Crittenden Middle School

6158 Jefferson Avenue · Newport News, VA 23605 · Phone: (757) 591-4900 · Fax: (757) 838-8261

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LAPTOP BASICS

TouchPad Components
  1. TouchPad- moves pointer, cursor

  2. Left Button- functions like the left mouse button

  3. Right Button- functions like the right mouse button

   
Lights
  1. Num lock light

  2. Caps lock light

  3. Scroll lock light

  4. Wireless on/off light

  5. Power/Standby

  6. Battery light

  7. Hard Drive light

  8. CD Drive light

   
Front Components
  1. Infrared port- provides wireless communication

  2. Mute button

  3. Volume control

  4. Release button- to open laptop

  5. Speakers

  6. Wireless antennae


   

Rear Components

  1. Exhaust vent

  2. AC power connector- where you plug in your laptop power cord

  3. Serial connector

  4. Parallel connector

  5. S-Video-out jack- where you plug laptop to present to TV

  6. External monitor connector

  7. 1394 connector- for devices that require high bandwidth

  8. RJ-45 network jack- connects a network cable

  9. USB connectors

   
Left-Side Components
  1. Audio line-out jack- headphones, speakers

  2. Microphone jack

  3. Hard drive

  4.  CD R/W drive
 

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