ET2300 Series
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    ET2300 Series User Manual...

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    Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property;...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About this manual ..............................5 Conventions used in this manual ........................6 Icons ....................................6 Typography ................................. 6 Safety information ..............................7 Setting up your system............................7 Care during use ................................. 7 Sound Pressure Warning ............................8 TV Tuner (on selected models) ..........................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Windows ® UI ................................28 Start screen ................................. 28 Windows® apps ................................. 29 Hotspots..................................29 Working with Windows ® apps ........................... 2 Launching apps ................................. 2 Customizing apps ..............................2 Accessing All Apps .............................. Charm bar ..................................4 Snap feature ................................

  • Page 5: About This Manual

    About this manual This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your All-in-one PC, organized through the following chapters: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup This chapter details the hardware components of your All-in-one PC. Chapter 2: Using your All-in-one PC This chapter provides you with information on using your All-in-one PC.

  • Page 6: Conventions Used In This Manual, Icons, Typography

    = This indicates sections that you can refer to in this manual. All illustrations and screenshots in this manual are for reference only. Actual product specifications and software screen images may vary with territories. Visit the ASUS website at for the latest information.

  • Page 7: Safety Information, Setting Up Your System, Care During Use

    Safety information Your All-in-one PC ET2300 is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for information technology equipment. However, to ensure your safety, it is important that you read the following safety instructions. Setting up your system •...

  • Page 8: Sound Pressure Warning, Tv Tuner (on Selected Models)

    Sound Pressure Warning Excessive sound pressure from earphones or headphones can cause hearing damage or loss. Adjustment of the volume control as well as the equalizer to settings other than the center position may increase the earphones or headphones output voltage and the sound pressure level.

  • Page 9: Adapter, Package Contents

    Package contents All-in-one PC ET2300 Keyboard (wired or wireless, optional) Mouse (wired or wireless, optional) AC adapter Power cord Quick Start Guide Warranty Card Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Subwoofer (optional) Remote Control (optional) USB receiver dongle (optional) NOTE: The keyboard, mouse, power supply, remote control, and wireless USB receiver dongle illustrations are for reference only.

  • Page 10: Getting To Know Your All-in-one Pc, Front View

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Getting to know your All-in-one PC Front view Digital Microphone (Built-in) The built-in digital microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, audio recordings, and multimedia applications. Webcam The built-in webcam with the built-in digital microphone allows you to start video chats online.

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    Remote Control Receiver The remote control receiver receives the infrared signal from the remote control. LCD display The LCD display features optimal resolution. Touch-enabled models bring digital life to your fingertips. Menu up button Press to go up the menu. MENU button Press to display the menu.

  • Page 12: Rear View

    Rear view Antenna Input (on selected models) The antenna input is for TV frequency signal and allows for use with the digital TV antenna or input from subscription television services. The antenna can receive digital TV. Cable service connection can receive digital TV, analog TV, depending on paid services.

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    The subwoofer allows you to enjoy vibrant bass (low frequency) sounds in your multimedia applications. IMPORTANT! The subwoofer jack can ONLY be connected to All-in-one PC subwoofers or sound devices by ASUS. DO NOT connect other devices to this jack. Doing so may damage the device. Power input The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack.

  • Page 14: Side Views

    Side views Mode button Press to switch the display signal source between your All-in-one PC and HDMI monitor. Menu lock Press to activate or deactivate the MENU button on the front panel. USB 3.0 port This USB (Universal Serial Bus) port provides a transfer rate of up to 5Gbit/s and is backward compatible with USB2.0.

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    Memory card reader This All-in-one PC has a single built-in memory card reader slot that supports MMC, SD, and SDHC formats. Mini DisplayPort/ ThunderBolt Port (varies by model) Use a Thunderbolt adapter to connect your All-in-one PC to a DisplayPort, VGA, DVI, or HDMI external display* and experience high-resolution display features via Intel®...

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    Manual eject hole The manual eject hole is used to eject the optical drive tray in case the electronic eject button does not work. WARNING! Use the manual eject hole only when the electronic eject button does not work. Optical drive Your All-in-one PC’s optical drive may support several disc formats such as CDs, DVDs, recordable discs, or rewritable discs.

  • Page 17: Positioning Your All-in-one Pc, Placing On The Table Or Desk

    Chapter 2: Using your All-in-one PC Positioning your All-in-one PC Placing on the table or desk To place on the table or desk: Place your All-in-one PC on a flat surface such as a table or desk. Orient your All-in-one PC from 5 degrees up to 177 degrees angle. IMPORTANT! Orient the display panel within the given range to avoid damaging your All-in-one All-in-one PC ET2300...

  • Page 18: Setting Up Your All-in-one Pc, Connecting The Wired Keyboard And Mouse

    Setting up your All-in-one PC Connecting the wired keyboard and mouse Connect the keyboard and the mouse to the USB port on the rear panel. You may also connect the keyboard and mouse to the USB port on the left side of the panel if the keyboard cable is not long enough.

  • Page 19: Connecting The Wireless Keyboard And Mouse

    Connecting the wireless keyboard and mouse Install batteries to the wireless keyboard and mouse. Connect the wireless dongle for keyboard and mouse to a USB port. You can begin using the wireless keyboard and mouse. NOTES: • Simply reconnect if the wireless keyboard and mouse lose connection. Avoid other nearby WiFi devices at least 20 cm as they may interfere with the connection.

  • Page 20: Turning Your All-in-one Pc On

    Turning your All-in-one PC on WARNING! DO NOT connect the AC power cord to an AC outlet prior to connecting the DC plug to the system. Doing so may damage the AC-DC adapter. NOTE: For details on turning off your All-in-one PC, refer to the section Turning off your All-in-one PC under Working with Windows®...

  • Page 21: Gestures

    Gestures The gestures allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your All-in-one PC. The functions can be activated by using the hand gestures to your All-in-one PC’s display panel. Using gestures Left edge swipe Right edge swipe Swipe from the left edge of the screen to Swipe from the right edge of the screen to shuffle your running apps.

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    Zoom out Zoom in Bring together your two fingers on the Spread apart your two fingers on the touch touch panel. panel. Tap and hold Tap/Double tap • To move an app, tap and hold the app • Tap an app to launch it. tile and drag it to a new location.

  • Page 23: Using The On Screen Display (osd) Menu, Osd Function Instruction

    Using the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu The On Screen Display (OSD) menu appears if you do the following: • Activate the OSD via pressing the Menu lock button at the left side of your All-in-one PC, then press the Menu button at the front panel. OSD function instruction To display the OSD menu, press the MENU button on the front panel.

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    System Setup • OSD Setup: • Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) / vertical position (V-Position) of the OSD menu. • Adjusts the OSD timeout from 10 to 120 seconds. • Enables or disables the DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) function.• •...

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    Right-click the Volume Mixer icon on the Windows® taskbar and click Playback devices. From the Playback screen, select Digital Audio (HDMI). Click Configure and the Speaker Setup window pops Select Stereo and click Next. Tick the Front left and right option, and click Next. Click Finish to exit the speaker setup.

  • Page 26: Using Intel® Widi For The First Time

    Connecting with Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) ® Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) allows you to wirelessly connect your All-in-one PC to an external display such as HDTV, monitor, or projector for sharing, downloading, or streaming music, movies, and other media contents. Using Intel®...

  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Working With Windows, System Requirements

    Chapter 3: Working with Windows ® System requirements To facilitate a smoother transition from your previous operating system, read the system requirements below before upgrading to Windows® 8: Processor 1GHz or faster 1GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) Hard disk space 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) Graphics card Microsoft DirectX9 graphics device with WDDM driver...

  • Page 28: Starting For The First Time, Windows ® 8 Lock Screen

    Starting for the first time When you start your computer for the first time, a series of screens appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your Windows 8 operating system. ® To start for the first time: Press the power button on your All-in-one PC.

  • Page 29: Windows ® Ui, Start Screen

    Windows ® The Window® User Interface (UI) is the tile-based display used in Windows 8. It includes the ® following features you can use while working on your All-in-one PC. Start screen The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user account. It helps organize all the programs and applications you need in just one place.

  • Page 30: Windows® Apps, Hotspots

    Windows® apps These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiled-format for easy access. IMPORTANT! A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher is required to run Windows® apps. NOTE: Some apps require signing in to your Microsoft account before they are fully launched. Hotspots Onscreen hotspots allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your All-in-one PC.

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    Hotspots on the Start screen NOTE: Refer to the next page for the Hotspots’ functions. All-in-one PC ET2300...

  • Page 32: Working With Windows ® Apps

    Hotspot Action upper left corner Hover your mouse pointer then tap on the recent app’s thumbnail to revert back to that running app. If you launched more than one app, slide down to show all running apps. lower left corner From a running app screen: Hover your mouse pointer then tap on the Start screen’s thumbnail to go back to the Start screen.

  • Page 33: Launching Apps, Customizing Apps

    Working with Windows apps ® Use your All-in-one PC’s touchscreen or keyboard to launch and customize your apps. Launching apps Tap an app to launch it. 1. Press twice then use the arrow keys to browse through the apps. 2. Press to launch your selected app.

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    From the running app’s screen, press Accessing All Apps Aside from the apps already pinned on your Start screen, you can also open other applications like the exclusive ASUS Software apps bundled with your All-in-one PC through the Apps screen. Launching the Apps screen Launch the Apps screen using your All-in-one PC's touchscreen or keyboard.

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    Pinning more apps on the Start screen You can pin more apps on the Start screen using your touchscreen. Swipe down the app tile to select and launch its settings bar. to pin the selected app to the Start screen. Charm bar The Charm bar is a toolbar that can be triggered on the right side of your screen.

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    Inside the Charm bar Search This tool allows you to look for files, applications, or programs in your All-in-one Share This tool allows you to share applications via social networking sites or email. Start This tool reverts the display back to the Start screen. From the Start screen, you can also use this to revert back to a recently opened app.

  • Page 37: Snap Feature

    Snap feature The Snap feature displays two apps side-by-side, allowing you to work or switch between apps. IMPORTANT! Ensure that your All-in-one PC’s screen resolution is set to 1366 x 768 pixels or higher before using the Snap feature. Snap bar Using Snap Perform the following steps to activate Snap using your All-in-one PC’s touchscreen or keyboard.

  • Page 38: Other Keyboard Shortcuts

    Other keyboard shortcuts Using the keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help you launch applications and navigate Windows®8. Switches between the Start screen and the last running app Launches the desktop Launches the Computer window on Desktop mode Opens the File search pane Opens the Share pane Opens the Settings pane...

  • Page 39: Turning Your All-in-one Pc Off

    Opens Ease of Access Center Opens the Settings search pane Opens a menu box of Windows tools Launches the magnifier icon and zooms in your screen Zooms out your screen Opens the Narrator Settings Enables the print screen function Turning your All-in-one PC off Do either of the following to shut down your All-in-one PC: >...

  • Page 40: Entering The Bios Setup

    Entering the BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for system startup in the All-in-one PC. In normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most conditions to ensure optimal performance. Do not change the default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances: •...

  • Page 41: Wi-fi Connection

    Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet Access emails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social networking sites on or from your All-in-one PC using wireless/Wi-Fi or wired connection. Wi-Fi connection Launch the Charm bar from the Start screen or from any application mode. NOTE: For details, refer to the section Charm bar under Working with Windows®...

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    Select the wireless network that you want to connect to from the list. Click Connect. NOTE: You may be prompted to enter a security key to connect to a secured wireless network. All-in-one PC ET2300...

  • Page 43: Wired Connection, Configuring A Dynamic Ip/pppoe Network Connection

    Wired connection Use a network (RJ-45) cable to connect your All-in-one PC to a DSL/cable modem or a local area network (LAN). Turn on your computer. Configure the necessary Internet connection settings. NOTES: • For more details, refer to the sections Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection or Configuring a static IP network connection.

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    From the Windows taskbar, right-click the network icon and click Open Network and ® Sharing Center. From the Open Network and Sharing Center screen, click Change Adapter settings. Right-click on your LAN and select Properties. Click Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.

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    Return to the Network and Sharing Center and then click Set up a new connection or network. Select Connect to the Internet and click Next. Select Broadband (PPPoE) and click Next. 10. Enter your Username, Password, and Connection name. Click Connect. 11.

  • Page 46: Configuring A Static Ip Network Connection

    Configuring a static IP network connection To configure a static IP network connection: Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the previous section Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection. Click Use the following IP address. Enter the IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway from your service provider.

  • Page 47: Resetting Your All-in-one Pc

    Chapter 5: Recovering your system Resetting your All-in-one PC The Reset your PC option restores your PC to its factory default settings. IMPORTANT! Back up all your data before using this option. To reset your All-in-one PC: Press <F9> during bootup. IMPORTANT! To go through POST, follow any of the ways described in the section Quickly enter the BIOS in Chapter 3.

  • Page 48: Recovering From A System Image File, Creating A Usb Recovery Drive

    Recovering from a system image file You can create a USB recovery drive and use this to recover your All-in-one PC’s settings. Creating a USB recovery drive WARNING! All files on your USB storage device will be permanently deleted during the process. Before you proceed, ensure that you back up all your important data.

  • Page 49: Removing Everything And Reinstalling Windows

    Click Create. Wait for a while for the process to complete. When the process is completed, click Finish. Removing everything and reinstalling Windows Restoring your All-in-one PC to its original factory settings can be done using the Remove everything and reinstall option in PC Settings. Refer to the steps below to use this option. Back up all your data before using this option.

  • Page 50: Notices

    Notices REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment.

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    • Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the guarantee of this device could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

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    Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC) The following items were completed and are considered relevant and sufficient: • Essential requirements as in [Article 3] • Protection requirements for health and safety as in [Article 3.1a] • Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950] •...

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    NO DISASSEMBLY The warranty does not apply to the products that have been disassembled by users Lithium-Ion Battery Warning 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 the manufacturer’s instructions.

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    ASUS follows the green design concept to design and manufacture our products, and makes sure that each stage of the product life cycle of ASUS product is in line with global environmental regulations. In addition, ASUS disclose the relevant information based on regulation requirements.

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    U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY STAR standard, and the power management feature is enabled by default. The monitor and computer are automatically set to sleep after 15 and 30 minutes of user inactivity.

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    Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Tel: +886-2-2894-3447 Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN R.O.C Authorised ASUSTeK Computer GmbH representative in Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY Europe All-in-one PC ET2300...

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  • dee Nov 19, 2015 07:23:
    Needing help pls.. I have an Asus ET2300 and upon switching on after an electrical black out it now comes with a screen saying enter password ????
    Please help i have no idea why or what password and no f2 or f9 keys work