MSI a6500 User Guide

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Summary of Contents of user guide for MSI a6500

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    CHAPTER 1 Preface

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    1-2 Preface Table of Content Preface Table of Content ............................................................................................................................ 1-2 Regulations Information............................................................................................................... 1-5 FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement .......................................................................

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    1-3 Right Side View ...................................................................................................................... 2-17 Preface Left Side View......................................................................................................................... 2-19 Rear Side View....................................................................................................................... 2-21 Bottom Side View ................................................................................................................... 2-22...

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    1-4 Connecting the Communication Devices ............................................................................... 3-43 Preface Components Replacement and Upgrade ................................................................................. 3-45 BIOS Setup About BIOS Setup......................................................................................................................... 4-2...

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    1-5 Preface Regulations Information FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the...

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    1-6 Š Shield interface cables and AC power cord, if any, must be used in order to comply with the...

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    1-7 Preface Safety Instructions Read the safety instructions carefully and thoroughly. All cautions and warnings on the equipment or user’s...

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    1-8 Preface Š Make sure the power voltage is within safety range and has been adjusted properly to the value...

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    1-9 Preface When installing the coaxial cable to the TV Tuner, it is necessary to ensure that the metal shield...

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    1-10 Preface Green Product Features Š Reduced energy consumption during use and stand-by Š Limited use of substances harmful to...

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    1-11 Preface Safety Guideline for Using Lithium Battery (English) CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only...

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    1-12 Preface üreticinin talimatlarına göre degerlendiriniz. (Greek) (Ελληνικά) ΠΡΟΣΟΧΗ: Κίνδυνος έκρηξης εάν η μπαταρία τοποθετηθεί λανθασμένα. Να αντικαθιστάτε μόνο με...

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    1-13 Preface 권장하는 것과 동일하거나 동등한 배터리로만 교체하십시오. 사용한 배터리는 제조업체의 지침에 따라 폐기하십시오. (Vietnamese) (Tieng Viet) LƯU Ý: Thay...

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    1-14 Preface utilizadas de acordo com as instruções do fabricante. (Swedish) (Svenska) VARNING: Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Använd samma batterityp...

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    1-15 Preface proizvođača. (Estonian) (Eesti) ETTEVAATUST! Plahvatusoht, kui aku on valesti paigaldatud. Asendage ainult sama või tootja poolt soovitatud võrdväärse...

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    1-16 Preface (German) (Deutsch) Gemäß der Richtlinie 2002/96/EG über Elektro- und Elektronik-Altgeräte dürfen Elektro- und Elektronik-Altgeräte nicht mehr als kommunale...

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    1-17 Preface (Greek) (Ελληνικά) Σύμφωνα με την Οδηγία 2002/96/ΕΚ της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης («ΕΕ») περί Απόρριψης Ηλεκτρικού και Ηλεκτρονικού Εξοπλισμού (WEEE),...

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    1-18 Preface 文规定「电机电子设备产品」不可再以都市废弃物处理,且所有相关电子设备制造商,均须在产品使用寿命结束后进行回 收。 (Japanese) (日本語) 2005 年 8 月 13 日以降に EU 加盟国を流通する電気・電子製品には WEEE 指令によりゴミ箱に×印のリサ イクルマークの表示が義務づけられており、廃棄物として捨てることの禁止とリサイクルが義務づけられています。 (Korean) (한국어) 2005...

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    1-19 Preface odbačeni kao običan otpad i proizvođači ove opreme biće prinuđeni da uzmu natrag ove proizvode na kraju njihovog...

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    1-20 Preface (Slovak) (Slovenčina) Na základe smernice Európskej únie („EU“) o elektrických a elektronických zariadeniach číslo 2002/96/ES, ktorá vstúpila do...

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    1-21 Preface 2002/96/EC, koja je na snazi od 13. kolovoza 2005., "električni i elektronički uređaji" se ne smiju više bacati...

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    1-22 Preface Optical Device Drive Notice CAUTION: This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a “CLASS 1...

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    CHAPTER 2 Introductions

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    2-2 Introductions Congratulations on becoming an user of this notebook, the finely designed notebook. This brand-new exquisite notebook will give...

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    2-3 Introductions Chapter 4, BIOS Setup, provides information on BIOS Setup program and allows you to configure the system...

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    2-4 Introductions Specification Physical Characteristic Dimension 383 (W) x 249.5 (D) x 32.3~37.6 (H) mm Weight 2.4 kg CPU Processor...

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    2-5 Memory Introductions Technology DDR3 1066 MHz Memory DDR3 SO-DIMM X 2 slot Maximum up to 8GB Power AC/DC Adapter...

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    2-6 I/O Port Introductions Monitor (VGA) 15 pin D-Sub x 1 USB x 3 (version 3.0/ version 2.0) (optionally supported)...

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    2-7 WebCam Introductions CMOS HD CMOS Camera Audio Internal Speaker 2 speakers with housing Sound Volume Adjust by K/B hot-key...

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    2-8 Introductions Product Overview This section provides the description of basic aspects of the notebook. It will help you...

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    2-9 1. Webcam Introductions Š This built-in Webcam can be used for picture taking, video recoding or conferencing, and any...

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    2-10 5. Quick Launch Buttons Introductions Press the quick launch buttons to activate the specific applications or tools. The following...

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    2-11 Introductions Š Press this button to activate the S-Bar application. Š Refer to chapter 3 of this manual for...

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    2-12 8. Keyboard Introductions The built-in keyboard provides all the functions of a full-sized keyboard. Quick Launch [Fn] Buttons Use...

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    2-13 Introductions Š Press and hold the Fn button, and then press the F8 button repeatedly to turn the Wireless...

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    2-14 Front Side View Introductions 1 2 1. Status LED 2. Card Reader 3. Ventilator 3 3 1. Status LED...

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    2-15 Introductions Š Warning: For flight safety consideration, make sure this LED indicator goes out when you are in flight....

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    2-16 2. Card Reader Introductions The built-in card reader may support various types of memory card, such as MMC (Multi-Media...

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    2-17 Right Side View Introductions 1 2 1. Optical Drive Device 2. VGA Port 3. USB Port 4. RJ-45 Connector...

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    2-18 3. USB 2.0/ 3.0 Port (Optional) Introductions The USB 2.0 port allows you to connect USB-interface peripheral devices, such...

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    2-19 Left Side View Introductions 1 2 3 3 1. Kensington Lock 2. Ventilator 3. USB Port 4. Power Connector...

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    2-20 3. USB 2.0/ 3.0 Port (Optional) Introductions The USB 2.0 port allows you to connect USB-interface peripheral devices, such...

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    2-21 Rear Side View Introductions 1 1. Battery Pack 1. Battery Pack This notebook will be powered by the battery...

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    2-22 Bottom Side View Introductions 1 3 2 1. Battery Release Button 2. Battery Lock/Unlock Button 3. Battery Pack 4...

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    2-23 3. Battery Pack Introductions This notebook will be powered by the battery pack when the AC/DC adapter is disconnected....

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    CHAPTER 3 Getting Started

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    3-2 Getting Started Power Management Connecting the AC power It is strongly recommended to connect the AC/DC adapter to the...

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    3-3 Connecting the AC Power Getting Started 1. Unpack the package to find the AC/DC adapter and power cord. 2....

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    3-4 Using the Battery Power Getting Started This notebook is equipped with a high-capacity Li-ion battery pack. The rechargeable Li-ion...

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    3-5 Installing the Battery Pack Getting Started To insert the battery pack, following the 1 steps below: 1. Locate...

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    3-6 Releasing the Battery Pack Getting Started To release the battery pack, following the 3 steps below: 2 1. Make...

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    3-7 Battery Safety Tips Getting Started Replacing or handling the battery incorrectly may present a risk of fire or explosion,...

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    3-8 Charging the Battery Pack Getting Started The battery pack can be recharged while it is installed in the notebook....

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    3-9 ECO Engine -- Power Saving Function (optional) Getting Started ECO Engine, the outstanding and unique power saving function, provides...

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    3-10 Getting Started Movie Mode Select this mode while playing multimedia applications Game Mode Select this mode while performing game...

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    3-11 4. Move the mouse cursor to point the desired ECO mode, and then left click the mouse on the...

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    3-12 TurboBattery+ Function (optional) Getting Started In addition to ECO Engine function, this notebook also provides a battery power management...

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    3-13 Getting Started 3. Move the mouse cursor to point the icon (TurboBattery+), and then left click the mouse on...

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    3-14 4. To disable the devices in the setting menu when Getting Started the TurboBattery+ Function is activated, move...

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    3-15 Power Management in Windows OS Getting Started Power management of personal computers (PCs) and monitors has the potential to...

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    3-17 Energy Saving Tips Getting Started Š Activate the ECO power saving function to manage the computer’s energy consumption. Š...

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    3-18 Getting Started Basic Operations If you are a beginner to the notebook, please read the following instructions to assure...

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    3-19 Getting Started 1. Keep your hands and feet with 4 optimal comfort. 2 1 2. Adjust the angle and...

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    3-20 Knowing the Keyboard Getting Started This notebook provides a full-functioned keyboard. This keyboard can be divided into four...

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    3-21 Typewriter Keys Getting Started In addition to providing the major function of the keyboard, these typewrite keys also provide...

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    3-22 Cursor Keys Getting Started The four cursor (arrow) keys and [Home], [PgUp], [PgDn], [End] keys are used to control...

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    3-23 The Backspace key, [Ins] and [Del] keys at upper right corner are use for editing purpose. Getting Started This...

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    3-24 Getting Started Enable or disable the touchpad function. + Decrease the LCD brightness. + Increase the LCD brightness. +...

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    3-25 „ Quick Launch [Fn] Buttons Getting Started Use the [Fn] buttons on the keyboard to activate the specific applications...

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    3-26 Getting Started Š Press and hold the Fn button, and then press the F8 button repeatedly to turn the...

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    3-27 Knowing the Touchpad Getting Started The touchpad integrated in your notebook is a pointing device that is compatible...

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    3-28 Using the Touchpad Getting Started Read the following description to learn how to use the touchpad: „ Configuring the...

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    3-29 that your each tap on the touchpad is equivalent to pressing the left button. Tapping twice Getting Started more...

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    3-30 Knowing the Smart Pad Getting Started The Smart Pad integrated in your notebook allows users to perform various actions...

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    3-31 Getting Started Gestures Actions Functions Š Tapping the touchpad once Š Single clicking the Left button with one finger....

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    3-32 Getting Started Gestures Actions Functions Š Touch the touchpad with two fingers and remain the fingers on the touchpad....

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    3-33 Getting Started Gestures Actions Functions Š Touch the touchpad with three fingers and remain it on the touchpad. Š...

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    3-34 Getting Started Gestures Actions Functions Š Touch the touchpad with three fingers and remain the fingers on the touchpad....

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    3-35 Getting Started Gestures Actions Functions Š Touch the touchpad with two fingers and remain both fingers on the touchpad....

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    3-36 About Hard Disk Drive Getting Started Your notebook is equipped with a 2.5-inch hard disk drive. The hard disk...

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    3-37 Using the Optical Storage Device Getting Started Your notebook is equipped with an optical storage device. The actual device...

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    3-38 Inserting the Disk Getting Started The following instructions describe the general procedure when operating the optical storage device:...

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    3-39 Getting Started Removing the Disk Follow the instructions below to remove the disk that is placed in the optical...

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    3-40 Getting Started Connecting the External Devices The I/O (input/output) ports on the notebook allow you to connect peripheral...

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    3-41 Connecting the External Display Devices Getting Started This notebook provides a VGA port for connecting a larger display with...

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    3-42 HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is a new interface standard for PCs, displays and Getting Started consumer electronics devices...

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    3-43 Connecting the Communication Devices Getting Started Using the LAN The RJ-45 connector of the notebook allows you to connect...

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    3-44 Using Wireless LAN Connection (optional supported) Getting Started This notebook is equipped with wireless LAN module which allows users...

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    3-45 Getting Started Components Replacement and Upgrade Please be noticed that the memory, hard disk drive, wireless LAN / Bluetooth...

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    3-46 Getting Started This notebook is equipped with a high-capacity Li-ion battery pack, and the battery pack is replaceable by...

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    3-47 Getting Started This notebook is equipped with an optical drive device, and 5 this device may be upgradable and...

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    CHAPTER 4 BIOS Setup

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    4-2 BIOS Setup About BIOS Setup When to Use BIOS Setup? You may need to run the BIOS Setup when:...

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    4-3 Control Keys BIOS Setup You can use only the keyboard to control the cursor in the BIOS Setup Utility....

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    4-4 BIOS Setup BIOS Setup Menu Once you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu will appear on the...

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    4-5 Main Menu BIOS Setup Š System Date This item allows you to set the system date. The date format...

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    4-6 System Information BIOS Setup Š This item provides the information about the firmware, processor, and system memory.

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    4-7 Advanced Menu BIOS Setup Š PowerNow This item allows you to enable or disable PowerNow function. When set to...

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    4-8 Boot Menu BIOS Setup Š Boot Settings Configuration Configure settings during system boot. Š Boot Device Priority These items...

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    4-9 Security Menu BIOS Setup Š Supervisor Password When this item is selected, a message box shall appear on the...

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    4-10 The Password Check item is used to specify the type of BIOS password BIOS Setup protection that is implemented....

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    4-11 Save & Exit Menu BIOS Setup Š Exit & Save Changes Save the changes you have made and exit...

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