Removing the WLAN Board Modules

Extensa 4220 Removing The Hard Disk

Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. Remove the mylar tape from the cable. 6. Disconnect the two antenna cables from the WLAN board, then move the antennas away from the board. 8. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. 8. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. NOTE When attaching the antennas back to the WLAN board, make sure the cable are routed properly.

Removing the Touchpad Board Module

Acer Extensa 4620 Touchpad Cable

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. See Removing the Fan Module on page 60. 6. See Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. 7. See Removing the CPU on page 62. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 65. 10. See Removing the LCD Module on page 66. 11. See Separating the Upper Case from the Lower...

Removing the Fingerprint Board

Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. Removing the Fan Module on page 60. Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. Removing the Keyboard on page 65. Removing the LCD Module on page 66. Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 70. Removing the Touchpad Board Module on page 71. 13. Remove the two screws C securing the...

External Cddvdrom Drive Check

Perform the following procedures to isolate the possible problem a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. NOTE Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label may damage the drive or cause drive failure. 1. Boot from the diagnostic disc and start the diagnostic programs. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs the CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow onscreen instructions. If an error occurs, reconnect the drive to the connector on the mainboard. If the error persists, do the...

Undetermined Problems

The diagnostic problems does not identify which adapter or device failed, which installed devices are incorrect, whether a short circuit is suspected, or whether the system is inoperative. NOTE Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer. NOTE Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. See Power System Check on page 93. Follow procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. 2. Visually check them...

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 Vista Business, Vista Home Premium, and Vista Home Basic 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 Travelmate 4720 4320 series Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing...

Removing the Fan Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 6. Detach the tin foil tape on the fan. 8. Remove the fan from the main unit. 8. Remove the fan from the main unit.

Removing the Microphone

Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. Removing the Fan Module on page 60. Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. Removing the CPU on page 62. Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. Removing the Keyboard on page 65. Removing the LCD Module on page 66. Removing the LCD Bezel on page 82. Removing the Inverter Board on page 83. Removing the LCD with Brackets on page 84....

Index of Error Messages

Check or do the following in sequence See Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 92. System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure the system time, then reboot system. Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Run Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility. Run Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility. Run the BIOS Setup Utility to check if the fixed...

Qoqu

Launches the Acer eSettings in Acer eManager. Launches the Acer ePowerManagement in Acer eManager. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and or bottom-right of your keyboard. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either press lt gt at the...

Removing the LCD with Brackets

See Removing the Inverter Board on page 83. 13. Detach the CCD board cable from the CCD board, then remove the board. 14. Remove the two screws I securing the left and right LCD brackets to the LCD back cover. 15. Carefully detach the cables from the latches on the LCD bracket as shown. 15. Carefully detach the cables from the latches on the LCD bracket as shown. 16. Detach the LCD with the brackets from the back cover. 17. Turn the LCD panel over, then detach...

External Module Disassembly Process

Extensa 5635 Disassembly How

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. For example, if you want to remove the mainboard, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order. 2. Slide the battery lock unlock latch to the unlock position 1 . 3. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position 2 , then...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

Check or do the following in sequence LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Run Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility, then reboot system. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed Reconnect the LCD connector LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. Check or do the...

Touchpad

Acer Travelmate 4720 Touchpad

The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your finger across the surface of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimum comfort and support. The following teaches you how to use the touchpad Move your finger across the touchpad 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 and right 4 buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to...

Your Acer Notebook Tour

Acer 4620 Pannel

After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new TravelMate computer. 0.3 megapixel web camera for video communication. Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which...

Easylaunch Buttons

They are mail, Web browser, Empowering Key lt gt and one user-programmable button. Press lt gt to run the Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email andn2aQnCRManQglTEa Vaie 51 by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Acer Empowering Technology User-programmable Email application user-programmable Internet browser user-programmable Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Extensa 4620 Cmos Battery

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. Pull the HDD module out by pulling on the mylar attached to it, gently slide-out the HDD module from its bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 6. Remove the HDD rubber enclosure by gently prying open the enclosure, starting on either side 3 and...

Removing the Inverter Board

Acer 4620 Pannel

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. See Removing the Fan Module on page 60. 6. See Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. 7. See Removing the CPU on page 62. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 65. 10. See Removing the LCD Module on page 66. 11. See Removing the LCD Bezel on page 82. 12....

Removing the LCD Module

Removing Lcd Travelmate 4320

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. See Removing the Fan Module on page 60. 6. See Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. 7. See Removing the CPU on page 62. 8. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. 9. See Removing the Keyboard on page 65. 14. Detach the mylar tape securing the mic and antenna cables to the upper case. 16. Detach the...

Removing the Mainboard

Mainboard Acer Travelmate 4720

Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. Removing the Fan Module on page 60. Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. Removing the Keyboard on page 65. Removing the LCD Module on page 66. Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 70. Remove the Daughter Board on page 74. 13. Remove the screw A holding the mainboard. Carefully...

Using the System Utilities

Acer Travelmate 6292 Launch Manager

Acer BiopProtect for selected models Acer BioProtect Fingerprint Solution is a multi-purpose fingerprint software package integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Utilizing the uniqueness of one's fingerprint features, Acer BioProtect Fingerprint Solution has incorporated protection against unauthorized access to your computer with Pre-Boot Authentication PBA , centralized password management with Password Bank, and fast application website launching and login with Acer...

Using the Keyboard

The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded keypad, separate cursor keys, two Windows keys and twelve function keys, and two special keys. Lock Keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. The keys function as a calculator complete with the arithmetic operators , -, , and . Use this mode when you need to...

Acer Empowering Technology

Acer Empower Extensa 4620

The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Displayed by default in the upper half of your screen, it provides access to the following utilities Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently. Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects...

Removing the Middle Cover

Acer 7730g Middlecover

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. See Removing the Fan Module on page 60. 6. See Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61. 7. Open the LCD screen all the way to facilitate the easy removal of the middle cover. 8. Carefully insert the flat screwdriver under the side of the middle cover and gently pry up the middle cover. 9. Continue prying...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 Mobile Processor Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 Mobile Processor Intel Core2 Duo T7500 Mobile Processor Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 Mobile Processor Intel GM965 Express Intel ICH8M chipset Intel ICH8M Broadcom 5785KMLG chipsets Interface transfer rate Mbytes s, max ACPI 1.0b 2.0 3.0 compliance, PCI 2.2, System HDD Password Security Control, INT 13h Extenstions, PnP BIOS 1.0a, SMBIOS 2.4, BIOS Boot Specification, Simple Boot Flag 1.0, Boot Block, PCI Bus Power Management Interface...

Acer 4720z Erecovery Management Password

For more information, right click on the Empowering Technology toolbar, then select the Help or Tutorial function. Before using Acer eLock Management and Acer eRecovery Management, you must initialize the Empowering Technology password. Right-click on the Empowering Technology toolbar and select Password Setup to do so. If you have not initialized the Empowering Technology password and run Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management, you will be asked to create it. NOTE If you lose the...

Removing the CPU Heatsink Module

Travelmate 8371 Heatsink

Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. Removing the Fan Module on page 60. Unfasten the screws A securing the heatsink in the order shown 7. Carefully pull the heatsink out of the edge of the main unit.

Removing the Keyboard

Acer Travelmate 5220 Cmos Reset

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. 3. Remove the two screws G securing the keyboard. 4. Carefully pry up and out the keyboard and turn it over. 4. Carefully pry up and out the keyboard and turn it over. 5. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the mainboard to remove the keyboard. 5. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the mainboard to remove the keyboard.

BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your system's BIOS Basic Input Output System . Since most systems are already properly configured and optimized, there is no need to run this utility. The BIOS setup utility stores basic settings for your system. You will need to run this utility if you encounter configuration problems. Refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. Power on the system to start the system POST process. During bootup, press F2 to...

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Photo Cmos Acer Travelmate 4320

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 2. See Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 3. See Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 5. Turn the base unit over, then remove the screw E on the bottom side of the unit. 6. Using the flat screwdriver, press the end of the module forward, then slide out the optical drive module from the main unit. 7. Remove the two screws F securing the optical bracket and remove the locker bracket from the...

Removing the LCD Bezel

Acer 4620 Disassembly

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 51. 'Removing the SD Dummy Card on page 51. 'Removing the Express Dummy Card on page 52 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 53. 'Removing the Fan Module on page 60. 'Removing the CPU Heatsink Module on page 61 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 64. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 65. 'Removing the LCD Module on page 66. Remove the six rounded screw caps as shown. 12. Remove the six screws Ex2, Hx4 on the LCD module in the order as shown. 13. Carefully pry open...

Travelmate FRU List

Adapter 65W Delta SADP-65KB DBE LF Yellow ADT 65W Delta SADP-65KB DFA LF Delta Adapter 65W Liteon PA-1650-02WR LF Yellow Adapter 65W Lishin SLS0335A 19A54LF LF Yellow Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cell 2.0mAh Sony Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.0mAh Panasonic Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.4mAh Panasonic Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.0 Simplo Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cell 2.4mAh Simplo Upper case with fingerprint hole and cover switch cable SDIMM 1GB DDRII533 Samsung M470T2953EZ3-CD5 LF SODIMM DDRII 533 1GB...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI Initialize chipset with initial POST values Initialize caches to initial POST values Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize cache before memory autosize Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller 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 Advanced...

Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer s many feature Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor T7300 T7500 T7700 4 MB L2 cache, 2 2.2 2.4 GHz, 800 MHz FSB and T7100 2 MB L2 cache, 1.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB supporting Intel 64 architecture Mobile Intel GM965 Express chipset Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN dual-band quad-mode 802.11a b g Draft-N network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp with InviLink Nplify wireless technology Intel PRO Wireless 3945ABG dual-band tri-mode 802.11a b g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Acer Extensa 7220

This chapter offers the FRU Field Replaceable Unit list in global configuration of Travelmate 4720 4320. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . NOTE When ordering FRU parts, check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number is changed, it will NOT be noted on the printed Service Guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your Acer office may have a different...

Disassembly Requirements

To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components.

Recovering BIOS

If BIOS flash fails in your system, perform a BIOS recovery procedure by using the crisis recovery diskette. During this procedure, the system will force BIOS to load and execute a special BIOS block also called boot block to restore the BIOS code from the crisis recovery diskette. Note the following when restoring the BIOS settings Use the Fn Esc hotkey to enable BIOS recovery during BIOS POST. IMPORTANT When using the Fn Esc hotkey to enable BIOS recovery, we strongly recommend the following...