Main

This menu provides you the information of the system. This menu provides you the information of the system. Select Sub-Menu BflMSave and Exit The hours are displayed with 24 hours format. The values set in these two fields take effect immediately. This field reports the memory size of system base memory. The size is fixed to 640KB. This field reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system. Extended Memory size Total memory size - 1 MB Customer Logo display will be shown during...

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or diskette. A writable, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached. Multiple labels may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail. 1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs. 2. See if FDD test is passed as the programs run the FDD test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If errors occur with...

LCD Disassembly

Acer Aspire 9300 Remove Lcd

Remove the eight rubber caps on the LCD bezel and release the eight screws securing the LCD bezel. 2. Detach the LCD bezel from the LCD module as shown. 3. Release the screw holding the inverter board. 4. Disconnect the inverter board cables as shown and remove the inverter board. 5. Release the four screws securing the LCD panel. 6. Detach the LCD panel carefully and reverse it as shown. 7. Tear off the tapes holding the LCD panel cable carefully then disconnect the LCD panel. 8. Remove the...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or CD-ROM. NOTE Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached. The label may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail. 1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs. 2. See if CD-ROM test is passed when the programs run the CD-ROM test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If errors occur, reconnect the connector on the system board. If the errors...

Boot

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. 2 IDE CDROM PHILIPS DVD-RAM SDVD8821 3 PCI LAN NVIDIA Noot Agent 232.0529 4 USB HDD 5 USB CDROM 6 USB FDC 7 USB KEY Use lt t gt or lt 4 gt to select a device, then press lt F6 gt to move it up the list, or lt F5 gt to move it down the list. Press lt Esc gt to escape...

Disassembling the Main Unit

Travelmate 7510

Separating the Upper Case and the Lower Case 1. Release the connector lock and disconnect the touch pad FFC. 2. Release the connector lock and disconnect the function keyboard FFC. 3. Release the three screws securing the upper case. 4. Release the 27 screws holding the lower case. 5. Lift the upper case carefully and disconnect the lid switch cable. 6. Then separate the upper and the lower case. 1. Release the FFC lock and disconnect the function keyboard FFC. 2. Release the four screws...

Removing the Keyboard

Aspire 5110 Ffc Lock

Though it is combined tightly, detach it from the main unit carefully. Do not pull it abruptly. 3. There are four latches securing the keyboard. 4. Push those latches by the screw driver as shown and the keyboard will pop up a little. 5. Remove the keyboard and reverse it. 6. Carefully pull the keyboard FFC lock, then disconnect the keyboard FFC.

Index of SymptomtoFRUError Message

LCD is too dark. LCD brightness cannot be adjusted. LCD contrast cannot be adjusted. Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key do Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD cable LCD Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs correctly. Reconnect the inverter board...

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, Windows XP Pro 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 Aspire 9300 7000 amp TM7510 series Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department.

Easylaunch Buttons

There are several conveniently located easy-launch buttons. They are one user-programmable button, web browser button, mail button, and Acer Empowering Key Q. Press to run the Acer Empowering Technology. Although the mail and web browser buttons are pre-set to E-mail and Internet programs, they can be redefined by users. To set the web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. EBUjfl EfiflflSRSOfli g Technology user-programmable E-mail application user-programmable...

Removing the Wireless LAN Card and the RAM Modules

Aspire 9300 Ram

Release the two screws securing the wireless LAN card cover. 3. Disconnect the wireless antennae. The black is the main cable and the white is the auxiliary one. 4. Press the left and the right latches to pop up the wireless LAN card. 5. Release the two screws securing the RAM cover and remove the RAM cover. 6. Press the left and right latches to pop up the RAM module. 7. Repeat the anterior step to remove other RAM module.

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. Move your finger across the touchpad 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 and right 4 buttons located on the edge of the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse....

Undetermined Problems

The diagnostic problems does not identify which devices fail, which devices are incorrectly installed, whether a short circuit happens, or whether the system is inoperative. NOTE Verify if all devices attached are supported by the computer. NOTE Verify if the power supply used at the time of failure is operating correctly. You can refer to Power System Check. Follow the procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. 2. Visually check the devices. If any problems...

Norton Anti Virus

Norton AntiVirus is an anti-virus software that finds and repairs infected files, and protects against viruses to keep you computer data safe and secure. A Full System Scan scans all files on your computer. To perform a system scan 1. Start Norton Antivirus Double ilick on the Norton Antivirus Icon on the desktop or click on the Start menu in the Windows task bar, highlight Programs, and select Notton Antivirus. 2. In the Norton Antivisus main window, click Scans. yTJv Help amp Vi ' Support''

Features Platform

AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-52 TL-56 TL-60 1.6 1.8 2GHz, 2 x 512 KB L2 cache , TL-50 1.6GHz, 2 x 256 KB L2 cache featuring Simultaneous 32 bit and 64 bit Windows support AMD PowerNowl , AMD HyperTransport , Enhanced Virus Protection2 and 3DNow professional technology AMD Sempron Mobile Technology 3200 3500 1.6 1.8 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache , 3400 1.8 GHz, 256 KB L2 cache , or higher, featuring Simultaneous 32 bit and 64 bit Windows support AMD PowerNowl , AMD HyperTransport , Enhanced...

Outlook Tour

1.3 megapixel or 310,000 pixel web camera for video communication for selected models 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. Enable disables Wireless function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communications. Enable disables Bluetooth function. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communications. Internal microphone for sound recording Touch-sensitive pointing...

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is under test. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected error appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the internal keyboard is correctly connected on the system board. If the keyboard is correctly connected, run the Keyboard test. If errors occur, do the following procedures in sequence to correct the problems. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. 1. Reconnect the keyboard cable. The following auxiliary input...

Intermittent Problems

Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect, such as cosmic radiation, electrostatic discharge, or software errors. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. When analyzing an intermittent problems, follow the procedures below 1. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times. 2. If no error is detected, do not replace any FRU. 3. If any error is...

Indicators

Acer Travelmate 7510

T e cogJemr provides an gR mQnj09ndicators located above the keyboard, in addition to four indicators on the front cover. These indicators show the status of the computer and its components. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. nRD ts up when Num Lock is activated. Lights when the battery is being charged. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication

Using the System Utilities

NOTE The system utilities work under Microsoft Windows XP only. Acer GridVista dual-display compatible NOTE This feature is only available on certain models. To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then select Start, Control Panel, Disp lS sDiSpg lthe secondary monitoaPtt ESS in the display box and then click tfflSpheck box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, dimjHjJfflQdmlWQ mplete the process. Themes Desktop...

BIOS Setup Utility

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...

Touchpad Check

If the touchpad does not work, follow the procedures one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. 1. After rebooting, run Tracking Pad PS2 Mode Driver. For example, run Syn touch driver. 2. Run utility with the PS 2 mouse function and check if the mouse is working. 3. If the PS 2 mouse does not work, then click if the main board to switch board FPC is connected properly. 4. If the main board to switch board FPC is connected correctly, then check if the FFC on the...

Information

AMD Turion tm 64 Mobile Technology ML-36 This item will show the CPU information of the system. This item will show the CPU clock speed. 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 this 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...

Acer Orbi Cam

The Acer OrbiCam is a 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera appropriately mounted on the top of the LCD panel. The camera's 225-degree ergonomic rotation allows you to capture high-resolution photos or videos up front or at the back of the LCD panel. The Acer OrbiCam fully supports the Acer Video Conference technology so that you can transmit the best video quality over an instant messenger service. The Acer OrbiCam rotates 225 degrees counterclockwise to achieve the desired angle. Refer to the...

Microsoft Windows XP Pro Environment Test

RealPort CardBus Ethernet 10 100 Modem 56 Advance PC Card List - USB2.0 Card 1 Advance PC Card List - 1394 Card 1 Advance PC Card List - Wireless Lan Card 1 Aironet 350 series Wireless Lan Card 802.11b Advance PC Card List - Token Ring Card FP751 17 TFT LCD 15 LCD Monitor DVI Model AL1521 1 17 LCD Monitor DVI Model AL1721 1 20'' LCD VD201b DVI-I , DVI-D , D-sub 1 I O Peripheral List - IR Mobile Phone I O Peripheral List - USB Keyboard Mouse I O Peripheral List - USB Printer Scanner I O...

PowerOn Self Test POST Error Message

The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. NOTE Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in Error Message List, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. The error messages are listed in the coming pages to indicate the BIOS signals on the screen and the error symptoms classified by functions. If the symptom is not included on the list, please refer...

Preface

Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information. 1. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's global product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine e.g. add-on card, modem, or extra memory capability . These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI Disable shadow and execute code from the ROM. 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 Advanced configuration of...

Acer Empowering Technology

Acer Decrypt

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy to have access to the frequently used functions and manage the notebook. It features the following handy utilities Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms. Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space, memory and registry setting. Acer eRecovery Management backs up and recovers data...

Password Bypassing BIOS Recovery

Acer Aspire 5230 Bios

For RD and CSD to debug easilly, AS7000 9300 amp TM7510provides one hardware PIN pad for bypassing Password Check, and one Hotkey to enable BIOS Recovery. 1. PIN pad To short PIN pad to bypass password check. 2. Hotkey to enabe BIOS Recovery Fn ESC, then Power Button, AC DC coexistence is strongly recommended. Bypassing Password Check If the user has set Password power-on or setup password for security reason, BIOS will check password during POST or when entering the BIOS setup menu. However,...

Model Definition and Configuration

AS7003WSMi XPHSA1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHDK1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHBE1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHNL1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHNO1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHRU2 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHSV1 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHFRA UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHDE7 UMAC 1 512 100 6L 5R CB_bg_0.3C_AN AS7003WSMi XPHCS2 UMAC...

Using the Keyboard

The full-sized keyboard includes an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and 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 are typed in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the right hand side numeric keypad is in numeric mode. The keys function as a calculator complete with the arithmetic operators , -, , and . When Num Lock is off, the keys assume...

Hardware Specification and Configuration

AMDtm Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-52 TL-56 TL-60 1.6 1.8 2GHz, 2 x 512 KB L2 cache , TL-50 1.6GHz, 2 x 256 KB L2 cache AMD Sempron Mobile Technology 3200 3500 1.6 1.8 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache , 3400 1.8 GHz, 256 KB L2 cache Socket S1, 638-pin lidless Micro-PGA 1.2875V highest frequency mode to 0.8375V low frequency mode Simultaneous 32 bit and 64 bit Windows support AMD PowerNowl , AMD HyperTransport , Enhanced Virus Protection2 and 3DNow professional technology Power optimized HyperTransport...

Error Message List

See Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check. System CMOS checksum bad -Default configuration used Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system, then reboot system. Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. Main board Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery Main board Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Main board Enter Setup and see if fixed disk and drive A are Power-on indicator turns...

Acer Parts South Africa

BATTERY PACK LI-MN 6CELL 2.0MAH SANYO BATTERY PACK LI-MN 6CELL 2.0MAH P PANASONIC WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.11BG FOXCONN BCM4318 WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.11BG FOXCONN ATHEROS EU WILELESS LAN BOARD 802.11BG FOXCONN BCM4311 POWER CORD 10A 250V 3PIN BK SOUTH AFRICA POWER CORD 2.5A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK INDIA POWER CORD 10A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK INDIA CDRW DVD COMBO DRIVE 24X LITEON SOSC-2485K W O BEZEL CDRW DVD COMBO DRIVE 24X PHILIPS SCB5265 W O BEZEL DVD-RW DRIVE 8X SUPER MULTI PHILIPS SDVD-8821 W O...

Chapter

Acer Aspire One

This chapter offers the FRU Field Replaceable Unit list in global configuration of Aspire 9300 7000 amp TM7510. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the 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 is changed, it will NOT be noted on the printed service guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your Acer...