Notebook PC
E-Manual
E7814
October 2012
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Table of Contents
About this manual.............................................................................................. 6
Conventions used in this manual................................................................ 7
Icons ............................................................................................................... 7
Typography.......................................................................................................... 7
Safety precautions.............................................................................................. 8
Using your Notebook PC................................................................................ 8
Caring for your Notebook PC........................................................................ 9
Proper disposal.................................................................................................10
Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
Getting to know your Notebook PC...........................................................12
Top View.............................................................................................................12
Bottom .............................................................................................................17
Right Side...........................................................................................................19
Left Side.............................................................................................................20
Chapter 2: Using your Notebook PC
Getting started...................................................................................................24
Install the battery pack..................................................................................24
Charge your Notebook PC............................................................................25
Lift to open the display panel.....................................................................26
Press the power button.................................................................................26
Gestures for the touch screen and touchpad.........................................27
Using the touch screen..................................................................................27
Using the touchpad........................................................................................29
Using the keyboard..........................................................................................34
Function keys....................................................................................................34
Function keys for ASUS Apps......................................................................35
Windows®8 keys...............................................................................................35
Multimedia control keys ..............................................................................36
Numeric keypad (on selected models)....................................................36
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8
Starting for the first time................................................................................38
Windows® 8 lock screen...................................................................................38
Windows® UI........................................................................................................39
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Start screen........................................................................................................39
Windows® Apps................................................................................................39
Hotspots.............................................................................................................40
Working with Windows® apps.......................................................................42
Launching apps................................................................................................42
Customizing apps............................................................................................42
Closing apps......................................................................................................44
Accessing the Apps screen...........................................................................45
Charms bar.........................................................................................................47
Snap feature......................................................................................................49
Other keyboard shortcuts..............................................................................51
Connecting to wireless networks................................................................53
Wi-Fi .............................................................................................................53
Bluetooth . .........................................................................................................55
Airplane mode..................................................................................................57
Connecting to wired networks....................................................................58
Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection.....................58
Configuring a static IP network connection..........................................62
Turning your Notebook PC off......................................................................63
Putting your Notebook PC to sleep..........................................................63
Chapter 4: ASUS apps
Featured ASUS Apps........................................................................................66
LifeFrame............................................................................................................66
Power4Gear Hybrid........................................................................................68
Instant On...........................................................................................................69
ASUS VivoBook Instant Functions.............................................................70
Chapter 5: Power-on Self Test (POST)
The Power-on Self Test (POST).....................................................................78
Using POST to access BIOS and Troubleshoot......................................78
BIOS ...................................................................................................................78
Accessing BIOS.................................................................................................78
BIOS Settings.....................................................................................................79
Troubleshoot......................................................................................................86
Refresh your PC................................................................................................86
Reset your PC....................................................................................................87
Advanced options...........................................................................................88
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Chapter 6: Upgrading your Notebook PC
Installing a Random Access Memory (RAM) module...........................92
Replacing the Hard Disk Drive (HDD)........................................................95
Installing a new battery pack........................................................................99
Appendices
DVD-ROM Drive Information (on selected models)......................... 102
Blu-ray ROM Drive Information (on selected models).................... 104
Internal Modem Compliancy................................................................... 105
Overview......................................................................................................... 105
Network Compatibility Declaration....................................................... 105
Network Compatibility Declaration . .................................................... 106
Non-Voice Equipment ............................................................................... 106
Federal Communications Commission Statement........................... 108
FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement............... 110
Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC)................ 110
CE Marking...................................................................................................... 111
IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada.................................... 111
Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains......................... 112
France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands..................................... 112
UL Safety Notices.......................................................................................... 114
Power Safety Requirement....................................................................... 115
TV Tuner Notices........................................................................................... 115
REACH .......................................................................................................... 115
Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries)......................... 115
Optical Drive Safety Information............................................................ 117
Macrovision Corporation Product Notice............................................ 117
CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in Modem)............ 118
ENERGY STAR complied product............................................................ 119
European Union Eco-label......................................................................... 120
Prevention of Hearing Loss....................................................................... 120
Coating Notice............................................................................................... 120
Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration 121
ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services........................................................ 121
Regional notice for Singapore................................................................. 121
Regional notice for United States of America.................................... 121
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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 PC.
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8
This chapter provides an overview of using Windows® 8 in your
Notebook PC.
Chapter 4: ASUS Apps
This chapter features the ASUS apps included with your
Notebook PC’s Windows® 8 operating system.
Chapter 5: Power-on Self-test (POST)
This chapter shows you how to use POST to change the settings
of your Notebook PC.
Chapter 6: Upgrading your Notebook PC
This chapter guides you through the process of replacing and
upgrading parts of your Notebook PC.
Appendices
This section includes notices and safety statements for your
Notebook PC.
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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 PC's data and components.
Icons
The icons below indicate the devices you can use for completing a
series of tasks or procedures on your Notebook PC.
= Use the touch screen.
= Use the touchpad.
= Use the keyboard.
Typography
Bold = This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected.
Italic = This indicates sections that you can refer to in this manual.
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Safety precautions
Using your Notebook PC
This Notebook PC should only be used in environments
with ambient temperatures between 5°C (41°F) and 35°C
(95°F).
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
inflight services that can be used and restrictions that
must be followed when using your Notebook PC inflight.
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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
of warm 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.
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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.
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Chapter 1:
Hardware Setup
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Getting to know your Notebook PC
Top View
NOTE: The keyboard's layout may vary per region or country. The top
view may also vary in appearance depending on the Notebook PC
model.
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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.
Display panel
This high-definition display panel provides excellent viewing
features for photos, videos, and other multimedia files on your
Notebook PC.
NOTE: This Notebook PC is equipped with a touch-enabled
panel, allowing you to operate your Notebook PC using touch
gestures. For more details, refer to the Gestures for the touch
screen and touchpad section in this manual.
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 about four (4) seconds
until your Notebook PC shuts down.
ASUS Vivo key
Press this key to launch the ASUS VivoBook app.
NOTE: For more information, refer to the ASUS VivoBook section
in this manual.
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Numeric keypad (on selected models)
The numeric keypad toggles between these two functions: for
numeric input and as pointer direction keys.
NOTE: For more details, refer to the Numeric keypad section in
this manual.
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.
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 Gestures for the touchpad
section in this manual.
Status indicators
The status indicators help identify the current hardware status
of your Notebook PC.
Power indicator
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The power indicator lights up when the Notebook PC
is turned on and blinks slowly when the Notebook PC
is in sleep mode.
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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
Status
Solid Green
The Notebook PC is plugged to a
power source, charging its battery,
and the battery power is between
95% and 100%.
Solid Orange
The Notebook PC is plugged to a
power source, charging its battery,
and the battery power is less than
95%.
Blinking Orange The Notebook PC is running on
battery mode and the battery
power is less than 10%.
Lights off
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The Notebook PC is running on
battery mode and the battery
power is between 10% to 100%.
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Drive activity indicator
This indicator lights up when your Notebook PC is
accessing the internal storage drives.
Bluetooth / Wireless indicator
This indicator lights up when your Notebook PC’s
wireless function (Bluetooth or Wi-Fi) is enabled.
Number lock indicator
This indicator lights up when the number lock function
is activated. This allows you to use some of the keys on
your keyboard for numeric input.
Capital lock indicator
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This indicator lights up when the capital lock function
is activated. Using capital lock allows you to type
capitalized letters (such as A, B, C) using your Notebook
PC’s keyboard.
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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.
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Spring battery lock
The spring battery lock automatically locks the battery pack in
place once it is inserted into the battery slot.
IMPORTANT! This lock should be held in an unlocked position
when removing the battery pack.
Battery pack
The battery pack is automatically charged when your Notebook
PC is connected to a power source. When charged, the battery
pack supplies power to your Notebook PC.
Manual battery lock
The manual battery lock is used to keep the battery pack
secured. This lock should be manually moved to a locked or
unlocked position to insert or remove the battery pack.
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.
Hard disk drive compartment
This compartment is a reserved space for the hard disk drive of
your Notebook PC.
Random-access memory module (RAM) compartment
The RAM compartment allows you to add RAM memory
modules to increase the memory capacity of your Notebook
PC.
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Right Side
Headphone output/microphone input combo jack port
This port allows you to connect your Notebook PC to amplified
speakers or headphones. You can also use this port to connect
your Notebook PC to an external microphone.
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.
Optical drive electronic eject button
Press this button to eject the optical drive tray.
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.
Kensington® lock port
The Kensington® lock port allows you to secure your Notebook
PC using Kensington® compatible Notebook PC security
products.
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Left Side
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.
Ensure not to 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.
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.
VGA port
This port allows you to connect your Notebook PC to an
external display.
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HDMI port
This port is for a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
connector and is HDCP compliant for HD DVD, Blu-ray, and
other protected content playback.
LAN port
Insert the network cable into this port to connect to a local
area network (LAN).
USB 3.0 port
This Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (USB 3.0) port provides a transfer
rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and is backward compatible to USB 2.0.
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Chapter 2:
Using your Notebook PC
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Getting started
NOTE: If your Notebook PC does not have its battery pack installed,
use the following procedures for installation.
Install the battery pack.
A. Move the manual battery lock to the unlocked position.
B. Align and insert the battery pack into the Notebook PC’s battery
slot.
C. Move the manual battery lock back to the locked position after
inserting the battery pack.
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Charge your Notebook PC.
A. Connect the AC power cord to the AC/DC adapter.
B. Plug the AC power adapter into a 100V~240V power source.
C. 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.
IMPORTANT!
• Ensure that your Notebook PC is connected to the power adapter
before turning it on for the first time.
• 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.
• When using your Notebook PC on power adapter mode, the
socket outlet must be near to the unit and easily accessible.
• Power adapter information:
- Input voltage: 100-240Vac
- Input frequency: 50-60Hz
- Rating output current: 3.42A (65W)
- Rating output voltage: 19V
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Lift to open the display panel.
Press the power button.
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Gestures for the touch screen and
touchpad
Gestures allow you to launch programs and access the settings of
your Notebook PC. Refer to the following illustrations when using
hand gestures on your touch screen and touchpad.
Using the touch screen
Left edge swipe
Right edge swipe
Swipe from the left edge of the
screen to shuffle your running
apps.
Swipe from the right edge
of the screen to launch the
Charms bar.
Zoom out
Zoom in
Bring together your two fingers
on the touch panel.
Spread apart your two fingers
on the touch panel.
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Top edge swipe
Finger slide
•
In the Start screen, swipe
from the top edge of the
screen to view the All Apps
bar.
Slide your finger to scroll up
and down and slide your finger
to pan the screen left or right.
•
In a running app, swipe from
the top edge of the screen to
view its menu.
Tap and hold
Tap/Double tap
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•
Tap an app to launch it.
•
On Desktop mode, doubletap an application to
launch it.
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To move an app, tap and
hold the app tile and drag it
to a new location.
To close an app, tap and hold
the top side of the running
app and drag it down to the
bottom of the screen to close
it.
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Using the touchpad
Moving the pointer
You can tap or click anywhere on the touchpad to activate its
pointer, then slide your finger on the touchpad to move the pointer
onscreen.
Slide horizontally
Slide vertically
Slide diagonally
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One-finger gestures
Tap/Double tap
•
In the Start screen, tap an app to launch it.
•
In Desktop mode, double-tap an application to launch it.
Left-click
Right-click
•
In the Start screen, click an
app to launch it.
•
•
In Desktop mode, doubleclick an application to launch
it.
In the Start screen, click an
app to select it and launch
the settings bar. You can also
press this button to launch
the All Apps bar.
•
In Desktop mode, use this
button to open the rightclick menu.
NOTE: The areas inside the dotted line represent the locations of the
left mouse button and the right mouse button on the touchpad.
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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.
Top edge swipe
•
In the Start screen, swipe from the top edge to launch the All
Apps bar.
•
In a running app, swipe from the top edge to view its menu.
Left edge swipe
Right edge swipe
Swipe from the left edge to shuffle Swipe the right edge to launch
your running apps.
the Charms bar.
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Two-finger gestures
Tap
Rotate
Tap two fingers on the touchpad To rotate an image, place two
to simulate the right-click
fingers on the touchpad then
function.
turn one finger clockwise or
counterclockwise while the other
stays still.
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Two-finger scroll (up/down)
Two-finger scroll (left/right)
Slide two fingers to scroll up or
down.
Slide two fingers to scroll left or
right.
Zoom out
Zoom in
Bring together your two fingers
on the touchpad.
Spread apart your two fingers on
the touchpad.
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Drag and drop
Select an item then press and hold the left button. Using your other
finger, slide down the touchpad to drag and drop the item to a new
location.
Three-finger gestures
Swipe up
Swipe down
Swipe three fingers upward to
show all running applications.
Swipe three fingers downward to
show the Desktop mode.
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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 off
Activates the second screen
NOTE: Ensure that the second display is connected
to your Notebook PC.
Enables or disables the touchpad
Turns the speaker on or off
Turns the speaker volume down
Turns the speaker volume up
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Function keys for ASUS Apps
Your Notebook PC also comes with a special set of function keys that
can be used to launch ASUS apps.
Toggles the ASUS Splendid Video Enhancement
Technology app to switch between these display
color enhancement modes: Gamma Correction,
Vivid Mode, Theater Mode, Soft Mode, My Profile,
and Normal.
Launches the ASUS LifeFrame app
Launches the ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid app
Windows®8 keys
There are two special Windows® keys on your Notebook PC’s
keyboard used as below:
Press this key to go back to the Start screen. If you are
already in the Start screen, press this key to go back to the
last app you opened.
Press this key to simulate the right-click functions.
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Multimedia control keys
The multimedia control keys allow you to control multimedia files,
such as audios and videos, when played in your Notebook PC.
Press
in combination with the arrow keys on your Notebook
PC, illustrated as below.
Stop
Skip to
previous
track or
rewind
Play or
pause
Skip to
next track
or fast
forward
Numeric keypad (on selected models)
A numeric keypad is available on
selected Notebook PC models. You
can use this keypad for numeric input
or as pointer direction keys.
To use the numeric keypad as
pointer direction keys, press
.
To use the numeric keypad
for numeric input only, press
.
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Chapter 3:
Working with Windows® 8
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Starting for the first time
When you start your computer for the first time, a series of screens
appear to guide you in conifguring the basic settings of your
Windows® 8 operating system.
To start your Notebook PC for the first time:
1. Press the power button on your Notebook PC. Wait for a few
minutes until the setup screen appears.
2. From the setup screen, pick a language to use on your Notebook
PC.
3. Carefully read the License Terms. Tick I accept the terms for
using Windows then click Accept.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions to configure the following
basic items:
•
Keep your PC secure
•
Personalize
•
Wireless
•
Settings
•
Sign in to your PC
5. After configuring the basic items, the Windows®8 tutorial
appears. Watch this to learn more about Windows®8
functionalities.
Windows® 8 lock screen
The Windows®8 lock screen may appear when your Notebook PC
enters the Windows®8 operating system. To proceed, tap on the lock
screen or press any key on your Notebook PC's keyboard.
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Windows® UI
Windows® 8 comes with a tile-based user interface (UI) which allows
you to organize and easily access Windows® apps from the Start
screen. It also includes the following features that you can use while
working on your Notebook PC.
Start screen
The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user
account. It helps organize all the applications you need in just one
place.
User account
Zoom in/out button
Windows® Apps
These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiledformat for easy access.
NOTE: Some apps require signing in to your Microsoft account before
they are fully launched.
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Hotspots
Onscreen hotspots allow you to launch programs and access the
settings of your Notebook PC. The functions in these hotspots can be
activated using the touchpad.
Hotspots on a running app
Hotspots on the Start screen
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Hotspot
Action
upper left corner
Hover your mouse pointer on the upper left
corner then tap on the recent app’s thumbnail
to revert back to that running app.
If you launched more than one app, slide down
to show all running apps.
lower left corner
From a running app screen:
Hover your mouse pointer on the lower left
corner then tap on the Start screen’s thumbnail
to go back to the Start screen.
NOTE: You can also press the Windows key
on your keyboard to go back to the
Start screen.
From the Start screen:
Hover your mouse pointer on the lower
left corner then tap on the running app’s
thumbnail to go back to that app.
top side
Hover your mouse pointer on the top side until
it changes to a hand icon. Drag then drop the
app to a new location.
NOTE: This hotspot function only works on
a running app or when you want to use the
Snap feature. For more details, refer to the
Snap feature under Working with Windows®
apps.
upper or lower
right corner
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Hover your mouse pointer on the upper or
lower right corner to launch the Charms bar.
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Working with Windows® apps
Use your Notebook PC’s touch screen, touchpad, or keyboard to
launch, customize, and close apps.
Launching apps
Tap an app to launch it.
Position your mouse pointer over the app then left-click
or tap once to launch it.
Press
twice then use the arrow keys to browse
through the apps. Press
to launch an app.
Customizing apps
You can move, resize, or unpin apps from the Start screen using the
following steps:
Moving apps
Tap and hold the app tile then drag it to a new location.
Double-tap on the app then drag and drop the app to a
new location.
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Resizing apps
1. Swipe down the app tile to select and launch the
settings bar.
2. Tap
to reduce or
to enlarge the app
tile.
Right-click on the app to activate its settings bar then tap
or
.
Unpinning apps
1. Swipe down the app tile to select and launch the
settings bar.
2. Tap
to unpin an app.
Right-click on the app to activate the settings bar then tap
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Closing apps
Tap and hold the top side of the running app then drag it
down to the bottom of the screen to close it.
1. Move your mouse pointer on the top side of the
launched app then wait for the pointer to change to
a hand icon.
2. Drag then drop the app to the bottom of the screen
to close it.
From the running app’s screen, press
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Accessing the Apps screen
Aside from the apps already pinned on your Start screen, you can
also open other applications through the Apps screen.
Horizontal scroll bar
Launching the Apps screen
Launch the Apps screen using your Notebook PC's touch screen,
touchpad, or keyboard.
1. Swipe from the top or bottom edge of the screen to
launch the All Apps bar.
2. Tap
to show all installed apps in your
Notebook PC.
Swipe from the top edge to launch the All Apps bar.
to select the All
From the Start screen, press
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.
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Pinning more apps on the Start screen
You can pin more apps on the Start screen using your touch screen
or touchpad.
1. In the Apps screen, swipe down the app to select
and launch the settings bar.
2. Tap
to pin the selected app on the Start
screen.
1. Position the mouse pointer over the app you want
to pin on the Start screen.
2. Right-click on the app to activate its settings.
3. Tap on the
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Charms bar
The Charms bar is a toolbar that can be triggered on the right side
of your screen. It consists of several tools that allow you to share
applications and provide quick access for customizing the settings of
your Notebook PC.
Launching the Charms bar
Charms bar
NOTE: When called out, the Charms bar initially appears as a set of
white icons. The image above shows how the Charms bar looks like
once activated.
Use your Notebook PC’s touch screen, touchpad, or keyboard to
launch the Charms bar.
Swipe from the right edge of the screen to launch the
Charms bar.
Move your mouse pointer on the upper or lower right
corner of the screen.
Press
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Inside the Charms bar
Search
This tool allows you to look for files, applications, or
programs in your Notebook PC.
Share
This tool allows you to share applications via social
networking sites or email.
Start
This tool reverts the display back to the Start screen.
From the Start screen, you can also use this to revert
back to a recently opened app.
Devices
This tool allows you to access and share files with the
devices attached to your Notebook PC such as an
external display or printer.
Settings
This tool allows you to access the PC settings of your
Notebook PC.
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Snap feature
The Snap feature displays two apps side-by-side, allowing you to
work or switch between apps.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your Notebook PC’s screen resolution is set
to 1366 x 768 pixels or higher before using the Snap feature.
Snap bar
Using Snap
Use your Notebook PC’s touch screen, touchpad, or keyboard to
activate and use Snap.
1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2. Tap and hold the app’s topmost part then drag it to
the left or right side of the screen until the snap bar
appears.
3. Launch another app.
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1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2. Hover the mouse point on the top side of your
screen.
3. Once the pointer changes to a hand icon, drag then
drop the app to the left or right side of the display
panel.
4. Launch another app.
1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2. Press
.
3. Launch another app.
4. To switch between apps, press
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Other keyboard shortcuts
Using the keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help
you launch applications and navigate Windows®8.
\
Switches between the Start screen and the last
running app
Launches the desktop
Launches the Computer window on Desktop
mode
Opens the File search pane
Opens the Share pane
Opens the Settings pane
Opens the Devices pane
Activates the Lock screen
Minimizes the Internet Explorer window
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Opens the Second screen pane
Opens the Apps search pane
Opens the Run window
Opens Ease of Access Center
Opens the Settings search pane
Opens a menu box of Windows® tools
Launches the magnifier icon and zooms in your
screen
Zooms out your screen
Opens the Narrator Settings
Enables the print screen function
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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! Ensure the Airplane mode is turned off to enable the
Wi-Fi function of your Notebook PC. For more details, refer to the
Airplane mode section in this manual.
Enabling Wi-Fi
Activate Wi-Fi in your Notebook PC using the following steps on your
touch screen or touchpad.
1. Launch the Charms bar.
2. Tap
and tap
.
3. Select an access point from the list of available Wi-Fi
connections.
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4. Tap Connect to start the network connection.
NOTE: You may be prompted to enter a security key to activate the
Wi-Fi connection.
5. If you want to enable sharing between your Notebook PC and
other wireless-enabled systems, tap Yes, turn on sharing and
connect to devices. Tap No, don't turn on sharing or connect
to devices if you do not want to enable the sharing function.
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Bluetooth
Use Bluetooth to facilitate wireless data transfers with other
Bluetooth-enabled devices.
IMPORTANT! Ensure the Airplane mode is turned off to enable the
Bluetooth function of your Notebook PC. For more details, refer to the
Airplane mode section in this manual.
Pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices
You need to pair your Notebook PC with other Bluetooth-enabled
devices to enable data transfers. To do this, use your or touch screen
or touchpad as follows:
1. Launch the Charms bar.
2. Tap
then tap Change PC Settings.
3. Under PC Settings, select Devices then tap Add a Device to
search for Bluetooth-enabled devices.
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4. 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, tap 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.
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Airplane mode
The Airplane mode disables wireless communication, allowing you
to use your Notebook PC safely while in-flight.
Turning Airplane mode on
1. Launch the Charms bar.
or
2. Tap
and tap
.
3. Move the slider to the right to turn the Airplane
mode on.
Press
.
Turning Airplane mode off
1. Launch the Charms bar.
or
2. Tap
3.
and tap
.
Move the slider to the left to turn the Airplane
mode off.
Press
.
NOTE: Contact your airline provider to learn about related inflight
services that can be used and restrictions that must be followed when
using your Notebook PC in-flight.
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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 PC’s LAN port and a local area network before performing
the following actions.
Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network
connection
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Launch Desktop.
2. From the Windows® taskbar, right-click the network
or
icon
Center.
then tap Open Network and Sharing
3. In the Network and Sharing Center window, tap
Change adapter settings.
4. Right-click on your LAN then select Properties.
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5. Tap Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) then tap
Properties.
6. Tap Obtain an IP address automatically then tap OK.
NOTE: Proceed to the next steps if you are using PPPoE connection.
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7. Return to the Network and Sharing Center window
then tap Set up a new connection or network.
8. Select Connect to the Internet then tap Next.
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9. Tap Broadband (PPPoE).
10. Type your User name, Password, and Connection name
then tap Connect.
11. Tap Close to finish the configuration.
12. Tap
on the taskbar then tap the connection you
just created.
13. Type your user name and password then tap Connect
to start connecting to the Internet.
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Configuring a static IP network connection
1. Repeat steps 1 to 5 under Configuring a dynamic
IP/PPPoE network connection.
or
2
Tap Use the following IP address.
3. Type the IP address, Subnet mask and Default
gateway from your service provider.
4. If needed, you can also type the preferred DNS
server address and alternate DNS server address
then tap OK.
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Turning your Notebook PC off
You can turn off your Notebook PC by doing either of the following
procedures:
•
Tap
from the Charms bar then tap
>
Shut down to do a normal shutdown.
or
> Shut down.
•
From the log-in screen, tap
•
You can also shut down your Notebook PC using
Desktop mode. To do this, launch the desktop then
press alt + f4 to launch the Shut Down window. Select
Shut Down from the drop-down list then select OK.
•
If your Notebook PC is unresponsive, press and hold
the power button for at least four (4) seconds until
your Notebook PC turns off.
Putting your Notebook PC to sleep
To put your Notebook PC on Sleep mode, press the power button
once.
You can also put your Notebook PC to sleep mode using
Desktop mode. To do this, launch the desktop then press
alt + f4 to launch the Shut Down window. Select Sleep
from the drop-down list then select OK.
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Chapter 4:
ASUS apps
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Featured ASUS Apps
LifeFrame
Enhance your webcam functions through the LifeFrame app. Create
snapshots, edit photos, record videos, record audio files, use your
webcam as a security monitoring device, and play games using this
app.
To launch LifeFrame
Press
.
The archive toolbar displays
a function's saved files in
thumbnail view.
Action button
Modes
Face tracking
button
Capture button
Webcam settings
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LifeFrame functions
Camera
Use this function to take pictures using your webcam.
Camcorder
Use this function to take videos through your webcam.
Monitor
This function lets you use your webcam as a security
video monitor as it automatically detects movement
then captures it on photo.
Voice Recorder
Use this function to record audio files in your Notebook
PC.
Game
This function lets you play games using the webcam.
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Power4Gear Hybrid
Optimize the performance of your Notebook PC using the power
saving modes in Power4Gear.
NOTE: Unplugging the Notebook PC from its power adapter
automatically switches Power4Gear Hybrid to Battery Saving mode.
To launch Power4Gear Hybrid
.
Press
Select from these power saving modes.
Use these options to customize
your power saving mode.
Allows you to hide the desktop icons
onscreen and turns the presentation
mode on or off.
Performance mode
Use this mode when doing high-performance activities like playing
games or conducting business presentations using your Notebook
PC.
Battery Saving mode
This mode extends your Notebook PC’s battery life while plugged in
to the power adapter or while running on battery power only.
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Instant On
Save battery power while your Notebook PC is on deep sleep mode
(Deep S3) using Instant On.
NOTE: Deep S3 is a technology that lets you save more battery power
while your ASUS Notebook PC is on sleep mode.
IMPORTANT! The standby time varies according to your Notebook
PC's remaining battery capacity, computer model, configuration, and
operating conditions.
Performance mode
This mode is default-enabled in
your Notebook PC. It allows the
system to return to its last working
state in two seconds, even after
your Notebook PC has entered
into deep sleep mode.
Battery saving mode
This mode enables longer standby
times allowing the battery to last
for up to thirty (30) days or more.
When enabled, the Notebook PC
returns to its last working state
in as fast as seven seconds, four
hours after entering into deep
sleep mode.
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Tap this to activate the
battery saving mode.
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ASUS VivoBook Instant Functions
This Notebook PC comes with ASUS VivoBook Instant Functions that
provide a one-tap access to various Windows® 8 settings and ASUS
apps included with your Notebook PC.
To access ASUS VivoBook Instant Functions:
Tap
on the Start screen.
or
Press
.
ASUS Vivobook home page
close button
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Tap these
buttons to scroll
left or right.
Tap this to launch
Desktop mode.
Tap this
to launch
the power
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System Settings
This allows you to quickly access the Personal, Hardware,
Network, and System settings of your Notebook PC.
To access these settings:
1. Launch the ASUS VivoBook home page.
2. Tap System Settings on your ASUS VivoBook home page.
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3. Tap the icon you wish to access under any of these menus:
Personal, Hardware, Network, System.
These settings allow
you to customize
the user account
and Windows® 8
Desktop mode of
your Notebook PC.
These settings
you allow you to
customize some
of the hardware
included with your
Notebook PC.
This allows you
to quickly launch
the Network and
Sharing Center of
Windows® 8.
These settings allow
you to do backup
recovery, uninstall
programs, and change
the system time and
date of your Notebook
PC.
My Computer
This app launches the Computer system folder which shows you
an overview of the available storage systems in your Notebook
PC.
Launch My Computer by tapping on the app, as shown below,
on the ASUS VivoBook home page.
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Audio Wizard
AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your
Notebook PC for a clearer audio output that fits actual usage
scenarios.
To use AudioWizard:
1. Tap AudioWizard on the ASUS VivoBook home page.
2. In the AudioWizard window, tap the sound mode you want
to activate.
NOTE: Tap OFF if you want to deactivate any of the sound modes you
previously saved.
3. Tap done to save the selected sound mode and exit the
AudioWizard window.
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Power4Gear
The Power4Gear app inside the ASUS VivoBook home page
allows you to quickly switch between these two power saving
options: Performance and Battery Saving.
NOTE: For more details on Power4Gear, refer to the Power4Gear
Hybrid section in this manual.
Move this switch to the left or
right to turn the Battery Saving
mode off or on.
battery charge status
Tutorial
Launch the ASUS Tutorial and ASUS Smart Gesture videos by
tapping on the icons inside the Tutorial app.
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System Information
This app shows an overview of your Notebook PC’s system
information in terms of storage and memory space.
You can also tap this app to instantly access the Windows® 8
System settings of your Notebook PC from the ASUS VivoBook
home page.
Splendid
Tap this app to launch the ASUS Splendid Video Enhancement
Technology window and switch between these display color
enhancement modes: Gamma Correction, Vivid Mode, Theater
Mode, Soft Mode, My Profile, and Normal.
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Quick Toggle
Quick Toggle allows you to activate or deactivate the wireless
and touchpad functions of your Notebook PC. It also allows you
to change the contrast and volume settings of your Notebook
PC by moving the slide bar to the left or right.
Tap this to deactivate or activate
the wireless functions of your
Notebook PC.
Tap this to toggle between
locking and unlocking your
Notebook PC’s touchpad.
Slide to the left or right to
adjust your Notebook PC’s
volume level.
Slide to the left or right to
adjust your Notebook PC’s
display brightness.
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Chapter 5:
Power-on Self Test (POST)
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The Power-on Self Test (POST)
The Power-on Self Test (POST) is a series of software-controlled
diagnostic tests that run when you turn on or restart your Notebook
PC. 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 Basic Input and Output System (BIOS) 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
Restart your Notebook PC then press
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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.
1. On the Boot screen, select Boot Option #1.
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Boot Configuration
UEFI Boot
Launch CSM
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
Boot Option Priorities
Boot Option #1
[Windows Boot Manager]
Add New Boot Option
Delete Boot Option
Sets the system boot
order
→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
General Help
Optimized Defaults
Save & Exit
Exit
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2. Press
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Boot Configuration
Fast Boot
Launch CSM
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
Sets the system boot
order
Driver Option Priorities
Boot Option Priorities
Boot Option #1
Add New Boot Option
Delete Boot Option
Boot Option #1
[Windows Boot Manager]
Windows Boot Manager
Disabled
→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
General Help
Optimized Defaults
Save & Exit
Exit
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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 (I/O) interface, and USB
interface.
NOTE:
• If you install a User Password, you will be prompted to input this
before entering your Notebook PC's operating system.
• If you install an Administrator Password, you will be prompted
to input this before entering BIOS.
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Password Description
If ONLY the Administrator’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 have Administrator rights.
Administrator Password Status
User Password Status
Administrator Password
User Password
HDD Password Status :
Set Master Password
Set User Password
I/O Interface Security
System Mode state
Secure Boot state
Secure Boot Control
Set Administrator
Password. The password
length must be in the
following range:
Minimum length 3
Maximum length 20
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NOT INSTALLED
NOT INSTALLED
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:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
User
Disabled
[Disabled]
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
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Save & Exit
Exit
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To set the password:
1. On the Security screen, select Administrator Password or
User Password.
2. Type in a password then press
.
3. Re-type to confirm the password then press
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To clear the password:
1. On the Security screen, select Administrator Password or
User Password.
2. Type in the current password then press
.
3. Leave the Create New Password field blank then press
.
4. Select Yes in the confirmation box then press
.
I/O Interface Security
In the Security menu, you can access I/O Interface Security to
lock or unlock some interface functions of your Notebook PC.
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If Locked, LAN controller
will be disabled.
I/O Interface Security
LAN Network Interface
Wireless Network Interface
HD AUDIO Interface
SATA 2nd HDD Interface
USB Interface Security
LAN
Lock
UnLock
[UnLock]
[UnLock]
[UnLock]
[UnLock]
Network Interface
→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
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Save & Exit
Exit
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To lock an interface:
1. On the Security screen, select I/O Interface Security.
2. Select an interface you would like to lock then press
.
3. Select Lock.
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USB Interface Security
Through the I/O Interface Security menu, you can also access
USB Interface Security to lock or unlock ports and devices.
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USB Interface Security
USB Interface
[UnLock]
External Ports
CMOS Camera
Card Reader
[UnLock]
[UnLock]
[UnLock]
USB Interface
Lock
UnLock
If LOCKED, all USB
devices will
be disabled
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:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
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Save & Exit
Exit
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To lock the USB interface:
1. On the Security screen, select I/O Interface Security > USB
Interface Security.
2. Select an interface that you would like to lock then select
Lock.
NOTE: Setting the USB Interface to Lock also locks and hides the
External Ports and other devices included under USB Interface
Security.
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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.
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Password Description
If ONLY the Administrator’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 have Administrator rights.
Administrator Password Status
User Password Status
Administrator Password
User Password
NOT INSTALLED
NOT INSTALLED
HDD Password Status :
Set Master Password
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→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
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F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Set User Password
I/O Interface Security
System Mode state
Secure Boot state
Secure Boot Control
Set HDD Master Password.
***Advisable to Power
Cycle System after Setting
Hard Disk Passwords***
User
Disabled
[Disabled]
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
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Save & Exit
Exit
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To set the HDD password:
1. On the Security screen, select Set Master Password.
2. Type in a password then press
.
3. Re-type to confirm the password then press
.
4. Select Set User Password then repeat the previous steps to
set up the user password.
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Save & Exit
To keep your configuration settings, select Save Changes and Exit
before exiting the BIOS.
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Boot
Security
Save & Exit
Save Changes and Exit
Exit system setup after
saving the changes.
Discard Changes and Exit
Save Options
Save Changes
Discard Changes
Restore Defaults
Boot Override
Windows Boot Manager
Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device
→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
General Help
Optimized Defaults
Save & Exit
Exit
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To update the BIOS:
1. Verify the Notebook PC’s exact model then download the latest
BIOS file for your model from the ASUS website.
2. Save a copy of the downloaded BIOS file to a flash disk drive.
3. Connect your flash disk drive to your Notebook PC.
4. Restart your Notebook PC then press
during POST.
5. From the BIOS menu, Select Advanced > Start Easy Flash, then
press
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Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel AES-NI
VT-d
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
SATA Configuration
Graphics Configuration
DPTF Configuration
Intel (R) Anti-Theft Technology Corporation
USB Configuration
Network Stack
Press Enter to run the
utility to select and
update BIOS.
→← :
:
↑↓
Enter:
+/— :
F1
:
F9
:
F10 :
ESC :
Select Screen
Select Item
Select
Change Opt.
General Help
Optimized Defaults
Save & Exit
Exit
Version 2.15.1226. Copyright (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc.
6. Locate your downloaded BIOS file in the flash disk drive then
press
.
ASUSTek Easy Flash Utility
FLASH TYPE: Winbond 25X/Q Series
Current BIOS
Platform: S550
Version: 102
Build Date: Aug 26 2012
Build Time: 20:36:16
FSO
FS1
FS2
FS3
FS4
New BIOS
Platform: Unknown
Version: Unknown
Build Date: Unknown
Build Time: Unknown
0 EFI
<DIR>
[←→]: Switch [↑↓]: Choose [q]: Exit [Enter]: Enter/Execute
7. After the BIOS update process, select Exit > Restore Defaults to
restore the system to its default settings.
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Troubleshoot
By pressing
during POST, you can access Windows® 8
troubleshoot options which includes the following:
•
Refresh your PC
•
Reset your PC
•
Advanced options
Refresh your PC
Use Refresh your PC if you want to refresh your system without
losing your current files and applications.
To access this during POST:
1. Restart your Notebook PC then press
during
POST.
2. Wait for Windows® to load the Choose an option
screen then tap Troubleshoot.
or
3. Tap Refresh your PC.
4. In the Refresh your PC screen, read the bullet points
to learn more about using this option then tap Next.
5. Tap the account you would like to refresh.
6. Type your account password then tap Continue.
7. Tap Refresh.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your Notebook PC is plugged in
to a power source before refreshing your system.
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Reset your PC
IMPORTANT! Back up all your data before performing this option.
Use Reset your PC to restore your Notebook PC to its default
settings.
To access this during POST:
1. Restart your Notebook PC then press
during
POST.
2. Wait for Windows® to load the Choose an option
screen then tap Troubleshoot.
3. Tap Reset your PC.
or
4. In the Reset your PC screen, read the bullet points to
learn more about using this option then tap Next.
5. Tap your preferred reset option: Just remove my files
or Fully clean the drive.
6. Tap Reset.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your Notebook PC is plugged in
to a power source before resetting your system.
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Advanced options
Use Advanced options to perform additional troubleshooting
options in your Notebook PC.
To access this during POST:
1. Restart your Notebook PC then press
during
POST.
2. Wait for Windows® to load the Choose an option
screen then tap Troubleshoot.
3. Tap Advanced options.
or
4. In the Advanced options screen, select the
troubleshooting option you wish to perform.
5. Follow the succeeding steps to complete the process.
Using System Image Recovery
Under Advanced options, you can use System Image Recovery to
recover your system using your Notebook PC’s original image file.
To access this during POST:
1. Restart your Notebook PC then press
during
POST.
2. Wait for Windows® to load the Choose an option
screen then tap Troubleshoot.
3. Tap Advanced options.
or
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4. In the Advanced options screen, select System Image
Recovery.
5. Choose an account you would like to recover using a
system image file.
6. Type your account password then tap Continue.
7. Select Use the latest available system image
(recommended), then tap Next. You can also choose
Select a system image if your system image is in an
external device or DVD.
8. Follow the succeeding steps to complete the system
image recovery procedure.
NOTE: We strongly recommend that you regularly backup
your system to prevent data loss in case your Notebook PC
stops working.
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Chapter 6:
Upgrading your Notebook PC
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Installing a Random Access Memory
(RAM) module
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 may vary
per model but the RAM module installation remains the same.
Refer to the following steps when installing a new RAM module into
your Notebook PC.
A. Remove the screws on the compartment cover.
B. Pull out the cover to remove it completely.
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C. Align and insert the RAM module into the RAM module slot.
D. Push down the RAM module until it clicks in place
RAM
module
E. Slide the compartment cover back in place.
F. Reattach and tighten the screws that you removed earlier.
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If you need to remove the installed RAM module from its slot, refer
to the illustration below.
A. Push out the lock on both sides to eject the RAM module.
B. Pull out the RAM module.
RAM
module
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Replacing the Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
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 HDD upgrades for your Notebook PC. Purchase
an HDD from authorized retailers of this Notebook PC to ensure
maximum compatibility and reliability.
NOTE: The appearance of your Notebook PC’s bottom side may vary
per model but the HDD installation remains the same.
Refer to the following steps when replacing the HDD of your
Notebook PC:
A. Remove the screws on the compartment cover.
B. Pull out the cover to remove it completely.
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C. Remove the screws securing the HDD bay to the compartment.
D. Pull the HDD bay to the left to disconnect the current HDD
from the Notebook PC, then remove the HDD bay from the
compartment.
HDD bay
E. Turn the HDD bay upside down, as shown in the illustration
below, then remove the screws.
F.
Remove the HDD from the HDD bay.
HDD
HDD bay
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G. Place the new HDD in the HDD bay as illustrated below. Ensure
that the port connectors of your HDD are not obstructed by any part
of the HDD bay.
H. Reattach and tighten the screws that you removed earlier.
HDD
HDD bay
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I.
Place the HDD bay back in the compartment then push it to the
right to connect the new HDD to your Notebook PC.
J.
Reattach and tighten the screws that you removed earlier.
HDD bay
K. Slide the compartment cover back in place.
L. Reattach and tighten the screws that you removed earlier.
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Installing a new battery pack
WARNING! Turn off your Notebook PC and disconnect all connected
peripherals, any telephone or telecommunication lines and power
connector, before removing the battery pack.
IMPORTANT! Purchase battery packs from authorized retailers of this
Notebook PC to ensure maximum compatibility and reliability.
NOTE: The following steps are also applicable for removing and
replacing the battery pack of your Notebook PC.
Refer to the following steps when installing a new battery pack for
your Notebook PC.
A. Move the manual battery lock to the unlocked position.
B. Move and hold the spring battery lock to an unlocked position.
C. Pull out the old battery pack from the battery slot then release
your hold on the spring battery lock.
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D. Move the manual battery lock to the unlocked position.
E. Align and insert the new battery pack into the Notebook PC’s
battery slot.
F.
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Move the manual battery lock back to the locked position after
inserting the battery pack.
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DVD-ROM Drive Information
(on selected models)
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.
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.
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.
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Region Definitions
Region 1
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, Vietnam
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
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Blu-ray ROM Drive Information
(on selected models)
The Blu-ray ROM Drive allows you to view high definition (HD) videos
and other disc file formats such as DVDs and CDs.
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 www.blu-raydisc.com/en/
Technical/FAQs/Blu-rayDiscforVideo.aspx for more details.
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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.
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
multifrequency 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”
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Network Compatibility Declaration
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 panEuropean 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.
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This table shows the countries currently under the CTR21
standard.
Country
Applied
More Testing
Austria
Yes
No
Belgium
Yes
No
Czech Republic
No
Not Applicable
Denmark1
Yes
Yes
Finland Yes
No
France
Yes
No
Germany
Yes
No
Greece
Yes
No
Hungary
No
Not Applicable
Iceland
Yes
No
Ireland
Yes
No
Italy
Still Pending
Still Pending
Israel
No
No
Lichtenstein
Yes
No
Yes
No
The Netherlands
Yes
Yes
Norway Yes
No
Poland No
Not Applicable
Portugal
No
Not Applicable
Spain
No
Not Applicable
Sweden
Yes
No
Switzerland
Yes
No
United Kingdom
Yes
No
1
Luxemburg
1
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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.
de/technologies/ctr_21.html
1 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 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:
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•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•
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 I/O 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.)
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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 11 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.
Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE directive
1999/5/EC)
The following items were completed and are considered relevant and
sufficient:
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Essential requirements as in [Article 3]
•
Protection requirements for health and safety as in [Article 3.1a]
•
Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950]
•
Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility in
[Article 3.1b]
•
Testing for electromagnetic compatibility in [EN 301 489-1] & [EN
301 489-17]
•
Effective use of the radio spectrum as in [Article 3.2]
•
Radio test suites according to [EN 300 328-2]
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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.
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.
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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 ETSI
2.412-2.472 GHz
Ch01 through Ch13
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:
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Maximum authorized power indoors is 100mW
•
Maximum authorized power outdoors is 10mW
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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
02 Aisne
03 Allier
05 Hautes Alpes
08 Ardennes
09 Ariège
11 Aude
12 Aveyron
16 Charente
24 Dordogne
25 Doubs
26 Drôme
32 Gers
36 Indre
37 Indre et Loire
41 Loir et Cher
45 Loiret
50 Manche
55 Meuse
58 Nièvre
59 Nord
60 Oise
61 Orne
63 Puy du Dôme
64 Pyrénées Atlantique
66 Pyrénées Orientales
67 Bas Rhin
68 Haut Rhin
70 Haute Saône
71 Saône et Loire
75 Paris
82 Tarn et Garonne
84 Vaucluse
88 Vosges
89 Yonne
90 Territoire de Belfort
94 Val de Marne
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 (www.arcep.fr)
NOTE: Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW, but more than
10mW.
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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 (nonrechargeable) 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.
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•
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.
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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-F, 2G, 0.75mm2.
TV Tuner 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 of a 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
http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm.
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 la batteria con un una di tipo uguale o
equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica. Non disperdere le batterie
nell’ambiente. (Italian)
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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! Il y a danger d’explosion s’il y a remplacement incorrect
de la batterie. Remplacer uniquement avec une batterie du mêre
type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par le constructeur.
Mettre au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions
du fabricant. (French)
ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri.
Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt
av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til
fabrikantens instruksjoner. (Norwegian)
(Japanese)
ВНИМАНИЕ! При замене аккумулятора на аккумулятор иного
типа возможно его возгорание. Утилизируйте аккумулятор в
соответствии с инструкциями производителя. (Russian)
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Optical Drive Safety Information
Laser Safety Information
CD-ROM Drive Safety Warning
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
WARNING! To prevent exposure to the optical drive’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 DIRECTLY WITH OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS.
CDRH Regulations
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the
U.S. 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.
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.
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CTR 21 Approval (for Notebook PC with built-in
Modem)
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Italian
Portuguese
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Spanish
Swedish
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 15 and 30 minutes of user inactivity. To wake
your computer, click the mouse or press any key on the keyboard.
Please visit http://www.energy.gov/powermanagement for
detail information on power management and its benefits to the
environment. In addition, please visit http://www.energystar.gov for
detail information on the ENERGY STAR joint program.
NOTE: Energy Star is NOT supported on FreeDOS and Linux-based
operating systems.
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European Union Eco-label
This Notebook PC has been awarded the EU Flower label, which
means that this product has the following characteristics:
1. Decreased energy consumption during use and stand-by
modes.
2. Limited use of toxic heavy metals.
3. Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and
health.
4. Reduction of the use of natural resources by encouraging
recycling.
5. Designed for easy upgrades and longer lifetime through
providing compatible spare parts such as batteries, power
supplies, the keyboard, the memory, and if available the CD
drive or DVD drive.
6. Reduced solid waste through takeback policy.
For more information on the EU Flower label, please visit the
European Union Eco-label website at http://www.ecolabel.eu.
Prevention of Hearing Loss
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume
levels for long periods.
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 I/O ports are located.
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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 http://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
Swiss Energy Laws
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 http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for
detailed recycling information in different regions.
Regional notice for Singapore
Complies with
IDA Standards
DB103778
This ASUS product complies with IDA Standards.
Regional notice for United States of America
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EC Declaration of Conformity
We, the undersigned,
Manufacturer:
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Address, City:
4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN R.O.C.
Country:
TAIWAN
Authorized representative in Europe:
ASUS COMPUTER GmbH
Address, City:
HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN
Country:
GERMANY
declare the following apparatus:
Product name :
Model name :
Notebook PC
K56C, A56C, S56C, R505C, S505C, S50C, U58C, S550C,
V550C, R550C, P56C, PRO5TC, E56C
conform with the essential requirements of the following directives:
2004/108/EC-EMC Directive
EN 55022:2010
EN 61000-3-2:2006+A2:2009
EN 55013:2001+A1:2003+A2:2006
EN 55024:2010
EN 61000-3-3:2008
EN 55020:2007+A11:2011
1999/5/EC-R &TTE Directive
EN 300 328 V1.7.1(2006-10)
EN 300 440-1 V1.6.1(2010-08)
EN 300 440-2 V1.4.1(2010-08)
EN 301 511 V9.0.2(2003-03)
EN 301 908-1 V5.2.1(2011-05)
EN 301 908-2 V5.2.1(2011-07)
EN 301 893 V1.6.1(2011-11)
EN 302 544-2 V1.1.1(2009-01)
EN 302 623 V1.1.1(2009-01)
EN 300 330-1 V1.7.1(2010-02)
EN 300 330-2 V1.5.1(2010-02)
EN 50360:2001
EN 62479:2010
EN 301 489-1 V1.9.2(2011-09)
EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1(2002-08)
EN 301 489-4 V1.4.1(2009-05)
EN 301 489-7 V1.3.1(2005-11)
EN 301 489-9 V1.4.1(2007-11)
EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1(2009-05)
EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1(2010-09)
EN 302 326-2 V1.2.2(2007-06)
EN 302 326-3 V1.3.1(2007-09)
EN 301 357-2 V1.4.1(2008-11)
EN 50385:2002
EN 62311:2008
2006/95/EC-LVD Directive
EN 60950-1 / A1:2010
EN 60065:2002 / A2:2010
EN 60950-1 / A12:2011
EN 60065:2002 / A12:2011
2009/125/EC-ErP Directive
Regulation (EC) No. 1275/2008
Regulation (EC) No. 278/2009
Regulation (EC) No. 642/2009
2011/65/EU-RoHS Directive
Ver. 121001
CE marking
(EC conformity marking)
Position : CEO
Name :
Jerry Shen
Declaration Date: Nov. 19, 2012
Year to begin affixing CE marking:2012
Signature : __________
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