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Acer Aspire 5517 Series Quick Manual

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Aspire 5517 Series
Quick Guide



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  • Page 1 Aspire 5517 Series Quick Guide...
  • Page 2 This booklet has been reviewed for accuracy. Although Acer makes all reasonable attempts for this booklet to be printed in an accurate manner, Acer takes no responsibility for any inadvertent errors or misprints. Acer's liability with respect to this booklet is subject to any limitation of liability set out in the applicable product warranty.
  • Page 3: First Things First

    First things first We would like to thank you for making an Acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Acer notebook, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for Starters... poster helps you get started with setting up your computer.
  • Page 4: Your Acer Notebook Tour

    Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters... poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view Icon Item Integrated webcam Description Web camera for video communication. (only for certain models)
  • Page 5 Icon Item Display screen Touchpad toggle Power button Wireless LAN communication button/indicator Speakers Keyboard Touchpad Click buttons (left and right) Palmrest Num Lock Caps Lock Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn>...
  • Page 6: Closed Front View

    Hotkey Icon Function <Fn> + <F8> Speaker toggle <Fn> + < > Volume up <Fn> + < > Volume down <Fn> + < > Brightness up Brightness <Fn> + < > down Closed front view Item Description Indicates the computer's power status. Power Indicates the computer's battery status.
  • Page 7: Rear View

    Rear view Item Description Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Left view Icon Item DC-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port USB 2.0 port Microphone-in jack Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack Description Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network.
  • Page 8: Right View

    Right view Icon Item Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible Description Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive.
  • Page 9: Base View

    Base view Icon Item Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Hard disk bay Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan Description Houses the computer's battery pack. Releases the battery for removal. Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws).
  • Page 10: Specifications

    Specifications Operating • Genuine Windows Vista system Platform • AMD Better By Design Program, featuring: • • • • System memory • Dual-channel support • Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules Display •...
  • Page 11 Environment • Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C • Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C • Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% Note: * Only for certain models. Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased.