The computer has several easy-to-read status indicators. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed.






Indicates the computer's power status.


Indicates the computer's battery status.



Indicates when the hard disk drive is active.


Num Lock

Lights up when Num Lock is activated.


Caps Lock

Lights up when Caps Lock is activated.

NOTE: 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows green when in AC mode.

TouchPad Basics (with fingerprint reader)

The following items show you how to use the TouchPad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader:

Move your finger across the TouchPad (1) to move the cursor.

Press the left (2) and right (3) buttons located beneath the TouchPad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the TouchPad is the same as clicking the left button.


Left Button (2)

Right Button (3)

Main TouchPad (2)


Quickly click twice.

Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button).


Click once.

Tap once.


Click and hold, then use finger on the TouchPad to drag the cursor.

Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button); rest your finger on the TouchPad on the second tap and drag the cursor.

Access context menu

Click once.

NOTE: When using the TouchPad, keep it - and your fingers - dry and clean. The TouchPad is sensitive to finger movement; hence, the lighter the touch, the better the response. Tapping too hard will not increase the TouchPad's responsiveness.

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