Taking Care of the Computer
l Use the computer where the temperature is between 0 C to 55 C .
l Avoid placing the computer in a location subject to high humidity, extreme
temperatures, mechanical vibration, direct sunlight, or heavy dust.
l Do not cover or block any ventilation openings on the computer. For
example, do not place the computer on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar
surface. Otherwise, overheating may occur that results in damage to the
l Keep the computer at least 13 cm (5 inches) away from electrical appliances
that can generate a strong magnetic field such as a TV, refrigerator, motor,
or a large audio speaker.
l Do not move the computer abruptly from a cold to a warm place. A
temperature difference of more than 10 C (18 F) will cause condensation
inside the unit, which may damage the storage media.
l Do not place the computer on an unsteady surface.
l Do not place heavy objects on top of the computer when it is closed as this
may damage the display.
l The screen surface is easily scratched. Do not use paper towels to clean the
display. Avoid touching it with a ballpoint pen or pencil.
l To maximize the life of the backlight in the display, allow the backlight to
automatically turn off as a result of power management. Avoid using a
screen saver or other software that prevents the power management from
Caring for the computer