Fix disabled Set-up in Acer® TravelMate
Acer TravelMate is a series of laptop computers from Acer. The specialty of Acer TravelMate is that this is designed to meet the requirements of both business men and other technical professionals. There are a wide range of laptops in this series. Acer TravelMate 2300 series, Acer TravelMate 2350 series, Acer TravelMate 3000 series are some of them. Each series is unique in its features and the components incorporated. "Set-up configuration is disabled" is the error message that you might sometimes come across in Acer TravelMate Laptops. Possible cases where you get this error message is when you try to access the BIOS with any incorrect password or when Acer TravelMate’s BIOS gets corrupted etc.
Some possible reasons for set-up configuration being disabled in Acer TravelMate and various tips to resolve the issue are:
- Flashing of BIOS
- Password resetting software
- Tips for BIOS updating
Flashing of BIOS
Acer provides a rich support to update BIOS. BIOS updates are available in the manufacturer’s website. You could easily use the latest available updates. Installing the older version of the BIOS is not good for Acer TravelMate system. So make sure that you are using the most updated version of BIOS. You could make use of the instructions in the manufacturer’s website to install the BIOS without errors.
Password resetting software
If the BIOS password of Acer TravelMate is not with you and you need to get it, you could use any of the password resetting software. These utilities could read the BIOS password in your system by accessing it. This software could read the password which is stored in CMOS memory by reading the information in port 0×37. !BIOS is one of the password recovering software which is compatible with many of the BIOS versions. CmosPwd is another BIOS recovering tool.
Updating the BIOS in your Acer TravelMate might solve problems related to set-up configuration. But while you do the updating process you need to take care of some things which are given below. Make sure that the updating with newer version would solve the entire problem completely. This is because BIOS updating is a risky job. Downgrading the BIOS version in your computer is not a recommended process. Also understand the update instructions rather than go for hasty updating. Proper power supply is needed as the interruption to the updating process makes undesirable effect in your system.