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Notebook PC User Manual
Table of Contents
Table of Contents ............................................................................................... 2
Introducing the Notebook PC
About This User’s Manual ................................................................................ 6 Notes for This Manual ....................................................................................... 6 Safety Precautions ............................................................................................. 7 Preparing your Notebook PC ......................................................................... 9
Knowing the parts
Top Side ...............................................................................................................12 Bottom Side........................................................................................................15 Right Side ............................................................................................................18 Left Side ...............................................................................................................20 Front Side ............................................................................................................22
Power System ....................................................................................................24
Using AC Power ...............................................................................................24 Using Battery Power ......................................................................................26 Battery Care ......................................................................................................27 Powering ON the Notebook PC .................................................................28 The Power-On Self Test (POST) ..................................................................28 Checking Battery Power ...............................................................................30 Charging the Battery Pack ...........................................................................31 Power Options .................................................................................................32 Power Management Modes .......................................................................34 Sleep and Hibernate ......................................................................................34 Thermal Power Control.................................................................................35 ASUS Graphix Boost Technology_ Switchable Graphics Technology (on selected models) ...................36
Special Keyboard Functions .........................................................................37
Colored Hot Keys ............................................................................................37 Microsoft Windows Keys ..............................................................................39 Multimedia Control Keys (on selected models)...................................40
Switches and Status Indicators ...................................................................41
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Status Indicators .............................................................................................43
Using the Notebook PC
Using the Touchpad.......................................................................................47 Touchpad Usage Illustrations .....................................................................48 Caring for the Touchpad ..............................................................................51 Automatic Touchpad Disabling .................................................................51
Storage Devices ................................................................................................53
Flash Memory Card Reader .........................................................................53 Expansion Card................................................................................................54 Optical Drive.....................................................................................................56 Hard Disk Drive ................................................................................................59 Memory (RAM).................................................................................................61
Network Connection .....................................................................................62 Wireless LAN Connection (on selected models) .................................64 Windows Wireless Network Connection ................................................66 Bluetooth Wireless Connection(on selected models) .......................68 Antenna Connections (on selected models) ........................................71
Optional Connections .................................................................................A-2
Operating System and Software...............................................................A-3
System BIOS Settings ..................................................................................A-4 Common Problems and Solutions .........................................................A-7
Recovering Your Notebook PC ............................................................... A-13
Using Recovery Partition ....................................................................... A-13 Using Recovery DVD (on selected models) ...................................... A-14 DVD-ROM Drive Information ................................................................. A-16 Internal Modem Compliancy ................................................................ A-18
Declarations and Safety Statements .................................................... A-22 Copyright Information .............................................................................. A-36 Limitation of Liability ................................................................................. A-37 Service and Support................................................................................... A-37
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Notebook PC User Manual
Chapter 1: Introducing the Notebook PC
About This User’s Manual
You are reading the Notebook PC User’s Manual. This User’s Manual provides information regarding the various components in the Notebook PC and how to use them. The following are major sections of this User’s Manual: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introducing the Notebook PC Introduces you to the Notebook PC and this User’s Manual. Knowing the Parts Gives you information on the Notebook PC’s components. Getting Started Gives you information on getting started with the Notebook PC. Using the Notebook PC Gives you information on using the Notebook PC’s components. Appendix Introduces you to optional accessories and gives additional information.
The actual bundled operating system and applications differ by models and territories. There may be differences between your Notebook PC and the pictures shown in this manual. Please accept your Notebook PC as being correct.
Notes for This Manual
A few notes and warnings are used throughout this guide, allowing you to complete certain tasks safely and effectively. These notes have different degrees of importance as follows:
WARNING! Important information that must be followed for safe operation. IMPORTANT! Vital information that must be followed to prevent damage to data, components, or persons. TIP: Tips for completing tasks. NOTE: Information for special situations.
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refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Wipe the Notebook PC using a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water and remove any extra moisture with a dry cloth. DO NOT leave the Notebook PC on your lap or any part of the body to prevent discomfort or injury from heat exposure. DO NOT expose to strong magnetic or electrical fields. DO NOT press or touch the display panel. or moisture. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT operate during a gas leak. Battery safety warning: DO NOT throw the battery in fire. DO NOT use the modem during electrical storms. Follow all precautions and instructions. DO NOT expose to or use near liquids. Except as described in this manual.Safety Precautions The following safety precautions will increase the life of the Notebook PC. Do not place together with small items that may scratch or enter the Notebook PC. DO NOT expose to dirty or dusty environments. DO NOT disassemble the battery. Disconnect the AC power and remove the battery pack(s) before cleaning. rain. Seek servicing if the casing has been damaged. Notebook PC User Manual 7 . DO NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces. DO NOT place or drop objects on top and do not shove any foreign objects into the Notebook PC.
SAFE TEMP: This Notebook PC should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 10°C (50°F) and 35°C (95°F). or other peripherals. INPUT RATING: Refer to the rating label on the bottom of the Notebook PC and be sure that your power adapter complies with the rating. Incorrect installation of battery may cause explosion and damage the Notebook PC. benzene. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. or other chemicals on or near the surface. DO NOT carry or cover a Notebook PC that is powered ON with any materials that will reduce air circulation such as a carrying bag. electronic equipment and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. DO NOT throw the battery in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. DO NOT throw the Notebook PC in municipal waste. DO NOT use damaged power cords. DO NOT use strong solvents such as thinners. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical. accessories. 8 Notebook PC User Manual .
Installing the Battery Pack 3 1 1 2 2 Connecting the Power Adapter ON HDMI EXPRESS OFF 2 1 3 110v -220 v Notebook PC User Manual 9 .Preparing your Notebook PC These are quick instructions for using your Notebook PC.
Turning on the Power 1. 2. Carefully lift up the display panel with your thumb. 10 Notebook PC User Manual .Opening the LCD display panel 1. 2. Push and release the power button located beneath the LCD display panel. Slowly tilt the display panel forward or backward to a comfortable viewing angle. Use [Fn]+[F5] or [Fn]+[F6] to adjust the LCD brightness.
Chapter 2: Knowing the parts 2 .
Top Side The keyboard differs for each territory. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 12 Notebook PC User Manual .
The power switch only works when the display panel is opened.1 Camera The built-in camera allows picture taking or video recording. voice narrations. which provides excellent viewing like that of desktop monitors. Status Indicators (side) Status indicators represent various hardware/software conditions. Power Switch The power switch allows powering ON and OFF the Notebook PC and recovering from STD. Unlike desktop monitors. Microphone (Built-in) The built-in mono microphone can be used for video conferencing. Can be used with video conferencing and other interactive applications. Use a soft cloth without chemical liquids (use plain water if necessary) to clean the display panel. Display Panel The display panel functions the same as a desktop monitor. 6 Notebook PC User Manual 13 . 2 3 4 5 Instant Keys Instant keys allow you to launch frequently used applications with one push of a button. so it is easier on the eyes. or simple audio recordings. See indicator details in Chapter 3. The Notebook PC uses an active matrix TFT LCD. the LCD panel does not produce any radiation or flickering. Details are described in section 3. Use the switch once to turn ON and once to turn OFF the Notebook PC.
See indicator details in Chapter 3. 8 9 Status Indicators (front) Status indicators represent various hardware/software conditions. Two Windows function keys are provided to help ease navigation in the Windows operating system. Touchpad and Buttons The touchpad with its buttons is a pointing device that provides the same functions as a desktop mouse.7 Keyboard The keyboard provides full-sized keys with comfortable travel (depth at which the keys can be depressed) and palm rest for both hands. A software-controlled scrolling function is available after setting up the included touchpad utility to allow easy Windows or web navigation. 14 Notebook PC User Manual .
1 1 2 3 2 4 5 WARNING! The bottom of the Notebook PC can get very hot. DO NOT PUT THE NOTEBOOK PC ON YOUR LAP OR OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY TO AVOID INJURY FROM THE HEAT.Bottom Side The bottom side may vary in appearance depending on model. Be careful when handling the Notebook PC while it is in operation or recently been in operation. Do not use on soft surfaces such as beds or sofas which may block the vents. The battery pack size varies depending on model. High temperatures are normal during charging or operation. Notebook PC User Manual 15 .
Additional memory will increase application performance by decreasing hard disk access. Only purchase expansion modules from authorized retailers of this Notebook PC to ensure maximum compatibility and reliability. There is no hardware or software (including BIOS) setup required after the memory is installed. this spring lock must be held in the unlocked position. 2 Battery Pack The battery pack is automatically charged when the Notebook PC is connected to an AC power source and maintains power to the Notebook PC when AC power is not connected. The battery pack cannot be disassembled and must be purchased as a single unit. The BIOS automatically detects the amount of memory in the system and configures accordingly. Battery time varies by usage and by the specifications for this Notebook PC. When the battery pack is inserted. Move the manual lock to the locked position after inserting the battery pack. This allows use when moving temporarily between locations. 3 4 Memory (RAM) Compartment The memory compartment provides expansion capabilities for additional memory. Battery Lock .Manual The manual battery lock is used to keep the battery pack secured.1 Battery Lock . To remove the battery pack. Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on memory upgrades for your Notebook PC. it will automatically lock.Spring The spring battery lock is used to keep the battery pack secured. Move the manual lock to the unlocked position to insert or remove the battery pack. 16 Notebook PC User Manual .
Only purchase hard disk drives from authorized retailers of this Notebook PC to ensure maximum compatibility and reliability. Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on hard disk drive upgrades for your Notebook PC. Notebook PC User Manual 17 .5 Hard Disk Drive Compartments The hard disk drive is secured in a compartment.
USB allows many devices to run simultaneously on a single computer.0) The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2. pointing devices. with some peripherals acting as additional plug-in sites or hubs. hard disk drives. cameras.1 devices such as keyboards. 2 Microphone Input Jack The mono microphone jack (1/8 inch) can be used to connect an external microphone or output signals from audio devices. and scanners connected in a series up to 12Mbits/sec (USB 1.0). 3 18 Notebook PC User Manual . Use this feature for video conferencing.Right Side E-SATA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Headphone Output Jack The stereo headphone jack (1/8 inch) is used to connect the Notebook PC’s audio out signal to amplified speakers or headphones. USB Port (2.1) and 480Mbits/sec (USB 2.0 or USB 1. Using this jack automatically disables the built-in speakers. printers. voice narrations. or simple audio recordings. Using this jack automatically disables the built-in microphone. USB supports hot-swapping of devices so that most peripherals can be connected or disconnected without restarting the computer.
0. analog TV. Use the provided adapter for use with coaxial connectors. The Notebook PC’s optical drive may support compact discs (CD) and/or digital video discs (DVD) and may have recordable (R) or re-writable (RW) capabilities. See the marketing specifications for details on each model. 5 6 7 8 Power Indicator The power indicator lights when the Notebook PC is turned ON and blinks slowly when the Notebook PC is in the Suspend-to-RAM (Sleep) mode. Optical Drive The Notebook PC comes in various models with different optical drives.4 E-SATA E-SATA Port External SATA or eSATA allows external connection of SerialATA devices originally designed for use inside the computer. The provided antenna can receive digital TV. This indicator is OFF when the Notebook PC is turned OFF or in the Suspend-to-Disk (Hibernation) mode. Notebook PC User Manual 19 . & 1394 for external storage solutions and is also hot pluggable using shielded cables and connectors up to two meters. depending on paid services.0) Antenna Input The antenna input is for TV (on selected models) signal and allows for use with the provided digital TV with the antenna or input from subscription television services. It is up to six times faster than existing USB 2. USB Port (2. Cable service connection can receive digital TV. The indicator light color changes with the GPU mode you selected (on selected models).
To prevent damage to the Notebook PC and battery pack. always use the supplied power adapter. or other objects do not block any of the air vents or else overheating may occur. clothing. 3 Power (DC) Input The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack. cables. books. Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the Notebook PC and charges the internal battery pack. Some may also include a motion detector to sound an alarm when moved. These security products usually include a metal cable and lock that prevent the Notebook PC to be removed from a fixed object. Be sure not to cover the adapter and keep it away from your body. The adapter may become warm to hot when in use.Left Side ON HDMI EXPRESS OFF 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 Power Indicator Kensington® Lock Ports The Kensington® lock ports allow the Notebook PC to be secured using Kensington® compatible Notebook PC security products. 20 Notebook PC User Manual . Ensure that paper. 4 Air Vents The air vents allow cool air to enter and warm air to exit the Notebook PC.
ExpressCard Slot One 26pin Express card slot is available to support one ExpressCard/34mm expansion card. HDMI 6 7 HDMI Port HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an uncompressed all-digital audio/video interface between any audio/video source. It transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio. LAN Port The RJ-45 LAN port with eight pins is larger than the RJ-11 modem port and supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a local network. (Not compatible with previous PCMCIA cards.5 Display (Monitor) Output The 15-pin D-sub monitor port supports a standard VGAcompatible device such as a monitor or projector to allow viewing on a larger external display. This new interface is faster by using a serial bus supporting USB 2. plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable. DVD player. Supports standard. such as a digital television (DTV). or high-definition video. and A/V receiver and an audio and/or video monitor.0 and PCI Express instead of the slower parallel bus used in the PC card slot.) 8 Notebook PC User Manual 21 . such as a set-top box. The built-in connector allows convenient use without additional adapters. with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements or requirements. enhanced.
0). or USB 1. and PDAs. with some peripherals acting as additional plug-in sites or hubs. 2. When enabled.1). pointing devices. and scanners connected in a series up to 4. mobile phones. 10 Wireless Switch Enables or disables the built-in wireless LAN and Bluetooth (selected models). hard disk drives. 480Mbits/sec (USB 2. USB allows many devices to run simultaneously on a single computer. 22 Notebook PC User Manual . MP3 players.1 devices such as keyboards.0.8Gbits/sec (USB 3. This Notebook PC has a built-in highspeed memory card reader that can conveniently read from and write to many flash memory cards as mentioned later in this manual. the wireless status indicator will light.9 USB Port (3. printers.0) (on selected models) The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 3.0. and 12Mbits/sec (USB 1. Windows software settings are necessary before use. cameras.0). USB supports hot-swapping of devices so that most peripherals can be connected or disconnected without restarting the computer. Front Side 1 1 Flash Memory Slot Normally an external memory card reader must be purchased separately in order to use memory cards from devices such as digital cameras.
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24 Notebook PC User Manual . That means that you may connect the power cord to any 100V-120V as well as 220V-240V outlets without setting switches or using power converters. Different countries may require that an adapter be used to connect the provided US-standard AC power cord to a different standard. ON HDMI EXPRESS OFF 2 1 3 110v -220 v You can buy travel kits for the Notebook PC that includes power and modem adapters for almost every country.Power System Using AC Power The Notebook PC power is comprised of two parts. the power adapter and the battery power system. WARNING! DO NOT connect the AC power cord to an AC outlet prior to connecting the DC plug to the Notebook PC. Doing so may damage the AC-DC adapter. The power adapter converts AC power from a wall outlet to the DC power required by the Notebook PC. It is always best to ask an experienced traveler about AC outlet voltages when bringing power adapters to another country. Most hotels will provide universal outlets to support different power cords as well as voltages. Your Notebook PC comes with a universal AC-DC adapter.
Notebook PC User Manual 25 . BE SURE NOT TO COVER THE ADAPTER AND KEEP IT AWAY FROM YOUR BODY. Unplug the power adapter or switch off the AC outlet to minimize the power consumption when the Notebook PC is not in use. burning scent. you must use a grounded AC outlet or use a properly grounded adapter to ensure safe operation of the Notebook PC. If there is smoke. You may damage both your battery pack(s) and the Notebook PC with a faulty AC-DC adapter. seek servicing. If a three-prong plug is provided. Seek servicing if you suspect a faulty AC-DC adapter.IMPORTANT! Damage may occur if you use a different adapter to power the Notebook PC or use the Notebook PC’s adapter to power other electrical devices. WARNING! THE POWER ADAPTER MAY BECOME WARM TO HOT WHEN IN USE. or extreme heat coming from the AC-DC adapter. This Notebook PC may come with either a two or three-prong plug depending on territory.
A fully charged pack will provide several hours of battery life. Installing and Removing the Battery Pack Your Notebook PC may or may not have its battery pack installed. IMPORTANT! Never attempt to remove the battery pack while the Notebook PC is turned ON. Additional battery packs are optional and can be purchased separately through a Notebook PC retailer. To install the battery pack: 3 1 1 2 26 2 Notebook PC User Manual . The battery pack consists of a set of battery cells housed together. If your Notebook PC does not have its battery pack installed. use the following procedures to install the battery pack.Using Battery Power The Notebook PC is designed to work with a removable battery pack. as this may result in the loss of working data. which can be further extended by using power management features through the BIOS setup.
and how your Notebook PC is used. like all rechargeable batteries. Because batteries also have a shelf life. If there is any abnormal operation or damage to the battery pack caused by impact. the battery pack’s usage time will eventually decrease and a new battery pack must be purchased from an authorized dealer for this Notebook PC. turn OFF the Notebook PC and contact an authorized service center. You must also take into account that the Notebook PC’s internal temperature is higher than the outside temperature. humidity. WARNING! For safety reasons. it is not recommended to buy extras for storing. Battery Care The Notebook PC’s battery pack. DO NOT throw the battery in fire. The battery pack’s useful life will depend on your environment temperature. It is ideal that the battery be used in a temperature range between 10˚C and 35˚C (50˚F and 95˚F).To remove the battery pack: 2 1 1 3 IMPORTANT! Only use battery packs and power adapters supplied with this Notebook PC or specifically approved by the manufacturer or retailer for use with this model or else damage may occur to the Notebook PC. But in any case. has a limit on the number times it can be recharged. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. Notebook PC User Manual 27 2 . Any temperatures above or below this range will shorten the life of the battery. and DO NOT disassemble the battery.
The software that controls the POST is installed as a permanent part of the Notebook PC’s architecture. If you need to run the BIOS Setup to set or modify the system configuration. This indicates that the hard disk is correctly detected and ready for the installation of a new operating system. always wait at least 5 seconds after turning OFF your Notebook PC before turning it back ON. The POST includes a record of the Notebook PC’s hardware configuration. When the test is finished. If the POST discovers a difference between the record and the existing hardware. If you press [Tab] during the splash screen.Powering ON the Notebook PC The Notebook PC’s power-ON message appears on the screen when you turn it ON. which is used to make a diagnostic check of the system. Press [ESC] and you will be presented with a boot menu with selections to boot from your available drives. it will first run through a series of software-controlled diagnostic tests called the Power-On Self Test (POST). WARNING! DO NOT carry or cover a Notebook PC that is powered ON with any materials that will reduce air circulation such as a carrying bag. standard boot information such as the BIOS version can be seen. IMPORTANT! To protect the hard disk drive. you may get a message reporting “No operating system found” if the hard disk was not preloaded with an operating system. This record is created by using the BIOS Setup program. press [F2] upon bootup to enter the BIOS Setup. In most cases the record should be correct when you receive the Notebook PC. This is part of the Notebook PC’s test routine and is not a problem with the display. If necessary. Before bootup. it will display a message on the screen prompting you to correct the conflict by running BIOS Setup. 28 Notebook PC User Manual . the display panel flashes when the power is turned ON. you may adjust the brightness by using the hot keys. The Power-On Self Test (POST) When you turn ON the Notebook PC.
Continued use may result in data loss. If any critical hard disk drive warning is given during bootup.T. Notebook PC User Manual 29 . You can also select “Scan .R. (Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology) checks the hard disk drive during POST and gives a warning message if the hard disk drive requires servicing... sectors” for more effective scan and repair but the process will run slower. backup your data immediately and run Windows disk checking program.M. To run Window’s disk checking program: click Start > select Computer > right-click a hard disk drive icon > choose Properties > click the Tools tab > click Check Now > click Start. you should take your Notebook PC in for servicing. IMPORTANT! If warnings are still given during bootup after running a software disk checking utility.A.Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology The S.
your general work habits. But the actual figure varies depending on how you use the power saving features. STR requires a small amount of power and will fail and lose data if no power is available due to complete battery depletion or no power supply (e. Left-click the battery icon Pointer over the battery icon with power adapter. Right-click the battery icon Pointer over the battery icon without power adapter. 30 Notebook PC User Manual . and the size of the display panel. WARNING! Suspend-to-RAM (STR) does not last long when the battery power is depleted. Screen captures shown here are examples only and may not reflect what you see in your system. which allows the battery to accurately report the amount of charge left in the battery. A fully-charged battery pack provides the Notebook PC a few hours of working power.Checking Battery Power The battery system implements the Smart Battery standard under the Windows environment. STR is not the same as power OFF. system memory size. You will be warned when battery power is low. the CPU. the Notebook PC eventually enters suspend mode (Windows default uses STR).g. removing both the power adapter and battery pack). If you continue to ignore the low battery warnings.
The battery status indicator on the Notebook PC turns OFF when the battery pack is charged. The battery pack begins to charge as soon as the Notebook PC is connected to external power using the power adapter. it must continued to be charged every three months to extend recovery capacity or else it may fail to charge in the future. WARNING! DO NOT leave the battery pack discharged. A new battery pack must completely charge before the Notebook PC is disconnected from external power. Notebook PC User Manual 31 .Charging the Battery Pack Before you use your Notebook PC on the road. Fully charge the battery pack before using it for the first time. It takes a few hours to fully charge the battery when the Notebook PC is turned OFF and may take twice the time when the Notebook PC is turned ON. The battery stops charging if the temperature is too high or the battery voltage is too high. The battery starts charging when the charge remaining in the battery drops below 95%. Minimizing the recharge cycles helps prolong battery life. you will have to charge the battery pack. The battery pack will discharge over time. This prevents the battery from charging frequently. If not using a battery pack.
32 Notebook PC User Manual . To restart the system manually. wait at least 5 seconds after turning OFF your Notebook PC before turning it back ON.” click the arrowhead next to the lock icon. choose Restart. Restart. such as “Switch User. IMPORTANT! To protect the hard drive. Restarting or Rebooting After making changes to your operating system.” For other options. or Shut Down. you may be prompted to restart the system.Power Options The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into sleep or hibernation modes. Actual behavior of the power switch can be customized in Windows Control Panel “Power Options. Some installation processes will provide a dialog box to allow restart. Sleep.
doing so can result in loss or destruction of your data. Notebook PC User Manual 33 .Emergency Shutdown In case your operating system cannot properly turn OFF or restart. there is an additional way to shutdown your Notebook PC: • Hold the power button 4 seconds. over IMPORTANT! DO NOT use emergency shutdown while data is being written.
Power Management Modes The Notebook PC has a number of automatic or adjustable power saving features that you can use to maximize battery life and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Sleep and Hibernate Power management settings can be found in the Windows > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Power Options. “Sleep” and “Hibernate” saves power when your Notebook PC is not in use by turning OFF certain components. Click the Windows button and the arrowhead next to the lock icon to see this option. The power management features are designed to save as much electricity as possible by putting components into a low power consumption mode as often as possible but also allow full operation on demand. your last status (such as a document scrolled down half way or email typed half way) will reappear as if you never left. You can also use the keyboard shortcut [Fn F1] to activate this mode. it requires power to keep (refresh) the data. ACPI power management settings are made through the operating system. This function stores your current data and status in RAM while many components are turned OFF. you can define “Sleep/Hibernate” or “Shut Down” for closing the display panel or pressing the power button. “Shut Down” will close all applications and ask if you want to save your work if any are not saved. Because RAM is volatile.) 34 Notebook PC User Manual . In Power Options. When you resume your work. Recover by pressing any keyboard key except [Fn]. You can control some of these features through the Power menu in the BIOS Setup. Sleep is the same as Suspend-toRAM (STR). (NOTE: The power indicator will blink in this mode.
Recover by pressing the power button.) Thermal Power Control There are three power control methods for controlling the Notebook PC’s thermal state. (NOTE: The power indicator will be OFF in this mode. button and the arrowhead next to the lock icon to see this option. RAM does not have to be periodically refreshed and power consumption is greatly reduced but not completely eliminated because certain wake-up components like LAN needs to remain powered. • The fan turns ON for active cooling when the temperature reaches the safe upper limit. Notebook PC User Manual 35 .Hibernate is the same as Suspend-to-Disk (STD) and stores your current data and status on the hard disk drive. The following temperatures represent the chassis temperature (not CPU). These power control cannot be configured by the user and should be known in case the Notebook PC should enter these states. “Hibernate” saves more power compared to “Sleep” Click the Start . By doing this. • The CPU decreases speed for passive cooling when the temperature exceeds the safe upper limit. • The system shut down for critical cooling when temperature exceeds the maximum safe upper limit.
When switched to the selected GPU. You will be prompted to confirm your selection. Click OK to finish. 36 Notebook PC User Manual . and then select Configure Switchable Graphics. The HDMI port only functions in High-performance GPU mode. 2. the Switchable Graphics Status updates to reflect the GPU being used. 4. Select from the High-performance GPU and the Power-saving GPU. It is normal that your display turns blank for few seconds during the switch. Right-click the ATI icon on the Windows notification area. Click OK to switch to the GPU you select.ASUS Graphix Boost Technology_Switchable Graphics Technology (on selected models) ASUS Graphix Boost Technology allows you to select from the integrated and the discrete graphics processing unit (GPU) mode to optimize the system for graphics processing or lower power consumption. To select a GPU mode 1. 3.
When enabled. The Hot Key locations on the function keys may vary depending on model but the functions should remain the same. Notebook PC User Manual 37 . Sun Down Icon (F5): Decreases the display brightness Sun Up Icon (F6): Increases the display brightness LCD Icon (F7): Toggles the display panel ON and OFF. the corresponding wireless indicator will light. (This function does not work in 256 Colors. Windows software settings are necessary to use the wireless LAN or Bluetooth.) NOTE: Must connect an external monitor “before” booting up. Radio Tower (F2): Wireless Models Only: Toggles the internal wireless LAN or Bluetooth (on selected models) ON or OFF with an on-screen-display. stretches the screen area to fill the entire display when using low resolution modes.Special Keyboard Functions Colored Hot Keys The following defines the colored hot keys on the Notebook PC’s keyboard.) LCD/Monitor Icons (F8): Toggles between the Notebook PC’s LCD display and an external monitor in this series: LCD Only -> CRT Only (External Monitor) -> LCD + CRT Clone -> LCD + CRT Extend. Follow the icons instead of the function keys. (On certain models. select High Color in Display Property Settings. The colored commands can only be accessed by first pressing and holding the function key while pressing a key with a colored command. “ZZ” Icon (F1): Places the Notebook PC in suspend mode (either Save-to-RAM or Save-to-Disk depending on sleep button setting in power management setup).
This allows switching between different display color enhancement modes in order to improve contrast. brightness. You can see the current mode through the on-screen display (OSD). skin tone. Applying or removing the power adapter will automatically switch the system between AC mode and battery mode. The power saving modes control many aspects of the Notebook PC to maximize performance versus battery time. Crossed Speaker Icons (F10): Toggles the speakers ON and OFF (only in Windows OS) Speaker Down Icon (F11): Decreases the speaker volume (only in Windows OS) Speaker Up Icon (F12): Increases the speaker volume (only in Windows OS) Fn+C: Toggles “Splendid Video Intelligent Technology” function ON and OFF. green. and color saturation for red. You can see the current mode through the onscreen display (OSD). and blue independently. Fn+V: Toggles “Life Frame” software application. 38 Notebook PC User Manual . Locking the touchpad will prevent you from accidentally moving the pointer while typing and is best used with an external pointing device such as a mouse. Power4Gear Hybrid (Fn+Space Bar): This key toggles power savings between various power saving modes. NOTE: Selected models have an indicator between the touchpad buttons will light when the touchpad is UNLOCKED (enabled) and not light when the touchpad is LOCKED (disabled).Crossed-out Touchpad (F9): Toggles the built-in touchpad LOCKED (disabled) and UNLOCKED (enabled).
activates the properties menu and is equivalent to pressing the right mouse button on a Windows object. Extended Keyboard (on selected models) An extended keyboard is available on selected models.Fn+Enter (extended keyboard): Toggles Windows “Calculator” application. The other key. Use [Num Lk / Scr Lk] to toggle between using the extended keypad as numbers or as pointer directions. that looks like a Windows menu with a small pointer. The key with the Windows Logo activates the Start menu located at the bottom left of the Windows desktop. The pointer direction keys are for navigation between fields or cells such as those in a spreadsheet or table. Notebook PC User Manual 39 . The extended keyboard has a dedicated numeric keypad for easy number entry. Microsoft Windows Keys There are two special Windows keys on the keyboard as described below.
skips to the next audio track/movie chapter. skips to the previous audio track/ movie chapter. Use the [Fn] key in combination with the arrow keys for CD control functions. During CD play. CD Stop During CD play: Stops CD play. The following defines the meaning of each multimedia control key on the Notebook PC. begins CD play. 40 Notebook PC User Manual . CD Skip to Previous Track (Rewind) During CD play. Some control key functions may defer depending on Notebook PC model. CD Skip to Next Track (Fast Forward) During CD play.Multimedia Control Keys (on selected models) The multimedia control keys allows for convenient controlling of the multimedia application. pauses CD play. CD Play/Pause During CD stop.
this key acts as the Graphix Boost key. The key toggles power savings between various power saving modes.Switches and Status Indicators Switches Express Gate Key / Power4Gear Key (on selected models) Pressing this key will launch Express Gate. Applying or removing the power adapter will automatically switch the system between AC mode and battery mode. The power saving modes control many aspects of the Notebook PC to maximize performance versus battery time. The selected mode is shown on the display. The Graphix Boost key toggles between the integrated graphics mode and the discrete graphics mode. this key functions as the Power4Gear Hybrid key. Graphix Boost Key (on selected models) Under the Windows OS. Refer to the Express Gate User’s Manual for details. Notebook PC User Manual 41 . Under the Windows OS.
CD Play/Pause During CD stop.Mute Key Press this key to turn off the audio volume. During CD play. Power Switch The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into sleep or hibernation modes. Volume Down Key Press this key to decrease the audio volume.” 42 Notebook PC User Manual . Volume Up Key Press this key to increase the audio volume. begins CD play. Actual behavior of the power switch can be customized in Windows Control Panel “Power Options. pauses CD play.
Off: Battery power is between 10% and 100% (without AC power).Status Indicators Front Side Battery Charge Indicator (dual-color) The dual-color battery charge indicator shows the status of the battery’s power as follows: Green ON: Battery power is between 95% and 100% (with AC power). Orange ON: Battery power is less than 95% (with AC power). Notebook PC User Manual 43 . Drive Activity Indicator Indicates that the Notebook PC is accessing one or more storage device(s) such as the hard disk. Orange Blinking: Battery power is less than 10% (without AC power). The light flashes proportional to the access time.
g. a. the typed letters will be in the lower case form (e. This indicator will light to show that the Notebook PC’s built-in Bluetooth (BT) function is activated. Capital lock allows some of the keyboard letters to type using capitalized letters (e.b.c). Capital Lock Indicator Indicates that capital lock [Caps Lock] is activated when lighted.) Number Lock Indicator Indicates that number lock [Num Lk] is activated when lighted. this indicator will also light. (Windows software settings are necessary. Number lock allows some of the keyboard letters to act as numbers for easier numeric data input.g. B.Bluetooth / Wireless Indicator This is only applicable on models with internal Bluetooth (BT) and built-in wireless LAN. When the built-in wireless LAN is enabled. A. 44 Notebook PC User Manual . When the capital lock light is OFF. C).
Chapter 4: Using the Notebook PC 4 .
therefore.Pointing Device The Notebook PC’s integrated touchpad pointing device is fully compatible with all two/three-button and scrolling knob PS/2 mice. A device driver is still required for working with some application software. Pointer Movement Right Click Left Click IMPORTANT! DO NOT use any objects in place of your finger to operate the touchpad or else damage may occur to the touchpad’s surface. mechanical failures can be avoided. The touchpad is pressure sensitive and contains no moving parts. 46 Notebook PC User Manual .
lightly press or tap your finger on the touchpad. To use the touchpad. Slide finger left Slide finger backward Slide finger forward Slide finger right Notebook PC User Manual 47 . Moving The Pointer Place your finger in the center of the touchpad and slide in a direction to move the pointer.Using the Touchpad The touchpad allows you to use your fingers to move the pointer around or select onscreen items instead of using a standard mouse.
48 Lightly but rapidly strike the touchpad twice. Double-clicking/Double-tapping . Move your finger over the program that you want to launch. You can set the double-click speed using the Windows Control Panel “Mouse. Clicking Tapping Press the left pointer button and release. Notebook PC User Manual . Lightly but rapidly strike the touchpad. press the left button or tap the pad twice in rapid succession.”The following two examples produce the same results. the operation will not be executed.The selected item will change color. DoubleClicking DoubleTapping Press the left button twice and release. and the system launches your selected program.Touchpad Usage Illustrations Clicking/Tapping . If the interval between the clicks or taps is too long. press the left button or use your fingertip to touch the touchpad lightly.These actions allows you to launch your selected program. The following two examples produce the same results.With the pointer over an item. keeping your finger on the touchpad until the item is selected.
Move your finger over an item. move the pointer on that pane before scrolling. Dragging-Clicking Dragging-Tapping Hold left button and slide finger on touchpad.Dragging refers to moving an item to another location. move the item to your desired location. while simultaneously pressing the left button. sliding finger on touchpad during second strike. Scrolling vertically Scrolling horizontally Notebook PC User Manual 49 .Dragging . Two-finger scrolling . Lightly strike the touchpad twice.Use two fingertips to slide up/down/left/ right on the touchpad to scroll a window up/down/left/right. then release the left button. The following illustrations produce the same results. You can also double-tap and hold the item while dragging it with your finger. If your display window includes several sub-windows.
This action mimics the right-click function of a mouse. Three-finger tapping .Moving two fingertips apart or together on the touchpad to zoom in or zoom out. Zoom in Zoom out Three-finger flipping .Use three fingers to tap the touchpad.Use three fingers to move horizontally on the touchpad to swipe pages.Two-finger pinching . Swipe from left to the right to view the next page or right to the left to return to the previous pages. 50 Notebook PC User Manual .
There is no need to tap the surface too hard. Tapping too hard does not increase the responsiveness of the touchpad. • Do not touch the touchpad if your fingers are dirty or wet. to turn ON this feature: 1. Take note of the following precautions. The touchpad responds best to light pressure. • Do not scratch the touchpad with your finger nails or any hard objects. • Do not rest heavy objects on the touchpad or the touchpad buttons. If not properly cared for. The touchpad responds to movement not to force. • Ensure the touchpad does not come into contact with dirt. Automatic Touchpad Disabling Windows can automatically disable the Notebook PC’s touchpad when an external USB mouse is attached. This feature is normally OFF. Select the option in Windows Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Mouse.Caring for the Touchpad The touchpad is pressure sensitive. it can be easily damaged. liquids or grease. Notebook PC User Manual 51 .
Click OK to finish the configuration. 3. Click ELAN on the top and click Disable when external USB mouse plug in check box.2. 52 Notebook PC User Manual .
and other files to various data storage devices. but also faster than most other forms of memory card readers because it utilizes the internal highbandwidth PCI bus. mobile phones. This Notebook PC has a single built-in memory card reader that can use many flash memory cards as shown in the example below. use “Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media” in the Windows notification area before removing the flash memory card. The built-in memory card reader is not only convenient. formatting. copying. WARNING! To prevent data loss. MP3 players. or deleting data on the card or else data loss may occur. Notebook PC User Manual 53 . IMPORTANT! Flash memory card compatibility varies depending on Notebook PC model and flash memory card specifications. Flash Memory Card Reader Normally a memory card reader must be purchased separately in order to use memory cards from devices such as digital cameras. SD / MMC MS / MS Pro IMPORTANT! Never remove cards while or immediately after reading.Storage Devices Storage devices allow the Notebook PC to read or write documents. and PDAs. pictures. Flash memory card specifications constantly change so compatibility may change without warning.
or marking on one side of the connector representing the top side. icon. Carefully connect any cables or adapters needed by the ExpressCard. (Not compatible with previous PCMCIA cards. Standard ExpressCards will be flush with the Notebook PC when fully inserted.0 and PCI Express instead of the slower parallel bus used in the PC card slot.) Inserting an Expansion Card 1. This new interface is faster by using a serial bus supporting USB 2. Be sure the ExpressCard is level when inserting. Usually connectors can only be inserted in one orientation. If there is an ExpressCard socket protector. Insert the ExpressCard with the connector side first and label side up. 54 Notebook PC User Manual . remove it using the “Removing an ExpressCard” instructions below. Look for a sticker. 2. 3.Expansion Card One 26pin Express card slot is available to support one ExpressCard/ 34mm expansion card.
Removing an Expansion Card The ExpressCard slot does not have an eject button. Press the ExpressCard inwards and release to eject the ExpressCard. Notebook PC User Manual 55 . Carefully pull the ejected ExpressCard out of the socket.
Be careful not to touch the CD drive lens and other mechanisms.Optical Drive Inserting an optical disc 1. 2. press the drive’s eject button and the tray will eject out partially. Gently pull on the drive’s front panel and slide the tray completely out. While the Notebook PC’s power is ON. 2 1 56 Notebook PC User Manual . Make sure there are no obstructions that may get jammed under the drive’s tray.
The hub should be higher than the disc when correctly mounted. Notebook PC User Manual 57 .3. When the drive stops. The drive will begin reading the table of contents (TOC) on the disc. Hold the disc by the edge and face the disc’s printed side up. the disc is ready to be used. Push down on both sides of the disc’s center until the disc snaps onto the hub. 4. It is normal to hear as well as feel the CD spinning with great intensity in the CD drive while data is read. Slowly push the drive’s tray back in.
Actual location will vary by model. Do not use the emergency eject in place of the electronic eject. Ensure not to stab the activity indicator located in the same area.Removing an optical disc Eject the tray and gently pry the edge of the disc upwards at an angle to remove the disc from the hub. 2 1 Emergency eject The emergency eject is located in a hole on the optical drive and is used to eject the optical drive tray in case the electronic eject does not work. 58 Notebook PC User Manual .
1 2 Notebook PC User Manual 59 . battery pack. When replacing or upgrading the hard drive. WARNING! Disconnect all the connected peripherals. etc.R. IMPORTANT! Poor handling of the Notebook PC may damage the hard disk drive. The hard disk drive is the most delicate component and will likely be the first or only component that is damaged if the Notebook PC is dropped.T. always visit an authorized service center or retailer for this Notebook PC.Hard Disk Drive Hard disk drives have higher capacities and operate at much faster speeds than floppy disk drives and optical drives. Current hard drives support S.A. (Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology) to detect hard disk errors or failures before they happen.M. Handle the Notebook PC gently and keep it away from static electricity and strong vibrations or impact. any telephone or telecommunication lines and power connector (such as external power supply.) before removing the hard disk cover. The Notebook PC comes with a replaceable hard disk drive. IMPORTANT! When replacing or upgrading the hard drive. always visit an authorized service center or retailer for this Notebook PC.
Removing the hard disk drives 1 2 Installing the hard disk drives 1 2 60 Notebook PC User Manual .
1 2 WARNING! Disconnect all the connected peripherals. etc.) (This is only an example. battery pack. Only purchase expansion modules from authorized retailers of this Notebook PC to ensure maximum compatibility and reliability. Installing a Memory Card: Removing a Memory Card: 33 (This is only an example. There is no hardware or software (including BIOS) setup required after the memory is installed. The BIOS automatically detects the amount of memory in the system and configures CMOS accordingly during the POST (PowerOn-Self-Test) process. any telephone or telecommunication lines and power connector (such as external power supply. Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on memory upgrades for your Notebook PC.) before installing or removing a memory.Memory (RAM) Additional memory will increase application performance by decreasing hard disk access.) Notebook PC User Manual 61 .
For 100 BASE-TX / 1000 BASE-T speeds. 10/100 Mbps Full-Duplex is supported on this Notebook PC but requires connection to a network switching hub with “duplex” enabled. For 10Base-T. 1000BASE-T (or Gigabit) is only supported on selected models. with RJ-45 connectors on each end. your network cable must be category 5 or better (not category 3) with twisted-pair wiring. The software default is to use the fastest setting so no user-intervention is required. it must be connected to a 100 BASE-TX / 1000 BASE-T hub (not a BASE-T4 hub). network can be installed as an expansion card. 4. If you plan on running the interface at 100/1000Mbps. 62 Notebook PC User Manual . Network Connection Connect a network cable. to the modem/network port on the Notebook PC and the other end to a hub or switch. use category 3. After purchase. or 5 twisted-pair wiring.Connections The built-in network cannot be installed later as an upgrade.
) Example of the Notebook PC connected to a Network Hub or Switch for use with the built-in Ethernet controller.Twisted-Pair Cable The cable used to connect the Ethernet card to a host (generally a Hub or Switch) is called a straight-through Twisted Pair Ethernet (TPE). which are not compatible with RJ-11 telephone connectors. (Gigabit models support auto-crossover so a crossover LAN cable is optional. If connecting two computers together without a hub in between. The end connectors are called RJ-45 connectors. ON HDMI EXPRESS OFF Network cable with RJ-45 connectors Network Hub or Switch Notebook PC User Manual 63 . a crossover LAN cable is required (Fast-Ethernet model).
For security concerns.4GHz/5GHz frequencies. The optional built-in wireless LAN is a client adapter that supports Infrastructure and Ad-hoc modes giving you flexibility on your existing or future wireless network configurations for distances up to 40 meters between the client and the access point. the optional built-in wireless LAN is capable of fast data transmission rates using Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) and Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) technologies on 2. Implementing the IEEE 802.Wireless LAN Connection (on selected models) The optional built-in wireless LAN is a compact easy-to-use wireless Ethernet adapter. DO NOT connect to the unsecured network.11 standards allowing seamless interfacing of wireless LAN standards. To provide efficient security to your wireless communication. the optional built-in wireless LAN comes with a 64-bit/128-bit Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) features. the information transmission without encryption might be visible to others. The optional built-in wireless LAN is backward compatible with the earlier IEEE 802.11 standard for wireless LAN (WLAN). otherwise. 64 Notebook PC User Manual .
No access point (AP) is required in this wireless environment. (All devices must install optional 802.11 wireless LAN adapters.Ad-hoc mode The Ad-hoc mode allows the Notebook PC to connect to another wireless device.11 wireless LAN adapters. (All devices must install optional 802.) Notebook PC Desktop PC Access Point PDA Notebook PC User Manual 65 .) Notebook PC Desktop PC PDA Infrastructure mode The Infrastructure mode allows the Notebook PC and other wireless devices to join a wireless network created by an Access Point (AP) (sold separately) that provides a central link for wireless clients to communicate with each other or with a wired network.
in the 66 Notebook PC User Manual . Select the wireless access point you want to connect to from the list and click Connect to build the connection. Switch ON the Wireless function if necessary for your model (see switches in Chapter 3).Windows Wireless Network Connection Connecting to a network 1. If you cannot find the desired access point. Or double click the Wireless Console icon in Windows notification area and select the wireless LAN icon. Press [FN+F2] repeatedly until wireless LAN icon and Bluetooth icon are shown. 4. 2. click the Refresh icon on the upper right corner to refresh and search in the list again. Click the wireless network icon with an orange star Windows® Notification area. 3.
6. When connecting. the connection is shown on the list. you may have to enter a password. in the Notification The crossed wireless network icon appears when you press <Fn> + <F2> to disable the WLAN function.5. 7. After a connection has been established. You can see the wireless network icon area. Notebook PC User Manual 67 .
you need to connect a USB or ExpressCard Bluetooth module in order to use Bluetooth. sound files. If your Notebook PC did not come with built-in Bluetooth. etc. Bluetooth-enabled computers or PDAs You can wireless connect to another computer or PDA and exchange files. Press [FN+F2] repeatedly until wireless LAN icon and bluetooth icon are shown. mobile phones. Turning ON and Launching Bluetooth Utility This process can be used to add most Bluetooth devices. You may also make use of Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard or mouse. or share Internet or network connections. Depending on your mobile phone’s capabilities. and PDAs. you can transfer phone book data. Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones You can wireless connect to your mobile phone. 2. You may also use it for SMS messaging. 1. Examples of Bluetooth-enabled devices may be Notebook PCs. or use it as a modem to connect to the Internet. Desktop PCs. share peripherals.Bluetooth Wireless Connection (on selected models) Notebook PCs with Bluetooth technology eliminates the need for cables for connecting Bluetooth-enabled devices. photos. 68 Notebook PC User Manual . Switch ON the Wireless function if necessary for your model (see switches in Chapter 3).
4. Right-click Bluetooth Network Connection and select View Bluetooth Network Devices. Click Add a device to look for new devices. 3. From Control Panel. 5. Notebook PC User Manual 69 .Or double click the Wireless Console icon in the Windows notification area and select the Bluetooth icon. go to Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and then click Change adapter settings in the left blue pane.
8. Select a Bluetooth-enabled device from the list and click Next. 70 Notebook PC User Manual . Click Close to finish the setting. The paired relationship is successfully built.6. Enter the Bluetooth security code into your device and start pairing. 7.
The provided adapter is necessary to change the coaxial plug to fit the slim Notebook PC. Attach an NTSC to PAL adapter if necessary. Cable connection Connect the coaxial cable from a paid television service.Antenna Connections (on selected models) This page shows multimedia connections for TV Tuner Models. Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable – installation should include bonding the screen of the coaxial cable to the earth at the building entrance. or indoor “rabbit ears” to the cable adapter.93. Notebook PC User Manual 71 . TV and radio features require built-in modules only on selected models. roofmounted aerial antenna. Use an NTSC to PAL adapter if necessary. IMPORTANT! Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70. IMPORTANT! The Notebook PC must be used indoors when using the antenna. Cable service connection can receive analog TV depending on paid services. in particular Section 820. the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Vertical: Magnets in base allows attachment to metallic surfaces such as partitions or cabinets. The digital TV antenna can only receive digital TV signals broadcasted in selected regions. Digital television reception is available on selected models only and will vary by location depending on distance from transmission towers and obstructions. and shelves. cabinets. 72 Notebook PC User Manual . Antenna placement Horizontal: Can be safely placed on flat surfaces such as table tops.DTV antenna connection Connect the provided digital TV antenna to the Notebook PC using the cable adapter.
Appendix A .
Eject the floppy disk before transporting the Notebook PC to prevent damage from shock. USB Flash Memory Disk A USB flash memory disk is an optional item that can provide storage up to several hundred megabytes. WARNING! To prevent system failures. Attaching an external USB mouse will allow Windows navigation to be more comfortable. may be purchased from third-parties. if desired. Both the external USB keyboard and mouse will work simultaneously with the Notebook PC’s built-in keyboard and touchpad. USB Keyboard and Mouse Attaching an external USB keyboard will allow data entry to be more comfortable. if desired. use Windows “Safely Remove Hardware” on the taskbar before disconnecting the USB floppy disk drive. no drivers are necessary. USB Floppy Disk Drive An optional USB-interface floppy disk drive can accept a standard 1.5-inch floppy diskette. Printer Connection One or more USB printers can be simultaneously used on any USB port or USB hub.44MB (or 720KB) 3.Optional Accessories These items. USB Hub (Optional) Attaching an optional USB hub will increase your USB ports and allow you to quickly connect or disconnect many USB peripherals through a single cable. higher transfer speeds. and greater durability. When used in current operating systems. A-2 Notebook PC User Manual . Optional Connections These items. come as optional items to complement your Notebook PC.
Notebook PC User Manual A-3 . Some of the Notebook PC’s components and features may not work until the device drivers and utilities are installed. extend functionality. utilities and software for all popular operating systems including those that have been preinstalled. The support disc contains all drivers. or add functionality not provided by the native operating system. If updates or replacement of the support disc is necessary. The recovery disc provides a comprehensive recovery solution that quickly restores the Notebook PC’s operating system to its original working state provided that your hard disk drive is in good working order. The support disc does not include the operating system itself. Support Software This Notebook PC comes with a support disc that provides BIOS. The choices and languages will depend on the territory. help manage your Notebook PC. The support disc is necessary even if your Notebook PC came pre-configured in order to provide additional software not included as part of the factory pre-install. Contact your retailer if you require such a solution. The stability and compatibility of other operating systems cannot be guaranteed. The levels of hardware and software support may vary depending on the installed operating system. A recovery disc is optional and includes an image of the original operating system installed on the hard drive at the factory. contact your dealer for web sites to download individual software drivers and utilities.Operating System and Software This Notebook PC may offer (depending on territory) its customers the choice of a pre-installed Microsoft Windows operating system. drivers and applications to enable hardware features.
Inc. Press [Enter] and select a device as the Boot Option #1.. 2..28.Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends.] Boot Configuration UEFI Boot PXE ROM Boot Option Priorities Boot Option #1 Boot Option #2 Hard Drive BBS Priorities CD/DVD ROM Drive BBS Priorities Delete Boot Option Boot Option #1 P0: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 P1: HL-DT-ST BDDVDRW CT10N Disabled : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select +/—: Change Opt.28. Inc.1119.System BIOS Settings Boot Device 1. F1: General Help F2: Previous Values F9: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 1. [Disabled] [Disabled] [P0: Hitachi HTS545.Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. A-4 Notebook PC User Manual .] [P1: HL-DT-ST BDDVD. Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit Set the system boot order. F1: General Help F2: Previous Values F9: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 1. select Boot Option #1. Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. [Disabled] [Disabled] [P0: Hitachi HTS545.1119. Inc.] Boot Configuration UEFI Boot PXE ROM Boot Option Priorities Boot Option #1 Boot Option #2 Hard Drive BBS Priorities CD/DVD ROM Drive BBS Priorities Delete Boot Option : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select +/—: Change Opt.. Main Aptio Setup Utility . Main Aptio Setup Utility .. Inc.] [P1: HL-DT-ST BDDVD. On the Boot screen. Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit Set the system boot order.
the User will have Administrator rights. 3. Password Description If ONLY the Administrator’s password is set. In Setup. 3. On the Security screen. Enter the current password and press [Enter]. 4. Notebook PC User Manual A-5 . Leave the Confirm New Password field blank and press [Enter]. Re-type to confirm the password and press [Enter]. On the Security screen. select Setup Administrator Password or User Password.Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends.28. 2. To set the password: 1.Security Setting Main Aptio Setup Utility . To clear the password: 1. Password is then set. Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. 4. Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit Set the system boot order. then this only limits access to Setup and is only asked for when entering Setup. Inc. then this is a power on password and must be entered to boot or enter Setup. If ONLY the user’s password is set. Administrator Password User Password Status Setup administrator password User Password I/O Interface Security HDD Security Configuration: HDD 0:Hitachi HTS5 NOT INSTALLED NOT INSTALLED : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select +/—: Change Opt. 2. Type in a password and press [Enter]. Password is then cleared. select Setup Administrator Password or User Password. F1: General Help F2: Previous Values F9: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 1. 5. Inc. Leave the Create New Password field blank and press [Enter].1119.
Save Changes If you want to keep your configuration settings. Inc. Main Aptio Setup Utility . you must save changes before exiting the BIOS setup utility. A-6 Notebook PC User Manual . Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit Set the system boot order. Inc. You must then save changes to keep the manufacture default settings. If you want to restore default settings.28. F1: General Help F2: Previous Values F9: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 1.Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. Save Changes and Exit Discard Changes and Exit Save Options Save Changes Discard Changes Restore Defaults Boot Selection Menu P0: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 P1: HL-DT-STDVDRAM CT30N Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select +/—: Change Opt. choose Restore Defaults.1119.
try restoring your system using the recovery partition or DVD. 3. contact your local service center and ask an engineer for assistance. try better quality discs and try again. You must backup all your data to another location before recovering.Keyboard / Hotkey The Hotkey (FN) is disabled. Update the BIOS to the latest version and try again. Reinstall the “ATK0100” driver from the driver CD or download it from the ASUS website. try MS System Restore to an earlier date. Notebook PC User Manual A-7 . If problem still persists. Remove upgraded parts (RAM. Hardware Problem . 2. The optical disc drive is not able to read or write discs. 3. HDD. If the problem still exist. If not the case.Optical Disc 1. 2. Unknown Reason . 1.System Unstable Cannot wake up from the hibernation. A. contact your local service center and ask an engineer for assistance. 4. If updating the BIOS does not help.Common Problems and Solutions Hardware Problem . BT) if they were installed after purchase. WLAN. If the problem still exist.
Try reinstalling the webcam driver to solve the problem. update the BIOS to the latest version and try again.Built-in Camera 1. N = 4) Able to see BIOS (ASUS Logo)? (Y = 3. A-8 Power On by Battery only? (Y = 2. contact your local service center and ask an engineer for assistance. 1. Check “Device Manager” to see if there are any problems. 2.Hardware Problem . 3. 2. Register the Notebook PC for a one-year-warranty using the following website: http://member. The ASUS battery pack has protection circuitry to prevent over-charging so it will not damage the battery pack if it is left in the Notebook PC.com/login. N = A) Adapter power LED ON? (Y = 5. Hardware Problem . If the problem still exist.asus. Hardware Problem . N = A) Able to load the OS? (Y = D. If the problem is not solved.Battery Battery maintenance. 3. 4. N = A) Able to see BIOS (ASUS Logo)? (Y = 7. 6. 2. 5. 7. N = A) Notebook PC User Manual .Power ON/OFF Error I cannot power ON the Notebook PC. N = A) Able to load the OS? (Y = B. Diagnostics: 1. 4.aspx?SLanguage=en-us Do NOT remove the battery pack while using the Notebook PC with the AC adaptor to prevent damage caused by the accidental power loss. N = C) Power ON by Adapter only? (Y = 6. The built-in camera does not work correctly.
Enter Control Panel -> Device Manager. Battery problem. If none of the above help. close them to decrease system load. Why is the cooling fan always ON and the temperature high? Make sure that the FAN works when the CPU temperature is high and check whether there is air flow from the main air vent. Adapter problem. HDD. 2.Wireless Card How to check whether a Notebook PC is equipped with a wireless card? A. The problem may also be caused by some viruses. B. try restoring your system using the recovery partition or DVD. try restoring your system using the recovery partition or disc. Problem caused by the operating system. otherwise visit a local service center for repair. IMPORTANT! You must backup all your data to another location before recovering. or NB. use anti-virus software to detect them. 3. Mechanical Problem . C. please check the battery contacts. Notebook PC User Manual A-9 . D. check the power cord connections. visit a local service center for assistance.Symptom & Solutions: A. otherwise visit a local service center for replacement. Hardware Problem .FAN / Thermal 1. 4. Problem might be in the MB. You will see whether the Notebook PC has a WLAN card under the “Network Adapter” item. If you have many applications running (see taskbar).
WARNING! Ensure your Notebook PC does not lose power during the BIOS flashing process. It is available on the ASUS website. Reinstall the latest version “Power4 Gear” utility to solve your problem. power OFF. If you have installed software applications recently. they may not be compatible with your system. These utilities and BIOS files can be downloaded from the ASUS website. Un-install software applications. If additional memory was installed after purchase. CAUTION! DO NOT connect to the Internet before you have installed an anti-virus software and Internet firewall to protect yourself from viruses. Update the BIOS to the latest version with Easy Flash in Windows or AFLASH in DOS mode. Software Problem . A-10 Notebook PC User Manual .ASUS bundled software When I power ON the Notebook PC. remove the additional memory. and power ON to see if the problem is due to incompatible memory. Check your system for viruses.Blue screen with white text 1.IMPORTANT! You must backup all your data to another location before recovering. Unknown Reason . A. A blue screen with white text appears after system bootup. 3. there will be an “Open policy file error” message. Try to un-install them in Windows Safe Mode. 2. Remove additional memory. 4.
6. Notebook PC User Manual A-11 . If problem still cannot be solved. contact your local service center and ask an engineer for assistance. CAUTION! DO NOT connect to the Internet before you have installed an anti-virus software and Internet firewall to protect yourself from viruses.5. Ensure that you install the “Intel INF Update” and “ATKACPI” drivers first so that hardware devices can be recognized. IMPORTANT! You must backup all your data to another location before recovering. If the problem still exist. use the recovery process to reinstall your entire system.
ASUS Tek.BIOS Updating the BIOS. Connect your flash disk drive to the Notebook PC and power on the Notebook PC. F1: General Help F2: Previous Values F9: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit Version 1. You must “Restore Defaults” on the Exit page after updating (flashing) the BIOS. : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select +/—: Change Opt.Software Problem . Easy Flash Utility FLASH TYPE: Generic Flash Type Current Platform Platform: N61Ja Version: 001 Build Date: Nov 4 2009 New Platform Platform: Unkown Version: Unkown Build Date: Unkown FS0 FS1 FS2 [ ]: Switch [ ] : Choose [q] : Exit 5. Start Easy Flash Boot Graphic Select ASUS FancyStart POST Logo Type Play POST Sound Speaker Volume Internal Pointing Device Intel Virtualization Technology VT-d Legacy USB Support SATA Configuration 2. Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit [Hybrid VGA] [Disabled] [Static] [No]  [Enabled] [Enabled] [Enabled] [Enabled] Press ENTER to run the utility to select and update BIOS. Inc. Notebook PC User Manual A-12 .28. Use the “Start Easy Flash” function on the Advanced page of the BIOS Setup Utility. Locate the latest BIOS file and start updating (flashing) the BIOS. Main Aptio Setup Utility .1119. Follow the instructions shown.Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. 4. 1. Copyright (C) 2008 American Megatrends. Inc. 3. Please verify the Notebook PC’s exact model and download the latest BIOS file for your model from the ASUS website and save it in your flash disk drive.
Press [F9] during bootup. Before using the Recovery Partition. 5. Press [Enter] to select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled]. This option deletes all partitions from your hard disk drive and creates a new system partition as drive “C” . Partition options: Recover Windows to first partition only. Recover Windows to entire HD. and to create a new system partition as drive “C” .Recovering Your Notebook PC Using Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition quickly restores your Notebook PC’s software to its original working state. IMPORTANT! DO NOT delete the partition named RECOVERY. About the Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition is a reserved space on your hard disk drive used to restore the operating system. 3. 2. 4. Notebook PC User Manual A-13 . Take your Notebook PC to an authorized ASUS service center if you have problems with the recovery process. and utilities installed on your Notebook PC at the factory. Using the Recovery Partition: 1. drivers. This option deletes only the first partition and allows you to keep other partitions. Select a partition option and click Next. copy your data files (such as Outlook PST files) to USB storage devices or to a network drive and make note of any customized configuration settings (such as network settings). Select the language you want to recover and click Next. The Recovery Partition is created at the factory and cannot be restored if deleted. Read the ASUS Preload Wizard messages and click Next.
Insert a blank writable DVD into the optical drive and click Start to start creating the Recovery DVD. This option deletes all partitions from your hard drive and creates two new partitions “C” (60%) and “D” (40%). 2. Double-click the AI Recovery Burner icon on the Window desktop. IMPORTANT! Remove the external hard disk drive before performing system recovery on your Notebook PC. Prepare enough blank writable DVDs as instructed to create the Recovery DVD. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete creating the recovery DVD. Visit the ASUS website at www. Recover Windows to entire HD with two partitions. Using Recovery DVD (on selected models) Creating the Recovery DVD: 1.asus. A-14 Notebook PC User Manual . you may lose important data because of setting up Windows on the wrong disk drive or formatting the incorrect drive partition.6. According to Microsoft.com for updated drivers and utilities. 3. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process.
Notebook PC User Manual A-15 . 2. Insert the Recovery DVD into the optical drive. Unstable power supply may cause recovery failure. Ensure to connect the power adapter to your Notebook PC when performing system recovery. 5.com for updated drivers and utilities. Your Notebook PC needs to be powered ON. Select OK to confirm the system recovery. Restart the Notebook PC and press [Esc] on bootup and select the optical drive (may be labeled as “CD/DVD”) and press [Enter] to boot from the Recovery DVD. Restoring will overwrite your hard drive. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process. Ensure to back up all your important data before the system recovery. unless instructed to do so.asus. 3. Select OK to start to restore the image. 4. Visit the ASUS website at www.Using the Recovery DVD: 1. during the recovery process or else your partitions will be unusable. WARNING: DO NOT remove the Recovery disc.
In order to facilitate geographically staggered movie releases. you must install your own DVD viewer software. one rule that is most relevant is playback restrictions on regionalized content. then it can only play DVD movies for the last region setting. shipping and resetting costs will be at the expense of the user. A-16 Notebook PC User Manual . The region setting may be changed up to five times using the viewer software. Regional Playback Information Playback of DVD movie titles involves decoding MPEG2 video. digital AC3 audio and decryption of CSS protected content. DVD video titles are released for specific geographic regions as defined in “Region Definitions” below. While DVD movie content may be released for multiple regions. CSS (sometimes called copy guard) is the name given to the content protection scheme adopted by the motion picture industry to satisfy a need to protect against unlawful content duplication. If resetting is desired. The DVD-ROM drive allows the use of both CD and DVD discs. CSS design rules require that any system capable of playing CSS encrypted content must only be capable of playing one region. Changing the region code after that will require factory resetting which is not covered by warranty. Optional DVD viewer software may be purchased with this Notebook PC. In order to view DVD titles. Although the design rules imposed on CSS licensors are many.DVD-ROM Drive Information The Notebook PC comes with an optional DVD-ROM drive or a CD-ROM drive. Copyright laws require that all DVD movies be limited to a particular region (usually coded to the region at which it is sold).
Switzerland. Pacific Islands. Taiwan. Portugal. Ireland. Iceland. Italy. Philippines. Spain. Slovakia Region 3 Burma. Syria. Poland. Vietnam Region 4 Australia. France. Norway. US. Singapore. South Africa. Saudi Arabia. Scotland. Rest of Africa. Former Yugoslav Republics. Sweden. Netherlands. Egypt.Region Definitions Region 1 Canada. South America Region 5 CIS. Thailand. New Zealand. Indonesia. Iraq. Turkey. South Korea. Iran. Malaysia. Gulf States. Russia. Greece. India. Germany. Finland. UK. Pakistan. North Korea Region 6 China Notebook PC User Manual A-17 . Hungary. US Territories Region 2 Czech. Japan. Caribbean (Except US Territories). Central America.
give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN network termination point. However due to differences between the individual PSTNs provided in different countries. In the event of problems you should contact your equipment supplier in the first instance. CTR 21 (Common Technical Regulation) for the attachment requirements for connection to the analogue public switched telephone networks of terminal equipment (excluding terminal equipment supporting the voice telephony justified case service) in which network addressing. is by means of dual tone multifrequency signalling. Network Compatibility Declaration Statement to be made by the manufacturer to the Notified Body and the vendor: “This declaration will indicate the networks with which the equipment is designed to work and any notified networks with which the equipment may have inter-working difficulties” A-18 Notebook PC User Manual . Canada. The internal modem has been approved in accordance with Council Decision 98/482/EC for pan-European single terminal connection to the public switched telephone network (PSTN). Korea. if provided. Overview On 4th August 1998 the European Council Decision regarding the CTR 21 has been published in the Official Journal of the EC. The CTR 21 applies to all non voice terminal equipment with DTMF-dialling which is intended to be connected to the analogue PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network). the approval does not. Taiwan).Internal Modem Compliancy The Notebook PC with internal modem model complies with JATE (Japan). FCC (US. of itself. and CTR21.
” Up to now the Notified Body of CETECOM issued several panEuropean approvals using CTR 21.g. The results are Europe’s first modems which do not require regulatory approvals in each individual European country. Non-Voice Equipment Answering machines and loud-speaking telephones can be eligible as well as modems. handset telephones and in some countries also cordless telephones) is excluded. fax machines. The manufacturer shall also associate a statement to make it clear where network compatibility is dependent on physical and software switch settings. auto-dialers and alarm systems. Equipment in which the end-to-end quality of speech is controlled by regulations (e.Network Compatibility Declaration Statement to be made by the manufacturer to the user: “This declaration will indicate the networks with which the equipment is designed to work and any notified networks with which the equipment may have inter-working difficulties. It will also advise the user to contact the vendor if it is desired to use the equipment on another network. Notebook PC User Manual A-19 .
This table shows the countries currently under the CTR21 standard. Country Austria1 Belgium Czech Republic Denmark1 Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Israel Lichtenstein Luxemburg The Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom A-20 1 Applied Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Still Pending No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes More Testing No No Not Applicable Yes No No No No Not Applicable No No Still Pending No No No Yes No Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable No No No Notebook PC User Manual .
de/technologies/ctr_21.This information was copied from CETECOM and is supplied without liability. For updates to this table. In The Netherlands additional testing is required for series connection and caller ID facilities.html 1 National requirements will apply only if the equipment may use pulse dialling (manufacturers may state in the user guide that the equipment is only intended to support DTMF signalling. which would make any additional testing superfluous).cetecom. you may visit http://www. Notebook PC User Manual A-21 .
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Use only shielded cables to connect I/O devices to this equipment. pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. A-22 Notebook PC User Manual .Declarations and Safety Statements Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. However. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. including interference that may cause undesired operation. The use of a shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and to prevent interference to the nearby radio and television reception. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. This device must accept any interference received. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • • This device may not cause harmful interference. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. This equipment generates. uses. It is essential that only the supplied power cord be used. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment.
National Archives and Records Administration.” This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.4GHz frequency by specified firmware controlled in the USA. 1993.2] Radio test suites according to [EN 300 328-2] Notebook PC User Manual A-23 . part 15. Government Printing Office. please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting.(Reprinted from the Code of Federal Regulations #47. “The manufacture declares that this device is limited to Channels 1 through 11 in the 2.S. To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements. U. Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register.1a] Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950] Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility in [Article 3.193.) FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC) The following items were completed and are considered relevant and sufficient: • • • • • • • Essential requirements as in [Article 3] Protection requirements for health and safety as in [Article 3. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance.1b] Testing for electromagnetic compatibility in [EN 301 489-1] & [EN 301 489-17] Effective use of the radio spectrum as in [Article 3.
CE Marking CE marking for devices without wireless LAN/Bluetooth The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements of the EEC directives 2004/108/EC “Electromagnetic compatibility” and 2006/95/EC “Low voltage directive” . Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • • This device may not cause interference and This device must accept any interference. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service (i. IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth This equipment complies with the requirements of Directive 1999/5/ EC of the European Parliament and Commission from 9 March. co-channel Mobile Satellite systems) this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. To maintain compliance with IC RF exposure compliance requirements. 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and mutual recognition of conformity.e. A-24 Notebook PC User Manual .
412-2.5 MHz Channels 10 through 13 inclusive operate in the band 2446. There are few possibilities for outdoor use: On private property or on the private property of public persons.5 MHz band is permitted with an EIRP of less than 100mW indoors and less than 10mW outdoors: 01 05 11 24 32 41 55 Ain Hautes Alpes Aude Dordogne Gers Loir et Cher Meuse 02 08 12 25 36 45 58 Aisne Ardennes Aveyron Doubs Indre Loiret Nièvre 03 09 16 26 37 50 59 Allier Ariège Charente Drôme Indre et Loire Manche Nord A-25 Notebook PC User Manual . for the entire 2.6 MHz to 2483.5–2483. with maximum authorized power of 100mW in the 2446.412-2.5 MHz.4 GHz band (2400 MHz–2483.5 MHz) 100mW for frequencies between 2446. America Japan Europe ETSI 2.412-2. In the departments listed below. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors are: • • 10mW for the entire 2.Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N.5 MHz band.5 MHz and 2483.484 GHz 2.462 GHz 2. use is subject to a preliminary authorization procedure by the Ministry of Defense.472 GHz Ch01 through CH11 Ch01 through Ch14 Ch01 through Ch13 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band.4 GHz band: • • Maximum authorized power indoors is 100mW Maximum authorized power outdoors is 10mW Departments in which the use of the 2400–2483. Use outdoors on public property is not permitted.
Please check with ART for the latest information (www.60 63 66 68 71 82 88 90 Oise Puy du Dôme Pyrénées Orientales Haut Rhin Saône et Loire Tarn et Garonne Vosges Territoire de Belfort 61 64 67 70 75 84 89 94 Orne Pyrénées Atlantique Bas Rhin Haute Saône Paris Vaucluse Yonne Val de Marne This requirement is likely to change over time. allowing you to use your wireless LAN card in more areas within France. but more than 10mW.fr) Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW.art-telecom. A-26 Notebook PC User Manual .
that convert chemical energy into electrical energy by an irreversible or reversible chemical reaction. or a lithium ion. electric shock. DO NOT use the Notebook PC in the vicinity of a gas leak. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak. • Do not dispose the Notebook PC battery pack in a fire. and may consist of a single electrochemical cell or two or more cells connected in series. These batteries contain metallic lithium. basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire. DO NOT use the Notebook PC during an electrical storm. kitchen sink or laundry tub. or a lithium alloy. • • Required for UL 1642 covering primary (nonrechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable) lithium batteries for use as power sources in products. When using the Notebook PC modem. and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). as they may explode. or both. in a wet basement or near a swimming pool. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions to reduce the risk of injury to persons due to fire or explosion. for example. Use only UL certified power adapters or batteries supplied by the manufacturer or authorized retailers. wash bowl. Do not use power adapters or batteries from other devices to reduce the risk of injury to persons due to fire or explosion. near a bath tub. including the following: • DO NOT use the Notebook PC near water. 300V peak-to-peak. parallel. and injury to persons. • Notebook PC User Manual A-27 . and 105V rms.
asus.75mm2.Power Safety Requirement Products with electrical current ratings up to 6A and weighing more than 3Kg must use approved power cords greater than or equal to: H05VV-F. TV Tuner Notices Note to CATV System Installer—Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70.93. 0. Authorization. Evaluation. and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework. 2G. Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable – installation should include bonding the screen of the coaxial cable to the earth at the building entrance. in particular Section 820. we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.75mm2 or H05VV-F.com/english/REACH. the National Electrical Code (NEC). A-28 Notebook PC User Manual . 3G. REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration. 0.htm.
Entsorgung gebrauchter Batterien nach Angaben des Herstellers. Mettre au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. (Russian) Notebook PC User Manual A-29 . (Danish) VARNING! Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. (French) ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Sostituire la batteria con un una di tipo uguale o equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica. Remplacer uniquement avec une batterie du mêre type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par le constructeur. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Non disperdere le batterie nell’ambiente. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. (German) ADVARSELI! Lithiumbatteri . (Swedish) VAROITUS! Paristo voi räjähtää. Använd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas av apparattillverkaren.Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Ersatz nur durch denselben oder einem vom Hersteller empfohlenem ähnlichen Typ. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions.Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren. Vaihda paristo ainoastaan laitevalmistajan sousittelemaan tyyppiin. Утилизируйте аккумулятор в соответствии с инструкциями производителя. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner. (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato. Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruktion. (Italian) VORSICHT! Explosionsgefahr bei unsachgemäßen Austausch der Batterie. (Finnish) ATTENTION! Il y a danger d’explosion s’il y a remplacement incorrect de la batterie. (Norwegian) (Japanese) ВНИМАНИЕ! При замене аккумулятора на аккумулятор иного типа возможно его возгорание. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. jos se on virheellisesti asennettu. Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistagan ohjeiden mukaisesti.
S. WARNING! Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein or in the laser product installation guide may result in hazardous radiation exposure. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM OR VIEW DIRECTLY WITH OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS. 1976. For your safety. have the optical drive serviced only by an authorized service provider. These regulations apply to laser products manufactured from August 1. Laser classifications can be found in the glossary at the end of this user’s manual. CDRH Regulations The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U. Service warning label CAUTION! INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States. A-30 Notebook PC User Manual . WARNING! Making adjustments or performing procedures other than those specified in the user’s manual may result in hazardous laser exposure.Optical Drive Safety Information Laser Safety Information Internal or external optical drives sold with this Notebook PC contains a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. Food and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products on August 2. Do not attempt to disassemble the optical drive.
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and complying with global environmental laws. 4. Extended product lifetime through easy upgrades and longertime availability of spare parts. please visit the European Union Eco-label website at http://www. notebook computers. And. the metals. asus. A-34 Notebook PC User Manual . 3. the environment is protected from any uncontrolled release of harmful chemicals. By recycling. Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and health. For more information on the EU Flower label. which means that this product has the following characteristics: Decreased energy consumption during use and stand-by modes. Our commitment to recycling our old equipment grows out of our work to protect the environment in many ways. plastics. and other electronic equipment contain hazardous chemicals that are harmful to the environment when disposed in a landfill with trash. Reduction of the use of natural resources by encouraging recycling. 1.ecolabel. ASUS works with recycling vendors with the highest standards for protecting our environment. Limited use of toxic heavy metals. 6.European Union Eco-label This Notebook PC has been awarded the EU Flower label.htm. ensuring worker safety. 5. Takeback and Recycling Old computers. and components found in an old computer will be broken down and reused to make new products.com/english/takeback. 2. please visit GreenASUS Takeback and Recycling page at http://csr.eu . Reduced solid waste through takeback policy. For further information about ASUS product recycling and contacts.
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