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    E6951 Notebook PC User Manual January 2012
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    ... Management Modes...36 Sleep and Hibernate...36 Thermal Power Control...38 Special Keyboard Functions...39 Colored Hot Keys (on selected models)...39 Microsoft Windows Keys...42 Multimedia Control Keys...43 Switches and Status Indicators...44 ...
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    ... selected models)...58 Flash Memory Card Reader...62 Hard Disk Drive...63 Memory (RAM)...66 Connections...67 Network Connection...67 Wireless LAN Connection (on selected models)...69 Windows Wireless Network Connection...71 Bluetooth Wireless Connection(on selected models...
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    ...)...A-33 Optical Drive Safety Information...A-34 Laser Safety Information...A-34 Service warning label... Regulation Compliance and Declaration ...A-39 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services...A-39 Copyright Information...A-40 Limitation of Liability...A-41 Service and Support...A-41  Notebook PC User ...
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    Chapter 1: Introducing the Notebook PC 1
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    .... This User's Manual provides information regarding the various components in the Notebook PC and how to use them. The following are major sections of ... accept your Notebook PC as being correct. Notes for This Manual A few notes and warnings are used throughout this guide, allowing you to complete ...
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    ... safety precautions will increase the life of the Notebook PC. Follow all precautions and instructions. Except as described in this manual, refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Disconnect...NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces. Seek servicing if the casing has been damaged. DO...
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    ... 35°C (95°F). DO NOT carry or cover a Notebook PC that is powered ON with any materials that will reduce air... INPUT RATING: Refer to the rating label on the bottom of the Notebook PC and be sure that your power ... installation of battery may cause explosion and damage the Notebook PC. DO NOT throw ...
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    ... peripherals to prevent damage to the connectors. The hard disk drive's head retracts when the power is turned .... Therefore, you should not transport the Notebook PC while the power is still ON. Close... in the closed position to protect the keyboard and display panel. CAUTION! The Notebook PC's surface...
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    ... Notebook PC Purchase a carrying bag to protect the Notebook PC from dirt, water, shock, and scratches.... takes much longer to charge the battery pack when the Notebook PC is in use. Airplane Precautions Contact your airline if you want to use the Notebook PC on the airplane. Most airlines will have ...
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    Preparing your Notebook PC These are only quick instructions for using your Notebook PC. Installing the Battery Pack 1 2 Connecting the Power Adapter 1 3 2 110V -220 V Notebook PC User Manual 11
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    ... panel with your thumb. 2. Slowly tilt the display panel forward or backward to a comfortable viewing angle. Turning on the Power 1. Push and release the power button located beneath the LCD display panel. 2. Use [Fn]+[F5] or [Fn]+[F6] to adjust the LCD brightness. 12 Notebook PC User Manual
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    Chapter 2: Knowing the parts 2
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    Top Side The keyboard differs for each territory. 1 2 3 4 5 6 esc f1 f2 f3 f4 f5 f6 f7 f8 f9 f10 f11 f12 pause break prt sc sysrq insert delete ... 5 2 0 pgup 9 6 3 caps lock enter 7 enter shift shift end pgdn ctrl fn alt alt ctrl insert delete 8 9 14 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... The display panel functions the same as a desktop monitor. The Notebook PC uses an active matrix TFT LCD, ...The power switch allows powering ON and OFF the Notebook PC and recovering from suspend mode. Use...switch once to turn ON and once to turn OFF the Notebook PC. The power switch only works when ...
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    7 Keyboard The keyboard provides full-sized keys with comfortable travel (depth at which the keys can ... and palm rest for both hands. Two Windows function keys are provided to help ease navigation... up the included touchpad utility to allow easy Windows or web navigation. Status Indicators (front)...
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    ...pack size varies depending on model. WARNING! The bottom of the Notebook PC can get very hot. Be careful when handling the Notebook PC while it is in operation or recently been in operation. High temperatures are ... MAY BLOCK THE VENTS. DO NOT PUT THE NOTEBOOK PC ON YOUR LAP OR OTHER PARTS OF...
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    ...in a compartment. Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on hard disk drive upgrades for your Notebook PC. Only purchase hard... authorized service center or retailer for information on memory upgrades for your Notebook PC. Only purchase expansion modules from...
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    ... USB Port 3.0 The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 3.0, 2.0, or USB 1.1 devices such as keyboards, pointing devices, cameras, hard disk drives, printers, and scanners connected in a series up to 4.8Gbits/sec (USB 3.0), 480Mbits/sec ...
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    ...comes in various models with different optical drives. The Notebook PC's optical drive may support compact discs (CD) and/or digital video discs (DVD)... tray through any software player or by right clicking the optical drive in Windows "Computer" and selecting Eject. Optical Drive ...
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    8 Kensington® Lock Port The Kensington® lock port allows the Notebook PC to be secured using Kensington® compatible Notebook PC security ... the subwoofer jack or the Notebook PC. 2 Display (Monitor) Output The 15-pin D-sub monitor port supports a standard VGA-compatible device such as a ...
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    ... than the RJ-11 modem port and supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a local network...video monitor, such as a digital television (DTV). Supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video,...transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio, with bandwidth to spare ...
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    ...Battery Pack The battery pack is automatically charged when the Notebook PC is connected to an AC power source ... time varies by usage and by the specifications for this Notebook PC. The battery pack cannot be disassembled ... players, mobile phones, and PDAs. This Notebook PC has a built-in high-speed ...
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    Connecting Subwoofer The subwoofer that comes with your Notebook PC is in compact size and easy to ... connect the subwoofer to the designated subwoofer jack on your Notebook PC and enjoy amazing bass ... than the designated subwoofer jack illustrated in the user manual. Doing so may damage the subwoofer ...
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    Chapter 3: Getting Started 3
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    ... hotels will provide universal outlets to support different power cords as well as voltages. It is always best to ask an experienced traveler ... differs by models. Refer to the previous chapter to locate the LAN port. You can buy travel kits for the Notebook PC that includes power and modem adapters ...
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    ... heat coming from the AC-DC adapter, seek servicing. Seek servicing if you suspect a faulty AC-DC... may damage both your battery pack(s) and the Notebook PC with a faulty AC-DC adapter. This ...a properly grounded adapter to ensure safe operation of the Notebook PC. WARNING! THE POWER ADAPTER MAY BECOME ...
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    ... optional and can be purchased separately through a Notebook PC retailer. Installing and Removing the ... have its battery pack installed. If 1 your Notebook PC does not have its battery pack... Never attempt to remove the battery pack while the Notebook PC is turned ON, as this may result in the loss of...
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    ... an authorized dealer for this Notebook PC. Because batteries also have a shelf life, it is not recommended to buy extras for storing. WARNING! For safety reasons, DO NOT... battery pack caused by impact, turn OFF the Notebook PC and contact an authorized service center. Notebook ...
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    ... when the power is turned ON. This is part of the Notebook PC's test routine and is not a problem with the display. IMPORTANT! To protect the hard disk drive, always wait at least 5 seconds after turning OFF your Notebook PC before turning it back ON...
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    ... disk drive during POST and gives a warning message if the hard disk drive requires servicing. If any critical hard disk drive warning is .... To run Window's disk checking program: click Windows > select Computer > right-click a hard disk drive icon > choose Properties > click the Tools tab > click ...
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    ... Power The battery system implements the Smart Battery standard under the Windows environment, which allows the battery to accurately report the amount of ... to ignore the low battery warnings, the Notebook PC eventually enters suspend mode (Windows default uses STR). Right-click the battery icon ...
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    ...pack. The battery pack begins to charge as soon as the Notebook PC is connected to external power using ... pack must completely charge before the Notebook PC is disconnected from external power. It takes ... PC is turned ON. The battery status indicator on the Notebook PC turns OFF when the battery pack ...
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    ... processes will provide a dialog box to allow restart. To restart the system manually, choose Restart. IMPORTANT! To protect the hard drive, wait at least 5 seconds after turning OFF your Notebook PC before turning it back ON. 34 Notebook PC ...
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    ... system cannot properly turn OFF or restart, there is an additional way to shutdown your Notebook PC: Hold the power button seconds. over 4 IMPORTANT! DO NOT use emergency shutdown while data is being written; doing so can result in loss or destruction of your data. Notebook PC User Manual 35
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    Power Management Modes The Notebook PC has a number of automatic or adjustable power saving features ...and Hibernate Power management settings can be found in the Windows > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > .... Sleep and Hibernate saves power when your Notebook PC is not in use by turning OFF certain...
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    ...icon to see this option. You can also use the keyboard shortcut [Fn F1] to activate this mode. Recover by pressing any keyboard key except [Fn]. (NOTE: The power indicator will blink in this ...and stores your current data and status on the hard disk drive. By doing this, RAM does not have to...
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    ... There are three power control methods for controlling the Notebook PC's thermal state. These power control ...be configured by the user and should be known in case the Notebook PC should enter these states. ... critical cooling when temperature exceeds the maximum safe upper limit. 38 Notebook PC User ...
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    ... defines the colored hot keys on the Notebook PC's keyboard. The colored commands can only ... keys. "ZZ" Icon (F1): Places the Notebook PC in suspend mode (either Save-...OFF with an on-screen-display. When enabled, the corresponding wireless indicator will light. Windows software settings are necessary...
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    ...keypad (number lock) ON and OFF. Allows you to use a larger portion of the keyboard for number entering. (on selected models) Scr Lk (Del): Toggles the "Scroll Lock" ON and OFF. Allows you to use a larger portion of the keyboard for cell navigation. (on selected models) 40 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... AC mode and battery mode. You can see the current mode through the on-screen display (OSD). Fn+Enter (extended keyboard): Toggles Windows "Calculator" application. (on selected models) Notebook PC User Manual 41
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    ... are two special Windows keys on the keyboard as described below. The key with the Windows Logo activates... to pressing the right mouse button on a Windows object. Extended Keyboard (on selected models) An extended... between fields or cells such as those in a spreadsheet or table. 42 Notebook PC User...
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    ...following defines the meaning of each multimedia control key on the Notebook PC. Some control key functions may defer depending on Notebook PC model. Use the [Fn] key in combination with the arrow keys ... During CD play, skips to the next audio track/movie chapter. Notebook PC User Manual...
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    Switches and Status Indicators Switches Power Switch The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into sleep or hibernation modes. Actual behavior of the power switch can be customized in Windows Control Panel "Power Options." 44 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... Indicators Power Indicator The power indicator lights when the Notebook PC is turned ON and blinks slowly when... Suspend-toRAM (Sleep) mode. This indicator is OFF when the Notebook PC is turned OFF or in the Suspend-to-Disk (...power is between 10% and 100% (without AC power). 45 Notebook PC User ...
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    ... or more storage device(s) such as the hard disk. The light flashes proportional to the access time. Bluetooth / Wireless Indicator This is only ... (BT) function is activated. When the built-in wireless LAN is enabled, this indicator will also light. (Windows software settings are necessary.) ...
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    ...Instant Key for the first time When you press the Instant Key for the first time, the Welcome screen appears to help you configure the Instant Key's functions. To use the Instant Key for the first time: 1. Press the Instant Key at the opposite side of the power button. Notebook PC User Manual 47
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    2. From the Welcome screen, click Setup to launch the setup screen. 3. From the setup screen, click any of the icons, configure the setting, then click Apply. Click the arrows to browse through the Instant Key functions that you can configure. 48 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ...conversion. Countdown Timer Quickly launches a countdown timer for sleep, shut down, or hibernate. Touchpad Lock Allows you to enable or disable the touchpad. This function mimics the behavior of + , which is the Touchpad Enable/Disable function key. Description Notebook PC User Manual 49
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    ... Output Display Selector Quickly switches between notebook, external monitor, and a duplicate monitor. This... Touchpad LCD/Monitor Switch function key. Wireless Connectivity Allows you to enable or disable Wi-... function key. Media Control Quickly launches Windows Media Player, and plays/ pauses during ...
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    Chapter 4: Using the Notebook PC 4
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    Pointing device The Notebook PC's integrated touchpad pointing device is pressure sensitive and contains no moving parts. A device driver is still required for working with some application software.... to operate the touchpad. These objects can damage the touchpad's surface. 52 Notebook PC User ...
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    ..., rotate and zoom images, scroll lists, as well as swipe and switch between windows. Moving the pointer You can tap or click anywhere on the touchpad to ... your finger on the touchpad to move the pointer onscreen. Slide horizontally Slide vertically Slide diagonally Notebook PC User Manual 53
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    ...-and-drop action on the touchpad allows you to move onscreen items into a new location. Drop Drag Select an item by tapping twice, Release your finger from the then slide the same finger without touchpad to drop the item on its lifting it off the touchpad. new location. 54 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ...versa. The mouse pointer changes to a double-headed arrow pointer when continuous scrolling is activated. Zooming - Using two fingers on the touchpad, you can enlarge or reduce the view size of your selected image. Spread apart/bring together two fingers to zoom in/out. Notebook PC User Manual 55
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    .... • Do not scratch the touchpad with your finger nails or any hard objects. The touchpad responds to movement not to force.There is ... surface too hard. Tapping too hard does not increase the responsiveness of the touchpad. The touchpad responds best to light pressure. 56 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... 3. 4. Go to Control Panel. Change view settings to Large Icons then select Mouse. Select the ELAN tab. Tick the box with the Disable when external pointing device plug in option. Select Apply to save current changes or Select OK to save changes then exit. Notebook PC User Manual 57
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    ... other files to various data storage devices. Optical Drive (on selected models) Inserting an optical disc 1. While the Notebook PC's power is ON, press the drive's eject button and the ... are no obstructions that may get jammed under the drive's tray. 58 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... tray back in. The drive will begin reading the table of contents (TOC) on the disc. When the drive stops, the disc is ready to be used. It is normal to hear as well as feel the CD spinning with great intensity in the CD drive while data is read. Notebook PC User Manual 59
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    ...hub. Emergency eject The emergency eject is located in a hole on the optical drive and is used to eject the optical drive tray in case the electronic eject does not work. Do not use the ... indicator located in the same area. Actual location will vary by model. 60 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ...the important safety instructions from your CD suppliers. Unlike desktop optical drives, the Notebook PC uses ... allow CD-RW discs to be used like a hard drive with writing, deleting, and editing capabilities.... but only the DVD-ROM drive can play DVD audio. Insert the audio CD and Windows automatically...
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    ...Normally a memory card reader must be purchased separately in order to use memory cards from devices such as digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile ...data loss, use Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media in the Windows notification area before removing the flash memory card. 62 Notebook PC User Manual...
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    .... When replacing or upgrading the hard drive, always visit an authorized service center or retailer for this Notebook PC... PC may damage the hard disk drive. Handle the Notebook PC gently and ... that is damaged if the Notebook PC is dropped. IMPORTANT! When replacing or upgrading the hard drive, always ...
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    Locating the hard disk drives Removing the hard disk drives 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 64 Notebook PC User Manual
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    2 1 Installing the hard disk drives 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 Notebook PC User Manual 65
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    Memory (RAM) Additional memory will increase application performance by decreasing hard disk access. Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on memory upgrades for your Notebook PC. Only purchase expansion modules from authorized retailers...
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    ... The built-in network cannot be installed later as an upgrade. After purchase, network can be installed ...wiring. 10/100 Mbps Full-Duplex is supported on this Notebook PC but requires connection ...-intervention is required. 1000BASE-T (or Gigabit) is only supported on selected models. Notebook PC User ...
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    ...hub in between, a crossover LAN cable is required (Fast-Ethernet model). (Gigabit models support auto-crossover so a crossover LAN cable is optional.) Example of the Notebook PC connected to a Network Hub or Switch for use with the built-in Ethernet ...
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    ...-in wireless LAN is capable of fast data transmission rates using Direct Sequence Spread ... on 2.4GHz/5GHz frequencies. The optional built-in wireless LAN is backward compatible with the earlier IEEE ... standards. The optional built-in wireless LAN is a client adapter that supports Infrastructure and Ad...
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    ... The Ad-hoc mode allows the Notebook PC to connect to another wireless device. No access point (...devices must install optional 802.11 wireless LAN adapters.) Notebook PC Desktop PC PDA ...a wired network. (All devices must install optional 802.11 wireless LAN adapters.) Notebook PC Desktop PC Access ...
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    Windows Wireless Network Connection Connecting to a network 1. Switch ON the Wireless function if necessary ... icon are shown. Or double click the Wireless Console icon in Windows notification area and ...orange star Windows® Notification area. 4. Select the wireless access point you want to connect ...
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    ...connection has been established, the connection is shown on the list. 7. You can see the wireless network icon area. in the Notification The crossed wireless network icon appears when you press + to disable the WLAN function. 72 Notebook PC User Manual
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    Bluetooth Wireless Connection (on selected models) Notebook PCs with Bluetooth technology eliminates the need for ... may also make use of Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard or mouse. Turning ON and Launching Bluetooth...+F2] repeatedly until wireless LAN icon and bluetooth icon are shown. Notebook PC ...
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    Or double click the Wireless Console icon in the Windows notification area and select the Bluetooth icon. 3. From Control Panel, go to Network and ... and select View Bluetooth Network Devices. 5. Click Add a device to look for new devices. 74 Notebook PC User Manual
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    6. Select a Bluetooth-enabled device from the list and click Next. 7. Enter the Bluetooth security code into your device and start pairing. 8. The paired relationship is successfully built. Click Close to finish the setting. Notebook PC User Manual 75
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    ...+ is always available on the designated USB 3.0 port when your Notebook PC is connected with the adapter. Without Adapter To ... charge drops below your set threshold. The USB port that supports USB Charger+ does not support USB device wake up function. If your connected device is overheated, smoking,...
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    Appendix A
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    ...speeds, and greater durability. When used in current operating systems, no drivers are necessary. USB Floppy Disk Drive An optional USB-interface floppy disk... an external USB mouse will allow Windows navigation to be more comfortable. Both the external USB keyboard and mouse will work...
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    ...disc is necessary, contact your dealer for web sites to download individual software drivers and utilities. The support disc contains all drivers,... and includes an image of the original operating system installed on the hard drive at the factory. The recovery disc provides a comprehensive...
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    ... Boot Option Option Option Option Priorities #1 #2 #3 CD/DVD ROM Drive BBS Priorities Hard Device BBS Priorities Add New Boot Option Delete ... Option #1 P2: MATSHITABD-MLT UJ240AFW CD/DVD ROM Drive BBS Priorities Windows Boot Manager Hard Device BBS Priorities P0: ST9750423AS Add New Boot Option ...
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    ... is then cleared. You will be asked to enter the User Password whenever you power on the Notebook PC (enter BIOS or OS). The Administrator Password is only asked when you would like to enter and configure the BIOS settings. Notebook PC User Manual A-5
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    ... American Megatrends, Inc. Security I/O Interface Security LAN Network Interface Wireless Network Interface HD AUDIO Interface SATA ODD Interface USB Interface...Lock. The I/O Interface Security settings can only be altered when you log in with Administrator privilege. A-6 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ...Select an interface you would like to lock and click Lock. If you set USB Interface to [Lock], External Ports and CMOS Camera will be locked and hidden simultaneously. The USB Interface Security settings can only be altered when you log in with Administrator privilege. Notebook PC User Manual A-7
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    ... order. ***Advanced to Power Cycle System after Setting Hard Disk Passwords*** If ONLY the Administrator's password is set...is one), then HDD user password when you power on the Notebook PC and cannot enter the operating system if you fail to enter the correct passwords. A-8 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... Save Changes Discard Changes Restore Defaults Boot Override P2: MATSHITABD-MLT UJ240AFW Windows Boot Manager P0: WDC WD7500BPKT-80PK4T0 Launch EFI Shell from filesystem ... Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 2.01.1208. Copyright (C) 2011 American Megatrends, Inc. Notebook PC User Manual A-9
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    ...service center and ask an engineer for assistance. Hardware Problem - Keyboard / Hotkey The Hotkey (FN) is disabled. A. Reinstall the "ATK0100" driver from the driver CD or download it from the ASUS website. A-10 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... ON/OFF Error I cannot power ON the Notebook PC. Diagnostics: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Power On by Battery only? (Y = 2, N = 4) Able to see BIOS (ASUS Logo)? (Y = 3, N ...= 6, N = A) Able to see BIOS (ASUS Logo)? (Y = 7, N = A) Able to load the OS? (Y = D, N = A) A-11 Notebook PC User Manual
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    ... location before recovering. C. Adapter problem; check the power cord connections, otherwise visit a local service center for replacement. D....contacts, otherwise visit a local service center for repair. Hardware Problem - Wireless Card How to check whether a Notebook PC is equipped with a wireless...
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    ... and Internet firewall to protect yourself from viruses. Software Problem - ASUS bundled software When I power ON the Notebook PC, there will be an "Open... in DOS mode. These utilities and BIOS files can be downloaded from the ASUS website. WARNING! Ensure your Notebook PC does not lose power during ...
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    ... protect yourself from viruses. Ensure that you install the "Intel INF Update" and "ATKACPI" drivers first so that hardware devices can be recognized. 6. If the problem still exist, contact your local service center and ask an engineer for assistance. A-14 ...
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    ...Updating the BIOS. 1. Please verify the Notebook PC's exact model and download the latest BIOS file for your model from the ASUS website and save it in your flash disk drive. 2. Connect your flash disk drive to the Notebook PC and power ...
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    ... Partition is created at the factory and cannot be restored if deleted. Take your Notebook PC to an authorized ASUS service center if you have problems with the recovery process. Using the Recovery Partition: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Press...
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    ...60%). 6. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for updated drivers and utilities. Using Recovery DVD .... 2. Insert a blank writable DVD into the optical drive and click Start to start creating the Recovery ...
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    ... OK to confirm the system recovery. Restoring will overwrite your hard drive. Ensure to back up all your important data... when performing system recovery. Unstable power supply may cause recovery failure. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for updated drivers and utilities. A-18 Notebook PC User...
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    DVD-ROM Drive Information The Notebook PC comes with an optional DVD-ROM drive or a CD-ROM drive. In order to view DVD titles, you must ...software. Optional DVD viewer software may be purchased with this Notebook PC. The DVD-ROM drive allows the use of both CD and DVD discs...
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    ..., Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, UK, Greece, Former Yugoslav Republics, Slovakia Region 3 Burma, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam Region 4 Australia, Caribbean (Except US Territories), Central America, New Zealand, ...
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    Blu-ray ROM Drive Information (on selected models) Region Definitions Region A North, Central and South American countries, and their territories; Taiwan.... Refer to Blu-ray Disc website at www.blu-raydisc.com/en/Technical/ FAQs/Blu-rayDsicforVideo.html for more details. Notebook PC User Manual A-21
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    ... operation on every PSTN network termination point. In the event of problems you should contact your equipment supplier in the... public switched telephone networks of terminal equipment (excluding terminal equipment supporting the voice telephony justified case service) in which network addressing, if...
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    ...-speaking telephones can be eligible as well as modems, fax machines, auto-dialers and alarm systems. Equipment in which the end-to-end quality of speech is controlled by regulations (e.g. handset telephones and in some countries also cordless telephones) is excluded. Notebook PC User Manual A-23
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    ...No No Yes Yes Yes More Testing No No Not Applicable Yes No No No No Not Applicable No No Still Pending No No No Yes No Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable No No No Notebook PC User Manual Norway Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom A-24
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 101
    ... dialling (manufacturers may state in the user guide that the equipment is only intended to support DTMF signalling, which would make any additional testing superfluous... Netherlands additional testing is required for series connection and caller ID facilities. Notebook PC User Manual A-...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 102
    ... radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no... approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment. A-26 Notebook PC User Manual
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 103
    ... antenna during transmitting. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999... use of the radio spectrum as in [Article 3.2] Radio test suites according to [EN 300 328-2] Notebook PC User Manual A-27
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 104
    CE Marking CE marking for devices without wireless LAN/Bluetooth The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements of ... and 2006/95/EC "Low voltage directive" . CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth This equipment complies with the requirements of Directive 1999/5/ EC ...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 105
    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America Japan Europe ETSI 2.412-2.462 GHz 2.412... Ch01 through Ch14 Ch01 through Ch13 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a ... Ariège Charente Drôme Indre et Loire Manche Nord A-29 Notebook PC User Manual
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 106
    ...Val de Marne This requirement is likely to change over time, allowing you to use your wireless LAN card in more areas within France. Please check with ART for the latest information (www.arcep.fr) Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW, but more than 10mW. A-30 Notebook PC User Manual
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 107
    ...persons, including the following: • DO NOT use the Notebook PC near water, for example, near ... shock from lightning. DO NOT use the Notebook PC in the vicinity of a gas leak. • • Required... with local codes for possible special disposal instructions to reduce the risk of injury to persons due...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 108
    ...Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. A-32 Notebook PC User Manual
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 109
    ...recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se ...au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. (French) ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte ...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 110
    ...Information Laser Safety Information Internal or external optical drives sold with this Notebook PC contains a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. ...in hazardous laser exposure. Do not attempt to disassemble the optical drive. For your safety, have the optical drive serviced only by an authorized service provider....
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 111
    ... owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation . Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Notebook PC User Manual A-35
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    CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in Modem) Danish Dutch English Finnish French German Greek Italian Portuguese A-36 Notebook PC User Manual
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 113
    Spanish Swedish Notebook PC User Manual A-37
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 114
    ...through providing compatible spare parts such as batteries, power supplies, the keyboard, the memory, and if available the CD drive or DVD drive. 6. ...the environment through energy efficient products and practices. All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY ...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 115
    ... and makes sure that each stage of the product life cycle of ASUS product is in line with global environmental regulations. In addition,... as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling information in different regions. Notebook PC User Manual...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 116
    ... express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ("ASUS"). ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF... OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH ..., AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 117
    ... the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for...), EVEN IF ASUS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR YOUR RESELLER IS INFORMED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. Service and Support Visit our multi-language web site at http://support.asus.com Notebook PC User Manual A-...
  • Asus N56VM | User's Manual for English Edition - Page 118
    ...: Authorized representative in Europe: Address, City: Country: Address, City: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN R.O.C. TAIWAN ASUS COMPUTER GmbH HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN GERMANY Notebook PC N56V, R501V, N56V8, R501V8 declare the following ...



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