Acer TravelMate 3040 Series user manual

User manual for the device Acer TravelMate 3040 Series

Device: Acer TravelMate 3040 Series
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Date of adding : 2014-05-13 17:46:25
Number of pages: 100
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TravelMate 3040/3030 Series
User's Guide

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Copyright © 2006. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 3040/3030 Series User's Guide Original Issue: 09/2006 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 Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. CAUTION for plug as disconnecting device Observe the following guidelines when connecting and disconnecting power to th

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iv • Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into the product. • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damag

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v Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: • the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed • liquid was spilled into the product • the product was exposed to rain or water • the product has been dropped or the case has been damag

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vi Additional safety information Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. Operating environment Warning! For safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your laptop under the following conditions. These devices may include, but are not limited to: wireless lan (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G. Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch off your device when its

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vii Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems, and air bag systems. For more information, check with the manufacturer, or its representative, of your vehicle or any equipment that has been added. Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty install

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viii 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. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recy

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ix ENERGY STAR is a government program (public/private partnership) that gives people the power to protect the environment in a cost effective way and without sacrificing quality or product features. Products that earn the ENERGY STAR prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Energy (DOE). In the average home, 75% of all electricity used to power home electronics is consumed w

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x Finding your comfort zone Find your comfort zone by adjusting the viewing angle of the monitor, using a footrest, or raising your sitting height to achieve maximum comfort. Observe the following tips: • refrain from staying too long in one fixed posture • avoid slouching forward and/or leaning backward • stand up and walk around regularly to remove the strain on your leg muscles • take short rests to relax your neck and shoulders • avoid tensing your muscles or shrugging your shoulders • in

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xi Developing good work habits Develop the following work habits to make your computer use more relaxing and productive: • Take short breaks regularly and often. • Perform some stretching exercises. • Breathe fresh air as often as possible. • Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy body. Warning! We do not recommend using the computer on a couch or bed. If this is unavoidable, work for only short periods, take breaks regularly, and do some stretching exercises. Note: For more information, p

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xii 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 Ac

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xiii 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

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xiv 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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Information for your safety and comfort iii Safety instructions iii Additional safety information vi Operating environment vi Medical devices vi Vehicles vii Potentially explosive environments vii Emergency calls vii Disposal instructions viii Tips and information for comfortable use ix First things first xii Your guides xii Basic care and tips for using your computer xii Turning your computer on and off xii Taking care of your computer xiii Taking care of your AC adapter xiii Taking care of you

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Using a computer security lock 32 Audio 33 Adjusting the volume 33 Acer OrbiCam 34 Launching the Acer OrbiCam 35 Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings 35 Capturing photos/videos 37 Using the Acer OrbiCam as webcam 37 Enabling the Acer VisageON 38 Acer GraviSense 41 Using Acer GraviSense 41 Protecting the HDD 41 Anti-Theft 42 Using the system utilities 44 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) 44 Launch Manager 45 Norton Internet Security 2006 46 Norton AntiVirus 46 Frequently asked questions 47 R

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Connectivity options 57 Fax/data modem 57 Built-in network feature 58 Fast Infrared (FIR) 58 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 59 IEEE 1394 port 59 PC Card slot 60 Installing memory 61 BIOS utility 61 Boot sequence 61 Enable disk-to-disk recovery 62 Password 62 Using software 62 Playing DVD movies 62 Power management 63 Acer eRecovery Management 64 Create backup 64 Restore from backup 65 Create factory default image CD 65 Re-install bundled software without CD 66 Change password 66 Troubleshooting 67 T

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Empowering Technology 1 Acer Empowering Technology Acer's innovative Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer computer. Displayed by default in the upper-right corner of your screen, it features the following handy utilities: • Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently. • Acer ePower Management extends battery power via versatile usage profiles. • Acer ePresentation Management connects to a p

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2 Acer eNet Management Acer eNet Management helps you to quickly and easily connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, either click on the "Acer eNet Management" icon on your notebook, or start the program from the Start menu. You also have the option to set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for a new location, while offering you the freedom t


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