Acer Aspire R3600 User Manual

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  • Page 1 AcerSystem User Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright© 2009 All Rights Reserved. AcerSystem User Guide...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided.
  • Page 5 Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from unexpected noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that may interfere with the performance of this product. The system can be powered using a wide range of voltages; 100 to 120 or •...
  • Page 6: Disposal Instructions

    Products that are ENERGY STAR qualified use less energy and prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve energy and improve the quality of our environment.
  • Page 7: Finding Your Comfort Zone

    Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury.
  • Page 8 viii Display Keep your display clean. • Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your • eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display. Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for •...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Information for your safety and comfortiii Safety instructions Disposal instructions Mercury advisory ENERGY STAR Tips and information for comfortable use Product Registration How to Register Another Option System tour Setting up your computer Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Opening the package Connecting peripherals Starting your computer...
  • Page 10 To clean your monitor When to contact a service technician Asking for technical assistance Regulations and safety notices FCC notice Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity Remark: All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary.
  • Page 11: Product Registration

    The second window you'll see contains optional fields that will help us to provide you with a more personable customer service experience. Another Option Another way to register your Acer product is to visit our website at Choose your country and follow the simple instructions.
  • Page 12: System Tour

    System tour Your computer has the following features: Icon Description Power button Microphone jack USB port VGA port Media card reader Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. Setting up your computer The AcerSystem is a versatile and powerful system, supporting a mainstream performance CPU.
  • Page 13: Necessary To Know Before Setup

    Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Selecting the optimum location for your computer: • Do not place the system too close to other electrical equipment. • Do not place the system in high-traffic areas or where the power cord or other cords may be stepped on.
  • Page 14: Shutting Down Your Computer

    Turn on all peripheral equipment, such as the monitor, printer, fax, speakers, etc. Turn on the system. Once the start up process is complete, you can begin to use your computer. Shutting down your computer From the "Start" menu, select "Shut Down" and click OK. In the event of a system crash, press and hold the power button on the front of the system for four seconds.
  • Page 15: Set Up Aspire Revoboot

    Set up Aspire RevoBoot The first time you use Aspire RevoBoot by clicking on any of the applications available in the boot-up screen, a wizard will guide you through the basic configuration steps. If you click Close, Vista will automatically boot up.
  • Page 16: Use Aspire Revoboot

    Each time you switch on your computer, you will see this screen. If you do not move the mouse within 10 seconds, your computer will continue to start up the operating system. Use Aspire RevoBoot Click on any of the icons on the screen or the launch bar, located at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 17 Icon Function Starts Skype ; you can communicate free-of-charge with ™ other Skype users. USB / removable storage indicator. This icon displays in the launch bar only when a removable storage device/USB drive is inserted into the system. If you want to remove the USB device, right-click on the icon and select Eject USB Disk.
  • Page 18: The Configuration Panel

    The Configuration Panel The Configuration Panel allows you to set: Icon Function Set the date, time and time zone. Right-click on the date/time display to toggle between 12- hour (AM/PM) and 24-hour format. Switch input methods/languages on the fly. Set the language used to display menu items, dialog box messages, etc.
  • Page 19 Repair this software: Open the installation program to repair the software if it stops working properly. RevoBoot Configure: Select whether to use RevoBoot or not. Uninstall: Remove RevoBoot from your computer.
  • Page 20: Using The Controller And Games

    Using the controller and games Please take note of the following to enjoy gaming with your controller: • Check that the controller is switched on and connected with the receiver. • Use the Z controller games icon controller. Insert the battery Remove the battery cover and insert two AA alkaline batteries, ensuring they're properly aligned.
  • Page 21 If the controller is low on power, the player LED will blink to remind you to change the batteries. Power LED Power LED Player LEDs Power button Home button D-pad Button “C” Battery cover Batt Button “A” “ A” ” ”...
  • Page 22: Connect The Controller And Receiver

    Connect the controller and receiver • Make sure the computer power is on and press the power button on the controller. Player LEDs 1 to 4 will each flash once, in order, before the power LED turns blue indicating that the power is on. •...
  • Page 23 • Push or Pull: Move the controller forward or backward, toward or away from the screen. • Twist: Move the controller in a twisting motion by rotating your arm. The controller can be held in either the gun or straight mode, switch between modes by gently twisting the controller as illustrated.
  • Page 24: Gun Mode

    Gun mode Twist the controller into the gun mode and hold it using one hand. For details, refer to your game's documentation. Sport mode Front swing Back swing Serve...
  • Page 25: Aviation Mode

    Aviation mode Hold the controller, in gun mode, with the hinge facing forward. Move the hinge of the controller up to increase altitude. Move the hinge of the controller down to decrease altitude. Tilt the controller to the left to bank left. Tilt the controller to the right to bank right.
  • Page 26: Racing Mode

    Racing mode Hold the controller, in gun mode, with the hinge facing up. Turn left Turn right The controller can also be used as a mouse to control your computer. 3D Mouse mode This mode can be used in both straight and gun mode. The 3D mouse mode can be enabled and disabled by pressing Home and Button B simultaneously to switch between the browsing and non-browsing mouse modes.
  • Page 27: Play Games

    Note: The default mode of the controller is the browsing mode. If the cursor goes beyond the borders of the screen, use Button A to move the cursor to the edge of the screen for re-centering. Play games Click the Game icon to view the available games. Make sure the controller is on and connected to the receiver before starting to play games.
  • Page 28 Select the language you would like to use. You only need to select the language once. The controller uses two AA batteries. High-quality alkaline batteries or rechargeable NiMH batteries should be used for best performance and battery life.
  • Page 29: Frequently Asked Questions

    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.
  • Page 30: Taking Care Of Your Computer

    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 USB port and the corresponding port on the printer. •...
  • Page 31: Cleaning And Servicing

    • When unplugging the power cord, do not pull on the cord itself but pull on the plug. • The total ampere rating of the equipment plugged in should not exceed the ampere rating of the cord if you are using an extension cord. Also, the total current rating of all equipment plugged into a single wall outlet should not exceed the fuse rating.
  • Page 32: Asking For Technical Assistance

    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 ( for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
  • Page 33: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety 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.
  • Page 34: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. (Please visit for complete documents.)
  • Page 35: Federal Communications Comission Declaration Of Conformity

    Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3120 E-mail: Hereby declare that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: AcerSystem Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 36 EN300 440-2 V1.1.2 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard • mouse set). EN300 328 V1.7.1 • EN301 893 V1.4.1 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). • Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009. Easy Lai, Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Feb.9. 2009 Date...

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