Acer 5000 User Manual
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Using the system utilities

Acer eManager

The innovative Acer eManager software is designed for easy access to frequently used functions. Press " ," to launch the Acer eManager user

interface, featuring three main settings: Acer eSettings, Acer ePresentation and Acer eRecovery .

To set the " " key, see"Launch keys" on page 10.

Acer ePresentation

simplifies resolution settings when connecting to a projector.

Acer eRecovery

creates backups and recovers system configurations reliably.

Acer eSettings

makes managing system settings and security easy.

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For more information, open Acer eManager, click on the appropriate application and select the Help function.

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Acer GridVista (dual-displaycompatible)

Note: This feature is only available on certain models.

To enable the dual monitor feature of your notebook, first ensure the second monitor is connected, then, select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Settings. Select the secondary monitor (2) icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, Apply the new settings and click OK to complete the process.

Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defineddisplay settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start, All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below:

Double (Vertical), Triple (Major at left), Triple (Major at right), or Quad

Acer Gridvista is dual-displaycompatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently.

Acer GridVista is simple to set up:

1Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the taskbar.

2Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid.

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3 Enjoy the convenience of a well-organizeddesktop.

Note: Please ensure the resolution setting of your second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value.

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Launch Manager

Launch Manager allows you to set the four launch keys located above the keyboard. "Launch keys" on page 10 for the location of the

launch keys.

You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start, All Programs, and then Launch Manager to start the application.