eMachines D720 Series, D520 Series User Manual


eMachines D720/D520 Series

Quick Guide

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eMachines D720/D520 Series Quick Guide

Original Issue: 08/2008

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First things first

We would like to thank you for making an eMachines notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs.

Your guides

To help you use your eMachines notebook, we have designed a set of guides:

First off, the Just for Starters... poster helps you get started with setting up your computer.

The eMachines Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the eMachines product series. It covers basic topics such as eMachines Recovery Management, using the keyboard, audio, etc. Please understand that due to its nature, the Generic User Guide as well as the eMachinesSystem User Guide mentioned below will occasionally refer to functions or features which are only contained in certain models of the series, but not necessarily in the model you purchased. Such instances are marked in the text with language such as "only for certain models".

The Quick Guide introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new computer. For more on how your computer can help you to be more productive, please refer to the eMachinesSystem User Guide. This guide contains detailed information on such subjects as system utilities, data recovery, expansion options and troubleshooting. In addition it contains warranty information and the general regulations and safety notices for your notebook. It is available in Portable Document Format (PDF) and comes preloaded on your notebook. Follow these steps to access it:

1Click on Start, All Programs, eMachinesSystem.

2Click on eMachinesSystem User Guide.

Note: Viewing the file requires Adobe Reader. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your computer, clicking on eMachinesSystem User Guide will run the Adobe Reader setup program first. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. For instructions on how to use Adobe Reader, access the Help and Support menu.

eMachines D720 Series, D520 Series User Manual



Your eMachines notebook tour

After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters... poster, let us show you around your new eMachines notebook.

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