Acer TravelMate 340 Series user manual

User manual for the device Acer TravelMate 340 Series

Device: Acer TravelMate 340 Series
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Date of adding : 2013-08-21 17:47:53
Number of pages: 136
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TravelMate 340 series
User’s guide

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Copyright © 1999. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 340 series User’s guide Part No. 49.40F01.001 Original Issue: September 1999 Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revision 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

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Notices vii Preface xiii Connecting the computer xiii Getting help and support xv Care and maintenance xvii 1 Getting familiar with your computer 1 Features 3 Display 5 Indicators 7 Keyboard 8 Special keys 8 Keyboard ergonomics 13 Touchpad 14 Touchpad basics 14 Storage 16 Hard disk 16 EasyLink Combo Drive 16 Ports 20 Left port 20 Rear ports 21 Right ports 24 Audio 27 Adjusting the volume 27 Enabling the 3D effect feature 27 Securing your computer 29 Security keylock notch 29 Passwords 29 2 Opera

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iv 3 Peripherals and options 45 External monitor 47 Setting up dualview 47 Printer 48 External pointing device 49 External PS/2 mouse 49 External serial mouse 49 External USB mouse 50 External keyboard and keypad 51 Audio devices 52 PC Cards 53 USB devices 54 USB video capture kit - option 54 Mobile jacket 55 Miscellaneous options 56 Key component upgrades 58 Memory upgrade 58 Hard disk upgrade 59 4 Moving with your computer 61 Disconnecting from the desktop 63 Moving around 64 Preparing the com

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v Sleep Manager functions 76 Notebook Manager 79 Information Viewer 80 POST 81 Boot Sequence 82 Password 83 Power Management 85 Display Device 87 BIOS Utility 88 Using the BIOS Utility 88 System Information 89 Basic System Settings 91 Startup Configuration 92 Onboard Devices Configuration 93 System Security 95 Power Management 97 Load Default Settings 98 6 Troubleshooting 99 Frequently-Asked Questions 101 Troubleshooting tips 105 Using PC-Doctor 105 Online services 106 Before you call 106 Error

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vii Notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarant

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viii Notice: Canadian users This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Remarque à l’intention des utilisateurs canadiens Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respected toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Modem notices FCC This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. Located on the bottom side of the modem is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC Registration

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ix 2. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. 3. Do not use this product near water. 4. Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The product may fall, causing serious damage to the product. 5. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation; to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, these opening

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x 12. Replace the battery with the same type as the product's battery we recommend. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Refer battery replacement to a qualified serviceman. 13. Warning! Batteries may explode if not handled properly. Do not disassemble or dispose of them in fire. Keep them away from children and dispose of used batteries promptly. 14. Use only the proper type of power supply cord set (provided in your accessories box) for this unit. It shoul

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xi ADVARSEL! Lithiumbatteri - Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Léver det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren. ADVARSEL Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner. VARNING Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Anvãnd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ

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xiii Preface This manual describes features of the TravelMate 340 series notebook computers. This series of ultra-slim computers incorporate such features as CardBus, 16-bit PCI stereo audio, Fast Infrared, internal 56K modem, internal pointing device with scroll function, Universal Serial Bus, and Accelerated Graphics Port. This manual should answer most of the questions you have about the day-to-day operation of your TravelMate notebook computer. Use the Just for Starters… instructions th

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xiv 2. Connect one end of the AC adapter to the DC-in jack on the rear of the computer and the other end to a power outlet. 3. Slide the display cover latch to the left to open the display. Slide the power switch towards the rear of the computer then release it to turn on the power. The POST (Power On Self-Test) routine executes and Windows begins loading.

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xv Turning off the computer There are a number of ways you can turn the power off. • Using the Windows Shut Down... command Click on Start, Shut Down..., and select Shut down; then click on OK. • Using the power switch Note: You can also use the power switch to perform power management functions. See “Setting advanced features in power management” on page 86. • Using customized functions for power management You can also shutdown the computer by closing the display cover, or by pressing the

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xvi Accessing the user’s guide This printed user’s guide is also available in PDF format which may come in handy if you need to print out a copy. Viewing the file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. Follow these steps: 1. Click on Start, Programs, TravelMate. 2. Click on TravelMate User’s Guide. Note: If Adobe Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, clicking on Travelmate User’s Guide will run the Acrobat Reader setup program first. Follow the instructions on the screen to

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xvii Care and maintenance Taking care of your computer Your computer will serve you well if you take care of it. • Do not expose the computer to direct sunlight. Do not place near sources of heat, such as a radiator. • Do not expose the computer to temperatures below 0ºC (32ºF) or above 50ºC (122ºF). • Do not subject the computer to magnetic fields. • Do not expose the computer to rain or moisture. • Do not spill water or any liquid on the computer. • Do not subject the computer to heavy shoc

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xviii • Use only batteries of the same kind as replacements (Model# BTP-25D1). 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 at all possible. Cleaning and servicing When cleaning the computer, follow these steps: 1. Power off the computer and remove the battery pack. 2. Disconnect the AC adapter. 3. Use a soft cloth moistened with water. Do not u

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1 Getting familiar with your computer

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This computer combines high-performance, versatility, power management features and multimedia capabilities with a unique style and ergonomic design. Work with unmatched productivity and reliability with your new power computing partner. This chapter gives an in-depth "tour" of the computer’s many features.

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