Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 1
    Satellite®/Satellite Pro® C600 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: ❖ ❖ Toshiba's Support Web site pcsupport.toshiba.com Toshiba Customer Support Center Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273 For more information,...
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    ...Wash hands after handling. Model: Satellite®/Satellite Pro® C600 Series Recordable and/...PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ...MALFUNCTION OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA...
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    ... persons or loss of life or catastrophic property damage. ACCORDINGLY, TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY...this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:... that may cause undesired operation. Contact either: ❖ ❖ Toshiba's Support Web site at pcsupport.....com. Or call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States at (800) 457-7777 ...
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    ... necessary. If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or standard limited warranty information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Customer Support Center within the United States at...
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    ...this information into your fax transmission, refer to the fax software instructions installed on this computer. Alarm Equipment If your home has ... the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's Ringer ...
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    ...is jack type(s): USOC RJ11C. Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card .../tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or pcsupport.toshiba.com in the United States for more information. Radio ... for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as ...
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    ...in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by... Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is... any other antenna or transmitter. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...
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    9 Canada - Industry Canada (IC) This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. The installer of this radio equipment must ensure that the antenna is located or pointed such that it does not emit RF field in excess of Health Canada limits for the general population; consult Safety Code 6, ...
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    ... with the related European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany. The ... such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other partners to ...
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    .../regions the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN network termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment supplier in the first instance. Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved, for any model accredited low ...
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    ...the frequency being used, change the location of use, or turn off the source of emissions. 3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems with interference caused by this product to Other Radio Stations. 2. Indication The indication shown below appears ...
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    ...equipment is less than 10m. This equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Toll Free Tel: 0120-15-1048 Direct Dial: 03-3457-4850 Fax: 03-3457-4868 Device Authorization This device...
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    14 Approved Countries/Regions for the Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link 5100/5300 Series This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Andorra Argentina CNC: 533AN_HMW: ...
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    15 Paraguay Poland Qatar Russia San Marino Singapore South Africa Sri Lanka Tahiti Turk Islands United Kingdom Vatican Virgin Islands Peru Portugal Réunion Saint Martin Saudi Arabia Slovakia South Korea Sweden Taiwan Ukraine Uruguay Venezuela Zimbabwe Philippines Puerto Rico Romania Saipan Serbia ...
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    16 Chile Croatia Denmark Egypt Finland Ghana Herzegovina Hungary Indonesia Italy Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Lithuania Malaysia Monaco Nambia New Zealand Norway Panama Peru Portugal Romania Senegal Slovak Republic South Korea Sweden Thailand Ukraine USA Yemen China Cyprus Dominican Republic El Salvador ...
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    17 Dans le cas d'une utilisation privée,
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    ...cease operating the Wireless LAN at that location and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is ...hoc mode provides a direct communication between two client devices without a Wireless LAN Access Point. This device must be used with...
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    19 China Croatia Denmark Egypt Finland Ghana Honduras Iceland Ireland Japan Kenya Latvia Liechtenstein Macedonia Mexico Mozambique Nicaragua Pakistan Paraguay Poland Qatar Serbia Slovenia Spain Switzerland Trinidad United Kingdom Venezuela Colombia Cyprus Dominican Republic El Salvador France ...
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    20 Cambodia China Croatia Denmark Egypt Finland Germany Hong Kong India Israel Japan Kenya Latvia Lithuania Malaysia Monaco Netherlands Antilles Norway Panama Peru Portugal Romania Serbia Slovenia Spain Switzerland Trinidad UAE (United Arab Emirates) Uruguay Vietnam Canada Colombia Cyprus Dominican...
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    21 Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8188CE This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Australia Bahrain Bolivia Brazil Cambodia Chile Costa...
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    22 Uganda Uruguay Vietnam UAE (United Arab Emirates) USA Zimbabwe United Kingdom Venezuela Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8187B This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/...
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    ... Wireless Technology Interoperability Bluetooth® Cards from TOSHIBA are designed to be interoperable with any product with Bluetooth ... cards from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN devices, Bluetooth transmissions might slow... you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off either one...
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    24 Approved Countries/Regions for use (Bluetooth® wireless technology) Bluetooth® Card from Toshiba equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Argentina Belgium Chile...
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    ...the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by ... the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact ...
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    26 Regulatory statements This product complies with any mandatory product specification in any country/ region where the product is sold. In addition, the product complies with the following: European Union (EU) and EFTA This equipment complies with the R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC and has been ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 27
    ... in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair ... information may vary.) Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. ... to the use of the information contained herein. ©2011 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All ...
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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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    29 Trademarks Satellite and Satellite Pro are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. and/or Toshiba Corporation. Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or... SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and trade ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 30
    Contents Introduction...37 This guide ...39 Safety icons ...40 Other icons used...40 Your computer's features and specifications ...41 Other documentation ...41 Service options ...41 Chapter 1: Getting Started...42 Selecting a place to work ...42 Setting up...
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    ...your software...50 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...51 Adding optional external devices......default software with user's data...66 Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions ...recovery DVDs/media ...74 Restoring from recovery DVDs/media ...76 Erasing the Internal Storage ...
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    ... ...105 Starting a program...106 Starting a program from the Start menu...106 Starting a program from Windows® Explorer ...107 Starting a program using the Search programs and files field ...108 Saving your work ...108 Printing your work ...110 Backing up your work ...111 Restoring your work ...111
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    ... off ...116 Caring for optical discs ...117 Toshiba's online resources ...117 Chapter 3: Mobile Computing...118 Toshiba's energy-saver design...118 Running the computer on battery power ...... battery power...123 What to do when the main battery runs low ...124 Setting battery notifications ......
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    ... Removing memory media...143 Chapter 5: Utilities...144 TOSHIBA Assist ...145 Connect...146 Secure...147 Protect & Fix ...148 Optimize...149 TOSHIBA Application Installer...150 Setting passwords ...... TOSHIBA Accessibility ...160 TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator ...161 TOSHIBA Service Station ...161
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    ... ...169 Power and the batteries ...169 Keyboard problems...171 Display problems ...171 Disk or storage drive problems...173 ......180 If you need further assistance...184 Before you contact Toshiba ...184 Contacting Toshiba ...184 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...185 Toshiba's worldwide offices...186
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    36 Contents Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...188 Hot Key Cards ...188 Using the Hot Key Cards ...189 Hot key functions ...189 Volume Mute ...190 Lock (Instant security) ...191 Power plan ...192 Sleep mode ...193 Hibernation mode ...194 Output (Display switch) ...195 Display brightness ...196 ...
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    ... of powerful, portable, multimedia computing. With your Toshiba computer, your work and entertainment... on the computer and the following information applies. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA... down the system and display within 15 minutes of inactivity in AC power mode...
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    ... in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS), which restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies its suppliers' commitment to meeting RoHS requirements by conducting component ...
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    ... and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport..../options availability are all subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date product ...'s Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well as some ...
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    40 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not ...
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    ... Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line of optional ..., extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at warranty.toshiba.com. To stay ....toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes ...
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    ...first time you use your computer. The "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort," that is shipped ... safety information. Please read the safety instructions carefully and make sure you .... Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped...
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    ... air conditioner vents or heaters. Extreme heat, cold, or humidity. Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains helpful information ...
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    ... computer base/palm rest and skin" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. Never place a heavy object on the... flash media, the drive, or both. ❖ Keep the computer and disks away from objects that generate strong magnetic fields,...
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    ...a fire, possibly resulting in serious injury. Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. NOTE The cooling fan location will vary depending on the computer. ...
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    ... possibly resulting in serious injury. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer ... AC adaptors and battery chargers specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other ... to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage ...
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    ... AC power light on the indicator panel glows green. Never attempt to connect or disconnect a power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. The computer's main battery light gives you an indication of the main ...
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    ...damage the battery. TECHNICAL NOTE: The recharging of the battery cannot occur when your computer is using all of the power provided by the AC adaptor to run applications, features, and devices. Your computer's Power Options utility can be used to select a power level setting that reduces the power...
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    ... closing the display panel. Small bright dots may appear on your screen display when you turn on your computer. Your display contains an ... an intrinsic characteristic of the screen technology. When the computer is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the ...
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    ... off the power again until the operating system has loaded completely. NOTE The names of windows displayed, and the order in which windows appear, may vary according to ... you turn on your computer, the Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions.
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    ... Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send you periodic updates, announcements,... will not diminish Customer rights under the Toshiba standard limited Warranty. NOTE To register ...NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software....
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    ... information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory ...NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software.... for this procedure. If the computer has been running recently, the memory module(s) may be hot....
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 53 The computer has two memory slots-Slot A and Slot B. You can install one or two memory modules. Before you install or remove a memory module, turn off the computer using the Start menu. If you install or remove a memory module while the computer is in ...
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    54 5 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Remove the main battery. For information on removing the main battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 128. C600/C640 series Memory module slot cover C650 series C670 series Front of computer (Sample Illustration) Locating ...
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    .... Grease or dust on the connector may cause memory access problems. 9 Carefully remove the new memory module from its antistatic packaging, without touching its connector. 10 Locate an empty memory module slot on the underside of the ...
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    56 NOTE Getting Started Adding memory (optional) If no memory slot is available, you must remove a module by performing steps 2-3 of "Removing a memory module" on page 59. NOTE If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one another, you must remove the top module first before ...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 57 12 Firmly press the memory module into the memory slot's socket at approximately a 30-degree angle (to the horizontal surface of the computer). (Sample Illustration) Inserting the memory module into the socket 13 Once the module's connector is fully ...
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    ... only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 14 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screws. 15 Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 130. 16 Turn the computer ...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 17 Reconnect the cables. 18 Restart the computer. 59 TECHNICAL NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. You can now continue setting up the computer. When the operating system has loaded, you can verify that the ...
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    60 NOTE Getting Started Adding memory (optional) The following screen may appear when you turn on the power: If "Start Windows® Normally" ... errors or defragment the drive. If so, consult Windows® Help and Support. 2 Pull the latches away from the memory module. The memory module pops up slightly...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 3 61 Gently lift the memory module to a 30-degree angle and slide it out of the slot. Slot B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module 4 5 6 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screws. Re-insert the main battery. ...
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    ... to prevent programs or people from doing things on your computer without your permission. If you were trying to perform ... storage drive recovery options are available: Recovery option Description Recover to out-of-box This option restores the original factory image to your state internal storage ...
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    ... it is strongly recommended that your computer be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your internal storage drive, without restoring the information on the drive. See "Erasing the Internal ...
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    ..., follow the procedure below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery DVDs/media" on page 76. To recover the ...2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The boot menu appears. 3 4 Using ...
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    ... the Internal Storage Drive 5 65 A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed, all data will be ... user's data" option is selected in the next step. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" ...
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    ...Recovering the Internal Storage Drive The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover ...-box state. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 8 Click Next. A confirmation ... attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data ...
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    ... sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The boot menu appears. 3 4 ...this time. If not, skip to step 5. A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed, all data will be deleted...
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    ... Internal Storage Drive When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" screen displays,...) Selecting a Process screen 7 A warning screen appears, stating the Toshiba Recovery Wizard will "attempt" to save all data. There is a risk that the Toshiba Recovery Wizard may not be able ...
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    ... Recovery of Factory Default Software - Recovery complete Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions deletes...AC adaptor. You can recover the C: drive without affecting other partitions by either using ...
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    ... sure the computer is turned off. 2 While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The boot menu appears. 3 Using the... time. If not, skip to step 5. 5 A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed, all data will be ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 71 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" screen displays, select ... 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover without changing the hard drive partitions. (...
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    ..., follow the procedure below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery DVDs/media" on page 76. To resize and ... 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The boot menu appears. 3 4 Using ...
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    ... the Internal Storage Drive 5 73 A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed, all data will be ... user's data" option is selected in the next step. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" ...
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    ...) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 8 9 Use the on-screen arrow buttons in The size of drive C: field to ... corrupted or are deleted, you can restore your system from your recovery DVDs/media. Also, if..., you can restore your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery DVDs/media...
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    ..., and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to the external media and can be restored from this...DVDs/media: 1 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then Recovery Media Creator. The...Media Creator dialog box displays. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box 2 ...
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    ... a USB flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your computer. All ... procedure, or use blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the ...
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    ... flash drive to your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key on your keyboard. ... with user's data" option is selected. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" screen displays, select Recovery of ...
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    ... Drive" on page 62. To delete all data and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage drive or on your... powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The boot menu appears. Using the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 79
    ... recovery files to your computer, and then power on the computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press F12. Using the arrow keys, select ...of media you are using, and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next. 2 3 Select Erase the hard disk, and then click Next...
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    ...(see "Backing up your work" on page 111) and created recovery DVDs/media (see "Creating recovery DVDs/... list to display its status in the lower portion of the screen. Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications that were ...
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    ... table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. NOTE The pointer is the icon (usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide ...To enable the following features, click on the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist. Click the Device Settings tab and then click ...
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    ...: Getting Started Using the touch pad Do the following: Example: Move the on-screen Slide your finger across the touch pad in the direction ... feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (right-...
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    ... scrolling) 2 3 4 Begin scrolling vertically or horizontally by sliding your finger along the right or bottom edge of the touch pad as described above. Without lifting your finger from the touch pad, start moving your finger in a (Sample Illustration) circular motion on the touch pad. Circular ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 84
    ...or taps on the touch pad may select an item or text on the screen, and potentially the item or text may be replaced by the... through the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit www.support.toshiba.com, and enter the phrase "Mouse pointer jumps around as...
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    ... Connecting an external monitor or projector You can easily attach an external monitor or projector to your computer if you need a larger screen. To do this: 1 2 3 4 Read the directions that came with the monitor to see if you first need to install new software. Connect the monitor's video cable to...
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    ...and external monitor when using extended desktop (Sample Image) Display options window 5 Release the Fn key. Adjusting the quality of the external display To ... keyboard, you can attach one to your computer. The computer's USB ports support most USB-compatible keyboards. Using a mouse You may want ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 87
    ... Read the documentation that came with your printer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions when connecting a printer. You can connect a USB-... to your printer documentation for further instructions. TECHNICAL NOTE: To determine if your printer supports Plug and Play, check its documentation. If your...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 88
    ... a specific installation process. Refer to your printer installation guide for instructions before completing the following procedure. If your printer does not support Plug and .... (Sample Image) Add Printer Wizard 2 Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your printer.
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    ...light are off. If you turn off the power while a disk/disc is being accessed, you may lose data or damage the disk/disc and/or drive. It is a good idea to turn off your computer when you ... computer, save your files and make sure all disk/disc activity lights are off. If you change your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 90
    90 ❖ ❖ ❖ Getting Started Turning off the computer Factors to consider when choosing Hibernation: While in Hibernation mode, the computer uses no main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored to the internal storage drive, no data is lost if the main battery discharges. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 91
    ... Sleep, see "Using and configuring Sleep mode" on page 96. Using the Shut down command The Shut down command completely shuts down the computer without saving your work or the current state of the computer. This command closes all open programs, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 92
    ... appears. 2 Click Change plan settings under the power plan to be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 93
    ...you can configure. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 5 NOTE Select the options you want from the drop-down lists. These options can be set separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC power. ❖ Lid close action...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... also specify an amount of time after which the computer automatically goes into Hibernation mode. To use any of these methods, you first need to enable them using the Power Options feature. 1 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then Power Options. The Power Options window appears.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 95
    ...be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. 95 (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings ... to display the actions that you can configure. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 96
    .... These options can be set separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC power. ❖ Lid close action...power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. The computer returns to the screen(s) you were using. If you put the computer in Hibernation...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 97
    ... appears. 2 Click Change plan settings under the power plan to be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 To change the amount of time after which the computer enters Sleep mode: ❖ Under Put the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 98
    ...settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 5 Double-click Power buttons ...Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 6 NOTE Select Sleep for the options you ... separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 99
    ... power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. The computer returns to the screen(s) you were using. If you place the computer in Sleep mode ...your particular requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 100
    ... desk. The easiest way to do this is to purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 101
    ... until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are using goes down and you must restart your computer to reconnect, or your battery runs out of charge while you are working, you will lose all work since you last saved. See "Saving your work" on page 108 for further information....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... Using the keyboard Use Error-checking and Disk Defragmenter regularly to check and optimize disk space and improve performance. Scan all new files for viruses. This precaution is...off the computer while it is reading from or writing to a disk may damage the disk, the drive, or both. NOTE ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 103
    ...Basics Using the keyboard NOTE 103 C650/C670 series keyboards To capture a print screen of the entire screen, press the Fn + PRTSC key. To capture only the active window displayed, press Fn + ALT while simultaneously pressing the PRTSC key. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 104
    104 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Your computer's keyboard includes only one Enter key. Most of the time, this does not matter. However, some programs assign separate functions to the regular and numeric pad Enter keys on the full-sized keyboard. Using the Fn key, you can simulate the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 105
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 105 Overlay keys NOTE This section applies to the C600/C640 series. The keys with gray numbers and symbols on the front of them form the numeric and cursor overlay. This overlay lets you enter numeric data or control the cursor as you would using the 10-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 106
    106 NOTE Learning the Basics Starting a program Using the overlay for cursor control This section applies to the C600/C640 series. The keys with the gray arrows and symbols on their left front are the cursor control overlay keys. To turn the cursor control overlay on, press Fn and F10 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 107
    ... program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program's window. Starting a program from Windows® Explorer If a program is not ... part of the window, click the line that ends in "(C:)." In the right part of the window, double-click the folder containing the program, in this case ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 108
    ... program's name (wordpad) in the Search programs and files field. As you type, all matching files and programs are displayed in a separate window. 3 In the search results window, click WordPad under Programs. Saving your work Before you turn off the computer using the Shut down command, save your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 109
    ... stored. Type a file name, then click Save. File names The Windows® operating system supports long file names that can contain up to 260 characters and can include spaces. Some applications do not support long file names and require file names limited to no more than eight ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 110
    ... the first time you connect it. If you use more than one printer or are changing printers, you will need to set up the Windows® operating system to run with the additional printer(s). To print a file: 1 2 If your printer is not on, turn it on now. Click on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 111
    ... work To restore information from your backup media to your internal storage drive, use the Restore option in the Windows® Backup and Restore program. Look in the online Help or your operating system documentation for information on restoring files. (Sample Image) Backup and Restore screen
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 112
    ... video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital ... performance, it is recommended that you play DVDs while running the computer on AC power. NOTE When viewing DVD...Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 113
    ... around it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to release... a straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... tray. If you insert the disc incorrectly, it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. 9 Push the disc tray in by pressing gently on the center of the tray until it clicks into place. You are ready to use the disc...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 115
    ... your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start...-click the optical disc drive icon. The drive will run the optical disc. If your disc does... supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at pcsupport.toshiba....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 116
    ... or DVD) or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain optical media ... other computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your computer's ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 117
    ... alcohol). Let the disc dry completely before inserting it in the drive. 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 118
    ... aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters... energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features... can use it for longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 119
    ... rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is ....toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 120
    ...configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Using additional batteries ... and need to work for many hours without an AC power source, you may... on batteries and accessories, see accessories.toshiba.com. Charging batteries The battery needs to be charged...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 121
    ... is on or off. TECHNICAL NOTE: The recharging of the battery cannot occur when your computer is using all of the power provided by the AC adaptor to run applications, features, and devices. Your computer's Power Options utility can be used to select a power level setting that reduces the power ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 122
    122 NOTE Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power To recharge the RTC battery, plug the computer into a live electrical outlet and leave the computer powered on for 24 hours. It is seldom necessary to charge the RTC battery because it charges while the computer is on. If the RTC battery is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 123
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( ON/OFF light ( ). 123 ) with the When the ON/OFF light flashes amber, it indicates that the system is suspended (using the Windows® operating system Sleep command). C600/C640 series System ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 124
    ... other factors such as the age of the battery. What to do when the main battery runs low When the main battery runs low you can: ❖ ❖ Plug the computer into an external power source and ... these things before the main battery completely runs out of power, the computer automatically enters ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 125
    ... advanced power settings. 125 The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 4 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 5 Configure the alarm settings to suit your needs. Conserving battery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 126
    ...and then Power Options. The Windows® Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Windows® Power Options window 2 3 NOTE Select an appropriate plan for your work environment or create your own... settings to choose the plan you want to edit. This screen allows you to change basic settings. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 127
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power 5 127 Click Change advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power save time, etc. You can click on the plus signs to expand each item and to see what settings are available for each item. 6...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 128
    ... the main battery Changing the main battery When your main battery has run out of power, you have two options: plug in the AC ...: 1 2 Save your work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in "Using and configuring Hibernation mode" on page 94. Unplug and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 129
    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 5 Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. 129 C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock 6 7 Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 130
    130 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Put insulating tape, such as cellophane ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 131
    Mobile Computing Taking care of your battery 3 Slide the battery release lock to the locked position. 131 C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Locking the battery release lock 4 5 6 Turn the computer right side up. Reconnect any cables that were removed in step 3 of "...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 132
    ... battery. To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that it cannot be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 133
    ...use the battery pack supplied as an accessory or an equivalent battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different voltage and terminal polarities. Use of ... to dispose of them properly. If you cannot find the information you need elsewhere, call Toshiba at: (800) 457-7777.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 134
    ...or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all ... plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 135
    ...up system components, and perform most other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change in the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 136
    ... pattern. Icons Start button Taskbar ® Notification area (Sample Image) Windows operating system desktop Icons An icon represents a folder, ...for any folder, file, or program by dragging the element's icon from its location in a window to the desktop area. You may see various icons displayed on...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... programs Open documents Adjust system settings Find files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click Start, it means that you should click the Start ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 138
    ...programs, a button appears on the taskbar for each document or window you open. You can use ...notification area displays icons of tasks or programs that run continuously in the background and displays notifications..., and can connect many different kinds of electronic devices without the need for cables...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 188. For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless ... the upper right side of the logon screen to view the networks you are currently connected to. For more information, see "TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator" on page 161. Setting up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 140
    ... computer. Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, and then Sound Recorder. Start Recording/Stop Recording button (Sample Image) Sound Recorder screen 3 4 5 Click the Start Recording button. Speak normally into the microphone. When you have finished recording, click the Stop Recording button. The ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... recording video messages may vary. The Web Camera software, by default, should already be running. The Web Camera indicator light glows when the Web Camera is active. For more information on the software, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Web Camera Application Help.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... card reader may also support other types of media. NOTE Do not use the Copy Disk function for this type of media. To copy data from one media...operating system. Inserting memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn the media so...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 143
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader 143 Removing memory media 1 Prepare the card for removal by clicking on the Show hidden icons button ( ), if necessary, in the notification area and then selecting the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon. If the system is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 144
    ... only if the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Application Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face ... PC Diagnostic Tool Utility Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator TOSHIBA Service Station 144
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 145
    ... you to customize a range of computer settings. To access TOSHIBA Assist, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window The TOSHIBA Assist offers four categories of options Connect Secure Protect & ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 146
    146 Connect ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist The feature available in this category is: Bluetooth® Settings (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Connect tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 147
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 147 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 148
    148 ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist Protect & Fix The feature available in this category is: TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Protect & Fix tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 149
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 149 Optimize The features available in this category are Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (Hardware Settings) TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Optimize tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 150
    ...TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications.... Click Next. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 3 Click the item you... to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click Install, then...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer:... unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more ... touch the pointing device and the Windows® Logon screen will appear. Select your user name ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ..., TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 On the left side, ... icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample Image) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 153
    ..., All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 On the left side, click the ... the Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click Not Registered. A pop-up screen appears asking for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 154
    ...a password for the power-on password functions: Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 6 7 On the left side, ... TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 On the left side, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... guarantee that the face recognition utility technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition utility will accurately screen out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure or damage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... is normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility: 1 ...in the Protect & Fix tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window appears. 2 Click the Diagnostic Tool tab. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window 3 NOTE Select the devices that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 157
    ..., and then under Devices and Printers, click Mouse, or click the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The Mouse Properties screen appears. (Sample Image) Mouse Properties screen The settings you can change are divided into these categories Buttons Pointers ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... system. To access it: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then HWSetup, or click ... Settings icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image)...screen - General tab options The TOSHIBA HWSetup screen may have the following tabs: ❖ Boot ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 159
    Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup ❖ NOTE 159 Display-Allows you to change various default settings for the built-in display When the computer restarts, it remembers the last configuration. If data does not appear on the display you are using after starting in Sleep mode, press Fn + F5. For more ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 160
    ..., and then press a function key to activate the hot key function. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Accessibility window To use TOSHIBA Accessibility: 1 Click Start, All ... the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 161
    ... list of connected networks appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Accessibility window TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station helps you keep your new computer ..., documentation or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you when updates ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 162
    ...many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix Your program stops responding. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 163
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 2 Click the Applications tab..... When this happens turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear the condition,... if your program stops responding (see "Problems that are easy to fix" on page 162...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 164
    ... computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut ... a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting ...and then leave the computer running for several hours, which will deliver a slow, steady "trickle-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 165
    ... If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click the Ask ... If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 184. The Windows® ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 166
    ... the normal routine. The screen does not look right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur when ...x 480) Last Known Good Configuration (advanced) Directory Services Restore Mode Debugging Mode Disable automatic restart on system failure Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Start...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 167
    ...assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 2 Click... listed in the window and then follow the on-screen instructions. You can connect to Support... button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support at pcsupport...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 168
    ... a device. Properties include the name of the manufacturer, the type of device, the drivers installed, and the system resources assigned to the device.... updating the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary from ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 169
    ... down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 59.... may be faulty. If the error recurs without the memory module installed, the error is not ...-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 170
    ... purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 171
    ...problems 171 Keyboard problems NOTE C650/C670 series keyboard To capture a print screen of the entire screen, press the Fn + PRTSC key. To capture only the active window displayed, press... Here are some typical display problems and their solutions: The screen is blank. Display Auto Off...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 172
    ... Something Goes Wrong Display problems If you are using the built-in screen, make sure the... Personalization window. Choose a theme for your desktop background, under Colors, Sounds, and Screen ... and then Change display settings to choose the screen resolution. For more information, see the Windows® ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 173
    If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems 173 The display mode is set to Simultaneous and ... screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. Disk or storage drive problems Problems with the storage drive or with external media ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 174
    ... disc drive problems Click the Tools tab. Click the Check now...button. The Check Disk box ... and repairs the storage drive. 7 Your hard disk seems very slow. If you have been using your computer for a long time, your files may have become fragmented. Run Disk Defragmenter. To do this, click Start, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 175
    ... optical disc drive tray. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside...regarding supported optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... the proper printer drivers as shown in "Setting up a printer" on page 88 or in the instructions that came.... If a Notepad file prints correctly, the problem may be in your original file. If... resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you see on the screen...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi... very helpful if you should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable ...F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 188. Use IPCONFIG ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 178
    ... case, contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you ... following steps: 1 2 3 4 Verify that the disc is in a format that the drive supports. Ensure that the disc is properly inserted in the drive ... drive can also cause audio problems. If you have tried several ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 179
    ..." on page 168 for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical disc drives and ... the drop-down lists. Click Save changes. The screen saver runs while you are watching a movie or title. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 180
    ...Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ...books you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. Data and system configuration backup... and settings. It is also easy to undo a restore point selection, if you change...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 181
    ... Create. The Windows® operating system creates the restore point, automatically stamps it with the current date and time, and displays a message that the restore point was successfully created. 5 Click Close... created by the Windows® operating system. Other restore points may have been created...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 182
    ... is required. Most of the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or 'burn') as well... Start. Click Control Panel. Click Back up your computer under the System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 183
    ... complete the installation successfully. Always carefully follow the installation instructions that accompany the hardware or software. Restart the Windows® operating system.... of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 Back up critical data. Create a restore point. Install ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... to investigate other sources of assistance first. Try the following before you contact Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem occurs while you are running a program, consult the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 185
    ...and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Toshiba voice contact Before calling Toshiba, make... Europe Japan Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 ... may incur long-distance charges) Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial San...Markham, Ontario L3R - 8H2 Canada Germany Toshiba Europe GmbH Leibnizstraße 2 D-93055 Regensburg ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 187
    ...Toshiba's worldwide offices United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine ...California 92618 United States The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ... For more information on additional Toshiba worldwide locations, please visit: www.toshiba.co.jp...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 188
    Appendix A Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot keys and TOSHIBA Cards provide a quick way to modify selected system functions and to launch applications. Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards are used to set or modify the following system functions Mute Lock (Instant security) Power Plan Sleep Hibernation ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 189
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 189 Using the Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards are normally hidden from... the key controls. To use the Hot Key Cards: 1 Press and hold the Fn key. The TOSHIBA Cards appear along the top of the screen. (Sample Image) Hot Key Card display 2 Select the desired...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 190
    190 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. When volume mute is enabled, no sound will come from the speakers or headphones. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: or Fn ...
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    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 191 Lock (Instant security) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key blanks the display. Selecting this Card or pressing the... Fn + F1 hot key function activates instant security. The user logon screen will appear and a user with a valid account will need to log back on...
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    ... plan Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions This TOSHIBA Card or hot key displays the power plans and cycles through the ..., and the power plans that are displayed by this function, are set in the Power Options window. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the currently selectable...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 193
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 193 Sleep mode This TOSHIBA Card or hot key places the computer into Sleep mode. For more information about Sleep mode, please see "Using and configuring Sleep mode" on page 96. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following ...
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    194 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Hibernation mode This TOSHIBA Card or hot key places the computer into Hibernation mode. If Hibernation mode is disabled, this hot key will not respond. For more information on Hibernation mode, see "Using and configuring Hibernation mode" on page 94. ...
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    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 195 Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key cycles through the power-on display options (only the ... external display device. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image) Display mode options window
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    196 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Cycle through the display modes, then select the desired...per display device. To swap sides, select Swap Image Display. Display brightness This TOSHIBA Card decreases or increases the screen brightness. Fn + This hot key decreases the screen brightness...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 197
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 197 Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the optional wireless devices installed in your computer. The wireless modes are: or Fn + Wi-Fi® enabled-Enables just the Wi-Fi® module. Bluetooth®* enabled-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 198
    198 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the touch pad. For more information on using the touch pad, see "Using the touch pad" on page 81. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 199
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 199 Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key switches screen resolution. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: or Fn + [Space bar] (Sample Image) Screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 200
    200 Fn + Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Keyboard hot key functions This hot key turns the cursor control overlay...scroll lock feature on and off. Fn + This hot key takes a snapshot of your display screen. NOTE This key applies to the C650/C670 series. Fn + This hot key allows you to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 201
    Appendix B Power Cord/Cable Connectors Your computer ships with the correct power supply for the country of purchase. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA Canada UL approved CSA approved United Kingdom Europe VDA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 202
    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User's Guide. AC BIOS BD-ROM bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System Blu-ray Disc Read-Only ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 203
    ...GB HDD HDMI Dual Inline Memory Module Disk Operating System Dots Per Inch Digital ... Table Federal Communications Commission gigabyte Hard Disk Drive High-Definition Multimedia Interface Electronics ... Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 204
    ... World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made ... display adapter receives information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, from a microprocessor ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 205
    ... 205 B backup-A copy of a file, usually on a removable disk, kept in case the original file is lost or... system. See also reboot. boot disk-See system disk. boot setting (startup sequence... other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through which...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 206
    ...-To press and release the pointing device's primary button without moving the pointing device. In the Windows® operating system, this ... set of specified colors that establishes the colors that can be displayed on the screen at a particular time. compatibility-The extent to which computers, programs,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 207
    ... cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical line) ...'s case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box-An on-screen window displayed by...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 208
    ...file created with an application and, if saved to disk, given a name by which it can be retrieved.... device's primary button rapidly twice without moving the pointing device. In the Windows® operating ...files. executable file-A computer program that is ready to run. Application programs and batch files...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 209
    .... folder-Also called directory. A container for organizing files saved to a disk. A folder is symbolized on screen by a graphical image (icon) of a file ... on the disk so the operating system can write information to the disk or read information from it. frontside bus-The primary pathway (bus) between...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 210
    ... also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive... the change. I icon-A small image displayed on the screen that represents a function, file, or program. interlaced... take two passes to create a complete screen image. Compare non-interlaced. internal...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 211
    ...move information from a storage device (such as a hard disk) into memory for processing. local area network-See LAN. logical drive-A section of a disk that is recognized by the operating system as a separate ... from its physical drives. For example, a single hard disk drive may be partitioned into two...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 212
    ... mail. non-interlaced-A method of refreshing a computer screen, in which each pixel of every line ... across and down the screen. Compare interlaced. non-system disk-A disk for storing programs ...cannot be used to start the computer. Compare system disk. O online-Available through the computer. Online ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 213
    ... element." The smallest dot that can be produced on a screen or printer. Plug and Play-Generally.... pointer-An icon (usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide your finger across... or a mouse, that enables you to move the pointer on the screen. port-A socket on the computer where you plug...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 214
    ... drive is one example of a removable disk. resolution-A measure of the sharpness of the images that can be produced by a printer or displayed on a screen. For a ...-Synonymous with reboot. To reset the computer by reloading the operating system without turning the computer off. See also boot. RGB (Red,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 215
    ...operating systems that allows you to turn off the computer without exiting your open applications and to ...data storage device that utilizes solid-state memory as opposed to a hard disk (see also hard disk).... systems that allows you to turn off the computer without exiting your open applications and to...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 216
    216 W Glossary Web-See World Wide Web. Wi-Fi®-A registered trademark term of the Wi-Fi Alliance that stands for Wireless Fidelity, and is another term for the communication protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless communication components. World Wide Web (www)-The worldwide ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 217
    ...management 120 power options 124 power plan 192 purchase additional 120 real-time clock (RTC) 119 recharge time 119 removing 128 RTC memory 119 running computer on battery power 118 B backing up files 101, 111 battery battery life 119 Call2Recycle™ 134 care 131, 132 changing 128 charge indicator ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 218
    ... light 123 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical ... 42, 134 moving 100 restarting 94 running on battery power 118 setting up ... 99 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 182 desktop creating new icon ... touch pad 84, 198 display troubleshooting 172 display devices external 85 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 219
    ...charged battery 130 battery 128 memory modules 52 mouse 86 Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort 42 internal storage drive recovery 62 F file extensions using 110 files backing up 101, 111 file names 109 printing 110 restore 111 saving 108, 109 using a file extension 110...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 220
    ...61 microphone using 140 monitor connecting 85 monitor problems troubleshooting 172 monitoring battery power 122 mouse ... area 138 O ON/OFF indicator light 123 online resources Toshiba 117 optical disc Auto-Run ... computer off 116 M maintaining your battery 132 manual eject hole optical disc drive 113 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 221
    ...97 precautions safety 43 printer connecting 87 setting up 88 troubleshooting 176 USB-compatible 87 printing a file 110 problem solving contacting Toshiba 185 Startup options 166 program, starting 106 program, starting from Start menu 106 projector ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 222
    222 Index restoring from recovery DVDs/ media 76 to custom size partition 72 without changing drive partitions 69 recycle bin icon...module 59 memory module slot cover 55 restarting computer 94 restore points troubleshooting 180 restoring your work 111 running computer on battery power 118 S safety ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 223
    ... television adjusting display 86 tips for computing 101 Toshiba online resources 117 registering computer Toshiba Web...PC Diagnostic Tool Utility 156 TOSHIBA Service Station 161 TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator 161 ... 168 computer will not start 163 contacting Toshiba 184 corrupted/damaged data files 174 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5512 | User Guide - Page 224
    224 Index trouble running discs 175 trouble running programs 174 URL address not found ... a program from 107 Windows® operating system desktop 135 troubleshooting 165 Windows® Start menu starting a program 106 wireless networking 138 troubleshooting 177 V video projector adjusting display 86 W ...



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