In the event of a system crash, press and hold the power button on the
front of the system for four seconds. After the system has shut down,
turn off all peripheral devices.
You can expand your AcerSystem system quickly and easily by adding
components. You can also upgrade the components of your
Opening the computer
Before removing any panels or covers, please make sure to shut off the
computer and unplug the power cord from the outlet.
Remove the screws on the chassis.
Slide the panel off.
Setting up new components
You can only use components compatible with AcerSystem computers.
Before you choose new components, please ask your authorized Acer
dealer whether the part will operate within your AcerSystem system.
In order to ensure proper setup and installation, please refer to the
instructions provided with your new components.
Probable upgrades are:
Upgrade to high-capacity HDD
Expand high-level memory
Upgrade from a CD-ROM drive to CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD/CD-
RW combo or DVD write (selected models only)r
Install additional interface cards in empty PCI slots, e.g., PCI
fax/modem card (selected models only)
Setting up your computer