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Acer 5600 series User Manual

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Veriton 5600 series
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  • Page 1 Veriton 5600 series User’s guide...
  • Page 2 Serial Number: ___________________________________ Purchase Date: ___________________________________ Place of Purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other company’s product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1 First things first System specifications Package contents Accessing the user’s guide 2 System tour Features Performance Multimedia Connectivity Front panel Rear panel - VT5600D Rear panel - VT5600G Keyboard Programmable keys Internet/Suspend keys Multimedia keys Volume control/Mute knob Lock keys Cursor keys Windows keys Function keys...
  • Page 4 Upgrading your computer Installing additional memory Replacing the hard disk Installing an expansion card 5 System utilities Acrobat Reader Acer LANScope (optional) Norton AntiVirus NTI CD-Maker (for models with CD-RW) PowerDVD (for models with DVD) BIOS utility Reinstalling programs Recovering your system...
  • Page 5 Cleaning and servicing Asking for technical assistance Index...
  • Page 6 Contents...
  • Page 7: First Things First

    1 First things first...
  • Page 9 This chapter describes the system specifications and the contents of your computer package.
  • Page 10: System Specifications

    System specifications Component Specification Processor • • System memory Four SDRAM slots support a maximum of 4 GB dual- channel DDR memory Chipset • • Graphics Intel MCH 865G on-die VGA card supporting: Intel MCH 865PE supporting: Audio AC97 Codec Broadcom 5705 supporting 10/100/1000 MB connectivity 40 pin parallel ATA IDE slot...
  • Page 11 Component Specification Security • Chassis lock (Kensington compatible) • Chassis intrusion alarm Chassis Three models: H80, H40, H34A Wake system Wake on LAN Wake on modem Mouse/keyboard • 5400 RPM: 40 - 100 GB • 7200 RPM: 40 GB, 80 GB, 120 GB Optical Drive CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, or DVD/CD-RW combo Operating system...
  • Page 12: Package Contents

    Carefully unpack the carton and remove the contents. If any of the following items are missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Veriton 5600 series computer • Items contained in the accessory box • PS/2 or USB keyboard •...
  • Page 13: Accessing The User's Guide

    On the Windows XP taskbar, click on the Start button then select Help and Support Center. On the Help and Support Center home page, double-click the Veriton 5600 series Online icon. To access the user’s guide (for Windows 2000) Double-click on the Veriton 5600 series Online icon on your Windows desktop.
  • Page 14 1 First things first...
  • Page 15: System Tour

    2 System tour...
  • Page 17 This chapter discusses the features and components of your computer.
  • Page 18: Features

    Features Here are just a few of your computer’s many features: Performance ® • Intel Pentium 4 supporting FSB up to 800 MHz ® • Intel Celeron CPU supporting FSB up to 400 MHz • Intel Hyperthreading Technology supported on 3.06 GHz and higher Intel Pentium •...
  • Page 19 • One VGA port • Eight Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 ports (two internal, two on the front and four on the rear panel) • High-speed fax/data PCI modem (optional) • Broadcom 5705 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit LAN support with remote wake-up function...
  • Page 20: Front Panel

    Front panel Your computer’s front panel consists of the following: Label Icon Description Hard disk activity light-emitting diode (LED) System activity indicator Power indicator Power button Optical drive Headphone/Earphone port Floppy drive LED 3.5-inch floppy drive Floppy drive eject button Optical drive tray Stop/Eject button 2 System tour...
  • Page 21 Label Icon Description Optical drive emergency eject hole Optical drive LED Volume control 5.25-inch drive bay Headphone/Earphone port Front microphone-in port (see Note) USB ports Note: The system has two microphone-in jacks (front and rear). However, you can not use both of them at the same time. By default, your system enables the microphone-in jack in front and disables the one at the back.
  • Page 22: Rear Panel - Vt5600d

    Rear panel - VT5600D Your computer’s rear panel consists of the following: Label Icon Color Green Teal or Turquoise Burgundy Blue White 2 System tour Description Voltage selector switch PS/2 mouse port System vents Serial port Parallel/Printer port NOT USED Network port Keyhole...
  • Page 23 Label Icon Color Light blue Lime Pink Black Purple For information on how to connect the peripherals, see “Connecting peripherals” on page 39 and “Connecting options” on page 47. Description One Touch Recovery button (Optional) Monitor port S-Video out port Telephone/Handset line port Expansion slots Telephone/Handset line port...
  • Page 24: Rear Panel - Vt5600g

    Rear panel - VT5600G Your computer’s rear panel consists of the following: Label Icon Color Green Teal or Turquoise Burgundy Blue White 2 System tour Description Voltage selector switch PS/2 mouse port System vents Serial port Parallel/Printer port Monitor port Network port Keyhole...
  • Page 25 Label Icon Color Light blue Lime Pink Black Purple For information on how to connect the peripherals, see “Connecting peripherals” on page 39 and “Connecting options” on page 47. Description One Touch Recovery button (Optional) Monitor port S-Video out port Telephone/Handset line port Expansion slots Telephone/Handset line port...
  • Page 26: Keyboard

    Keyboard Your computer comes with a USB keyboard. The keyboard has full- sized keys that include separate cursor keys, two Windows keys, and twelve function keys. For information on how to connect your USB keyboard, please see “Connecting peripherals” on page 39 Description Programmable keys Internet/Suspend keys...
  • Page 27: Programmable Keys

    Programmable keys The programmable keys help you directly access a URL (Web site) or launch any program, files, or application in your system. The fifth key is set to launch the Windows Media Player. If you want to configure the settings of each key, right click on the Magic Keyboard icon located on the desktop.
  • Page 28: Internet/suspend Keys

    Internet/Suspend keys The Internet/Suspend keys consist of three buttons: Icon Email browser Suspend Description Launches your email application. Launches your current default browser. Press this button to put system to sleep. 2 System tour...
  • Page 29: Multimedia Keys

    Multimedia keys Allow you to conveniently play, pause, stop, step forward, or step back a song or movie using your keyboard. Icon Play/Pause Stop Forward Backward Description Press to start playing the audio track or video file. Press again to pause. Press to stop playing the audio track or video file.
  • Page 30: Volume Control/mute Knob

    Volume control/Mute knob The volume control/mute knob controls the speaker volume. Turn it clockwise or counterclockwise to adjust the volume. Press it to toggle between mute and sound. 2 System tour...
  • Page 31: Lock Keys

    Lock keys The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off to switch between two functions. Lock key Caps Lock Num Lock Scroll Lock Description When activated, all alphabetic characters typed appear in uppercase (same function as pressing Shift + <letter>).
  • Page 32: Cursor Keys

    2 System tour Cursor keys The cursor keys, also called the arrow keys, let you move the cursor around the screen. They serve the same function as the arrow keys on the numeric keypad when the Num Lock is toggled off.
  • Page 33: Windows Keys

    Windows keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Windows logo key Application key Description Start button. Combinations with this key perform special functions, such as: • Windows + Tab: Activate the next Taskbar button • Windows + E: Explore My Computer •...
  • Page 34: Function Keys

    2 System tour Function keys The function keys, F1 - F12, let you perform specific functions, depending on the application that uses them. Palm rest The detachable palm rest provides you a comfortable place to rest your hands while typing.
  • Page 35: Optical Drive

    Optical drive Your computer may come with a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM or a combo DVD/ CD-RW drive. This drive is located on the front panel of your computer. The CD-ROM drive allows you to play different types of compact discs (CDs). The DVD-ROM drive allows you to play not only old CD-ROMs, CD-I discs, and video CDs, but digital video discs (DVDs) as well.
  • Page 36: To Take Care Of Your Cds And Dvds

    upward. When holding a disc, hold it by the edges to avoid leaving smudges or fingerprints.. Push the Eject button again to close the tray. To take care of your CDs and DVDs: • Keep your discs in a disk case when not in use to avoid scratches or other damage.
  • Page 37: Hard Disk

    Hard disk Your computer is preinstalled with a high-capacity Enhanced-IDE (E-IDE) hard disk. Refer to “Replacing the hard disk” on page 72 for instructions on how to upgrade or replace your hard disk.
  • Page 38 2 System tour...
  • Page 39: Setting Up Your Computer

    3 Setting up your computer...
  • Page 41 This chapter contains step-by-step instructions on how to set up your computer and connect additional peripherals.
  • Page 42: Arranging A Comfortable Work Area

    Arranging a comfortable work area Working safely begins with the arrangement of your work space and the proper use of equipment. For this reason, it is very important to take time and think about how you are going to arrange your work area.
  • Page 43: Positioning Your Monitor

    Positioning your monitor Place your monitor at a comfortable viewing distance, usually 50 to 60 centimeters away. Adjust the display in such a way that the top of the screen is at or slightly below eye level. Positioning your keyboard The location of the keyboard is a very important factor to your posture.
  • Page 44: Positioning Your Mouse

    • Position your keyboard in front of your monitor. Putting your keyboard beside your monitor will make you turn your head while you type which could add tension to your neck muscles that may later result in neck strain. Positioning your mouse •...
  • Page 45: Connecting Peripherals

    Connecting peripherals Setting up your computer is easy. For the most part, you only have four things to connect: the mouse, the keyboard, the monitor, and the power cable. Note: The peripherals shown in the connections below are for your reference only. Actual device models may vary in select countries.
  • Page 46 3 Setting up your computer PS/2 mouse Plug the PS/2 mouse cable into the PS/2 mouse port (green port) located on the rear panel of your computer.
  • Page 47: Connecting Your Keyboard

    Connecting your keyboard USB keyboard Plug your USB keyboard cable into any of the USB ports (black port) located on the front and rear panel of your computer.
  • Page 48 3 Setting up your computer PS/2 keyboard Plug your PS/2 keyboard cable into the PS/2 keyboard port (purple port) located on the rear panel of your computer.
  • Page 49: Connecting A Monitor

    Connecting a monitor To connect a monitor, simply plug the CRT monitor cable into the monitor port (blue port) located on the rear panel of your computer. Note: Refer to the monitor manual for additonal instructions and information.
  • Page 50: Connecting The Power Cable

    Connecting the power cable Caution! Before you proceed, check the voltage range in your area. Make sure that it matches your computer’s voltage setting . If they don’t match, change your computer’s voltage setting according to your area’s voltage range. Set the voltage selector switch to the voltage range applicable to your area (a).
  • Page 51: Turning On Your Computer

    Turning on your computer After connecting the necessary peripherals and plugging in the power cable, you are now ready to turn the computer on and get to work. To turn on your computer: Turn on all peripherals connected to your computer such as the monitor, printer, fax, speakers, etc.
  • Page 52: Turning Off Your Computer

    Turning off your computer To turn off your computer, follow the steps below. For Windows XP: On the Windows XP taskbar, click on the Start button, and click Turn Off Computer, then click Turn Off. Turn off all peripherals connected to your computer. For Windows 2000: On the Windows 2000 taskbar, click on the Start button, highlight Shut Down, select Shut down from the drop down window then...
  • Page 53: Connecting Options

    Connecting options Connecting your printer Your computer supports parallel, serial and USB printers. To connect a parallel printer, plug the printer cable into the parallel port (burgundy port) located on the rear panel of your computer. Note: The printer shown below is for your reference only. Actual device model may vary in select countries.
  • Page 54: Connecting The Modem (optional)

    3 Setting up your computer Connecting the modem (optional) Set up your modem connection by plugging the telephone line and handset line into their corresponding ports on the rear panel of your computer.
  • Page 55: Connecting To The Network

    Connecting to the network You can connect your computer to a Local Area Network (LAN) using a network cable. To do so, simply plug the network cable into the network port (white port) located on the rear panel of your computer.
  • Page 56: Connecting Multimedia Devices

    Connecting multimedia devices You can connect multimedia devices such as microphone, earphone or headphone, external speakers, and audio line-in device. These devices will allow you to take advantage of your computer’s multimedia features. Note: The multimedia devices shown below are for your reference only.
  • Page 57 • earphones, headphones: connect to the Headphone-out port (lime port) located on the front panel of your computer Note: To adjust the volume of the headphones, click the Volume icon located on the taskbar at the bottom of your screen. When the volume control pops up, drag the Volume control lever to the desired level.
  • Page 58 • external speakers: connect to the Audio-out/Line-out jack (lime jack) located on the rear panel of your computer • audio line-in device: connects to the Audio-in/Line-in jack (light blue jack) located on the rear panel of your computer 3 Setting up your computer...
  • Page 59: Connecting Usb Devices

    Connecting USB devices Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus design that is capable of cascading peripherals such as a digital camera, keyboard, mouse, joystick, scanner, printer and modem. With USB, complex cable connections can be eliminated. Your computer comes with six USB ports: two on the front and another four on the rear panel.
  • Page 60 3 Setting up your computer Note: Some USB devices have a built-in USB port which allows you to connect or daisy-chain more USB devices.
  • Page 61: Upgrading Your Computer

    4 Upgrading your computer...
  • Page 63 This chapter contains instructions on how to upgrade your computer and basic information about your system boards that you will find helpful when performing the upgrade process.
  • Page 64: Installation Precautions

    Installation precautions Before you install any computer component, we recommend that you read the following sections. These sections contain important ESD precautions along with preinstallation and post-installation instructions. ESD precautions Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your processor, disk drives, expansion boards, and other components. Always observe the following precautions before you install a computer component: Do not remove a component from its protective packaging until you are ready to install it.
  • Page 65: Post-installation Instructions

    Post-installation instructions Observe the following after installing a computer component: See to it that all components are installed according to the step- by-step instructions in their respective sections. Replace any expansion board(s) or peripheral(s) that you removed earlier. Replace the computer cover. Connect the necessary cables and turn on your computer.
  • Page 66: Opening Your Computer

    Opening your computer Caution! Before you proceed, make sure that you have turned off your computer and all peripherals connected to it. Read the “Preinstallation instructions” on page 58. You need to open your computer before you can install additional components.
  • Page 67: To Replace The Computer Cover

    To replace the computer cover Align the cover to the housing frame (1) and then push it in to slide it back into place (2). Secure the cover with the thumbscrews you removed earlier (3,4).
  • Page 68: Internal Components

    Internal components The figure below shows what your computer looks like once you remove the cover: Component Expansion slots Mainboard Metal brackets (hard disk drive frame) Power supply 4 Upgrading your computer...
  • Page 69 Component Hard disk frame CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive frame Note: The mainboard model shown in the figure above may not be exactly the same with the one found in your computer.
  • Page 70: System Boards

    4 Upgrading your computer System boards Mainboard layout The mainboard becomes accessible once you open your computer. Refer to the section below for the corresponding mainboard layout of your Veriton 5600 series computer model.
  • Page 71: Veriton 5600d Mainboard Layout

    Veriton 5600D mainboard layout...
  • Page 72: Veriton 5600g Mainboard Layout

    4 Upgrading your computer Veriton 5600G mainboard layout...
  • Page 73 Label Component AGP1 AGP slot (VT5600G only) AUD1 Line-in (top), line-out (middle), and rear microphone- in (bottom) ports ATX1 Power connector BIOS1 BIOS chipset Battery CD-in connector COM1 Serial connector DLED1 D-Bracket (LANScope) connector DIMM1 DIMM sockets 1-4 DIMM2 DIMM3 DIMM4 3-pin CPU fan connector CPU ZIF socket...
  • Page 74 Label Component JFP1 HDD LED, Power LED connector Power button and Reset switch controller JKBMS1 PS/2 mouse (upper) and keyboard (lower) ports JPW1 Power connector (12V power) JRECOVER One Touch Recovery button connector LPT1 Parallel/Printer port PCI1 to PCI3 PCI slots 1 to 3 SATA1 Serial HDD connectors SATA2...
  • Page 75: Audio Board

    Audio board The audio board that came with your computer should look like the figure that follows. Label Description USB 1.1 connector CN2 and USB ports Standard Audio connector - connects to the CN16 of the mainboard USB connector - connects to the CN18 connector of the mainboard Microphone-in jack (front) Audio-out port...
  • Page 76: Upgrading Your Computer

    Upgrading your computer Certain components of your computer are upgradeable such as the memory, the hard disk, the CPU and the expansion cards. You need to observe the “Installation precautions” on page 58 when installing or removing a computer component. However, for safety purposes, we do not recommend that you perform these upgrades yourself.
  • Page 77: To Install A Ddr Dimm

    Press the holding clips on both sides of the DDR DIMM socket outward to release the DDR DIMM (1,2). Gently pull the DDR DIMM out of the socket (3). To install a DDR DIMM Locate the DDR DIMM socket on the mainboard.
  • Page 78: Replacing The Hard Disk

    Align the DDR DIMM with the socket (1). Press the DDR DIMM into the socket until the clips lock onto the DDR DIMM (2,3). Note: The DDR DIMM sockets are slotted to ensure proper installation. If you insert a DDR DIMM but it does not fit easily into the socket, you may have inserted it incorrectly.
  • Page 79 Remove the screw that secures the metal bracket frame to the housing. Set the screw aside. Lift up the metal bracket and pull it out (1,2). Detach all cables connected to the hard disk.
  • Page 80 Remove the four screws that hold the hard disk to the disk frame and detach the hard disk. Set the screws aside. Insert the new hard disk into the frame and secure it with four screws. Reattach all cables to the new hard disk. 4 Upgrading your computer...
  • Page 81: Installing An Expansion Card

    Note: Make sure that the other ends of the disk cables are securely connected to their corresponding connectors on the mainboard. Reinstall the metal bracket frame to the housing. Replace the computer cover. Installing an expansion card To install an expansion card: Remove the computer cover.
  • Page 82 Pull out the bracket on the housing opposite the selected empty slot. Remove the expansion card from its protective packaging. Align the card in the empty bracket and then insert it into the slot. Make sure that the card is properly seated. 4 Upgrading your computer...
  • Page 83 Secure the card to your computer with a screw you removed earlier. Replace the computer cover. When you turn on the computer, BIOS automatically detects and assigns resources to the newly-installed devices.
  • Page 84 4 Upgrading your computer...
  • Page 85: System Utilities

    5 System utilities...
  • Page 87 This chapter describes the applications that came with your computer.
  • Page 88 NTI CD-Maker • PowerDVD • BIOS utility • Acer One-Touch Recovery (System restore utility) If your computer is configured with Microsoft Windows XP the following utilities can be used to monitor and maintain system health. • Backup • Disk Defragmenter All of the applications that came with your computer are very easy to use.
  • Page 89: Acrobat Reader

    Acrobat Reader Acrobat Reader is a software that lets you view, navigate, browse and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files on all major computer platforms. To read a PDF document • Simply double click on any file with an icon like that shown above. On the windows taskbar, click on the Start button, highlight Programs, and select Acrobat Reader.
  • Page 90: Acer Lanscope (optional)

    Acer LANScope (optional) Acer LANScope allows desktop management via the Web, standard network, or dial-up connections. It is compatible with the leading management specifications, such as Wired for Management 2.0, Desktop Management Interface (DMI) v2.0, and others. Your computer may be bundled with a LANScope installation CD. To install LANScope: Insert the LANScope installation CD into the optical drive.
  • Page 91: Norton Antivirus

    Norton AntiVirus Norton AntiVirus is an anti-virus software which finds and repairs infected files, protects against viruses to keep your computer data safe and secure. It also scans incoming email attachments for viruses. It provides useful virus detection and repair facilities. How do I check for viruses using Norton AntiVirus? A full system scan scans all files on your computer.
  • Page 92 5 System utilities You can schedule customized virus scans that run unattended on specific dates and times or at periodic intervals. If you are using the computer when the scheduled scan begins, it runs in the background so that you do not have to stop working. For more information about Norton AntiVirus, including setting up custom scans and scheduling scans, refer to the Norton AntiVirus Help menu.
  • Page 93: Nti Cd-maker (for Models With Cd-rw)

    NTI CD-Maker (for models with CD-RW) The NTI CD-Maker is a CD-Recording software which allows you to create and copy audio, data and videos to CD-R or CD-RW discs. To copy an audio or data disc: Click the Quick Burning icon Insert the CD you would like to copy into the source drive and a blank disc into the target drive.
  • Page 94 5 System utilities Click the Start button to begin copying. For more information about NTI CD-Maker and its other features, refer to the NTl CD-Maker Help menu.
  • Page 95: Powerdvd (for Models With Dvd)

    PowerDVD (for models with DVD) PowerDVD is a high-quality, pure software DVD player which brings high-quality movies and karaoke to your multimedia PC. You can play back high resolution DVD titles or MPEG-2 files with MPEG-2 video and Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio. PowerDVD provides a complete set of commands for navigation and advanced features such as multi-angle switching, multi-language and multi-subtitle selection, and parental control.
  • Page 96: Bios Utility

    BIOS utility The BIOS utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer's Basic Input/Output System (BIOS). Since most computers are already properly configured and optimized, there is no need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems and get the "Run Setup"...
  • Page 97: Reinstalling Programs

    Reinstalling programs If you uninstall one of the preinstalled programs and want to reinstall it, do the following: Make sure that the system is turned on. Insert the System CD into the CD or DVD drive. Select the application that you want to reinstall. Follow all onscreen instructions until you finish the installation.
  • Page 98: Recovering Your System

    Recovering your system If your operating system files are lost or damaged, the recovery process will restore your system's original factory default settings. Your Acer Veriton series computer includes a One Touch Recovery button, a feature that makes restoring your system quick and easy.
  • Page 99 Press the button. After a moment the following screen will appear on your display. Click OK. You will be prompted again to continue.
  • Page 100 Click OK again. After 15 seconds the system will reboot and initate the restore operation. After the recovery operation finishes the system will reboot again. You will be required to go through the setup process again. 5 System utilities...
  • Page 101 If you attempt to restore your system using the One Touch feature, and the system DOES NOT respond, contact your local vendor or authorised Acer representative immediately.
  • Page 102: Using Backup (windows Xp Only)

    Using Backup (Windows XP only) The Backup utility creates copies of information on your hard disk. In the event that the original data on your hard disk is erased or overwritten, or becomes inaccessible because of a hark disk malfunction, you can use the copy to restore your lost or damaged data.
  • Page 103: Disk Defragmenter (windows Xp Only)

    Disk Defragmenter (Windows XP only) The disk degfragmentation utility consolidates files and folders on your computer’s hard disk. This allows your computer to access files and folders and save new data more efficiently. By consolidating your files and folders, the defragmenter also consolidates the volume’s free space, making it less likely that new files will be fragmented.
  • Page 104 5 System utilities...
  • Page 105: Frequently Asked Questions

    6 Frequently asked questions...
  • Page 107 This chapter instructs you on how to deal with common system problems. Read it before calling a technician if a problem occurs. Solutions to more serious problems require opening up the computer. Do not attempt to open the computer by yourself. Contact your dealer or an authorized service center for assistance.
  • Page 108 FAQs 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.
  • Page 109 Q: Nothing appears on the screen. A: Your computer’s power management function automatically blanks the screen to save power. Just press any key to turn the display back If pressing a key does not work, you can restart your computer. If restarting your computer does not work, contact your dealer or the technical support center for assistance.
  • Page 110 Q: System cannot read diskette, hard disk, CD or DVD information. A: Check the following: • Make sure that you are using the correct type of disc. See page 25. • Make sure the CD or DVD is inserted into the drive correctly. •...
  • Page 111: Appendix A: Notices

    Appendix A: Notices...
  • Page 113: Fcc Notice

    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.
  • Page 114: Important Safety Instructions

    Use conditions This part complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Notice: Canadian users This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
  • Page 115 make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 116: Laser Compliance Statement

    Appendix A: Notices Laser compliance statement The CD or DVD drive in this computer is a laser product. The CD or DVD drive’s classification label (shown below) is located on the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
  • Page 117: Appendix B: Taking Care Of Your Computer

    Appendix B: Taking care of your computer...
  • Page 119: Important Tips

    Please read the important instructions listed in this section. Following these instructions will help you maximize the durability of your computer. Important tips • Do not expose the computer to direct sunlight. Do not place it near sources of heat, such as a radiator. •...
  • Page 120: To Clean Your Pointing Device

    Use a soft cloth moistened with water and gently wipe the exterior of the computer and the keyboard. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. To clean your pointing device To clean a regular mouse (with rubber ball) Open the circular cover underneath the mouse. Take out the rubber ball and wipe it with a soft, damp cloth.
  • Page 121 Index accessing the user’s guide applications BIOS utility computer cover remove replace computer maintenance cleaning servicing connecting options multimedia devices audio line-in device earphones/headphones 51 external speakers joystick microphone network printer disk drives CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive inserting CDs/DVDs taking care CDs/DVDs hard disk drive features connectivity...
  • Page 122 power cable USB mouse keyboard monitor mouse software Norton AntiVirus NTI CD-Maker system boards audio board mainboard system utilities Acrobat Reader Norton AntiVirus NTI CD-Maker PowerDVD reinstalling programs turning off computer software shutdown suspend mode turning on computer upgrade add memory install DDR DIMM reconfigure computer computer...

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