Changing a Password

  1. Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears.
  2. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter.
  3. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field.
  4. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to "Set".
  5. If desired, you can enable the Password on boot parameter.
  6. When you are done, press F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. If the verification is OK, the screen will display as following.

The password setting is complete after the user presses Enter.

If the current password entered does not match the actual current password, the screen will show you the Setup Warning.

If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match, the screen displays the following message.


The Power screen allows the user to configure CPU and power management options.

Acer Aspire 4736 Series Senha Bios

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.



Submenu Items

Advanced CPU

Enter the Advanced CPU Control menu.

• P-States (IST)


• Boot performance mode

• Thermal Mode

• CMP Support

• Use XD capability

• VT Support

• SMRR Support

• C-States

• Enhanced C-States

• C-State Pop Up Mode

• C-State Pop Down Mode

• C4 Exit Timing Mode

• DeepC4

• Hard C4E

• Enable C6


• Bi-directional PROCHOT#

• Dynamic FSB Switching

• Turbo Mode

• ACPI 3.0 T-States


• DTS Calibration

• Thermal Trip Points Setting (Fan

On Temp., Throttle On Temp.)



Submenu Items

Platform Power Management

Enter the Platform Power Management menu.

• PCI Clock Run

Break Event

Enter the Break Event menu.

  • Storage Break Event
  • PCIE Break Event
  • PCI Break Event
  • EHCI Break Event
  • UHCI Break Event
  • HDA Break Event


Enable or Disable ACPI S1/S3 Sleep State.


Wake on PME

Enable or Disable wake up when the system power is off and a PCI Power Management Enable wake up event occurs.


Wake on Modem Ring

Enable or Disable wake up when the system power is off and a modem attached to the serial port is ringing.


Quickly S4 Resume

Disable or Enable optional quick boot from S4 Resume.


Auto wake on S5

Disable or Enable auto wake up by date and time or at a fixed time everyday.


This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay.

Aspire 3680 Bios Screenshot Boot


The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility.

The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility.

Acer Aspire 3690 Bios
The table below describes the parameters in this screen.



Exit Saving Changes

Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS.

Exit Discarding Changes

Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS.

Load Setup Default

Load default values for all SETUP item.

Discard Changes

Load previous values from CMOS for all SETUP items.

Save Changes

Save Setup Data to CMOS.

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions:

  • New versions of system programs
  • New features or options
  • Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Use the Phlash 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 Phlash utility.

NOTE: Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS, EMS, DPMI) when you use the Phlash.

NOTE: Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Phlash utility. If the battery pack does not contain enough power to finish BIOS flash, you may not boot the system because the BIOS is not completely loaded.

Fellow the steps below to run the Phlash.

  1. Prepare a bootable diskette.
  2. Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette.
  3. Then boot the system from the bootable diskette. The flash utility has auto-execution function.

Perform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility:

  1. Press F2 during boot to enter the Setup Menu.
  2. Select Boot Menu to modify the boot priority order, for example, if using USB HDD to Update BIOS, move USB HDD to position 1.
Acer 4736z Standard Bios Settings

3. Execute the FLASH.BAT batch file to update BIOS. The flash process begins as shown.

Removing Acer Aspire 4935 Cmos Battery

4. In flash BIOS, the message Please do not remove AC Power Source displays. NOTE: If the AC power is not connected, the following message displays.

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File loading 18S *

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Plug in the AC power to continue.

5. Flash is complete when the message Flash programming complete displays.

Perform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility:

  1. Double click the WinFlash executable.
  2. Click OK to begin the update. A progress screen displays.
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3. When the process is complete, close all programs and applications and reboot the system.

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