l Before traveling with your computer, make a backup of your hard
disk data into floppy disks or other storage devices. As an added
precaution, bring along an extra copy of your important data.
l Make sure the battery pack is fully charged.
l Make sure the computer is turned off and the top cover is securely
l Do not leave objects that will press onto the display.
l Disconnect the AC adapter from the computer and take it with you.
Use the AC adapter as the power source and as a battery-charger.
l Hand-carry the computer. Do not check it in as luggage.
l If you need to leave the computer in the car, put it in the trunk of the
car to avoid exposing the computer to excessive heat.
l Allow extra time for airport security. Many airports inspect electronic
l When going through airport security, it is recommended that you send
the computer and floppy disks through the X-ray machine (the device
you set your bags on). Avoid the magnetic detector (the device you
walk through) or the magnetic wand (the hand-held device used by
l If you plan to travel abroad with your computer, consult your dealer
for the appropriate AC power cord for use in your country of
Caring for the computer