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...

Environment

South Bridge Bga Aspire 3100

Non-operating -20 oC to 65 oC USBO M B IO USBI M B IO USB2 D B IO USB3 D B IO USB4 USB5 NEW CARD USB6 BLUETOOTH USB7 CAMERA BCM5788M AD20 REQ2 GNT2 INTH BCM5788M AD20 REQ2 GNT2 INTH PCIEl-J , Lan S r amp Par Port PS J , VGA, DVI SPDIF,SM BUS 1.3 megapixel web camera for video communication. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Internal microphone for sound recording. Serves for entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use...

Hardware Specification and Configuration

AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 TL-52 TL-56 TL-60 processor AMD64 technology features uncompromising 64-bit and 32-bit performance Vastly expands memory address ability with 40-bit physical addresses, 48-bit virtual addresses Doubles the number of internal registers with eight additional 16 total 64-bit integer registers and eight additional 16 total 128-bit SSE SSE2 SSE3 registers One 16-bit link supporting up to 1600MHz Up to 6.4GB s peak HyperTransport I O bandwidth Supports...

Empowering Technology Password

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 do not initialize the Empowering Technology password, you will be prompted to do so when running Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management for the first time. NOTE If you lose your password, there is no method to reset it except by reformatting your notebook or taking your...

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...

Removing the LCD Module from the Main Unit

Remove the two screws fastening the middle cover. 3. Then detach the middle cover and place it as shown. 1. Remove the two screws fastening the middle cover. 3. Then detach the middle cover and place it as shown. 4. Disconnect the launch board cable from the main board. 5. Remove the middle cover with launch board and launch board cable . 6. Disconnect the launch board cable from the launch board. 7. Remove the three screws holding the launch board to the middle. 8. Then remove the launch...

Recharging the Bluetooth Mouse

The Bluetooth mouse comes with two rechargeable AA batteries and a USB charging cable. To recharge the mouse, plug one end of the charging cable into the USB port of the notebook computer and the other end into the Bluetooth mouse. Under normal circumstances, it takes approximately five hours to fully charge the Bluetooth mouse. NOTE Do not use the USB charging cable with traditional non-rechargeable batteries It may result in equipment damage or other conditions hazardous to your health by...

Acer Orbi Cam

The Acer OrbiCam is a 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera appropriately mounted on 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 you transmit the best video conference quality over an instant messenger service.

Disassembling the External Modules

Remove two screws holding the HDD bracket to the HDD. 2. Remove another two screws fastening HDD bracket to HDD on the other side. 3. Carefully detach the HDD from the bracke.t 1. Remove the four screws fastening the ODD bracket to the ODD. 2. Remove the ODD bracket form the ODD. 3. Detach the ODD board from the ODD.

Launching the Acer Orbi Cam

To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double click on the Acer OrbiCam icon on the screen, or Click Start gt All Programs gt Acer gt Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture window will appear as below. To change the capture resolution, click the displayed resolution at the bottom right corner of the capture window, then select the desired resolution. Setting the camera resolution to 640 x 480 or larger does not changefflllEapture window size. Click Options to d a gB the WmdowKj2g9QIQlV jW FolwgjiSbs. Use...

Security

Controls accesses of the setup utility. Help Select Item H5 99change Values Setup Defaults Exit Select Menu gQ elect 4 Sub-Menu QQQfave and Exit The system supports three levels of password protection. The password support consists of a Supervisor Password, User Password, and Hard Disk Password. All the passwords are stored in a non-volatile storage device EEPROM . All the passwords will obey the following rules All the passwords can be set or cleared in BIOS Setup Security screen. The password...

HDD Password Removal SOP

Hdd Password Remover

Please follow the steps below to remove the HDD password. Step One Machine 1 1. Key in wrong HDD password three times and HDD password error code will come out. 2. Select 2 upper case ASCII Code . C WI N DOWS sy amp tem3 2 cmd,exe F Spas s wo r d gt d i r Ai Uolume in drive F has no label. Un lune Serial Number is MF6-B23 amp Vpas s wo rdfhdd.ww 1 494 Anlock6.exe vl .1 2 flay Choice what kind of the password to be genereted Upper case ASCII Code 3. Lower case ASGJLL Cods Bbtei our choice 2 2 U...

Connecting the Phone to Your Notebook

The Acer VCM Bluetooth Headset Connection Center is a convenient tool to connect the phone to To connect the phone to your notebook 1. Eject the phone from the PC Card slot, if necessary, then press the phone power button for three seconds. The phone beeps twice and the charge power LED flashes to indicate that the phone is on. 2. Press the Bloetooth connection pairing button for three seconds to put the phone in pair-link mode. The phone beeps twice, and the connection pairing and charge power...

Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error Causes CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error The causes will be shown before Equipment Configuration Error. Memory Error at xxxx xxxx xxxxh R xxxxh, W xxxxh Battery critical low In this situation BIOS will issue four short beeps then shut down system, no message will be shown. Thermal critical high In this situation BIOS will shut down the system, no message will be shown. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Run Load Default Settings...

Acer Grid Vista dualdisplay 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, Display and click on Setting . Select the secondary monitor 2 icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Themes Desktop Screen Saver Appearance Settings Drag the...

Using Acer VCM

Built-in Audio D ice IM service is not ready After restart, the Acer VCM displays an info bar that provides information on the current audio device and IM Instant Messaging service status. Press X to close this bar. Right-click the Acer VCM icon tl on the system tray to display a pop-up menu. You can use this menu to manage the VCM functions. Close Acer VCM Info Bar AcerVCM Bluetooth Headtsel Connection Center Preferences Allows you to select the external audio device. Allows you to scan and...

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects the files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a supervisor password and default encryption. This encryption will be used to encrypt files...

Ferrari 5000 Repair No Boot

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 POST when it is selected. Auto During power on process, the system will detect if any display device is connected on external video port. If any...

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 buttoigjBjje pre-set to E-mail and Internet pro users. To set the web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. ER0H fli flffi OBng Technology user-programmable E-mail application user-programmable Internet browser user-programmable

Disassembling the Main Unit

Bluetooth Aspire 5050

Separating the Upper Case and the Lower Case 1. Remove the nine screws holding the upper case and the lower case assembly on the front side. 2. Remove the 16 screws fastening the upper case and the lower case assembly on the bottom side. 3. Turn over the main unit and disconnect the bluetooth cable from the main board. 4. Disconnect the power board cable from the main board on the bottom side. 5. Carefully detach the upper case assembly from the lower case assembly. Disassembling the Upper Case...

Disassembling the LCD Module

Remove the six screw caps on the LCD bezel. 2. Then remove the six screws fastening the LCD bezel to the LCD module. 3. Carefully detach the LCD bezel from the LCD module. 4. Detach the microphone from the LCD bezel. 5. Disconnect the LVDS cable and LCD cable from the inverter then remove the inverter. 6. Disconnect the CCD cable and the LCD cable. 7. Remove the four screws fastening the LCD assembly to the LCD cover. 8. Then take out the LCD assembly from the LCD cover. 9. Tear off the foil...

BIOS Password Removal SOP

Bios Acer Ferrari

Please follow the steps below to remove the BIOS password. Step One Machine 1 Key in wrong Supervisor Password three times and System Disabled will show. icfoeoft Windows XP C erSion 5 1 2600 C gt Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp. C Bocunents and Sett logsSM54 gt d 1. Reboot system and key in qjjg9vy or 07yqmjd in the BIOS user password