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****** Page 1 ****** Aspire El-771G / El-771 El-731G / El-731 Quick Guide Product registration When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such as: Faster service from our trained representatives. Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer surveys. The latest news from Acer. Hurry and register, as other advantages await you! How to register To register your Acer product, please visit acer.com. Select your country, click PRODUCT REGISTRATION and follow the simple instructions. You will also be asked to register your product during the setup process, or you can double-click the Registration icon on the desktop. After we receive your product registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with important data that you should keep in a safe place. Obtaining Acer accessories We are happy to inform you that Acer’s warranty extension program and Notebook accessories are available online. Come and visit our online shop and find what you need at store.acer.com The Acer store is being progressively rolled out, and, unfortunately may not be available in some regions. Please check back regularly to see when it will be available in your country.
****** Page 2 ****** 0 07/2013. All Rights Reserved. Aspire El-771G / El-771 1 El-731G / El-731 Quick Guide This revision: July 2013 Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase: ENVIRONMENT Temperature: Operating: 5 oc to 35 oc Non-operating: -20 oc to 65 oc Humidity (non-condensing): Operating: 20% to 80% Non-operating: 20% to 80%
****** 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 Setup Poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. 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 User’s Manual. The User’s Manual contains useful information applying to your new computer. It covers basic topics such as using the keyboard and audio, etc. 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. Follow these steps to access it: 1 Type ‘User’ from Start 2 Click on Acer User’s Manual.
****** Page 4 ****** 4 Your Acer notebook tour Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer computer. Screen view 3 2 4 con 1 2 3 5 tem Microphone Screen Webcam Description Internal microphone for sound recording. Displays computer output. Web camera for video communication. A light next to the webcam indicates that the webcam is active.
****** Page 5 ****** con 4 5 tem Power indicator Battery indicator HDD indicator Communication SD card reader Keyboard view 5 Description Indicates the computer’s power status. Indicates the computer’s battery status. Charging: The light is amber when the battery is charging. Fully charged: The light is blue when plugged in. Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Indicates the computer’s wireless connectivity device status. Accepts one Secure Digital (SD or SDHC) card. Note: Push to removennsta/l the card. 5 aøøøeeeeøeeeeeeooaaae OOC OOO 2 3 4 con e.) 1 2 tem Power button Keyboard mczcz escnpüon Turns the computer on and off. For entering data into your computer. See “Using the keyboard” on page 8.
****** Page 6 ****** 6 3 4 5 con tem Touchpad Click buttons (left and right) Speakers Your Acer notebook tour escnpuon Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. The left and right side of the button function as left and right selection buttons. Deliver stereo audio output. Left view 4 5 con Item Kensington lock slot 1 2 3 4 5 Ethernet (RJ-45) External display (VGA) port Hornl HDMI port USB port Description Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 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. Keyless models are also available. Connects to an Ethernet 1 0/1 00/1000-based network. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Supports high-definition digital video connections. Connects to USB devices. Information on USB 3.0 • USB 3.0 compatible ports are blue. • Compatible with USB 3.0 and earlier devices. • For optimal performance, use USB 3.0-certified devices. Defined by the USB 3.0 specification (SuperSpeed USB).
****** Page 7 ****** Right view con 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 7 2 tem Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack Microphone jack USB port Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole DC-in jack 466 3 Description Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones). Accepts inputs from external microphones. Connects to USB devices. 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. Carefully insert a straightened paper clip to eject the optical drive tray. Connects to an AC adapter.
****** Page 8 ****** 8 Base view 1 2 3 Using the keyboard 4 con 2 3 4 em Battery bay Battery release latch Memory compartment HDD compartment Ventilation and cooling fan escr•p •on Houses the computer’s battery pack. Releases the battery for removal. Insert a suitable tool and slide to release. Houses the computer’s main memory. Houses the computer’s hard disk drive memory. Allows the computer to stay cool. Do not cover or obstruct the openings. Using the keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and a numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys.
****** Page 9 ****** 9 Hotkeys 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. o ey + + <Pg Ver, 01 01.01 con Scr Lk 4) 4) unc Ion Airplane mode Sleep Display toggle Display off Touchpad toggle Speaker toggle Scroll Lock Brightness up Brightness down Volume up Volume down Play/Pause Stop Previous Next escnp Ion Turns on / off the computer's network devices. (Network devices vary by configuration.) Puts the computer in Sleep mode. Switches display output bemteen the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return. Turns the built-in touchpad on and off. Turns the speakers on and off. Turns Scroll Lock on or off. Increases the screen brightness. Decreases the screen brightness. Increases the sound volume. Decreases the sound volume. Play or pause a selected media file. Stop playing the selected media file. Return to the previous media file. Jump to the next media file.
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