ASUS 16' LED Notebook N61JQ-A1 User Manual
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Notebook PC User Manual

November 2009

Table of Contents

 

Table of Contents................................................................................................

2

Chapter 1:

Introducing the Notebook PC

 

About This User’s Manual.................................................................................

6

Notes for This Manual........................................................................................

6

Safety Precautions..............................................................................................

7

Preparing your Notebook PC..........................................................................

9

Chapter 2:

Knowing the parts

 

Top Side................................................................................................................

 

12

Bottom Side........................................................................................................

 

15

Right Side.............................................................................................................

 

18

Left Side................................................................................................................

 

20

Front Side.............................................................................................................

 

22

Chapter 3:

Getting Started

 

Power System.....................................................................................................

 

24

Using AC Power................................................................................................

24

Using Battery Power.......................................................................................

26

Battery Care.......................................................................................................

27

Powering ON the Notebook PC.................................................................

28

The Power-OnSelf Test (POST)...................................................................

28

Checking Battery Power...............................................................................

30

Charging the Battery Pack...........................................................................

31

Power Options..................................................................................................

32

Power Management Modes........................................................................

34

Sleep and Hibernate......................................................................................

34

Thermal Power Control.................................................................................

35

ASUS Graphix Boost Technology_

 

Switchable Graphics Technology (on selected models)...................

36

Special Keyboard Functions..........................................................................

37

Colored Hot Keys.............................................................................................

37

Microsoft Windows Keys...............................................................................

39

Multimedia Control Keys (on selected models)...................................

40

Switches and Status Indicators....................................................................

41

Switches.............................................................................................................

 

41

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Status Indicators..............................................................................................

43

Chapter 4:

Using the Notebook PC

 

Pointing Device.

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46

Using the Touchpad.......................................................................................

47

Touchpad .....................................................................Usage Illustrations

48

Caring for ...............................................................................the Touchpad

51

Automatic .................................................................Touchpad Disabling

51

Storage Devices.................................................................................................

 

53

Flash Memory ..........................................................................Card Reader

53

Expansion ................................................................................................Card

54

Optical Drive.....................................................................................................

56

Hard Disk ................................................................................................Drive

59

Memory (RAM).................................................................................................

61

Connections........................................................................................................

 

62

Network Connection......................................................................................

62

Wireless LAN ..................................Connection (on selected models)

64

Windows Wireless ................................................Network Connection

66

Bluetooth ........................Wireless Connection(on selected models)

68

Antenna Connections .........................................(on selected models)

71

Appendix

 

 

Optional Accessories.....................................................................................

A-2

Optional Connections.................................................................................

A-2

Operating System ...............................................................and Software

A-3

System BIOS ...................................................................................Settings

A-4

Common Problems ..........................................................and Solutions

A-7

Recovering Your ................................................................Notebook PC

A-13

Using Recovery ........................................................................Partition

A-13

Using Recovery ......................................DVD (on selected models)

A-14

DVD-ROM .................................................................DriveInformation

A-16

Internal Modem .................................................................Compliancy

A-18

Declarations and .....................................................Safety Statements

A-22

Copyright Information...............................................................................

A-36

Limitation of Liability..................................................................................

A-37

Service and Support...................................................................................

A-37

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Notebook PC User Manual

Chapter 1: 1

Introducing the

Notebook PC