x L5 M2 x L3 Part No.5 x L6 M2.735 86.LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD MODULE DISASSEMBLY LCD MODULE Ax8 LCD BEZEL Ex2 LCD ASSEMBLY Ex1 INVERTER BOARD Fx4 LCD FPC CABLE LEFT LCD BRACKET Fx4 RIGHT LCD BRACKET Ex 1 LEFT HINGE RIGHT Ex1 HINGE LCD BACK PANEL ANTENNAS INTERNAL MICROPHONE VGA CAMERA Main Screw List Item A E F Screw M2.00E33.

Remove the eight screws (A) on the LCD module in the order as shown. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 3.Removing the LCD Bezel 1. Remove the four upper bezel screw caps and the four lower bezel caps. 2. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 8. Step 1~8 Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (8) Black Color Torque 3. 9. Carefully pry open the LCD bezel and remove the bezel from the LCD module. 6. 94 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 7. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74.0 kgf-cm 10. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. 5. 4.

Disconnect the cable from the camera board. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Step 1~3 Size (Quantity) M2. Remove the three screws (E) securing the LCD module and the Inverter panel. 9. 5. Detach the LCD with the brackets from the back cover. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 4. Chapter 3 95 . 2.5 kgf-cm 11.Removing the LCD module with the Brackets 1. 7. 8. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 10. 3. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 6. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63.5 x L5 (3) Silver Color Torque 2. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74.

Disconnect the inverter board cable from its connector. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 96 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63.Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable 1. 2. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. See “Removing the LCD module with the Brackets” on page 95. 3. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. Detach the acetic tapes holding the FPC cable from the LCD panel and detach the acetic tape securing the FPC connector. 10. 11. 6. then disconnect the 2P cable on the inverter board to remove it. 8. 5. 7. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Disconnect the FPC cable from the LCD panel. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. 4. 12. 9.

4. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 10.Removing the LCD Brackets 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 3. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. Step 1~8 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (8) Silver Color Torque 1. 3. Remove the eight screws (F) securing the left and right LCD brackets to remove the brackets. 9. 4. 8. See “Removing the LCD module with the Brackets” on page 95. See “Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable” on page 96. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. 2. 7.6 kgf-cm Removing the Left and Right Hinge 1. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 5. 7. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. 5. 6. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 8. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 2. See “Removing the LCD module with the Brackets” on page 95. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. 6. 11. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. Chapter 3 97 . 9. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63.

Remove the two screws (E) securing the left and right hinge to the back cover. Removing the Antennas 1. 3. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. 2.10. 10. See “Removing the LCD module with the Brackets” on page 95. 6. 5. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. 9. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. 8. 98 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. Release the antenna cables from the latches.5 kgf-cm 11. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. Remove the left and right hinge from the back cover. 11.5 x L5 (2) Silver Color Torque 2. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. 7. See “Removing the Left and Right Hinge” on page 97. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. 4. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60.

See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. 6. Release the internal microphone cable from the back cover. 13. See “Removing the LCD module with the Brackets” on page 95. 3. 7. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 78. 4. Remove the tape holding the internal microphone in place.12. 2. 5. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 76. Removing the Internal Microphone and Web Camera 1. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 64. 10. See “Removing the Antennas” on page 98. 9. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. Remove the tapes together with the antenna cables from the back cover. See “Removing the Left and Right Hinge” on page 97. 11. 12. See “Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board” on page 74. Chapter 3 99 . See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 94. 8.

14. Remove the internal microphone from the back cover. 100 Chapter 3 . Remove the Web camera from the back cover. 15.

e. Non-Acer products. 3. “Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message” on page 106 “Undetermined Problems” on page 120 “Error Message List” on page 107 Other symptoms (i. POST detects an error and displayed messages on screen. prototype cards. LCD display problems “Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error or others). Message” on page 106 Symptoms cannot be re-created (intermittent problems). Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. No beep or error codes are indicated. Go To “Power System Check” on page 103. Use the customer-reported symptoms and go to “Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message” on page 106 “Intermittent Problems” on page 119 “Undetermined Problems” on page 120 Chapter 4 101 .Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which page to go to. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Symptoms (Verified) Power failure. 1.) POST does not complete. or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. (The power indicator does not go on or stay on. 2.

Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. If the error still remains: 1. do the following one at a time to correct the problem. NOTE: Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Reconnect the external diskette drive/DVD-ROM module. 2. 2. 3. 2. Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the system board. 1. or diskette.System Check Procedures External Diskette Drive Check Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller. Follow the instructions in the message window. 3. reconnect the diskette connector on the system board. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. Do the following to select the test device. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: 1. Replace the keyboard. 2. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. Replace the main board. run the Keyboard Test. Reconnect the external diskette drive/CD-ROM module. 3. If an error occurs with the internal diskette drive. A write-enabled. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears. or CD-ROM. 2. If the error still remains: 1. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail. If the tests detect a keyboard problem. The following auxiliary input devices are supported by this computer: K Numeric keypad 102 Chapter 4 . See if FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. Reconnect the keyboard cables. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. drive. If the keyboard cable connection is correct. Do the following to select the test device: 1. Follow the instructions in the message window. Replace the external diskette drive/CD-ROM module. External CD-ROM Drive Check Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller. Replace the main board. Replace the main board. 3. diagnostic diskette is required. If an error occurs. driver. 3. Replace the external diskette drive/CD-ROM module. reconnect the connector on the System board.

Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 2. Remove the battery pack. NOTE: Make sure that the DIMM is fully installed into the connector. reconnect the cable connector and repeat the failing operation. Follow the instructions in the message window. Power System Check To verify the symptom of the problem. Memory check Memory errors might stop system operations. 1. power on the computer using each of the following power sources: 1. 3. show error messages on the screen. Press F2 in the test items.K External keyboard If any of these devices do not work. see the appropriate power supply check in the following list: K K “Check the Power Adapter” on page 104 “Check the Battery Pack” on page 105 Chapter 4 103 . Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack. A loose connection can cause an error. 3. 4. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items. 2. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the doagmpstotics program (please refer to main board. If you suspect a power problem. then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. or hang the system.

NOTE: An audible noise from the power adapter does not always indicate a defect. see “Check the Battery Pack” on page 105. see “Undetermined Problems” on page 120. If the voltage is not correct. If the operational charge does not work. do the following: K K K Replace the System board. 3.Check the Power Adapter Unplug the power adapter cable from the computer and measure the output voltage at the plug of the power adapter cable.5V Pin 2: 0V. go to the next step. 104 Chapter 4 . If the voltage is not correct. check the power cord of the power adapter for correct continuity and installation. replace the power adapter. If the problem is not corrected. 2. If the voltage is within the range. If the power-on indicator does not light up. Ground 1. 4. See the following figure Pin 1: +19 to +20.

Power off the computer. use a discharged battery pack or a battery pack that has less than 50% of the total power remaining when installed in the computer. 4. If the charge indicator still does not light up. To check the battery charge operation. If the charge indicator still does not light up. 3. 2. Remove the battery pack and measure the voltage between battery terminals 1(+) and 6(ground). Reconnect the touchpad cables. Check out the Power Management in control Panel In Power Meter. do the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. This helps you identify first the problem is on recharging or discharging. 2. do the following: From Software: 1. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time. After you use the touchpad. If the voltage is still less than 7. replace the battery.Check the Battery Pack To check the battery pack. From Hardware: 1. Touchpad Check If the touchpad doesn’t work. for both battery and adapter. replace the battery pack. the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. Chapter 4 105 .5 Vdc after recharging. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: 1. remove the battery pack and let it return to room temperature. Repeat the steps 1 and 2. This self-acting pointer movement can occur when a slight. confirm that if the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. 3. steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. Replace the touchpad. If the battery status indicator does not light up. 3. 2. Re-install the battery pack. replace the DC/DC charger board. This symptom is not a hardware problem. Replace the system board.

such as the way it has been configured.Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. e. The most likely cause is listed first. put the original part back in the computer. Some of them display information about a hardware device. NOTE: Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU/Action column.. If the symptom is not listed. The following lists the error messages that the BIOS displays on the screen and the error symptoms classified by function. NOTE: Most of the error messages occur during POST.g. see “Undetermined Problems” on page 120. enter Setup and install Setup defaults or correct the error. This index can also help you determine the next possible FRU to be replaced when servicing a computer. if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. the amount of memory installed. 106 Chapter 4 . reset the computer. Others may indicate a problem with a device. NOTE: If the system fails after you make changes in the BIOS Setup Utility menus.

Index of Error Messages
Error Code List Error Codes 006 Error Messages Equipment Configuration Error Causes: 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch 2. IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error (THe causes will be shown before “Equipment Configuration Error”) Memory Error at xxxx:xxxx:xxxxh (R:xxxxh, W:xxxxh) Real Time Clock Error CMOS Battery Bad CMOS Checksum Error System disabled. Incorrect password is specified. Battery critical LOW In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. Thermal critical High In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message.

010 070 071 072 110 <No error code>

<No error code>

Error Message List Error Messages Failure Fixed Disk FRU/Action in Sequence Reconnect hard disk drive connector. “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see “Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check” on page 102. see “Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check” on page 102. see “Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check” on page 102. Unlock external keyboard Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. BIOS ROM System board DIMM System board DIMM System board Replace RTC battery and Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. RTC battery Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system.

Stuck Key Keyboard error Keyboard Controller Failed Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run Setup Shadow RAM Failed at offset: nnnn System RAM Failed at offset: nnnn Extended RAM Failed at offset: nnnn System battery is dead - Replace and run Setup System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used

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Error Message List Error Messages System timer error FRU/Action in Sequence RTC battery Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. System board RTC battery Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. System board Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery System board Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. DIMM System board Check the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in BIOS Setup Utility See “External Diskette Drive Check” on page 102. Check the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in BIOS Setup Utility System board System board DIMM System board DIMM System board DIMM System board Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery System board Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery System board DIMM BIOS ROM System board None BIOS ROM System board Run “Load Default Settings” in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery System board Enter Setup and see if fixed disk and drive A: are properly identified. Diskette drive Hard disk drive System board Chapter 4

Real time clock error

Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Memory size found by POST differed from CMOS Diskette drive A error

Incorrect Drive A type - run SETUP System cache error - Cache disabled CPU ID: DMA Test Failed Software NMI Failed Fail-Safe Timer NMI Failed Device Address Conflict

Allocation Error for device

Failing Bits: nnnn

Fixed Disk n Invalid System Configuration Data I/O device IRQ conflict

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Error Message List No beep Error Messages No beep, power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank. FRU/Action in Sequence Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See “Power System Check” on page 103.. Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly. Reconnect the DIMM. LED board. System board. Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See “Power System Check” on page 103.. Reconnect the LCD connector Hard disk drive LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD Inverter LCD System board Reconnect the LCD connectors. LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD System board Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly. System board Speaker System board

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank.

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. But you can see POST on an external CRT.

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST. No beep during POST but system runs correctly.

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Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes Code 02h 03h 04h 06h 08h 09h 0Ah 0Bh 0Ch 0Eh 0Fh 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 16h 17h 18h 1Ah 1Ch 20h 22h 24h 26h 28h 29h 2Ah 2Ch 2Eh 2Fh 30h 32h 33h 36h 38h 3Ah 110 1-4-1-1 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-2-2-3 Beeps POST Routine Description Verify Real Mode Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Initialize chipset with initial POST values Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers Enable CPU cache Initialize caches to initial POST values Initialize I/O component Initialize the local bus IDE Initialize Power Management Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize keyboard controller BIOS ROM checksum Initialize cache before memory autosize 8254 timer initialization 8237 DMA controller initialization Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller Test DRAM refresh Test 8742 Keyboard Controller Set ES segment register to 4 GB Enable A20 line Autosize DRAM Initialize POST Memory Manager Clear 215 KB base RAM RAM failure on address line xxxx RAM failure on data bits xxxx of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx of high byte of memory bus Test CPU bus-clock frequency Initialize Phoenix Dispatch Manager Warm start shut down Shadow system BIOS ROM Autosize cache Chapter 4 .

Code 3Ch 3Dh 42h 45h 46h 48h 49h 4Ah 4Bh 4Ch 4Eh 50h 51h 52h 54h 58h 59h 5Ah 5Bh 5Ch 60h 62h 64h 66h 67h 68h 69h 6Ah 6Bh 6Ch 6Eh 70h 72h 76h 7Ch 7Eh 80h 81h Chapter 4 2-2-3-1 2-1-2-3 Beeps POST Routine Description Advanced configuration of chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values Initialize interrupt vectors POST device initialization Check ROM copyright notice Check video configuration against CMOS Initialize PCI bus and devices Initialize all video adapters in system QuietBoot start (optional) Shadow video BIOS ROM Display BIOS copyright notice Display CPU type and speed Initialize EISA board Test keyboard Set key click if enabled Test for unexpected interrupts Initialize POST display service Display prompt “Press F2 to enter SETUP” Disable CPU cache Test RAM between 512 and 640 KB Test extended memory Test extended memory address lines Jump to User Patch1 Configure advanced cache registers Initialize Multi Processor APIC Enable external and CPU caches Setup System Management Mode (SMM) area Display external L2 cache size Load custom defaults (optional) Display shadow-area message Display possible high address for UMB recovery Display error messages Check for configuration errors Check for keyboard errors Set up hardware interrupt vectors Initialize coprocessor if present Disable onboard Super I/O ports and IRQs Late POST device initialization 111 .

Check for SMART drive (optional) Shadow option ROMs Set up Power Management Initialize security engine (optional) Enable hardware interrupts Determine number of ATA and SCSI drives Set time of day Check key lock Initialize Typematic rate Erase F2 prompt Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear Boot flag Check for errors POST done.prepare to boot operating system One short beep before boot Terminate QuietBoot (optional) Check password (optional) Chapter 4 .Code 82h 83h 84h 85h 86h 87h 88h 89h 8Ah 8Bh 8Ch 8Fh 90h 91h 92h 93h 95h 96h 97h 98h 99h 9Ah 9Ch 9Dh 9Eh 9Fh A0h A2h A4h A8h AAh ACh AEh B0h B2h B4h B5h B6h 112 1 1-2 Beeps POST Routine Description Detect and install external RS232 ports Configure non-MCD IDE controllers Detect and install external parallel ports Initialize PC-compatible PnP ISA devices Re-initialize onboard I/O ports Configure Motherboard Configurable Devices (optional) Initialize BIOS Area Enable Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMIs) Initialize Extended BIOS Data Area Test and initialize PS/2 mouse Initialize floppy controller Determine number of ATA drives (optional) Initialize hard-disk controllers Initialize local-bus hard-disk controllers Jump to UserPatch2 Build MPTABLE for multi-processor boards Install CD ROM for boot Clear huge ES segment register Fixup Multi Processor table Search for option ROMs. two short beeps on checksum failure. One long.

Code B9h BAh BBh BCh BDh BEh BFh C0h C1h C2h C3h C4h C5h C6h C7h C8h C9h D2h Beeps POST Routine Description Prepare Boot Initialize DMI parameters Initialize PnP Option ROMs Clear parity checkers Display MultiBoot menu Clear screen (optional) Check virus and backup reminders Try to boot with INT 19 Initialize POST Error Manager (PEM) Initialize error logging Initialize error display function Initialize system error handler PnPnd dual CMOS (optional) Initialize notebook docking (optional) Initialize notebook docking late Force check (optional) Extended checksum (optional) Unknown interrupt Code E0h E1h E2h E3h E4h E5h E6h E7h E8h E9h EAh EBh ECh EDh EEh EFh F0h F1h F2h F3h F4h Chapter 4 1 Beeps Initialize the chipset Initialize the bridge Initialize the CPU Initialize the system timer Initialize system I/O Check force recovery boot Checksum BIOS ROM Go to BIOS Set Huge Segment Initialize Multi Processor Initialize OEM special code Initialize PIC and DMA Initialize Memory type Initialize Memory size Shadow Boot Block System memory test Initialize interrupt vectors Initialize Run Time Clock Initialize video Initialize System Management Mode Output one beep before boot 113 .

Code F5h F6h F7h Beeps Boot to Mini DOS Clear Huge Segment Boot to Full DOS 114 Chapter 4 .

Battery pack Power adapter Hard drive & battery connection board System board The system doesn’t power-on. Reconnect the LCD connectors. See “Power System Check” on page 103. then reboot system.Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message LCD-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Action in Sequence Enter BIOS Utility to execute “Load Setup Default Settings”. Indicator-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Indicator incorrectly remains off or on. Battery pack Power adapter Hard drive & battery connection board System board Power source (battery pack and power adapter). Chapter 4 115 . See “Power System Check” on page 103. LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD System board Reconnect the LCD connector LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD System board LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD cable LCD System board Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work). but system runs correctly Action in Sequence Reconnect the inverter board Inverter board System board Power-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Power shuts down during operation Action in Sequence Power source (battery pack and power adapter).

Keyboard (if control is from the keyboard) Hard disk drive System board Press Fn+oand see if the computer enters hibernation mode. See “Power System Check” on page 103. Battery pack System board Battery can’t be charged PCMCIA-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System cannot detect the PC Card (PCMCIA) PCMCIA slot pin is damaged.Power-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn’t power-off. The system doesn’t enter standby mode after closing the LCD 116 Chapter 4 . no sound comes from the computer. System board See “Check the Battery Pack” on page 105. Touchpad Keyboard Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive System board See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 38. Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system will not enter hibernation Action in Sequence See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 38. Internal speakers make noise or emit no sound. Hold and press the power switch for more than 4 seconds. LCD cover switch System board Audio driver Speaker System board Speaker System board Action in Sequence The system doesn't enter hibernation mode and four short beeps every minute. then reboot system. Action in Sequence Power source (battery pack and power adapter). DIMM System board Action in Sequence PCMCIA slot assembly System board PCMCIA slot assembly Speaker-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error In Windows. multimedia programs. Memory-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Memory count (size) appears different from actual size. Action in Sequence Enter BIOS Setup Utility to execute “Load Default Settings.

Peripheral-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System configuration does not match the installed devices. Device driver Device cable Device System board Serial or parallel port device problems. LCD cover switch System board Remove battery pack and let it cool for 2 hours. Keyboard System board Chapter 4 117 . External display does not work correctly. System hangs intermittently. Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Keyboard (one or more keys) does not work. Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM/diskette drives. then reboot system. LCD/CRT/Both display switching System board System board Ensure the “Parallel Port” in the “Onboard Devices Configuration” of BIOS Setup Utility is set to Enabled. Action in Sequence See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 38. USB does not work correctly Print problems. Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive System board See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 38. Printer driver Printer cable Printer System Board Ensure the “Serial Port” in the Devices Configuration” of BIOS Setup Utility is set to Enabled. Battery fuel gauge in Windows doesn’t go higher than 90%. Action in Sequence Reconnect the keyboard cable. Battery pack System board Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM drives. Action in Sequence Enter BIOS Setup Utility to execute “Load Default Settings”. Refresh battery (continue use battery until power off.Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn't resume from hibernation mode. Hard disk connection board System board The system doesn't resume from standby mode after opening the LCD. then charge battery). Press Fn+F5. Onboard Devices Configuration Run printer self-test.

Action in Sequence Reconnect touchpad cable. 118 Chapter 4 . Action in Sequence Modem phone port modem combo board System board NOTE: If you cannot find a symptom or an error in this list and the problem remains. see “Undetermined Problems” on page 120. Touchpad board System board Modem-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Internal modem does not work correctly.Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Touchpad does not work.

When analyzing an intermittent problem. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. Rerun the test to verify that there are no more errors. such as: cosmic radiation. do the following: 1. replace the FRU. If any error is detected. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times. If no error is detected. 3. do not replace any FRU. Chapter 4 119 .Intermittent Problems Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect. or software errors. 2. electrostatic discharge.

Visually check them for damage. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: K K K K K K K Non-Acer devices Printer. reconnect the removed devices one at a time until you find the failing FRU. which installed devices are incorrect. or whether the system is inoperative. If any problems are found. 2.Undetermined Problems The diagnostic problems does not identify which adapter or device failed. (See “Power System Check” on page 103. If the problem remains. Determine if the problem has changed. 7. If the problem does not recur. Follow these procedures to isolate the failing FRU (do not isolate non-defective FRU). and other external devices Battery pack Hard disk drive DIMM CD-ROM/Diskette drive Module PC Cards 4. 5. replace the following FRU one at a time. Power-off the computer. NOTE: Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer.): 1. NOTE: Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. 6. 3. Power-on the computer. replace the FRU. mouse. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: K K System board LCD assembly 120 Chapter 4 . whether a short circuit is suspected.

Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Locations Top View No. Description 1 2 3 4 Power Cable Connector LCD Cable Connector Touchpad Board Connector Keyboard Connector 5 6 7 Fingerprint/Touchpad Connector Bluetooth Connector Speaker Connector Chapter 5 121 . Description No.

Bottom View No. Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 CPU SATA Connector PC Card Reader LAN Connector CRT Connector 1394 Connector 7 8 9 10 11 USB Connector Card Reader Line-out jack Mic-in jack Headphone jack 122 Chapter 5 . Description No.

However. Switching it to ON then powering on the system will force the BIOS to clear Supervisor and User passwords. setup password. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Restore BIOS by the Crisis Disk Enable this function by pressing the combination: Fn+ESC. SW1 DIP Switches: DIP Default Setting Disabled (High) Description Bypassing Password Check 2. DIP Location: RD/CSD can enable or disable this function by switching the DIP.Standard Operation Procedures of Password Bypassing and BIOS Recovery For RD and CSD to debug easily. To use this function. then Power Button. The user can enable this feature to restore the BIOS to a successful one if previous BIOS flashing process fails. the user may enable DIP SW1 to bypass password check. Clear Password DIP SW1: Bypassing Password Check. Disabled by default. and the HDD password are all cleared. 3. The power-on. BIOS Recovery: Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. If this function is enabled. it is strongly recommended that the AC adapter is connected to the system and plug-in to a wall outlet and the Battery is also in the system Bypassing Password Check (SW1): If the user has set Password (power-on or setup password) for security reason. if it is necessary to ignore the password check. 1. BIOS will check password during POST or when entering the BIOS setup menu. and one Hotkey to enable BIOS Recovery. The DIP switch is located as shown in the figure below: 2. the system provide one hardware DIP switch for Bypassing Password Check. Hotkey to enable BIOS Recovery: Fn+ESC. it is strongly recommended that the AC adapter is connected to the system and plug-in to a wall outlet and the Battery is also in the system. the system will force the BIOS to enter a Chapter 5 123 . and pressing the Power Button. To use this function. 1.

RD/CSD can use this special BIOS code to recover the BIOS to a successful one if previous BIOS flashing process fails. The system should be powered on with Crisis Recovery process.special BIOS block. Prepare the Crisis Disk in WinXP. before doing this. Power down the system after you hear the long beep. If the flashing process is finished. c. Insert the Crisis Disk to a USB floppy drive which is attached to the failed machine. d. b. e. BootBlock BIOS starts to restore the failed BIOS code. If the crisis recovery process is finished. the system should be powered on with the successful BIOS. called BootBlock. then press Power Button. f. While the system is turned off. press and hold Fn+ESC. Short beeps should be heard when flashing. a long beep should be heard. RD/CSD can then update the BIOS to a workable one by regular BIOS flashing process. Detailed steps are as the followings: a. 124 Chapter 5 . one Crisis Disk should be prepared in WinXP. However.

Chapter 6 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List This chapter gives you the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of TravelMate 5720/5320 and Extensa 5620/5220. you should follow the local government ordinance or regulations on how to dispose it properly. For whatever reasons a part number change is made. Chapter 6 125 . Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization). your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. or follow the rules set by your regional Acer office on how to return it. Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines. it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS. NOTE: To scrap or to return the defective parts.

TravelMate 5720/5320 and Extensa 5620/5220 Exploded Diagram TravelMate 5720/5320 and Extensa 5620/5220 FRU List Category Adapter ADAPTER 90W DELTA ADP-90SB BBDAR ADAPTER 90W DELTA ADP-90SB BBEA LF ADAPTER 90W LITEON PA-190004WR ADAPTER 90W LITEON PA-190024AR BatteryAP.09001.010 AP. Part Name and Description Acer Part No.09003.09001.005 AP.011 No.013 AP.09003. 126 Chapter 6 .

00604.11ABG INTEL 3945 MW1 WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.11ABG INTEL 3945 RW WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.010 BT.Category No. Part Name and Description BATTERY PACK LI+ 6CELL 2.0MAH PANASONIC BATTERY PACK LI 6CELL 2.015 BT.013 23.GLN01.005 Chapter 6 127 .0MAH SANYO BATTERY PACK LI+ 6CELL 2.KDN01.KDN01.022 BT.TB2V1.11ABG KEDRON MOW1 WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.001 55.11ABG INTEL 3945BG WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.00804.TK201.TK901.GLN01.00603.KDN01. BT.004 56.003 KI.KDN01.014 BT.11ABG INTEL 3945 MW2 WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.002 55.4MAH PANASONIC BATTERY PACK LI+ 8CELL 2.0MAH SONY BATTERY PACK LI 6CELL 2.003 55.TCZV1.001 KI.004 Boards WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.0MAH SIMPLO BATTERY PACK LI+ 8CELL 2.00605.11ABG KEDRON VGA BOARD ATI MXM66 256MB GDDR2 MXM-1N M66M VGA Board KI.4MAH SONY BATTERY PACK LI+ 8CELL 2.001 55.TK901.00803.029 BT.003 KI.00805.002 KI.4MAH SIMPLO RTC BATTERY COIN BATTERY CR2032 MITSUBISHI Acer Part No.002 KI.GLN01.TK901.TK901.008 BT.005 55.4MAH SANYO BATTERY PACK LI+ 8CELL 2.00807.019 BT.GLN01.11ABG KEDRON MOW2 WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.TK901.001 KI.001 BLUETOOTH BOARD FOXCONN BCM2045 V01 TOUCHPAD SCROLL-KEY BOARD COLUMBIA 07524-1 TP BD USB BOARD COLUMBIA 06583-1 LAUNCH BOARD COLUMBIA 06584-1 POWER BOARD COLUMBIA 065851M FINGER PRINTER BOARD COLUMBIA 07525-1 FP BD SENSOR BOARD BIWA MINI SENSOR BD 07522-2M 54.005 KI.00607.001 55.11ABG KEDRON ROW WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.TKA01.

011 128 Chapter 6 .009 Cables FINGER PRINT BOARD CABLE 50.005 50.00 3.TKC01.TK901.001 56.A.002 19.TK901.008 50.TK901.3V Acer Part No.TK901.006 USB BOARD CABLE DC-IN CABLE COVER SWITCH CABLE LCD/CAMERA CABLE C.004 FX. Part Name and Description TOUCHPAD SCROLL-KEY BOARD COLUMBIA 06587-1 TOUCHPAD BOARD SYNAPTICS TM00372-012 INVERTER BOARD 17” DARFON VK.00 INVERTER BOARD 17” YEC YNVW10 MODEM BOARD FOXCONN T60M955.001 19.TK901.TK901.TK901. LCD WXGA HT COLUMBIA 50.TK901.21189.001 TOUCHPAD CABLE 50.Category No.004 50.001 19.002 LAUNCH BOARD CABLE POWER BOARD CABLE BLUETOOTH CABLE MODEM CABLE 50.TK901.TK901.TK901.TK901.TK901. 56.003 50.009 50.801 INVERTER BOARD 17” FOXCONN T62I249.22500.007 50.TK901.

Category

No.

Part Name and Description POWER CORD 10A 125V US POWER CORD 10A 125V 3PIN US BK POWER CORD 2.5A 125V 8121USA/W CNS POWER CORD 220V 3PIN EUR POWER CABLE 16A 250V 3PIN EUR UK POWER CORD 3A 250V 3PIN UK POWER CORD 5A 250V 3PIN UK BK POWER CORD 10A 3PIN BK DENMARK POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN DENMARK BK POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN BK SOUTH AFRICA POWER CORD 16A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK POWER CORD 10A 250V SWISS POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN SWISS BK POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN CHINA POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN CHINA BK POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN ITALY POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN ITALY BK POWER CORD 2.5A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK (INDIA) POWER CORD 10A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK (INDIA) POWER CORD 2.5A 250V AUSTRALIA POWER CORD ACA/ACNZ POWER CORD 7A 125V 2PIN JAPEN POWER CORD 7A 125V 2PIN JAPAN POWER CORD 7A 250V 2PIN KOREA POWER CORD 250V 10A 3PIN ISRAEL

Acer Part No. 27.T30V1.001 27.01518.641 27.01518.781 27.T30V1.004 27.01518.731 27.01518.541 27.03118.001 27.01518.561 27.01518.671 27.01518.571 27.01518.681 27.01518.581 27.01518.691 27.01518.591 27.01518.701 27.01518.611 27.01518.711 27.01518.631 27.01518.721 27.01518.621 27.03218.021 27.01518.551 27.03518.161 27.01518.531 27.01518.761

Case/Cover/Bracket/Assembly VGA BOARD BRACKET MXM BRACKET ASSEMBLY TOUCH PAD BRACKET ASSEMBLY PCMCIA DUMMY CARD NEW CARD DUMMY CARD COLUMBIA MIDDLE COVER ASSEMBLY NEW CARD DUMMY CARD SD DUMMY CARD 33.TK801.001 33.TK901.001 42.TB1V1.003 42.TK901.005 42.TK901.001 42.TK901.005 42.TK901.006

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Category

No.

Part Name and Description LOWER CASE W/SPEAKER ASSY LCASE COLUMBIA UNITLOAD COVER W/DASP ASSY BIG DOOR HDD DASP COLUMBIA UPPER CASE W/ COVER SWITCH CABLE UNIT LOAD COVER L-CASE DOOR ASSEMBLY OPTICAL BRACKET COMBO BEZEL DVD-RW BEZEL HDD HOLDER DASP PROTECTION BIWA HDD BRACKET ASSEMBLY LCD BRACKET RIGHT LCD BRACKET LEFT LCD COVER 15.4” W/ HINGE & LOGO (MG-AL PANEL) COLUMBIA LCD BEZEL 15.4” W/ LOGO FOR CCD HINGE PACK LEFT/RIGHT SPEAKER

Acer Part No. 60.TKA01.001 60.TK901.007 60.TKC01.002 60.TK901.003 33.TK901.002 42.TK901.002 42.TK501.002 42.TK501.004 33.TK901.003 33.TK901.004 33.TK901.005 60.TK901.006 60.TK901.005 6K.TK901.001 23.TK901.002

Combo Module COMBO MODULE 24X 6M.TK901.001

COMBO MODULE 24X SONY CRX880A LF W/O BEZEL COMBO MODULE 24X PANASONIC UJDA-780 LF W/O BEZEL

KO.0240E.005 KO.02407.028

COMBO MODULE 24X HLDS GCC-T 10N W/O BEZEL DALLEN CPU/Processor CPU INTEL MEROM CORE2DUAL T7100 1.8G 2M 800

KO.0240D.005

KC.71001.DTP

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Part Name and Description CPU INTEL MEROM CORE2DUAL T7300 2.0G 4M 800L CPU INTEL MEROM CORE2DUAL T7500 2.2G 4M 800 CPU INTEL MEROM CORE2DUAL T7700 2.4G 4M 800L

Acer Part No. KC.73001.DTP KC.75001.DTP KC.77001.DTP

DVD-RW Drive ASSEMBLY SUPLER MULTI MODULE 8X DVD Module DVD-RW DRIVE 8X S-MUTI PIONEERDVR-K17RS LF W/O BEZEL DVD-RW DRIVE 8X S-MULTI PANASONIC UJ-850UAA1-A LF W/O BEZEL DVD-RW DRIVE 8X S-MULTI PHILIPS DS-8A1P LF W/O BEZEL DVD-RW DRIVE 8X S-MULTI HLDS GSA-T20N LF W/O BEZEL Fan 15” FAN FORCECON 23.TK901.001 KU.00805.038 6M.TK901.002

KU.00807.055

KU.00809.010 KU.0080D.027

Heatsink CPU HEATSINK W/SCREW W/O FAN HDD/Hard Disk Drive HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA SEAGATE ST980811AS VENUS LF HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA HGST HTS541680J9SA00 SURUGA-B LF HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA WD WD800BEVS-22RST0ML80 LF HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA TOSHIBA MK8037GSX GEMINI BS LF HDD 120GB 5400RPM SATA SEAGATE ST9120822AS VENUS LF HDD 120GB 5400RPM SATA HGST HTS541612J9SA00 SURUGA-B LF HDD 120GB 5400RPM SATA TOSHIBA MK1237GSX GEMINI BS LF HDD 120GB 5400RPM SATA WD WD1200BEVS-22RST0 ML80 LF HDD 160GB 5400RPM SATA SEAGATE ST9160821AS VENUS LF HDD160GB 5400RPM SATA TOSHIBA MK1637GSX GEMINI BS LF Chapter 6 KH.08001.030 KH.08007.021 KH.08008.033 KH.08004.010 KH.12001.031 KH.12007.010 KH.12004.006 60.TKA01.002

KH.12008.018 KH.16001.026 KH.16004.001

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INT00.INT00.INT00.003 KB.019 KB.010 KB.INT00.INT00.INT00. KH.009 KB.INT00.018 KB.INT00.016 KB.INT00.16007.INT00.INT00.002 60.007 KB.019 HEATSINK CPU HEATSINK ASSY COLUMBIA INTEL UMA FORCE Keyboard KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK US INTERNATIONAL (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK US INTERNATIONAL HEBREW (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK UK (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK TURKISH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK THAILAND (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK SWISS/G (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK SWEDISH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK SPANISH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK SLOVENIAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK RUSSIAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK PORTUGUESE (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK NORWEGIAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK KOREAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 93KS BLACK JAPANESE (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK ITALIAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK HUNGARIAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KB.003 KB.023 132 Chapter 6 . Part Name and Description HDD 160GB 5400RPM SATA HGST HTS541616J9SA00 SURUGA-B LF HDD 160GB 5400RPM SATA WD WD1600BEVS-22RST0 ML80 LF Acer Part No.INT00.006 KB.014 KB.020 KB.011 KH.INT00.16008.Category No.008 KB.TKC01.INT00.005 KB.INT00.004 KB.013 KB.INT00.

4” WXGA SAMSUNG LTN154XA-L01-0 NONE GLARE LF LCD 15.032 KB.INT00.016 LK.INT00.Category No.025 KB.014 LK.TK901.TK901.4” WXGA CMO N154I2-L02 GLARE LF LCD 15.1540D.INT00.033 KB.INT00.INT00.024 KB.INT00.4” WXGA SAMSUNG LTN154XA-L01-G GLARE LF LCD 15. Part Name and Description KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK GREEK (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK GERMAN (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK FRENCH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK DANISH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK CZECH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK TRADITIONAL CHINESE (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK CANADIAN FRENCH (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 89KS BLACK BELGIUM (BIG ERGO) DARFON KEYBOARD 14_15KB-EV2 88KS BLACK ARABIC/ENGLISH (BIG ERGO) DARFON Acer Part No.001 6M.15405.029 KB.017 LK.3M CAMERA LCD 15.INT00.15408.15408.15405.4” WXGA LG LP154WX4TLC2 GLARE Camera CAMERA CMOS 0.TK501.028 Chapter 6 133 .003 LK.3M CAMERA LCD 15.030 KB.012 LK.INT00.4” WXGA AU B154EW02-V1 GLARE LCD 15.4” WXGA GLARE W/ ANTENNA & 0.INT00. KB.026 KB.3M BISON BN30V4O717300 UVC 57.15406.013 LK.034 KB.INT00.016 LK.15406.1540D.035 LCD Module LCD MODULE 15.4” WXGA NONE GLARE W/ ANTENNA & 0.4” WXGA LG LP154WX4TLA2 NONE GLARE LCD MODULE 15.4” WXGA AU B154EW02-V0 NONE GLARE LCD 15.031 KB.027 6M.005 LK.4” WXGA CMO N154I2-L01 NONE GLARE LF LCD 15.

51203.A46V1.1GB03.001 22.736 86.001 134 Chapter 6 .001 31.00E34.140 86.00E33.A30V1.6R0 31.TK901.TK901.5 x L5 BLACK ZN+NYLOK SCREW DIMM COVER STEEL SCREW M2 x 4 WAFER NI SCREW NI M2 x L6 86.5120G.001 MB.001 Communication Module WIRELESS ANTENNA RIGHT WIRELESS ANTENNA LEFT Microphone MICROPHONE CABLE Main Board MAINBOARD TM5720 INTEL PM965 ICH8M 256M-GD2 BCM578MKMLG LF W/ 1394 & FIR & DVI W/ MODEM & RTC BATTERY MAINBOARD TM5720 UMA ICH8M BCM5787MKMLG LF W/ 1394 & RTC BATTERY & MODEM PCMCIA Slot/PC Card Slot PCMCIA 4PIN SLOT CONN CARD BUS PX10AFR02PH-1 Memory SDIMM 1GB DDRII667 SAMSUNG M470T2953EZ3-CE6 SDIMM 512MB DDRII667 NANYA NT512T64UH8B0FN-3C LF SDIMM 512MB DDRII667 SAMSUNG M470T6554EZ3-CE6 LF SDIMM 512MB DDRII667 HYNIX HYMP564S64CP6-Y5AB LF SDIMM 512MB DDRII667 PROMOS V916764B24QBFW-F5 LF SDIMM 1GB DDRII667 NANYA NT1GT64U8HB0BN-3C LF SDIMM 1GB DDRII667 HYNIX HYMP512S64CP8-Y5 LF SDIMM 1GB DDRII667 PROMOS V916765G24QBFW-F5 Miscellaneous LOGO PLATE FOR PANEL LOGO PLATE FOR BEZEL NAME PLATE TM5720 LCD SCREW RUBBER Screws SCREW M2 x L3 (WHITE) SCREW M2. Part Name and Description CAMERA CMOS 0.1GB0B.001 86.023 KN.TKA01.TK901.220 86.TK501.Category No.003 25.3M SUYIN CN0314-OV03 UVC Acer Part No.TK201.9A552.1GB0G.9A552.019 KN.TK901.738 86.001 47.001 KN.001 40.5 x L8 NYLOK CR3+ SCREW M2.001 86.004 KN.00A02.5 x L6 NYLOK CR3+ SCREW M2.5 x 5 NI SCREW M2.TK501.002 MB.1GB0M.011 KN.5120M.006 KN.4R0 86.TK901.001 23.001 25. 57.00C07.TK901.032 KN.014 KN.5120B.TK301.

Chapter 6 135 .

Windows® XP Pro environment. and peripherals which have passed these tests. adapter cards. Regarding configuration.Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system functions are tested under Windows® XP Home. please refer to the TravelMate 5710/5310 and Extensa 5610/5210 series Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department. Refer to the following lists for components. combination and test procedures. Appendix B 163 .

HP S9500 Dell 3300MP Specification 164 Appendix B . ViewSonic G220F. ViewSonic VD201b. Acer AL1521.0 Web Cam A TEN UH-204 IOGEAR 4-Port Hub Corega CG-WLUSBST11 USB Printer/Scanner USB Flash Drive HP 450WBT Deskjet Printer Sony Memory Key 128MB Sony Micro Vault Pro USD-5G IBM 128MB Memory Key IBM 512MB Memory Key Apacer Handy Drive Apacer The USB Flash Drive 256MB USB ODD Logitec CDRW+DVDROM combo LG DVD+R/RW Sony DVD+R/RW 1394 Camera Access Point 802.11a Access Point 802. Westinghouse W37G. HP LP2065.Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test Item CRT Port Test CRT Monitor LCD Monitor Projector USB Port Test USB Keyboard/Mouse Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro Dell USB Keyboard Logicool USB Mouse (OWCM-USB) Logitech USB Wheel Mouse Logitech First Wheel Mouse Dell Dell by Logitech Dell Internet Navigator Keyboard Dell Smart Card Keyboard HP USB Optical Austin Mouse Belkin Miniglow Optical USB Mouse HP USB Optical Mouse (RB129AA) USB Speaker/Joystick USB Storage Drive Aiwa Multimedia Digital Speaker (SC-UC78) Panasonic USB Speaker EAB-MPC57USB Iomega USB Zip 250MB Transcend 80G HDD Plextor DVD+R/RW LG DVD+R/RW Sony DVD+R/RW USB Camera USB HUB and Others Intel Easy PC Camera (A20953-001) Orange Micro USB 2. Acer AL1721.11n Bluetooth Device Sony DV-TRV10 Intel Pro/Wireless 5000 NetGear HE 102 D-Link Building Networks People WiFi Certified a/b/g Wireless 108AG Belkin N1MIMO Wireless Router High Performance wireless 802. ViewSonic PF790 19” Acer FP751 17” TFT LCD.11n Sony Ericsson Wireless Headset Sony Ericsson T610 X Bridge Bluetooth Access Point BT300 Acer 211c 21”.11g Access Point 802.

Item PCMCIA Test LAN/Modem Card Storage Card 1394 Card USB2.11a NETGEAR Wireless LAN card 802.11a Toshiba Type B for Bluetooth 128K ISDN Card Vodafone QL1ACC-21581 3G/GPRS card Sony Ericsson GC83 GPRS card Sony Ericsson GC89 GPRS card ExpressCard Test Express Card Abcom 5-in-1 Adapter ExpressCard Reader Abcom GigaLan ExpressCard Sunix ECF2400 2 Ports 1394A ExpressCard Memory Card Test (SD/MS/MMC/SM/CF/Microdrive/XD) SD Card Apacer 128/256MB SanDisk 256MB Apacer 2GB (150x Hi-Speed) KINGMAX 1GB (66x Hi-Speed) SanDisk 1GB RiDATA 4GB SD PRO Memory Card MS Card Sony 512 MS PRO Lexar 512MB MS PRO Lexar 1GB MS PRO Sony 2GB MS PRO MMC Card SanDisk 32MB Transcend 64/128MB Transcend 256MB SanDisk RS-MMC 128MB PQI RS-MMC 256MB Transcend 512MB A-DATA Turbo 200X 2GB MMC Card XD Card Apacer 256/512MB SanDisk 2GB Olympus 512MB CF Card Apacer 256/512 SanDisk 2GB Appendix B 165 .0 Card Wireless Lan Card (Not recommended for wireless ready model) ISDN Card GPRS Card Specification TDK CardBus Ethernet 10/100 32-Bit CBE-10/100BTX Hitachi Microdrive 4G Buffalo 1394 Interface Cardbus (IFC-ILCB/DV) IBM EtherJet CardBus Adapter 10/100 Cisco Wireless LAN Card 802.

166 Appendix B .

We are always looking for ways to optimize and improve our services. dealer.d. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. ASP or TPM. accompanied by a list of telephone.Appendix C Online Support Information This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. Desktop and Server models including: K K K K K K K Service guides for all models User's manuals Training materials Bios updates Software utilities Spare parts lists TABs (Technical Announcement Bulletin) For these purposes. please do not hesitate to communicate these to us. we have included an Acrobat File to facilitate the problem-free downloading of our technical material. fax and email contacts for all your technical queries. Acer's Website offers you convenient and valuable support resources whenever you need them. Also contained on this website are: K K K Detailed information on Acer's International Traveler's Warranty (ITW) Returned material authorization procedures An overview of all the support services we offer. Appendix C 167 . These can be obtained directly from Acer CSD Taiwan. However some information sources will require a user i. please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. In the Technical Information section you can download information on all of Acer's Notebook. and password. so if you have any suggestions or comments. If you are a distributor.

168 Appendix C .

Index A AFLASH Utility Antennas Audio E 51 Error Symptom-to-Spare Part Index Euro 106 98 16 102 34 External CD-ROM Drive Check External Module Disassembly Flowchart B Battery Pack BIOS 59 60 29 29 F Features package 29 password control ROM size 29 ROM type 29 vendor 29 Version 29 BIOS Utility 1 51 fpc cable 96 Flash Utility FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List 125 BIOS Supports protocol 29 H Hard disk 39–51 Navigating 40 Onboard Device Configuration Security 43. 76 D DIMM Module Display display hotkeys Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check 63 102 4 15 L Launch Board LCD Bezel 94 84 Index 169 . 45 System Security 50 32 65 Hard Disk Drive Module 46 HDD 32 70 Heatsink Module Board Layout Top View brightness hotkeys Hibernation mode 121 15 Hot Keys 13 hotkey 15 I Indicators 9 Intermittent Problems inverter board C Cache controller size 30 caps lock on indicator CardBus computer on indicator CPU 30 119 99 internal mic and web camera 96 9 J Jumper and Connector Locations 35 121 9 Top View 121 73 29 K Keyboard CPU Fan True Value Table 36.

93 Speaker Module 90 Screw List speakers hotkey 15 Index 170 . 59.LCD Brackets Flowchart lower cover 97 93 95 System Block Diagram LCD Module Disassembly LCD with the Brackets 4 102 System Check Procedures System Memory 30 System Utilities 62 39 M Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Mainboard T Test Compatible Components Top 121 Touch Pad Board touchpad hotkey 163 69 88 85 media access 9 Memory Check 103 on indicator Middle Cover and Power Board 15 74 105 Troubleshooting 101 Touchpad Check 136 Modem Board 70 Model Definition U Undetermined Problems 120 USB Board N Notebook Manager hotkey num lock on indicator 91 utility BIOS 15 9 39–51 V Video 35 O Online Support Information optical drive module 167 W Windows 2000 Environment Test WLAN Board 66 164 P Panel 64 5 8 Bottom left 5 PC Card 9. 35 PCMCIA 35 Power System Check 103 Battery Pack 105 Power Adapter 104 Processor 29 S 58. 69.

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