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...

Modem Mm

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. Another solution would be connect an external keypad. Scroll Lock < Fn> + < F12> When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. Scroll...

Easylaunch buttons

Located to the righ tof hte keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are mail, Web browser, Acer Empowering Key < > and one user-programmable button. Press < > to run t< e Agpr Empowering Technology. The mail and wSd mfflHBmJtons are pre-set to email and Internet p EmpBW r mgSJg niyggywDy users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Acer Empowering Technology (user-programmable) Internet browser...

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...

Disassembling the Upper Case the Lower Case and the Main Board Assembly

Remove the speaker from the lower case. 2. Remove the three screws fastening the launch board. 3. Then detach the launch board from the lower case. 4. Disconnect the launch board FFC. 5. Remove the two screws fastening the joystick board. 6. Remove the joystick board assembly from the lower case. 7. Disconnect the joystick board FFC. 8. Remove the two screws fastening the Bluetooth module. 9. Remove the Bluetooth module from the lower case carefully. 10. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the...

Disassembling the LCD Module

Then remove the six screws fastening the LCD bezel. 3. Remove one screw holding the LCD support on one side. 4. Remove another screw holding the LCD support on the other side as shown. 6. Open the other cover protecting antenna set as shown then remove the LCD support. 7. Detach the LCD bezel from the LCD module carefully. 8. Remove the four screws fastening the LCD assembly. 9. Remove the two screws fastening the finger board. 10. Turn over the finger board...

Table of Contents

Wireless LAN Card LCD Module and the Keyboard 61 Removing the Hard Disk Drive Removing the Optical Disk Drive Removing the Memory Removing the Wireless LAN Card Removing the LCD Removing the Keyboard Disassembling the Main Unit Separating the Main Unit into the Upper Case And the Lower Case Disassembling the Upper Case, the Lower Case and the Main Board Disassembling the LCD Disassembling the External Modules Disassembling the HDD Disassembling the Optical Disc Drive Module 69 System Check...

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 87. The...

Before You Begin

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. NOTE TravelMate C210 series product uses tape to fasten the antenna cable, you may need to tear the tape before you remove the antenna. NOTE The disassembly is based on an engineering sample, therefore, the number of the screws and the color of the system may differ from a...

Removing the LCD Module

Remove two screws holding the left and the right hinge cover. 2. Remove the right hinge cover. 3. Remove the left hinge cover. 4. Turn over the entire LCD module as shown. 5. Disconnect the six screws fastening the middle cover. 6. Detach the middle cover carefully. 7. Then disconnect the LCD cable. 8. Disconnect the wireless LAN antenna. 9. Remove the four screws fastening the LCD module to the main unit. 10. Detach the LCD module from the main unit.

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...

Travel Mate Tour

Acer Travelmate C210 Turn Off Wireless

Now let us show you around the new TravelMate computer. Also called LCD liquid-crystal display , displays computer output. Electromagnetic resonate EMR stylus is used to input data in tablet mode. Use only an EMR-compatible stylus to input data on the screeen. Escape button for use in tablet PC mode. Function button for use in tablet PC mode. Screen rotate button for use in tablet PC mode. Provides fingerprint-verified access to operating system applications. A tablet-mode button, it functions...

Features

Acer 7730g Switchboard Cn3

This computer was designed with the user in mind. Here are just a few of its many features Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology, featuring Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5500 T5600 2MB L2 cache, 1.66 1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB and T7200 T7400 4 MB L2 cache, 2 2.16 GHz, 667 MHz FSB Intel Core Duo processor T2300 T2400 T2500 T2600 2MB L2 cache, 1.66 1.83 2 2.16 GHz, 667 MHz Intel PRO Wireless 3945ABG network connection dual-band tri-mode 802.11a b g or Intel PRO Wireless 3945BG network connection...

Microsoft Windows XP Home Environment Test

View Sonic E72f 17 PerfectFlat color CRT Area with 1280 1024 COMPAQ FP 7317 17 LCD area with 1024 768 Gateway FPD1730 17 1280 1024 Logitech Wheel Mouse Optical, USB PS 2 Huaerte USB Stroll Mouse 2-button HM-28 Microsoft Track Ball Explorer USB PS 2 USB Stroll Mouse 2-button HM-28 Scroll, wheel Logitech Optical Microsoft IntelliMouse optical ps2 USB Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer ps2 USB Microsoft Optical Mouse Blue USB and PS 2 Compatible Logitech Cordless TrackMan Fx Trackball, Optical...

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 ....

Chapter

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. When you remove the middle cover, please...

Trackpoint and click buttons

The built-in trackpoint is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you use your finger to move the trackpoint. Its central location on the move your finger on the surface of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimal comfort and support. The following items show you how to use the trackpoint and click buttons Using your finger, apply light, steady pressure on the trackpoint 1 to move the cursor. Press the left 2 and right...

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...

Mli i i nf i i life

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 faq 12.htm for more information. 1. Open a text editor or word processor. 2. Either press lt gt at the bottom-right of the keyboard, or hold lt shift gt and then press the lt 4 gt key at the...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5500 T5600 2MB L2 cache, 1.66 1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB and T7200 T7400 4 MB L2 cache, 2 2.16 GHz, 667 MHz FSB Intel Core Duo processor T2300 T2400 T2500 T2600 2MB L2 cache, 1.66 1.83 2 2.16 GHz, 667 MHz FSB Vcc-Core 1.2875V highest frequency mode to 0.8375V low frequency mode Low 3380 rpm Middle 3910 rpm High 4510 rpm Full 4800 rpm Low 3380 rpm Middle 3910 rpm High 4510 rpm Full 4800 rpm ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI...

Index of Error Messages

See Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 72 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...