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    Running in the Start Screen On the Start screen, press [LG Easy Guide] or [LG Troubleshooting] tile to run it. LG Easy Guide and LG Troubleshooting on the Start screen can be used only in the online environment. If the product is not connected to the Internet, use [LG Easy Guide] and [LG...

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    LG Easy Starter may be installed through LG Update Center. From [LG Software] menu, run [LG Easy Guide] or [LG Troubleshooting]. If LG Easy Starter is not installed, refer to [Run, Stand by and Exit Windows Store App] and then run [LG Easy Guide] or [LG Troubleshooting].

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    Use, duplication, or reproduction of any part of LG Easy Guide without prior permission from LG Electronics Inc. is strictly prohibited. LG Electronics Inc. does not provide warranty for data loss. In order to minimize damage from data loss, please make backup copies of important data.

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    Waves Audio Ltd. LG Easy Guide may contain undetectable errors despite our dedicated efforts to provide users with reliable information. We ask for your understanding. The illustrated figures in LG Easy Guide may differ in appearance with the actual products.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Unauthorized reproduction or duplication of any part of LG Easy Guide is strictly prohibited. LG Electronics Inc. reserves the right to modify any part of this manual for quality purposes, without prior notice. Copyright (C) 2014 LG Electronics Inc. Digitalmate Co., LTD Country of Origin R.O.

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    The CMOS backup battery is an expendable component. CAUTION • To replace the CMOS backup battery, visit the LG Electronics Service Center. • The computer may be damaged if an incompatible battery is used. •...

  • Page 8: Important Safety Precautions

    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Important Safety Precautions Please use the machine in the proper environment to extend the machine's lifespan. Use the machine in a safe and stable place. Installation WARNING Do not use the machine in damp places like a laundry room or bathroom.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions CAUTION Place the machine in a safe place so it does not fall. If dropped, the machine could be damaged and even cause an injury. Do not store or use the PC near a magnetic object (i.e. a bag with a magnetic object, a diary, a wallet, a memo board, high- powered speakers, a bracelet, or etc.).

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    Do not throw or disassemble the battery. The resulting damage may cause an injury, explosion, or fire. Use batteries certified and acknowledged by LG Electronics Inc.™ Otherwise, an explosion or fire may occur. When storing or moving the battery, avoid having the battery in contact with any metallic objects like car keys or paper clips.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions If you cannot remove the battery, contact an LG Electronics Service Center. It may explode or cause a fire. Do not store in places with temperatures above 60 °C and high humidity (in cars or saunas).

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Plugging in the AC Adapter WARNING Do not bend the power cable for AC adapter too much or get stamped by a sharp object. The wires inside the cable may break and cause electric shock or fire.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions In the case that a strange noise is heard from the cord or plug, disconnect the power cord from the outlet immediately and contact the service center. • A fire or electric shock may occur. Use the power supply/adapter provided with the product and never disassemble the product.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions If the power/AC adapter or the product is soaked, disconnect the battery, power/AC adapter, and all other lines before contacting the local service center. • An electric shock or fire may occur. Ensure that the power jack linked to the AC adapter and product is connected firmly.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Using the PC WARNING Clean the PC with a proper agent and dry it completely before using it again. If the PC is wet while used, an electric shock or fire may occur. When lightning flashes in your area, disconnect the power, modem, LAN and other connections.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions If you smell or see smoke from the PC, stop using the PC and disconnect the power before contacting the local service center. • A fire may occur. Do not play the PC games excessively. •...

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions CAUTION Do not leave any objects such as a pen between the keypad and the LCD. You might break the LCD by unwittingly closing it with a foreign object remaining on the pad. Do not press or scratch the LCD with a sharp object. It may cause impairment.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Do not put your finger or an object in the PC card slots. • An injury or electric shock may occur. Install a vaccine program on your PC and do not download illegal programs nor access any corruptive web site such as those pushing pornographic contents.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Prevent children from thrusting their finger into the optical disk drive (CD/DVD/Blu-ray) tray. • The finger may be stuck in the tray and injured. To remove an optical disc (CD/DVD/Blu-ray) from the tray, turn off the program accessing the disc and wait until the disc drive light is turned off before pressing the [Eject] button.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Do not put in metal items such as coins, hair pin or other irons or inflammables such as paper or matches. Especially, ensure that children will not do so. • It could cause a fire or electric shock. •...

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions CAUTION Please use parts certified by LG Electronics Inc.™. Otherwise, a fire or product damage may occur. Consult our service engineer before you use a peripheral device not manufactured by LG Electronics Inc.™. The product may get damaged.

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Carrying the PC CAUTION Before carrying the machine, turn off the power and disconnect all the cables. Otherwise, you may trip over the wire, damaging the PC and getting an injury. During air travel, follow the directions of flight attendants. Using the PC during flight may cause an aircraft accident.

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    We do not refund or replace a product that malfunctions due to the installation or use of an operating system other than the one provided by LG Electronics Inc. Some software applications may not work properly in other operating systems. Such malfunctions are not covered by the...

  • Page 24: Energy Star

    Energy Star Energy Star Energy Star Specifications LG Electronics participates in Energy Star and the energy efficiency of the product complies with the specifications of ENERGY STAR. ENERGY STAR is a set of regulations that encourages manufacturers of electronic devices to create more energy efficient products.

  • Page 25: Regulatory Notices

    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Regulatory Notices This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum 20 cm between the radiator and your body.

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  • Page 28: Product Specifications

    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Product Specifications PC Specifications Display 73 cm IPS LCD ® ® ® Intel Core™ i7 / i5 / i3, Intel Pentium processor The CPU differs depending on model type and cannot be replaced by the user. Graphics NVIDIA ®...

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    Tips / Important Safety Precautions Power Supply and Environments AC Adapter (Free Voltage) Power Capacity: 110 W Input: AC 100 V to 240 V, 1.5 A 50 / 60 Hz Output: DC 19 V 5.79 A Operating and Storage Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C Conditions Operating Humidity: 20 % RH to 80 % RH Storage Temperature: 0°C to 50°C...

  • Page 30: Before Use

    Using Windows® 8.1 Using Windows® 8.1 Before Use This LG Easy Guide has been created for the latest Windows update. New Start Screen For the new Windows, a new Start screen was added to the existing desktop screen from which programs may be run and a variety of functions may be used.

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    Using Windows® 8.1...

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    With the new Windows 8.1 taskbar and title bar, it is easier to use features like app switching, power options, and screen split. LG Easy Starter for Desktop Start To use the Desktop like in previous versions of Windows, LG Electronics provides LG Easy Starter. LG Easy Starter may be installed through LG Update Center.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Apps downloaded and installed from the Store are unique apps for the Windows Live account. If you login with another account, the apps do not appear on the Start screen.

  • Page 34: Start Screen

    Using Windows® 8.1 Start Screen Windows 8.1's new Start screen has tiles to allow you to use apps more easily and check updates, alarms, and information at a glance. User Account: It is possible to use the Change Picture, Lock, and Logout manuals. Power Options: It is possible to use the Hibernation, System Shutdown, and Restart manuals.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Start screen / Desktop screen switching Switching from Desktop screen to Start Screen On the Desktop screen, press [ ] key on the keyboard. Press [Charms] > [ ] button or [ ] button at the left bottom to switch to the Start screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Switching from Start Screen to Desktop Press the [Desktop] tile on the Start screen to switch to Desktop.

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    Using Windows® 8.1...

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Using Charm Menu Charms of the new Windows is a menu designed to allow you to easily access functions such as Search, Share, Start, Device and Settings. When you move the mouse pointer from the Start screen or the Desktop screen to the top or bottom-right corner, Charms appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Device Menu: Send a file to a TV, a printer, or any other device, or set a connection between the PC and an external display. Setting Menu: Use a menu that includes the Control Panel, Personal Settings, PC Information, Help, System Preferences (network connection, volume, brightness, etc.) and Power (hibernation, restart, and system shutdown).

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Running, Standing by and Exiting App Running An app which is not added on the Start screen or Desktop may be run using the following method: Click the [ ] icon on the left bottom on the Start screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When the list of all apps appears, select an app to run on the screen. Using Search in the Start screen or Charms, you can run the app. • When you press [ ] + [Q] keys, the Search menu is run immediately. Switching to Standby Mode Windows Store apps can switch the app to the standby mode to switch and use the app rapidly.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 If you move the mouse pointer to the bottom of the running app, the title bar appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When the title bar appears, click the [ ] icon at the top-right to switch to standby mode.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 You can switch to standby mode by dragging the app from the top center of the screen to the bottom. Exiting Windows Store apps, unlike the Desktop apps, can be terminated using the following method: If not in use, Windows Store apps are automatically switched to standby mode.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 If you move the mouse pointer to the bottom of the running app, the title bar appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When the title bar appears, click the [ ] icon at the top-right to close the app.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 If you drag the app from the top center of the screen to the bottom, 2 seconds later the app will close as it rotates halfway.

  • Page 48: Windows Help And Support

    Using Windows® 8.1 Windows Help and Support Windows Help provides detailed information on how to use Windows easily. On Desktop, you can press the [F1] key to run [Windows Help and Support]. On the Start screen, from [Charms], select [Settings] > [Help] to display the help of the currently running app.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Press the [Settings] > [Help] from the Charms to run the [Windows Help and Support]. Help and Tips Tour Press and run the [Help and Tips] tile on the Start screen to get information on the new functions of Windows.

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    Using Windows® 8.1...

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Using the Store (Installing and Deleting Windows Store Apps) When you use the Windows store, you may install and use a variety of applications easily. To use the store, you must have a Microsoft account. While using a local account, you can create a Windows Live account through [Charms] > [Settings] >...

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    Using Windows® 8.1 The basic categories appear on the Store screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Right-click the mouse to open the category details. Select an app in a category you want. When the detailed app screen appears, click the [Install] button. If a local account is being used, a login screen appears. Login with a Microsoft account, or press the [Register New Account] button to create an account in accordance with the instructions.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Deleting Apps Select the app you want to delete from the Start Screen by right-clicking on it, then press the [Delete] button. When prompted to confirm the deletion, press the [Delete] button to delete the app.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Switching and Exiting Running App Windows' new app switching is different from previous versions of Windows. To exit a program on the Start screen, refer to the instructions below. The app on the Start screen does not have a separate Exit button. When you switch to another app, or move to the Start screen, the mode is switched to standby mode.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 App switching on the Start ] + [Tab] screen When you press the [ ] + [Tab] keys, a preview screen of the running app on the Start screen appears on the left side of the screen. Whenever you press the [ ] key together with the [Tab] key, an app is selected.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Whenever you press the [Alt] key together with the [Tab] key, an app is selected. When you deselect the keys, the selected app becomes active.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Exiting an app on the task Place the cursor at the left top or bottom edge of the switching screen screen on the Start screen or in Desktop. Move up or down the cursor and the running app's preview appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Using Screen Split In Windows 8.1, you can work on two tasks by displaying two apps on one screen. On the Start screen, run the app you want.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Move the cursor to the top center of the running app screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When you drag the cursor down, the screen is reduced in size.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 While moving the smaller app screen to the left or right, a vertical control bar appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 After placing the app on the left or right side of the screen, release the left mouse button to fix the app to that position.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Click on the empty screen to go to the Start screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When you select another app in Desktop or on the Start screen, the app is displayed in the empty half of the screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 You may change the screen ratio of an app by using the vertical control bar on the screen. When you drag the vertical control bar to the end of the outer edge, the opened app screen disappears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 You can split the screen by also clicking the app icon in the title bar at the bottom-right of the app that is running.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Setting the PC Windows 8.1 provides an easy-to-use PC settings menu to allow you to setup the PC more intuitively. Run [Charms] on the Desktop or the Start screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 In the Charms, click [Settings] > [Change PC Settings]. Configure the PC using the Personal and User Settings.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Unlocking Lock Screen If the PC is not used for an extended period of time, it goes into a locked state. When the PC is used again, a lock screen appears and it may be unlocked using the following method: Unlocking Lock Screen Press any key on the lock screen or drag up while pressing the left mouse button.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Shut Down Options In Windows 8.1, you can use the shutdown options (hibernation, restart, system shutdown) through Charms. Using Start Screen Click the [ ] icon on the bottom-right of the Start screen. As shown in the following, the power options appear. Using Charms Select [Settings]in [Charms] in the Desktop or on the Start screen.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 When you press the [Power] icon on the [Settings] menu, the power options appear as shown below. [When you press [ ] + [I], the [Settings] menu appears immediately. Using the Start button Press the Start button ( ) on the bottom left corner of the Desktop by using the right mouse button and then the pop-up window appears.

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    Using Windows® 8.1 Select [Exit and Logout] and then [System Shutdown] as shown in the following figure.

  • Page 74: Using The Pc

    Using the PC Using the PC Power Connection To supply power to the PC, use the AC adapters as follows. Power Connection The AC adapter can be used from 100 V to 240 V. Connect the adapter to a power outlet with the power cable. Connect the adapter to the machine.

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    Do not leave a liquid container on the PC. • The system may be short-circuited and damaged. WARNING Please use an AC adapter certified by LG Electronics™. • Otherwise, an explosion or fire may occur. • It may cause a problem in battery charging or system operation.

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    Using the PC Operation Status Lamps Webcam Operation Status Lamp On: When the webcam is operating Off: When the webcam is not operating Monitor / TV Power Lamp On: The monitor or TV is turned off Off: The monitor or TV is turned on PC Power Lamp On: The system is turned on Off: When the system is turned off or in Hibernate mode...

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    Using the PC Keyboard The keyboard allows the user to input data or give commands. The keyboard colors and shapes may differ depending on the model. CAUTION • Spilling a watery substance like coffee or juice on the keyboard may cause a fault, malfunction, or electric shock.

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    Using the PC Shortcut Keys • To change the input mode temporarily, you can press the [Shift] key together with the letter you want to enter. By doing so, you can enter an uppercase letter when the Caps Lock key is not pressed and a lowercase letter when it is pressed. For more convenient use of Windows, remember the following Windows key combinations: •...

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    Using the PC Connecting TV Antenna Cable and Initial TV Settings LG Electronics' All in One PC provides TV functionality that can be used separately. The figures herein may differ by language selection and are subject to change without prior notice.

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    Using the PC • If you do not complete the initial automatic channel configuration step, the configuration window will appear every time you use the TV. • The configuration window disappears automatically, after a certain amount of time, if you do not proceed with the initial configuration. •...

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    Using the PC When [Mode Setting], select [Home Use] and press [OK] button on the remote control. [Store Demo] is used for exhibition in the shop.

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    Using the PC When the [Power Indicator] screen opens, select whether to use the display lamp and press the [OK] button on the remote control.

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    Using the PC When the following screen opens, connect the TV antenna cable to the product and press the [OK] button.

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    Using the PC When a message appears to confirm that the TV antenna cable is connected, click the [Start] button on the remote control.

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    Using the PC As shown in the following figure, channels are then searched for automatically.

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    Using the PC When the automatic channel configuration is completed, click the [Close] button on the remote control.

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    Using the PC TV Remote Control and Jog Button Settings LG Electronics' All in One PC provides TV functionality that can be used separately. The figures herein may differ by language selection and are subject to change without prior notice.

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    Using the PC Channel List / Dash Button Channel List: Displays all saved channels. Dash Button: Use this to select channels. (main number > - (dash) > sub number) Sound Volume Button Adjusts the sound volume. Preferred Channels Button Use this button to select preferred channels from a list of memorized channels.

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    Using the PC Button Function Information Display Button Shows the information on the program you are currently watching. Screen Mode button Changes the screen mode. Menu Button Displays or removes the main menu screen. Navigation Button Navigates through menus and options.

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    Using the PC PIP Button Not supported. Exit Button Cancels all OSDs and return to the original screen. OK Button Selects menu or options, and confirms the selected input. Quick Settings button Allows you to change the TV settings easily. Sound Mode button Changes the sound mode while watching the TV.

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    Using the PC When you press the button, the Menu Selection screen appears as shown below. Press and hold the Jog button in the Menu Selection screen or the Settings menu to close the screen. Monitor Off: Turns off the TV or monitor. Menu: Changes the TV or monitor setup menu.

  • Page 92: User Settings

    Using the PC User Settings TV User Settings In the TV mode, press the [Setting Menu] button on the remote control to change the TV settings. Picture : Adjusts the screen size, image quality and effects, including image mode, backlight, contrast, brightness, definition, or color. Audio : Adjusts the volume, sound quality and effects, including sound mode, sound effects, or automatic volume.

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    Using the PC Option : Customizes general settings (language settings, closed captioning, display, or initial settings). Monitor User Settings In the PC mode, press the [Setting Menu] button on the remote control to change the monitor settings. Easy Control : Adjusts the screen brightness, contrast, input and aspect ratio. Function : Adjusts MaxxAudio, Super Energy Saving and screen mode.

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    High-speed HDMI cables can transmit up to 1080p signals. • The HDMI cable provided by LG Electronics is recommended. Connect the external device to the HDMI input port on the back of the monitor, as shown in the following figure.

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    Using the PC 640 X 480 31.469 59.94 640 X 480 37.5 800 X 600 37.879 60.317 800 X 600 46.875 1024 X 768 48.363 60.004 1024 X 768 60.023 75.029 1152 X 864 67.5 1280 X 720 1280 X 1024 63.981 60.02 1280 X 1024...

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    Using the PC Connecting a Monitor / TV • Ensure the monitor power is off before connecting the external monitor to the PC. Connecting to the HDMI Port HDMI is a high-speed multimedia interface that can transfer uncompressed full digital audio and video signals.

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    Using the PC Toggle screen by pressing [ ] + [P] keys • Press [ ] + [P] keys to display the Switch Screen menu. Select the screen to use and press [Enter] key.

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    Using the PC CAUTION • If you do not set [LG AIO] as the default value after disconnecting the HDMI cable, the system may not produce any sound. • If you use bluetooth headsets, a WiDi adapter, or a HDMI output port by turns, set...

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    Using the PC • If a program was running already, you need to exit and restart the program for it to produce sound.

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    It is recommended to use the USB 2.0 port in case the device does not function normally. Connecting the Device and Basic Use LG Electronics™does not provide the USB cable for the digital device. It is provided by the device's manufacturer or has to be bought separately.

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    Using the PC When the [Autorun] window appears, select [Open Device to View Folder]. Execute the operation you need when the files and data of the external digital device appear.

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    Using the PC Bluetooth Bluetooth allows the user to access wirelessly various devices such as camera, cell phone, headset, printer, and GPS receiver that support Bluetooth . It can also establish a network and exchange data with other Bluetooth -enabled PC or smartphone. The Bluetooth device is optional, and it may not be available in some models.

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    Using the PC In the Charms, click [Settings] > [Change PC Settings].

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    Using the PC On the [PC Settings] screen, as shown below, click [PC and Device] > [Bluetooth]. When [Bluetooth] appears, search other connectible devices.

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    Using the PC When a device is found, click the device to connect.

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    Using the PC When the passwords are matched, click [Yes] to complete the connection.

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    Using the PC LAN is the network environment that users can connect to by using a cable to connect to their internet providers or the company's network. Using Wired LAN LAN is installed with an automatic IP (DHCP) as default value. Please refer to the following instructions to find out more about setting up an automatic IP (DHCP) or manual IP.

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    Using the PC In the Charms, click [Settings] > [Control Panel] > [View By] > [Small Icon] > [Network and Sharing Center].

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    Using the PC Click [Change Adapter Settings].

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    Using the PC Right-click [Ethernet] and select [Properties].

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    Using the PC Select [Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)] and click [Properties].

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    Using the PC If you want to use an automatic IP(DHCP), select [Obtain an IP Address Automatically]. If you want to use a manual IP, select [Use Following IP Address] to enter the address. Please ask the network administrator about obtaining a manual IP. Press [OK] to complete the network setup.

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    Using the PC Wireless Network The wireless network (Wireless LAN) is the network environment that connects a PC with the internet provider or company network through an Access Point (wireless or regular router). Wireless network is optional, and so it may not be installed in some models. Using the Wireless Network If an Access Point (wired or wireless router) is in the vicinity of the PC, the wireless network can easily be accessed.

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    Using the PC Closest available Access Point(wireless network) is automatically searched.

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    Using the PC Select the Access Point (wireless network) you want to use and click [Connect] to connect to the Access Point. If a password is set for the wireless network, the Enter Password window appears. When the connection is established, [Connected] is displayed in the connected Access Point(wireless network).

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    Using the PC Using a Wireless or Regular Router A wireless / regular router connects several PCs and mobile devices etc. to one internet line and enables the use of internet and the network. A wireless / regular router has to be bought separately. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for instructions.

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    Using the PC Multi-card slot Checking Available Memory Card This model supports MMC and SD memory cards. SD™, SDHC™, SDXC™, and MMC™ cards are mobile storage devices, widely used in many digital products these days. To use a mini SD, micro SD or MMC mobile card, mount it on the dedicated adapter and insert the adapter into the multi-card slot in the PC.

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    Using the PC • When the memory card is formatted, the data stored in the memory card will be deleted. Check whether there are important data before formatting the memory stick. • To format a memory card, right-click the memory card drive and select Format. When Format window appears, click Start to continue.

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    Using the PC To safely removing a memory card: The figures herein may differ by language selection and is subject to change for performance improvements without prior notice. Click the [Safely Remove Hardware and other Media] icon on the right side of the taskbar.

  • Page 120: Using Software

    Using Software Using Software LG Easy Starter LG Easy Starter provides classic functions, like the Start menu of previous Windows, in Desktop Mode to allow you to easily use the desktop. Windows Style apps do not appear in LG Easy Starter.

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    Using Software Click the [All Lists] menu to access the update and install lists.

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    Using Software Select LG Easy Starter and click [Install] to install. When the installation is completed, LG Easy Starter [ ] tile and icon are created on the Start screen and Desktop. Running LG Easy Starter Click the [ ] tile on the Start screen, or the [ ] icon in Desktop Mode to run [LG Easy Starter].

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    Recently Used Programs: A list of recently used desktop programs is displayed. c Frequently Used Programs: Register and use frequently used desktop programs. d LG Software: Possible to run software provided by LG Electronics Inc. e Shortcut: Shortcuts to Computer, Control Panel, Devices and Printers, and Library menus.

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    Using Software LG Network Share LG Network Share is software that allows you to configure and use Virtual AP and File Sharing. LG Network ShareFor more details about how to use , refer to the corresponding help. The figures herein are subject to change without prior notice.

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    Using Software b Virtual AP setup menu: You can modify the SSID, password, and the download folder of the virtual AP. c Connected Device Information Tile : It provides information on all connected devices to the AP. Click to send a file and display the status of the transfer.

  • Page 126

    LG Control Center is software that helps you change PC Settings, Power Settings, Windows Security Settings, etc. as well as viewing system information. LG Control Center For more details about how to use , refer to the corresponding help. The figures herein is subject to change for performance improvements without prior notice and the functions supported by LG Control Center may vary from models.

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    Using Software d Power Management Settings : Sets up the power management option. e Windows Security Settings : Sets User Account Control settings and Firewall settings. f System Information : Displays the PC OS in use, processor information and other system information.

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    Using Software LG Update Center LG Update Center allows you to install various PC drivers, applications and Windows patches easily. The figures herein are subject to change without prior notice. It may not work properly depending on user preferences (security tools, etc.) and the network status.

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    Using Software You can use the LG Update Center to quickly install the latest drivers, or reinstall any deleted drivers. Use LG Update Center to keep your system current and optimized.

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    Using Software LG Reader Mode LG Reader Mode prevents the users from eyestrain and helps them to read the PC screen comfortably by displaying the screen just like a printed paper. Using the LG Reader Mode Click the [ ] icon on the task bar.

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    Using Software Select the [Reader Mode On] menu to switch to Reader Mode as shown in the figure.

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    Using Software Using the Advanced Settings Select the [Advanced Settings] menu as shown in the figure. [Advanced Settings] menu is activated when the Reader Mode is On. [Advanced Settings] window appears as shown below.

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    Using Software a Brightness: System brightness can be adjusted. b Color Adjustment : Color and its brightness, contrast and gamma can be adjusted. c Initialization: Settings are initialized to default settings.

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    The figures herein are subject to change without prior notice. The web camera is optional, and so it may not be installed in some models. CyberLink YouCam should be installed through the LG Update Center. For more information on how to use the program, refer to CyberLink YouCam help.

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    Using Software a Viewer : Displays the Webcam screen. b Image Gallery: Use to record pictures and moving images, play back or delete those images. c Frame / Animation Effect menu: Can add a frame and animation effect on the screen.

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    Using Software Displays the Help. Uploads movie clips to YouTube. Uploads pictures or movie clips to facebook. Sends pictures or movie clips via e-mail. Deletes the selected picture or movie clip.

  • Page 137: Restoring The System

    Restoring the System LG Recovery Center If the system has an error, you can use LG Recovery Center to use Windows 8.1 recovery function to recover or restore the system to its initial pre-purchase state. LG Recovery Center uses the Windows 8.1 recovery function.

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    Restoring the System PC Refresh: Recovers the PC without losing any personal files. CAUTION PC settings are reset to default and any user-installed software will be deleted. PC Reset: Removes all items from the system and restores the system to its initial pre- purchase state.

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    Restoring the System c Once the storage device is ready, click [Finish] to create a recovery drive. CAUTION Select [Delete the recovery partition] while creating a recovery drive to remove the recovery partition in the PC. Once the recovery partition is removed, you cannot use the recovery function of the PC.

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    Restoring the System...

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    If you have deleted the restoration data in the protected area of the disk, the restore function may not work. Using the LG Recovery Center RE CAUTION All data is lost during the initialization, so you must backup all critical data in advance.

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    Restoring the System When the following screen appears, select the [I Agree] button and then click the [Next] button.

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    If it is impossible to recover by using [F11], you can recover the system through a recovery drive. To recover by using a recovery drive, you must have the recovery drive made through LG Recovery Center's [Create Recovery Drive]. Connect the recovery drive to the USB port of the PC.

  • Page 144: Installing The Driver

    Select [Critical Updates] or [All Lists] to install the driver. For more information on LG Update Center, refer to [Help]. You can use the LG Update Center to quickly install the latest drivers, or reinstall any deleted drivers. Use LG Update Center to keep your system current and optimized.

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    Setup and Upgrade How to download LG Update Center You can download LG Update Center from LG Electronics Service Center (www.lg.com).

  • Page 146: Starting System Setup

    Setup and Upgrade Starting System Setup System setup means storing the hardware configuration information of the PC in the flash memory. Through system setup, the PC retrieves various information including current date and time, memory capacity, and storage device (HDD, SSD, eMMC) capacity and type. You setup the system when you set passwords, change the boot order, and add new peripheral devices to the machine.

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    Setup and Upgrade Reboot the system and press [F2].

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    Setup and Upgrade In a few moments, the system setup screen appears. Keys Used in System Setup Keys Function Enter Selects the current item. To deselect the current item or to move to the previous screen. ▲, ▼, ◄, ► (Arrow Moves the cursor up, down, left, and right.

  • Page 149: Setting The Password

    Setup and Upgrade Setting the Password This process is to set a password so that other people cannot use the PC or change the settings. The user can set a password while booting the system or setting up the system. CAUTION •...

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, click [Enter] in the [Set Supervisor Password] menu.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, enter the password and click [OK]. The password must not exceed 8 total characters consisting of letters (A - Z), numbers (0 - 9), or a combination of both.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [OK]. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart. • With Supervisor Password, you are authorized to set all items in the System Setup and to set Password on boot. In case other people also use the notebook PC, it is recommended to set the Set User Password.

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    Setup and Upgrade After opening the system setup screen, click the [Security] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, click [Enter] in the [Set User Password] menu.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, enter the password and click [OK]. The password must not exceed 8 total characters consisting of letters (A - Z), numbers (0 - 9), or a combination of both.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [OK]. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart. • [User Password] allows limited access to the items in the System Setup compared to the [Supervisor Password] item. Password on boot [Password on boot] menu protects the system by requesting [Set Supervisor Password] or [Set User Password] during boot up.

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    Setup and Upgrade After opening the system setup screen, click the [Security] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, set [Set Supervisor Password] only or both [Set Supervisor Password] and [Set User Password].

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    Setup and Upgrade Click the [Off] button in the [Password on boot] menu as shown in the following figure. The button changes to [On] and the [Password on boot] setting is completed. Set HDD Password / Set SSD Password HDD / SSD Password is to set a password in the HDD and SSD separately from the Supervisor Password.

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    Setup and Upgrade After opening the system setup screen, click the [Security] button. When the [Security] menu appears, click the [HDD Security Status] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, click [Enter] in the [Set HDD Password] or [Set SSD Password] menu.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, enter the password and click [OK]. The password must not exceed 8 total characters consisting of letters (A - Z), numbers (0 - 9), or a combination of both. CAUTION Without the HDD Password or SSD Password, it is impossible to recover the HDD/SSD.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [OK]. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart.

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    Setup and Upgrade Changing or Deleting the Password You can delete or change the password only after inputting the current password. Changing the Password Execute System Setup, enter the password, and press [Enter]key. Change the password the same way as setting one.

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    Setup and Upgrade Deleting the Password Execute System Setup, enter the password, and press the [Security] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, click [Enter] in the [Set Supervisor Password] menu.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, enter the current password in the [Enter Current Password] field.

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    Setup and Upgrade Press [Enter] in [Enter New Password] and [Confirm New Password].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [OK]. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart.

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    Setup and Upgrade Deleting the Password (Set HDD Password / Set SSD Password) Execute System Setup, enter the password, and press the [Security] button. When the [Security] menu appears, click the [HDD Security Status] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following screen appears, click [Enter] in the [Set HDD Password] or [Set SSD Password] menu.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, enter the current password in the [Enter Current Password] field.

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    Setup and Upgrade Press [Enter] in [Enter New Password] and [Confirm New Password].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [OK]. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart.

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    Setup and Upgrade Restoring the Factory Default Settings If you have changed the system setup by mistake, you can restore the system default settings. After opening the system setup screen, click the [Save & Exit] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the [Exit] menu appears, click [Load Setup defaults].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [Yes]. The settings will be reset to the factory default. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The PC will restart. • You may press [F9] to use the [Load Setup defaults] menu.

  • Page 184: Changing Boot Order

    Setup and Upgrade Changing Boot Order The user can change the boot order according to his or her needs, or select a boot device The model in the example can differ from actual models and is subject to change for performance improvements, without prior notice.

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    Setup and Upgrade When the system setup screen appears, click the [Boot] button.

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    Setup and Upgrade Drag the icon of the device to change the booting order in the [Edit Boot Order] menu to change the booting order. To save the changes in the system setup, press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the following message appears, click [YES]. The changes are saved and the system reboots.

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    Setup and Upgrade Selecting a Boot Device to Use Reboot the system and press [F10].

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    Setup and Upgrade When the Select Boot Device screen appears. select the device. Boots using the selected device.

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    You may need to expand the PC memory for better performance. For memory expansion, we recommend that you receive a paid service from a service center certified by LG Electronics. LG Electronics disclaims any responsibility for damage resulting from uncertified service or arbitrary disassembly.

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    Setup and Upgrade CAUTION It is recommended you visit an LG Electronics Service Center for expansion or exchange of memory. Expansion or exchange of memory is an out of warranty service and may result in service charges. To upgrade the PC, turn off the system and disconnect the power cord and battery.

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    Setup and Upgrade Loosen the screw in the stand with a screwdriver or coin to separate the stand.

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    Setup and Upgrade Loosen the two screws at the bottom of the stand using a Philips (+) screwdriver.

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    Setup and Upgrade Separate the cover after pushing both sides of the stand cover in the direction of the arrows as shown in the figure. CAUTION Do not apply too much force to the stand cover when you separate it. Otherwise, the stand cover may be damaged.

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    Setup and Upgrade Loosen the two screws indicated in the figure to separate the memory cover.

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    Setup and Upgrade Insert the memory card into the memory slot in the direction of the arrow and press the memory card downward to install it. When the memory card is installed, you can hear a 'click' sound. To replace the memory, remove the existing memory before installing the new memory.

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    Check the memory capacity during the second boot. If the memory capacity is not correct, reinstall the memory card. CAUTION • Use only the expandable main memory module manufactured by LG. Using a memory module other than what is recommended may cause malfunctioning of the product.

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    Setup and Upgrade Windows 8.1 Auto Scaling Windows 8.1 Auto Scaling feature may blur the screen or display some icons and texts larger. Change the DPI scaling to fit for you as follows: On the Start screen, click the [Desktop] tile to convert the screen to the Desktop screen.

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    Setup and Upgrade Select an item size to proceed as instructed.

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    If you have deleted the restoration data in the protected area of the disk, the restore function may not work. Using the LG Recovery Center RE CAUTION All data is lost during the initialization, so you must backup all critical data in advance.

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    When the following screen appears, select a language you want to use and then click [Next].

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    When the following screen appears, select the [I Agree] button and then click the [Next] button.

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    If it is impossible to recover by using [F11], you can recover the system through a recovery drive. To recover by using a recovery drive, you must have the recovery drive made through LG Recovery Center's [Create Recovery Drive]. Connect the recovery drive to the USB port of the PC.

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    Windows 8.1 Auto Scaling Windows 8.1 Auto Scaling feature may blur the screen or display some icons and texts larger. Change the DPI scaling to fit for you as follows: On the Start screen, click the [Desktop] tile to convert the screen to the Desktop screen.

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    Select an item size to proceed as instructed.

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    LG Recovery Center If the system has an error, you can use LG Recovery Center to use Windows 8.1 recovery function to recover or restore the system to its initial pre-purchase state. LG Recovery Center uses the Windows 8.1 recovery function.

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    PC Reset: Removes all items from the system and restores the system to its initial pre- purchase state. CAUTION All data is lost during the initialization, so you must backup all critical data in advance. It may take about 5 hours or longer depending on the system conditions. Create Recovery Drive: You can create a recovery drive in Windows as a precaution against a system failure that prevents you from entering the operating system, or any other severe system issues.

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    c Once the storage device is ready, click [Finish] to create a recovery drive. CAUTION Select [Delete the recovery partition] while creating a recovery drive to remove the recovery partition in the PC. Once the recovery partition is removed, you cannot use the recovery function of the PC.

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    Connecting a Monitor / TV • Ensure the monitor power is off before connecting the external monitor to the PC. Connecting to the HDMI Port HDMI is a high-speed multimedia interface that can transfer uncompressed full digital audio and video signals. Connect the HDMI cable to the PC and the external device (TV, monitor) that supports HDMI.

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    Toggle screen by pressing [ ] + [P] keys • Press [ ] + [P] keys to display the Switch Screen menu. Select the screen to use and press [Enter] key.

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    CAUTION • If you do not set Speaker as the default value after disconnecting the HDMI cable, the system may not produce any sound. • If you use bluetooth headsets, a WiDi adapter, or a HDMI output port by turns, set the connected device as a basic device as shown below.

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    • If a program was running already, you need to exit and restart the program for it to produce sound.

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    Using a Wireless or Regular Router A wireless / regular router connects several PCs and mobile devices etc. to one internet line and enables the use of internet and the network. A wireless / regular router has to be bought separately. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for instructions.

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    Wireless Network The wireless network (Wireless LAN) is the network environment that connects a PC with the internet provider or company network through an Access Point (wireless or regular router). Wireless network is optional, and so it may not be installed in some models. Using the Wireless Network If an Access Point (wired or wireless router) is in the vicinity of the PC, the wireless network can easily be accessed.

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    Closest available Access Point(wireless network) is automatically searched.

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    Select the Access Point (wireless network) you want to use and click [Connect] to connect to the Access Point. If a password is set for the wireless network, the Enter Password window appears. When the connection is established, [Connected] is displayed in the connected Access Point(wireless network).

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    Wired LAN LAN is the network environment that users can connect to by using a cable to connect to their internet providers or the company's network. Using Wired LAN LAN is installed with an automatic IP (DHCP) as default value. Please refer to the following instructions to find out more about setting up an automatic IP (DHCP) or manual IP.

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    In the Charms, click [Settings] > [Control Panel] > [View By] > [Small Icon] > [Network and Sharing Center].

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    Click [Change Adapter Settings].

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    Right-click [Ethernet] and select [Properties].

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    Select [Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)] and click [Properties].

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    If you want to use an automatic IP(DHCP), select [Obtain an IP Address Automatically]. If you want to use a manual IP, select [Use Following IP Address] to enter the address. Please ask the network administrator about obtaining a manual IP. Press [OK] to complete the network setup.

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