Acer Aspire 7720ZG Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN

Acer Aspire 7720ZG Manual

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    Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 Series User's Guide
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    ... number are recorded on the label affixed to your computer. All correspondence concerning your unit ... of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means,... written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 Series Notebook PC ...
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    ...future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off ...before removing the power supply unit from the computer. If the system has multiple sources of power,... To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you...
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    ...products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices. The overall system load must not exceed 80% of the branch circuit rating. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed 80% of the power ...
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    ... product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service the product does not operate normally after following the operating instructions Note: ... to normal condition. Guidelines for safe battery usage This notebook uses a Lithium-ion battery. Do not ...
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    ...than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery ...explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas where ... even death. Switch off the notebook near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on...
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    ... all telephone lines from the equipment when not in use and/or before servicing. To avoid the remote risk of electric shock from lightning, do... such a connection is available. Ensure that the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed. Parts of the device ...
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    ...affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel... added. Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty... and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas...
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    ...call you shall dial out through your mobile phone or other telephone call system. Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device into... Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic...
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    ...energystar.gov/powermangement. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets ...done through Acer ePower Management. Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users ... or persistent discomfort and/or pain related to computer use, consult a physician immediately and ...
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    xi Finding your comfort zone Find your comfort zone by adjusting the viewing angle of 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...
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    ... Develop the following work habits to make your computer use more relaxing and productive: •... Warning! We do not recommend using the computer on a couch or bed. If this is unavoidable, work for... information, please refer to "Regulations and safety notices" on page 86 in the AcerSystem User's Guide.
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    ... an Acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To... on such subjects as system utilities, data recovery, expansion options and troubleshooting. In addition ... to complete the installation. For instructions on how to use Adobe Reader, access the Help and Support menu....
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    ... heat, such as a radiator. Do not expose the computer to temperatures below 0 ºC (32 ºF) or above 50 ºC... heavy shock or vibration. Do not expose the computer to dust or dirt. Never place objects ... computer display when you close it. Never place the computer on uneven surfaces. Taking care of your ...
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    ... 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 ... cloth. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. the computer has been dropped or the body has been damaged...
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    ...Emergency calls Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use Your guides Basic care and tips for using your computer Turning ...computer on and off Taking care of your computer Taking care of your AC adapter... xiv xiv xv xv 1 Your Acer notebook tour 15 1 2 4 6 7 8 9 11 13...
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    ... optical (CD or DVD) drive tray Using a computer security lock Audio Adjusting the volume Using ... Launch Manager Norton Internet Security Requesting service International Travelers Warranty (ITW) Before you... Using the system utilities 37 Frequently asked questions 40 Battery pack 44 Acer Arcade...
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    Acer Arcade Deluxe (for selected models) Scheduling recordings Program guide Find program... your notebook PC with you Disconnecting from the desktop Moving around Preparing the computer What to bring... What to bring with you Special considerations Using a computer security lock Using passwords Entering...
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    Power management Acer eRecovery Management Create backup Burn backup disc Restore and recovery Troubleshooting tips Error messages Installing memory Connecting your TV and ...75 76 79 79 79 79 80 80 81 82 Troubleshooting 84 86 82 83 83 84 84 Regulations and ...
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    ... only. Actual product specifications may vary. Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based... sound effects of Dolby® Home Theater™ on your system. Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords ...
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    ... networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, select "Acer eNet Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar ... menu. You can also set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you ... location, while offering you the option to manually adjust the settings to match your needs....
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    3 Acer eNet Management can save network settings for a location to a profile, and automatically switch to the appropriate profile when ....), as well as default printer settings. Security and safety concerns mean that Acer eNet Management does not store username and password information. Empowering ...
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    ... power management options. To access this utility, select "Acer ePower Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar, ...-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select "Acer ePower Management". Using power ... and sleep settings you want your computer to use. Click "OK" to save your new...
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    5 3 Click "Apply" to save your new settings. Empowering Technology To delete a power plan: You cannot delete the power plan you are currently using. If you want to delete the active power plan, switch to another one first. 1 2 Select the power plan you wish to delete from the drop-down list. ...
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    6 Empowering Technology Acer eAudio Management Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby® Home Theater™ on your system. Select "Movie" or "Game" mode to experience the awesome realism of 5.1-channel surround sound ...
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    ...when an external display is connected to the system. For projectors and external devices that are not auto-detected, launch Acer ePresentation Management to ...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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    .../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 ...: The password used to encrypt a file is the unique key that the system needs to decrypt it. If you lose the password,...
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    ...ensure that data can't be stolen while your system is unattended. • Removable Storage Devices - includes .... Floppy Drive Devices - 3.5-inch floppy drives only. • • To use Acer eLock Management,...no method to reset it except by reformatting your system. Make sure to remember or write down ...
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    Empowering Technology 10
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    ...Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create ..., user-created backups are stored to the D:\ drive. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: Password ... image User backup image Current system configuration Application backup Restore and ...
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    ... Empowering Technology For more information, please refer to "Acer eRecovery Management" on page 82 in the AcerSystem User...your computer did not come with a Recovery CD or System CD, please use Acer ...ensure the best results when recovering your system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management, detach ...
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    ... you to inspect hardware specifications, set BIOS passwords and modify boot options. Acer eSettings Management also: Empowering Technology • • • Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigation. Prints and saves hardware specifications. Lets you set an asset tag for your system.
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    ...-to-find place, so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations, networks or ... 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 ...
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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 Top view 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 14 13 12 6 # 1 ICON Item Microphone Description Internal microphone for sound recording.
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    ... audio output. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use ...-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. See "Indicators" on page 25 for more details. Lanuch Acer Empowering Technology For use with ...
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    ... (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman). Accepts input from external microphones. Headphones/speaker/ Connects to audio line-out devices line-out jack with (e.g., speakers, headphones). S/PDIF support Latch CIR receiver Locks and releases the lid. Receives signals from a remote control. 4 5
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    ...-D port Ethernet (RJ-45) port 2 USB 2.0 ports S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port 4-pin IEEE 1394 port Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to a display device with DVI-D input. (for selected models) ...
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    ... is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Connects to a phone line. Accepts input signals from ... DC-in jack Ventilation slots Description 2 Connects to an AC adapter. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use.
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    ...1 Icon Item Battery bay Description Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 Battery release latch Releases... Emits low frequency sound output. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer's main memory. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note: ...
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    ... L2 cache, 1.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB), or higher, supporting Intel® 64 architecture Mobile Intel® GM965...802.11b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology Intel® Celeron...MHz FSB) Mobile Intel® GL960 Express Chipset System memory Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz ...
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    ... Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0 (8MB of dedicated system memory, up to 350 MB of shared ...Express®(for selected models) or Dual independent display support 16.7 million colors MPEG-2/DVD ...High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) support (for selected models) Acer Arcade™ featuring ...
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    ... English • Audio • • Dolby®-certified surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers (2 W) and one....11b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology (for selected ...38/43 (H) mm (15.9x11.7x 1.5/1.7 inches) 3.62 kg (7.98 lbs.) with 8-cell ...
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    ... English ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving ...pack (6-cell) Acer QuicCharge™ technology: • 80% charge in 1 hour • 2-hour rapid charge system-...controls, standard numeric keypad, international language support, independent US and Euro dollar ...
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    ...for selected models), eLock, eRecovery, eSettings Management) Acer Arcade™ featuring Cinema, Video, Album, ... Norton Internet Security™ NTI CD-Maker™ Acer GameZone Microsoft Works 8.5 with Office Home and...-Fi® ACPI Mobile PC 2002 DMI 2.0 System compliance Warranty One-year International ...
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    .... English The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up. Icon Function ... Battery HDD Num Lock Caps Lock Description Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's batttery status. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num ...
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    ...the Acer Empowering Technology. Please see "Acer Empowering Technology" on page 1. The mail and Web browser... browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. See "Launch Manager" .../indicator Web browser Mail Bluetooth communication button/ indicator Acer Arcade Description Launch ...
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    ... 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: • Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the...
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    28 • Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use the 4-way scroll (3) button to ...
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    29 Using the keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys, separate numeric keypad, cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. English Lock keys and separate numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. Lock key Caps Lock Num Lock Description When Caps ...
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    ...Center > + : Open Windows Mobility Center > + : Display the System Properties dialog box < > + : Restore minimized windows to the ... the front and select Windows Sidebar + < network) > + : Search for computers (if you are on a + < > + : Use the arrow keys to ...
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    ... The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and the BIOS utility.... Management in Acer Empowering Technology. See "Acer Empowering Technology" on page 1. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. Switches display output between the 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 1 2 Open a text editor or word processor. ...
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    ... Press the drive eject button to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is on. English 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 ...
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    34 English Audio The computer comes with 32-bit Intel 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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    ...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® ..., select the Playback Devices by right-clicking the Volume Mixer icon in the sysetm tray of your Windows system.
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    ...up. There are three tabs: Playback, Recording and Sounds. Click the Playback tab, and then select Realtek Digital Output and click Set Default to set the digital output. English For enjoying movies, games and music in a realistic, multi-channel audio environment, please see Acer eAudio Management.
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    37 Using the system utilities Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) Note: This feature is...models. To enable the dual display feature of your notebook, first ensure that a second display is connected,... 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 second monitor is ...
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    .... Select Run Scan to scan your system. 4 When the scan is complete, review the results of the scan.... security, run a Full System Scan when scanning your computer for the first time. You... or at periodic intervals. If you are using the computer when the scheduled scan begins, it runs in the background...
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    ... indicator: • If it is not lit, no power is being supplied to the computer. Check the following: • • • If you are using on the battery, ... is lit, check the following: • Nothing appears on the screen. The computer's power management system automatically blanks the screen to save power....
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    ... keyboard to a USB port on the computer. If it works, contact your dealer or an authorized service center as... setting up your location. Refer to the Windows manual. Note: Please note, on first booting ... to complete the installation of your Operating System. After the Operating System is set up, you ...
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    ..., press during POST. To start the recovery process: 1 2 3 Restart the system. While the Acer logo is showing, press + at the same time to enter the recovery process. Refer to the onscreen instructions to perform system recovery. Important! This feature occupies 10 GB in a hidden...
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    ... know about the ITW program. A list of available, authorized service centers is in this handy booklet. Read this passport ... call Acer for online service, and please be at your computer when you call. With your support, ... call takes and help solve your problems efficiently. If there are error messages ...
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    ...computer to the AC adapter. Your computer supports charge-in-use, enabling you to recharge the battery ...: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Insert the new battery without turning the computer on. Connect the AC adapter and fully ... the battery. Disconnect the AC adapter. Turn on the computer and operate using battery power....
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    ...'t been used for a long time. If the computer is to be stored for more than two weeks,... affected by the following usage patterns: • Using the computer on constant AC power with the battery inserted... it will reach the end of its effective life. A standard computer battery has a life span of about 300...
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    ... the battery bay. Plug the AC adapter into the computer, and connect to a mains power outlet. You can continue to operate your computer on AC power while your battery is charging. However, charging the battery with the computer turned off results in a significantly faster charge time. ...
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    ... if the battery to become fully depleted and the computer shuts down. When the battery-low warning ...Recommended Action 1. Plug the AC adapter into the computer, and then connect to the mains power ... applications. 3. Shut down the operating system to turn off the computer. 4. Replace the battery pack....
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    48 English Acer Arcade (for selected models) Acer Arcade is an integrated player for music, photos, TV, DVD movies and videos. It can be operated using your pointing device or remote control. To watch or listen, click or select a content button (e.g., Music, Video, etc.) on the Arcade home page....
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    ... allows you to select between "CinemaVision™" or "Letterbox" mode. • • Acer CinemaVision™ is a nonlinear video stretching technology that produces ..." allows you to choose between "Original" or "ClearVision™." • Acer ClearVision™ is a video enhancement technology that detects video ...
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    ...change your original startup settings. Click About Acer Arcade to open a page with version and ...information. Click Restore Default Settings to return the Acer Arcade settings to their default values... of the volume controls. These are discussed in more detail in the Cinema and TV sections of this guide...
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    ... you can use the onscreen virtual keyboard. You can quickly enter the information you need using the mouse, cursor keys or keyboard. English Background mode With Acer Arcade you can continue listening to music or watching Live TV while you perform certain other functions. TV, video and music will ...
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    52 English Cinema If your computer came with a DVD drive, you can play movies from DVDs and video CDs (VCDs) with the Cinema function of Acer Arcade. This player has the features and controls of a typical DVD player. When you insert a disk into ...
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    53 Album Acer Arcade lets you view digital photos individually or as a slide show, from any available drive on your computer. Click the Album button on the Arcade Home page to show the Album main page. English The content area on...
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    ... 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 clips from other external devices, such as a DVD player or camcorder. Click Capture Device on the video page...
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    ...folder are shown in the content area, while the left side has controls for "Play," "Shuffle" and "Repeat All." The "Visualize" option allows you to watch computer-generated visuals while you listen to music. When playing music, the control panel at the bottom of the page makes it easy to adjust the ...
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    ... models) Arcade allows you to watch TV from your computer. Click the TV button on the home page to show the ... for later viewing. See Scheduling Recordings. The Program Guide option lets you view program information for all channels. See Program Guide. The Find Program option enables you to search for...
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    ... Sort by Channel or Sort by Date. Program guide Click the Program Guide button to view program ...listings and information are provided by the Electronic Program Guide. Find program Clicking the Find Program .... There are four types of TV settings: "Signal," "Channel," "Recording" and "Guide" settings....
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    ...list exists, click Scan Channels. Your computer will scan and list the available TV ...also select the destination for any recorded TV. Guide settings Click on EPG Source to select ...values. Using TeleText functions For regions with the TeleText service, TeleText can be activated by using the onscreen ...
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    59 English Note: The snapshot function is available when TeleText is running.
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    ... Acer Arcade Deluxe (for selected 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...
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    61 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. English 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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    ...19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Item Play Record Rewind Pause Recorded TV Guide Navigation/ OK buttons Mute Back Volume + / Start Color buttons TeleText* ... or go to previous picture Pause playback Display Recorded TV page Display the Guide Navigate and confirm selections Toggle audio on/off Move up one level in...
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    ...and left/right to select a utility. To run the Acer Arcade Deluxe utilities outside of Windows ...desktop. English Note: For detailed information about specific Acer Arcade Deluxe utiltiies, use the built-...VOB, MPEG1, and MPEG2 formats) on your computer. VideoMagician offers multiple themes to create ...
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    ... provides real-time preview and capture from DV camcorders and webcams to your computer's hard drive or directly burned to DVD. DV Wizard also supports the capture of High Definition video to your computer's hard disk in the DVD format. Attach your DV camcorder or web cam...
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    65 Taking your notebook PC with you This section gives you tips and hints to consider when moving around or traveling with your computer. English Disconnecting from the desktop Follow these ... or compact disks from the drive(s). Shut down the computer. Close the display cover. Disconnect the cord ...
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    ...electrical outlet, reduce the drain on the battery by putting the computer in Sleep mode. Press + ... desktop, follow these steps to prepare the computer for the trip home: • • Check that you have ... the following items with you: • • AC adapter and power cord The printed User's Guide...
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    ... • • Minimize the effects of temperature changes by keeping the computer with you. If you need to stop ... If you frequently work on your computer at home, you may want to purchase a... an external keyboard, monitor or mouse. Traveling with the computer When you are moving within a larger distance,...
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    ... Special considerations Follow the same special considerations as when traveling with the computer. In addition, these tips are useful when traveling internationally: ... the modem, check if the modem and connector is compatible with the telecommunications system of the country you are traveling in....
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    ... and passwords. English Using a computer security lock The notebook comes with a Kensington-compatible ... several different levels of protection for your computer and data: • Supervisor Password prevents ... forget your password, please get in touch with your dealer or an authorized service center....
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    .... Type the User Password and press to use the computer. If you enter the password incorrectly, a ... to enter the password correctly after three tries, the system halts. Press and hold the power button for four seconds to shut down the computer. Then turn on the computer again, and try again. ...
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    71 Expanding through options Your notebook PC offers you a complete mobile computing experience. English Connectivity options Ports allow you to connect peripheral devices to your computer as you would with a desktop PC. For instructions on how to connect different external devices ...
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    ... network feature allows you to connect your computer to an Ethernet-based network. To use the network ... cable from the Ethernet (RJ-45) port on the chassis of the computer to a network jack or hub on your network....which allows you to connect USB peripherals without taking up precious system resources....
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    73 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. English
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 95
    ...enhances the usability and expandability of your computer. ExpressCards support a vast number of expansion options,...connectivity and IEEE 1394B adapters. ExpressCards support USB 2.0 and PCI Express applications.... types. Please refer to your card's manual for details on how to install and use the card...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 96
    ... Follow these steps to install memory: 1 2 3 Turn off the computer, unplug the AC adapter (if connected) and remove the battery pack. Then turn the computer over to access its base. Remove the screws from ... total memory size. Please consult a qualified technician or contact your local Acer dealer.
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    76 English Connecting your TV and AV-in cables (for selected models) Follow the instructions below to set up the TV function of your Acer notebook. PAL/SECAM and NTSC systems 1 2 Plug the PAL/SECAM cable's RF plug into your notebook's RF-in jack. ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 98
    ... reception, the antenna can be positioned on top of your notebook display using the special clip, as shown below... antenna is only compatible with DVB-T digital TV systems. A magnet located on the base of the antenna unit ...magnet near the hard disk drive of your computer. Doing so may damage the drive ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 99
    ... Plug the single end of the cable into the AV-in port of your notebook. Connect the other ends to the S-video or composite audio/video jacks on your VHS player, camcorder or other compatible device. Notebook Audio Video R W Y R W Y R W Y AV-in S AV-in S S R L Camcorder VHS Note: ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 100
    ... configuration program built into your computer's BIOS. Your computer is already properly configured and... utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run it. To activate ... utility, press during the POST; while the notebook PC logo is being displayed. English Boot ...
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    80 English Using software Playing DVD movies 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. Important! When you launch the DVD player for the first time, the program asks you to enter the region code. DVD disks are ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 102
    81 Power management This computer has a built-in power management unit that monitors system activity. ...: keyboard, mouse, hard disk, peripherals connected to the computer, and video memory. If no ... employs a power management scheme that supports the advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI), ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 103
    ..., and reinstall applications and drivers. Acer eRecovery Management consists of the following functions:...) backup images of your system configuration to hard disk from the main Acer eRecovery Management ... you want to create using Full or Fast. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process....
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 104
    ...recently created backup image to disc. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process. English 4 Note:... image when you want to burn a bootable disc that contains your computer's entire operating... reinstall applications and drivers for your Acer system. 1 2 3 Press + or select...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 105
    84 English Troubleshooting This chapter shows you how to deal with common system problems. Read ...contact your dealer or authorized service center for assistance. Troubleshooting tips This notebook PC incorporates ... center. Contact your dealer or an authorized service center. Press (during POST...
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    85 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 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 107
    ...energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,...'s authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to operate this computer. Operation conditions This device complies with Part 15 of the...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 108
    ...Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this notebook PC series is in compliance with the essential .... (Please visit http://global.acer.com/products/notebook/reg-nb/index.htm ..., the telephone company may discontinue your service temporarily. If possible, they will notify...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 109
    ... in advance to give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service. If this equipment should fail to operate properly, disconnect the ... assurance of successful operation on every PSTN termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment supplier in the first ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 110
    ...within any 30 minute period for any single manual call initiation, and The equipment shall go ...is no guarantee that Telecom lines will always continue to support pulse dialing. Use of pulse dialing, ... Should such problems occur, the user should NOT contact the telecom Fault Service. This equipment may...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 111
    90 English Laser compliance statement The CD or DVD drive used with this computer is a laser product. The CD or DVD drive's classification label (shown below) is located on the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. APPAREIL A LASER DE ...
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    91 Note: Below regulatory information is for models with wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth only. General This product complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on configurations, this product may or may ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 113
    92 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).
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 114
    ...follow the RF safety instructions on wireless option devices that are included in the user's manual of each RF ... requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm (8 inches) must be maintained between the antenna ...screen section and all persons. Note: The Acer wireless Mini PCI adapter implements...
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    .... Operation in 2.4 GHz band To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and installation outdoors is ... reduce potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 116
    ...: Product name: Model number: Machine type: SKU number: Notebook PC ICK70 Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 Aspire 7720G/7720/7320-xxxxx ("x" = 0 - 9, a - z, or A - Z) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 USA Acer Representitive 1-254-298-4000 1-254-298-4147 Name of ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 117
    96 English We, Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited 3F, No. 168 Xizang medium road, Huangpu District, Shanghai...Lai Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3000 E-mail: [email protected] Hereby declare that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: ICK70 Machine Type: Aspire 7720G/7720/...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 118
    ... 500 mm 0.0° 90.0° Class IV 85.0° • • Illuminance level: [250 + (250cosα)] lx where α = 85° Color: Source D65 Ordinary LCD: Class I Protective or Acer CrystalBrite™ LCD: Class III Yn u'n v'n Reflection class of LCD panel (positive and ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 119
    ...caring for xiv audio 34 adjusting the volume troubleshooting 40 34 B battery pack battery-... 68 traveling on local trips 67 troubleshooting 84 turning off xiv connections... pack xv computer xiv CD-ROM ejecting manually 41 troubleshooting 41... hotkeys 31 lock keys 29 troubleshooting 41 Windows keys 30 30...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 120
    ...speakers hotkey 31 troubleshooting 40 support information 43 English N network 72 Notebook Manager hotkey ... travel international flights local trips 67 troubleshooting 84 tips 84 P password 69 types 69 ports 71 printer troubleshooting problems 40 CD-ROM 41 display 40 keyboard 41 printer 41 startup...



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