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Acer Aspire iDea 500 User's Manual

Acer Aspire iDea 500 User's Manual (134 pages)

Acer User's Guide Notebook Computers Extensa 500  
Brand: Acer | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.56 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Features22................................................................................................................................................................
Display24................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators26................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard28................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad34................................................................................................................................................................
Storage36................................................................................................................................................................
Ports38................................................................................................................................................................
Audio43................................................................................................................................................................
Securing your Computer46................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Operating on Battery Power49................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Pack50................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management56................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Peripherals and Options61................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor62................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard63................................................................................................................................................................
External Keypad64................................................................................................................................................................
External Pointing Device65................................................................................................................................................................
Printer67................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Devices68................................................................................................................................................................
Port Replicator69................................................................................................................................................................
PC Cards70................................................................................................................................................................
USB Devices71................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous Options72................................................................................................................................................................
Key Component Upgrades74................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Moving with your Computer77................................................................................................................................................................
Disconnecting from the Desktop78................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Around79................................................................................................................................................................
Taking the Computer Home80................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling with the Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Internationally with the Computer83................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Software85................................................................................................................................................................
System Software86................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep Manager87................................................................................................................................................................
Notebook Manager94................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Utility104................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting115................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently-Asked Questions116................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages121................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Specifications127................................................................................................................................................................
Index129................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Aspire iDea 500 System Manual

Acer Aspire iDea 500 System Manual (103 pages)

Acer Altos 500 Server: System Guide  
Brand: Acer | Category: Altos Server | Size: 1.37 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents9................................................................................................................................................................
Standalone System15................................................................................................................................................................
Features16................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel16................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel17................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Structure18................................................................................................................................................................
Opening the Housing Panels19................................................................................................................................................................
Left Panel20................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Disk Drives and Hot-Swap Cage21................................................................................................................................................................
inch Drive21................................................................................................................................................................
inch Drives22................................................................................................................................................................
Hot-Swap Cage23................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive Tray27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a System Board28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing an Expansion Board29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a CPU or Memory Board30................................................................................................................................................................
LVD SCSI Backplane Board31................................................................................................................................................................
Jumpers and Connectors32................................................................................................................................................................
Major Components34................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Layout with Network Connector35................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Layout without Network Connector36................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper and Connector Locations with a Network Connector37................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper and Connector Locations without a Network Connector38................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper Settings39................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Functions39................................................................................................................................................................
ESD Precautions40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing the Pentium II processor41................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching the Processor Fan Sink41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a Pentium II Processor44................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a Pentium II Processor46................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Upgrade47................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Configurations47................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a DIMM48................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a DIMM48................................................................................................................................................................
Reconfiguring the System49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Expansion Cards49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing PCI Cards49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing ISA Cards50................................................................................................................................................................
Installing an AGP Card51................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages52................................................................................................................................................................
Software Error Messages53................................................................................................................................................................
System Error Messages53................................................................................................................................................................
Correcting Error Conditions55................................................................................................................................................................
Entering Setup58................................................................................................................................................................
System Information60................................................................................................................................................................
Processor61................................................................................................................................................................
Processor Speed61................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Cache Size61................................................................................................................................................................
External Cache61................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive A61................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive B61................................................................................................................................................................
IDE Primary Channel Master62................................................................................................................................................................
IDE Primary Channel Slave62................................................................................................................................................................
IDE Secondary Channel Master62................................................................................................................................................................
IDE Secondary Channel Slave62................................................................................................................................................................
Total Memory62................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port 163................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port 263................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port63................................................................................................................................................................
PS/2 Mouse63................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information64................................................................................................................................................................
Product Name64................................................................................................................................................................
System S/N64................................................................................................................................................................
Main Board ID64................................................................................................................................................................
Main Board S/N65................................................................................................................................................................
System BIOS Version65................................................................................................................................................................
DMI BIOS Version65................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drives66................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drives66................................................................................................................................................................
LS-120 Drive Compatible As67................................................................................................................................................................
IDE Drives67................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Peripherals72................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Ports 1 and 272................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Device Settings74................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management76................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Mode76................................................................................................................................................................
Power Switch < 4 sec77................................................................................................................................................................
System Wake-up Event77................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Options78................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence78................................................................................................................................................................
First Hard Disk Drive79................................................................................................................................................................
Fast Boot79................................................................................................................................................................
Silent Boot79................................................................................................................................................................
Num Lock After Boot79................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Test80................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Table80................................................................................................................................................................
Boot from LANDesk Service Agent80................................................................................................................................................................
Date and Time81................................................................................................................................................................
Date81................................................................................................................................................................
Time82................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Options83................................................................................................................................................................
Memory/Cache Options83................................................................................................................................................................
PnP/PCI Options85................................................................................................................................................................
CPU Frequency88................................................................................................................................................................
System Security90................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Password90................................................................................................................................................................
Power-on Password93................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Control94................................................................................................................................................................
Load Default Settings96................................................................................................................................................................
Abort Settings Change96................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Setup97................................................................................................................................................................
Card Layout99................................................................................................................................................................
Card Installation100................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Aspire iDea 500 Service Manual

Acer Aspire iDea 500 Service Manual (87 pages)

Brand: Acer | Category: Laptop | Size: 16.44 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Specification10................................................................................................................................................................
Operating System10................................................................................................................................................................
Platform10................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory10................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Subsystem10................................................................................................................................................................
Audio10................................................................................................................................................................
Communication and Receiver10................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 System Specification10................................................................................................................................................................
TV Tuner Subsystem11................................................................................................................................................................
Display Subsystem11................................................................................................................................................................
DV Camcorder Processing11................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Indicators and Buttons11................................................................................................................................................................
I/O Interface11................................................................................................................................................................
Power Subsystem12................................................................................................................................................................
Acoustic Estimation12................................................................................................................................................................
Dimension and Weight13................................................................................................................................................................
Block Diagram14................................................................................................................................................................
Main Board Placement15................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel View18................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel View20................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Control21................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Remote Control22................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Keyboard23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up the System25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting the Power Cable25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Display Devices26................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a TV Antenna or Cable29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an FM Radio Antenna29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Audio Devices30................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Audio Output Settings31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up the Wireless Devices31................................................................................................................................................................
Windows XP Media Center33................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Media Center33................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center Home33................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Your Set-Top Box34................................................................................................................................................................
Closing Media Center34................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eRecovery Management35................................................................................................................................................................
Launching Acer eRecovery Management35................................................................................................................................................................
Copying the Factory Default Settings Image35................................................................................................................................................................
Creating System Backups35................................................................................................................................................................
Creating an Incremental Backup36................................................................................................................................................................
Copying to Disks36................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring the System36................................................................................................................................................................
Other System Restore Modes37................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePerformance Management39................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePerformance Management Main39................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Specification and Configuration40................................................................................................................................................................
Device Standby Mode45................................................................................................................................................................
Global Standby Mode45................................................................................................................................................................
Suspend Mode45................................................................................................................................................................
ACPI45................................................................................................................................................................
About the Setup Utility46................................................................................................................................................................
The Standard Configuration46................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Setup Utility46................................................................................................................................................................
Entering the Setup Utility47................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information48................................................................................................................................................................
Standard CMOS Features49................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced BIOS Features50................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Chipset Features52................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated Peripherals53................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Setup55................................................................................................................................................................
PnP/PCI Configuration57................................................................................................................................................................
PC Health Status59................................................................................................................................................................
Frequency/Voltage Control60................................................................................................................................................................
Load Default Settings61................................................................................................................................................................
Set Supervisor/User Password62................................................................................................................................................................
Save and Exit Setup63................................................................................................................................................................
Exit without Saving63................................................................................................................................................................
General Information64................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin64................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement64................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Procedure65................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Memory65................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Upper Case65................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the ODD Module66................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the HDD Module67................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the System Power Supply67................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the RCA Board68................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Add-on Cards69................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the MXM Card71................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the VFD Board72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the CPU Fan73................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Card Reader Board74................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Main Board and the Split Board75................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Troubleshooting76................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Information77................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction of Connectors77................................................................................................................................................................
Upper Side of Main Board77................................................................................................................................................................
Lower Side of Main Board78................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper Setting and Power button79................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List80................................................................................................................................................................
Parts81................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Aspire iDea 500 User's Manual

Acer Aspire iDea 500 User's Manual (68 pages)

Acer Aspire iDea 510: Users Guide  
Brand: Acer | Category: Desktop | Size: 3.01 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
About Aspire iDea9................................................................................................................................................................
Features9................................................................................................................................................................
Getting support10................................................................................................................................................................
Package contents11................................................................................................................................................................
Guide to components13................................................................................................................................................................
Front view13................................................................................................................................................................
Rear view15................................................................................................................................................................
Remote control16................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless keyboard18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up the system21................................................................................................................................................................
Before you start21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting the power cable21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting display devices22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a TV antenna or cable25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an FM radio antenna25................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting an A/V input source25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting audio devices26................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring audio output settings27................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up the wireless devices28................................................................................................................................................................
Turning on your system for the first time30................................................................................................................................................................
Using the VFD32................................................................................................................................................................
Turn off your system33................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Windows XP Media Center35................................................................................................................................................................
Overview35................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Media Center35................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center Home36................................................................................................................................................................
Media playback toolbar37................................................................................................................................................................
Closing Media Center39................................................................................................................................................................
Using accessory programs41................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing the More Programs menu41................................................................................................................................................................
Picture Slide DVD41................................................................................................................................................................
Using PSD41................................................................................................................................................................
Plug n Record43................................................................................................................................................................
Before Using PnR43................................................................................................................................................................
Using PnR44................................................................................................................................................................
Managing your system47................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eDataSecurity Management47................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eRecovery Management48................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acer eRecovery Management48................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePerformance Management54................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acer ePerformance Management54................................................................................................................................................................
Regulations and safety notices61................................................................................................................................................................
ENERGY STAR guidelines compliance61................................................................................................................................................................
FCC notice61................................................................................................................................................................
Laser compliance statement63................................................................................................................................................................
Digital audio output statement63................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision copyright protection notice63................................................................................................................................................................
Radio device regulatory notice63................................................................................................................................................................
General64................................................................................................................................................................
European Union (EU)64................................................................................................................................................................
FCC RF safety requirement65................................................................................................................................................................
Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210)65................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity66................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration of Conformity for CE Marking67................................................................................................................................................................