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****** Page 1 ****** Aspire 5732/5332 Series Quick Guide

****** Page 2 ****** Copyright 0 2009. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 5732ü5332 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 06/2009 Aspire 5732ü5332 Series Notebook PC Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase:

****** Page 3 ****** 3 First things first We would like to thank you for making an acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Acer notebook, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for Starters… poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. The Aspire Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the Aspire product series. It covers basic topics such as using the keyboard and audio, etc. Please understand that due to its nature, the Generic User Guide as well as the AcerSystem User Guide mentioned below will occasionally refer to functions or features which are only contained in certain models of the series, but not necessarily in the model you purchased. Such instances are marked in the text with language such as ” only for certain models” The Quick Guide introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new computer. For more on how your computer can help you to be more productive, please refer to the AcerSystem User Guide. This guide contains detailed information on such subjects as system utilities, data recovery, expansion options and troubleshooting. In addition it contains warranty information and the general regulations and safety notices for your notebook. It is available in Portable Document Format (PDF) and comes preloaded on your notebook. Follow these steps to access it: 1 Click on Start, All Programs, AcerSystem. 2 Click on AcerSystem User Guide. Note: Viewing the file requires Adobe Reader. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your computer, clicking on AcerSystem User Guide will run the Adobe Reader setup program first. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. For instructions on how to use Adobe Reader, access the Help and Support menu.

****** Page 4 ****** 4 Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters… poster, let us show you around your new acer notebook. Top view 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 0 Item Acer Crystal Eye webcam Display screen 9 7 Icon Description Web camera for video communication. (only for certain models) Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output.

****** Page 5 ****** Icon 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Hotkeys Item Touchpad toggle Power b utton Wireless LAN communication button/indicator Speakers Keyboard Touchpad Click buttons (left and right) Palmrest HDD 5 Description Turns the internal touchpad on and off. Turns the computer on and off. Enables/disables the wireless LAN function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer’s controls like screen brightness and volume output To activate hotkeys, press and hold the key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. otkey + + + con unction System property Bl uetooth Sleep Display toggle Screen blank escnptlon Starts System Property for displaying system information. Enables/disables the Bluetooth function. (only for certain models) Puts the computer in Sleep mode. Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return.

****** Page 6 ****** 6 o ey + + + + con un Ion Speaker toggle Brightness up Brightness down Volume up Volume down escnp Ion Turns the speakers on and off Increases the screen brightness. Decreases the screen brightness. Increases the sound volume. Decreases the sound volume. Closed front view 1 2 1 PRO 2 tem Power Battery Multi-in-l card reader escnptlon Indicates the computer’s power status. Indicates the computer’s battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture card (xD). Note: Push to removeinstall the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. 1. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up.

****** Page 7 ****** Rear view Item 7 1 Description 1 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Left view 3 4 Description 5 Icon 12 Item DC-in jack 1 2 3 4 5 Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port USB 2.0 port Microphone-in jack Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network. Connects to a display device (e.g. external monitor, LCD projector). Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Accepts inputs from external microphones. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones).

****** Page 8 ****** 8 Right view 234 Description 5 Icon 1 2 3 4 5 1 Item Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject b utton Emergency eject hole Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Note: Insert a paper clip to the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock Note: Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a table or handle of a locked drawer. Insert the lock into the notch and turn the key to secure the lock. Some keyless models are also available.

****** Page 9 ****** Base view 1 3 con tem Battery bay 1 Battery release latch 2 Battery lock 3 Hard disk bay 4 9 6 5 4 5 6 Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan escnptlon Houses the computer’s battery pack Releases the battery for removal. Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer’s main memory. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.

****** Page 10 ****** 10 Specifications Operating system Platform System memory Display Graphics Storage subsystem Audio Communication Dimensions Privacy control Power subsystem Special keys and controls Genuine Windows Vista Genuine Windows 7 Intel@ Pentium@ mobile processor* Intel@Celeron@ mobile processor* Mobile Intel@ GL40 Express Chipset Acer InviLinkTM 802.1 lb/g* Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N* Dual-channel support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDlMM modules 15.6″ HD 1366 x 768 16:9 aspect ratio Mobile Intel@ GL40 Express Chipset 2.5″ hard disk drive DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive Multi-in-l card reader Two built-in stereo speakers High-definition audio support MS-Sound compatible Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam* WLAN: • Acer InviLinkTM 802.1 lb/g* • Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N LAN: Fast Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready 372.3 (W) x 246.5 (D) x 26.8/39.6 (H) mm (14.4 x 10.8 x 1.1/1.5 inches) 2.7 kg (6.0 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot ACPI 3.0 48.8 W 4400 mAh 3-pin 65 W AC adapter ENERGY 99-/100-/103-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device

****** Page 11 ****** 1/0 interface Environment • 11 Mufti-in-I card reader (SDTM, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD) USB 2.0 port External display (VGA) port Headphones/speaker/line-out jack Microphone-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Temperature: • Operating: 5 to 35 oc Non-operating: -20 ‘C to 65 oc Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% Non-operating: 20% to 80% Note: * Only for certain models. Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased.








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