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  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 1

    Aspire 5500Z Series Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD web; for more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw PRINTED IN TAIWAN
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 2

    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on Aspire 5500Z service guide. Date Chapter Updates II
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 9

    ... Wireless solution: integrated Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection (dual-band 802.11b/g)..., supporting Acer SignalUp wireless technology Intel® 915GM/PM+Intel ICH6-M (Mobile Intel 82801FB)...256/512 MB of DDR2 400/533 MHz memory, upgradeable to 2 GB using two soDIMM modules ...viewing ratio, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing on dual displays via Acer GridVistaTM 16.7 million...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 39

    ... displays the BIOS version of the system. This field shows the VGA firmware version of the system. This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master. This field displays the mofel name of devices installed on secondary IDE master. The hard disk drive or optical drive model name is ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 43

    ... hardware devices. It also provides advanced settings of the system. Insyde Software SCU Main Advanced Security ...(FIR) Max. Graphics Memory ˇLegacy USB Support -----FIR I/O settings--(˙) Disabled (... suggested parameter settings. . Parameter Infrared Port Max Graphics Memory Legacy USB support Description... USB keyboard in DOS without additional driver. USB floppy boot and Crisis Recovery ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 47

    BIOS Flash Utility The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions: New versions of system ... when it becomes corrupted. Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE: If you do not have a... a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Phlash utility. NOTE: Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS, EMS, DPMI) when you use the Phlash. NOTE: Please use the AC ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 64

    ... as the program runs to FDD Test. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs with the internal diskette drive, ... Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. Follow the instructions in the message window. Reconnect the external diskette drive/CD-ROM module. Replace the external diskette drive/CD-ROM module. Replace the main board. If an error occurs, reconnect the ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 65

    ... 3. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the doagmpstotics program (please refer to main board. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items. Press F2 in the test items. 4. Follow the instructions in the message window. NOTE: Make sure that the DIMM is fully installed into the connector. A loose connection can cause an error. Power System Check ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 67

    ... the Battery Pack To check the battery pack, do the following: From Software: 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. Check out the Power Management in control Panel In ...that has less than 50% of the total power remaining when installed in the computer. If the battery status indicator does not ...a non-defective FRU: 1. 2. 3. Reconnect the touchpad cables. Replace the touchpad. Replace the system board. After you use the ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 75

    ... Setup Utility to execute "Load Default Settings, then reboot system. DIMM System board Speaker-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error In Windows, multimedia programs, no ... speakers make noise or emit no sound. Audio driver Speaker System board Speaker System board Action in Sequence Power Management-Related ...)" on page 27. LCD cover switch System board See "Save to Disk (S4)" on page 27. ...
  • Aspire 5500Z Service Guide - Page 76

    ...Default Settings", then reboot system. Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM/diskette drives. Press Fn+F5, LCD/CRT/Both ... Configuration Run printer self-test. Printer driver Printer cable Printer System Board Serial or parallel port device problems. Ensure..." in the Devices Configuration" of BIOS Setup Utility is set to Enabled. Device driver Device cable Device System board Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 9

    ... options Connectivity options Fax/data modem Built-in network feature Universal Serial Bus (USB) PC Card slot Installing memory BIOS utility Boot sequence Enable disk-to-disk recovery Password Using ... Restore from backup Create factory default image CD Re-install bundled software without CD Change password Troubleshooting Troubleshooting tips Error messages ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 28

    ...GM Express chipset Integrated Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection (dual-band 802.11b/g) Wi...Fi CERTIFIED™ solution, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology System memory 256/512 MB of DDR2 400/533 MHz memory, upgradeable to 2 GB using two soDIMM modules (dual... viewing ratio, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing on dual display via Acer GridVista™ 16.7 ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 43

    .... English Norton AntiVirus Norton AntiVirus is an anti-virus software that finds and repairs infected files, and protects ...on the Norton AntiVirus Icon on the desktop or click on the Start menu in the Windows taskbar, highlight Programs, and select Norton AntiVirus. 2 In the Norton AntiVirus main window, click Scan for Viruses. 3 4 5 In the Scan for Viruses panel, click Scan My Computer. Under ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 45

    33 No audio is heard from the computer. Check the following: English • The volume may be muted. In Windows, look at the volume...push to eject the tray. (If your computer's optical drive is a slot-load model, it will not have an eject ...blocking the ports. Make sure you have the appropriate software running on both devices (for file transfers) or you have the appropriate drivers (for printing...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 46

    ... properly use your communication software (e.g. HyperTerminal), you need to set up your location:...Rules and begin setting up your location. Refer to the Windows manual. Note: Please ...not necessary to complete the installation of your Operating System. After the Operating System is set up,... you restore the C: drive with the original software content that is installed when you purchase your notebook....
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 72

    60 English Using software Playing DVD movies When the DVD drive module is installed in the optical drive bay, you can play DVD movies on your computer. 1 Eject the DVD tray and insert a DVD movie disk; then close the DVD tray. Important! When you launch the DVD player for the first time, the program asks you to enter the region code. DVD disks are divided into 6 regions. Once your ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 73

    ... conservation and maximum performance at the same time. Windows handles all power-saving chores for your computer. English Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a ...: 1 2 3 4 5 Create backup Restore from backup Create factory default image CD Re-install bundled software without CD Change Acer eRecovery Management password This chapter will guide you through each process. Note: ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 75

    ... process. English Re-install bundled software without CD Acer eRecovery Management stores pre-loaded software internally for easy driver and application re-installation. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Boot to Windows XP. Press + to open the Acer eRecovery Management utility. Enter the password to proceed. The default password ...
  • Aspire 5500Z User's Guide - EN - Page 91

    ... 23 on indicator 19 care AC adapter v battery pack vi computer v CD-ROM ejecting manually 33 troubleshooting 33 cleaning computer vi computer caring for v ... 23 embedded numeric keypad hotkeys 24 lock keys 23 troubleshooting 33 Windows keys 24 23 L left view 12 M media access on indicator 19 memory installing 57- 58 messages error 65 modem 55 N network 56 Notebook Manager hotkey 25 num lock 23 on...
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