Flashing BIOS in FREEDOS

Notebook System Level 1
Training Material
Statement of Confidentiality
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Overview
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Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7.1
Chapter 7.2
Chapter 8
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Testing Flow Chart
Customer Induced Damage (CID) Criteria
Pretest Fixture Package
Visual Inspection
Plug Fixture
Updating BIOS
USB Boot Up Introduction
Test in FreeDOS
Windows Testing Program
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Chapter 1
Test flow chart
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Test flow chart
Check Model Name
FAIL
Visual Inspection
L2 Repair
OK
Plug Fixture
Update BIOS
NO
BIOS Is The
Newest Version?
Yes
FAIL
DOS Function Test
OK
FAIL
OS Function Test
OK
Key Out
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Chapter 2
Customer Induced Damage
(CID) Criteria
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Ø CID & OOW(Out of Warranty) Service
Process Flow Chart
Ø CID Outline
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Surface
Keyboard
Adapter
Mouse
ODD
LCD
Machine
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CID&OOW Service Process Flow Chart
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Surface – Painting Peel Off
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Damage
Painting peel off
[Figure1-5]
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Comments
LCD bezel or top case
worn or painting peel off
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Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Exchange or
thicken the rubber
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Free
Free
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Exchange related parts
Charge
Charge
-
Exchange related parts
Charge
Charge
LCD cover or bottom
case worn or painting
peel off
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Surface - Broken
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Damage
Broken
[Figure 6-14]
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Comments
Not caused by hit or
droped
Caused by hit or dropped
or customer induced
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
TBD
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-
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Exchange related
parts
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Charge
Charge
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Surface - Broken
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Keyboard
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Damage
Keycap drop off
[Figure 15]
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Comments
Keycap drop off
(including its bracket)
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Reinstall
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Free
Free
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Exchange the keyboard
Charge
Charge
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Keyboard - Oxidation
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Damage
Keyboard
Oxidation
[Figure 16-17]
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Comments
Liquid soak into the
keyboard and the top
case.
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the parts
which was soaked by
the liquid
Charge
Charge
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Keyboard - Broken
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Damage
KeycapTwist
[Figure 18-20]
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Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Keycap twisted heated
by the outside
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Exchange the keyboard
Charge
Charge
Keycap twisted by other
reasons
TBD
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-
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Comments
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Keyboard / Touch Pad Abraded
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Damage
Keyboard or
Touch Pad
abraded
[Figure 21-24]
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Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Keyboard or Touch Pad
was polished by the
abrasion.
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Exchange the keyboard
or Touch Pad
Charge
Charge
The sign on the
keyboard or Touch Pad
was drop off
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Exchange the keyboard
or Touch Pad
Charge
Charge
Comments
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Adapter – Surface Damaged
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Damage
Adapter surface
damaged
[Figure 25-26]
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Adapter surface has
water mark or melted or
broken.
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the adapter
Charge
Charge
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Adapter – Cable Damaged
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Damage
Adapter Cable
damaged
[Figure 27-30]
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Comments
Cable broken and the
plastic outside abraded
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the adapter
Charge
Charge
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Adapter – Label Damaged
Label Damaged
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Damage
Comments
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Adapter label
damaged
[Figure 31]
Label removed, scribbled
or damaged seriously
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Exchange the adapter
Charge
Charge
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Mouse – Surface Damaged
Surface damaged
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Damage
Comments
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Surface
Damaged
[Figure 32]
The surface of the
mouse split or damaged.
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Exchange the mouse
Charge
Charge
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Mouse – Cable damaged
Cable
twisted
Wire
broken
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Damage
Cable Damaged
[Figure 33-34]
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Cable twisted or wire
broken
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the mouse
Charge
Charge
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Mouse – Label Damaged
Label tear
up by
customer
Label damaged
and
disassembled
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Damage
Label Damaged
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Label tear up by
customer or
disassembled after
damaged
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Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the mouse
Charge
Charge
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ODD – Mechanical Damaged
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Damage
Mechanical
Damaged
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Comments
The hook broken,
damaged or missed so
that the ODD couldn’t
read the disk.
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the ODD
Charge
Charge
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ODD – Mechanical Damaged
ODD tray out of shape
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ODD bracket broken
Damage
Mechanical
Damaged
[Figure 38-40]
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Comments
Includes: ODD bracket
broken, ODD tray out of
shape, data cable
damaged, etc.
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Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
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Exchange the ODD
Charge
Charge
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ODD
Separate from the main machine and damage
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Damage
Comments
Repair Way
Exchange Parts
In
Warranty
Out of
Warranty
Separate from
the main
machine
[Figure 41]
ODD separates from the
main machine, data
cable damaged
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Exchange the ODD
Charge
Charge
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LCD
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Damage
Comments
Repair Way
Charge
LCD Broken
[Figure 42-43]
Panel crack and mural are
considered caused by drop, press or
misuse
Replace the panel
Yes
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Machine Oxidation
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Damage
Liquid inside
[Figure 44-45]
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Comments
Repair Way
It may be caused by misuse, ex:
(a) Customer try to self-repair and use wrong
way to clean to get the oxygenation.
(b) Splashed by liquid.
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Check other parts and
complete function first.
Replace the damage parts
Charge
Yes
Machine Burned
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Damage
Comments
Repair Way
Charge
NB Burned
[Figure 46-47]
Require to check the cause of such
case carefully and seriously. If unable
to judge the endures responsibility,
please feedback to ASUS HQ.
Replace the hole NB
TBD
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Chapter 3
Pretest Fixture Package
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Part Number
Fixture Name
Amount
20-201400952
PCMCIA Test Fixture
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22-220000100
Y-Cable
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70-C1OG10-01
Com Port Test Fixture
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70-C1OO30-0
Printer Test Fixture
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16-000500007
Tools Package
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ASUS Pretest Fixture Package
Part Number
Fixture Name
Amount
22-060001280
Audio Test Fixture
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80-C1G036-0103
ENG_EZUSB Board v1.0
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60R-R00LA1000
LAN Loop Back
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80-C1G036-0301
ENG_EZUSB Board v2.0
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22-060000050
USB Cable
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ASUS Pretest Fixture Package
Part Number
Fixture Name
Amount
80-DH1000-16
SCB-2408U/MI/ASUS NB
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14-011000040
IEEE 1394 Cable
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14-000500500
MINI USB Cable
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04-267001510
Adapter10W
AD620(US/JPN/TWN)
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20-521055550
CD-ROM Testing CD
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ASUS Pretest Fixture Package
Part Number
Fixture Name
20-J30320101
VGA Board
Disassembly
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22-240000310
Screwdriver For
S200
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NB Adapter (90W)
1
04-266001000
Amount
04-266000500
NB Adapter (50W)
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14-110060370
Power Cord
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ASUS Pretest Fixture Package
Fixture Name
Amount
CRT/LCD Monitor
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20-T004C2304
Express Card
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20-521006264
SD Card
Part Number
20-T00371104
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Chapter 4
Visual Inspection
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Visual Inspection Manner
1.1
Top
Left
1.2
Right
Left
Bottom
1.Method and sequence for appearance inspection
(1)Take down notes while reading:
While inspecting, the operator’s focus need to follow by their hand.
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Right
Back Cover & Shake LCD
2.1
1.Check if the scratch, stain, paint, bright line of LCD cover are under
inspection spec.
2.Tear LCD back cover Mylar.
2.2
1.Shake LCD module 3 times to check if hinges have some noise.
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Check Bottom Case
1.Checking if the gap in the bottom
case is under spec.
2.Check bottom case appearance
that scratch, stain, print, color
different, spray paint defector
others appearance need to tally
with inspection standard.
3.Check battery latch function well.
4.Check hole of speaker and DDR
door no foreign objects.
5.Check the top case Mylar and
battery Mylar are on NB, can‘t
permit they are oblique or loss.
6.Check business card folder is
stick on bottom case(for ASUS A3
series)
7.Check if scratch, stain, print,
bright line of bottom case are under
inspection spec.
3.1
3.2
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Check Border Area
4.1
1.Check if the scratch, stain, paint, bright line of front side are under
inspection spec.
2.Don’t tear bottom case IR lens Mylar.
4.2
1.Check if the scratch, stain, print, bright line of right side are under
inspection spec.
4.3
1.Check if the scratch, stain, paint, bright line of rear side are under
inspection spec.
2.Tear LCD back cover Mylar.
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Check Inside Cover
5.1
5.2
1.Check if the scratch, stain, paint, bright line of left side under inspection spec.
2.Checking if there is any foreign object inside each jack of NB left side.
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Check Gap & Device
6.1
6.2
1.Checking if the gap between LCD module and top case is under spec.
2.Checking if the scratch or pant off on the NB front side is under spec.
3.Checking if there is any foreign object inside each jack of NB left side.
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Check LCD Surface & Rubber
7.1
1.Confirm if there is scratch on the LCD panel.
2.Checking the gap between LCD panel and LCD bezel is under spec.
3.Confirm if LCD panel is glare.
7.2
1.Confirm if there are 4 Mylar & 4 rubbers on the LCD bezel.
2.Check printing logo on LCD bezel.
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Check PCMCIA & Top Case
8.1
1.Check if the PCMCIA push button function well.
8.2
1.Checking if there are Windows, Intel inside label, ATI label, CSR label,
TNT label, Dolby label, Spec label, Promotion label had stuck on the top
case.
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Check Function Button
9.1
Important
1.Checking if the power button and fast key works smoothly. Checking if
the gap, scratch, painting off, color difference or others surface defect of
button are under standard.
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Check Keyboard
Important
10.1
10.2
Important
Important
1.Checking if the K/B right side cannot saw VAG thermal module.
2.Make sure K/B and K/B cover wedge in top case and GAP under spec.
3.Use the palm of both hands to hit lightly K/B and make sure key of K/B
have not floating, missing, noise and moving.
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Check Bottom Case & Charge Pin
11.1
1.Checking if the gap, scratch, stain, painting off, color difference or
others surface defect of bottom case are under standard.
2.Checking if the battery can slide smoothly and functioning.
11.2
1.Checking the gap between hinge covers and top case are under spec.
2.Checking if the scratch or pant off on the NB back side is under spec.
3.Checking if there is any foreign object inside each jack of NB right side.
4.Checking if there are 2 screws Mylar in the bottom case.
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Check Battery & Warranty Label
12.1
For ASUS
For
HITACHI(OEM)
Label cannot stuck over frame.
12.2
Check machine model
number Name EX:W5AE
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Check All Label & Cotton Paper
13.1
1.Confirm that number of 90 S/N pasted on machine is the same with on
traveling card on bottom case.
2.Take the label-checking Mask putting on bottom case.
13.2
Put a anti-dust on the keyboard.
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Chapter 5
Plug Fixture
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Plug Fixture
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1. Connect LAN Loop Back Plug
2. Put Test CD into ODD and reboot to
run ASUS NB pretest programs
Plug Fixture
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3. Connect USB port plug.
4. Connect MS PRO card plug.
Chapter 6
Updating BIOS
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n Flashing BIOS introduction
n Preparation
n Flashing BIOS in Operating System
n Flashing BIOS in DOS mode
n Flashing BIOS in BIOS setup utility
n Jig Board
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Flashing BIOS Introduction
Updating BIOS could be the first option for the troubleshooting of the
Notebook PC because the new BIOS revision will solve some
problems. (Read the BIOS release information provided on the
download site before using.)
Four ways to flashing BIOS:
Software:
1. Winflash in Operating System
2. Aflash in FREEDOS
3. Easy Flash in BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Hardware:
4. Jig Board
Warning:
Careless updating can result in your Notebook PC having more
problems.
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Preparation
Before starting flashing BIOS, please plug in the adapter so as to avoid
the power off in the flashing process, which will lead to the BIOS
flashing failure.
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Flashing BIOS
in Operating System
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Precondition
Two preconditions mentioned before starting to update the BIOS in OS:
1. Download the exact BIOS files from the ASUS website
• Before starting updating BIOS in OS, please verify the NB model
then download the corresponded BIOS files from the ASUS website.
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The BIOS file can be found in the website as below:
http://www.asus.com
2. Please ensure the updating program ‘Winflash Utility’ has been
installed in your NB before you start BIOS updating.
The program can be installed from the Driver & Utility CD.
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Flashing BIOS in Operating System
1. Open the program “Winflash”
Click Start\All Programs\ASUS Utility\Winflash\Winflash V2.25
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2. Select and open the BIOS files downloaded from the website.
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3. Confirm the BIOS information is correct and press “Flash” button to start.
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4. The system would shut down automatically and reboot again to enter the
easy flash interface to start flashing the BIOS.
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5. Erasing BIOS
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6. Flashing BIOS
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7. Verify BIOS. After flash successfully, the system would shut down
automatically.
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8. Please restart and enter the BIOS setup interface to Load User Defaults.
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Warning
• The model is not matching
• The version is not the
latest or older than the BIOS
In these two situations, the
BIOS could not be updated.
The message would show
and the “Flash” button
would not be activable.
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Downgrade BIOS
Description:
With the new version of the BIOS, some functions
would be disabled. In this case, downgrade BIOS
would be adapted. For the WINFLASH grogram could
only upgrade BIOS, one command should be run
before the downgrade.
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Downgrade BIOS
1. Enter into the DOS mode in OS
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Downgrade BIOS
2. Run “winflash /nodate” in the DOS mode
(The path is as below)
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Downgrade BIOS
3. Choose the BIOS image file.
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Downgrade BIOS
4. Start to Downgrade.
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Downgrade BIOS
5. The system would shut down automatically and reboot again to enter the
easy flash interface to start flash the BIOS.
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Downgrade BIOS
6. Erasing BIOS
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Downgrade BIOS
7. Flashing BIOS
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Downgrade BIOS
8. Verify BIOS. After flash successfully, the system would shut down
automatically.
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Downgrade BIOS
9. Please restart and enter the BIOS setup interface to Load User Defaults.
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Preparation
n Download the BIOS image files from the SIP website (As it mentioned
in the flashing BIOS in OS)
n Prepare a USB DOS booting flash disk with the “AFLASH.EXE”
program and the BIOS image files in.
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Flashing BIOS in FREEDOS
1. Booting from the USB to enter into the FREEDOS
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2. Select aflash2.exe to run updating BIOS grogram
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3. Select <2.update BIOS to new version>
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4. Input file name of new BIOS
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5. Confirm the new BIOS name and make sure to start flashing
In this stage, please carefully check the model and version is correct then enter “Y” to
continue, otherwise the system will flash a wrong BIOS which will cause the problem
of no boot.
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6. Erasing BIOS
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7. Flashing BIOS
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8. Verify BIOS
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9. Complete Flashing and EXIT
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10. Restart the PC and enter into the BIOS SETUP UTILITY to check the BIOS
info.
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Flashing BIOS
in BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Description:
For the computer with the Napa platform and the latter one,
BIOS updating could be completed directly in the BIOS setup
interface.
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Flashing BIOS in BIOS SET UTILITY
1. Press F2 to enter the BIOS SETUP Interface to start the flashing.
The procedure is as below:
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2. Start to Easy Flash
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3. Select the BIOS file path
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3. Confirm to update BIOS
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4. Erasing BIOS
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5. Flashing BIOS
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6. Verify BIOS
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7. Restart the PC and enter into the BIOS SETUP UTILITY to check the
BIOS info.
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Flashing BIOS
by Jig Board
Description:
This is a tool for flashing BIOS. The other three ways introduced
before is for the software. In the case of failure flashing BIOS by
software, which would cause no boot, the BIOS could be flashed
by another tool – JIG BOARD.
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Jig Board Introduction
Part Number
Fixture Name
Amount
Jig Board
1
USB Cable
1
14G122300240
FPC Cable(28 pin)
1
14G122300280
FPC Cable(24 pin)
1
04-266003160
NB Adapter (65W)
1
14-110060370
Power Cord
1
60-2N70606073
14G000505705
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Overview
SW1: Start
Switch
U11: USB
Connector
LED4: Flashing
Fail LED
LED1: Flashing
BUSY LED
J1: Power
Jack
LED2: Software
On Power LED
LED3: Flashing Done
and GOOD LED
CON1: FPC Cable
28 pins connector
SW7: Main
Power Switch
CON6: FPC
Cable 24 pins
connector
SW6: Reset
Switch
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Switch
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CON7: 24
pins
CON5:
28 pins
Notebook Supported
The JIG Board only supports the notebook PC whose BIOS chip is ITE.
A
A3AC
A3FC
A3FP
A3H
A3HF
A6F
A6RP
A6HF
A7C
A7CD
A7J
A7F
A7P
A7S
A8E
A8S
A8SC
A9RP
C
C90S
F
F3SA
F3SC
F3SV
F3SE
F9DC
F9E
F9S
F2F
F2HF
F2J
F2JE
F3F
F3H
F3P
F3JA
F3JC
F3JP
F3JR
F3JM
F3JV
F3M
F3T
F3TC
F3U
F5R
F5M
F9F
F9J
G
G1S
G2S
G2P
R
R1E
R1F
T
T12EG
T12FG
T12FF
T12FH
T12FV
T12H
T12J
T12J3
T12JG
T12RG
T12RV
TRSA
T11F
T11J
T11JA
T11JB
T11JL
T12RV
T12MG
T12MV
T12UV
T13FG
T13FV
T13MV
T19F
T19H
T19R
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VX2S
V2JE
W
W2S
W7S
W7E
W1JB
U
U1F
X
X51R
Z
Z37E
Z84J
Z96S
Z62F
Z62FP
Z62FM
Z62J
Z62JM
Z84F
Z84FM
Z91FR
Z94RP
Z96F
Z96FM
Z96H
Z96HM
Z96J
Z96JM
Z96JP
Z96JS
Flashing BIOS with JIG Board
Load ROM files to the JIG Board
1. Use USB cable to
connect the JIG Board
with the target board.
Then plug in the DC
Power to JIG
Board.(12~19V, notebook
power adapter). Press
the power button to turn
on the board.
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2. Press LoadFile icon to load BIOS ROM file and press AutoBurn icon to
burn BIOS ROM file to JIG Board.
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3. After burning done, press SW7 again to turn off main power.
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Upload the ROM file to the target notebook
1. Remove the battery of the target notebook
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2. Connect the FPC cable between to the keyboard and Jig-Board
connector.(connect both side on pin 1)
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3. Connect the USB cable on the Jig-Board and notebook.
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4. Connect the power adapter on the Jig-Board.
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5. Turn the Jig-Board on by pressing the power button.
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6. The finally connection is the power adapter into the notebook.
There is a
connecting rule
between
the Jig-Board,
notebook and
adapters!!!!
If you don’t follow
these steps, you
can’t upload the
ROM file.
Because the circuit
needs to be closed
by the notebook
power.
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7. Press on the start button on the Jig-Board.
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Message ID List
Message
Process
Note
AA
Wait for check KBS interface
00
Flash erase
10~1F
Flash Program
For 1M/2M flash
20~2F
Flash Verify
For 1M/2M flash
55
KBS test fail
The scenario will influence by the following conditions:
The JIG Board crisis recovery data structure did not
match the target keyboard connector define.
The target system has other power sources before JIG
Board SW6 turn on.
00~FF
Read ROM
For 1M/2M flash
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Flash successfully
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The scenarios will influence by the following conditions:
The utility did not detect the KSO9=0
The FPC cable connected to the connector with reverse
side.
The JIG Board crisis recovery data structure did not
match the target keyboard connector define.
Target system does not have the power source.
Chapter 7.1
USB BOOT UP INTRODUCTION
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Equipment Description
NO#
Equipment Description
ASUS Part
Number
Quantity
1
CRT MONITOR
20-520000282
1
2
ENG_EZUSB
BOARD R1.03
80-C218-0103
5
3
USB CABLE
22-060000050
5
4
Memory Stick Card
20-T004B1011
1
5
SCANDISK SD
MEMORY CARD
20-TT2600048
1
6
Test CD
22-060002570
1
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Create USB bootboot-up DISK
Advantage
dvantages
s:
1.Boot directly from AIAI-flash and run test programs under FreeDOS
FreeDOS,, DO NOT
need unplug HDD.
2.No need using HDD(A substitute method before NDSS online)
STEP 1: Download "USB Boot" from SIP
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STEP 2: Extract the RAR file to any folder(eg. extract to E:\)
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STEP 3: Use HPUSBFW.EXE to Format AI_FLASH and create a DOS
startup disk
Choose Dos
system files
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STEP 4: Copy USB_BOOT.EXE to AI_FLASH and double click it
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STEP 5: Download Test Program from SIP
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STEP 6: Extract the rar file just downloaded to any folder to
get an executable self-extracting file
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STEP 7: Copy the file to the root of AI_FLASH, and double click it
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Test in FreeDOS
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1. Connect the test fixture correctly.
2. Please put on the battery and connect the power adaptor
to DC power input jack before run the test program.
3. If it happens in problem, please inform the test supervisor.
For safety, Turn off main power when Test idling or during
break time.
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Test Setup
1. Press Power Switch then press the ‘Power Button’ to make power on.
2. NB system BIOS allows users to change some system hardware/function settings during POST
(power on self test) stage. Users may hit <F2> key to enter SETUP mode in POST, the setup feature is
categorized into 6 menus described as below.
Step 2. Check/Setup System time/date
Step 1. Load Setup Defaults
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Test Setup
Step 3. Setup Boot Device Priority
Boot -> Boot Device Priority->1st Boot Device [Hard
Disk]
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Step 4. Save Changes and Exit, then System will
reboot.
Enter FreeDOS Mode
1. Boot up the system with the Test USB Boot-up Disk.
2. Press ESC Key, then select booting from U Disk.
3. Entering FreeDOS.
4. Press ESC then see the FreeDOS UI.
5. Choose Testing Model. EX. TC->NB->G7_SER->G70SG
6. Select the BAT file of Testing Model, shown as below.
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Enter FreeDOS Mode
7. Select the Function Test Item according to the TEST Program Menu.
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Model and BIOS Test
1. Check Product type
2. Check BIOS Version
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Confirm the CPU SPEC
1. Confirm the CPU SPEC.
2. Confirm the current date/ time.
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LED Test
p Check the light of LEDs, press any key to test next LED. Ensure the status
LEDs function properly.
p If the LEDs are different to the screen display, that means test fail.
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LED Test
p Check the light of HDD LED, then press ‘H’ to exit.
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CHK 1394&MAC
p Check 1394 ID number is correct.
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CHK 1394&MAC
p Input 1394 address
p Please type the right 1394 address. Then save this file!!
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CHK 1394&MAC
p Check MAC address is correct.
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CHK 1394&MAC
p Input MAC Address
p Please type the right MAC address. Then save this file!!
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AC--IN Test
AC
p Insert the AC input to check. Test fail will show this PIC
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MS CARD Test
Please insert the MS-card into Card Reader (Picture 1)
Picture 1
Picture 2
Test fail will show this PIC
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SD CARD Test
Picture 2
Picture 1
Test fail will show this PIC
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Temperature Test
Test fail will show this PIC
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WLAN OFF/ON
.
Please turn off/on the WLAN switch
Picture 1
Picture 2
Test fail will show this PIC
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BLUETOOTH
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MEMSIZE Test
The below pictures shows the information of CPU and system
memory to us.
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MEMSIZE Test
Please confirm the memsize
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Touchpad Test
When your finger touch the pad and move one direction, the bule
sign move the same direction with your finger.
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LCDRGB Test
If you find the vertical wave and horizontal wave between the
LCD RGB Test, It has problem.
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INSTANT Test
Press the button 1 , the grids will change color.
Please according to the words in below picture.
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KEYBOARD Test
Choose one language for the
Keyboard, and then into next
screen.
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Please check the keyboard
function. Press all the key at
the keyboard. then the
program can exit and
continue.
If any key doesn’t change to
Blue color, it means the test
program is fail.
Press Fn + DEL key to test
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Function Test
Test fail will show this PIC
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FAN OFF/ON Test
Unable to wheel or Speed Error on FAN
Test fail will show this PIC
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CD ROM Test
Test fail will show this PIC
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LID Switch Test
Close LID panel to test.
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BATTERY CAPACITY Test
Check the battery capacity.
Test fail will show this PIC
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USB Test
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Test fail will this picture.
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Windows Testing Program
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Install WTP
Step 1: Download Windows Main Program from SIP.
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Install WTP
Step 2: Save the ASUSWTP.exe test program.
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Install WTP
Step 3: Download the relevant Test Program from SIP.
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Install WTP
Step 4: Extract the file .
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WTP Main Menu
Step 1: Run ASUSWTP.exe on desktop
Step 2: Choose Model name and running test program.
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CHECK DEVICE
1.Check Machine all device is ok?
2.Check software and hardware is normal?
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CHECK DEVICE
Device Normal
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CHECK DEVICE
Device Abnormal
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CD COMPARE
1. Please insert a DVD-RW disc into ODD
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EXT/INT SPEAKER Test
p Press the number that you heard to test speaker function.
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HDCP Test
pConnect a monitor to notebook by a HDMI cable, the monitor must
support HDCP.
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HDCP Test
p Press “Fn+F8” to select the “HDMI ONLY” display
mode.
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HDCP Test
p Select “1: Enable”, Local & Global changed to 1, the model’s HDCP function is normal.
p Select “1: Enable”, Local & Global doesn’t change, the model’s HDCP function is abnormal.
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LCD Test
Run Nokia Monitor Test V1.0a to test.
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LCD Test
Geometry
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Convergence
Screen Regulation
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LCD Test
Colour
Focus
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Brightness and Contrast
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MIC Test
p Insert MICPHONE to test.
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MS/SD Test
p Insert the MS/SD card into Card Reader.
p Test fail will show this picture.
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TOUCHPAD Test
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TOUCHPAD Test
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VCD PLAY Test
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VCD PLAY Test
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WEBCAM Test
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NEWCARD Test
p If the NEWCARD is normal, it will appear the below pictures.
p TEST fail will show this PIC.
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WIRELESS Test
p If the wireless is normal, it will appear the below pictures.
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WIRELESS Test
p Test fail will show the following pictures.
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