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    Operating Manual AMILO Desktop English...

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    Have you..technical questions or problems? Please contact: • our Hotline/Help Desk (see Help Desk list or on the Internet: "http://ts.fujitsu.com/helpdesk") • Your sales partner • Your sales office Further information can be found on the Help Desk list and in the manual "Warranty".

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    Copyright © Fujitsu Technology Solutions 2009 2009/05 Published by Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 8 80807 München, Germany Contact http://ts.fujitsu.com/support All rights reserved, including intellectual property rights. Technical data subject to modifi cations and delivery subject to availability. Any liability that the data and illustrations are complete, actual or correct is excluded.

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    AMILO Desktop First-time setup Your AMILO Desktop Important notes Getting started Operation Problem solutions and tips System expansions Technical data Index...

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    All other trademarks referenced are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners, whose protected rights are acknowledged. Copyright © Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH 2009 All rights reserved, including rights of translation, reproduction by printing, copying or similar methods, either in part or in whole.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Your AMILO Desktop ........

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    Installing and removing a hard disk drive (AMILO Desktop L/P) ......48...

  • Page 9: Your Amilo Desktop

    • • in the manual for the motherboard • in the documentation for your operating system • in the information files (e.g. *.PDF, *.HTML, *.DOC, *.CHM, *.TXT, *.HLP) AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 10: Notational Conventions

    "CD/DVD Drivers & Utilities" or "Safety" manual refers to a key on the keyboard, e.g.: This style flags concepts and text that are emphasised or highlighted, e.g.: Do not switch off device AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 11: Important Notes

    The surface can be cleaned with a dry cloth. If particularly dirty, use a cloth that has been moistened in mild domestic detergent and then carefully wrung out. Use disinfectant wipes to clean the keyboard and the mouse. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 12: Guarantee Services

    If your operating system should at some point fail to start, or if faults should occur on your hard drive, it may be necessary to reinstall the pre-installed software. Detailed information on this can be found in the manual: "Restoring installed software". AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 13: Ce Marking

    If your country is not included in the list, then please contact the corresponding supervisory authority as to whether the use of this product is permitted in your country. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 14: Getting Started

    If you have received drives or boards with your device, please do not install them until after first-time setup. How to install drives and boards is described in the "System expansions", Page 32 chapter. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 15: Setting Up The Device

    Line In • Sound onboard When an additional sound card is Line Out installed, there is no sound function on the motherboard, and “Sound onboard“ is not available. 3.5 mm jack sockets AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    LAN Video input and output connection SVIDEO IN (optional) SVIDEO OUT (see documentation about the VGA/TV card) 4-pin or multi-pin socket Connection for digital video signal (monitor) Digital Audio-Video Interface HDMI Analog video interface AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 17: Displays And Controls

    Switch for booting up the system. • On/off switch lights up white: The system is switched on. • On/off switch flashes yellow: The hard disk is being accessed. • On/off switch flashes white: The system is in power-saving mode. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 18: Connecting External Devices

    Depending on the expansion stage of your machine and your monitor, you can also connect the data cable to the DVI or HDMI interface. ► Plug the monitor power cable into the grounded mains outlet. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 19: Connecting The Mouse And Keyboard Set

    USB device. To ensure USB 2.0, the length of the cable used between the front USB port of your device and the external USB device must not exceed 3 m. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 20: Connecting The Machine To The Mains

    The installation will otherwise not be carried out correctly and the contents of the hard disk must be completely restored. You may need the licence number for Windows during the installation. The licence number is located on a sticker on your device. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 21: Switch On The Monitor And The Machine

    ► If anything is unclear regarding the data you are asked to input, read the online Help in your operating system. Further information on the system, drivers, utilities and updates can be found on the DVD "Drivers & utilities" and on the Internet under "http://ts.fujitsu.com/support". AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 22: Operation

    The ON/OFF switch does not fully disconnect the TV from the mains voltage. To completely disconnect the mains voltage, remove the power plug from the power socket. ► If necessary, switch the monitor off (see the operating manual for the monitor). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 23: Memory Card Reader

    ► Carefully insert the memory card into the slot. The side with writing on it must face upwards. Do not force the card in, otherwise the delicate contact surfaces can be damaged. Memory card, AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 24: Taking Out The Memory Card

    The display remains unlit: The machine is not connected to the mains or is not ready for operation. If the machine is ready for operation, it can be switched on at the on/off switch. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 25: Keyboard

    ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface). Otherwise the key is inoperative. The mainboard must support this function. Keys, Keys, Keys, Enter key confirms the highlighted selection. The Enter key is also referred to as the "Return" key. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    SysRq from the computer. You can also use this key combination to access the Windows Task Manager or change your Windows password. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 27: Multimedia Keys (depending On The Speciļ¬cation)

    This key starts your system’s standard browser. The functions assigned to the keys can be changed using the program: Key Configuration Tool. Standby mode The computer switches to standby mode in accordance with the BIOS and operating system settings. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 28: Lx300 Wireless Keyboard Set

    Operation LX300 Wireless Keyboard Set The LX300 Wireless Keyboard Set is supplied with the AMILO Desktop S. Comply with the safety information in the safety manual and in the operating instructions for the "AMILO Desktop". Always use type AAA batteries.

  • Page 29: Inserting Batteries In The Keyboard

    Operation Inserting batteries in the keyboard A symbol in the battery compartment shows you which way round to insert the batteries. ► Insert the batteries. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 30: Connecting The Receiver

    Operation Connecting the receiver ► Move the receiver in the direction of the arrow to take it out of the keyboard. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 31: Re-establishing The Radio Connection To The Keyboard Set If Required

    ► Keep the Esc key on the keyboard pressed for five seconds. The LED on the receiver will flash green 4 times to indicate that the connection to the keyboard has been established successfully. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 32: Skip Forward And Back Buttons On The Mouse

    If you are not intending to use the mouse for a long time, you can switch it off to save power. Set the switch on the bottom of the mouse to "Off". If you wish to resume work with the mouse, do not forget to switch it on again. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 33: Using The Mouse Wheel

    Property and data protection Property protection Dataprotection Securitymeasures Software functions and mechanical locking offer a broad range of functions for protecting your device and your personal data from unauthorised access. You can also combine these functions. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 34: Security Functions In The Bios Setup

    Protecting the machine against external switch-on commands Permutations and combinations of these facilities are permissible. A detailed description of the menu: Security and how to assign passwords can be found in the motherboard manual. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 35: Problem Solutions And Tips

    ► To start theSystemDiagnostics program, click Start - Programs - Fujitsu Siemens Computers - SystemDiagnostics. ► To start theSystemDiagnostics program, click Start - Programs - Fujitsu - SystemDiagnostics. ► If a problem is detected during the test run, the SystemDiagnostics program outputs a code (e.g.

  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    The lithium battery on the mainboard is flat. ► If the time and date are repeatedly wrong when you switch on your device, replace the lithium battery (see "Exchanging the lithium battery", Page 51). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 37: Monitor Remains Blank

    If you use an adapter or extension lead with the mouse cable, check the connections. ► Make sure that only one mouse is connected. ► Switch the device on. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 38: The Wireless Keyboard Or Mouse Is Not Recognised Or Fails To Work

    When installing programs or drivers, important files may be overwritten and modified. To be able to access the original data in the event of any problems following installation, you should backup your hard disk prior to installation. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 39: Hard Disk Contents, Restoring

    Hard disk contents, restoring The instructions can be found on the case of the Recovery DVD. Tips Topic Out of system resources ► Close unnecessary applications. ► Run the applications in a different order. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 40: System Expansions

    You must always discharge static build up (e.g. by touching a grounded object) before working. • The equipment and tools you use must be free of static charges. • Never touch pins or conductors on boards fitted with ESDs. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 41: Opening The Casing

    Don’t plug the mains plug back into the mains socket until you have closed the casing up again. ► Disconnect any cables that make access difficult. AMILO Desktop L/P AMILO Desktop S ► Using a cross-head screwdriver (1), unscrew the casing screws. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    ► Place the machine on its side as shown. ► Push the side panel in the direction of the arrow (2). ► Swing the side panel in the direction of the arrow (3) and lift it off the casing. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 43: Closing The Casing

    AMILO Desktop L/P AMILO Desktop S ► Swing the side panel in the direction of the arrow (1). ► Push the side panel in the direction of the arrow (2) until it clicks home. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    System expansions AMILO Desktop L/P AMILO Desktop S ► Using a cross-head screwdriver (3), tighten the casing screws. ► Reconnect any cables that were disconnected. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 45: Removing The Front Panel (amilo Desktop L/p)

    System expansions Removing the front panel (AMILO Desktop L/P) ► Raise the front panel from below in the direction of the arrow (1). ► Pull the front panel off the casing in the direction of the arrow (2). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 46: Fastening The Front Panel (amilo Desktop L/p)

    System expansions Fastening the front panel (AMILO Desktop L/P) ► Push the front panel onto the casing in the direction of the arrow (1) until it engages. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 47: Upgrading The Main Memory

    ► Carefully press the two retaining clips outwards (1). Removing Removing The memory module is removed in an upward direction. ► Pull the memory module out of the installation slot in the direction of the arrow (2). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 48: Installing A Memory Module

    Boards may already be installed on shipment. Board, Board, Your configuration may vary from the illustrations below. The activity sequences described are identical for all machine variants and expansion stages. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 49: Remove The Slot Cover

    ► Pull the slot cover out of the slot (2). Do not throw away the slot cover. For cooling, protection against fire and in order to comply with EMC regulations, you must refit the slot cover if you remove the board. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 50: Installing A Board

    ► If necessary, connect the cables to the board. If you have installed or removed a board, please check the relevant PCI slot settings in the BIOS Setup. If necessary, change the settings. Further information is provided in the PCI board documentation. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 51: Removing A Module

    ► Loosen the screw (1). ► With long modules: Release the lever by pushing it in the direction of the arrow (2). ► Remove the module from of the slot (3). ► Place the module in appropriate packing. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 52: Reinstalling A Slot Cover

    35). If you have installed or removed a board, please check the relevant PCI slot settings in the BIOS Setup. If necessary, change the settings. Further information is provided in the PCI board documentation. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 53: Installing And Removing Operator-controllable Drives (amilo Desktop L/p)

    ► If there is a plate located behind the front panel, remove it with an appropriate screwdriver (1). ► Remove the new drive from the packaging. ► Carry out the required settings on the drive. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    Further information on connecting the data cable can be found in the mainboard manual. "Closing the casing", Page 35). ► Close the casing (see ► Replace the front panel on the casing (see "Fastening the front panel (AMILO Desktop L/P)", Page 38). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 55: Removing A 5 1 / 4 " Operator-controllable Drive

    ► If you are not installing a new drive, fix the plate in place to cover the drive slot. ► Replace the front panel on the casing (see "Fastening the front panel (AMILO Desktop L/P)", Page 38). ► Close the casing (see "Closing the casing", Page 35). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 56: Installing And Removing A Hard Disk Drive (amilo Desktop L/p)

    ► Secure the EasyChange rails on the side of the hard disk by inserting the pins of the EasyChange rail in the corresponding holes of the hard disk. A second hard disk drive can be fixed to the drive retainer with short screws. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    Check that the polarity is correct and do not use any force. Further information on connecting the data cable can be found in the mainboard manual. "Closing the casing", Page 35). ► Close the casing (see AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 58: Removing A Hard Disk Drive

    (2). ► Pull the EasyChange rails off the hard disk drive. ► Close the casing (see "Closing the casing", Page 35). AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 59: Exchanging The Lithium Battery

    The battery will jump up a little in its holder. ► Remove the battery (2). ► Push a new lithium battery of the identical type into the holder (3) and press it down until it registers in place. AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 60: Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data Technical data pertaining to your machine can be found in the manual "Initial startup" and in the datasheet at "http://ts.fujitsu.com". AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

  • Page 61: Index

    Keyboard 17 transporting 3 keyboard shortcuts 18 upgrades 32 Keyboard shortcuts 17 Devices, Keyboard, connecting 11 alphanumeric keypad 17 cursor keys 17 function keys 17 numeric keypad 17 Electromagnetic compatibility 5 Keys 17 End-of-life machines AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    Notes CE marking 5 Taking back important 3 End-of-life machines 4 Numeric keypad 17 Transportation 3 ON/OFF switch 17 Upgrades, Operational display 16 device 32 Machine 16 Upgrading Overview main memory 39 Machine 1 AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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    Index USB devices, connecting 11 Warranty 4 USB port, connecting devices 11 Video workstation 7 AMILO Desktop Operating Manual, edition 3...

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