Acer veriton m2630g User Manual

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Veriton Desktop Computer
User’s Manual

Summary of Contents of user manual for Acer veriton m2630g

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    -1 Veriton Desktop Computer User’s Manual

  • Page 2: Manage your registered products

    2- © 2013. All Rights Reserved. Veriton Desktop Computer Covers: Tower models This revision: October 2013 Sign up for an...

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    Table of contents - 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS Register your Acer product ......................... 2 Power management 33 Manage your...

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    4- Getting started... In this section you will find: • Useful information on caring for your computer and your health...

  • Page 5: First things first

    First things first - 5 FIRST THINGS FIRST We would like to thank you for making this Acer desktop...

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    6 - First things first You can also put the computer in sleep mode by pressing the sleep hotkey <Fn>...

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    First things first - 7 Cleaning and servicing When cleaning the computer, follow these steps: 1. Turn off the...

  • Page 8: Recovery

    8 - Recovery RECOVERY If you are having trouble with your computer, and the frequently asked questions (see Frequently asked...

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    Recovery - 9 1. From Start, type 'Recovery' and then click Acer Recovery Management in the list of apps....

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    10 - Recovery • Since the recovery backup requires at least 16 GB of storage after formatting, it is recommended...

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    Recovery - 11 may use either a USB storage drive or, if your computer features a DVD recorder, one...

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    12 - Recovery with a permanent marker. If multiple discs are required, insert a new disc when prompted, then click...

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    Recovery - 13 Reinstalling drivers and applications As a troubleshooting step, you may need to reinstall the applications and...

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    14 - Recovery 3. You should see the Contents section of the Acer Resource Center. Images for reference only. 4....

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    Recovery - 15 2. You should see the Contents section of the Acer Resource Center. Images for reference only....

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    16 - Recovery 4. Click the latest restore point (at a time when your system worked correctly), click Next, then...

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    Recovery - 17 the Windows Store). See Customized Restore with Acer Recovery Management on page 19. Restore Factory Settings...

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    18 - Recovery 5. The recovery process begins by restarting your computer, then continues by copying files to your hard...

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    Recovery - 19 Customized Restore with Acer Recovery Management 1. Click Customized Restore (Retain User Data). 2. The Refresh...

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    20 - Recovery b. Use the left or right arrow keys to select the Main menu. c. Press the down...

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    Recovery - 21 Reset your PC from the recovery backup Important Reset your PC will erase all files on...

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    22 - Recovery Refresh your PC from the recovery backup 1. The Refresh your PC window opens. 2. Click Next....

  • Page 23: Connecting to the Internet

    Connecting to the Internet - 23 CONNECTING T O TH E INTERNET Note Information in this section may not...

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    24 - Keeping your computer and data safe... In this section you will find: • How to secure your computer...

  • Page 25: Acer ProShield

    Acer ProShield - 25 ACER PROSHIELD Overview An all-in-one security solution, Acer ProShield provides an embedded security solution to...

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    26 - Acer ProShield Click Start to begin. You will be required to set a password, and can choose to...

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    Acer ProShield - 27 Personal Secure Drive The Personal Secure Disk (PSD) is a secure section of your hard...

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    28 - Acer ProShield Credential Manager Here you can set and manage your credentials, including Pre-boot authentication. You can change...

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    Acer ProShield - 29 Data Removal Here you can select files to be completely removed from the hard disk....

  • Page 30: BIOS utility

    30 - BIOS utility BIOS UTILITY The BIOS utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer's BIOS. Your...

  • Page 31: Securing your computer

    Securing your computer - 31 SECURING Y O U R C O MP U TE R Your computer is...

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    32 - Securing your computer • Type the User Password and press <Enter> to use the computer. If you enter...

  • Page 33: Power management

    Power management - 33 POWER MANAGEMENT This computer has a built-in power management unit that monitors system activity. System...

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    34 - Power management 5. Scroll down and disable Turn on fast startup. 6. Select Save changes.

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    - 35 Ports and connectors... In this section you will find: • Information on the ports and connectors fitted...

  • Page 36: Ports and connectors

    36 - Ports and connectors PORTS AND CONNECTORS The tables below indicate what the different icons represent. Note The ports...

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    Ports and connectors - 37 Icon Item Icon Item DC-in jack DVI DVI port Information on USB 3.0 •...

  • Page 38: Memory card reader

    38 - Memory card reader MEMORY CARD READER Connectivity options Your computer has a card reader and other ports/jacks that...

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    Memory card reader - 39 (2 TB). Your computer provides an SDHC or SDXC compatible card reader. Note SDXC...

  • Page 40: Video and audio connectors

    40 - Video and audio connectors VIDEO AND AUDIO CONNECTORS Connect to a monitor with a VGA or DVI port...

  • Page 41: HDMI

    HDMI - 41 HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a high-quality, digital audio/video interface. HDMI allows you to connect...

  • Page 42: Universal Serial Bus (USB)

    42 - Universal Serial Bus (USB) UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS (USB) The USB port is a high-speed port which allows you...

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    - 43 Got a question? In this section you will find: • Frequently asked questions • Tips for using...

  • Page 44: Frequently asked questions

    44 - Frequently asked questions F R E Q U E N TL Y ASKED QUESTIONS The following is a...

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    Frequently asked questions - 45 • The volume may be muted. Look at the volume control (speaker) icon in...

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    46 - Frequently asked questions I want to restore my computer to its original settings. Note If your system is...

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    Frequently asked questions - 47 If the country you are traveling in does not have an Acer-authorized ITW service...

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    F r e qu e nt ly a sk 48 - Frequently asked questions Tips and hints for using...

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    Frequently asked questions - 49 Can I boot directly to the desktop? Yes, you can, just follow these steps:...

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    50 - Frequently asked questions Can I personalize the Lock screen? You can personalize the lock screen with a different...

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    Frequently asked questions - 51 How do I set the alarm? Your computer can act as an alarm clock....

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    52 - Frequently asked questions Can I make tiles bigger or smaller? Right-click anywhere on Start to open the Customize...

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    Frequently asked questions - 53 How do I install apps? You can download Windows Store apps from Store. You...

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    54 - Frequently asked questions Microsoft account, you'll connect your PC to the people, files, and devices you care about....

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    F R E Q U E N T LY Frequently asked questions - 55 Troubleshooting This chapter shows you...

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    56 - Frequently asked questions Error messages Corrective action Keyboard error or no Contact your dealer or an authorized service...

  • Page 57: Internet and online security

    Internet and online security - 57 INTERNET AND ONLINE SECURITY First steps on the net Protecting your computer It...

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    58 - Internet and online security Internet as the connection speed is low and connection time is typically charged per...

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    Internet and online security - 59 Wireless networks A wireless LAN or WLAN is a wireless local area network,...

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    60 - Internet and online security Wireless adapter Diagram of a working network 1. Access point/router 2. Desktop computer 3....

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    Internet and online security - 61 www.acer.com is your portal to a world of online activities and services: visit...

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    62 - Internet and online security Spyware is sometimes used by unscrupulous companies to monitor and track the sites you...

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    Internet and online security - 63 By regularly updating your computer, you block attackers from being able to take...

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    64 - Internet and online security A complete version of McAfee Internet Security Suite is pre-installed on your Acer system....

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    Internet and online security - 65 addresses that are entirely numbers where there are normally words, and anything else...

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    66 - Internet and online security secret investment tricks sure to make you untold fortunes, and contests that you've surprisingly...

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    Internet and online security - 67 How do I know when my computer is at risk? If the Action...

  • Page 68: Playing Blu-Ray or DVD movies

    68 - Playing Blu-Ray or DVD movies P L A Y IN G B L U -R A Y OR...

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