Manual de serviços Acer Travelmate 2350

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Chapter 2

System Utilities

BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/

Output System).

Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup. Please also refer to Chapter 4

Troubleshooting when problem arises.

To activate the BIOS Utility, press m

during POST (when “Press <F2> to enter Setup” message is prompted on the bottom of screen).

Item

Main

Security

Boot

Exit

Description

Allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters

Provides security settings of the system.

Allows the user to specify the boot options.

Allows the user to save CMOS setting and exit Setup.

Navigating the BIOS Utility

There are five menu options: Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Boot and Exit.

Follow these instructions:

Fn+Esc

Fn+F5

Fn+End

Fn+F11

Fn+F12

Fn+PgUp

Fn+PaDn

Fn+w

Fn+y

Hot Key Description

Sleep Button in ACPI mode

Display toggle (LCD>CRT>Simulataneous)

Speaker On/Off

Num Lock

Scroll Lock

Volume Up

Volume Down

Brightness Up

Brightness Down

NOTE: You can change the value of a parameter if it is enclosed in square brackets. Navigation keys for a particular menu are shown on the bottom of the screen. Help for parameters are found in the Item

Specific Help part of the screen. Read this carefully when making changes to parameter values.

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Main

This menu provides you the information of the system.

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Main Advanced Security Boot Exit

----Devices--------------------------------------------------- -----System-------------------------

Product Name = TravelMate

2350

CPU = Intel® Pentium ® 4

Manufacture Name = Acer

CPU speed = 1.4 GHz

System BIOS Version = .0

0

VGA BIOS Version =

HDD Model Name = HITACHI_DK23EA-40-(PM)

HDD Serial Number = 8D4648

ATAPI = UJDA740 DVD/CDROM-(SM)

----Memory------------------------

Base Memory = 640 KB

Extended Memory = 127MB

VGA Memory = MB

Serial Number = ( 32 bytes)

Asset Tag Number = (32 bytes)

UUID = (16 bytes)

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Device

Product Name

Parameter

Manufacture Name

V

System BIOS Version

VGA BIOS Version

HDD Model Name

HDD Serial Number

ATAPI

Serial Number

Asset Tag Number

UUID

System

CPU

CPU Speed

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Description

A product name string will be stored in the secured data area. The product name is an alphnumeric string of 16 bytes in length checksum.

A manufacture name string will be stored in the secured data area. It is defined as “Acer” stored 16 bytes in total length with checksum.

This field reports the BIOS version of system.

This field reports the VGA version of the system.

This item will show the size of HDD installed on Primary IDE master.

The hard disk size is automatically detected by the system. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type, °ßNone°® should be shown on this field.

This item allows the serial number of the Hard Disk. If there is no hard disk present or unknown type,”None” should be shown on this field.

This item will show the model name of DVD/CD-ROM drive installed on system.

The DVD/CD-ROM model name is automatically detected by the system. If there is no DVD/CD-ROM model present or unknown type, “None” should be shown on this field.

This item will show the Serial number of system.

This item will show the Asset Tag number of the system.

This number only valid when there is an internal LAN device presents, otherwise, zero will be display in this field.

This field will show you the system’s CPU type.

This item will show the CPU speed.

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Memory

Base Memory

Parameter

Extended Memory

VGA Memory

Description

This field reports the memory size of system base memory. The size is fixed to

640KB.

This field reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system.

Extended Memory size = Total memory size - 127 MB

VGA Memory size = 16MB

Main Advanced

Date and Time

_

Quiet Boot

_

LCD Auto DIM

_ Network Boot

V

F12 Boot Menu

_ D2D Recovery

Security Boot

Enable or disable the F12 key for Boot Menu during POST

<Space> for select

Exit

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Parameter

Time and System Date

Quiet Boot

LCD Auto Dim

Network Boot

F12 Boot Menu

D2D Recovery

Description

The hours are displayed with 24 hour format. The values set in these two fields take effect immediately

Enabled>Customer Logo is displayed, and Summary Screen is disabled

Disabled>Customer Logo is not displayed, and Summary Screen is enabled

Enabled>LCD brightness will automatically lower to save more power when AC is not present.

Disabled>LCD brightness will NOT automatically lower to save more powerwhen AC is not present

Enabled>During user’s quite boot, the OEM POST screen will have “Press <F12>Change

Boot Device”

Disabled>During user’s quite boot, the OEM POST screen will not have “Press

<F12>Change Boot Device”

Enables, disables D2D Recovery function. The function allows the user to create a hidden partition on hard disc drive to store operation system and restore the system to factory defaults.

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Advanced

The Advanced screen contains parameters involving your hardware devices. It also provides advanced settings of the system.

Main Advanced

Infrared

Port

(FIR)

Parallel

Port

(LPT)

£ Legacy USB

Support

Security Boot Exit

-----------------------------FIR Ports----------------------

-----FIR I/O settings---

( ) Disabled

( ) COM1,3F8,IRQ4

-Mode Setting for IRDA-

( ) Normal (16550)

( ) IrDA (HPSIR)

(

£»

) COM2,2F8,IRQ3

( ) ASK IR

( ) COM3,3E8,IRQ4

(

OK

(£») FAST IR

( ) DMA1

( ) DMA2

(

£»

) DMA3

Cancel

< Enter> for accept. <Cancel> <Esc> for reject. <Alt> activates accelerators.

<Space> for Enable or Disable.

DMA Setting For FIR

The table below describes the parameters in the screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

FIR I/O Settings

DMA Setting for Fast IR

Mode Setting

Description

Sets the base I/O address and IRQ for Infrared port.

Sets a DMA channel for the printer to operate in

ECP mode. This parameter is enabled only if

Mode is set to ECP.

NA

Option

Disabled

, COM1, 3F8, IRQ4/

COM2, 2F8, IRQ3/ COM3, 3E8,

IRQ4/ COM4, 2E8, IRQ3

DMA1, DMA2,

DMA3

,

Normal (16550), IrDA (HPSIR),

ASK IR,

FAST IR

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LPT Port

Configure the system’s parallel port using options: Disabled and Enabled.

Main Advanced

\

Security

Infrared

Port

(FIR)

Parallel Port (

LPT

)

£ Legacy USB

Support

-----Port Address-------

( ) None

(£») LPT1, 378, IRQ7

( ) LPT2, 278, IRQ5

( ) LPT3, 3BC, IRQ7

Boot Exit

---Port Definition-----

( ) Standard AT (Centronics)

(

£»

) Bidirectional (PS-2)

( ) Enhanced Parallel (EPP)

( ) Extended Capabilities

(ECP)

DMA Setting For ECP Mode -

(

£»

) DMA1

( ) DMA 3

EPP Type: EPP 1.7

OK Cancel

< Enter> for accept. <Cancel> <Esc> for reject. <Alt> activates accelerators.

<Space> for Enable or Disable.

The table below describes the parameters in the screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Port Definition

Port Address

Mode Setting

Description

Sets the mode for the parallel port.

Standard AT: Normal mode (AT compatible)

Bi-directional: Bi-directional mod (PS/2 compatible)

Enhanced Parallel (EPP): EPP mode

Extended Capabilities (ECP): ECP mode

(requires DMA channel)

Sets the base I/O address for the parallel port.

When Mode is selected as EPP mode, “3BC” will not be available.

If ECP mode has been selected, then DMA default is DMA1.

Option

Standard AT (Centronics),

Bidirectional (PS-2),

Enhanced Parallel (EPP),

Extended Capabilities

None/

LPT1, 378, IRQ7

/ LPT2,

278, IRQ5/ LPT3, 3BC, IRQ7

DMA1, DAM3

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Legacy USB Support

Disabled: Disable support for Legacy Universal Serial Bus.

Enabled: Enable support for Legacy Universal Serial Bus.

Main Advanced

Infrared Port (FIR)

Parallel Port (LPT)

Security Boot

£ Legacy USB support

Legacy USB keyboard, Floppy , USB Mouse Support

<Space> for Enable or Disable

Exit

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Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.

Main Advanced Security

Set Supervisor Password

Boot Exit

Set User Password

_ Password on Boot

password----------------

Enter old Supervisor password: . . . . . . . . . .

Enter new Supervisor Password: . . . . . . . . .

Verify new Supervisor Password: . . . . . . . . .

Enter new password. Password will NOT be displayed

OK Cancel

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Parameter

Set User Password

Set Supervisor Password

Password on Boot

Description

Press Enter to set the user password.

When set, this password protects the

BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access.

Press Enter to set the administrator password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access.

Defines whether a password is required or not while the events defined in this group happened. The following suboptions are all requires the Supervisor password for changes and should be grayed out if the user password was used to enter setup.

Allows the user to specify whether or not a password is required to boot.

Option

Length -- No more than 8 characters

Characters -- 0-9, A-Z (not case sensitive)

Check

Uncheck

NOTE: When you are prompted to enter a password, you have three tries before the system halts. Don’t forget your password. If you forget your password, you may have to return your notebook computer to your dealer to reset it.

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Boot

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay.

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Main Advanced Security Boot Exit

Boot Device

--------------------------------------Boot

---1st Boot Device-----2

nd

Boot Device---

( )

Hard Drive

(£»)

Hard Drive

( ) CD-ROM

/DVD

Drive ( ) CD-ROM

/DVD

Drive

(£»)

Floppy Drive

( ) Network Boot

( )

Floppy Drive

( ) Network Boot

--3

rd

Boot Device----

( )

Hard Drive

(£») CD-ROM/DVD

Drive

( )

Floppy Drive

( ) Network Boot

OK Cancel

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Exit

The Exit screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.

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Main Advanced Security Boot Exit

Exit Saving Changes

--------------Exit Saving Changes------------------ Exit Discarding Changes

Press <OK> to save the current

Setup parameters to CMOS RAM.

The system will reboot !!!

Load Setup Default

Discard Changes

< Enter> for accept. <Cancel> <Esc> for reject. <Alt> activates accelerators.

<Space> for Enable or Disable.

The table below describes the parameters in this screen.

Parameter

Exit Saving Changes

Exit Discarding Changes

Load Setup Default

Discard Changes

Description

Allows the user to save changes to CMOS and reboot the system.

Allows the user Discards changes made and exits System Setup.

Loads default settings for all parameters (same as t).

Allows the user to discard previous changes in CMOS Setup.

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BIOS Flash Utility

The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions:

!

New versions of system programs

!

!

New features or options

Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted.

Use the Flash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM.

NOTE: If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery

Diskette before you use the Flash utility.

NOTE: Do not install memory-related drivers (XMS, EMS, DPMI) when you use the Flash utilities.

NOTE: Please use the AC adaptor power supply when you run the Flash utility. If the battery pack does not contain enough power to finish BIOS flash, you may not boot the system because the BIOS is not completely loaded.

Fellow the steps below to run the Flash.

1.

Prepare a bootable diskette.

2.

Copy the Flash utilities to the bootable diskette.

3.

Then boot the system from the bootable diskette. The Flash utility has auto-execution function.

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