Acer TravelMate 2420 user manual

User manual for the device Acer TravelMate 2420

Device: Acer TravelMate 2420
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Date of adding : 2014-05-13 17:46:25
Number of pages: 74
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TravelMate 2420 Series
User's Guide

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Copyright © 2005. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 2420 Series User's Guide Original Issue: November 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 an

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iii Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. USA For electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws. For more information, contact the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org. For lamp-specific disposal infor

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iv 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 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 refer to the Ace

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v 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 button You can also shut down the computer by closing the display cover, or by pressing the sleep hotkey + . Note: If you cannot power off the computer normally, press and hold the power button for more than four seconds to shut down the computer. If you turn off the computer and want to turn it on again, wait at least two se

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vi 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 them away from children. • Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if possible. Cleaning and servicing When cleaning the computer, follow these steps: 1 Turn off the computer and remove the battery pack. 2 Disconnect the AC adapter.

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Disposal instructions iii First things first iv Your guides iv Basic care and tips for using your computer iv Turning your computer on and off iv Taking care of your computer v Taking care of your AC adapter v Taking care of your battery pack vi Cleaning and servicing vi Acer Empowering Technology 1 Acer eDataSecurity Management 2 Acer eLock Management 3 Acer ePerformance Management 4 Acer eRecovery Management 5 Acer eSettings Management 6 Acer ePower Management 7 Acer ePresentation Management 8

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Audio 26 Adjusting the volume 26 Using the system utilities 27 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) 27 Launch Manager 28 Norton AntiVirus 29 Frequently asked questions 30 Requesting service 33 International Travelers Warranty (ITW) 33 Before you call 33 Taking your notebook PC with you 34 Disconnecting from the desktop 34 Moving around 34 Preparing the computer 34 What to bring to meetings 35 Taking the computer home 35 Preparing the computer 35 What to take with you 35 Special consideration

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) 41 PC Card slot 42 Installing memory 43 BIOS utility 43 Boot sequence 43 Enable disk-to-disk recovery 44 Password 44 Using software 44 Playing DVD movies 44 Power management 45 Acer eRecovery Management 45 Create backup 46 Restore from backup 46 Create factory default image CD 47 Re-install bundled software without CD 47 Change password 48 Troubleshooting 49 Troubleshooting tips 49 Error messages 49 Regulations and safety notices 51 ENERGY STAR guidelines compliance 51

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Empowering Technology 1 Acer Empowering Technology Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer notebook. It features the following handy utilities: • Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms. • Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. • Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space, memory and registry se

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2 For more information, press the < > key to launch the Empowering Technology menu, then click on the appropriate utility and select the Help function. Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management is a handy file encryption utility that protects your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption/decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messe

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Empowering Technology 3 Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock up your removable data, optical and floppy drives to ensure that data can't be stolen while your notebook is unattended. • Removable data devices — includes USB disk drives, USB pen drives, USB flash drives, USB MP3 drives, USB memory card readers, IEEE 1394 disk drives and any other removable disk drives that can be mounted as a file system when plugged into the system. • Optic

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4 Acer ePerformance Management Acer ePerformance Management is a system optimization tool that boosts the performance of your Acer notebook. It provides you with the following options to enhance overall system performance: • Memory optimization — releases unused memory and check usage. • Disk optimization — removes unneeded items and files. • Speed optimization — improves the usability and performance of your Windows XP system. Empowering Technology

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Empowering Technology 5 Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a powerful utility that does away with the need for recovery disks provided by the manufacturer. The Acer eRecovery Management utility occupies space in a hidden partition on your system's HDD. User-created backups are stored on D:\ drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: • Password protection. • Recovery of applications and drivers. • Image/data backup: • Back up to HDD (set recovery point). • Back up

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6 Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications and to monitor the system health status. Furthermore, Acer eSettings Management enables you to optimize your Windows operating system, so your computer runs faster, smoother and better. Acer eSettings Management also: • Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigating through the program effortlessly. • Displays general system status and advanced monitoring for power users. • Logs whe

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Empowering Technology 7 Acer ePower Management Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface. To launch it, select Acer ePower Management from the Empowering Technology interface, or double-click the Acer ePower Management icon in the task tray. AC mode The default setting is "Maximum Performance." You can adjust CPU speed, LCD brightness and other settings, or click on buttons to turn the following functions on/off: Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, CardBus, Memory Card, Audio, an

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8 You can also click "Advanced Settings" to: • Set alarms. • Re-load factory defaults. • Select what actions will be taken when the cover is closed, and set passwords for accessing the system after Hibernation or Standby. • View information about Acer ePower Management. Acer ePresentation Management Acer ePresentation Management lets you select from two of the most common projector resolutions: XGA and SVGA. Empowering Technology

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English 9 Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters... poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Front view # Item Description 1 Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. 2 Status Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the indicators status of the computer's functions and components. 3 Keyboard For entering data into your computer.

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10 # Item Description 4 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 5 Click buttons The left and right buttons function like the left and (left, center right mouse buttons; the center button serves as a 4-way and right) scroll button. 6 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 7 Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. 8 Power button Turns the computer on and off. 9 Easy-launch Buttons for launching frequently


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