This chapter gives you a quick tour of your Apricot computer. It
details the energy-efficient features of the computer and contains
pictorial guides to help you identify the various parts of the
machine. As soon as you've unpacked the components and
familiarised yourself with them, you should progress to the next
chapter, 'Getting Started'.
Read the power guidelines which can be found in the Safety &
Regulatory section of this manual before using the computer for the first
On unpacking the computer, you should find:
More elaborate systems may include software or hardware options
with accompanying installation diskettes and additional documentation.
Some of these options may have been factory configured, or
installed by your supplier.
Keep the cartons, boxes and packaging materials; you will need
them again if you have to transport the computer elsewhere.
Make a note of the manufacturer's data recorded on the various
components (product codes, serial numbers, etc.). A service engineer
may need this information if the computer develops a fault.
Apricot PC system unit.
System unit AC power cord, and monitor power cord,
appropriate for the country of sale.
System documentation (this Owner's Handbook, etc.)
Microsoft Windows 95 or (if requested) Microsoft MS-DOS
and Windows for Workgroups documentation.
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