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  • Page 1 E4729 Eee PC User Manual ® Windows XP Edition Eee PC 1008HA 15G06Q132002...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Network Connection ......................2-6 Configuring a wireless network connection..........2-6 Local Area Network ....................2-7 Browsing web pages ...................2-10 Using the Eee PC ASUS Update ...........................3-2 Updating the BIOS through the Internet ............3-2 Updating the BIOS through a BIOS file ............3-3 Table of Contents...
  • Page 3 Boot Booster..........................4-6 Appendix Declarations and Safety Statements ................A-2 Federal Communications Commission Statement ........A-2 FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement ......A-3 Declaration of Conformity(R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC)......A-4 CE Mark Warning ....................A-4 IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada ..........A-4 Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains ........A-6 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands ..........A-6...
  • Page 4: About This User's Manual

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

    Safety Precautions The following safety precautions will increase the life of the Eee PC. Follow all precautions and instructions. Except as described in this manual, refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Do not use damaged power cords, accessories, or other peripherals. Do not use strong solvents such as thinners, benzene, or other chemicals on or near the surface.
  • Page 6: Transportation Precautions

    ON. Close the display panel to protect the keyboard and display panel. The Eee PC’s surface is easily dulled if not properly cared for. Be careful not to rub or scrape surfaces when transporting your Eee PC. You can put your Eee PC in a carrying case for protection from dirt, water, shock, and scratches.
  • Page 7: Charging Your Batteries

    Remember that the power adapter charges the battery pack as long as it is plugged into the computer and an AC power source. Be aware that it takes much longer to charge the battery pack when the Eee PC is in use.
  • Page 8 Table of Contents...
  • Page 9: Knowing The Parts

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

    Top Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. The top side may vary in appearance depending on model. Pause Delete Prt Sc Insert Break SysRq Num LK Scr LK &...
  • Page 11 You can also turn on/off the function by pressing <Fn> + <F2>. Touchpad key Toggles the touchpad ON/OFF. You can also turn on/off the function by pressing <Fn> + <F3>. Status Indicators Battery Charge Indicator...
  • Page 12 The power switch allows powering ON and OFF the Eee PC and recovering from STR. Press the switch once to turn ON and hold it to turn OFF the Eee PC. The power switch only works when the display panel is opened.
  • Page 13: Bottom Side

    The VGA door is for the installation of a VGA dongle (optional). Reset Button (Emergency) In case your operating system cannot properly turn OFF or restart, press the reset button for more than one second with a pin or a straightened paper clip to restart the Eee PC. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 14: Right Side

    (results improved with external stereo headphones or speakers). Audio features are software controlled. Right Side Refer to the illustration below to identify the components on this side of the Eee PC. MMC. SD.SDHC Memory Card Slot The built-in memory card reader can read SD/SDHC/MMC cards.
  • Page 15: Left Side

    USB Port (2.0/1.1) Air Vents The air vents allow cool air to enter and warm air to exit the Eee Ensure that paper, books, clothing, cables, or other objects do not block any of the air vents or else overheating may occur.
  • Page 16: Rear Side

    This indicator is OFF when the Eee PC is turned OFF. Air Vents The air vents allow cool air to enter and warm air to exit the Eee Ensure that paper, books, clothing, cables, or other objects do not block any of the air vents or else overheating may occur.
  • Page 17: Keyboard Usage

    Keyboard Usage Special Function Keys The following defines the colored hot keys on the Eee PC’s keyboard. The colored commands can only be accessed by first pressing and holding the function key while pressing a key with a colored command. Some function icons appear in the Notification area after activation.
  • Page 18 The selected mode is shown on the display. Num Lk (Insert): Toggles the numeric keypad (number lock) ON and OFF. Allows use of a larger portion of the keyboard for number entering. Scr Lk (Delete): Toggles the “Scroll Lock” ON and OFF.
  • Page 19: Touchpad Usage

    Applications Two-finger zooming in/out Impress, Adobe reader, Photomanager 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 out Zoom in...
  • Page 20 1-12 Chapter 1: Knowing the Parts...
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Powering on your Eee PC First-time Startup Desktop ASUS Eee PC Tray Utility Network Connection Getting Started...
  • Page 22: Powering On Your Eee Pc

    1 1 0 V -2 2 Damage may occur if you use a different adapter to power the Eee PC. You may damage both your battery pack and the Eee PC with a faulty AC-DC adapter. • When you open the display panel, do not force it down to the table...
  • Page 23: First-Time Startup

    First-time Startup For the first time you start your Eee PC, the Windows wizard will launch automatically and lead you through setting up your preferences and some basic information. Follow the wizard instructions to finish the initialization: The Welcome message Select you system settings by appears.
  • Page 24: Desktop

    Follow the onscreen instructions to register with Microsoft and finish the initialization. Desktop The are several shortcuts on the desktop. Double-click them to launch the corresponding applications and enter the specified folders. Some applications would form minimized icons in the Notification area.
  • Page 25: Asus Eeepc Tray Utility

    The CRT-related options are unavailable when there is no connected external monitors. When you select LCD 1024 x 768, move the pointer to scroll up and down the screen. You need not scroll up and down the screen when you select LCD Compress Mode.
  • Page 26: Network Connection

    Activate the wireless LAN function by pressing (<Fn> + <F2>) before configuring a wireless network connection. Select the wireless access point you want to connect to from the list and click Connect to build the connection. If you cannot find the desired access point, click Refresh network list in the left pane and search in the list again.
  • Page 27: Local Area Network

    Local Area Network To establish a wired network, follow the instructions below: Using a dynamic IP: Right-click the network icon with a yellow warning triangle the Windows® taskbar and select Open Network Connections. Right-click Local Area Connection and select Properties.
  • Page 28 New Connection Wizard. Select Connect to the Select Set up my Internet and click Next. connection manually. Select your connection type 10. Enter your ISP Name and and click Next. click Next. Chapter 2: Getting Started...
  • Page 29 11. Enter your User name and Click Finish to finish the Password. Click Next. configuration. 13. Enter your user name and password. Click Connect to connect to the Internet. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 30: Browsing Web Pages

    Using a static IP: Repeat the step 1–3 of Using a dynamic IP to start the static IP network configuration. Click Use the following IP address. Enter the IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway from your service provider. If needed, enter the preferred DNS Server address and alternative address.
  • Page 31: Using The Eee Pc

    ASUS Update Bluetooth Connection Super Hybrid Engine Microsoft® Office Trial Using the Eee PC...
  • Page 32: Asus Update

    Update the BIOS directly from the Internet, and • View the BIOS version information. This utility is pre-loaded in your Eee PC and is also available in the support DVD that comes with the Eee PC package. ASUS Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • Page 33: Updating The Bios Through A Bios File

    BIOS version and click Next. Follow the screen instructions to complete the update process. The ASUS Update utility is capable of updating itself through the Internet. Always update the utility to avail all its features. Updating the BIOS through a BIOS file...
  • Page 34: Bluetooth Connection

    Bluetooth Connection This device contains FCC ID: TLZ-BT253 and IC ID:6100A-AWBT253. 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. To connect to a Bluetooth-enabled device: Press <Fn>...
  • Page 35 Next to continue. Bluetooth Places screen of Windows Explorer. Click Ok to continue. 11. Click Skip to set up connection 11. Click Finish to complete later and continue. the initial bluetooth configuration. ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 36: Super Hybrid Engine

    If your external monitor functions abnormally in Power Saving mode at a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher, press <Fn> + <F5> repeatedly to switch the display mode to LCD Only or LCD + CRT Clone and reset the power mode to High Performance or Super Performance.
  • Page 37: Microsoft ® Office Trial

    ® Microsoft Office Trial Eee PC users can enjoy Microsoft Office Suite free trial for 60 days. Do the following instructions to start the free trial. Ensure that your Eee PC is connected to the Internet and double- click Microsoft Office 60 Day Trial - Online on the desktop.
  • Page 38 Chapter 2: Getting Started...
  • Page 39: Support Dvd & System Recovery

    Support DVD information System Recovery Boot Booster Support DVD & System Recovery...
  • Page 40: Support Dvd Information

    Support DVD information The support DVD that comes with the Eee PC package contains the drivers, software applications, and utilities that you can install to avail all the features. Running the support DVD Insert the support DVD in the external optical drive. The DVD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.
  • Page 41: Drivers Menu

    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 DVD. Click an icon to display the specified information. System information...
  • Page 42: System Recovery

    Before using the Support DVD, copy your data files to a USB storage device or to a network drive and make note of any customized configuration settings (such as network settings).
  • Page 43: Using Recovery Partition

    OK to restart the Eee PC. Using Recovery Partition About the Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition is a space reserved on your hard disk drive used to restore the operating system, drivers, and utilities installed on your Eee PC at the factory.
  • Page 44: Boot Booster

    Press <F2> again to enter the BIOS setup. Set Boot Booster to [Disabled] If you fail to see the POST screen or enter the BIOS setup by doing the instruction above, restart the system and try pressing <F2> repeatedly on bootup.
  • Page 45: Appendix

    Declarations and Safety Statements Copyright Information Limitation of Liability Service and Support Appendix...
  • Page 46: Declarations And Safety Statements

    If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: •...
  • Page 47: Fcc Radio Frequency (Rf) Exposure Caution Statement

    “The manufacture declares that this device is limited to Channels 1 through 11 in the 2.4GHz frequency by specified firmware controlled in the USA.” This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
  • Page 48: Declaration Of Conformity(R&Tte Directive 1999/5/Ec

    • Radio test suites according to [EN 300 328-2] CE Mark Warning This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
  • Page 49 Country Code selection feature to be disabled for products marketed to the US/CANADA. This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe [B] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada ASUS Eee PC...
  • Page 50: Wireless Operation Channel For Different Domains

    Maximum authorized power indoors is 100mW • Maximum authorized power outdoors is 10mW Departments in which the use of the 2400–2483.5 MHz band is permitted with an EIRP of less than 100mW indoors and less than 10mW outdoors: 01 Ain Orientales 02 Aisne 03 Allier...
  • Page 51: Ul Safety Notices

    300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). When using the Eee PC modem, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, including the following: •...
  • Page 52: Reach Notice

    • Do not dispose the Eee PC battery pack in a fire, as they may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions to reduce the risk of injury to persons due to fire or explosion.
  • Page 53: Nordic Lithium Cautions (For Lithium-Ion Batteries

    (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato. Sostituire la batteria con un una di tipo uguale o equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica. Non disperdere le batterie nell’ambiente. (Italian) VORSICHT! Explosionsgefahr bei unsachgemäßen Austausch der Batterie.
  • Page 54 иного типа возможно его возгорание. Утилизируйте а к к у м у л я т о р в с о о т в е т с т в и и с и н с т р у к ц и я м и...
  • Page 55: Copyright Information

    No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
  • Page 56: Limitation Of Liability

    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. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS ASUS LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES;...