Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 User Guide

Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 Manual

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  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 1
    X800 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: Technical support is available online at Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. At this Web site, you will find answers for many commonly asked technical questions plus many downloadable software drivers, BIOS updates, and ...
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    ...set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed or provided ... WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ... HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED. TOSHIBA DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE FAILURE TO COPY ...
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    ... persons or loss of life or catastrophic property damage. ACCORDINGLY, TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY...this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ...received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site ...Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://....com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information...
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    ... guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These ...and result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature. In some situations...
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    ...Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...were met. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and ...
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    ... with an 802.11a radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards: Supplementary *The ... with the related European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany. The ...
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    ... countries such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other partners to ...information on how to trade-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved, for any model ...
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    ...change the location of use, or turn off the source of emissions. 3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems with interference caused by this product to ... equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00...
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    10 VCCI Class B Information Device Authorization This device obtains the Technical Regulation Conformity Certification and the Technical Conditions Compliance Approval, and it belongs to the device class of radio equipment of low-power data communication system radio station stipulated in the ...
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    ... of the allowable frequencies as listed above, the user must cease operating the Wireless LAN at that location and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community country. This device ...
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    ....com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.... or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http....com/computers/tnt/ bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information....
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    ...the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by ... the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact ...
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    ... electric machinery. Article 17 Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a...be exposed to laser light or other safety hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment is ...
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    15 Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights ... AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER ... BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, ...
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    16 Trademarks Qosmio and eco Utility are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. and/or Toshiba Corporation. ... the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are ...
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    17 Computer Recycling Information As part of a commitment to people and the future, Toshiba promotes the efficient use of resources by working to achieve our zero... addition to our existing waste reduction and recycling policies, Toshiba is strongly committed to reducing electronic waste. In order to ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 18
    Contents Introduction...24 This guide ...26 Safety icons ...27 Other icons used...27 Your computer's features and specifications ...28 Other documentation ...28 Service options ...28 Chapter 1: Getting Started...29 Selecting a place to work ...29 Setting up...
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    ... the main battery...40 Using the computer for the first time ...40 Initial setup ...41 Setting up your software...41 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...41 To Shut down your computer ...42 To Restart your computer ...42 To place your computer in Sleep mode...43 Adding optional external devices...
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    ... a disc with the computer on...82 Removing a disc with the computer off ...82 Toshiba's online resources ...83 Chapter 3: Mobile Computing...84 Toshiba's energy-saver design...84 Running the computer on battery power ...84 Battery Notice ...85 Power ...
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    ... speakers or headphones...106 Using the Web Camera ...107 Using the Memory card reader...107 Inserting memory media...108 Removing memory media...108 Chapter 5: Utilities...110 Desktop Assist ...111 Media & Entertainment ...112 Tools & Utilities ...113 Support & Recovery ...114 eco Utility® ...115
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    ... PC Diagnostic Tool Utility ...126 PC Health Monitor...127 Recovery Media Creator...128 Service Station...128 TOSHIBA Application Installer...129 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong...130 Problems that are easy to fix ...130 Problems when ...
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    ...problems...149 DVD Blu-ray Disc™ operating problems ...151 Develop good computing habits ...152...you need further assistance...157 Contacting Toshiba ...158 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...158 Toshiba's worldwide offices...159 Appendix A: TOSHIBA Function Keys...160 Functions ...160 Help file......
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    ... you wherever you go. Your computer is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® ... by pressing the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 25
    ... restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies its suppliers' ... may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 26
    ... your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort ...or to stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as...
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    Introduction Safety icons 27 Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not ...
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    ... and hardware options for your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 130.
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    ...to do the first time you use your computer. Please read the safety instruction information on the Quick Start document (that shipped with your computer) carefully and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your computer in order to avoid ...
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    ... floor and the bottom of your thighs should be evenly supported by the seat. If your feet cannot reach ... should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your shoulders to ... try not to rest your wrists on the notebook. Support your arms on your forearm area. ...
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    ...an external keyboard, mouse and monitor. The keyboard and mouse (or trackball) should be close to your elbow level. The mouse should be next to the keyboard to avoid a reach. If you have to reach, the arm should be supported in the forearm area by the desk surface or the chair arm supports. ❖ ❖
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    32 Getting Started Selecting a place to work Alternative keyboards, such as the split curved keyboard, may improve shoulder and arm comfort. Select a mouse that is comfortable for you to use. Don't rest your wrists on the edge of the keyboard or on the work surface when typing. The monitor ...
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    ... relieve the excess loads on your body. Be creative, when in a hotel room, use a rolled up blanket or pillows to provide back support, or to provide arm support. To position the computer at a good height, remember to operate the computer on a hard flat stable surface. Using your computer on a carpet...
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    ... list Getting Started Selecting a place to work Is your chair comfortable - does it support your back and arms well? Are your feet flat on... your hands and wrists aligned in a comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you hold the mouse or ...
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    ... and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the computer. ... on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the underside or ...
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    36 ❖ Getting Started Selecting a place to work Keep the computer and disks away from objects that generate strong magnetic fields, such as large stereo speakers. Information on some disks is stored magnetically. Placing a magnet too close to a disk can erase important files. Handle discs ...
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    ... the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable to remove a plug from a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result in a fire or electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Always confirm that the power plug...
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    ... Started Connecting to a power source Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage ... to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage ...
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    ... The AC power light on the indicator panel glows red. Never attempt to connect or disconnect a power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. The computer's battery light gives you an indication of the battery's ...
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    40 Getting Started Charging the main battery Charging the main battery Before using the battery to power the computer, you must charge the battery. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into an AC power source with the computer turned off until the battery light glows red. After that...
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    ... The first time you turn on your computer, the setup guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send you periodic updates, announcements, and ...
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    42 1 2 Getting Started To Shut down your computer To Shut down your computer From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) Pressing the power button before shutting down the...
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    Getting Started To place your computer in Sleep mode 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. 43 Restart option Power (Sample Image) Restart 4 Highlight Restart, and then click the Restart option. The computer closes all open applications, and restarts the operating system....
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    ... devices Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ... information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory ...NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software....
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) To avoid damaging the computer's screws, use a small Phillips screwdriver that is in good condition. 45 Installing a memory module with the computer's power on may damage the computer, the module, or both. The computer has two memory slots-Slot A and Slot...
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    46 4 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Highlight Shut down while holding the Shift key, and then click the Shut down option. The computer closes all open applications, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off. 5 Unplug and remove any cables connected to the computer, including ...
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    ... have built up. Avoid touching the connector on the memory module or on the computer. Grease or dust on the connector may cause memory access problems. 11 Carefully remove the new memory module from its antistatic packaging, without touching its connector. 12 Locate an empty memory module slot on ...
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    48 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 13 Pick up the memory module by its sides, avoiding any contact with its connector. Position the module toward the socket, aligning the connector's notch with the matching key in the socket. notch latch connector latch key (Sample Illustration) ...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 49 latch latch (Sample Illustration) Pressing down on the memory module Do not force the memory module into position. The memory module should be completely inserted into the socket and level when secured in place. Back of computer Slot B Slot A (...
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    50 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power outlet (even if your computer is in Sleep mode). In this condition, ...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 51 Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer turned on. You can damage the computer and the memory module. Do not remove the memory module while the computer is in Sleep or Hibernation mode. The computer could hang up the next time you turn ...
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    52 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power outlet (even if your computer is in Sleep mode). In this condition, ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive NOTE 53 From time to time, Windows® will display a pop-up that says, "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?" This is a security feature to prevent programs or people from doing things on your computer ...
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    54 NOTE Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive ❖ During the recovery process your computer must be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ When you restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 55
    .... In the list that appears, click your selection. The TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box ... drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your ...use blank media. 5 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog...
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    ... example, if your original internal storage drive fails, you can restore your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions on creating recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on page 54. NOTE When you restore your system, only the operating system files, ...
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    ... will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete, a message displays indicating ... to factory default state and attempts to save your data. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 58
    ... to "Refresh your PC without affecting your files," and click Get Started. The "Refresh your PC" screen appears. (Sample Image) Refresh your PC screen Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back up. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery (see "Backing up your ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 Click the Next button to begin. The "Ready to refresh your PC" screen appears. 59 (Sample Image) Ready to refresh your PC screen You will be prompted to refresh your system. 7 8 Click the Refresh button. Your system will restart. The "...
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    60 3 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive Click Change PC Settings. The PC settings window appears. (Sample Image) PC settings screen 4 5 Click General. Scroll down to "Remove everything and reinstall Windows," and click Get Started. The "Reset your PC" screen appears. (Sample ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 Click the Next button. 61 The "Do you want to fully clean your drive" screen appears. (Sample Image) Do you want to fully clean your drive screen 7 Select one of the following options: ❖ ❖ Just remove my files Fully clean the drive ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 62
    ..." option may take several hours. Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and ... appear click the Search ( ) Charm and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears, click your selection. Search ...
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    ... NOTE Some of the touch pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications, and only on certain models. You can use ... pad and associated control buttons Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. NOTE The pointer is the icon (...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 64
    ... to right-click. 2 Press and release the secondary control button. This feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (right-hand) control button Slide your finger along the right edge of the touch ...
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    ...click buttons, and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try adjusting your typing technique ... through the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ NOTE
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    66 Getting Started Using external display devices Disabling or enabling the touch pad The touch pad is enabled by default. To enable/disable the touch pad, do one of the following: ❖ ❖ Press the touch pad ON/OFF ( ) button. Press F5. For more information, see "Disabling or enabling the touch...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 67
    ... on the side of your computer, and then connect the other end of the cable to your television or display device. Refer to the manual that came with the television or display device for more information. Your computer should automatically detect the external display device. Connecting an external ...
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    68 NOTE Getting Started Using external display devices You can change the display settings by pressing the ( or by configuring the display properties settings. ) + P keys, Directing the display output when you turn on the computer Once you have connected an external display device, you can ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 69
    ... ( ) Charm, and then click Change PC Settings. Then choose a category you wish to change. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage settings. For more information, see "Power Plans" on page 92. There are additional ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 70
    ... desk. The easiest way to do this is to purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make ...
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    Getting Started Caring for your computer 3 71 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. (Sample Illustration) Attaching security lock cable
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    Chapter 2 Learning the Basics This chapter gives some computing tips and provides important information about basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are ...
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    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard ❖ 73 Back up your files to external media on a regular basis. Label the backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. It is easy to put off backing up because it takes time. However, if your internal storage drive suddenly fails, you will lose all...
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    ... special functions in Windows®: ❖ Windows® key-Toggles between the Desktop screen and the last app opened on the Start screen. For more information refer to Help & Support, or see "Exploring the Start screen" on page 100. Application key-Has a similar function as the secondary mouse button ❖
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    Learning the Basics Mouse properties 75 Backlit keyboard Your keyboard comes with a backlight illumination feature. Press FN + Z to turn the backlight off and on. If the keyboard backlight setting is set to Auto, the backlight turns on when you type on the keyboard and turns off after a certain ...
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    76 Learning the Basics Saving your work Starting an app from the Start screen To Start an app on the Start screen, move your pointer over the appropriate tile and click to open. To Start an app using the Search function, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 77
    ... medium for software, music, and video. Digital versatile discs or Blu-ray™ Discs provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital surround sound, ...
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    ...) HDMI™ cable to view High Definition content via your Blu-ray Disc™ drive on an external monitor or television. The external monitor or television must support HDMI™. Some Blu-ray Disc™ movies have online content that can be accessed from the disc. To view this content, your computer must ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 79
    ...player console. Use of the touch pad or a mouse is not supported within the Blu-ray Disc™ player. Optical...: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc ... paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. ...
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    80 Learning the Basics Using the optical disc drive Media control buttons The media control buttons located above the keyboard allow you mute the sound and play audio CDs or DVD movies when the computer is on. Volume decrease button Play/pause button Previous track button Next track button ...
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    ... into place. If you insert the disc incorrectly, it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. 6 Push the disc tray in by ... information regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com.
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    ... or DVD) or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain optical media ... other computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your computer's ...
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    Learning the Basics Toshiba's online resources 2 3 Pull the tray out until it is fully open,...Gently press the tray in to close it. 83 Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online ... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions...
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    ... Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension ... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your ...
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    ... rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is ....toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 86
    ... completely familiar with the power management component of the system should use the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs to be charged before...
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    Mobile Computing Running the computer on battery power 87 The battery may not start charging immediately under the following conditions: ❖ The battery is extremely hot or cold. To ensure that the battery charges to its full capacity, wait until it reaches room temperature (50 to 80 degrees ...
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    88 NOTE Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power It is seldom necessary to charge the RTC battery because it charges while the computer is on. If the RTC battery is low, the real-time clock and calendar may display the incorrect time and date or stop working. When Hibernation mode is enabled and...
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( light ( ), and the power button light. 89 ), the power When the power light or power button light flashes amber, it indicates that the system is suspended (using the Windows® operating system Sleep ...
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    90 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the battery faster at low temperatures. Check your remaining charge frequently if you are working in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your ...
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 4 Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 5 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. 91 (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 6 Configure the alarm settings ...
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    92 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power Power Plans You can choose a predefined Power Plan or select your own combination of power options. To do this: 1 2 While on the desktop, click the Battery ( ) icon in the notification area. Click More power options. The Windows® Power Options window...
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    Mobile Computing Using the eco power plan 93 Depending on your model, the power plans available are eco and Balanced or Balanced and Power Saver, and are satisfactory for most people and do not need to be edited. The eco plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan is a ...
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    94 1 2 3 4 5 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Removing the battery from the computer To remove the battery: Save your work. Turn off the computer, see "To Shut down your computer" on page 42. Unplug and remove any cables connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor. Close the ...
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    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 95 If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Put insulating tape, such as cellophane ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 96
    ... and release caustic liquid. If a battery is leaking or damaged, replace it immediately. Use protective gloves when handling a damaged battery. To replace the battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖
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    Mobile Computing Disposing of used batteries ❖ 97 A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The battery is designed so that it cannot be installed in reverse polarity. Charge the battery only in the computer or in a battery charger designated as an approved option. ...
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    ... to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events and ...plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's ...
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    Mobile Computing Traveling tips 99 TECHNICAL NOTE: When traveling by air, you may be required to pass your computer through airport security equipment. The X-ray equipment will not harm your computer. NOTE Before using your computer aboard an aircraft, make sure the Wireless antenna is OFF (...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 100
    ... use the Windows® key ( ) on your keyboard or on the LCD screen to go to Start screen. For detailed information, please refer to the Windows® Help and Support. By clicking on the Desktop tile from the Start screen, you will find the Windows® settings and features you are most familiar with. 100
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    Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the Start screen 101 For detailed information on the new Windows 8 functionality, refer to the Windows® Help and Support. App tiles (Sample Image) Windows® Start screen Charms Use the Windows® Charms to start apps, find documents, set up system ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... features to start applications, find documents, set up system components, and perform most other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change ...
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    Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop 103 You may see various icons displayed on your system desktop, for example: Recycle Bin-Holds files you have deleted. You may be able to retrieve these files until you empty the Recycle Bin. ❖ TECHNICAL NOTE: If you delete a large ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 104
    .... Setting up for communications To connect to the Internet you need A browser or communications program An Internet Service Provider (ISP) or online service if you plan to use the Internet A way to connect to the ISP (for example Wi-Fi®/ LAN/broadband connection, ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 105
    ...you to purchase additional software, external hardware or services. Availability of public wireless LAN access ...indicator light lit. will be For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 149. Connecting your computer to a network You can connect your ...
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    106 Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring audio features Recording sounds You may record sounds using the computer's internal microphone (available on certain models) or by connecting an optional external microphone. Using a microphone 1 2 If you want to use an external microphone, ...
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    ... active the indicator light is off. Using the Memory card reader The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SD™, Micro SD™, SDHC, SDXC, or ... use a micro or mini SD™ Card, an SD™ adapter is required. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media.
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    ... media NOTE To locate your Memory card reader, please refer to your Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn the media so that the contacts (metal areas) are face down. Push the media ...
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    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader 3 109 Highlight, and then click the item you would like to eject. If the system is unable to prepare the media for safe removal, a message will tell you to try again later. If the media can be removed now, the system displays Safe ...
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    Chapter 5 Utilities Your computer includes several utilities designed to help you to reconfigure your system to best meet your individual needs. Together, these allow you to ascertain certain system details, set additional options, or change default options. These utilities are described in this ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 111
    ... Assist PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer 111 Desktop Assist The Desktop Assist provides quick access to ... Assist window The Desktop Assist offers several options Media & Entertainment Tools & Utilities Support & Recovery
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    112 Utilities Desktop Assist Media & Entertainment The feature available in this category is TOSHIBA Video Player. (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Media & Entertainment tab
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    Utilities Desktop Assist 113 Tools & Utilities The features that may be available in this category are eco Utility® HDD Protection Utility Supervisor password User password System Settings Function Key (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Tools & Utilities tab
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... be available in this category are: PC Diagnostic Tool Utility PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer User's Guide (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Support & Recovery tab
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    Utilities eco Utility® 115 eco Utility® The eco Utility® monitors your power savings from using the eco power plan by tracking real-time power consumption and accumulated savings over time. To access the eco Utility®: 1 2 3 From the Start screen begin typing eco Utility, or while in the ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 116
    ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports different types of passwords on your computer... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your password...later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 117
    Utilities Setting passwords 117 (Sample Image) Supervisor Password tab 4 5 6 NOTE Click Set. Enter your password, and then enter it again to verify. Click Set. Under User Policy, this option may or may not ask for password verification. Click OK to save your password as a text file. Click Save....
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    ... Setting a user password If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your password in a location where you can later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may occur to you, your organization ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 119
    Utilities System Settings 119 System Settings System Settings is the TOSHIBA configuration management tool available through the Windows® operating system. To access it: 1 To access System Settings from the Start screen begin typing System Settings, or while in the Desktop screen double-click ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 120
    ... function" is enabled or disabled and shows the position of the USB port that supports the "USB Sleep and Charge function." 1 2 3 4 While ... or shutdown state (powered off). This function can only be used for the port that supports the USB Sleep and Charge function (hereinafter called "compatible port...
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    Utilities Sleep and Charge NOTE 121 ❖ When "USB Sleep and Charge function" is set to Enabled, USB bus power (DC 5V) will be supplied to the compatible port even when the power of the computer is turned OFF. USB bus power (DC 5V) is similarly supplied to the external devices which are connected...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 122
    ... will stop when 10% or less of the battery power remains. Power supply mode settings Your computer may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If your computer provides more than one charging mode, the charging mode you should select depends on the USB device ...
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    Utilities Sleep and Charge 123 Sleep and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music" feature that allows you to listen to music stored on a portable audio device using the speakers of your computer, even when the computer is powered OFF. ...
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    124 Utilities HDD Protection Utility HDD Protection Utility The HDD Protection Utility controls your computer's hard disk drive (HDD) protection feature, which parks the HDD whenever motion is detected on the computer. Using this utility, you can enable or disable hard disk drive (HDD) ...
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    Utilities Function Key 125 Function Key Turns notifications for touch pad status ON/OFF. (Sample Image) Function Key NOTE The Function option is disabled by default.
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices in your computer. Refer to the online Help ...not have. This is normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the PC Diagnostic Tool utility: 1... double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click PC Diagnostic Tool. ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 127
    ...and provide a notification of system conditions that may affect the performance of your TOSHIBA computer. It may also be used to help diagnose problems should the computer require service by TOSHIBA or TOSHIBA's authorized service providers. Additionally, TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 128
    ... recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on page 54. Service Station The Service Station helps you keep your new computer running ... software, firmware, documentation or other information is available for your computer. The Service Station will alert you when updates are available, and you can ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 129
    .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 To access TOSHIBA Application Installer from the Start screen begin ...-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click TOSHIBA Application Installer. ... you want to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 6 Click ...
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    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy to ... 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 Your program stops ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 131
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 3 131 Select the program ... off your computer and then restart it. Problems when you turn on the computer These.... When this happens turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear the condition...
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    132 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut down successfully message. To continue, select Start Windows normally. This can happen if the computer was put into Sleep mode and the ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 133
    ... not working 133 If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin ...your computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 158. Windows® operating system ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 134
    ... options to fix problems If the operating system fails to start properly, you may need to troubleshoot the Operating System and/or its settings. There are several ... of your screen. Click the Restart option from the menu. Click Troubleshoot from the menu. You now have several options: ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 135
    ... This feature automates the repair process. The Operating System will automatically look for problems and repair them if possible. Command Prompt The command ... set. ❖ ❖ Enable debugging mode Starts Windows® in an advanced troubleshooting mode Enable boot logging Creates a file that lists all ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 136
    ... Starts Windows® with a minimal set of drivers and services. If the computer starts and runs ... third-party applications or drivers for the source of your problem. ❖ ❖ Disable driver signature enforcement Allows ..., and fails again repeatedly. Internet problems My Internet connection is very slow....
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... using your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. Getting to the online Help will differ depending on ... options listed in the window and follow the instructions You can connect to Support Online by going to Toshiba support at support.toshiba.com. Fixing a problem ...
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    ... 3 4 If Something Goes Wrong Memory problems From the list of device(s), click Device Manger.... the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary ..., refer to Windows® online Help. Memory problems Incorrectly connected or faulty memory modules...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 139
    ...optional secondary battery, and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor or power cord/cable will neither power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power light does not come on...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 140
    ... purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... typing, strange things happen or nothing happens, the problem may be related to the keyboard itself. You have ...the computer. Try using a different make of keyboard. Display problems Here are some typical display ... press F4. If this does not correct the problem, press F4 again to return the display ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... the Windows® online Help. A message displays saying that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter type is incorrect ... with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display properties: 1 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 143
    If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems 143 Small bright dots appear on your... to access the drive or as sector errors. Sometimes a drive problem may cause one or more files to appear to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one or ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 144
    144 2 If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems Click Computer from the list that appears. (Sample Image) Search results for "computer" 3 Right-click the drive you wish to check. (Sample Image) Clicking on the drive 4 5 6 In the pop-up menu, click Properties. The drive's Properties ...
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    If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems Your hard disk seems very slow....correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly,...hardware configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 146
    ...regarding supported optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer ... an external monitor, your system may not support this function. For more information, see "Viewing Blu-ray...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 147
    ...ray Disc™ playback. ❖ Blu-ray Disc™ player does not support DVD playback. Please use Windows Media® player or "TOSHIBA DVD Player" for DVD playback. ❖ Blu-ray Disc™ playback feature support may vary with each Blu-ray Disc™. Please ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 148
    ... is too loud. Adjust the volume control. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common .... 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 instructions that came with the printer. You may have ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 149
    If Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems The printer will not print what you see on... problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-..., please see Windows® Help and Support or contact your computer technician. ❖ If ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 150
    ... NOTE If Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems error messages - these will be very helpful if you should confer with a support technician at... point vendor's Web site for recent firmware upgrades. Problems with WEP keys, in particular, are frequently addressed in new...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... should appear in the list. 6 See "Checking device properties" on page 137 for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical disc drives and their operation. 7 A...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... work! See "Computing tips" on page 72 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored... backup source will save time. Read the user's guides. It is very difficult to provide a fail-safe ...you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. Data and system configuration backup ... for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
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    154 8 If Something Goes Wrong Develop good computing habits In the input field, enter a name that is descriptive enough to be easily understood in the future, such as "Before installing Brand X Accounting app." Then click Create. The Windows® operating system creates the restore point, ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... and store on its internal storage drive. Since problems with either hardware or software can make the ... optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to ... System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 For additional Help...
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    ...complete the installation successfully. Always carefully follow the installation instructions that accompany the hardware or software. Restart the Windows® operating system... it much easier to determine the origin of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 5 Back up critical...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 157
    ..., the computer's battery power may be below the limit specified in the TOSHIBA Sleep utility or the battery may be depleted. Lower the limit in... or the program you are using, it is important to investigate all sources. ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation.
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    ... the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba.com. Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site For technical support, or to... Europe Japan Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 ...Irvine, California 92618 United States Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial ... 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ...
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    Appendix A TOSHIBA Function Keys TOSHIBA Function keys provide a quick way to modify selected system functions and to launch applications. Functions TOSHIBA Function keys are used to set or modify the following system functions: ❖ Help file ❖ Display brightness ❖ Output (Display switch) ❖ ...
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    TOSHIBA Function Keys Functions 161 Help file This TOSHIBA Function key displays the help file. Display brightness This TOSHIBA Function key decreases the screen brightness. This TOSHIBA Function key increases the screen brightness.
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    162 TOSHIBA Function Keys Functions Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Function key cycles through the display options and highlights the available options. (Only the first option is available when you do not have an external monitor attached PC screen only Duplicate Extend Second screen only...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 163
    ... Functions 163 Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the touch ... playing the current track or go to the previous track. This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to start playing or pause the media currently playing. This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to go ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 164
    ...TOSHIBA Function Keys Functions Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables volume... or headphones. Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the Wi... on certain models.) Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Function key switches screen resolution...
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    Appendix B Power Cord/Cable Connectors Your computer ships with the correct power supply for the country of purchase. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA Canada UL approved CSA approved United Kingdom Europe VDA ...
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    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User's Guide. AC BIOS BD-ROM bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 DC DMA DIMM DOS Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System Blu-ray Disc Read-Only ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 167
    ...MB MBps MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte megabytes per second Musical Instrument Digital Interface ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 168
    ... Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus Uniform Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 169
    ... to allow for more data storage and to enable recording and playback of high-definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs to check hardware and load the operating system when you start up ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 170
    170 C Glossary cache-A section of very fast memory in which frequently used information is duplicated for quick access. Accessing data from cache is faster than accessing it from the computer's main memory. See also CPU cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. CD-An individual compact disc. See also CD-ROM. CD...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 171
    ...Processing Unit (CPU). CPU cache-A section of very fast memory residing between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and programs. See also cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 172
    ... which a device or program imitates another device or program. enable-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and transferring large files. executable file-A computer program that is ready to ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 173
    Glossary 173 F file-A collection of related information, saved on disk with a unique name. A file may be a program, information used by a program, or a document. See also document. File Allocation Table (FAT)-The section of a storage drive that keeps track of the location of stored files. file ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 174
    ...if connected with HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work...of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 175
    Glossary 175 LAN (Local Area Network)-A group of computers or other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network. LED (Light Emitting Diode)-A solid state lamp (SSL) that uses light-...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 176
    176 Glossary multi-function drive-A DVD drive that can read and write to CD and DVD media. multimedia-A combination of two or more media, such as sound, animation, and video in a computer program or presentation. Musical Instrument Digital Interface-See MIDI. N network-A collection of computers...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... you plug in a cable for connection to a network or a peripheral device. processor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). program-A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called software) are operating system, application, and utility. See also ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 178
    ... in ROM remains whether or 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 Secure Digital (SD)-A small, portable, non-volatile memory card ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 179
    ...by selecting them. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See...computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management. W Web-...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 180
    Index A AC adaptor 35 AC power 84 AC power light 35 accessing network 104 adding memory check total memory 50 memory (optional) 42 optional external devices 42 adequate ventilation cooling fan 34 adjusting touch pad settings 63 app, starting 73 App, starting from Start screen 74 apps starting from ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 181
    ...control buttons 78 computer lock 68 computer will not start troubleshooting 131 computing habits troubleshooting ... settings 67 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 155 desktop creating new icon 100... 66 disabling touch pad 64 display troubleshooting 142 C Call2Recycle™ battery 96 caring for...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 182
    ... off 80 removing with computer on 80 DVD Blu-ray Disc™ player troubleshooting 151 DVDs using 75 Function keys 163 display brightness 161 media buttons 163, ... 67 K keyboard backlit 73 function keys 72 special Windows® keys 72 troubleshooting 141 using 71 keys backlit 73 function keys 72 F files ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 183
    ... microphone using 105 monitor connecting 65 monitor problems troubleshooting 141 monitoring battery power 86 ...properties 73 moving the computer 68 O online resources Toshiba 81 optical disc Auto-Run feature ...recording optical media 79 removing a disc 80 troubleshooting 145 using 75, 77 optical discs ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... plans selecting power plan options 90 power saving options 89 precautions safety 32 printer troubleshooting 148 problem solving contacting Toshiba 158 Startup options 134 projector connecting 65 installing drivers and applications 60 internal ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... 106 System Settings 118 tips for computing 70 Toshiba online resources 81 registering computer Toshiba Web...127 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility 128 TOSHIBA Function Keys functions 160 touch pad using ...properties 137 computer will not start 131 contacting Toshiba 157 corrupted/damaged data files 145 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... respond 131 memory problems 138 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 143 ... system 148 sound, Blu-ray Disc™ 146 trouble running discs 146 ... operating system desktop 100, 107 troubleshooting 133 Windows® Store 103 wireless networking 103 troubleshooting 149 U USB Sleep and Charge cannot use 157...



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