Toshiba Portege R100 User Manual

Toshiba Portege R100 Manual

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  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 1
    Portégé® R100 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: ❖ Toshiba Global Support Centre Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273 For more information, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 173 in this guide. Handling...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 2
    2 Models: Portégé R100 Series ReWritable CD/DVD Drives The computer system you purchased ... all set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed. If you ... OR MALFUNCTION OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 3
    ...modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba or parties authorized by Toshiba could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to...
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    4 Contact: Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine Blvd. Irvine, CA ... after July 23, 2001, the REN for this product is part of the product identifier that has the format US:...is separately shown on the label. Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact the state ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 5
    ... information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Support Centre within the United States at (800) 457-7777 or Outside the United ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 6
    ...precaution may be particularly important in rural areas. Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections ... appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) and an ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... If you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off your Bluetooth™ or Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba PC product support on Web site http://www.toshibaeurope.com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or http://...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 8
    ...), you are encouraged to ask for authorization to use the Wireless LAN device prior to turning on the equipment. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card must be installed and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer's...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... were met. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. Pour ...
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    .../5/EG. Bij deze TOSHIBA Corp. Digital Media Network Company dat deze Radio LAN device voldoet aan de .... Härmed intygar TOSHIBA Corp. Digital Media Network Company att denna Radio LAN device står I ... Con la presente TOSHIBA Corp. Digital Media Network Company dichiara che questo Radio LAN device è ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 11
    ...television interference caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card, or...than specified by TOSHIBA. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the responsibility of the user. ...
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    ...interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 GHz to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 GHz ... power radio frequency electric machinery, any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...It is possible to avoid the band of mobile object identification systems. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Toll Free Tel: 0120...Approval, and it belongs to the device class of radio equipment of low-power data communication system radio station stipulated...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... restrictions apply: ❖ ❖ ❖ Do not disassemble or modify the device. Do not install the embedded wireless module into other device. 5.17 GHz to 5.23 GHz for indoor use only Radio approvals for wireless devices NOTE The following information is dependent on what type of wireless...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 15
    ...licences, veuillez contacter I'IBPT. License required for outdoor installations. Check with reseller for procedure to follow. Anmeldung im Outdoor-... rivenditori la procedura da seguire. License required for outdoor installations. Check with reseller for procedure to follow. Licentie verplicht voor ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 16
    ... usage laws for Wireless LAN operation, the above 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channel limitations apply. The user should use the wireless LAN utility to check the current channel of ... the allowable frequencies as listed above, the user must cease operating the Wireless LAN at that location and consult he...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 17
    ...-hoc mode provides a direct communication between two client devices without a Wireless LAN Access Point. This device ... free of radar. You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access Point device(s) are properly configured for European ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... Denmark Germany Italy Netherlands Portugal UK Belgium Finland Greece Liechtenstein New Zealand Sweden USA Approved Countries/Regions for use for the Intel® PRO/ Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 19
    19 Approved Countries/Regions for use for the Toshiba Mini PCI Wireless LAN Card This equipment is approved to the radio ... Interoperability Bluetooth™ Cards from TOSHIBA are designed to be interoperable with any product with Bluetooth wireless technology that is based on Frequency Hopping Spread ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... you use Bluetooth™ cards from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN devices, Bluetooth transmissions ....pcsupport.global.toshiba.com in the United States for more information. Bluetooth™ and Wireless LAN devices ... Bluetooth™ or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba PC product support on Web site ...
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    ... board of airplanes, or In any other environment where the risk of interference to other devices or services is perceived or identified as harmful. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies on the use of wireless devices in a specific organization or ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... radiation exposure guidelines for an uncontrolled environment, the Bluetooth™ Card from TOSHIBA has to be operated while maintaining a minimum body to ... in the documentation that comes with those products for additional information. The Bluetooth™ Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC radio ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... frequency electric machinery, any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the... second generation low-power data communication systems such as this equipment overlaps that of mobile object identification systems (premises radio station and specified low-power radio station). ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 24
    .... It is impossible to avoid the band of mobile object identification systems. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 -...multi-function drives employ a laser system. To ensure proper use of this product, please read this instruction manual carefully and retain for future reference. Should the...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 25
    ... other than those specified in the owner's manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure. Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems,...respect to the use of the information contained herein. ©2004 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... America Information Systems, Inc. and/ or Toshiba Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United ... Desktop, DirectShow, and Windows Media are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. ConfigFree is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation. Wi-Fi ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 27
    27 Dolby - Manufactured by Toshiba under license from Dolby Laboratories/ Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. TouchPad is a trademark of Synaptics, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Computer ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... icons ...38 Other icons used...39 Other documentation ...39 Service options ...40 Chapter 1: Getting Started...41 Selecting a place ... your computer ...47 Setting up your software...48 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...49 Adding External Devices ...49 Connecting the AC adapter...50 Using the...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... Your computer's features and specifications...54 Turning on the power...54 Adding Memory (optional)...56 Installing a memory module ...56 Connecting a mouse ...61..., Fn and Alt keys ...75 Function keys...76 Windows ® special keys ...76 Overlay keys...77 Saving your ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 30
    30 Contents Inserting and removing disks...82 Inserting a disc ...82 Removing a disc with the computer on...84 Removing a disc with the computer off ...84 Copying documents to a disk...85 Taking care of disks ...86 Caring for CD and DVD discs ...86 Backing up your work ...87 Restoring your ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 31
    ... Notice ...108 Power management ...109 Using additional batteries ...109 Charging batteries...110 Charging the main battery...110 Charging ... power usage mode...117 Turning off the display automatically ...118 Enabling the screen saver ...118 Changing the main battery ...120 Removing the battery from ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 32
    ...137 Chapter 5: Enhancing Productivity...138 Windows® XP special features ...138 Personalizing your... style ...141 Personalizing individual windows ...142 Customizing window toolbars...143 Displaying... for communications...145 Determining the COM port ...146 Using the Ethernet LAN Port ...147 Accessing...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 33
    ......160 TOSHIBA Button Controls ...160 Power Management ...161 Toshiba Hardware Setup ...164 Hard disk drive passwords...166 Setting a hard disk ... in System Setup ...167 Deleting or changing a hard disk drive user only password in System Setup...168 Setting a hard disk ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 34
    ...If Something Goes Wrong ...173 Problems that are easy to fix ...173 Problems when you turn on the computer...175 The Windows ® operating system is not working. 177 Using Startup options to fix problems ...177 Internet problems ...178 The Windows® XP...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 35
    ... United Kingdom ...210 Australia...210 Europe ...210 Appendix C: Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer ...211 Getting Started...212 ConfigFree Main Screen ...212 Starting ConfigFree ...213 Configuring ConfigFree ...213 ConfigFree Utilities...214 ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 36
    ... world of powerful and portable multimedia computers! With your new Toshiba notebook computer, your access to information can accompany you wherever you go. You will find that the Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional operating system is already installed on your computer. It offers exciting...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 37
    ... information about the features and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of...stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 38
    38 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed in order to avoid potential hazards ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and the icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 39
    ... for installation on your Recovery media (if applicable to your system). For accessory information, visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. The Microsoft® Windows® operating system documentation which explains the features of the operating ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 40
    40 Introduction Service options Service options Toshiba offers a full line of optional service ... your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site pcsupport.toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see “If Something Goes Wrongମ.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... any other items you are using, such as a printer. Leave enough space around the computer and other equipment to provide adequate ventilation. Otherwise, they may overheat. To keep your computer in prime operating condition, protect your work area from: ❖ Dust, moisture, and direct sunlight. 41
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 42
    ... it on again. If the computer does not operate correctly after you turn it back on, contact your Toshiba service representative or your network administrator. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable Strain and stress injuries are becoming more common as ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... twisting your torso or neck, and look at the screen without slouching. If you are using an external monitor, the top of the screen should be no higher than eye level. If you ... holder, set it at about the same height and distance as the screen. ❖ ❖ Seating and posture When using your ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... the back of your thighs. Adjust the back of your chair so that it supports the lower curve of your spine. If necessary, use a cushion ... or bright indoor lighting does not reflect off the screen. Use tinted windows or shades to reduce glare. Avoid placing your computer in front of a bright light that...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... Avoid bending, arching or twisting your wrists. Keep them in a relaxed, neutral position while typing.... tasks. Focusing your eyes on your computer screen for long periods can cause eyestrain. ... LCD display has a brightness approaching that of a TV device. We recommend that you adjust the brightness ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 46
    ... the drive is being accessed, do not turn off the computer. Powering off the computer while it is reading from or writing to a disk may damage the disk, the drive or both. ❖ Keep the computer and diskettes away from objects that generate strong ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 47
    ... components to your computer. These components include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, memory, and PC cards. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can use it. To use external power or to ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 48
    ...your computer Setting up your software The names of windows displayed, and the order in which windows appear, may vary according to your software setup choices. The first time ... for a moment while checking for an internet connection. A window will display the message "An Internet connection could...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 49
    ... up your computer 49 Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send Customer periodic updates, announcements, and special offers ... Devices NOTE Before adding external devices, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... adapter Connect a local printer (see "Connecting a printer" on page 61) Install PC Cards (see "Using PC Cards" on page 133...adapter to connect the computer to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. To connect AC power to the computer: 1 Connect the power cord/cable ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 51
    ... of any incompatible adapter could damage your computer. Toshiba assumes no liability for any damage caused by ... computer, always follow the steps in the exact order as described in the User's Manual. Connecting the power cord/cable to a live electrical outlet should be the last step; otherwise' ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... the AC cable and remove the main battery pack. See "Changing the main battery" ... came with its main battery already installed. Before using the main battery to power the computer, ...AC power is attached. For more information about installing or removing the main battery, see "Changing the main ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 53
    ... of the LCD Screen will deteriorate. This is an intrinsic characteristic of LCD technology. Screen will dim when the computer is operated on battery power and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 54
    ... of the many possible icons used on your computer: Sample system icons This information applies to all the features and icons described in this guide. Turning on the ... computer. These components include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, memory, and PC cards.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... button for at least one second. The on/off light on the system indicator panel glows green, indicating ...turn off the power again until the operating system has completely loaded. The AC power ... is connected to an external power source. The main battery light: ❖ ❖ ❖ Glows amber while the main ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 56
    ... purchase additional memory modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most ... Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com). Installing a memory module One slot is available for adding a ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... using the Start menu. If you install or remove a memory module while the computer is in Standby or... memory module in slot B only. If you install a memory module that is incompatible with the computer, a beep will... Turn off computer. The Turn off computer window appears. Click Turn Off. The operating ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 58
    58 Getting Started Adding Memory (optional) Expansion memory slot cover Base of the computer 6 Using a standard Phillips no. 0 screwdriver, unscrew the screw that secures the memory slot cover, then remove the memory slot cover. Removing the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... (optional) 59 Static electricity can damage the memory module. Before you handle the module, ... may have built up. To avoid damaging the memory module, be careful not to touch its pin ... on, it should automatically recognize the total memory capacity. Use System Properties to verify that the added ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... connected to the computer. Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer in Standby or Hibernation mode. ... and the memory module. 2 3 Turn the computer upside down and remove the main battery module. Using a standard Phillips no. 0 screwdriver, unscrew the screw that secures the memory ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... the memory module or on the computer. Debris on the connectors may cause memory access problems. 7 Seat the cover and secure it with the screw. ... or electronics store. TECHNICAL NOTE: Some printers require a specific installation process. Refer to your printer installation guide for instructions.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 62
    ... NOTE: Some printers require a specific installation process. Refer to your printer installation guide for instructions. If you have a printer, follow these ...2 Click Start, Printers and Faxes. The Printers and Faxes window appears. Click Add a Printer. The Add Printer Wizard ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 63
    Getting Started Adding Memory (optional) 63 Sample Add Printer Wizard 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your printer. Connecting the modem Your computer comes with an integrated modem, which you can connect as follows: 1 2 Locate the modem port on the back of your ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 64
    64 3 Getting Started Adding Memory (optional) Connect the other end of the telephone cable to the... For more detailed information regarding your system's modem, visit the Toshiba web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Connecting to a phone line Before you can communicate using the modem, you need to...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 65
    Getting Started Adding Memory (optional) 65 Connecting to a wall jack The modem is designed ... send a fax or use the modem to connect to an online service or the Internet. For more information on using a modem, ... monitor and other external USBcompatible devices, such as a keyboard and diskette drive,...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 66
    66 ❖ ❖ ❖ Getting Started Adding Memory (optional) To move the cursor to the bottom of the page, drag your ... to left. Because the TouchPad is much smaller than the display screen, moving your cursor across the screen often means having to move your finger several times across the TouchPad in ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... 9 NOTE Click Start, Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears. Click Printers and Other Hardware. ... the Fn + F9 hot keys. The Mouse Properties window appears. Click the TouchPAD ON/OFF tab. The .... Click Apply. Click OK. The Mouse Properties window closes. Close the Printers and Other Hardware ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 68
    ... on page 118. There are additional custom settings you can choose. See "Toshiba Utilities" on..., use the Hibernate command to save your system settings to the hard disk so that, when you turn on ...Off command if you are not. When the hard disk drive light on the system indicator panel is on, do not ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 69
    ..., power off and close the display panel to keep dust and dirt out of the computer. ... computer will beep to notify you that it is still on. (See "Toshiba Hardware Setup" on page 164.) If you ... information about taking care of your computer's main battery, see "Safety precautions" on page 122.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 70
    ... use harsh or caustic chemical products to clean the computer. To keep your computer clean, gently wipe the display..., even across the room, make sure all disk activity has ended (the drive-in-use light ... the computer: 1 Loop the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make sure there is ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 71
    Getting Started Caring for your computer 71 2 3 Pass the locking end through the loop. Insert the cable's locking end into the security lock slot on your computer, then engage the locking device. The computer is now securely locked.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 72
    ...❖ ave your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the disk. If the network you are using goes down and you must restart your computer... you can turn on. This feature saves your file to the hard disk at preset intervals. See your software ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 73
    ... backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. If your hard disk suddenly fails, you may lose all the data ... and Disk Defragmenter regularly to conserve disk space and improve performance. Consult your operating system documentation for more information on these and other utilities. Scan all ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 74
    ... special Windows® keys, providing all the functionality of a full-size keyboard. Windows keys Function keys Character keys Alt (Alternate) key Fn ... Ctrl (Control) key Numeric and cursor control overlay Sample parts of the keyboard Character keys Typing with the character keys is very much like ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 75
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 75 affected. The light on the Caps Lock key glows when you press the Caps Lock key. Making your keyboard emulate a full-size keyboard Although your computer's keyboard layout is compatible with a standard full-size keyboard, it has fewer keys. A standard ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 76
    ... with the Fn key, function keys marked with icons run programmed functions specific to your computer. For more information, see "Hot Keys" on page 202. Windows ® special keys Start key Application key Windows® special keys The keyboard ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 77
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 77 Overlay keys & 7 Home 7 ∗ 8 8 ( 9 PgUp 9 ) 0 U 4 I 5 O 6 P J End 1 K 2 L PgDn 3 : ; > . M Ins 0 ? / Del Keyboard overlay keys The keys with numbers and symbols on them form the numeric and cursor overlay. This overlay lets you enter ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 78
    ... light on the keyboard indicator panel goes out. Saving your work Before you turn off the computer, save your work on the hard disk drive or a diskette. Always save your data even when you are using Stand by mode. If your battery fully discharges, ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 79
    ...a feature that saves documents at regular intervals. Check your program's documentation to see if it has an automatic save feature. Saving files 1 On the File menu of your Windows program, click Save. If you are working with a document that already has a file name, this is all you need to do. If ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 80
    ... Learning the Basics Saving your work The Windows XP operating system supports file names of up to 255 ... File names If you plan to share your files with a computer using a pre® Windows 95 version of the Windows operating system, the file name must be no more than eight characters long. Typically ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 81
    Learning the Basics Printing your work 81 Printing your work Verify that the Windows® XP operating system is set up for your printer as described in "... is not on, turn it on now. Open the File menu of your Windows program and click Print. The program displays a Print ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 82
    ... optional external diskettes and discs To use disks, you must connect the optional external ... back of the computer. Inserting and removing disks 1 Insert a disk into the insertion slot until ... insertion slot automatically retracts when you insert a disk. The disk-in-use light glows when the computer ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 83
    Learning the Basics Using optional external diskettes and discs 83 1 If the computer is turned on, press the eject button on the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive. The disc tray partially opens. To avoid damaging a disc or losing data, check that the disc activity light is off before opening the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 84
    ...-in-use light is glowing. Doing so could damage the disk or the drive. 1 Locate and press the eject button. The ... a slender object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the manual eject button access hole. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 85
    ...backup copy in case something happens to the original on your hard disk. This section describes how to use the My Computer window to copy a file from the hard disk to a disk. To copy files to ... My Computer icon. The operating system opens the My Computer window. Double-click the drive that ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 86
    ... your disks: Store your disks in their boxes or other containers to protect them and keep them clean. Keep disks at room temperature and avoid exposing them to direct sunlight. Otherwise data may be lost. Keep your disks away from sources of magnetism, such as speakers and ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 87
    ...shown in the manufacturer's instructions. Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Backup. The Backup or Restore Wizard window appears. Sample Backup or Restore Wizard window 3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 88
    ...to restore information from your backup media to your hard disk. TECHNICAL NOTE: When restoring files, the...if you try to overwrite a file that already exists on the hard disk. Make sure the backup version is ...a CD. Or copying entire sections of your hard disk to another device such as a tape drive or ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 89
    ... work To restore information from your backup media to your hard disk, use the Restore page in the backup program. Look in... detects a disc in the drive and opens the Audio CD window. To play an audio CD select the Play Audio CD using Windows Media® Player option and click OK. Sample Audio CD window...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 90
    ... Basics Playing audio Rewind Play Stop Previous track Next track Mute Fast forward Volume control Sample Windows MediaTM Player screen The Windows MediaTM Player control panel works much like an ordinary compact disc player: ❖ ❖ To play the CD...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 91
    ... using the InterVideo WinDVD™ application. You will first need to run WinDVD setup from your computer's hard drive. Using Windows Explorer, browse to the C:\Toshiba\WinDVD folder and double-click the Setup.exe file. TECHNICAL NOTE: Your DVD-...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 92
    ... computer. Hibernation, which saves the current operating state to the hard disk and powers off the computer Standby, which saves the current operating state to memory and enters a low power mode Restart, ..., save your files and make sure the disk activity lights are off. If you change your ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 93
    ... or Shut down uses the most time and battery power. When starting up again, the system does not automatically open the ... require power to maintain the saved information, the system settings are retained indefinitely. Restoring information from the hard disk takes longer than restoring it from memory....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 94
    ... when choosing Hibernation: While in Hibernation mode, the computer uses no battery power. Because the state of the system is held on the hard disk, no data is lost if the battery discharges while the computer is in Hibernation mode. When ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 95
    ...1 Click Start, Turn off computer. The Turn off computer window appears. Sample Turn off computer window 2 Click Turn Off. The computer turns itself off. If you are connected to a ... off the computer as follows: 1 Click the Start button, then Shut down. The Shut Down window appears.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 96
    ... to turn on the feature in TOSHIBA Power Saver. 1 2 3 Click Start, Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the TOSHIBA Power Saver ... window appears. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 Click Details in the Plugged in section.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 97
    ...appears. 5 Click the System Power Mode tab. Sample Full Power Properties window 6 Select Power Off for the option you want. ❖ When I press the ... the power button. 7 Click Override all Modes with settings here. The Set the range window appears. Sample Set the range window with DC only option 8 ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 98
    ... Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the Control Panel. Starting ..., Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the TOSHIBA Power Saver icon. The TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window appears.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 99
    Learning the Basics Using Hibernation 99 Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 6 In the Running on batteries area, click the Details button. Click the System Power Mode tab. Select Hibernation for the options you want. ❖ When I...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 100
    ...9 Click OK to close the Full Power Properties window. 10 Click the Hibernate tab, then click the Enable hibernate support check box. 11 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the Control Panel. Going into Hibernation mode If ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 101
    ... computer saves the state of the system, including all open programs and files, to the hard disk, and then ... Start, then Shut Down. The Shut Down window appears. Select Hibernate from the drop-down list ... saves the state of the system, including all open programs and files, to the hard disk, and then ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 102
    ..., press the power button until the on/off icon glows green. The computer returns to the screen you were using. If you went into Hibernation mode by closing the ... as follows: 1 Click Start, Turn off computer. The Turn off computer window appears. Sample Turn off computer window with Stand By option
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 103
    ... saves the state of all open programs and files to memory, turns off the display, and goes into a ... button, then select Shut down. The Shut Down window appears. Select Stand by from the drop-down list of ...saves the state of all open programs and files to memory, turns off the display, and goes into a ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 104
    ...: 1 2 3 Click Start, Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the TOSHIBA Power Saver icon. The ... Saver Properties window appears. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 Click Details in the Plugged in section. The Full ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 105
    ...Using Standby 105 Sample Full Power Properties window 6 Select Standby for the options you want. ❖...into Standby mode when you close the display panel. ❖ When the system standby time has passed Set this ...a specified amount of time. You can set the System standby time on the Power Save Mode tab....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 106
    106 Learning the Basics Using Standby The Set the range window appears. Sample Set the range window with ... are using battery power or outlet power. 9 Click OK to close the Full Power Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the Control Panel....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 107
    ... energy-saving features have been set by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your computer to operate at its maximum energy efficiency, so that you can use ... longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a removable Lithium-...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 108
    ... Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the computer on... light may not indicate a low-battery condition. NOTE For optimum DVD performance,... than on battery power. Battery life is less than when using similar applications in the Windows ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 109
    ...intrinsic characteristic of LCD technology. Screen will dim when the computer is operated on battery power and you... settings may result in system performance or stability issues. users who are not completely familiar..., contact Toshiba's Global Support Centre. Using additional batteries If you spend...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... should be done using the AC adapter. The main battery light: ❖ ❖ ❖ Glows amber while the main ... is extremely hot or cold. To ensure that the main battery charges to its full capacity, wait until ... completely. Doing this extends the life of the main battery and helps ensure accurate monitoring ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... to select a power level setting that reduces the power required for system operation and will allow the battery to recharge. Charging the RTC battery The RTC battery provides power...was shipped, resulting in the following error message during startup: BAD RTC BATTERY BAD CHECKSUM (CMOS) CHECK SYSTEM
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 112
    ... battery cannot be monitored. The computer's RTC battery is a Lithium (Li) battery and should be replaced only by your dealer or by a Toshiba service representative. The battery can explode if not properly replaced, used, handled or disposed of. Dispose of the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 113
    ... capacity, wait until it reaches room temperature. The battery is almost completely discharged. Leave the power ... notebook computer. You can order a Toshiba battery charger from Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Monitoring main battery power The computer's main battery light gives ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 114
    ..., then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The Power Saver Properties window appears The current power source and battery power remaining section displays the current charge state of the...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 115
    ... temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your current rate of power use and other factors such as the age of ...), the computer copies the details of your open programs and files to the hard disk before shutting down.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 116
    ... Maintenance. Click Toshiba Power Saver. The Toshiba Power Saver Properties window appears. In the "Running on batteries" section, click Details. The mode Properties window appears. Click the Alarm tab and set the alarm(s), as desired. Conserving battery power How long ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 117
    ... you can use the computer before having to recharge the main battery. Toshiba has combined these options into several ..., Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the TOSHIBA Power Saver icon. The TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window appears. Sample ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 118
    ... you are running on batteries and the programs that you are using do not require a lot of system resources... simultaneously to display the power usage pop-up window. While continuing to press Fn, press F2... Control Panel. Click Appearance and Themes. Click Display. The Display Properties window appears.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 119
    ...119 4 Click the Screen Saver tab. Sample Display Properties window with Screen Saver tab displayed 5 6 In the section labeled Screen Saver, choose the desired screen saver. In the Wait window, click the up and down buttons to set the number of minutes of inactivity before the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 120
    ... has run out of power, you have two options: plug in the AC Adapter or install a fresh main battery. TECHNICAL NOTE: To avoid losing any data,.... Power off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in "Using Hibernation" on page 98. Remove all cables ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 121
    ... battery module free. If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it,...a clean cloth to ensure good connection. Holding the battery at an angle, insert the end facing you into... press the rear end into place until the battery latch snaps shut. If that end resists...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 122
    .... Turn on the computer. Taking care of your battery The following sections offer tips on how to take ... prolong its life. Safety precautions ❖ If the battery pack produces an odor, overheats or changes.... Do not overcharge or reverse charge a battery. Overcharging will shorten its life, and reverse...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 123
    ...battery or the computer. Do not incinerate a spent battery, as this could cause it to explode and release ...you can purchase through to Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition... charger designated as an approved option. When you install the battery pack, you should hear...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 124
    ... LED glows green. 5 ❖ ❖ ❖ If you have extra battery packs, rotate their use. If you will not be using the system for an extended period, more than one month, remove the battery pack. Disconnect the AC adapter when the battery is fully ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 125
    ... or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all ... of extra space for manuals, power cords/cables, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information. TECHNICAL NOTE: When ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 126
    ... all the convenience of a traditional desktop computer. To order additional devices and accessories, see the accessories ... can connect a monitor and USB-compatible devices, such as the keyboard, mouse and printer, ...connect your computer to the office network, you can use the LAN port or your wireless ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 127
    ... provides ports that enable you to connect to many expansion devices. The replicator provides more USB ports than the... port inaccessible. Back of the optional Slim Port Replicator LAN port RGB (monitor) port USB ports DC-IN jack Ether The LAN port lets you connect the computer to a local area ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 128
    128 Expansion Options Using the optional Slim Port Replicator Front of the optional Slim Port Replicator USB port USB port Use the Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports to connect the optional external USB diskette drive or other USB peripherals. Using the optional Slim Port Replicator The ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... optional external USB diskette drive allows you to use diskettes and is useful for installing software on the hard disk, exchanging information with other systems, and making backup copies of the files stored on your hard disk. You can attach the optional ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 130
    130 Expansion Options Connecting the optional external USB diskette drive USB connector Eject button Diskette-in-use light Diskette slot Optional external USB diskette drive and connector cable TECHNICAL NOTE: You may attach the optional external USB diskette drive while the computer is on or ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 131
    Expansion Options Using an external keyboard 131 Using an external keyboard If you prefer to use a standard keyboard, you can attach one to a USB port on the computer or on the optional Slim Port Replicator, provided the keyboard is USB-compatible. Connecting a keyboard You can connect a USB ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 132
    ...in Display Properties in the Control Panel. Using both screens simultaneously You can view information on... monitor simultaneously. The size of the display image on each screen depends upon the video mode. To send ... mode works only with external monitors that support 800 x 600 resolution and higher. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 133
    ...PC Card slot. This slot contains a spacekeeper insert to keep dust and dirt out of the computer. If...are using a PC Card, remove the insert and keep it in a safe place for future use. Most PC Cards conform to the PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) standard. TECHNICAL NOTE...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 134
    ...see if it has any special requirements. HINT: The operating system provides the Card and Socket Services software for your PC Card. Even if your...Card comes with its own version of Card and Socket Services, you should use the files included in the operating system. To install a PC Card: 1 Locate the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 135
    Expansion Options Using PC Cards ❖ ❖ ❖ 135 Never remove a hard disk card or CD-ROM drive card while the system is accessing the card. Never remove a network card while you are connected to the network. Never remove a SCSI card while any...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 136
    ... Card from the slot 3 Grasp the edges of the PC Card and carefully slide it out of the slot. Using a Secure Digital (SD) card Your computer supports the use of an SD™ media card. Inserting an SD card 1 Turn the card so that the contacts (metal areas) are face down. Secure Digital (SD) card slot...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 137
    ..., grasp the card, and pull it straight out. Another method for removing an SD memory card is as follows: 1 2 3 Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray. Click Safely Remove SD Memory Card Drive - Drive (D:). When the message displays ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 138
    ... computer. Windows® XP special features The Windows® XP Professional operating system offers you several new features and enhancements, ... its previous mode An improved help center, support automation, and automatic Windows® operating system update Wizards to simplify setting up your home network ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 139
    ...content interface-what information from the Internet to always display Desktop style-how windows are displayed and how to browse folders and files Toolbars-what information appears at the top of each window Customizing the taskbar As you work, the taskbar changes to reflect...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 140
    140 Enhancing Productivity Personalizing your desktop Bringing the world to your desktop With the Windows® XP operating system you can set up your desktop ... the secondary button. Click on Properties. The Display Properties window appear. Click the Desktop tab. Click the Customize...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 141
    ...click. Folders will open in their own window instead of in the same window. Folders are accompanied by a list ...whether you start from the desktop, My Computer, Windows Explorer, or Internet Explorer. For more information ...-click My Computer. The My Computer window appears. Select the Tools menu, then ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 142
    ... Click the preferred options. Click Apply, then OK. Personalizing individual windows Just as you can display a Web page on your desktop, you can also display a Web page in an individual window. If you subscribe to the Web page, it can be automatically updated on a regular basis. For example, ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 143
    ... Personalizing your desktop 143 Customizing window toolbars You can display one ... detects the kind of information presented in the window and automatically displays the appropriate toolbar buttons ... The elements you can add to the top of the window are: Toolbar element Description Standard buttons ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 144
    ... information about each folder In addition to displaying the contents of each window, you might find it ... about how to use the folder. This means displaying an individual window as a Web page. 1 2 3 Double-click My Computer. The My Computer window appears. Open the folder you want to view as a Web ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 145
    ..., click the button for Show common tasks in folders. Click Apply, then OK. Sample Control Panel window as a Web page The addition of the name of the folder and instructions for how to use the folder on the left give the window the appearance of a Web page. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 146
    ...5 Click Phone and Modem options. The Phone and Modem options window appears. Click the Modems tab. A location box appears. Make a...up properly, double-click the COM port to which your modem is connected. The Toshiba Software Modem Properties box appears. In the device status area, the computer should ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 147
    Enhancing Productivity Setting up for communications 147 Using the Ethernet LAN Port If your operating system is Windows® XP Professional, you can connect your computer to a Local Area Network (LAN) at work or from a remote location. When...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 148
    ... your computer. A CD-ROM drive is not a standard feature of the Portégé R100 Series computers, but you can transfer these files to your ...an external CD-ROM drive. You can order a PORT-Noteworthy PC Card CD-ROM drive from Toshiba and install it in the PC Card slot on the right side of the computer. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 149
    ...to another computer. Choose the appropriate role for your computer: ❖ ❖ Guest Host 8 Follow the on-screen instructions. Using audio features Your computer is equipped with a built-in monaural speaker. The computer plays sounds through the internal speaker. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 150
    ... and save them as digital audio.WAV files on disk. DEFINITION: A .WAV (pronounced "wave") file is one ... MP3 files, you will only be able to play them on a device capable of playing MP3 files. You may also ... Positioning bar Record Stop Play Skip forward Skip backward Sample Sound Recorder screen
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 151
    ... recording settings The better the quality of the recording, the more disk space the sound file requires. Experiment to... then click Sound Recorder). In the Sound Recorder window, click Edit, then click Audio Properties...box, adjust the Recording Volume and Preferred device. Click OK. Your new settings ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 152
    ... in this chapter: Fn-esse ® Hotkey utility TOSHIBA Mobile Extension Service Configuration TOSHIBA Console TOSHIBA Button Controls Fn-esse The operating system shortcuts and Toshiba's Fn-esse program provide quick ways to...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 153
    Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse 153 With Fn-esse, you can assign an Fn key combination to: ❖ ❖ ❖ Open a Windows®... a keyboard overlay. Starting Fn-esse To access Fn-esse: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, Toshiba Utilities and Fn-esse. The Fn-esse keyboard appears. Sample Fn-esse keyboard The keys...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 154
    ... both Fn-esse and Windows® Explorer (or the program supporting drag-and-drop). Resize the Explorer window so that you can see both the Fn-esse keyboard and Explorer at the same time. In the Explorer window, highlight the program or document file you wish to assign to a ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 155
    Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse 155 Using the keyboard or pointing device To assign a key to open a program or document: 1 2 Start Fn...: ❖ Select the desired folder. The left side of the Application Explorer window displays the folders in the Programs menu. The right side lists the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 156
    156 Toshiba Utilities Hotkey utility do this, refer to your operating system documentation. ❖... Fn plus the appropriate key from within any ® Windows program. Viewing existing key assignments To ... activate the utility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, Toshiba Utilities, and then click Hotkey utility....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 157
    Toshiba Utilities Expansion device properties 157 The Hotkey window appears. Sample Toshiba Hotkey utility window 2 3 Put a check mark next ...for the optional Slim Port Replicator, use the TOSHIBA Mobile Extension Service Configuration utility. Accessing Mobile Extension...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 158
    ... Utilities TOSHIBA Console The TOSHIBA Mobile Extension Service Configuration window appears. Sample ... Mobile Extension Service Configuration window TOSHIBA Console The TOSHIBA Console provides quick ... Console, then click the resulting TOSHIBA Console selection. The TOSHIBA Console window appears....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 159
    ...TOSHIBA Console 159 Sample TOSHIBA Console window The TOSHIBA Console offers three categories ... The features available in this category are: Power Management TOSHIBA Button Controls Mouse Hotkey assignment ...see "Fn-esse" on page 152) Toshiba Mobile Extension Toshiba Hardware Settings Config ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 160
    ... Doctor Utility. Security The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Button Controls The TOHSIBA Button Controls ... at the top of the keyboard. To access these controls: 1 In the TOSHIBA Console window, click TOSHIBA Button Controls. The TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 161
    ... Utilities TOSHIBA Console 161 Sample TOSHIBA Controls Properties window 2 3 4 5 Check the boxes for the TOSHIBA Console button and/or ...or create one yourself. To access Power Management through the TOSHIBA Console, click the Power Management icon. The TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window appears.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 162
    162 Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window The Power Save Modes tab shows the power ...modes cannot be deleted. By changing the options that appear in the Toshiba Power Saver Properties window and clicking OK, you can reconfigure that function. Any options that...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 163
    ... Utilities TOSHIBA Console 163 Running on batteries section This section lists the preset modes ... a power mode 1 2 Highlight the mode on the Power Save Modes window. Click Details... The Properties window for the selected mode opens with the General tab displayed. This tab enables you to choose an ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 164
    ...field displays the name assigned to the mode in the Power Saver Properties window. You can change the name here if you wish. Toshiba Hardware Setup Toshiba ...-click the Toshiba Hardware icon. Sample TOSHIBA HWSetup window The TOSHIBA HWSetup window appears with tabs for the following...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 165
    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console ❖ 165 Boot Priority - Allows you to change the sequence in which ... searches the drives for the operating system. You can also manually choose the Boot Priority by pressing ... or disable the built-in LAN. General-Allows you to view current BIOS. Device Config-...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 166
    166 Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords Hard disk drive passwords Your computer comes with a System Setup utility ... master password lets you bypass the hard disk drive user password and access your hard disk, in case you forget the hard disk drive user password. If you choose to ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 167
    Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords 167 Setting a hard disk drive user only password in System Setup If you choose to set a hard disk drive user password, we ..., unless you've set a hard disk drive master password. To register a user only password in System Setup: 1 2...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 168
    168 Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords If the two passwords match, System Setup displays: Registered. If the two ... Setup prompts you to confirm your change, Press Y. Deleting or changing a hard disk drive user only password in System Setup To delete or change a user only password in ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 169
    Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords 169 7 If you want to delete ..., Press Y. 8 9 Setting a hard disk drive master and user password in System Setup.... If you set a hard disk drive user password and later forget... to access your hard disk. To register master and user passwords in System Setup...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 170
    170 6 Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords Press the spacebar, then type a password of 1 to 16 characters and press Enter. You ...system, Then press [F1] key," press F1. The System Setup screen appears. 3 4 5 6 Press H to move to the HDD PASSWORD section on the screen. Use the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 171
    Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords 171 7 When System Setup prompts you to verify... your change, Press Y. Deleting the hard disk drive master and user passwords in the System Setup HINT: ...can delete the hard disk drive user password. To delete the master and user passwords in System Setup:...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 172
    172 7 8 Toshiba Utilities Hard disk drive passwords System Setup displays: Not Registered. The user password will also display as Not Registered. Press End to save the change. When System Setup prompts you to confirm your change, Press Y.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 173
    Chapter 7 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy to identify ... likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 174
    ...). Click Task Manager (only when on a domain). The Windows Task Manager window appears. Click the Applications tab...., Turn off computer. The Turn off computer window appears. 2 Click Turn Off. The computer turns... button, then Shut down. The Shut Down window appears. Select Shut down from the drop-down...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 175
    ... manufacturer needs to help you solve your problem. 2 3 4 5 6 Press Ctrl and c simultaneously to copy the... file and refer to it when you contact the software manufacturer. Problems when you turn on the computer These ... and power cord/cable properly or installed a charged battery. Press and hold down ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 176
    ... optional external diskette drive. Your computer normally loads the operating system from the hard disk. If you have a hard disk problem, you will not be able to start the computer. Insert a system diskette into the optional external diskette drive and ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 177
    ... Windows® operating system is not working 177 The Windows ® operating system is not working Once you are familiar with the desktop ... if the operating system is not working correctly. For example: The operating system fails to start after the Starting Windows XP message appears. The operating ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 178
    ... Mode (with Networking) Safe Mode (with Command Prompt) Enable Boot Logging Enable VGA Mode Last known good configuration (your most recent settings that worked) Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows® domain controllers only) Debugging Mode Boot normally Return to OS ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 179
    ...your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access Windows® XP Help and Support: 1 2...there is a device driver conflict or a general hardware problem, try using Windows® Help and Support to troubleshoot the problem first. For help on hardware conflicts: 1 2 Click...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 180
    ... problem. Choose from specific topics and follow the steps. If there is still a problem, the operating system should display a message that explains what the ..., programs, and features. If the system or one of its attached devices isn't working, resolving the problem can be time-...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 181
    ...is easy. Plug and Play is a computer standard that helps the system BIOS (basic input/output ... device. If you install an older (legacy) device that the operating system cannot recognize, the operating ... Disable another system component and use its resources for the new device, see "Fixing a problem ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 182
    ... not conflict. Refer to the device's documentation for instructions about changing settings on the device. Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager ... that make one or more devices unusable. Device Manager is a configuration tool for advanced users who understand configuration parameters...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 183
    ... monitor, optional external diskette disk drive, and other power-using functions. The Drivers tab, which ...A Troubleshooting button is also present. 6 Click troubleshooting. A Help and Support window for that device appears. For more information about Device Manager, refer to Windows® XP online help....
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 184
    ... problems Incorrectly connected or faulty memory modules may cause errors that seem to be device-... computer. Click Turn Off. The operating system shuts down and turns off the computer automatically. 3 4 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 185
    ... and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC ... power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them:...Inserting a charged battery" on page 121 for detailed instructions. The battery may be too hot or too ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 186
    ... a device, such as a PC Card or memory module, that takes its power from the battery? Is your software using the hard disk more? Is the display power set to turn off automatically? Was the battery fully charged to begin with? All these conditions ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 187
    ... into effect. Press any key to activate the screen. You may have activated the instant password feature by pressing Fn and F1 simultaneously. If you ... the password and press Enter. If no password is registered, press any key. The screen reactivates and allows you to continue...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 188
    ... OK. ® For more information, see Windows Help. A message tells you that there is a problem with your display settings and that the ... click with the secondary button. Click Properties. The Display Properties window appears. Click the Settings tab. Adjust the screen resolution and/or color quality. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 189
    ... be able to increase the brightness of the screen. Disk drive problems Problems with the hard disk or with a diskette drive usually show up as an inability to access the disk or as sector errors. ... problem may cause one or more files to appear to have garbage in them. Typical disk problems ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 190
    ... choose one or both options: ❖ ❖ Automatically fix file system errors Scan for and attempt recovery of bad...Start. Error-checking tests and repairs the disk. Your hard disk seems very slow. If ... All Programs, point to Accessories and System Tools, and click Disk Defragmenter. Your data files are...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 191
    ... hub side facing down, and insert it so that the metal head window cover goes into the drive first. The metal cover ... the drive) is probably causing the problem. Run Error-checking on the faulty diskette (for instructions, see "Disk drive problems" on page 189). Sound system problems You do not ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 192
    ...Revert to the default settings. PC Card problems PC Cards (PCMCIA-compatible) include many types of devices, such as a removable hard disk, additional memory, or a pager. Most PC Card problems occur during installation and setup of new cards. If ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 193
    ...a hardware conflict 193 If your system does not have built-in drivers for your PC Card and the card did not come with an operating system driver, it may not work under the ... the card malfunctions again, it may be defective. Resolving PC Card problems Here are some common problems and...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 194
    ... card to make sure it is properly connected. If the card is attached to an external device, check that the connection is secure. Refer to the card's documentation, which should contain a troubleshooting section.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 195
    ... to the computer and the printer. Run the printer's self-test to check for any problem with the printer itself. Make sure you installed the proper printer drivers, as shown in "Setting up a printer" on page 62. You may have connected the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 196
    ... Wrong Develop good computing habits Modem problems This section lists common modem .... Refer to the program's documentation and the modem manual for information on how to change these settings. The modem ... a telephone handset to the line to check this. The other system may be busy or off line. Try...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 197
    ... drive to the system and use specialized software to copy everything on the hard disk to a tape.... the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs and devices ... you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. If you need further assistance ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 198
    ... is important to investigate other sources of assistance first. Before contacting Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem occurs while you are running a program, consult ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 199
    ... Toshiba Internet Web sites ❖ ❖ ❖ 199 Name and version of the program involved in the problem... when they occurred. For technical support, call the Toshiba Global Support Centre: Within the United... of Latin America computers.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com www.toshiba.co.jp...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 200
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 92800 ..., Italy Latin America and Caribbean Toshiba America Information Systems 9740 Irvine Blvd. ... Markham, Ontario L3R - 8H2 Canada Germany Toshiba Europe GmbH Leibnizstraße 2 D-93055 Regensburg Germany ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 201
    ... Toshiba's worldwide offices 201 Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial San ... Fernando de Henares Spain United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine ... States United Kingdom Toshiba Information Systems (U.K) Ltd. Toshiba Court Weybridge Business ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 202
    Appendix A Hot Keys Hot keys are keys that, when pressed in combination with the Fn key, turn system functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on the key indicating the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute Fn + This hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. When volume ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 203
    .... The Windows® operating system log-on screen will appear, prompting you for a password. After typing in the password for the current user, press Enter. To ... "or pick a Control Panel icon" section. The Display Properties window appears. 4 If you clicked Choose a screen saver, the Screen Saver ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 204
    ...must set up a screen saver with a password before activating the password feature. To set up a password with a screen saver, go to Windows XP help for instructions: 1 2 3 4 Click Start, Help and Support. In the Search field, type password ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 205
    ...205 Power usage mode Fn + This hot key displays the power usage pop-up window and cycles through the battery save modes. Sample power usage modes The properties of each mode are set in the Toshiba Power Management utility. For more information, see "Power Management"...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 206
    206 Fn + Hot Keys Standby mode Standby mode This hot key puts the computer into Standby mode. ❖ A message box is displayed by default to confirm that the computer is going into Standby mode. You can choose not to display this message box. Sample Standby confirmation box ❖ For more ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 207
    Hot Keys Hibernation mode 207 Hibernation mode Fn + This hot key puts the computer into Hibernation mode. ❖ If Hibernation mode is enabled (the default) a message box is displayed by default to confirm the computer is going into Hibernation mode. You can choose not to display this message box...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 208
    ... monitor simultaneously External monitor only Sample display options window In order to use a simultaneous mode, you must set the ...to match the resolution of the external display device. Display brightness Fn + This hot key decreases the screen brightness. Fn + This hot key increases the screen ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 209
    ... "Disabling or enabling the TouchPad" on page 67. Sample disable and enable TouchPad windows Keyboard hot keys Fn + This hot key informs you when the Wireless antenna on-...Fn + This hot key turns the scroll lock feature on and off. This hot key switches screen or video modes. Fn + [Spacebar]
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 210
    ... a universal power supply you can use worldwide. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA and Canada United Kingdom UL approved CSA approved BS approved Australia Europe AS approved VDA approved NEMKO approved 210
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 211
    Appendix C Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer ConfigFree™ is a set of utilities used for configuring ... also change the device properties of your wired and wireless local area network (LAN), ... between wired and wireless LAN. For more information, see "Device Settings" on page 215. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 212
    212 ❖ Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer Getting Started Quick Connect - The Quick ...configure a wireless LAN connection (ad hoc connection) between a personal computer and a Toshiba Wireless Projector. The Toshiba Wireless Projector utility must be installed in order to enable Quick...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 213
    ... Windows® XP users) Click the Start button, and then point to All Programs. Point to the TOSHIBA ConfigFree folder, and then click ConfigFree. (Microsoft® Windows® 2000 users) Click the Start button, and then point to Programs. Point to the TOSHIBA ConfigFree folder, and ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 214
    214 ❖ Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer ConfigFree Utilities Right-click the ConfigFree ...and the status of all wired and wireless LAN devices that are connected to the network. For wireless network... display. NOTE Infrared (for systems with infrared) and dial-up devices are not tested...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 215
    ... displays a list of all wired, wireless, and infrared (for systems with infrared) devices that are connected to the network. Detailed information about each device, such as the driver version number and the status, are also displayed.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 216
    216 Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer ConfigFree Utilities Viewing the device settings ❖ Network Connections - Displays the Network Connection window, which contains detailed information about the network connection. ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 217
    Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer ConfigFree Utilities 217 Profile Settings The Profile Settings utility displays a ... registered profiles ❖ Details - The Details button displays the ConfigFree Details screen. This screen displays detailed information for each profile and can be ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 218
    .... Quick Connect The Quick Connect feature switches the Wireless LAN connection to connect to the Toshiba Wireless Projector. As a result, you will not be able to use the network to connect to a Toshiba Wireless Projector when the wireless LAN Configuration is set to Ad hoc. If you are ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 219
    ... to the projector. The wireless LAN configuration will return to the default settings under the following conditions: ❖ ❖ If the Toshiba Wireless Projector ...closed. If you select Toshiba Wireless Projector (DPJ) from the ConfigFree tray menu (this will disconnect the wireless LAN connection). If...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 220
    220 ❖ Using ConfigFree™ with your Toshiba Computer Using Auto Switch From the Profile Settings screen, you can click the Auto Switch...your notebook computer is connected to a wireless LAN network and a network failure occurs. ConfigFree detects the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC alternating current basic input/output system bits per second compact disc compact disc read...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 222
    ... FCC FIR GB HDD HTML IEEE I/O IRQ ISP KB LAN LCD LPT1 LSI MB MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA direct memory access... Federal Communications Commission fast infrared gigabyte hard disk drive Hypertext Markup Language ... Engineers input/output interrupt request Internet service provider kilobyte local area network ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 223
    ... frequency interference read-only memory real-time clock small computer system interface synchronous dynamic random access memory static random access memory ... receives information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, from a ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 224
    ... per second). See also bits per second. BIOS (basic input/output system) - Basic instructions, stored in readonly memory (ROM), containing the ... and initializes the operating system. See also reboot. boot disk - See system disk. boot priority (startup sequence) - The order ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 225
    ...central processing unit (CPU) with other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through which data flows from one device to ... sources, such as memory or keyboard input, processes the information, and sends the results to another device that...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 226
    ... case) or internal (inside the computer's case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver - A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box - An on-screen window displayed by the ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 227
    ... disks. Compare disc. See also diskette, hard disk. disk drive - The device that reads and writes information and programs on a diskette or hard disk. It rotates ..., this refers to the left TouchPad control button or mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver - See device driver.
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 228
    ... versatile [or video] disc read-only memory) - A very high-capacity storage medium .... file allocation table (FAT) - The section of a disk that keeps track of the location of files stored.... A container for organizing files saved to a disk. A folder is symbolized on screen by a graphical image (icon...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 229
    ... pathway (bus) between the CPU and the computer's main memory. Also called "system bus." See also bus. function keys - ... components of a computer system. Compare software. Hibernation - A feature of many Toshiba notebook computers that saves to the hard disk the current state of your work, ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 230
    ... and faster than main memory. See also cache, CPU cache, L1 cache. LAN (local area network) - A group of computers or other devices dispersed over a relatively... creating light and dark pixels. load - To move information from a storage device (such as a hard disk) into memory for ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 231
    ... network - See LAN. logical drive - A section of a disk that is recognized by the operating system as a separate ... differ from its physical drives. For example, a single hard disk drive may be partitioned into ..., such as ROM. A computer's main memory is RAM. See RAM, ROM. microprocessor - See ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 232
    ...refer to information being read from your own computer's hard disk, such as online documentation or online ...controls how the computer works. Examples of operating systems are the Windows® XP Professional and Windows® 2000... functions such as modem, fax/modem, hard disk drive, network adapter, sound...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 233
    ..., and creation date. R RAM (random access memory) - Volatile memory that can be written ... - See RAM. read-only memory - See ROM. reboot - See boot, restart... of a removable disk. resolution - A measure of the sharpness of the images that can be produced by a printer or displayed on a screen...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 234
    ...not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S select - To highlight or otherwise specify text, data, or...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 235
    ...perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management. W V Web - See World Wide Web. Wi-... network of Web sites linked together over the Internet. A user of the Web can jump from site to site regardless of the...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 236
    ...accessories PORT-Noteworthy computer lock cable 70 adding memory 56 audio .WAV digital wave files 150 ... indicator light 55 low charge 115 main battery power status 110 monitoring power 113 not ... secondary control 66 B Backup or Restore Wizard 87 battery changing 120 charge indicator light 113 charge ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 237
    ... 84 computer lock 70 non-system disk or disk error message 176 not ...176 computing tips 72 configuring hard drive passwords 166 connecting modem 63 ...183 disabling a device 182, 183 digital audio .WAV files 150 Disk Defragmenter ...data files 190 missing files/trouble accessing a disk 189 running slow 190 ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 238
    ... 45 error messages device driver conflict 179 general hardware problem 179 non-system disk or disk...information 144 H hard disk drive light 56 Master password 166 passwords 166 User password ...conflicts 179 resolving 181 headphones 149 Help Windows XP 179 Hibernation command 93 enabling ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 239
    ... slow connection 178 URL address not found 179 IRQ (Interrupt Request) 180 M main battery light 51 removing 120 Master password 166 memory installing additional 56 problem solving 184 removing expansion slot cover 58 memory cards Secure Digital 136 ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 240
    ...Up Networking Wizard 147 O optional additional equipment battery charger 110, 113 memory modules 56 Noteworthy ... swapping fails 194 installing 134 modem default 146 not recognized 194 problem solving 192, ...up 62 printing a file 81 problem solving AC power 185 accessing disk drives 176 battery charge ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 241
    ... not working properly 191 screen does not look right/flickers 188 Startup options 177 system resources 180 trouble ... 196 URL address not found 179 warning resume failure 176 Windows won't start 176 Windows XP not working 177 programs not running correctly 191 protection of stored data 2 R real-...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 242
    ... inserting 136 removing 137 using 136 security setting hard disk drive passwords 166 setting up computer 47, 57 ... Startup menu problem solving 177 stored data protection 2 System Setup 176 toolbars displaying in a window 144 Toshiba registering computer 49 worldwide offices 200 Toshiba Accessories ...
  • Toshiba Portege R100 | User Manual - Page 243
    243 V Index TOSHIBA Mobile Extension 157 volume control 149 W Web sites Support Online 179 Wi-Fi wireless networking 147 Windows Media Player 89 Windows XP Help 179 Help and Support 179 problem solving 177 special features 138 wireless interoperability 7 ...



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