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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    ...set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed. If ...STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE... applications." "Critical applications" means life support systems, medical applications, connections to implanted...
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    ... USE THE COMPUTER PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH USE. FCC Notice This ... to this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... Contact: Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine Blvd. Irvine, CA.... Connection to telephone company-provided coin service (central office implemented systems) is prohibited... of the telephone company is to provide you with the best service it can. In order to do this, it may occasionally...
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    ...any changes necessary to maintain uninterrupted service. If Problems Arise If any of your ...If the telephone company notes a problem, they may temporarily discontinue service. When practical, they ... Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba. Disconnection If you should ever...
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    ... the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's Ringer Equivalence ...this equipment is jack type(s): USOC RJ11C. Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card products are designed ...
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    ...BluetoothTM or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba PC product support on web site http://...tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or http://pcsupport.toshiba.com in the United States for more information. Caution ... prior to turning on the equipment. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card...
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    ...type and its gain should be so chosen that the 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 ...
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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 ...the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card shall ... user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change the features and functions of the original ...
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    ... 2,400.2,483.5MHz for second generation low-power data communication systems such as this equipment overlaps...(premises radio station and specified low-power radio station). 1. Sticker Please put the... avoid the band of mobile object identification systems. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: Toll ...
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    ... or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card, or the ... of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by Toshiba. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or ...
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    ...Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the BluetoothTM Card from Toshiba is far below FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the ... To ensure proper use of this product, please read this instruction manual carefully and retain for future reference. ...
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    ... model properly, read the instruction manual carefully and keep it for your future reference. In case of any trouble with this model, ... than those specified in the owner's manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure. Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems,...
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    ...AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER ...ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH REGARD TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. TOSHIBA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES... BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL...
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    17 Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Toshiba under license. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Computer Disposal Information This product contains mercury. Disposal of this material may be regulated due...
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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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    ...48 Setting up your software...49 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...50 Adding external devices ...50 Installing additional memory... Using an external keyboard...62 Connecting to a power source ...63 Charging the battery ...65 Using the computer for the first time ...66 Opening the display panel...
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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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    ... 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......
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    ...Setting battery alarms...130 Changing the main battery ...131 Removing the battery from the computer ...131 Removing the ... cover. 132 Inserting a charged battery ...133 Disposing of used batteries safely ...134 Traveling tips......: If I am lost, what do I do? ...163 Windows® XP Help and Support...163
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    ... 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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    ... key assignments ...196 Hotkey utility ...196 TOSHIBA Console ...197 Customize Your Computer ...198 Security...199 Power Management ...199 TOSHIBA Button Controls ...202 Toshiba Hardware Setup ...203 Chapter 8: If Something Goes Wrong ...206 Problems that are easy to ...
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    ...a problem with Device Manager ...214 Memory module problems...216 Power and the batteries ...217 Keyboard problems...218 Display problems ...219 Disk drive problems ...221 ... assistance...230 Before you call ...230 Contacting Toshiba ...231 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites ...232 ...
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    26 Contents Disabling or enabling the TouchPad...243 Keyboard hot keys ...243 Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors...244 USA and Canada ...244 United Kingdom ...244 Australia...244 Europe ...244 Glossary ...245 Index ...261
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    Introduction Welcome to the world of powerful and portable multimedia computers! With your new Toshiba notebook computer, your access to information can accompany ... the computer's features. You can: ❖ ❖ ❖ Read the entire guide from beginning to end. Skim through and stop when ...
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    28 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed in order to avoid potential hazards ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and the icons highlight these instructions as follows: DANGER: This icon indicates the existence of a hazard that ...
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    ...of a term used in the text. Other documentation In addition to this user's guide, your computer comes with the following documentation: ❖ ❖ This...CDs. For accessory information, visit Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. The Microsoft® Windows® operating system documentation, which explains ...
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    30 Introduction Service options Service options Toshiba offers a full line of service options built around its SelectServ® warranty programs. For more information, visit Toshiba's Web ... at toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes Wrong" ...
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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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    ...The eject button opens the drive tray when the computer is turned on. The manual eject button enables you to open the drive ... PC Card slots PC Card eject buttons Battery release latch The cooling vents prevent the ... cooling vents. The two stacked PC Card slots support up to two Type II PC Cards, or...
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    ... battery cover to the computer, preventing the battery from dislodging from the computer case. Front with the display open Screen Internet button TOSHIBA Console button Keyboard indicator lights Speaker Keyboard Power button Speaker Function keys TouchPad LCD sensor ...
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    Finding Your Way Around Front with the display open 37 The stereo speakers let you hear sounds, such as system alarms associated with your software, and music from DVDROMs and audio CDs. The function keys, when used with the Fn key, activate several different system functions. For more ...
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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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    .... System indicator panel On/off light Battery light AC power light Hard disk drive ... does not glow if the external power source is disconnected or if the battery is completely discharged. For more information on determining remaining battery power, see "Monitoring battery power" on page 127. The...
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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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    ... up and you will need to log on before being able to play a CD or DVD. Underside *Wi-Fi Mini PCI cover Expansion memory slot cover Modem cover Battery cover Battery release latch Hard disk drive cover *Wi-Fi Mini PCI module is optional The Wi-Fi Mini-PCI cover secures a Wi-Fi Mini-PCI card for ...
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    ..., preventing the battery from dislodging from the computer case. The battery cover provides access to the battery module, which lets you use your ...when a standard electrical outlet is not available. For information about replacing the battery, see "Changing the main battery" on page 131. The hard...
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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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    ... spill liquid into the computer, turn it off, unplug it from the AC power source, and let it dry out completely before turning ... If the computer does not operate correctly after you turn it back on, contact a Toshiba authorized service provider. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable Strain and ...
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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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    ... 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 back straight so that ...
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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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    ... you buy from a supplier may contain a computer virus. You'll need a special program to check for viruses. Ask your dealer or network administrator to help you. Setting up your computer Your computer contains a rechargeable high-capacity battery that needs to be charged before you can use it.
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    ...Setting up your computer 49 To use external power or to charge the battery, you must attach the AC adapter. See "Connecting to a power source" on page 63. Setting up your software...-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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    ... computer is turned on. 2. The computer was shut down using Standby mode. 3. Power to the DVD-ROM drive has been turned on. CAUTION: Do not install or remove a memory module while the DVD-ROM drive power is on. 1 2 3 If the computer is on, turn it off. See "Turn Off or Shut down command"...
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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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    ...saved. The following message appears when you turn on the power: Warning: Resume Failure Press Any ... when you turn it on, perform the following: Press the power button and hold it down for five seconds, then turn the power on again. 2 Push the latches to the outside to release the module. A spring ...
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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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    ... printer before you turn on the computer. NOTE: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting a parallel printer to your computer. Using external display...monitor's video cable to the RGB (monitor) port. Connect the monitor's power cable to a live electrical outlet. Turn on the external...
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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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    Getting Started Using external display devices 61 documentation supplied with the device for additional configuration steps. TECHNICAL NOTE: In order to ... of the external display device. The external display device must support a resolution of 640 X 480 or higher. Display limitations Keep in mind ...
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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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    ... the computer to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. Power cable AC adapter ... adapter could damage your computer. Toshiba assumes no liability for any damage ... in the exact order as described in the User's Manual. Connecting the power cable to a live electrical outlet ...
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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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    ... battery Before you can use the battery to power the computer, you must charge it. Connect the... power cable. The AC power light glows green and the battery light glows amber ... off. It takes much longer to charge the battery when the computer is on. The less power the computer is consuming, the faster ...
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    ... it moves easily. Never lift or move the computer using the display panel. Turning on the power 1 On Check that all the drives are empty. Turn on the computer by pressing the power button, located above the keyboard, until the on/off light changes to green. 2
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    ... light on your computer will glow when the computer is connected to an external power source. The battery light: ❖ ❖ ❖ Glows amber while the battery is ... to an external power source. For information on determining battery power, see "Monitoring battery power" on page 127. The hard disk ...
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    ... up process in the future. To activate the power-on password: 1 Press the TOSHIBA Console button. The TOSHIBA Console window appears. For ...-on password and therefore can't turn on your computer, take your computer to a Toshiba authorized service center for help. After the third incorrect password ...
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    ... of the palm rest. When the computer is on, the LCD sensor detects when the display panel is closed. Built-in LCD sensor Your computer's Power Saver default setting when the display panel is closed is Hibernation mode. When you close the display panel with that setting, the built-in LCD sensor ...
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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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    ... driver for the model of printer that is connected to your computer. You install the printer driver either by following the instructions indicated in your printer guide, or by using the operating system's Add Printer Wizard. If you plan ...
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    74 Getting Started Using the computer for the first time Sample Control Panel 2 3 Click Printers and Other Hardware. Click the Printers and Faxes icon. The Printers and Faxes window appears. Sample Printers and Faxes window
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    ...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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    ... into a power source (even though the computer is off) to fully charge the main battery.... light glows green, the battery is fully charged. Guidelines for powering off the computer: ❖ If ... an antitheft lock. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Running the computer ...
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    ... case with a lightly dampened cloth. Ask your Toshiba dealer or network administrator for suggestions for appropriate .... You can purchase a carrying case from your Toshiba dealer or through Toshiba's Web site at toshiba.com. Using a computer lock You may want to secure your computer to a heavy ...
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    Getting Started Caring for your computer 79 PORT-Noteworthy computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Loop the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make sure there is no way for a potential thief to slip the cable off the object. 2 3 Pass the locking end through the loop. ...
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    ... occurs and you must restart your computer, or your battery runs out of charge while you are working. Your computer can be configured to warn you when the battery is running low. See "Setting battery alarms" on page 130. HINT: Some programs have an automatic save feature that you can ...
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    ... turning off the computer, always use the Turn Off or Shut down command (unless you want to use Standby or Hibernation mode as described in "Powering down the computer" on page 104). CAUTION: The operating system records information, such as your desktop setup, during its turn-off procedure. If ...
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    82 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Character keys Typing with the character keys is very much like typing on a typewriter, except that: The spacebar creates a space character instead of just passing over an area of the page. The lowercase l (el) and the number 1 are not interchangeable...
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    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 83 Windows® special keys Application key Windows logo key ® Windows® special keys The keyboard provides two keys that have special functions in the operating system: ❖ ❖ The Windows® logo key opens the Start menu. The Application key has the same ...
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    84 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Using the numeric keypad overlay To turn on the numeric keypad overlay, press Fn and F11 simultaneously. The numeric mode keyboard indicator light glows when the numeric overlay is on. You can still use the overlay keys to type alphabetic characters while...
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    ... on page 194. NOTE: The Fn emulation key is not supported when using a USB keyboard. TOSHIBA Console button The TOSHIBA Console button provides quick access to some common functions. When the default setting is active, the TOSHIBA Console button brings up the TOSHIBA Console. ...
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    ... 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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    ... discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that are not available on any other video platform. These .... NOTE: For optimum DVD performance, it is recommended that you play DVDs while running on AC power rather than battery power. You use CD-ROMs to load and run ...
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    ...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. CAUTION: Never press the eject button or turn off the computer ...
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    ... 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. ...
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    ...CD player. Digital audio mode The operating system starts, the Toshiba Media Player starts and the digital audio files ...system starts and the DVD player starts. Power is on, If an audio CD is in the Toshiba Media Player operating drive, the Toshiba Media starts and the digital audio system is Player ...
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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 down...
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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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    ... 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...be away from your computer for an extended time. Restarting from Turn Off or Shut down uses the most time and battery power. ❖
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    ...: ❖ ❖ While in Hibernation mode, the computer uses no battery power. Because the state of the system is held on the ... up again, this choice uses less time and battery power than the Turn Off or Shut down option. But it uses a little more time and battery power to start up than the Standby mode, ...
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    ...❖ While in Standby mode, the computer uses some battery power. If your computer is left in ...computer could lose data. When starting up again, this choice uses less time and battery power than either Turn Off, Shut... NOTE: If you power down using the Standby command and the battery discharges fully, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 107
    ... 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. The Shut Down window appears. Sample Shut down computer window 2 3 Select Shut ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 108
    ... Panel window appears. 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 TOSHIBA Console button. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. ...
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    ... Off or Shut down 109 4 5 Select the listed power option you desire-for example, Normal in... batteries" section. Click Details in the same section as the power option you selected. If you ... option, the Normal Properties window appears. Sample Normal Power Properties window 6 7 Click the System ...
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    ... you want the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 10 Click OK to close the ... Power Properties window. 11 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Double-click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The ... 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. ...
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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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    ...also put the computer into Hibernation mode in three ways: ❖ ❖ ❖ By pressing the power button By closing the display panel By pressing the hotkey combination Fn + F4 To put the computer into Hibernation mode by pressing the power button and/or closing the display, you must preset the mode:...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 114
    ...Properties 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. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 In the Running on batteries area, click the...
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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 ... so that the computer will go into Hibernation mode when you press the power button. ❖ When I close the lid Set this option to Hibernation so that the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 116
    ...you want the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 9 Click OK to close the Normal Power Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close...
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    ... operating system and are not a member of a domain, power off the computer using the Standby command as... off the display, and goes into a low-power mode. The on/off light ( ) blinks amber indicating... Pro operating system and are a member of a domain, power off the computer using the Standby command as...
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    ... in Standby mode. NOTE: If you power down using the Standby command and the battery discharges fully, your information will be lost. Be sure to ... By pressing the hot key combination Fn + F3 By pressing the power button By closing the display panel To put the computer into Standby...
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    ... Power Saver Properties window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console button... 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. Sample TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window 4 5 Click Details in the Running on batteries section. The Normal Power ...
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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...Standby so that the computer will go into Standby mode when you press the power button. ❖ When I close the lid Set this option to Standby so that the computer...
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    ... only for the settings to apply only when you are using battery power. Click All for the settings to apply whether you are using battery power or outlet power. 9 Click OK to close the Normal Power Properties window. 10 Click OK to close the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window, then close ...
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    ...This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power mode when it is not... Many of these energy-saving features have been set by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 123
    ... 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 the ...
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    124 ❖ Mobile Computing Running the computer on battery power Do not overcharge or reverse charge a battery....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...
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    ... Running the computer on battery power 125 3 Operate the computer on battery power for five minutes... glow amber to indicate that the battery is being charged. If the DC-IN or AC power light indicator... is not being supplied. Check the connections to the AC adapter and power cable. Charge the battery...
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    ... 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 ... is almost completely discharged. Leave the power connected, and the battery should begin charging ...
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    ... The computer contains an internal battery that provides power for the real-time clock (RTC) and ... cannot be monitored. Monitoring battery power The battery light indicates the main battery's current ... not glow if the external power source is disconnected or if the battery is completely discharged
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 128
    .... The Control Panel opens. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The ... window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console button. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. 4 5 ...
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    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 130
    ... Control Panel window appears. Click Performance and Maintenance. Click the Toshiba Power Saver icon. The ... window appears. You can also access the TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window by using the TOSHIBA Console button. See "TOSHIBA Console" on page 197 or "Power Management" on page 199. 4...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 131
    ...battery 131 Changing the main battery When your battery power is running low, you have ...: connect the computer to an AC power source or install a charged battery. NOTE: If your ... the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in "Using Hibernation" on page 110. Remove...
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    132 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Sliding the battery release latch 5 Slide... it immediately following the advice in "Disposing of used batteries safely" on page 134. 6 CAUTION: For environmental... away a spent battery. Please return spent batteries to your Toshiba dealer. Removing...
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    ... clean cloth to ensure a good connection. Hold the charged battery so that the label is face down. Fit the ...battery cover latches. Find the four side tabs on the battery cover and line them up with the corresponding recessed areas along the sides of the empty battery slot. When the tabs line up with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 134
    ...Mobile Computing Disposing of used batteries safely recessed areas, the battery cover will slip comfortably ... latch matches the side of the computer. Slide the battery release latch toward the back of the computer... removed. 12 Turn on the computer. Disposing of used batteries safely You can recharge...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 135
    ... as required by local ordinances or regulations. Use only batteries recommended by Toshiba. The materials that came with your computer may include an ... plenty of extra space for guides, power cables, compact discs and diskettes. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information, or...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 136
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 138
    ... 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 ...
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    ... the desktop 139 Adjust system settings Search for files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and turn off the computer For more ... of the task appears. Typical tasks in the System tray are Current time, Power usage mode, and speaker volume. To activate a specific task, ...
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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 ... XP operating system. Windows ® XP Help and Support The operating system has a Help facility. If ... click Start, then click Help and Support. The operating system opens the Help and Support ...
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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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    ...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... the computer. To turn off the computer using either Turn Off or Shut down, see "Powering down the computer" on page 104.
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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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    ...Options Exchanging data with another computer The following procedure is intended to support you if you need to either upgrade your ...whether the modem is working properly. 7 8 If the modem isn't working properly, click Troubleshooting and follow the instructions. Click OK to close the Properties...
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    ... network, you need a wireless networking PC Card, or contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. Setting up a dial-up connection To set up a dial... on how to set up a wireless connection, refer to your wireless networking device documentation or contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider.
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    ...Mini PCI module. NOTE: To install the Wi-Fi option at a later time, contact your Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. When using your Wi-Fi Mini... the module from your computer. For assistance, contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. An overview of using the Internet The following...
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    ... to a particular network address and send and receive information. Internet Service Providers To connect a computer directly to the Internet, many people and businesses use an Internet Service Provider (ISP). An ISP is a company that has the equipment and the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 180
    ... the Internet Connecting to the Internet using a telephone line To connect to the Internet, you need: A modem A Web browser A telephone line An Internet Service Provider (ISP) account Once you have established an ISP account, you can access the Internet. 1 Connect your computer's modem to a ...
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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...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 186
    ... internal speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. TECHNICAL NOTE: Use amplified speakers that require an external power source. Other types of speakers will be inadequate to produce sound from the computer. To play back sound files through external speakers or ...
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    ...) standard. Your computer has two stacked PC Card slots and supports two types of PC Cards, known as types II and III: ❖... be 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 installed automatically...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 189
    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...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 190
    190 ❖ ❖ Exploring Your Options Using PC Cards Never remove a network card while you are connected to a network. Never remove a SCSI card while any of the SCSI devices connected to it are operating. DEFINITION: SCSI is an acronym for Small Computer Systems Interface. A single SCSI PC Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 191
    ... or change default options. These utilities are described in this chapter: TOSHIBA Accessibility Fn-esse ® Hotkey utility Toshiba Console TOSHIBA Power Saver Toshiba Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Accessibility The TOSHIBA Accessibility utility allows you to use the Fn key to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 192
    192 Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse Using Accessibility enables you to make the Fn key a ... 2 3 Click Start, then click All Programs. Select Toshiba Utilities, then select Accessibility. The TOSHIBA... appears. Check the Use Fn-StickyKey box. Sample TOSHIBA Accessibility window 4 5 Put a check mark next to ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 194
    194 ❖ ❖ Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse Assigned keys and keys associated with a popup list are shown on the Fn-esse keyboard in the ... or document: 1 2 3 4 Start both Fn-esse and Windows® Explorer (or the program supporting drag-and-drop). Resize the Explorer window so that you can see both the Fn-...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 195
    Toshiba Utilities Fn-esse 195 Using the keyboard or TouchPad To assign a key to open a program or document: 1 2 Start Fn-esse. Perform one of the following: ❖ ❖ Using the keyboard, press and hold the Fn key, then press the desired assignment key. Using the TouchPad, move the cursor over the ...
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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....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 197
    ...mark next to the desired option. Click OK. TOSHIBA Console The TOSHIBA Console provides quick access to ...a range of computer settings. You can normally access the TOSHIBA Console in two ways: ❖ ❖ Press the... Click Start, then click All Programs. Point to TOSHIBA Console, then click the resulting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 198
    ...Computer The features available in this category are: Power Management (See "Power Management" on page 199.) TOSHIBA Button Controls (See "TOSHIBA Button Controls" on page 202.) ... (See "Fn-esse" on page 192.) Toshiba Hardware (See "Toshiba Hardware Setup" on page 203.)
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    ... feature enables you to control your computer's power usage, regardless of the source, and use ... power modes, or create one yourself. To access Power Management through the TOSHIBA Console: 1 2 Press ...TOSHIBA Console button. Click the Power Management icon. The TOSHIBA Power Saver Properties window ...
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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 .... You can create other AC power modes, but Toshiba recommends use of the preset Full ...
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    Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console 201 The windows and settings for creating and customizing battery power modes are described in the following sections. Running on batteries section The preset modes are: Long Life Normal High Power DVD Playback Presentation Although you can change the...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 202
    ...Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console This tab enables you to choose an icon for your power usage ... Button Controls allow you to enable or disable the TOSHIBA Console and Internet buttons and ... the function keys at the top of the keyboard. To access these controls: 1 In the TOSHIBA Console window, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 203
    ... Sample TOSHIBA Controls Properties window 2 3 4 5 Click the Buttons tab Check the boxes for the TOSHIBA Console button and/ or the Internet button. Under Select a Program, make the desired selections. Click Apply, then click OK. Toshiba Hardware Setup Toshiba Hardware Setup is the ...
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    ... Toshiba Utilities TOSHIBA Console Sample TOSHIBA HWSetup window The TOSHIBA HWSetup window appears with tabs for the following: ❖ ❖ ... your computer searches the drives for the operating system. You can also manually choose the Boot Priority by pressing the power button, then quickly pressing ...
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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... BIOS defaults. Password - Allows you to set or reset a user password for the power-on process and for instant security. Device Config - Shows the ...
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    Chapter 8 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your notebook computer are relatively easy to ... likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 207
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems that are easy to fix 207 To close a program that has stopped ... Task. Turn off your computer according to the instructions in "Turn Off or Shut down command" on... manufacturer needs to help you solve your problem. 2 3 4 5 Press Ctrl and c simultaneously to copy the...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 208
    ...you turn on the computer These problems may occur when you turn on the power. The computer will not ... or resource conflict. When this happens, turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system.... If you have a hard disk problem, you will not be able to start the computer...
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    ...message. The computer was placed in Standby mode and the battery has discharged. Data stored in the computer's... has been lost. To charge the RTC battery, leave the computer plugged into a live ... on for several hours. For more information, see "Power and the batteries" on page 217. The computer ...
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    ... right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur when you change the system .... 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....
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    ... system has started properly, but you still have a problem using your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access Windows® XP Help and Support: 1 Click Start, then click Help and Support.
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    ... message telling you there is a device driver conflict or a general hardware problem, try using Windows® Help and Support to troubleshoot the problem first. For help on hardware conflicts: 1 2 3 4 Click Start, then click Help and Support. Click the Hardware link ...
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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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    ... 214. Reconfigure the device so that its requirements do not conflict. Refer to the device's documentation for instructions about changing settings on the device. ❖ Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 215
    ..., multi-function and diskette drive, and other power-using functions. The Drivers tab, which displays the drivers being used by the device. ❖ A Troubleshooting button is also present. Click troubleshooting. A Help and Support window for that device appears. For more information ...
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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....
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 217
    ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... a device, such as a PC Card or memory module, that takes its power from the battery? Is your software using the hard disk more? Is...conditions affect how long the charge lasts. For more information on maximizing battery power, see "Charging batteries" on page 126. Keyboard problems If, when you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 219
    ... 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 ...: Check that the monitor is turned on. Check that the monitor's power cable is firmly plugged into a working ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 220
    ... information, see Windows Help. A message tells you that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter type is incorrect ... with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display properties: 1 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 221
    ...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
    ... run correctly, but others do not. If the problem is with an application CD-ROM, refer to the software's ...-colored CDROMs are the least reliable. Sound system problems You do not hear any sound ... feedback. Revert to the default settings. PC Card problems PC Cards (PCMCIA-compatible) include many ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 225
    ... Some card manufacturers use special software called enablers to support their cards. Enablers result in nonstandard configurations that can cause problems when installing ... and the card did not come with an operating system driver, it may not work under the operating system. ...
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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 is attached to an external device, check that the connection is secure. Refer to the card's documentation, which should contain a troubleshooting section. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common printer problems: The printer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 228
    ...Make sure you installed the proper printer drivers, as shown in "Setting up a printer" on page ...Notepad. If a Notepad file prints correctly, the problem may be in your original file. If ...print. 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
    ... system or the program you are using, it is important to investigate other sources of assistance first. Try the following before contacting Toshiba: ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation.
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 231
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 232
    232 If Something Goes Wrong Other Toshiba Internet Web sites Information about what you were doing when the problem occurred. Exact error ...7777 Outside the United States at (949) 859-4273 For technical support, call the Toshiba InTouch Center: Other Toshiba Internet Web ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 233
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia Belgium Toshiba Information Systems Benelux (Belgium) B.V. Excelsiorlaan 40...B-1930 Zaventem Belgium Czech Republic CHG Toshiba, s.r.o. Hnevkovskeho 65 61700 Brno Finland Scribona...Box 83 02630 ESPOO Finland Germany Toshiba Europe GmbH Leibnizstraße 2 D-93055 Regensburg ...
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    ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 235
    ... 1 Box 1374 171 27 Solna Sweden United Kingdom Toshiba Information Systems (U.K) Ltd. Toshiba ... KT15 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss Germany ... 7 8048 Zürich Switzerland United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 236
    Appendix A Hot Keys Hot keys are keys that, when pressed in combination with the Fn key, turn system functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on or above the key indicating the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute Fn + This hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. ...
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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
    ... the battery isn't fully charged When the battery is not fully charged (even if the computer is operating on AC power) your display may ... 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 239
    .... The power usage modes in the operating system under battery power are: Long Life, Normal, and High Power; DVD Playback and Presentation Sample power usage ...is Full Power only. The properties of each mode are set in the Toshiba Power Management utility. For more information, see ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 240
    240 Fn Hot Keys Standby mode Standby mode + This hot key puts the computer into Standby mode. ❖ A message box is displayed by default to confirm that the computer is going into Standby mode. Click the check box to prevent the message box appearing in future. Sample standby confirmation box ...
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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:...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 243
    Hot Keys Display brightness 243 Display brightness Fn + + The Fn + F6 hot key decreases the screen brightness. The Fn + F7 hot key increases the screen brightness. Fn Disabling or enabling the TouchPad Fn + This hot key disables or enables the TouchPad. To use 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 ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 246
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 247
    ... (one that is capable of doing some processing) may also be called a controller. alternating current (AC) - The type of power usually supplied to residential and commercial wall outlets. AC reverses its direction at regular intervals. Compare direct current (DC).
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 248
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 249
    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
    ... Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver - A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate ... from the user. direct current (DC) - The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare alternating current (AC).
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 251
    ... to a printer. See also upload. drag - To hold down the control button or mouse button while moving the cursor to drag a selected object. In the Windows® operating system, this refers to the primary control button or left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver - See device driver.
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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
    ... the Fn key can set system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys that activates a memory resident ... of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut - ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 255
    ... and processed. Memory can be volatile and hold data temporarily, such as RAM, or it can be nonvolatile and hold data permanently, such as ROM. A computer's main memory is RAM. See RAM, ROM. microprocessor - See central processing unit (CPU). MIDI (Musical ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 256
    256 Glossary MS-DOS prompt - See system prompt. multimedia - A combination of two or more media, such as sound, animation, and video in a computer program or presentation. Musical Instrument Digital Interface - See MIDI. N network - A collection of computers and associated devices that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 257
    ... central processing unit (CPU). program - A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes ... file's type, size, and creation date. R RAM (random access memory) - Volatile memory ... as read. By volatile, we mean that information in RAM is lost when you turn off your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 258
    ..., we mean that information 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....
  • 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 261
    ...Accessories programs 162 adding memory 51 alarms low battery 130 audio CDs playing 91 audio features ...real-time clock) 123, 127 setting alarms 130 battery cover 42, 132 latch 36, 42 removing...36 next track 41 play/pause 40 power 36 B battery alarms 130 changing 131 charge not lasting 218 charging 65, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 262
    ... 37, 71 Start 138 stop 40 TOSHIBA Console 38, 85 C calculator 154 CD... 37, 99 inserting 96 problem solving 224 changing main battery 131 channels ... modem 102 compact discs inserting 96 problem solving 224 removing 100 computer ... 209 placement 44 protection 43 running on battery power 122 setting up 48 ...
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    ... television 59 to a network 103 USB-compatible keyboard 62 mouse 58 conserving battery power 129 cooling vents CPU 35.../damaged data files 222 missing files/trouble accessing a disk 221 running slow ...displaying folder information 172 disposing of used batteries 134 DMA (Direct Memory Access)...
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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 ... 46 posture 45 seating guidelines 45 work habits 47 error messages device driver conflict 212 general hardware problem 212 non-system disk or disk error 209,...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 265
    ... 163 Windows XP 211 Hibernation low battery 130 Hibernation command 105 enabling 111...60 keyboard 243 keyboard overlays 243 power usage mode 239 Standby mode ...URL address not found 211 Internet Service Provider (ISP) 179 IRQ (Interrupt ...inserting CDs and DVDs 96 main battery 133 PC Cards 188 installing ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 266
    ...35 M main battery changing 131 recharging 126 removing 131 memory adding 51 problem solving 216 ... 32, 37 Microsoft Internet Explorer 102 Microsoft Support Online Web site 212 Microsoft Windows XP ... button 92 light 40 manual eject hole/button 93 problems 223 troubleshooting 215 My Computer 140, 141 N...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 267
    ... on/off button 36 problem solving 217 Power Management 199 running on batteries 201 power off ... a file 87 problem solving AC power 217 accessing disk drives 209 battery charge doesnମ. Card inserted 226 computer will not power up 208 contacting Toshiba 230, 231 corrupted/damaged data files 222 Device ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 268
    ... 227 slots appear dead 226 power and batteries 217 printer 227, 228 program ... Recycle Bin 161 remaining battery power 128 removing battery cover 132 CDs and DVDs 100 main battery 131 PC Cards 189 resizing windows ... RTC (real-time clock) battery 123 running the computer on battery power 122 S safety ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 1415-S173 | User Manual - Page 269
    ... Startup menu problem solving 210 sticky key 192 stop button 40 support for Windows 139 System 162 system indicator...toolbars customizing 171 displaying in a window 172 Toshiba Accessories Information 29 Internet Web ...Toshiba Hardware Setup 203 Toshiba Media Player 94 Toshiba online services 231
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    ... 179 Web sites Support Online 212 surfing the Internet 180 Web sites,Toshiba 232 Wi-Fi wireless networking 178 ..., 211 Help and Support 211 opening a Web page 144 problem solving 209 Recycle ... buttons 140 utilities Hotkey utility 196 Power Management 199 TOSHIBA Button Controls 202 Toshiba ...
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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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