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Eee PC
User's Guide
Eee PC 1005HA
May 2009
15G06Q165000

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  • Page 1 E4772 Eee PC User’s Guide Eee PC 1005HA May 2009 15G06Q165000...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents ...ii About This User’s Manual ... iv Notes for This Manual ... iv Safety Precautions ...v Chapter 1: Top Side ... 1-2 Bottom Side ... 1-5 Front Side ... 1-6 Right Side ... 1-7 Left Side ...
  • Page 3 Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) ...A-9 Declaration of Conformity(R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC) ... A-10 GNU General Public License ... A-11 Copyright Information ... A-22 Limitation of Liability ... A-23 Service and Support ... A-23 ASUS Eee PC ® ® XP ... 5-2...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    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. Knowing the Parts Provides information on the Eee PC’s components.
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    DO NOT leave the Eee PC on your lap or any part of the body to prevent discomfort or injury from heat exposure. ASUS Eee PC DO NOT place or drop objects on top and do not shove any foreign objects into the Eee PC.
  • Page 6: Transportation Precautions

    SAFE TEMP: This Eee PC should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 5°C (41°F) and 35°C (95°F) DO NOT carry or cover a Eee PC that is powered ON with any materials that will reduce air circulation such as a carrying bag.
  • Page 7: Charging Your Batteries

    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 8 viii Table of Contents...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Knowing The Parts

    Top Side Bottom Side Front Side Right Side Left Side Keyboard Usage Touchpad Usage Knowing the Parts...
  • Page 10: Top Side

    Top Side Refer to the diagram below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. The top side may vary in appearance depending on model. The keyboard differs for each territory. Chapter 1: Knowing the Parts...
  • Page 11 Power Indicator The power indicator lights when the Eee PC is turned ON and blinks slowly when the Eee PC is in the Save-to- RAM (Suspend) mode. This indicator is OFF when the Eee PC is turned OFF. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 12 Battery Charge Indicator The battery charge indicator (LED) shows the battery charging status as follows: Powered ON High battery power (95%–100%) Medium battery power (11%–94%) Low battery power (0%–10%) Powered OFF / Standby mode High battery power (95%–100%) Medium battery power (11%–94%) Low battery power (0%–10%)
  • Page 13: Bottom Side

    Battery Lock - Spring The spring battery lock keeps the battery pack secure. When the battery pack is inserted, it will automatically lock. When removing the battery pack, this spring lock must be retained in the unlocked position. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 14: Front Side

    Battery Pack The battery pack is automatically charged when connected to an AC power source and maintains power to the Eee PC when 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.
  • Page 15: Right Side

    12Mbits/sec (USB 1.1) and 480Mbits/sec (USB 2.0). Also, the USB supports hot-swapping function. LAN Port The eight-pin RJ-45 LAN port (10/100M bit) supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a local network. The built-in connector allows convenient use without additional adapters. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 16: Left Side

    Left Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. Power (DC) Input The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack. Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the Eee PC and charges the internal battery pack.
  • Page 17: Keyboard Usage

    Sun Down Icon (F5): Decreases the display brightness. Sun Up Icon (F6): Increases the display brightness. Crossed Screen Icon (F7): Turns off the display backlight. LCD/Monitor Icons (F8): Toggles between the Eee PC’s LCD display and an external monitor. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 18 Task Manager Icon (F9): Initiates the Task Manager to view the application process or terminates applications. Crossed Speaker Icon (F10): Mutes the speaker. Volume Down Icon (F11): Decreases speaker volume. Volume Up Icon (F12): Increases the speaker volume. Super (Fn+Space Bar): Toggles among various power saving modes.
  • Page 19: Touchpad Usage

    Two-finger zooming in/out - Moving two fingertips apart or together on the touchpad to zoom in or zoom out. This is convenient when viewing photos or reading documents. Zoom in ASUS Eee PC Applications Impress, Adobe reader, Photomanager Zoom out...
  • Page 20 1-12 Chapter 1: Knowing the Parts...
  • Page 21: Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Powering on your Eee PC First Run Wizard Operating Mode Shutdown Configuring a network connection Browsing web pages Eee PC Help WLAN Setup FAQ Getting Started...
  • Page 22: Powering On Your Eee Pc

    Powering on your Eee PC 1. Install the battery pack 3. 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! •...
  • Page 23: First Run Wizard

    Follow the wizard instructions to finish the initiation. Toggle I agree with this license and click Next to continue. Select your keyboard type and click Next to continue. Enter your User Name. Click Next to continue. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 24 Enter your Password and enter again to confirm the password. Click Next to continue. Click the box before Log me in automatically when system starts up if you want to log in without entering your password. Doing so will allow people to access your computer without permission.
  • Page 25: Operating Mode

    Click the red power switch Or, click Instant Shutdown from the Settings tab and select Shutdown. Or, press the power switch of the Eee PC directly. Select Shut Down from the dialog box. Select OK to proceed. ASUS Eee PC in the Notification area.
  • Page 26: Configuring A Network Connection

    Configuring a network connection Wireless network connection Press function. Ensure that the wireless LAN function is enabled before configuring a wireless network connection if needed. Click Network Setup from Settings tab. Click Wireless Networks. Select the wireless access point you want to connect to from the list and click Connect to build the connection.
  • Page 27 (<Fn> + <F2>). Activate the wireless LAN function before configuring a wireless network connection. Right-click the wireless signal bar in the Notification area to quickly Connect to another network, Create new connection, or browse All Network Connections. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 28: 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.
  • Page 29 4. Select the hardware that you want to use to make your connection and click Next. 5. Toggle the first option Dynamic IP address (DHCP) and click Next. 6. Enter a name for this connection and click Next. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 30 7. Click Finish to apply the settings or click Back to make changes. Click the box before Connect automatically at system startup or the box before Start this connection when finished based on your needs. Using a static IP: 1. Repeat the step 1–4 of Using a dynamic IP to start the static IP network configuration.
  • Page 31 6. Enter a name for this connection and click Next. 7. Click Finish to apply the settings or click Back to make changes. Contact your service provider if you have problem connecting to the internet. ASUS Eee PC 2-11...
  • Page 32: Wireless Point-To-Point Protocol Over Ethernet

    Wireless Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet Repeat the step 1–2 of Using a static IP to start the wireless PPPoE network configuration. Select the type of connection you are using and click Next. Select the hardware that you want to use to make your connection and click Next.
  • Page 33 Next. Enter your user name and password and click Next. Enter a name for this connection and click Next. Click Finish to apply the settings or click Back to make changes. ASUS Eee PC 2-13...
  • Page 34: Browsing Web Pages

    Internet tab to launch the Mozilla Firefox web browser and start enjoying net surfing. Launches the Mozilla Firefox web browser Visit our Eee PC homepage at http://eeepc.asus.com to obtain the latest information and register at http://vip.asus.com for full service of your Eee PC.
  • Page 35: Wlan Setup Faq

    For more information and advanced wireless network configuration, please visit http://livesupport.asus.com/eeewirelesslinuxhowto.html. Ensure that the wireless LAN function is enabled before configuring a wireless network connection. If not, press <Fn> + <F2>...
  • Page 36 3. Is my USB 3G wireless data card compatible with Eee PC Linux OS? Contact the wireless card manufacturer for the compatible issue. 4. Is my wireless router compatible with Eee PC Linux OS? Refer to the manual appendix for our qualified vendor list or contact the router manufacturer for the compatible issue.
  • Page 37: Chapter 3: Using The Eee Pc

    Eee Storage Super Hybrid Engine Bluetooth Connection Boot Booster Add/Remove Software Using the Eee PC...
  • Page 38: Eee Storage (On Selected Models)

    Eee Storage (on selected models) 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. The content of the free service provided to you is subject to Eee Storage Web Hard Drive Service Agreement on Eee Storage official website.
  • Page 39: Super Hybrid Engine

    Auto Power-Saving Auto High-Performance Auto High Performance mode is available only when you apply the power adapter to the Eee PC and Auto Power-Saving mode is available only when you remove the power adapter. ASUS Eee PC Icon (Notification area)
  • Page 40: Bluetooth (On Selected Models)

    Bluetooth (on selected models) 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. Turning ON and Launching Bluetooth Utility Press <Fn> + <F2> repeatedly until Bluetooth ON or WLAN & Bluetooth ON is shown.
  • Page 41 You can also click Object Push if you want to send, get or exchange cards. Enter the Passkey to create the paired relationship with the selected Bluetooth-enabled device and click OK. After the paired relationship is successfully built, you can transfer files through Bluetooth. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 42: Skype Sound Setting

    Skype sound setting When using Skpye, you may encounter the situation that you hear the echo of your own voice but the person you’re talking to cannot hear you. If this problem occurs, do the following: Right-click the Skype icon in the Notification area, and then select Options.
  • Page 43: Boot Booster

    Boot Booster v02.58 (C)Copyright 1985-2005, American Megatrends, Inc. Press <F10> to save the configuration and restart Eee PC. Remember to enable Boot Booster after you complete hardware change or system recovery. ASUS Eee PC BIOS SETUP UTILITY Security Boot Exit...
  • Page 44: Add/Remove Software

    Add/Remove Software You can download and install software from our server with network access. Follow the instructions below to install software. You can remove the software you install from our server later when they are no longer needed. Removing the pre-installed software is not allowed. To install new software or update the existing software: Ensure that you have connected to network.
  • Page 45: Bios Update

    Right-click the Software Updates icon in the Notification area and select Check for Updates to manually search for the latest available updates. Settings Right-click the Software Updates icon in the Notification area and select Preferences to customize your preferred configurations. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 46 3-10 Chapter 3: Using the Eee PC...
  • Page 47: Chapter 4: System Recovery

    System Recovery System Recovery...
  • Page 48: Using Hidden Partition

    System Recovery There are three ways to perform the system recovery. Refer to the following sections for details. The OS image file bundled in the Recovery DVD may be not the latest version. After the system recovery, use the Add/Remove Software in the Settings tab to update your OS.
  • Page 49: Using The Recovery Dvd

    Press <Space> for Troubleshooting Menu... Loading /boot/vmlinuz... Loading /boot/initrd.gz... Ready. Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel. Waiting 5 Sec Ready to image Eee PC using build 2008.03.05_21.08. Enter "yes" to continue, anything else to reboot. When the recovery is completed, press <Enter> to reboot the system. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 50: Using Usb Flash Disk

    Connect your USB flash disk (size larger than 2GB) to another PC/NB (bundled with Windows XP or later version) and insert the Support CD to that PC/NB at the same time. Click Utilities on the left and select ASUS Linux USB Flash Utility. Select Copy Eee PC image files to USB flash and make it bootable.
  • Page 51 Click Yes to continue. The system starts formatting your USB flash disk. A dialog box appears. Follow the instructions to eject the USB disk and replug it to your PC/NB. Click Retry to continue. Click OK to complete the process. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 52 Connect the USB flash disk to your Eee PC. Restart the system and press <ESC> on bootup and the Please select boot device screen appears. Select USB:XXXXXX (may be labeled as the USB flash brand name) to boot from the USB flash disk drive.
  • Page 53 Connect your USB flash disk to another PC/NB and insert the Support CD to that PC/NB at the same time. Click Utilities on the left and select ASUS Linux USB Flash Utility. Select Format the USB flash disk back to Windows format (FAT16) and click Run.
  • Page 54 Chapter 4: System Recovery...
  • Page 55: Chapter 5: Installing Windows

    Preparing to Install Windows® XP Installing Windows® XP Support CD Information ® Installing Windows...
  • Page 56 • The official Windows® XP Service Pack 2 disc from Microsoft® • A USB flash disk (size larger than 1GB) or external hard disk drive • ASUS Eee PC support CD • The older version of Windows® OS does not support USB DVD- ROM.
  • Page 57 Windows® XP OS setup. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. After entering Windows, insert the Support CD to the USB DVD/CD-ROM and click InstAll - Drivers Installation Wizard to install all drivers. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 58: Support Cd Information

    Utilities menu The Utilities menu shows the applications that the Eee PC supports. 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 CD. Click an icon to display the specified information.
  • Page 59: Appendix

    Trademark Statements Qualified Vendor List Declarations and Safety Statements GNU General Public License Copyright Information Limitation of Liability Service and Support Appendix...
  • Page 60 All other services and logos are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Qualified Vendor List The Linux-based Eee PC may not support all PC peripherals. Visit our ASUS website at http://support.asus.com/download for the latest qualified vendor list before you purchase peripherals for your Eee PC. Appendix...
  • Page 61: Declarations And Safety Statements

    Use only shielded cables to connect I/O devices to this equipment. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 62: Fcc Radio Frequency (Rf) Exposure Caution Statement

    (Reprinted from the Code of Federal Regulations #47, part 15.193, 1993. Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Government Printing Office.) FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 63: Ce Mark Warning

    Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. Eee PC 1005 Series Max. SAR Measurement (1g) AR5B95(AW-NE785H) 802. 11b: 0.056 W/kg 802. 11g: 0.061 W/kg 802. 11n (20M): 0.06 W/kg 802. 11n (40M): 0.048 W/kg ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 64: 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) •...
  • Page 65: Ul Safety Notices

    DO NOT use the Eee PC during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning. • DO NOT use the Eee PC in the vicinity of a gas leak. ASUS Eee PC 58 Nièvre 59 Nord 61 Orne 63 Puy du Dôme...
  • Page 66: Reach Notice

    Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. REACH Notice Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://green.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. or H05VV-F, 2G, 0.75mm Appendix...
  • Page 67: Nordic Lithium Cautions (For Lithium-Ion Batteries

    В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 68: Declaration Of Conformity(R&Tte Directive 1999/5/Ec

    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] •...
  • Page 69: Gnu General Public License

    All future firmware updates will also be accompanied with their respective source code. For more information on how you can obtain our open source code, visit our website at http://support.asus.com.tw/download/. ASUS Eee PC • Tux, of Math Command •...
  • Page 70 GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it.
  • Page 71 Program is not restricted, and the output from the Program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Program (independent of having been made by running the Program). Whether that is true depends on what the Program does. ASUS Eee PC A-13...
  • Page 72 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty;...
  • Page 73 Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange; or, ASUS Eee PC A-15...
  • Page 74 c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer to distribute corresponding source code. (This alternative is allowed only for noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object code or executable form with such an offer, in accord with Subsection b above.) The source code for a work means the preferred form of the work for making modifications to it.
  • Page 75 ASUS Eee PC A-17...
  • Page 76 This section is intended to make thoroughly clear what is believed to be a consequence of the rest of this License. 8. If the distribution and/or use of the Program is restricted in certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places the Program under this License may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among...
  • Page 77 RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ASUS Eee PC A-19...
  • Page 78 END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it free software which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
  • Page 79 If your program is a subroutine library, you may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this License. ASUS Eee PC A-21...
  • 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.
  • Page 82 A-24 Appendix...

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