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 ... set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed. If ...critical applications." "Critical applications" means life support systems, medical applications, connections to implanted ...
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    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,... 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... of equipment you can connect to it, the telephone company will provide this information upon request. Telephone... Procedures The goal of the telephone company is to provide you with the best service it can. In order to do...
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    ...network. If the telephone company notes a problem, they may temporarily discontinue service. When practical,... Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba. Disconnection If you should ever ... fax software before sending a message. Instructions for IC CS-03 certified equipment ...
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    ... user to this equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment. Users should ensure ... this equipment is jack type(s): USOC RJ11C. Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card products are designed ...
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    ... If you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off either one ...BluetoothTM or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba PC product support on web site http... and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer's instructions as described in the user documentation that comes with the product....
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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 ... the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as ... power radio frequency electric machinery, any company, trader or user shall not change the ...
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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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    ...frequency energy. If not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However...of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by Toshiba. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution...
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    ... Radiation The radiated output power of the BluetoothTM Card from Toshiba is far below FCC radio frequency exposure ..., DVD-ROM, Multi-function Drive Safety Instructions CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and multi-...To ensure proper use of this product, please read this instruction manual carefully and retain for future ...
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    ... this model properly, read the instruction manual carefully and keep it for your future reference. In case of any trouble with this model, ... owner's manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure. Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights ...
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    ..., WHETHER BASED ON TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE THEREOF. Trademarks Satellite, Noteworthy, SelectServ, InTouch, and Fn-esse are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Information Systems, ...
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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...
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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 ...31 Making sure you have everything ...31 Front with ...
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    ......43 Keeping yourself comfortable ...44 Precautions...47 Setting up your computer ...48 Setting up your software...49 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...50 Adding external devices ...50 Installing additional memory (optional) ...51 Connecting a mouse ...58 Connecting a printer ...58 ...
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    ... ...82 Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys ...82 Function keys...82 Windows® special keys ...83 Overlay keys...83 Emulating a full-size keyboard ...85 TOSHIBA Console button ...85 Starting a program...86 Saving your work ...86 Printing your work ...87 Using diskettes ...88 Inserting and removing diskettes...89 ...
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    ......116 Using Standby ...117 Going into Standby 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 ...
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    ... a shortcut to the Character Map ...155 Lesson 10: Changing the screen saver...157 Lesson 11: Setting the date and time...159 Lesson 12: Removing objects from the desktop .. 160 Lesson 13: Using System Restore ...162 Lesson 14: If I am lost, what do I do? ...163 Windows® XP Help and Support...163
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    ... using your system tray ...178 An overview of using the Internet ...178 The Internet ...179 The World Wide Web ...179 Internet Service Providers...179 Connecting to the Internet using a telephone line ...180 Surfing the Internet...180 Internet features...181 Uploading and downloading files from the ...
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    ......186 Using PC Cards...187 PC Card supporting software ...187 Inserting PC Cards ...188 ... existing key assignments ...196 Hotkey utility ...196 TOSHIBA Console ...197 Customize Your Computer ...198 ... ...202 Toshiba Hardware Setup ...203 Chapter 8: If Something Goes Wrong ...206 Problems that are ...
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    ...Resolving hardware conflicts on your own ...213 Fixing a problem with Device Manager ...214 Memory module problems... Power and the batteries ...217 Keyboard problems...218 Display problems ...219 Disk drive problems ... Before you call ...230 Contacting Toshiba ...231 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites ......
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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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    ...options Service options Toshiba offers a full line of service options built around its 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...
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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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    32 Finding Your Way Around Front with the display closed Front with the display closed System indicator panel Volume control dial Display latch CD/DVD control buttons Microphone in jack Headphone out The lights on the system indicator panel provide information about various system functions. ...
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    ... link. The USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports allow you to connect 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 as keyboards, pointing devices, and monitors. USB peripherals have a single ...
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    ...-function sample drive 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 systems with Wi-FiTM) The diskette ...
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    ... eject button opens the drive tray when the computer is turned on. The manual eject button enables you to open the drive ... is off. CAUTION: Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off... cooling vents. The two stacked PC Card slots support up to two Type II PC Cards, ...
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    ... 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 LCD sensor System indicator panel Volume control ...
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    ...an external monaural microphone. The primary control button, located below the TouchPad, acts like the primary button on a mouse. The secondary control button, located below the TouchPad, acts like the secondary button on a mouse. The CD/DVD control buttons allow you ...
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    ... keyboard functions. 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 ...
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    Finding Your Way Around Front with the display open 39 types the number printed on the front of the key instead of typing the letter printed on the top of the key. The caps lock light glows when the caps lock function is on. For more information, see "Overlay keys" on page 83. System ...
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    40 Finding Your Way Around Front with the display open The disk/disc activity light flashes green when the diskette drive, the DVD-ROM or the multi-function drive is being accessed. CAUTION: Never turn off the computer while any drive is in use. Doing so may damage the media in use and result in ...
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    Finding Your Way Around Underside 41 The next track button causes the disc player to skip to the following track on the disc. NOTE: If you have set a password for logging onto your system, your computer will start up and you will need to log on before being able to play a CD or DVD. Underside *...
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    42 Finding Your Way Around Underside The battery release latch secures the battery cover to the computer, preventing the battery from dislodging from the computer case. The battery cover provides access to the battery module, which lets you use your computer when a standard electrical outlet is ...
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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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    Getting Started Selecting a place to work ❖ ❖ 45 If you are using an external monitor, 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...
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    ... Getting Started Selecting a place 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 supply stores. Sit with your ...
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    Getting Started Selecting a place to work 47 Work habits The key to avoiding discomfort or injury from strain is to vary your activities. If possible, schedule a variety of tasks into your working day. Finding ways to break up the routine can reduce stress and improve your efficiency. ❖ Take ...
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    48 ❖ Getting Started Setting up your computer Some PC Cards can become hot with prolonged use. If two cards are installed, both can become hot even if only one is being used. Overheating of a PC Card can result in errors or instability in its operation. Be careful when you remove a PC Card that...
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    ... your software setup choices. The first time you turn on your computer, the Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. 1 2 3 From the welcome...modem must be connected to a voice-grade 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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    Getting Started Installing additional memory (optional) 51 Connect a full-size keyboard (see "Using an external keyboard" on page 62) Connect an external monitor (see "Using external display devices" on page 59) Connect a local printer (see "Connecting a printer" on page 58) ...
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    52 Getting Started Installing additional memory (optional) CAUTION: Do not try to install a memory module under the following conditions. You can damage the computer and the module. 1. The computer is turned on. 2. The computer was shut down using Standby mode. 3. Power to the DVD-ROM drive has ...
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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, lift off the cover. Put the screw and the cover in a safe place so that you can retrieve them later. CAUTION: Static electricity can damage the memory module. Before you handle the module, touch a...
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    ...the memory module 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 cables you removed....
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    56 Getting Started Installing additional memory (optional) Removing a memory module CAUTION: If you use the computer for a long time, the memory modules will become hot. If this happens, let the modules cool to room temperature before you replace them. 1 Follow steps 1 through 6 in "...
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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. 4 Complete the procedure by following steps 10 through 12 in "Installing additional memory (optional)" on page 51. Checking total memory When you...
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    ... cable, which may come with your printer. Otherwise, you can purchase one from a computer or electronics store. NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a USB printer to your computer. Connecting a parallel printer To achieve the connection, you need a suitable cable, which may...
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    Getting Started Using external display devices 59 Connect a parallel printer before you turn on the computer. NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a parallel printer to your computer. Using external display devices Your computer comes with a built-in LCD display, but you ...
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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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    ..., you must set the resolution of the internal display panel to match the 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 the quality of the display will be limited to the capabilities of ...
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    ... a full-size keyboard, you can attach one to your computer provided that the keyboard is USBcompatible. To connect a keyboard, attach its cable to one of the computer's USB ports. You can do this after you turn on the computer. NOTE: The Fn emulation key is not supported when using a USB keyboard.
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    ... compatible. Use of any incompatible adapter could damage your computer. Toshiba assumes no liability for any damage caused by use of an...to the computer, always follow the steps in the exact order as described in the User's Manual. Connecting the power cable to a live electrical outlet should be the ...
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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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    Getting Started Charging the battery 65 If the electrical outlet is live, the system indicator panel's AC power light ( ) glows green. DANGER: Damaged power cables can cause fire or electric shock. Never modify, forcibly bend, place heavy objects on top of, or apply heat to the power cable. If ...
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    66 Getting Started Using the computer for the first time Using the computer for the first time Opening the display panel Slide the display latch to the right and lift the display panel. Lift Slide Opening the display panel CAUTION: To avoid damaging the display panel, don't force it beyond ...
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    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time 67 Pressing the power button NOTE: When you turn on the computer for the first time, don't turn off the power again until the operating system has loaded completely. The AC power light on your computer will glow when the computer is ...
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    ... window appears. For more information see "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197. 2 3 4 Click Security. Click User password. Follow the on-screen instructions. The password requirement becomes active the next ... computer, take your computer to a Toshiba authorized service center for help. After the third ...
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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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    70 Getting Started Using the computer for the first time your computer to go into Hibernation mode even if your display panel is open. NOTE: To start the computer again from Hibernation mode, move the magnetic object away from the computer, then see "Starting again from Hibernation" on page ...
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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 ...
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    ... first time 73 Setting up a printer NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a printer to your computer. If your printer has ... You install the printer driver either by following the instructions indicated in your printer guide, or by using the operating system's Add Printer ...
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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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    ...Started Setting 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 tell the difference. Setting up ...
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    ...up 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 ...-receive function, repeat steps 1-4. But, under the device name, right-click Toshiba Soft Modem AMR, select Receive and then select Disable.
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    Getting Started Powering off the computer 77 Powering off the computer It's a good idea to power off your computer when you are not using it for a while. If you are using the computer for the first time, leave the computer plugged into a power source (even though the computer is off) to fully ...
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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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    Chapter 3 Learning the Basics This chapter lists some computing tips and provides important information about basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the disk. You will lose all unsaved work, if, for ...
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    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard ❖ 81 Back 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 ...
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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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    ...full-size keyboard. For further information and instructions, see “Assigning a key to a program or documentମ.: The Fn emulation key is not supported when using a USB keyboard. TOSHIBA Console button ... to some common functions. When the default setting is active, the TOSHIBA Console button brings up...
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    ... Learning the Basics Starting a program For information on how to program the button, see "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197. Starting a program The easiest way ... the Windows® XP operating system gives step-by-step instructions for starting a program from the Start menu. See "Lesson 6: Starting ...
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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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    88 Learning the Basics Using diskettes Sample Print window 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 ...
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    Learning the Basics Using diskettes 89 Inserting and removing diskettes 1 2 Hold the diskette so that the arrow on its upper surface points toward the drive. Push the diskette gently into the drive slot. When the diskette is in place, the eject button pops out. To release a diskette from the ...
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    90 ❖ ❖ Learning the Basics Backing up your files Never eat, smoke, or use erasers near your diskettes. Foreign particles can damage the diskette's surface. Keep your diskettes away from sources of magnetism, such as speakers and radios, since these can destroy data. Backing up your files ...
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    ... drive that can read both DVD-ROM and CD-ROM discs. Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that are not available on any other video platform. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital surround sound, ...
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    ... at the front edge of the computer and can be accessed when 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 tray. This button requires power to operate. ...
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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 computer and damage it. Instead...
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    ...player. Digital audio mode The operating system starts, the Toshiba Media Player starts and the digital audio ...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 Player starts and the audio files ...
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    Learning the Basics Playing a CD or DVD 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 or a DVD, turn the volume down. Playing the disc at maximum volume could damage your ears. To turn the volume ...
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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 discs carefully. Avoid touching the surface of the disc. Grasp it by its center hole and edge. If you handle the disc incorrectly, you could lose data. 4 ...
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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 ...
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    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 Fast 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 ...
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    ...with the computer off 1 Insert a 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 inside the computer and damage it. ...
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    Learning the Basics Using the DVD-ROM or multi-function drive 101 Caring for CDs and DVDs ❖ ❖ ❖ Store your discs in their original containers to protect them from scratches and keep them clean. Never bend a disc or place heavy objects on top of it. Hold a disc by its outside edge. ...
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    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...
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    ...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.
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    104 Learning the Basics Powering down the computer Powering down the computer When you power down the computer, you have a number of options to choose from: Turn Off or Shut down, which power off the computer Hibernation, which saves the current operating state to the hard disk and powers off...
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    Learning the Basics Powering down the computer ❖ 105 When starting up again, the system does not automatically open the programs and files you were previously using. Restart command Restart is the same as Turn Off or Shut down but automatically powers up the computer. Use it when you need to ...
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    106 Learning the Basics Using Turn Off or Shut down Standby command The Standby command puts the computer into a powersaving mode. Standby stores the current state of the computer in memory so that, when you restart the computer, you can continue working from where you left off. Factors to ...
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    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. ...
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    ... 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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    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...
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    ... to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 10 Click OK to close the Normal Power Properties window. 11 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the Control Panel. Starting again after Turn Off or Shut down To start the computer up again, press and...
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    ... 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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    ... 5 Learning the Basics Using Hibernation Click the 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. Going into Hibernation mode ...
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    Learning the Basics Using Hibernation 113 Sample Hibernate computer window 2 3 Select Hibernate 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 ...
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    114 3 Learning the Basics Using Hibernation Double-click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The... 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 4 5 In the Running on...
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    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 ...
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    ...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 the Control Panel. Starting again from Hibernation To start the computer from Hibernation mode, press and ...
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    Learning the Basics Using Standby 117 Using Standby If you are using the Windows® XP Home operating system, or are using the Windows® XP Pro operating system and are not a member of a domain, power off the computer using the Standby command as follows: 1 Click Start, Turn off computer. The Turn...
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    118 Learning the Basics Using Standby Sample Stand by computer window 2 Select Stand by from the drop-down list of options. 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/off light blinks amber to ...
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    ... Standby 119 2 3 Click Performance and Maintenance. Double-click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The... window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the... 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 Click Details...
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    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 ...
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    ... 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 the Control Panel. Starting again from Standby To start the computer from Standby mode, press the power ...
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    ... Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power mode when... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been set by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your computer...
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    ... is normal for all batteries. To purchase 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, operate the computer on battery power at least once a month until ...
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    .... Use 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 cannot be installed to cause reverse ...
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    Mobile Computing Running the computer on battery power 125 3 Operate the computer on battery power for five minutes. If the battery has at least five minutes of operating time, continue operating until the battery is fully discharged. If the battery light flashes or there is some other warning ...
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    ... chargers designed to work with 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 the computer into a live wall ...
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 127 Charging the RTC battery The computer contains an internal battery that provides power for the real-time clock (RTC) and calendar. During normal use, the main battery keeps the RTC battery adequately charged. Occasionally, the RTC battery may lose its...
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    .... 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 ...
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    ...at low temperatures Toshiba's power-saving options greatly increase the length 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 power-saving options to suit your own ...
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    ... 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...
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    ...will be lost. Removing the battery from the computer 1 2 Save your work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in "Using Hibernation" on page 110. Remove all cables connected to the computer. Close the display panel and turn the computer upside down...
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    ... safely" on page 134. 6 CAUTION: For environmental reasons, do not throw away a spent battery. Please return spent batteries to your Toshiba dealer. Removing the battery from the battery cover 1 2 Position the battery cover with the battery facing up. Press the battery cover latches outward.
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    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 133 Battery cover latch Tab Tab Battery cover latch Removing the battery from the battery cover 3 Lift the battery from the battery cover. Inserting a charged battery 1 2 Turn off the computer. See "Turn Off or Shut down command" on page 104. ...
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    134 8 Mobile Computing Disposing of used batteries safely recessed areas, the battery cover will slip comfortably into the battery slot. Once the battery cover has been inserted, slide the battery cover until the side of the battery release latch matches the side of the computer. Slide the ...
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    ... or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all provide plenty of extra space for guides, power cables, compact discs and diskettes. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more ...
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    ... XP Operating System This chapter introduces the Windows® XP operating system by guiding you through a few basic tasks. Whether you have ... system documentation that came with your computer. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your ...
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    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 ...
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    ...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. ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    140 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 2: Using the TouchPad and control buttons together the files and folders reside in your computer on a storage device, such as a disk drive. You can think of your computer storage system in terms of office equipment. You have a file ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    142 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 2: Using the TouchPad and control buttons together Sample My Computer window open 6 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 ...
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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 ...
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    ... 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. ...
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    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 ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 5: Creating a new folder 147 Lesson 5: Creating a new folder DEFINITION: A folder is an area 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 6: Starting programs 149 3 To open the second program: ❖ ❖ Click Start, then click All Programs. Point to Accessories, then click Windows Explorer. The operating system opens Windows® Explorer, which provides access to all your ...
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    150 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 7: Resizing, 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 ...
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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...
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    152 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 7: Resizing, repositioning, and hiding windows The Paint window expands to fill the screen, hiding everything except the taskbar. Notice that the Maximize button has changed. It is now called the Restore Down button. HINT: Maximizing a...
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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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 10: Changing the screen saver 157 A shortcut to the Character Map appears on your desktop. NOTE: Shortcut icons can be recognized by an arrow in the lowerleft corner. Deleting or changing the shortcut icons will not affect the program to ...
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    158 2 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 10: Changing the screen saver Click Properties. The operating system displays the Display Properties window. Sample Display Properties window 3 4 5 6 Click the Screen Saver tab. Click the arrow beside the current option-probably ...
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    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...
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    162 Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 13: Using System Restore Later on-in your real work, not in this tutorial-you will use the Recycle Bin to delete other objects such as folders, documents, and sometimes even programs. Still, the process is the same. Just drag an ...
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    ... Restore welcome screen The Windows XP operating system guides you through the process of storing your system settings for future use. It also guides you through restoring your system to the...XP operating system. Windows ® XP Help and Support The operating system has a Help facility. If...
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    ... what 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...
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    Getting to Know the Windows ® XP Operating System Lesson 14: If I am lost, what do I do? 165 Sample help window for drawings Notice that under the category drawings, there is a subcategory: creating using Paint. 4 Highlight creating using Paint, then click Display. Help opens a topic screen that...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ..., 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    ... 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....
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    ..., 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.
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    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 browse, the operating system detects the kind ...
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    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, ...
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    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 (...
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    ... another computer. Choose the appropriate 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 ...
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    ... data with another computer The following procedure is intended to support you if you need to either upgrade ... default settings. If you're having trouble connecting through the modem, you may need... modem isn't working properly, click Troubleshooting and follow the instructions. Click OK to close ...
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    ... PC Card, or contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. Setting up a dial-... click New Connection Wizard. Follow the on-screen instructions. The computer connects to the network. Setting up ... connection, refer to your wireless networking device documentation or contact your Toshiba Authorized ...
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    ... remove the module from your computer. For assistance, contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. An overview of using the Internet The following ..., under these headings: The Internet The World Wide Web Internet Service Providers Connecting to the Internet using a telephone line Surfing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 179
    ...and send and receive information. Internet Service Providers To connect a computer directly to the Internet... businesses use an Internet Service Provider (ISP). An ISP is a company that has the equipment and...-speed communication methods such as Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL), cable, or satellite links...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ... probably set up an email address at the same time as you sign up for the service. ❖ Internet chat rooms A chat room is a Web site that offers ... board. ❖ Online shopping Many Web sites offer products and services for sale. Uploading and downloading files from the Internet Transferring files ...
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    182 Exploring Your Options Toshiba's online resources Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which you can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions, and keep you up to date...
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    Exploring Your Options Exploring audio features 183 page 32. Connect the red and white RCA-type connectors of the audio cable's "Y" end to the corresponding jacks on the television. 3 Press Fn and F5 repeatedly to select the TV-only display option. Sample display options window The picture...
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    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 ...
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    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...
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    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...
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    ... much more difficult to set up and use. PC Card supporting software The operating system provides the Card and Socket Services for your PC Card and is ... if your PC Card comes with its own version of Card and Socket ® Services, you should use the files included in the Windows XP ...
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    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 ...
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    Exploring Your Options Using PC Cards 189 Removing PC Cards 1 2 Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon on the System tray. Click Safely remove xxxx, where xxxx is the identifier for your PC Card. The operating system advises you that you may safely remove the card. 3 Press the PC Card eject button...
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    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 ...
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    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...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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-...
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    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 ...
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    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....
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    ...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.
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    ... 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    ... 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: ❖ ❖ Display -... computer searches the drives for the operating system. You can also manually choose the Boot Priority by pressing the power button, then quickly ...
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    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console ❖ 205 Keyboard - Allows you to enable or disable the "wakeup on keyboard" feature. The feature allows you to "wake" the machine from Standby mode by pressing a key. USB - Allows you to enable or disable USB Legacy Emulation. LAN - Lets you enable ...
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    Chapter 8 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your notebook computer are relatively ... 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 ...
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    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...
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    208 6 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer Save the file ...conflict. When this happens, turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear the condition,...disk. If you have a hard disk problem, you will not be able to start the computer...
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    If Something Goes Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working 209 internal or external diskette drive, press the left or right arrow key and choose your boot-up device. HINT: Press F12 as you power on the computer to access the menu. The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE ...
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    .... If you experience any of these problems, use the options in the Startup menu to fix ...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...
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    ... may display different versions of Safe mode. Internet problems My Internet connection is very slow. Many ... 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, ...
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    ...or both of the following: In the search field, type in the topic of the problem with which you need help and follow the on-screen instructions. Click a problem you would like help with ..., try using Windows® Help and Support to troubleshoot the problem first. For help on hardware conflicts: 1...
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    If Something Goes Wrong Resolving a hardware conflict 213 you add each device, test it to make sure it and all previously connected devices work. The device most recently connected to the system is the one most likely to be causing a hardware conflict. Resolving hardware conflicts on your own ...
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    ...component and use its resources for the new device, see "Fixing a problem with Device Manager" on page 214. Reconfigure the device... not conflict. Refer to the device's documentation for instructions about changing settings on the device. ❖ Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager...
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    ..., 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 information about Device ...
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    ...Wrong Resolving a hardware conflict Memory module problems CAUTION: Static electricity can damage ...: 1 2 3 Turn off your computer according to the instructions in “Turn Off or Shut down commandମ. 104. Remove the memory module, following the instructions in “Removing a memory module” on page 56....
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    ... batteries (main battery and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adapter or power cable will neither power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power light does not come on ...
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    ... see "Charging batteries" on page 126. Keyboard problems If, when you type, strange things happen or nothing happens, the problem may be related to the keyboard itself. The keyboard produces unexpected ... off the numeric keypad light. If the problem occurs when both the keypad overlays are off, ...
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    If 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 into effect. Press any key to activate ...
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    ... 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
    ...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... appear to have garbage in them. Typical disk problems are: You are having trouble accessing a disk, or one or more files...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 222
    ... lost data using utility software, which is available from your dealer. Some programs run correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly, refer to its documentation and check that the hardware configuration meets its needs. A diskette will...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 223
    ...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 drive. Make sure the drive...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 224
    ...object, such as a straightened paper clip, to press the manual eject button. This button is in the small hole ...correctly, but others do not. If the problem is with an application CD-ROM, refer to the software's.... Revert to the default settings. PC Card problems PC Cards (PCMCIA-compatible) include ...
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    ... and setup of new cards. If you're having trouble getting one or more of these devices to work together, ... use special software called enablers to support their cards. Enablers result in nonstandard configurations that can cause problems when installing the PC Card. If your system does not have ...
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    ... 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 and reinstalling it can correct many problems. For more information, see “Using PC Cardsମ.card’s documentation, which should contain a troubleshooting section. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common printer problems: The printer will not print. Check that the printer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 228
    .... If a Notepad file prints correctly, the problem may be in your original file. If you cannot resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you .... Contact the software manufacturer for more information. Modem problems This section lists common modem ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 229
    ... computing habits 229 higher. Refer to the program's documentation and the modem guide for information on how to change these settings. TECHNICAL NOTE: Disable Call.... Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 80 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 230
    ... If you have followed the recommendations in this chapter and are still having problems, you may need additional technical assistance. This section ... of assistance first. Try the following before contacting Toshiba: ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation.
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    ... consult the program's documentation for troubleshooting suggestions. Contact the software company's technical support group for their ...States, call: (800) 457-7777. Contacting Toshiba If you still need help and suspect that the problem is hardware-related, Toshiba offers a variety of resources ...
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    232 If Something Goes Wrong Other Toshiba Internet Web sites Information about what you were doing when the problem occurred. Exact error messages and when they ... the United States at (949) 859-4273 For technical support, call the Toshiba InTouch Center: Other Toshiba Internet Web...
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    ... 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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    ... Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices Luxembourg Toshiba Information Systems Benelux B.V. Rivium Boulevard ... Morocco Norway Scribona Norge A/S Toshiba PC Service Stalfjaera 20 P.O. Box 51 ... a.s. Dobrovicova 8 81109 Bratislava Slovakia Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial...
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    ... 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 ...
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    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. ...
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    Hot Keys Instant password security 237 Instant password security Fn + This hot key blanks the display. Without a password The Fn + F1 key combination turns off the display and activates instant security. Using the pointing device or any key will make the display's content reappear, if no ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 238
    ... 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 files with a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 239
    ... High Power; DVD Playback and Presentation Sample power usage modes The power usage mode in the Windows operating system under AC power is Full Power only. The properties of each mode are set in the Toshiba Power Management utility. For more information, see "Power Management" on page 199. ®
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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...
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    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 the TouchPad, see "Using the...
  • 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 ...
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    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC alternating current basic input/output system bits per second compact disc ...
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    ... Commission gigabyte hard disk drive Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers input/output interrupt request Internet service provider kilobyte local area network liquid crystal display line printer port 1 (parallel port) large-scale integration megabyte Musical ...
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    ... thin film transistor universal serial bus uniform resource locator wide area network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this user's guide. A active-matrix display - A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
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    ... changes per second (not necessarily the same as bits per second). See also bits per second. BIOS (basic input/output system) - Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs in order to check hardware and load the operating system when you ...
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    Glossary 249 bus - An electrical circuit that connects the central processing unit (CPU) with other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through which data flows from one device to another. See also bus speed, frontside bus. bus speed - ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 250
    ... (CPU). CPU cache - A section of very fast memory residing between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and programs. See also cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor - A symbol that indicates the current position ...
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    Glossary 251 direct memory access (DMA) - A dedicated channel, bypassing the CPU, that enables direct data transfer between memory and a device. directory - See folder. disable - To turn a computer option off. See also enable. disc - A round, flat piece of metal, designed to be read from ...
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    252 Glossary 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-ROM. E ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 253
    ..., the hard disk is referred 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 programs, when you turn the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 254
    .... internal device - See device. Internet - The decentralized, world-wide network of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut - A key or combination of keys that you use to perform a task instead of using a...
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    Glossary 255 liquid crystal display (LCD) - A type of display that uses a liquid substance between two transparent electrode panels. When an electric current passes through the electrodes, the molecules in the liquid form a crystalline pattern that polarizes the light passing through it. A ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 256
    ... refer to information being read from your own computer's hard disk, such as online documentation or online help, or to information coming from another company on a company network or the Internet. operating system - A set of programs that controls how the computer works. Examples of operating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 257
    ... plug in a cable for connection to a network or a peripheral device. processor - See central processing unit (CPU). program - A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called software) are operating system, application, and utility. See also ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 258
    ... in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S SCSI - SCSI is the acronym for Small Computer Systems ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 259
    ... See active-matrix display. universal serial bus (USB) - A serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of up to 12 Mbps (12 million bits per ...A computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management.
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    260 W Glossary Web - See World Wide Web. Wi-Fi - A trademarked term by the Wireless Capability Ethernet Alliance which stands for Wireless Fidelity. Wi-Fi is another term for the IEEE 802.11b or 802.11a/b communication protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless communication ...
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    Index A AC adapter 63 AC power light 39, 63, 67 Accessories programs 162 adding memory 51 alarms low battery 130 audio CDs playing 91 audio features 183, 184 avoiding injury 44 light 39, 67, 127 Li-ion (lithium ion) 122 monitoring power 127 NiMH (nickel metal hydride) 123 power usage mode 239 ...
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    ... secondary control 37, 71 Start 138 stop 40 TOSHIBA Console 38, 85 C calculator 154 CD control buttons ... using 91 CDs 32, 37, 99 inserting 96 problem solving 224 changing main battery 131 channels DMA... 213 via modem 102 compact discs inserting 96 problem solving 224 removing 100 computer cleaning 78 ...
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    ... keyboard 62 Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL) 179 Digital Versatile Discs 91 Disk Defragmenter 222 disk drive corrupted/damaged data files 222 missing files/trouble accessing a disk 221 running slow 222 disk/disc activity light 40 diskette drive 62, 88 can't insert a diskette 222 can't read a ...
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    264 Index problems 223 removing a disc 100 troubleshooting 215 DVDs 32, 37, 91 playing 183 external speakers 186 F FAT (File ... 45 work habits 47 error messages device driver conflict 212 general hardware problem 212 non-system disk or disk error 209, 223 problem with display ...
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    ... bookmarked site not found 211 button 36 chat rooms 181 connecting to 180 news groups 181 overview 178 slow connection 211 URL address not found 211 Internet Service Provider (ISP) 179 IRQ (Interrupt Request) 213 J jacks microphone in 32, 37 K keyboard 38 character keys 82 Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 266
    ... 126 removing 131 memory adding 51 problem solving 216 removing 56 memory ... 37 Microsoft Internet Explorer 102 Microsoft Support Online Web site 212 Microsoft ... COM port 175 port 33, 102 problem solving 228, 229 resetting port to...92 light 40 manual eject hole/button 93 problems 223 troubleshooting 215 ...
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    ...modem default 175 not recognized 227 problem solving 224, 226 removing 189 ...39 monitoring 127 on/off button 36 problem solving 217 Power Management 199 ...71 printer Add Printer Wizard 73 problem solving 227, 228 printing a file ... will not power up 208 contacting Toshiba 230, 231 corrupted/damaged data ...
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    ... keyboard not responding 208 keyboard produces unexpected characters 218 missing files/trouble accessing a disk 221 modem not receiving or transmitting 228, 229 ... 222 screen does not look right/flickers 220 system resources 213 trouble prevention 229 URL address not found 211 using Startup options ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 269
    ...button 138 starting a program 86 Startup menu problem solving 210 sticky key 192 stop button 40 support for... toolbars customizing 171 displaying in a window 172 Toshiba Accessories Information 29 Internet Web sites... Toshiba Hardware Setup 203 Toshiba Media Player 94 Toshiba online services 231
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    ..., 180 Web browsers 179 Web sites Support Online 212 surfing the Internet 180 Web sites,Toshiba 232 Wi-Fi wireless networking 178 ... 152 Windows Explorer 148 Windows Help and Support 139 Windows XP change date and ..., 211 Help and Support 211 opening a Web page 144 problem solving 209 Recycle ...
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    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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