Acer Aspire 3020 Series user manual

User manual for the device Acer Aspire 3020 Series

Device: Acer Aspire 3020 Series
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Number of pages: 81
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Aspire 3020/5020 Series
User's Guide

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Copyright © 2005. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 3020/5020 Series User's Guide Original Issue: March 2005 Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions 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

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iii First things first We would like to thank you for making the Aspire series of notebook computers your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Aspire, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for Starters... poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. The printed User's Guide introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new computer. For more on how your computer can help you to be more productive, please

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iv • Use the power button Note: You can also use the power button to perform power management functions. See "Moving around" on page 39 of the AcerSystem User's Guide. • Use the customized functions for power management You can also shut down the computer by closing the display cover, or by pressing the sleep hotkey + . See "Moving around" on page 39 of the AcerSystem User's Guide. Note: If you cannot power off the computer normally, press and hold the power button for more than fo

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v • The total ampere ratings of the equipment plugged in should not exceed the ampere rating of the cord if you are using an extension cord. Also, the total current rating of all equipment plugged into a single wall outlet should not exceed the fuse rating. Taking care of your battery pack Here are some ways to take care of your battery pack: • Use only batteries of the same kind as replacements. Turn the power off before removing or replacing batteries. • Do not tamper with batteries. Keep

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First things first iii Your guides iii Basic care and tips for using your computer iii Turning your computer on and off iii Taking care of your computer iv Taking care of your AC adaptor iv Taking care of your battery pack v Cleaning and servicing v An Aspire tour 1 Front view 1 Closed front view 2 Left view 3 Right view 4 Rear view 4 Base view 5 Specifications 6 Indicators 9 Launch keys 10 Touchpad 11 Touchpad basics 11 Using the keyboard 13 Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad 13 Windows keys

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Acer Arcade (for selected models) 27 Arcade hotkeys 28 Finding and playing content 29 Settings 29 Arcade controls 29 Navigation controls 30 Player controls 30 Cinema 30 DVD settings 31 Album 32 Slideshow settings 33 Video 33 Playing a video file 33 Video authoring 34 Music 34 Burner 35 Copy — Back up your CD/DVD collection 35 Audio — Create your own greatest hits CDs 35 Data — Store files simply and easily 35 Video — Your world in pictures 35 TV 35 Instant replay 36 Recorded TV 36 Scheduling rec

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Preparing the computer 41 What to take with you 42 Special considerations 42 Traveling internationally with the computer42 Preparing the computer 42 What to bring with you 42 Special considerations 43 Securing your computer 43 Using a computer security lock 43 Using passwords 43 Entering passwords 44 Setting passwords 44 Expanding through options 45 Connectivity options 45 Fax/data modem 45 Built-in network feature 46 Fast Infrared 46 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 47 IEEE 1394 port 47 PC Card slot

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FCC notice 57 Modem notices 59 Important safety instructions 62

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English 1 An Aspire tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters... poster, let us show you around your new Aspire computer. Front view # Item Description 1 Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. 2 Power button Turns the computer on and off. 3 Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. 4 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. 5 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a compu

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2 # Item Description 6 Click buttons The left and right buttons function like the left (left, center and right) and right mouse buttons; the center button serves as a 4-way scroll button. 7 Launch keys Buttons for launching frequently used programs. See "Launch keys" on page 10 for more details. 8 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that turn on and off to show the status of the computer's functions and components. 9 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use

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English 3 # Icon Item Description 7 Power indicator Lights when the computer is on. 8 Latch Locks and releases the lid. Left view # Icon Item Description 1 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. 2 S-video/TV-out Connects to a television or display port device with S-video input (manufacturing option). 3 IEEE 1394 port Connects to IEEE 1394 devices (manufacturing option). 4 3 USB 2.0 ports Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 5 Inf

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4 Right view # Item Description 1 Optical drive eject button Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive. 2 Optical disk access LED that indicates when an optical disk is indicator being read or written. 3 Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs depending on the optical drive type. Note: The slot-load optical drive is only available on selected models. Rear view # Icon Item Description 1 Security keylock Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 2 Power j

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English 5 # Icon Item Description 6 External display port Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). 7 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Base view # Item Description 1 Wireless LAN bay Houses the computer's wireless LAN. 2 Battery lock Locks the battery in place. 3 Battery release Releases the battery for removal. latch 4 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 5 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool. Note: Do no

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6 Specifications ® ® Operating Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition system ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Professional ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition N ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition N Platform Aspire 3020 Series ™ • Mobile AMD Sempron processor 2600+/3000+ or higher with 128 KB L2 cache, or ™ • Mobile AMD Sempron processor 2800+/3100+ or higher with 256 KB L2 cache Aspire 5020 Se

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English 7 Storage One 40 GB or larger hard disk drive subsystem Optical drive options: • DVD-Super Multi double layer drive • DVD-Dual double layer drive • DVD/CD-RW combo drive 6-in-1 card reader (MS/MS PRO/MMC/SD/SM/xD-Picture Card) Dimension and 363 (W) x 278 (D) x 24.0/32.9 (H) mm weight (14.3 x 10.9 x 0.9/1.3 inches) 3.07 Kg (6.77 lbs.) for 15.4" LCD model Power ACPI 1.0b power management standard: supports Standby subsystem and Hibernation power-saving modes 60 W Li-ion battery pack 3.5

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8 I/O interface Four USB 2.0 ports IEEE 1394 port Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out port Microphone/line-in jack Headphones/speaker/line-out port Infrared (FIR) port Type II PC Card slot 6-in-1 card reader DC-in jack for AC adaptor Security Kensington lock slot BIOS user and supervisor passwords Options and 256/512 MB and 1 GB soDIMM memory accessories Li-ion battery pack 90 W AC adaptor Environment Temperature: • Operating: 5° C to 35° C • No

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English 9 Indicators The computer has four easy-to-read status indicators on the upper-right above the keyboard, and four on the front panel. The power, battery, and wireless communication status indicators are visible even when the LCD display is closed. Icon Function Description Caps Lock Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Num Lock Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Media activity Indicates when the hard disk or optical drive is active. Bluetooth Indicates the status of Bluetoot

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10 Launch keys Located at the upper-right, above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called launch keys. They are: mail, Web browser, Acer Empowering Key " " and one user-programmable button. Press " " to run the Acer eManager. Please see "Acer eManager" on page 19. The mail and Web buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable keys, run the Acer Launch Manager. See "Launch Manager" on page 21. Launc


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