English
User Manual
ET232 Series
ET2321I
ET2322I
English
E9051
Revised Edition V2
March 2014
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Table of Contents
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About this manual................................................................................................................................................. 5
Conventions used in this manual........................................................................................................................ 6
Icons............................................................................................................................................................................... 6
Typography.................................................................................................................................................................. 6
Safety information................................................................................................................................................. 7
Setting up your system........................................................................................................................................... 7
Care during use.......................................................................................................................................................... 7
Sound Pressure Warning......................................................................................................................................... 8
TV Tuner (on selected models)............................................................................................................................. 8
Adapter......................................................................................................................................................................... 8
DC Fan Warning.......................................................................................................................................................... 8
Package contents................................................................................................................................................... 9
Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
Getting to know your All-in-One PC................................................................................................................ 10
Front view..................................................................................................................................................................... 10
Rear view...................................................................................................................................................................... 12
Bottom view (without the stand)........................................................................................................................ 14
Right side view........................................................................................................................................................... 16
Chapter 2: Using your All-in-One PC
Assembling the base of your All-in-One PC.................................................................................................. 17
Positioning your All-in-One PC.......................................................................................................................... 17
Setting up your All-in-One PC........................................................................................................................... 18
Connecting a wired keyboard and mouse....................................................................................................... 18
Connecting a wireless keyboard and mouse.................................................................................................. 18
Powering on your All-in-One PC.......................................................................................................................... 19
Using the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu........................................................................................................ 20
Using touch screen panel gestures on Windows® 8.1............................................................................... 22
Setting up a secondary display via the HDMI-output port..................................................................... 25
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8.1
Starting for the first time..................................................................................................................................... 27
Windows® 8.1 lock screen.................................................................................................................................... 27
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Windows® UI............................................................................................................................................................. 28
Start screen.................................................................................................................................................................. 28
Windows® apps.......................................................................................................................................................... 28
Hotspots....................................................................................................................................................................... 29
Start button................................................................................................................................................................. 31
Customizing your Start screen.............................................................................................................................. 33
Working with Windows® apps............................................................................................................................ 34
Launching apps.......................................................................................................................................................... 34
Customizing apps...................................................................................................................................................... 34
Accessing All Apps.................................................................................................................................................... 35
Charms bar................................................................................................................................................................... 37
Snap feature................................................................................................................................................................ 39
Other keyboard shortcuts................................................................................................................................... 40
Turning off your All-in-One PC.......................................................................................................................... 41
Putting your ASUS All-in-One PC on sleep mode....................................................................................... 41
Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet
Setting up a Wi-Fi connection in Windows® 8.1.......................................................................................... 42
Wired connection...................................................................................................................................................... 44
Setting up a Bluetooth Wireless Connection............................................................................................... 45
Chapter 5: Recovering your system
Entering the BIOS Setup...................................................................................................................................... 47
Quickly enter the BIOS............................................................................................................................................. 47
Recovering your system...................................................................................................................................... 48
Resetting your PC...................................................................................................................................................... 48
Recovering from a system image file................................................................................................................. 49
Removing everything and reinstalling Windows........................................................................................... 50
Appendices
Notices....................................................................................................................................................................... 51
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About this manual
English
This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your All-in-One
PC.
Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
This chapter details the hardware components of your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 2: Using your All-in-One PC
This chapter provides you with information on using your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8.1
This chapter provides an overview of using Windows® 8.1 in your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet
This chapter provides information on connecting your All-in-One PC to a wired or Wi-Fi
network.
Chapter 5: Recovering your system
This chapter provides recovery options for your All-in-One PC.
Appendices
This section includes notices and safety statements for your All-in-One PC.
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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 tasks and prevent damage to your All-in-One 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 All-in-One PC.
Use the touchscreen.
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.
All illustrations and screenshots in this manual are for reference only. Actual product
specifications and software screen images may vary with location. Visit the ASUS
website at www.asus.com for the latest information.
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Safety information
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Your All-in-One PC is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for information
technology e•uipment. 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.
Openings on the chassis are for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Ensure
that 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 40˚C.
• If you use an extension cord, ensure 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 li•uids on your system.
• When the system is turned off, a small amount of electrical current still remains in the
product. Always unplug all power, modem, and network cables from the power outlets
before cleaning the system.
• The touch screen re•uires periodic cleaning to perform at optimal touch sensitivity. Keep
the screen clean from foreign objects or excessive dust accumulation. To clean the screen:
-- Turn off the system and disconnect the power cord from the wall.
-- Spray a small amount of household glass cleaner on the supplied cleaning cloth and
gently wipe the surface of the screen.
-- Do not spray the cleaner directly on the screen.
-- Do not use an abrasive cleaner or a coarse cloth when cleaning the screen.
• If you encounter the following technical problems with the product, unplug the power cord
and contact a •ualified service technician or your retailer.
-- The power cord or plug is damaged.
-- Li•uid 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.
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Sound Pressure Warning
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Excessive sound pressure from earphones or headphones can cause hearing loss or permanent
damage to hearing. Increasing the volume and e•ualizer beyond default levels increases the
output voltage and sound pressure produced by the earphones or headphones.
TV Tuner (on selected models)
Note to CATV System Installer—This reminder is provided to call the CATV systems installer’s
attention to Section 820-93 of the National Electric Code, which provides guidelines for
proper grounding and, in particular, specify that the Coaxial cable shield be connected to the
grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Adapter
1. Adapter specifications
Input voltage: 100–240Vac
Input fre•uency: 50–60Hz
Rating output current: 90W (19V, 4.74A)
Rating output voltage: 19Vdc
2. It is recommended that the power socket is in close proximity to the All-in-One PC.
DC Fan Warning
Please note that the DC fan is a moving part and can cause harm when used improperly. Keep
away from the fan when using the product.
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Package contents
ET2321I
ET2322I
ET2321I
ET2322I
All-in-One PC ET232 Series, stand, and screw
Wired/wireless keyboard (Optional)
Wired/wireless mouse (Optional)
Power cord
AC adapter
TV connector (Optional)
Warranty Card
KBM USB receiver dongle (Optional)
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Subwoofer (Optional)
•uick Start Guide
Remote Control (Optional)
NOTE: The keyboard, mouse, AC adapter, remote control, and KBM USB receiver dongle
illustrations are for reference only. Actual product specifications may vary according to location.
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Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
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Getting to know your All-in-One PC
Front view
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Digital microphone (Built-in)
This built-in digital microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations,
audio recordings, and multimedia applications.
Webcam
The built-in webcam with the built-in digital microphone allows you to start video
chats online.
Webcam LED
Indicates that the built-in webcam is enabled.
Digital microphone (on selected models)
This digital microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, audio
recordings, and multimedia applications.
NOTES:
•
This digital microphone is available on selected models only.
•
On selected models, Beam Forming is supported.
Remote control receiver
The remote control receiver receives the infrared signal from the remote control.
NOTE: The remote control receiver is available for models with the optional TV Tuner
card.
LCD display
The 23-inch LCD display features 16:9 widescreen IPS and full HD 1920 x 1080
resolution. Touch-enabled models support 10-point capacitive touch.
Power LED
Indicates power is on your All-in-One PC.
HDD LED
Indicates hard drive activity.
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Rear view
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Antenna socket (on selected models)
Connect standard indoor or outdoor male antenna connectors to receive over-the-air
broadcast TV signals.
NOTE: The antenna socket is available for models with the optional TV Tuner card.
Power input
The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack. To
prevent damage to the PC, always use the supplied power adapter.
WARNING! The power adapter may get warm or hot when in use. Do not cover the
adapter and keep it away from your body.
LAN port
This 8-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a local
network.
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HDMI Input Port
When using the HDMI-in mode, use the HDMI Input port for receiving video/audio
signals from another source such as a set-top-box or DVD player.
HDMI Output Port
Connect this port with devices e•uipped with an HDMI input port, such as an LCD
monitor or projector.
USB 3.0 port with Ai Charger II
This USB 3.0 (Universal Serial Bus 3.0) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and
are backward compatible to USB 2.0.
This port also comes with the Ai Charger II function that allows you to •uick-charge
compatible devices. To enable the Ai Charger II on your All-in-One PC, go to ASUS
Manager > Power > Ai Charger II. Select Enable then click Apply.
NOTE: To access ASUS Manager, double-click the ASUS Manager icon on the desktop
task bar.
USB 3.0 ports
These USB 3.0 (Universal Serial Bus 3.0) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s
and are backward compatible to USB 2.0.
USB 2.0 ports
This 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.
Subwoofer jack (on selected models)
The proprietary subwoofer jack is used to connect to the ASUS All-in-One PC
subwoofer. The subwoofer allows you to enjoy vibrant bass (low fre•uency) sounds in
your multimedia applications.
IMPORTANT! The subwoofer jack can ONLY be connected to All-in-One PC subwoofers
or sound devices by ASUS. DO NOT connect other devices to this jack. Doing so may
damage the device.
Kensington® security slot
The Kensington® security lock allows you to secure your PC using Kensington®
compatible PC security products.
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Bottom view (without the stand)
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USB 2.0 port
This 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.
6-in-1 Memory card reader
This All-in-One PC has a built-in memory card reader slot that supports MMC, SD,
SDHC, SDXC, MS, MS PRO cards.
Microphone jack
The microphone jack is designed to connect to a microphone used for video
conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recordings.
Headphone output
This combo jack supports speakers and headphones.
Mode button
Touch to switch the display signal source. When switched to HDMI-in, the All-in-One
PC can be used as a standard desktop LCD monitor.
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Menu down button
When adjusting the menu settings, press this button to move down to the menu
selections. You can also use this button to decrease the value of selected menu items
such as brightness, contrast, volume, etc.
MENU button
Press to display the menu. Press this button to enter/select the highlighted icon
(function) while the OSD is activated.
Menu up button
When adjusting the menu settings, press this button to move up to the menu
selections. You can also use this button to increase the value of selected menu items
such as brightness, contrast, volume, etc.
Power button
Press this button to turn on your All-in-One PC.
Audio speakers
The built-in audio speaker allows you to hear audio straight from the All-in-One PC.
The audio features of this All-in-One PC are software-controlled.
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Right side view
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Optical Disc Drive 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.
Optical Disk Drive electronic eject button
Press this button to eject the optical drive tray.
You can also eject the drive tray using your media player or by right-clicking the
optical drive icon in Windows File Explorer and clicking Eject.
Optical Drive
The built-in optical drive may support compact discs (CD), digital video discs (DVD),
and/or Blu-ray discs (BD), and recordable (R) or re-writable (RW) discs. Consult product
specifications for details on included optical drive.
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Chapter 2: Using your All-in-One PC
Assembling the base of your All-in-One PC
1. Place the All-in-One PC on a flat and
stable surface such as a table or desk.
screw
2. Align and attach the base to the stand.
Ensure that the stand is fitted firmly and
aligned properly to the base.
base
stand
NOTE: The stand fits to the base in one
orientation only.
3. Secure the base to the stand with the
bundled screw using a Phillips or a flat
screwdriver. You can also use a coin or
token.
NOTE: The illustration above are for reference only. The actual base of your AiO may vary
depending on the model but the installation steps remains the same.
Positioning your All-in-One PC
1. Place your All-in-One PC on a flat surface
such as a table or desk.
25O
-5O
2. Tilt the display to an angle between -5o to
25o.
IMPORTANT! Avoid adjusting the display to
an angle beyond the recommended values or
you may risk damaging the All-in-One PC.
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Setting up your All-in-One PC
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Connecting a wired keyboard and mouse
Connect the keyboard and the mouse to the USB
ports on the rear panel.
Connecting a wireless keyboard and mouse
1. Install batteries into the wireless keyboard
and mouse.
2. Connect the wireless dongle for keyboard
and mouse to a USB port.
3. You can begin using the wireless
keyboard and mouse.
NOTES:
• Reconnect the wireless keyboard and mouse with the wireless dongle if they lose connection.
Avoid using either devices alongside other wireless devices. Position the mouse and keyboard
at least 20 cm away from other wireless hardware to avoid interference.
• The illustrations above are for reference only. Actual hardware and specifications of the
optional wired or wireless keyboard and mouse vary.
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Powering on your All-in-One PC
Connect the supplied AC adapter to the DC IN jack on the rear panel ( 1, 2, and 3 ) and then
press the Power button on the front panel (4) of the All-in-One PC to power on the system.
WARNING! DO NOT connect the AC power cord to an AC outlet prior to connecting the DC plug
to the system. Doing so may damage the AC-DC adapter.
NOTE: For details on turning off your All-in-One PC, refer to the section Turning off your All-inOne PC in Working with Windows® 8.1.
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Using the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu
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The On Screen Display (OSD) menu will display when you:
1. Press the Menu button on the front panel.
2. Connect an HDMI cable to the rear HDMI input port.
Using the OSD Menu
To display the OSD menu, press the Menu button on the front panel. To navigate through the
OSD functions or modify OSD settings, press the Menu Up or Menu Down keys on the front
panel. To activate the selected function, press the Menu button again.
NOTE: Refer to the section Getting to know your All-in-One PC for the location of the front
panel buttons.
Panel Off
Press this button to switch off the display.
Color
-- Brightness: This setting can be adjusted using values between 0 to 100.
-- Contrast: This setting can be adjusted using values between 0 to 100.
-- Color Temp. : Four color modes are available - Cool, Normal, Warm, and User mode.
Image
-- Sharpness: This setting can be adjusted using values between 0 to 100.
-- Aspect Control: Select the aspect ratio to “Full” or “OverScan”. This setting is available
only when you use the All-in-One PC as a standard desktop LCD monitor.
-- Auto Adjust: Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) and the vertical position
(V-Position) of the display. This feature is available only when you use the All-in-One PC
as a standard desktop LCD monitor.
Input Select
-- PC: Displays video produced by the All-in-One PC.
-- HDMI: Display video input from the HDMI Input port.
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System Setup
-- OSD Setup:
1.
2.
3.
4.
H-Position - Adjusts the horizontal position of the OSD menu.
V-Position - Adjusts the vertical position of the OSD menu.
OSD Timeout - Sets the display duration of OSD menu from 10 to 120 seconds.
DDC/CI - Enables or disables the DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command
Interface).
-- Information: Displays resolution and refresh rate.
-- Language: Sets the OSD language.
-- All Reset: Resets all OSD settings to defaults.
Exit
Exit from the OSD menu.
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Using touch screen panel gestures on
Windows® 8.1
The gestures allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your ASUS All-in-One PC.
The functions can be activated by using the hand gestures to your ASUS All-in-One PC’s display
panel.
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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.
Top edge swipe
Finger slide
•
In the Start screen, swipe from the
top edge of the screen to view the
Customize 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.
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Bring together your two fingers on the
touch panel.
Spread apart your two fingers on the touch
panel.
Tap/Double tap
Tap/click and hold
• Tap an app to launch it.
• On Desktop mode, double-tap an item
to launch it.
• 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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Zoom in
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Swipe down
Swipe up from the Start screen to launch
the Apps screen.
Swipe down from the Apps screen to return
to the Start screen.
English
Swipe up
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Setting up a secondary display via the HDMIoutput port
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. From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop Mode.
NOTE: For more details, refer to the section Start screen under Using Windows® 8.1.
2. Right-click the Volume Mixer icon on the Windows® taskbar and
click Playback devices.
3. From the Playback screen, select Digital Audio
(HDMI).
4.Click Configure and the Speaker Setup window pops
up.
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5. Select Stereo and click Next.
6. Tick the Front left and right option, and click Next.
7.Click Finish to exit the speaker setup.
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Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8.1
Starting for the first time
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® 8.1 operating system.
To start for the first time:
1. Press the power button on your ASUS All-in-One PC. Wait for a few minutes until the setup
screen appears.
2. Pick a language to use on your ASUS All-in-One PC.
3. Carefully read the License Terms. Tick I accept these license terms for Windows and this
PC then click Accept.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions to configure the following basic items:
•
Personalize
•
Wireless
•
Settings
•
Sign in
5. After configuring the basic items, the Windows® 8.1 tutorial appears. Watch this to learn
more about Windows® 8.1 functionalities.
Windows® 8.1 lock screen
The Windows® 8.1 lock screen may appear when your ASUS All-in-One PC enters the Windows®
8.1 operating system. To proceed, tap/click on the lock screen or press any key on your ASUS
All-in-One PC's keyboard.
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Windows® UI
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The Window® User Interface (UI) is the tile-based display used in Windows® 8.1. It includes the
following features you can use while working on your ASUS All-in-One 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.
Windows® apps
These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiled-format for easy access.
NOTE: Some apps re•uire 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 your ASUS All-in-One PC settings.
The functions in these hotspots can be activated using your mouse.
Hotspots on a running app
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/click 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.
From a running app screen:
Hover your mouse pointer on the lower left corner then tap/click
to go back to the Start screen.
lower left corner
NOTE: You can also press
Start screen.
on your keyboard to go back to the
From the Start screen:
Hover your mouse pointer on the lower left corner then tap/click
to go back to that app.
Hover your mouse pointer until it changes to a hand icon. Drag then
drop the app to a new location.
top
upper and lower
right corner
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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.
Hover your mouse pointer to launch the charms bar.
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Start button
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Windows® 8.1 features the Start button that allows you to switch between the two most recent
apps that you opened. The Start button may be accessed from the Start screen, while on
Desktop mode, and on any app that is currently open onscreen.
Start button on the Start screen
NOTE: The actual color of your Start button varies depending on the display settings you chose for
your Start screen.
Hover your mouse pointer over the left corner of your Start screen or any
opened app to call out the Start button.
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Start button on Desktop mode
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Context menu
The context menu appears as a box filled with •uick access to some of the programs inside
Windows® 8.1 when you right-click on the Start button.
The context menu also includes the following shut down options for your ASUS All-in-One PC:
sign out, sleep, shut down, restart.
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Customizing your Start screen
English
Windows® 8.1 also enables you to customize your Start screen, allowing you to boot directly to
the Desktop mode and customize the arrangement of your apps onscreen.
To customize the settings of your Start screen:
1. Launch the Desktop.
2. Right-click anywhere on the taskbar, except on the Start button, to launch the pop-up
window.
3.Click Properties then select the Navigation tab to tick the Navigation and Start screen
options you want to use.
4.Tap/click Apply to save the new settings then exit.
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Working with Windows® apps
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Use your ASUS All-in-One PC’s touch screen panel or keyboard to launch and customize your
apps.
Launching apps
Tap an app to launch it.
1.Press
2.Press
twice then use the arrow keys to browse through the apps.
to launch your selected 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.
Resizing apps
Tap and hold the app tile to select and launch its settings bar. Tap
an app tile size.
then select
Unpinning apps
Tap and hold the app tile to select and launch its settings bar. Tap
unpin the selected app.
to
Closing apps
Swipe down from the top side of the running app then drag it down to the
bottom of the screen to close it.
From the running app’s screen, press
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Accessing All Apps
Aside from the apps already pinned on your Start screen, you can also open other applications
through the Apps screen.
NOTE: Actual apps shown onscreen may vary per model. The following screenshot is for reference
only.
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Launching the Apps screen
Launch the Apps screen using your ASUS All-in-One PC's touch screen panel or keyboard.
•
Swipe up from the Start screen to launch the Apps screen.
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On the Start screen, click the
From the Start screen, Press
button.
then press
.
Pinning more apps on the Start screen
You can pin more apps on the Start screen using your touch screen panel.
1. Launch the Apps screen.
2. Tap and hold the app to launch its settings bar then tap
selected app to the Start screen.
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The charms bar is a toolbar that can be triggered on the right side of your screen. It consists of
several charms that allow you to share applications and provide •uick access for customizing
the settings of your ASUS All-in-One PC.
Charms Bar
Launching the 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 ASUS All-in-One PC’s touch screen panel or keyboard to launch the charms bar.
Swipe the right edge of the screen.
Press
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Search
This charm allows you to look for files, applications, or programs in your ASUS
All-in-One PC.
Share
This charm allows you to share applications via social networking sites or email.
Start
This charm 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 charm allows you to access and share files with the devices attached to your
ASUS All-in-One PC such as an external display or printer.
Settings
This charm allows you to access the PC settings of your ASUS All-in-One 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 ASUS All-in-One PC’s screen resolution is set to 1366 x 768 pixels
or higher before using the Snap feature.
Snap bar
Using Snap
Perform the following steps to activate Snap using your ASUS All-in-One PC’s touch screen
panel or keyboard.
1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2. Tap and hold the app then drag it to the left or right side of the display panel.
3. Launch another app.
1. Launch the app you wish to snap.
2.Press
pane.
and the left or right arrow key to snap the app to the left or right
3. Launch another app. This app is automatically placed in the empty pane.
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Other keyboard shortcuts
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Using the keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help you launch applications
and navigate Windows® 8.1.
\
Switches between the Start screen and the last running app
Launches the desktop
Launches the This PC window on Desktop mode
Opens the File option from the Search charms
Opens the Share charms
Opens the Settings charms
Opens the Devices charms
Activates the Lock screen
Minimizes all currently active windows
Opens the Project pane
Opens the Everywhere option from the Search charms
Opens the Run window
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Opens Ease of Access Center
Opens the Settings option under the Search charms
Opens the context menu of the Start button
Launches the magnifier icon and zooms in your screen
Zooms out your screen
Opens the Narrator Settings
Turning off your All-in-One PC
Do either of the following to shut down your All-in-One PC:
the Charm bar then tap
> Shut down to do a normal
•
Tap from
shutdown.
•
From the log-in screen, tap
•
If your All-in-One PC is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at
least four (4) seconds until your All-in-One PC turns off.
> Shut down.
Putting your ASUS All-in-One PC on sleep mode
Activate sleep mode on your ASUS All-in-One PC or ASUS Portable AiO using either of the
following procedures:
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Press the power button once.
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Launch the Desktop mode 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: Connecting to the Internet
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Access emails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social networking sites on or from
your PC using wireless/Wi-Fi or wired connection.
Setting up a Wi-Fi connection in Windows® 8.1
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.
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.
Configuring your Wi-Fi bandwidth
To configure your Wi-Fi bandwidth:
1. Launch the Desktop mode then right-click on
on the taskbar.
2.Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
3. In the Network and Sharing Center window, select the Wi-Fi status beside Connections.
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3. In the Network and Sharing Center window, select the Wi-Fi status beside Connections.
4. In the Wi-Fi status window, select Properties > Configure to launch your current network
adapter’s properties.
5. In the your current network adapter properties window, select the Advanced tab.
6. In the Advanced tab, select Bandwidth Capability under the Property option then select
your preferred bandwidth setting by clicking on the drop-down box below Value.
7. Click OK to save and exit.
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Wired connection
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1. Use a network (RJ-45) cable to connect your ASUS All-in-One PC to a DSL/cable modem or
a local area network (LAN).
2. Turn on your computer.
3. Configure the necessary Internet connection settings.
NOTES:
• For more details, refer to the sections Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection
or Configuring a static IP network connection.
• Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for details or assistance in setting up your Internet
connection.
Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection
To configure a dynamic IP/PPPoE or static IP network connection:
1. From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop mode.
2. From the Windows® taskbar, right-click the network icon
and Sharing Center.
and click Open Network
3. From the Open Network and Sharing Center screen, click Change Adapter settings.
4. Right-click on your LAN and select Properties.
5. Click Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.
6. Click Obtain an IP address automatically and click OK.
NOTE: Continue to the next steps if you are using PPPoE connection.
7. Return to the Network and Sharing Center and then click Set up a new connection or
network.
8.Select Connect to the Internet and click Next.
9.Select Broadband (PPPoE) and click Next.
10. Enter your Username, Password, and Connection name. Click Connect.
11.Click Close to finish the configuration.
12. Click the network icon in the taskbar and click the connection you just created.
13. 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.
2Click 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.
Setting up a Bluetooth Wireless Connection
Bluetooth technology eliminates the need for cables for connecting to Bluetooth-enabled
devices. Examples of Bluetooth-enabled devices include Notebook PCs, Desktop PCs, and
mobile phones.
NOTE: If your All-in-One PC do not come with a built-in Bluetooth, you need to connect a USB
Bluetooth module in order to use Bluetooth.
To add a Bluetooth device in Windows® 8.1:
1. Double-click the Wireless Console icon in
the Windows notification area and select
the Bluetooth icon.
You can also press <FN>+<F2> until the
wireless LAN and Bluetooth are enabled.
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2. Click the Bluetooth logo on the System
Tray and select Add a Device from the
context menu .
3. In the PC settings window, click Add a
device to look for an available Bluetooth
devices.
4. Select a Bluetooth device from the list.
5. From the Bluetooth passcode, select Yes to confirm and pair the All-in-One PC with the
Bluetooth device.
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Chapter 5: Recovering your system
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.
Quickly enter the BIOS
Windows® 8.1 boot time is quite fast, so we developed these three ways for you to quickly
access the BIOS:
• When your All-in-One PC is off, press the power button for at least four (4) seconds to access
the BIOS directly.
• Press the power button for at least four (4) seconds to shut down your All-in-One PC, then
press the power button again to turn your All-in-One PC back on, and press <F2> during
POST.
• When your All-in-One PC is off, disconnect the power cord from your All-in-One PC’s power
connector. Reconnect the power cord and press the power button to turn on your All-inOne 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 All-in-One PC.
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Recovering your system
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Resetting your PC
The Reset your PC 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 bootup.
IMPORTANT! To go through POST, follow any of the ways described in the section •uickly 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
You can create a USB recovery drive and use this to recover your PC’s settings.
Creating a USB recovery drive
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.
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
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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 Charms 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
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 e•uipment 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 e•uipment generates,
uses and can radiate radio fre•uency 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 e•uipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the e•uipment 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 e•uipment and receiver.
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• Connect the e•uipment 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.
IMPORTANT! Outdoor operations in the 5.15~5.25GHz band is prohibited. This device has no
Ad-hoc capability for 5250~5350 and 5470~5725 MHz.
CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the guarantee of this
device could void the user’s authority to operate the e•uipment.
RF exposure warning
This e•uipment 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 provided with antenna
installation instructions and transmitter operating conditions for satisfying RF exposure
compliance.
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 e•uipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. To maintain compliance with IC RF exposure compliance re•uirements, 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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Canada, Industry Canada (IC) Notices
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003 and RSS-210.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may
cause undesired operation of the device.
Canada, avis d’Industry Canada (IC)
Cet appareil numéri•ue de classe B est conforme aux normes canadiennes ICES-003 et RSS-210.
Son fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) cet appareil ne doit pas
causer d’interférence et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, notamment les
interférences •ui peuvent a ecter son fonctionnement.
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 re•uirements as in [Article 3]
Protection re•uirements for health and safety as in [Article 3.1a]
Testing for electric safety according to [EN 60950]
Protection re•uirements 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]
CE Mark Warning
This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference,
in which case the user may be re•uired to take ade•uate measures.
CE marking for devices without wireless LAN/Bluetooth
The shipped version of this device complies with the re•uirements of the EEC directives
2004/108/EC “Electromagnetic compatibility” and 2006/95/EC “Low voltage directive”.
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CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth
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This e•uipment complies with the re•uirements of Directive 1999/5/EC of the European
Parliament and Commission from 9 March, 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications
E•uipment and mutual recognition of conformity.
is for class II device.
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
NO DISASSEMBLY
The warranty does not apply to the products that
have been disassembled by users
Lithium-Ion Battery Warning
CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace
only with the same or e•uivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
No Exposure to Li•uids
DO NOT expose to or use near li•uids, rain, or moisture. This product is not
waterproof or oil-proof.
This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical,
electronic e•uipment, 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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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 re•uirements.
Please refer to http://csr.asus.com/english/Compliance.htm for information disclosure based
on regulation re•uirements ASUS is complied with:
Japan JIS-C-0950 Material Declarations
EU REACH SVHC
Korea RoHS
Swiss Energy Laws
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ENERGY STAR complied product
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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 10 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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Manufacturer
Authorised
representative in
Europe
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ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Tel:
+886-2-2894-3447
Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN
ASUSTeK Computer GmbH
Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY
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