Exit

The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. Information Main Advanced Security Boot Power Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Exit System Setup and save your changes to CMOS. Exit utility without saving setup data to CMOS. Load default values for...

Online Support Information

This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d. and password. These can be obtained directly from Acer CSD Taiwan. Acer's Website offers you convenient and valuable support resources whenever you...

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of TravelMate 7530 7230. 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,...

Random Loss of BIOS Settings

Motherboard Acer 6293 Travelmate

If the computer is experiencing intermittent loss of BIOS information, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. If the computer is more than one year old, replace the CMOS battery. 2. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. 3. If the computer is experiencing HDD or ODD BIOS information loss, disconnect and reconnect the power and data cables between devices. If the BIOS settings are still lost, replace the cables....

Replacing the Launch Board

Replace the Launch Board in the bracket. 2. Replace the Launch Board on the upper cover. 2. Replace the Launch Board on the upper cover. 3. Replace the three securing screws. 4. Line up the FFC square with the connector. Hold the cable in place and press lever down to secure. 3. Replace the three securing screws. 1. Replace the speaker modules as shown. 2. Replace the five securing screws, three on the left 1. Replace the speaker modules as shown. 2. Replace the five securing screws, three...

Removing the Speaker Module

Acer Aspire 7530 Bluetooth Module

See Removing the Upper Cover on page 71. 2. Remove the two securing screws from the left speaker. 5. Remove the Speaker Modules as shown. 5. Remove the Speaker Modules as shown. 1. Remove the Upper Cover. See Removing the Upper Cover on page 71. 2. Remove the Speaker Module. See Removing the Speaker Module on page 76. 3. Remove the Finger Print Reader. See Removing the Finger Print Reader on page 75. 4. Disconnect the TouchPad FFC from the TouchPad board. Take note of any items that may...

Replacing the Turbo RAM Module

Insert the Turbo RAM Module and ensure it is flush with the connector. 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module. 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the module. 3. Connect the three antenna cables to the module. 3. Connect the three antenna cables to the module.

Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. 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 lt Fn gt lt F11 gt...

Internal Speaker Failure

If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. Navigate to Starts Control Panels System and Maintenance System Device Manager. Check the Device Manager to determine that The device is properly installed. There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. There are no device conflicts. No hardware is listed...

Replacing the Finger Print Reader

Acer 5542g Finger Print Reader

Replace the Finger Print Reader board in the upper cover. 4. Connect the switch to mainboard FFC 5. Connect the touchpad to switch FFC. 4. Connect the switch to mainboard FFC 5. Connect the touchpad to switch FFC. NOTE Carefully insert the FFC cable ends fully into the connector. Take care to line up the cable square with the connector before securing the FFC connector latch.

Touch Pad 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 1 to move the cursor. Press the left 2 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 function...

Easy Launch Buttons

Located beside the keyboard are application buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth 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...

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 Management 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...

Front View

Acer Travelmate 7530 Sound

Web camera for video communication only for certain models . Also called Liquid-Crystal Display LCD , displays computer output. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Internal microphone for sound recording. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Light-Emitting Diodes LEDs that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. Click buttons left, center and right The left and right...

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 On Issue on page 124. 2. Visually check them for...

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 Bio-Protection 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...

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...

Replacing the Switch Cover

8930 Switch Cover

Insert one side of the Switch Cover into the 2. While holding the inserted side in place, grasp the chassis. Switch Cover in the middle and bend slightly to allow for the other side to be inserted. 3. Secure the Switch Cover in place by pressing on all sides until the Switch Cover clicks in place. 3. Secure the Switch Cover in place by pressing on all sides until the Switch Cover clicks in place.

Setting a Password

Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password 1. Use the t and i keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password box appears 2. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive . Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field. IMPORTANT Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear...

HDTV Switch Failure

Mouse Fails

If the HDTV Switch fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 2. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual. 3. If the mouse uses a USB connection, try an alternate USB port. 4. Try an alternative program to verify mouse operation. Reinstall the...

Main

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. I PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility I I PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility I F5 F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. NOTE The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings....

Remove Hddbios Utility

Acer Extensa 5620 Reset Bios

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 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 Reboot system and key in 0KJFN42 or UVEIQ96 to HDD user...

Replacing the Switch Board

Travelmate 290 Keyboard Replacement

Replace the three securing screws. 2. Place the Switch Board in its location and replace 3. Replace the FFC and ensure the cable is flush with the three screws. the connector. Secure by locking the latch. 1. Insert the right-hand DIMM module and press down to lock in place. The module clicks in place. 2. Insert the left-hand DIMM module and press down to lock in place. The module clicks in place. 3. Replace the keyboard plate taking care to pay attention to the installation guides on 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 F2 during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the bottom of screen ....

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.

LCD Panel

ADAPTER LITE-ON 90W 19V BLUE PA-1900-24AR LED LF ADAPTER HIPRO 90W 19V BLUE HP-OL093B13P LED LF LEVEL 4 Adapter DELTA 65W SADP-65KB BFJA LV4 LF for OBL Adapter DELTA 90W ADP-90SB BBEN for OBL Spec. LV4 LF Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 3S2P SANYO 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Normal Type Battery SONY AS-2007B Li-Ion 3S2P SONY 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON Normal Type Battery SIMPLO AS-2007B Li-Ion 3S2P PANASONIC 6 cell 4400mAh Main COMMON PSS Battery SANYO AS-2007B Li-Ion 4S2P SANYO 8 cell 4800mAh...

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...

Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module

Acer Travelmate 4740 Hard Disk

Replace the connector on the HDD. 2. Replace the HDD in the carrier. 1. Replace the connector on the HDD. 2. Replace the HDD in the carrier. 3. Replace the four screws securing the hard disk to 4. Replace the HDD holder. the carrier. 5. Place the HDD in the bay and slide into the connector. Ensure the HDD is secure before replacing the cover. 1. With the ODD tray in the eject position, replace the ODD cover on the new ODD Module. Turn the ODD Module around and replace the bracket. Turn the...

Removing the WLAN Module

Wifi Switch Acer Travelmate 230 280

See Removing the Turbo RAM module on page 52. 2. Disconnect the 3 antenna cables from the WLAN board. 8 53 1W S3 1 ' I ' ' 1 gt ____ 8 53 1W S3 1 ' I ' ' 1 gt ____ 3. Move the antenna cables away and remove the two screws on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board. 4. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. 4. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. 1. See Removing the Battery Pack on page 48. 2. Remove the HDD2 cover. See Removing the Lower Covers on page 51. 3. Use the pull-tab to...

Chipset POST Codes

Jumpers Acer 5740

The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. The following table details the chipset POST codes and functions used in the POST. 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...

Advanced

The Advanced screen allows the user to configure the various advanced BIOS options. IMPORTANT Making incorrect settings to items on these pages may cause the system to malfunction. Unless you have experience adjusting these items, we recommend that you leave these settings at the default values. If making settings to items on these pages causes your system to malfunction or prevents the system from booting, open BIOS and choose Load Optimal Defaults in the Exit menu to boot up normally. Hammer...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

AMD CPU S1g2 Processor Griffin Series - Turion Sempron HT3 1.2 2.6 GT s Bandwidth 9.6GB S to 20.8GB s Hyper Transport 3.0 Technology Designed to support HT Gen3 speeds from 1.2GHZ to 2.6GHZ. 64-bit or 128-bit DDR2 Memory Interface Two independent 64-bit DDR2 channels. Split Power Planes Separate power planes provided for each CPU core and on die Northbridge Up to 2 processor cores per die, Up to 1MB L2 cache per die. Each CPU core supports up to 8 P-states P0 Highest performance and P7 VDD0,...

Microsoft Windows Vista Environment Test

Adapter DELTA 90W 1.7x5.5x11 ADP-90SB BBEA LF level 4 Adapter LITE-ON 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue PA-1900-24AR LED LF level 4 Adapter HIPRO 90W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Blue HP-0L093B13P LED LF level 4 Adapter DELTA 90W 1.7x5.5x11 ADP-90SB BBEN for OBL Spec. LV4 LF Adapter DELTA 65W 1.7x5.5x11 SADP-65KB BFJA LV4 LF for OBL only Adapter LITE-ON 65W 1.7x5.5x11 PA-1650-02AC LF level 4 Adapter HIPRO 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow HP-OK065B13 LED LF level 4 Adapter DELTA 65W 1.7x5.5x11 SADP-65KB DFA LF level 4 Battery...

Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. AMD Turion tm X2 Dual-Core Mobile RM-70 NOTE The system information is subject to different models. NOTE The system information is subject to different models. This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system. This field shows the speed of the CPU. 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...

Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized SuperVsor Password Is User Password Is SATA Port 0 Disk Status PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility I Security Set SATA Port 0 HDD Password Enter Supervisor Password controls acces to the setup utility. F6 Change Values ter Select Sub-Menu The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Shows the setting of the Supervisor...

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.

Common Problems

Travelmate 7720g Power

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...

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,...

Replacing the CPU Fan Module

Bluetooth Modu Acer 7720z

Align the Fan Module on the screw brackets. 2. Secure the 3 screws according to the following 3. Connect the Fan cable to the Mainboard. 3. Connect the Fan cable to the Mainboard. 1. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up the Heatsink and CPU are not visible . Place the Mainboard in the chassis, rear edge first, and press down to install. Replace the two securing screws as shown. NOTE Make sure the I O ports are positioned correctly through the lower cover, and the screw sockets are visible...

Acer Bios Spread Percentage

The Power screen allows the user to configure various CPU and power management options and device wakeup behavior. F1 Help n Select Item ESC Exit lt gt Select Menu F5 F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults The table below describes the items, menus, and submenus in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Enable or Disable C1E Dual-Core related CPU power State. Enable or disable CPU Spread Spectrum. Set the iGPU Spread Spectrum percentage. 1.00 , 2.00 ,...

Replacing the Upper Cover

Replace Motherboard Acer Travelmate 6292

Tilt the Upper cover and insert the back of the cover into place. 2. While holding the Upper Cover at an angle, insert the MIC cable through the lower base taking care to ensure that the cable is accessible from the bottom cover. Connect the four cables from the mainboard as shown in the following image. 4. Align A and secure by securing the FFC connector latch. 5. Align B and secure by securing the FFC connector latch. 6. Align D and secure by securing the FFC connector latch. NOTE...

Replacing the LCD Module

Align the LCD Module hinges with the alignment pins and gently set down. 1. Align the LCD Module hinges with the alignment pins and gently set down. 2. Replace the four securing screws two on each side on the LCD module. 2. Replace the four securing screws two on each side on the LCD module. 3. Connect the LCD cable on the top panel. 3. Connect the LCD cable on the top panel. 5. Secure the cables in place as shown. 5. Secure the cables in place as shown. 6. Turn the computer over and pull...

LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the LCD Panel

Align the LCD brackets and the camera bracket in place. 1. Align the LCD brackets and the camera bracket in place. 2. Replace the two securing screws on the camera bracket top of LCD panel . 2. Replace the two securing screws on the camera bracket top of LCD panel . 3. Replace the eight securing screws four on each side on the LCD Panel brackets. 3. Replace the eight securing screws four on each side on the LCD Panel brackets. 4. Align the LCD Panel cable as shown. Conenct the LCD cable and...