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Notices 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. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
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.
Never push objects of any kind into this product through the cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product. 10.
Lithium battery statement CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. ® Macrovision statement This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S.
Table of Contents Notices FCC notice Important safety instructions Laser compliance statement Lithium battery statement Macrovision® statement Year 2000 compliance statement Welcome Major benefits Before You Start Safety instructions Setting up the system Placement tips System Overview Computer rear view Computer front view Installing new components Opening The Case...
Major benefits Your new Aspire computer enables you to do the following: • Use the latest Acer entertainment software to watch movies, share photos and listen to your favorite song. • Maximize your use of the Internet by downloading and playing exciting new multimedia files.
Before You Start To ensure that you can use your computer safely and correctly, please read this user guide carefully before you start. For future reference, keep this user guide handy at all times. Safety instructions • Follow all warnings and instructions marked on your computer. •...
Connect your computer into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the radio or television is connected. Consult your dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for more help. Setting up the system It only takes a few minutes to set up your new Aspire system. Start by preparing your workspace.
System Overview Take a few moments to study your new Aspire computer system. Learn the locations of the buttons, ports and other hardware features. Computer rear view Icon Description Optical S/PDIF audio-out jack Coaxial S/PDIF audio-out jack PS/2 mouse port PS/2 keyboard port Serial port Parallel port...
Computer front view E series Description Optical drive Eject button for optical drive Power button USB ports Speaker/ Headphone jack Microphone-in jack Indicators FDD drive Media card readers* IEEE 1394 port Caution : Please insert the media cards upside down to avoid damaging your hardware.
Installing new components Make sure you only use components that are compatible with your Aspire computer. Consult your dealer about the suitability of new components before you purchase them. To ensure correct installation, refer to the documentation that comes with your new components before you start to add or replace components.
Frequently asked questions 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.
A: Do the following: • Make sure that the printer is connected to a power outlet and that it is turned on. • Make sure that the printer cable is connected securely to the system's parallel port and the corresponding port on the printer. •...
Taking care of your computer 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.
If you want to replace or upgrade any of your computer's internal components Asking for technical assistance For technical assistance, contact your local dealer or distributor. You may also access the Web site (http://global.acer.com/support/index.htm) for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To reduce the environmental impact of WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and minimize the volume of WEEE entering landfills, please reuse and recycle. Refer to www.acer.com for further information regarding Acer's environmental protection practices. Environmental Labels:.