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  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 1
    Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 General Introductions Getting Started Customizing this Notebook BIOS setup G52-16351X3
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 2
    ...frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, ... reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of ...
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    Preface FCC Conditions This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. 2. This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. III
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... recommended by the equipment manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to manufacturer's instructions Finnish) VAROITUS: Paristo voi...constructeur. Jeter les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. (Norwegian) ADVARSEL: Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri....
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 5
    ... som rekommenderas Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruction. Caution on Using Modem 1...."CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT." To use this model properly, read the instruction manual carefully and keep this manual for your future reference. In case of any trouble with this model, please contact...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Safety Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Read the safety instructions carefully and thoroughly. Save this User Guide for possible use later. Keep this ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... well or you can not get it work according to User's Manual. w w The equipment was dropped and damaged. The equipment has obvious signs of ... may damage the equipment. O O 13. To prevent explosion caused by improper battery replacement, use the same or equivalent type of battery recommended by the...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 8
    Preface WEEE Statement (English) Under the European Union ("EU") Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Directive 2002/96/EC, which takes effect on August 13, 2005, products of "electrical and electronic equipment" cannot be discarded as municipal waste anymore and manufacturers ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 9
    Preface рассматриваться как бытовой мусор, поэтому производители вышеперечисленного электронного оборудования обязаны принимать его для переработки по окончан...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 10
    Preface momencie gdy produkt jest wycofywany z użycia. (TÜRKÇE) Avrupa Birliği (AB) Kararnamesi Elektrik ve Elektronik Malzeme Atığı, 2002/96/EC Kararnamesi altında 13 Ağustos 2005 tarihinden itibaren geçerli olmak üzere, elektrikli ve elektronik malzemeler diğer atıklar gibi çöpe ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 11
    ...registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. w w AMI is a registered trademark of American Megatrends Inc. PCMCIA and CardBus are registered trademarks of the Personal Notebook Memory Card International Association. ® Release History Version 1.0 Revision Note First Release Date October 2006 XI
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... ...IV Caution on Using Modem ...V Optical Disc Drive Notice...V Macrovision Notice ...VI Safety Instructions ...VI WEEE Statement ...VIII Trademarks ...XI Release History ...XI Introductions How to Use This Manual ...1-2 Unpacking ...1-4 XII
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...14 Bottom View...2-15 Power Management ...2-17 AC Adapter...2-17 Battery Pack ...2-19 Using the Battery Pack...2-22 Basic Operations ...2-24 Safety and Comfort Tips...2-24 Have a Good Work Habit ...2-25 Knowing the Keyboard ...2-26 Knowing the Touchpad ...2-31 About Hard Disk Drive...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... the Express card ...3-9 Removing the Express card ...3-9 Safely Remove Hardware...3-10 BIOS Setup About BIOS Setup...4-2 When to Use BIOS Setup ...4-2 How to Run BIOS Setup...4-2 Control Keys ...4-3 BIOS Setup Menu...4-4 Main menu ...4-5 Advanced menu...4-7 Boot menu...4-8 Security menu...4-9 ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 15
    Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 General Introductions Getting Started Customizing this Notebook BIOS setup
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 16
    ... Use This Manual This User's Manual provides instructions and illustrations on how to operate this notebook. notebook. Chapter 1, General Introductions, ... of all the accessories of this notebook. It is recommended to check out that if you have It is recommended to read this manual carefully before ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 17
    General Introductions Chapter 3, Customizing this Notebook, gives instructions not only in connecting the mouse, keyboard, webcam, printer, external monitor, IEEE 1394 devices, and communication devices, but also in installing and removing the PC card. Chapter 4, BIOS setup, ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... contain the following items: w w w Notebook User's Manual or Quick Start Guide All-in-one application disk, containing the drivers, utilities and optional recovery function. w w w w High-capacity Li-ion battery pack AC adapter and power cord Phone cable/Phone...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 19
    Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 General Introductions Getting Started Customizing this Notebook BIOS setup
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... 2.9kg with 9 cell battery CPU Turion 64 bit Taylor processor dual core/ Support Processor Sampron 64 bit Socket Socket S1 (638-pin) Core Chips North ...512/1024MB DDRII SDRAM Maximum 2GB (1024MB DDRII SO-DIMM X 2) Power AC Adapter Battery Type 90W, 19 Volt 6 cells (Li-ion)/9 cells (Li-ion) Storage...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 21
    ...optional) 1.3 M Pixel Communication Port 56K Fax/MODEM MDC (AZALIA) MDC (Azalia) I/F --- AZALIA S/W Modem Wake on Ring --- Support on S3/S4/S5 State PTT Approval --- Yes (FCC/CTR21/JATE) LAN 10/100/1000 Base on board LAN Wake on LAN --- Support on S3/S4/S5 2-3
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 22
    Getting Started State LAN Boot --- Yes Wfm --- Wfm 2.0 support Wireless LAN Bluetooth (Optional) IEEE 802.11b/g Support Display LCD Type Glare 15.4" WXGA or Anti-Glare 15.4" WXGA Brightness Brightness controlled by K/B...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... Volume S/W wave table Adjust by volume button, K/B hot-key & SW Software & BIOS Support OS USB Flash Boot Win XP Home and Professional edition Yes, USB floppy and USB flash driver boot up DOS only BIOS Fast Boot Support --- Yes (Win XP) Others Kensington Lock Hole WHQL Support ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 24
    ... provides you the description of basic aspects of your Notebook. It will help you to know more about the appearance of this Notebook before using it. Top-open View Press the Cover Latch to open the top ... and description showing below will lead you to browse the main operating area of your NOTEBOOK....
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 25
    ...a bounce-back device to lock the cover with the deck when closing your Notebook PC. 2. Rubber Pads Protect your Notebook PC from ... the Camera Quick Launch Button to activate the Camera function. Press the WLAN & BT Quick Launch Button to WLAN & BT enable/disable the Wireless LAN or Bluetooth 2-7
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 26
    ...keyboard provides all the functions of a full-sized (US-defined) keyboard. 6. Touchpad It is the pointing device of the computer.. 7. Camera (Optional) ...function is activated. Hard Disk In-use: Glowing Blue when the Notebook PC is accessing the hard disk drive. Battery: Glowing Orange when recharging...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... recommended to replace a new battery. Power On / Standby: It is Green when the power is on; it is blinking Green when it is in standby mode. 1. Wireless LAN/ 2. ...is enabled. LED goes out when Bluetooth function is disabled. LED goes out when wireless LAN Note: The notebook shown here may vary from ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... Latch will bounce back when loosing it. 2. 5 in 1 Card Reader The built-in card reader supports MMC (multi-media card), SD (secure digital), MS (memory ...Make high quality sound blaster with stereo system and Hi-Fi function supported. Microphone: Used for an external microphone. Line In: Used for an ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... provides a PC card slot to support one Type-II PC card for expansion functions, such as LAN/WLAN card, modem card, memory card, etc. 3. IEEE ...allows you to connect USB-interface peripheral devices, such as the mouse, keyboard, modem, portable hard disk module, printer and more....
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 30
    Getting Started 5. DVI-I Port DVI stands for Digital Visual Interface, and is a standard for connecting computers to digital monitors. The DVI-I port provides a pure digital video signal to a digital flat-panel display or projector for a great view of the computer display. 6. S-Video Connector ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 31
    Getting Started Left-side View wxu u v 1. USB Port The USB 2.0 port allows you to connect USB-interface peripheral devices, such as the mouse, keyboard, modem, portable hard disk module, printer and more. 2. Optical Storage Device A slim DVD Combo/ DVD dual/Super Multi/DVD Dual Layer/Light ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 32
    ... v 1. Kensington Lock u w This port is used to lock the computer to location for security. 2. Ventilator The ventilator is designed to cool the system. DO NOT block the ventilator for air circulation. 3. Battery Pack (Rear View) To supply power to computer when AC adapter is not connected. 2-14
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 33
    Getting Started Bottom View x vx w ux 1. Battery Release Button It is a bounce-back device ...one hand and pull the battery pack carefully with the other. 2. Battery Lock/Unlock Button ...Once the button is pushed to unlock position, the battery is removable. 3. Battery Pack Supply power to your ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 34
    Getting Started 4. Ventilator The ventilator is designed to cool the system. DO NOT block the ventilator for air circulation. 2-16
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 35
    ... AC adapter and use the AC power while using this Notebook for the first time. When the AC adapter is connected, the battery is being charged immediately. NOTE that the AC adapter included in the package is approved for your Notebook; using other adapter model may ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 36
    ...AC Power When you disconnect the AC adapter, you should: 1. 2. 3. 4. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet first. Unplug the connector from the Notebook. Disconnect the power cord and the connector of AC adapter. When unplugging the power cord, always hold the connector part of the cord. ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 37
    Getting Started Battery Pack This Notebook is equipped with a high-capacity 6-cell/9-cell Li-... pack is an internal power source of the Notebook. Releasing the Battery Pack It's a better way ...Lock/Unlock button is in unlocked status. 3. Locate the Battery Release Button on the bottom side. 4. Push ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 38
    Getting Started y y v x 2-20
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 39
    ... of battery pack into the compartment. Slightly slide and press the battery pack into the right place. After the right side of ... battery chamber. 4. Make sure the Lock/Unlock Button is in lock position. u x Warning 1. 2. Do not try to disassemble THE BATTERY PACK. Please follow your local laws and ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 40
    ...battery pack with the same or equivalent type of battery. w Do not disassemble, short-circuit or incinerate ...above +60° C (+140° F). w w w Do not temper with batteries. Keep them away from children. Do... is critical to maintain a normal operation. If the battery power is not managed well, the saved...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... can be recharged while it is installed in the Notebook. Please pay attention to the following tips before recharging the battery: w If a charged battery ... once a month is necessary. w If you do not use the Notebook for a long time, it is suggested to remove the battery pack from your Notebook. your ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 42
    ... Started Basic Operations If you are a beginner to the Notebook, please read the following tips to make ... the operations. Safety and Comfort Tips The Notebook is a portable platform that allows you to work ... the optimal view. w Avoid using your Notebook in the space where may cause your discomfort (...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... the desk's height. Adjust the chair's height. Have a Good Work Habit Have a good work habit is important if you have to work with your Notebook for long periods of time; otherwise, it may cause discomfort or injury to you. Please keep the following tips in mind when operating. w w w Change ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... the Keyboard The Notebook's keyboard provides all the functions of a full-sized keyboard and an additional [Fn] key for specific functions on the Notebook. The keyboard can be divided into four categories: Typewriter keys, Cursor keys, Numeric keys and Function keys. ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 45
    Getting Started Typewriter Keys The function of these Typewriter keys is the major function of the keyboard, which is similar to the keys on a typewriter. It also provides several keys for special purposes, such as the [Ctrl], [Alt] and [Esc] key. When the lock keys are pressed, the ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 46
    Getting Started Cursor Keys The keyboard provides four cursor (arrow) keys and [Home], [PgUp], [PgDn], [End] keys at the lower right corner, which are used to control the cursor movement. Move the cursor left for one space. Move the cursor right for one space. Move the cursor up for one line. ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 47
    ...n Windows Keys You can find the Windows Logo key ( ( ) and one Application Logo key ) on the keyboard, which are used to perform Windows-specific functions, such as opening the Start... menu. For more information of the two keys, please refer to your Windows manual or online help. 2-29
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 48
    Getting Started n [Fn] Key Switch the display output mode between the + LCD, external monitor and Both. Enable or disable the touchpad function. + Decrease the LCD brightness. + Increase the LCD brightness. + Decrease the built-in speaker's volume. + Increase the built-in speaker's ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 49
    Getting Started Knowing the Touchpad The touchpad integrated in your Notebook is a pointing device that is compatible with standard mouse, allowing you to control the Notebook by pointing the location of the cursor on the screen and making selection with its two ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... your fingertip across the pad, the cursor on the screen will move simultaneously in the same direction. When your ... the traditional pointing the basics of operating your Notebook. device such as the mouse, the whole touchpad ... can move files or objects in your Notebook by using drag-and-drop. To do...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 51
    Getting Started desired location; finally, release the left button to finish the drag-and-drop operation. Using the Touchpad Move the cursor by sliding your fingertip. Put your wrist on the desk comfortably. 2-33
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... meet your personal needs. For example, if you are a left-hand user, you may want to swap the functions of the two buttons... cursor on the screen. To configure the touchpad, you can use the standard Microsoft or IBM PS/2 driver in your Windows operating system. The Mouse Properties in Control Panel ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 53
    ... Notebook when the Hard Disk In-use LED is on. 3. Do not remove or install the hard disk drive when the Notebook is turned on. The replacement of hard disk drive should be done by an authorized retailer or service representative. 2-35
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 54
    Getting Started Using the Optical Storage Your Notebook is equipped with an optical storage device, which is... Scripe Drive. The actual device installed in your Notebook depends on the model you purchased. n DVD ... DVD media. n Light Scripe Drive: Allows users to have brief texts curved on the obverse ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 55
    Getting Started 1. The optical storage devices are classified as a Class 1 Laser products. Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified here in may result in hazardous radiation exposure. 2. Do not touch the lens inside the drive. 2-37
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 56
    Getting Started Inserting the CD The following instruction describes the general procedure when operating the optical storage device, including the DVD-ROM drive. 1. 2. Confirm that the Notebook is turned on. Press the Eject Button on the drive's panel and the CD ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 57
    Getting Started Removing the CD 1. Press the Eject Button on the drive's panel and the CD tray will slide out partially. Then, gently pull the tray out until fully extended. 2. 3. Hold the CD by its edge with your fingers and lift it up from the tray. Push the tray back into the drive. 1. ...
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    Getting Started 2-40
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 59
    Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 General Introductions Getting Started Customizing this Notebook BIOS setup
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 60
    Customizing this Notebook Connecting the External Devices The I/O (input/output) ports on the Notebook allow you to connect peripheral devices. IEEE 1394 Device LAN Modem Microphone Speakers/ Earphones Mouse/ Keyboard Printer Monitor Television WebCam 3-2
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... connector first. mouse: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the Notebook and install the mouse driver. Connect your mouse to...USB connector first. keyboard: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the Notebook and install the keyboard driver. Connect your keyboard to the Notebook. The Notebook may auto detect your keyboard driver and enable ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 62
    ...port to connect the WebCam: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the Notebook and install the WebCam driver. Connect your WebCam to the Notebook. The Notebook may auto detect your WebCam driver and enable the WebCam ... device. Install the required driver. For further instructions, please refer to your printer's manual....
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 63
    ... resolution. 1. 2. 3. 4. To connect the monitor: Make sure that the Notebook is turned off. Plug the monitor's D-type... cord and turn on the monitor. Turn on the Notebook and the monitor should respond by default... 1394 devices without turning off the Notebook. To connect the IEEE 1394 device, simply...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... the Communication Devices Using the LAN The RJ-45 connector of the Notebook allows you to connect the LAN (local area network) ...or larger telecommunication lone cord. 2. You are strongly recommended to install the modem driver included in the software CD of your Notebook to take full advantage of ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 65
    ... Type-II PC cards that support various functions for your necessary, including the LAN/WLAN card, modem card and memory card. The following instruction provides you with a ... the PC card, including how to install and remove it. manual of your PC card. For more information, please ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 66
    Customizing this Notebook Removing the PC card 1. 2. 3. Press the Eject Button to make it stretch out. Push the Eject Button and the PC card will slide..., it may cause interference or damage to the PC card. 2. Before removing the PC card, you should stop the device in Windows operating system. 3-8
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 67
    ..., high-bandwidth serial PCI Express and USB 2.0 interfaces. The following instruction provides you with a basic installation for the Express Card, including how to install and remove it. to the manual of your Express Card. For more information, please refer Installing ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 68
    Customizing this Notebook Safely Remove Hardware If you connect any peripheral device to your system, the Safely Remove Hardware icon ( ) will appear on the taskbar. Double-click the icon to bring You can see all connected up the Safely Remove Hardware dialog box. peripheral devices here. If you ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 69
    Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 General Introductions Getting Started Customizing this Notebook BIOS setup
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 70
    ... BIOS settings. How to Run BIOS Setup? To run the BIOS Setup Utility, turn on the Notebook and press the [Del] key during the POST procedure. If the ... in this chapter are for your references only. The actual setting screens and options on your Notebook may be different because of BIOS update. 4-2
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 71
    BIOS Setup Control Keys You can use only the keyboard to control the cursor in the BIOS Setup Utility. Press left arrow to select one menu title. Press ... setting field. Bring up help screen providing the information of control keys. 1) 2) Exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Return to ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 72
    BIOS Setup BIOS Setup Menu Once you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the Main menu will appear on the screen. The Main menu displays the system ...the basic configuration. Main menu Show System Overview information about BIOS version, CPU features, Memory size and setting of System...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 73
    BIOS Setup Main menu System Overview System Overview will show you BIOS version and other information about its build date and update notes. Following is CPU's information about its Type and Speed. System Time This item allows you ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 74
    ... Day of the week, from Sun to Sat, which is determined by BIOS (read-only). Month Date Year ... IDE devices installed in the Notebook. Press [Enter] to bring up a window showing the detailed ...date from 01 to 31. The year can be adjusted by users. The date format is information of the device, including ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 75
    BIOS Setup Advanced menu Advanced Settings PowerNow This item allows you to enable or disable AMD PowerNow technology. ... PCI clocks for PCI device latency timer register. Legacy USB Support If you want to use USB device, like mouse, keyboard, portable disk, in DOS system or boot your system by USB ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 76
    BIOS Setup Boot menu Boot Settings Configuration Configure settings during system boot. Boot Device Priority --1st, 2nd, and 3rd Boot Device The three items allow you to set the sequence of boot devices where BIOS attempts to load the disk operating system. 4-8
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 77
    BIOS Setup Security menu Security Settings Change Supervisor/User Password When you select the function, a message box will appear on the screen as below: Enter New Password Type the password you want, up to six characters in length and press [Enter]. The password typed now ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 78
    BIOS Setup When the Supervisor Password is set, the new item User Access Level and Password Check will be added in the... prompt appears only when end users try to run Setup. Always A password prompt appears every time when the Notebook is powered on or when end users try to run Setup. To clear a set ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 79
    BIOS Setup Exit menu Exit & Save Changes Save the changes you have made and exit the utility. Exit & Discard Changes Exit the utility without saving the changes you have made. Discard Changes Abandon your changes and reload the previous configuration before running the utility. Load Setup Defaults...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 80
    BIOS Setup 4-12



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MSI M673 - Megabook - Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz Manual