Removing the CPU

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 74. 4. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 75. 5. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU. 6. Lift up carefully to remove the CPU. NOTE When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown.

PowerOn Self Test POST Error Message

The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. The most likely cause is NOTE Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU Action column, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. This index can also help you determine the next possible FRU to be replaced when servicing a computer. If the symptom is not listed, see Undetermined Problems on page 126. The...

Removing the VGA Board Discrete Model only

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 3. See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 74. 4. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 75. 5. Remove the two screws (A) securing the VGA board to the main board. 6. Remove the VGA board from the main board. 6. Remove the VGA board from the main board.

Windows Mobility Center

The Windows Mobility Center collects key mobile-related system settings in one easy-to-find place, so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations, networks or activities. Settings include display brightness, volume, power plan, wireless networking on off, external display settings, synchronization status and presentation settings. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like sharing folders overview sharing service on or off,...

Removing the LCD Brackets

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 3. See Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. 4. See Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. 5. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. 6. See Removing the LCD Module on page 78. 7. See Removing the LCD Panel with the Brackets on page 100. 8. See Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable on page 101. 9. Remove the four screws (D) securing the left and right LCD brackets to remove the brackets.

External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or 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 FDD Test is passed as the program runs to FDD Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the...

Productivity keys only for certain models

Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to protection and manageability features for a more secure, smarter and easier way to work. Lock key - runs the Windows lock function to lock the notebook when you step out. If the laptop is equipped with Acer Bio-Protection, you only need to swipe your finger to log into Windows again. Presentation key - minimizes open application windows and prepares the display for impressive presentations. Sync key - instantly synchronizes your computer...

Acer Empowering Technology

The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Activated by pressing the Empowering Key, it provides access to the following utilities NOTE The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and encryption (only for certain models). Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. Acer...

Empowering Technology password

You must set the Empowering Technology password to use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management to protect your data. To set the Empowering Technology password 1. Launch Acer eRecovery Management. 3. Click Password settings. The Empowering Technology Password Center dialogue box pops up. 4. Click Create a new password. 5. In the Create a New Password dialogue box, key in and confirm your password in the appropriate boxes. Your password should have a minimum of 4 and a...

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...

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 109.) 2. Visually check...

Removing the Launch Board

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the SD dummy card on page 57. 3. See Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 58. 4. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 5. See Removing the DIMM on page 62. 6. See Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 63. 7. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 8. See Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. 9. See Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. 10. See Removing the Modem Board on page 69. 11. See...

Using the System Utilities

Acer Bio-Protection (only for certain models) Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution is a multi-purpose fingerprint software package integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Utilizing the uniqueness of one's fingerprint features, Acer BioProtection Fingerprint Solution has incorporated protection against unauthorized access to your computer with centralized password management with Password Bank, easy music player launching with Acer MusicLaunch, secure Internet favorites via...

Front View

Internal microphone for sound recording. Acer Crystal Eye Web camera for video communication webcam (only for certain models). Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Empowering key Launch Acer Empowering Technology. Productivity keys Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to protection and manageability features for a more secure, smarter and easier way to work. Easy-launch Buttons for launching frequently used buttons programs. Palmrest...

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,...

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. NOTE < Fn> + < F11> works only for certain models. Scroll Lock < Fn> + <...

Troubleshooting

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...

Touchpad basics with twoclick buttons

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with two-click buttons. Move your finger across the touchpad (1) to move the cursor. Press the left (2) and right (3) buttons 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. Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button). Click and hold, then use finger on the...

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the system board. If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test. If the tests detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the keyboard cables....

Easy Launch Buttons

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Arcade and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager.You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start, All Programs, and then Launch Manager to start the application. Launch Acer...

Windows Keys

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions < > Open or close the Start menu < > + < D> Display the desktop < > + < E> Open Windows Explore < > + < F> Search for a file or folder < > + < G> Cycle through Sidebar gadgets < > + < L> Lock your computer...

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is an 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 data encryption decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. On first use, the Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you to create the Master Password. You will use this password to access the Personal Secure Disk (PSD). The...

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 110 Check the Battery Pack on page 111 Unplug the power adapter cable from the...

Touchpad Basics with fingerprint reader

The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader. Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor. Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons 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 Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader (3) supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control...

Removing the Daughter Board Module

Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. Removing the SD dummy card on page 57. 'Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 58 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. Removing the DIMM on page 62. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 63. Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. Removing the Modem Board on page 69. Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. Removing the Keyboard on page 73. Removing...

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...

Removing the Main Board

Mainboard Acer Travelmate 6593

'Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 'Removing the SD dummy card on page 57. 'Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards on page 58. 'Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 'Removing the DIMM on page 62. 'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module on page 63. 'Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 'Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. 'Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. 'Removing the Modem Board on page 69. 'Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. 'Removing the Keyboard on page 73....

Removing the LCD Bezel

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 3. See Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. 4. See Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. 5. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. 6. See Removing the LCD Module on page 78. 7. Remove the four rubber screw covers from the LCD bezel. 8. Remove the four screws C on the LCD module as shown. Carefully pry open the LCD bezel and place the bezel on top of the LCD panel. Carefully pry open...

Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Module

Removing Touchpad Acer 4310

See Removing the Heatsink Fan Module on page 74. 15. See Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module on page 75. 16. See Removing the CPU on page 76. 17. See Removing the VGA Board Discrete Model only on page 77. 18. See Removing the LCD Module on page 78. 19. See Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case on page 81. 20. Disconnect the touchpad cable from the touchpad board. 21. Disconnect the fingerprint cable from the fingerprint board. 21. Disconnect the fingerprint cable from the...

Removing the LCD Module

Acer 5220 Lcd Cable Connector

Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. 6. Turn over the system and remove the two screws C from the bottom of the left and right hinges. Disconnect the LCD cable connector from the main board. Disconnect the LCD cable connector from the main board. 11. Carefully remove the LCD module from the base unit. 11. Carefully remove the...

Travel Mate Series Exploded Diagram

Acer Aspire 5738z Diagram

REMOTE CONTROLLER FORMOSA21 RC804V-B EN REMOTE CONTROLLER FORMOSA21 RC804V-B EU ADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB BFJA LF SANYO AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P SANYO 6 CELL 4400MAH SONY AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P SONY 6 CELL 4400MAH PANASONIC AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P PANASONIC 6 CELL 4400MAH SIMPLO AS-2007B LI-ION 3S2P PANASONIC 6 CELL 4400MAH SIMPLO AS-2007B LI-ION 4S2P PANASONIC 8 CELL 4800MAH VGA MXM CARD NVIDIA 9PGSHM DDRIII 512MB W HDCP MSI MADE VGA CARD NB9P-GS 512M GDDR3 MODEM BOARD FOXCONN DELPHI-AM5 V2H...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create full or incremental backups, burn the factory default image to optical disc, and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with Back up factory default to CD DVD Back up drivers and applications to CD DVD Create user backup Manage user backups Restore system to factory default...

System Specifications Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature Intel Centrino processor technology, featuring Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processor Mobile Intel PM45 GM45 Express Chipset Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 5300 Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Optical drive options -DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive DVD CD-RW combo drive Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo...

Four Peaks Block Diagram

AGTI CPU I F DDR Memory I F INTEGRATED GRAHP1CS LVDS, CRT I F AGTI CPU I F DDR Memory I F INTEGRATED GRAHP1CS LVDS, CRT I F Card MediaBay 1394 2port RJ45 RJ11 PS2 2 Serial Port Parallel Port CRT TV DVI-D SPDIF MIC in Line in Line out AC Jack 6P leports PCJ PCI RIDGE ACP12. tSATl 12 USB 2M 1.1 ports ETHERNET wmmmibE High Definition Audio LPC1 F Serial Peripheral I F Matrix Storage TeehnologyfDO Ae te Managemnel TeehiiologyfDO

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of 5930 5930Z 6593Z Series. 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,...

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...

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 Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns the display screen...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor P8400 2.26G , P8600 2.4 G , P9500 2.53G , T9400 2.53G , T9600 2.8G Socket B P8400, P8600, P9500 and Socket P T9400, T9600 Throttling 50 On 99 C OFF 93 C OS shut down at 105 C H W shot down at 110 .C BIOS 4G for 64bit OS with two 2GB SODIMM You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other...

Boot

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Use lt t gt or lt gt 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 Esc gt to escape the menu. The Exit screen contains parameters that confirmed or discard the changes made to the...

External Modules Disassembly Flowchart

The flowchart below 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. EXTERNAL MODULE DISASSEMBLY

Removing the Optical Drive Module

Acer Travelmate Optical Drive

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. Slide the Acer MediaBay release latch to the unlock position 1 and slide out the optical drive module out of the bay 2 . 2. Slide the Acer MediaBay release latch to the unlock position 1 and slide out the optical drive module out of the bay 2 . 3. Remove the three screws A x 1, B x 2 securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module.

Removing the Lower Cover

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. Remove the three captive screws and four screws C securing the lower cover. 3. Use a plastic screw driver to carefully pry open the lower cover. 3. Use a plastic screw driver to carefully pry open the lower cover. 4. Remove the lower cover from the lower case.

Removing the G Board Module

Travelmate 8371 Heatsink

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. Disconnect the antenna cables from the 3G board. NOTE There are 2 antenna cables connected to the 3G board. The Green antenna cable is connected to MAIN connector and the Blue antenna cable is connected to AUX connector. 4. Remove the one screw B on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board.

Removing the WLAN Board Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. NOTE There are 3 antenna cables connected to the WLAN board. The Black antenna cable is connected to connector 1, the White antenna cable is connected to connector 2 and the Grey antenna cable is connected to connector 3. 4. Remove the one screw B on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board. 5. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. NOTE...

Removing the Modem Board

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Expansion Slots Cover on page 65. 3. See Removing the 3G Board Module on page 66. 4. See Removing the WLAN Board Module on page 68. 5. Remove the one screw G securing the modem card. 6. Lift the modem board from the system. 7. Disconnect the cable from the modem board.

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. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter LCD 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...

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 F2 during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

Removing the Keyboard

6930g Keyboard

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Middle Cover on page 72. 3. Remove the two screws A securing the keyboard. 4. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area. 4. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area. 5. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board to remove the keyboard.

Removing the Heatsink Fan Module

Acer Aspire 5738zg Vifte

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 3. Disconnect the heat sink fan connector from the main board. Remove the two screws B securing the heatsink fan module in place. 5. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module. 5. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module.

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Phoenix SecureCore tm Setup Utility Supervisor Password is User Password is H DD Password is Supervisor Password is User Password is H DD Password is Supervisor Password controls access of the whole setup util ity. I t can be used to boot up when Password on boot is enabled. Change Values Ha Setup Defaults Select Sub-Menu BaBM Save and Exit NOTE Please...

Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module

See Removing the Battery Pack on page 56. 2. See Removing the Lower Cover on page 60. 3. Remove the two screws A securing the hard disk drive module. 4. Using the plastic tab, slide the hard disk drive module away 5. Lift up the hard disk module to remove from the bay. NOTE To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. 6. Remove the protective rubber enclosure from the hard disk module. 7. Remove the two screws E securing the hard disk to the...

Remove Hddbios Utility

Acer Travelmate 7730 Clear Password

This section provide you with removing HDD BIOS method If you key in wrong HDD password for three time, HDD password error code would display on the screen. See the image below. If you need to solve HDD password locked problem, you can run HDD_PW.EXE 1. Key in hdd_pw 15494 0 3. Choose one upper-case string F S iRssuoi gt d gt dirAj Un lune in rive F hits rte- lahel. Unlusie S riai Number is D4F6-023 I J Vpassword0wld. au 15494 m lotiltS .exe jl .1 2 flay 2 BI OS _iP W. li iE H DE gt _ PU. EX E...

Special Key only for certain models

You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and or bottom-right of your keyboard. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either press lt gt at the bottom-right of the keyboard, or hold lt Alt Gr gt and then press the lt 5 gt key 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 faq12.htm for more information. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either press...

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk

BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed. The system provides a function hotkey Fn Esc, for enable BIOS Recovery process when system is powered on during BIOS POST. To use this function, it is strongly recommended to have the AC adapter and Battery present. If this function is enabled, the...

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery

This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for TravelMate 6593 Series. TravelMate 6593 Series provide one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Clearing Password Check Hardware Open Gap Description Gap name in TravelMate 6593 Series is TBA Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check If users set BIOS Password Supervisor Password and or User Password for a security reason, BIOS...

Disassembly Process

The disassembly process is divided into the following stages External module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components. 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.

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.