Acer Aspire 3660 user manual

User manual for the device Acer Aspire 3660

Device: Acer Aspire 3660
Size: 3,55 MB
Date of adding : 2013-10-11 17:45:53
Number of pages: 101
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Aspire 3660 Series
User's Guide

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Copyright © 2006. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 3660 Series User's Guide Original Issue: February 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 sp

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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. Warnings • Do not use this product near water. � Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the p

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iv � This product's AC adapter is equipped with a three-wire grounded plug. The plug only fits in a grounded power outlet. Make sure the power outlet is properly grounded before inserting the AC adapter plug. Do not insert the plug into a non-grounded power outlet. Contact your electrician for details. Warning! The grounding pin is a safety feature. Using a power outlet that is not properly grounded may result in electric shock and/or injury. Note: The grounding pin also provides good prot

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v Replacing the battery pack The notebook uses lithium batteries. Replace the battery with the same type as that which came bundled with your product. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Warning! Batteries may explode if not handled properly. Do not disassemble or dispose of them in fire. Keep them away from children. Follow local regulations when disposing of used batteries. Telephone line safety � Disconnect all telephone lines from the equipment when not in us

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vi Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury. Incorrect computer usage may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, tenosynovitis or other musculoskeletal

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vii Eyes � Rest your eyes frequently. � Give your eyes regular breaks by looking away from the monitor and focusing on a distant point. � Blink frequently to keep your eyes from drying out. Display � Keep your display clean. � Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display. � Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for enhanced text readability and graphics clarity. � Elimina

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viii 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 A

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ix 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 s

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x 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 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 eLock Management 2 Acer ePerformance Management 4 Acer eRecovery Management 5 Acer eSettings Management 7 Acer ePower Management 8 Acer ePresentation Management 11

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Acer OrbiCam 33 Launching the Acer OrbiCam 34 Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings 34 Capturing photos/videos 36 Using the Acer OrbiCam as webcam 36 Enabling the Acer VisageON 37 Using the system utilities 40 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) 40 Launch Manager 41 Norton AntiVirus 42 Frequently asked questions 43 Requesting service 46 International Travelers Warranty (ITW) 46 Before you call 46 Acer Arcade 47 Finding and playing content 48 Settings 48 Arcade controls 49 Navigation controls 4

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Preparing the computer 56 What to bring to meetings 57 Taking the computer home 57 Preparing the computer 57 What to take with you 57 Special considerations 58 Setting up a home office 58 Traveling with the computer 58 Preparing the computer 58 What to take with you 58 Special considerations 59 Traveling internationally with the computer59 Preparing the computer 59 What to bring with you 59 Special considerations 59 Securing your computer 60 Using a computer security lock 60 Using passwords 60 E

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Create factory default image CD 70 Re-install bundled software without CD 70 Change password 71 Troubleshooting 72 Troubleshooting tips 72 Error messages 72 Regulations and safety notices 74 ENERGY STAR guidelines compliance 74 FCC notice 74 Modem notices 75 Important safety instructions 78 Laser compliance statement 80 LCD pixel statement 80 Macrovision copyright protection notice 80 Radio device regulatory notice 81 General 81 European Union (EU) 81 The FCC RF safety requirement 82 Canada — Lo

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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 computer. It features the following handy utilities: � Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. � Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space, memory and registry settings. � Acer eRecovery Management backs up and recovers data flexibly, reliably and completely.

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2 Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock 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. • Optical drive devices — inclu

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Empowering Technology 3

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4 Acer ePerformance Management Acer ePerformance Management is a system optimization tool that boosts the performance of your Acer computer. It provides an express optimization method to release unused memory and disk space quickly. The user can also enable advanced options for full control over the following options: � Memory optimization — releases unused memory and check usage. � Disk optimization — removes unneeded items and files. � Speed optimization — improves the usability and perfo

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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 hard drive. By default, user-created backups are stored on the D:\ drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: • Password protection. • Recovery of applications and drivers. • Image/data backup: • Back up to HDD (set re

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6 For more information, please refer to "Acer eRecovery Management" on page 68 in the AcerSystem User's Guide. Note: If your computer did not come with a Recovery CD or System CD, please use Acer eRecovery Management's "System backup to optical disk" feature to burn a backup image to CD or DVD. To ensure the best results when recovering your system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management, detach all peripherals (except the external Acer ODD, if your computer has one), including your Acer

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