Toshiba Satellite C655 User Manual

Toshiba Satellite C655 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 1
    Satellite C640/C650 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 2
    ...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 ...YOUR DATA IS ALTERED OR LOST DUE TO ANY TROUBLE, FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 3
    ... 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... 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) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 5
    ... tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission, public service commission or corporation commission for information. Telephone Company Procedures ... America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Customer Support Center within the United States at ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://...computers/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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 8
    ... found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... were met. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away... cet appareil cause du brouillage au service faisant l'objet d'une ... potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... with a black bar symbol. If the product's battery or accumulator contains more than the specified ... the crossed out wheeled bin symbol on the battery. Pb, Hg, Cd In the European Union,... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 11
    .../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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 14
    14 Radio Approvals for Wireless Devices NOTE The following information is dependent on what type of wireless device is in your computer. Not all devices are available on all models. Approved Countries/Regions for the Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link 5100/5300 Series This equipment is approved to the ...
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    15 Malawi Martinique Monaco Morocco New Zealand Oman Paraguay Poland Qatar Russia San Marino Singapore South Africa Sri Lanka Tahiti Turk Islands United Kingdom Vatican Virgin Islands Malaysia Mayotte Montenegro Netherlands Nicaragua Pakistan Peru Portugal Réunion Saint Martin Saudi Arabia ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 16
    16 Approved Countries/Regions for the Atheros® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link AR5B95 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. Albania Argentina CNC: 693 GI/2007 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 17
    17 Ukraine USA Yemen United Kingdom Venezuela Zimbabwe Uruguay Vietnam Europe - Restrictions for use of 2.4 GHz Frequencies in European Community Countries België/ Belgique: For private usage outside buildings across public grounds over less than 300m no special registration with IBPT/BIPT is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 19
    19 Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8192E 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 Austria Bangladesh Bosnia Cambodia China Croatia ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 20
    20 Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8191SE 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 Austria Bangladesh Bosnia Cambodia China Croatia ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 21
    21 UAE (United Arab Emirates) Uruguay Vietnam Ukraine 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/...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 23
    23 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 24
    ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 25
    25 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 | User Manual - Page 26
    26 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...respect to the use of the information contained herein. ©2010 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH REGARD TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. TOSHIBA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 28
    28 Trademarks Satellite is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. and/or Toshiba Corporation. Adobe and ...s commitment to preserving the environment, Toshiba supports various trade-in and recycling programs. For details, please visit www.laptops.toshiba.com/green.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 29
    Contents Introduction...36 This guide ...38 Safety icons ...39 Other icons used...39 ... and specifications ...40 Other documentation ...40 Service options ...40 Chapter 1: Getting Started...41 ... Connecting to a power source ...45 Charging the main battery...47 Using the computer for the first time ......
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 30
    ...power ...49 Setting up your software...49 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...50 Adding optional external devices...50 Adding memory (optional...73 Checking the internal storage drive operating status ...74 Installing drivers and applications...75 Using the TouchPad™...75 Adjusting TouchPad™ ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 31
    Contents 31 Using and configuring Sleep mode ...90 Closing the display panel ...93 Customizing your computer's settings...93 Caring for your computer...93 Cleaning the computer ...93 Moving the computer...94 Using a computer lock ...94 Chapter 2: Learning the Basics...95 Computing tips ...95 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 32
    ...Power management ...114 Using additional batteries ...114 Charging batteries...114 Charging the main ...Power Plan...121 Changing the main battery ...122 Removing the battery from the computer ...122 Inserting ...battery ...124 Taking care of your battery ...125 Safety precautions ...125 Maintaining your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 33
    ...Removing memory media...138 Chapter 5: Utilities...139 TOSHIBA Assist ...140 Secure...141 Protect &... TOSHIBA Zooming Utility...154 TOSHIBA Accessibility ...155 TOSHIBA Service Station ...156 Chapter 6:... system can help you ...162 Fixing a problem with Device Manager ...163 Checking device properties...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 34
    34 Contents Power and the batteries ...164 Keyboard problems...166 Display problems ...166 Disk or storage drive problems...168 Error-checking ...168 Optical disc drive problems... Toshiba's worldwide offices...182 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...184 Hot Key Cards ...184 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 35
    Contents 35 Zoom (Display resolution) ...197 Keyboard hot key functions ...198 Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors...199 Glossary...200 Index...215
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 36
    ... the ENERGY STAR® logo on the computer and the following information applies. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Program... environment and optimum system performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer is set to enter...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 37
    ... 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' ... may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 38
    ...visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort ...visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well ...tasks in Windows® 7. You can Read the entire guide from beginning to end. Skim through and...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 39
    Introduction Safety icons 39 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 40
    ... with the following documentation An electronic version of the user's guide (this document) A Quick Start Card A Resource ... Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line ....com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... safety information. Please read the safety instructions carefully and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your computer in order to avoid.... Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 42
    .... Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, ... the AC adaptor from the power plug socket and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 43
    ...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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... resulting in serious injury. Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. ..., printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can use it. To ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result ... shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer and the TOSHIBA Battery Charger (that may have been provided with...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 46
    ... 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 ... charge Glows amber while the main battery is being charged (AC adaptor connected) Glows ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 47
    ...charge is low and it is time to recharge the main battery or plug in the AC adaptor If the AC ...flashes amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ... and ready to power the computer. Once the battery is charged for the first time, avoid leaving...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 48
    ...on the usage of the computer, the brightness of the screen will deteriorate. This is also 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 brightness of the screen while on battery power.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 49
    ...as the AC adaptor, if you plan to use AC power rather than battery power) are properly connected and ready. Check to ensure that all drives ... 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.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... 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 ... packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 51
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) NOTE 51 Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up your software" on page 49. Installing a memory module Memory modules can be installed in the memory module slots on the base of the computer...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 52
    ...top cover of the computer, and then place the computer upside down on the cloth. Remove the main battery. For information on removing the main battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 122. 5 C640 series Memory module slot cover C650 series Front of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 53
    ... built up. Avoid touching the connector on the memory module or 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, without touching its connector. 10 Locate an empty memory module slot on the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 54
    54 NOTE Getting Started Adding memory (optional) If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one another, you must remove the top module first before removing/installing the bottom module. NOTE For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... the top slot. If 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 124.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 56
    56 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 16 Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft cloth from the work surface before restarting the computer. Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 58
    ... Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screws. Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 124. Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 59
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 7 8 Reconnect the cables. Restart the computer. 59 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 60
    ...be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your internal ...restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 61
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 61 Recovering to out-of-box state (recommended recovery method) Recovering an internal storage drive to its out-of-box state deletes all partitions on the drive and all information stored in those partitions. Be sure to save your work to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 62
    62 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 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 6 The Recovery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 63
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 63 (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 7 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you that all data will be lost during the recovery process. Be sure to save your work to external media before proceeding (...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 64
    64 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive The "Recover to a custom size partition" option restores your C: drive to its out-of-box state, and allows you to specify the size for the C: partition. You can resize and recover the C: drive using the utilities stored on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 65
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 5 65 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 6 The Recovery of Factory Default Software ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 66
    66 8 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you that all data will be lost during the recovery process. Be sure to save your work to external media before proceeding (see "Backing up your work" on page 105). 9 Click Next to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 68
    68 6 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover without changing the hard drive partitions. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 7 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 69
    ..., only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 70
    ..., connect a USB flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your computer. All information stored ... this procedure, or use blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. Follow the on-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 71
    ...to a new internal storage drive from your recovery DVDs/media. For instructions on creating recovery DVDs/media, see "Creating recovery DVDs/...restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 72
    ... will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a Process ...option deletes all other partitions from the drive. 4 5 6 7 ❖ ❖ 8 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete, a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 73
    ... 59. 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 recovery DVDs/... which type of media you are using, and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next. ❖ 2 3 Select Erase...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 74
    74 Getting Started Checking the internal storage drive operating status (Sample Image) Erase the hard disk screen 4 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you that all data on the internal storage drive will be lost. Be sure you have saved your work to external media (see "...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 75
    ... Using the TouchPad™ 75 Installing drivers and applications The Toshiba Application Installer allows ...Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application Installer. Click... of the TouchPad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications. You can use...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 76
    ... Getting Started Using the TouchPad™ Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. The pointer is the icon (usually an ... varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 77
    Getting Started Using the TouchPad™ To: Scroll vertically Do the following: Slide your finger along the right edge of the TouchPad in the direction you want to scroll. Repeat to scroll a longer distance. 77 Example: (Sample Illustration) Vertical scrolling active area Scroll horizontally ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 78
    ... on-screen pointer may also seem to automatically select text, click buttons, and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try adjusting your typing technique to avoid accidental contact with the TouchPad™. You may be inadvertently...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 79
    .... The TouchPad settings are 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 jumps around as you type" into the Search field. Disabling or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 80
    80 4 Getting Started Using external display devices Turn on the external device. Your computer will automatically detect the external display device. NOTE In the future you can change the display settings by pressing Fn + F5, or by configuring the display properties settings. Directing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 81
    ...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 | User Manual - Page 82
    ... NOTE 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 the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 83
    ... using the computer for the first time, leave the computer plugged into a power source (even though the computer is off) to fully charge the main battery. Options for turning off the computer Depending on the operating system installed, you have more than one option available for turning off the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 84
    ... Hibernation mode, the computer uses no main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored ... Sleep mode, the computer uses some main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored ...memory, you will lose data if the main battery discharges completely while the computer is in Sleep ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 85
    ... takes less time and consumes less main battery power than restarting after turning off the ... programs and files you were using. If the battery charge becomes critically low, the computer will try... power down using the Sleep command and the main battery discharges fully, your unsaved information will ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 86
    86 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 87
    ... 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 Set this option to Shut down if you want the computer to shut down when ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 88
    88 1 Getting Started Turning off the computer Using and configuring Hibernation mode To turn off the computer using the Hibernation command: Click Start, and then click the arrow next to the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. Hibernate Start button Arrow (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 89
    Getting Started Turning off the computer 2 Click Change plan settings under the power plan to be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. 89 (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 4...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 90
    90 NOTE Getting Started Turning off the computer 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 computer to go into Hibernation mode when you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 91
    ... Plan Settings screen 3 To change the amount of time after which the computer enters Sleep mode: ❖ Under Put the computer to sleep, select the desired amount of time in both the On battery and Plugged in categories. To disable the computer from automatically entering Sleep mode, select Never. ❖
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 92
    ... of Power Options screen 6 NOTE Select Sleep 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 Sleep if you want the computer to go into Sleep mode...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 93
    ...particular requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage...cleaning and moving your computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your battery" on page 125. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 94
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 95
    ...temporary memory 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 102 for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 96
    96 ❖ ❖ Learning the Basics 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 especially important for files you receive via external media, email, or download from ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 97
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard NOTE 97 C650 series keyboard 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 keyboard...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 98
    98 Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys (Sample Illustration) Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys The Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys do different things depending on the program you are using. For more information, see your program documentation. Function keys The function keys (not to be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 99
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 99 Overlay keys NOTE This section applies to the 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-key ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 100
    100 NOTE Learning the Basics Starting a program Using the overlay for cursor control This section applies to the 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 simultaneously...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 101
    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. 101 To close the program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program's window. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 102
    102 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 | User Manual - Page 103
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 104
    104 Learning the Basics Printing your work Printing your work Ensure the operating system is set up for your printer as described in "Setting up a printer" on page 82. HINT: You only need to set up the printer the first time you connect it. If you use more than one printer or are changing ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 105
    Learning the Basics Backing up your work 105 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 types of media such as CDs, DVDs, external storage media, or to a network, if available. To back up several files...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 106
    ... versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features ... may look like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive Drive in-use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 107
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 108
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 109
    ... automatically start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start, ... to recordable optical media. For more information regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at pcsupport.toshiba.com.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... properly on 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 ... a slender object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the manual eject hole. The disc tray slides partially out ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 111
    ...). 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 | User Manual - Page 112
    ... these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features ...for longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a removable Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery that provides power when you are away from an AC outlet. You can ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 113
    ...as the natural performance variations produced by the design of individual components. The battery life rating is only achieved on the select models and ... Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the computer on...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 114
    ... configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Using additional ...AC power source, you may purchase a battery module for use in the computer, or carry additional ... from Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. NOTE Battery charge time may vary...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 115
    ... the computer into a live electrical outlet. The battery charges whether the computer is on or off. TECHNICAL ... Fahrenheit, 10 to 26 degrees Celsius). ❖ The battery is almost completely discharged. Leave the power ... after a few minutes. HINT: Once the battery is fully charged, we recommend that you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 116
    ... hours. It is seldom necessary to charge the RTC battery because it charges while the computer is on. If .... The computer can be used while the RTC battery is being charged, although the charging status of the RTC... charge Glows amber while the main battery is being charged (AC adaptor connected) Glows...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 117
    ... power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( ON/OFF light ( ). 117 ) and ... on the computer before trying to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this time to check .... A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With repeated discharges and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 118
    118 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the ... 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your current rate of ...be set to alert you when a specified percentage of remaining battery power has been reached. You can...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 119
    ...Options window appears. 4 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced ...Configure the alarm settings to suit your needs. Conserving battery power How long a fully charged ... and extend the operating time of your battery: ❖ ❖ Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which saves...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 120
    120 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power These power-saving options control the way in which the computer is ...you can increase the length of time you can use the computer before you need to recharge the battery. Microsoft® has combined these options into preset Power Plans. Using one of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 121
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power 4 121 Click Change plan settings to... Change advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power... Power Saver plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan is a compromise between ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 122
    ... circuit the battery pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object. This could ... work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in "Using and configuring Hibernation mode" on page 88...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 123
    ... C640 series 6 7 C650 series (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock Slide ... series (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put... discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 124
    ... cloth to ensure a good connection. Insert the charged battery into the slot until the latch clicks. The... you cannot install it with reverse polarity. If the battery does not slide into the slot easily... up. C650 series (Sample Illustration) Locking the battery release lock Reconnect any cables that...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 125
    ...pack. Do not overcharge or reverse charge a battery. Overcharging will shorten its life, and reverse ... damage it. Avoid touching the metal terminals of the battery with another metal object. Short-circuiting ..., use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 126
    ... or there is some other warning to indicate a low battery, go to step 4. Connect the AC adaptor to the ...or AC power-light should glow green, and the battery light should glow amber to indicate that the... eight hours, disconnect the AC adaptor. Store spare battery packs in a cool dry place out of direct...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 127
    ... programs, events and consumer promotions. For details, please visit www.laptops.toshiba.com/green. Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation. For more information ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 128
    ...tips Notice regarding CR coin cell batteries, applicable to California, U.S.A. only: Perchlorate Material ...dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer... all provide plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 130
    130 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 131
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 132
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 133
    ... communication, use the Hot Key Fn + F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 184. For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 172. Connecting your computer to a network You ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 134
    ... (PBX). Never connect the built-in modem to a key telephone system for residences or offices. Connection to any communication line other than an analog phone line could cause a computer system failure. Now you are ready to send a fax or use the modem to connect to an online service or the Internet.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 135
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring audio features 135 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 | User Manual - Page 136
    136 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Web Camera Using external speakers or headphones Your computer is equipped with a full stereo sound system with internal speakers. Instead of using the internal speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. Before ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 137
    ...information on the software, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Web Camera ...Available on certain models.) The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), or MMC®... memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 138
    138 1 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader Removing memory media 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 | User Manual - Page 139
    ... the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Application Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility ... Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Service Station 139
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 140
    ... 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 Secure Protect & Fix ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 141
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 141 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 142
    142 ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist Protect & Fix The features available in this category are: TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Protect & Fix tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 143
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 143 Optimize The features available in this category are Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (Hardware Settings) TOSHIBA Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Optimize tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 144
    ...Application Installer TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications that were originally bundled with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 145
    ... before you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer: ❖ An instant password-Secures your open programs and...Prohibits unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more than ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 146
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 147
    ...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 | User Manual - Page 148
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 149
    ... Utility 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 | User Manual - Page 150
    ...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 ...Click the Diagnostic Tool tab. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window 3 NOTE ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 151
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 152
    ... 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 Priority by pressing the power ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 153
    Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup ❖ 153 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 | User Manual - Page 154
    154 Utilities TOSHIBA Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Zooming Utility This utility allows you to ... Icons on the desktop Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Zooming Utility. The TOSHIBA Zooming Utility Properties screen appears. To access the TOSHIBA Zooming Utility: (Sample Image) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 155
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 156
    156 Utilities TOSHIBA Service Station TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station helps you keep ..., firmware, documentation or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you when updates are available, and you can then choose to install the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 157
    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy ...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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 158
    ...power cord/cable properly or installed a charged battery. Press and hold the power button .... 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 157...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 159
    ... a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting... are using Sleep mode. If your battery fully discharges, information that has not... by disconnecting the AC adaptor and removing the battery. The error condition will be interrupted, and the AC...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 160
    ...site at pcsupport.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click ...If the computer starts normally, there may be a problem with the AC outlet itself, or the voltage level .... If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 180...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 161
    .... If you experience any of these problems, use the options in the Startup menu to fix...s configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup menu... automatic restart on system failure Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Start Windows® Normally...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 162
    ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 163
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 164
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Memory problems Memory problems Incorrectly connected or faulty memory... completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 57... real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 165
    ..., such as a memory module, that takes its power from the battery? Is your software using the internal storage ... power set to turn off automatically? Was the battery fully charged to begin with? All these ... battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 166
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Keyboard problems site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often... product information. For more information on maintaining battery power, see "Charging batteries" on page... to turn off the numlock light. If the problem occurs when both the keypad overlays are off...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 167
    ...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 | User Manual - Page 168
    ...800 x 600 or higher. Devices that do not support this resolution will only work in Internal/External ... of the screen while on battery power. Disk or storage drive problems Problems with the storage drive... to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 169
    If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems 3 4 5 6 On the pop-up menu, click Properties. The ... 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 170
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Sound system problems Replace the disc in the tray. Make sure... cannot turn on the computer (for example, if the battery is completely discharged), use a narrow object... specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 171
    ...too loud. Adjust the volume control. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common ... the printer's self-test to check for any problem with the printer itself. Make sure you ... the proper printer drivers as shown in "Setting up a printer" on page 82 or in the instructions that came ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 172
    ...more information regarding your system's V.92 modem, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Wireless networking problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips ...terminology, please see Windows® Help and Support or contact your computer technician. ❖ ❖ If ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 173
    ...adapter is recognized by the Windows® operating system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, click ... helpful if you should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable .... For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 184. Use IPCONFIG ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 174
    ... 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 ... for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 175
    ... programs build in an automatic backup, but you should not rely solely on this feature. Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 95 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored on your internal storage drive. Use Windows® to back up files, or the entire computer, to...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 176
    ...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 | User Manual - Page 177
    If Something Goes Wrong Develop good computing habits 4 177 In the input field, enter a name that is descriptive enough to be easily understood in the future, such as "Before installing Brand X Accounting app." Then click Create. The Windows® operating system creates the restore point, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 178
    ...the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to ... cannot back up the computer while running on battery power. Connect the AC adaptor before continuing.... System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more help...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 179
    ...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 5 Back up critical...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 180
    ...Try the following before you contact Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system ... 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 | User Manual - Page 181
    ...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 | User Manual - Page 182
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 183
    ... Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 ... 92618 United States The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ... 183 For more information on additional Toshiba worldwide locations, please visit: www.toshiba.co.jp/...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 184
    Appendix A Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot keys and TOSHIBA Cards provide a quick way to modify selected system functions and to launch applications. There are two types of TOSHIBA Cards: Hot Key Cards and Application Cards. Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 185
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot Key Cards 185 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 | User Manual - Page 186
    ...TOSHIBA Zooming Utility For more information, refer to “TOSHIBA Zooming Utility” on page 154. Disc ...information, refer to “TOSHIBA Hardware Setup” on page 152. NOTE Not all functions are supported...: 1 Press and hold the Fn key. The TOSHIBA Cards display at the top of the screen. “stackedମ.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 187
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Application Cards 2 187 Click the “stacked” card on the far right of the display. The Application Cards are ... on page 186). To use the Card Case: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Settings for Flash Cards. (Sample Image) Enabling and Disabling ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 188
    188 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Hot key functions Hot key functions are performed using either the Hot... have a legend on the key indicating the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. When volume mute...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 189
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 189 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 | User Manual - Page 190
    190 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 | User Manual - Page 191
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 191 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 90. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 192
    192 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 193
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 193 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 | User Manual - Page 194
    194 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 | User Manual - Page 195
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 195 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 the Wi-Fi® module. Selecting this Card or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 196
    196 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Disabling or enabling the TouchPad™ This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the TouchPad™. For more information on using the TouchPad, see "Using the TouchPad™" on page 75. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 197
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 197 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 | User Manual - Page 198
    198 Fn + Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Keyboard hot key functions This hot ... applies to the C650 series. Fn + This hot key turns the TOSHIBA Zooming Utility to zoom out. Fn + This hot key turns the TOSHIBA Zooming Utility to zoom in. Fn + This hot key decreases the speaker volume....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 199
    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 | User Manual - Page 200
    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA DIMM Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System bits per second Compact ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 201
    ... gigabyte Hard Disk Drive Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 202
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 203
    ...signal changes per second (not necessarily the same as bits per second). See also bits per second. BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs to check hardware and load the operating system when you start up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 204
    204 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-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 205
    ... 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, ... from the user. Direct Current (DC)-The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare Alternating Current (AC). ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 206
    ... to drag a selected object. In the Windows® operating system, this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See also DVD-ROM. DVD-ROM (Digital Versatile [or Video] Disc Read-Only Memory)-A very ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 207
    Glossary 207 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 208
    208 Glossary Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the ...set system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys that... mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 209
    Glossary 209 LED (Light Emitting Diode)-A solid state lamp (SSL) that uses lightemitting diodes (LEDs) as the source of light, which offers long life and high efficiency output. Multiple diodes are used together, since the light created by individual light-emitting diodes is small compared to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 210
    210 Glossary 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, animation, and video in a computer program or presentation. Musical Instrument Digital Interface-See MIDI. N network-A collection of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 211
    ... 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 | User Manual - Page 212
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 213
    ... active-matrix display. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps (480 million bits ... 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 | User Manual - Page 214
    214 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 | User Manual - Page 215
    ... maximum capacity 113 monitoring power 46, 116 not charging 165 optional secondary battery 114 power management 114 power options 118 power plan 190 real-time ...) 113 recharge time 113 removing 122 B backing up files 95, 105 battery battery life 113 Call2Recycle™ 127 care 125, 126 changing 122 215
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 216
    ... setting notifications 118 battery indicator light 117 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical disc ... battery 122 character keys 97 charging the battery 47 checking device properties 163 .../damaged data files 169 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 168 running slow 169...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 217
    ... adjusting 81 disposal information 28 disposing of used batteries 127 DVD caring for discs 111 removing ... keys 98 H headphones using 136 Help and Support Windows® operating system 162 Hibernation mode ..., 196 ENERGY STAR® 36 error messages problem with display settings/ current settings not working ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... battery 124 battery 122 memory modules 50 mouse 81 Instruction Manual for Safety and... 162 URL address not found 162 troubleshooting 166 unexpected characters 166 using ... 116 AC power light 45, 46 battery light 46, 47 ON/OFF light ...) 50 check total memory 59 problem solving 164 removing memory module ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 219
    ...CD 109 playing optical media 109 problems 169 recording optical media 109 removing a disc 110 troubleshooting 169 using 106 optical media ... devices adding 50 optional secondary battery 114 other documentation 40 P password... indicator light 117 online resources Toshiba 111 optical disc Auto-Run...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 220
    ...battery charge does not last 165 battery not charging 165 changing display... will not power up 158 contacting Toshiba 180 corrupted/damaged data files... 79 R real-time clock (RTC) battery 113 recording sounds 135 recovery... internal storage drive 73 installing drivers and applications 75 internal storage...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... 221 and optical disc with computer off 110 battery from the computer 122 memory module 57 memory module... starting 100 starting from Start menu 100 sound problem solving 170 sounds recording 135 speakers using... mode 90 Sleep mode 93 Startup menu problem solving 161 supervisor password, deleting 147 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 222
    ...television adjusting display 81 tips for computing 95 Toshiba online resources 111 registering computer Toshiba ...PC Diagnostic Tool Utility 150 TOSHIBA Service Station 156 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility 154 TouchPadମ. 75 traveling tips 128 troubleshooting DVD player general problems 174 external keyboard 166...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 223
    Index 223 Windows® operating system desktop 129 Help and Support 162 problem solving 160 Windows® Start menu starting a program 100 wireless networking 132 wizards Connect to the Internet 133



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