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    User Guide EM001
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    Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved. eMachines User Guide Original Issue: 06 / 2009 Model number: _____ Serial number: _____ Purchase date: _____ Place of purchase: _____ Visit http://registration.emachines.com and discover the benefits of being an eMachines customer.
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    ... safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document ... reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off ..., it could be seriously damaged. Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation...
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    ... short current or damage rotor devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack. Safe listening Follow these instructions, suggested by hearing experts,to protect your hearing. • Gradually increase the volume until you can hear it clearly and comfortably and without ...
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    ... servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you... rain or water the product has been dropped or the case has been damaged the product exhibits ... a need for service the product does not operate normally after following the operating instructions ...
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    ..., contact the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org. For lamp-specific disposal information, check www.lamprecycle.org. ENERGY STAR Acer's ... U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve energy and ...
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    Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work ...
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    ...from the display's top front edge Display Avoid adjusting your display to an awkward viewing angle. Avoid looking at bright light sources, such as open windows, for extended periods of time. Developing good work habits Develop the following work habits to make your computer use more relaxing and ...
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    ...Preparing power connections ...9 Protecting from power source problems ...9 Checking the voltage selection ...10 Connecting ...Sharing resources ...21 Using the network ...23 Chapter 3: Troubleshooting ...25 First steps ...26 Troubleshooting ...26 Add-in cards ...27 Audio ...27 CD or DVD drives ...27...
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    ... ...Expansion cards ...File management ...Hard drive ...Internet ...Keyboard ...Memory ...Memory card reader ...Modem (cable or DSL) ...Modem... ...Power ...Printer ...Sound ...Recovering your system ...Creating recovery discs ...Recovering pre-installed software and drivers . Returning your system to ...
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    Chapter 1 Checking Out Your Computer 1
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    ... that are specific to your model of computer. Some illustrations in this guide may look different than ...us to provide you with a more personable customer service experience. Another Option Another way ... at http://registration.emachines.com. Choose your country and follow the simple instructions. After...
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    ...DVD, Blu-ray, or HD DVD drive. Insert a memory card from a digital camera, MP3 player, PDA, cellular telephone, or other device into the memory card reader. Press this button to turn the ... headphones into this jack. This jack is color-coded green. Memory card reader Power button/power indicator ...
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    ... Monitor (VGA) port USB ports Microphone jack (pink plug) Headphone/analo g speakers jack (green plug) -ORFront speakers jack This jack is user configurable for one of the following: Headphone: Plug headphones or amplified speakers into this jack (Default). Stereo out: Plug your front left and ...
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    ... and left speakers into this jack. This jack is user configurable for one of the following: Stereo in: Plug an... speakers into this jack. Enables fast external disk access. ESATA port (optional) Serial ...such as terminals and various peripherals. HDMI Supports high definition digital video connections....
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    Chapter 1: Checking Out Your Computer 6
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    Chapter 2 Setting Up and Getting Started 7
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    ..., and the top of the screen is no higher than eye leve. • Place your feet flat on the floor or on a footrest. • Keep ventilation openings clear of obstructions. Avoiding discomfort and injury from repetitive strain • Vary your activities to avoid excessive • • repetition. Take breaks to ...
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    Preparing power connections Protecting from power source problems High voltages can enter your computer through both the power cord and the modem connection. Protect your computer by using a surge protector. If you have a telephone modem, use a surge protector that has a modem jack. If you have a ...
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    ... set at the factory, but you can change it to match the electrical service available in your usage area (such as while in another country). Use ... switch: 1 Disconnect your computer's power cable. 2 Use a tool such as an opened paper clip to slide the voltage selection switch to the correct voltage ...
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    Connecting to a broadband modem or network Your computer may be equipped with a built-in Ethernet (network) jack. For information about setting up a wired or wireless Ethernet network. Important You can connect your computer to a cable or DSL (broadband) modem or to a wired Ethernet network. To ...
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    Chapter 2: Setting Up and Getting Started 2 Insert the other end of the modem cable into a telephone wall jack. (The modem will not work with digital or PBX telephone lines.) If you want, you can connect a telephone to the PHONE jack on the modem on the back of your computer. 3 Using the World ...
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    ... After you set up an account with an Internet service provider (ISP), you can access the ... Resource Locator") in the browser address bar (for example www.emachines.com), then click GO on the browser address bar... click Start, then click Help and Support. Type connecting to a Web site in the Search Help...
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    ... file that you want to download. Follow the on-screen instructions for saving the file in the folder that you want. ... depends on file size and Internet conditions. Open the folder that you created. Install or view the...click Start, then click Help and Support. Type downloading files in the Search Help ...
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    Ethernet networking Wired Ethernet networking An wired Ethernet network consists of two or more computers connected together through an Ethernet cable. This connection type is commonly used in offices around the world and can be used to build computer networks in the home. Ethernet, Fast Ethernet,...
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    Chapter 2: Setting Up and Getting Started Attached to the router are all of your computers or Ethernet-ready devices. Also connected to the router is a cable or DSL modem that provides access to the Internet. Cable/DSL modem Router Equipment you need for a router-based Ethernet network For best...
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    ..., you should contact your ISP for any specific instructions they have for setting up a ...the connection is not working, contact your Internet service provider. Installing Ethernet cards and drivers... your Ethernet cards for instructions on installing the card and any required drivers. Plug your Ethernet...
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    Chapter 2: Setting Up and Getting Started Connecting network cables We recommend using category 5 (Cat 5), unshielded, twisted-pair cable (about 1/4-inch diameter with a thin outer-jacket, containing eight color-coded wires), and equipment compatible with this type of cable. This type of cable is ...
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    In addition to a router, you need a straight-through cable for each computer you want to connect to the network. Cable/DSL modem Router WAN port To set up a network using a router: 1 Plug one end of the power adapter into the AC connector on the router and the other end into a grounded, 110V ...
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    .... Configuring your router After you have named your computers and set up TCP/IP on them, you can configure your router using your Web browser. For instructions, see your router's documentation. Testing your network Now that your home network is set up, log onto one of your computers and access a ...
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    ...each computer must have the shared printer's drivers installed. Follow the instructions included with your printer to install the printer drivers on each computer. Important After the drives and ... Then you can: • View a network drive • Open and copy files stored on other network...
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    Chapter 2: Setting Up and Getting Started 2 Right-click the drive or folder that you want to share, then click Share. The Properties dialog box opens. If you share a drive, the entire contents of that drive will be available to everyone on your network. If you share a folder, only the contents of ...
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    ... drives and folders • Map a network drive • Open and copy files stored on other network ... across the network: 1 Start the program for the file you want to open. 2 3 4 Click File, then click Open. ... network drive that contains the file you want to open. Double-click the folder containing the file, ...
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    ...), then click Computer. The Computer window opens. 2 3 4 5 Browse to the network drive that contains the file ... from. You can obtain the printer driver and installation instructions from the CD that shipped with your ... click Print. 2 3 Click the arrow button to open the printer name list, then click ...
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    Chapter 3 Troubleshooting 25
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    ... may help Customer Care in diagnosing and fixing the problem. • If you added or removed peripheral devices, ... and make sure that you followed each instruction. • If an error occurs in a program, see the ... Start, then click Help and Support. Type troubleshooting in the Search box, then press ENTER....
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    Add-in cards The computer does not recognize an add-in card • Shut down and restart your computer. • Make sure that you have installed the required software. For more information, see the documentation that came with your add-in card. Audio See "Sound" on page 43. CD or DVD drives See "...
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting • Make sure that all computers are using • the same Subnet Mask. If you assigned IP addresses to the computers, make sure that all computers have different IP addresses. For home networks, IP addresses should be 192.168.N.N where N is a number you assign between 0 ...
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    ... files, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type System Restore in the Search box, then press ... be restored. Hard drive You see an "Insufficient disk space" error message • Delete unnecessary files from ..., click Start, then click Help and Support. Type file management in the Search box, then ...
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting • Empty the Recycle Bin by right-clicking Caution the Recycle Bin icon, then clicking Empty Recycle Bin. All ...may be the result of a defective area on the hard drive. To fix hard drive problems, run the Error checking program. The hard drive cannot be accessed, or you ...
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    You see a "Non-system disk" or "disk error" error message • Your hard drive may ...for help. Make sure that you do not have a problem with your modem. For more information, "Modem (dial-up..., click Start, then click Help and Support. Type troubleshooting connections in the Search box, then press ENTER....
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting You see an "Unable to locate host" message and are unable to browse the Internet • This problem can occur when you have typed a URL (Web ... with your Internet service provider (ISP) is set up correctly. Contact your ISP for technical support. 32
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    ... keyboard port works. • Reinstall the keyboard device driver. A keyboard character keeps repeating or you see ... more information about troubleshooting memory errors, click Start, then click Help and Support. ... then press ENTER. Help You see a "Memory error" message • Use a third-party diagnostic...
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting You see a "Not enough memory" error message • Close all ...See the documentation that came with your modem for additional troubleshooting information. Modem (dial-up) See ...before using the modem. Contact your telephone service to get the correct code to temporarily disable...
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    ... properties, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type dialing in the Search box, then press ..., crackling, or popping sounds). Line noise is a common problem that can cause the modem to connect at a slower rate, .... You can also call your telephone service and have the telephone line checked for ...
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    ... lets you connect, call your telephone service. The telephone line may be too noisy. ... difficulties. Contact your ISP for technical support. • See if the modem works with a different communications program. The problem may be with just one program. • Review the troubleshooting information under ...
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    ... do not meet cable standards and may cause problems with the connection. • Shut down and restart your computer.... Run Windows modem diagnostics. For more information about modem troubleshooting, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type modem troubleshooting in the Search box, then press ENTER....
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting • Make sure that the monitor cable is • • • connected to the video port on the back of your ... for bent or damaged pins. Reinstall the device driver. Connect a monitor that you know works ... Start, then click Help and Support. Type screen resolution in the Search box...
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    ... up a network in your home. For more information about network troubleshooting, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type network troubleshooting in the Search box, then press ENTER..... • Your computer may be experiencing some temporary memory problems. Shut down and restart your ...
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting • Make sure that the drive is configured • correctly by following the instructions in the drive documentation. Reinstall the ...down and restart your computer. • Clean the disc. • Reinstall the device driver. • Make sure that the DVD program has been installed on ...
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    • DVDs and DVD drives contain regional codes that help control DVD title exports and help reduce illegal disc distribution. To be able to play a DVD, the disc's regional code and your DVD drive's regional code must match. The regional code on your DVD drive is determined by your computer's ...
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    Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Printer The printer will not turn on • Make sure that the printer is online. Many printers have an online/... may want to add additional memory to the printer. See the printer documentation for instructions for adding additional memory. You see a "Printer is out of paper" ...
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    ..., click Start, then click Help and Support. Type printer troubleshooter in the Search box, then press ENTER.... universal jacks are configured correctly. For more information about sound troubleshooting, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type sound troubleshooter in the Search box, then press ...
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    ..." on page 25 or in the technical support pages at www.emachines.com. Problem solving may also involve ... hardware and software problems. For instructions, see "Creating recovery discs" on page 45....-installed, see that product's documentation or technical support Web site. 3 Revert to a previous system ...
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    ...then click eMachines Recovery Management. eMachines Recovery Management opens. 2 To create recovery discs ... Create factory default disc. - OR To create recovery discs for only the factory-loaded software ... recommend that you create each type of recovery disc as soon as possible. Important 3 Insert ...
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    ... may need to reinstall the software and device drivers that came pre-installed on your computer ..., you need to follow that software's installation instructions. To recover your pre-installed software ... Reinstall applications/drivers. The eMachines Application Recovery main menu opens. Click Contents. ...
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    ...reinstall using either your hard drive or the recovery discs you have created. This complete ...replacement hard drive, see "Recovering from your recovery discs" on page 48. from within Windows ...eMachines, then click eMachines Recovery Management. eMachines Recovery Management opens. 2 Click the Restore...
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    ... Recovery Management screen shows you its progress. When the recovery has finished, a dialog box prompts you... press ALT+F10 during startup. eMachines Recovery Management opens. 2 Click Restore system ... process will take several minutes. Recovering from your recovery discs To reinstall Windows OS and ...
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    ..., then follow the on-screen prompts to complete the recovery. Telephone support Before calling Customer Care If you have a technical problem with your... have installed it according to the instructions provided with it. If you did not purchase the hardware or software from eMachines, see ...
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    ... number available, along with a detailed description of your problem, including the exact text of any error ... If you have how-to questions about using your eMachines-supplied hardware or software, see the following ... click Start, then click Help and Support. Type practice in the Search box, then press...
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    Appendix A Regulations and safety notices 51
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    ... care of your computer Please read the important instructions listed in this section. Following these ... exceed the fuse rating. • • Cleaning and servicing To clean your computer and keyboard ... To clean a regular mouse (with rubber ball) 1 Open the circular cover at the base of the mouse. 2 Take ...
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    ... If a computer problem persists even after you have checked and applied the troubleshooting ... page 16 If you want to replace or upgrade any of your computer's internal components ... site (http://www.acer.com/support/index.htm) for information on how and where to contact the service centers available ...
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    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, ... or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user's authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to ...
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    Notice: Canadian users This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Remarque
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    ... no guarantee that Telecom lines will always continue to support pulse dialing. Use of pulse dialing, ... Should such problems occur, the user should NOT contact the telecom Fault Service. This equipment ...LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. Digital audio ...
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    List of applicable countries EU member states as of July 2009 are: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, ...
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    ... responsible for this declaration: Product: Trade Name: Model Number: SKU Number: Name of Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: Personal Computer eMachines XXX series XXX-xxx, ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. ...
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    ..., e-mail:easy_lai@acer.com.tw And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: eMachines Model Number: XXX series SKU Number:XXX-xxx ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements ...
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    Appendix A: Regulations and safety notices The standards listed below are applied to the product if built with WLAN module or wireless keyboard and mouse. R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: • Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety -. EN60950-1 ...
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    Remark: All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary. V09A8



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