Index of 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) In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Power Adapter on page 77 Check the Battery Pack on page 78

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Ferrari 4000 series products. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE...

Valid Password Characters

Alphabets A through Z Not Case Sensitive AMD Turion tm 64 Mobile Technology ML-40 This item will show the Model name of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. The hard disk model name is automatically detected by the system. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type, None should be shown on the field. This item will show the Serial number of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. If no Hard disk or other devices are installed on Primary IDE master, then it will display a blank line This...

Check the Battery Pack

To check the battery pack, do the following From Software 1. Check out the Power Management in control Panel 2. In Power Meter, confirm that if the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. 3. Repeat the steps 1 and 2, for both battery and adapter. 4. This helps you identify first the problem is on recharging or discharging. From Hardware 2. Remove the battery pack and measure the voltage between battery terminals 1 and 6 ground . See...

Touchpad Check

If the touchpad doesn't work, do the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the touchpad cables. After you use the touchpad, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting pointer movement can occur when a slight, steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This symptom is not a hardware problem. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time.

Lid Switch

This section describes the expected behavior of the system when the lid is opened or closed by the user. If the system is running under legacy mode Closing the lid will turn off LCD backlight. If the system is running under ACPI mode The operating system will determine what action to take when the lid is closed. Windows does not define Lid Open action in Power Option control panel The function of lid close will follow the OS setting in power management Nothing, standby, Hibernate or Power off ....

Acer eManager

Innovative Acer eManagement software is designed for easy access to frequently used functions. At the press of Acer Empowering Key, the Acer eManager user interface appears, featuring four main settings -- Acer eSetting, Acer ePresentation, Acer ePowerManagement and Acer eRecovery. It backs up your files preventing data loss in the Very system crash. It is an easy way to manage the settings and security fflgjr PC. For more information, open Acer eManager, click on the appropriate application...

Disassembling the Lower Case

Remove the ODD from the lower case. 2. Disconnect the right speaker cable from USB cable and disconnect the USB cable from the mainboard. 3. Remove the two screws that secure the USB module. 4. Remove the USB module from the lower case. 5. Disconnect the USB module from the USB module. 6. Disconnect the left speaker cable from the mainboard. 7. Disconnect the Audio cable from the mainboard and remove the audio cable from the audio board. 8. Remove the four screws that secure the mainboard....

Acer Ferrari 4000 Boot Cd

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay and onboard LAN device. This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the distette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay and onboard LAN device. Use lt F6 gt and lt F5 gt to move...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

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 environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests. Regarding configuration, combination and test procedures, please refer to the Ferrari 4000 Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department. Microsoft Windows XP Pro Environment Test AMD Mobile...

Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

CD to Disk Recovery

Acer Recovery Extensa 5620z

Prepare NAPP CD, Recovery CD and System CD. 2. Put NAPP CD into the optical drive. Then boot up the system. 3. The system will ask you if you want to build NAPP Master HDD. Please press any key to continue. 4. NAPP CD will start to preload the system, please click Y . flee NAPP Preload Selectol For fleer Sj sten Uersion 1.4.0-1 Copyright 2003 fleer Inc. This will preload your system- Are you. sure EV,N1 1. Disk To Disk Recovery 2_ CD to Disk Recovery X- Quit Please select your Clioose _ _ _...

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device. 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

Disk to Disk Recovery

Jumper Beim Aspire 7730

Prepare NAPP CD, Recovery CD and System CD. 2. Put NAPP CD into the optical drive. Then boot up the system. 3. The system will ask you if you want to build NAPP Master HDD. Please press any key to continue. Do you want to build NfiPP Master HDD press anv key to continue or Grt1 C to exit 4. NAPP CD will start to preload the system, please click Y . Acer NAPP Preload Selector for Acer Systen Uersion 1.4.0.1 Copyright 2003 Acer Inc. This will preload your systen. Are you sure V,N1 5. Select...

Hard Disk Password Function Password on boot function

This feature allows the user to set the password to prevent any unauthorized access to the internal hard disk. If the original HDD come from other machine with password protected, the system just show Enter HDD password User is required to enter HDD password when system boot up. If user enter the wrong password, it will pop out message Setup Warning, Invalid Passwrod..... If the password is correct, system will continue to boot up into OS. Password on boot Password on boot is Disabled, the...

Remove HDD Password

Cmos Password Clear Command

Use right arrow button to move to Security refer to illustration 1 b. Click Start - gt Program - gt Accessories - gt Command Prompt e. Key in HDD Master ID as following picture refer to illustration 2 Supervisor Password Is User Password Is Primary Password Is HDD Master ID Supervisor Password Is User Password Is Primary Password Is HDD Master ID c Exit lt -- gt Select Menu Enter Select Sub-Menu

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Hard disk drive USB Ports Bluetooth RTC Battery RJ11 Keyboard BIOS Touchpad Switch LED FAN Supports memory size per slot max. You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. InviLink. 802.11b g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wireless V.92 AC-Link modem with PTT approval Wake-on-Ring ready PIFA Planar Inverted F Antenna gt Cover three WLAN Bands of IEEE 802.11a b g gt Very low profile and small size for Embedded Applications gt Optimized for Remote Cable...

Acer Ferrari 4000 Power Board

ADAPTER LITE- ON PA-1900-05QA 3PIN W LED 90W ADAPTER LSE 0202C1990 3PIN W LED 90W BLUETOOTH MINI-USB MODULE W ANTENNA ZF1 CABLE TP B FFC,12P,70MM,REV2A S.P. ZF3 CABLE MODEM 2P 2P,REV1A L-F S.P. ZF3 CABLE POWER 8P 8P,REV1A L-F S.P. ZF1 CABLE AUD FFC 30MM,35P,REV1A L- S.P. UPPER CASE W LIP SWITCH CABLE,T P,T P CABLE AND BRACKET HINGE COVER-L ZF3 EBZF1014,REV3B S.P. ZF3 DVD HOLDER FIX EBZF1027,REV3B FER S.P. DVD SUPER MULTI BEZEL SLOT IN RED ZF3 SLOT BEZEL ASSY PAN. UJ845 S.P. LCD BEZEL W RUBBER...