Touchpad

The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your finger on the surface of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimal comfort and support. NOTE If you are using an external USB mouse, you can press Fn-F7 to disable the touchpad. The following teaches you how to use the touchpad Move your finger across the touchpad to move the cursor. Press the left (1) and right (3) buttons located on the edge...

Disassembling the Main Unit

Wireless Antenne Acer Travelmate 660

Remove the function key board and the keyboard 1. Take the wireless antenna out of the hook on the function key board. 2. Disconnect function key board connector 3. Unscrew the three screws holding the function key board. 4. Remove the three screws that secure the keyboard. 5. Turn over the unit and remove the two screws as the picture shows. 6. Turn over the keyboard. Disconnect the keyboard FFC then remove the keyboard. Separate the main unit into the logic upper and the logic lower assembly...

Hot Keys

The computer uses hotkey or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like sreen brightness, volume output. To activate hot keys, press and hold the Fn key before pressing the other key in the hot key combination. Display the Power Options Properties used by the computer function available if supported by operating system . See Power management on page 25. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. See Power management on page 25. Switches display output between the display screen,...

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 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, replace the...

Microsoft Windows Environment Test

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System Check Procedures

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...

BIOS Setup Utility

Ibm Stup 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 ....

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error 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...

Disassembling the External Modules

Travelmate 660 Hdd

Remove the four screws holding the HDD bracket two on each side. 2. Take out the HDD from the HDD bracket. Disassembling the Optical Drive Module 1. Remove the two screws holding the ODD bracket. 2. Remove another screw as the picture shows. 3. Then remove the last two screws on the back side of the ODD module. 4. Slide the ODD from the ODD bracket. 5. Then remove the optical bracket. 6. In order to open the ODD, use an uncurved pin to press the emergency eject hole. 7. Remove the three...

Index of Error Messages

See Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 64 System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system, then reboot system. Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC batter Main baord. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Main board. Enter Setup and see if fixed disk and drive A are properly identified. Dikette...

Outlook View

Open Travelmate 240

A general introduction of ports allow you to connect peripheral devices, as you would with a desktop PC. Also called LCD liquid-crystal display , displays computer output. Special keys for launching Internet browser, E-mail program and frequently used programs. Located at the top of the keyboard are five buttons. They are designated as P1, P2, P3, E-mail button and Web browser button. P1, P2 and P3 launch user-programmable applications Email and Web browser launch E-mail and Internet browser...

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 System Specifications 1 Features System Block Board Layout Top Bottom View Outlook Front Open Front Left Panel Right Rear Panel Bottom Panel Indicators Lock Embedded Numeric Windows Keys Hot The Euro Symbol Launch E-mail Detection Touchpad Touchpad Basics Hardware Specifications and Configurations 23 BIOS Setup Navigating the BIOS Utility Main System Devices Exit BIOS Flash Utility Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement 47 General Information Before You Begin Disassembly...

Zi Block Diagram

1 S-Video 13 HDD connector 2 CRT 14 Keyboard connector 3 LPT 15 Touchpad board connector 5 RJ45 17 Main battery connector 6 RJ11 18 Second battery connector 7 Power jack 19 Swap bay connector 8 CPU socket 20 DDR Dimm 0 9 Fan connector 21 LCD cable connector 10 USB connector 22 LED board connector 11 1394 connector 23 Internal microphone connector

Acer Travelmate Keyboard Kb.t2307

Travelmate 660

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of TravelMate 660 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...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Mobile Pentium M 1.3G 1.7G and higher ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, PS 2 keyboard and mouse, USB 2.0, VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable, IEEE 1394 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 combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and...

Microsoft Windows XP Pro Environment Test

CRT Philips Brilliance 109P 19 CRT Trinitron D1626HT 21 for DELL HP Laser Jet 5M HP Desk Jet 930C HP Desk Jet 840C HP Laser Jet 2100 lOMega ZIP 250 LPT Port 1394 4GB HDD VST FireWire Hard Drive 1394 HDD IEEE 1394 Fire Wire USB 1.1 Combo Hard Drive FUJITSU 1394 External HDDCase Storage BOX 2500E 1394Video Camera 1394 SONY DV DCR-PC100 Iogear HI-SPEE HDD USB 2.0 Enclosure GHE125U Microsoft Natural Keyboard Gateway SK-9920 Acer 6311-TW COMPAQ Mouse M-SF14-2 COMPAQ Mouse M-S48a Logitech Mouse M-S35...

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...