eMachines D520 eMachines Notebook User Guide (All Series)

eMachines D520 Manual

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    eMachines Series Generic User Guide
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    .... All Rights Reserved. eMachines Series Generic User Guide Original Issue: 08/2008 ... otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. eMachines Series Notebook PC Model ... of purchase: _____ eMachines and the eMachines logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other ...
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    ... power outlet. Unplug the power cord before removing the power supply unit from the computer. If ... power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close ...power to the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. CAUTION for bundled dummy cards ...
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    ... contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. • • • • Using electrical power •... company. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where...exceed the fuse rating. Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too ...
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    ... power supply cord set. If you need to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets the ... from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: • the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed liquid was spilled into the product the product was ...
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    ... than normal, buy a new battery. Use only eMachines approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with eMachines approved chargers designated for this device. Use the ... Do not dispose as household waste. Wireless devices may be susceptible to interference from the battery, which could ...
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    ... safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your laptop under the following conditions. These devices may include, but... health care facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may...
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    ... aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider. Vehicles RF signals may ... been added. Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty ...at refueling points such as near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on the use of radio ...
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    ...and Small Sealed Lead "Pb" rechargeable batteries weighing up to 2 lbs, we recommend ... (public/private partnership) that gives people the power to protect the environment in a cost effective way .... Note: The statement above is applicable only to eMachines notebooks with an ENERGY STAR sticker located...
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    x This product has been shipped enabled for power management: • Activate display's Sleep mode within 15 minutes... inactivity. Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing power button. More power management settings can be done through Windows power management. Tips and information for comfortable ...
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    ... your display in such a way that the side faces the window or any light source minimizing room light ... looking at bright light sources, such as open windows, for extended periods of time. Developing good ..., please refer to "Regulations and safety notices" on page 32 in the eMachinesSystem User Guide.
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    .... eMachines Series Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the eMachines product series. It covers basic topics such as eMachines Recovery Management, using the keyboard, audio, etc. Please understand that due to its nature, ...
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    xiii To turn the power off, do any of the following: • Use the Windows shutdown command Click on ... adapter to any other device. Do not step on the power cord or place heavy objects on top of it. ... power cord and any cables away from foot traffic. When unplugging the power cord, do not pull on the ...
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    ... of your battery pack: • • • Use only batteries of the same kind as replacements. Turn the power off before removing or replacing...with batteries. Keep them away from children. Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if possible. Cleaning and servicing When cleaning ...
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    ...AC adapter Taking care of your battery pack Cleaning and servicing Touchpad basics (with two-click ...) Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad Windows keys Hotkeys Special keys xii iii ... xiv 1 Using the keyboard 2 2 3 4 5 1 Frequently asked questions Battery pack 6 9 Taking your notebook PC with...
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    ... sequence Enable disk-to-disk recovery Password Using software Playing DVD movies 19 Power management eMachines Recovery Management Burn backup discs Restore Restore Windows Vista from backup discs Troubleshooting tips Error messages 23 ...
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    Index 41
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    ...of the touchpad. The central location on the palmrest provides optimum comfort and support. Touchpad basics (with two-click buttons) The following items show you... 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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    ...has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys.. English Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad ...F11> only for certain models. Scroll Lock + 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 or folder > + : Cycle through Sidebar ... on the taskbar > + : Open Ease of Access Center > + : Open Windows Mobility Center > + : Display the System Properties dialog ...
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    ... key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility. To activate hotkeys, press and hold... (if connected) and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. ...
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    ... word processor. 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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    ... is not lit, no power is being supplied to the computer. Check the following: • • • If you are using on the battery, it may be low and unable to power the computer. Connect the AC ... the screen to save power. Press any key to turn the display back on. If pressing a key does not ...
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    ... up all data files before using this option. Before performing a restore operation, please check the BIOS settings. 1 2 3 Check to see if eMachines Disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not. Make sure the D2D Recovery setting in Main is Enabled...
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    8 To start the recovery process: 1 2 3 Restart the system. While the eMachines logo is showing, press + at the same time to enter the recovery process. Refer to the onscreen instructions to perform system recovery. English Important! This ...
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    ...a significantly faster charge time. The battery will come in handy when you travel or during a power failure. It is advisable to have an extra fully charged battery pack available as ...battery. Disconnect the AC adapter. Turn on the computer and operate using battery power. Fully deplete the ...
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    ...is adversely affected by the following usage patterns: • Using the computer on constant AC power with the battery inserted. If you want to use constant AC power, you are advised to remove the battery pack after it is fully charged. Not discharging and recharging ...
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    ... continue to operate your computer on AC power while your battery is charging. However, charging the ... next day with a fully charged battery. Checking the battery level The Windows power meter indicates the ... out below Purchase an extra battery pack. Use AC power whenever possible, reserving battery...
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    12 Battery-low warning When using battery power pay attention to the Windows power meter. English Warning: Connect the AC adapter as soon as possible after ... computer and resume work. The AC adapter or a power outlet is unavailable. You have no spare battery pack. 1. Save ...
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    ... disks or compact disks from the drive(s). Shut down the computer. Close the display cover. Disconnect the cord from ..., open the display; then press and release the power button. If you are taking the computer to a... computer again, unlatch and open the display; then press and release the power button.
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    ...on, the computer has entered Sleep mode. In both cases, press and release the power button to turn the computer back on. Note that the computer may enter Hibernation mode...Unless you have some items at home, take the following items with you: • • AC adapter and power cord The printed Quick Guide
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    ... computer Prepare the computer as if you were taking it home. Make sure that the battery in the computer is charged. Airport security may require you to turn on your ... you: • • • 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 Bring the following items with you: AC adapter Power cords that are appropriate for the country to which you are traveling Spare, fully-charged battery packs Additional ... the local AC voltage and the AC adapter power cord specifications are compatible. If not, purchase ...
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    ... • Supervisor Password prevents unauthorized entry into the BIOS utility. Once set, you must enter this password to gain access to the BIOS utility. User Password secures your computer against ... you forget your password, please get in touch with your dealer or an authorized service center.
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    ... 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,...three tries, the system halts. Press and hold the power button for four seconds to shut down the ...
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    ... 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 ... from the Ethernet (RJ-45) port on the chassis of the computer to a network jack or hub on your network. Universal Serial Bus (USB) ...
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    ... the battery pack. Then turn the computer over to access its base. Remove the screws from the memory .... English 4 5 6 Replace the memory cover and secure it with the screw. Reinstall the battery pack, and ... the total memory size. Please consult a qualified technician or contact your local eMachines...
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    ... the screen. Enable disk-to-disk recovery To enable disk-to-disk recovery (hard disk recovery), activate the BIOS utility, then select Main from the categories listed at the top of the screen. Find D2D Recovery at the bottom of the screen and use the and ...
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    ...play DVD movies on your computer. 1 Eject the DVD disk. English Important! When you launch the DVD player ...DVD drive is set to a region code, it will play DVD disks of that region only. You can set the ...code set will remain permanent. Recovering your hard disk does not reset the number of times the ...
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    ... in order to conserve energy. This computer employs a power management scheme that supports the advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI), which allows for maximum power conservation and maximum performance at the same time. Windows handles all power-saving chores for your computer.
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    .... Actual product specifications may vary. eMachines Recovery Management consists of the following functions:... optical disc burner before entering eMachines Recovery Management for optical disc-related... Management password is set by launching eMachines Recovery Management and clicking Password settings...
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    25 English Burn backup discs From the Backup page of eMachines Recovery Management, you can burn the factory default image or back up drivers and applications. 1 2 Click on Start, All Programs, eMachines. eMachines Recovery Management opens to the Backup page. 3 4 Select the ...
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    ... can also reinstall applications and drivers for your eMachines system. 1 2 Click on Start, All Programs, eMachines. Switch to the restore page by selecting the Restore button. English ...can choose to restore the system from a factory default image or reinstall applications and drivers. Follow ...
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    ... only. Actual product specifications may vary. To restore Windows Vista from your previously burned backup... your computer and insert the first system recovery disc into the optical disc drive. ... your computer. The system will reboot. After rebooting, when the eMachines logo shows, press the F10 key to...
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    ...to select the IDE 1*, then press the ENTER key. Windows will be installed from the recovery disc. Insert the second recovery disc when prompted, then follow the on screen prompts to complete the ... drive. Restart your computer. During startup when the eMachines logo shows, press the F2 key to...
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    ... key again to select Yes. The system will reboot. When you reboot, Windows will be installed from the recovery disc. Insert the second recovery disc when prompted, then follow the onscreen prompts to complete the restore. Remove the recovery disc from the optical drive once the restore is ...
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    30 Troubleshooting This chapter shows you how to deal with common system problems. Read it before calling ... contact your dealer or authorized service center for assistance. English Troubleshooting tips This notebook PC ... action. Error messages CMOS battery bad CMOS checksum error Disk boot failure ...
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    31 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
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    ... and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide ... frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is...
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    ...with Russian regulatory certification Modem notices Notice for USA This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. Located on the modem is a label that ... to the telephone network, the telephone company may discontinue your service temporarily. If possible, they will notify you in advance. But...
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    ...give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service. If this equipment should fail to operate ...UL Listed or CSA Certified Telecommunication Line Cord. TBR 21 This equipment has been ...operation on every PSTN termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment...
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    ... Should such problems occur, the user should NOT contact the telecom Fault Service. This equipment ...another device connected to the same line. Under power failure conditions this appliance may not .... Please ensure that a separate telephone, not dependent on local power, is available for emergency use....
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    ... 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 ... manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and...
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    ... of use. The FCC RF safety requirement The radiated output power of the wireless LAN Mini PCI Card and Bluetooth card is ... Users are requested to follow the RF safety instructions on wireless option devices that are included in the user's manual of each RF option device. Caution: To comply with FCC...
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    ... wireless LAN Mini PCI Card built in to the screen section and all persons. English Note: The eMachines wireless Mini PCI adapter implements a transmission ... interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radar are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 to 5.35 ...
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    ... ergonomic specifications Design viewing distance 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° • • Reflection class of LCD panel (...
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    English 40
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    ... 2 care AC adapter xiii battery pack xiv computer xiii CD-ROM ejecting manually 7 troubleshooting 7 charging checking ... taking home 14 traveling internationally K keyboard 2 embedded numeric keypad hotkeys 4 lock keys 2 troubleshooting 7 Windows keys 3 2 M memory installing 20 messages error 30 N ...
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    42 ports 19 printer troubleshooting problems 6 CD-ROM 7 display 6 keyboard 7 printer 7 startup 6 troubleshooting speakers hotkey 4 troubleshooting English 7 6 T ... international flights local trips 15 troubleshooting 30 tips 30 30 16 S safety CD or DVD 36 modem ...



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