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How To Get Started

Begin to Use the Notebook

For a new user of this notebook, we would like to suggest you follow the illustrations below to begin to use the notebook.

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How to Use the Notebook Safely

If you are a beginner to the notebook, please read the following instructions to assure your own safety, and make yourself comfortable during the operations.

▶ Your work area should have enough illumination.

▶ Choose an ergonomic chair and have it adjusted for your height.

▶ Adjust the backrest to support your lower back comfortably when you are sitting upright.

▶ Place your feet flat on the floor with your knees bent to a 90 degrees.

▶ Adjust the angle/position of the LCD panel to have an optimal view.

▶ Use your notebook where you find easy to stay more comfortable position.

▶ Change your sitting posture often.

▶ Stretch and exercise your body regularly.

▶ Remember to take a break after working for a period of time.

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How to Manage Power Supply

This section provides users basic safety precautions to take when using an AC/DC adapter and battery power properly.

AC/DC Adapter

To safely and properly power on a notebook, it is strongly recommended to connect the supplied power adapter before turning it on for the first time. Below are some

Do's and Don'ts of an AC/DC adapter.

▶ DOs

• Use the adapter that shipped with your notebook only.

• Always be aware of heat coming from the in use AC/DC adapter.

• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.

▶ DON'Ts

• Use other adapter of other brand since it may damage the notebook or devices attached to it.

• Cover an in-use adapter since it can generate heat.

Battery Power

This notebook is equipped with a high-capacity Li-Polymer battery pack. The rechargeable Li-Polymer battery pack is an internal power source of the notebook.

Be aware of that this battery pack may not be replaced by users.

▶ Conserving Battery Power

Efficient battery power is critical to maintain normal operation. If the battery power is not managed well, the saved data and customized settings may be lost. To optimize battery life and avoid a sudden power loss, read the tips below:

• Suspend system operation if the system will be idle for a while or shorten the suspend timer’s time period.

• Turn off the system if you won’t be using it for a period of time.

• Disable unnecessary settings or remove idle peripherals.

• Connect an AC/DC adapter to the system whenever possible.

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▶ Charging the Battery Pack

The battery pack can be recharged while it is installed in the notebook. Please pay attention to the following tips before recharging the battery:

• If a charged battery pack is not available, save your work and close all running programs and shut down the system.

• Plug in an external AC/DC adapter.

• You can use the system, suspend system operation or shut down and turn off the system without interrupting the charging process.

• The Li-Polymer battery has no memory effect. It is unnecessary to discharge the battery before recharging. However, to optimize the life of battery, we suggest that consuming the battery power completely once a month is necessary.

• The actual charging time will be determined by the applications in use.

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How to Set Up Power Plan in Windows

Below steps show you how to save battery power for your notebook by using a power-saving plan. Follow the instructions below to adjust the power management settings in Windows OS:

Power Options in Windows OS allows you to control the power management features of your display, hard drive, and battery.

1. Drag the mouse cursor to the left corner of the screen and [Start] icon will show up. Right click the icon to show selection menu. Select [Control Panel] in the menu.

2. Click [System and Security].

3. Click [Power Options].

4. Then select a power plan that meets your personal needs.

5. The Power icon will present options. You can wake up your computer from power saving mode by clicking the power button.

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How to Use the Keyboard

This notebook provides a full functioned keyboard. To ensure that the keyboard will be functional properly, it is recommended to have the SCM application installed in your operating system.

Windows Key

You can find the Windws Logo key on the keyboard which is used to perform Windows-specific functions, such as opening the Start menu and launching the shortcut menu.

Switch Display

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Switch the display output mode between the LCD, external monitor and both.

Disable or Enable Touchpad

Enable or disable the touchpad function.

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Enter Sleep Mode

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Force the computer into sleep state (depending on the system configuration). Press the Power button to wake up the system from sleep state.

Adjust the Brightness Levels of the Display

Increase the LCD brightness.

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Decrease the LCD brightness.

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Adjust the Sound Levels of the Speakers

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Increase the built-in speaker’s volume.

Decrease the built-in speaker’s volume.

Mute the built-in speakers.

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Adjust the Brightness Levels of the Keyboard

Backlight LEDs

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Increase the brightness level of the keyboard backlight

LEDs.

Decrease the brightness level of the keyboard backlight

LEDs.

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Quick Launch Keys

Use the [Fn] combination keys on the keyboard to activate the specific applications or tools. With the help of these keys, users will be able to do work more efficiently.

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User Defined

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F4 key to launch the User Defined application.

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ECO Engine

(Power Saving)

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F5 key repeatedly to switch among various power saving modes provided by ECO Engine , or to turn this function off recurrently.

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Webcam

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F6 key to turn the Webcam function on. Press again to turn it off.

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Shift

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F7 key to switch among Sport / Comfort / Green modes and shift the performance.

• This function will only be activated when AC Power is plugged-in, and the default setting is Sport mode.

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Airplane mode

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True Color

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F10 key repeatedly to turn Airplane mode on or off recurrently.

• For flight safety consideration, it is always recommended to turn Airplane mode on when you are in flight.

• Refer to the Airplane mode switch icon under [ Start/

Settings/ Change PC Settings/ Network / Airplane mode] on the desktop to check the device status.

• This notebook may be pre-installed the True Color application. With this application, users can select various color settings for the best viewing experience.

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the Z key to launch the True Color application.

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True Color

Selections

• Press and hold the Fn key, and then press the change different view modes.

A key to

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What is Touchpad

The touchpad integrated in your notebook is a pointing device that is compatible with standard mouse, allowing you to control the notebook by pointing the location of the cursor on the screen .

▶ Configuring the Touchpad

You can customize the pointing device to meet your personal needs. For example, if you are a left-handed user, you may want to swap the functions of the two buttons. In addition, you can change the size, shape, moving speed and other advanced features of the cursor on the screen.

To configure the touchpad, you can use the standard Microsoft or IBM PS/2 driver in your Windows operating system. The Mouse Properties in Control

Panel allows you to change the configuration.

▶ Positioning and Moving

Place your finger on the touchpad (usually using the forefinger), and the rectangular pad will act as a miniature duplicate of your display. When you move your fingertip across the pad, the cursor on the screen will move simultaneously to the same direction. When your finger reaches the edge of the pad, lift your finger and place it on a proper location of the touchpad to continue the movement.

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▶ Point and Click

When you have moved and placed the cursor over an icon, a menu item or a command that you want to execute, simply tap slightly on the touchpad or press the left button to select. This procedure, called as point and click is the basics of operating your notebook. Unlike the traditional pointing device such as the mouse, the whole touchpad can act as a left button, so that your each tap on the touchpad is equivalent to pressing the left button. Tapping twice more rapidly on the touchpad is to execute a double-click.

▶ Drag and Drop

You can move files or objects in your notebook by using drag-and-drop. To do so, place the cursor on the desired item and slightly tap twice on the touchpad, and then keep your fingertip in contact with the touchpad on the second tap.

Now, you can drag the selected item to the desired location by moving your finger on the touchpad, and then lift your finger from the touchpad to drop the item into place. Alternately, you can press and hold the left button when you select an item, and then move your finger to the desired location; finally, release the left button to finish the drag-and-drop operation.

What is Hard Disk Drive

This notebook is equipped with a large-capacity 2.5" HDD. It is usually used to install the operating system and software applications. Do not remove or install the hard disk drive when the notebook is turned on. The replacement of HDD should be operated by an authorized retailer or a service representative.

What is Solid State Drive

This notebook may be equipped with a Solid State Drive (SSD). The solid state drive is a storage device that stores data on solid state flash memory. Do not remove or install the SSD when the notebook is turned on. The replacement of SSD should be operated by an authorized retailer or a service representative.

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How to Use Optical Disc Drive

This notebook may be equipped with an optical disc drive. Follow the instructions below to insert a disc. Devices shown here are for reference only.

1. Confirm that the notebook is turned on.

2. Press the eject button on the panel and the disc tray will slide out partially.

3. Gently pull the tray out until fully extended.

4. Place the disc in the tray and confirm the disc is placed correctly and securely.

Slightly press the center of the disc to secure it into place.

5. Push the tray back into the drive.

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How to Connect the Internet

Wireless LAN

Wireless LAN is a wireless broadband connection that allows you to connect to the internet without using any cables. Please follow the instructions below to set up a

Wireless LAN connection.

▶ Turning Airplane mode off

For flight safety consideration, it is always recommended to turn Airplane mode on when you are in flight. When Airplane mode is enabled, Wireless LAN connection and Bluetooth will be turned off. Please make sure turning Airplane mode off before setting up Wireless LAN connection.

Go to the desktop. (Please launch Desktop if you are in Win 8 Start screen.)

1. Find the [Settings] icon on the desktop and click on it.

2. Select [Airplane mode].

3. Unfold [Airplane mode] selections under [Networks]. Make sure [Airplane mode] is set to off here.

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▶ Setup Wireless LAN

1. Unfold the setting menu by pointing the mouse to the lower-right corner of the desktop and clicking it.

2. Click the [Wireless LAN] icon.

3. Select a Wireless LAN connection from the network list.

4. A security key will be required for connecting the selected network. Then click [Next].

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Wired LAN

Using cables and network adapters to connect to the internet.

▶ Setup Dynamic IP/PPPoE connection

Go to the desktop (Please launch Desktop if you are in Win 8 Start screen)

1. Point your mouse cursor to the LAN icon in the taskbar, and then right click to select [Open Network and Sharing Center].

2. Choose [Change adapter settings].

3. Right click on [Ethernet] to select [Properties] from the drop-down menu.

4. In the Ethernet Properties window, select [Networking] tab and check

[Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)]. Then click [Properties] to continue.

5. Select [General] tab, click [Obtain an IP address automatically] and [Obtain

DNS server address automatically]. Then click [OK].

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6. Repeat step 1 to launch [Network and Sharing Center] again. Select [Set up a new connection or network] under [Change your networking settings].

7. Choose [Connect to the Internet], and then click [Next].

8. Click [Broadband (PPPoE)].

9. Fills User name, Password, and Connection name fields. Then click

[Connect].

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▶ Setup a static IP internet connection

1. Follow the previous steps 1 to 4 in [Setup Dynamic IP/PPPoE Connection].

2. Select [General] tab and click [Use the following IP address] and [Use the following DNS server addresses]. You will be asked to enter the IP address,

Subnet mask, and Default gateway into the empty place , then click [OK].

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How to Set Up Bluetooth Connection

Bluetooth pairing is a process in which two Bluetooth enabled devices communicate with each other through an established connection.

Activating Bluetooth Connection

▶ Turning Airplane mode off

Refer to the previous Wireless LAN section to turn Airplane mode off before activating Bluetooth connection.

▶ Pairing Bluetooth devices

Go to the desktop. (Please launch Desktop if you are in Win 8 Start screen.)

1. Point your mouse to the lower-right corner of the screen to bring the taskbar, then click [Settings].

2. Select [Change PC settings] .

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3. Click "PC and devices" from the PC settings list.

4. Choose a desired Bluetooth device from the connection list, and then click

[Pair] to continue.

5. Match the passcode between the notebook and the selected Bluetooth device, click [yes] to finish.

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How to Connect External Devices

This notebook may equipped with various connecting I/O (input/output) ports, such as USB, HDMI, DisplayPort, and Mini DisplayPort. Users will be able to connect diverse peripheral devices to the notebook.

To connect these devices, refer to the instruction manuals of each device first, and then connect the device to the notebook. This notebook is capable to auto detect the exteranl devices connected, and if there is no detection of the devices, please manually enable the devices by going to [Start Menu / Control Panel / Hardware and Sound / Add a device] to add the new devices.

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How to Use Multiple Monitors

If users connect an additional monitor to the notebook, the system will automatically detect the external monitor connected. Users will be allowed to customize the display settings.

1. Connect the monitor to the notebook.

2. Press and hold the Windows key, and then press [P] key to bring up [Project].

3. Select a desired mode

▶ PC screen only: shows the desktop on the monitor of the notebook only.

▶ Duplicate: the desktop will be displayed on the monitor of the notebook and the external monitor connected.

▶ Extend: Extends the desktop across all of the monitors connected. This option is useful if users want to increase the desktop area.

▶ Second screen only: shows the desktop on the external monitor connected only.

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How to Use RAID Function

This notebook may support RAID technology of different levels. RAID allows users to store data on multiple hard disk drives or solid-state drives. Contact the local dealer for further and correct information and be noted that the supported RAID functions may vary depending on the models users purchased.

To set up RAID, follow the instructions below:

1. Create a recovery disk with the Recovery Image Backup Tool that comes with the package of the notebook. Users may find the shortcut of BurnRecovery on the Start Screen or Windows desktop.

2. Assemble SSDs or HDDs with exactly the same capacity and brand. Make sure you have proper skills to do the assembly of SSDs or HDDs or you can contact an authorized service center for further assistance.

3. Go to BIOS page, selecct [RAID] for the SATA Mode in Advanced tab; and select [Legacy] for the Boot Mode in Boot tab.

4. Watch the instruction video at : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArvWkGG_ yu8&index=2&list=PLTPGJNsY3U4wiHm-QI989ved86Mq0Wi4o

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How to Select Boot Mode in BIOS while installing OS

1. Power on the system. As soon as the first logo screen appears, press the DEL key immediately and enter the BIOS menu.

2. Move the cursor to [Boot] tab, and select [Boot mode select] in Boot

Configuration.

3. For operating systems support UEFI-based BIOS (Windows 8 and Windows

8.1), it is suggested to select [UEFI].

4. For Windows 7 or previous versions of Windows, select [Legacy] mode.

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Where Are Key Components

In this section you will find information about main parts inside a notebook, some may be upgradable or replaceable depending on the model purchased.

Don't try to upgrade your device yourself as unauthorized replacements may void your warranty. To obtain service, please contact a local authorized service center.

1. HDD

2. Memory

3. M.2 SSD

4. Bluetooth/ WiFi combo card

5. ODD

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Key Features

  • Laptop Clamshell Aluminium, Black, Silver
  • Intel® Core™ i5 i5-4210H 2.9 GHz
  • 43.9 cm (17.3") Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels LED backlight Matt 16:9
  • 8 GB DDR3L-SDRAM 1600 MHz
  • 1 TB HDD DVD Super Multi
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M 2 GB Intel® HD Graphics 4600
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Ethernet LAN 10,100,1000 Mbit/s Bluetooth 4.0
  • Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) 41.4 Wh 120 W
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit

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