Acer TravelMate 6000 User Guide

Moving around with your, TravelMate

Moving around with your, TravelMate

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Moving around with your 

TravelMate

This section gives you tips and hints to consider when moving around 
or traveling with your computer.

Disconnecting from the desktop

Follow these steps to disconnect your computer from external 
accessories:

1

Save your work in progress.

2

Remove any media, diskette or compact disc, from the drive(s).

3

Shut down the computer.

4

Close the display cover.

5

Disconnect the cord from the AC adapter.

6

Disconnect the keyboard, pointing device, printer, external 
monitor, and other external devices.

7

Disconnect the Kensington lock if you are using one to secure the 
computer.

Moving around

“when you are just moving within short distances, for example, from 
your office desk to a meeting room”

Preparing the computer

Before moving the computer, close and latch the display cover to place 
it in Sleep mode. You can now safely take the computer anywhere you 
go within the building. To bring the computer out of Sleep mode, 
open the display; then slide and release the power button.

If you are taking the computer to a client's office or a different 
building, you may choose to shut down the computer: 
1

Click on Start, Shut Down... or Turn off Computer (Windows® XP). 

2

Select Shut down and click on OK, or select Turn Off (Windows® 
2000).