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  • Brand: Asus
  • Product: Desktop
  • Model/name: ET2221IUTH
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SERVICE AND SUPPORT
Visit our multi-language web site at http://support.asus.com
June 2013
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Table of Contents
About this manual................................................................................................................................................. 5
Conventions used in this manual........................................................................................................................6
Icons...............................................................................................................................................................................6
Typography..................................................................................................................................................................6
Safety information................................................................................................................................................. 7
Setting up your system...........................................................................................................................................7
Care during use..........................................................................................................................................................7
Sound Pressure Warning.........................................................................................................................................8
TV Tuner (on selected models).............................................................................................................................8
Adapter.........................................................................................................................................................................8
DC Fan Warning..........................................................................................................................................................8
Package contents................................................................................................................................................... 9
Chapter 1:Hardware Setup
Getting to know your All-in-One PC................................................................................................................ 10
Front view.....................................................................................................................................................................10
Rear view......................................................................................................................................................................12
Rear I/O ports..............................................................................................................................................................12
Rear I/O ports..............................................................................................................................................................13
Side views.....................................................................................................................................................................16
Chapter 2:Using your All-in-One PC
Positioning your All-in-One PC.......................................................................................................................... 18
Mounting to the wall................................................................................................................................................19
Setting up your All-in-One PC........................................................................................................................... 22
Connecting the wired keyboard and mouse...................................................................................................22
Connecting the wireless keyboard and mouse..............................................................................................22
Turning your All-in-One PC on..............................................................................................................................23
Gestures........................................................................................................................................................................24
Using the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu.................................................................................................... 26
OSD function instruction........................................................................................................................................26
Input signal selection...............................................................................................................................................27
Configuring the audio output via an HDMI device (on selected models only)..................................27
Chapter 3:Working withWindows®
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System requirements............................................................................................................................................ 29
Starting for the first time..................................................................................................................................... 30
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Windows®
8 lock screen........................................................................................................................................ 30
Windows®
UI............................................................................................................................................................. 31
Start screen..................................................................................................................................................................31
Windows® apps..........................................................................................................................................................32
Hotspots.......................................................................................................................................................................32
Working with Windows®
apps............................................................................................................................ 35
Launching apps..........................................................................................................................................................35
Customizing apps......................................................................................................................................................35
Accessing All Apps....................................................................................................................................................36
Charms bar...................................................................................................................................................................37
Snap feature................................................................................................................................................................39
Other keyboard shortcuts................................................................................................................................... 40
Turning your All-in-One PC off.......................................................................................................................... 41
Chapter 4:Connecting to the Internet
Wi-Fi connection.................................................................................................................................................... 42
Wired connection................................................................................................................................................... 44
Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection...............................................................................44
Configuring a static IP network connection....................................................................................................47
Chapter 5:Recovering your system
Entering the BIOS Setup...................................................................................................................................... 48
Quickly enter the BIOS.............................................................................................................................................48
Resetting your All-in-One PC............................................................................................................................. 49
Recovering from a system image file.............................................................................................................. 50
Creating a USB recovery drive..............................................................................................................................50
Removing everything and reinstalling Windows....................................................................................... 51
Appendices
Notices....................................................................................................................................................................... 52
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About this manual
This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your All-in-One
PC, organized through the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
This chapter details the hardware components of your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 2: Using your All-in-One PC
This chapter provides you with information on using your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8
This chapter provides an overview of using Windows® 8 in your All-in-One PC.
Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet
This chapter provides information on connecting your All-in-One PC to a wired or Wi-Fi
network.
Chapter 5: Recovering your system
This chapter provides recovery options for your All-in-One PC.
Appendices
This section includes notices and safety statements for your All-in-One PC.
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Conventions used in this manual
To highlight key information in this manual, some text are presented as follows:
IMPORTANT! This message contains vital information that must be followed to complete a task.
NOTE:	 This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks.
WARNING! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe
while performing tasks and prevent damage to your All-in-One PC's data and components.
Icons
The icons below indicate the devices you can use for completing a series of tasks or procedures
on your All-in-One PC.
Use the touchscreen.
Use the keyboard.
Typography
Bold	 This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected.
Italic	 This indicates sections that you can refer to in this manual.
All illustrations and screenshots in this manual are for reference only. Actual product
specifications and software screen images may vary with territories. Visit the ASUS
website at www.asus.com for the latest information.
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Safety information
Your All-in-One PC ET22 Series is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for
information technology equipment. However, to ensure your safety, it is important that you
read the following safety instructions.
Setting up your system
Read and follow all instructions in the documentation before you operate your system.
Do not use this product near water or a heated source such as a radiator.
Set up the system on a stable surface.
Openings on the chassis are for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Ensure
that you leave plenty of space around the system for ventilation. Never insert objects of any
kind into the ventilation openings.
Use this product in environments with ambient temperatures between 0˚C and 40˚C.
If you use an extension cord, ensure that the total ampere rating of the devices plugged
into the extension cord does not exceed its ampere rating.
Care during use
Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it.
Do not spill water or any other liquids on your system.
When the system is turned off, a small amount of electrical current still flows. Always
unplug all power, modem, and network cables from the power outlets before cleaning the
system.
The touch screen requires periodic cleaning to achieve the best touch sensitivity. Keep the
screen clean from foreign objects or excessive dust accumulation. To clean the screen:
Turn off the system and disconnect the power cord from the wall.
Spray a small amount of a household glass cleaner onto the supplied cleaning cloth
and gently wipe the screen surface.
Do not spray the cleaner directly on the screen.
Do not use an abrasive cleaner or a coarse cloth when cleaning the screen.
If you encounter the following technical problems with the product, unplug the power cord
and contact a qualified service technician or your retailer.
The power cord or plug is damaged.
Liquid has been spilled into the system.
The system does not function properly even if you follow the operating instructions.
The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged.
The system performance changes.
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Sound Pressure Warning
Excessive sound pressure from earphones or headphones can cause hearing damage or loss.
Adjustment of the volume control as well as the equalizer to settings other than the center
position may increase the earphones or headphones output voltage and the sound pressure
level.
TV Tuner (on selected models)
Note to CATV System Installer—This reminder is provided to call the CATV systems installer’s
attention to Section 820-93 of the National Electric Code, which provides guidelines for
proper grounding and, in particular, specify that the Coaxial cable shield be connected to the
grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Adapter
1.	 Adapter information
	 Input voltage: 100–240Vac
	 Input frequency: 50–60Hz
	 Rating output current: 120W (19V, 6.32A)
	 Rating output voltage: 19Vdc
2.	 The socket outlet must be near to the unit and easily accessible.
DC Fan Warning
Please note that the DC fan is a moving part that may cause DANGER. Ensure to keep your
body from the moving fan blades.
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Package contents
All-in-One PC ET22 Series Keyboard (wired or wireless, optional)
Mouse (wired or wireless, optional) AC adapter Power cord
Quick Guide
Quick Start Guide Warranty Card KBM USB receiver dongle (optional)
NOTE:	 The keyboard,
mouse, power supply,
remote control, and KBM
USB receiver dongle
illustrations are for
reference only. Actual
product specifications
may vary with territories.
Wall mount screws
Remote Control (optional) TV tuner (optional)
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Chapter 1: Hardware Setup
Getting to know your All-in-One PC
Front view
Webcam LED
Indicates that the built-in webcam is enabled.
Webcam
The built-in webcam with the built-in digital microphone allows you to start video
chats online.
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Digital Microphone (Built-in)
The built-in digital microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations,
audio recordings, and multimedia applications.
LCD display (Touch-enabled function on selected models)
The LCD display features optimal resolution. Touch-enabled models bring digital life to
your fingertips.
Power LED
Indicates that your All-in-One PC is turned on.
Hard Disk Drive LED
Indicates hard disk drive activity.
Audio Speaker
The built-in stereo speaker system allows you to hear audio without additional
attachments. The multimedia sound system features an integrated digital audio
controller that produces rich, vibrant sound.
MENU button
Press to display the menu. Press this button to enter/select the highlighted icon
(function) when the OSD is activated.
Menu up button
Press to go up the menu.
Menu down button
Press to go down the menu.
Remote Control Receiver
The remote control receiver receives the infrared signal from the remote control.
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Rear view
Wall mount holes
Secure the four wall mount screws into these holes and mount your All-in-One PC to a
wall.
NOTE:	 The wall mount screws are optional items and are purchased separately.
Kensington® security slot
The Kensington® security slot allows you to secure your PC using Kensington®
compatible PC security products.
Rear I/O ports
*varies by model
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Antenna Input (on selected models)
The antenna input is for TV frequency signal and allows for use with the digital TV
antenna or input from subscription television services. The antenna can receive digital
TV. Cable service connection can receive digital TV, analog TV, depending on paid
services.
Power input
The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack.
Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the PC. To prevent damage to the
PC, always use the supplied power adapter.
WARNING!	 The power adapter may get warm or hot when in use. Do not cover the
adapter and keep it away from your body.
HDMI Input Port
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an uncompressed all-digital audio/
video interface between any audio/video source, such as set-top box or DVD player.
HDMI Output Port
Connect this port with devices equipped with HDMI input port, such as LCD monitor
or projector.
LAN port
The eight-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a
local network.
Rear I/O ports
NOTE: The Rear I/O ports vary by model.
ET2221I-B85 I/O ports
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USB 2.0 port (with AI Charger II*)
This USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 devices such
as keyboards, pointing devices, flash disk drives, external HDDs, speakers, cameras and
printers.
For the All-in-One ET2221 Series, this port comes with the AI Charger II function that
allows you to quick-charge compatible devices. To enable the AI Charger II on your
ET2221 All-in-One PC, go to Desktop > AI Suite II > AI Charger II then select Enable.
*Available in the ET2221 Series only.
USB 3.0 ports
These USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5Gbit/s and are
backward compatible with USB2.0.
ET2221I-Q87 I/O ports
Power input
The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack.
Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the PC. To prevent damage to the
PC, always use the supplied power adapter.
WARNING!	 The power adapter may get warm or hot when in use. Do not cover the
adapter and keep it away from your body.
HDMI Input Port
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an uncompressed all-digital audio/
video interface between any audio/video source, such as set-top box or DVD player.
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HDMI Output Port
Connect this port with devices equipped with HDMI input port, such as LCD monitor
or projector.
Video Graphics Adapter (VGA) Port
VGA ports are available for connecting additional VGA monitors or displays.
COM port
This serial port connects a modem, or other devices that conform with serial
specifications.
LAN port
The eight-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a
local network.
USB 3.0 ports
These USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5Gbit/s and are
backward compatible with USB2.0.
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Side views
USB 3.0 ports
These USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5Gbit/s and are
backward compatible with USB2.0.
Headphone jack
The stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) is used to connect the system’s audio out signal
to headphones. Using this jack automatically disables the built-in speakers.
Microphone jack
The microphone jack is designed to connect to a microphone used for video
conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recordings.
Memory card reader
This All-in-One PC has a single built-in memory card reader slot that supports MMC,
SD, and SDHC formats.
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Mode button
Press to switch the display signal source. When switched to HDMI-in and VGA-in, the
All-in-One PC can be used as a standard desktop LCD monitor.
Menu lock
Press to activate the MENU button on the front panel.
Optical Drive
The built-in optical drive may support compact discs (CD), digital video discs (DVD),
and/or Blu-ray discs (BD) and may have recordable (R) or re-writable (RW) capabilities.
See the marketing specifications for details on each model.
Optical Drive Electronic Eject
The optical drive eject has an electronic eject button for opening the tray. You can also
eject the optical drive tray through any software player or by right clicking the optical
drive in Windows“Computer”and selecting Eject.
Power button
Press this button to turn on your All-in-One PC.
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Chapter 2: Using your All-in-One PC
Positioning your All-in-One PC
1.	 Pull out the stand on the back of the All-
in-One PC then place the device on a flat
stable surface.
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2.	 Gently push the display panel until the
hinge makes a click sound. You need to
push the display panel up to a 16º-43º
angle to ensure that your All-in-One PC
can stand in a stable position.
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Mounting to the wall
To mount your ASUS All-in-One PC to the wall, purchase optional wall mount screws and a
wall mount kit (VESA 100). Install the wall mount components according to the following
instructions.
1.	 To release the stand, place the All-in-One
PC face-down first, resting the display
panel on a flat even surface.
2.	 Remove the back cover.
3.	 Remove the four screws on the stand and
save for future reinstallation (A). Take out
the stand and put it aside (B).
4.	 Replace the back cover that you removed
earlier.
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6.	 Secure the four wall mount screws to the
rear panel holes.
5.	 Remove the four plastic mylar®, from the
rear panel holes.
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6.	 Mount the All-in-One PC onto a firm wall
by applying a standard wall mount kit
(pad and rack) to the wall mount screws.
Follow the instructions described in the
installation manual that came with your
wall mount kit.
IMPORTANT!
•	 For machine ventilation, be sure to leave a distance of at least 6cm between the All-in-
One PC and the wall.
•	 The wall mount kit should comply with VESA standards.
•	 To ensure safety, please read the wall mount kit installation manual carefully before
mounting your All-in-One PC to the wall.
•	 At least two persons are required to install or remove the All-in-One PC onto and
from the wall to avoid hazard of falling objects and breakage. Qualified personnel is
recommended.
•	 The wall should be able to sustain four times the weight of the All-in-One PC and wall
mount components combined (36kg at least). The mounting location must be able to
withstand earthquake or other impacts. Cement or masonry walls recommended.
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Setting up your All-in-One PC
Connecting the wired keyboard and mouse
Connect the keyboard and the mouse to the USB port on the rear panel. You may also connect
the keyboard and mouse to the USB port on the left side of the panel if the keyboard cable is
not long enough.
NOTES:
•	 Simply reconnect if the wireless keyboard and mouse lose connection. Avoid other
nearby WiFi devices at least 20 cm as they may interfere with the connection.
•	 The illustrations above are for reference only. Actual appearances and specifications
(wired or wireless) of the keyboard and mouse may vary by territory.
Connecting the wireless keyboard and mouse
1.	 Install batteries to the wireless
keyboard and mouse.
2.	 Connect the wireless dongle for
keyboard and mouse to a USB
port.
3.	 You can begin using the wireless
keyboard and mouse.
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Turning your All-in-One PC on
Connect the supplied AC adapter to the DC-In jack on the rear panel ( ,wall outlet
voltage 100Vac-240Vac) and then press the Power switch on the right ( ) to turn on the
system.
WARNING!	 DO NOT connect the AC power cord to an AC outlet prior to connecting the DC plug
to the system. Doing so may damage the AC-DC adapter.
NOTE:	 For details on turning off your All-in-One PC, refer to the section Turning off your All-in-One
PC under Working with Windows® 8.
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Gestures
The gestures allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your All-in-One PC. The
functions can be activated by using the hand gestures to your All-in-One PC’s display panel.
Using gestures
Top edge swipe Finger slide
In the Start screen, swipe from the top
edge of the screen to view the All Apps
bar.
In a running app, swipe the from top
edge of the screen to view its menu.
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Slide your finger to scroll up and down and
slide your finger to pan the screen left or
right.
Left edge swipe Right edge swipe
Swipe from the left edge of the screen to
shuffle your running apps.
Swipe from the right edge of the screen to
launch the Charms bar.
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Zoom out Zoom in
Bring together your two fingers on the
touch panel.
Spread apart your two fingers on the touch
panel.
Tap and hold Tap/Double tap
To move an app, tap and hold the app
tile and drag it to a new location.
To close an app, tap and hold the top
side of the running app and drag it down
to the bottom of the screen to close it
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Tap an app to launch it.
On Desktop mode, double-tap an item to
launch it.
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Using the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu
The On Screen Display (OSD) menu appears if you do the following:
Activate the OSD via pressing the Menu lock button at the left side of your All-in-One PC,
then press the Menu button at the front panel.
OSD function instruction
To display the OSD menu, press the MENU button on the front panel. To navigate through the
OSD functions or modify OSD settings, press the Menu up or Menu down keys. To activate the
selected function, press the MENU button.
Panel Off
This function allows you to turn off the display panel of the All-in-One PC on. Press the MENU
button to activate this function.
Color
Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100.
Contrast: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100.
Color Temp.: Contains four color modes including Cool, Normal, Warm, and User mode.
Image
Sharpness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100.
Aspect Control: Adjusts the aspect ratio to“Full”or“OverScan”. This function is configurable
only when you use the All-in-One PC as a standard desktop LCD monitor.
Auto Adjust: Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) and the vertical position
(V-Position) of the image. This function is configurable only when you use the All-in-One PC
as a standard desktop LCD monitor and set the Display-input port as the input source.
Input Select
PC: Sets the All-in-One PC as the display signal source.
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System Setup
OSD Setup:
•	 Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) / vertical position (V-Position) of the OSD
menu.
•	 Adjusts the OSD timeout from 10 to 120 seconds.
•	 Enables or disables the DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) function.
Information: Shows the monitor information.
Language: Allows you to set the OSD language.
All Reset: Allows you to reset all OSD settings.
Input signal selection
An Input Select OSD menu appears when you connect the HDMI or VGA cable to the rear
HDMI-input or Display-input port. Use the Menu up or Menu down keys to navigate through
the input options and press the MENU button to activate the option. Refer to Input Select in
the previous section for details.
Configuring the audio output via an HDMI device (on selected models
only)
If you want to use a high-definition TV as an audio output device, connect it to the Home
Theater PC and follow the steps below to configure the audio settings.
To configure the audio output via an HDMI device:
1.	 From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop Mode.
NOTE:	 For more details, refer to the section Start screen under Working with Windows® 8.
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2.	 Right-click the Volume Mixer icon on the Windows® taskbar and
click Playback devices.
3.	 From the Playback screen, select Digital Audio
(HDMI).
4.	 Click Configure and the Speaker Setup window pops
up.
5.	 Select Stereo and click Next.
6.	 Tick the Front left and right option, and click Next.
7.	 Click Finish to exit the speaker setup.
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NOTE:	 For updates on these system requirements, visit http://www.windows.microsoft.com/
en-us/windows-8/faq
Chapter 3: Working with Windows®
8
System requirements
Processor 1GHz or faster
RAM 1GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card Microsoft DirectX9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Screen resolution 1024 x 768 for Windows® apps
1366 x 768 for Snap feature
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Starting for the first time
When you start your computer for the first time, a series of screens appear to guide you in
configuring the basic settings of your Windows®
8 operating system.
To start for the first time:
1.	 Press the power button on your All-in-One PC. Wait for a few minutes until the setup
screen appears.
2.	 Pick a language to use on your All-in-One PC.
3.	 Carefully read the License Terms. Tick I accept the terms for using Windows then click
Accept.
4.	 Follow the onscreen instructions to configure the following basic items:
•	 Personalize
•	 Wireless
•	 Settings
•	 Sign in to your PC
5.	 Once you are done configuring the basic items, a Windows®8 tutorial appears. Watch this
to learn more about Windows®8 functionalities.
6.	 The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user account.
Windows®
8 lock screen
The Windows®8 lock screen may appear when your All-in-One PC enters the Windows®8
operating system. To proceed, tap on the lock screen or press any key on your All-in-One PC's
keyboard.
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Windows®
UI
The Window® User Interface (UI) is the tile-based display used in Windows®
8. It includes the
following features you can use while working on your All-in-One PC.
Start screen
The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user account. It helps organize all
the programs and applications you need in just one place.
User account
Zoom in/out button
for live tiles
live tiles
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Windows® apps
These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiled-format for easy access.
IMPORTANT! A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher is required to run Windows® apps.
NOTE:	 Some apps require signing in to your Microsoft account before they are fully launched.
Hotspots
Onscreen hotspots allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your PC. The
functions in these hotspots can be activated using your mouse.
Hotspots on a running app
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Hotspots on the Start screen
NOTE:	 Refer to the next page for the Hotspots’functions.
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Hotspot Action
upper left corner Hover your mouse pointer then tap on the recent app’s thumbnail to
revert back to that running app.
If you launched more than one app, slide down to show all running
apps.
lower left corner From a running app screen:
Hover your mouse pointer then tap on the Start screen’s thumbnail to
go back to the Start screen.
NOTE:	 You can also press the Windows key on your keyboard
to go back to the Start screen.
From the Start screen:
Hover your mouse pointer then tap on the running app’s thumbnail to
go back to that app.
Hover your mouse pointer then click on the recent app’s thumbnail to
go back to that app.
top Hover your mouse pointer until it changes to a hand icon. Drag then
drop the app to a new location.
NOTE:	 This hotspot function only works on a running app or when
you want to use the Snap feature. For more details, refer to Snap feature
under Working with Windows® apps.
upper and lower
right corner
Hover your mouse pointer to launch the Charms bar.
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Working with Windows®
apps
Use your All-in-One PC’s touchscreen or keyboard to launch and customize your apps.
Launching apps
Tap an app to launch it.
1.	 Press twice then use the arrow keys to browse through the apps.
2.	 Press to launch your selected app.
Resizing apps
Swipe down the app tile to select and launch its settings bar. Tap to reduce or
tap to enlarge an app.
Tap and hold the app tile and drag it to a new location.
Customizing apps
You can move, resize, or unpin apps from the Start screen using the following steps.
Moving apps
Swipe down the app tile to select and launch its settings bar. Tap to unpin
an app.
Unpinning apps
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Accessing All Apps
Aside from the apps already pinned on your Start screen, you can also open other applications
like the exclusive ASUS Software apps bundled with your All-in-One PC through the Apps
screen.
1.	 Swipe down the app tile to select and launch its settings bar.
2.	 Tap to show all installed apps in your All-in-One PC.
From the Start screen, press to select the All Apps icon then
press .
Closing apps
Tap and hold the top side of the running app then drag it down to the bottom of
the screen to close it.
From the running app’s screen, press .
Launching the Apps screen
Launch the Apps screen using your All-in-One PC's touchscreen or keyboard.
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Pinning more apps on the Start screen
You can pin more apps on the Start screen using your touchscreen.
1.	 Swipe down the app tile to select and launch its settings bar.
2.	 Tap to pin the selected app to the Start screen.
Charms bar
The Charms bar is a toolbar that can be triggered on the right side of your screen. It consists of
several tools that allow you to share applications and provide quick access for customizing the
settings of your All-in-One PC.
Launching the Charms bar
NOTE: When called out, the Charms bar initially appears as a set of white icons. The image above
shows how the Charms bar looks like once activated.
Use your All-in-One PC’s touchscreen or keyboard to launch the Charms bar.
Charms
Swipe the right edge of the screen.
Press .
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Search
This tool allows you to look for files, applications, or programs in your All-in-One
PC.
Share
This tool allows you to share applications via social networking sites or email.
Start
This tool reverts the display back to the Start screen. From the Start screen, you
can also use this to revert back to a recently opened app.
Devices
This tool allows you to access and share files with the devices attached to your
All-in-One PC such as an external display or printer.
Settings
This tool allows you to access the PC settings of your All-in-One PC.
Inside the Charms bar
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Snap feature
The Snap feature displays two apps side-by-side, allowing you to work or switch between apps.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that your All-in-One PC’s screen resolution is set to 1366 x 768 pixels or
higher before using the Snap feature.
Using Snap
Perform the following steps to activate Snap using your All-in-One PC’s touchscreen or
keyboard.
Snap bar
1.	 Launch the app you wish to snap.
2.	 Hover the mouse point on the top side of your screen.
3.	 Once the pointer changes to a hand icon, drag then drop the app to the left or
right side of the display panel.
4.	 Launch another app.
1.	 Launch the app you wish to snap.
2.	 Press .
3.	 To switch between apps, press .
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Other keyboard shortcuts
Using the keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help you launch applications
and navigate Windows®8.
\ Switches between the Start screen and the last running app
Launches the desktop
Launches the Computer window on Desktop mode
Opens the File search pane
Opens the Share pane
Opens the Settings pane
Opens the Devices pane
Activates the Lock screen
Minimizes the Internet Explorer window
Opens the Second screen pane
Opens the Apps search pane
Opens the Run window
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Opens Ease of Access Center
Opens the Settings search pane
Opens a menu box of Windows tools
Launches the magnifier icon and zooms in your screen
Zooms out your screen
Opens the Narrator Settings
Enables the print screen function
Turning your All-in-One PC off
Do either of the following to shut down your All-in-One PC:
•	 Tap from the Charms bar then tap > Shut down to do a normal
shutdown.
•	 From the log-in screen, tap > Shut down.
•	 If your All-in-One PC is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at
least four (4) seconds until your All-in-One PC turns off.
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Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet
Access emails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social networking sites on or from
your PC using wireless/Wi-Fi or wired connection.
Wi-Fi connection
1.	 Launch the Charms bar from the Start screen or from any application mode.
NOTE:	 For details, refer to the section Charms bar under Working with Windows® apps.
Charms
2.	 From the Charms bar, select Settings and click the network icon .
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3.	 Select the wireless network that you want to connect to from the list.
4.	 Click Connect.
NOTE:	 You may be prompted to enter a security key to connect to a secured wireless network.
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Wired connection
1.	 Use a network (RJ-45) cable to connect your All-in-One PC to a DSL/cable modem or a
local area network (LAN).
2.	 Turn on your computer.
3.	 Configure the necessary Internet connection settings.
NOTES:
•	 For more details, refer to the sections Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection
or Configuring a static IP network connection.
•	 Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for details or assistance in setting up your
Internet connection.
Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection
To configure a dynamic IP/PPPoE or static IP network connection:
1.	 From the Start screen, click Desktop to launch the Desktop mode.
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2.	 From the Windows®
taskbar, right-click the network icon and click Open Network and
Sharing Center.
3.	 From the Open Network and Sharing Center screen, click Change Adapter settings.
4.	 Right-click on your LAN and select Properties.
5.	 Click Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click
Properties.
6.	 Click Obtain an IP address automatically and click OK.
NOTE:	 Continue to the next steps if you are using PPPoE connection.
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8.	 Select Connect to the Internet and click Next.
7.	 Return to the Network and Sharing Center and
then click Set up a new connection or network.
9.	 Select Broadband (PPPoE) and click Next.
10.	 Enter your Username, Password, and Connection
name. Click Connect.
11.	 Click Close to finish the configuration.
12.	 Click the network icon in the taskbar and click the
connection you just created.
13.	 Enter your user name and password. Click Connect to
connect to the Internet.
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Configuring a static IP network connection
To configure a static IP network connection:
1.	 Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the previous section Configuring a
dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection.
2	 Click Use the following IP address.
3.	 Enter the IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway from your
service provider.
4.	 If needed, enter the preferred DNS Server address and
alternative address.
5.	 When done, click OK.
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Chapter 5: Recovering your system
Entering the BIOS Setup
BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for
system startup in the PC.
In normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most conditions to ensure optimal
performance. Do not change the default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances:
An error message appears on the screen during the system bootup and requests you to run
the BIOS Setup.
You have installed a new system component that requires further BIOS settings or update.
WARNING!	 Inappropriate BIOS settings may result to instability or boot failure. We strongly
recommend that you change the BIOS settings only with the help of a trained service personnel.
Quickly enter the BIOS
Windows®
8 boot time is quite fast, so we developed these three ways for you to quickly access
the BIOS:
When your All-in-One PC is off, press the power button for at least four (4) seconds to access
the BIOS directly.
Press the power button for at least four (4) seconds to shut down your All-in-One PC, then
press the power button again to turn your All-in-One PC back on, and press <F2> during
POST.
When your All-in-One PC is off, disconnect the power cord from your All-in-One PC’s power
connector. Reconnect the power cord and press the power button to turn on your All-in-
One PC. Press <F2> during POST.
NOTE:	 POST (Power-On Self Test) is a series of software controlled diagnostic tests that run when
you turn on your PC.
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Resetting your All-in-One PC
The Reset your PC option restores your PC to its factory default settings.
IMPORTANT! Back up all your data before using this option.
To reset your All-in-One PC:
1.	 If your All-in-One PC is off, press the power button to turn on your All-in-One PC.
	 If your All-in-One PC is already on, launch the Windows® 8 Charms bar then go to Settings
> Change PC settings > General. From the General pane, scroll down to Advanced
startup and tap or tap or click Restart now.
2.	 Press <F9> during bootup.
3.	 From the screen, tap or click Troubleshoot.
4.	 Select Reset your PC.
5.	 Tap or click Next.
6.	 Select Only the drive where the Windows is installed.
7.	 Select Just remove my files.
8.	 Tap or click Reset.
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5.	 Select the USB storage device where you want to
copy the recovery files.
6.	 Click Next.
Recovering from a system image file
You can create a USB recovery drive and use this to recover your PC’s settings.
Creating a USB recovery drive
WARNING!	 All files on your USB storage device will be permanently deleted during the process.
Before you proceed, ensure that you back up all your important data.
To create a USB recovery drive:
1.	 Launch the Control Panel from the All Apps screen.
NOTE:	 For details, refer to Launching the All Apps screen under Working with Windows® apps.
2.	 From the Control Panel’s System and Security, click Find and fix problems.
3.	 Tap or click Recovery > Create a recovery drive.
4.	 Tap or click Next.
NOTE:	 If the check box is not ticked, no device drivers
and apps will be installed in the recovery device.

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