Acer Aspire X3995 User Manual

Acer Aspire X3995 User Manual

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  • Page 1 AcerSystem User Guide AS002...
  • Page 2 Copyright© 2012 All Rights Reserved AcerSystem User Guide Original Issue: 03/2012 AcerSystem Desktop Computer Model number: _____________________________________ Serial number: _____________________________________ Purchase date: _____________________________________ Place of purchase: _________________________________ Visit and discover the benefits of being an Acer customer. Productivity Software ®...
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    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 • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack. Safe listening Follow these instructions, suggested by hearing experts,to protect your hearing. •...
  • Page 5: Additional Safety Information

    Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: •...
  • Page 6: Energy Star

    Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit Mercury advisory...
  • Page 7: Finding Your Comfort Zone

    Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products: • Produce less heat and reduce cooling loads, and warmer climates. • Automatically go into "display sleep" and "computer sleep" mode after 10 and 30 minute of inactivity respectively. • Wake the computer from sleep mode by pushing keyboard or moving mouse.
  • Page 8 viii Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Information for your safety and comfort iii Safety instructions Additional safety information Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use System tour Environment Setting up your computer Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Opening the package Connecting peripherals Starting your computer Shutting down your computer System upgrade...
  • Page 10 Laser compliance statement Digital audio output statement Radio device regulatory notice Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210) Federal Communications Commission Remark: All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary.
  • Page 11: System Tour

    System tour Your computer consists of the following: Icon Description Icon Description Power button Floppy drive (selected models only) Microphone jack Optical drive (selected models only) Speaker or Media card reader headphone jack (selected models only) USB port IEEE 1394/FireWire jack (selected models only) Copy button Backup button...
  • Page 12: Environment

    System tour Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. Environment Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C • • Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C Humidity (non-condensing): •...
  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Computer

    Setting up your computer The AcerSystem is a versatile and powerful system, supporting a mainstream performance CPU. The computer uses a state-of-the-art bus architecture, which improves system efficiency and helps the system support varied multimedia and software applications. Your AcerSystem has standard I/O (input/output) interfaces such as a parallel port, PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, USB 2.0 ports, and stereo microphone, line-in and line-out jacks (configuration may vary by models).
  • Page 14: Opening The Package

    Setting up your computer Opening the package Open the package carefully and keep all packing materials for later use. Ensure that all items are present and in good condition. If any of the following items are missing or appear damaged, contact your dealer immediately: AcerSystem •...
  • Page 15: Shutting Down 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. After the system has shut down, turn off all peripheral devices.
  • Page 16 Setting up your computer After finishing setting up your operating system, the audio output priority will be as shown in the table below. USB speakers and HDMI devices can support hot-plugging. • Analog speakers will always be listed in the output device priority list regardless of the presence or absence of the speakers.
  • Page 17 Setting up displays Right-click on the desktop and choose Screen resolution. • Choose the monitor that you want to set as the primary monitor • and check Make this my main display, then press Apply and OK to change the setting. If you want to extend your desktop to the second monitor, select •...
  • Page 18: Acer (Only For Certain Models)

    Acer (only for certain models) With Acer, you can enjoy videos, photos and music. Stream media from, or to, other devices with Acer installed. Note: All devices must be connected to the same network. To watch videos or listen to music open Media, to browse photos open Photo.
  • Page 19: Which Devices Are Compatible

    Note: You must activate sharing on the device that stores the files. Open on the device that stores the files, select Edit then make sure Share my library on local network is active. Which devices are compatible? Certified Acer devices with or DLNA software can be used with the software.
  • Page 20: 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 21 Q: The printer does not work. 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 parallel port and the corresponding port on the printer.
  • Page 22: Taking Care Of Your Computer

    Taking care of your computer Please read the important instructions listed in this section. Following these instructions will help you maximize the durability of your computer. Important tips • Do not expose the computer to direct sunlight. Do not place it near sources of heat, such as a radiator.
  • Page 23: To Clean Your Pointing Device

    To clean your pointing device To clean a regular mouse (with rubber ball) Open the circular cover at the base of the mouse. Take out the rubber ball and wipe it with a soft, damp cloth. Put the ball back and replace the cover. To clean an optical mouse For users of an optical mouse, refer to the documentation that came with your mouse for maintenance instructions.
  • Page 24: 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. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 25: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Notice: Canadian users This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Remarque à l'intention des utilisateurs canadiens Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
  • Page 26: Modem Notices

    Modem notices Notice for USA This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. Located on the modem is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC Registration Number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this equipment. Upon request, you must provide this information to your telephone company.
  • Page 27 Notice for New Zealand The grant of a Telepermit for any item of terminal equipment indicates only that Telecom has accepted that the item complies with minimum conditions for connection to its network. It indicates no endorsement of the product by Telecom, nor does it provide any sort of warranty.
  • Page 28: Laser Compliance Statement

    Laser compliance statement The CD or DVD drive used with this computer is a laser product. The CD or DVD drive's classification label (shown below) is located on the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
  • Page 29: Declaration Of Conformity

    Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, e-mail: And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy...
  • Page 30 Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related product. The standards listed below are applied to the product if built with WLAN module or wireless keyboard and mouse. R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: •...
  • Page 31: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel : 254-298-4000 Fax : 254-298-4147 Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 32 Remark: All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary. V12A1...

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