Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 User Manual

Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 Manual

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    Satellite® 1410/1415 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: InTouch® Center Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273 For more information, see Chapter 8 on page 206 in this guide. TOSHIBA C6624-1202M3
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    2 Model: Satellite® 1410/1415 ReWritable CD/DVD Drives The computer system you purchased may include a ReWritable CD and/or...LOST DUE TO ANY TROUBLE, FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR ...
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    ... USE THE COMPUTER PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH USE. FCC Notice This ... to 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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    ... Contact: Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine Blvd. Irvine, CA.... Connection to telephone company-provided coin service (central office implemented systems) is prohibited... of the telephone company is to provide you with the best service it can. In order to do this, it may occasionally...
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    ...any changes necessary to maintain uninterrupted service. If Problems Arise If any of your ...If the telephone company notes a problem, they may temporarily discontinue service. When practical, they ... Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba. Disconnection If you should ever...
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    ... electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's ... is jack type(s): USOC RJ11C. Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI .... If you use BluetoothTM and Wireless LAN devices simultaneously, you may ...
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    ... either one of your BluetoothTM or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba PC product support on web site http://www.toshiba-europe.com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe ... LAN device prior to turning on the equipment. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card must be ...
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    ... equivalent isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required for successful communication. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) ...
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    9 België/ Belgique: For outdoor usage only channel 10 (2457 MHz) and 11 (2462 MHz) is allowed. For private usage outside buildings across public grounds over less than 300m no special registration with IBPT/BIPT is required. Registration to IBPT/BIPT is required for private usage outside buildings...
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    ... caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card,... and equipment other than specified by TOSHIBA. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized.... Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card...
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    11 For both antennas, the radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is ... FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card shall ... potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as...
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    ... range of this equipment is less than 40m. This equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400MHz to 2,483.5MHz. It is possible to avoid the band of mobile object identification systems. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: Toll Free Tel: Direct Dial: 10:00 - 17:00 0120-13-1100 03-3457-5916
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    ... the device. Do not install the embedded wireless module into other device. Interference... caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card... and equipment other than specified by Toshiba. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized...
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    ... Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the BluetoothTM Card from Toshiba is far below FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth card ... To ensure proper use of this product, please read this instruction manual carefully and retain for future reference....
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    ... or performance of procedures other than those specified in the owner's manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure. Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights reserved. Under the ...
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    ...OR FOR DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, ...ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE THEREOF. Trademarks Satellite, Noteworthy, SelectServ, InTouch, and Fn-esse are registered trademarks of Toshiba America ...
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    17 Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Toshiba under license. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Computer Disposal Information This product contains mercury. Disposal of this material may be ...
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    Contents Introduction ...27 This guide ...27 Safety icons ...28 Other icons used...29 Other documentation ...29 Service options ...30 Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around ......indicator lights ...38 System indicator panel ...39 CD/DVD control buttons ...40 Underside ...41 Chapter 2: ...
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    ... Setting up your software...49 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...50 Adding external devices ...50 Installing additional memory (optional) ...51 ... display...60 Display limitations ...61 Connecting an external diskette drive...62 Using an external keyboard...62 Connecting to ...
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    ... keys...83 Emulating a full-size keyboard ...85 TOSHIBA Console button ...85 Starting a program...86 Saving ... ...90 Copying to a diskette ...90 Playing a CD or DVD ...91 Drive components and control buttons...92 CD/... ...100 Caring for CDs and DVDs...101 Using the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive...101
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    ...mode more quickly ...118 Starting again from Standby ...121 Chapter 4: Mobile Computing ...122 Toshiba's energy-saver design...122 Running the computer on battery power ...122 Using additional batteries ...123 Battery safety precautions...123 Maximizing ...
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    ...Setting battery alarms...130 Changing the main battery ...131 Removing the battery from the computer ...131 Removing the ... cover. 132 Inserting a charged battery ...133 Disposing of used batteries safely ...134 Traveling tips......: If I am lost, what do I do? ...163 Windows® XP Help and Support...163
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    ... Connecting your computer to a network ...177 Accessing the wireless modules using your system tray ......179 The World Wide Web ...179 Internet Service Providers...179 Connecting to the Internet using ...Exploring video features ...182 Viewing presentations or DVD movies on your television...182 Playing ...
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    ... ...189 Hot swapping...189 Chapter 7: Toshiba Utilities ...191 TOSHIBA Accessibility ...191 Fn-esse ... key assignments ...196 Hotkey utility ...196 TOSHIBA Console ...197 Customize Your Computer ...198......199 Power Management ...199 TOSHIBA Button Controls ...202 Toshiba Hardware Setup ...203 Chapter...
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    ...a problem with Device Manager ...214 Memory module problems...216 Power and the batteries ...217 Keyboard problems...218 Display problems ...219 Disk drive problems ...221 ... assistance...230 Before you call ...230 Contacting Toshiba ...231 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites ...232 ...
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    26 Contents Disabling or enabling the TouchPad...243 Keyboard hot keys ...243 Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors...244 USA and Canada ...244 United Kingdom ...244 Australia...244 Europe ...244 Glossary ...245 Index ...261
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    ... the world of powerful and portable multimedia computers! With your new Toshiba notebook computer, your access to information can accompany you wherever ... guide introduces the computer's features. You can: ❖ ❖ ❖ Read the entire guide from beginning to end. Skim through and stop when a topic ...
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    28 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed in order to avoid potential hazards ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and the icons highlight these instructions as follows: DANGER: This icon indicates the existence of a hazard that ...
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    ...of a term used in the text. Other documentation In addition to this user's guide, your computer comes with the following documentation: ❖ ❖ This...CDs. For accessory information, visit Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. The Microsoft® Windows® operating system documentation, which explains ...
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    30 Introduction Service options Service options Toshiba offers a full line of service options built around ...SelectServ® warranty programs. For more information, visit Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 206.
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    Chapter 1 Finding Your Way Around This chapter presents a "grand tour" of your notebook computer. It serves as a reference when you need to locate specific parts of the computer. Making sure you have everything Before doing anything else, consult the Quick Start card provided with your system...
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    ... panel Volume control dial Display latch CD/DVD control buttons Microphone in jack Headphone out ...display latch to the right and raise the panel. The CD/DVD control buttons allow you to play audio ... also use them to play CDs and DVDs with the computer turned on. For a description of these controls, ...
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    ...USB peripherals to your computer. DEFINITION: USB is a peripheral expansion standard that supports a data-transfer rate of up to 12 Mbps for peripherals such ...allows hot swapping of peripherals. The video out allows you to play DVD video on a projector or TV. The parallel port allows you to connect ...
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    ...shown Diskette drive LED Diskette drive** (**ships with certain models) Wireless antenna LED* DVD-ROM or multi-function drive LED Manual eject Security button lock slot Eject button Wireless antenna on-off switch* (*only functional for ...
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    ... Around Left side 35 The eject button opens the drive tray when the computer is turned on. The manual eject button enables you to open the drive tray when the computer is off. CAUTION: Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the ...
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    ... battery cover to the computer, preventing the battery from dislodging from the computer case. Front with the display open Screen Internet button TOSHIBA Console button Keyboard indicator lights Speaker Keyboard Power button Speaker Function keys TouchPad ...
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    ...button, located below the TouchPad, acts like the secondary button on a mouse. The CD/DVD control buttons allow you to play audio CDs when the computer is turned off. You can also use them to play CDs and DVDs with the computer turned on. For a description of these controls, see "CD/DVD control ...
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    .... For details, see "Keyboard indicator lights" on page 38. The TOSHIBA Console button allows quick access to various functions. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197. The computer's screen is a liquid crystal display (LCD) that provides clear, sharp images. For more ...
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    ... 83. System indicator panel On/off light Battery light AC power light Hard disk drive light Disk/ disc activity light The AC ... remaining battery power, see "Monitoring battery power" on page 127. The hard disk drive light flashes green while the hard disk drive is being ...
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    ... The disk/disc activity light flashes green when the diskette drive, the DVD-ROM or the multi-function drive is...: Never turn off the computer while any drive is in use. Doing so may damage the media... button allows you to play CDs or DVDs in the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive. The Digital audio mode ...
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    ... to play a CD or DVD. Underside *Wi-Fi Mini PCI cover Expansion memory slot cover Modem cover Battery cover Battery release latch Hard disk drive cover *Wi-Fi Mini PCI module is optional The Wi-Fi Mini-PCI cover secures a Wi-Fi Mini-...
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    ...use your computer when a standard electrical outlet is not available. For information about replacing the battery, see "Changing the main battery" on page 131. The hard disk drive cover protects the computer's hard disk drive.
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    Chapter 2 Getting Started This chapter provides tips for working comfortably, describes how to connect components, and explains what to do the first time you use your notebook computer. Selecting a place to work Your computer is portable and designed to be used in a variety of circumstances and ...
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    ...on again. If the computer does not operate correctly after you turn it back on, contact a Toshiba authorized service provider. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable Strain and stress injuries are becoming more common as people spend more time using ...
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    ..., the top of the display should be no higher than eye level. If you use a paper holder, set it at about the same height and distance as the screen. Seating and posture When using your computer, maintain good posture with your body relaxed and your weight distributed evenly. Proper seating is a ...
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    ...to work Adjust the back of your chair so that it supports the lower curve of your spine. If necessary, use a cushion to provide extra back support. Lower-back-support cushions are available at many office... indoor lighting does not reflect off the screen. Use tinted windows or shades to reduce glare...
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    ... break after several hours. Avoid performing repetitive activities for long periods. Intersperse such activities with other tasks. Focusing your eyes on your computer screen for long periods can cause eyestrain. Look away from the computer frequently and focus your eyes on a distant object for at ...
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    ... you use it again. ❖ Never turn off the computer if a drive-in-use light indicates a ... reading from or writing to a disk may damage the disk, the drive, or both. ❖ Keep the computer and disks ... Your computer contains a rechargeable high-capacity battery that needs to be charged before you can ...
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    ... your computer 49 To use external power or to charge the battery, you must attach the AC adapter. See ...the Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. 1 2 3 From the welcome screen, ... telephone line. A window will display asking if you wish to register with Toshiba and Microsoft.
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    ...products and upgrades, and also extends your Toshiba warranty worldwide at no charge to you. You can register your computer with Toshiba by doubleclicking the icon on your desktop. NOTE: To...external devices NOTE: Before adding external devices, Toshiba recommends setting up your software first....
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    ...PC Cards" on page 187) Installing additional memory (optional) CAUTION: Before you install ...Start menu. If you install or remove a memory module while the computer is in Standby or Hibernation ...data will be lost. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's popular applications....
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    ... is turned on. 2. The computer was shut down using Standby mode. 3. Power to the DVD-ROM drive has been turned on. CAUTION: Do not install or remove a memory module while the DVD-ROM drive power is on. 1 2 3 If the computer is on, turn it off. See ...
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    Getting Started Installing additional memory (optional) 53 Expansion memory slot cover Underside of the computer NOTE: Use a point size 0 Phillips screwdriver. 4 Locate the expansion memory slot cover and remove the screw that secures the cover. Removing the expansion memory slot cover screw
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    54 5 6 Getting Started Installing additional memory (optional) Using your finger or a narrow object,... slot at a slight angle. Gently press down on the memory module connector until the clips snap into ... Do not force the module into position. The memory module should be level when secured in place. ...
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    ... CAUTION: Avoid touching the connectors on the memory module or on the computer. Grease or dust on the connectors may cause memory access problems. 10 Replace the memory slot cover. 11 Replace the screw and tighten it. 12 Turn the computer over and reconnect any ...
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    ...will become hot. If this happens, let the modules cool to room temperature before you replace them. 1 Follow steps 1 through 6 in "Installing additional memory (optional)" on page 51. CAUTIONS: Do not try to remove a memory module with the...
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    ... computer. Grease or dust on the connectors may cause memory access problems. 4 Complete the procedure by following steps 10 through 12 in "Installing additional memory (optional)" ... the memory configuration, turn off the computer, remove the memory slot cover, and make sure the ...
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    ...Connecting a mouse properly, as described in steps 8 and 9 of "Installing additional memory (optional)" on page 51. Connecting a mouse You may want... from a computer or electronics store. NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a USB printer to your computer. Connecting a ...
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    ... you turn on the computer. NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a parallel printer to your computer....your computer if you need a larger screen. Once you've connected an external ... to your computer, see "Viewing presentations or DVD movies on your television" on page 182....
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    60 Getting Started Using external display devices Directing the display output when you turn on the computer Once you've connected an external display device, you can choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or both simultaneously. The quickest way to change the ...
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    ... resolution of the external display device. The external display device must support a resolution of 640 X 480 or higher. Display limitations Keep in mind that ... is set for a higher resolution, only part of the desktop will appear on the screen. You can view the "lost" area by scrolling to it. ...
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    ... your computer may have an internal diskette drive, you can attach an external USB diskette drive to use diskettes with your computer. These drives hold 3.5-inch diskettes. Sample external ... drive To connect an external USB diskette drive, connect the drive's cable to one of the computer's USB ...
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    ...computer to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. Power cable AC adapter Power ... adapter could damage your computer. Toshiba assumes no liability for any damage... the steps in the exact order as described in the User's Manual. Connecting the power cable to a live electrical...
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    64 Getting Started Connecting to a power source Connecting the power cable to the AC adapter 2 Plug the AC adapter into the DC-IN on the back of the computer. Connecting the AC adapter to the computer 3 Connect the power cable to a live electrical outlet.
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    .... Doing so may cause an electric shock. Charging the battery Before you can use ... to a power outlet, you can charge the battery with the computer turned off or on. It takes several ... is off. It takes much longer to charge the battery when the computer is on. The less power the computer is consuming, ...
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    ...t force it beyond the point where it moves easily. Never lift or move the computer using the display panel. Turning on the power 1 On Check that all the drives are empty. Turn on the computer by pressing the power button, located above the keyboard, until the on/off light changes to green. 2
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    ... external power source. For information on determining battery power, see "Monitoring battery power" on page 127. The hard disk drive light flashes to indicate that the hard disk drive is currently in use. CAUTION: Never turn off the computer while any ...
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    ... TOSHIBA Console window appears. For more information see "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197. 2 3 4 Click Security. Click User password. Follow the on-screen instructions. ...on your computer, take your computer to a Toshiba authorized service center for help. After the third incorrect ...
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    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time 69 Important information on your computer's built-in LCD sensor Your computer has a built-in LCD (liquid crystal display) sensor located near the left-hand corner of the palm rest. When the computer is on, the LCD sensor detects when the ...
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    ...corner of the computer can cause the display panel screen to go blank. Moving the magnetic object away reactivates the screen. Using the TouchPad The TouchPad, the small, smooth square cutout located ...NOTE: Because the TouchPad is much smaller than the display screen, moving your cursor across...
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    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time 71 Once you’ve positioned your cursor, you can select an object on the display screen by double-tapping the TouchPad or clicking the control buttons. For more on the TouchPad, see “Lesson 2: Using the TouchPad and control buttons togetherମ.
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    72 Getting Started Using the computer for the first time Sample Mouse Properties window 5 6 7 8 9 Select Disable or Enable, whichever is appropriate. Click Apply. Click OK. The Mouse Properties window closes. Close the Printers and Other Hardware window. Close the Control Panel window. You can ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 73
    ... driver for the model of printer that is connected to your computer. You install the printer driver either by following the instructions indicated in your printer guide, or by using the operating system's Add Printer Wizard. If you plan ...
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    74 Getting Started Using the computer for the first time Sample Control Panel 2 3 Click Printers and Other Hardware. Click the Printers and Faxes icon. The Printers and Faxes window appears. Sample Printers and Faxes window
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    ...up the fax function 75 4 Click Add a printer. The Add Printer Wizard window appears. Sample Add Printer Wizard 5 Follow the on-screen instructions. HINT: If you are using more than one printer, make sure the name is descriptive enough to help you ...
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    ...the fax function Click the Set up faxing option. Follow the on-screen instructions. The fax function default setting is enabled. If it is disabled, enable the fax function by doing the... steps 1-4. But, under the device name, right-click Toshiba Soft Modem AMR, select Receive and then ...
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    ... the Turn Off command if you are not. When the hard disk drive light on the system indicator panel is on, don't turn off the power. Doing so may damage...how to fit an antitheft lock. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Running the computer on battery ...
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    ... case with a lightly dampened cloth. Ask your Toshiba dealer or network administrator for suggestions for appropriate .... You can purchase a carrying case from your Toshiba dealer or through Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. Using a computer lock You may want to secure your computer to a heavy ...
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    Getting Started Caring for your computer 79 PORT-Noteworthy computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Loop the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make sure there is no way for a potential thief to slip the cable off the object. 2 3 Pass the locking end through the loop. ...
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    ... occurs and you must restart your computer, or your battery runs out of charge while you are working. Your computer can be configured to warn you when the battery is running low. See "Setting battery alarms" on page 130. HINT: Some programs have an automatic save feature that you can ...
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    ...up your files to diskettes (or other removable storage media) on a regular basis. Label the backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. If your hard disk suddenly fails, you may lose all the data on it unless you have a separate backup copy. ❖ ❖ Use Disk Defragmenter to conserve disk...
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    82 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Character keys Typing with the character keys is very much like typing on a typewriter, except that: The spacebar creates a space character instead of just passing over an area of the page. The lowercase l (el) and the number 1 are not interchangeable...
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    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 83 Windows® special keys Application key Windows logo key ® Windows® special keys The keyboard provides two keys that have special functions in the operating system: ❖ ❖ The Windows® logo key opens the Start menu. The Application key has the same ...
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    84 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Using the numeric keypad overlay To turn on the numeric keypad overlay, press Fn and F11 simultaneously. The numeric mode keyboard indicator light glows when the numeric overlay is on. You can still use the overlay keys to type alphabetic characters while...
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    ... on page 194. NOTE: The Fn emulation key is not supported when using a USB keyboard. TOSHIBA Console button The TOSHIBA Console button provides quick access to some common functions. When the default setting is active, the TOSHIBA Console button brings up the TOSHIBA Console. ...
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    ... the Basics Starting a program For information on how to program the button, see "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197. Starting a program The easiest .... Saving your work Before you turn off the computer, save your work to the hard disk drive or a diskette. This is one of the most important rules of ...
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    Learning the Basics Printing your work 87 To save: ❖ ❖ A file you are updating, open the program's File menu and click Save. A new file, choose Save As from the File menu, type a name for the file, and click OK. HINT: To make another copy of the file you are currently working with, choose ...
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    ... 3 Click OK or Print to print. Using diskettes A 3.5-inch diskette drive (for systems with a diskette drive) lets you use high-density (1.44 MB) diskettes for data transfer and storage. Diskette drive LED Eject button Sample diskette drive The diskette drive LED flashes ...
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    ... or turn off the computer while the diskette drive LED is flashing. Doing so could ... My Computer. Double-click the 3 1/2 Floppy (A:) drive. The diskette contents appear. Caring for diskettes... surface of a diskette. Fingerprints can prevent the drive from reading the data stored on a diskette. Never ...
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    ... diskette or copying entire sections of your hard disk to another device, such as a tape drive, or to your network partition. Copying to a diskette 1 2 3 ... Computer. The My Computer window appears. Double-click the drive that contains the file you want to copy. Double-click the...
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    Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD 91 7 Click the icon for the diskette drive (3 1/2 floppy [A:]). HINT: You ...or DVD Your computer may have a DVD-ROM or multi-function drive that can read both DVD-ROM... is recommended that you play DVDs while running on AC power rather than battery power. You ...
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    92 Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD Drive components and control buttons The CD/DVD control ... the display panel is closed or open. Components DVD-ROM or multi-function drive Eject button Manual eject button Sample DVD-ROM or multi-function drive Use the eject button to open the disc ...
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    Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD 93 The manual eject button allows you to manually open the disc tray when power to the computer and the drive is off. CAUTION: Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 94
    ...player. Digital audio mode The operating system starts, the Toshiba Media Player starts and the digital audio files... operating system starts and the DVD player starts. Power is on, If an audio CD is in the Toshiba Media Player operating drive, the Toshiba Media starts and the digital audio system is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 95
    ... 95 CAUTION: Do not install or remove a memory module while the DVD-ROM drive power is on. Inserting a disc WARNING: Before playing an audio CD ...the computer is turned on, press the eject button on the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive. Eject button The disc tray partially opens....
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    96 3 Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD Hold the disc by its edges and check that it is clean and free of dust. CAUTION: Handle ... CAUTION: Be careful not to touch the drive's lens (located underneath the drive's spindle) or the area around it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction.
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    Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD 97 5 Gently press the center of the disc onto the spindle until it locks into place. Spindle Disc Correct position Incorrect position Incorrect position Positioning the disc on the spindle CAUTION: Make sure the disc is properly positioned on the spindle...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 98
    98 Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD The computer automatically detects a disc in the drive and opens the Audio CD window. To play an audio CD select the Play Audio CD using Windows Media Player option and click OK. Sample Audio CD window The Windows Media Player window appears.
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    Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD 99 Rewind Play Stop Previous track Next track Mute... forward Volume control Sample Windows MediaTM Player screen Viewing the contents of a CD or DVD CDs and DVDs contain files just like diskettes and the hard disk. CDs are often used to install software or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 100
    ...: Never press the eject button while the computer is accessing the drive. Wait for the disk/disc activity light on the... slender object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the manual eject button access hole. CAUTION: Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 101
    Learning the Basics Using the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive 101 Caring for CDs and... Let the disc dry completely before inserting it in the drive. ❖ ❖ Using the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive...Your computer may come with a DVD-ROM or multi-function drive that allows you to: ❖ ❖ ❖ Play ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 102
    102 Learning the Basics Setting up for communications Setting up for communications To communicate across the telephone lines with another computer, you need: ❖ ❖ ❖ The computer's modem A telephone line A communications program To connect to the Internet, you need a Web browser, such as...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 103
    ...detailed information regarding your computer's modem, visit Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. Connecting your computer to a network You can connect your computer ..., then to Communications, and click Network Setup Wizard. Follow the on-screen instructions. The computer connects with the network.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 104
    ... computer Hibernation, which saves the current operating state to the hard disk and powers off the computer Standby, which saves the current operating state to memory and enters a low power mode Restart,... time. Restarting from Turn Off or Shut down uses the most time and battery power. ❖...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 105
    ..., the computer uses no battery power. Because the state of the system is held on the hard disk, no data is lost if the battery discharges while the computer ... time and battery power to start up than the Standby mode, because information is being retrieved from the hard disk instead ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 106
    ...: ❖ While in Standby mode, the computer uses some battery power. If your computer is left in Standby ... up again, this choice uses less time and battery power than either Turn Off, Shut ... If you power down using the Standby command and the battery discharges fully, your information will be lost. Be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 107
    Learning the Basics Using Turn Off or Shut down 107 Sample Turn off computer window 2 Click Turn Off. The computer turns itself off. If you are using the Windows® XP Pro operating system and are a member of a domain, power off the computer as follows: 1 Click the Start button, then Shut down. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 108
    ... Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Double-click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The...Properties window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the ... page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 109
    Learning the Basics Using Turn Off or Shut down 109 4 5 Select the listed power option you desire-for example, Normal in the "Running on batteries" section. Click Details in the same section as the power option you selected. If you selected Normal, you would click Details in the "Running...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... you want the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 10 Click OK to close the ... Power Properties window. 11 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Double-click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The...Properties window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the ... page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window
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    ... Hibernate tab, then click the Enable hibernate support check box. Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the Control Panel...of the system, including all open programs and files, to the hard disk. Then the computer turns itself off. If you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 113
    ... from the drop-down list of options. Click OK. The computer saves the state of the system, including all open programs and files, to the hard disk. Then the computer turns itself off. Going into Hibernation mode more quickly You can also put the computer into Hibernation mode in three ways: ❖ ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 114
    ... Power Saver Properties window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console ... on page 197 or “Power Management” on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 In the Running on batteries area, click the Details button. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 115
    Learning the Basics Using Hibernation 115 Sample Normal Power Properties window 6 Select Hibernation for the options you want. ❖ When I press the power button Set this option to Hibernation so that the computer will go into Hibernation mode when you press the power button. ❖ When I close ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 116
    ...you want the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 9 Click OK to close the Normal Power Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 117
    .... The Turn off computer window appears. Sample Turn off computer window 2 Click Stand By. The computer saves the state of all open programs and files to memory, turns off the display, and goes into a low-power mode. The on/off light ( ) blinks amber indicating the machine is in Standby mode. If you...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 118
    ...3 Click OK. The computer saves the state of all open programs and files to memory, turns off the display, and goes into a low-power mode. The on... Standby mode. NOTE: If you power down using the Standby command and the battery discharges fully, your information will be lost. Be sure to save your work ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 119
    ... Power Saver Properties window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console ... on page 197 or “Power Management” on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 Click Details in the Running on batteries section. The Normal ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 120
    120 Learning the Basics Using Standby Sample Normal Power Properties window 6 Select Standby for the options you want. ❖ When I press the power button Set this option to Standby so that the computer will go into Standby mode when you press the power button. ❖ When I close the lid Set this ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 121
    ... only for the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 9 Click OK to close the Normal Power Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 122
    ... aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters... energy-saving features have been set by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features...longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a removable lithium ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 123
    ... a new battery pack, see your accessories information that shipped with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at toshiba.com. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity,...internal real-time clock (RTC) battery. The RTC battery powers the RTC memory, which stores your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 124
    ... protective gloves when handling a damaged battery. To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that it ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 125
    ...or there is some other warning to indicate a low battery, go to step 4. Connect the AC adapter to ...light glows green. 4 5 ❖ ❖ ❖ If you have extra batteries, rotate their use. If you will ...eight hours, disconnect the AC adapter. Store spare batteries in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 126
    ...your notebook computer. You can order a Toshiba battery charger from Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. Charging the main battery To charge the main battery while it is in your computer, plug... Fahrenheit, 10 to 26 degrees Celsius). ❖ The battery is almost completely discharged. Leave the power...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 127
    ...turned off for a long time. If the RTC battery is low, the real-time clock and ...clock. The computer can be used while the RTC battery is being charged, although the charging status of the RTC... battery's current charge. It: ❖ ❖ ❖ Glows green when the battery is fully charged Glows amber while...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 128
    .... The Control Panel opens. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The ... window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console button. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. 4 5 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... use the hard disk and other drives Whether you use any optional devices to which the battery supplies power, such as a ...of time you can use the computer before it becomes necessary to recharge the battery. Toshiba has combined these options into preset power usage modes. You may also set individual ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 130
    ... Control Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The ... window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console button. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. 4...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 131
    ...save your work often. CAUTION: When handling a battery, be careful not to drop it or short-circuit ...do not drop, hit or otherwise impact the battery. Do not scratch or break the casing... the computer is in Standby mode. Data in memory will be lost. Removing the battery from the computer 1 2 Save your...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 132
    132 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Sliding the battery release latch 5 Slide... it immediately following the advice in "Disposing of used batteries safely" on page 134. 6 CAUTION: For environmental... away a spent battery. Please return spent batteries to your Toshiba dealer. Removing...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 133
    ... clean cloth to ensure a good connection. Hold the charged battery so that the label is face down. Fit the ...battery cover latches. Find the four side tabs on the battery cover and line them up with the corresponding recessed areas along the sides of the empty battery slot. When the tabs line up with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 134
    ...battery release latch matches the side of the computer. Slide the battery release latch toward the back of the computer. ... you removed. 12 Turn on the computer. Disposing of used batteries safely You can recharge a battery many times. When the battery needs replacing, the battery light flashes amber...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 135
    ... is a lithium ion (Li-ion) battery, which can explode if not properly replaced, used, handled, or ...as required by local ordinances or regulations. Use only batteries recommended by Toshiba. The materials that came with your computer may include an insert regarding the disposal of batteries. If not, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 136
    ...operating system documentation that came with your computer. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. However, the differences are not significant and do not indicate any change ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 137
    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 1: Exploring the desktop 137 Lesson 1: Exploring the desktop The desktop is the launching pad for everything you can do in the operating system. You use its features to start programs, find documents, set up system components, and perform ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 138
    ...in a window to the desktop area. Among the icons on your desktop are the following: Toshiba Access-Opens a window with links to software updates, services and support, and other important benefits. Recycle Bin-Holds files you've deleted using Windows Explorer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 139
    ... to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 1: Exploring the desktop 139 Adjust system settings Search for files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and turn off the computer For more information on starting programs, see "Lesson 6: Starting programs" on page ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 140
    ... in your computer on a storage device, such as a disk drive. You can think of your computer storage ... may have more than one disk drive. Computers can be connected together to form a ... 1 Using the TouchPad, move the cursor to the Start button on the screen, then click the primary button (usually the
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 141
    ... control buttons to open the Start menu. NOTE: In this guide, the term "click" refers to the primary button, which is usually the left one. Instructions requiring the secondary button specifically mention that button. For example, "click the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 142
    ... Now click the Close button in the upper-right corner of this window. The My Computer window is closed. 7 Click an empty area of the taskbar at the bottom of the screen and, while holding down the primary button, use the TouchPad to drag the cursor to the right edge of the desktop, then release the ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 2: Using the TouchPad and control buttons together 143 Start button Taskbar System tray Sample desktop with the taskbar on the right HINT: You can move the taskbar to any of the desktop's four edges. 8 Click the taskbar once again ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 144
    ... about the Internet This lesson demonstrates how to access a Web page from a window and from the taskbar. The lesson assumes you have an account with an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The most common way to open a Web page is by typing a Web address in the address line of the Web browser itself. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 145
    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 4: Creating a new document 145 2 On the View menu, point to Toolbars, then click Address Bar. The operating system displays the address bar. It indicates that you are in "My Computer." Sample My Computer window Lesson 4: Creating a ...
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    146 4 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 4: Creating a new document Double-click the My New Doc icon. The operating system opens the new document in Notepad-the text editor built into the operating system. Sample Notepad window Notice that when the document opens, there ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 147
    ... where you can store documents and other types of files. It is analogous to a file folder stored in a file cabinet. In this case, a disk drive in the computer is the file cabinet. The operating system stores documents and programs in folders. It even stores other folders in folders. In this lesson,...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 148
    148 7 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 6: Starting programs Close the window by clicking its Close button and continue with the next lesson to learn how to start programs. Lesson 6: Starting programs Usually, you will know which program you want to use for a particular ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 149
    ...Windows® Explorer, which provides access to all your computer's resources. For example, it lets you see all the files in a particular folder on the computer's hard disk. Sample Windows® Explorer window Notice the taskbar now has two buttons on it-one for Paint and one for Windows® Explorer...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 150
    ..., repositioning, and hiding windows Lesson 7: Resizing, repositioning, and hiding windows If you have followed the lessons in this chapter, you now have a screen with several program windows open. You can organize these windows by resizing and repositioning them so that you can see more than one ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 7: Resizing, repositioning, and hiding windows 151 Using the taskbar If you have applications open on the desktop, you can rearrange them by pointing to the applications' button on the taskbar through use of the TouchPad and clicking the...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 152
    ... Resizing, repositioning, and hiding windows The Paint window expands to fill the screen, hiding everything except the taskbar. Notice that the Maximize button has... only using that program and do not want any distractions on the screen. Resizing and moving windows 1 Click the Restore Down button in...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 8: Closing programs 153 Now that the windows are side by side, you can see how you could refer to one window while working in the other. Resizing and moving windows allows you to rearrange the desktop to suit your needs. Experiment with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 154
    154 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 9: Creating shortcuts Lesson 9: Creating shortcuts By adding shortcuts to your desktop, you can open programs or files with the click of a button. You will probably want to create shortcuts for the programs you use most frequently. ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 9: Creating shortcuts 155 4 Type Calculator and click Finish. The operating system displays the new shortcut on your desktop. Creating a shortcut to the Character Map Use this method when you don't know the name and location of the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 156
    156 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 9: Creating shortcuts Sample Search Results window HINT: Search also allows you to perform searches on the Internet. 2 3 Click All files and folders. Type char in the text box labeled: In all or part of the file name. The operating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 157
    ...Windows® XP operating system treats all windows, icons, programs, drives, etc. as self-contained objects, each with its own set... object properties by showing you how to change one of the properties of the desktop-the screen saver. This is a continuously changing pattern that appears on the screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 158
    ... XP Operating System Lesson 10: Changing the screen saver Click Properties. The operating system ... window. Sample Display Properties window 3 4 5 6 Click the Screen Saver tab. Click the arrow beside the current option-probably "(None)" -to open the screen saver list box. Scroll through the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 159
    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 11: Setting the date and time 159 You can view any object's properties by clicking the object with the secondary button, then choosing Properties from the shortcut menu that appears. The next lesson explains how to set two other ...
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    160 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 12: Removing objects from the desktop Sample Date and Time Properties window HINT: To open the Date and Time Properties window more quickly, either click the time display on the taskbar with the secondary button, then click Adjust Date...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 12: Removing objects from the desktop 161 1 Click the New Folder icon you created, drag it until it is over the Recycle Bin icon and it changes color, then release the primary button. The icon disappears, but it has not really gone. It is...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 162
    .... HINT: Empty the Recycle Bin periodically. Even though an item is moved to the Recycle Bin, it still uses valuable space on the hard disk drive until it is deleted from the Recycle Bin. Lesson 13: Using System Restore The System Restore feature allows you to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 163
    ...? 163 Sample System Restore welcome screen The Windows XP operating system guides you through the ... XP operating system. Windows ® XP Help and Support The operating system has a Help facility. If ... otherwise click Start, then click Help and Support. The operating system opens the Help and Support ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 164
    ... do I do? If you do not see the index, click index. Help and Support displays the Index. Sample Help and Support Index The left side of the screen contains the index. The text box above the index, where the cursor is flashing, lets you type in a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 165
    ... category drawings, there is a subcategory: creating using Paint. 4 Highlight creating using Paint, then click Display. Help opens a topic screen that, in the window's right pane, gives a brief description of Paint and provides different ways for accessing the program, including through use of a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 166
    ... Lesson 15: Turning off your computer To start the tour: Click Start, then click Tour Windows XP The Windows XP Tour window appears. Follow the instructions. Sample Windows XP Tour window Lesson 15: Turning off your computer It is very important that you let the operating system turn off your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 167
    ..., including: New system file protection A system restore function, allowing you to rollback the system to its previous mode An improved help center, support automation, and automatic Windows® operating system update Wizards to simplify setting up your home network Ability to share one Internet ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 168
    168 Exploring Your Options Personalizing your desktop Personalizing your desktop Your desktop is your virtual workspace. This section explains how to customize its features for the way you like to work. You can customize the following aspects of the desktop: Taskbar - which resources to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 169
    ... My Computer, Windows® Explorer, or Internet Explorer. For more information about changing your desktop style, enter Desktop on the Index tab in Help and Support. Choosing a style To select desktop and browsing style options: 1 2 Click Start, then click My Computer. The My Computer window appears....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 170
    ..., using this Web integration feature you can monitor weather, game scores, stock prices, or headlines - all in the window of your choice. To display a Web page in an individual window: 1 2 Click Start, Help and Support. Type Active Desktop in the search field. The Help and Support window appears.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 171
    Exploring Your Options Personalizing your desktop 171 3 4 Click the Add Web content to your desktop link. Follow the on-screen instructions. Customizing window toolbars You can display one or more customizable toolbars at the top of a window. As you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 172
    172 Exploring Your Options Personalizing your desktop The elements you can add to the top of the window are: Toolbar element Address Bar Description Opens Web pages, programs, folders, or documents. By default, the address bar shows your current location, and whether it is a folder or a Web page....
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    Exploring Your Options Personalizing your desktop 173 The My Computer window appears. 2 3 4 5 Double-click the folder you want to open. In the Tools menu, select Folder Options. The Folders Options box appears. In the Tasks section, click the button for Show common tasks in folders. Click Apply, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 174
    174 Exploring Your Options Using your computer at the office Using your computer at the office By connecting an external monitor, external full-size keyboard and an external mouse, you can work with your notebook as if it were a standard office computer. An external monitor connects to the RGB (...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 175
    ... role for your computer: ❖ ❖ Guest Host 8 Follow the on-screen instructions. Setting up for communications In order to connect to the Internet, use an online service, or access a network through a dial-up connection, you need: A...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 176
    ...the General tab. The computer should indicate whether the modem is working properly. 7 8 If the modem isn't working properly, click Troubleshooting and follow the instructions. Click OK to close the Properties box, then the Phone and Modem Options windows.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 177
    .... A wireless network, you need a wireless networking PC Card, or contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. Setting up a dial-up connection ... a wireless connection, refer to your wireless networking device documentation or contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider....
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    ...Wi-Fi option at a later time, contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. When using your Wi-Fi Mini PCI module, your computer may... the module from your computer. For assistance, contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. An overview of using the Internet The following...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 179
    ...and send and receive information. Internet Service Providers To connect a computer directly to the Internet,...many people and businesses use an Internet Service Provider (ISP). An ISP is a company that has ...-speed communication methods such as Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL), cable, or satellite links....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 180
    ... the Internet Connecting to the Internet using a telephone line To connect to the Internet, you need: A modem A Web browser A telephone line An Internet Service Provider (ISP) account Once you have established an ISP account, you can access the Internet. 1 Connect your computer's modem to a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 181
    ... address at the same time as you sign up for the service. ❖ Internet chat rooms A chat room is a... which are instantly viewed by others on their computer screens. ❖ Internet news groups A news group is ... Many Web sites offer products and services for sale. Uploading and downloading files from ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 182
    ...s online resources Toshiba’s online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which ... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions... movies on your television To view a DVD movie or Windows presentation in fullscreen mode on your...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 183
    ...press the Fn and F5 keys again and highlight the internal LCD. Playing DVDs 1 2 3 Open the DVD-ROM or multi-function tray. Place the DVD in the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive. Launch WinDVD and press the Play button. Exploring audio features You can use your computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 184
    184 Exploring Your Options Exploring audio features CDs using the built-in speakers, headphones or external speakers. Recording sounds You can make audio recordings and save them as .wav files by connecting an external microphone or other sound source to the microphone in jack and using the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 185
    Exploring Your Options Exploring audio features 185 Positioning bar Record Stop Play Skip forward Skip backward Sample Sound Recorder screen 3 Click the Record button and speak normally into the microphone. NOTE: You can only record 60 seconds at a time. 4 5 6 When you have finished recording,...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 186
    186 3 Exploring Your Options Exploring audio features In the Audio Properties window, adjust the Sound Playback quality and volume, and the Sound Recording volume. Click OK. Your new settings take effect the next time you record. 4 Using external speakers or headphones Your computer is equipped...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 187
    ... II cards. A Type III card is used for removable hard disks and other functions that require a .... PC Card supporting software The operating system provides the Card and Socket Services for your PC ... Card comes with its own version of Card and Socket ® Services, you should use the files included in ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 188
    188 Exploring Your Options Using PC Cards Inserting PC Cards Inserting a PC Card 1 If your PC Card does not support hot swapping, save your data and turn off the computer before inserting the PC Card. For more information, see "Hot swapping" on page 189. Hold the PC Card with the arrow or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 189
    ... in use. Ejecting a PC Card 4 Remove the PC Card and store it properly. Hot swapping One of the great things about PC Cards is that you can replace one PC Card with another while the computer is on. This is called "hot swapping." Hot swapping precautions Although you can insert a PC Card at ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 190
    190 ❖ ❖ Exploring Your Options Using PC Cards Never remove a network card while you are connected to a network. Never remove a SCSI card while any of the SCSI devices connected to it are operating. DEFINITION: SCSI is an acronym for Small Computer Systems Interface. A single SCSI PC Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 191
    Chapter 7 Toshiba Utilities Your computer includes several utilities designed to help you ... options. These utilities are described in this chapter: TOSHIBA Accessibility Fn-esse ® Hotkey utility ... Power Saver Toshiba Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Accessibility The TOSHIBA Accessibility utility allows...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 192
    192 Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse Using Accessibility enables you to make the Fn key a ... 2 3 Click Start, then click All Programs. Select Toshiba Utilities, then select Accessibility. The TOSHIBA... appears. Check the Use Fn-StickyKey box. Sample TOSHIBA Accessibility window 4 5 Put a check mark next to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 193
    Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse 193 and folders from within any program without using the Start menu. This section describes how ... a keyboard overlay. Starting Fn-esse To access Fn-esse, click Start, All Programs, Toshiba Utilities and Fn-esse. The Fn-esse keyboard appears. Sample Fn-esse keyboard The ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 194
    194 ❖ ❖ Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse Assigned keys and keys associated with a popup list are shown on the Fn-esse keyboard in the ... or document: 1 2 3 4 Start both Fn-esse and Windows® Explorer (or the program supporting drag-and-drop). Resize the Explorer window so that you can see both the Fn-...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 195
    Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse 195 Using the keyboard or TouchPad To assign a key to open a program or document: 1 2 Start Fn-esse. Perform one of the following: ❖ ❖ Using the keyboard, press and hold the Fn key, then press the desired assignment key. Using the TouchPad, move the cursor over the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 196
    196 Toshiba Utilities Hotkey utility do this, refer to your operating system documentation. ❖ ❖ Click OK to associate the ... and Hibernation [Fn + F4]. To activate the utility: Click Start, All Programs, Toshiba Utilities and then click Hotkey utility. The Toshiba Hotkey utility window appears....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 197
    ...mark next to the desired option. Click OK. TOSHIBA Console The TOSHIBA Console provides quick access to ...a range of computer settings. You can normally access the TOSHIBA Console in two ways: ❖ ❖ Press the... Click Start, then click All Programs. Point to TOSHIBA Console, then click the resulting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 198
    ... TOSHIBA Console Sample TOSHIBA Console window The TOSHIBA Console offers two categories of features: ...category are: Power Management (See "Power Management" on page 199.) TOSHIBA Button Controls (See ...See "Fn-esse" on page 192.) Toshiba Hardware (See "Toshiba Hardware Setup" on page ...
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    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console 199 Security The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password Power Management The Power Management ...: 1 2 Press the TOSHIBA Console button. Click the Power Management icon. The TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window appears.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 200
    ... TOSHIBA Console Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window The Power Save Modes tab shows ... modes cannot be deleted. By changing the options that appear in the Toshiba Power Saver Properties window and clicking ... create other AC power modes, but Toshiba recommends use of the preset Full Power mode...
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    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console 201 The windows and settings for creating and customizing battery power modes are described in the following sections. Running on batteries section The preset modes are: Long Life Normal High Power DVD Playback Presentation Although you can change the...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 202
    202 Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console This tab enables you to choose an icon for your ... Button Controls allow you to enable or disable the TOSHIBA Console and Internet buttons and ... above the function keys at the top of the keyboard. To access these controls: 1 In the TOSHIBA Console window, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 203
    ... Sample TOSHIBA Controls Properties window 2 3 4 5 Click the Buttons tab Check the boxes for the TOSHIBA Console button and/ or the Internet button. Under Select a Program, make the desired selections. Click Apply, then click OK. Toshiba Hardware Setup Toshiba Hardware Setup is the ...
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    204 Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console Sample TOSHIBA HWSetup window The TOSHIBA HWSetup window appears with tabs for the following: ❖ ❖ ... in which your computer searches the drives for the operating system. You can also manually choose the Boot Priority by pressing the power button, then ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 205
    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console ❖ 205 Keyboard - Allows you to enable or disable the "wakeup on keyboard" ... or disable LAN features. General - Shows the BIOS version, and allows you to set BIOS defaults. Password - Allows you to set or reset a user password for the power-on process ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 206
    ... 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 program ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 207
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems that are easy to fix 207 To close a program that has stopped ... Task. Turn off your computer according to the instructions in "Turn Off or Shut down command" on... manufacturer needs to help you solve your problem. 2 3 4 5 Press Ctrl and c simultaneously to copy the...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 208
    ... on page 212. The computer is not accessing the hard disk or the diskette drive. NOTE: If your system doesn’t have a diskette drive, you will not be able to use a system diskette. Your ... from the hard disk. If you have a hard disk problem, you will not be able to start the computer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 209
    ... operating system is not working 209 internal or external diskette drive, press the left or right arrow key and choose your ...was placed in Standby mode and the battery has discharged. Data stored in the computer's memory has been lost. To charge the RTC battery, leave the computer plugged into a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 210
    ...working The screen does not look right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems...s configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup menu... most recent settings that worked) Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows® domain controllers...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 211
    ... system has started properly, but you still have a problem using your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access Windows® XP Help and Support: 1 Click Start, then click Help and Support.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 212
    ... message telling you there is a device driver conflict or a general hardware problem, try using Windows® Help and Support to troubleshoot the problem first. For help on hardware conflicts: 1 2 3 4 Click Start, then click Help and Support. Click the Hardware link ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 213
    ... components need resources to accomplish a task. A device, such as a disk drive or a modem, needs a channel to the computer's Central Processing Unit (CPU). It also needs a direct channel to the computer's memory to store information as it works. These channels of communication ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 214
    ... 214. Reconfigure the device so that its requirements do not conflict. Refer to the device's documentation for instructions about changing settings on the device. ❖ Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 215
    ...-ROM, multi-function and diskette drive, and other power-using functions. The Drivers tab, which displays the drivers being used by the device. ❖ A Troubleshooting button is also present. Click troubleshooting. A Help and Support window for that device appears. For more ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 216
    ... Off or Shut down command" on page 104. Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 56. Reinstall the memory module, following the instructions in "Installing additional memory (optional)" on page 51, and making sure ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 217
    ... and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adapter ... power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The ... dry cloth (if necessary) and replace the battery. The battery may be too hot or too cold ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... Have you added a device, such as a PC Card or memory module, that takes its power from the battery? Is your software using the hard disk more? Is the display set to turn off automatically? Was the battery fully charged to begin with? All these conditions affect ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 219
    ... Something Goes Wrong Resolving a hardware conflict 219 Display problems Here are some typical display problems and their solutions: The display is blank. Display Auto Off may have gone .... If no password is registered, press Enter. The screen reactivates and allows you to continue working....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 220
    ... information, see Windows Help. A message tells you 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 Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... displaying at resolutions of 800 x 600 or higher. Devices that do not support this resolution will only work on your computer display. Disk drive problems Problems with the hard disk or with a diskette drive (for systems with a diskette drive) usually show ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 222
    ... its needs. A diskette will not go into the diskette drive. You may already have a diskette in ... the metal head window cover goes into the drive first. The metal cover or a loose label may ... the path into the drive. Carefully inspect the diskette. If the metal cover is loose, replace the diskette. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 223
    ...the second diskette, the first diskette (not the drive) is probably causing the problem. Run Error-checking on the faulty diskette (for instructions, see "Disk drive problems" on page 221). DVD-ROM or multi-function drive problems You cannot access a disc in the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 224
    ... computer, use a narrow object, such as a straightened paper clip, to press the manual eject button. This button is in the small hole next to the disc eject .... PC Card problems PC Cards (PCMCIA-compatible) include many types of devices, such as a removable hard disk, additional memory, or a pager.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 225
    ... software called enablers to support their cards. Enablers result in nonstandard configurations that can cause problems when installing...If your system does not have built-in drivers for your PC Card and the card did not come with an operating system driver, it may not work under the operating system....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 226
    ... card malfunctions again, it may be defective. Resolving PC Card problems Here are some common problems and their solutions: The slots appear to be dead. PC Cards that used to work no .... If removing the PC Card doesn't resolve the problem, try restarting the computer. If the computer still...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 227
    ... card is attached to an external device, check that the connection is secure. Refer to the card's documentation, which should contain a troubleshooting section. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common printer problems: The printer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 228
    ... Make sure you installed the proper printer drivers, as shown in "Setting up a printer" on page .... If a Notepad file prints correctly, the problem may be in your original file. If ... resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you see on the screen. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 229
    ... "Computing tips" on page 80 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored on your hard disk. Here are some ways ... page 86. Copy files to your network partition. Connect a tape drive to the system and use specialized software to copy everything on the hard disk to a tape.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 230
    ... If something goes wrong that requires you to reformat your hard disk and start again, reloading all your ...it is important to investigate other sources of assistance first. Try the following before contacting Toshiba: ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 231
    ...is your best source for current information. ❖ ❖ For the number of a Toshiba dealer near you in the United States, call: (800) 457-7777. Contacting Toshiba If you still need help and... can be accessed through CompuServe by typing: go toshiba. Toshiba voice contact Before calling Toshiba...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 232
    232 If Something Goes Wrong Other Toshiba Internet Web sites Information about what you were ...the United States at (949) 859-4273 For technical support, call the Toshiba InTouch Center: Other ... all of Latin America computers.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com www.toshiba.co.jp/...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 233
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia Belgium Toshiba Information Systems Benelux (Belgium) B.V. Excelsiorlaan 40...B-1930 Zaventem Belgium Czech Republic CHG Toshiba, s.r.o. Hnevkovskeho 65 61700 Brno Finland Scribona...Box 83 02630 ESPOO Finland Germany Toshiba Europe GmbH Leibnizstraße 2 D-93055 Regensburg ...
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    ...Goes Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices Luxembourg Toshiba Information Systems Benelux B.V. Rivium Boulevard ... 01-059 Warszawa Poland Singapore Toshiba Singapore Pte. Ltd. 438B Alexandra... a.s. Dobrovicova 8 81109 Bratislava Slovakia Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 235
    ... 1 Box 1374 171 27 Solna Sweden United Kingdom Toshiba Information Systems (U.K) Ltd. Toshiba ... KT15 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss Germany ... 7 8048 Zürich Switzerland United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 236
    Appendix A Hot Keys Hot keys are keys that, when pressed in combination with the Fn key, turn system functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on or above the key indicating the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute Fn + This hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 237
    ...instant security. If you set a blank screen saver, pressing the Fn + F1 key ...content reappear. The Windows® operating system log-on screen will appear, prompting you for a password. After ...and Themes. Click one of the following: ❖ ❖ Choose a screen saver in the "Pick a task" section. Display...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 238
    ...a password before activating the password feature. To set up a password with a screen saver, go to Windows® XP help for instructions: 1 2 3 4 Click Start, Help and Support. In the Search field, type password screen saver. Press Enter. Click the Protect your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 239
    ... usage pop-up window and cycles through the battery save modes. The power usage modes in ... operating system under battery power are: Long Life, Normal, and High Power; DVD Playback and ...Full Power only. The properties of each mode are set in the Toshiba Power Management utility. For more information, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 240
    240 Fn Hot Keys Standby mode Standby mode + This hot key puts the computer into Standby mode. ❖ A message box is displayed by default to confirm that the computer is going into Standby mode. Click the check box to prevent the message box appearing in future. Sample standby confirmation box ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 241
    Hot Keys Hibernation mode 241 Hibernation mode Fn + This hot key puts the computer into Hibernation mode. ❖ If Hibernation mode is enabled (the default) a message box is displayed by default to confirm the computer is going into Hibernation mode. Click the check box to prevent the message ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 242
    242 Fn Hot Keys Display modes Display modes + This hot key cycles through the power-on display options. While holding down Fn, press F5 repeatedly until the setting you want takes effect. Then release the Fn key. NOTE: This hot key does not function while WinDVD is playing. The display modes are...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 243
    Hot Keys Display brightness 243 Display brightness Fn + + The Fn + F6 hot key decreases the screen brightness. The Fn + F7 hot key increases the screen brightness. Fn Disabling or enabling the TouchPad Fn + This hot key disables or enables the TouchPad. To use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 244
    Appendix B Power Cable Connectors Your notebook computer features a universal power supply you can use worldwide. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA and Canada United Kingdom UL approved CSA approved BS approved ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 245
    ... Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS...system bits per second compact disc compact disc read-only memory compact disc rewrite memory complementary metal-oxide semiconductor communications port 1 (serial port) communications port 2 (serial...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 246
    ... disc enhanced capabilities port erasable programmable read-only memory file allocation table Federal Communications Commission gigabyte hard disk drive Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers input/output...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 247
    Glossary 247 RAM RFI ROM RTC SCSI SDRAM SRAM SVGA TFT USB URL WAN www random access memory radio frequency interference read-only ... computer system interface synchronous dynamic random access memory static random access memory super video graphics adapter thin film transistor universal serial bus ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 248
    ...also bits per second. BIOS (basic input/output system) - Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs... the default startup sequence, the computer looks for the startup files in the diskette drive before checking the hard disk.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 249
    ... of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through which.... It takes information from outside sources, such as memory or keyboard input, processes the information, and... computer logic and circuits for processing, memory, input/output, and/or control functions...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 250
    ... between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and ... case) or internal (inside the computer's case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver - A program (called a "driver") ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 251
    ... of magnetic disks, such as diskettes and hard disks. Compare disc. See also diskette, hard disk. disk drive - The device that reads and writes information and programs on a diskette or hard disk. It rotates the disk at high speed past one or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 252
    ... DVD - An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See also DVD-ROM. DVD-ROM (digital versatile disc read-only memory) - A very high-capacity storage medium that uses laser optics for reading data. Each DVD-ROM can hold as much data as several CDROMs. Compare CD-...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 253
    ...to as drive C. hardware - The physical components of a computer system. Compare software. Hibernation - A feature of many Toshiba notebook computers that saves to the hard disk the current state of your work, including all open files and...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 254
    ... key can set system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys that activates a memory resident program. hot swapping... provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 255
    ... drives may differ from its physical drives. For example, a single hard disk drive may be partitioned into ... and processed. Memory can be volatile and hold data temporarily, such as RAM, or it can be ... permanently, such as ROM. A computer's main memory is RAM. See RAM, ROM. microprocessor - See ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 256
    ... mail. non-interlaced - A method of refreshing a computer screen, in which each pixel of every line is ... electron beam scans across and down the screen. Compare interlaced. non-system disk ... refer to information being read from your own computer's hard disk, such as online documentation or online ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 257
    ... type, size, and creation date. R RAM (random access memory) - Volatile memory that can be written to as... we mean that information in RAM is lost when you turn off your computer. This type of memory is used for .... Compare ROM. random access memory - See RAM. read-only memory - See ROM. reboot ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 258
    ... 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 SCSI - SCSI is the acronym for Small Computer Systems Interface. A single SCSI PC Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 259
    ...symbol (in the MS-DOS® operating system, generally a drive letter followed by a "greater than" sign)...universal serial bus (USB) - A serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of up to 12... a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 260
    ... Web - See World Wide Web. Wi-Fi - A trademarked term by the Wireless Capability Ethernet Alliance which stands for Wireless Fidelity. Wi-Fi ....11b or 802.11a/b communication protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless communication components. World Wide Web (www) - The worldwide ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 261
    ... 67 Accessories programs 162 adding memory 51 alarms low battery 130 audio CDs playing ...-time clock) 123, 127 setting alarms 130 battery cover 42, 132 latch 36, 42... 32, 37, 40, 92, 93 DVD-ROM drive eject 92 Internet 36 next track 41 play/pause 40 power 36 B battery alarms 130 changing 131 charge not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 262
    ... 37, 71 Start 138 stop 40 TOSHIBA Console 38, 85 C calculator 154 ...37, 99 inserting 96 problem solving 224 changing main battery 131 channels ...time clock) battery 127 checking device properties 215 cleaning CD/DVDs 101 ...not accessing disk drives 209 placement 44 protection 43 running on battery power ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 263
    ...Disk Defragmenter 222 disk drive corrupted/damaged data files 222 missing files/trouble accessing a disk ... folder information 172 disposing of used batteries 134 DMA (Direct Memory Access) 213 double-click 71 downloading 181 DVD-ROM 40, 101 launch WinDVD 183 DVD-ROM drive 34, 91, 183 inserting a disc...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 264
    264 Index problems 223 removing a disc 100 troubleshooting 215 DVDs 32, 37, 91 playing 183 external... exchanging files 174 expansion memory slot cover 41 external diskette drive 62 keyboard 62 external... monitor connecting 174 not working 221 H hard disk drive cover 42 light 39, 67 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 265
    ... Help 163 Windows XP 211 Hibernation low battery 130 Hibernation command 105 enabling 111 ... 211 URL address not found 211 Internet Service Provider (ISP) 179 IRQ (Interrupt Request)... 37, 39 inserting CDs and DVDs 96 main battery 133 PC Cards 188 installing main battery 131 L LAN (Local Area Network) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 266
    ...multi-function drive 34, 91, 101, 183 can't access disc 223 drive tray won't open 223 eject button 92 light 40 manual eject hole/button 93 problems 223 troubleshooting 215 My Computer 140, 141 N network accessing 177 connecting to 103 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 267
    ..., 228 printing a file 87 problem solving AC power 217 accessing disk drives 209 battery charge doesn't last 218 can't access CD/DVD 223 can't insert ... Card inserted 226 computer will not power up 208 contacting Toshiba 230, 231 corrupted/damaged data files 222 Device ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 268
    ... receiving or transmitting 228, 229 multi-function drive tray doesn't eject 223 no sound... slots appear dead 226 power and batteries 217 printer 227, 228 program not... 222 screen does not look right/flickers 220 system resources 213 trouble ...battery cover 132 CDs and DVDs 100 main battery 131 PC Cards ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 269
    ... menu problem solving 210 sticky key 192 stop button 40 support for... customizing 171 displaying in a window 172 Toshiba Accessories Information 29 Internet Web ... Button Controls 202 TOSHIBA Console 85, 197 TOSHIBA Console button 38, 85 Toshiba Forum 231 Toshiba Hardware Setup 203 Toshiba Media Player ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 270
    ... Web browsers 179 Web sites Support Online 212 surfing the Internet 180 Web sites,Toshiba 232 Wi-Fi wireless networking 178 Windows 139 windows hiding ... and control buttons 140 utilities Hotkey utility 196 Power Management 199 TOSHIBA Button Controls 202 Toshiba Hardware Setup ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 271
    Index 271 tours and tutorials 165 WinDVD 183 wireless features antenna 34 Wi-Fi 178 wireless networking 177, 178 Wizards Add Printer 73 Network Setup 103 New Connection Wizard 177 World Wide Web 179



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