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Acer Aspire series Quick Manual

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Aspire Notebook Series
Quick Guide


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  • Page 1 Aspire Notebook Series Quick Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2010. All Rights Reserved. Aspire Notebook Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 07/2010 Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________...
  • 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 setup 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 setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view Icon Item Description Integrated Web camera for video communication webcam (only for certain models).
  • Page 5 Icon Item Description Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. HDD indicator Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Communication Indicates the computer’s wireless indicator connectivity device status. Power button / Turns the computer on and off. Indicates indicator the computer's power status.
  • Page 6 Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Hotkey Icon Function Description...
  • Page 7: Rear View

    Rear view Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Left view Icon Item Description DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter. External display Connects to a display device (e.g., (VGA) port external monitor, LCD projector). Ethernet (RJ-45) port Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network.
  • Page 8: Right View

    Right view 3 4 5 Icon Item Description USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Optical drive access Lights up when the optical drive is active. indicator Optical drive eject Ejects the optical disc from the drive.
  • Page 9: Base View

    Base view Icon Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Battery release latch Releases the battery for removal. Memory Houses the computer's main memory. compartment Hard disk bay - Main Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Battery lock Locks the battery in position.

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