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Joybook A52/C41 Series User Manual

Welcome

Copyright

Copyright 2007 by BenQ Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of this company.

Disclaimer

BenQ Corporation makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Further, BenQ Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents hereof without obligation of this company to notify any person of such revision or changes.

Windows, Internet Explorer and Windows Mail are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Others are copyrights of their respective companies or organizations.

Joybook models covered by this manual

This manual contains the information about the following Joybook models:

Joybook A52/C41 Series

Please note that the actual hardware or software capabilities will vary according to the model you purchased. To determine your Joybook model, please refer to the label on the packing box, or the printing on your Joybook.

Table of contents

 

Overview...............................................................................................

1

About this book .............................................................................

1

Typographics..................................................................................

1

Getting started......................................................................................

2

Package contents............................................................................

2

Getting your Joybook ready for use..............................................

2

Expanding the capabilities of your Joybook.................................

4

Touring your Joybook .........................................................................

6

Front view ......................................................................................

6

Left side view..................................................................................

7

Right side view ...............................................................................

8

Bottom view ...................................................................................

9

Rear view ........................................................................................

10

Indicators .......................................................................................

11

Getting started with Windows Vista ...................................................

12

Turning off your Joybook properly ..............................................

12

Using Windows Mobility Center ..................................................

13

Using your Joybook .............................................................................

14

Using the touchpad........................................................................

14

Using the keyboard........................................................................

15

Function hotkeys .....................................................................

15

Windows keys and lock keys...................................................

16

Using built-in wireless connectivity (available on selected

 

models)...........................................................................................

17

Connecting to a wireless network:..........................................

17

Using BIOS setup .................................................................................

18

When and how to use BIOS setup ................................................

18

Navigating the BIOS setup screen.................................................

19

Main menu...............................................................................

19

Advanced menu.......................................................................

19

Security menu..........................................................................

19

Boot menu ...............................................................................

19

Exit menu .................................................................................

20

Boot from LAN...............................................................................

20

Recovering your system .......................................................................

21

Using QDataTrove .........................................................................

21

Launching QDataTrove: ..........................................................

21

Backing up your files: ........................................................

21

Recovering your backup files: ...........................................

22

Restoring your backup image:...........................................

22

Restoring your Joybook to factory default settings:.........

22

Recovering your system using the supplied discs.........................

22

Step 1: Reinstalling a clean copy of Windows Vista...............

22

Step 2: Reinstalling drivers and applications ..........................

23

Protecting your Joybook from viruses and other security

 

threats..............................................................................................

23

Connecting to external display devices ...............................................

24

Connecting to a VGA display device.............................................

24

Installing additional memory ..............................................................

25

FAQ and troubleshooting ....................................................................

28

General............................................................................................

28

Battery and power ..........................................................................

28

Connection .....................................................................................

29

System .............................................................................................

30

Display ............................................................................................

33

Information on cleaning and battery maintenance............................

34

Battery maintenance ......................................................................

34

Cleaning your Joybook ..................................................................

34

Service and support..............................................................................

35

BenQ Joybook Global Online Service ...........................................

35

Joybook online registration ...........................................................

35

Appendix...............................................................................................

36

General safety information ............................................................

36

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iii

Safety information about the battery............................................

36

Safety information about the AC adapter ....................................

36

Safety information about the modem ..........................................

37

Caution.....................................................................................

37

Disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment by users

 

in private households in the European Union.............................

37

Declaration of Conformity............................................................

37

Safety instructions for Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Bulgaria,

 

Latvia, and Croatia.........................................................................

38

iv Table of contents

Overview

About this book

This book provides you the main information about various components in your Joybook and demonstrates how to use them. The following are the major chapters of this book.

Chapter title

Description

Overview

Introduction to this book.

Getting started

Information about beginning to use your

 

Joybook.

Touring your Joybook

Introduction to the hardware components

 

of your Joybook.

Getting started with

Basic information about Windows Vista.

Windows Vista

 

Using your Joybook

Basic and advanced information about

 

operating your Joybook.

Using BIOS setup

Information about how to use the BIOS

 

setup utility.

Recovering your

Information about using system recovery

system

tools.

Connecting to

Information about how to connect your

external display

Joybook to external display devices.

devices

 

Installing additional

Information about how to add additional

memory

RAM memory.

FAQ and

Information about frequently asked

troubleshooting

questions and troubleshooting.

Information on

Information about cleaning and battery

cleaning and battery

maintenance.

maintenance

 

Service and support

Joybook service and support information.

Appendix

Important safety information.

Typographics

The usage of notes, tips and warnings is specifically for different purposes, which are described as follows.

Icon/

Item

Meaning

Symbol

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warning

Information mainly to prevent the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

damage to components, data, or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

personal injury caused by misuse

 

 

 

 

 

and improper operation or

 

 

 

 

 

behavior.

 

 

 

 

Tip

Useful information for completing

 

 

 

 

 

a task.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note

Supplementary information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

< > or [ ]

Keys on the

Indicates a key on the keyboard,

 

 

 

 

keyboard; User

or the UI on the screen. Do not

 

 

 

 

Interface (UI) on

actually type the symbols

 

 

 

 

the screen

together with the enclosed letters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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