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Epson 20020, 20040 User Manual

Epson 20020, 20040 User Manual (251 pages)

Epson User's Guide Desktop PC Apex 200\20, Apex 200\40  
Brand: Epson | Category: Desktop | Size: 1.37 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction15................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual16................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help17................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your System19................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Diskette Drive Protector Card21................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Location22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Monitor23................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer, Mouse, Or Modem25................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Parallel Interface26................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Serial Interface27................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Power Cord29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Keyboard30................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Keyboard Angle32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Front Monitor Switch32................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Computer33................................................................................................................................................................
The Command Prompt36................................................................................................................................................................
Copying System Diskettes36................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Setup Program41................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Amount Of Memory43................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Type Of Display44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An 80287 Coprocessor46................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Disk Drive Settings47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Real-time Clock48................................................................................................................................................................
Leaving The Setup Program50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer53................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Operating Speed53................................................................................................................................................................
Special Keys On The Apex Keyboard54................................................................................................................................................................
Stopping A Command Or Program56................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer58................................................................................................................................................................
Using Disks And Disk Drives58................................................................................................................................................................
How Disks Store Data58................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Diskette Drives60................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Diskettes And Diskette Drives62................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Diskettes64................................................................................................................................................................
Write-protecting Diskettes66................................................................................................................................................................
Making Backup Copies67................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Single Diskette Drive68................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Hard Disk Drive69................................................................................................................................................................
Using Ms-dos With Your Computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Starting And Exiting Ms-dos74................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Ms-dos From A Diskette74................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An Application Program75................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drive Designators75................................................................................................................................................................
The Default Drive76................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Default Drive76................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Drive Designator77................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Ms-dos Commands77................................................................................................................................................................
Entering An Ms-dos Command79................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Managing Files81................................................................................................................................................................
Naming Files81................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Files82................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Files85................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files86................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Files87................................................................................................................................................................
Using Directories88................................................................................................................................................................
The Default Directory90................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Default Directory90................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pathname91................................................................................................................................................................
Including Filenames With Pathnames92................................................................................................................................................................
Including Drive Letters With Pathnames And Filenames92................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Directories94................................................................................................................................................................
Listing The Contents Of A Directory95................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A List Of Directories96................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Directories97................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Diskettes98................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Diskettes With One Diskette Drive (no Hard Disk)100................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Data101................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Diskcopy Command101................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Backup Command105................................................................................................................................................................
Using Help106................................................................................................................................................................
Using Menu108................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Program Options108................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Xtree Utility109................................................................................................................................................................
Running Xtree110................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Autoexec.bat File113................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Autoexec.bat File114................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hdcache For The Hard Disk116................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Option Cards117................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cover117................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting The Option Card120................................................................................................................................................................
Jumper Settings123................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Jumper Setting124................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Jumpers124................................................................................................................................................................
Main Circuit Board Jumpers126................................................................................................................................................................
Multi-function Card Jumpers128................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Option Card131................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Cover132................................................................................................................................................................
Post-installation Setup134................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting135................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Won't Start135................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Respond136................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Problems138................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Problems143................................................................................................................................................................
Software Problems145................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems146................................................................................................................................................................
Option Card Problems147................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Specifications149................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu And Memory149................................................................................................................................................................
Controllers149................................................................................................................................................................
Interfaces150................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply150................................................................................................................................................................
Mass Storage150................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard151................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Requirements152................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Characteristics (cpu Only152................................................................................................................................................................
Power Requirements152................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Options152................................................................................................................................................................
Other Apex Options153................................................................................................................................................................
Monitors153................................................................................................................................................................
Actionprinters By Epson153................................................................................................................................................................
Actionprinter Accessories154................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Accessories155................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port Pin Assignments155................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port Pin Assignments156................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Connector Pin Assignments156................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port Loop-back Connector Pin Assignments157................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port Loop-back Connector Pin Assignments157................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Power-on Diagnostics159................................................................................................................................................................
System Device Check159................................................................................................................................................................
Timer And Cmos Ram Check160................................................................................................................................................................
Ram Check161................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Controller And Keyboard Check161................................................................................................................................................................
Display Card Check162................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Ram Check162................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Seek Check162................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Controller And Hard Disk Check163................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C Performing System Diagnostics165................................................................................................................................................................
Starting System Diagnostics165................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying The Device List167................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Test169................................................................................................................................................................
Resuming From An Error170................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Check171................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Check172................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Check172................................................................................................................................................................
Monochrome Display Adapter And Crt Check174................................................................................................................................................................
Monochrome Adapter Check175................................................................................................................................................................
Attribute Check175................................................................................................................................................................
Character Set Check176................................................................................................................................................................
Video Check176................................................................................................................................................................
Sync Check177................................................................................................................................................................
Run All Above Checks177................................................................................................................................................................
Color Graphics Display Adapter And Crt Check177................................................................................................................................................................
Color Graphics Adapter Check178................................................................................................................................................................
40-column Character Set Check180................................................................................................................................................................
320x200 Graphics Mode Check181................................................................................................................................................................
Screen Paging Check182................................................................................................................................................................
Light Pen Check183................................................................................................................................................................
Color Video Check184................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Disk Drives And Controller Check185................................................................................................................................................................
Sequential Seek Check186................................................................................................................................................................
Random Seek Check186................................................................................................................................................................
Write, Read Check187................................................................................................................................................................
Speed Check187................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Change Check188................................................................................................................................................................
Math Coprocessor Check (80287)189................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port (printer Interface) Check189................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port (on Video Adapter) Check190................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port (rs-232c) Check191................................................................................................................................................................
Alternate Serial Port Check192................................................................................................................................................................
Dot-matrix Printer Check192................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drives And Controller Check194................................................................................................................................................................
Seek Check194................................................................................................................................................................
Head Select Check196................................................................................................................................................................
Error Detection And Correction Check196................................................................................................................................................................
Read, Verify Check197................................................................................................................................................................
Error Codes And Messages198................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting And Checking Options202................................................................................................................................................................
Reformatting A Used Disk202................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting A New Disk203................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Formatting Process204................................................................................................................................................................
Conditional Format (normal)205................................................................................................................................................................
Unconditional Format207................................................................................................................................................................
Destructive Surface Analysis207................................................................................................................................................................
Non-destructive Surface Analysis210................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing A Hard Disk For Use213................................................................................................................................................................
Partitioning The Hard Disk214................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Ms-dos Partition215................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Extended Partition216................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting The Primary Partition218................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting The Extended Partition220................................................................................................................................................................
Copying The Remaining Files To The Hard Disk221................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Autoexec.bat File222................................................................................................................................................................

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