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TravelMate 3200 Series
Copyright © 2004. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 3200 Series User’s Guide Original Issue: July 2004 Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revision or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications. This company makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and spe
English iii First things first We would like to thank you for making the TravelMate series of notebook computers your choice for your mobile computing needs. We hope you will be happy with your TravelMate as much as we enjoyed making it for you. Your guides To help you use your TravelMate, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for starters... poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. This User’s guide introduces you to the many ways your computer can help y
iv Basic care and tips for using your computer Turning your computer on and off To turn on the computer, simply press and release the power switch below the LCD screen. See “Front view” on page 3 for the location of the power switch. To turn the power off, do any of the following: • Use the Windows shutdown command Click on Start, Turn Off Computer; then click on Turn Off. Use the power switch Note: You can also use the power switch to perform power management functions. See “Power manageme
English v Never place objects on top of the computer to avoid damaging the computer. Do not slam the computer display when you close it. Never place the computer on uneven surfaces. Taking care of your AC adapter Here are some ways to take care of your AC adapter: Do not connect the adapter to any other device. Do not step on the power cord or place heavy objects on top of it. Carefully route the power cord and any cables away from personal traffic. When unplugging the power cord
vi If any of the following occurs: The computer has been dropped or the body has been damaged. Liquid has been spilled into the product. The computer does not operate normally. Please refer to "Troubleshooting my computer" on page 49. English
First things first iii Your guides iii Basic care and tips for using your computer iv 1 Getting to know your TravelMate 1 A TravelMate tour 3 Front view 3 Closed front view 5 Left view 6 Right view 7 Rear view 8 Bottom view 9 Features 10 Indicators 12 Using the keyboard 14 Lock keys 14 Embedded numeric keypad 15 Windows keys 16 Hot keys 17 The Euro symbol 19 Launch keys 20 Touchpad 22 Touchpad basics 22 Storage 24 Hard dis
2 Customizing my computer 35 Expanding through options 37 Connectivity options 37 Upgrade options 43 Using system utilities 45 Acer eManager 45 Launch Manager 46 BIOS Utility 46 D to D Recovery (Disc to Disc) 47 Multilingual operating system installation 47 Restore without a Recovery CD 47 Setup password and exit 48 3 Troubleshooting my computer 49 Frequently-asked questions 51 Troubleshooting tips 54 Error messages 55 Requesting service 56 ITW 56 Before you call 57 Appendix A Specifications 59
1 Getting to know your TravelMate
Your TravelMate computer combines high- performance, versatility, power management features and multimedia capabilities with a unique style and ergonomic design. Work with unmatched productivity and reliability with your new power computing partner.
English 3 A TravelMate tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for starters... poster, let us show you around your new TravelMate computer. Front view # Item Description 1 Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output.
4 1 Getting to know your TravelMate # Item Description 2 Power button Turns the computer on and off. 3 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that turn on and off to show the status of the computer’s functions and components. 4 Keyboard Inputs data into your computer. 5 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 6 Click buttons The left and right buttons function like the (left, center and right) left and right mouse buttons; the center button serve
English 5 Closed front view # Item Description 1 Speakers Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. 2 Infrared port Interfaces with infrared devices (e.g., infrared printer and IR-aware computer). 3 Power indicator Lights when the computer is on. 4 Battery indicator Lights when the battery is being charged. 5 Bluetooth Lights to indicate the status of Bluetooth communications (optional) communications. 6 Wireless Lights to indicate the status of Wireless LAN communications (option
6 1 Getting to know your TravelMate Left view # Item Description 1 Security keylock Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 2 IEEE 1394 port Connects to IEEE 1394 devices. 3 Modem jack Connects to a phone line. 4 USB 2.0 port Connects to Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 5 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. 6 Speaker/Line-Out/Headphone Connects to audio line-out devices jack (e.g., speak
English 7 Right view # Item Description 1 Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs depending on the optical drive type. 2 LED indicator Lights up when the optical drive is active. 3 Emergency eject Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer hole is turned off. See page 52 for more details. 4 Optical drive Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive. eject button 5 Eject button Ejects the PC Card from the slot. 6 PC Card slot Connects to one Type II CardBus PC Card. 7 3-i
8 1 Getting to know your TravelMate Rear view # Item Description 1 100-pin port Connects to an I/O port replicator, or replicator connector Acer EasyPort expansion devices. 2 External display port Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). English
English 9 Bottom view 4 # Item Description 1Memory Houses the computer's main memory. compartment 2 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. 3 Battery release Unlatches the battery to remove the battery latch pack. 4 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 5 Battery lock Locks the battery in place.
10 1 Getting to know your TravelMate Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many features: Performance Intel® Pentium M® processor 715, 725, 735, 745, 755 Intel® 855GME chipset 256/512 MB of DDR333 SDRAM standard, upgradeable to 2048 MB with dual soDIMM modules 40 GB and above high-capacity, Enhanced-IDE hard disk Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI) power management system Display The 14.1” XGA (1024x768 resolution) TFT LCD panel providing a large viewing ar
English 11 Connectivity Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection Built-in 56Kbps fax/data modem Fast infrared wireless communication IEEE 1394 port Two Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 ports InviLink™ 802.11b/g or InviLink™ 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN (manufacturing option) Bluetooth® (manufacturing option) 100-pin port replicator connector SD/MMC/MS memory card reader Human-centric design and ergonomics • Rugged, yet extremely portable design • Stylish appearance • Ful
12 1 Getting to know your TravelMate Indicators The computer has three easy-to-read status icons on the upper-left above the keyboard. Icon Function Description Caps Lock Lights when Caps Lock is activated. Num Lock Lights when Num Lock is activated. Media activity Lights when the hard disk or optical drive is active. English
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