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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 setup poster helps you get started with setting up your computer.
Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view Icon Item Description Integrated Web camera for video communication webcam (only for certain models).
Icon Item Description Power button / Turns the computer on and off. Indicates indicator the computer's power status. Keyboard For entering data into your computer. Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. HDD indicator Indicates when the hard disk drive is active.
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> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Hotkey Icon Function Description...
Closed front view Icon Item Description Multi-in-1 card reader Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD). Note: Push to remove/install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. HDD indicator Indicates when the hard disk drive is active.
Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Accepts inputs from external Microphone jack microphones. Headphone/speaker Connects to audio devices (e.g., speakers, jack headphones). Note: Supports compatible 3.5 mm headsets with built-in microphone (e.g., Acer smart handheld headsets).
Right view 3 4 5 Icon Item Description USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Optical disk access Lights up when the optical drive is indicator active.
Base view Icon Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Battery release latch/ Releases the battery for removal. lock Insert a suitable tool into the latch and slide to release. Memory Houses the computer's main memory. compartment Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws).