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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    ...PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ...HARD DISK DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL ... HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED. TOSHIBA DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE FAILURE TO COPY ...
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    ... APPLICATIONS. IF YOU USE THE COMPUTER PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH USE. FCC ... external devices and the computer's ports. Changes or modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba or parties...
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    ... received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site at... Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://...-europe.com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more ...
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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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    ...11a radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards:... Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss,... (Hg), and/or cadmium (Cd) defined in the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC), then ...
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    ...United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers,...and other partners to determine appropriate worldwide product life cycle planning and end...-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved...
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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... equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Toll Free Tel: 0120-15-1048 Direct Dial...
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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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    ...computers using these cards. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http:/ /...or stop transmitting from your computer. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http... Bluetooth or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://www...
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    ...of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature. In some situations or environments, the use of Bluetooth wireless technology may ...below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the ...
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    ... medical radio emission electric machinery. Article 17 Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a CLASS... 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 ... commitment, visit us.toshiba.com/green. Reuse, Donation, Recycling Functional computers can be donated ... Toshiba-branded program. Non working Toshiba computers can be mailed-back for free recycling....
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    ... comfortable ...30 Computer user comfort recommendations ...30 Good Working Posture ...30 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor...31 Typing style... and varying tasks ...32 Mobile computing tips ...33 Transporting the notebook...33 Seeking additional help ...
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    ... a power source ...37 Charging the main battery...40 Using the computer for the first time ...40 Initial ... Setting up your software...41 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...41 To Shut down your computer ...) ...57 Reset your PC ...59 Installing drivers and applications...62 Using the touch pad......
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    ...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 management ...86 Charging the main battery...86...
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    ... plan ...93 Changing the main battery ...93 Removing the battery from the computer ...94 Inserting a charged ... of used batteries ...97 Traveling tips ...98 Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features...... & Entertainment ...112 Tools & Utilities ...113 Support & Recovery ...114 eco Utility® ...115
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    ...PC Health Monitor...127 Recovery Media Creator...128 Service Station...128 TOSHIBA Application Installer...129 Chapter 6: If......138 Power and the batteries ...139 Keyboard problems...141 Display problems ...141 Disk or storage drive problems...143 Error-checking ...143 Optical disc drive problems......
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    ... DVD Blu-ray Disc™ operating problems ...151 Develop good computing habits ...152 Data and ... 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...161...
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    ...system performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer is set to dim the display after... pressing the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to conserve computer energy. 24
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    ... (RoHS), which restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies ... 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 ...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 well as some basic ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 28
    ... warranty, extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at warranty.toshiba.com. To stay current on ... 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 ...
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    ... 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 potential hazards that...
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    ... your wrists are straight when typing. However, if the notebook is on a work surface that is above your elbow ...and try not to rest your wrists on the notebook. Support your arms on your forearm .... The forearms can be supported by the chair arm supports or the desk surface. The notebook display should ...
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    ...device. We recommend that you adjust the brightness of your notebook display to a comfortable level to prevent possible eye strain... eyes periodically by focusing on objects that are farther away. ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor (Sample Illustration) ...
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    ... touch pad, Accupoint®, or tablet pen whichever is available with your notebook computer, or other optional pointing devices like mouse or ... people find it comfortable to occasionally stand while using the notebook. To do this properly, the notebook needs to be on an elevated surface. Make sure you ...
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    ...stress and evaluate ways to reduce the stress. ❖ ❖ Mobile computing tips ❖ When using the notebook at airports, on airplanes or trains, or ... those located at the base of the computer and possibly cause overheating of your computer. ❖ ❖ Transporting the notebook Although your notebook ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 34
    ...place to work Is your chair comfortable - does it support your back and arms well?... in a comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do... reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the computer. Avoid prolonged physical contact with the underside...
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    ... 2. Disconnect the AC adaptor from the power plug socket and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the computer. Do not turn on the power again until you have...
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    ...sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating ... those located at the underside of the computer. Always operate your computer on a hard flat surface... block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 37
    ...keyboard, printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable battery that needs to be charged before ... to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable ... grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and...
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    ...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. Use of ... could cause fire or damage to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 39
    ...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 current ...
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    ... be completely charged and ready to power the computer. NOTE Battery life and charge time may vary depending on the applications, power management ... is also an intrinsic characteristic of the screen technology. When the computer is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you ...
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    Getting Started Registering your computer with Toshiba 41 Initial setup The Windows 8 Startup screen is the ..., 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 ...
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    ...Make sure the system indicator panel's storage drive light and the drive in-use light are off. If... lose data or damage the disk/disc and/or drive. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power (... and then turns off. To Restart your computer 1 2 From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer...
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    ... Restart, and then click the Restart option. The computer closes all open applications, and restarts the operating system. To place your computer in Sleep mode 1 2 From the Start or Desktop screen, ... power down using the Sleep command and the battery discharges fully, your unsaved information ...
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    ... devices Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ... packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most... NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software....
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 45
    ... is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. If the computer is on, begin at step 1; otherwise, skip to step ...sure the system indicator panel's storage drive light and the drive in-use light are off... data or damage the disk/disc and/or drive. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 46
    ...key, and then click the Shut down option. The computer closes all open applications, shuts down the..., and then place the computer upside down on the cloth. Remove the main battery. For information on removing the battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 94. To locate your memory ...
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    ...any static electricity you may 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, ...
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    ... with the socket 14 Firmly press the memory module into the memory slot's socket at approximately a 30-degree angle (to the horizontal surface of the computer). (Sample Illustration) Inserting the memory module into the socket 15 Once the module's connector is fully inserted into the socket, press ...
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    ...A. 16 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screw(s). 17 Re-insert the battery. For more information on inserting the battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 95. 18 Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft...
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    ...sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating ... those located at the underside of the computer. Always operate your computer on a hard flat surface... block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could...
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    ... angle and slide it out of the slot. 3 Back of computer Slot B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Removing the... slot cover and secure it using the screw(s). Re-insert the battery. For more information on inserting ... battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 95. Turn the computer right side up. ...
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    ...sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating ... those located at the underside of the computer. Always operate your computer on a hard flat surface... block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 53
    ...cancel and try again. Recovering the Internal Storage Drive Your computer includes recovery utilities to allow you to recover your internal storage drive if necessary... page 59. A recovery image of your computer is stored on the internal storage drive, and the image can be restored...
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    ... you restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you ... the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to the external media and...
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    ... flash drive, connect a USB flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your computer. All information stored on... or use blank media. 5 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. ...
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    ... restore your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions on creating recovery media, see "Creating ... When you restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you ...
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    ... continue. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete, a message displays indicating that the drive has been ... your internal storage drive to factory default state and attempts to save your data. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up....
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    58 3 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive Click Change PC Settings. The PC settings window appears. (Sample Image) PC settings...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...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 Click the Next button to begin. The "Ready ...process deletes information stored on the internal storage drive. Be sure to save your work to external...). NOTE During the recovery process your computer be must connected to an external power source...
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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 ... 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 The "Ready to reset your PC" screen appears. (...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 62
    ... "Fully clean the drive" option may take several hours. Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to ... originally bundled with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 From the Start screen begin typing TOSHIBA Application Installer ...
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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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    ...other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try .... Touch pad setting options vary by computer model. The touch pad settings are accessible... option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ NOTE...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 66
    ...(if available). You can easily attach an external device your computer. To do this: 1 2 3 4 Read the directions that came with the device to see if you ...install new software. Connect the device's video or USB cable to the port on the computer and to the device. Connect the device's power cable to a ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ... 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 choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or both ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 69
    ... to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize ... cleaning and moving your computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your battery" on page 96. NOTE Please handle your computer carefully to avoid...
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    ... the computer Before moving your computer, even across the room, make sure all drive activity has ended (the...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: ...
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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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    ... work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the ... and you must restart your computer to reconnect, or your battery runs out of charge while... feature saves your file to the internal storage drive at preset intervals. See your software documentation...
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    ... avoid repetitive-motion injuries and eyestrain. Do not turn off the computer if a drive indicator light indicates a drive is active. Turning off the computer while it is reading from or writing to a disk may damage the disk, the drive, or both. NOTE The Windows® ...
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    ... keys marked with icons execute specific functions on the computer. For example, F5 turns the touch pad ON...(Sample Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one... Start screen. For more information refer to Help & Support, or see "Exploring the Start screen" on page ...
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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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    ... work Before you turn off the computer using the Shut down command, save your work on the internal storage drive, external media, flash media, or optical disc. This is one of the most important rules of computing. Many programs offer a feature that saves documents at regular ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 77
    ...the Microsoft® Windows® file recovery program preinstalled on the computer's internal storage drive. Also see "Backing up your data or your entire computer with the ... use a high-capacity file recovery system, such as an external hard drive. Using the optical disc drive Optical ...
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    78 Learning the Basics Using the optical disc drive Viewing Blu-ray Disc™ movies (Available on... Your system may come with a Blu-ray Disc™ drive. Due to differences between High Definition and ... content via your Blu-ray Disc™ drive on an external monitor or television. The external monitor or ...
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    ... disc drive may look like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive Drive in-use indicator light-Indicates ... the area around it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to...
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    80 Learning the Basics Using the optical disc drive Media control buttons The media control ... disc To insert an optical disc into the drive: 1 2 3 4 Make sure the computer is turned on. Make sure the drive's in-use indicator light is off. Press the drive's eject button. Hold the disc by its edges ...
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    ...drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. 6 Push the disc tray in by pressing gently ...your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Press ... optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba...
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    ... or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain optical ... 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 product specification...
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    ...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 ... up to date with future upgrades. For more information, see "Contacting Toshiba" on page 158...
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    ... Mobile Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a .... Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your computer to operate at its ...
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    .... The battery life rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba ... designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate ... may fail to retain a charge. This may shorten the life of the battery, and may cause ...
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    ... TECHNICAL NOTE: Depending on your system, the RTC battery may only charge while the computer is turned on. Power management Your computer ... use the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs to be ...
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    ... you periodically operate your computer on battery power until the battery discharges completely. Please ...work" on page 77 Charging the RTC battery Your computer has an internal real-time ...maintains this information for up to a month when the computer is powered off. The RTC battery may have become ...
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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 ... connected) Glows red when the main battery is fully charged Battery life and charge time may vary...
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( ... to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this time to check the battery's remaining capacity ... does not power the computer for as long as a new battery, even when both are fully charged.
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    ... battery power TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the battery faster at low temperatures. Check your ... in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your ... power source and recharge the battery Place the computer into Hibernation mode and ...
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    ... How long a fully charged battery pack lasts when you are using the computer depends on a number of factors, such as: ❖ How the computer is configured ❖ How much you use the internal storage drive, optical ... you can use the computer before you need to recharge the battery. The following sections ...
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    92 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power Power Plans You can choose a... power options. To do this: 1 2 While on the desktop, click the Battery ( ) icon in the notification area. Click More power...power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power save ...
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    ... a compromise between battery time and performance. Using the eco power plan This computer may be ... serious injury or fire, and could also damage the battery pack and computer. ❖ Never expose a ... either completely shut down your computer or put it into Hibernation mode before changing the battery.
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    ... display panel and turn the computer upside down. Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock 6 7 Slide and hold ... release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. (Sample Illustration) ...
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    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 95 If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked,...and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws ...cloth to ensure a good connection. Insert the charged battery into the slot until the latch clicks...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 96
    ...cable from the power socket. Carefully remove the battery pack from the computer. Do not try to disassemble ...cause it to overheat and may cause damage to the battery or the computer. Do not incinerate a spent ..., use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories...
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    ... be installed in reverse polarity. Charge the battery only in the computer or in a battery charger designated as an approved... discharges. If you have extra battery packs, rotate their use. If... out of direct sunlight. ❖ ❖ ❖ Disposing of used batteries The life of a battery pack depends on usage...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 98
    ... battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different voltage and ... regarding where to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives ... space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 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 (Airplane mode is ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 100
    ... In this chapter, you will explore some of the special features of your computer. Exploring the Start screen The Start screen is the launching pad ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 101
    ...new Windows 8 functionality, refer to the Windows® Help and Support. App tiles (Sample Image) Windows® Start...up system components, and perform most other computing tasks. By swiping in from the right edge (only for ...for most anything you need to locate on your computer. It can help you find apps, ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... 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. Finding your way around the desktop Your computer's desktop includes several standard features: icons, ...
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    Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop 103 You may see various icons displayed on your system desktop, for ... If you delete a large number of files or very large files from the internal storage drive, there may be insufficient space available in the Recycle Bin to hold these files...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 104
    ... applications will be pre-installed or built-in to your computer, you will also have the ability to download ... 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...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 105
    ... you to purchase additional software, external hardware or services. Availability of public wireless LAN access points may ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 106
    ... You may record sounds using the computer's internal microphone (available on certain models)...you want to use an external microphone, connect it to the computer. From the Start screen begin typing Sound .... Using external speakers or headphones Your computer is equipped with a full stereo sound system...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 107
    ..., you must be connected to the Internet. Depending on your computer model, the process of sending email, taking ... Memory card reader The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SDମ. SD™ adapter is required. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media.
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 108
    ... 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 media can be removed now, the system displays Safe to Remove Hardware. If the computer has a spring-loaded adapter slot, see step 4; otherwise, skip to step 5....
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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 ...
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    Utilities Desktop Assist PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer 111 Desktop Assist The Desktop ...) Desktop 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
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 113
    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
    ...set a password, you must enter the password before you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports different types of passwords on your computer:... password If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your password in a ...
  • 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....
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 118
    ... 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 ...: ❖ Boot-Allows you to change the sequence in which your computer searches the drives for the operating system ❖ Boot Speed-Reduces the time ...
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    ... disabled and shows the position of the USB port that supports the "USB Sleep and Charge function." ... power (DC 5V) to the USB port even when the computer is in Sleep mode, Hibernation mode or shutdown ... off). This function can only be used for the port that supports the USB Sleep and Charge function ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 121
    ... devices thoroughly before use. ❖ If USB Sleep and Charge is enabled, the computer's battery will discharge during hibernation or when the ... to the compatible port when the AC adaptor is not connected to the computer, the battery of the computer will be depleted even when the power of the computer ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 122
    ... control whether charging takes place when the computer is running on battery power. To do so, select ... utility. If you enable charging when the computer is running on battery power, you can specify ... window (beneath the "Lower limit of remaining battery life" heading) to specify when charging should ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 123
    Utilities Sleep and Charge 123 Sleep and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music" ... and Music feature is enabled, it is possible to play music from the computer's speakers by connecting an audio cable to the Microphone/Line-in...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 124
    ... 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) protection, and set the motion detector's ...
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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
    ... Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices in your computer. Refer to the online Help documentation...have. This is normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the PC Diagnostic Tool utility:...double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click PC Diagnostic Tool....
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 127
    ... may also be used to help diagnose problems should the computer require service by TOSHIBA or TOSHIBA's authorized service providers. Additionally, TOSHIBA may use this information... the internal storage drive. The PC Health Monitor software does not extend or modify TOSHIBA's obligations...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 128
    ..., see "Creating recovery media" on page 54. Service Station The Service Station helps you keep your new computer running at its best by notifying ... software, firmware, documentation or other information is available for your computer. The Service Station will alert you when updates are ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 129
    ... Application Installer 129 TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications that were originally bundled with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 To access TOSHIBA Application Installer from the Start ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 130
    .... It covers the problems you are most 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 Your program stops responding. If you are working with a ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 131
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 3 131 Select the program you want to...If it does not, power off your computer and then restart it. Problems when you turn on the computer These problems may occur when you turn on the power. The computer will not start. Make sure you ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 132
    ...If you performed a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting down. Data stored in the computer's memory ...in Sleep mode for long periods of time. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into a live wall outlet for...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 133
    ... system is 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 Step-Charging the computer's battery (click the Ask Iris® link and search for ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 134
    ... Startup options to fix problems If the operating system fails to start properly, you may need to troubleshoot the Operating System ...corner of your screen. Click the Restart option from the menu. Click Troubleshoot from the menu. You now have several options: Refresh your computer Your files and ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 135
    ... are created: ❖ ❖ When new hardware or software is installed Manually by the user System Image Recovery Windows®... Windows® using your current video driver at low resolution. This allows you to reset... debugging mode Starts Windows® in an advanced troubleshooting mode Enable boot logging Creates...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 136
    ... is not working Enable Safe Mode Starts Windows® with a minimal set of drivers and services. If the computer starts and runs in Safe ... you should look to third-party applications or drivers for the source of your problem. ❖ ❖ Disable driver signature enforcement Allows drivers ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... still have a problem using your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. Getting to the online ... connect to Support Online by going to Toshiba support at support.toshiba.com. Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and change the ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 138
    .... This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the drivers being ...device. This tab also provides options for updating the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary ...
  • 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 140
    ... all batteries. To 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 141
    ...error messages. You may need to update your keyboard driver. Refer to the documentation that came with the keyboard or to the keyboard manufacturer's Web ... you connected may be defective or incompatible with the computer. Try using a different make of keyboard. Display problems Here are some typical...
  • 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 ... increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. Disk or storage drive problems Problems with the storage ... garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one or more ...
  • 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 145
    If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems Your hard disk seems very slow. 145 If you have been ... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run ... hardware configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 146
    ...Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the computer and damage it....refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the software's documentation and check that the...
  • 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
    ... system problems Sound system problems No sound is coming from the computer's speakers. Adjust the volume control. Try ... 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 connected ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-... see Windows® Help and Support or contact your computer technician. ❖ If your ..., and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, from the Start screen begin typing Computer, ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 150
    ... networking problems error messages - these will be very helpful if you should confer with a support ...separately) into your computer's RJ45 Ethernet port. If your connection problem disappears,...point vendor's Web site for recent firmware upgrades. Problems with WEP keys, in particular, are frequently ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... fail, consider sending your drive to an authorized service provider to get it cleaned. 5 From the Start screen, type Computer. Click ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... feature. Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 72 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored on your internal storage drive. Use Windows®... of steps you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve problems will ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... Develop good computing habits 153 Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs and devices you purchase. Your local computer store or book store sells a variety of self-help books you ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 154
    154 8 If Something Goes Wrong Develop good computing habits In the input field, enter a name that is descriptive enough to be ... system configuration will now be restored to the state it was in when the chosen restore point was created, and then the computer will be automatically restarted. 7 8 9
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... in case the internal storage drive fails. No additional software is required. Most of the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or 'burn') as well as read from optical discs. External optical disc ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 156
    ...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
    ... on page 122. Try selecting a different charging mode in the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge utility, if your computer provides...an AC adaptor connected to the computer, 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 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... for current information. ❖ For the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba.com. Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site ... 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.
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 162
    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
    ... from the speakers or headphones. Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the Wi-Fi® antenna in your computer. The ...OFF. (Available on certain models.) Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Function key switches screen resolution. Fn+ ...
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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...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 167
    ...Federal Communications Commission gigabyte gigabytes per second Hard Disk Drive High-Definition Multimedia Interface Electronics Control DVD-ROM Digital Versatile (... Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 168
    ... Dynamic Random Access Memory Solid State Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus ... Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal ... connection between two units. For example, the computer's internal display adapter receives information ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 169
    ...)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs ... sequence)-The order in which the computer accesses its internal storage drives to locate the startup files.... (CPU) with other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 170
    ...ROM. Central Processing Unit (CPU)-The chip that functions as the "brain" of the computer. It takes information from outside sources, such as memory or... the transfer of data from a computer to a peripheral device and vice versa. For example, disk drives, monitors, keyboards, and printers all require ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 171
    ...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 ...) or internal (inside the computer's case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 172
    ... disk drive-The device that reads and writes information and programs on external media or hard disk... mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile...enable-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 173
    ...File Allocation Table (FAT)-The section of a storage drive that keeps track of the location of stored files....system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys ... and data. The primary (or only) hard disk in a computer is usually fixed, but some...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 174
    ... component can control another while using this function, 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, including all open files ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 175
    ...local area network-See LAN. logical drive-A section of a disk that is recognized by the operating system... may differ from its physical drives. For example, a single hard disk drive may be partitioned... two or more logical drives. M memory-Typically refers to the computer's main memory, where programs...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 176
    .... Online may refer to information being read from your own computer's internal storage drive, such as online documentation or online Help, ... designed to increase the capabilities of computers. PC Cards provide functions such as modem, fax/modem, hard disk drive, network adapter, sound card, or SCSI ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... 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 ...that information in RAM is lost when you turn off your computer. This type of memory is used for your computer's...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 178
    ... your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, ... hardware. solid state drive -A data storage device that utilizes solid-state memory as opposed to a hard disk (see also hard disk). Solid state drives hold a large amount of information ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 179
    .... USB-See Universal Serial Bus (USB). USB Flash drive-A small, portable flash memory card that plugs into a computer's USB port and functions as a portable hard drive. They are smaller and more durable than an external hard drive because they do not contain any internal moving ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 180
    ... App, starting from Start screen 74 apps starting from Start screen 74 audio features 104 battery life 83 Call2Recycle™ 96 care 94, 95 changing 91 charge indicator light 37 charge time... recharge time 83 removing 92 B backing up files 71, 75 backlit keyboard 73 battery 180
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    ...78 computer lock 68 computer will not start troubleshooting 131 computing habits troubleshooting 152 computing tips 70 connecting AC adaptor 35... display output 66 disabling touch pad 64 display troubleshooting 142 C Call2Recycle™ battery 96 caring for your computer 67 changing battery 91 charging...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 182
    ...computer off 80 removing with computer on 80 DVD Blu-ray Disc™ player troubleshooting 151 DVDs using 75 Function keys ...charged battery 93 battery 91 memory modules 42 internal storage drive recovery 51 E ...function keys 72 special Windows® keys 72 troubleshooting 141 using 71 keys backlit 73 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 183
    ... your battery 95 manual eject hole optical disc drive 77 media control buttons mute button... 105 monitor connecting 65 monitor problems troubleshooting 141 monitoring battery power 86 mouse properties 73 moving the computer 68 O online resources Toshiba 81 optical disc Auto-Run feature 79 handling 78...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... 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 storage drive 51 ...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... indicator lights AC power 35 drive in-use indicator 77 LEDs 37... online resources 81 registering computer Toshiba Web site 39 worldwide offices... Face Recognition Utility 128 TOSHIBA Function Keys functions 160 touch pad... device properties 137 computer will not start 131 contacting Toshiba 157 corrupted...
  • Toshiba Qosmio X875-Q7190 | User Guide - Page 186
    186 Index hard disk drive is slow 145 HD content, Blu-ray Disc™ 146 high... will not respond 131 memory problems 138 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 143 online content, Blu-ray Disc™ 146 ...-screen eject button 146 optical disc drive 145 power and batteries 139 printer 148 restore points 153...



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