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Veriton 7600 series User’s guide

Copyright © 2003 Acer Incorporated

All Rights Reserved.

Veriton 7600 series

User’s guide

Original Issue April 2003

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1 First things first

1

System specifications

 

Package contents

5

Accessing the user’s guide

6

2 System tour

7

Features

10

Performance

10

Multimedia

10

Connectivity

10

Front panel

12

Rear panel

14

Keyboard

16

Programmable keys

17

Internet/Suspend keys

18

Multimedia keys

19

Volume control/Mute knob

20

Lock keys

21

Cursor keys

22

Windows keys

23

Function keys

24

Palm rest

24

Optical drive

25

Hard disk

28

3 Setting up your computer

29

Arranging a comfortable work area

32

Adjusting your chair

32

Positioning your PC

32

Positioning your monitor

33

Positioning your keyboard

33

Positioning your mouse

34

Connecting peripherals

35

Connecting your mouse

35

Connecting your keyboard

37

Connecting a monitor

39

Connecting the power cable

40

Turning on your computer

41

Turning off your computer

42

Connecting options

43

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Connecting your printer

43

Connecting the modem (optional)

44

Connecting to the network

45

Connecting multimedia devices

46

Connecting USB devices

49

4 Upgrading your computer

51

Installation precautions

54

ESD precautions

54

Preinstallation instructions

54

Post-installation instructions

55

Opening your computer

56

To remove the side panel

56

To replace the side panel

57

Internal components

59

System boards

60

Mainboard layout

60

Audio board

64

Upgrading your computer

65

Installing additional memory

65

Replacing the hard disk

67

Installing an expansion card

69

5 System utilities

73

Acrobat Reader

77

Acer LANScope (optional)

78

Norton AntiVirus

79

NTI CD-Maker (for models with CD-RW)

81

PowerDVD (for models with DVD)

83

BIOS utility

84

Reinstalling programs

85

Recovering your system

86

Using Backup (Windows XP only)

90

Disk Defragmenter (Windows XP only)

91

6 Frequently asked questions

93

Frequently asked questions

96

v

Appendix A: Notices

99

Appendix B: Taking care of your computer

105

Important tips

106

Cleaning and servicing

106

Asking for technical assistance

107

Index

109

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1 First things first

This chapter describes the system specifications and the contents of your computer package .

3

System specifications

Component

Specification

 

 

Processor

• Intel Pentium®4 1.8 - 3.6 GHz

 

• Intel Celeron® 2.0 - 2.6 GHz

 

 

System memory

Four SDRAM slots support a maximum of 4 GB dual-

 

channel DDR memory

 

 

 

Chipset

Intel MCH 865G

 

Intel MCH 865PE

 

 

Graphics

Intel MCH 865G on-dieVGA card supporting:

 

 

DVMT technology

 

 

Dual View

 

 

• 1 optional VGA port on rear

 

Intel MCH 865PE supporting:

 

 

Add-onVGA card

 

 

Audio

AC97 Codec

 

 

LAN

Broadcom 5705 supporting 10/100/1000 MB

 

connectivity

 

 

IDE

40 pin parallel ATA IDE slot

 

 

FDD

1.44 MB 3.5 inch floppy drive

 

 

 

PS2

PS2 keyboard port

 

PS2 mouse port

 

 

USB

Six external USB 2.0 ports

 

 

Serial port

One serial port

 

 

Printer port

One parallel printer port

 

 

Debug

One 4 LED port

 

 

Thermal

Dynamic fan speed control

 

 

 

 

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1 First things first

Component

Specification

 

 

 

Security

Chassis lock (Kensington compatible)

 

Chassis intrusion alarm

 

 

Chassis

Three models: H80, H40, H34A

 

 

Wake system

Wake on LAN

 

Wake on modem

 

Mouse/keyboard

 

 

 

HDD

5400 RPM: 40 - 100 GB

 

• 7200 RPM: 40 GB, 80 GB, 120 GB

 

 

Optical Drive

CD-ROM,CD-RW,DVD-ROM,orDVD/CD-RWcombo

 

 

 

Operating system

Windows 2000

 

Windows XP Home

 

Windows XP Professional

 

Novell

 

SCO Unix

 

Red Hat Linux

 

 

 

Dimensions

Mini-Tower424(H) /200(W) /414(D)

 

• Desktop 135(H) /380(W) /420(D)

 

• Small Form Factor 95(H) /324(W) /399(D)

 

 

 

Weight

Mini-Tower8.5 kg

 

Desktop 6.5 kg

• Small Form Factor 5.3 kg

Thermal overrides

System temp >90oC - functions suspended until system temp is below 90oC

CPU temp >110oC - functions suspended until CPU temp is below 110oC

CPU temp >120oC - systemauto-shutdown