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Acer Aspire 4740 Series Quick Manual

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Aspire 4740 Series
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  • Page 1 Aspire 4740 Series Quick Guide...
  • Page 2 Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3: First Things First

    First things first We would like to thank you for making an Acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Acer notebook, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for Starters... poster helps you get started with setting up your computer.
  • Page 4: Your Acer Notebook Tour

    Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters... poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view Icon Item Acer Crystal Eye webcam Microphone Display screen Description Web camera for video communication.
  • Page 5 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. *The center button serves as Acer Bio- Protection fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (only for certain models).
  • Page 6 Icon Item Speakers 1. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination.
  • Page 7: Closed Front View

    Closed front view Icon Item Power Battery Rear view Item Description Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Description Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging.
  • Page 8: Left View

    Left view Icon Item DC-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port USB 2.0 port HDMI HDMI port Line-in jack Microphone jack Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Multi-in-1 card reader Description Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network.
  • Page 9: Right View

    Right view Icon Item USB 2.0 port Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Modem (RJ-11) port Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible Description Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Internal optical drive;...
  • Page 10: Base View

    Base view Icon Item Battery bay Battery release latch Hard disk bay Memory compartment Battery lock Ventilation slots and cooling fan Description Houses the computer's battery pack. Releases the battery for removal. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer's main memory.
  • Page 11: Specifications

    • True5.1-channel surround sound output • High-definition audio support • S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers • Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones • MS-Sound compatible • Storage 2.5" hard disk drive subsystem •...
  • Page 12 • Privacy control Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution* • BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords • Kensington lock slot Dimensions • 342 (W) x 239 (D) x 23/38.6 (H) mm and weight (13.4 x 9.4 x 0.9/1.5 inches) • 2.3 kg (5.07 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack Power •...

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