Power Management Related Symptoms

Symptom/Error

Action in Sequence

The system does not enter standby mode after closing the LCD.

LCD cover switch System board

The system does not resume from hibernation mode.

Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive System board

The system does not resume from standby mode after opening the LCD.

LCD cover switch System board

Battery fuel gauge in Windows does not go higher than 90%.

Remove battery pack and let it cool for two hours.

Refresh battery (continue to use battery until power off, then charge battery).

Battery pack

System board

System hangs intermittently.

Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM drives. Hard disk connection board System board

Peripheral-Related Symptoms

Symptom/Error

Action in Sequence

System configuration does not match the installed devices.

Enter BIOS Setup Utility to execute Load Default Settings, then reboot system.

Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM/diskette drives.

External display does not work correctly.

Press Fn + F5, LCD/CRT/Both display switching System board

USB does not work correctly.

System board

Print problems

Ensure the Parallel Port in the "Onboard Devices

Configuration" of BIOS Setup Utility is set to Enabled.

Onboard Devices Configuration

Run printer self-test.

Printer driver

Printer cable

Printer

System Board

Serial or parallel port device problems.

Ensure the Serial Port in the Devices Configuration" of BIOS

Setup Utility is set to Enabled.

Device driver

Device cable

Device

System board

Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms

Symptom/Error

Action in Sequence

Keyboard (one or more keys) does not work.

Reconnect the keyboard cable.

Keyboard

System board

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