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  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 1
    Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G Series User's Guide
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    Copyright © 2007. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G Series User's Guide Original Issue: 05/..., recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G Series Notebook PC Model number: ...
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    ...future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off ..., or other particles. Save the dummy for use when no PCMCIA or Express Card is installed in the slot.... To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you...
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    ... exceed the fuse rating. Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many ... 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 ...
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    ...in performance, indicating a need for service the product does not operate normally after following the operating instructions Note: Adjust ... require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal condition. Replacing the battery pack The notebook uses lithium batteries. ...
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    ...turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your laptop under the following ... may include, but are not limited to: wireless lan (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G.... is available. Ensure that the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed. Parts ...
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    ... been added. Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty ... atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas ... points such as near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on the use of radio ...
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    ... through your mobile phone or other telephone call system. Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device into the trash ...Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products ...
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    ...program (public/private partnership) that gives people the power to protect the environment in a cost effective way ....gov/powermangement. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets ... management settings can be done through Acer ePower Management. Tips and information ...
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    ..., glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast ... your display in such a way that the side faces the window or any light source minimizing room light by ... angle. Avoid looking at bright light sources, such as open windows, for extended periods of time.
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    .... 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, please refer to "Regulations and safety notices" on page 82 in the AcerSystem User's Guide.
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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 ...
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    xiii To turn the power off, do any of the following: • • Use the Windows shutdown command Click on Start Shut Down. Use the power button then click on You can also put the computer in sleep mode by pressing the sleep hotkey + . Note: If you cannot power off ...
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    ...: • • • Use only batteries of the same kind as replacements. Turn the power off before removing or replacing batteries. Do not tamper with ... used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if possible. Cleaning and servicing When cleaning the computer, follow these steps: 1 2 3 Turn ...
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    ... of your battery pack Cleaning and servicing Empowering Technology password Acer eNet Management Acer ...Management Acer eLock Management Acer eRecovery Management Acer eSettings Management Windows Mobility Center Front ...xii xii xiii xiii xiv xiv 1 Your Acer notebook tour 15 1 2 4 6 7 8 9 11 13 14 ...
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    ... Using Dolby Home Theater for surround/multi-channel sound Set playback as digital output Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) Launch Manager Norton Internet Security Requesting... 37 38 39 43 43 43 Battery pack 44 Acer Arcade (for selected models) 48 44 44 45 46 ...
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    ...Remote control (for selected models) Remote functions Starting Acer Arcade Deluxe VideoMagician TV Joy (selected...) DV Wizard DVDivine Scheduling recordings Program guide Find program TV settings Using TeleText... 56 57 57 57 Taking your notebook PC with you Disconnecting from the desktop Moving around...
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    Power management Acer eRecovery Management Create backup Burn backup disc Restore and recovery Troubleshooting tips Error messages Boot sequence Enable disk-to-disk recovery Password ... Playing DVD movies 77 78 75 75 75 76 76 Troubleshooting 80 82 78 79 79 80 80 Regulations and ...
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    ... and manage your new Acer system. Displayed by default in the upper half of your screen, it provides access to ... customizable power plans. Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby® Home Theater™ on your system. Acer ePresentation Management connects ...
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    ... Empowering Technology Acer eNet Management Acer eNet Management helps you quickly connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, select "Acer eNet Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar or run the program from...
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    3 Acer eNet Management can save network settings for a location to a profile, and automatically switch to... connection settings (IP and DNS settings, wireless AP details, etc.), as well as default printer settings. Security and safety concerns mean that Acer eNet Management does not store username and...
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    ... Technology toolbar, run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu, or right-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select "Acer ePower Management". Using power plans Acer ePower Management comes with three predefined power plans: ...
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    ...currently using. If you want to delete the active power plan, switch to another one first. 1...to delete from the drop-down list. Click the Delete Power Plan icon. Battery status For real-time ...on current usage, refer to the panel in the upper half of the window. Click the sleep and hibernate modes. to...
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    6 Empowering Technology Acer eAudio Management Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby® ... "Game" mode to experience the awesome realism of 5.1-channel surround sound from just 2 speakers, via Dolby Virtual Speaker technology. ...
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    ...For projectors and external devices that are not auto-detected, launch Acer ePresentation Management to choose an appropriate display setting. Empowering ... projector, or you need to use an external resolution that is not supported by Acer ePresentation Management, adjust your display settings using ...
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    .... It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick data encryption/decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a ...
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    ... Empowering Technology Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is simple yet effective... - 3.5-inch floppy drives only. • • To use Acer eLock Management, the Empowering Technology password... lose the Empowering Technology password, there is no method to reset it except by reformatting your...
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    Empowering Technology 10
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    ...backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D:\ drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: Password protection (Empowering...: Factory default image User backup image From previously-created CD/DVD Reinstall applications/drivers
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    12 Empowering Technology For more information, please refer to "Acer eRecovery Management" on page 78 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 ...
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    13 Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications, set BIOS passwords and modify boot options. Acer eSettings Management also: Empowering Technology • • • Provides a simple graphical user ...
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    ...-specific settings like Bluetooth Add Device (if applicable), sharing folders overview/sharing service on or off, and a shortcut to the Acer user guide, drivers and utilities. To launch Windows Mobility Center: • • • Use the shortcut ...
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    Empowering Technology 15
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    15 Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters...poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. English Front view # 1 2 3 ICON Item Built-in camera Acer Crystal Eye Power button Description Web camera for video communication (for...
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    ...entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use ...Indicators" on page 25 for more details. Lanuch Acer Empowering Technology Buttons for launching frequently ... 26 for more details. Internal microphone for sound recording. English 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speakers Keyboard ...
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    ... Closed front view English # 1 2 Icon Item CIR receiver Line-in jack Microphone-in jack Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack with S/PDIF support Description Receives signals from a remote control. Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman). Accepts input from external ...
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    18 English Left view # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Icon Item External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port 4-pin IEEE 1394 port Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port 2 USB 2.0 ports ExpressCard/54 slot 5-in-1 card reader Description Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, ...
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    19 Right view English # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Item Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole 2 ... depending on model). Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 39
    ...bay Description Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 3 4 5 Battery lock Hard disk bay Memory compartment Battery release latch Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer's main memory. Releases the ...
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    ...802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® solution, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology AMD Better By ...16 ms response time, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™ 14.1" WXGA... ms response time, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™ 8 ms response...
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    ... Digital Interface) support for digital speakers MS-Sound compatible Built-in microphone Acer Video ...11a/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® solution, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology WPAN: Bluetooth®... subsystem • 3-pin 90 W AC adapter supporting Acer QuicCharge technology: (for selected models...
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    ...-launch buttons: Empowering Key, WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Acer Arcade ExpressCard™/54 slot 5-in-1 card reader (SD/...port Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Acer Xpress VoIP phone featuring Acer Voice Connection Manager Acer Media Center remote control 512 MB, 1 or 2GB DDR2 667 MHz...
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    24 Software English Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eNet, ePower, ePresentation, eDataSecurity, eLock, eRecovery, eSettings, eAudio Management) Acer Arcade™ Acer Arcade Deluxe™ featuring DV Wizard, VideoMagician and DVDivine Acer Crystal Eye Acer GridVista™ Acer Launch Manager Acer ...
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    ...Icon Function HDD Num Lock Caps Lock Power Battery Description Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's batttery status. 1. Charging:...
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    .... They are: WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Arcade and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-... set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. See "Launch Manager" on page 38. Icon Function Wireless communication button/indicator Web...
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    ...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. English Touchpad basics The following items show you how to use the touchpad:
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    ... page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of Windows applications. Right button (4) Center button (3) English • Function Execute... default, vertical and horizontal scrolling is enabled on your touchpad. It can be disabled under Mouse settings in Windows Control Panel.
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    ... full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. English Lock keys and embedded numeric ... entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or...
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    ... : Open Windows Mobility Center > + : Display the System Properties dialog box < > + : Restore minimized windows to the desktop < > + : Cycle through programs ...using Windows Flip 3-D Note: Depending on your edition of Windows Vista, some shortcuts may not function ...
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    ...> + + Icon Function Hotkey help Acer eSettings Description Displays help on hotkeys... Empowering Technology" on page 1. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. See... the speakers on and off. Increases the screen brightness. Acer ePower Management Sleep Display...
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    ... keyboard, or hold and then press the key at the upper-center of the keyboard. Note: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Please refer to www.microsoft.com/typography/faq/faq12.htm for more information. The US dollar sign ...
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    ... Insert a paper clip to the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. Using a computer security lock The notebook comes with a Kensington-compatible security slot for a security lock. Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a ...
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    34 English Audio The computer comes with 32-bit high-definition audio, and Dolby® certified surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers. Adjusting the volume Adjusting the volume on the computer is as easy as scrolling unlimited volume control wheel on the front panel.
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    35 Using Dolby Home Theater for surround/ multi-channel sound Your Acer notebook comes with the Dolby® Home Theater audio enhancement featuring Dolby® PRO LOGIC II, Dolby® Digital Live, Dolby® Headphone, Dolby® Virtual Speaker technologies to give you high-quality digital ...
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    ... Devices dialog box will pop up. There are three tabs: Playback, Recording and Sounds. Click the Playback tab, and then select Realtek Digital Output and click Set .... English For enjoying movies, games and music in a realistic, multi-channel audio environment, please see Acer eAudio Management.
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    ... and click OK to complete the process. English Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-... same screen. To access this function, please go to Start, All Programs and click on Acer ...(primary at left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing ...
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    38 1 2 3 Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the taskbar. Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid. Enjoy the convenience of a well-organized desktop. English Note: Please ensure that the resolution setting of your ...
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    ... & Scans. Select Run Scan to scan your system. 4 When the scan is complete, review the results of the scan. Note: For optimal security, run a Full System ...first time. You can schedule customized virus scans that run unattended on specific dates and times or at periodic intervals. If you are using ...
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    ... Look at the power indicator: • If it is not lit, no power is being supplied to the computer. Check the following: • • • If you are using on... If it is lit, check the following: • Nothing appears on the screen. The computer's power management system automatically blanks the screen to ...
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    ...Control Panel. Double-click on Phone and Modem Options. Begin setting up your location. Refer to the Windows manual. Note: Please note, on first booting your notebook, that you can skip the Internet Connection setup, as it is not necessary ...
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    ... option. Before performing a restore operation, please check the BIOS settings. 1 2 3 Check to see if Acer disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not. Make sure the ..., press during POST. To start the recovery process: 1 2 3 Restart the system. While the Acer logo is showing, press
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    ...passport. If the country you are traveling in does not have an Acer-authorized ITW service site, you can still get in contact ...call Please have the following information available when you call Acer for online service, and please be at your computer when you call. With your support, we can reduce the...
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    ... connect the computer to the AC adapter. Your computer supports charge-in-use, enabling you to recharge ... will come in handy when you travel or during a power failure. It is advisable to have an extra fully ... on the computer and operate using battery power. Fully deplete the battery until the battery-...
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    ... is adversely affected by the following usage patterns: • Using the computer on constant AC power with the battery inserted. If you want to use constant AC power, you are advised to remove the battery pack after it is fully charged. Not discharging and recharging ...
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    ... charged battery. Checking the battery level The Windows power meter indicates the current battery level. Rest the cursor over the battery/power icon on the taskbar to see the battery's present ... if it is not being used, as it will continue to draw power (for selected model). Store the battery pack ...
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    47 When using battery power pay attention to the Windows power meter. Warning: Connect the AC adapter as soon as .... 5. Turn on the computer and resume work. The AC adapter or a power outlet is unavailable. You have no spare battery pack. 1. Save all necessary files. 2. Close all applications. 3. ...
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    ... English Acer Arcade (for selected models) Acer Arcade is an integrated player for music, photos, TV, DVD movies and...clips Album - view photos stored on your hard disk or removable media Note: While watching videos, DVDs or slide shows, your screensaver and power-saving features are unavailable.
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    ...option allows you to select between "CinemaVision™" or "Letterbox" mode. • • Acer CinemaVision™ is a nonlinear video stretching technology that produces ... top and bottom of the screen. "Color profile" allows you to choose between "Original" or "ClearVision™." • Acer ClearVision™ is...
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    .... Click Run Setup Wizard to change your original startup settings. Click About Acer Arcade to open a page with version and copyright information. Click Restore Default Settings to return the Acer Arcade settings to their default values. Arcade controls When ...
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    ...need using the mouse, cursor keys or keyboard. English Background mode With Acer Arcade you can continue listening to music or watching Live... video and music will continue playing in a small window located in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen. You can press the stop button on the remote or ...
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    ... and video CDs (VCDs) with the Cinema function of Acer Arcade. This player has the features and ...movie from the beginning, jump to the DVD menu, eject the disk, or go to the "DVD Settings" page. Settings ... you choose whether to turn on the subtitles or captions when you mute the sound for any reason....
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    53 Album Acer Arcade lets you view digital photos individually or as a slide show, from... Play Slide Show. The slide show is played at full screen. Use the pop-up control panel to control ... a single picture by clicking on it. This opens the picture at full screen. You can then use the onscreen player ...
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    ...play a video file, click on it. The video will play at full screen. The pop-up control panel will appear at the bottom of the screen when you move the mouse. To return to the Video page, click Stop. Capturing video (TV models only) Acer Arcade allows you to capture and record video...
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    ... Start Ripping. The progress of the ripping operation will be displayed on screen. You can change the file quality of ... page. The Live TV option plays TV on screen. Press Escape at any time to return to ... channels. See Program Guide. The Find Program option enables you to search for a specific kind of...
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    ... and you cannot watch this file in the Recorded TV window.) You can navigate forward and backward ... TV file, click it. The video will play at full screen. To return to the TV page, click Stop. For ... Sort by Channel or Sort by Date. Program guide Click the Program Guide button to view program listing ...
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    ...time-shift function. Channel settings If no channel list exists, click Scan ...listings. This will differ depending on your region. Click Restore Default Settings to return your settings .... Using TeleText functions For regions with the TeleText service, TeleText can be activated by using the onscreen ...
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    58 To navigate within the TeleText function, you can: English Click the color buttons to follow the onscreen color shortcuts. Click an onscreen page number to jump to that page. Use the number buttons to enter a page number directly. Use the up/down buttons on the remote to navigate page ...
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    ... models) Note: Acer Arcade Deluxe is available for systems with Windows Media Center. Acer Arcade Deluxe extends the capabilities of your Windows Media Centerequipped system with a set of Acer utilities designed to make it easy to manage your multimedia files, create your...
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    60 English Remote control (for selected models) If your computer is bundled with a remote control for use wiht the Arcade Deluxe software, the table below explains the functions. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
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    ...25 Item Play Record Rewind Pause Recorded TV Guide Navigation/ OK buttons Mute Back Volume + / Start Color buttons TeleText* Enter Power DVD Menu Stop Fast Forward Skip Forward ...picture Pause playback Display Recorded TV page Display the Guide Navigate and confirm selections Toggle audio on...
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    ... Arcade Deluxe You can run the Acer Arcade Deluxe utilities directly from Windows Media Center. To do this, scroll up/down from the Main page to view the Acer Arcade ... Media Center, double-click the Acer Arcade Deluxe icon from the Windows desktop. Note: For detailed information ...
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    63 DVDivine DVDivine is a handy utility for quickly creating DVDs or other discs containing video, pictures, or music. In just a few easy steps, you can design, organize, then burn your disc. When you start DVDivine, the Select Media page appears, allowing you to select the kind of media that you ...
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    64 English Taking your notebook PC with you This section gives you tips and hints to consider when moving ... computer: Click on Start, Turn Off Computer, then click on Turn Off (Windows XP). Or: You can put the computer in Sleep mode by pressing + . Then close and latch the display. When ...
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    ...you have removed all media and compact disks from the drive(s). Failure to remove the media can damage .... Pressure against the top cover can damage the screen. What to take with you Unless you have some ..., take the following items with you: • • AC adapter and power cord The printed User's Guide
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    ... cause condensation. Allow the computer to return to room temperature, and inspect the screen for condensation before turning on the computer. If the temperature change is greater ... • AC adapter Spare, fully-charged battery pack(s) Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another printer
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    ...you Bring the following items with you: AC adapter Power cords that are appropriate for the country to which you are ... fully-charged battery packs Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another... AC voltage and the AC adapter power cord specifications are compatible. If not, purchase a...
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    ... include hardware and software locks - a security notch and passwords. Using a computer security lock The notebook comes with a Kensington-compatible security slot for a security...! If you forget your password, please get in touch with your dealer or an authorized service center.
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    ... a password is set, a password prompt appears in the center of the display screen. English • • When the Supervisor Password is set, a prompt appears when you press ... correctly after three tries, the system halts. Press and hold the power button for four seconds to shut down the computer. Then ...
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    70 English Expanding through options Your notebook PC offers you a complete mobile computing experience. Connectivity options ... peripheral devices to your computer as you would with a desktop PC. For instructions on how to connect different external devices to the computer, read the following ...
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    71 Built-in network feature The built-in network feature allows you to connect your computer to an Ethernet-based network. To use the network feature, connect an Ethernet cable from the Ethernet (RJ-45) port on the chassis of the computer to a network jack or hub on your network. English ...
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    72 English IEEE 1394 port The computer's IEEE 1394 port allows you to connect to an IEEE 1394compatible device like a video camera or digital camera. See your video or digital camera's documentation for details.
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 92
    ... enhances the usability and expandability of your computer. ExpressCards support a vast number of expansion options, including flash memory card ... functions. Not all ExpressCard slots will support both types. Please refer to your card's manual for details on how to install and use the card, and its ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 93
    ... place. 4 5 6 Replace the memory cover and secure it with the screw. Reinstall the battery pack, and reconnect the AC adapter. Turn on the computer. The computer automatically detects and reconfigures the total memory size. Please consult a qualified technician or contact your local Acer dealer.
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 94
    ..., then select Boot from the categories listed at the top of the screen. Enable disk-to-disk recovery To enable disk-to...select Main from the categories listed at the top of the screen. Find D2D Recovery at the bottom of the screen and use the and keys to set this value to Enabled. Password...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 95
    76 English Using software Playing DVD movies When the DVD drive module is installed in the ... play DVD movies on your computer. 1 Eject the DVD disk. Important! When you launch the DVD player for the ... code set will remain permanent. Recovering your hard disk does not reset the number of times the ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 96
    ...: keyboard, mouse, hard disk, peripherals connected to the computer, and video memory. If no activity is detected for a period of time (called an ... in order to conserve energy. This computer employs a power management scheme that supports the advanced configuration and power ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 97
    ...You can also backup/restore the factory default image, and reinstall applications and drivers. Acer eRecovery Management consists of the following functions: 1...images of your system configuration to hard disk from the main Acer eRecovery Management screen. Note: Fast (incremental)...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 98
    ... backups. You can also reinstall applications and drivers for your Acer system. 1 2 3 Press + or select Acer eRecovery Management from the Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management. Switch to the restore and recovery page by selecting the Restore button. ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 99
    .... Do not attempt to open the computer yourself; contact your dealer or authorized service center for assistance. Troubleshooting tips This notebook PC incorporates an advanced design that delivers onscreen error message reports to help you solve ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 100
    81 English If you still encounter problems after going through the corrective measures, please contact your dealer or an authorized service center for assistance. Some problems may be solved using the BIOS utility. English
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 101
    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this device does cause harmful...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 102
    ...003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this notebook PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. (Please visit http://global.acer.com/products/notebook/reg-nb/index.htm for complete ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 103
    ... phone line to determine if it is causing the problem. If the problem is with the equipment, discontinue use and contact...Caution: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger UL Listed ...operation on every PSTN termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 104
    ... within the following limits for compliance with Telecom's Specifications: a b There shall be no more than 10 call... any 30 minute period for any single manual call initiation, and The equipment shall ...tone dialing. There is no guarantee that Telecom lines will always continue to support pulse dialing....
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 105
    .... Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. Macrovision copyright protection notice "U.S Patent Nos. 4,631,603; 4,819,098; 4,907,093; 5,315,448; and ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 106
    87 Note: Below regulatory information is for models with wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth only. General ... country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on configurations, this product may ...-3 V1.4.1:2002 (Applied to models with 27MHz wireless mouse/keyboard) EN301 489-7 V1...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 107
    88 wireless mouse/keyboard) • • • English EN301 511 V9.0.2:2003 (Applied to models with 3G function) EN301 908-1 V2.2.1:2003 (Applied to models with 3G function). EN301 908-2 V2.2.1:2003 (Applied to models with 3G function). List of applicable countries EU member states as of May 2004 are: ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 108
    ... be maintained between the antenna for the integrated wireless LAN Mini PCI Card built in to the screen section and all persons. Note: The Acer wireless Mini PCI adapter implements a transmission diversity function. The function does not ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 109
    ...and your warranty. English Canada - Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices ...GHz band To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and ...-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 110
    ... this declaration: Product name: Model number: Machine type: SKU number: Notebook PC Z03 Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G-xxxxx ("x" = 0 - 9, a - z, or A - Z) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 USA...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 111
    ...that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: Z03 Machine Type: Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G SKU Number: Aspire 4520/4520G/4220/4220G-xxxxx ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 112
    ... Design inclination angle Design azimuth angle Viewing direction range class Screen tilt angle Design screen illuminance 500 mm 0.0° 90.0° Class IV 85.0° • • ... Color: Source D65 Ordinary LCD: Class I Protective or Acer CrystalBrite™ LCD: Class III Yn u'n v'n Reflection ...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 113
    ...adapter caring for xiii audio 34 adjusting the volume troubleshooting 40 34 B battery pack battery-low ...AC adapter xiii battery pack xiv computer xiii CD-ROM ejecting manually 41 troubleshooting 41 charging checking level 46... hotkeys 31 lock keys 29 troubleshooting 41 Windows keys 30 29 L left view...
  • Acer Aspire 4520 | Aspire 4220 / 4520 User's Guide EN - Page 114
    ... 68 speakers hotkey 31 troubleshooting 40 support information 43 English N network... international flights local trips 66 troubleshooting 80 tips 80 P password 68 types 68 ports 70 printer troubleshooting problems 40 CD-ROM 41... 41 printer 41 startup 40 troubleshooting 67 41 U universal serial bus...



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