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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
    .... (English) CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same ... by the equipment manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to manufacturer’s instructions Finnish) VAROITUS: Paristo...© par le constructeur. Jeter les batteries usagées conformément aux...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 5
    ...¤nd av ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruction. Caution on Using Modem 1. 2. Never install ... read the instruction manual carefully and keep this manual for your future reference. In case of any trouble with this model, please contact your nearest V
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 6
    Preface "AUTHORIZED service station." To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the ... 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 equipment away from humidity ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 7
    ...If any of the following situations arises, get the equipment checked by a service personnel: w w w w The power cord or plug is damaged. Liquid has penetrated ... 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 ...
  • 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
    ... trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Windows®98/ME, 2000/XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. w w AMI is a registered ... Megatrends Inc. PCMCIA and CardBus are registered trademarks of the Personal Notebook Memory Card International Association. ® Release History Version 1.0 ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... Statement ...II FCC Conditions ...III Safety Guideline for Using Lithium Battery ...IV Caution on Using Modem ...V Optical Disc Drive Notice...V ...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
    Preface Customizing this Notebook Connecting the External Devices ...3-2 Connecting the Peripheral Devices ...3-3 Connecting the Communication Devices...3-6 PC Card ... 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 ...
  • 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
    .... We are proud to tell our users that this notebook is thoroughly tested and certified by our... out that if you have It is recommended to read this manual carefully before using this all.... Also, this chapter instructs the correct procedure of installing or uninstalling the battery pack, and the brief...
  • 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, ..., but also in installing and removing the PC card. Chapter 4, BIOS setup, provides information on BIOS...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 18
    ...w w Notebook User's Manual or Quick Start Guide All-in-one application disk, containing the drivers, utilities ... optional recovery function. w w w w High-capacity Li-ion battery pack AC adapter and power cord Phone cable/Phone jack (optional) Notebook carry bag (optional) These accessories listed ...
  • 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
    ... 358mm(L) x 259mm(D) x 27~33mm(H) 2.7kg with 6 cell battery 2.9kg with 9 cell battery CPU Turion 64 bit Taylor processor dual core/ Support Processor Sampron 64 bit Socket Socket S1 (638... 2GB (1024MB DDRII SO-DIMM X 2) Power AC Adapter Battery Type 90W, 19 Volt 6 cells (Li-ion)/9...
  • 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
    ... (Azalia) 2 Speakers Yes SoundBlaster compatible (Not support DOS) H/W Wave Table MIDI Sound Volume S/W... by volume button, K/B hot-key & SW Software & BIOS Support OS USB Flash Boot Win XP Home and Professional edition Yes, USB...and USB flash driver boot up DOS only BIOS Fast Boot Support --- Yes (Win...
  • 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
    ... device to lock the cover with the deck when closing your Notebook PC. 2. Rubber Pads Protect your Notebook... Launch Button to activate P1 Search Camera the Windows Search function or press the Camera Quick ...WLAN & BT Quick Launch Button to WLAN & BT enable/disable the Wireless LAN or Bluetooth ...
  • 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
    Getting Started Glowing Green when the battery is in low battery status. Blinking Green if ... of order, and it is recommended to replace a new battery. Power On / Standby: It is Green when the power is on; it is blinking ... is disabled. LED goes out when wireless LAN Note: The notebook shown here may ...
  • 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
    ... to connect the 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; ...
  • 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
    ... 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 ... above the button. 5. Slide the left side of the battery pack first out of the compartment and...
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    Getting Started y y v x 2-20
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 39
    ...pack into the compartment. Slightly slide and press the battery pack into the right place. After the ..., then slightly press the left side of battery pack into the battery chamber. 4. Make sure the ... position. u x Warning 1. 2. Do not try to disassemble THE BATTERY PACK. Please follow your local laws...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 40
    ...w Do not disassemble, short-circuit or incinerate batteries or store them to temperatures above +60° C... power is critical to maintain a normal operation. If the battery power is not managed well, the saved data ...be lost. Follow these tips to help optimizing battery life and avoid a sudden power loss...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... battery pack can be recharged while it is installed in the Notebook. Please pay attention to the following tips ... effect." You do not need to discharge the battery pack before you begin charging. ...If you do not use the Notebook for a long time, it is suggested to remove the battery pack from 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 .... w w Put your hands on the desk naturally to support your wrists. Adjust the angle/position ...
  • 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
    ... following text left for one space. Numeric Keys The keyboard provides a set of numeric keypad, which is ... numeric keys to enter numbers and calculations. Function Keys n Windows Keys You can find the .... 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
    ...called as point and click is Unlike the traditional pointing the basics of operating your Notebook. device such as the mouse, the whole touchpad can act as a left button,...-click. n Drag and Drop You can move files or objects in your Notebook by using drag-and-drop. To do so, place the cursor on the...
  • 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
    ...to meet your personal needs. For example, if you are a left-hand user, you may want to swap the functions of the two buttons..., you can use the standard Microsoft or IBM PS/2 driver in your Windows operating system. The Mouse Properties in Control Panel allows you to change the configuration. Mouse ...
  • 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
    ... Mouse You can connect a mouse to your Notebook through the PS/2 port or USB port. ... no detection of you mouse you can manually enable To connect the the mouse by going to Start Menu.../2-USB connector first. keyboard: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the Notebook and install the keyboard driver. Connect your keyboard...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 62
    ...general procedure to connect a printer: 1. 2. Turn off the Notebook. Connect one end of the printer cable ... power cord and turn on the printer. Turn on the Notebook and the system will detect a new device. Install the required driver. For further instructions, please refer to your printer's manual....
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 63
    ... view with higher resolution. 1. 2. 3. 4. To connect the monitor: Make sure that the Notebook is turned off. Plug the monitor's D-type connector into the ... change the display mode by configuring the settings in Display Properties of Windows operating system. Connecting the IEEE 1394 devices The ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... Using the LAN The RJ-45 connector of the Notebook allows you to connect the LAN (local ... gateway, to build a network connection. For more instructions or detailed steps on connecting to the LAN, please ... recommended to install the modem driver included in the software CD of your Notebook to take full...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 65
    ... PC Card Installation The PC card slot of your Notebook allows you to install comprehensive Type-II PC cards that support various functions for your necessary, including the LAN/WLAN card, modem...the PC card, including how to install and remove it. manual of your PC card. For more information, ...
  • 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
    ... 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 the Express Card 1. Locate the Express Card slot on your notebook. card in the slot, remove it first. 2. Insert the Express Card ...
  • 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 Setup When to Use BIOS Setup? You may need to run the BIOS Setup when: w An error message appears on the screen during the system booting up and ... 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
    ... 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 ... up help screen providing the information of control keys. 1) 2) Exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Return to the previous screen in a ...
  • MSI M673 | User Manual - Page 72
    ... Setup BIOS Setup Menu Once you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the Main menu will appear on the .... Main menu Show System Overview information about BIOS version, CPU features, Memory size and setting ... and User's Password settings. Exit menu Choose decided status before leaving the BIOS menu. 4-4
  • 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 item is used to specify the type of BIOS password protection that is implemented. Setup Settings ...password prompt appears every time when the Notebook is powered on or when end users try to run Setup....
  • 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