Chapter

This chapter gives you the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of TravelMate 3010 series products. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for 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 change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE...

Touchpad Basics

Move your finger across the touchpad(2) tHm ove the cursor. Press the left (1) amllright (4) bjup ns located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button Use the 4-way scroll (3) bnflton to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of windows applications. Tap twice...

Battery status

For real-time battery life estimates based on current usage, referto the panel on the lower left-hand side of the window. You can also click Advanced Settings to Select what actions will be taken when the cover is closed, and set passwords for accessing the system after Hibernation or Standby. View information about Acer ePower Management.

Power System Check

To verify the symptom of the problem, power on the computer using each of the following power sources 2. Connect the power adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the power adapter and install the charged battery pack then check that power is supplied by the battery pack. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate power supply check in the following list Check the Battery Pack on page 65

Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

Disclaimer

The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed as is. Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its distributor, or its...

Right View

Accepts Secure Digital(SD), MultiMediaCard(MMC), Memory Stick(MS), Memory Stick Pro(MS PRO), and xD-Picture Card. Note Only one card can operate at any given time. Connect to Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). gRJble the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock

Acer eNet Management

Acer eNet Management helps you to quickly and easily connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, either click on the Acer eNet Management icon on your notebook, or start the program from the Start menu. You also have the option to set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for a new location, while offering you the freedom to manually adjust the settings...

Lock keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad

The keyboard has four lock keys which you can toggle on and off. The computer features three lock keys, each with its own status indicator light. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in ffiflercase. Toggle on and off by pressing the Caps Lock key on the left side of the keyboard. When Num Lock is on, the embedded keyboard is in numeric mode. The keys function as a calculator(complete with the arithmetic operators+,-,*, and ). Use this mode when you need to do a lot of...

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. NOTE Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. (See Power System Check on page 64) 2. Visually check them...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is handy file encryption utility that protexts your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows explorer as a shell extension for quick and Acei eDataSecurity Management Acei eLock Management Acer ePeitormance Management Acei ( Recovery Management Acei eSettings Management Acei eNet Management Acei ePower Management Acei ePresentation Management easy data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file...

Removing the miniPCIMemoryHDD Module Keyboard

Remove the two screws that secure the RAM door and remove the RAM door. 2. Release the wireless antenna. 3. Remove the two screws securing the miniPCI card. 4. Press the latch on left and right side to pop out the miniPCI and remove it. 5. Press the latch on left and right side to pop out the memory and remove it. 6. Press the latch on left and right side to pop out the other memory and remove it. 1. Remove the two screws that secure the HDD. 2. Pull the HDD out and remove it from the main...

Bottom View

NOTE Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Releases the battery to remove the battery pack. Your computer has seven easy-to-read status indicators, including four on the front panel. The power, battery and wireless communication status indicators are visible even when the LCD display is clos SBl jPagBn10hen Caps Lock is activated. Lights upwhen Num Lock is activated. Indicate when the hard disk drive is active. Indicates the...

Check the Battery Pack

To check the battery pack, do the following From Software 1. Check out the Power Management in control Panel 2. In Power Meter, confirm that if the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. 3. Repeat the steps 1 and 2, for both battery and adapter. 4. This helps you identify first the problem is on recharging or discharging. From Hardware 2. Remove the battery pack and measure the voltage between battery terminals 1 and 6 ground . See...

Advanced Settings

Alarm Load Defaults Power Button and Password About 0 Enable Action for Low Battery -Action for Low Battery Notification Method Action after Alarm Run Program 0 Enable Action for Critical Battery Action for Critical Battery Alarm Level Notification Method Action after Alarm Run Program

Acer Grid Vistadualdisplay compatible

To enable the dual momtiSlgature of your notebook, firstHjajg BCtn3jOSSpaRM tfflDgBgimyted, then, SeafflggSt, Control Panel, Display and click on Setting elect 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 settinggSyBfflragM PWimmBfflwrSfflB II II I HH Themes Desktop Screen Saver Appearance Settings Drag the monitor icons to match the physical arrangement of your monitors. Themes...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

CPU type Intel Core Duo processor T2300 T2400 T2500 T2600 with 667 MHz FSB Clock speed up to 1.66 1.83 2.16 GHz PCMCIA card reader 1394 controller You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. 10 100 1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection 802.11 a b g Mini-Card 802.11 pre-n Built in 2 antenna Has to be placed on the top of LCD on the sides of LCD latch V.90 V.92, WWDAA Apply CISPR22 Wake-on-Ring ready Azalia Audio Controller Realtek ALC883 SNR gt...

Index of SymptomtoFRUError Message

Next, enter BIOS utility to running Load Default Settings then reboot the system. Keyboard if the brightness function key doesn't work . Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Keyboard if the brightness function key doesn't work . LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs correctly HDD CD-ROM active indicators cannot work HDD CD-ROM drive Device driver Main board...

Open View

Acer Travelmate 3010

1.3 Mega Pixel CMOS video camera with 225 degree rotation feature. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. COmfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. CLick buttons left, center and right The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons the center button serves as a 4-way...

Set Supervisor User Password

If password on boot is required, the password must be set otherwise it cannot be enabled. The formats of the password are as follows Length No more than 8 characters Characters 0-9,A-Z not case sensitive While these fields are highlighted and press Enter, a window similar to the following is shown Set SupervisorPassword Enter New Password If there is an old password then setup will prompt with the following window instead and a current password will be required to be entered at first User can...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer. The Acer eRecovery Management utility occupies space in a hidden partition on your system's HDD. User-created backups are stored on D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with Recovery of applications and drivers. Back up to HDD set recovery point . Recover from a hidden partition factory defaults . Recover from the HDD most recent user-defined recovery point ....

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...

Seperate the LCD module and main unit

Disconnect the function key board FFC from the mainboard. 2. Disconnect the LCD cable from the mainboard. 3. Disconnect the touchpad board FFC from the mainboard. 4. Remove the three screws that secure the left and right hinge cover. 5. Pull the left hinge up and slide it out as show. 6. Pull the right hinge cover up and slide it out as show. 7. Disconnect the function key board FFC from the function key board. 8. Remove the screw that secures the function key board. 9. Remove the function...

Acer ePerformance Management

Acer Eperformance Management

Acer ePerformance Management is a system optimization tool that boosts the performance of your Acer notebook. It provides you with the following options to enhance overall system performance Memory optimization - releases unused memory and check usage. Disk optimization - removes unneeded items and files. Speed optimization - improves the usability and performance of your Windows XP system.

Touchpad check

If the touchpad doesn't work, do the following actions 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 check if the main board to switch board FPC is connected O.K. 4. If the main board to switch board FPC is connected well, then check if the FCC on touch pad PCB...

Acer Empowering Technology

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer 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 settings. Acer eRecovery Management backs up recovers data...

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. 1 USB KEY 2 USB FD C 3 USB HDD 4 IDE 0 ST9100824ASIDE S 6 1394 CDROM PCI LAN MBA v8.2.6 Slot 0300 USB HDD USB CDROM USB FDC USB KEY Keys used to view or configure devices Up and Down arrows select a device. lt gt and lt - gt moves the device up or down. lt f gt and...

Launch Manager

Button Configuration , p j Launch Manager 1 C Acer Empowering TechnologySemp Launch Manager allows you to set the four easy-launch buttons located above the keyboard. You can access the Launch Manager by click then Launch Manager to start the application. Norton Antivirus is an anti-virus software that finds and repairs infected files, and protects against viruses to keep your computer data safe and secure. A Full System Scan scans all files on your computer. To perform a system scan Double...

Acer eLock Management

Elock Acer

Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock up your removable data, optical and floppy drives to ensure that data can t be stolen while your notebook is unattended. Removable data devices - includes USB disk drives, USB pen drives, USB flash drives, USB MP3 drives, USB memory card readers, IEEE 1394 disk drives and any other removable disk drives that can be mounted as a file system when plugged into the system. Optical drive deivces - includes any kind of CD-ROM or...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Supervisor Password controls accesses of the setup utility. Help t l Select Item 5 F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults Exit Select Menu Ente Select 4 Sub-Menu F10 Save and Exit The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Press Enter to set the administrator password. When set, this password protects the...