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Acer Aspire Notebook Series Quick Manual

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Aspire Notebook Series

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
The latest news from Acer.
Hurry and register, as other advantages await you!
How to register
To register your Acer product, please visit 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
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
Quick Guide


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  • Page 1: Product Registration

    Come and visit our online shop and find what you need at 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 © 2012. All Rights Reserved. Aspire Notebook Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 02/2012 Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer recommends... Productivity Software ® Work Great with Microsoft Office 2010 - Express your ideas, solve problems and simplify everyday projects with Office 2010.
  • 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 Notebook Tour

    Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top cover view Icon Item Description Microphone Internal microphone for recording sound. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), Screen displays computer output.
  • Page 5: Keyboard View

    Keyboard view Icon Item Description Power button Turns the computer on and off. Keyboard For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which Touchpad functions like a computer mouse. Click buttons (left The left and right buttons function like the and right) left and right mouse buttons.
  • Page 6 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...
  • Page 7: Closed Front View

    Closed front view Icon Item Description Power Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when Battery the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active.
  • Page 8: Right View

    Icon Item Description Ethernet (RJ-45) Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- port based network. External display Connects to a display device (VGA) port (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Supports high definition digital video HDMI port connections. Connect to USB devices. USB ports If a port is black, it is USB 2.0 compatible;...
  • Page 9: Base View

    Icon Item Description Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Optical disk Lights up when the optical drive is active. access indicator Optical drive Ejects the optical disk from the drive. eject button Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off.
  • Page 10 Visit to find your specific model and refer to the detailed specifications to determine which processor your computer uses. If you’re unsure, please contact an authorized Acer service center.

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