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...

Chapter

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. Use the following table with the verified symptom to determine which...

Disassembly Procedure Flowcharts

Troubleshooting Flow Chart Battery

The following flowcharts give 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 system board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.

LCM Module Reassembly Procedure

Acer Module Panel Connector Settings

Align the LCD brackets the four screw holes two on each side on the LCD Panel as shown. 2. Secure the LCD brackets to the LCD panel. 2. Secure the LCD brackets to the LCD panel. 3. Insert the cable into the cable connector on the LCD Panel as shown. 3. Insert the cable into the cable connector on the LCD Panel as shown. 4. Align the LCD Panel cable as shown and press down to engage the adhesive pads. 4. Align the LCD Panel cable as shown and press down to engage the adhesive pads. 5. Place...

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...

System Specifications

Blockdigram Crt Monitor

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature q Genuine Windows Vista Capable q Genuine Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 q Genuine Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Rollup 2 NOTE Windows Vista 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. Mobile Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor Micro-FCPBA 478-pin Intel PM965 Intel GM965 North Bridge FCBGA 1299...

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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 arrow keys respectively. Scroll Lock does not work with some...

Intel R Current Me Password On Acer 6592

The Acer OrbiCam rotates 225 degrees counterclockwise to achieve the desired angle. Refer to the illustrations below For your convenience, the camera snaps 45 degrees to match the position of your face in front or at the back of the LCD panel. NOTE Do not rotate the camera clockwise to prevent damage to the device. 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 windows window...

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. Reconnect the touchpad cables. After you use the touchpad, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting pointer movement can occur when a slight, steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This symptom is not a hardware problem. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time.

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 q Check the Power Adapter on page 100 q Check the Battery Pack on page 101 Unplug the power adapter cable from the...

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,...

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...

Main Unit Disassembly Procedure

Release the battery lock as shown. 2. Push the release latch, the battery pops up. Removing the Cover Securing Screws and Covers 1. Locate and loosen the seventeen 17 screws as shown. NOTE It is not necessary to remove the screws from the cover. 2. Locate and remove the memory and HDD cover screws as shown. 3. Remove the memory cover as shown. 3. Remove the memory cover as shown. 1. Locate the plastic tab on the HDD. 2. Place one hand on the computer for stability and...

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. Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS CMOS Setup Utility U Move Enter Select - PU PD Value F10 Save and Exit ESC Exit F1 General Help F5 Previous Values F7 Optimized Defaults Use or 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...

LCM Module Disassembly Procedure

Acer Travelmate 6592 Rubber Pad

CAUTION When using tools, be careful not to scratch the computer casing. 1. Locate and remove the four mylar small red markers and two rubber large red markers screw covers as shown. NOTE Do not discard the screw covers they are reusable. 2. Remove the six bezel securing screws. 3. Loosen the bezel by lifting all the edges upward as shown. 4. Push in the cover locks to allow the bezel to pass freely over them. 4. Push in the cover locks to allow the bezel to pass freely over them. 5. Remove the...

BIOS Flash Utility

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

Main Module Reassembly Procedure

Acer Travelmate 7730g Hdd Tray

Insert the CPU into the CPU bracket as shown. 2. Using a screw driver, tighten the screw clockwise as shown to secure the CPU in place. Replacing the Heatsink and Fan Module 1. Place the Fan Module in the mounting as shown. 3. Align the Heatsink Securing Bracket as shown. 4. Secure the five screws and fan connector as shown. 1. Insert the board rear edge first as shown. 1. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up the Heatsink and CPU are not visible . Place the Mainboard in the chassis, rear...

Chapter System Specifications

Features System Block Mainboard Top View Bottom Your Acer Notebook Front Closed Front Left View Right Rear view Base Indicators Easy-Launch Touchpad Basics Using the Keyboard Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad Windows Keys Hot Keys Special Key Acer Empowering Technology Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eLock Management Acer ePerformance Management Acer eRecovery Management Acer eSettings Acer ePower Management Acer OrbiCam Using the System Acer GridVista dual-display compatible Launch...

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...

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Acer Travel Mate 6592g Schematics

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of the TravelMate 6592 6592G. 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 PROVIDERS,...

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 ....