Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
Contents Notices ......................5 Safety information ..................8 Conventions used in this guide ..............9 Where to find more information ..............9 Package contents ..................10 Chapter 1: Getting started Welcome! ......................11 Getting to know your computer ..............11 Setting up your computer ................16 Turning your computer ON/OFF ..............
Wired connection ..................51 Wi-Fi connection (on selected models only) ..........59 Chapter 7: Using the utilities ASUS AI Suite II ................... 63 ASUS Smart Cooling System (optional) ............70 Recovering your system ................73 Chapter 8: Troubleshooting Troubleshooting ................... 79...
Notices ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials.
IC: Canadian Compliance Statement Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications. This device complies with RSS 10 of Industry Canada. This Class B device meets all the requirements of the Canadian interference-causing equipment regulations. This device complies with Industry Canada license exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: this device may not cause interference, and () this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
RF Equipment Notices CE: European Community Compliance Statement The equipment complies with the RF Exposure Requirement 1999/519/EC, Council Recommendation of 1 July 1999 on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields (0–300 GHz). This wireless device complies with the R&TTE Directive. Wireless Radio Use This device is restricted to indoor use when operating in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency band.
Safety information Disconnect the AC power and peripherals before cleaning. Wipe the Desktop PC using a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water then remove any extra moisture with a dry cloth. DO NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces.
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS website www.asus.com. ASUS Local Technical Support Visit ASUS website at http://support.asus.com/contact for the contact information of local Technical Support Engineer.
Package contents ASUS Desktop PC Keyboard x1 Mouse x1 Power cord x1 DVD/SDVD/RDVD x1 (optional) Installation Guide x1 Warranty card x1 Antenna x 1 (optional) Antennas x (optional) • If any of the above items are damaged or missing, contact your retailer.
All these values are encapsulated in a stunningly futuristic and stylish system casing. Read the ASUS Warranty Card before setting up your ASUS Desktop PC. Getting to know your computer Illustrations are for reference only. The ports and their locations, and the chassis color vary with different models.
Microphone port. This port connects to a microphone. Headphone port. This port connects to a headphone or speaker. Supported by ASUS Audio Wizard. Power button. Press this button to turn on your computer. Card readers’ cover. Open this cover to display the card reader slots.
Optical S/PDIF_OUT port. This port connects to an external audio output device via an optical S/PDIF cable. USB 3.0 ports. These Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (USB 3.0) ports connect to USB 3.0 devices such as a mouse, printer, scanner, camera, PDA, and others. ASUS M51BC...
• DO NOT connect a keyboard / mouse to any USB 3.0 port when installing Windows ® operating system. • Due to USB 3.0 controller limitation, USB 3.0 devices can only be used under Windows OS environment and after the USB 3.0 driver installation. ®...
GREEN 1Gbps connection LAN port ASUS Graphics Card (on selected models only). The display output ports on this optional ASUS Graphics Card may vary with different models. ASUS WLAN Card (on selected models only). This optional WLAN card allows your computer to connect to a wireless network.
The display output ports on the ASUS Graphics Card may vary with different models. • If your computer comes with an ASUS Graphics Card, the graphics card is set as the primary display device in the BIOS. Hence, connect your monitor to a display output port on the graphics card.
Connect your USB keyboard and USB mouse to the USB .0 ports. Connecting the power cord Connect one end of the power cord to the power connector on the rear panel of your computer and the other end to a power source. ASUS M51BC...
Turning your computer ON/OFF This section describes how to turn on/off your computer after setting up your computer. Turning your computer ON To turn your computer ON: Turn on the power switch. Turn your monitor ON. Press the power button on your computer. Power button Wait until the operating system loads automatically.
Select Use recommended settings or Install important updates only to set up the security settings for your computer. To skip this step, select Ask me later. Review your date and time settings. Click Next. The system loads the new settings and restarts. You may now start using your computer. ASUS M51BC...
Using Windows 7 desktop ® > Help and Support to obtain more information about Windows Click the Start icon ® Using the Start menu The Start menu gives you access to programs, utilities, and other useful items on your computer. It also provides you with more information about Windows 7 through its Help and Support feature.