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Veriton 7200

Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
on the AIPG/CSD web; for more information,
please refer to
http://csd.acer.com.tw
PART NO.: 49.37P01.101
DOC. NO.:
PRINTED IN TAIWAN

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  • Page 1: Veriton 7200

    Veriton 7200 Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the AIPG/CSD web; for more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw PART NO.: 49.37P01.101 DOC. NO.: PRINTED IN TAIWAN...
  • Page 2 Copyright Copyright © 2001 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.
  • Page 3 Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: Screen messages NOTE WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.
  • Page 4 DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Rear Panel-Veriton 7200 ........
  • Page 6 Veriton 7200 Exploded Diagram ........81...
  • Page 7 Table of Contents...
  • Page 8: System Specifications

    System Specifications Overview The Veriton 7200 supports Intel processor (FC-PGA2) based Micro ATX, IBM PC/AT compatible system with PCI/AGP bus. Chapter 1 ® Pentium IV (Willamette 478/Northwood) Flip Chip-Pin Grid Array 2 Chapter 1...
  • Page 9: Features

    Features Performance Intel Pentium® IV processor with Intel NetBurst™ micro-architecture and integrated 256KB/ 512KB on-die L2 cache memory in Flip Chip 2 (FC)-mPGA 478 socket form factor, with supporting CPU clock up to 2.4GHz+. System Front Side bus speed:400 MHz. Maximum of 1GB DRAM within 3 DIMM sockets up to 3GB.
  • Page 10 Expansion 3 PCI slots + 3 DIMM slots + 1 AGP slot Upgradeable memory and hard disk Human-centric design and ergonomics Mini-tower form factor Separate computer stand and rubber stands for quick and easy positioning Space-saver solution Accessible I/O ports Smooth and stylish design Low emission and low radiation Chapter 1...
  • Page 11: Front Panel-Veriron 7200

    Front Panel-Veriron 7200 The computer’s front panel consists of the following: Label Icon Color Description CD-ROM/DVD-ROM tray Stop/Eject Button Skip/Forward Button Hard disk drive activity light-emitting diode (LED) LAN activity LED Power LED Power switch CD-ROM/DVD-ROM LED Volume Control Tuner CD-ROM/DVD-ROM Headphone/Earphone port 5.25-inch drive bays Chapter 1...
  • Page 12 Label Icon Pink Black Chapter 1 Color Description 3.5-inch floppy disk drive Floppy drive LED Floppy drive eject button Speaker-out/Line-out port Microphone-in port (front) USB ports...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel-Veriton 7200

    Rear Panel-Veriton 7200 Label Icon Color Description Power Switch Voltage Selector Switch (some) Power cord socket White Network port Burgundy Parallel/printer port Gold Game/MIDI port CRT/LCD monitor port* Power supply Green PS/2 mouse port Chapter 1...
  • Page 14 Label Icon NOTE: *The CRT monitor port is automatically disabled when an add-on VGA card is installed into the system. Connect the monitor to the VGA port instead. Chapter 1 Color Description Purple PS/2 keyboard port Black USB ports Teal or Turquoise Serial port Lime Audio-out/Line-out jack Light blue...
  • Page 15: System Block Diagram

    System Block Diagram >1GB/S >1GB/S Slot Slot 66MHz 66MHz (1.5V) (1.5V) IDE Primary IDE Primary UltraDMA/33/66/100 UltraDMA/33/66/100 IDE Secondary IDE Secondary USB 1 USB 1 Rear Rear USB 2 USB 2 USB 3 USB 3 Front Front USB 4 USB 4 AMC’97 AMC’97 AD 1885...
  • Page 16: Main Board Layout

    Main Board Layout Chapter 1...
  • Page 17 Label AGP slot Battery PS/2 mouse (upper) and keyboard (lower) ports Power connector Network (upper) and USB (lower) ports Parallel port (upper) and serial ports (lower ) Memory Stick Connector IDE 2 connector IDE 1 connector Game/MIDI (upper), line-out (left), line- in (middle) and mic-in (right) connectors CN10...
  • Page 18: Keyboard

    Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys that include separate cursor keys, two Windows keys and twelve function keys. Icon Component Programmable keys Internet/Suspend keys Multimedia keys Chapter 1 Description Help you directly access a URL (Web site) or launch any program, file, or application in your system.
  • Page 19 Icon Component Volume control/Mute knob Scroll Lock Num Lock Cursor keys Application key Windows logo key Caps lock Function keys Description Controls the speaker volume. Turn it clockwise or counterclockwise to adjust the volume. Press it to toggle between mute and sound. When activated, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up arrow or down arrow respectively.
  • Page 20: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item Type Slot Speed Minimum operating speed Voltage BIOS Item BIOS code programmer BIOS version BIOS ROM type BIOS ROM size Support protocol Boot from CD-ROM feature Support to LS-120 drive Support to BIOS boot block feature Yes NOTE: The BIOS can be overwritten/upgraded using the FLASH utility (AWDFLASH.EXE).
  • Page 21 This section has two table lists, system memory specification and the possible combinations of memory module. System Memory Item Memory socket number Support memory size per socket Support maximum memory size Support memory type Support memory speed Support memory voltage Support memory module package Support to parity check feature Support to Error Correction Code (ECC)
  • Page 22 Video Interface Item Video controller resident bus Video interface support Audio Interface Item Audio controller Audio controller resident bus Audio function control Mono or stereo Resolution Compatibility Music synthesizer Sampling rate MPU-401 UART support Microphone jack Headphone jack Package IDE Interface Item IDE controller IDE controller resident bus...
  • Page 23 Parallel Port Item Parallel port controller Parallel port controller resident bus Number of parallel ports Support ECP/EPP Connector type Parallel port function control Optional ECP DMA channel (in BIOS Setup) Optional parallel port I/O address (via BIOS Setup) Optional parallel port IRQ (via BIOS Setup) Serial Port Item...
  • Page 24 Memory Address Map Address 000000 - 07FFFF 080000 - 09FFFF 0A0000 - 0BFFFF 0C0000 - 0C7FFF 0C8000 - 0DFFFF 0E0000 - 0EFFFF 0F0000 - 0FFFFF 100000 - UPPER LIMIT UPPER LIMIT - 4GBytes Note : UPPER LIMIT means the maximum size of installed memory. The Main Memory Maximum size is 768M Bytes.
  • Page 25 I/O Address Map Hex Range 000-00F 020-021 040-043 060-060 061-061 070-071 081-08F 0A0-0A1 0C0-0DF 0F0-0FF 170-177 1F0-1F7 278-27F 2F8-2FF 378-37F 3F0-3F5 3F6-3F6 3F7-3F7 3F8-3FF 0CF8 0CFC 778-77A IRQ Assignment Map IRQx IRQ0 Timer IRQ1 Keyboard IRQ2 Cascade Interrupt Control IRQ3 Serial Alternate IRQ4 Serial Primary...
  • Page 26 DRQ Assignment Map DRQx DRQ0 DRQ1 DRQ2 DRQ3 DRQ4 DRQ5 DRQ6 DRQ7 NOTE: N - Not to be used. Main Board Major Chips Item North Bridge South Bridge Super I/O controller Audio controller LAN controller HDD controller Keyboard controller Environmental Requirements Item Temperature Operating...
  • Page 27 Mechanical Specifications Item Weight One 3.5 FDD and one 3.5 HDD (without packing) Switching Power Supply 200W A-1 Inpute frequency Normal Frequency 50Hz 60Hz A-2 Input voltage Nominal Voltage 100 - 120 VRMS 200 - 240 VRMS A-3 Input current Input Current This :4A: includes the oultet supply current: 2A Measure at line input 90 VRMS and maximum load condition...
  • Page 28: Power Management Functions

    Power Management Functions Device Standby Mode Independent power management timer for hard disk drive devices (0-15 minutes, time step=1 minute). Hard disk drive goes into Standby mode (for ATA standard interface). Disable V-sync to control the VESA DPMS monitor. Resume method: device activated (Keyboard for DOS, keyboard & mouse for Windows). Resume recovery time: 3-5 sec.
  • Page 29: System Utilities

    Chapter 2 System Utilities Most systems are already configured by the manufacturer or the dealer. There is no need to ru Setup when starting the computer unless you get a Run Setup message. The Setup program loads configuration values into the battery-backed nonvolatile memory called CMOS RAM. This memory area is not part of the system RAM.
  • Page 30: Entering Setup

    Entering Setup To enter Setup, press the key combination NOTE: You must press The Setup Utility main menu then appears: The above screen is the BIOS Utility Basic Level screen. It allows you to view and change only the basic configuration of your system.
  • Page 31: Product Information

    Product Information The screen below appears if you select Product Information from the main menu: The Product Information menu contains general data about the system, such as the product name, serial number, BIOS version, etc. These information is necessary for troubleshooting (maybe required when asking for technical support).
  • Page 32: Standard Cmos Features

    Standard CMOS Features Select “Standard CMOS Features” from the main menu to configure the drives installed in your system. The following screen shows the Disk Drives menu: The following table describes the parameters found in this menu. Parameter Date Lets you set the date following the weekday-month-day- year format Time Lets you set the time following the hour-minute-second...
  • Page 33 Parameter Drive B Allows you to configure your floppy drive B. Video This item specifies the type of video card in use. The default setting is VGA/EGA. Since current PCs use VGA only, this function is almost useless and may be disregarded in the future.
  • Page 34: Ide Primary Master/Slave And Ide Secondary Master/Slave Setup

    IDE Primary Master/Slave and IDE Secondary Master/Slave Setup The following screen appears if you select any of the IDE drive parameters: The following table describes the parameters found in this menu. Parameter IDE HDD Auto- Auto-detects your hard disk drive. Detection IDE Primary Master Displays the device type...
  • Page 35: Advanced Bios Features

    Advanced BIOS Features The following screen shows the Advanced BIOS Features. The following table describes each Advanced BIOS Features parameter. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter Virus Warning Quick Power On Self Test Silent Boot Configuration Table Hard Disk Boot Priority First Boot Device Second Boot Device...
  • Page 36 Parameter Security Option Description The Setup option limits access only to BIOS setup. To disable the security option, select Password Setting from the main menu, don’t type anything and just press The System option limits access to both the System boot and BIOS setup. A prompt asking you to enter your password appears on the screen every time you boot the system.
  • Page 37: Advanced Chipset Features

    Advanced Chipset Features The following screen shows the Advanced Chipset Features. The following table describes each Advanced Chipset Features parameter. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter Memory Hole at 15M-16M AGP Aperture Size (MB) Chapter 2 Description This option lets you reserve system memory area for special ISA cards.
  • Page 38: Integrated Peripherals

    Integrated Peripherals The following table describes each Integrated Peripherals parameter. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter On-Chip Primary PCI IDE On-Chip Secondary PCI IDE IDE Primary Master PIO IDE Primary Slave PIO IDE Secondary Master PIO IDE Secondary Slave PIO IDE Primary Master UDMA IDE Primary Slave UDMA...
  • Page 39 Parameter USB Keyboard Support USB Mouse Support Init Display First AC97 Audio IDE HDD Block Mode Onboard FDC Controller Onboard Serial Port 1 Onboard Serial Port 2 Onboard Parallel Port Parallel Port Mode ECP Mode Use DMA Game Port Address Chapter 2 Description This item lets you enable or disable the USB keyboard...
  • Page 40 Parameter Midi Port Address Midi Port IRQ Description Selects the Midi Port Address. Selects the Midi Port IRQ. Options Disabled Chapter 2...
  • Page 41: Power Management Setup

    Power Management Setup The Power Management menu lets you configure the system power-management feature. It works only in APM mode. IMPORTANT: If an ACPI-aware operating system such as Windows 98 or Windows 2000 is installed in ACPI mode, the operating system will use the ACPI interfaces. Then the settings in Power Management page is non-effective.
  • Page 42 The following table describes the parameters found in this menu. Parameter Power Management (Function Enabled in APM Mode) Suspend Mode (Function Enabled in APM Mode) HDD Power Down (Function Enabled in APM Mode) Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN (Function Enabled in ACPI and APM Mode) Wake-Up by PCI Card (Function Enabled in ACPI and...
  • Page 43 Power Management Mode Table Mode Max Saving 1 hour Min Saving 1 min Chapter 2 Doze Standby 1 hour 1 min Suspend HDD Power Down 1 hour 15 min 1 min 1 min...
  • Page 44: Pnp/Pci Configurations

    PnP/PCI Configurations The table below describes each PnP/PCI configuration parameter. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter Reset Configuration Data Resources Controlled By IRQ Resources IRQ 3 (COM2) IRQ 4 (COM1) IRQ 5 (Network/Sound or Others) IRQ 7 (Printer or Others) IRQ 9 (Video or Others) IRQ 10 (SCSI or Others) IRQ 11 (SCSI or Others)
  • Page 45 Parameter PCI/VGA Palette Snoop Chapter 2 Description This parameter permits you to use the palette snooping feature if you installed more than one VGA card in the system. The PVI/VGA palette snoop function allows the control palette register (CPR) to manage and update the VGA RAMDAC (Digital Analog Converter, a color data storage) of each VGA card installed in the system.
  • Page 46: Frequency Control

    Frequency Control The following table describes the parameters found in this menu. Parameter Processor Processor Speed Description Indicates the type of processor installed in your computer. Indicates the processor speed. Chapter 2...
  • Page 47: System Security

    System Security The Setup program has a number of security features to prevent unauthorized access to the system and its data. Supervisor Password To set a password: At the prompt, type your password. Your password can be up to 8 alphanumeric characters. When you type the characters, they appear as asterisks on the password screen box.
  • Page 48: User Password

    User Password To set a password: At the prompt, type your password. Your password can be up to 8 alphanumeric characters. When you type the characters, they appear as asterisks on the password screen box. After typing the password, press At the next prompt, re-type your password and press password entry, the screen automatically reverts to the main screen.
  • Page 49: Bypassing The Password

    Bypassing the Password If you forgot your password, you can bypass the password security feature thru hardware configuration. RTC Battery Follow these steps to bypass the password: Turn off and unplug the system. Open the system housing. Take off battery and short it. Place on RTC battery, reboot the system and enter setup menu, to load default setting.
  • Page 50: Load Default Settings

    Load Default Settings You need to reload the BIOS default settings every time you make changes to your system hardware configuration (such as memory size, CPU type, hard disk type, etc.); otherwise, BIOS will keep the previous CMOS settings. Selecting this option displays the following dialog box: Choosing Yes enables BIOS to automatically detect the hardware changes that you have made in your system.
  • Page 51: Exiting Setup

    Exiting Setup To exit the BIOS utility, simply press Select Yes to exit Setup. Select No to return to the main menu. If you have made changes in the parameter settings, you will be asked if you want to keep the changes made to the BIOS.
  • Page 52: Advanced Options

    Advanced Options NOTE: The Advanced Options menu is available only when you press The “Advanced Options” menu allows you to configure the system memory and PCI device settings. The following screen shows the Advanced Options parameter: CAUTION: Do not change any settings in the Advanced Options menu if you are not a qualified technician to avoid damaging the system.
  • Page 53: Advanced Bios Features

    Advanced BIOS Features Selecting “Advanced BIOS Features” from the Advanced Options menu displays the following screen: The following table describes the parameters found in the sub- menu. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings Parameter CPU L1 & L2 Cache CPU L1 &...
  • Page 54: Advanced Chipset Features

    Parameter APIC Mode Advanced Interrupt Controller. The I/O APIC handles interrupts very differently than the 8259. (Refer to ICH2 EDS Rev 1.0 P6-39, 6.8) MPS Version Control For OS Multi CPU for NT. system Advanced Chipset Features Selecting “Advanced BIOS Features” from the Advanced Options menu displays the following screen. The following table describes the parameters found in the sub-menu.
  • Page 55: Integrated Peripherals

    Integrated Peripherals The following table describes the parameters found in the sub-menu. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter AC97 Modem Enabling the on-die AC97 MODEM if no add-on PCI MODEM device. UART Mode Select Selects the UART as Serial Port (Normal) or IRDA or ASKIR.
  • Page 56: Power Management Setup

    Power Management Setup Selecting “Power Management Setup” from the Advanced Options menu displays the following screen: The following table describes the parameters found in the sub-menu. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested settings. Parameter ACPI Functiont ACPI power management ACPI Suspend Type Selects the ACPI Suspend Type as S3 (STR, Suspend to RAM) or S1 (POS, Power On Suspend)
  • Page 57: Pc Health Status

    PC Health Status Selecting “ PC Health Status” from the Advanced Options menu displays the following screen: The following table describes the parameters found in the sub-menu. Parameter Shutdown Temperature CPU Temperature Ambient Temperature VCore (from VID) (Physical) VCore +3.3V +12V Standby 3.3V +1.5V...
  • Page 58: Frequency Control

    Frequency Control Selecting “ Frequency Control” from the Advanced Options menu displays the following screen: The following table describes the parameters found in the sub-menu. Parameter CPU Clock Ratio Core Clock Frequency to System Bus Ratio (RO) Auto Detect PCI C1K Spread Spectrum This parameter let you enable or disable the spread spectrum.
  • Page 59: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains 2 separate step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the Veriton 7200 desktop computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge...
  • Page 60: Disassembly Procedure Flowchart

    Disassembly Procedure Flowchart The flowchart on the succeeding page gives you a graphical representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. Right Panel Module Front Panel Module USB/Audio CD-ROM/ Board DVD-ROM Main unit...
  • Page 61: Opening The Housing

    Opening the Housing This section tells you how to open the housing cover when you need to install additional components inside the system unit. CAUTION: Before you proceed, make sure that you have turned off the system and all peripherals connected to it.
  • Page 62: Removing The Front Panel

    Removing the Front Panel See “Removing the Housing” on page 54 Release the 6 latches as shown below that holds the front panel and then remove it from the housing. Chapter 3...
  • Page 63: Removing The Usb/ Audio Board

    Removing the USB/ Audio Board See “Removing the Housing” on page 54 See “Removing the Front Panel” on page 55 Disconnect the audio cable and the USB cable from the audio board. Remove the two screws that hold the audio board, then remove it from the housing. Chapter 3...
  • Page 64: Removing The Cd-Rom/Dvd-Rom/Cd-Rw Drive

    Removing the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-RW Drive Follow these steps to remove the CD-ROM drive: See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. See “Removing the Front Panel” on page 55 Remove the four screws holding the CD-ROM drive. Disconnect the power connector, CD-ROM drive cable, and audio cable, then remove the CD-ROM drive from the housing.
  • Page 65: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Disconnect the power connector and the diskette drive cable, then remove the diskette drive from the housing. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module Follow these steps to remove the hard disk drive: See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. (Remove the left panel only) Remove the four screws that hold the hard disk drive to the disk frame.
  • Page 66: Removing The Agp Vga Card

    Removing the AGP VGA Card See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. (Remove the left panel only) Remove the screw on the bracket of the AGP card. Set the screw aside, you will need it when reinserting the AGP card. Gently pull out the AGP card to remove it from the AGP slot.
  • Page 67: Removing The Main Board

    Removing the Main Board See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. (Remove the left panel only) Put the housing to lying position with the open area facing upward. See “Removing the AGP VGA Card” on page 59 See “Removing the Modem Card” on page 59 Remove the six screws holding the main board and then remove the main board from the housing.
  • Page 68: Removing The Processor

    Removing the Processor Follow these steps to remove the processor: See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. (Remove the left panel only) Detach the fan/heatsink cable connector . Remove the fan/heatsink from the processor. Pull the socket lever up to release the processor pins from the socket holes. Pull out the processor from the socket.
  • Page 69: Removing A Dimm

    WARNING:The heatsink becomes very hot when the system is On. Never touch the heatsink with any metal or with your hands. Removing a DIMM See “Removing the Housing” on page 54. (Remove the left panel only) Press the latches on both sides of the DIMM socket outward, to release the DIMM. Then gently lift the DIMM out to remove it.
  • Page 70 Chapter 3...
  • Page 71: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter provides troubleshooting information for the Veriton 7200: Power-On Self-Test (POST Index of Error Message Index of Error Symptoms Undetermined Problems Chapter 4 Chapter 4...
  • Page 72: Power-On Self-Test (Post)

    Power-On Self-Test (POST) Each time you turn on the system, the Power-on Self Test (POST) is initiated. Several items are tested during POST, but is for the most part transparent to the user. The Power-On Self Test (POST) is a BIOS procedure that boots the system, initializes and diagnoses the system components, and controls the operation of the power-on password option.
  • Page 73 Checkpoint Initial Superio_Early _Init switch Reserved 1. Blank out screen 2. Clear CMOS error flag Reserved 1. Clear 8042 interface 2. Initialize 8042 self-test 1. Test special keyboard controller for Winbond 977 series Super I/O chips. 2. Enable keyboard interface. Reserved 1.
  • Page 74 Checkpoint 1. Check validity of RTC value: e.g. a value of 5Ah is an invalid value for RTC minute. 2. Load CMOS settings into BIOS stack. If CMOS checksum fails, use default value instead. 3. Prepare BIOS resource map for PCI & PnP use. If ESCD is valid, take into consideration of the ESCD’s legacy information.
  • Page 75 Checkpoint Test 8259 functionality Reserved Reserved Reserved Initialize EISA slot Reserved 1. Calculate total memory by testing the last double word of each 64K page. 2. Program writes allocation for AMD K5 CPU. Reserved Reserved Reserved Reserved 1. Program MTRR of M1 CPU. 2.
  • Page 76 Checkpoint Prepare memory size information for function call: INT 15h ax=E820h Reserved Turn on L2 cache Reserved Program chipset registers according to items described in Setup& Auto-configuration table. Reserved 1. Assign resources to all ISA PnP devices. 2. Auto assign ports to onboard COM ports if the corresponding item in Setup is set to “AUTO”...
  • Page 77 Checkpoint 1. USB final Initialization 2. NET PC: Build SYSID structure 3. Switch screen back to text mode. 4. Set up ACPI table at top of memory. 5. Invoke ISA adapter ROMs. 6. Assign IRQs to PCI devices 7. Initialize APM 8.
  • Page 78: Post Error Messages List

    POST Error Messages List If you cannot run the diagnostics program tests but did receive a POST error message, use “POST Error Messages List” to diagnose system problems. If you did not receive any error message, look for a description of your error symptoms in “Error Symptoms List”...
  • Page 79 BIOS Messages Memory Size Has Changed Since Last Boot Memory Verify Error Offending Address Not Found Offending Segment Press A Key To Reboot Press F1 to Disable NMI, F2 to Reboot RAM Parity Error System Halted Floppy Disk(s) Fail(80) Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) Hard Disk(s) Fail (80) Hard Disk(s) Fail (40) Hard Disk(s) Fail (20)
  • Page 80: Error Symptoms List

    Error Symptoms List NOTE: To diagnose a problem, first find the error symptom in the left column. If directed to a check procedure, replace the FRU indicated in the check procedure. If no check procedure is indicated, the first Action/ FRU listed in right column is the most likely cause.
  • Page 81 Error Symptom Diskette drive LED comes on for more than 2 minutes when reading data. Diskette drive LED fails to light, and the drive is unable to access for more than 2 minutes. Diskette drive test failed. NOTE: Ensure hard disk drive is configured correctly in BIOS Setup, cable/jumper are set correctly before diagnosing any hard disk drive problems.
  • Page 82 Error Symptom Audio software program invokes but no sound comes from speakers. Modem ring cannot wake up system from suspend mode. Data/fax modem software program invokes but cannot receive/send data/fax Fax/voice modem software program invokes but has no sound output. (Data files are received normally;...
  • Page 83 Error Symptom Execute “Load BIOS Default Settings” in BIOS Setup to confirm ports presence before diagnosing any parallel/serial ports problems. Serial or parallel port loop-back test failed. Printing failed. Printer problems. Some or all keys on keyboard do not work. Pressing power switch does not turn off system.
  • Page 84: Undetermined Problems

    Check all cables and connectors for proper installation. If the jumpers, switches and voltage settings are correct, remove or disconnect the following, one at a time: 10. Non-Acer devices External devices Any adapter card (modem card, LAN card or video card, if installed)
  • Page 85: Jumper And Connector Information

    Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Information Jumpers and Connectors Refer to the following figure for the location of the jumpers and connectors on the main board: Main board Chapter 5...
  • Page 86: Connector Description

    Connector Description Label Component AGP slot Battery PS/2 mouse (upper) and keyboard (lower) ports Power connector Network (upper) and USB (lower) ports Parallel port (upper) and serial ports (lower ) Memory Stick Connector IDE 2 connector IDE 1 connector Game/MIDI (upper), line-out (left), line-in (middle) and mic-in (right) connectors CN10 Power connector (+12V)
  • Page 87: Fru (Field Replaceable Unit) List

    FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines. NOTE: To scrap or to return the defective parts, you should follow the local government ordinance or regulations on how best to dispose it, or follow the rules set by your regional Acer office on how to return it.
  • Page 88: Veriton 7200 Exploded Diagram

    Veriton 7200 Exploded Diagram Chapter 6...
  • Page 89 HDD CABLE 40PIN 3C 150+300MM ATA66 CDROM AUDIO CABLE,4PIN,2C 520MM AUDIO CABLE,6/5 PIN Chapter 6 Partname FDD 1.44 JU-256A047P ACER V.H C.A 40P 3C 150+300MM IDE H61 C.A 34P 2C 350MM FDD M19A/FU C.A. 40P 3C 150+300MM ATA66 H61 W.A 4P 2C AUDIO 520MM H61 W.A 6/5P 380MM IRDA TIFA...
  • Page 90 Picture INTRUSION ALARM CABLE 2PIN 500MM USB CABLE,10PIN 262MM LED Cable MODULE W/HOLDER Main Board MAINBOARD/S81M Boards USB/AUDIO BOARD Power Supply POWER SUPPLY,200W,DELTA/DPS- 200BP-112B Partname W.A. 2P ALARM SW 500MM CABLE 2 C.A USB/10P 260MM H61 ASSY HLD LX45 S81M MB S58M USB/AUDIO BOARD SPS 200W DELTA/DPS-200BP-112B Description...
  • Page 91 Picture Case/Cover/Bracket assembly FRONT PANEL W/O NAME PLATE W/ POWER KNOB RIGHT COVER LEFT COVER LOWER CASE FDD Bracket EMPTY COVER Screws SCREW PACK 1-18 SCREW SCREW SCREW SCREW Chapter 6 Partname ASSY BZL VERITON NEW LOGO H80 CVR R SECC T-.8 LX45 CVR L SECC T-.8 H80 ASSY L-CASE W/USB HOLE H80 FRAME FDD 3.5"...
  • Page 92 Picture SCREW 1-17 SCREW 1-10 SCREW SCREW SCREW Miscellaneous parts NAME PLATE POWER BUTTON SPRING POWER BUTTON Partname SCRW TAP HEX ZINC #6-32*4/16” SCREW MACH PAN M2*10L SCRW MACH FLAT M3*0.5P*8L NI SCRW TAP HEX ZINC M3*.5*5 SCRW TAP HEX ZINC #6-32*4/16” NAME PLATE 50*9.5MM H80(7200) SPRING PWR KNOB LX45 PWR KNOB D708 H80 (VERITON)
  • Page 93 Chapter 6...
  • Page 94: Appendix A Model Definition And Configuration

    Model Definition and Configuration Veriton 7200 Brand No: S81M MB Project Name/ Code: S81M / 91.37P01.101 Description S81M uses INTEL Pentium 4 processor in the 478 Pin package and the Northwood Processor with the Brookdale chipset delivers a high performance and professional desktop platform solution.
  • Page 95: Main Features

    Main Features Single Intel Pentium 4/ Northwood processor configurations at 400MT/ s GTL+ host bus with integrated termination supporting 32 bit host addressing Up to 3 GB (W/ 512Mb technology) of PC133 SDRAM 1.5v AGP interface with 4 x SBA/ Data Transfer and 2x / 4x Fast Write capability 8 bit, 66MHz 4x hub interface for highly concurrent operation 3 * 184 pin DIMM sockets (4M/ 8M/ 16M/ 32M/ 64M/ 128M/ 256M/ 512M DRAMs) ACPI 1.0 Power management compliant...
  • Page 96 Appendix A...
  • Page 97: Appendix B Test Compatible Components

    Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system functions are tested under Microsoft Windows XP Personal/Professional (Beta), Microsoft Windows ME (EN/ TW) Environment, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional (EN/TW), Microsoft Windows 98SE Environment (Driver Verify), Microsoft NT4.0 Workstation Environment (Driver Verify), Novell Netware 4.2 &...
  • Page 98: Microsoft Windows Xp Personal/ Professional (Beta) Test

    On-Die LAN 3COM 3C905C-TXM Ambit 56K HCF Askey V.90 56K D/F HCF HP Desk Jet 895C USB Printer Logitech Pagescan USB AcerScan Prisa 310U Charming USB Powered Speaker Acer USB Video Capture Kit (DVC-V6) iomega ZIP 100 USB Appendix B...
  • Page 99: Microsoft Windows Me (En/Tw) Environment Test

    DEXXA USB Joystick J-ZB13 HP Desk Jet 895C USB Printer Logitech Pagescan USB AcerScan Prisa 310U Charming USB Powered Speaker Acer USB Video Capture Kit (DVC-V6) iomega ZIP 100 USB HP Desk Jet 695C Epson Stylus Color 440 Brother HL-660 6PPM Laser Printer...
  • Page 100: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Environment Test

    On-Die LAN 3Com 3C905CX-TXM Ambit 56K HCF Askey V.90 56K D/F HCF HP Desk Jet 895C USB Printer Logitech Pagescan USB AcerScan Prisa 310U Charming USB Powered Speaker Acer USB Video Capture Kit (DVC-V6) iomega ZIP 100 USB Appendix B...
  • Page 101: Microsoft Nt 4.0 Workstation Environment Test (Driver Verify)

    Microsoft NT 4.0 Workstation Environment Test (Driver Verify) Item Processor Memory CD-ROW DVD-ROM CD-RW Modem Mouse Keyboard VGA Adapter LAN Adapter Appendix B Specifications Pentium 4 1.5GHz Pentium 4 1.7GHz Pentium 4 1.8GHz Pentium 4 1.9GHz 128 MB 128 MB Panasonic JU256A046P Seagate U6 20G 5400rpm Seagate U6 40G 5400rpm...
  • Page 102: Microsoft Windows 98Se Environment Test (Driver Verify)

    Microsoft Windows 98SE Environment Test (Driver Verify) Item Processor Memory CD-ROW DVD-ROM CD-RW Modem Mouse Keyboard VGA Adapter LAN Adapter Specifications Pentium 4 1.5GHz Pentium 4 1.7GHz Pentium 4 1.8GHz Pentium 4 1.9GHz 128 MB 256 MB Panasonic JU256A046P Seagate U6 20G 5400rpm Seagate U6 40G 5400rpm IBM Ericson 40G 7200rpm AOpen 52X...
  • Page 103: Novell Netware 4.12 & 5.1 Environment Test

    Novell Netware 4.12 & 5.1 Environment Test Item Processor Memory CD-ROW DVD-ROM CD-RW Modem Mouse Keyboard VGA Adapter LAN Adapter Appendix B Specifications Pentium 4 1.5GHz Pentium 4 1.7GHz Pentium 4 1.8GHz Pentium 4 1.9GHz 128 MB 256 MB Panasonic JU256A046P Seagate U6 20G 5400rpm Seagate U6 40G 5400rpm IBM Ericson 40G 7200rpm...
  • Page 104: Linux Red Hat Environment Test

    Linux Red Hat Environment Test Item Processor Memory CD-ROW DVD-ROM CD-RW Modem Mouse Keyboard VGA Adapter LAN Adapter Specifications Pentium 4 1.4GHz Pentium 4 1.5GHz Pentium 4 1.7GHz 128 MB 256 MB Panasonic JU256A046P Seagate U6 20G 5400rpm Seagate U6 40G 5400rpm IBM Ericson 40G 7200rpm AOpen 52X Pioneer 16X...
  • Page 105: Appendix C Online Support Information

    This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d.
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  • Page 107: Index

    removing 59 Assignment Map 17 Audio controller 15 Audio Interface 15 Audio-in/Line-in port 7 Audio-out/Line-out port 7 Basic level 23 BIOS Setup 22 Entering Setup 23 Setup Utility 23 BIOS Utility Disk Drives 25 Exiting Setup 44 Load Default Settings 43 Power Management 34 Product Information 24 System Security 40...
  • Page 108 I/O Address Map 18 IDE Interface 15 IDSEL 17 Interface audio 15 IDE 15 Video 15 IRQ Assignment Map 18 Jumper and Connector Information 78 Jumpers 78 keyboard 11 Load Default Settings 43 Machine Disassembly 52 Main board 78 removing 60 Main Board Layout 9 Mechanical Specifications 20 Memory...
  • Page 109 CD/DVD-ROM Drive 74 Diskette Drive 73 Keyboard 76 Memory 73 Modem 75 Monitor 75 Other 76 Parallel Port 76 Power Supply 76 Processor / Processor Fan 73 Real-Time Clock 74 Serial Port 76 System Board 73 Video 75 System 22 System Board removing 60 System Memory 60...
  • Page 110 Index...