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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.
Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view Icon Item Description Acer Crystal Eye Web camera for video communication. (only webcam for certain models)
Icon Item Description Keyboard For entering data into your computer. Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Click buttons (left The left and right buttons function like the and right) left and right mouse buttons. Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer.
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...
Closed front view Icon Item Description Power indicator Indicates the computer’s power status. Battery indicator Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. HDD indicator Indicates when the hard disk drive is active.
Left view Icon Item Description Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Note: Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a table or handle of a locked drawer. Insert the lock into the notch and turn the key to secure the lock.
Right view 3 4 5 Icon Item Description Connects to USB 2.0 devices USB 2.0 port (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray Discs (for certain models only). Optical disk access Lights up when the optical drive is indicator active.
Base view Icon Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Battery release latch/lock Releases the battery for removal. Insert a suitable tool into the latch and slide to release. Memory compartment Houses the computer's main memory. Hard disk bay-Main Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws).