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Acer TravelMate 7720G Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Acer TravelMate 7720G

We have 2 Acer TravelMate 7720G manuals available for free PDF download: Service Manual, User's Manual

  • 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................................................................................................................................................................
  • 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................................................................................................................................................................