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Acer TravelMate Series Quick Manual

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TravelMate 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
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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 Original Issue: 05/2012 Model Number : _________________________________ Serial Number: ___________________________________ Purchase Date: ___________________________________ 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 setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view...
  • Page 5 Caps Lock Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Touch-sensitive pointing device which Touchpad functions like a computer mouse. Fingerprint reader for Acer ProShield Fingerprint reader Security Suite. Click buttons The left and right buttons function like (left and right) the 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 indicator Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber Battery indicator when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. Indicates when the hard disk drive is HDD indicator active.
  • Page 8: Left View

    Left view Icon Item Description DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter. External display Connects to a display device (e.g., (VGA) port external monitor, LCD projector). Supports high-definition digital video HDMI port connections. Connects to USB or eSATA devices (only for certain models).
  • Page 9: Right View

    Right view 5 6 7 Icon Item Description USB port Connects to USB devices. If a port is black, it is USB 2.0 USB port compatible; if it is blue it is also USB 3.0 compatible. USB port with power-off charging Internal optical drive;...
  • Page 10: Base View

    Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Battery lock Locks the battery in position. Acer MediaBay Releases the Acer MediaBay module. release latch Houses the computer's hard disk Hard disk bay (secured with screws). Memory Houses the computer's main memory.
  • Page 11 Item Description Acer DASP Protects the hard disk from shocks and (Disk Anti-Shock bumps. Protection) Acer ProDock Connects to the optional Acer ProDock. connector Battery release latch Releases the battery for removal. Environment • Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C •...