Security cable slot
External monitor port
USB 3.0 charging (powered) port
Smart card reader (depending on the
Attaches an optional security cable to the computer.
The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but
it may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or
Enables airflow to cool internal components.
The computer fan starts up automatically to cool
internal components and prevent overheating. It is normal for
the internal fan to cycle on and off during routine operation.
Connects an external VGA monitor or projector.
Connects an optional USB device, such as a keyboard, mouse,
external drive, printer, scanner or USB hub. Standard USB ports
will not charge all USB devices or will charge using a low
current. Some USB devices require power and require you to use
a powered port.
USB charging ports can also charge select models of
cell phones and MP3 players, even when the computer is off.
For details about different types of USB ports, see
Using a USB device on page
Supports optional smart cards.