ASUS n73sv User Guide

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Notebook PC User Manual
June 2010
E5923

Summary of Contents of user guide for ASUS n73sv

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    E5923 Notebook PC User Manual June 2010

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    Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introducing the Notebook PC About This User’s Manual................................................................................. 6 Notes for This Manual........................................................................................ 6...

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    Chapter 4: Using the Notebook PC Pointing Device..................................................................................................46 Using the Touchpad........................................................................................47 Touchpad Usage Illustrations......................................................................48 Caring for the Touchpad...............................................................................51 Automatic...

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    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains....................... A-25 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands................................... A-25 UL Safety Notices........................................................................................ A-27 Power Safety...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Introducing the Notebook PC

    1 Chapter 1: Introducing the Notebook PC

  • Page 6: Notes for This Manual

    About This User’s Manual You are reading the Notebook PC User’s Manual. This User’s Manual provides information regarding the...

  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions The following safety precautions will increase the life of the Notebook PC. Follow all precautions and instructions. Except...

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    SAFE TEMP: This INPUT RATING: Refer to Notebook PC should the rating label on the only be used in...

  • Page 9: Preparing your Notebook PC

    Preparing your Notebook PC These are only quick instructions for using your Notebook PC. Installing the Battery Pack 3 1...

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    Opening the LCD display panel 1. Carefully lift up the display panel with your thumb. 2. Slowly tilt the...

  • Page 11: Chapter 2: Knowing the parts

    2 Chapter 2: Knowing the parts

  • Page 12: Top Side

    Top Side 1 2 3 4 OFF ON 5 6 7 8 9 f1 f2 f3 f4 f5 f6...

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    3 Camera Cover Switch (on selected models) The camera cover switch allows you to open and close the protective camera...

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    8 Power Switch The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into...

  • Page 15: Bottom Side

    Bottom Side The bottom side may vary in appearance depending on model. The battery pack size varies depending on model....

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    1 Battery Lock - Spring The spring battery lock is used to keep the battery pack secured. When the...

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    5 Hard Disk Drive Compartment The hard disk drive is secured in a compartment. Visit an authorized service center or...

  • Page 18: Right Side

    Right Side OFF ON HDMI E-SATA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 1 SPDIF...

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    4 Wireless Switch Enables or disables the built-in wireless LAN and Bluetooth (selected models). When enabled, the wireless status indicator...

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    8 E-SATA Port & USB Combo Port (on selected models) E-SATA External SATA or eSATA allows external connection of...

  • Page 21: Left Side

    Left Side 1 2 3 4 5 1 Air Vents The air vents allow cool air to enter and warm...

  • Page 22: Rear Side

    Rear Side 1 2 3 1 Battery Pack The battery pack is automatically charged when the Notebook PC is...

  • Page 23: Chapter 3: Getting Started

    3 Chapter 3: Getting Started

  • Page 24: Using AC Power

    Power System Using AC Power The Notebook PC power is comprised of two parts, the power adapter and the...

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    IMPORTANT! Damage may occur if you use a different adapter to power the Notebook PC or use the Notebook...

  • Page 26: Using Battery Power

    Using Battery Power The Notebook PC is designed to work with a removable battery pack. The battery pack consists...

  • Page 27: Battery Care

    To remove the battery pack: 2 1 3 IMPORTANT! Only use battery packs and power adapters supplied with this Notebook...

  • Page 28: The Power-On Self Test (POST)

    Powering ON the Notebook PC The Notebook PC’s power-ON message appears on the screen when you turn it ON....

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    Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology The S.M.A.R.T. (Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology) checks the hard disk drive during POST and...

  • Page 30: Checking Battery Power

    Checking Battery Power The battery system implements the Smart Battery standard under the Windows environment, which allows the battery...

  • Page 31: Charging the Battery Pack

    Charging the Battery Pack Before you use your Notebook PC on the road, you will have to charge the battery...

  • Page 32: Power Options

    Power Options The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into sleep...

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    Emergency Shutdown In case your operating system cannot properly turn OFF or restart, there is an additional way to shutdown...

  • Page 34: Sleep and Hibernate

    Power Management Modes The Notebook PC has a number of automatic or adjustable power saving features that you can...

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    Sleep is the same as Suspend-to- RAM (STR). This function stores your current data and status in RAM while many...

  • Page 36: Thermal Power Control

    Thermal Power Control There are three power control methods for controlling the Notebook PC’s thermal state. These power control...

  • Page 37: Colored Hot Keys

    Special Keyboard Functions Colored Hot Keys OFF ON The following defines the colored hot keys on the Notebook PC’s keyboard....

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    Crossed-out Touchpad (F9): Toggles the built-in touchpad LOCKED (disabled) and UNLOCKED (enabled). Locking the touchpad will prevent you from...

  • Page 39: Extended Keyboard (on selected models)

    Fn+Enter (extended keyboard): Toggles Windows “Calculator” application. Microsoft Windows Keys There are two special Windows keys on the keyboard...

  • Page 40: Multimedia Control Keys (on selected models)

    Multimedia Control Keys (on selected models) The multimedia control keys allows for convenient controlling of the multimedia application. The...

  • Page 41: Multimedia Control Pad

    Multimedia Control Pad There are six control keys on the multimedia control pad on the left of the keyboard. The...

  • Page 42: Switches

    Switches and Status Indicators Switches OFF ON Express Gate Key / Power4Gear Key Press this key to launch Express...

  • Page 43: Status Indicators

    Status Indicators Top OFF ON Front Number Lock Indicator Indicates that number lock [Num Lk] is activated when lighted. Number...

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    Power Indicator The power indicator lights when the Notebook PC is turned ON and blinks slowly when the Notebook...

  • Page 45: Chapter 4: Using the Notebook PC

    4 Chapter 4: Using the Notebook PC

  • Page 46: Pointing Device

    Pointing Device The Notebook PC’s integrated touchpad pointing device is fully compatible with all two/three-button and scrolling knob PS/2...

  • Page 47: Using the Touchpad

    Using the Touchpad The touchpad allows you to use your fingers to move the pointer around or select onscreen items...

  • Page 48: Touchpad Usage Illustrations

    Touchpad Usage Illustrations Clicking/Tapping - With the pointer over an item, press the left button or use your fingertip...

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    Dragging - Dragging refers to moving an item to another location. Move your finger over an item, while simultaneously pressing...

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    Two-finger tapping - Use two fingers to tap the touchpad. This action simulates the click on the scroll wheel...

  • Page 51: Automatic Touchpad Disabling

    Caring for the Touchpad The touchpad is pressure sensitive. If not properly cared for, it can be easily damaged. Take...

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    2. Click ELAN on the top and click Disable when external USB mouse plug in check box. 3. Click...

  • Page 53: Flash Memory Card Reader

    Storage Devices Storage devices allow the Notebook PC to read or write documents, pictures, and other files to various data...

  • Page 54: Optical Drive

    Optical Drive Inserting an optical disc 1. While the Notebook PC’s power is ON, press the drive’s eject button...

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    3. Hold the disc by the edge and face the disc’s printed side up. Push down on both sides of...

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    Removing an optical disc Eject the tray and gently pry the edge of the disc upwards at an angle...

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    Using the Optical Drive Optical discs and equipment must be handled with care because of the precise mechanics involved. Keep...

  • Page 58: Hard Disk Drive

    Hard Disk Drive Hard disk drives have higher capacities and operate at much faster speeds than floppy disk drives...

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    Removing the hard disk drives 1 2 3 4 Notebook PC User Manual 59

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    Installing the hard disk drives 1 2 3 4 60 Notebook PC User Manual

  • Page 61: Memory (RAM)

    Memory (RAM) Additional memory will increase application performance by decreasing hard disk access. Visit an authorized service center or retailer...

  • Page 62: Network Connection

    Connections The built-in network cannot be installed later as an upgrade. After purchase, network can be installed as an...

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    Twisted-Pair Cable The cable used to connect the Ethernet card to a host (generally a Hub or Switch) is called...

  • Page 64: Wireless LAN Connection (on selected models)

    Wireless LAN Connection (on selected models) The optional built-in wireless LAN is a compact easy-to-use wireless Ethernet adapter. Implementing...

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    Ad-hoc mode The Ad-hoc mode allows the Notebook PC to connect to another wireless device. No access point (AP) is...

  • Page 66: Antenna Connections (on selected models)

    Antenna Connections (on selected models) This page shows multimedia connections for TV Tuner Models. TV and radio features require...

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    DTV antenna connection Connect the provided digital TV antenna to the Notebook PC using the cable adapter. The digital TV...

  • Page 68: Windows Wireless Network Connection

    Windows Wireless Network Connection Connecting to a network 1. Switch ON the Wireless function if necessary for your model...

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    5. When connecting, you may have to enter a password. 6. After a connection has been established, the connection is...

  • Page 70: Bluetooth Wireless Connection(on selected models)

    Bluetooth Wireless Connection (on selected models) Notebook PCs with Bluetooth technology eliminates the need for cables for connecting Bluetooth-enabled...

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    Or double click the Wireless Console icon in the Windows notification area and select the Bluetooth icon. 3. From...

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    6. Select a Bluetooth-enabled device from the list and click Next. 7. Enter the Bluetooth security code into your...

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    A Appendix

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    Optional Accessories These items, if desired, come as optional items to complement your Notebook PC. USB Hub (Optional) Attaching...

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    Operating System and Software This Notebook PC may offer (depending on territory) its customers the choice of a pre-installed Microsoft...

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    System BIOS Settings The BIOS screens in this section are for reference only. The actual screens may differ by...

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    Security Setting Aptio Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 2009 American Megatrends, Inc. ������������������������ Main Advanced Boot Security Save & Exit...

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    Save Changes If you want to keep your configuration settings, you must save changes before exiting the BIOS setup...

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    Common Problems and Solutions Hardware Problem - Optical Disc The optical disc drive is not able to read or write...

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    Hardware Problem - Built-in Camera The built-in camera does not work correctly. 1. Check “Device Manager” to see if...

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    Symptom & Solutions: A. Problem might be in the MB, HDD, or NB; visit a local service center for assistance....

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    CAUTION! DO NOT connect to the Internet before you have installed an anti-virus software and Internet firewall to protect...

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    5. If problem still cannot be solved, use the recovery process to reinstall your entire system. IMPORTANT! You must backup...

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    Software Problem - BIOS Updating the BIOS. 1. Please verify the Notebook PC’s exact model and download the latest...

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    Recovering Your Notebook PC Using Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition quickly restores your Notebook PC’s software to its original working...

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    Recover Windows to entire HD with two partitions. This option deletes all partitions from your hard drive and creates...

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    Using the Recovery DVD� ����: 1. Insert the Recovery DVD into the optical drive. Your Notebook PC needs to be...

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    DVD-ROM Drive Information The Notebook PC comes with an optional DVD-ROM drive or a CD-ROM drive. In order to...

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    Region Definitions Region 1 Canada, US, US Territories Region 2 Czech, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gulf States, Hungary, Iceland, Iran,...

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    Internal Modem Compliancy The Notebook PC with internal modem model complies with JATE (Japan), FCC (US, Canada, Korea, Taiwan),...

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    Network Compatibility Declaration Statement to be made by the manufacturer to the user: “This declaration will indicate the networks with...

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    This table shows the countries currently under the CTR21 standard. Country Applied More Testing Austria1 Yes No Belgium Yes...

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    This information was copied from CETECOM and is supplied without liability. For updates to this table, you may visit http://www.cetecom....

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    Declarations and Safety Statements Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject...

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    (Reprinted from the Code of Federal Regulations #47, part 15.193, 1993. Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives...

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    CE Marking CE marking for devices without wireless LAN/Bluetooth The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements...

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    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America 2.412-2.462 GHz Ch01 through CH11 Japan 2.412-2.484 GHz Ch01 through Ch14 Europe...

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    60 Oise 61 Orne 63 Puy du Dôme 64 Pyrénées Atlantique 66 Pyrénées Orientales 67 Bas Rhin 68 Haut...

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    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network...

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    Power Safety Requirement Products with electrical current ratings up to 6A and weighing more than 3Kg must use approved...

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    Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same...

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    Optical Drive Safety Information Laser Safety Information Internal or external optical drives sold with this Notebook PC contains a...

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    Macrovision Corporation Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S.A. patents...

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    CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in Modem) Danish Dutch English Finnish French German Greek Italian Portuguese A-32...

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    Spanish Swedish Notebook PC User Manual A-33

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    European Union Eco-label This Notebook PC has been awarded the EU Flower label, which means that this product has...

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    Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration ASUS follows the green design concept to design and manufacture our products, and makes...

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    This product is protected by one or more of the following U.S. Patents 7,416,423; 7,415,588; 7,413,402; 7,411,791; 7,403,378; 7,400,721;...

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    Copyright Information No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed,...

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    Limitation of Liability Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are...

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    Notebook PC User Manual A-39

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    Manufacturer ASUSTek COMPUTER INC. Address, City No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN R.O.C Country TAIWAN Authorized Representative...

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