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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    Copyright © 2007. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 Series User's Guide Original Issue: 05/2007 Changes ..., recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 Series Notebook PC Model number...
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    ... for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning ...PCMCIA or Express Card is installed in the slot. CAUTION for Listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you can hear...
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    ...the product. To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface...or damage rotor devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack. • • • Using electrical power • This product should be operated ...
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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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    ... batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device. Use ...atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas ...Switch off the notebook near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on the use of radio ...
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    ..., but are not limited to: wireless lan (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G. Remember to follow ... 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 ...
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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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    ...phone or other telephone call system. Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device ... (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors ... products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury...
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    ...://www.energystar.gov/powermangement. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets the .... More power management settings can be done through Acer ePower Management. Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after ...
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    .... 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 ... awkward viewing angle. Avoid looking at bright light sources, such as open windows, for extended periods of time.
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    ... only short periods, take breaks regularly, and do some stretching exercises. Note: For more information, please refer to "Regulations and safety notices" on page 86 in the AcerSystem User's Guide.
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    ... 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 ... instructions on the screen to complete the installation. For instructions on how to use Adobe Reader, access the Help and Support ...
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    xiv To turn the power off, do any of the following: • • Use the Windows shutdown command Click on Start Shut Down. Use the power button .... Never place objects on top of the computer. Do not slam the computer display when you close it. Never place the computer on uneven surfaces. Taking care ...
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    ... batteries. Do not tamper with batteries. Keep them away from children. Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if possible. Cleaning and servicing When cleaning the computer, follow these steps: 1 2 3 Turn off the computer ...
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    ...Taking care of your battery pack Cleaning and servicing Empowering Technology password Acer eNet Management ...Management Acer eLock Management Acer eRecovery Management Acer eSettings Management Windows Mobility Center Top ...xiii xiii xiv xiv xv xv 1 Your Acer notebook tour 15 1 2 4 6 7 8 9 11 13 14...
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    ... Dolby Home Theater for surround/multi-channel sound Set playback as digital output Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) Launch Manager Norton Internet Security ... system utilities 37 Frequently asked questions 40 Battery pack 44 Acer Arcade (for selected models) 48 44 ...
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    Acer Arcade Deluxe (for selected models) Scheduling recordings Program guide Find program TV settings Using TeleText functions 57 57 ... Setting passwords Remote control (for selected models) Remote functions Starting Acer Arcade Deluxe VideoMagician TV Joy (selected models only) ...
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    Power management Acer eRecovery Management Create backup Burn backup disc Restore and recovery Troubleshooting tips Error messages Installing memory Connecting... TV and AV-in cables (for selected models) BIOS utility Boot sequence Enable disk-...79 79 80 80 81 82 Troubleshooting 84 86 82 83 83 ...
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    ... frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Displayed by default in the upper half of your screen, it provides access to ...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 or ...in Start menu. You can also set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for ...
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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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    ..." from the Empowering 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 ...
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    ... the Delete Power Plan icon. Battery status For real-time battery life estimates based on current usage, refer to the panel in the upper half of the window. Click the sleep and hibernate modes. to view estimated battery life in
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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 from just 2 speakers, via Dolby ...
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    7 Acer ePresentation Management Acer ePresentation Management lets you project your computer's display to an external ... a projector, or you need to use an external resolution that is not supported by Acer ePresentation Management, adjust your display settings using Display Properties or the utility ...
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    8 Empowering Technology Acer eDataSecurity Management (for selected models) Acer eDataSecurity Management is an encryption utility that protects your files from being ...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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    9 Empowering Technology Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is simple yet effective utility that allows you to ... drive devices. Floppy Drive Devices - 3.5-inch floppy drives only. • • To use Acer eLock Management, the Empowering Technology password must be set first. Once set, you ...
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    Empowering Technology 10
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    ... 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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    ...Empowering Technology For more information, please refer to "Acer eRecovery Management" on page 82 in the AcerSystem ...Recovery CD or System CD, please use Acer eRecovery Management's "System backup to optical... when recovering your system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management, detach all peripherals...
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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 ...
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    ..., external display settings, display orientation and synchronization status. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like ...), sharing folders overview/sharing service on or off, and a shortcut to the Acer user guide, drivers and utilities. To launch Windows Mobility Center: • ...
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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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    16 # 2 3 4 5 ICON Item Acer Crystal Eye Display screen Power button Easy-launch buttons ...'s functions and components. See "Indicators" on page 25 for more details. Lanuch Acer Empowering Technology For use with Acer ... right) Status indicators 11 12 13 14 Empowering key Acer Arcade Status indicators
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    ... view English 1 # 1 2 3 Icon Item Line-in jack Microphone-in jack 2 Description 3 Accepts audio line-..., stereo walkman). Accepts input from external microphones. Headphones/speaker/ Connects to audio line-...-out jack with (e.g., speakers, headphones). S/PDIF support Latch CIR receiver Locks and ...
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    ...-compatible computer security lock. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). ...mouse, USB camera). Connects to a television or display device with S-video input. Connects to IEEE 1394 ... the volume of the audio-out. control wheel 5-in-1 card reader Accepts Secure Digital (SD...
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    ... 2 3 Description 456 7 8 2 USB 2.0 ports AV-in port Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency ..., USB camera). Accepts input signals from audio/video (AV) devices (for selected models). Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical ...
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    ...2 Battery release latch Releases the battery for removal. 3 4 5 6 7 Battery lock Sub woofer Hard disk bay Memory compartment ... and cooling fan Locks the battery in position. Emits low frequency sound output. Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer's main memory...
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    ... 802.11b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology Intel® Celeron® ...) 17" WXGA+ high-brightness (200-nits) Acer CrystalBrite™ TFT LCD, 1440 x 900 pixel ..., supporting simultaneous multiwindow viewing via Acer GridVista™ 16 ms response time Display
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    ... 9 and PCI Express®(for selected models) or Dual independent display support 16.7 million colors MPEG-2/DVD ... S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) support DVI-D (true digital video interface) with High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) support (for selected models) Acer Arcade™ featuring Acer ...
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    ..., and noise-suppression technologies (for selected models) Acer Video Conference, featuring: • Integrated .../g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology (for selected ....11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® solution, supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology WPAN...
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    ... (8-cell) 44.4 W 4000 mAh Li-ion battery pack (6-cell) Acer QuicCharge™ technology: • 80% charge in 1 ... keys Empowering Key Easy-launch buttons: WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Acer Arcade™ Volume wheel Acer Media Center remote control (optional) ExpressCard™/54 slot 5-in-1 card reader (SDମ.
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    ... Xpress VoIP phone featuring Acer Video Conference Manager Acer Media Center remote control...ion battery pack 3-pin 90 W AC adapter External USB floppy disk drive Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eNet, ePower, eAudio ...Acer Crystal Eye Acer GridVista™ Acer Launch Manager Acer Video Conference Manager ...
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    ... cover is closed up. Icon Function Power Battery HDD Num Lock Caps Lock ... Indicates the computer's batttery status. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Num ... Lock is activated. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows ...
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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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    ... 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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    ...keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys, separate numeric keypad, cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. English Lock keys and separate numeric keypad ...when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or...
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    ... Open or close the Start menu > + : Display the desktop > + : Open Windows Explore > + : Search for a file ... users (if you're not connected to a network domain M>: Minimizes all windows... of Access Center > + : Open Windows Mobility Center > + : Display the System Properties dialog...
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    ...Display toggle Description Displays help on hotkeys. Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology.... Empowering Technology" on page 1. Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology. See "Acer Empowering Technology" on page 1. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. Switches 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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    ...) drive tray 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 ...
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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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    ... Home Theater for surround/multi-channel sound Your Acer notebook comes with the Dolby® Home Theater audio ... Live Found in PC and console-based video game applications, Dolby Digital Live converts ...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 ... the process. English Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so ... left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two ...
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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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    ...check for viruses? 1 2 3 Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the Windows desktop. Select Tasks & 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 Scan when...
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    ...system automatically blanks the screen to save power. Press any key to turn the display back .... Check the following: • The volume may be muted. In Windows, look at the volume control (speaker) icon ...option. The volume level may be too low. In Windows, look at the volume control icon on the taskbar...
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    ...2 3 Click on Start, 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 ...
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    ...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 D2D ...POST. To start the recovery process: 1 2 3 Restart the system. While the Acer logo is showing, press + at the ...
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    ...country you are traveling in does not have an Acer-authorized ITW service site, you can still ...our offices worldwide. Please consult http://global.acer.com. English Before you call Please have... following information available when you call Acer for online service, and please be at your computer when...
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    ... 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, ...
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    ... two weeks, you are advised to remove the battery pack from the unit. Warning: Do not ... this procedure will prevent you from obtaining the maximum battery charge, and will also shorten the effective .... Frequent use; the more you use the battery, the faster it will reach the end of its effective life....
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    ... the next day with a fully charged battery. Checking the battery level The Windows power meter indicates the ... 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...
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    47 When using battery power pay attention to the Windows power meter. 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-low ...
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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 ...watch DVDs or VCDs Video - watch video clips Album - view photos stored on your hard disk or removable media Note: While watching videos, DVDs or slide shows, your...
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    ... page by selecting Help . Settings There are settings in Acer Arcade that allow you to fine-tune .... Click Acer Arcade Help for comprehensive help on each Arcade mode. In Display Settings:... bottom of the screen. "Color profile" allows you to choose between "Original" or "ClearVision™." • Acer ...
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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.... Player controls At the bottom of the window, the player controls - used for video, slide shows, TV...
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    ... using the mouse, cursor keys or keyboard. English Background mode With Acer Arcade you can continue listening to music or ... you perform certain other functions. TV, 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 ...
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    ...video CDs (VCDs) with the Cinema function of Acer Arcade. This player has the features and controls ...up player control panel appears at the bottom of the window when you move the pointer. If more ... will be shown in the area above the list of drives. This page is also displayed when you press the Stop ...
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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 ... a single picture by clicking on it. This opens the picture at full screen. You can then use the onscreen player controls ...
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    ... To 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...
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    ..., select the songs you would like to rip (or click Select or Clear All), then click Start Ripping. The progress of the ripping operation will be displayed on screen. You can change the file quality of the ripped tracks by clicking Settings. English
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    ...TV main page. The Live TV option plays TV on screen. Press Escape at any time to return to Arcade... and you cannot watch this file in the Recorded TV window.) You can navigate forward and backward within... skip over commercials. Note: One of your local drives must contain at least 2 GB of free space in...
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    ... To play a recorded TV file, click it. The video will play at full screen. To return to the TV page, click Stop. For a description of the options on this page, see Videos. Scheduling ...the order in which schedules are displayed, click Sort by Channel or Sort by Date. Program guide Click the ...
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    ... option allows you to set the quality of video recorded from the TV. Selecting a higher quality ... select the destination for any recorded TV. Guide settings Click on EPG Source to select.... 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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    ... 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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    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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    ...selection Record TV Reverse playback or go to previous picture Pause playback Display Recorded TV page Display the Guide Navigate and confirm selections Toggle audio on/off ... current input active Put in or wake from Standby mode Display DVD menu Stop current playing or recording...
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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 Deluxe... Windows Media Center, double-click the Acer Arcade Deluxe icon from the Windows desktop. English Note: For...
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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 ...
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    ..., floppy disks or compact disks from the drive(s). Shut down the computer. Close the display cover. Disconnect the ..., Turn Off Computer, then click on Turn Off (Windows XP). Or: You can put the computer in ... + . Then close and latch the display. When you are ready to use the computer again, ...
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    ... room does not have an electrical outlet, reduce the drain on the battery by putting the computer in Sleep mode. Press + or close the display cover whenever you...at home, 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 ... • • • AC adapter Spare, fully-charged battery pack(s) Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another printer
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    ... with 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 ...
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    ... computer and data: • Supervisor Password prevents unauthorized entry into the BIOS utility. Once set, you must enter this password to gain access to the BIOS utility. See "BIOS utility" on page 79. User Password secures your computer against unauthorized use. Combine ...
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    ...in the center of the display screen. • • 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 the BIOS utility. If you enter the password incorrectly, a warning ...
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    ... 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 to the computer, read the following section. Fax/data modem Your computer has a built-in...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 93
    72 English 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. ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 94
    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
    ... the usability and expandability of your computer. ExpressCards support a vast number of expansion options, including flash memory card adapters, TV-tuners, ... functions. Not all ExpressCard slots will support both types. Please refer to your card's manual for details on how to ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 96
    ... the AC adapter (if connected) and remove the battery pack. Then turn the computer over to ... the memory cover and secure it with the screw. Reinstall the battery pack, and reconnect the AC adapter. Turn on... the total memory size. Please consult a qualified technician or contact your local Acer dealer.
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 97
    ...-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 ... for your region before attempting to connect the antenna cable. Acer DVB-T digital antenna To connect the antenna: Plug the ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 98
    ... good reception, the antenna can be positioned on top of your notebook display using the special clip, as shown below. Extend the antenna to ...a metal surface for better stability and reception. Warning! Do not place the 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
    ... to a VHS player or camcorder for viewing, capturing and recording video clips. 1 2 Plug the single end of the cable into the AV-in ... 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: Extension cables may ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 100
    ...you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run it. To activate the BIOS utility, press ...enable disk-to-disk recovery (hard disk recovery), activate the BIOS utility, then select ...boot, activate the BIOS utility, then select Security from the categories listed at the top of the screen. Find ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 101
    ... are divided into 6 regions. Once your DVD drive is set to a region code, it will play DVD disks of...region code set will remain permanent. Recovering your hard disk does not reset the number of ...a DVD movie of a different region into the DVD drive. Please refer to the online help for more information....
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 102
    ... devices: keyboard, mouse, hard disk, peripherals connected to the computer, and video memory. If no...energy. This computer employs a power management scheme that supports the advanced configuration and power interface ... and maximum performance at the same time. Windows handles all power-saving chores ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 103
    ... image, and reinstall applications and drivers. Acer eRecovery Management consists of the following ...your system configuration to hard disk from the main Acer eRecovery Management screen. Note: Fast ... toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management. In the Acer eRecovery Management window, select the type...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 104
    ...CD or DVD. 1 2 3 Press + or select Acer eRecovery Management from the Empowering Technology toolbar ... also reinstall applications and drivers for your Acer system. 1 2 3 Press +
  • 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 it ... then press Exit in the BIOS utility to reboot. Contact your dealer or an authorized service center. ... your dealer or an authorized service center. Press (during POST) to enter the BIOS utility, ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 106
    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, ... or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user's authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 108
    ...du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this notebook PC series is in compliance ... 1999/5/EC. (Please visit http://global.acer.com/products/notebook/reg-nb/index...., 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
    ... 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 ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 110
    ... to the same number within any 30 minute period for any single manual call initiation, and The equipment shall go on-hook for a ... and may also cause a false answer condition. Should such problems occur, the user should NOT contact the telecom Fault Service. This equipment may not provide for the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 112
    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
    ... 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 emit ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 115
    ...systems. High power radar are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 ...GHz band To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and ...systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) of 5250-...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 116
    ... for this declaration: 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 ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 117
    ... that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: ICK70 Machine Type: Aspire 7720G/7720/7320 SKU Number: Aspire 7720G/7720/7320-xxxxx ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 118
    ... 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 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 119
    ... on indicator 25 care AC adapter xiv battery pack xv computer xiv CD-ROM ejecting manually 41 troubleshooting 41 charging checking level 46 cleaning computer xv ... 29 embedded numeric keypad hotkeys 31 lock keys 29 troubleshooting 41 Windows keys 30 30 L left view 17 M media ...
  • Acer Aspire 7720ZG | Aspire 7720 Series User's Guide EN - Page 120
    ...security keylock 33, 69 passwords 69 speakers hotkey 31 troubleshooting 40 support information 43 English N network 72 Notebook Manager hotkey 31...tips 84 P password 69 types 69 ports 71 printer troubleshooting problems 40 CD-ROM 41 display 40 keyboard 41 printer 41 startup 40 troubleshooting 68 ...



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