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  • Page 1 Aspire T310 User’s manual...
  • Page 2 Model Number :__________________________________ Serial Number:___________________________________ Purchase Date: ___________________________________ Place of Purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other company's product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    System Tour Front panel Rear panel System Features Performance Multimedia Connectivity System peripherals Mouse(PS/2 or USB, manufacturing option) Keyboard(PS/2 or USB, manufacturing option) Speakers System upgrade Open the computer Set up new components Setting up your computer Necessary to know before Setup Select location Open package Connecting the peripherals...
  • Page 4 Important safety instructions Macrovision copyright protection notice Lithium battery statement Laser compliance statement Declaration of Conformity for CE marking Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity Remark: All the drawings in the Guide are diagrams. About components’s quantity and style, substances shall take precedence.
  • Page 5: System Tour

    System Tour Your computer’s front panel consists of the following: Front panel Description Description Optical Drive Floppy Drive 6-in-1 Card Reader Power button (Manufacturing Option) Speaker or Headphone Jack Microphone Jack USB Ports...
  • Page 6: Rear Panel

    System Tour Rear panel Description Description Power cord socket Voltage selector switch Fan Aperture PS/2 Keyboard Port PS/2 Mouse Connector Serial Connector Printer Connector Monitor Connector USB Connectors RJ-45 Ethernet Connector Microphone Jack Line-out Jack Line-in Jack Extension Card Slots...
  • Page 7: System Features

    System Features Your computer features: Performance • Intel® Pentium® 4/Celeron® CPU • System Memory DDR 266/333/400, 2 DIMM Slots, expandable to • Power management function • 3.5 inch floppy drive • CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW (52X/24X), DVD/CD-RW combo or DVD writer •...
  • Page 8: System Peripherals

    System Tour System peripherals The Aspire T310 computer consists the system itself, and system peripherals, like a mouse, a keyboard and a set of speakers (optional). This section provides a brief description of basic system peripherals. Mouse(PS/2 or USB, manufacturing option) The included mouse is a standard two-button wheel mouse.
  • Page 9: Speakers

    Speakers For systems bundled with speakers, before powering on the system, connect the speaker cable to the audio out (external speaker) port on the back panel of the system. For more detailed information about the speakers, please refer to the included operating instructions.
  • Page 10: System Upgrade

    Set up new components You can only use components compatible with Aspire T310 computers. Before you choose new components, please ask your authorized Acer dealer whether the part will operate within your Aspire T310 system. In order to ensure proper setup and installation, please consult the instructions provided with your new components.
  • Page 11: Setting Up Your Computer

    Setting up your computer Aspire T310 is a versatile, high-power system, supporting Intel® Socket 478 CPUs. The computer uses Peripheral Component Interface (PCI) and Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) design. This improves system efficiency and helps the system support varied multimedia and software applications.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Peripherals

    Setting up your computer 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. • Aspire T310 Series • PS/2 or USB keyboard (manufacturing option) •...
  • Page 13: Starting Your Computer

    Starting your computer After connecting all the peripheral equipment, start your computer according to the below steps: Power on all peripheral equipment, such as monitor, printer, fax, speakers etc. Turn on the system. Once the start-up process is complete, you can begin to use the computer.
  • Page 14 Setting up your computer...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The following questions are possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer and each is followed by simple 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 16 Troubleshooting Q: No sound comes out from the speakers. A: Check the following: • The volume may be muted. Look for the Volume icon on the taskbar. If it is crossed-out, click on the icon and deselect the Mute option. You can also press the volume control/mute knob on your USB keyboard to toggle the mute function.
  • Page 17: 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 18: To Clean Your Pointing Device

    If the computer is not operating normally. Asking for technical assistance For technical assistance, contact your local dealer or distributor. You may also access the Acer Web site ( for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
  • Page 19 Regulation and Safety Notices...
  • Page 20 This chapter lists the general notices for your computer.
  • Page 21: Energy Star Guidelines Compliance

    Energy Star Guidelines Compliance As an Engery Partner, Acer Inc., has determined that this product meets the Energy Star guidelines for energy efficiency. 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.
  • Page 22: Notice: Canadian Users

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respected toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le materiel brouilleur du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this personal computer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Modem notices Notice for USA This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 23: Tbr 21

    CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger UL Listed or CSA Certified Telecommunication Line Cord. TBR 21 This equipment has been approved [Council Decision 98/482/EC - "TBR 21"] for pan- European single terminal connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). However, due to differences between the individual PSTNs provided in different countries, the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN termination point.
  • Page 24: Macrovision Copyright Protection Notice

    Regulation and Safety Notices Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product. Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks.
  • Page 25: Lithium Battery Statement

    Lithium battery statement CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if at all possible. ADVARSEL! Lithiumbatteri - Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må...
  • Page 27: Declaration Of Conformity For Ce Marking

    Decision 98/482/EC (CTR21) for pan- European single terminal connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). We, Acer Inc., hereby declare that the equipment bearing the trade name and model number specified above was tested conforming to the applicable Rules...
  • Page 28: Federal Communications Comission Declaration Of Conformity

    The following local Manufacturer /Importer is responsible for this declaration: Product Name: Personal Computer Model: Aspire T310 Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 2641 Orchard Parkeay, San Jose CA 95134, U. S. A. Contact Person: David Lee Phone No.:...