Acer TravelMate 7720G Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Acer TravelMate 7720G

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Acer TravelMate 7720G Service Manual

Acer TravelMate 7720G Service Manual (180 pages)

Brand: Acer | Category: Laptops | Size: 38.62 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications11................................................................................................................................................................
Features11................................................................................................................................................................
System Block Diagram14................................................................................................................................................................
Your Acer Notebook tour15................................................................................................................................................................
Front View15................................................................................................................................................................
Closed Front View16................................................................................................................................................................
Left View17................................................................................................................................................................
Right View18................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel18................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Panel19................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators19................................................................................................................................................................
Easy-Launch Buttons20................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Basics21................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Keyboard23................................................................................................................................................................
Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad23................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Keys24................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Keys25................................................................................................................................................................
Special Key26................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Empowering Technology27................................................................................................................................................................
Empowering Technology password27................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eNet Management27................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePower Management29................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePresentation Management30................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eDataSecurity Management31................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eLock Management32................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eRecovery Management33................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eSettings Management34................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Mobility Center35................................................................................................................................................................
Using the System Utilities36................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Bio-Protection (for selected models)36................................................................................................................................................................
NTI Shadow36................................................................................................................................................................
Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)37................................................................................................................................................................
Launch Manager38................................................................................................................................................................
Norton Internet Security38................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Specifications and Configurations40................................................................................................................................................................
System Utilities51................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Setup Utility51................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating the BIOS Utility52................................................................................................................................................................
Information53................................................................................................................................................................
Main54................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced56................................................................................................................................................................
Security57................................................................................................................................................................
Boot61................................................................................................................................................................
Exit62................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS Flash Utility63................................................................................................................................................................
Remove HDD/BIOS Utility64................................................................................................................................................................
Machine Disassembly and Replacement69................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Requirements69................................................................................................................................................................
General Information70................................................................................................................................................................
Pre-disassembly Instructions70................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Process70................................................................................................................................................................
External Module Disassembly Process71................................................................................................................................................................
External Modules Disassembly Flowchart71................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Battery Pack72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the SD dummy card73................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the PC and ExpressCard dummy cards73................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Lower Cover74................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Secondary HDD Cover75................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Secondary HDD Bracket and Connector76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the DIMM78................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the WLAN Board Modules78................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module79................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Optical Drive Module80................................................................................................................................................................
Main Unit Disassembly Process83................................................................................................................................................................
Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Modem Board83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Heatsink Fan Module84................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module85................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the CPU87................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the VGA board (for Discrete model only)87................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Middle Cover and the Power Board88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Keyboard90................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Module91................................................................................................................................................................
Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Launch Board96................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Touch Pad Board Module97................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Main Board100................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the ODD Board Module102................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Speaker Modules103................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the USB Board104................................................................................................................................................................
LCD Module Disassembly Process106................................................................................................................................................................
LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart106................................................................................................................................................................
Main Screw List106................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Bezel107................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD module with the Brackets108................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Inverter Board and FPC Cable109................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the LCD Brackets110................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Left and Right Hinge111................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Antennas111................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the Internal Microphone and Web Camera112................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting115................................................................................................................................................................
System Check Procedures116................................................................................................................................................................
External Diskette Drive Check116................................................................................................................................................................
External CD-ROM Drive Check116................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check116................................................................................................................................................................
Memory check117................................................................................................................................................................
Power System Check117................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Check119................................................................................................................................................................
Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message120................................................................................................................................................................
Index of Error Messages121................................................................................................................................................................
Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes124................................................................................................................................................................
Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message129................................................................................................................................................................
Intermittent Problems133................................................................................................................................................................
Undetermined Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Top View135................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper and Connector Locations135................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View136................................................................................................................................................................
FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List139................................................................................................................................................................
TravelMate 7720/7320 Exploded Diagram140................................................................................................................................................................
TravelMate 7720/7320 Series150................................................................................................................................................................
Model Definition and Configuration150................................................................................................................................................................
Test Compatible Components173................................................................................................................................................................
Online Support Information177................................................................................................................................................................
Acer TravelMate 7720G User's Manual

Acer TravelMate 7720G User's Manual (100 pages)

Acer Notebook PC User's Guide  
Brand: Acer | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.6 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents17................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Empowering Technology21................................................................................................................................................................
Empowering Technology password21................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eNet Management22................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePower Management24................................................................................................................................................................
Acer ePresentation Management26................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eLock Management28................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eRecovery Management30................................................................................................................................................................
Acer eSettings Management32................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Mobility Center (for Windows Vista only)33................................................................................................................................................................
Your Acer notebook tour34................................................................................................................................................................
Closed front view36................................................................................................................................................................
Left view37................................................................................................................................................................
Right view38................................................................................................................................................................
Rear view38................................................................................................................................................................
Base view39................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications40................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators45................................................................................................................................................................
Easy-launch buttons46................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad48................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad basics48................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard50................................................................................................................................................................
Lock keys and standard numeric keypad50................................................................................................................................................................
Windows keys51................................................................................................................................................................
Hotkeys52................................................................................................................................................................
Special keys53................................................................................................................................................................
Ejecting the optical (CD or DVD) drive tray54................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer security lock54................................................................................................................................................................
Audio55................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the volume55................................................................................................................................................................
Using the system utilities56................................................................................................................................................................
Acer Bio-Protection (for selected models)56................................................................................................................................................................
NTI Shadow57................................................................................................................................................................
Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)58................................................................................................................................................................
Launch Manager59................................................................................................................................................................
Norton Internet Security59................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently asked questions61................................................................................................................................................................
Requesting service64................................................................................................................................................................
International Travelers Warranty (ITW)64................................................................................................................................................................
Before you call64................................................................................................................................................................
Battery pack65................................................................................................................................................................
Battery pack characteristics65................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing the battery's life65................................................................................................................................................................
Installing and removing the battery pack66................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the battery67................................................................................................................................................................
Checking the battery level67................................................................................................................................................................
Optimising battery life67................................................................................................................................................................
Battery-low warning68................................................................................................................................................................
Taking your notebook PC with you69................................................................................................................................................................
Disconnecting from the desktop69................................................................................................................................................................
Moving around69................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing the computer69................................................................................................................................................................
What to bring to meetings70................................................................................................................................................................
Taking the computer home70................................................................................................................................................................
What to take with you70................................................................................................................................................................
Special considerations71................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a home office71................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling with the computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling internationally with the computer72................................................................................................................................................................
What to bring with you72................................................................................................................................................................
Securing your computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Using passwords73................................................................................................................................................................
Entering passwords74................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords74................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding through options75................................................................................................................................................................
Connectivity options75................................................................................................................................................................
Fax/data modem75................................................................................................................................................................
Built-in network feature76................................................................................................................................................................
Fast Infrared (FIR)76................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus (USB)77................................................................................................................................................................
IEEE 1394 port77................................................................................................................................................................
PC Card slot78................................................................................................................................................................
ExpressCard79................................................................................................................................................................
Installing memory80................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS utility80................................................................................................................................................................
Boot sequence80................................................................................................................................................................
Enable disk-to-disk recovery81................................................................................................................................................................
Password81................................................................................................................................................................
Using software81................................................................................................................................................................
Playing DVD movies81................................................................................................................................................................
Create backup82................................................................................................................................................................
Burn backup disc83................................................................................................................................................................
Restore and recovery83................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting84................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting tips84................................................................................................................................................................
Error messages84................................................................................................................................................................
Regulations and safety notices86................................................................................................................................................................
FCC notice86................................................................................................................................................................
Modem notices87................................................................................................................................................................
Laser compliance statement90................................................................................................................................................................
LCD pixel statement90................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision copyright protection notice90................................................................................................................................................................
Radio device regulatory notice91................................................................................................................................................................
General91................................................................................................................................................................
European Union (EU)91................................................................................................................................................................
The FCC RF safety requirement93................................................................................................................................................................
Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210)94................................................................................................................................................................
LCD panel ergonomic specifications95................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity96................................................................................................................................................................
Index99................................................................................................................................................................