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EB1035
User Manual
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E7723
First Edition / September 2012
English
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Contents
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About this manual.............................................................................................. 5
Conventions used in this manual................................................................ 6
Typography.......................................................................................................... 6
Safety information.............................................................................................. 7
Setting up your system................................................................................... 7
Care during use.................................................................................................. 7
Package contents................................................................................................ 9
Chapter 1:
Hardware Setup
Getting to know your PC................................................................................10
Front view...........................................................................................................10
Rear view............................................................................................................12
Chapter 2:
Using your PC
Positioning your PC..........................................................................................14
Mounting your PC on the stand.................................................................14
Installing your PC to a monitor...................................................................15
Using your PC.....................................................................................................18
Connecting to an external display............................................................18
Connecting to a USB device........................................................................18
Connecting the wireless antenna..............................................................19
Turning your PC on.........................................................................................20
Configuring the audio output via an HDMI device.............................21
Chapter 3:
Working with Windows® 8
System requirements.......................................................................................23
Starting for the first time................................................................................24
Windows® 8 lock screen...................................................................................24
Windows® UI........................................................................................................25
Start Screen.......................................................................................................25
Windows® apps.................................................................................................26
Working with Windows® apps.......................................................................29
Launching apps................................................................................................29
Customizing apps from the Start screen................................................29
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Closing apps......................................................................................................30
Accessing the Apps screen..........................................................................30
Charm bar...........................................................................................................31
Snap feature......................................................................................................33
Other keyboard shortcuts..............................................................................34
Turning your PC off...........................................................................................36
Putting your PC to sleep.................................................................................36
Entering the BIOS Setup.................................................................................36
Quickly enter the BIOS...................................................................................37
Chapter 4:
Connecting to the Internet
Connecting on Windows® 7...........................................................................38
Wireless connection.......................................................................................38
Wired connection............................................................................................39
Connecting on Windows® 8...........................................................................45
Wi-Fi connection..............................................................................................45
Wired connection . .........................................................................................47
Chapter 5: Recovering your system
48
Recovery options on Windows®7.................................................................48
Using the Recovery Partition . ....................................................................48
Recovery options on Windows®8.................................................................50
Resetting your PC............................................................................................50
Recovering from a system image file.......................................................51
Removing everything and reinstalling Windows.................................53
Appendices
Notices..................................................................................................................54
ASUS contact information.............................................................................61
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About this manual
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This manual provides information about the hardware and software
features of your PC , organized through the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
This chapter details the hardware components of your PC .
Chapter 2: Using your PC
This chapter provides you with information on using your PC .
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8
This chapter provides an overview of using Windows® 8 in your
PC .
Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet
This chapter provides information on connecting your PC to a
wired or Wi-Fi network.
Chapter 5: Recovering your system
This chapter provides recovery options for your PC .
Appendices
This section includes notices and safety statements for your PC .
NOTE:
The user manual is located in the following folder in your PC:
• For 64-bit Windows® 8 OS: Program Files(X86)/ASUS/eManual
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Conventions used in this manual
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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 certain tasks and
prevent damage to your PC's data and components.
Typography
Bold text
Indicates a menu or an item to select.
Italic
This indicates sections that you can refer
to in this manual.
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Safety information
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Your EeeBox PC is designed and tested to meet the latest standards
of safety for information technology equipment. However, to
ensure your safety, it is important that you read the following safety
instructions.
Setting up your system
• Read and follow all instructions in the documentation before you
operate your system.
• Do not use this product near water or a heated source such as a
radiator.
• Set up the system on a stable surface with the provided stand.
Never use the system alone without the stand.
• Openings on the chassis are for ventilation. Do not block or cover
these openings. Make sure you leave plenty of space around the
system for ventilation. Never insert objects of any kind into the
ventilation openings.
• Use this product in environments with ambient temperatures
between 0˚C and 35˚C.
• If you use an extension cord, make sure that the total ampere
rating of the devices plugged into the extension cord does not
exceed its ampere rating.
Care during use
• Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it.
• Do not spill water or any other liquids on your system.
• When the system is turned off, a small amount of electrical
current still flows. Always unplug all power, modem, and network
cables from the power outlets before cleaning the system.
• If you encounter the following technical problems with the
product, unplug the power cord and contact a qualified service
technician or your retailer.
•
The power cord or plug is damaged.
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•
•
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Liquid has been spilled into the system.
The system does not function properly even if you follow
the operating instructions.
The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged.
The system performance changes.
Lithium-Ion Battery Warning
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.
LASER PRODUCT WARNING
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
NO DISASSEMBLY
The warranty does not apply to the products that
have been disassembled by users
DO NOT throw the PC in municipal waste. This product has been
designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This
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
technical support services for product recycling.
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Package contents
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Stand (optional)
VESA mount and Screw
pack (optional)
Remote receiver
(optional)
Antenna
Mini jack to S/PDIF
adapter
AC adapter
Power cord
Warranty card
Quick Installation
Guide (QIG)
Remote control
(optional)
NOTES:
• Actual product specifications may vary with territories.
• If the device or its components fail or malfunction during
normal and proper use within the warranty period, bring the
warranty card to the ASUS Service Center for replacement of
the defective components.
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Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
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Getting to know your PC
Front view
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Memory card slot
The built-in memory card reader enables your PC to read
and write data to and from MMC/SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
Power switch
The power switch allows powering ON and OFF the system.
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BIOS Reset key
Before booting up the system, insert a straightened paper
clip into this hole to enter the BIOS.
USB 3.0 ports
These USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports provide a transfer
rate of up to 5Gbit/s and are backward compatible with
USB2.0.
USB 2.0 ports
The USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports are compatible
with USB 2.0/1.1 devices such as keyboards, mouse
devices, cameras, and hard disk drives. USB allows many
devices to run simultaneously on a single computer, with
some peripheral acting as additional plug-in sites or hubs.
Microphone jack
The microphone jack is designed to connect the
microphone used for video conferencing, voice narrations,
or simple audio recordings.
Headphone/Audio (S/PDIF) Out jack
The stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) is used to connect
the system’s audio out signal to amplified speakers or
headphones.
NOTE: For S/PDIF Out function, use the optional mini jack to
S/PDIF adapter to connect to your amplifier.
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Rear view
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Wireless antenna jack
The jack is used to connect the supplied wireless antenna
to enhance wireless signal reception.
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HDMI port
The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) port
supports a Full-HD device such as an LCD TV or monitor to
allow viewing on a larger external display.
USB 2.0 ports
The USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports are compatible
with USB 2.0/1.1 devices such as keyboards, mouse
devices, cameras, and hard disk drives. USB allows many
devices to run simultaneously on a single computer, with
some peripheral acting as additional plug-in sites or hubs.
LAN port
The eight-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports a standard Ethernet
cable for connection to a local network.
Display (Monitor) Output
The 15-pin D-sub monitor port supports a standard VGAcompatible device such as a monitor or projector to allow
viewing on a larger external display.
Power input (DC 19V)
The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC
power for use with this jack. Power supplied through this
jack supplies power to the PC. To prevent damage to the
PC, always use the supplied power adapter.
WARNING! The power adapter may become warm to hot when in
use. Do not cover the adapter and keep it away from your body.
Kensington® lock port
The Kensington® lock port allows you to secure your PC
using Kensington® compatible PC security products.
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Chapter 2: Using your PC
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Positioning your PC
Mounting your PC on the stand
To mount your PC on the stand:
1. Locate the mounting hole at the bottom of your PC.
2. Align the stand’s mounting hole with the mounting hole on
your PC, then secure it in place with the stand screw.
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Stand screw
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your PC is mounted on its stand before
placing it on a stable and flat surface.
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Installing your PC to a monitor
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To install your PC to a monitor:
1. Secure the VESA mount to your monitor with four screws
bundled with your VESA mount kit.
NOTE: Your monitor must comply with VESA75 or VESA100
standard.
2
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2. Place your PC onto the VESA mount noting the correct
alignment, and secure the PC to the VESA mount from below
with the stand screw.
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2
3
NOTE: Make sure that the ASUS trademark on the rotation wheel of
the VESA mount is set to its customary position when putting in the
PC so that the machine can rotate properly.
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3. The VESA mount is designed for you to rotate the PC so to use
the front and rear I/O ports at convenient angles. To turn the PC
secured in the VESA mount, press the lever switch at the bottom
of the VESA mount to unlock the wheel. Then turn according to
preference.
3
1
2
IMPORTANT!
• Set the rotation wheel upright when the system is in use.
• Please take note of the cables connected to the PC while
operating the rotation wheel. To prevent hazards from
loosened cables, the wheel is designed to rotate no more
than 90° clock/ counterclock-wise.
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Using your PC
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Connecting to an external display
Connect one end of an HDMI or a VGA cable to an external display,
and the other end of the cable to your PC’s HDMI or VGA port.
Connecting to a USB
device
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Connect USB devices like
wired/wireless keyboards,
mouse devices, and printers
to the USB ports on your PC.
NOTE: The keyboard
varies with country or
region.
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Connecting the wireless antenna
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Connect the wireless antenna to your PC to enhance the wireless
signal. Ensure that the wireless antenna is in an upright position (90o
angle) to get the best wireless reception.
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Turning your PC on
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NOTES:
• When your PC is not in use, unplug the power adapter or
switch off the power button to save on power consumption.
• Adjust the power management settings in the Window®
Control Panel. This is to ensure that your PC is set to a low
power consumption mode and is fully operational at the
same time.
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Configuring the audio output via an HDMI device
If you want to use a high-definition TV as an audio output device,
connect it to the Home Theater PC and follow the steps below to
configure the audio settings.
To configure the audio output via an HDMI device:
1. Do any of the following based on your PC’s operating system.
On Windows® 7
Right-click the Volume
Mixer icon on the Windows®
notification area and click
Playback devices.
On Windows® 8
a) From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop
Mode.
NOTE: For more details, refer to the section Start screen under Using
Windows® 8.
b) Right-click the Volume Mixer icon
on the Windows® taskbar and
click Playback devices.
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2. From the Playback screen,
select Digital Audio
(HDMI).
3. Click Configure and the
Speaker Setup window
pops up.
4. Select Stereo and click
Next.
5. Tick the Front left and
right option, and click
Next.
6. Click Finish to exit the
speaker setup.
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Chapter 3: Working with
Windows® 8
NOTE: The operating system varies with country or region.
System requirements
To facilitate a smoother transition from your previous operating
system, read the system requirements below before upgrading to
Windows® 8:
Processor
1GHz or faster
RAM
1GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space
16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card
Microsoft DirectX9 graphics device with
WDDM driver
Screen resolution
1024 x 768 for Windows® apps
1366 x 768 for Snap feature
NOTE: For updates on these system requirements, visit
http://www.windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/faq
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Starting for the first time
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When you start your computer for the first time, a series of screens
appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your
Windows® 8 operating system.
To start for the first time:
1. Turn your computer on. Wait for a few minutes until the setup
screen appears.
2. Carefully read the license terms. Tick I accept the license terms
for using Windows and click Accept.
3. Follow the next onscreen instructions to configure the following
basic items:
• Personalize
• Settings
4. Once you are done configuring the basic items, the Windows® 8
video tutorial appears. Watch this tutorial to learn more about
Windows® 8 functionalities.
5. The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your
user account.
Windows® 8 lock screen
The Windows®8 lock screen may appear when your PC enters the
Windows®8 operating system. To proceed, tap on the lock screen or
press any key on your PC 's keyboard.
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Windows® UI
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The Windows® User interface (UI) is the tile-based display used in
Windows® 8. It includes the following features you can use while
working on your PC.
Start Screen
The Start Screen appears after successfully signing in to your user
account. It helps organize all the programs and applications you
need in just one place.
User account
live tiles
Zoom in/out
button for live tiles
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Windows® apps
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These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiledformat for easy access.
IMPORTANT! A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher is
required to run Windows® apps.
NOTE: Some apps require signing in to your Microsoft account
before they are fully launched.
Hotspots
Onscreen hotspots allow you to launch programs and access the
settings of your PC. The functions in these hotspots can be activated
using your mouse.
Hotspots on a running app
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Hotspots on the Start screen
NOTE: Refer to the next page for the Hotspots’ functions.
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Hotspot
Action
upper left corner
Hover your mouse pointer 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 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 then tap on the
running app’s thumbnail to go back to that app.
Hover your mouse pointer then click on the
recent app’s thumbnail to go back to that app.
top
Hover your mouse pointer 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
Snap feature under Working with Windows®
apps.
upper and lower
right corner
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Hover your mouse pointer to launch the Charm
bar.
Working with Windows® apps
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Use your PC’s keyboard or mouse to launch and customize your
apps.
Launching apps
•
Position your mouse pointer on an app then left-click once to
launch it.
•
Press
twice then use the arrow keys to browse through
the apps. Press
to launch your selected app.
Customizing apps from the Start screen
You can move, resize, or unpin apps from the Start screen using the
following steps.
Moving apps
To move an app, point and drag it to a new location.
Resizing apps
Right-click the app to activate its settings bar then tap
.
Unpinning apps
To unpin an app from the Start screen, right-click on the app to
activate its settings bar then tap
.
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Closing apps
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From the running app’s screen, press
.
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
Right-click on the Start screen or press
Apps icon.
, and click the All
Pinning more apps 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. Click on the
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icon.
Charm bar
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The Charm 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 PC.
Charm Bar
Launching the Charm bar
NOTE: When called out, the Charm bar initially appears as a set of
white icons. The image above shows how the Charm bar looks like
once activated.
Use your PC’s mouse or keyboard to launch the Charm bar:
•
Move your mouse pointer on the upper or lower right corner of
the screen.
•
Press
.
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Inside the Charm bar
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Search
This tool allows you to look for files, applications, or
programs in your 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 PC such as an external display or
printer.
Settings
This tool allows you to access the PC settings of your PC.
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Snap feature
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The Snap feature displays two apps side-by-side, allowing you to
work or switch between apps.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your PC’s screen resolution is set to 1366 x
768 pixels or higher before using the Snap feature.
Using Snap
Snap bar
Perform the following steps to activate Snap using your PC’s mouse
or keyboard.
Using your mouse
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.
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Using your keyboard
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1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2. Press
.
3. To switch between apps, press
.
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
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Activates the Lock screen
Minimizes the Internet Explorer window
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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Turning your PC off
You can shut down your PC in the following scenarios:
English
> Shut down
•
from the Charm bar then tap
Tap
to do a normal shutdown.
•
From the log-in screen, tap
•
If your PC is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for
at least four (4) seconds until your PC turns off.
> Shut down.
Putting your PC to sleep
To put your PC on Sleep mode, press the Power button once.
Entering the BIOS Setup
BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware
settings that are needed for system startup in the PC.
In normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most
conditions to ensure optimal performance. Do not change the
default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances:
• An error message appears on the screen during the system
bootup and requests you to run the BIOS Setup.
• You have installed a new system component that requires further
BIOS settings or update.
WARNING! Inappropriate BIOS settings may result to instability
or boot failure. We strongly recommend that you change the BIOS
settings only with the help of a trained service personnel.
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Quickly enter the BIOS
Windows® 8 boot time is quite fast, so we developed the following
three ways for you to quickly access the BIOS:
• Before booting up the system, insert a straightened paper clip
into the BIOS Reset key.
X
BIOS Reset key
• Press the power button for at least four seconds to shut down
your PC, then press the power button again to turn your PC back
on, and press <F2> during POST.
• When your PC is off, disconnect the power cord from your PC’s
power connector. Reconnect the power cord and press the
power button to turn on your PC. Press <F2> during POST.
NOTE: POST (Power-On Self Test) is a series of software controlled
diagnostic tests that run when you turn on your PC.
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Chapter 4: Connecting to the
Internet
Access emails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social
networking sites on or from your PC using wireless/Wi-Fi or wired
connection.
Connecting on Windows® 7
Wireless connection
1. Click the wireless network icon
area.
in the Windows® notification
WARNING! For security concerns, DO NOT connect to an unsecured
network.
2. Select the wireless access point you
want to connect to from the list and click
Connect to build the connection.
NOTES: If you cannot find the desired
access point, click the Refresh icon
on the upper right corner to refresh and
search in the list again.
4. When connecting, you may have to enter a password.
5. After a connection has been established, the connection is
shown on the list.
6. You can see the wireless network icon
area.
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in the Notification
Wired connection
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1. Use a network (RJ-45) cable to connect your PC to a DSL/cable
modem or a local area network (LAN).
DSL/Cable Modem
X
Modem
RJ-45 cable
LAN
X
RJ-45 cable
LAN
2. Configure a dynamic IP/PPPoE or static IP network connection.
NOTE: For more details, refer to the next sections.
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Configuring a dynamic IP / PPPoE network connection
English
To configure a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection:
in the
1. Click the network icon
Windows® Notification area and
select Open Network and Sharing
Center.
2. Click Change adapter
settings in the left blue
pane.
3. Right-click Local Area
Connection and select
Properties.
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4. Click Internet Protocol
Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and
click Properties.
5. Click Obtain an IP address
automatically and click OK.
NOTE: Continue to the next steps if you are using PPPoE
connection.
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6. Return to the Network
and Sharing Center and
then click Set up a new
connection or network.
7. Select Connect to the
Internet and click Next.
8. Select Broadband (PPPoE)
and click Next.
9. Enter your User name and,
Password, and Connection
name. Click Connect.
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10. Click Close to finish the
configuration.
11. Click the network icon in the
taskbar and click the connection
you just created.
12. Enter your user name and password.
Click Connect to connect to the
Internet.
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Configuring a static IP network connection
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To configure a static IP network connection:
1. Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the
previous section Configuring
a dynamic IP/PPPoE network
connection.
2
Click Use the following IP
address.
3. Enter the IP address, Subnet
mask and Gateway from your
service provider.
4. If needed, enter the preferred
DNS Server address and
alternative address.
5. When done, click OK.
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Connecting on Windows® 8
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Wi-Fi connection
1. Launch the Charm bar from the Start screen or from any
application mode.
NOTE: For details, refer to the section Charm bar under Working with
Windows® apps.
Charm Bar
2. From the Charm bar, select Settings and click the network icon
.
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3. Select the wireless network that you want to connect to from
the list.
4. Click Connect.
NOTE: You may be prompted to enter a security key to connect to a
secured wireless network.
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1. Use a network (RJ-45) cable to connect your PC to a DSL/cable
modem or a local area network (LAN).
DSL/Cable Modem
X
Modem
RJ-45 cable
LAN
X
LAN
RJ-45 cable
2. Configure a dynamic IP/PPPoE or static IP network connection.
To do this, follow these steps:
a) From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop
Mode.
b) From the Windows® taskbar, right-click the network icon
and click Open Network and Sharing Center.
3. From the Open Network and Sharing Center screen, click
Change Adapter settings.
4. Right-click on your LAN and select Properties.
5. Follow steps 4 to 12 on the section Configuring a dynamic
IP/PPPoE network connection or Configuring a static IP network
connection under Connecting on Windows 7.
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Chapter 5: Recovering your
system
Recovery options on Windows®7
Using the Recovery Partition
The Recovery Partition quickly restores your PC’s software to its
original working state. Before using the Recovery Partition, copy
your data files (such as Outlook PST files) to USB storage devices or
to a network drive and make note of any customized configuration
settings (such as network settings).
The Recovery Partition is a reserved space on your hard disk drive
used to restore the operating system, drivers, and utilities installed
on your PC at the factory.
Recovering the OS to the factory default partition (F9
Recovery)
WARNING! DO NOT delete the partition named “RECOVERY.” The
recovery partition is created at the factory and cannot be restored by
the user if deleted. Take your system to an authorized ASUS service
center if you have problems with the recovery process.
To recover the OS to the factory default partition (F9 Recovery):
1. Press <F9> during bootup.
2. Select Windows setup [EMS Enabled] when this item appears
and press [Enter].
3. Select the language and click Next.
4. Select Recover the OS to the Default Partition and click Next.
5. The factory default partition will be displayed. Click Next.
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6. Data on the default partition will be cleared. Click Recover to
start the system recovery.
NOTE: You will lose all your data on the selected partition. Ensure
that you back up your important data.
7. When the recovery is completed successfully, click Reboot to
restart the system.
Backing up the factory default environment data to a USB
drive (F9 Backup)
To back up the factory default environment data to a USB drive
(F9 Backup):
1. Repeat steps 1–4 from the previous section.
2. Select Backup the Factory Environment to a USB Drive and
click Next.
3. Connect a USB storage device to your PC to start the Factory
Default Environment backup.
NOTE: The required size of the connected USB storage device
should be larger than 15GB. The actual size may vary with your PC
model.
4. Select a desired USB storage device if more than one USB
storage device is connected to your EeeTop PC/EeeBox PC and
click Next.
NOTE: If there is already a partition with proper size in the selected
USB storage device (for example, a partition that has been used as the
backup partition), the system will show this partiton automatically
and reuse it for backup.
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5. Based on the different situations in the previous step, data on
the selected USB storage device or on the selected partition will
be cleared. Click Backup to start backup.
You will lose all your data on the selected USB storage device or on
the selected partition. Ensure that you back up your important data.
6. When backing up the factory default environment is completed
successfully, click Reboot to restart the system.
Recovery options on Windows®8
Resetting your PC
This option restores your PC to its factory default settings.
IMPORTANT! Back up all your data before using this option.
To reset your PC:
1. Press <F9> during POST.
IMPORTANT! To go through POST, follow any of the two ways
described in the section Quickly enter the BIOS in Chapter 3.
2. From the screen, click Troubleshoot.
3. Select Reset your PC.
4. Click Next.
5. Select Only the drive where the Windows is installed.
6. Select Just remove my files.
7. Click Reset.
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Recovering from a system image file
English
You can create a USB recovery drive and use this to recover your PC’s
settings.
Creating a USB recovery drive
IMPORTANT! Your USB storage device must have at least 8GB
available space or as stated on your setup screen.
WARNING! All files on your USB storage device will be permanently
deleted during the process. Before you proceed, ensure that you back
up all your important data.
To create a USB recovery drive:
1. Launch the Control Panel from the All Apps screen.
NOTE: For details, refer to Launching the All Apps screen under
Working with Windows® apps.
2. From the Control Panel’s System and Security, click Find and fix
problems.
3. Click Recovery > Create
a recovery drive.
4. Click Next.
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5. Select the USB storage
device where you want to
copy the recovery files.
6. Click Next.
7. Click Create. Wait for a
while for the process to
complete.
8. When the process is
completed, click Finish.
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Removing everything and reinstalling Windows
English
Restoring your PC to its original factory settings can be done using
the Remove everything and reinstall option in PC Settings. Refer
to the steps below to use this option.
IMPORTANT! Back up all your data before using this option.
NOTE: This process may take a while to complete.
1. Launch the Charm bar.
2. Click Settings > Change PC Settings > General.
3. Scroll down to view the Remove everything and reinstall
Windows option. Under this option, click Get Started.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the reinstallation
and reset process.
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Appendices
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Notices
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
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 the detailed recycling information in different regions.
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.
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• 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 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 manufacturer’s 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
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radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to 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.
CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the grantee of this device could void the user’s authority to operate
the equipment.
RF exposure warning
This equipment must be installed and operated in accordance with
provided instructions and the antenna(s) used for this transmitter
must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20
cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. End-users and
installers must be provide with antenna installation instructions
and transmitter operating conditions 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:
•
•
•
•
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 according to [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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France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands
English
Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst
case maximum authorized power indoors are:
• 10mW for the entire 2.4 GHz band (2400 MHz–2483.5 MHz)
• 100mW for frequencies between 2446.5 MHz and 2483.5 MHz
NOTE: Channels 10 through 13 inclusive operate in the band 2446.6
MHz to 2483.5 MHz.
There are few possibilities for outdoor use: On private property or on
the private property of public persons, use is subject to a preliminary
authorization procedure by the Ministry of Defense, with maximum
authorized power of 100mW in the 2446.5–2483.5 MHz band. Use
outdoors on public property is not permitted.
In the departments listed below, for the entire 2.4 GHz band:
• Maximum authorized power indoors is 100mW
• Maximum authorized power outdoors is 10mW
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:
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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
70
Haute Saône
71
Saône et Loire 75
Paris
82
Tarn et Garonne
84
Vaucluse
88
Vosges
89
Yonne
90
Territoire de
Belfort
94
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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.art-telecom.fr)
NOTE: Your WLAN Card transmits less than 100mW, but more than
10mW.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for
radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the
Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of
Communications.
This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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.
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CE Mark Warning
English
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.
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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
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ENERGY STAR complied product
English
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
products.
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ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Address
Telephone Fax E-mail
Web site
Technical Support
Telephone Online support
English
ASUS contact information
15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259
+886-2-2894-3447
+886-2-2890-7798
info@asus.com.tw
www.asus.com.tw
+86-21-38429911
support.asus.com
ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America)
Address
Telephone
Fax
Web site
Technical Support
Telephone Support fax
Online support
800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA
+1-812-282-3777
+1-510-608-4555
usa.asus.com
+1-812-282-2787
+1-812-284-0883
support.asus.com
ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria)
Address
Fax
Web site
Online contact
Technical Support
Telephone
Support Fax
Online support
Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany
+49-2102-959911
www.asus.de
www.asus.de/sales
+49-1805-010923*
+49-2102-9599-11*
support.asus.com
* EUR 0.14/minute from a German fixed landline; EUR 0.42/minute from a
mobile phone.
Manufacturer
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Tel:
+886-2-2894-3447
Address:
No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112,
TAIWAN R.O.C
Authorised
ASUSTeK Computer GmbH
representative in Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN,
Europe
GERMANY
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