Acer TravelMate 6000 User Guide

Traveling with the computer, Traveling internationally with the computer



If you use your computer at home for significant periods of time, you 
might also want to add an external keyboard, monitor, or mouse. 

Traveling with the computer

“when you are moving within a larger distance, for instance, from your 
office building to a client’s office building or traveling locally”

Preparing the computer

Prepare the computer as if you were taking it home. Make sure that 
the battery in the computer is charged. Airport security may require 
you to turn on your computer when bringing it into the gate area. 

What to bring with you

Bring the following items with you:

AC adapter

Spare, fully-charged battery pack(s)

AcerMedia drive module(s)

Additional printer driver files if you plan to use another printer

Special considerations

In addition to the guidelines for taking the computer home, follow 
these guidelines to protect your computer while traveling:

Always take the computer as carry-on luggage.

If possible, have the computer inspected by hand. Airport security 
X-ray machines are safe, but do not put the computer through a 
metal detector. 

Avoid exposing floppy disks to hand-held metal detectors.

Traveling internationally with the computer

“when you are moving from country to country”

Preparing the computer

Prepare the computer as you would normally prepare it for traveling.