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****** Page 2 ****** COPYRIGHT INFORMATION No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (“ASUS”). ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL “AS IS”WITHOUT WARRANTY Of ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASUS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DEFECT OR ERROR IN THIS MANUAL OR PRODUCT. Products and corporate names appearing in this manual may or may not be registered trademarks or copyrights of their respective companies, and are used only for identification or explanation and to the owners’ benefit, without intent to infringe. SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL ARE FURNISHED FOR INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY, AND ARE SUBJECTTO CHANGE AT ANYTIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR INACCURACIES THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS MANUAL, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE DESCRIBED IN IL Copyright 0 2015 ASUSTeKCOMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from ASUS. In each such instance regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property; or any other actual and direct damages resulted from omission or failure of performing legal duties under this Warranty Statement, up to the listed contract price of each product. ASUS will only be resvxmsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement This limit also applies to ASUS’ suppliers and its reseller. It iS the maximum for which ASUS, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS ASUS LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES; (2) LOSS OF, OR DAMAGETO, YOUR RECORDS OR DATA; OR (3) SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OR FOR ANY ECONOMIC CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS), EVEN IF ASUS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR YOUR RESELLER IS INFORMED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY SERVICE AND SUPPORT Visit our mufti-language web site at support.asus.com 2 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 3 ****** Table of Contents About this manual Conventions used in this manual Icons Typography Safety precautions 10 Using your Notebook PC.. 10 Caring for your Notebook PC Proper disposal 12 14 Chapter 1 : Hardware Setup Getting to know your Notebook PC …………………………. Top View 14 Bottom 20 Right Side 22 Left Side 24 Front Side 26 Chapter 2: Using your Notebook PC Getting started …………………… Charge your Notebook PC 28 Lift to open the display panel 30 Press the power button 30 Using the touchpad 31 Using the keyboard 35 Function keys 35 Windowse 10 keys 36 Multimedia control keys. 37 Using the numeric keypad 38 Using the optical drive 39 Notebook PC E- Manual

****** Page 4 ****** Chapter 3: Working with Windows@ 1 0 Starting for the first time………… Start menu 45 Windows@ apps 47 Working with Windowse apps 48 Customizing Windowse apps 48 Task view 51 Snap feature 52 Snap hotspots 52 ….. ….. …. 54 Action Center Other keyboard shortcuts Connecting to wireless networks WI-Fi 55 Bluetooth 58 Airplane mode 59 Connecting to wired networks 60 Turning your Notebook PC off. Putting your Notebook PC to sleep 63 Chapter 4: Power-on Self-Test (POST) The Power-on Self-Test (POST) Using POST to access BIOS and Troubleshoot. 66 BIOS ………. Accessing BIOS BIOS Settings 67 Recovering your system 77 Performing a recovery option 78 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 5 ****** Chapter 5: Upgrading your Notebook PC Installing a RAM module………… Tips and FAQs Useful tips for your Notebook PC 88 Hardware FAQs 89 Software FAQs………………………….. Appendices DVD-ROM Drive Information 96 Blu-ray ROM Drive Information 98 Internal Modem Compliancy 98 Overview 99 Network Compatibility Declaration 99 Non-Voice Equipment 99 Federal Communications Commission Interference Statement 101 FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement 102 Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC) 103 CE Marking. 103 IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada 104 Déclaration d’lndustrie Canada relative å I’exposition aux ondes radio … 105 Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains 106 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands 106 UL Safety Notices 108 Power Safety Requirement 109 TV Notices 109 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 6 ****** REACH 109 Macrovision Corporation Product Notice 109 Prevention of Hearing Loss 109 Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) 110 Optical Drive Safety Information CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in Modem) 112 ENERGY STAR complied product 114 Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration 114 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services. 115 Rechargeable Battery Recycling Service in North America 115 Regional notice for California 115 Regional notice for Singapore 115 Regional notice for India 116 Notices for removable batteries 116 Avis concernant les batteries remplaqables. 116 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 7 ****** About this manual This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your Notebook PC, organized through the following chapters: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup This chapter details the hardware components of your Notebook PC. Chapter 2: Using your Notebook PC This chapter shows you how to use the different parts of your Notebook PCs Chapter 3: Working with Windowse 10 This chapter provides an overview of using Windows@ 10 in your Notebook PC. Chapter 4: Power-On Self-Test (POST) This chapter shows you how to use POST to change the settings of your Notebook PCs Notebook PC E-Manual 7

****** Page 8 ****** Chapter 5: Upgrading your Notebook PC This chapter guides you through the process of replacing and upgrading parts of your Notebook PC. Tips and FAQs This section presents some recommended tips, hardware FAQs, and software FAQs you can refer to for maintaining and fixing common issues with your Notebook PC. Appendices This section includes notices and safety statements for your Notebook PCs 8 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 9 ****** Conventions used in this manual To highlight key information in this manual, some text are presented as follows: IMPORTANT! This message contains vital information that must be followed to complete a task. NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. WARNING! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing tasks and prevent damage to your Notebook PCs data and components. Icons The icons below indicate the devices you can use for completing a series of tasks or procedures on your Notebook PCs O = Use the touchpad. = Use the keyboard. Typography Bold Italic = This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected. = This indicates sections that you can refer to in this manual. Notebook PC E-Manual 9

****** Page 10 ****** Safety precautions Using your Notebook PC x DCIN b 0 x 10 This Notebook PC should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 50C (41 OF) and 350C (950B. Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your Notebook PC and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating. Do not leave your Notebook PC on your lap or near any part of your body to prevent discomfort or injury from heat exposure. Do not use damaged power cords, accessories, and other peripherals with your Notebook PC. While powered on, ensure that you do not carry or cover your Notebook PC with any materials that can reduce air circulation. Do not place your Notebook PC on uneven or unstable work surfaces. You can send your Notebook PC through x-ray machines (used on items placed on conveyor belts), but do not expose them to magnetic detectors and wands. Contact your airline provider to learn about related in-flight services that can be used and restrictions that must be followed when using your Notebook PC in-flight. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 11 ****** Caring for your Notebook PC Disconnect the AC power and remove the battery pack (if applicable) before cleaning your Notebook PC. Use a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops ofwarm water. Remove any extra moisture from your Notebook PC using a dry cloth. Do not use strong solvents such as thinners, benzene, or other chemicals on or near your Notebook PC. Do not place objects on top of your Notebook PC. Do not expose your Notebook PC to strong magnetic or electrical fields. Do not use or expose your Notebook PC near liquids, rain, or moisture. Do not expose your Notebook PC to dusty environments. Do not use your Notebook PC near gas leaks. Notebook PC E-Manual 11

****** Page 12 ****** Proper disposal Do not throw your Notebook PC in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury- containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. Do not throw the battery in municipal waste. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal waste. 12 Notebook PC E-Manual

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****** Page 14 ****** Getting to know your Notebook PC Top View NOTE: The keyboards layout may vary per region or country. The Notebook view may also vary in appearance depending on the Notebook PC model. 14″ model Notebook PC E-Manual

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****** Page 16 ****** o Microphone (on selected models) The built-in microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recording. 0 Microphone The built-in microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recording. Camera indicator The camera indicator lights up when the built-in camera is in use. Camera The built-in camera allows you to take pictures or record videos using your Notebook PC. O Display panel This high-definition display panel provides excellent viewing features for photos, videos, and other multimedia files on your Notebook PC. Power button Press the power button to turn your Notebook PC on or off. You can also use the power button to put your Notebook PC to sleep or hibernate mode and wake it up from sleep or hibernate mode. In the event that your Notebook PC becomes unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at least four (4) seconds until your Notebook PC shuts down. 16 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 17 ****** Keyboard The keyboard provides full-sized QWERTY keys with a comfortable travel depth for typing. It also enables you to use the function keys, allows quick access to Windows@, and controls other multimedia functions. NOTE: The keyboard layout differs by model or territory. O Touchpad The touchpad allows the use of multi-gestures to navigate onscreen, providing an intuitive user experience. It also simulates the functions of a regular mouse. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Using the touchpad section in this manual. Status indicators The status indicators help identify the current hardware status of your Notebook PC. O Power indicator The power indicator lights up when the Notebook PC is turned on and blinks slowly when the Notebook PC is in sleep mode. Notebook PC E-Manual 17

****** Page 18 ****** Two-color battery charge indicator The two-color LED provides a visual indication of the battery’s charge status. Refer to the following table for details: Color Solid White Solid Orange Blinking Orange Lights off 18 Status The Notebook PC is plugged to a power source and the battery power is between 95% and 100%. The Notebook PC is plugged to a power source, charging its battery, and the battery power is less than 95%. The Notebook PC is running on battery mode and the battery power is less than 10%. The Notebook PC is running on battery mode and the battery power is between 10% to 100%. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 19 ****** Drive activity indicator This indicator lights up when your Notebook PC is accessing the internal storage drives. Airplane mode indicator This indicator lights up when the Airplane mode in your Notebook PC is enabled. NOTE: When enabled, the Airplane mode disables all wireless connectivity. Numeric keypad 10 The numeric keypad toggles between these two functions: for numeric input and as pointer direction keys. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Using the numeric keypad section in this manual. Notebook PC E-Manual 19

****** Page 20 ****** Bottom NOTE: The bottom side may vary in appearance depending on model. WARNING! The bottom of the Notebook PC can get warm to hot while in use or while charging the battery pack. When working on your Notebook PC do not place it on surfaces that can block the vents. IMPORTANT! Battery time varies by usage and by the specifications for this Notebook PC. The battery pack cannot be disassembled. o 20 O Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 21 ****** o Audio speakers The built-in audio speakers allow you to hear audio straight from your Notebook PC. Audio features are software-controlled. RAM module compartment This compartment allows you to add RAM (Random Access Memory) modules to increase the memory capacity of your Notebook PC. Air vents The air vents allow cool air to enter and warm air to exit the Notebook PC. WARNING! Ensure that paper, books, clothing, cables, or other objects do not block any of the air vents or else overheating may occur. Notebook PC E-Manual 21

****** Page 22 ****** Right Side 14″ and 15″ model 17″ model O Memory card reader This built-in memory card reader supports SD card formats. 0 Headphone/Headset/Microphonejack This port allows you to connect amplified speakers or headphones. You can also use this port to connect your headset or an external microphone. O USB 2.0 port The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 devices such as keyboards, pointing devices, flash disk drives, external HDDs, speakers, cameras and printers. 22 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 23 ****** Optical drive (on selected models) Your Notebook PC’s optical drive may support several disc formats such as CDs, DVDs, recordable discs, or rewritable discs. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Using the optical drive section in this manual. O Optical disc drive eject button Press this button to eject the optical drive tray. o Optical disc drive manual eject hole The manual eject hole is used to eject the drive tray in case the electronic eject button does not work. WARNING! Use the manual eject hole only when the electronic eject button does not work. For more details, refer to the Using the opticaldrive section in this manual. Security slot This security slot allows you to secure your Notebook PC using compatible Notebook PC security products. Notebook PC E-Manual 23

****** Page 24 ****** Left Side 14″ and 15″ model 4 5 6 17″ model 1 2 3 3 45 68 O Power (DC) input port Insert the bundled power adapter into this port to charge the battery pack and supply power to your Notebook PC. WARNING! The adapter may become warm to hot while in use. Do not cover the adapter and keep it away from your body while it is connected to a power source. IMPORTANT! Use only the bundled power adapter to charge the battery pack and supply power to your Notebook PC. LAN port Insert the network cable into this port to connect to a local area network. 24 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 25 ****** o VGA port This port allows you to connect your Notebook PC to an external display. O HDMI port This port is for the HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connector and is HDCP compliant for HD DVD, Blu-ray, and other protected content playback. O USB 3.0 port The USB 3.0 (Universal Serial Bus 3.0) port provides a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and is backward compatible to USB 2.0. O USB Type-C port The USB (Universal Serial Bus) Type-C port provides a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and is backward compatible to USB 2.0. NOTE: Transfer rate of this port may vary per model. Security slot This security slot allows you to secure your Notebook PC using compatible Notebook PC security products. O Headphone/Headset/Microphonejack This port allows you to connect amplified speakers or headphones. You can also use this port to connect your headset or an external microphone. Notebook PC E-Manual 25

****** Page 26 ****** Front Side 14″ model 15″ and 17″ model Status indicators The status indicators help identify the current hardware status of your Notebook PC. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Top View section in this manual. 26 Notebook PC E-Manual

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****** Page 28 ****** Getting started Charge your Notebook PC A. B. c. Connect the AC power cord to the AC/DC adapter. Plug the AC power adapter into a 100V—240V power source. Connect the DC power connector into your Notebook PC’s power (DC) input. Charge the Notebook PC for 3 hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. NOTE: The power adapter may vary in appearance, depending on models and your region. IMPORTANT! Power adapter information: Input voltage: 100-240Vac Input frequency: 50-60Hz Rating output current: 2.37A (45W) / 3.42A (65W) / 4.74A (90W) Rating output voltage: 19V 28 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 29 ****** IMPORTANT! Locate the input/output rating label on your Notebook PC and ensure that it matches the input/output rating information on your power adapter. Some Notebook PC models may have multiple rating output currents based on the available SKU. Ensure that your Notebook PC is connected to the power adapter before turning it on for the first time. We strongly recommend that you use a grounded wall socket while using your Notebook PC on power adapter mode. The socket outlet must be easily accessible and near your Notebook To disconnect your Notebook PC from its main power supply, unplug your Notebook PC from the power socket. WARNING! Read the following precautions for your Notebook PCs battery: Only ASUS-authorized technicians should remove the battery inside the device (for non-removable battery only). The battery used in this device may present a risk of fire or chemical burn if removed or disassembled. Follow the warning labels for your personal safety. Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Do not dispose of in fire. Never attempt to short-circuit your Notebook PCs battery. Never attempt to disassemble and reassemble the battery (for non-removable battery only). Discontinue usage if leakage is found. The battery and its components must be recycled or disposed of properly. Keep the battery and other small components away from children. Notebook PC E-Manual 29

****** Page 30 ****** Lift to open the display panel Press the power button 30 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 31 ****** Using the touchpad Moving the pointer You can tap anywhere on the touchpad to activate its pointer, then slide your finger on the touchpad to move the pointer onscreen. Slide horizontally Slide vertica Ily Slide diagonally Notebook PC E-Manual 31

****** Page 32 ****** One-finger gestures Tap/Double-tap Tap an app to select it. Double-tap an app to launch it. Drag and drop Double-tap an item, then slide the same finger without lifting it off the touchpad. To drop the item to its new location, lift your finger from the touchpad. 32 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 33 ****** Left-click Click an app to select it. Double-click an app to launch it. Right-click Click this button to open the right- click menu. NOTE: The areas inside the dotted line represent the locations of the left mouse button and the right mouse button on the touchpad. Two-finger gestures Two-finger scroll (up/down) Slide two fingers to scroll up or down. Notebook PC E-Manual Two-finger scroll (left/right) Slide two fingers to scroll left or right. 33

****** Page 34 ****** Zoom out Bring together your two fingers on the touchpad. Drag and drop Zoom in Spread apart your two fingers on the touch pad. Select an item then press and hold the left button. Using your other finger, slide on the touchpad to drag the item, lift your finger off the button to drop the item. 34 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 35 ****** Using the keyboard Function keys The function keys on your Notebook PC’s keyboard can trigger the following commands: Puts the Notebook PC into Sleep mode Turns Airplane mode on or off NOTE: When enabled, the Airplane mode disables all wireless connectivity. Decreases display brightness Increases display brightness Turns the display panel on or off Toggles the display mode NOTE: Ensure that the second display is connected to your Notebook PC. Notebook PC E-Manual 35

****** Page 36 ****** Enables or disables the touchpad Turns the speaker on or off Turns the speaker volume down Turns the speaker volume up Windows@ 1 0 keys There are two special Windows@ keys on your Notebook PC’s keyboard used as below: Launches the Start menu Displays the drop-down menu 36 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 37 ****** Multimedia control keys The multimedia control keys allow you to control multimedia files, such as audios and videos, when played in your Notebook PCs Press fn in combination with the arrow keys on your Notebook PC, illustrated as below. Notebook PC E-Manual Skip to previous track or rewind Play or pause Stop Skip to next track or fast forward 37

****** Page 38 ****** Using the numeric keypad NOTE: The numeric keypad layout may differ by model or territory but the usage procedures remain the same. home rum Lk 7 h O rrte 4 1 38 8 5 2 pgdr•i 9 p gup 6 3 pgdn end enter A numeric keypad is available on selected Notebook PC models. You can use this keypad for numeric input or as pointer direction keys. Press toggle between using the keypad as number keys or as pointer direction keys. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 39 ****** Using the optical drive NOTE: The actual location of the electronic eject button may vary depending on your Notebook PC model. The actual appearance of the Notebook PC optical drive may also vary depending on model but usage procedures remain the same. The optical drive is available on selected models. Inserting an optical disc 1. While the Notebook PC is on, press the electronic eject button to partially eject the optical drive tray. Notebook PC E-Manual 39

****** Page 40 ****** 2. 3. 4. 40 Gently pull out the drive tray. IMPORTANT! Be careful not to touch the optical drive lens. Ensure that there are no objects that may getjammed under the drive tray. Hold the disc by the edge with its printed side up, then gently place it inside the hub. Push down the disc’s plastic hub until it snaps onto the optical drive hub. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 41 ****** 5. Push the drive tray gently to close the optical drive. NOTE: While data is being read, it is normal to hear some spinning and vibrating in the optical drive. Using the manual eject hole The manual eject hole is located on the optical drive door and is used to eject the optical drive tray in case the electronic eject button does not work. To manually eject the optical drive tray, insert a straightened paper clip into the manual eject hole until the drive tray opens. WARNING! Use the manual eject hole only when the electronic eject button does not work. Notebook PC E-Manual 41

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****** Page 43 ****** Chapter 3: Working with Windows@ 10 Notebook PC E-Manual 43

****** Page 44 ****** Starting for the first time When you start your Notebook PC for the first time, a series of screens appear to guide you in configuring your WindowsØ 10 operating system. To start your Notebook PC for the first time: 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 44 Press the power button on your Notebook PC. Wait for a few minutes until the setup screen appears. From the setup screen, pick your region and a language to use on your Notebook PC. Carefully read the License Terms. Select I accept. Follow the onscreen instructions to configure the following basic items: Personalize Get online Settings Your account After configuring the basic items, WindowsØ 10 proceeds to install your apps and preferred settings. Ensure that your Notebook PC is kept powered on during the setup process. Once the setup process is complete, the Desktop appears. NOTE: The screenshots in this chapter are for reference only. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 45 ****** Start menu The Start menu is the main gateway to your Notebook PC’s programs, WindowsØ apps, folders, and settings. Change account settings, lock, or sign out from your account Launch an app from the Start screen – S•ttirg.• Launch Taskview Launch Search Launch the Start menu Launch All apps ott tot* Launch an app from the taskbar Shut down, restart, or put your Notebook PC to sleep Launch Settings Launch File Explorer You can use the Start menu to do these common activities: Start programs or Windows@ apps Open commonly used programs or Windows@ apps Adjust Notebook PC settings Get help with the Windows operating system Turn off your Notebook PC Log off from Windows or switch to a different user account Notebook PC E-Manual 45

****** Page 46 ****** Launching the Start menu Position your mouse pointer over the Start button in the lower-left corner of your desktop then click it. Press the Windows logo key on your keyboard. Opening programs from the Start menu One of the most common uses of the Start menu is opening programs installed on your Notebook PC. o Position your mouse pointer over the program then 46 click to launch it. Use the arrow keys to browse through the programs. to launch it. Press enter NOTE: Select All apps at the bottom of the left pane to display a full list of programs and folders on your Notebook PC in alphabetical order. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 47 ****** Windows@ apps These are apps pinned on the right pane of the Start menu and displayed in tiled-format for easy access. NOTE: Some Windowse apps require signing in to your Microsoft account LO¯J before they are fully launched. Notebook PC E-Manual ond Unpsn from Turn liw tile Off Pin to taskbw 47

****** Page 48 ****** Working with Windows@ apps Use your Notebook PCs touchpad or keyboard to launch, customize, and close apps. Launching Windows@ apps from the Start menu o Position your mouse pointer over the app then click to launch it. Use the arrow keys to browse through the apps. Press to launch an app. Customizing Windows@ apps You can move, resize, unpin, or pin apps to the taskbar from the Start menu using the following steps: Moving apps o 48 Position your mouse pointer over the app, then drag and drop the app to a new location. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 49 ****** Resizing apps o Position your mouse pointer over the app and right-click it, then click Resize and select an app tile size. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the app. Press then select Resize and select an app tile size. Unpinning apps o Position your mouse pointer over the app and right-click it, then click Unpin from Start. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the app. Press then select Unpin from Start. Notebook PC E-Manual 49

****** Page 50 ****** Pinning apps to the taskbar o Position your mouse pointer over the app and right-click it, then click Pin to taskbar. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the app. Press then select Pin to taskbar. Pinning more apps to the Start menu o 50 From All apps, position your mouse pointer over the app you want to add to the Start menu and right-click it, then click Pin to Start. From All apps, press on the app that you want to add to the Start menu, then select Pin to Start. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 51 ****** Task view Quickly switch between opened apps and programs using the task view feature, you can also use task view to switch between desktops. Launching task view Position your mouse pointer over the icon on the taskbar and click it. on your keyboard. Press Notebook PC E-Manual 51

****** Page 52 ****** Snap feature The Snap feature displays apps side-by-side, allowing you to work or switch between apps. to Wire.vs , Welcome Snap hotspots You can drag and drop apps to these hotspots to snap them into place. 52 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 53 ****** Using Snap o 2. 3. 2. 3. Notebook PC E-Manual Launch the app you wish to snap. Drag the title bar of your app and drop the app to the edge of the screen to snap. Launch another app and repeat the above steps to snap another app. Launch the app you wish to snap. Press and hold the key, then use the arrow keys to snap the app. Launch another app and repeat the above steps to snap another app. 53

****** Page 54 ****** Action Center Action Center consolidates notifications from apps and presents a single place where you can interact with them. It also has a really useful Quick Actions section at the bottom. Launching Action Center Acocn center 54 Position your mouse pointer over the icon on the o taskbar and click it. + A on your keyboard. Press Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 55 ****** Other keyboard shortcuts Using the keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help you launch applications and navigate Windows@ 10. Launches Start menu Launches Action Center Launches the desktop Launches the File Explorer Opens the Share panel Launches Settings Launches Connect panel Activates the Lock screen Minimizes all currently active windows Notebook PC E-Manual 55

****** Page 56 ****** 56 Launches Search Launches Project panel Opens the Run window Opens Ease of Access Center Opens the context menu of the Start button Launches the magnifier icon and zooms in your screen Zooms out your screen Opens Narrator Settings Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 57 ****** Connecting to wireless networks Wi-Fi Access emails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social networking sites using your Notebook PC’s Wi-Fi connection. IMPORTANT! Airplane mode disables this feature. Ensure that Airplane mode is turned off before enabling the WI-Fi connection of your Notebook PC. Connecting Wi-Fi Connect your Notebook PC to a Wi-Fi network by using the following steps: o 2. 3. 4. Select the icon from the taskbar. Select the icon to enable Wi-Fi. Select an access point from the list of available Wi-Fi connections. Select Connect to start the network connection. NOTE: You may be prompted to enter a security key to activate the Wi-Fi connection. Notebook PC E-Manual 57

****** Page 58 ****** Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to facilitate wireless data transfers with other Bluetooth- enabled devices. IMPORTANT! Airplane mode disables this feature. Ensure that Airplane mode is turned off before enabling the Bluetooth connection of your Notebook PC. Pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices You need to pair your Notebook PC with other Bluetooth-enabled devices to enable data transfers. Connect your devices by using the following steps: o 58 2. 3. Launch Settings from the Start menu. Select Devices, then select Bluetooth to search for Bluetooth-enabled devices. Select a device from the list. Compare the passcode on your Notebook PC with the passcode sent to your chosen device. If they are the same, select Yes to successfully pair your Notebook PC with the device. NOTE: For some Bluetooth-enabled devices you may be prompted to key in the passcode of your Notebook PC. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 59 ****** Airplane mode Airplane mode disables wireless communication, allowing you to use your Notebook PC safely while in-flight. NOTE: Contact your airline provider to learn about related in-flight services that can be used and restrictions that must be followed when using your Notebook PC in-flight. Turning Airplane mode on 2. Launch Action Center from the taskbar. Select the icon to enable Airplane mode. Turning Airplane mode off 1 2. Launch Action Center from the taskbar. Select the icon to disable Airplane mode. Press + Notebook PC E-Manual 59

****** Page 60 ****** Connecting to wired networks You can also connect to wired networks, such as local area networks and broadband Internet connection, using your Notebook PC’s LAN port. NOTE: Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for details or your network administrator for assistance in setting up your Internet connection. To configure your settings, refer to the following procedures. IMPORTANT! Ensure that a network cable is connected between your Notebook PCs LAN port and a local area network before performing the following actions. Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection n 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Launch Settings. Select Network & Internet. Select Ethernet > Network and Sharing Center. Select your LAN then select Properties. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/lPv4) then select Properties. Select Obtain an IP address automatically then select 0K. 60 NOTE: Proceed to the next steps if you are using PPPoE connection. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 61 ****** 7. 8. 9. 10. 11 12. 13. Return to the Network and Sharing Center window then select Set up a new connection or network. Select Connect to the Internet then select Next. Select Broadband (PPPoE). Type your User name, Password, and Connection name then select Connect. Select Close to finish the configuration. Select on the taskbar then select the connection you just created. Type your user name and password then select Connect to start connecting to the Internet. Configuring a static IP network connection 2. 3. 4. Notebook PC E-Manual Repeat steps 1 to 5 under Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection. Select Use the following IP address. Type the IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway from your service provider. If needed, you can also type the preferred DNS server address and alternate DNS server address then select 0K. 61

****** Page 62 ****** Turning your Notebook PC off You can turn off your Notebook PC by doing either of the following procedures: o 62 Launch the Start menu, then select e Shut down to do a normal shutdown. From the log-in screen, select e > Shut down. Press to launch Shut down Windows. Select Shut down from the drop-down list then select 0K. If your Notebook PC is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at least four (4) seconds until your Notebook PC turns off. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 63 ****** Putting your Notebook PC to sleep To put your Notebook PC to Sleep mode: o Launch the Start menu, then select e Sleep to put your Notebook PC to sleep. From the log-in screen, select • > Sleep. Press + to launch Shut Down Windows. Select Sleep from the drop-down list then select 0K. NOTE: You can also put your Notebook PC to Sleep mode by pressing the power button once. Notebook PC E-Manual 63

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****** Page 66 ****** The Power-on Self-Test (POST) The POST (Power-On Self-Test) is a series of software-controlled diagnostic tests that run when you turn on or restart your Notebook PCs The software that controls the POST is installed as a permanent part of the Notebook PC’s architecture. Using POST to access BIOS and Troubleshoot During POST, you can access the BIOS settings or run troubleshooting options using the function keys of your Notebook PC. You may refer to the following information for more details. BIOS The BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for system startup in the Notebook PC. The default BIOS settings apply to most conditions of your Notebook PC. Do not change the default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances: An error message appears onscreen during system bootup and requests you to run the BIOS Setup. You have installed a new system component that requires further BIOS settings or updates. WARNING! Using inappropriate BIOS settings may result to system instability or boot failure. We strongly recommend that you change the BIOS settings only with the help of a trained service personnel. Accessing BIOS 66 Restart your Notebook PC then press during POST. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 67 ****** BIOS Settings NOTE: The BIOS screens in this section are for reference only. The actual screens may differ by model and territory. Boot This menu allows you to set your boot option priorities. You may refer to the following procedures when setting your boot priority. On the Boot screen, select Boot Option #1. Aptio Setup Utility – Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Main Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit Boot Configuration Past Boot Launch CSM Driver Option Priorities Boot Option Priorities Boot Option #1 Add New Boot Option Delete Boot Option Version 2.15.1226. Notebook PC E-Manual [Rnahled] [Disabled] [Windows Boot Manager] Sets the system boot order . Select Screen . Select Item Enter : Select Change Opt . . General Help Optimized Defaults FIO . Save & Exit ESC : Exit Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Tnn. 67

****** Page 68 ****** 2. Press and select a device as the Boot Option #1 Setup Utility Baat Boot Configuration Fast Boot Launch CSM Driver Option Priorities Boot Option Prloråtl Boot Option #1 Add New Boot Option Delete Boot Option Version 2. 15.1226. 68 Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Sets the system boot order [Enabled] [Disabled] Boot Option #1 Windows Boot Manager Disabled Copyright FIO Esc : Select Screen . Select Item Select Change Opt . : General Help Optimized Defaults Save & Exit : Exit (C) 2015 Anerlcan Megatrends, Inc. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 69 ****** Security This menu allows you to set up the administrator and user password of your Notebook PC. It also allows you to control the access to your Notebook PC’s hard disk drive, input/output (1/0) interface, and USB interface. NOTE: If you install a User Password, you will be prompted to input this before entering your Notebook PCs operating system. If you install an Administrator Password, you will be prompted to input this before entering BIOS. Aptio Setup Utility — Copyright (C) Main Advanced Boot Security Save & Password Description If ONLY the strator’ s password Is 2015 Amerlaan Megatrends, Tno. Exit set , then this only limits access to Setup and Is only asked for when entering Setup. If ONLY the user’s password Is set, then this Is a power on password and must be entered to boot or enter Setup. In Setup, the User will have Administrator Administrator User Password Administrator User Password rights Password Status Status Password EDD Password Status Set Master Password Set User Password 1/0 Interface Security System Mode state Secure Boot state Secure Boot Control Rey Management Version 2.15.1226. Notebook PC E-Manual NOT INSTALLED NOT INSTALLED NOT INSTALLED User Enabled [Enabled] Set Admini strator Password. The password length must be in the following range : Minimum length 3 Maximum length 20 . Select Screen . Select Item Enter : Select Change Opt . . General Help Optimized Default FIO . Save & Exit ESC : Exit Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends , Inc. 69

****** Page 70 ****** To set the password: On the Security screen, select Administrator Password or User 2. 3. Password. Type in a password then press enter Re-type to confirm the password then press To clear the password: On the Security screen, select Administrator Password or User Password. Type in the current password then press 2. 3. 4. 70 enter Leave the Create New Password field blank then press Select Yes in the confirmation box then press enter enter Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 71 ****** 1/0 Interface Security In the Security menu, you can access 1/0 Interface Security to lock or unlock some interface functions of your Notebook PC. Aptio Setup Utility — Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Security 1/0 Interface Security LAN Network Interface Wireless Network Interface HD AUDIO Interface USB Interface Security [Uni.onk] LAN Newark Interface UnLock If Locked, LÄN controller will be disabled. . Select Screen : Select Item nter: Select . Change Opt. : General Help Optimized Defaults : Save & Exit ESC : Exit Version 2.15.1226. To lock an interface: Copyright (C} 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. 1. 2. 3. On the Security screen, select 1/0 Interface Security. Select an interface you would like to lock then press enter Select Lock. Notebook PC E-Manual 71

****** Page 72 ****** USB Interface Security Through the 1/0 Interface Security menu, you can also access USB Interface Security to lock or unlock ports and devices. Aptio Setup Utility – Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Security USB Interface Security USB Interface External Ports CuOS Camera Card Reader USB Lock Unl.oak If Locked, RI 1 USB device will be disabled [UnLock] [UnLock] [UnLock] [UnLock] Interface . Select Screen . Select Item ter: Select Change Opt . . General Help CPtim1zed Defaults FIO . Save & Exit ESC • Exit Version 2 .15.1226. Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. To lock the USB interface: 1. 2. On the Security screen, select 1/0 Interface Security > USB Interface Security. Select an interface that you would like to lock then select Lock. 72 NOTE: Setting the USB Interface to Lock also locks and hides the External Ports and other devices included under USB Interface Security. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 73 ****** Set Master Password In the Security menu, you can use Set Master Password to set up a password-enabled access to your hard disk drive. Aptio Setup Utility Main Advanced Boot Password Description Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Security Save G Exit If ONLY the strator’ s password Is set,then this only limits access to Setup and is only asked for when entering Setup. If ONLY the user’s password is set, then this Is a power on password and must be entered to boot or enter Setup. In Setup, the User will Administrator User Password Administrator User Password have nlstrator rights Password Status NOT Status Password NOT NOT INSTALLED INSTALLED INSTALLED EDD Set Set 1/0 Password Status Master Password User Password Interface Security Set HDD Master Password. *Advisable to Power Cycle System after Setting Hard Disk Passwords”* : Select Screen : Select Item Enter : Select . Change Opt. : General Help Optimized Defaults PIO ESC : Save & Exit : Exit Version 2.15.1226. Copyright (C) To set the HDD password: 2015 Amerlaan Megatrends Inc . 1 2. 3. 4. On the Security screen, select Set Master Password. Type in a password then press Re-type to confirm the password then press Select Set User Password then repeat the previous steps to set up the user password. Notebook PC E-Manual 73

****** Page 74 ****** Save & Exit To keep your configuration settings, select Save Changes and Exit before exiting the BIOS. Aptio Setup Utility — Copyright {C) Maln Advanced Boot SecurI Save Changes and Exit Discard Changes and Exit Save Options Save Changes Discard Changes Restore Defaults Boot Override Windows Boot Manager Save & Launch EEI Shell from filesystem device 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Exit Exit system setup after saving the changes . . Select Screen . Select Item Enter : Select . Change Opt. : General Help Optimized Defaults PIO : Save & Exit ESC : Exit Version 2.15.1226. 74 Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 75 ****** To update the BIOS: 2. 3. 4. 5. Verify the Notebook PC’s exact model then download the latest BIOS file for your model from the ASUS website. Save a copy of the downloaded BIOS file to a flash disk drive. Connect your flash disk drive to your Notebook PC. Restart your Notebook PC then press during POST. From the BIOS menu, select Advanced > Start Easy Flash, then enter press Aptio Setup Utility Advanced Start Easy Flash Internal Pointing Device Wake on Lid Open Power Off Energy Saving SATA Configuration Graphics Configuration Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. ecu [Enabled] [Enabled] [Enabled] Intel (R) Anti-Theft Technology Corporation USB Configuration Network Stack Press Enter to run the utility to select and update BIOS . : Select Screen : Select Item Enter: Select . Change Opt. : General Help Optimized Defaults : Save & Exit ESC : Exit Version 2 .15. 1226. Copyright (C) 2015 American Megatrends, Inc. Notebook PC E-Manual 75

****** Page 76 ****** Locate your downloaded BIOS file in the flash disk drive then press enter ASUSTek Easy nash Utility Current BIOS Platform: X456U/X556U/X756U Version: 101 Build Date: Apr 26 2015 Build Time: pso rsl rs2 rs3 rs4 [4-—+]: Switch Choose [q] : New BIOS Platform: Unknown Version: Unknown Build Date: Unknown Build Time: Unknown Exit [Enter] : Enter /Execute 76 After the BIOS update process, select Exit > Restore Defaults to restore the system to its default settings. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 77 ****** Recovering your system Using recovery options on your Notebook PC allows you to restore the system to its original state or simply refresh its settings to help improve performance. IMPORTANT! Backup all your data files before doing any recovery option on your Notebook PC. Note down important customized settings such as network settings user names, and passwords to avoid data loss. Ensure that your Notebook PC is plugged in to a power source before resetting your system. WindowsØ 10 allows you to do any of the following recovery options: Keep my files – This option allows you refresh your Notebook PC without affecting personal files (photos, music, videos, documents). Using this option, you can restore your Notebook PC to its default settings and delete other installed apps. Remove everything – This option resets your Notebook PC to its factory settings. You must backup your data before doing this option. Notebook PC E-Manual 77

****** Page 78 ****** Go back to an earlier build -This option allows you to go back to an earlier build. Use this option if this build is not working for you. Advanced startup – Using this option allows you to perform other advanced recovery options on your Notebook PC such as: Using a USB drive, network connection or Windows recovery DVD to startup your Notebook PC. Using Troubleshoot to enable any of these advanced recovery options: System Restore, System Image Recovery, Startup Repair, Command Prompt, UEFI Firmware Settings, and Startup Settings. Performing a recovery option Refer to the following steps if you want to access and use any of the available recovery options for your Notebook PC. Launch Settings and select Update and security. m:.rE, Faw nf o 78 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 79 ****** 2. Under the Update and security option, select Recovery then select the recovery option you would like to perform. Reset this PC it ThS. du.t•use e.evyv•.” Go back to an earlier build bui•d t. b'” to one ‘Rner• ‘e•dy, we ‘L Advanced startup Ste.« •y ‘Wragges e Notebook PC E-Manual 79

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****** Page 82 ****** Installing a RAM module Upgrade the memory capacity of your Notebook PC by installing a RAM (Random Access Memory) module in the memory module compartment. The following steps show you how to install a RAM module into your Notebook PC: WARNING! Disconnect all the connected peripherals, any telephone or telecommunication lines and power connector (such as external power supply, battery pack, etc.) before removing the compartment cover. IMPORTANT! Visit an authorized service center or retailer for information on RAM module upgrades for your Notebook PC. Purchase RAM modules from authorized retailers of this Notebook PC to ensure maximum compatibility and reliability. NOTE: The appearance of your Notebook PC’s bottom side and RAM module may vary per model but the RAM module installation remains the same. 82 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 83 ****** A. B. Loosen the screw of the Notebook PC’s compartment cover. Pull out the compartment cover and remove it completely from your Notebook PC. Notebook PC E-Manual 83

****** Page 84 ****** C. D. 84 Align and insert the RAM module into the RAM module slot. Push down the RAM module until it clicks in place 300 an le notches Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 85 ****** E. Align then push down the compartment cover back into place. Reattach and tighten the screw that you removed earlier. Notebook PC E-Manual 85

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****** Page 88 ****** Useful tips for your Notebook PC To help you maximize the use of your Notebook PC, maintain its system performance, and ensure all your data are kept secured, here are some useful tips that you can follow: Update Windows@ periodically to ensure that your applications have the latest security settings. Use an anti-virus software to protect your data and keep this updated too. Unless absolutely necessary, refrain from using force shutdown to turn off your Notebook PC. Always backup your data and make it a point to create a backup data in an external storage drive. Refrain from using the Notebook PC at extremely high temperatures. If you are not going to use your Notebook PC for a long period of time (at least a month), we recommend that you take out the battery if the battery is removable. Disconnect all external devices and ensure you have the following items prior to resetting your Notebook PC: 88 Product key for your operating systems and other installed applications Backup data Log in ID and password Internet connection information Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 89 ****** Hardware FAQs 2. 3. A black dot, or sometimes a colored dot, appears onscreen when I turn on the Notebook PC. What should I do? Although these dots normally appear onscreen, they will not affect your system. If the incident continues and subsequently affects system performance, consult an authorized ASUS service center. My display panel has an uneven color and brightness. How can I fix this? The color and brightness of your display panel may be affected by the angle and current position of your Notebook PC. The brightness and color tone of your Notebook PC may also vary per model. You may use the function keys or the display settings in your operating system to adjust the appearance of your display panel. How can I maximize my Notebook PC ‘s battery life? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: Use the function keys to adjust the display brightness. If you are not using any Wi-Fi connection, switch your system into Airplane mode. Disconnect unused USB devices. Close unused applications, especially those that take up too much system memory. Notebook PC E-Manual 89

****** Page 90 ****** 4. 5. 6. 7. 90 My battery charge indicator does not light up. What’s wrong? Check whether the power adapter or battery pack is attached correctly. You may also disconnect the power adapter or battery pack, wait for a minute, then reconnect them again to the power outlet and Notebook PC. If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. Why is my touchpad not working ? Press + to enable your touchpad When I play audio and video files, why can’t I hear any sound from my Notebook PC’s audio speakers? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: Press + to turn up the speaker volume. Check if your speakers were set to mute. Check if a headphone jack is connected to your Notebook PC and remove it. What should I do if my Notebook PC’s power adapter gets lost or my battery stops working? Contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 91 ****** 8. 9. My Notebook PC cannot do keystrokes correctly because my cursor keeps on moving. What should I do? Make sure that nothing accidentally touches or presses on your touchpad while you type on the keyboard. You can also disable your touchpad by pressing + Instead of showing letters, pressing the “U”, “l”, and “O” keys on my keyboard displays numbers. How can I change this? Press the (on selected models) on your Notebook PC to turn off this feature and use the said keys for inputting letters. Notebook PC E-Manual 91

****** Page 92 ****** Software FAQs 1. 2. 3. 92 When I turn on my Notebook PC, the power indicator lights up but nothing appears on my screen. What can I do to fix this? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: Force shutdown your Notebook PC by pressing the power button for at least four (4) seconds. Check if the power adapter and battery pack are inserted correctly then turn on your Notebook PC. If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. What should I do when my screen displays this message: “Remove disks or other media. Press any key to restarts”? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: Remove all connected USB devices then restart your Notebook PC. Remove any optical discs that are left inside the optical drive then restart. If the problem still exists, your Notebook PC might have a memory storage problem. Contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. My Notebook PC boots slower than usual and my operating system lags. How can I fix this? Delete the applications you recently installed or were not included with your operating system package then restart your system. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 93 ****** 4. 5. My Notebook PC does not boot up. How can I fix this? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: Remove all connected devices to your Notebook PC then restart your system. If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. Why can’t my Notebook PC wake up from sleep mode? You need to press the power button to resume your last working state. Your system might have completely used up its battery power. Connect the power adapter to your Notebook PC and connect to a power outlet then press the power button. Notebook PC E-Manual 93

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****** Page 96 ****** DVD-ROM Drive Information The DVD-ROM drive allows you to view and create your own CDs and DVDs. You can purchase an optional DVD viewer software to view DVD titles. NOTE: The DVD-ROM Drive is available on selected models. Regional Playback Information Playback of DVD movie titles involves decoding MPEG2 video, digital AC3 audio and decryption of CSS protected content. 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. Although the design rules imposed on CSS licensors are many, one rule that is most relevant is playback restrictions on regionalized content. In order to facilitate geographically staggered movie releases, DVD video titles are released for specific geographic regions as defined in “Region Definitions” below. Copyright laws require that all DVD movies be limited to a particular region (usually coded to the region at which it is sold). While DVD movie content may be released for multiple regions, CSS design rules require that any system capable of playing CSS encrypted content must only be capable of playing one region. 96 IMPORTANT! The region setting may be changed up to five times using the viewer software, then it can only play DVD movies for the last region setting. Changing the region code after that will require factory resetting which is not covered by warranty. If resetting is desired, shipping and resetting costs will be at the expense of the user. Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 97 ****** Region Definitions Region I Canada, US, US Territories Region 2 Czech, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gulf States, Hungary, Iceland Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, UK, Greece, Former Yugoslav Republics, Slovakia Region 3 Burma, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vletnam Region 4 Australia, Caribbean (Except US Territories), Central America, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, South America Region 5 CIS, India, Pakistan, Rest of Africa, Russia, North Korea Region 6 China Notebook PC E-Manual 97

****** Page 98 ****** Blu-ray ROM Drive Information The Blu-ray ROM Drive allows you to view HD (High-Definition) videos and other disc file formats such as DVDs and CDs. NOTE: The Blue-ray ROM Drive is available on selected models. Region Definitions Region A North, Central and South American countries, and their territories; Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, Korea (South and North), South East Asian countries and their territories. Region B European, African, and South West Asian countries and their territories; Australia and New Zealand. Region C Central, South Asian, Eastern European countries and their territories; China and Mongolia. NOTE: Refer to Blu-ray Disc website at blu-raydisc.com/en/Technical/FAQs/Blu- rayDiscforVideo.aspx for more detailsv Internal Modem Compliancy The Notebook PC with internal modem model complies with JATE (Japan), FCC (US, Canada, Korea, Taiwan), and CTR21. 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). However due to differences between the individual PSTNs provided in different countries, the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN network termination point. In the event of problems you should contact your equipment supplier in the first instance. 98 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 99 ****** 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). 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, if provided, is by means of dual tone multi-frequency 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.” 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. The manufacturer shall also associate a statement to make it clear where network compatibility is dependent on physical and software switch settings. It will also advise the user to contact the vendor if it is desired to use the equipment on another network.” Up to now the Notified Body of CETECOM issued several pan-European approvals using CTR 21. 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, fax machines auto-dialers and alarm systems. Equipment in which the end-to-end quality of speech is controlled by regulations (e.g. handset telephones and in some countries also cordless telephones) is excluded. Notebook PC E-Manual 99

****** Page 100 ****** This table shows the countries currently under the CTR21 standard. Country 1 Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark! Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Israel Lichtenstein Luxemburg 1 The Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom 100 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 E-Manual

****** Page 101 ****** This information was copied from CETECOM and is supplied without liability. For updates to this table, you may visit cetecom.de/technologies/ctr_21. html. I 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). In The Netherlands additional testing is required for series connection and caller ID facilities. Federal Communications Commission Interference Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Notebook PC E-Manual 101

****** Page 102 ****** Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING! 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. It is essential that only the supplied power cord be used. Use only shielded cables to connect 1/0 devices to this equipment. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment. (Reprinted from the Code of Federal Regulations #47, part 15.193, 1993. Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Government Printing Office.) FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement WARNING! Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. “The manufacture declares that this device is limited to Channels 1 through 1 1 in the 2.4GHz frequency by specified firmware controlled in the USA.” This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. 102 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 103 ****** 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. lal Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950] Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility in [Article 3.1 b] Testing for electromagnetic compatibility in [EN 301 489-1] & [EN 301 489-171 Effective use of the radio spectrum as in [Article 3.21 Radio test suites according to [EN 300 328-21 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”. 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, 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and mutual recognition of conformity. Notebook PC E-Manual 103

****** Page 104 ****** IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. To maintain compliance with IC RF exposure compliance requirements, please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause interference and This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service (i.e. co-channel Mobile Satellite systems) this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). CAN 104 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 105 ****** Déclaration d’lndustrie Canada relative ä l’exposition aux ondes radio Cet appareil est conforme aux limites d’exposition aux radiations d’lndustrie Canada définies pour un environnement non-contrölé. Pour maintenir la conformité avec les exigences d’exposition RF d’IC, veuillez éviter tout contact direct avec I’antenne pendant I’émission. Les utilisateurs finaux doivent suivre les instructions de fonctionnement spécifiques pour satisfaire la conformité aux expositions RF. Son utilisation est sujette aux deux conditions suivantes: Cet appareil ne peut pas causer dinterférence, et Cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris Ies interférences qui pourraient causer un fonctionnement non souhaité de Itappareil. Pour éviter les interférences radio avec le service sous licence (crest å-dire le partage de canal avec les systémes de téléphonie satellite), cet appareil est destiné å étre utilisé en intérieur et loin des fenétres pour fournir un blindage maximal. Tout appareil (ou son antenne d’émission) qui est installé en extérieur est sujet å cette licence. Le present appareil est conforme aux CNR d’lndustrie Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. CAN Notebook PC E-Manual 105

****** Page 106 ****** Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America Japan Europe ETSI 2.412-2.462 GHz 2.412-2.484 GHz 2.412-2.472 GHz Ch01 through CHI 1 Ch01 through Ch14 Ch01 through Chl 3 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors are: 10mW for the entire 2.4 GHz band (2400 MHz—2483.5 MHz) 100mW for frequencies between 2446.5 MHz and 2483.5 MHz NOTE: Channels 10 through 13 inclusive operate in the band 2446.6 MHz to 2483.5 MHz. There are few possibilities for outdoor use: on private property or on the private property of public persons, use is subject to a preliminary authorization procedure by the Ministry of Defense, with maximum authorized power of 100mW in the 2446.5-2483.5 MHz band. Use outdoors on public property is not permitted. In the departments listed below for the entire 2.4 GHz band: Maximum authorized power indoors is 100mW Maximum authorized power outdoors is 10mW 106 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 107 ****** Departments in which the use of the 2400—2483.5 MHz band is permitted with an EIRP of less than 100mW indoors and less than 10mW outdoors: 01 Ain 05 Hautes Alpes 11 Aude 24 Dordogne 32 Gers 41 Loir etCher 55 Meuse 60 Oise 64 Pyrénées Atlantique 68 Haut Rhin 75 Paris 88 Vosges 94 Val de Marne 02 Aisne 08 Ardennes 12 Aveyron Doubs 25 36 Indre 45 Loiret 58 Niévre 61 Orne 66 Pyrénées Orientales 70 Haute Saöne 82 Tarn etGaronne 89 Yonne 03 Allier 09 Ariége 16 Charente 26 Dröme 37 IndreetLoire 50 Manche Nord 59 63 Puy du Döme 67 Rhin 71 Saöne et Loire 84 Vaucluse 90 Territoire de Belfort This requirement is likely to change over time, allowing you to use your wireless LAN card in more areas within France. Please check with ART for the latest information (arcep.fr) NOTE: Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW, but more than 10mW. Notebook PC E-Manual 107

****** Page 108 ****** 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, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). When using the Notebook PC modem, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, including the following: DO NOT use the Notebook PC near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool. DO NOT use the Notebook PC during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning. DO NOT use the Notebook PC in the vicinity of a gas leak. Required for UL 1642 covering primary (non-rechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable) lithium batteries for use as power sources in products. These batteries contain metallic lithium, or a lithium alloy, or a lithium ion, and may consist of a single electrochemical cell or two or more cells connected in series, parallel, or both, that convert chemical energy into electrical energy by an irreversible or reversible chemical reaction. DO NOT dispose the Notebook PC battery pack in a fire, as they may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions to reduce the risk of injury to persons due to fire or explosion. DO NOT use power adapters or batteries from other devices to reduce the risk of injury to persons due to fire or explosion. Use only UL certified power adapters or batteries supplied by the manufacturer or authorized retailers. 108 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 109 ****** 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, 3G, 0.75mm2 or H05VV-E 2G, 0.75mm2. TV Notices Note to CATV System Installer—Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), in particular Section 820.93, Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield ofa Coaxial Cable – installation should include bonding the screen of the coaxial cable to the earth at the building entrance. REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at: csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. Macrovision Corporation Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S.A. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods. Notebook PC E-Manual 109

****** Page 110 ****** Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato. Sostituire Ia batteria con un una di tipo uguale o equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica. Non disperdere le batterie nell’ambiente. (Italian) VORSICHT! Explosionsgefahr bei unsachgemäßen Austausch der Batterie. Ersatz nur durch denselben Oder einem vom Hersteller empfohlenem ähnlichen Typ. Entsorgung gebrauchter Batterien nach Angaben des Herstellers. (German) ADVARSELI! Lithiumbatteri – Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren. (Danish) VARNING! Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Använd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas av apparattillverkaren. Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruktion. (Swedish) VAROITUS! Paristo voi räjähtää, jos se on virheellisesti asennettu. Vaihda paristo ainoastaan laitevalmistajan sousittelemaan tyyppiin. Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistagan ohjeiden mukaisesti. (Finnish) ATTENTION! II y a danger d’explosion sil y a remplacement incorrect de Ia batterie. Remplacer uniquement avec une batterie du mére type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par Ie constructeur. Mettre au rebut Ies batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. (French) ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batterie Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner. (Norwegian) (Japanese) BHVIMAHVIE! 3aMe1-te aKKYMYJ1flTopa Ha aKKYMYJ1flTOP MHOro Tuna B03MO>KHO ero B03ropaHMe. YTMJ1h3Mpyhe aKKYMYJ1fiTOP B COOTBeTCTBhM C MHCTPYKUVIRMVI npoh3BOAMTena. (Russian) 110 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 111 ****** Optical Drive Safety Information Laser Safety Information CD-ROM Drive Safety Warning CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT WARNING! To prevent exposure to the optical driv€s laser, do not attempt to disassemble or repair the optical drive by yourself. For your safety, contact a professional technician for assistance. Service warning label WARNING! INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM OR VIEW DIRECTLYWITH OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS. CDRH Regulations The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the US. Food and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products on August 2, 1976. These regulations apply to laser products manufactured from August 1, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States. 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. Coating Notice IMPORTANT! To provide electrical insulation and maintain electrical safety, a coating is applied to insulate the device except on the areas where the 1/0 ports are located. Notebook PC E-Manual 111

****** Page 112 ****** CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in Modem) Danish •Udstyret er i henhold til Råde•ts IR•s1utning 98/482/EF EU-godkendt til at blive opkoblet på de offentlige telefonnet SOtn enkeltforbundet terminal. grund af forskelle mellem offentlige telefonnet i de forskellige lande giver godkendelsen dog ikke i sig selv ubetinget garanti for, at udstyret kan fungere korrekt på samtlige nettermineringspunkter på de offentlige telefonnet. I tilfælde af problemer bør De i første omgang henvende Dem til leverandøren af udstyret.• Dutch eDit apparaat is gtk?dgekeurd volgens m•schikking 98/482/ EG van de Raad voor de pan-Europese aansluiting van enkelvoudige eindapparatuur op het openbare geschakelde telefoonnetwerk (PSTN). Gezien de verschillen tussen de individuele PSTN’s in de verschillende landen, biedt deze goed- keuring op zichzelf geen onvoorwaardelijke garantie voor een succesvolle werking op elk PSTN-netwerkaans1uitpunt. Neem bij problemen in eerste instantie contact op met cle leverancier van het apparaat-“. English equipment has been approved in accordance with Council Decision 98/482/EC for single terminal connection to the public switched telephone netwoik (PSTN). However, due to differences between the individual PSTNs provided in different countries, the approval does not, Of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN network termination In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment supplier in the first instance.’ Finnish laite on hy•våksytty neuvoston pååtöksen 98/482/ EY tnukaisesti Iiitettåvåksi yksittåisenå laitteena yleiseen kytkentäiseen puhelinverkkoon (PSTN) EU:n jäsenvaltioissa. Eri maiden yleisten kytkentäisten puhelinverkkojen välillä on kuitenkin eroja, joten hyviksyntä ei sellaisenaan takaa häiriötöntä toimintaa kaikkien yleisten kytkentäisten puhelinverkkojen Iiityntäpisteissä. Ongelmien ilmetesså ottakaa viipymåtti yhteyttå laitteen toimittajaan.” French •Cet équilk•ment a reqm l’agrément, conformément la décision 98/482/CE du Conseil, concernant la connexion paneuropeenne de terminal unique aux réseaux téléphoniques publics commutés (RTPC). Toutefois, comme il existe des differences d’un pays l’autre entre les RTPC, l’agrément en soi ne constitue pas une garantie absolue de fonctionnement optimal å chaque point de terminaison du réseau RIVC. En cas de problérne, vous devez contacter en premier lieu votre fournisseur€• 112 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 113 ****** German -Dieses Gerät wurde gemäß der Entscheidung 98/482/ EG des Rates europaweit zur Anschaltung als einzelne Endeinrichtung an das öffentliche Fernsprechnetz zugelassen. Aufgrund der zwischen den öffentlichen Fernsprechnetzen verschiedener Staaten bestehenden Unterschiede stellt diese Zulassung an Sich icdoch keine unbedingte Gewähr für einen erfolgreichen Betrieb des Geräts an jedem Netzabschlußpunkt dar. Falls beim Betrieb Probleme auftreten, solltcn Sie Sich zunåchst an ihren Fachhåndler wenden.” Greek ÖiKt1Ä) (PSTN), 98/4S2/EK tot.’ Etjg60t,4.iOtr titLöi1 dtagpopia; PSTN acapizov«ll t’TC rot) PSTN- F.åv 90 Kat’ amü,; vg otov too Italian •La presente apparecchiatura terminale stata approvata in conformitå della decisione 98/482/CE del Consiglio per la connessione paneuropea come terminale singolo ad una rete analogica PSTN- A causa delle differenze tra le reti dei differenti paesi. l’approvazione non garantisce di per sé il funzionamento corretto in tutti i punti di terminazione di rete PSTN. In CiiS0 di problemi contattare in primo luogo il fornitore del prodotto.• Portuguese •Este equipamento foi aprovado para ligaOo pan-europeia de um iinico terminal rede telefönica piblica cornutada (RTPC) nos termos da Decisio 98/482/CE. NO entanto, devido is diferencas existentes entre as RTPC dos diversos raises, a aprovacäo garante incondicionalmente, si so, um funcionamento correcto em todos os terminais da rede da RTPC. Em caso de problemas, deve entrar-sc em contacto, em primeiro lugar, com o fornecedor do eq uipamento.• Spanish •Este equirx:y ha Sido homologado de conformidad con la Decision 98/482/CE del COnsejo para la conexiOn de un terminal simple a la red telef6nica publica conmutada (RTPC). No obstante. a la vista de las diferencias que existen entre las RTPC que se ofrecen en diferentes paises, homologaciOn no u)nstituye si sola una garantia incondicional de funcionamiento satisfactorio en todos los puntos de tertninaci6n de la red de una RTPC. En caso de surgir algin problema, procede ponerse en contacto en primer lugar con el proveedor del equipo.•- Swedish “Utrustningen har godkints i enlighet med rådets beslut 98/482/EG for anslutning sorn enskild terminal till det allmiint tillgänglißi koppladc teleniitet (PSTN). grund av de skillnader sorn finns mellan telenåtet i Olika Iiinder utgÖr godkånnanclet emellertid inte i sig siålvt en absolut garanti för att utrustningen kommer att fiangera tillfredsstiillande vid varic telenåtsanslutningspunkt. 0m problem uppstår bOr ni i första hand kontakta leverantören av utrustningenl* Notebook PC E-Manual 113

****** Page 114 ****** ENERGY STAR complied product ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY STAR standard, and the power management feature is enabled by default. The monitor and computer are automatically set to sleep after 10 and 30 minutes of user inactivity. To wake your computer, click the mouse or press any key on the keyboard. Please visit energystar.gov/powermanagement for detail information on power management and its benefits to the environment. In addition, please visit energystar.gov for detail information on the ENERGY STAR joint program. NOTE: Energy Star is NOT supported on FreeDOS and Linux-based operating systems. Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration ASUS follows the green design concept to design and manufacture our products, and makes sure that each stage of the product life cycle of ASUS product is in line with global environmental regulations. In addition, ASUS disclose the relevant information based on regulation requirements. Please refer to csr.asus.com/english/Compliance.htm for information disclosure based on regulation requirements ASUS is complied with: Japan JIS-C-0950 Material Declarations EU REACH SVHC Korea RoHS 114 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 115 ****** ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to csr.asus.com/ english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling information in different regions. Rechargeable Battery Recycling Service in North America ecyc« ti•ioo *821.6 For US and Canada customers, you can call I -800-822-8837 (toll-free) for recycling information of your ASUS products’ rechargeable batteries. Regional notice for California WARNING! This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Regional notice for Singapore This ASUS product complies with IDA Standards. Complies with IDA Standards DB103778 Notebook PC E-Manual 115

****** Page 116 ****** Regional notice for India This product complies with the”lndia E-waste (Management and Handling) Rule 2011 i’ and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in concentrations exceeding 0.1 % by weight in homogenous materials and 0.01 % by weight in homogenous materials for cadmium, except for the exemptions listed in Schedule-II of the Rule. Notices for removable batteries Risk ofexplosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. The battery and its component must be recycled or disposed of properly. Avis concernant les batteries remplagables La batterie de l’ordinateur portable peut présenter un risque dfincendie ou de brülure si celle-ci est retirée ou désassemblée. La batterie et ses composants doivent étre recyclés de fagon appropriée. 116 Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 117 ****** EC Declaration of Conformity We, the undersi ned, Address: AuthMized in Europe: Address, Country: declare the following apparatus: Product name Model nan-ve • IN SEARCH OF INCREDIBLE ASUSTaK COMPUTER INC. 4F, No. LI-TE Rd. PEITOU, TAIPEI 12, TAIWAN ASUS COMPUTER CmbH HAAKORT STR. 2123.40880 RATINGEN GERMANY Notebook PC X456U, F4%1J, A456U1 K4%U, R457U conform with the essential of tl•w following directives: um4,/10ffEC-EMC Directive EN EN A199915/EC-R&TTE Directive EN 300328 EN VI EN 300440-2 VI .4.1 EN am 1 Ü EN am gag-I V5.2.1(201iJ05} EN 301 908-2 EN aot EN EN EN EN 6247g:2010 EN 50385:2002 EN 62311 Directive EN60951>it2006/AIZ20i1 EN AZ 2013 82009/125’EC-ErP Drective 1275/2008 Regu atian (ECI No. 642/2009 Directive ECE markinq Declaration Date: 28/08/2015 Year to begin affixing CE marking: 2015 Notebook PC E-Manual 550242010 EN q:zoog EN 2011 ENa01 489-1 Vl.g.2(2011-09} EN aoi 4890 VI .4.1120020} EN 301 4894 VI .4.112000-05} EN am aag-7 VI a. EN 489-9 VI .4.11200/-11} EN 301 489-17 !/22.112012-09) EN zag-24 EN 302 326-2 VI .2.2(2007G} EN VI .a. EN aol 357-2 VI .4.112008-11} EN a02291-2 VI .1.112005-07} EN 505662013 EN A1 p: 2011 Regulatkjn (ECI No. Regulation (ELI} No. 6112013 (EC conformity marking) Ver. Shen Position Name Signature CEO Jerry 117

****** Page 118 ****** EC Declaration of Conformity We, the undersi ned, Manufacturer: Address: Atnhorized representative in Europe: Address, City: Country: declare the following apparatus: Product name Model : IN SEARCH INCREDIBLE ASUSTgK INC. No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU. TAIPEI 112. TAIWAN ASUS COMPUTER GmbH STR. RATINGEN GERMANY Notebook PC X556WF556WR558WA556U/K556WX557U/ F557U/R560U/R5i9U/VM591U/FL5900U conform with the essential requirements of the following directives: Directive EN 5Myaæ2010+Ac:2011 EN EN E’999/S/EC-R&TTE Directive EN am440-1 VI-6.112010&) EN 3m440-2 VI-4.112010 EN am 511 vg.0A2ffi303) EN 301 EN EN 301 893 Vl.J.1(2012-06J EN 302 544-2 VI .1.112009-01) EN 01) EN EN EN 503852002 EN 623112008 82006895/EC-LVD Directive 2011 EN / AZ Directive Rogu alion 127582008 Ü Rægulation 642/9009 820′ 1/65,’EU.RoHS Directive ECE marking 550242010 EN Etcm-3-3’2013 EN 55tpo•.2tm+A11 2011 EN am VI EN 301 4-0-4 Vl.4.1(2009-05) EN am 4Bg-7 VI EN zag-g VI EN am V221{201209) EN 301 48W24 VISi{2010-09J EN 302326-2 VI EN aopa26-a VI a, EN 35/-2 VI 1) EN 302 29M VI .1.1(2005-07) EN 302 291-2 VI .1.1(2005-07) EN 505662013 EN A12 2011 E {EC) No. E Rægulafrjn (EIJ) No. 617/9013 (EC conformity marking} Ver, Position Name CEO Jerry Shen Declaration Date: 20/08/2015 Year to affixing CE marking: 2015 118 Signature Notebook PC E-Manual

****** Page 119 ****** EC Declaration of Conformity IN SEARCH OF INCREDIBLE We, the undersi ned, Manufacturer: Address: Authorized representative in Europe: Address, City: Country: declare the following apparatus: Product name : Model name : ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. 4F, Na. 150, I-I-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112. ASUS GmbH HARKORT STR. 21-23 RATINGEN GERMANY Notebook PC conform with the essential requirements of the following directives: @2004/’108/EC-EMC Directive 81999/’5/’EC-R&TTE Directive EN vl.e.112012-&3) EN 440-1 vl.a.1(Æ10-08) EN 511 vg.cacacu.-caj EN 301 eoe-l V5.2.1(2C11-Oö) EN 301 eoe-zv5.2.1(2011-07) EN vl.7.112012-•oaj EN 302544-2 VI EN VI .1.1{2CU-01) EN 5028-c:zocl E 2006/95/EC-LVO Directive @ ENOOV5C-1:2COB/A2: 2013 @2009/125/EC-ErP Directive Ü No. 1275,zcoe Ü No. egzzoce @2011/85/EU-RoHS Directive markinq Declaration Date: 28/09/2015 Year to begin affixing CE marking: 2015 Notebook PC E-Manual EN EN EN EN 201 432-1 Vl.g.aæcll-w, EN 201 482-9’1.4.1(2002-08) EN 201 EN 201 482-7V1.s.1(2005-11) EN 301 EN 201 432-17 EN 201 432-24 EN VI .2.2(2Æ7-oe, EN VI EN 201 357-2 Vl.4.1(2C08-11) EN 202221-1 VI 1.1(2005-07) EN VI 1.1(2005-07) EN EN A12: 2011 Reguletiar No. 278/20ce Reguletiar No. (EC conformity marking) Position : Name Signature CEO Jerry ver. 1503Z Shen 119

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