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Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. 1. Obtain the failed symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. If any problem occurs, you can perform visual inspection before you fellow this chapter's instructions. You can check the following power cords are properly connected and secured there are no obvious shorts or opens there are no obviously...

BIOS Flash Utility

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions New versions of system programs Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Use the Flash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Flash utility. NOTE Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS, EMS, DPMI) when you use the Flash utilities. NOTE Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Defaults on Exit screen, then reboot system. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key doesn't Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed Reconnect the LCD connector LCD cable LCD inverter LCD LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. Indicator...

Acer Aspire 2000 Bios Password

Insyde Software Scu

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer's BIOS Basic Input Output System . Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises. To activate the BIOS Utility, press M during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen . 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. Follow these procedures to isolate the failing FRU do not isolate non-defective FRU . NOTE Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer. 2. Visually check them for damage. If any problems are found, replace the FRU. 3. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices Printer, mouse, and...

Keyboard

The keyboard features full-size keys with an embedded keypad, separated cursor keys, two Windows keys, and twelve function keys hot keys . The computer features three lock keys, each with its own status indicator light. The computer features three lock keys, each with its own status indicator light. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in uppercase. Toggle on and off by pressing the Caps Lock key on the left side of the keyboard. When Num Lock is on, the embedded numeric...

System Check Procedures

Do the following steps 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. The FDD heads can become dirty over time, affecting their performance. Use an FDD cleaning kit to clean the heads. If the FDD still does not function properly...

Insyde Mobile Pro Bios Post Beep Code and POST Messages

The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. The most likely cause is NOTE Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU Action column, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. This index can also help you determine the next possible FRU to be replaced when servicing a computer. If the symptom is not listed, see Undetermined Problems on page 73. The...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

Aspire 4920 Motherboard Problem

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of Aspire 2000. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . Please also note that there are some common parts for Aspire 2000, yet the LCD modules are different in two model. 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...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Mobile Pentium M processor at 1.4 1.7 GHz or higher Support automatic selection of power supply voltage ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, USB, VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. NOTE Above table lists...

Aspire Disassembly Procedure

Acer Aspire 7220 Cpu

This section will guide you how to disassemble the system when you need to perform system service. Please also refer to the disassembly video, if availabled. CAUTION Before you proceed,make sure you have turned off the system and all peripherals connected. 1. Release the battery lock and slide the battery latch. 2. Then remove the battery pack. 3. Remove the two screws to release the hard drive door.Then take it away. 1. Remove the one screw to release the mini door, and take it away. 2....