Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 Manual

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    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 (... more information, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 162 in this guide. GMAD00278010 03/11
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    ... Wash hands after handling. Model: Satellite®/Satellite Pro® C600 Series Recordable and/or... set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed or provided ... PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ...
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    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,... equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact either: ❖ ❖ Toshiba's Support Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Or call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States at (800) 457-7777 Outside the United States at (949) 859-...
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    ...allow you to make any changes necessary to maintain uninterrupted service. If Problems Arise If this equipment causes harm to the telephone..., Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Customer Support Center within the United States at (800)...
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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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    .... If you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off your Bluetooth or Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://www.toshiba...the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as ...
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    ...guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. ... must be installed and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer's instructions as described in the user documentation that comes with the product. This device ...
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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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    ...FH: This equipment uses FH-SS modulation. The interference range of this 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 ...
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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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    ... 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 ...channel free of radar. You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access Point ...
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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 ... from your computer. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://.... If 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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    ... In any other environment where the risk of interference to other devices or services is perceived or identified as harmful. If you are uncertain of... 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 ...
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    27 Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is ..., resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or ... with all rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this guide cannot be reproduced in any form without the ...
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    ... HEREIN OR FOR DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR ..., WHETHER BASED ON TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE ...
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    29 Trademarks Satellite and Satellite Pro are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Information ..., Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and ...'s commitment to preserving the environment, Toshiba supports various trade-in and recycling programs. For details, ...
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    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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    ...for the first time ...49 Opening the display panel ...49 Turning on the power ...50 Setting up your software...50 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...51 Adding optional external devices...51 Adding memory (optional) ...52 Installing a memory module ...52 Removing a memory module...59 Checking ...
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    32 Contents Connecting a printer ...87 Setting up a printer ...88 Turning off the computer ...89 Options for turning off the computer ...89 Using the Shut down command...91 Using and configuring Hibernation mode ...94 Using and configuring Sleep mode ...96 Closing the display panel ...99 ...
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    ... Removing a disc with the computer 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 ...118 Battery Notice ...119 Power ...
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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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    ... operating system can help you ...167 Fixing a problem with Device Manager ...168 Checking device properties ... Display problems ...171 Disk or storage drive problems...173 Error-checking ...173 Optical disc drive ... 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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    ... ENERGY STAR® logo on the computer and the following information applies. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® ... the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 39
    ...available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality. NOTE The product ...Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well as some ... in Windows® 7. You can Read the entire guide from beginning to end. Skim through and...
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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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    ...comes with the following documentation An electronic version of the User's Guide (this document) A Quick Start Card A Resource ... limited warranty, extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available ....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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    ..., or humidity. Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains ... to the computer. Do not turn on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center.
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    ... injury to skin. Read the "Avoid extended contact between 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 computer and be careful not ...
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    ... system failure, computer or AC adaptor damage or 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 ...
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    ... Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/... resulting in serious injury. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer ... 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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    48 Getting Started Charging the main battery ❖ Flashes amber when the main battery charge is low and it is time to recharge the main battery or plug in the AC adaptor If the AC power light flashes amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct ...
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    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time 49 Using the computer for the first time The computer is now ready for you to turn it on and begin using it. Opening the display panel 1 2 3 Facing the front of the computer, locate the center of the display panel. Gently raise the panel. ...
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    ... windows appear, may vary according to your software setup choices. The first time 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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    ... modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's... large amounts of data. NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up your...
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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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    ... 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 the memory module slot cover
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    ... slot cover. Back of computer C600/C640 series Back of computer C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module slot ...on the computer. Grease or dust on the connector may cause memory access problems. 9 Carefully remove the new memory module from its antistatic packaging, ...
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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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    58 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Slot B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Inserting the memory module into the slot NOTE For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 14 Replace the memory...
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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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    ... could be a sign that you may need to scan your internal storage drive for 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. NOTE If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one ...
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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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    62 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive TECHNICAL NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Checking total memory When you add or remove a memory module, you can check that the computer has recognized the change. To do this: ❖ Click ...
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    ... internal storage drive recovery process 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 "...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 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 the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ENTER ...
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    ... of Factory Default Software with 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" screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software, and then click Next. (Sample...
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    ... of Factory Default Software with user's data" recovers your internal storage drive to factory default state and attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please make a complete back up of your data to external media before executing the ...
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    ... and drop the data into your personal folders. 1 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 5 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ...
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    ...Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting ...Process screen 7 A warning screen appears, stating the Toshiba Recovery Wizard will "attempt" to save all ... all data during the recovery process. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 9 69 When the recovery process is complete, the Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears, indicating that the recovery process is complete. Click Finish to restart the computer. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software ...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 Make 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 arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ENTER ...
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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 Recovery of Factory Default Software, and then click Next. (Sample Image) Selecting a Process screen 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software ...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 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 the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ENTER ...
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    ... of Factory Default Software with 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" screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software, and then click Next. (Sample...
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    74 7 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover to a custom size partition. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 8 9 Use the on-screen arrow buttons in The size of drive C: field to set the ...
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    ...'s recovery files. To create recovery DVDs/media: 1 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then Recovery Media Creator. The TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box displays. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box 2 Select DVD or USB Flash from the...
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    ...flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your ... blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog ... drive from your recovery DVDs/media. For instructions on creating recovery DVDs/media, see...
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    ...the USB flash drive to your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key on your keyboard. The ... Software with user's data" option is selected. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a process" screen displays,...
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    ...This option deletes all other partitions from the drive. 8 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the recovery process is complete, a... all data and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage drive or on...
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    ... containing your recovery files to your computer, and then power on the computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press F12. Using the arrow keys, select the DVD...which type of media you are using, and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next. 2 3 Select Erase ...
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    ... 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...1 2 3 4 5 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application Installer. Click Next. Click the item you...
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    ... pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications. You can use ... buttons Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. NOTE The pointer..., click on the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist. Click the Device Settings tab...
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    ... to right-click. 2 Press and release the secondary control button. This feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (right-hand) control button Slide your finger along the right edge of the touch ...
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    Getting Started Using the touch pad To: Scroll horizontally Do the following: Slide your finger along the bottom edge of the touch pad in the direction you want to scroll. Repeat to scroll a longer distance. 83 Example: (Sample Illustration) Horizontal scrolling active area Scroll continuously...
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    ... activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try adjusting your...accessible 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 ...
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    Getting Started Using external display devices 85 Using external display devices Your computer comes with a built-in display, but you can also connect an external display device via the RGB (monitor) port. RGB (Monitor) port (Sample Illustration) Video port on side of computer Connecting an ...
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    ... additional configuration steps. Using an external keyboard If you prefer to use an external keyboard, you can attach one to your computer. The computer's USB ports support most USB-compatible keyboards. Using a mouse You may want to use a mouse instead of the computer's built-in touch pad. You ...
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    ... 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...
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    ...a printer Some printers require 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 Play, follow these steps to set it up for ...
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    Getting Started Turning off the computer 89 Turning off the computer Pressing the power button before shutting down the Windows® operating system could cause you to lose your work. Make sure the system indicator panel's storage drive light and the drive in-use light are off. If you turn off the...
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    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. ...
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    Getting Started Turning off the computer ❖ 91 If the battery charge becomes critically low, the computer will try to enter Hibernation mode. If you power down using the Sleep command and the main battery discharges fully, your unsaved information will be lost. Be sure to save your work first....
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    92 Getting Started Turning off the computer Turning off the computer more quickly You can also turn off the computer by pressing the power button. To use this method, you first need to activate it using the Power Options feature. By default, pressing your computer's power button puts the ...
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    Getting Started Turning off the computer 4 93 Double-click Power buttons and lid to display the actions that 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 ...
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    94 Getting Started Turning off the computer Restarting your computer To start the computer up again, press the power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. If you turn off the computer by closing the display panel, you can start it again by opening the display panel. Using and configuring ...
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    Getting Started Turning off the computer 2 Click Change plan settings under the power plan to be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. 95 (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 4...
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    96 5 NOTE Getting Started Turning off the computer Select Hibernate for the options you want. 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 Set this option to Hibernate if you want the ...
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    Getting Started Turning off the computer 2 Click Sleep in the pop-up menu. 97 The computer saves the status of all open programs and files to the memory, turns off the display, and enters into a low-power mode. The ON/OFF light blinks amber indicating the computer is in Sleep mode. Configuring ...
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    98 4 Getting Started Turning off the computer Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 5 Double-click Power buttons and lid to display the actions that you can configure. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 6 ...
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    ... There are several ways in which you can customize your computer to suit your particular requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage settings. For more information, see "Power Plans" on page 126. There ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 ...
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    Chapter 2 Learning the Basics This chapter gives some computing tips and provides important information about basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 102
    ...shut down normally, details such as new icon positions may be lost. Using the keyboard Your computer's keyboard contains character keys, control keys, function keys, and special Windows® keys. (Sample Illustration) Keyboard for C600/C640 Series (Sample Illustration) Keyboard for C650/C670 Series
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    Learning the 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 Illustration) PRTSC key on the ...
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    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 ...
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    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-S5514 | 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 ...
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    Learning the Basics Starting a program 2 3 Click the program group, in this example, Accessories. The Accessories menu is displayed. Click the program, in this example, WordPad. WordPad opens. 107 To close the program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program's window. ...
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    108 Learning the Basics Saving your work Starting a program using the Search programs and files field This example uses the Start menu's Search programs and files field to start WordPad: 1 Click Start to display the Start menu. The Search programs and files field appears at the bottom of the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 ...
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    110 Learning the Basics Printing your work Using a file extension Most programs assign an extension to the file name that identifies the file as being created in the program with a particular format. For example, Microsoft® Word saves files with a .doc/.docx extension. Any file name with an ...
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    Learning the Basics Backing up your work 3 4 111 Specify the print parameters. For example, the range of pages and number of copies to print. Click Print. Backing up your work Back up all the files you create in case something happens to your computer. You can back up your files to different ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 112
    .... Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include ... may look like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... is lying flat on the 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 115
    ... automatically start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start, and... to recordable optical media. For more information regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at pcsupport.toshiba.com.
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    ... operate properly on other computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. ... a slender object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the manual eject hole. The disc tray slides partially out of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 118
    ... Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension ... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 120
    ...preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Using additional batteries If you travel and need to ... information on batteries and accessories, see accessories.toshiba.com. Charging batteries The battery needs to be charged before ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 121
    Mobile Computing Charging batteries 121 Charging the main battery To charge the main battery while it is in your computer, plug the computer into a live electrical outlet. The battery charges whether the computer is on or off. TECHNICAL NOTE: The recharging of the battery cannot occur when your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 123
    ...amber, it indicates that the system is suspended (using the Windows® operating system Sleep command). C600/C640 series System indicator lights C650/C670 series AC power light/Battery light ON/OFF light (Sample Illustration) Power and battery light locations Determining remaining battery power ...
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    124 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the battery faster at low temperatures. Check your remaining charge frequently if you are working in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 125
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power 3 Click Change 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 126
    126 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power Microsoft® has combined these options into preset Power Plans. Using one of these power plans lets you choose between maximum power savings and peak system performance. You may also set individual power-saving options to suit your own needs. The...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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...
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    .... Removing the battery from the computer To remove the battery: 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 remove any cables connected to the computer, including the AC ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 129
    ... battery release lock to the unlocked position. 129 C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock 6... battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery
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    ... that you cannot install it with reverse polarity. If the battery does not slide into the slot easily, move the battery release lock to the unlocked position and try again. Do not force the battery into position. C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Inserting the battery
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    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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 134
    ... get wet or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all provide plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 135
    ... its features to start programs, find documents, set 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 ...
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    136 Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop Finding your way around the desktop Your computer's desktop includes several standard features: icons, Start button, taskbar, notification area, and background pattern. Icons Start button Taskbar ® Notification area (Sample Image...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... icon. Setting up for communications To connect to the Internet, use an online service, or communicate across the telephone lines with another computer, you need... may require you to purchase additional software, external hardware or services. Availability of public wireless LAN access points may be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... Fn + F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 188. For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless...Ask your network administrator for the telephone number of the network. ❖ ❖ Click on the TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator icon (available on certain ...
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    140 Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring audio features Exploring audio features You can use your computer to record sounds using the computer's internal microphone (available on certain models) or an optional external microphone. You can listen to sound files or audio CDs using the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... or 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.
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    ...(Available on certain models.) The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), or MMC®...Inserting memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn ... it locks in place. C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration)...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 143
    ... 3. 2 3 Gently press the card inward to release it. The card pops out slightly. Grasp the card and pull it straight out. C600/C640 series C650 series C670 series (Sample Illustration) Removing memory media Do not remove memory media while data is being written or read. Even when the Windows® ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 145
    ... TOSHIBA Assist 145 TOSHIBA Assist The TOSHIBA Assist provides quick access to computer functions and... 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)...
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    146 Connect ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist The feature available in this category is: Bluetooth® Settings (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Connect tab
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    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 147 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
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    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
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    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
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    150 Utilities TOSHIBA Application Installer TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer ... Installer. Click Next. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 3 Click the item you want to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... before you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer: ❖ NOTE An instant password-Secures your open programs...-Prohibits unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more than ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ... later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may occur ... Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 153
    ...Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click ...you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your... access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 154
    ... password for the power-on password functions: Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then ...cancel the power-on password function: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then ... Password icon. Click Not Registered. Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the user password....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... models.) Your computer may come with the TOSHIBA Face Recognition utility. This utility provides... computer. NOTE For high security purposes, TOSHIBA Face Recognition is not a suitable substitute... technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices in your computer. Refer to the online ... documentation within the application for additional help. NOTE The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility may ...normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility:...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 157
    ... Click Start, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... system. To access it: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then HWSetup, or click the ... TOSHIBA HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA HWSetup screen - General tab options ... drives for the operating system You can also manually choose the Boot Setting by pressing the power ...
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    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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 160
    ... Accessibility window To use TOSHIBA Accessibility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Accessibility, or click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-StickyKey ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 161
    ... LAN indicator (Available on certain models.) The TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator allows you ... of connected networks, before logging in, click on the TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator icon located... or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you when updates...
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    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your ...aims to help you solve many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely ...Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
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    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...
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    164 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut down successfully message. To continue, select Start Windows normally. This can happen if the computer was put into Sleep mode and the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 165
    ...Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's...click the Ask Iris® link and search for the support bulletin by name). 4 Connect the AC adaptor ...If the computer starts normally, there may be a problem with the AC outlet itself, or the voltage level ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 166
    .... Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur when you change the system ...'s configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup menu. ... Known Good Configuration (advanced) Directory Services Restore Mode Debugging Mode Disable ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 167
    ... you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 2 Click ...you need help and follow the on-screen instructions. Click one of the options listed in the window... button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support at pcsupport...
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    168 If Something Goes Wrong Fixing a problem with Device Manager Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to ... 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 one device to another....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 169
    ...down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 59....-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor... recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 171
    ... Something Goes Wrong Keyboard problems 171 Keyboard problems NOTE C650/C670 series ... typing, strange things happen or nothing happens, the problem may be related to the keyboard itself. The keyboard ... F11 to turn off the numlock light. If the problem occurs when both the keypad overlays are off,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 172
    ... the Windows® online Help. A message displays saying that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter type is incorrect ... with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display properties: 1 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 173
    ... Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems 173 The display mode is set to Simultaneous ... 800 x 600 or higher. Devices that do not support this resolution will only work in Internal/External ... to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 174
    ...6 If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems Click the Tools tab. Click the Check now...... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly, ... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 175
    ... drive tray. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can ... optical disc drive. For more information regarding supported optical media formats, refer to the complete ... specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... too loud. Adjust the volume control. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common ... Run the printer's self-test to check for any problem with the printer itself. Make sure you ... shown in "Setting up a printer" on page 88 or in the instructions that came with the printer. You may have ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 178
    ...vendor's Web site for recent firmware upgrades. Problems with WEP keys, in particular, are frequently addressed..., contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you..., consider sending your drive to an authorized service provider to get it cleaned. 5 Verify that your...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 179
    ...Develop good computing habits 6 179 See "Checking device properties" 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 their operation. 7...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 ... you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. Data and system configuration backup ... for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 181
    If Something Goes Wrong Develop good computing habits Follow these steps to create a restore point using the System Restore utility: 1 2 181 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then System. In the left pane, click System protection. The System Protection tab of the System ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 182
    ... and store on its internal storage drive. Since problems with either hardware or software can make the ...the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to... System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more help...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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... it much easier to determine the origin of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 Back up critical ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... contact Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem ... suggestions. Contact the software company's technical support group for their assistance. Consult the dealer ... then click Detailed Specs. Contacting Toshiba If you still need help...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 185
    ...computer and any optional devices related to the problem Backup copies of your Windows® operating ... Name and version of the program involved in the problem along with its installation media Information about what you ... Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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 view...feature 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 191
    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 hot key displays the following options: or Fn + (Sample Image) Security options ❖ ❖ To enable lock, select To cancel, select . . The Fn +...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 192
    192 Power plan Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions This TOSHIBA Card or hot key displays the power plans and cycles through the power plans. The properties of each power plan, and the power plans that are displayed by this function, are set in the Power Options window. Selecting this Card or...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 194
    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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 195
    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 first option is available when you do not have an external monitor attached) (the last option is available only if you are in Extended Display ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 196
    196 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Cycle through the display modes, then select the desired mode. Not all functions are supported on all models. NOTE Some systems also ..., select Swap Image Display. Display brightness This TOSHIBA Card decreases or increases the screen brightness. Fn ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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 resolution options Cycle through the screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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 .... 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 zoom out. Fn + This hot key...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 203
    ...LCD LED MB MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 204
    ... Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus Uniform Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 205
    ... to allow for more data storage and to enable recording and playback of high-definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs to check hardware and load the operating system when you start up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 206
    206 C Glossary cache-A section of very fast memory in which frequently used information is duplicated for quick access. Accessing data from cache is faster than accessing it from the computer's main memory. See also CPU cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. CD-An individual compact disc. See also CD-ROM. CD...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 207
    Glossary 207 CPU cache-A section of very fast memory residing between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and programs. See also cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 208
    ... which a device or program imitates another device or program. enable-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and transferring large files. executable file-A computer program that is ready to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 209
    Glossary 209 F file-A collection of related information, saved on disk with a unique name. A file may be a program, information used by a program, or a document. See also document. File Allocation Table (FAT)-The section of a storage drive that keeps track of the location of stored files. file ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 210
    ...if connected with HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work...of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 211
    Glossary 211 LAN (Local Area Network)-A group of computers or other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network. LED (Light Emitting Diode)-A solid state lamp (SSL) that uses light-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 212
    212 Glossary motherboard-The computer's main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and other primary components. MS-DOS prompt-See system prompt. multi-function drive-A DVD drive that can read and write to CD and DVD media. multimedia-A combination of two or more media, such as sound...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 213
    ... you plug in a cable for connection to a network or a peripheral device. processor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). program-A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called software) are operating system, application, and utility. See also ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 214
    ... in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD)-A small, portable, non-volatile memory card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 215
    ... active-matrix display. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See ...-A computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | 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-S5514 | User Guide - Page 217
    Index A AC adaptor 46 AC power 120 AC power light 46 accessing network 139 adding memory check total memory 62 memory (optional) 52 optional external devices 51 adequate ventilation cooling fan 45 adjusting touch pad settings 84 audio features 140 charge time 120 charger 120 charging 48, 120 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 218
    ... light 123 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical ... 99 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 182 desktop creating new icon ... system 135 Device Manager fixing a problem 168 directing display output 85 ... touch pad 84, 198 display troubleshooting 172 display devices external 85...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 219
    ...keyboard 86 mouse 86 external display, adjusting 86 troubleshooting 167 Hibernation mode 89 configuring 94 configuring... battery 128 memory modules 52 mouse 86 Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort 42 internal storage... a file extension 110 function keys 104 H headphones using 140 Help and Support
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 220
    ...61 microphone using 140 monitor connecting 85 monitor problems troubleshooting 172 monitoring battery power 122 mouse ...O ON/OFF indicator light 123 online resources Toshiba 117 optical disc Auto-Run feature 115... computer off 116 M maintaining your battery 132 manual eject hole optical disc drive 113 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 221
    ...disc 114 inserting an optical disc 113 manual eject hole 113 playing an audio ...optical media 115 removing a disc 116 troubleshooting 174 using 112 optical discs... connecting 87 setting up 88 troubleshooting 176 USB-compatible 87 printing a file 110 problem solving contacting Toshiba 185 Startup options...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 222
    ... disc with computer off 116 battery from the computer 128 memory 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 computer 134 disposing of batteries 133 icons 40 precautions 43 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 223
    ... Tool Utility 156 TOSHIBA Service Station 161 TOSHIBA wireless LAN indicator... using 81 traveling tips 134 troubleshooting 171 AC power light is blinking... drive is slow 174 Help and Support, Windows® operating system 167 high... respond 163 memory problems 169 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 173...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5514 | User Guide - Page 224
    224 Index trouble running discs 175 trouble running programs 174 URL address not found 167 Windows... 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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