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  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 1
    Aspire Series Generic User Guide
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    Copyright © 2009. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire Series Generic User Guide Original Issue: 04/2009 Changes ...by photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire Series Notebook PC Model number: _____ Serial number: _____ ...
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    ... your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document ... future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off ... To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you ...
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    iv Warnings • • • Do not use this product near water. Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product falls, it could be seriously damaged. Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from ...
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    ...case has been damaged the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service the product does not operate normally after following the operating instructions Note: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating...
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    ... from the battery, which could affect performance. Replacing the battery pack The notebook uses lithium batteries. Replace the battery with the same type as ...appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a "CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT." In case of any trouble with this device, please contact your
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 7
    vii nearest AUTHORIZED service station. To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do ... lines from the equipment when not in use and/or before servicing. To avoid the remote risk of electric shock ... or radio transmitting devices when using your laptop under the following conditions. These devices ...
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    ... is available. Ensure that the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed. Parts ... when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health ... aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider. Vehicles RF signals may ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 9
    ...atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas ...refueling points such as near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on the use of radio ... or metal powders. Do not switch the notebook on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may ...
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    ... cost and protecting the environment without sacrificing features or performance. Acer is proud to offer our customers products with the ENERGY ... efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products and services worldwide that help customers save ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    xii • • Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for enhanced text readability and graphics clarity. Eliminate glare and reflections by: placing your display in such a way that the side faces the window or any light source minimizing room light by using drapes, ...
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    ... you get started with setting up your computer. The printed Aspire Series Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the Aspire product series. It covers basic topics such as Acer eRecovery Management, using the keyboard, Audio,...
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    xiv To turn the power off, do any of the following: Use the Windows shutdown command Click on Start then click on Shut Down. • • Use the power button You can also put the computer in sleep mode by pressing the sleep hotkey + . Note: If you cannot power off the computer normally, ...
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    ... 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 2 3 Turn off the computer and remove the battery pack. Disconnect the AC adapter. Use ...
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    ...xv xv 1 Using the keyboard Audio 3 5 3 4 1 2 Video Acer PureZone (only for certain models) 5 Tuba ...only for certain models) 5 6 6 7 8 9 Using the system utilities Acer Bio-Protection (only for certain models)...Backup Manager 16:9 display 7 Power management Acer eRecovery Management 10 11 12...
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    ... Special considerations Using a computer security lock 23 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 19 19 19 21 21 21 21 22 22 22 Taking your notebook PC with you 27 23 23 24 25 25 25 26 Securing your computer 31 27 27 27 28 28 28 28 29 29 29 29 29 30 30 ...
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    ... 41 Enable disk-to-disk recovery 41 Password 41 Using software 42 Playing DVD movies 42 43 Troubleshooting Requesting service International Travelers Warranty (ITW) Before you call Troubleshooting tips Error messages 47 46 46 46 47 47 Regulations and ...
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    ... following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader. • • Move your... Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader (3) supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (only ... Swipe up/down/left/ right using Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (Manufacturing ...
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    ... then use finger on the touchpad to drag the cursor. Click once. Access context menu Note: Illustrations for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. Note: When using the touchpad, keep it - and your fingers - dry and clean. The touchpad is sensitive ...
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    ... to do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. Scroll Lock When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. Scroll Lock does + not work with some applications. The embedded ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 23
    4 Windows keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Key Windows key Description Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions Open...
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    ...Definition (HD) Audio, and stereo speakers. Acer PureZone (only for certain models) The system ...whole new enthusiastic audio experience including Acer PureZone with built-in stereo microphones featuring ... and echo cancellation technologies. Acer PureZone technology supports Acoustic Echo Cancellation...
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    ... Live converts any audio signal in real time from PCs or game consoles into Dolby Digital for ... a single digital cable. Users can enjoy PC or game audio entertainment with exciting realism through ...:9 quality means true home theater visuals have finally arrived for notebook entertainment enthusiasts.
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    ...the Microsoft Windows operating system. Utilizing the uniqueness of one's fingerprint, Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution incorporates protection ..., Acer FingerLaunch can be used to open applications in the Acer ProfileLaunch icons area; a single finger swipe will launch only one application at...
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    ...) Note: This feature is only available on certain models. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre... Programs and click on Acer GridVista. You may choose any one of the four display ...(primary at left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing ...
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    ...Manager Note: This feature is only available on certain models. Acer Backup Manager is a simple three-step process ...will need to select an external drive or your D: drive; Acer Backup Manager cannot store a backup on... You can also create backups manually by pressing the Acer Backup Manager key. If you...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 29
    ... power-saving chores for your computer. English Acer PowerSmart key Note: This feature is only ...to reduce overall power consumption. When you press the Acer PowerSmart key, the screen brightness is reduced and... WLAN switch to power-saving modes. Press the Acer PowerSmart key again to return to your ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 30
    ... only. Actual product specifications may vary. Acer eRecovery Management consists of the following functions:... tasks. To use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management, you must first set the password. The password is set by launching Acer eRecovery Management and clicking Settings....
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    12 Burn backup discs From the Backup page of Acer eRecovery Management, you can burn the factory default image or back up drivers and applications. 1 2 Click on Start > All Programs > Acer > Acer eRecovery Management. Acer eRecovery Management opens to the Backup page. English...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 32
    ... also reinstall applications and drivers for your Acer system. 1 2 Click on Start, All Programs, Acer, Acer eRecovery Management. Switch to the Restore page by ...from a factory default image or reinstall applications and drivers. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 33
    ... recovery disc into the optical disc drive. Restart your computer. During startup when the Acer logo shows, press the F2 key to enter BIOS Setup, where you ... the ENTER key again to select Yes. The system will reboot. After rebooting, when the Acer logo shows, press the F12 key to open the Boot Menu. ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 34
    ... submenu. 1 2 3 4 5 Turn on your computer and insert the first system recovery disc into the optical disc drive. Restart your computer. During startup when the Acer logo shows, press the F2 key to enter BIOS Setup, where you can set system parameters. Use the left and right arrow keys to select the ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 35
    ... Acer Arcade Deluxe Note: This feature is only available on certain models. Acer Arcade Deluxe is an integrated player for music, photos, DVD movies ...-saving features are unavailable. Note: For more detailed information on the features of Acer Arcade, please refer to the Arcade Help menu. This can ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 36
    ... in the upper-left corner of the window. To go up one folder level while searching for content, click ... DVDs and video CDs (VCDs) with the Cinema function of Acer Arcade Deluxe. This player has the features and ... when you move the pointer. If more than one optical drive contains a playable disc, you ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 37
    ..., select subtitles, adjust volume, select soundtrack language and set advanced features. Note: Function availability will depend on what the optical disc being played supports. Clicking the stop button will stop the movie playback, and return you to the Cinema main screen. At the bottom of the ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 38
    ...use HomeMedia. Advanced This section contains the settings in Acer Arcade Deluxe that allow you to finetune ... Settings to make various adjustments to your Acer Arcade Deluxe. Here, you will be able... bars at the top and bottom of the screen. Acer CinemaVision is a nonlinear video stretching technology...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 39
    ... compensate for different listening environments for enhanced audio enjoyment. Photo: Use this page to set preferences for your slideshow when viewing photos. DVD: Acer Arcade Deluxe has several features and technologies to extend battery life while watching DVD movies. On this page, you can select ...
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    ... English Help: Click Help to view the Help file for detailed information on using Acer Arcade Deluxe. About: Click About to view the copyright and vendor information for Acer Arcade Deluxe. Albums Acer Arcade Deluxe lets you view digital photos individually or ...
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    22 Shuffle, Repeat All, Visualize, Volume and Menu. Visualize allows you to watch computer-generated visuals while you listen to music. English Online Media (only for certain models) Online Media gives you easy access to photos and videos uploaded to the popular Flickr and YouTube websites. Note...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 42
    ... battery technology standards. Delivers a battery-low warning. The battery is recharged whenever you connect the computer to the AC adapter. Your computer supports charge-in-use, enabling you to recharge the battery while you continue to operate the computer. However, recharging with the computer ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 43
    24 Follow these steps again until the battery has been charged and discharged three times. Use this conditioning process for all new batteries, or if a battery hasn't been used for a long time. If the computer is to be stored for more than two weeks, you are advised to remove the battery pack from ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 44
    ...are advised to follow the suggestions set out below Purchase an extra battery pack. Use AC power whenever possible, reserving battery for on-the-go use. Eject a PC Card if it is not being used, as it will continue to draw power (for selected model). Store the battery pack in a cool, dry place. The ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 45
    26 Battery-low warning When using battery power pay attention to the Windows power meter. English Warning: Connect the AC adapter as soon as possible after the battery-low warning appears. Data will be lost if the battery to become fully depleted and the computer shuts down. When the battery-...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 46
    27 English Taking your notebook PC with you This section gives you tips and hints to consider when moving around or traveling with ... external devices. Disconnect the Kensington lock if you are using one to secure the computer. Moving around When you are just moving ...
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    ... it if it should fall. Caution: Avoid packing items next to the top cover of the computer. Pressure against the top cover can damage the screen. What to take with you Unless you have some items at home, take the following items with you: • • AC adapter and power cord The printed Quick Guide
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 48
    ... is charged. Airport security may require you to turn on your computer when carrying it into the gate area. What to take with you Take the following items with you: • • • AC adapter Spare, fully-charged battery pack(s) Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another printer
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    ... you: AC adapter Power cords that are appropriate for the country to which you are traveling Spare, fully-charged battery packs Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another printer Proof of purchase, in case you need to show it to customs officials International Travelers Warranty...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 50
    ... locks - a security notch and passwords. Using a computer security lock The notebook comes with a Kensington-compatible security slot for a security lock. Wrap a ...not forget your Supervisor Password! If you forget your password, please get in touch with your dealer or an authorized service center.
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    32 Entering passwords When 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 to enter the BIOS utility at boot-up. Type the Supervisor Password and press to access ...
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    33 English Expanding through options Your notebook PC offers you a complete mobile computing experience. Connectivity options Ports allow you to ... peripheral devices to your computer as you would with a desktop PC. For instructions on how to connect different external devices to the ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 53
    34 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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    35 English Universal Serial Bus (USB) The USB 2.0 port is a high-speed serial bus which allows you to connect USB peripherals without taking up precious system resources. IEEE 1394 port (only for certain models) The computer's IEEE 1394 port allows you to connect to an IEEE 1394compatible device...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 55
    ...HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video... and expandability of your computer. ExpressCards support a vast number of expansion options, including... ExpressCard slots will support both types. Please refer to your card's manual for details...
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    37 English Inserting an ExpressCard Insert the card into the slot and push gently until it clicks into position. EXPRESS CARD Ejecting an ExpressCard Before ejecting an ExpressCard: 1 2 3 Exit the application using the card. Left-click on the remove hardware icon on the taskbar and stop the card...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 57
    ...English 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.
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    ... is an international standard that is used to transmit terrestrial television services in digital format. It is gradually replacing analog ... local DVB-T digital TV broadcasts on your notebook PC. To connect the digital antenna 1 Plug the antenna cable into the RF jack of your computer. Notebook RF
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    40 English Note: Do not twist or loop the antenna cable. Extending the antenna cable up to 20 cm to improve signal quality. Watching TV with an external antenna or cable socket You may use conventional TV cables (connected to an external antenna or cable socket) to watch TV on your computer. ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 60
    ...to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run it. To activate the BIOS utility, press during the POST; while the notebook PC logo is being displayed. Boot sequence To set the boot sequence in the BIOS utility, activate the BIOS utility,...
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    42 Using software Playing DVD movies Note: This feature is only available on certain models. When the DVD drive module is installed in the optical drive bay, you can play DVD movies on your computer. 1 Eject the DVD disk. English Important! When you launch the DVD player for the first time, the ...
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    ... English Frequently asked questions The following is a list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer. Easy solutions are provided for each one. I turned on the power, but the computer does not start or boot up. Look at the power indicator: • If it is not lit, no ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 63
    .... The keyboard does not respond. Try attaching an external keyboard to a USB port on the computer. If it works, contact your dealer or an authorized service center as the internal keyboard cable may be loose. The printer does not work. Check the following: • • Make sure that the printer is ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 64
    ... software content that is installed when you purchase your notebook. Follow the steps below to rebuild your ...check the BIOS settings. 1 2 3 Check to see if Acer disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not.... the recovery process: 1 2 3 Restart the system. While the Acer logo is showing, press + ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 65
    ...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...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 66
    ... the computer. 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 ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 67
    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, ... the device off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures Reorient or relocate the receiving ...
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    ... provide this information to your telephone company. If your telephone equipment causes harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may discontinue your service temporarily. If possible, they will notify you in advance. But, if advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 69
    ... equipment from the phone line to determine if it is causing the problem. If the problem is with the equipment, discontinue use and contact your dealer or ... assurance of successful operation on every PSTN termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment supplier in the ...
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    ...not less than 30 seconds between the end of one attempt and the beginning of the next call attempt....is not less than 5 seconds between the end of one call attempt and the beginning of another. This.... Should such problems occur, the user should NOT contact the telecom Fault Service. This equipment may ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 71
    ... devices. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this notebook PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and ... requested to follow the RF safety instructions on wireless option devices that are included in the user's manual of each RF option device.
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    ... a transmission diversity function. The function does not emit radio frequencies simultaneously from both antennas. One of the antennas is selected automatically or manually (by users) to ensure good quality radiocommunication. 2 This device is ...
  • Acer Aspire 4755G | User Manual - Page 73
    54 Canada - Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210) Exposure of humans to RF fields (RSS-102) The notebook PC series employs low gain integral antennas that do not emit RF field in excess of Health Canada limits for the ...



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