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Notes on This Manual Keep these instructions with your computer at all times. The proper set up, use and care can help extend the life of your computer. In the event that you transfer ownership of this computer, please provide these instructions to the new owner. This manual is divided into sections to help you find the information you require. Along with the Table of Contents , an Index has been provided to help you locate information. In addition, many application programs include extensive help functions. As a general rule, you can access help functions by pressing F1 on the keyboard. Th..

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ii Copying this manual This document contains legally protected information. All rights reserved. Copying in mechanical, electronic and any other form without the written approval of the manufacturer is prohibited. Copyright © 2008 All rights reserved. This manual is protected by Copyright. Trademarks: MS-DOS ® and Windows ® are registered trademarks of Microsoft ® . Pentium ® is a registered trademark of Intel ® . Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Medion ® makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the impli..

Table of Contents - Page 3

iii Table of Contents Safety and Maintenance ........................................................................ 1 Safety Instructions .......................................................................................... 3 Data Security .............................................................................................. 4 Set-Up Location .......................................................................................... 4 Ambient Temperature ................................................................................. 5 Working in Comfort .......................

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iv Power Management ................................................................................. 31 Sleep Mode ( Ö ) ................................................................... 31 Hibernate Mode ( Ö ) .................................................................. 31 Display ......................................................................................................... 32 Opening and Closing the Display ............................................................. 32 Screen Resolution .................................................................................

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v The Remote Control (optional) ..................................................................... 57 Inserting Batteries ................................................................................ 57 Installing the remote control receiver ............................................................... 57 Button layout ...................................................................................... 58 Changing the transmission/reception channels ................................... 60 Watch TV .......................................................................................

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vi Performing the State of Delivery .......................................................... 82 Troubleshooting ........................................................................................... 83 Localize the Cause .................................................................................... 83 Check Cables and Connections ........................................................... 83 Errors And Possible Causes .................................................................. 84 Additional Support ...........................................................................

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Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Chapter 1 Safety and Maintenance Subject Page Safety Instructions ............................................................. 3 Data Security ...................................................................... 4 Set-up Location .................................................................. 4 Ambient Temperature ....................................................... 5 Working in Comfort ........................................................... 6 Connecting ......................................................................... 7 Informati..

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Switch off your Notebook immediately - Page 9

Safety Instructions 3 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Safety Instructions Please follow the instructions in this section for the safe operation of your notebook: • Do not allow small children to play unattended with electrical equipment. Children are incapable of judging potential risks properly. • Keep the packing materials, such as foil away from children. The danger of suffocation could arise in the case of misuse. • Do not open the case of the notebook, the battery or the power adaptor. When the case is open there is a danger of severe electric shock. • CD-ROM-/CDRW-/DVD..

Data Security - Page 10

Safety Instructions 4 Data Security Attention! Every time you update your data make back-up copies on an external storage medium. The supplier does not assume liability for data loss or damage to data storage units, and no claims can be accepted for damages resulting from the loss of data or consequential losses. Set-Up Location • Keep your notebook and all connected peripherals away from moisture, dust, heat and direct sunlight. Failure to do so can lead to Notebook malfunction or damage. • It is highly recommended you do not use the notebook outdoors. • Operate the notebook and all ..

Ambient Temperature - Page 11

Safety Instructions 5 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Ambient Temperature • The notebook is most reliably operated at an ambient temperature between +41° (5° C) and +104° F (40° C) and at a relative humidity between 20% and 70% (without condensation). • When powered off, the notebook can be stored at temperatures between 32° and 140° F (0° and 60° C). • Unplug the cable during thunderstorms and make especially sure to remove the antenna cables, if present. We recommend the use of a surge protector for additional safety, in order to protect your notebook from being dama..

Working in Comfort - Page 12

Safety Instructions 6 Working in Comfort Sitting in one position for long periods can be uncomfortable. To minimize the potential for physical discomfort or injury, it’s important that you maintain proper posture. • Back – While sitting at your work surface, make sure your back is supported by the chair’s backrest in erect position or angled slightly backwards. • Arms – Your arms should be relaxed and loose, elbows close to your sides, with forearms and hands approximately parallel to the floor. • Wrists – Your wrists should be as straight as possible while using the keyboar..

Power supply - Page 13

Safety Instructions 7 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Connecting Pay attention to the following information, in order to connect your notebook correctly: Power supply • Do not open the power adapter housing. When the housing is open there is a danger of severe electric shock. It contains no user-serviceable parts. • The electric outlet must be in the vicinity of the notebook and within reach of the power adapter cables. • To disconnect your notebook from the power source, or set the notebook to battery operation, remove the power cord from the notebook’s power socket. • On..

Cabling - Page 14

Safety Instructions 8 Cabling • Arrange cables so no one can walk on or trip over them. • Do not place objects on any of the cables. • To avoid damage to your Notebook, connect your peripherals (e.g., keyboard, mouse and monitor) whilst your notebook is powered off. Some devices can be connected whilst your notebook is in use. These devices usually have a USB connector. Please follow the appropriate instructions for each device. • Keep the notebook at least one meter (approximately three feet) away from high frequency and magnetic interference sources (e.g., televisions, loudspeaker..

Safety - Page 15

Safety Instructions 9 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Information about the regulatory compliance according to R&TTE The following remote equipment has been supplied with this notebook: • Wireless LAN (optional) • Bluetooth (optional) • Remote control receiver (optional) • Remote control (optional) Due to the capacity of the built-in wireless LAN solution (> 100 mW) the device may only be used within buildings in France. Currently none of the other EU-countries have any restrictions. For use in other countries please obtain information about the applicable regulations..

Battery Operation - Page 16

Safety Instructions 10 Battery Operation To extend the life and power of your battery and guarantee secure operation, the instructions below should be followed: • Never expose the battery to direct sunlight or heat for long periods. • Do not dispose of the battery by fire. • Disregarding these instructions will lead to damage and under some circumstances may even cause the battery to explode. • Do not open the battery housing; it contains no user-serviceable parts. • Keep the battery away from electrically conductive materials, chemical substances and cleaning agents. • Only use..

Views & Handling - Page 17

Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Chapter 2 Views & Handling Subject Page Included with your notebook ............................................ 13 Open notebook .................................................................. 14 Front side ........................................................................... 15 Left side .............................................................................. 15 Right side ............................................................................ 16 Back side ........................................................................

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Included with Your Notebook - Page 19

Included with Your Notebook 13 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Included with Your Notebook Please check that the contents are complete and notify us within 14 days of purchase if any of the following components are missing: • Notebook • Battery • Power adapter with connection cable (Model: FSP120-AAC) • Application-/Support-Disc • OEM version of operating system • Documentation

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Open Notebook - Page 20

Views 14 Views Open Notebook (Diagram the same) 1 - Webcam (optional) ................................................................ ( Ö p. 55) 2 - TFT display ............................................................................. ( Ö p. 32) 3 - Hotkeys ................................................................................. ( Ö p. 19) 4 - Keyboard ............................................................................... ( Ö p. 37) 5 - Touchpad .............................................................................. ( Ö p. 39) 6 - Touchpad buttons ..........

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Views 15 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Front side (Diagram the same) 8 - Device indicators ................................................................... ( Ö p. 18) 12 - Display Catch ......................................................................... ( Ö p. 32) 13 - Line In .................................................................................... ( Ö p. 47) 14 - Audio Out / Headphones ........................................................ ( Ö S. 47) 15 - Microphone .......................................................................... ( Ö p. 47) 1..

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Views 16 Right Side (Diagram the same) 17 - Stereo speaker 20 - Express Card/54 .................................................................... ( Ö p. 54) 21 - Multimedia card reader ......................................................... ( Ö p. 52) 22 - USB port ............................................................................... ( Ö p. 61) 23 - IEEE 1394 (Fire Wire) ............................................................... ( Ö p. 62) 24 - Modem port (RJ-11) (optional) ............................................. ( Ö p. 48) 25 - LAN port (RJ-45) ................

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Views 17 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Back side (Diagram the same) 22 - USB port ............................................................................... ( Ö p. 61) 27 - TV out port (S-Video) ............................................................. ( Ö p. 36) 28 - External monitor port DVI ...................................................... ( Ö p. 33) 29 - Power socket ........................................................................ ( Ö p. 27) 30 - Serial port .............................................................................. ( Ö p. 61) 27 ..

Device Indicators - Page 24

Views 18 Device Indicators LED's indicate the power and operating system states of the Notebook. The meaning of each LED is: Num Lock This LED lights when NUM-Lock has been activated (NumLk). Capital Lock This LED lights when CAPS-Lock has been activated. This sets the keyboard to capital letters. Scroll Lock This LED indicates that the Scroll Lock key on the keyboard is activated. The Scroll Lock key has different functions depending on the software you are using. Power indicator Below you will see the different meanings of the LED in various situation: Green The notebook is in full operat..

Access indicator - Page 25

Views 19 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Access indicator This LED lights or flashes when the notebook is accessing the hard disk. Wireless LAN Display for wireless data exchange. If the display lights steadily the wireless LAN function is enabled (optional feature). Does not light up The Bluetooth and WLAN functions are deactivated. Lights up green The WLAN function is activated. Lights up orange The Bluetooth function is activated. Lights up yellow The Bluetooth and WLAN functions are activated. Hotkeys Button Function Launches the E-Mail Program. Launches the Internet Browser. Tu..

Getting Started - Page 26

Getting Started 20 Getting Started Before you get started using your notebook, first take a few moments to read the important section on Safety . This notebook comes with software fully pre-installed . You do not have to install any of the discs supplied. How to start: Step 1 • Insert the battery before bringing the notebook into operation by sliding the battery pack into the compartment. Lock the battery under all circumstances, in order to avoid it falling out unintentionally. • Connect the supplied power adapter to the notebook at the notebook power socket ( 29 ). Connect the power a..

Handling - Page 27

Getting Started 21 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Step 2 Follow the instructions on the screen. Dialogue boxes will explain any steps that need to be taken. The greeting procedure will guide you through a series of dialogue boxes. The information in each dialogue box will explain the steps that need to be taken. Should you have any questions just click on . • License Agreement The greeting procedure also displays the license agreement. Please read this carefully. It contains important legal information on the use of your software. In order to see the full text, use the mouse and ..

Short description of the Windows - Page 28

Getting Started 22 Short description of the Windows ® Desktop After the login procedure the Windows ® Vista ® desktop appears on your screen. (Your desktop might not look exactly like the one shown here.) 1. Start Button Clicking the Start button brings up a menu where you can access help, software programs, files, and settings. 2. All Programs All of the software programs installed on your notebook are ordinarily listed here. Click All Programs to reveal an extensive menu. 3. Program Bar The most commonly used software programs are listed here. 4. Turn Off Computer Click on this interfa..

Handling - Page 29

Getting Started 23 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix 6. Desktop Icons Desktop icons link to their respective programs. To start a program, double-click its desktop icon. 7. Logged in User This tells you which user is logged in to your notebook. 8. Control Panel You can use the icons in Control Panel to change the appearance and functionality of Windows ® Vista ® . These icons represent options for configuring your notebook. 9. Windows ® Vista ® Help Here you can find information on using your notebook, networking, backup, and many other tasks.

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Main Components - Page 31

Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Chapter 3 Main Components Subject Page Power Supply .................................................................... 27 Display .............................................................................. 32 Data entry .......................................................................... 37 Hard Drive .......................................................................... 40 Optical Drive ...................................................................... 42 Sound Card ....................................................................

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On/Off Button - Page 33

Power Supply 27 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Power Supply On/Off Button Power on or off your notebook by pressing the on/off button ( 11 ) briefly. The operational indicator will inform you about the operational status of the notebook. The notebook will always be switched off, if the main switch is pressed for more than 4 seconds. Warning! Do not switch off your notebook while the hard disk or the optical drive is running and the corresponding media activity LEDs are lit. Otherwise data may be lost. To protect the hard disk you should always wait for 20 seconds after powering dow..

Inserting the Battery - Page 34

Power Supply 28 The adapter provides the notebook with power and also charges the battery. The power supply indicators of the notebook provide details on the operating state. The battery is also being charged when you are working on your notebook with the power adapter. The power adapter is still live if the notebook is not connected with it. You should therefore unplug the power adapter from the outlet if it is not connected to the notebook. Warning! Use only the power adapter and power cord supplied with your notebook. Battery Operation Note Please charge and discharge the new battery com..

Charging the Battery - Page 35

Power Supply 29 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Charging the Battery The battery is charged via the power adapter. If the power adapter is connected, it charges the battery automatically, whether the notebook is turned on or not. When the notebook is switched off, full charging takes a few hours. If the notebook is switched on, the charging process takes a significantly longer time. Note The charging process will be interrupted if the temperature or the voltage of the battery is too high. Discharging the battery Operate the notebook by means of the battery until it switches off inde..

Checking the Battery Level - Page 36

Power Supply 30 Battery Performance The particular operating duration will vary according to the setting of the energy saving functions. You can adjust these to your requirements under Energy Options in System Control . Apart from this, your notebook will require a higher power demand when carrying out certain tasks, such as playing back a DVD. Checking the Battery Level In order to check the current level of the battery, move the cursor over the power symbol in the taskbar. The symbol of a battery is displayed during battery operation. You will receive additional information about settings..

Power Management - Page 37

Power Supply 31 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Power Management Your notebook offers automatic and modifiable power saving functions that you can use to maximize battery life and reduce overall operating costs. The power saving modes are known as sleep mode and hibernate mode. Sleep Mode ( Ö ) When in sleep mode, the contents of the RAM of your notebook are preserved while practically all other components of your notebook are shut down, reducing your power consumption to a minimum. By pressing any key on the keypad, you can bring your notebook back to the fully operational state. ..

Opening and Closing the Display - Page 38

Display 32 Display Unlike a normal monitor, the TFT display does not produce either radiation or flicker. Opening and Closing the Display The display is locked by means of a special construction of the display hinge, so that an additional lock is not necessary. 1. Open the display by pushing the right lock to the right with your thumb and then opening the display to the required position with your thumb and index fingers. Warning! To avoid damage to the TFT Display, never open it more than 120º. Do not forcibly open it. The opening and closing of the display can be assigned various functio..

Personalization Appearance and Sound - Page 39

Display 33 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Personalization Appearance and Sound This program offers you the possibility of adjusting the presentation on your display. This includes the background colour, the screensaver, Active Desktop (web), additional display settings and your graphics card, for example. The program can be started as follows: • Right mouse click on the Windows interface (Desktop) and left mouse click on Personalization or • Through Start Ö Control Panel Ö Personalization appearance and sound , by means of a double click with the left mouse button. You will h..

Connecting an External Monitor - Page 40

Display 34 Connecting an External Monitor The notebook has a DVI port ( 28 ) for connecting an external monitor. 1. Shut down your notebook. 2. Connect the video signal cable of the external monitor to the DVI port of the notebook ( 28 ). Please use an appropriate adapter (optional), in order to be able to attach an analog monitor. 3. Connect the external monitor to the electrical socket and power it up. 4. Start your notebook. The external screen will be determined after the operating system has been loaded. The following Window will appear and various possible presentations will be offere..

Duplicating the Desktop - Page 41

Display 35 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Duplicating the Desktop This mode duplicates the display of the Notebook on the external monitor. You will switch between the following combinations with the help of the Fn + F7 key combination: • Only Notebook (1 x Fn + F7) • Only external monitor (2 x Fn + F7) • Notebook + external monitor (3 x Fn + F7) Note When using this modus the same screen resolution has to be set with both devices. Extending the Desktop An empty Desktop will be displayed on the second [external] monitor in this mode. Windows from the first screen cane shifted..

Connecting a TV - Page 42

Display 36 Connecting a TV The Notebook has a port ( 27 ) for connecting a TV. To connect and configure the Notebook for a TV: This option is supported by the Fn + F7 shortcut. 1. Shut down your notebook. 2. Connect the signal cable of the TV device to the S-video connection ( 27 ) of the Notebook. 3. Connect the TV device to the network and switch it on. 4. Switch on your notebook and boot it properly. You will be able to switch between the displays with the Fn + F7 shortcut. Proceed as in the case of an external monitor here. Note If the option Extend the desktop onto this monitor in the ..

Notebook-Specific Key Combinations - Page 43

Data Entry 37 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Data Entry The Keyboard By dual assignment of certain keys you have the same range of functions available to you as with a normal Windows keyboard. Some functions are input using the Fn key, which is normal on notebook computers. Notebook-Specific Key Combinations Combination Description Fn + Playback / Pause button (in Audio/Video programs) Fn + F1 Activates / deactivates the Touchpad functions. Fn + F2 Background lighting Switches the backlight off to save power. Pressing any key switches the backlight on again. Fn + F3 Mute Switches t..

Combination - Page 44

Data Entry 38 Combination Description Fn + F8 Reduces screen brightness. Fn + F9 Enhances screen brightness. Fn + F10 Webcam Enables or disables the optional webcam. Fn + F11 WLAN Enables or disables the WLAN function. Fn + F12 Bluetooth Enables or disables the Bluetooth function.

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Components - Page 45

Data Entry 39 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Touch Pad The touchpad is positioned in front of the keyboard. The mouse pointer (cursor) follows the direction pre-determined on the touchpad by the movement of your finger in the normal mode. Caution! Do not use a ball-point pen or other object on the touch pad, as this could damage or cause a malfunction of your touch pad. Below the touch pad are the left and right mouse buttons which can be used as on a normal mouse. You can also perform a direct click or double click using the touch pad by tapping the surface briefly once or twice. ..

The Hard drive - Page 46

The Hard drive 40 The Hard drive The hard drive is the main storage medium combining large storage capacity and rapid data access. The Windows operating system cannot use the full capacity of the hard drive, which means that there will be a difference between the capacity that the BIOS displays and what the operating system displays. The hard drive contains the operating system of the computer, other application programs and backup files. These programs and files are pre-installed on your notebook, so you may note that some of the space on your hard drive is already taken. Whenever the comp..

Important Directories - Page 47

The Hard drive 41 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Important Directories The most important directories preinstalled on your notebook are shown below. These directories may vary from what is shown here. Warning! Do not delete or modify these directories or their contents since data could be lost or the functionality of the system could be at risk. Also pay attention to this: You will no longer be able to carry out the recreation of the supply status by means of the Support Disc ( Ö p. 82), if you have converted the Recovery Partition into a NTFS file system. C:\ This is the main har..

The Optical Drive - Page 48

The Optical Drive 42 The Optical Drive Loading a Disc Unlike optical drives of desktop PCs optical drives of notebooks retain discs with the help of a locking mechanism. When inserting the disc you should take care to push the disc right onto the locking mechanism so that it can lock in position. Note Do not place protective foils or other stickers on your discs. To avoid damage to your drive, do not use deformed of damaged discs. Warning! Do not use scratched or dirty discs, discs with pieces broken off or discs of poor quality. Because of the high speeds in the drive the discs might break..

Emergency Ejection of a Blocked Disc - Page 49

The Optical Drive 43 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix 5. The ‘E’ drive letter will have been allocated to your optical drive in the delivery status. You will have easy access to your files on your disks with Windows Explorer ( Computer ). Start the Computer Help Program by means of the Desktop link or by pressing the Windows key á and the ‘ E ’ key at the same time. Open Windows Explorer by means of Start Ö All Programs Ö Accessories . The pre-installed media reproduction will be used automatically during access to DVD videos (or audio and video files on normal data CDs). ..

Playing Back and Retrieving Data from Discs - Page 50

The Optical Drive 44 Playing Back and Retrieving Data from Discs Your notebook is able to playback and to retrieve Audio CDs, DVD Movies and Data discs. After loading the disc your operating system will open a selection window with different options for playback. Normally there are various programs at your disposal. If your operating system doesn’t open the selection window you still have the possibility of the access via the “ Explorer ” or “ Computer ”. Regional Playback Information for DVD The playback of DVD movies includes the decoding of MPEG2 videos, digital AC3 audio data ..

Subjects Concerning the CD/DVD-Rewriter - Page 51

The Optical Drive 45 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Subjects Concerning the CD/DVD-Rewriter This Section only relates to devices that have been supplied with a CD-RW, a combination drive or a DVD-RW drive. First of all, you receive information on the so-called blank discs . Recordable/Rewriteable Discs Normal Discs are pressed from a digital, glass master and then sealed. In the case of blank disc, the information is burnt onto the disc with the laser of the Rewriter. Therefore these discs are more sensitive than normal discs. Please avoid the following when using recordable/rewrit..

The Sound Card - Page 52

The Sound Card 46 The Sound Card Your notebook has an integrated stereo sound card (on-board) with 16-bit and 3D spatial sound effects (3D). The sound card is compatible with the industry standard Sound Blaster and Microsoft Sound System Version 2.0. This guarantees optimal support for all popular programs and games. If you wish to alter the base volume, click on the loudspeaker symbol in the task bar. Click on Mixer , in order to open the volume mixer. By using the keys Fn + F5 and Fn + F6 you have the possibility to regulate the volume.

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External Audio Ports - Page 53

The Sound Card 47 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix External Audio Ports Your notebook has a loudspeaker, so you can always playback sounds without additional equipment. The use of the external connections gives you a good opportunity to connect your notebook to external devices. Caution! The use of headphones/earphones with a high volume can lead to lasting damage to your hearing. Set the volume to the lowest level before reproducing any sound. Start the sound reproduction and increase the volume to the level that is comfortable for you. Changing the basic settings of the equalizer c..

Modem (optional) - Page 54

Modem (optional) 48 Modem (optional) The built-in modem is able to receive data according to the ITU standard for V.90 transmissions with up 56 Kbit/s. Since the power output of modems is restricted due to the regulations of some telecommunication providers, the possible maximum download speed can be restricted. The actual speed may be dependent on the online conditions and other factors. Data sent from the user to the server are transmitted with 31.2 Kbit/s. Prerequisite for this high speed reception is an analogue telephone line compatible with the V.90 standard and a corresponding compat..

What is a network? - Page 55

The Network 49 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix The Network What is a network? A network means connecting your notebook to one or several other computers. Users can transfer data between computers and share resources such as printers, modems and hard disk drives. Here are some practical examples: • You can exchange E-mail and manage appointments in an office. • Users can share a printer in a network and save their data on a central server. • Users can share one modem among computers for Internet access. • Two or more computers can be connected to play network games or share d..

Wireless LAN - Page 56

The Network 50 Wireless LAN Wireless LAN is an optional feature. This function allows you to create a wireless network link with an access point or directly with another wireless-enabled PC. Using the key combination Fn+F11 you can enable or disable the wireless LAN function. A corresponding LED will light. Warning! Make sure the Wireless LAN option is switched OFF in any environment where it might interfere with critical and sensitive devices, e.g., on aircraft, in hospitals and other medical centres, etc. Conditions An access point is a wireless transmitter that communicates with your not..

Troubleshooting within the Network - Page 57

The Network 51 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Troubleshooting within the Network Why does an error message appear when I click on the network environment? The computer name must be unique on the network and may not be the same as the task group . It appears that the network boards are unable to communicate. What might be the problem? Maybe one of the used network boards works with a different speed (e. g. 10 instead 100 Mbit/s) and your network computer is unable to recognize this. If necessary, set the network driver to the compatible speed. If two PCs should be linked you require..

Bluetooth (optional) - Page 58

Bluetooth (optional) 52 Bluetooth (optional) Bluetooth wireless technology is designed to replace cables between devices, such as printers, keyboards, and mice. Bluetooth wireless technology operates over a short distance. Bluetooth devices use radio transmission, which enables computers, mobile phones, printers, keyboards, mice, and other devices to communicate with each other without cables. There are several uses for Bluetooth wireless technology, including, but not limited to: • Creating a wireless connection to the Internet with a mobile phone or a modem server. • Transferring file..

The Multimedia Card Reader - Page 59

The Multimedia Card Reader 53 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix The Multimedia Card Reader Memory cards are media that are being used for a variety of purposes, especially in digital photography. They are increasingly replacing the floppy disk. The form and capacity of a memory card can vary according to the manufacturer. Your notebook supports the following formats: • MMC (MultiMediaCard) • SD (Secure Digital) • Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro When inserting memory cards, ensure that the contacts are facing the right way. See table below. Incorrect insertion of a card can cause..

Installing Express Card - Page 60

Express Card 54 Express Card Your notebook supports the Express standard. Both Express/34 and Express/54 cards (the naming refers to the sizes of the cards) are available on the market. Your notebook supports both card formats. Installing Express Card Note Please always read the instructions that come with your Express card before installation. Remove the dummy card from the slot before installation. Replace the card to protect contacts against dirt if the Slot is not used. Removing Express Card Please take note of the following before removing the Express card: • Terminate the program wh..

(Fig.: Messenger window Immediate Message) - Page 61

Webcam (optional) 55 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Webcam (optional) Various services like calling online can be used with the built in webcam. Actual example using Windows Messenger 1. Start Windows Messenger and create a user account if you do not already have one. This service is free of charge. You only pay the cost of your Internet connection. 2. Select your contact from the list and click on the camera icon below your display image. (Fig.: Messenger window Immediate Message) 3. A wizard helps you optimize the settings of your speakers, microphone and webcam. Follow the instr..

The T.V. function (optional) - Page 62

The T.V. function (optional) 56 The T.V. function (optional) Connecting An additional 75 Ohm coaxial antenna cable and the optionally additionally supplied antenna adapter is required to enable TV. 1. Connect one end of the adapter with the antenna connector ( 26 ) and connect the other end to a coaxial antenna cable. 2. Connect the other end of the coaxial antenna cable to an aerial antenna or to cable TV. Attention! It is important that you pull out the antenna cable, when the device is not in use, especially during thunderstorms. In this way you protect your device from a potential power..

* All these conditions are met in the delivered state. - Page 63

The Remote Control (optional) 57 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix The Remote Control (optional) This wireless remote control set can only be used to control the Media Center program on your PC. In order for it to work, the following conditions must be met: • The PC must be booted up. • Windows® must be fully loaded. • The driver software must be installed*. • Receiver connected to a USB port. * All these conditions are met in the delivered state. Inserting Batteries 1. Turn the remote unit round. 2. Open the battery compartment by pulling off the flap of the cover carefully...

Button layout - Page 64

The Remote Control (optional) 58 Button layout Note The functions described here are standard functions. These Buttons can differ according to the operating mode (TV, video, photo, etc.). On / Off TV records EPG function (Electronic Program Guide) Watch TV programs DVD menu. Special function buttton red (e.g.: Selection of the audio track) Special function buttton green (e.g.: subtitle selection) Special function buttton yellow (e.g.: Camera selection) Special function buttton blue (e.g.: Chapter selection)

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Components - Page 65

The Remote Control (optional) 59 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Press + to increase the volume. Press - to increase the volume. Press + to select the next channel (TV). You select the previous channel with -. You select the required function with these navigation Buttons. The selection indicator will move in the appropriate direction. Press the OK button to confirm your selection . Reverts to the point selected previously. Application-related information function. Starts Media Center. Previous title/images/chapter Next title/images/chapter Rewind Starts playback. Fast forward Start..

Changing the transmission/reception channels - Page 66

The Remote Control (optional) 60 Changing the transmission/reception channels If several computers with remote controls are set up in close proximity of each other (approx. 10 metres), this can lead to disturbance. This can be remedied by choosing different channels. Only reset the remote control in case of disturbances. Proceed as follows: 1. Start the Control Panel . 2. Choose the menu item Wireless Remote Settings . 3. Check the option “ Use Wireless Remote Settings with the remote set to this channel ”. 4. Select the new channel (a number between 1 and 16) and confirm your setting w..

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Port - Page 67

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Port 61 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Universal Serial Bus (USB) Port USB ports provide an easy way to connect many peripheral devices to your Notebook ( 22 ). You can use any USB device with any USB port. Your notebook will have 4 USB 2.0 connection sockets (USB 1.1 compatible). Some USB devices require that you reinstall software drivers when you connect the device to a different USB port than the one originally used. This can be avoided by always using the device with the same USB port. Devices connected directly to the USB bus should not draw more th..

Application Options for IEEE 1394 - Page 68

IEEE 1394 (FireWire) 62 IEEE 1394 (FireWire) (optional feature) IEEE 1394 (also known as iLink® or FireWire ® ) ports provide an easy and high-performance way of connecting high-speed storage, imaging, and many new types of audio/video devices easily. Application Options for IEEE 1394 • Connection of digital devices of the entertainment industry, such as set-top speakers, digital video and camcorder, ‘Digital Versatile Disk’ (DVD), television etc. • Multimedia applications and video processing. • Input and output devices such as printers, scanners, etc. Technical Specifications ..

Fingerprint Sensor (optional) - Page 69

Securing the Notebook 63 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Securing the Notebook Your new Notebook will make software and hardware solutions to unauthorized access available to you. Fingerprint Sensor (optional) Your new notebook is equipped with a fingerprint sensor. Benefits of this technology First of all, it provides extra comfort . You will not have to memorize passwords, because the software manages those for you. The program remembers and saves all input that is necessary for authentication purposes. By your fingerprint the program recognizes that you are authorized to retrieve..

Additional functions - Page 70

Securing the Notebook 64 2. The next window shows the user name you entered during registration. If you have a password, enter it here. We recommend that you discontinue this process if you do not have a password yet. Continue only once you have set up a password in system control under user accounts. The option to restore a user from a backed-up user profile is not relevant to the first-time setup, but only once the notebook has been set to delivery state and you want to use the profile originally created. 3. If you have a password, continue with the setup. Follow further instructions on y..

File Encryption - Page 71

Securing the Notebook 65 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix 3. To do this, simply move your finger over the sensor. The „ Fast User Switching Desktop “interface comes up. With one or even several users already using the notebook, to register a new user, simply move your finger over the sensor. Note Changes to system settings require administrator rights. File Encryption You will in addition have the possibility of setting up an additional access block for all files and directories on your Notebook, for additional protection against external access to your Notebook. During this, the..

Startup Password - Page 72

Securing the Notebook 66 Startup Password You can protect your notebook against unauthorized use with a switching on password. Then, an invitation to enter the password will appear on the screen when the notebook is switched on. The password will be set up in BIOS . Warning! Keep your password in a safe place. You will not have any possibility of deleting your password if you forget it. Contact your Customer Service in that case. You can also use the security options of Windows Vista ® , in order to protect your data against unauthorized access. You will find further information in the cha..

Getting to Know Windows Vista - Page 73

Software 67 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Software There are many kinds of help and information for using your Notebook. This section tells you where to get help with the Microsoft ® Windows ® Vista ® operating system, software programs, and your notebook. Getting to Know Windows Vista ® Windows Vista ® offers different options to understand its operation, we will mention only a few of those options here: Windows Vista ® – Quickstartguide This Handbook will give you a brief overview of the operation of your operating system. The following themes are dealt with in it: • I..

Windows Vista - Page 74

Software 68 Windows Vista ® – Welcome Center You will see the Welcome Center at the first display of the Windows Vista ® Desktop. This contains useful links that will make it easier for you to start using Windows. It is the aim of this feature to enable both beginners and experienced users to make additional setting for the optimal use of Windows Vista ® after first bringing the Notebook into operation. The Welcome Center has been subdivided into many small groups of subjects, so that the user will have the possibility of adjusting the content optimally to his or her knowledge. There a..

Windows Vista - Page 75

Software 69 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Use the Welcome Center to understand your Notebook better and in order to be able to use it optimally. It will also serve you as an additional source of information for recognizing and removing potential problems. You will call up the Welcome Center as follows, if you closed it after the start: 1. Click on Start 2. Select Welcome Center in the Program List. Windows Vista ® – User Account Control The User account control contributes to the prevention of unauthorized changes to the Notebook. A window with the message “ If you started th..

Software Installation - Page 76

Software 70 Software Installation Note If your operating system is configured that the installation procedure accepts only signed drivers (default) and software an information screen will appear. The software included in delivery is already pre-installed in the factory. It happens that during installation procedure important files can be changed or even cancelled. To avoid eventual problems in using older files after installation, make sure to safeguard your hard disk. Please follow the instruction of the software vendor. We will describe a typical installation. Once you insert a disc, the ..

Uninstall Software - Page 77

Software 71 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix 6. Click on “ OK ”. 7. Follow the instruction given by the program. Uninstall Software In order to remove installed software from your Notebook, follow the next steps: 1. Click on Start . 2. Click on Control Panel . 3. Then select the Programs option. 4. Select the respective program, start the de-installation and follow the instructions on the screen.

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Product activation on your Notebook - Page 78

Software 72 Windows Activation Microsoft is committed to the protection of intellectual property rights and the reduction of software piracy. Therefore Windows Vista ® contains software-based product activation technology. Your copy of Windows Vista ® has already been activated for your Notebook . Product activation is needed if some components of your Notebook have been replaced or you use a non-authorized BIOS. If necessary you can activate Windows Vista ® as often as requested. You will probably need to activate Windows Vista ® by telephone even if Internet Activation is available. T..

The BIOS Set-up-Program - Page 79

Software 73 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix The BIOS Set-up-Program In BIOS setup (Basic Configuration) there are a number of configurable parameter settings available for your notebook. For example, you can change the operating mode of the interfaces, security features or power management. Warning! The notebook is factory pre-set to guarantee optimum operation. Only modify the parameters if necessary and if you are familiar with the configuration options. Running the BIOS Set-up You can only run the BIOS configuration program at system start-up. If the notebook has already started,..

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Chapter 4 - Page 81

Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Chapter 4 First Aid Subject Page FAQ .................................................................................... 77 Data and System Security ................................................... 78 System Recovery ................................................................. 81 Troubleshooting ................................................................. 83 Maintenance ....................................................................... 86

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FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions - Page 83

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions 77 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions Do I still have to install the enclosed discs? No. Basically all programs are already preinstalled. The discs are only intended as backup copies. What is the Windows activation? Your operating instructions include a chapter about this subject. When do I have to activate Windows? Your software has been preactivated in the factory. An activation will only be required, if ... ... several components are replaced by others. ... your installed a new motherboard. ... a different BIOS ve..

Data and System Security - Page 84

Data and System Security 78 Data and System Security The programs described below are part of your Windows operating system. You will have additional information on these programs in the Windows Help file. Data Security Back up data regularly on external media such as a CD-R or CD-RW. Windows offers Backup Status and Configuration . This program is found in Accessories Ö System Tools within the Start menu. You should make a backup disk with all your passwords and the operating system’s original configuration. Maintenance Programs You can avoid some hardware and software errors with disk ..

Windows - Page 85

Data and System Security 79 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Windows ® Update Windows Update is the online updating of Windows. Use Windows Update to download elements such as security updates, important updates, the newest help files, drivers and Internet products from the Internet. The website is regularly augmented by new content, so that you can download the newest updates and error corrections at any time, to protect the notebook and guarantee its functioning. Windows Update will search through the notebook and provide a list of individual updates specially for the configuratio..

Windows Update Information for Data Security - Page 86

Data and System Security 80 Windows Update Information for Data Security Windows Update needs certain information about the respective notebook, so that a suitable list with updates can be provided for you. This information will include the following: • Version number of the operating system • Version number of Internet Explorer • Version numbers of additional software programs • Plug & Play identification key of the hardware devices Windows Update will stand up for the protection of your private data and will not record your name, address, email address or other forms of person..

System Restore - Page 87

System Restore 81 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix System Restore Windows Vista ® provides a useful function ( System Restore ) enabling the storage of the so-called Recovery points . The system remembers the current configuration as a snapshot and returns to this, if necessary. The advantage is that an unsuccessful installation can be cancelled. Recovery points are created automatically by the system, but they can also be set manually. You can determine and configure yourself the maximum memory taken up by this. You find this program in the program file under Accessories Ö System ..

System Restore powered by Symantec - Page 88

System Restore 82 System Restore powered by Symantec If your system is not functioning properly and Windows Vista ® System Restore did not solve the problem, then you should use the Application Support Disc and not the Windows Vista Recovery Disc to restore your system. Limits of the Recovery • Changes made to the original configuration (RAS, Desktop or Internet settings) and installed Software will be ignored by this Recovery and will not be reloaded. • Driver Updates or hardware installed by you will be ignored by this Recovery. Warning! All data on drive C will be erased. If necessa..

Check Cables and Connections - Page 89

Troubleshooting 83 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Troubleshooting Localize the Cause Errors can have simple causes, but sometimes they are caused by faulty equipment. We would like to give you some tips to help solve common problems. Should these instructions not lead to success, please feel free to contact us. Check Cables and Connections Visibly check all cables and connections. Should all lights be off, check whether all equipment is supplied with power. • In battery mode, connect the notebook to the power adapter and ensure that the battery is charged up. • If you are opera..

Errors And Possible Causes - Page 90

Troubleshooting 84 Errors And Possible Causes The screen is black: • This error can have different causes: 1. The operational display (On /Off switch) does not shine and the Notebook is in the swap file status. Solution : Operate the On /Off switch. 2. The sleep display is flashing. The Notebook is in the sleep mode. Solution : Operate the On /Off switch. 3. The background lighting has been deactivated with the FN+F2 shortcut. Solution : Operate any key to switch on the background lighting again. The notebook switches itself off during operation. • The accumulator could be empty. Connec..

Additional Support - Page 91

Troubleshooting 85 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Additional Support If the suggestions in the above section have not solved your problem, please contact customer care and we will attempt to help you solve the problem. Before you call, however, please have the following information available: • How is your computer configured? • What additional peripherals do you use? • What messages, if any, appear on your screen? • What software were you using when the error occurred? • What steps have you already undertaken to solve the problem? • Have you upgraded or removed drivers..

Care of the TFT Display - Page 92

Maintenance 86 Maintenance Warning! There are no user-serviceable or user-cleanable parts inside the notebook housing. Never open the notebook housing. Following these measures can extend the lifetime of your notebook: • Before cleaning, always remove the power adapter plug and all connecting cables. • Only use a damp, lint-free cloth to clean the notebook. • Do not use any solvents, corrosive or gaseous cleaning agents . • Do not use CD-ROM cleaning discs or similar products that clean the lens of the laser to clean your optical drive. • Dust or grease on the touchpad will impair..

Transporting the Notebook - Page 93

Maintenance 87 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Transporting the Notebook Please use the following guidelines when transporting the notebook: • Switch off the notebook. This will prevent damage to the hard disk. When the notebook is turned off, the hard disk heads are moved into a safe area. • Wait until the Notebook has reached ambient (room) temperature before connecting it to the power supply. Drastic variations in temperature and humidity can create condensation within the Notebook and may cause it to short-circuit. • Close the notebook and ensure that the cover locks shut...

Recycling and Disposal - Page 94

Maintenance 88 Recycling and Disposal Device At the end of its life, the appliance must not be disposed of in household rubbish. Enquire about the options for environmentally-friendly disposal Batteries Do not dispose of used batteries in the household rubbish! They must be deposited at a collection point for used batteries. Packaging To avoid damage during transport, the Notebook is stored in a packaging. Packaging is produced mostly from materials which can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner and be professionally recycled. Should you have any questions concerning the dis..

Batteries and Proper Treatment - Page 95

Maintenance 89 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Batteries and Proper Treatment Batteries may contain combustible materials. By misuse, this may cause battery leakage , heat , explosion or ignition , bringing about injury or damage to the device. Please observe strictly the following matters: Warning! There is a lithium battery on the motherboard. Lithium batteries are hazardous waste and need to be disposed of properly. If necessary, we will take back your used CMOS lithium battery. • KEEP CHILDREN AWAY from batteries. If by any chance, the batteries are swallowed, consult a doctor..

Notes for Service Engineers - Page 96

Maintenance 90 Upgrades and Repairs • Only a qualified Service Engineer should perform upgrades and repairs to your notebook. • If you do not have the necessary qualifications, go to an appropriate Service Engineer. Please contact the Service Centre if you are experiencing technical problems with your notebook. • Please contact our authorized Service Partners exclusively in the case of a necessary repair. Notes for Service Engineers • Before opening the housing, disconnect the notebook from all power sources and remove any connecting cables. If the notebook has not been disconnected..

Chapter 5 - Page 97

Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Chapter 5 Appendix Subject Page Standards ........................................................................... 93 Conditions of warranty ....................................................... 96 Index ................................................................................ 102

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Electromagnetic Compatibility - Page 99

Standards 93 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix Standards Electromagnetic Compatibility • When connecting additional components, please observe the Guidelines on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC). Please note that only shielded cables shorter than 3 meters (9.84 ft) should be used for the LPT, COM, USB, IEEE 1394, audio, video and network interfaces with this notebook. • Keep the notebook at least one meter (approximately three feet) away from high frequency and magnetic interference sources (e.g., televisions, loudspeaker cabinets, mobile telephones, etc.) in order to avoid malf..

• - Page 100

Standards 94 Pixel structure Types of Pixel Failures: • Type 1: A constantly lit pixel (a bright, white spot), even though it is not addressed. A white pixel is caused when all three sub-pixel are lit. • Type 2: A pixel that does not light up (dark, black spot), although it is addressed • Type 3: Abnormal or defective red, green or blue sub-pixels. (E.g. constantly lit with half the brightness, one colour is not shining, blinking or flickering, but not belonging to Type 1 or 2 Pixel Failures) In addition: A cluster of type 3 (= 2 or more defective sub-pixels in an array of 5 x 5 pixel..

FCC Compliance Statement - Page 101

Standards 95 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix FCC Compliance Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a parti..

Conditions of Warranty for the United - Page 102

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 96 Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom Restricted Warranty I. General Conditions of Warranty 1. General This warranty covers defects relating to workmanship and manufacture in MEDION products. The period during which this warranty is valid and during which claims against the warranty can be made to MEDION must be in accordance with the following terms in order to be considered eligible: • Is effective from the date of purchase or receipt of the MEDION product from an authorised seller of MEDION products; and • expires at the end of..

Appendix - Page 103

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 97 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix • your operating and/or using the product other than as instructed in the accompanying documentation; • damage caused in transit as a result of your negligence in packaging of the product; and/or • otherwise than in accordance with the terms of this warranty; This warranty shall be void and you may be required by MEDION to reimburse MEDION for the reasonable costs of postage and packaging before MEDION will return the product to you. If so and you would still like MEDION to repair or replace the p..

2. Scope - Page 104

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 98 2. Scope Subject to any exclusions set out within this warranty, where there is a defect in your MEDION product covered by this warranty, MEDION will repair or replace the MEDION product. The decision whether to repair or replace the product will be made solely at the discretion of MEDION. MEDION may, in its own discretion, replace the product returned for repair under warranty with a replacement product that is either identical or, in the event that such product(s) are no longer available, a product of equal or superior specification and qua..

3. Exclusion from warranty - Page 105

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 99 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix 3. Exclusion from warranty To the extent permitted by law, this warranty shall be void in the event that defects or loss caused by: a. failure and damage resulting from the operation of the product in an environment other than that recommended in the accompanying user or instruction manual (e.g. in direct sunlight or in a damp room); b. accidental damage; c. use other than in accordance with the accompanying user or instruction manual; d. modifications, conversions, expansions, maintenance and/or repair..

II. Special warranty conditions for MEDION PC, notebook, - Page 106

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 100 II. Special warranty conditions for MEDION PC, notebook, pocket PC (PDA) and navigation devices (PNA) The following terms apply to MEDION PC, notebook, desktop, pocket PC and laptop products and optional items included with such products. If one of these items has a fault, you also have a warranty claim for its repair or replacement, from MEDION. The warranty covers the costs of materials and labour for repairing or replacing the defective MEDION product or the optional item in question. Hardware connected to your product that was not produc..

III. Special warranty conditions for repair on site or - Page 107

Conditions of Warranty for the United Kingdom 101 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix III. Special warranty conditions for repair on site or replacement on site If a claim for repair or replacement on site is included within the terms of the warranty card provided with the product, the special warranty conditions for repair or replacement of your MEDION product on site apply. The following provisions must be made by you for carrying out repairs or replacements on site: • MEDION or its authorised personnel must have unrestricted, safe and immediate access to the products. • Telecommu..

Index - Page 108

Index 102 Index A All programs ....................................... 22 Ambient Temperature ........................... 5 Audience ............................................... i Autorun .............................................. 70 B Batteries and Proper Treatment ........... 89 Battery operation ................................ 28 Battery power ................................. 30 Charging ........................................ 29 Checking the battery level .............. 30 Discharging the battery .................. 29 Removing ....................................... 28 Battery..

Appendix - Page 109

Index 103 Safety Handling Components Aid Appendix H Hard drive ........................................... 40 Partitions ........................................ 40 I Icons ................................................... 23 Indicators Access ............................................. 19 Capital Lock .................................... 18 Num Lock ....................................... 18 Scroll Lock ...................................... 18 Wireless LAN ................................... 19 Introduction ......................................... 3 ISO 13406-2 Class II ...............

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Index 104 Set-Up location ................................. 4 Touch Pad ......................................... 9 Upgrades and Repairs ..................... 90 Screen resolution ................................ 32 SD ...................................................... 53 Search ................................................ 40 Secure Digital ..................................... 53 Securing the Notebook Startup Password ............................ 66 Serial Interface .................................... 61 Serial Number ........................................ i Service Engineers ....

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