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.............................................................................................................

 

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

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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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Chapter 1: 1

Introducing the

Notebook PC

About This User’s Manual

You are reading the Notebook PC User’s Manual.This User’s Manual provides information regarding the various components in the Notebook PC and how to use them.The following are major sections of this User’s Manual:

1.Introducing the Notebook PC

Introduces you to the Notebook PC and this User’s Manual.

2.Knowing the Parts

Gives you information on the Notebook PC’s components.

3.Getting Started

Gives you information on getting started with the Notebook PC.

4.Using the Notebook PC

Gives you information on using the Notebook PC’s components.

5.Appendix

Introduces you to optional accessories and gives additional information.

The actual bundled operating system and applications differ by models and territories.There may be differences between your Notebook PC and the pictures shown in this manual. Please accept your Notebook PC as being correct.

Notes for This Manual

A few notes and warnings are used throughout this guide, allowing you to complete certain tasks safely and effectively.These notes have different degrees of importance as follows:

WARNING! Important information that must be followed for safe operation.

IMPORTANT! Vital information that must be followed to prevent damage to data, components, or persons.

TIP: Tips for completing tasks.

NOTE: Information for special situations.

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Safety Precautions

The following safety precautions will increase the life of the Notebook PC. Follow all precautions and instructions. Except as described in this manual, refer all servicing to qualified personnel.

Disconnect the AC power and remove the battery pack(s) before cleaning.Wipe the Notebook PC using a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water and remove any extra moisture with a dry cloth.

DO NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces. Seek servicing if the casing has been damaged.

DO NOT expose to dirty or dusty environments. DO NOT operate during a gas leak.

DO NOT press or touch the display panel. Do notplace together with small

items that may scratch or enter the Notebook PC.

DO NOT leave the Notebook PC on your lap or any part of the body to prevent discomfort or injury from heat exposure.

DO NOT place or drop objects on top and do not shove any

foreign objects into the Notebook PC.

DO NOT expose to strong magnetic or electrical fields.

DO NOT expose to or use near liquids, rain, or moisture. DO NOT use the modem during electrical storms.

Battery safety warning: DO NOT throw the battery in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT disassemble the battery.

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SAFE TEMP:ThisNotebook PC should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 10°C (50°F) and 35°C (95°F).

DO NOT carry or cover a Notebook PC that

is powered ON with any materials that will reduce air circulation such as a carrying bag.

DO NOT use damaged power cords, accessories, or other peripherals.

INPUT RATING: Refer to the rating label on the bottom of the Notebook PC and be sure that your power adapter complies with the rating.

DO NOT use strong solvents such as thinners, benzene, or other chemicals on or near the surface.

Incorrect installation of battery may cause explosion and damage the Notebook PC.

DO NOT throw the Notebook PC in municipal waste.This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling.The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury-containingbutton 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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Preparing your Notebook PC

These are quick instructions for using your Notebook PC.

Installing the Battery Pack

3

1 2

Connecting the Power Adapter

2

HDMI

EXPRESS

1

ON

OFF

3

110v-220v

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Opening the LCD display panel

1.Carefully lift up the display panel with your thumb.

2.Slowly tilt the display panel forward or backward to a comfortable viewing angle.

Turning on the Power

1.Push and release the power button located beneath the LCD display panel.

2.Use [Fn]+[F5] or [Fn]+[F6] to adjust the LCD brightness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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