Acer AcerNote Nuovo 970 Getting Started Manual

Acer acernote nuovo 970: user guide
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Getting Started

Congratulations on your purchase of the award-winning AcerNote Nuovo
notebook computer. Guaranteed and backed by Acer's world-class support,
you can be sure of top-notch performance with your new AcerNote. This
chapter guides you through the first few steps on setting up your notebook
computer.
Getting Started
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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Getting Started Congratulations on your purchase of the award-winning AcerNote Nuovo notebook computer. Guaranteed and backed by Acer’s world-class support, you can be sure of top-notch performance with your new AcerNote. This chapter guides you through the first few steps on setting up your notebook computer.
  • Page 2: Item Checklist

    Item Checklist Carefully unpack the carton and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately. Notebook computer Accessory box AC adapter Battery pack Floppy drive module External floppy drive cable User’s manual and other documentation Check for optional items, if any.
  • Page 3: Taking Care Of Your Computer

    Taking Care of Your Computer Your computer will serve you well if you take care of it. This section tells you how to care for the notebook. Also, re-read the important safety instructions at the beginning of this manual. 1.2.1 Notebook Getting Started Do not expose the notebook to...
  • Page 4 Do not subject the notebook to magnetic fields. Do not expose the notebook to rain or moisture. Do not spill water on the notebook. Do not subject the computer to heavy shock and vibration. User’s Manual...
  • Page 5 Do not expose the notebook to dust and dirt. Never place objects on top of notebook avoid damaging the notebook. Never place the notebook on uneven surfaces. Getting Started...
  • Page 6: Battery Pack

    1.2.2 AC Adapter The AC adapter provides uninterrupted power to your notebook and charges your battery pack. Here are some ways of taking care of your AC adapter. Do not connect the adapter to any other device. Do not step on the power cord or place heavy objects on top of it. Carefully route the power cord and any cables away from personal traffic.
  • Page 7: Cleaning And Servicing

    1.2.4 Cleaning and Servicing When cleaning the notebook, follow these steps: Close the display lid to turn the notebook off. Disconnect the AC adapter. Remove the battery pack. Use a soft cloth moistened with water. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 8 Write-protect your diskettes to prevent accidental erasure. To do this, slide the write-protect tab to the write-protect position. Write-protected Not write-protected Figure 1-1 Write-protecting a 3.5-inch Diskette When you put a label on a 3.5-inch diskette, make sure that the label is properly attached (flat on the surface) and within the labelling area (area with slight surface depression) on the diskette.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Notebook

    Connecting the Notebook After reading through the previous section, you are now ready to experience your new notebook. Connecting the notebook is as easy as 1-2-3. Getting Started Inserting the Battery Pack Insert the battery pack into the battery compartment and slide the battery compartment cover in place.
  • Page 10: Getting Help Online

    Getting Online If you are connected to the Internet and have World Wide Web access, visit our home page (http://www.acer.com/) and get the latest information about our products, as well as updates on software drivers and utilities. 1-10...