Use the following safety guidelines to help protect yourself and your
computer. For comfort and efficiency, observe the ergonomic guidelines in
"Sitting Comfortably at Your Computer" in the Tell Me How help file.
When Using Your Computer
Do not operate your portable computer for an extended
period of time with the base resting directly on your body. With
extended operation, heat can potentially build up in the base.
Allowing sustained contact with the skin could cause discomfort
or, eventually, a burn.
Do not attempt to service the computer yourself. Always follow
installation instructions closely.
Do not carry a battery in your pocket, purse, or other container where
metal objects (such as car keys) could short-circuit the battery
terminals. The resulting excessive current flow can cause extremely
high temperatures and may result in damage from burns.
Be sure that nothing rests on your AC adapter's power cable and that
the cable is not located where it can be tripped over or stepped on.
Place the AC adapter in a ventilated area, such as a desk top or on the
floor, when you use it to run the computer or to charge the battery. Do
not cover the AC adapter with papers or other items that will reduce
cooling; also, do not use the AC adapter while it is inside a carrying
Do not use your computer in a wet environment, for example, near a
bath tub, sink, or swimming pool or in a wet basement.
Do not push objects into air vents or openings of your computer.
Doing so can cause fire or electric shock by shorting out interior
Use only the AC adapter and batteries that are approved for use with
this computer as indicated in this document. Use of another type of
battery or AC adapter may risk fire or explosion.
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