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Eee PC
User's Manual
Windows® XP Edition
Eee PC 901 Series

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    Eee PC User’s Manual Windows® XP Edition Eee PC 901 Series...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Emergency Shutdown ... 3-5 Touchpad Usage... 3-6 Single-finger gesture input... 3-6 Multi-finger gesture input... 3-7 Keyboard Usage... 3-8 Special Function Keys ... 3-8 First-time Startup ...3-11 Desktop...3-14 ASUS EeePC Tray Utility...3-15 Enabling and Disabling Devices...3-15 Adjusting the display resolution...3-16 Shutdown...3-17 Table of Contents...

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    Configuring a network connection... 4-4 Browsing web pages ...4-10 ASUS Update...4-11 Updating the BIOS through the Internet ...4-11 Updating the BIOS through a BIOS file...4-13 Bluetooth Connection...4-14 ASUS Instant Key ...4-16 Super Hybrid Engine...4-17 Super Hybrid Engine Modes...4-17 YOStore...4-18 Video Conferencing...4-20 Chapter 5: Support DVD &...

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    Table of Contents...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Introducing The Eee Pc

    About This User’s Manual Notes for This Manual Safety Precautions Preparing Your Eee PC Introducing the Eee PC...

  • Page 6: About This User's Manual

    About This User’s Manual You are reading the Eee PC User’s Manual. This User’s Manual provides information regarding the various components in the Eee PC and how to use them. The following are major sections of this User’s Manual: 1. Introducing the Eee PC Introduces the Eee PC and this User’s Manual.

  • Page 7: Notes For This Manual

    WARNING! Important information that must be followed for safe operation. IMPORTANT! Vital information that must be followed to prevent damage to data, components, or persons. TIP: Tips for completing tasks. NOTE: Information for special situations. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions The following safety precautions will increase the life of the Eee PC. Follow all precautions and instructions. Except as described in this manual, refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Do not use damaged power cords, accessories, or other peripherals. Do not use strong solvents such as thinners, benzene, or other chemicals on or near the surface.

  • Page 9: Transportation Precautions

    You can send your Eee PC and diskettes through airport X-ray machines. However, it is recommended that you do not send your Eee PC or diskettes through airport magnetic detectors or expose them to magnetic wands. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 10: Preparing Your Eee Pc

    Preparing your Eee PC These are only quick instructions for using your Eee PC. Read the following chapters for detailed information. 1. Install the battery pack 2. Connect the AC power adapter Your Eee PC may come with either a two or three-prong plug depending on territory.

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    4. Turn ON the Eee PC When you open the display panel, do not force it down to the table or else the hinges may break! Never lift the Eee PC by the display panel! ASUS Eee PC MEGA PIXELS...

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    Chapter 1: Introducing the Eee PC...

  • Page 13: Chapter 2: Knowing The Parts

    Top Side Bottom Side Right Side Left Side Rear Side Knowing the Parts...

  • Page 14: Top Side

    Top Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. The keyboard differs for each territory. Chapter 2: Knowing the Parts...

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    Resolution Key The Resolution key allows you to adjust display resolution. Press this key repeatedly to switch resolution. User-defined Key This key is reserved for customized definition. The default definition is for Super Hybrid Engine function. ASUS Eee PC...

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    User-defined Key This key is reserved for customized definition. The default definition is for launching Skype. Only models with built-in wireless LAN and Bluetooth supoort the user-defined key for Skype. Power Switch The power switch allows powering ON and OFF the Eee PC and recovering from STR.

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    Wireless/Bluetooth Indicator This is only applicable on models with built-in wireless LAN/Bluetooth. When the built-in wireless LAN/ Bluetooth is enabled, this indicator lights. ASUS Eee PC AC Mode Battery Mode Orange ON Green ON...

  • Page 18: Bottom Side

    Bottom Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. The bottom side may vary in appearance depending on model. The bottom of the Eee PC can get very hot. Be careful when handling the Eee PC while it is in operation or recently been in operation.

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    The built-in stereo speaker system allows you to hear audio without additional attachments. The multimedia sound system features an integrated digital audio controller that produces rich, vibrant sound (results improved with external stereo headphones or speakers). Audio features are software controlled. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 20: Right Side

    Right Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. Memory Card Slot The built-in memory card reader can read MMC/SD cards from devices such as digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile phones, and PDAs. USB Port (2.0/1.1) The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 devices such as keyboards, pointing devices,...

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    To prevent damage to the Eee PC and battery pack, always use the supplied power adapter. CAUTION: MAY BECOME WARM TO HOT WHEN IN USE. BE SURE NOT TO COVER THE ADAPTER AND KEEP IT AWAY FROM YOUR BODY. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 22: Left Side

    Left Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. Kensington® Lock Port The Kensington® lock port allows the Eee PC to be secured using Kensington® compatible security products. These security products usually include a metal cable and lock that prevent the Eee PC to be removed from a fixed object.

  • Page 23: Rear Side

    AC power is not connected. This allows use when moving temporarily between locations. Battery time varies by usage and by the specifications for this Eee PC. The battery pack cannot be disassembled and must be purchased as a single unit. ASUS Eee PC 2-11...

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    2-12 Chapter 2: Knowing the Parts...

  • Page 25: Chapter 3: Getting Started

    Power System Touchpad Usage Keyboard Usage First Run Wizard Operating Mode Shutdown Getting Started...

  • Page 26: Power System

    Power System Using AC Power The Eee PC power comprises two parts, the power adapter and the battery power system. The power adapter converts AC power from a wall outlet to the DC power required by the Eee PC. Your Eee PC comes with a universal AC-DC adapter for connection to any 100V-120V as well as 220V-240V outlets without setting switches or using power converters.

  • Page 27: Using Battery Power

    Only use battery packs and power adapters supplied with this Eee PC or specifically approved by the manufacturer or retailer for use with this model or else damage may occur to the Eee PC. ASUS Eee PC To remove the battery pack:...

  • Page 28: Battery Care

    Battery Care The Eee PC’s battery pack, like all rechargeable batteries, has a limit on the number times it can be recharged. The battery pack’s useful life will depend on your environment temperature, humidity, and how your Eee PC is used. It is ideal that the battery be used in a temperature range between 5˚C and 35˚C (41˚F and 95˚F).

  • Page 29: Emergency Shutdown

    Eee PC: Hold the power button until the system shuts down. DO NOT use emergency shutdown/reset while data is being written or read; doing so can result in loss or destruction of your data. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 30: Touchpad Usage

    Touchpad Usage Single-finger gesture input Clicking/Tapping - With the pointer over an item, press the left button or use your fingertip to touch the touchpad lightly, keeping your finger on the touchpad until the item is selected. The selected item will change color. The following 2 illustrations produce the same results.

  • Page 31: Multi-finger Gesture Input

    Multi-finger gesture input Two-finger scrolling - Use two fingertips to slide up or down on the touchpad to scroll a window up or down. If your display window includes several sub-windows, move the pointer on that pane before scrolling. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 32: Keyboard Usage

    Keyboard Usage Special Function Keys The following defines the colored hot keys on the Eee PC’s keyboard. The colored commands can only be accessed by first pressing and holding the function key while pressing a key with a colored command. Some function icons appear in the Notification area after activation.

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    Pg Dn ( ): Press to scroll down in documents or the web browser. Home ( ): Press to move the pointer to the beginning of the line. End ( ): Press to move the pointer to the end of the line. ASUS Eee PC...

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    Windows icon: Displays the start menu. Menu with pointer icon : Activates the properties menu and is equivalent to right-clicking the touchpad/mouse on an object. 3-10 Chapter 3: Getting Started...

  • Page 35: First-time Startup

    Follow the wizard instructions to finish the initialization: The Welcome message appears. Click Next to continue. Select you system settings by specifying the region you are in, the language you use and the keyboard type you use. Click Next to continue. ASUS Eee PC 3-11...

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    Select the time zone you are in and click Next to continue. Read the end user license agreement and click Yes, I accept. Click Next to continue. 3-12 Chapter 3: Getting Started...

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    Next to continue. Type your computer’s name in the Computer name box and click Next to continue. Follow the on-screen instructions to register with Microsoft and finish the initialization. ASUS Eee PC 3-13...

  • Page 38: Desktop

    Desktop The are several shortcuts on the desktop. Double-click them to launch the corresponding applications and enter the specified folders. Some applications would form minimized icons in the Notification area. 3-14 Chapter 3: Getting Started...

  • Page 39: Asus Eeepc Tray Utility

    ASUS EeePC Tray Utility The preloaded ASUS EeePC Tray utility allows you to turn off some devices to minimize the power consumption and helps you adjust the display resolution easily. Enabling and Disabling Devices To disable or enable devices Right-click the ASUS EeePC Tray Utility icon in the Notification area and the utility shows the available options: Disable WLAN: Turns on and off the wireless LAN connection.

  • Page 40: Adjusting The Display Resolution

    Adjusting the display resolution Click the ASUS EeePC Tray Utility icon in the Notification area to adjust the display resolution. Select the resolution based on your needs. The CRT-related options are unavailable when there is no connected external monitors. When you select LCD 1024 x 768, move the pointer to scroll up and down the screen.

  • Page 41: Shutdown

    Shutdown Do the following instructions to turn down your Eee PC. Click the start button to display the start menu. Click Turn Off Computer. Select Turn Off to power off your Eee PC. ASUS Eee PC 3-17...

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    3-18 Chapter 3: Getting Started...

  • Page 43: Chapter 4: Using The Eee Pc

    Network Connection ASUS Update Bluetooth Connection ASUS Instant Key Super Hybrid Engine YOStore Video Conferencing Using the Eee PC...

  • Page 44: Network Connection

    Network Connection Configuring a wireless network connection Double-click the crossed wireless network icon Notification area. If the wireless connection icon does not show on the taskbar. Activate the wireless LAN function by pressing + <F2>) before configuring a wireless network connection. Select the wireless access point you want to connect to from the list and click...

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    After a connection has been established, the connection is shown on the list. You can see the wireless network icon in the Notification area. The wireless connection icon disappears when you Press (<Fn> + <F2>) to disable the WLAN function. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 46: Configuring A Network Connection

    Configuring a network connection If you want to obtain network access, connect the network cable, with RJ-45 connectors on each end, to the network port on the Eee PC and the other end to a hub or switch. The illustration below is the example of your Eee PC connected to a network hub or switch for use with the built-in Ethernet controller.

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    2. Right-click Local Area Connection and select Properties. 3. Highlight Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and click Properties. 4. Click Obtain an IP address automatically and click OK. ASUS Eee PC...

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    5. Click Create a new connection to start the New Connection Wizard. 6. Click Next. 7. Click Connect to the Internet and click Next. 8. Click Set up my connection manually. Chapter 4: Using the Eee PC...

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    9. Select your connection type and click Next. 10. Enter your ISP Name and click Next. 11. Enter your User name and Password. Click Next. 12. Click Finish to finish the configuration. ASUS Eee PC...

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    13. Enter your user name and password. Click Connect to connect to the Internet. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) if you have problems connecting to the network. Chapter 4: Using the Eee PC...

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    4. If needed, enter the preferred DNS Server address and alternative address. 5. After entering all the related values, click OK to build the network connection. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) if you have problems connecting to the network. ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 52: Browsing Web Pages

    Browsing web pages After you finish the network setup, click Internet Explorer on the desktop and start enjoying net surfing. Visit our Eee PC homepage (http://eeepc.asus.com) to obtain the latest information and register at http://vip.asus.com for full service of your Eee PC.

  • Page 53: Asus Update

    ASUS Update The ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the Eee PC BIOS in Windows® environment. The ASUS Update utility allows you to: • Save the current BIOS file • Download the latest BIOS file from the Internet •...

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    Select Update BIOS from Internet from the drop-down menu, then click Next. Select the ASUS FTP site nearest you to avoid network traffic, or click Auto Select. Click Next. 4-12 Chapter 4: Using the Eee PC...

  • Page 55: Updating The Bios Through A Bios file

    From the FTP site, select the desired BIOS version and click Next. Follow the screen instructions to complete the update process. The ASUS Update utility is capable of updating itself through the Internet. Always update the utility to avail all its features.

  • Page 56: Bluetooth Connection

    Bluetooth Connection Bluetooth technology eliminates the need for cables for connecting Bluetooth-enabled devices. Examples of Bluetooth-enabled devices may be Notebook PCs, Desktop PCs, mobile phones, and PDAs. To connect to a Bluetooth-enabled device Press <Fn> + <F2> repeatedly until Bluetooth ON or WLAN & Bluetooth ON is shown.

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    Enter the Bluetooth security code and click Pair Now to start pairing. After the paired relationship is built, select the service you are interested in from the list and click Finish to use the selected service. ASUS Eee PC 4-15...

  • Page 58: Asus Instant Key

    ASUS Instant Key ASUS Instant Key allows you customized definititons to launch frequently used applications with one touch of a button. Click start > All Programs > ASUS > EeePC > ASUSInstantKey > ASUSInstantKey. Click the Change button to configure.

  • Page 59: Super Hybrid Engine

    PC to maximize performance versus battery time. The selected mode is shown on the display. To change the power mode • Click start > All Programs > ASUS > EeePC > SuperHybridEngine > SuperHybridEngine. • Press Instant Key 3 repeatedly to switch power modes.

  • Page 60: Yostore

    YOStore Eee PC users can enjoy free online space. With Internet connection, you can access and share any files whenever you want and wherever you are. To use YOStore Double-click the YOStore shortcut on the desktop and double- click YOStore in My Computer. Click Log in.

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    YOStore will appear as a virtual disk drive in My Computer. You can easily drag and drop to upload files onto your free online space. To log out YOStore, click Log out and click OK. ASUS Eee PC 4-19...

  • Page 62: Video Conferencing

    Video Conferencing Skype enables users to make free calls to other Skype users or cheaper calls to landlines or mobile phones with Internet access. It also offers instant messaging and video conferencing function, which users can use to chat online. To start using Skype application Double-click the Skype icon on the desktop.

  • Page 63: Chapter 5: Support Dvd & System Recovery

    Support DVD System Recovery Support DVD & System Recovery...

  • Page 64: Support Dvd Information

    Support DVD information The support DVD that comes with the Eee PC package contains the drivers, software applications, and utilities that you can install to avail all the features. Running the support DVD Insert the support DVD in the external optical drive. The DVD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.

  • Page 65: Utilities Menu

    Utilities menu The Utilities menu shows the applications that the Eee PC supports. ASUS Eee PC Click to go to the previous page Click to go to the next page...

  • Page 66: Contact

    Contact Click the Contact tab to display the ASUS contact information. Other information The icons on the top right corner of the screen provide additional information on the Eee PC and the contents of the support DVD. Click an icon to display the specified information.

  • Page 67: System Recovery

    Please select boot device: HDD:SM-ASUS-PHISON SSD HDD:SS-ASUS-PHISON SSD USB:XXXXXXXX to move selection ENTER to select boot device Press any key to boot from the optical drive. Press any key to boot from CD... ASUS Eee PC...

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    Click OK in the Recovery System for Eee PC dialog. Click Yes to start the system recovery. You will lose all your data during the system recovery. Ensure to back up your important data before recovering your system. After the system recovery is completed, eject the the Support DVD from the optical drive and click OK to restart the Eee PC.

  • Page 69: Appendix

    Declarations and Safety Statements Copyright Information Limitation of Liability Service and Support Appendix...

  • Page 70: Declarations And Safety Statements

    Declarations and Safety Statements Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    RF exposure compliance requirements, please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. Max. SAR Measurement (1g) 802.11b SAR Value: 0.033 W/kg 802.11g SAR Value: 0.055 W/kg ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 72: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC) The following items were completed and are considered relevant and sufficient: • Essential requirements as in [Article 3] • Protection requirements for health and safety as in [Article 3.1a] • Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950] •...

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    Because high power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) in 5250-5350 MHz, these radars could cause interference and/or damage to license exempt LAN devices. Max. SAR Measurement (1g) 802.11b SAR Value: 0.033 W/kg 802.11g SAR Value: 0.055 W/kg ASUS Eee PC...

  • Page 74: Wireless Operation Channel For Different Domains

    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America 2.412-2.462 GHz Japan 2.412-2.484 GHz Europe ETSI 2.412-2.472 GHz France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors are: • 10mW for the entire 2.4 GHz band (2400 MHz–2483.5 MHz) •...

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    LAN card in more areas within France. Please check with ART for the latest information (www.art-telecom.fr) Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW, but more than 10mW. ASUS Eee PC 63 Puy du Dôme 66 Pyrénées 67 Bas Rhin 70 Haute Saône...

  • Page 76: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).

  • Page 77: Power Safety Requirement

    H05VV-F, 2G, 0.75mm This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment, and mercury- containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. ASUS Eee PC...

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    Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato.

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    Mettre au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. (French) ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner. (Norwegian) (Japanese) ASUS Eee PC A-11...

  • Page 80: Copyright Information

    KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASUS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES...

  • Page 81: Limitation Of Liability

    ASUS will only be responsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement. This limit also applies to ASUS’ suppliers and its reseller. It is the maximum for which ASUS, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible.

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    A-14 Appendix...

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