Acer :: BIOS Battery- Travelmate 5520


where the BIOS battery is located at on the Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop? I locked myself out of my computer and heard that removing the BIOS battery for an hour and then putting it back in will reset the BIOS password.

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Acer :: Travelmate 2420 Fails To See Operating System And Will Not Restore From Disc forum.notebookreview.com

ACER Travelmate 2420 fails to see operating system and will not restore from disc. My Acer Travelmate 2420 now fails to see the operating system. When I use the restore DVD that I had made it boots up and after a while the recovery runs. I hit a problem when the machine asks for disc 2 to continue the recovery. Only one disc was ever made during the back up session. A few facts. Before the OS failed Acer Recovery and other Acer Programs had started to not function. The C: and D: drives where NTFS Formatted. I have even considered cleaning the hard drive altogether and installing a new OS. The problem here is that I can't get into DOS Mode.

Acer :: 7720, Battery Only Gets To 90%, Batt. LED Flashes Wildly forum.notebookreview.com

after some heavy usage, my Acer Aspire 7720 laptop started to accept only ~92% of battery charge and never gets out of that. Also, the battery LED flashes inconsistently (e.g. will stay on for a few minutes, then will blink wildly). I I use Arch Linux as my main OS, but it seems to be platform-independent (even when it's turned off it happens). The BIOS is the latest 1.45.

Acer :: Chash On Travelmate 6003lcimotherboard www.notebookforums.com

I have a crashed acer travelmate 6003lci, the problem has been pointed out as motherboard crash. I would like to buy a new motherboard or another crashed travelmate whose problem is not the motherboard. Even if you are not interested, I'd like at least to know what is the brand and possibly other details about the motherboard, its compatibility (or the compatibility of other motherboards with this model), so that I can look for it in Internet or somewhere else.

Acer :: Service Guide For Travelmate 230 / 280 www.notebookforums.com

I'm looking for a service guide for an acer travelmate 230/280, can anyone point me in the right direction? I have the ones for travelmate 240/250 and aspire 1360/1520, is there somewhere I can upload them to?

Acer Aspire 5251-1513 :: Where In BIOS To Remap Memory community.acer.com

I have an acer aspire 5251-1513 ... Where in BIOS I can remap memory?

Acer :: How To Enter In BIOS If Laptop Is Iconia W4 community.acer.com

How to enter in BIOS if my using laptop is acer iconia W4?

Acer :: Removal Of BIOS Password In TM8471 community.acer.com

I want to remove BIOS Password in ACER TM8471 Windows 7.

Dell :: M1530 Bios A12 Battery Problem "plugged In, Not Charging" forum.notebookreview.com

i installed the Bios A12 for XPS M1530, my battery has been giving me the "plugged in, not charging" message. I've read in other threads that going back to Bios A09 fixed the problem for some people. I want to try that myself, but the problem is i can't install Bios A09 because my available battery left is only 4%. And the only way i would be able to install the Bios A09 is if i have at east 10% battery available. Since my battery can't charge,

Acer :: Travelmate 2001LC Boot Block Jumper Location www.notebookforums.com

I killed my BIOS my mistakenly running a BIOS update in WinXP... Power light, power to drives but nothing else. After much searching I found I might be able to reflash it using a Crisis Recovery Disk, an external USB floppy drive and some combination of key-presses on boot. Various combinations of this have been tried (FN+ESC, Win+B, Win+Fn, Fn+B....battery in/out, yada, yada, yada) and so the fallback is to use the boot block jumper as per Acer's support information: [url] After downloading FRU guides, user guides and service manuals for loads of Acer models, I haven't got one for the 2000 series that helps, though I have managed to get the keyboard off (I understand this is the usual location for boot block jumpers) revealing switch SW5 with 4 DIP switches. Now what? :-) I have emailed Acer support but hear less than glowing reports about their responses, (I believe the motherboard is an Intel MS2154 which is used in TM20**, TM21**, TM25** and TM26** models, and maybe an Aspire one or two)

Acer :: 4810T Won't Let Me Flash BIOS forum.notebookreview.com

I recently bought an Acer 4810T943G (su9400) with Vista. As seems to be common with Acer notebooks, it had a freezing problem, so I decided to flash the BIOS. The version it shipped with was v1.10. I went to the Acer website and downloaded v1.31, extracted it, and executed the program. The InsydeFlash software told me 'This BIOS is not for your notebook'. I tried the other BIOS recommended by Acer - v1.30, and even the special editions 2.30 and 2.31, but all came up with the same message. I then located v1.28 from somewhere else, and this flashed successfully, but I still get freezes, so I'd like to try 1.30 or 1.31. One thing I have noticed is that on the InsydeFlash software, the BIOS ID of v1.28 is described as JM41, whereas those of v.130 and v1.31 are described as AA, and A_A forms part of the file name on the v1.31 download.

Acer Aspire 4752G :: Do Restart Instead Of Shutdown Since Windows 8.1 Update community.acer.com

I cannot turn off my acer laptop since windows 8.1 update.. whenever i do shutdown, it simply just restart after shutting down.. i dont know how to turn off my laptop.. also sleep and hibernate seems not functioning, in a couple of seconds it awakes again..   I tried the every thing about the power management to untick something about fast startup.. still no luck   And i forced to shutdown my laptop during startup but it cause me a problem.. It wont power on.. and it seems dead but when i plug the power adapter the battery is charging but no signs of powering up(no power led, just battery led) whenever i press the power button.. i tried dispersing the static electricty but no luck.. the only option that solve my problem on not powering up is to disassemble my laptop and remove cmos battery. then i assembled it back.. it shows 1 blink of power led whenever i plug in the ac adapter without the laptop battery plugin.. and then it powers up again after i press the power button.. what a relief.. but it doesnt fix my shutdown problem..   the only thing i havent tried is BIOS update.. but im having problem right now..   i tried last year to update my BIOS after that it went wrong the black "screen of death" they call.. so i sent my laptop to service center.. and it fixed!..   I tried lately to update my BIOS but it says that i have already an updated BIOS version 2.19.. i guess this is the bios version installed by service center.. how can i apply the BIOS posted on ACER website with the latest version 2.15?   If i want to turn off my laptop, i simply close the lcd monitor to remain it in sleep mode..

Harpertown 5430 VS Nehalem 5520 www.webhostingtalk.com

Which will be a better choice? 5430's CPU speed, bus speed, cache and price beats 5520 easily, while 5520 is only better due to the advantage of HT, which I don't think it improves performance much... Intel Xeon Harpertown 5430 CPU Speed - 2.66GHz Bus Speed - 1333MHz Cache - 1 x 12MB Intel Xeon Nehalem 5520 CPU Speed - 2.26GHz + Hyper-Threading Bus Speed - 1066Mhz Cache - 1 x 8MB

Acer :: BIOS V3238 UPGRADE For 6930G forum.notebookreview.com

I am looking for advice on upgrading my BIOS from v0.3204 to v3238. Current Laptop Setup: Original BIOS v0.3204 Acer 6930G - T6400, 4GB DDR2 and 9600MGT 1GB Graphics GPU. Plus the usual Hidden Acer Recovery Partitions. I am currently using VISTA SP2 32bit but I plan to soon install Windows 7 64bit FULL CLEAN INSTALL. The global acer website currently doesn't list my current BIOS (v0.3204) but does list a new BIOS of v3238 released NOV 2009. Questions: 1. Is my laptop compatible with BIOS v3238 ? 2. Is it worth upgrading the BIOS to v3238 ? 3. Is BIOS v3238 needed for Windows 7 - 64bit to run better 4. Will VISTA SP2 still work with BIOS v3238 Additionally, if you look in the acer Bios zip file there is also a DOS folder containing the file zk2_3238.exe (eg DOSzk2_3238.exe). 5. Is it therefore best to create a DOS Boot USB DISK and Flash the Bios using the DOS EXE given above (since I have heard bad things about windows flash)? 6. And finally, once the new Bios v3238 has been flashed/upgraded, do you need to do anything else for the Laptop to function as an Acer Laptop (eg will it recognise everything)?

Acer :: 5920g Upgrading To 8600m Gt forum.notebookreview.com

I have a acer 5920g with a 8600m gs 256mb ddr2. my bios is last version 1.3813 and my vga bios version is nvidia The chipset is pm965. The vga is MXMII I have obtained a 8600m gt 512mb ddr2 from a compal fl90 free. It's MXMII too I've installed 8600m gt in my acer and when run it only see a black screen. Laptop is runnig but i don't have any image. I've read somethig about a acer vga bios for the 8600m gt but i don't know what i've to do. I don't know if i have to install this bios in the 8600m gt in another laptop. There is something patch for this card? This vga bios is possible to install in any 8600m gt?

Acer :: 5520 Shuts Down When Setup Is Running forum.notebookreview.com

I have an issue with my acer 5520. When I press F2 and enter setup My computer will just shut off! It may take 5 seconds or even up to 20 seconds but I got on to change my login options and it just shut off. I did this several times and it shut off time after time. My computer never turns off when I load windows and run Vista. I don't know if I need to update my bios or what.

Acer :: Aspire 5520-5912- Estimated FPS For Counterstrike Source www.notebookforums.com

i have an Acer Aspire 5520-5912 laptop. It has a AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Proccessor Running at 1.9 ghz. if Anyone Knows, please tell me, What is the PLL For this chipset? I want to overclock the proccesor to about 2.0 or even 2.1, no higher so i dont burn the chipset. Also if anyone else has any advice for Aspire 5520 Laptop's please tell me. id like to know what do you think the estimated FPS for Counterstrike Source would be on this laptop. Dual-Core 1.9Ghz AMD Turion 64 Nvidia Geforce 7000M GO 2 Gb Ram DDR2 667 160 GB Hard-Drive

Acer :: Power For SONY External Drive www.notebookforums.com

I have an Acer Aspire One laptop and can use, with the drive's power adaptor, a SONY DRX-S70U-R external drive. However, the Acer won't power -- through just the USB hookup to the external drive -- the SONY drive without the SONY power adaptor. I would like for my Acer and external drive truly to operate off battery power in those cases where I need to do so. Is there some type of external battery that could power the SONY external drive for its use with my Acer Aspire One?

Acer :: Sound Loss Despite Driver Update www.notebookforums.com

I report on an acer Travelmate 4200 laptop with a 1.8Ghz CPU with 1Gb RAM running Vista Home Basic. About a week ago discovered that no sound was coming from speakers. Device Manager check reveals problem with the Realtek High Definition Audio. D/L'ed the driver from the acer AU website (v., installed it okay but still no sound. Could this be a hardware issue or have I missed a step in the software configuration?

Acer :: Travelmate 8100 DVI To HDMI www.notebookforums.com

I have the last couple of dayes, tryed to connect my Prosonic flat screen via DVI to hdmi cable from my Acer Travelmate 8104wlmi notebook.... I have the lates updates also Hydrevision to my ATI mobility readion X700 grafix card. I even called Acer support here in Denmark.. they couldent help I been googling"... no result. I cant get any signal shown on my Flat tv. "NO HDMI SIGNAL" Pic. [url]

Acer :: Applications Crashing, Not Able To Find Any Networks, Not Able To Turn My Firewall On forum.notebookreview.com

my Acer travelmate 5720 (same laptop that had problems last time) running Windows Vista Home Premium has recently been having some problems. I.e: -Any of the Acer Empowering Technology Applications crash uncontrollably -I can't find any networks, and it's not my router I checked. -My windows firewall won't turn on which is strange. -There might be other problems but I haven't found any others yet I have run a "Deep" virus scan and found nothing.

Acer :: Travelmate Eating Batteries www.notebookforums.com

The battery on my Acer Travelmate 2310 has gradually been getting worse over time. It got down to lasting just 2 minutes on the battery after a full charge. Then one day it wouldn't start at all. I bought a new battery, charged it overnight and it semmed to work ok until the battery ran out again. I have put it on charge, but it seems dead again. When I hit the power button the battery light just flashes. Has it eaten another battery, or is there anything else that could cause this problem?

Acer Travelmate 5760 Fingerprint Device Not Detected? www.sevenforums.com

I just bought a new acer travelmate 5760-2434G64M laptop with windows 7 ultimate x64.Everything is perfect except the control panel harware and device doesnot show fingerprint device. also the Bio-protection software cannot detect the device.Device manager shows driver for Secure biometrics devices (EgisTec ES603).It shows the driver is up to date and working properly.I have tried installing the driver form the DVD provided and also from Acer website.

Acer TravelMate P243 :: Connecting To Smart Board community.acer.com

I am having issues connecting the Acer Travelmate P243 to a Smart Board, but will project through a projector. The acer and SMART smartboard can't seem to read each other.

Acer TravelMate 7730g :: LAN Drivers For Windows 7 X64? community.acer.com

I am looking for the Lan drivers for an Acer travelmate 7730g laptop, for Windows 7 X64.   The Acer website does not have the Lan drivers for Windows 7 X64.

Save Files When Laptop Acer 5552 Battery Get Low And Screen's Light Went Off www.tomshardware.com

How to save files when laptop acer 5552 battery get low and screen's light went off

Acer :: Travelmate P455 Fingerprint Sensor Not Found community.acer.com

I have a Travelmate P455 supplied by my work but the fingerprint sensor is not setup. It has an EGIS TEc ES603 sensor. I have installed the Acer EGISTEC Windows 7 x64 driver and the ACER Bio Protection software. When trying to register a fingerprint for a pring the Wizard software tels me 'unable to detect fingerprint device'. However it shows in the Device Manager.

Acer Laptop Battery Icon Shows Red Colour www.tomshardware.com

acer laptop battery icon shows red colour cross why/

Acer :: To Flash 5920g Bios forum.notebookreview.com

how to flash my acer 5920g's bios? I've downloaded the bios files from acer.com, but after i unzipped all the files i duno what to do next.

Acer :: Travelmate 5520G Bios www.notebookforums.com

I have problem.My Travelmate 5520G that I bought two days ago won't boot , i need older bios then V1.17.I need link to bios v1.16 for download.

Acer TravelMate B115 :: How To Install Windows7 64Bit community.acer.com

today I bought a Acer Travelmate B115 (M41 RQ). I has a rudimentary Linux installed, which I want to delete and then install a Windows7 Prof SP1 64bit from DVD. After changing the order of the boot devices and putting the USB-DVD drive first the Travelmate tries to boot from the DVD but then tells me 'Security Boot Error'. I tried it more than 10 times, same error each time. The external USB-DVD drive is working fine on another computer.   I also prepared a bootable USB stick, but this one doesn't even get noticed by the Travelmate. how to get Windows 7 on a Travelmate?