System Diagnostic Diskette

This diagnostic diskette is for the Acer TravelMate 510 notebook machine. It provides the following functions:

  1. PQA System Diagnostics
  2. Audio Resource and Speaker Out Test
  3. Audio CD Play Controller
  4. Infrared ray test
  5. USB Register and Connect/Disconnect Test

Note: A USB device is required when executing USB Connection/ Disconnection Test, or this test fails.

6. Exit

To use this diskette, first boot from this diskette, then a "Microsoft Windows 98 Startup Menu" prompts you to choose the testing item. Follow the instructions on screen to proceed.

Important: This diskette is not bootable, do the following actions before you use it:

  1. Do system transfers.
  2. Copy the following files to A:\ HIMEM.SYS EMM386.SYS RAMDRIVE.SYS CHOICE.COM LASTDRV.COM MSCDEX.SYS

Note: When executing a parallel or serial port test in System Test item, a loopback tool is needed. This loopback is Acer proprietary design. You may reach the [email protected] com. tw for ordering information.

Running PQA Diagnostics Program.

Press to move around the main menu. Press Enter to enable the selected option. The main options are Diag, Result, Syslnfo, Option and Exit.

The Diag option lets you select testing items and times.

The following screen appears when you select Diag from the main menu.

One Test Performs a single test and manual checks the selected test items in sequence.

Multi Test Performs multiple tests and manual checks the selected test items in sequence.

Full Test Performs all items and full check the all test items in sequence.

Quick Test Performs special tests of the highlight items and quick check the select test items in sequence.

The screen below appears if you select Multi Test.

PQA

Vx x xx-xx-xx

_

TEST COUNT VALUE (1...9999) 1

Specify the desired number of tests and press Enter.

After you specify the number of tests to perform, the screen shows a list of test items (see below):

PQA Vx_x xx-xx-xx L

h

niag É 1 Pes-ult b Diag IT 1

jyslnfo 1 Option 1 Exit 1

T

Test Items

  1. S ystem Board
  2. M Tmory
  3. KeyboTrd

4. Video

  1. Parallel Port
  2. Serial Port
  3. Diskette Drive
  4. Hard Disk

9. CD-ROM

  1. Coprocessor
  2. Pointing Dev.

12. Cache

SPACE: mark/unmark selecting item ESC : return to upper menu F1 : help menu F2 : tests the marked item(s) ENTER: open subitem's menu Test Times = 1

Move the highlight bar from one item to another. Press a space to mark or unmark the item. Press Enter to open the subitem menu. Press Esc to return to upper menu.

The right corner screen information gives you the available function keys and the specified test number.

  • Space: mark/unmark selecting item
  • ESC: return to upper menu
  • F1: help menu
  • F2: tests the marked item(s)
  • Enter: Opens the subitem's menu
  • Test Times: Indicates the number of tests to perform Note: The F1 and F2 keys function only after you finish configuring the Test option.

Diagnostic Program Error Code and Messages

Error Code

Message

FRU/Action in Sequence

01XXX

CPU or main board error

Reload BIOS default setting. CPU

System board

02XXX

System board

03XXX

Keyboard error

Reconnect Keyboard. Keyboard System board

04XXX

Video error

System board

05XXX

Parallel Port error

System board

06XXX

Serial port or main board error

System board

07XXX

Diskette drive error

Diskette drive System board

08XXX

Hard disk error

Reload BIOS default setting. Hard disk System board

09XXX

CD-ROM error

Reconnect CD-ROM cable. CD-ROM drive System board

10XXX

Coprocessor

System board

11XXX

Pointing device error

Reconnect Keyboard. Keyboard System board

12XXX

Cache test error

The Ultimate Computer Repair Guide

The Ultimate Computer Repair Guide

Read how to maintain and repair any desktop and laptop computer. This Ebook has articles with photos and videos that show detailed step by step pc repair and maintenance procedures. There are many links to online videos that explain how you can build, maintain, speed up, clean, and repair your computer yourself. Put the money that you were going to pay the PC Tech in your own pocket.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment