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Acer Aspire P3-171 Quick Manual

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Acer Aspire P3
Quick Guide

Product registration

When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately
register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such as:
• Faster service from our trained representatives.
• Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer
surveys.
• The latest news from Acer.
Hurry and register, as other advantages await you!
How to register
To register your Acer product, please visit www.acer.com. Select your country, click
PRODUCT REGISTRATION and follow the simple instructions.
You will also be asked to register your product during the setup process, or you can
double-click the Registration icon on the desktop.
After we receive your product registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with
important data that you should keep in a safe place.
Obtaining Acer accessories
We are happy to inform you that Acer's warranty extension program and Notebook
accessories are available online. Come and visit our online shop and find what you need
at store.acer.com.
The Acer store is being progressively rolled out, and, unfortunately may not be available
in some regions. Please check back regularly to see when it will be available in your
country.

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  • Page 1: Product Registration

    Come and visit our online shop and find what you need at store.acer.com. The Acer store is being progressively rolled out, and, unfortunately may not be available in some regions. Please check back regularly to see when it will be available in your...
  • Page 2 © 03/2013. All Rights Reserved. Acer Aspire P3 Quick Guide This revision: 29 March 2013 Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase:...
  • Page 3: First Things First

    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.
  • Page 4: Your Acer Computer Tour

    Your Acer computer tour Your Acer computer tour After setting up your device as illustrated in the setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer computer. You can enter information into you new computer via the touchscreen. Computer Your device has two components: the computer and the keyboard cover.
  • Page 5: Back View

    Back view Item Description Integrated webcam Web camera for video communication. Camera indicator light Lights up when camera is active. Top view Item Description Ventilation and Allows the computer to stay cool. cooling fan Do not cover or obstruct the openings. Note: Display orientation may be fixed when apps designed for a specific orientation are running.
  • Page 6: Bottom View

    Your Acer computer tour Bottom view Item Description Speakers Delivers stereo audio output. Left/right views Icon Item Description Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. Supports high-definition digital video micro HDMI port connections. Connects to USB devices. USB 3.0 port A USB 3.0 port can be distinguished by its blue connector (see below).
  • Page 7: Led Indicators

    Icon Item Description Connects to audio devices  Headset/speaker (e.g., speakers, headphones) or a headset jack with microphone. Press to turn the computer on; press again Power button to place the computer in Sleep mode. Press and hold to turn the computer off. Indicates the computer's battery status.
  • Page 8: Keyboard Cover

    Your Acer computer tour • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% Keyboard cover The following section describes the bundled keyboard cover. Keyboard front view Icon Item Description Indicates the keyboard’s battery status (see Battery LED table below).
  • Page 9: Battery Led

    Inserting the computer into the keyboard cover Note: Always use caution when using and transporting the keyboard cover. Acer recommends using two hands when holding the keyboard case. 1. Place the holder into the keyboard's channel to put the holder in position.
  • Page 10 Your Acer computer tour 2. Place the bottom part of the computer into the holder's bottom section. To avoid possible scratching and damage, do not insert the computer into the top section first. 3. Lean the tablet back into the holder and press the tablet's top edges to ensure the holder’s tabs secure it in place.The computer is now secure in...
  • Page 11: Removing The Computer From The Keyboard Cover

    Note: To avoid possible damage, do not carry the holder with the computer facing outside. Removing the computer from the keyboard cover 1. Press the holder’s tabs located on the top of the holder. 2. Pull the computer away from the holder.
  • Page 12: Using The Keyboard

    1. Tap the Settings charm > Change PC settings > Devices 2. Tap the Acer Aspire P3 Bluetooth Keyboard option and then tap the minus sign to the right to remove the device (it may take a moment for the keyboard to be removed from the device list.)
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Q: My keyboard doesn't do anything when I press the keys. A: There could be several reasons for this. Check the following: 1. The keyboard may be turned off. Press and hold the keyboard's Power button until the function LED comes on (the function LED will turn on for 5 seconds and then turn off).

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