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Display screen

Also called LCD (liquid-crystal display), displays computer output.

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Launch keys

Special keys for launching Internet browser, E-mail program and frequently used programs. Located at the top of the keyboard are five buttons. They are designated as P1, P2, P3, E-mail button and Web browser button. P1, P2 and P3 launch user-programmable applications; Email and Web browser launch E-mail and Internet browser applications.

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Power Switch

Turns on the computer power.

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Touchpad

Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse.

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Click buttons (left, center and right)

The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons; the center button serves as a 4-way scroll button.

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Floppy disk drive (or card reader if installed)

Reads/writes data from/to the media.

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Floppy eject button

Ejects floppy disk.

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Speakers

Outputs sound.

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Palmrest

Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Outputs sound.

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Keyboard

Inputs data into your computer.

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Status indicators

LEDs (light-emitting diode) that turn on and off to show the status of the computer, its functions and components.

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Locking Latch

Slide locking mechanism secures the lid when the computer is not in use.

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