Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided.
Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from unexpected noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that may interfere with the performance of this product. The system can be powered using a wide range of voltages; 100 to 120 or •...
Products that are ENERGY STAR qualified use less energy and prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve energy and improve the quality of our environment.
Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury.
viii Display Keep your display clean. • Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your • eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display. Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for •...
Information for your safety and comfortiii Safety instructions Disposal instructions Mercury advisory ENERGY STAR Tips and information for comfortable use Product Registration How to Register Another Option System tour Setting up your computer Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Opening the package Connecting peripherals Starting your computer...
To clean your pointing device To clean your monitor When to contact a service technician Asking for technical assistance Regulations and safety notices FCC notice Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity Remark: All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary.
The second window you'll see contains optional fields that will help us to provide you with a more personable customer service experience. Another Option Another way to register your Acer product is to visit our website at http://registration.acer.com. Choose your country and follow the simple instructions.
System tour Your computer has the following features: Icon Description Power button Microphone jack USB port VGA port Media card reader Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. Setting up your computer The AcerSystem is a versatile and powerful system, supporting a mainstream performance CPU.
Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Selecting the optimum location for your computer: • Do not place the system too close to other electrical equipment. • Do not place the system in high-traffic areas or where the power cord or other cords may be stepped on.
Turn on all peripheral equipment, such as the monitor, printer, fax, speakers, etc. Turn on the system. Once the start up process is complete, you can begin to use your computer. Shutting down your computer Click to shut down your computer. In the event of a system crash, press and hold the power button on the front of the system for four seconds.
Start Aspire RevoBoot Each time you switch on your computer, you will see this screen. If you do not move the mouse within 10 seconds, your computer will continue to start up Aspire RevoBoot main screen. Use Aspire RevoBoot Click on any of the icons on the screen or the launch bar, located at the bottom of the screen.
Icon Function Opens Speed Dial, a screen that displays up to eight web pages saved as favorites. The Speed Dial screen also contains a text field used to perform an Internet search. Starts the browser. If you come across a PDF, DOC, XLS or PPT file that you want to open, double-click to open it in a new tab.
Icon Function Display the current volume settings for the speaker(s) and microphone when the mouse pointer is moved over the icon. Clicking either icon opens the volume controls. Indicate the network connection status. Clicking either icon opens the network configuration settings. Note: If you wish to view pictures or listen to music, you need to store the content on a USB storage device.
Icon Function Set your screen resolution and theme. Adjust speaker and microphone volume. • To switch the audio output device, click Advanced and then select the preferred device. • To switch the microphone input, click Advanced and then select the preferred microphone.
Aspire RevoBuild The Aspire RevoBuild tool is a simple, highly integrated GUI-based utility to help you quickly install the Microsoft Windows operating system on your new computer. This software offers an easy-to-use, intuitive interface for preparing the required registration and installation information for hassle-free installation of the chosen operating system.
• Update System: Update your system, RevoBuild program and device drivers with files previously downloaded from the Acer website. • Export Driver: Create a FAT file system on a USB storage device and export all device driver(s).
Update System allows you to update your system information. You will need to download any updates for this program or device drivers from the Acer website and save them to a USB storage device. Before clicking Update System, please insert the pre-preapared USB storage device.
The Post-setup Wizard The Post-setup Wizard will open on the first boot after you finish installing the operating system. Since there are some drivers that cannot be installed during the standard installation process, you may need to install them after the operating system has been installed. The Post-setup Wizard will inform you which drivers need installing;...
Frequently asked questions The following questions are possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer and each is followed by easy answers and solutions to the situation. Q: I pressed the power switch but the system did not boot up. A: Check the LED located above the power switch.
A: Do the following: • Make sure that the printer is connected to a power outlet and that it is turned on. • Make sure that the printer cable is connected securely to the system's USB port and the corresponding port on the printer. •...
• When unplugging the power cord, do not pull on the cord itself but pull on the plug. • The total ampere rating of the equipment plugged in should not exceed the ampere rating of the cord if you are using an extension cord. Also, the total current rating of all equipment plugged into a single wall outlet should not exceed the fuse rating.
If you want to replace or upgrade any of your computer's internal components Asking for technical assistance For technical assistance, contact your local dealer or distributor. You may also access the Web site (http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/index.htm) for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. (Please visit http://global.acer.com/support/certificate.htm for complete documents.)
Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3120 E-mail: email@example.com Hereby declare that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: AcerSystem Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
EN300 440-2 V1.1.2 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard • mouse set). • EN300 328 V1.7.1 EN301 893 V1.4.1 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). • Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009. Easy Lai, Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Feb.9. 2009 Date...