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Preface
Product
Description
Troubleshooting
Illustrated
Parts Catalog
Removal &
Replacement
Procedures
Specifications
Connector Pin
Assignments
Battery Pack
Operations
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Preface
This Maintenance and Service Guide is a troubleshooting guide that can be used for reference when servicing the
Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable Computers.
Compaq Computer Corporation reserves the right to make changes to the Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable
Computers without notice.
Symbols
The following words and symbols mark special messages throughout this guide.
WARNING: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions in the warning could result in bodily harm
or loss of life.
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loss of data.
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Technician Notes
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WARNING: Only authorized technicians trained by Compaq should repair this equipment. All troubleshooting and repair
procedures are detailed to allow only subassembly/module level repair. Because of the complexity of the individual boards
and subassemblies, the user should not attempt to make repairs at the component level or to make modifications to any
printed circuit board. Improper repairs can create a safety hazard. Any indications of component replacement or printed
circuit board modifications may void any warranty
Serial Number
When requesting information or ordering spare parts, the computer serial number should be provided to Compaq. The
serial number is located on the bottom of the computer.
Locating Additional Information
The following documentation is available to support this product:
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Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable Computer documentation set
Introducing Windows 95 Guide
Service Training Guides
Compaq Service Advisories and Bulletins
Compaq QuickFind
Compaq Service Quick Reference Guide
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Product Description
Models and
Features
Controls and
Lights
Left Side
Components
Right Side
Components
Bottom of
Unit
Rear
Connectors
Power
Management
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Power
Management
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Troubleshooting
Preliminary Steps
Clearing the Power-On
Password
Power-On Self Test
(POST)
Compaq Diagnostics
This section covers troubleshooting information for the
Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable Computers. The basic
steps in troubleshooting include:
1. Follow the Preliminary Steps.
2. Run the Power-On Self-Test
(POST).
Diagnostic Error Codes
Troubleshooting
Without Diagnostics
Solving Minor
Problems
Contacting Compaq
Support
3. Follow the recommended actions
described in the diagnostic tables, if
you are unable to run POST or if
POST displays an error message.
When following the recommended
actions in the Sections on POST and
Diagnostic Error Codes perform them
in the order listed. Rerun POST after
each recommended action until the
problem is solved and no error
message occurs. Once the problem is
solved, do not complete the
remaining recommended actions.
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intermittent, check the
NOTE: computer several times to
verify that the problem is
solved.
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Illustrated Parts Catalog
System Unit
Boards
This section provides an breakdown and identifies the spare parts ordering
number associated with each item(s) for the Compaq Presario 1200 Series
Portable Computers.
Display
Assembly
Mass Storage
Devices
Miscellaneous
Cable Kit
Cables
Miscellaneous
Hardware and
Plastics Kit
Miscellaneous
Parts
Documentation
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Removal and Replacement Procedures
This section explains the removal and replacement procedures for the computer.
Serial Number Location
Disassembly
Sequence
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
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Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
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Specifications
This chapter covers the following specifications of Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable Computers:
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Computer models
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Physical and environmental
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System Interrupts
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System DMA
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System I/O Address
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System Memory Catalog
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Display
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Memory expansion
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Diskette drive
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Hard drive
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CD drive
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Battery pack
Physical and Environmental
Computer Specifications
U.S.
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Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
1.97 in
12.20 in
10.08 in
4.95 cm
31.00 cm
25.40 cm
Model 1230
Model 1232
7.326 Ib
7.326 Ib
3.33 kg
3.33 kg
Stand-Alone (Battery Pack) Power
Requirements
NiMH
Li-ion
Nominal Operating
Maximum Average
Peak Operating
W @ 9.6 V
W @ 9.6 V
W @ 9.6 V
W @ 14.4 V
W @ 14.4 V
W @ 14.4 V
Weight
AC Power Requirements
Operating Voltage
Operating Current
Operating Frequency
Maximum Transient
100-240 V
0.8/0.4 A RMS
47-63 Hz
Meets IEC 801-4 and IEC801-5
1kV for 50 ns
Temperature
Operating
50° to 95 °F
10° to 35 °C
Nonoperating
-4° to 140 °F
-20° to 60 °C
Operating
10 to 90%
35°C to 90%
Nonoperating (tw = 38.7°C max)
5 to 95%
60°C to 95%
Operating
0 to 10,000 ft
0 to 3.15 km
Nonoperating
0 to 30,000 ft
0 to 9.14 km
Relative Humidity (noncondensing)
Altitude
Shock
Operating
10 G, 11 ms, half sine
Non operating
240 G, 2 ms, half sine
Vibration
Operating
0.5 G
Nonoperating
1.5 G
NOTE: Applicable product safety standards specify thermal limits for plastic surfaces. Compaq Presario 1200
Series Portable Computers operate well within this range of temperatures.
System Interrupts
System Interrupts
Hardware IRQ
System Function
IRQ0
Timer Interrupt
IRQ1
Keyboard
IRQ2
Interrupt Controller Cascade
IRQ3
Internal Modem
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IRQ4
Serial Port (COM1)
IRQ5
Audio Controller
IRQ6
Diskette Drive
IRQ7
Parallel Port (LPT 1) (default)
IRQ8
System CMOS/Real-Time Clock
IRQ9
Video Controller
IRQ9
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
IRQ10
PCI-1221 CardBus Controller
IRQ10
PCI-1221 CardBus Controller
IRQ10
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
IRQ11
Compaq PCI to USB Open Host Controller
IRQ11
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
IRQ12
PS/2 TouchPad/Mouse
IRQ13
Numeric processor
IRQ14
Primary IDE Controller
IRQ15
Secondary IDE Controller
System DMA
System DMA
Hardware DMA
System Function
DMA 1
Audio Controller
DMA 2
Diskette Drive
DMA 4
DMA Controller
DMA 5
Audio Controller
System I/O Address
System I/O Address
I/O Address (Hex)
System Function (Shipping Configuration)
0000h-000Fh
DMA Controller # 1
0020h-0021h
Interrupt Controller # 1
0022h-0023h
Motherboard resources
0040h-0043h
System timer
0060h-0060h
Keyboard Controller
0061h-0061h
System speaker
0064h-0064h
Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
0070h-0071h
System CMOS/real time clock
0081h-008Fh
DMA Controller
0092h-0092h
Motherboard resources
00A0h-00A1h
Programmable interrupt controller
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00C0h-00DFh
DMA Controller
00ECh-00EFh
Motherboard resources
00F0h-00FFh
Numeric data processor
0170h-0177h
Secondary IDE controller
01F0h-01F7h
Primary IDE controller
0376h-0376h
Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller
0378h-037Fh
Printer Port (LPT1)
0388h-038Bh
AUDIO(TM) 16-bit Sound
0398h-0399h
Motherboard resources
03B0h-03BBh
Graphics Controller
03C0h-03DFh
Graphics Controller
03F0h-03F5h
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
03F6h-03F6h
Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller
03F7h-03F7h
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
03F8h-03FFh
Communications Port (COM1)
0480h-048Fh
Motherboard resources
04D0h-04D1h
Motherboard resources
0CF8h-0CFFh
PCI bus
3000h-307Fh
Cyrix Cx5520 PCI to ISA bridge
4000h-401Fh
Cyrix Cx5520 PCI to ISA bridge
5000h-500Fh
Cyrix Cx5520 PCI to ISA bridge
System Memory Catalog
System Memory Catalog
Memory Address
System Function
00000000h-0009FFFFh
System board extension for PnP BIOS
000A0000h-000AFFFFh
Graphics Controller
000B0000h-000BFFFFh
Graphics Controller
000C0000h-000C7FFFh
Graphics Controller
000C8000h-000C8FFFh
PCI-1221 CardBus Controller
000C9000h-000C9FFFh
PCI-1221 CardBus Controller
000CC000h-000CFFFFh
Motherboard resources
000E0000h-000FFFFFh
System board extension for PnP BIOS
00100000h-01FFFFFFh
System board extension for PnP BIOS
40008000h-4000FFFFh
Motherboard resources
40010000h-40010FFFh
Cyrix Cx5520 PCI to ISA bridge
40018000h-41017FFFh
Motherboard resources
FD000000h-FDFFFFFFh
Graphics Controller
FEA00000h-FEBFFFFFh
Graphics Controller
FEC00000h-FECFFFFFh
Graphics Controller
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FEDFE000h-FEDFEFFFh
Compaq PCI to USB Open Host Controller
FFFC0000h-FFFFFFFFh
Motherboard resources
Display (Information not available)
12.1" (Diagonal) HPA Display
U.S.
Metric
Information
not available
Information
not available
Information
not available
Information
not available
Weight
Information
not available
Information
not available
Contrast Ratio
Information
not available
Information
not available
Brightness
Information
not available
Information
not available
Total Power Consumption
Information
not available
Information
not available
Dimensions
Height
Width
Display Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Memory Expansion
Memory Expansion
System Memory
Expansion Board Memory
Total Memory
32-MB
16-MB
48-MB
32-MB
32-MB
64-MB
32-MB
64-MB
96-MB
Diskette Drive (Information not available)
Diskette Drive
Capacity per Diskette (High/Low)
Information not available
Diskette Size
Information not available
Number of LED Indicators (Read/Write)
Information not available
Number of Drives Supported
Information not available
Drive Rotation (rpm)
Information not available
Transfer Rate (Kbps)
Information not available
Bytes per Sector
Information not available
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Sectors per Track (High/Low)
Information not available
Tracks per Side (High/Low)
Information not available
Access Times
Information not available
Track-to-Track (ms)
Average (ms)
Setting Time (ms)
Latency Average (ms)
Cylinders (High/Low)
Information not available
Number of Read/Write Heads
Information not available
Hard Drive (Information not available)
Hard Drives
3.2-GB
2.1-GB
Capacity Per Drive
Information not available
Information not available
Drive Type
Information not available
Information not available
Logical Configuration
Cylinders
Heads
Sectors per track
Bytes per sector
Information not available
Information not available
Seek Times
(Typical, Including settling in ms)
Single track
Average
Full stroke
Information not available
Information not available
Transfer Rate
At interface
Information not available
Information not available
CD Drive (Information not available)
CD Drive
24× CD Drive
Dimensions
Information not available
Weight
Information not available
Rotational Speed
Information not available
Typical Transfer Rate
Sustained Data Transfer Rate
Information not available
Access Time
Average Random Access Time
Information not available
Spin Up time
Information not available
Data Buffer Capacity
Information not available
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Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Lithium Ion (Li ion) *
Dimensions
Height
Length
Width
0.8 in (20.3 mm)
5.7 in (145 mm)
3.1 in (78.7 mm)
0.8 in (20.3 mm)
5.7 in (145 mm)
3.1 in (78.7 mm)
Weight
1.01 Ib (458.1 g)
0.90 Ib (408.2 g)
Battery Pack Operating Time
2:30 hr
3:00 hr
9.6 V
3200mAH
40 W
14.4 V
2500mAH
40 W
32° F (0-50° C)
-20° C -60° C
5° C-45° C
32° F (0-50° C)
-20° C -60° C
5° C-45° C
Energy
Nominal Open Circuit Voltage
Capacity
Power
Environmental Requirements
Operating Temperature
Non-operating Temperature
Charging Temperature
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Connector Pin Assignments
This appendix provides connector pin assignment tables for Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable
Computers. For more information on connectors, refer to the section on Rear Connectors.
NOTE: The signals in all tables of this appendix are considered active high unless otherwise indicated
by an asterisk (*).
Parallel Connector
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
Strobe*
10
Acknowledge*
2
Data Bit 0
11
Busy
3
Data Bit 1
12
Paper Out
4
Data Bit 2
13
Select
5
Data Bit 3
14
Auto Linefeed*
6
Data Bit 4
15
Error*
7
Data Bit 5
16
Initialize Printer*
8
Data Bit 6
17
Select In*
9
Data Bit 7
18-25
Signal Ground
* = Active low
Serial Connector
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Connector
Pin
Signal
1
Carrier Detect
2
Receive Data
3
Transmit Data
4
Data Terminal Ready
5
Signal Ground
6
Data Set Ready
7
Ready to Send
8
Clear to Send
9
Ring Indicator
Keyboard/Mouse
Connector
Pin
Signal
1
Data
2
Not defined
3
Ground
4
+5 VDC
5
Clock
6
Not defined
External VGA Monitor
Connector
Pin
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Red Analog
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Green Analog
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Ground
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Ground Analog
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Ground Analog
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Ground Analog
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Not connected
10
Ground
11
Monitor Detect
12
DDC2B Data
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Horizontal Sync
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Vertical Sync
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1
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Battery Pack Operating Time
This appendix covers the following information concerning battery pack operating time:
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Increase battery pack operating time
Conditioning a battery pack
Disposal of a used battery pack
Increasing Battery Pack Operating Time
Battery pack operating time differs depending on several variables. To avoid unnecessary replacement, consider the
following variables when determining how long a charged battery pack should last:
●
Power management settings
●
Hardware configuration
●
Software applications
●
Installed options
●
Display brightness
●
Hard drive usage
●
Changes in operating temperature
●
Type and number of installed PC Cards
NOTE:
The power consumption requirements for PC Cards vary widely. Some cards drain the battery
pack very rapidly.
Battery pack operating time can be increased by as much as 50 percent by controlling the energy required by the
computer and the energy stored in the battery pack.
Minimizing the Energy Required
To minimize the energy required by the computer, follow these steps:
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Set the power conservation levels in the Power Management utility to Maximum.
Customize the timeout value to work more efficiently with the applications. The amount of battery
life depends on the values selected.
Maximizing the Energy Stored
To maximize the energy stored in the battery pack, follow these guidelines:
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●
●
Condition the battery pack at least every 30 days to improve overall battery performance.
Keep a battery pack in the computer when using it with AC power to supply the battery pack with a
constant trickle charge.
Store the battery pack in a cool, dry place when not in use.
Conditioning a Battery Pack
CAUTION: To avoid a loss of data, ensure that all data is saved before discharging a battery pack.
To condition a battery pack, complete the following steps:
1. Plug in the AC adapter and allow the battery to charge until the fast charge arrow on the display
disappears. Your battery gauge may read 100 percent for a period of time before the arrow disappears.
Do not unplug the AC adapter until the arrow disappears.
2. Unplug the AC adapter and allow the battery to drain until the computer reaches hibernation and turns
itself off. Do not plug in the AC adapter during this process or you will need to restart with Step
No. 1. You may use the computer while the battery is draining.
3. Your battery is re- conditioned.
4. Plug in the AC adapter and begin using the computer.
The table below shows battery pack charge times by model.
Battery Charge Time
Computer
On Line
Off Line
Model 1/NiMH Battery Pack
4.0 hours premature termination
2:00 hr
Model 2/Li ion Battery Pack
4.5 hours premature termination
2:50 hr
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Disposal of a Used Battery Pack
In the interest of safeguarding our environment. Compaq Computer Corporation recommends that nickel metal
hydride (NiMH) and lithium ion (Li ion) battery packs be recycled. Battery packs should be handled in accordance with
country, state, province, or local regulations.
CAUTION: Never attempt to open or service a battery pack. Opening a battery pack not only damages
the pack and makes it unusable, but also expose potentially harmful battery components.
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Model
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Display
12. 1" HPA
12. 1" HPA
Processor
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Display
7. Easy
Access
Internet
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(On/Off) Headphone
Jack (Left)
Button
3.
9.
Keyboard Microphone
Jack
(Right)
4. Touch 10. Volume
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Control Up
Button
5. Touch 11.
Pad
Integrated
Button
Speakers
(Left)
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Volume
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Power Management for Windows 98
The following power management features are available for conserving AC power and extending battery operating
time:
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●
Power Management Settings
Sleep
Hibernation
Battery operating time
Rebooting After a Lockup
Servicing Your Computer - Full Off Mode
Power Management Settings
Depending on your patterns of computer use, you can set different levels of power management. These different
power management levels can be activated based on the amount of time passed since the last system activity.
System activity examples, include keyboard or mouse movement, CD or DVD playback (while under program control
that monitors Sleep), and modem use.
You can select different conditions or power schemes through Power Management..The optional settings are Home/
Office Desk, Portable/ Laptop and Always On. From the default settings, you can change the following settings.
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●
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the System goes to Sleep (Standby) mode
the screen times out and goes blank
the hard drive spins down
Each of these system components will go to sleep after the selected or default periods of inactivity. (The setting for
hard drive must be less than or equal to the setting for System.)
IMPORTANT: If you're on a network, it's recommended that you set System Standby to Never.
There are five categories of power management settings under the Control Panel. The default setting for each feature
is listed below in the tables.
Power Management Properties
Tab: Power Schemes:
Plugged in
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15 minutes
Turn OFF Monitor
After 15 minutes
After 10 minutes
Always on System Standby: After 15 minutes
After 10 minutes
Power Management Properties
Tab: ALARMS::
Low Battery Alarm:
10%
Critical Battery Alarm
0%
Alarm Actions:
X Display Message Notification
Text Action
No Action
Power Management Properties
Tab: POWER METER:
Default
Tab: ADVANCED
Default
Display Properties
Tab: POWER METER: Monitor Laptop Display (Maximum resolution according to unit display
size)
System Properties
Tab: Device Manager Default:
Disk Drives:
X DMA
CD ROM:
X DMA
Sleep
You can select Sleep mode instead of turning off the computer when you have finished using it. This allows the
computer to wake up faster than turning it completely off and saves power over the active (On) mode. Compaq
Presario Notebook computers have two levels of sleep, Hibernation and Sleep.
Hibernation - by pushing the power button once your computer will perform a save to disk followed by a shut down
of the computer into Off mode.
Sleep - is a low power mode, also referred to as Standby mode. While in Sleep mode, your computer will maintain
system information and open files. Unsaved information will be lost if you turn off your system prior to system wakeup, or if you lose power while using the AC adapter.
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CAUTION: While in Sleep mode, your computer will maintain system information and open files. Unsaved
information will be lost if you turn off your system prior to system wake-up, or if you lose power while
using the AC adapter.
Hibernation Mode
Hibernation helps conserve battery life and protects your data. Hibernation can be a routine power saving event, or
can be the result of a low battery condition. As it enters Hibernation, your computer will display a progress screen, as
it automatically saves the machine state before it shuts down and turns itself off. Your computer will automatically go
into Hibernation, when the battery has little power left, or when the system (operating on battery power) has been in
Sleep mode for more than an hour. You can also manually initiate Hibernation by pressing the power button once
while the system is active. To restore the computer's previous state, simply press the power button once again. While
waking up, the computer will display a progress screen.
The following table shows the conditions and indicators for getting in and out of the various power management
modes, Sleep, Hibernation and Off.
Mode
To Initiate
To End
Indicators
Sleep
Manual keys
combination
- Fn+F4
Press any key
Flashing green
Power LED
Time Out Default
15 minutes. If on
Battery power
(system will not
go to Sleep if on
AC power)
Hibernate
Manual - Press
Press Power
Power Button once Button once
No Power LED,
blank screen
Time Out Default
If low battery or
after 1 hour of
sleep (system will
not Hibernate if
on AC power)
Off
Perform normal
Windows
shutdown via the
start button, or
press and hold
down the power
button for 4
seconds
Press Power
Button once
No Power LED,
blank screen
Servicing Your Computer - Full Off Mode
If you need to install or replace components in your system, you must turn the computer off completely. Follow the
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Rebooting After a Lockup
Occasionally you may encounter a frozen keyboard or a locked screen. To reboot your computer (as if from a cold
start) press and hold down the Power Button for at least four seconds, which will cause a manual shutdown. Then,
restart it with a single press of the Power Button. If it still doesn't recover, press the Power Button and hold it for four
seconds to shut it down, then, remove the battery or unplug the AC power for at least 30 seconds. Reinsert the
battery or reconnect AC power and press the Power Button once to reboot.
Battery Operating Time
Battery operating time is affected by variables, such as the following:
●
Power conservation settings
●
Hardware configuration
●
Software applications
●
Installed options
●
Display brightness
●
Hard drive usage
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Power button
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Changes in operating temperature
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Type and number of installed PC Cards
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The following power management features are available for conserving AC power and extending
battery operating time:
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Power Management Settings
Sleep
Hibernation
Battery Operating Time
Power Management Settings
You can select power conservation settings through Power Management located on the System
Features menu in Computer Setup. Computer Setup can be accessed by pressing F10 when the
Compaq logo appears on the screen. These settings control the power conservation rate and
the timeout values for various system components. A timeout is a specified period of system or
component inactivity. After this period, the system or component (for example, the hard drive)
is shut down to conserve power until it is accessed again.
There are four categories of power management settings: Maximum Power Saving, Maximum
Performance, Customized, and Disabled. The default setting for each feature is listed in below
table.
Power Conservation Default Time-out Settings
Features
Maximum
Power Saving
Maximum
Performance
Customized
Disabled
Idle Mode
On
Off
Off
Off
Sleep Timeout
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Off
Off
Off
Selectable
Resume Time
Selectable
Selectable
Selectable
Selectable
Hard Drive Timeout
10 seconds
15 minutes
5 minutes
Disabled
Sleep
Sleep is a power conservation mode that performs the following functions:
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Turns off the display after a selected period of inactivity.
Automatically reduces the amount of power the computer uses.
The computer is immediately ready for use when any key is pressed.
Sleep mode is indicated by the blinking Power On LED.
The computer may be manually put in Sleep mode by pressing the Fn + F4 keys.
Hibernation Mode
Hibernation is a power conservation mode that performs the following functions:
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●
●
Saves all current information from memory to a file on the hard drive.
Turns off the computer.
Can be restored after any amount of time.
The Hibernation file is preinstalled on the hard disk. The Hibernation file is slightly larger than
the total RAM memory of the computer (system memory, memory expansion board, video
memory). The Hibernation 100-MB partition can be reinstalled with the QuickRestore CD.
Hibernation is initiated by one of the following means:
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Automatically when the system is operating on Battery Power and
has been in Sleep Mode for 60 minutes.
Automatically when the battery reaches a low battery level.
Manually by pressing the power button.
When the Power button is pushed, the computer exits Hibernation.
Battery Operating Time
Battery operating time is affected by variables, such as the following:
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●
●
Power conservation settings
Hardware configuration
Software applications
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Installed options
Display brightness
Hard drive usage
Power button
Changes in operating temperature
Type and number of installed PC Cards
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Preliminary Steps
Before running POST, complete the following preliminary steps:
1. If a power-on password has been established, type the password and press the Enter
key. If the password is not known, clear the password.
2. Run Computer Checkup.
3. Turn off the computer and its external devices.
4. Disconnect any external devices that you do not want to test. Do not disconnect the
printer if you want to test it or use it to log error messages.
If the problem only occurs when an external device is connected to the
IMPORTANT: computer, the problem may be related to the external device or its cable.
Verify this by running POST with and without the external device connected.
5. Install loopback plugs in the serial and parallel connectors if you would like to test
these ports.
6. Ensure the hard drive is installed in the computer.
7. Ensure that the battery pack is inserted in the computer and the computer is
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Clearing the Power-on Password
Clearing the power-on
password requires removing
all Setup attributes that are
programmed in the CMOS.
RTC battery is
The
located on the system
board.
If the password is not
known, clear it by
performing the following
steps:
1. Turn off the computer.
2. Disconnect the power
cord.
3. Remove the battery pack.
4. Remove the Palmrest
Cover with Touch Pad.
5. Remove the
heatspreader.
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6. Remove the keyboard.
7. The
dip switch
contains four bits. Set the
third bit to ON for 30
seconds and return it to
OFF position.
8. Reassemble the
computer.
9. Turn on the computer to
verify that the power-on
password has been cleared.
If it has not been cleared,
repeat Steps 1 through 10.
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Power-On Self Test (POST)
Running POST
To run POST, complete the following steps:
Turn off the computer, then turn on the computer.
If POST does not detect any errors, the computer will not beep. This indicates successful completion of POST test.
POST has run successfully and boots from the hard drive (or from a bootable diskette if one is installed in the diskette
drive).
If POST detects errors, the errors are indicated by screen and/or audible messages. Refer to "Power-On Self-Test
(POST) Codes" in the tables for a list of POST codes and their relevant descriptions.
NOTE:
If the system is not functioning well enough to run POST, or if the display is not functioning well enough to
show POST error messages, refer to the Troubleshooting tables.
Power-On Self-Test Messages
102-System Board Failure
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
DMA, timers, etc.
Replace the system board.
162-System Options Not Set
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Configuration incorrect
Run Computer Setup.
CMOS reflects that an invalid
configuration has been set.
Run Computer Setup.
RAM failure
1. Replace the memory modules.
2. Replace the system board.
Memory test data error
1. Replace the memory modules.
2. Replace the system board.
XX000YZZ RAM failure
Replace the system board.
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XX000YZZ 201-Memory Error
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
301-Keyboard Error
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Keyboard failure
1. Ensure the keys are not depressed during POST.
2. Reconnect the keyboard with the computer off.
3. Replace the keyboard.
304-Keyboard or System Unit Error
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Keyboard or system board error
1. Replace the keyboard.
2. Replace the TouchPad or mouse.
3. Replace the system board.
601-Diskette Controller Error
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Mismatch in drive type or failure in the diskette
controller
1. Run Computer Checkup (TEST).
2. Check and/or replace cables.
3. Replace the system board.
605-Diskette Drive Error
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Mismatch in drive type
Run Computer Setup.
1780-Primary Hard Drive 0 Failure
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Disk 0 failed to respond
1. Run Computer Checkup (TEST).
2. Replace the hard drive.
Hard drive format error
1. Run Computer Checkup (TEST).
2. Replace the hard drive.
1782-Hard Drive Controller
Probable Cause
Recommended Action
Hard drive controller failure
1. Run Computer Setup.
2. Replace the hard drive.
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Compaq Diagnostics
Compaq Diagnostics is installed on the hard drive of the computer. Run the Diagnostics utilities when
you want to view or test system information and if you have installed or connected devices. If you
run Compaq Diagnostics from a diskette, ensure that it is version 10.11 or later.
The Diagnostics menu includes the following utilities:
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Computer Checkup (TEST)
View System Information (INSPECT)
Prepare Computer for a Compaq Service Call (RemotePaq)
If you have a problem you cannot solve, run the Diagnostics utilities before you call for support. Run
Computer Checkup and select to save the device list to a file and to print or to save the log of errors.
Run the View System Information (INSPECT) utility and select to print or to save that information.
Have the files or the printed information available when you call for support.
Computer Checkup (TEST)
Computer Checkup (TEST) determines whether the various computer components and devices are
recognized by the system and are functioning properly. You can display, print, or save the
information generated by Computer Checkup.
Follow these steps to run Computer Checkup:
1. Plug the computer into an external power source. (A low battery condition could interrupt the
program.)
2. Turn on the external devices that you want to test. Connect the printer if you want to print a log of
error messages.
3. Insert the Compaq Diagnostics diskette in drive A.
4. Turn on or restart the computer. The computer starts from drive A, and the Diagnostics
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5. Press Enter to continue. The Diagnostics menu appears.
6. Select Computer Checkup from the Diagnostics menu. A Test Option menu appears.
7. Select View the Device List from the Test Option menu. A list of the installed Compaq devices
appears.
8. If the list of installed devices is correct, select OK. The Test Option menu appears.
NOTE: If the list is incorrect, ensure that any new devices are installed properly.
9. Select one of the following from the Test Option menu:
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Quick Check Diagnostics. Runs a quick, general test on each device with a minimal number of
prompts. If errors occur, they display when the testing is complete. You cannot print or save
the error messages.
Automatic Diagnostics. Runs unattended, maximum testing of each device with minimal
prompts. You can choose how many times to run the tests, to stop on errors, or to print or
save a log of errors.
Prompted Diagnostics. Allows maximum control over testing the devices. You can choose
attended or unattended testing, decide to stop on errors, or choose to print or save a log of
errors.
10. Follow the instructions on the screen as the devices are tested. When testing is complete, the
Test Option menu appears.
11. Exit the Test Option menu.
12. Exit the Diagnostics menu.
View System Information (INSPECT)
The View System Information (INSPECT) utility provides information about the computer and installed
or connected devices. You can display, print, or save the information.
Follow these steps to run View System Information (INSPECT) from the Compaq Diagnostics diskette:
1. Turn on the external devices that you want to test. Connect the printer if you want to print the
information.
2. Insert the Compaq Diagnostics diskette in drive A.
3. Turn on or restart the computer. The computer starts from drive A, and the Diagnostics
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4. Press Enter to continue. The Diagnostics menu appears.
5. Select View System Information (INSPECT) from the Diagnostics menu.
6. Select the item you want to view from the following list:
System
Memory
ROM
Audio
Keyboard
Operating system
System ports
System files
System storage
Windows files
Graphics
7. Follow the instructions on the screen to cycle through the screens, to return to the list and choose
another item, or to print the information.
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Diagnostic Error Codes
Diagnostic error codes occur if the system recognizes a problem while running the
Compaq Diagnostic program. These error codes help identify possibly defective
subassemblies.
The following tables list error codes, a description of the error condition, and the action
required to resolve the error condition.
IMPORTANT:
Retest the system after completing each step. If the problem has been
resolved, do not proceed with the remaining steps.
For the removal and replacement of a particular subassembly, see Removal and
Replacement Procedures.
Select error codes by number or type:
101 through 114
Processor Test
200 through 215
Memory Test
300 through 304
Keyboard Test
401 through 403
Parallel Printer Test
600 through 699
Diskette Drive Test
1101
Serial Test
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Hard Drive Test
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Video Test
2402 through 2456
2458 through 2480
3206
Audio Test
8601 through 8602
Touch Pad Pointing Device Test
3301 through 6623
CD Test
Processor Test Error Codes
Error
Code
Description
Recommended Action
101-xx
CPU test failed
Replace the processor and retest.
102-xx
Coprocessor or Weitek Error
1. Run the Configuration and
Diagnostics Utilities.
2. Replace the processor board and
retest.
103-xx
DMA page registers test failed
Replace the system board and retest.
104-xx
Interrupt controller master test
failed
105-xx
Port 61 error
106-xx
Keyboard controller self-test failed
107-xx
CMOS RAM test failed
108-xx
CMOS interrupt test failed
109-xx
CMOS clock test failed
110-xx
Programmable timer load data test
failed
113-xx
Protected mode test failed
114-01
Speaker test failed
1. Check system configuration.
2. Verify cable connections to speaker.
3. Replace the system board and retest.
Memory Test Error Codes
200-xx
Memory machine ID test failed
202-xx
Memory system ROM checksum
failed
203-xx
Write/Read test failed
204-xx
Address test failed
211-xx
Random pattern test failed
214-xx
Noise test failed
1. Flash the system ROM and retest.
2. Replace the system board and retest.
1. Remove the memory module and
retest.
2. Install a new memory module and
retest.
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215-xx
Random address test failed
Keyboard Test Error Codes
300-xx
Failed ID Test
301-xx
Failed Selftest/Interface Test
1. Check the keyboard connection. If
disconnected, turn off the computer
and connect the keyboard.
302-xx
Failed Individual Key Test
2. Replace the keyboard and retest.
304-xx
Failed Keyboard Repeat Test
3. Replace the system board and retest.
Parallel Printer Test Error Codes
401-xx
Printer failed or not connected
402-xx
Failed Port Test
403-xx
Printer pattern test failed
1. Connect the printer.
2. Check power to the printer.
3. Install the loop-back connector and
retest.
4. Check port and IRQ configuration.
5. Replace the system board and retest.
Diskette Drive Test
600-xx
Diskette ID drive types test
failed
601-xx
Diskette format failed
602-xx
Diskette read test failed
603-xx
Diskette write, read, compare test
failed
604-xx
Diskette random read test failed
605-xx
Diskette ID media failed
606-xx
Diskette speed test failed
609-xx
Diskette reset controller test failed
610-xx
Diskette change line test failed
697-xx
Diskette type error
698-xx
Diskette drive speed not within
limits
699-xx
Diskette drive/media ID error
1. Replace the diskette media and
retest.
2. Check and/or replace the diskette
power and signal cables and retest.
3. Replace the diskette drive and retest.
4. Replace the system board and retest.
1. Replace media.
2. Run the Configuration and
Diagnostics Utilities.
Serial Test Error Codes
1101-xx
Serial port test failed
1. Check port configuration
2. Replace the system board and retest.
Hard Drive Test Error Codes
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1701-xx
Hard drive format test failed
1702-xx
Hard drive read test failed
1703-xx
Hard drive write/read/compare
test failed
1704-xx
Hard drive random seek test failed
1705-xx
Hard drive controller test failed
1706-xx
Hard drive ready test failed
1707-xx
Hard drive recalibration test failed
1708-xx
Hard drive format bad track test
failed
1709-xx
Hard drive reset controller test
failed
1710-xx
Hard drive park head test failed
1715-xx
Hard drive head select test failed
1716-xx
Hard drive conditional format test
failed
1717-xx
Hard drive ECC* test failed
1719-xx
Hard drive power mode test failed
1724-xx
Network preparation test failed
1736-xx
Drive monitoring test failed
1. Run the Configuration and
Diagnostics Utilities and verify drive
type.
2. Verify that all secondary drives have
secondary drive capability.
3. Replace the hard drive and retest.
4. Replace the system board and retest.
* ECC = Error Correction Code
Video Test Error Codes
501-xx
Video controller test failed
502-xx
Video memory test failed
503-xx
Video attribute test failed
504-xx
Video character set test failed
505-xx
Video 80 × 25 mode 9 × 14
character cell test failed
506-xx
Video 80 × 25 mode 8 × 8
character cell test failed
507-xx
Video 40 × 25 mode test failed
508-xx
Video 320 × 200 mode color set 0
test failed
509-xx
Video 320 × 200 mode color set 1
test failed
510-xx
Video 640 × 200 mode test failed
The following apply to error codes 501xx through 516-xx:
1. Disconnect external monitor and test
with internal LCD display.
2. Replace the display assembly and
retest.
3. Replace the system board and retest.
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511-xx
Video screen memory page test
failed
512-xx
Video gray scale test failed
514-xx
Video white screen test failed
516-xx
Video noise pattern test failed
2402-xx
Video memory test failed
2403-xx
Video attribute test failed
2404-xx
Video character set test failed
2405-xx
Video 80 × 25 mode 9 × 14
character cell test failed
2406-xx
Video 80 × 25 mode 8 × 8
character cell test failed
2408-xx
Video 320 × 200 mode color set 0
test failed
2409-xx
Video 320 × 200 mode color set 1
test failed
2410-xx
Video 640 × 200 mode test failed
2411-xx
Video screen memory page test
failed
2412-xx
Video gray scale test failed
2414-xx
Video white screen test failed
2416-xx
Video noise pattern test failed
2418-xx
ECG/VGC memory test failed
2419-xx
ECG/VGC ROM checksum test failed 1. Run the Configuration and
Diagnostics Utilities.
2. Disconnect external monitor and test
ECG/VGC 640 × 200 graphics
with internal LCD display.
mode test failed
3. Replace the display assembly and
ECG/VGC 640 × 350 16 color set
retest.
test failed
4. Replace the system board and retest.
2421-xx
2422-xx
2423-xx
ECG/VGC 640 × 350 64 color set
test failed
2424-xx
ECG/VGC monochrome text mode
test failed
The following steps apply to error codes
2402-xx through 2456-xx:
1. Run the Configuration and
Diagnostics Utilities.
2. Replace the display assembly and
retest.
3. Replace the system board and retest.
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2425-xx
ECG/VGC monochrome graphics
mode test failed
2431-xx
640 × 480 graphics test failure
2432-xx
320 × 200 graphics (256 color
mode) test failure
2448-xx
Advanced VGA Controller test failed
2451-xx
132-column Advanced VGA test
failed
2456-xx
Advanced VGA 256 Color
test failed
2458-xx
Advanced VGA BitBLT test
2468-xx
Advanced VGA DAC test
2477-xx
Advanced VGA data path test
2478-xx
Advanced VGA BitBLT test
2480-xx
Advanced VGA LineDraw test
The following step applies to error
codes 2458-xx through 2480-xx:
Replace the system board and retest.
Audio Test Error Codes
3206-xx
Audio System Internal Error
Replace the system board and retest.
TouchPad/Pointing Device Interface Test Error Codes
8601-xx
Mouse test failed
1. Replace the TouchPad and retest.
2. Replace the system board and retest.
8602-xx
Interface test failed
CD Drive Test Error Codes
3301-xx
CD drive read test failed
3305-xx
CD drive seek test failed
1. Replace the CD and retest.
2. Verify that the speakers are
connected.
3. Verify that drivers are loaded and
properly installed.
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6600-xx
ID test failed
6605-xx
Read test failed
6608-xx
Controller test failed
6623-xx
Random read test failed
4. Replace the CD drive and retest.
5. Replace the system board and retest.
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Troubleshooting Without Diagnostics
This section provides information about how to identify and correct some common hardware, memory, and
software problems. It also explains several types of common messages that may be displayed on the screen. The
following pages contain troubleshooting information on:
Audio
Memory
Battery/Battery gauge
PC Card
CD drive
Power
Diskette/Diskette drive
Printer
Display
Touch Pad
Hard drive
Keyboard/Numeric keypad
Hardware Installation
Since symptoms can appear to be similar, carefully match the symptoms of the computer malfunction against the
problem description in the Troubleshooting tables to avoid a misdiagnosis.
To avoid a potential shock hazard during troubleshooting procedures, disconnect all power
sources before removing the keyboard cover or the display bezel.
WARNING:
Before Replacing Parts
Verify that cables are connected properly to the suspected defective parts.
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Run Computer Setup after connecting external devices.
Verify that all required device drivers are installed.
Verify that all required changes have been made to the CONFIG.SYS file.
Verify that all required changes have been made to the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
Verify that all printer drivers have been installed for each application.
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Solving Minor Problems
Some minor problems and possible solutions are outlined in the following tables. If the problem appears related to a
software application, check the documentation provided with the software.
Solving Audio Problems
Some common audio problems and solutions are listed in the following table.
Solving Audio Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Computer does not beep after the PowerOn Self-Test (POST).
This is typical; it indicates successful
completion of the Power-On Self-Test
(POST).
No action is required.
Solving Battery Pack and Battery Gauge Problems
Some common causes and solutions for battery pack problems are listed in the following table. The "Solving Power
Problems" section in this chapter may also be applicable.
Solving Battery Pack and Battery Gauge Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Computer won't turn on when
battery pack is inserted and power
cord is unplugged.
Battery pack is discharged.
Connect the computer to an external
power source and charge the battery
pack.
Replace the battery pack with a fully
charged battery pack.
Check the battery connectors on the
system board to verify they are
evenly spaced and that they are not
bent or broken.
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Computer is beeping and battery LED Battery charge is low.
icon is blinking.
Immediately save any open file(s).
Then do any one of the following:
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●
Connect the computer to an
external power source to
charge the battery pack.
Turn off the computer or
initiate Hibernation until you
can find another power source
or charge the battery pack.
Computer battery LED icon (front on
the unit) blinks to indicate low
battery condition, but computer does
not beep.
Volume is turned down too low.
Adjust the volume.
Battery LED icon doesn't light and
battery pack won't fast charge.
Battery pack is already charged.
No action is necessary.
Battery pack was exposed to
temperature extremes.
Allow time for the battery pack to
return to room temperature.
Battery pack is at end of its life.
Replace battery pack.
You have to set the date and time
RTC battery is dead.
every time you turn on the computer.
Replace the RTC battery.
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Battery charge does not last as
long as expected.
Battery is being exposed to high
temperatures or extremely cold
temperatures.
Keep the battery pack within the
recommended operating temperature
range 50° F to 104° F (10° C to 40°
C) or recommended storage range
-4° F to 86° F (-20° C to 30° C ).
Recharge the battery pack.
Battery has partially self-discharged.
Recharge the battery. Discharge the
battery completely and then
recharge it.
Power management is disabled.
Set a power management level in
Computer Setup.
An external device or PC Card is
draining the battery.
Turn off or disconnect external
devices when not using them.
Battery pack is warm to the touch
after charging.
Normal warming has occurred due to
charging.
No action is required.
Battery pack operating time is far
less than the documented
average operating time.
Power management is turned off or
disabled.
Enable power management in
Computer Setup and in Windows
Power Properties.
An external device or PC Card is
draining the battery.
Turn off or disconnect external
devices when not using them.
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Battery pack has partially selfdischarged.
Condition the battery pack by fully
charging, fully discharging, then fully
recharging it.
To maintain the charge, leave
battery packs in the computer when
it is connected to external power.
If the computer is disconnected from
external power for more than two
weeks, remove battery packs from
the computer to reduce the
discharge rate.
Battery pack is being exposed to
high temperatures or extremely cold
temperatures.
Keep the battery pack within the
recommended temperature ranges.
Operating: 50° F to 104° F
(10° C to 40° C)
Storage: -4° F to 86° F
(-20° C to 30° C )
Recharge the battery pack.
Solving CD Drive Problems
Some common causes and solutions for CD drive problems are listed in the following table.
Solving CD Drive Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
CD drive cannot read a compact disc. Compact disc is upside down or is
Open the CD loading tray, lay the
improperly inserted in the CD drive. compact disc in it (label side up),
then close the tray.
CD is CD Plus or Pregap/Track 0
type.
Cannot read these type CDs in 24x.
Remove the CD.
Solving Diskette and Diskette Drive Problems
Some common causes and solutions for diskette and diskette drive problems are listed in the following table.
Solving Diskette and Diskette Drive Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Diskette drive cannot write to a
diskette.
Diskette is write-protected.
Disable the diskette's write-protect
feature or use a diskette that is not
write-protected.
Computer is writing to the wrong
drive.
Check the drive letter in the path
statement.
Not enough space is left on the
diskette.
Use another diskette.
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Drive error has occurred.
Run Computer Checkup from the
Compaq Diagnostics diskette.
Diskette is not formatted.
Format the diskette. At the system
prompt, enter
FORMAT A:
Diskette drive cannot read a diskette.
The wrong type of diskette is being
used.
Use the type of diskette required by
the drive.
Diskette has a bad sector.
Copy files to hard drive or another
diskette. Reformat bad floppy.
Drive error has occurred.
Run Computer Checkup from the
Compaq Diagnostics diskette.
Diskette is not
formatted.
Format the diskette. At the system
prompt, enter
FORMAT A:
Cannot boot from diskette.
Bootable diskette is not in drive A.
Put the bootable diskette in drive A.
Diskette Boot has incorrect setting
in Computer Setup.
Run Computer Setup and set diskette
as first to boot.
Solving Display Problems
This section lists some common causes and solutions for computer display and external monitor problems.
You can perform a monitor self-test on an external VGA color or monochrome monitor by disconnecting the monitor
from the computer. To do so, complete the following steps:
1. Turn off the monitor.
2. Turn off the computer.
3. Disconnect the monitor signal cable from the computer.
4. Turn on the monitor and allow it to warm up for one minute.
The display should be white. A narrow black border may also appear on the left and right sides of the display. Either of
these displays indicates that the monitor is working properly.
Solving Display Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Screen is dim.
Control for brightness or contrast (if
applicable) is not set properly.
Adjust the Brightness of the display
by using Fn + F7 (¯ ) or
Fn + F8 (- ).
Adjust the Contrast of the display by
using Fn + F5 (¯ ) or
Fn + F6 (- ).
Computer screen is in direct light.
Tilt display or move computer.
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Screen is blank.
Screen save was initiated by Power
Management due to lack of user
activity.
Press any key or touch the Touch Pad.
Display has overheated.
If computer is in direct sunlight,
move it and allow it to cool off.
Display is blank and the Suspend icon
is flashing.
System is in Suspend mode.
Press any key or touch the Touch Pad.
Internal display is blank and the
screen on an external monitor displays
information.
Display function was switched to the
external monitor.
Use Fn + F2 to switch between LCD
or CRT.
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Internal display flashes or has garbled
characters when computer is connected to
external monitor.
Using 1024 × 768 or higher
resolution on external
monitor and have toggled
back to internal display,
which supports up to
800 × 600.
Restart the computer.
The light tubes on the edge of the display
panel do not light up at all and Power-On
Self-Test (POST) completes when the unit is
powered up.**
Improper backlight or
display cable connections
Replace the display assembly.
Defective inverter board.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective display cable.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective display panel.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective system board.
Replace the system board.
The light tubes on the edge of the display
panel do not light up at all and Power-On
Self-Test (POST) does not complete when
the unit is powered up.**
Defective system board.
Replace the system board.
Backlight (brightness) cannot be adjusted
with Fn + F7 (¯ ) or
Fn + F8 (- ).***
Improper display cable
connections.
1. Reseat the display cable to the
system board.
2. Replace the display assembly.
Contrast cannot be adjusted with
Fn + F5 (¯ ) or Fn + F6 (- ).
Defective inverter board.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective display cable.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective system board.
Replace the system board.
Improper display cable
connections.
1. Reseat the display cable to the
system board.
2. Replace the display assembly.
Defective inverter board.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective display cable.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective system board.
Replace the system board.
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** This problem indicates that the backlight or its power circuitry has failed. Since you cannot observe the POST
result on the display panel when the backlight is not functioning, connect the unit to an external monitor before
powering the unit up. If an external monitor is not available, verify that POST completes by opening and closing
the display, listening for the single or double beep, and watching for the LEDs turn on at the front of the
computer.
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
This display panel has a continuous pattern
across it (e.g., a "jailbars" pattern), has a
single color on it, or has garbled graphics
across the entire panel. This failure is for
patterns across the entire panel (not just
on one section).
Improper display cable
connections
Reseat the display cable to the
following until the problem is solved:
Ghost bars extending from graphics on the
display.
1. System board
2. Display assembly
Defective display cable.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective inverter board.
Replace the display assembly.
Defective system board.
Replace the system board.
Common characteristic of
STN displays.
1. Change the background colors.
2. Adjust the Contrast of the display
by using Fn + F5 (¯ ) or Fn + F6
(- ).
A single line, small group of lines, or block
Defective display panel.
appears on the display panel. This failure
occurs in only a section of the display panel.
Replace the display assembly.
To perform a "self-test" on an external VGA color or monochrome monitor, complete the following steps:
NOTE: The screen should be white. A narrow black border may also appear on the left and right sides of the
display. Either of these displays indicates that the monitor is working properly.
Solving Hard Drive Problems
Some common causes and solutions for hard drive problems are listed in the following table.
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all times, in case of errors or failures.
Solving Hard Drive Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Reading hard drive takes an
unusually long time after restarting
the computer.
System entered Hibernation due to Give the system time to restore the
low battery condition and is now
previously saved data to its exact
exiting from it.
state before Hibernation.
Hard drive error occurs.
Hard drive has bad sectors or has
failed.
Run Computer Checkup.
Hard drive does not work.
Hard drive is not seated properly.
Turn off and unplug the computer,
remove the battery pack, and
remove and then reinstall the hard
drive.
Solving Hardware Installation Problems
Some common causes and solutions for hardware installation problems are listed in the following table.
Solving Hardware Installation Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solutions(s)
A new device is not recognized as part
of the computer system.
Cable(s) of new external device are
loose or power cables are
unplugged.
Ensure that all cables are properly
and securely connected.
Power switch of new external device Turn off the computer, turn on the
is not turned on.
external device, then turn on the
computer to integrate the device
with the computer system.
Device is not seated properly.
Turn off the computer and reinsert
the device.
Solving Keyboard/Numeric Keypad Problems
Some common causes and solutions for keyboard/numeric keypad problems are listed in the following table.
Solving Keyboard/Numeric Keypad Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Embedded numeric keypad on computer
keyboard is disabled.
Num Lock function is not enabled.
Press the Shift+NumLk keys to
enable the Num Lock function and
embedded numeric keypad. The
Num Lock icon on the status panel
turns on.
Embedded numeric keypad is disabled and
Num Lock function is on.
External numeric keypad is
connected to the computer.
Disconnect the external numeric
keypad from the computer.
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Solving Memory Problems
Some common causes and solutions for memory problems are listed in the following table.
Solving Memory Problems
Problem
Probable Cause
Solution(s)
Memory count during Power-On Self-Test
(POST) is incorrect.
Optional memory expansion card
is installed incorrectly,
is incompatible with the computer,
or is defective.
Ensure that the optional memory
expansion card is installed
correctly.
"Out of Memory" message is displayed on
the screen or insufficient memory
error occurs during operation.
System ran out of memory for the
application.
Check the application
documentation for memory
requirements.
Install additional memory.
Too many TSR (terminate-and
stay-resident) applications are
running.
Remove from memory any TSR
applications that you do not need.
Solving Minor Problems (continued)
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Shipping Preparation
To ship the computer, complete the following steps:
1. Back up the critical hard drive files. Ensure that backup tapes/diskette are not exposed to
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2. Turn off the computer and external devices.
3. Disconnect the external devices from their power sources, then from the computer.
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4. Close the display and all exterior doors of the computer.
5. Pack the computer with sufficient packing material to protect it. Use the original packing
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Description
Boards
Spare
Part
Number
Display
Assembly
1.
Mass Storage
Devices
2. Palmrest Cover
330965001
Miscellaneous
Cable Kit
3. Upper CPU Cover w/Cable and Power
Switch (Top Plastics)
330963001
Cables
4. Speaker Assembly w/Cable
Miscellaneous
Hardware and
Plastics Kit
330960001
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Plastics)
330948001
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330935001
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Spare
Part
Number
1.
Heatspreader
330961001
2. Modem, M
+ 56.0 Kbps
Data/Fax
138610001
2. Modem,
K-56.0 Kbps
Data/Fax
138657001
3. Fan w/
Cable
293747001
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Converter
330962001
5.Processor,
233 MGX
330937001
6. System
Board, w/
processor,
w/32-MB
memory
330938001
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Parts
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1. Hard
Drive w/
Mounting
Bracket,
2.1-GB
Spare
Part
Number
330933001
Hard Drive
w/Mounting
Bracket 3.2GB
330968001
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Drive w/
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330947001
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330934001
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Spare Part Number: 330946-001
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Miscellaneous
Cable Kit
1a. Cable, Diskette Drive
1
Cables
1b. Cable, Hard Drive
1
1c. Cable, CD Drive
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Spare Part Number
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Belgium*
Windows 95
346861-381
France*
Windows 98
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France*
Windows 95
346861-051
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Windows 98
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Germany*
Windows 95
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346861-331
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Windows 98
346862-031
UK*
Windows 95
346861-031
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Month
Suffix
Month
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Electrostatic Discharge
A sudden discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor can destroy staticsensitive devices or microcircuitry. Often the spark is neither felt nor heard, but damage
occurs. An electronic device exposed to electrostatic discharge (ESD) may not be affected at
all and will work perfectly throughout a normal cycle. Although, it may function normally for
a while, then degrade in the internal layers, reducing its life expectancy.
Networks built into many integrated circuits provide some protection, but in many cases, the
discharge contains enough power to alter device parameters or melt silicon junctions.
Generating Static
The table shows how different activities generate static electricity and at different
electrostatic voltage levels.
Typical Electrostatic Voltages
Relative Humidity
Event
10%
40%
55%
Walking across carpet
35,000 V
15,000 V
7,500 V
Walking across vinyl floor
12,000 V
5,000 V
3,000 V
Motions of bench worker
6,000 V
800 V
400 V
Removing DIPS from plastic tubes
2,000 V
700 V
400 V
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Removing DIPS from vinyl trays
11,500 V
4,000 V
2,000 V
Removing DIPS from Styrofoam
14,500 V
5,000 V
3,500 V
Removing bubble pack from PCBs
26,000 V
20,000 V
7,000 V
Packing PCBs in foam-lined box
21,000 V
11,000 V
5,000 V
NOTE: 700 volts can degrade a product.
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Service Considerations
Listed below are some of the considerations that you should keep in mind during the
disassembly and assembly of the computer.
Tool and Software Requirements
To service the computer, you need the following:
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Compaq screwdriver kit (Spare Part No. 161946-001)
Torx T-9 screwdriver
3/16-inch and 5mm nut drivers (for screwlocks and standoffs)
Small, standard screwdriver
Small, Phillips screwdriver
Diagnostics software
Screws
The screws used in the computer are not interchangeable. If an incorrect screw is used
during the reassembly process, it can damage the unit. Compaq strongly recommends that
all screws removed during disassembly be kept with the part that was removed, then
returned to their proper locations.
IMPORTANT:
As each subassembly is removed from the computer, it should be placed
away from the work area to prevent damage.
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Cables and Connectors
Most cables used throughout the unit are ribbon cables. Cables must be handled with extreme care to
avoid damage. Apply only the tension required to seat or unseat the cables during insertion or removal
from the connector. Handle cables by the connector whenever possible. In all cases, avoid bending,
twisting, or tearing the cables, and ensure that the cables are routed in such a way that they cannot be
caught or snagged by parts being removed or replaced.
Cables
Use the following precautions when handling cables to avoid damage to the cable or computer:
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Always handle cables by their connectors.
Avoid bending, twisting, or pulling on the cables.
Apply minimum required force when seating or unseating the cables from their
connectors.
Place the cables in such a manner that they cannot be caught or snagged by parts
being removed or replaced.
Handle flex cables with extreme care; they can tear easily.
CAUTION: When serving these computers, ensure that cables are placed in their proper
location during the reassembly process. Improper cable placement can cause severe damage
to the unit.
Select the desired illustration.
Removing a Cable from a ZIF Connector.
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The ribbon cable position for the 2.1-GB or 3.2 hard drive.
The ribbon cable position for the CD drive.
The ribbon cable position for the diskette drive.
The cable position for the speaker assembly.
Plastic Parts
Plastic parts can be damaged by the use of excessive force during disassembly and reassembly. When
handling the plastic parts, use care. Apply pressure only at the points designated in the maintenance
instructions.
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Preparing the Computer for Disassembly
Electrostatic
Discharge
Before beginning removal and replacement procedures, complete the
following procedures:
Service
1. Disconnect AC power and any external devices.
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
2. Remove the battery pack.
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
3. Remove any PC Cards.
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
IMPORTANT:
The battery pack should be removed before performing
any internal maintenance on the computer.
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
WARNING: Metal objects can damage the battery pack as well as
the battery contacts in the battery compartment. To prevent
damage, do not allow metal objects to touch the battery
contacts. Place only the battery pack for the Compaq Presario
1200 Series Portable Computers into the battery compartment.
Do not force the battery pack into the bay if insertion does not
occur easily.
Modem
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CAUTION: Do not crush, puncture, or incinerate the battery pack.
Do not open a battery pack, as this damages the pack, makes it
unusable, and exposes potentially harmful battery components.
There are no field-serviceable parts located inside the battery
pack.
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
The Compaq Presario 1200 Series Portable Computers have
several screws of various sizes which are not interchangeable.
NOTE: Care must be taken during reassembly to ensure that the correct
screws are used in their correct location. During removal please
keep respective screws with their associate sub-assembly.
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Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
To remove
the battery
pack,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Slide the
battery pack
compartment
door down
and remove
it from the
battery pack.
Next Step
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Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
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Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
The palmrest cover
with touch pad must
be removed to gain
access to any of the
interior components
of the computer,
and it is the first
component that has
to be removed to
gain access to the
interior components.
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
It is not
necessary
to remove
the display
panel
NOTE: assembly to
access the
interior
components
of the
computer.
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
To remove the
palmrest cover with
touch pad, complete
the following steps:
1. Prepare the
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Fan Assembly
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computer for
disassembly.
2. Close the
computer and turn
the computer upside
down.
3. Remove four
screws from the
bottom of the
computer.
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Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
To remove
the
heatspreader,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the computer
for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
3. Remove
two screws
from the
heatspreader
and lift out of
the chassis.
To replace
the
heatspeader,
reverse the
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Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
To remove the
keyboard,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove the
palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove the
heatspreader .
4. Gently lift
up the front of
the keyboard.
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Discharge
Service
Consideration
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing
the
Computer
for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
To remove
the
processor,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
4. Remove
the keyboard.
Hard Drives
CD Drive
5. Insert a
small blade
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Charger
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Modem
Display
Panel
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Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette
Drive
Fan Assembly
System
Board
into the
bottom slot
opening on
the
processor
and push
toward the
display to
release the
processor
from the
chassis slot.
6. Lift the
processor
out of the
processor
chassis slot.
Next Step
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Module
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Discharge
Service
Consideration
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing
the
Computer
for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
To remove
the hard
drive,
complete
the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer
for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the
palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
keyboard.
4. Remove
three
screws from
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Charger
Board
Modem
Display
Panel
Assembly
the hard
drive
mounting
bracket and
lift up the
hard drive.
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Speaker
Assembly
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Fan Assembly
System
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Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Consideration
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing
the
Computer
for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
To remove
the CD
drive,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger
Board
4. Remove
the keyboard.
5. Remove
two screws
located at
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Display
Panel
Assembly
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Diskette
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Fan Assembly
System
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Removing the Battery Charger Board
To remove the
battery charger
board, complete
the following
steps:
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
1. Prepare the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove the
palmrest cover
with touch pad.
3. Remove the
heatspreader.
Battery Pack
4. Remove the
keyboard.
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
6. Remove the
hard drive.
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
7. Remove one
screw from the
battery charger
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Battery
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Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
board from the
connector on the
system board,
and lift out of the
chassis.
To replace the
battery charger
board, reverse
the previous
procedures.
When
replacing
the
battery
charger
board,
ensure
NOTE: the pins
are
aligned
with the
connector
on the
system
board.
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Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
To remove
the modem,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
4. Remove
the keyboard.
5. Remove
two screws
securing
modem and
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Speaker
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Fan Assembly
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pull the
modem off
the
connector on
the system
board.
Next Step
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Removing the Display Panel Assembly
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
To remove the display
panel assembly,
complete the following
steps:
Cables and
Connectors
1. Prepare the computer
for disassembly.
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
2. Remove the palmrest
cover with touch pad.
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
3. Remove the
heatspreader.
4. Remove the keyboard.
5. Remove the modem.
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
6. Pull up the hinge
covers and lift the covers
off the chassis.
Carefully
remove
the
display
IMPORTANT:
panel
assembly
hinge
covers.
Next Step
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System Board
Memory
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Removing the Upper CPU Cover
To remove
the Upper
CPU cover
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
4. Remove
the keyboard.
5. Remove
the hard
drive.
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Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
6. Remove
the display
panel
assembly.
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
7. Remove
the screw
located
under the
bottom of
the unit
(rear) which
secures the
Upper CPU
cover to the
chassis and
remove
three screws
located on
the top.
8. Lift the
Upper CPU
cover off the
snaps on the
chassis
which will
disconnect
the power
switch from
the
connector on
the system
board.
To replace
the Upper
CPU cover,
reverse the
previous
procedures.
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Removing the Speaker Assembly
To remove
the speaker
assembly,
complete the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
Battery Pack
4. Remove
the keyboard.
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
5. Remove
the hard
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Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
drive.
6. Remove
the display
panel
assembly.
7. Remove
the Upper
CPU cover.
8. Remove
the charger
board.
9.
Disconnect
the speaker
cables from
the system
board and
remove the
speaker
assembly
from the
chassis.
To replace
the speaker
assembly,
reverse the
previous
procedures.
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Removing the Diskette Drive
To remove the
diskette drive,
complete the
following steps:
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Consideration
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing
the
Computer
for
Disassembly
1. Prepare the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove the
palmrest cover
with touch pad.
3. Remove the
heatspreader.
Battery Pack
4. Remove the
keyboard.
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
5. Remove the
hard drive.
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
5. Remove the
display panel
assembly.
6. Remove the
Upper CPU cover.
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Battery
Charger
Board
Modem
Display
Panel
Assembly
7. Remove the
screw from the
diskette drive
and lift up the
diskette drive.
Next Step
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette
Drive
Fan Assembly
System
Board
Memory
Module
Ensure
the
diskette
drive
eject
lever is
properly
inserted
NOTE:
in the
chassis
slot,
when
replacing
the
diskette
drive.
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Removing the Fan Assembly
To remove
the fan
assembly,
complete the
following
steps:
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
1. Prepare
the
computer for
disassembly.
2. Remove
the palmrest
cover with
touch pad.
3. Remove
the
heatspreader.
4. Remove
the keyboard.
5. Remove
the display
panel
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Battery
Charger Board
assembly.
Modem
6. Remove
the hard
drive.
Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory
Module
7. Remove
the Upper
CPU cover.
8. Pull the
fan back
from the
chassis slot
and
disconnect
the fan cable
from the
connector on
the system
board.
Next Step
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Removing the System Board
To remove the system board, complete the following steps:
Electrostatic Discharge
Service Considerations
1. Prepare the computer for disassembly.
2. Remove the palmrest cover with touch pad.
Cables and Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
3. Remove the heatspreader.
4. Remove the keyboard.
Battery Pack
Palmrest Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
5. Remove the processor.
6. Remove the modem.
7. Remove the hard drive.
8. Remove the display panel assembly.
CD Drive
Battery Charger Board
Modem
Display Panel Assembly
Upper CPU Cover
9. Remove the Upper CPU Cover.
10. Remove the battery charger board.
11. Remove the diskette drive.
Speaker Assembly
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Fan Assembly
System Board
Memory Module
12. Remove the CD drive.
13. Remove the fan.
14. Disconnect the speaker assembly cables.
Next Step
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Removing the Memory Module
Electrostatic
Discharge
Service
Considerations
Cables and
Connectors
Preparing the
Computer for
Disassembly
Battery Pack
Palmrest
Cover with
Touch Pad
Heatspreader
Keyboard
Processor
Hard Drives
CD Drive
Battery
Charger Board
Modem
To remove
the
memory
module,
complete
the
following
steps:
1. Prepare
the
computer
for
disassembly.
2. Close the
computer
and turn
the
computer
upside
down.
3. Remove
the screw
from the
memory
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Display Panel
Assembly
Upper CPU
Cover
Speaker
Assembly
Diskette Drive
Fan Assembly
module
door, and
slide the
memory
module
door to the
right.
Next Step
System Board
Memory
Module
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