This manual explains how to set up and begin using your
A30 Series computer. It also provides detailed information
your computer, basic operations and care, using optional
This manual has eight chapters, three appendixes, a glossary
Chapter 1, Introduction, is an overview of the computer’s
utilities, and options.
Chapter 2, The Grand Tour, identifies the components of the
and briefly explains how they function.
Chapter 3, Getting Started, provides a quick overview of how
operating your computer and gives tips on safety and
work area. Be sure to read the sections on setting up the
system and on restoring the preinstalled software.
Chapter 4, Operating Basics, includes instructions on using
devices: Touch pad, the optical media drives, the internal
and wireless LAN. It also provides tips on care of the
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Chapter 5, The Keyboard, describes special keyboard
the keypad overlay and hotkeys.
Chapter 6, Power and Power-Up Modes, gives details on the
Chapter 7, Optional Devices, describes the optional hardware
Chapter 8, Troubleshooting, provides helpful information on
perform some diagnostic tests, and suggests courses of
action if the
computer doesn’t seem to be working properly.
The Appendixes provide technical information about your
The Glossary defines general computer terminology and
includes a list of
acronyms used in the text.
The Index quickly directs you to the information contained
in this manual.