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Item

Description

1

Display screen

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

2

Power button

Turns on the computer.

3

Touchpad

Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Turns on the computer power.

4

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.

5

Palmrest

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

6

Keyboard

Inputs data into your computer.

7

Status indicators

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

8

Microphone

Internal microphone for sound recording.

9

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 E-mail button, Web browser button and two programmable buttons.

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