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Aspire 3600/5500 Series
Copyright © 2005. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 3600/5500 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 and sp
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
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
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
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 adapter 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 Easy-launch buttons 10 Touchpad 11 Touchpad basics 11 Using the keyboard 13 Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad 13 Wind
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 Taking your notebook PC with you 36 Disconnecting fro
Securing your computer 40 Using a computer security lock 40 Using passwords 40 Entering passwords 41 Setting passwords 41 Expanding through options 42 Connectivity options 42 Fax/data modem 42 Built-in network feature 43 Fast Infrared (selected models only) 43 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 44 IEEE 1394 port (selected models only) 44 PC Card slot 45 BIOS utility 46 Boot sequence 46 Enable disk-to-disk recovery 47 Password 47 Using software 47 Playing DVD movies 47 Power management 48 Acer eRecovery
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 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 recor
2 # Item Description 5 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that turn on and off to 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 (Left, The left and right buttons function like the left and center, and right) right mouse buttons, the center button serves as a 4- way scroll button. 8 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 9 Keyboard F
English 3 # Icon Item Description 7 Battery indicator Lights up 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. (selected models only) 3 Network jack Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000 based network (depending on model). 4 Modem jack Connects to a phone line. 5 Two USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.
4 # Icon Item Description 10 PC Card slot eject Ejects the PC Card from the slot. button Right view # Icon Item Description 1 Optical drive Ejects the optical drive tray from the eject button drive. 2 LED indicator Lights up when the optical drive is active. 3 Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs depending on the optical drive type. (slot or tray design, depending on model) 4 Ventilation Enable the computer to stay cool, even slots after prolonged use. 5Security Connects
English 5 # Icon Item Description 2 Power jack Connects to an AC adapter. 3 USB 2.0 port Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Base view # Item Description 1 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 Battery lock Locks the battery in position. 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 (secu
6 Specifications ® ® Operating Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (Service Pack 2) system Platform Aspire 3600 ® ® Intel Pentium M processor 725 (2 MB L2 cache, 1.6 GHz, 400 MHz FSB) ® ® Intel Celeron M processor 350/360/370 or above (1 MB L2 cache, 1.3/1.4/1.5 GHz or above , 400 MHz FSB) ® Intel 910GML Express chipset Aspire 5500 ® ® Intel Pentium M processor 730/740/750/760/770 (2 MB L2 cache, 1.6/1.73/1.86/2.0/2.13 GHz, 533 MHz FSB) ® ® Intel Pentium M processor 725 (2 MB L2 cac
English 7 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: supports Standby subsystem and Hibernation power-saving modes 53.6 W (6-cell) and 80.3 W (9-cell) Li-ion battery packs (for Aspire 5500) ™ • 3-hour battery life for models using ATI MOBILITY ® RADEON X700 (6-cell) 44.6 W (6-cell) Li-ion battery pack (for Aspire 3600) • 2.5-hour battery life 2.5-hour rapid charge, 3.5-hour
8 I/O interface Three USB 2.0 ports IEEE 1394 port (depending on model) Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port (depending on model) Microphone/line-in jack Headphones/speaker/line-out port with S/PDIF support Infrared (FIR) Port (depending on model) Type II PC Card slot 5-in-1 card reader (MS/MS PRO/MMC/SD/XD) (depending on model) DC-in jack for AC adapter Security Kensington lock slot BIOS user and supervisor passwords Software Acer
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
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
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
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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