Special

You can locate the Euro symbol and US dollar sign at the upper-center of your keyboard. To type 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Alt Gr> and then press the < 5> symbol at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Please refer to www.microsoft.com typography faq faq 12.htm for more information. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Hold < Shift> and then press the < 4> key at the upper-center of the...

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are six menu options Info., Main, System Devices, Security, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions To choose a menu, use the cursor left right keys (00). To choose a parameter, use the cursor up down keys (00). To change the value of a parameter, press 0or 0. A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. Press to expand this item. Press while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu. In any menu, you can load default settings by pressing 0. You can also press 0 to...

Acer eLock Management

Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock your removable data, optical and floppy drives to ensure that data cannot 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 devices - includes any kind of CD-ROM or...

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 Settings. 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. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four...

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 problem, do the following 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 detected,...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work). 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...

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 Power Adapter on page 70 Check the Battery Pack on page 71

Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error Causes 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch 2. 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) In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Acer eData Security Management LJ

Acer Travelmate 5720 Hdd Unlock Wizard

Acer eDataSecurity Management is handy file encryption utility that protects your 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 by...

Separate the Main Unit Into the Upper and the Lower Case Assembly

Remove the screw fastening the ODD bracket with the optical disk drive module on the bottom. 2. Remove the ODD bracket and push the optical disk drive module outwards. 4. Press and release the PC dummy card from the PC slot as shown. 5. Then press the release the memory dummy card from the 5-in-1 card reader slot as shown. 6. Remove the screw fastening the upper case and the lower case assembly from the rear side as shown 7. Remove the two screw rubbers as shown. 8. Remove the seventeen...

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...

Acer eSettings Management

Esettings Management

Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications and to monitor the system health status. Furthermore, Acer eSettings Management enables you to optimize your Windows operating system, so your computer runs faster, smoother and better. Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigating. Displays general system status and advanced monitoring for power users. To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double click on the Acer OrbiCam icon on the screen. OR Click Start gt All...

Disassembling the Upper Case Assembly

Detach the function board FFC from the function board. 2. Remove the two screws fastening the function board to the upper case. 3. Take out the function board from the upper case. 4. Detach the touchpad board FFC, fingerprinter FFC, and fingerprinter cable from the fingerprinter module. 5. Remove the two screws fastening the fingerprinter bracket to the upper case.

Disassembling the Lower Case Assembly

Remove the screw fastening the modem board and disconnect the modem board from the main board. 17. Disconnect the modem cable and remove the modem board. 18. Disconnect the USB cable from the main board. 19. Remove the three screws fastening the main board to the lower case. 20. Detach the main board from the lower case assembly. 21. Remove the screw holding the USB board to the lower case. 22. Then detach the USB cable and USB board from the lower case.

Advanced

The Advanced screen displays advanced settings in BIOS. Phoenix TrustedCore tm Setup Utility Configure serial port A using options Auto BIOS or OS chooses configuration OS Controlled Displayed when controlled by OS F1 Help U Select Item F Esc Exit -h Select Menu E 5 F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults nte Select 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. Displays the settings of the...

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 ....

Closed Front View

Travelmate 6292 Spdif

Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. Interfaces with infrared devices e.g, infrared printer and IR-aware computer . Accepts audio line-in devices e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman . Accepts input from external microphones. Headphones speaker line-out jack with S PDIF support Connects to audio line-out devices e.g., speakers, headphones .

Ardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core Duo processor T7300 2 MB L2 cache, 1.66 1.83 2 2.16 GHz, 667 800 MHz FSB or higher TEST Condition 35W Ambient 35 degree C ACPI 1.0b 2.0 3.0, PCI 2.2, System HDD Password Security Control, INT 13h Extensions, PnP BIOS 1.0a, SMBIOS 2.4, Simple Boot Flag 1.0, Boot Block, PCI Bus Power Management Interface Specification, USB1.1 2.0, IEEE 1394 1.0, USB 1394 CD-ROM Boot Up support, PC Card 95 PCMCIA 3.0 Compliant Device , IrDA 1.0, Intel AC97 CNR Specification, WfM 2.0, PXE Preboot...

Hot Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output, and the BIOS utility. To activate hot keys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches the Acer eSettings in Acer eManager. Launches the Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. See Acer Empowering Technology on page 17. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if...

Removing the Memory and Wireless LAN Card

Remove the four screws holding the RAM cover. 4. Detach the RAM cover from the main unit. 5. Pop out the memory from the DIMM socket then remove it If the notebook has two memory, then repeat this step . 6. Disconnect the main and auxiliary antenna from the wireless LAN card. 7. Remove the two screws fastening the wireless LAN card. 8. Then take out the wireless LAN card from the main unit.

Information

Phoenix TrustedCore tm Setup Utility Intel R Core TM 2 Duo CPU T7300 2.00GHz NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the VGA firmware version of the system. This field displays the serial number of this unit. This field displays the asset tag number of...

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 typed are in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad 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 numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down...

Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes

Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt NMI 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 RAM failure on data bits xxxx of high byte of memory bus Advanced...

Features

Acer Travelmate 6292 Disassembly

Below is a brief summary of the computer s many feature Genuine Windows Vista Capable Genuine Windows VistaTM Home Basic Home Premium Ultimate Business Edition Genuine Windows XP Home Professional Edition Service Pack 2 Genuine Windows XP Media Center Tablet Edition Genuine Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 NOTE Windows VistaTM Capable PCs come with Windows XP installed, and can be upgraded to Windows Vista . For more information on Windows Vista and how to upgrade, go to Microsoft.com windowsvista....

BIOS Flash Utility

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions New versions of system programs 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...

Removing the Keyboard and LCD Module

Acer Travelmate 6292 Disassembly

Release the four keyboard lock as shown. 2. Turn over the keyboard as the image shows. Then disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board. 3. Remove the keyboard from the main unit. 5. Remove the four screws securing the middle cover. Two from the bottom, and two from the rear side. 6. Use a flat screwdriver to lever the middle cover up. 7. Detach the middle cover from the front side as shown. 8. Disconnect the power board FFC cable and remove the middle cover. 9. Disconnect the LCD...

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Plastic flat head screw driver NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. When you...

Acer eRecovery Management Ll

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 ....