Acer TravelMate 3210 Series user manual

User manual for the device Acer TravelMate 3210 Series

Device: Acer TravelMate 3210 Series
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Date of adding : 2014-05-13 17:46:25
Number of pages: 67
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TravelMate 2400/3210 Series
User's Guide

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Copyright © 2005. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 2400/3210 Series User's Guide Original Issue: May 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 First things first We would like to thank you for making the TravelMate series of notebook computers your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. 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. 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,

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iv • Use the power button Note: You can also use the power button to perform power management functions. • 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 + . 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 seconds b

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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 A TravelMate 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 Easy-launch buttons 10 Touchpad 11 Touchpad basics 11 Using the keyboard 13 Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad 13 W

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Taking your notebook PC with you 27 Disconnecting from the desktop 27 Moving around 27 Preparing the computer 27 What to take to short meetings 28 What to take to long meetings 28 Taking the computer home 28 Preparing the computer 28 What to take with you 29 Special considerations 29 Setting up a home office 29 Traveling with the computer 29 Preparing the computer 29 What to take with you 30 Special considerations 30 Traveling internationally with the computer30 Preparing the computer 30 What to

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Acer eRecovery 40 Create backup 40 Restore from backup 41 Create factory default image CD 41 Re-install bundled software without CD 41 Change password 42 Troubleshooting 43 Troubleshooting tips 43 Error messages 43 Regulations and safety notices 45 ENERGY STAR guidelines compliance 45 FCC notice 45 Modem notices 47 Important safety instructions 50

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English 1 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. 2 Power button Turns the computer on and off. 3 Easy-launch Buttons for launching frequently used programs. buttons See "Easy-launch buttons" on page 10 for more details. 4 Microphone Internal microphone for sound

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2 # Item Description 5 Status Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that turn on and off to indicators show the status of the computer's functions and components. 6 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 7 Click buttons The left and right buttons function like the left and (Left and right) right mouse buttons. 8 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 9 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. Closed front view # Icon

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English 3 # Icon Item Description 7 Battery indicator Lights when the battery is being charged. Left view # Icon Item Description 1 External display Connects to a display device (e.g., port external monitor, LCD projector). 2 S-video out port Connects to a television or display device with S-video input. (on selected models) 3 Network jack Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/ 1000-based network (depends on model). 4 Modem jack Connects to a phone line. 5 Two USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devi

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4 Right view # Icon 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 Optical drive Ejects the optical drive tray from the eject button drive. 4Emergency Ejects the optical drive tray when the eject hole computer is turned off. 5 Ventilation Enable the computer to stay cool, even slots after prolonged use. 6Security Connects to a Kensington-compatible keylock compute

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English 5 Base view # Item Description 1 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 Battery lock Locks the battery in place. 3 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. 4Memory Houses the computer's main memory and mini PCI Card. compartment 5 Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured by a screw). 6 Battery release Releases the battery for removal. latch

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6 Specifications ® ® Operating Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (Service Pack 2) system ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2) Platform TravelMate 3210: ® ™ Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, featuring: ® ® • Intel Pentium M Processor 730/740/750/760/770 (2 MB L2 cache, 1.60/1.73/1.86/2/2.13 GHz, 533 MHz FSB) ® ® • Intel Pentium M Processor 725 (2 MB L2 cache, 1.60 GHz, 400 MHz FSB) ® • Intel 915GM/PM Express chipset ® • Wireless solution: integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

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English 7 Storage 40/60/80 GB ATA/100 hard disk drive subsystem Optical drive options: • DVD-Super Multi double layer (TravelMate 3210) • DVD-Dual double layer (TravelMate 2400) •DVD/CD-RW combo 5-in-1 card reader supporting Secure Digital (SD), ™ MultiMediaCard (MMC), xD-Picture Card (XD), Memory ® ™ Stick (MS) and Memory Stick PRO (MS-Pro) Dimensions 335 (W) x 240 (D) x 31.9/34.1 (H) mm and weight (13.2 x 9.45 x 1.26/1.34 inches) 2.38 kg (5.25 lbs.) Power ACPI 1.0b power management standard

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8 I/O interface Three USB 2.0 ports 5-in-1 card reader (MS/MS-PRO/MMC/SD/XD) PC Card slot (one Type II) IEEE 1394 port (TravelMate 3210 only) Fast infrared (FIR) port (TravelMate 3210 only) External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port (TravelMate 3210 only) Headphones/speaker/line-out port Microphone/line-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack for AC adaptor Security Kensington lock slot BIOS user and supervisor passwords Software Acer eManager (ePowerManageme

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English 9 Indicators The computer has three easy-to-read status indicators on the upper-left 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 Easy-launch buttons Located at the upper-left, above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. 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

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English 11 Touchpad The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your finger across the surface of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimum comfort and support. Touchpad basics The following items show you how to use the touchpad: • Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor. • Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selectio

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12 Right Center Function Left button (1) Main touchpad (2) button (3) button (4) Execute Quickly click Tap twice (at the same twice. speed as double-clicking a mouse button). Select Click once. Tap once. Drag Click and hold, Tap twice (at the same then use speed as double-clicking finger on the a mouse button); rest touchpad to your finger on the drag the touchpad on the second cursor. tap and drag the cursor. Access Click once. context menu Scroll Click and hold to move up/down/ left

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