Weight and Dimensions

364 (W) x 271 (D) x 26.3 38 (H) mm (14.33 x 10.66 x 1.03 1.49 inches) Azalia Audio Controller Realtek ALC883 DMI X4 interface ICH7-M Digital Home EV Stuff when external VGA ut SH Stuff when SATA HDD used PH Stuff when PATA HDD used PCIE1 2 , Lan Ser & Par Port PS2 , VGA, DVI SPDIF,SM BUS PCIE1 2 , Lan Ser & Par Port PS2 , VGA, DVI SPDIF,SM BUS

Acer eData Security Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects the files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption and decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. There are two passwords that can be used to encrypt and decrypt a file the supervisor password and the file-specific password. The supervisor password is a...

Bottom View

Releases the optical drive for removal. Houses the computer's optical drive. Acer DASP (disk Anti-Shock Protection) Protects the hard disk drive from shocks and bumps. Wireless LAN and memory compartments Houses the computer's Wireless LAN and main memory. Keep the computer cool. Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error Message

LCD is too dark. LCD brightness cannot be adjusted. LCD contrast cannot be adjusted. Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key do 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 correctly. Reconnect the inverter board...

Disassembling the Main Unit

How Open Acer Travelmate 5740g

To remove the middle cover, you have to remove the two screws on the rear side. 2. Open the notebook as shown. Detach the middle cover carefully because the cable of LED board and main board is under the middle cover. 3. Disconnect the middle cover side cable then remove the middle cover. 4. Release the connector then disconnect the main board side cable as shown. 5. Remove the two screws fastening the keyboard. 6. Detach the keyboard carefully then turn it over as shown. 7. Disconnect the...

Acer eRecovery Management

Acer Aspire Management Erecovery

Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer. The Acer eRecovery Management utility occupies space in a hidden partition on the system's HDD. User-created backups are stored on D drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides Recovery of applications and drives Backup to HDD set recovery point Image or data recovery tools Recovery from a hidden partition factory defaults Recovery from the HDD most recent user-defined recovery point...

Exit Menu

Exit Saving Changes It allows the users to save changes to CMOS and reboot the system. Exit Discarding Changes The users can exit the Setup not to save changes. Load Setup Defaults It allows the users to load default values in CMOS Setup. Discard Changes The users can discard previous changes in CMOS Setup. Save Changes The users can save current changes in CMOS Setup.

Advanced Menu

Enabled User configuration Auto BIOS or OS chooses configuration. Enabled User configuration BIOS or OS chooses configuration. Enabled User configuration Auto BIOS or OS chooses configuration. Mode It permits to set the mode for the parallel port. There are four modes output only, bi-directional, EPP and ECP.

Acer eNet Management

Acer Enet Management

Acer eNet Management helps you to quickly and easily connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, either click on the Acer eNet Management icon on the notebook, or start the program from the Start menu. You also have the option to set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up the PC. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for a new location, while offering you the freedom to manually adjust the settings...

Security Menu

Controls access to the setup utility. The system supports three levels of password protection. The password support consists of a Supervisor Password, User Password, and Hard Disk Password. All the passwords are stored in a non-volatile storage device EEPROM . All the passwords will obey the following rules All the passwords can be set or cleared in BIOS Setup Security screen. The password entry consists of eight alphanumeric characters. At least one character must be assigned. The valid keys...

Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is under test. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected error appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the internal keyboard is correctly connected on the system board. If the keyboard is correctly connected, run the Keyboard test. If errors occur, do the following procedures in sequence to correct the problems. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. 1. Reconnect the keyboard cable. The following auxiliary input...

Removing the Memory and the MiniPCI Card

Acer Wireless Antena

Release the five screws fastening the heatsink cover. 4. Then remove it from the slot. 5. Disconnect carefully the main wireless antenna and the auxiliary wireless antenna. 6. Release the two screws fastening the miniPCI card then remove the miniPCI card. 7. Disconnect carefully the bluetooth module. 8. Slide the latch then remove the ODD module from the main unit.

Undetermined Problems

Travelmate 8200 Jumpers

The diagnostic problems does not identify which devices fail, which devices are incorrectly installed, whether a short circuit happens, or whether the system is inoperative. Note Verify if all devices attached are supported by the computer. Note Verify if the power supply used at the time of failure is operating correctly. You can refer to Power System Check. Follow the procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. 2. Visually check the devices. If any problems...

Information Menu

Intel R Pentium R M CPU 000 2.00GHz Help IHH Select Item K5 F6 Change Values Setup Defaults c Exit Select Menu 5 g Select Sub-Menu QQQ Save and Exit HDD Model Name This item will show the Model name of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. The hard disk model name is automatically detected by the system. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type, None should be shown on this field. HDD Serial Number This item will show the Serial number of HDD installed on Primary IDE master. If no hard...

Anti Theft

Right click on the tray icon to activate this feature and select Anti-Theft. When enabled, this feature will sound an alarm if the notebook is moved. This feature is password-protected to prevent unauthorized access. Your password needs to be between four and eight characters, and should consist of letters and numbers. Once you've set the password, the Anti-theft feature will be activated. If you enter a password that is invalid for any reason, you will be prompted to try again. When this...

Touchpad Basics

Move your finger across the touchpad 2 to move the cursor. Press the left 1 and right 4 buttons located on the edge of 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 2 is the same as clicking the left button. Use the four-way scroll 3 button to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of windows applications. Tap...

Chapter System Specifications

Display and Graphics I O Interface 2 Power Weight and Dimensions 3 Block Diagram 4 Outlook View 5 Open View 5 Closed Front View 6 Left Right Rear Bottom View 9 Using the Keyboard 10 Lock keys 10 Embedded Numeric Keypad 10 Windows keys 11 Special keys 13 Indicators 14 Easy-launch Buttons 15 Touchpad 16 Touchpad Basics 16 Acer Empowering Technology 17 Acer eDataSecurity Management 18 Acer eLock Management 20 Acer ePerformance Management 21 Acer eRecovery Management 22 Acer eNet Management 22 Acer...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

1.05V core , 1.5V, VCCSM DDR2 1.8V , 2.5V, 3.3V Integrated SDRAM controller up to 4GB 2 SODIMM support Integrated SDRAM clock buffer to support 2 SODIMM External Graphics interface for PCI Express Architecture support DMI x 2 and DMI x 4 for connection between GMCH and ICH7M 1.05V core , 1.5V, 3.3V, 5V, CMOS I O Upstream accelerated Hub architecture interface for access to GMCH PCI interface six PCI Request Grant pairs Bus master IDE controller support Ultra 33 66 100 Serial ATA SATA controller...

Boot Menu

IDE 0 ST98823ASIDE S IDE 1 IDE 2 HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4082N USB CDROM Keys used to view or configure devices Up and Down arrows select a device. lt gt and lt - gt moves the device up or down. lt f gt and lt r gt specifies the device fixed or removable. lt x gt exclude or include the device to boot. lt Shift 1 gt enables or disables a device. lt 1- 4 gt Loads default boot sequence. This menu allows the users to decide the order of bootable devices to load the...

Parts

ADAPTER 90W 3 PIN LITEON PA-1900-04QB ROHS ADAPTER 90W 3 PIN DELTA ADP-90SB BBAHF ROHS BATTERY SANYO LI-ION COMO 9 CELL 2.6 BATTERY PANASONIC LI-ION COMO 9 CELL 2.6 PRISMATIC COMO 2ND 6 CELL 1.9 P SANYO PACK 3800MAH MODEM BOARD 56K MDC T60M893.T00 S P BLUETOOTH MODULE FOXCONN T60H928.01 W ANTENNA MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 A B G MOW2 INTEL MM872659 MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 A B G MOW1 INTEL MM872612 MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 A B G ROW INTEL MM874511 ZF1 INV 8-20V, V 700, REV A1A...

Enabling the Acer VisageON

Visageon Cam

The Acer VisageON technology comes with two features Face tracking and Video effects selected models only . The Face Tracking feature tracks your head movement and automatically centers your face in the capture window. The video effects feature allows you to select and apply an effect to your video transmissions. Note The face tracking feature is not capable of centering your face beyond the capture window frame. Minimal head movements are tracked more efficiently. 1. Right click on this icon,...

Acer eLock Management

Acer Elock Management

Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allow you to lock up your removable data, optical and floppy drives to ensure that data can not 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 DVD-ROM...

Hotkeys

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 hotkeys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Launches the Acer ePower Management in the ApagO20ng Technology. Switches the display output between the display screen, external monitor if connected and both. Turns off the display screen backlight to save power. Press any key to...

Invoking BIOS Setup

To activate the BIOS Utility, press F2 during POST when Press lt F2 gt to enter Setup message is prompted on the left-bottom side of the screen . There are six prime items in the BIOS Setup Utility. They are Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Boot and Exit. In the coming pages, we will explain the BIOS Setup Utility by item. Allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters. Provides advanced setting of the system. Provides security setting of the system. Allows the user to...

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 Battery critical low In this situation BIOS will issue four short beeps then shut down system, no message will be shown. Thermal critical high In this situation BIOS will shut down the system, no message will be shown. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Run Load Default...

Check the Battery Pack

Follow the procedures below to check the battery pack. From software, this helps to identify the problem is on recharging or discharging. 1. Check the Power Management in Control Panel. 2. Then confirm that the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. 3. Repeat the step 1 and step 2 for both battery and adaptor. From hardware, this helps to identify whether you should replace the battery pack or not. 2. Remove the battery pack and...

Acer ePower Management

Epower Menagement

Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface. To launch it, select Acer ePower Management from the Empowering Technology interface, or double click the Acer ePower Management icon in the task tray. The default setting is Maximum Performance. You can adjust CPU speed, LCD brightness and other settings, or click on buttons to turn the following functions on or off Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, CardBus, Memory Card, Audio, and Wired LAN. To suit your usage, there are four...

Chapter

Acer 7535g

This chapter offers the FRU Field Replaceable Unit list in global configuration of Travelmate 8210 8200 series. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the 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 is changed, it will NOT be noted on the printed service guide. For Acer authorized service providers, your Acer...