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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 2
    ... damage. TOSHIBA AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. ("TOSHIBA"), ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT OPERATION OF THE PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ... AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 3
    ... PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH ... radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance .... Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: ❖ ❖ This device may not ... Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Or call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United... all areas, the sum of RENs should not exceed five (5.0). To be certain of the number of devices...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 5
    ...standard limited warranty information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Customer Support Center within the United States at (800) 457-7777 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations. Repairs to certified ... 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
    ...in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by... Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is... any other antenna or transmitter. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz frequency range. ... this product to be used indoors for frequency range 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss,... the crossed out wheeled bin symbol on the battery. Pb, Hg, Cd In the European Union,.... Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 11
    ... provided in different countries/regions the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful ..., any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change ...power radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety and interfere ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... lines (Other Radio Stations). 1. Before using this equipment, ensure that it does not interfere with any of the equipment listed above. 2. If this ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 13
    ... 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:... the TELECOM ENGINEERING CENTER The following restrictions apply: ❖ ❖ ❖ Do not disassemble or modify the device. Do not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... following information is dependent on what type of wireless device is in your computer. Not all devices are available on all models. Approved Countries/...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 15
    15 Malawi Martinique Monaco Morocco New Zealand Oman Paraguay Poland Qatar Russia San Marino Singapore South Africa ... 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. Canada ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 16
    ... 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 3655 GI/2007 Azerbaijan Belgium ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 17
    ...Télécommunications (http://www.art-telecom.fr) pour la procédure à suivre. License required for indoor use. Use with outdoor installations not allowed. È necessaria la concessione ministeriale anche per l'uso interno. Verificare con i rivenditori la procedura da seguire. License required for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community country. This device must not be operated in ad-hoc mode using channels in the 5 GHz bands in the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 19
    ... 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 Denmark Egypt ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... 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 Denmark Egypt ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 21
    ... 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/regions in the following table. Albania Australia Bahrain Bolivia Brunei Canada Colombia Cyprus Dominican ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... using these cards. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www.... stop transmitting from your computer. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www.... Bluetooth or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://www....
  • 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/...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 24
    ...the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by ... the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 25
    ... statements This product complies with any mandatory product specification in any country/ region where the product is sold. ..., any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change ... radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety and interfere ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... label and manufacturing information may vary.) Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all ... the copyright laws, this guide cannot be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Toshiba. No patent liability is assumed, however, with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... including but not limited to any product specifications, is subject to change without notice. TOSHIBA ...AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER ... BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 28
    28 Trademarks Satellite is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. and/or...Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and ...org. As part of Toshiba's commitment to preserving the environment, Toshiba supports various trade-in and recycling ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... ...40 Other documentation ...40 Service options ...40 Chapter 1: Getting Started...41 Selecting a place to work ...41 Setting up a work environment ... ...44 Connecting to a power source ...45 Charging the main battery...47 Using the computer for the first time ...48 Opening the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 30
    ...49 Setting up your software...49 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...50 Adding optional external devices...50 Adding memory (optional) ...50 Installing ... Removing a memory module...57 Checking total memory ...59 Recovering the Internal Storage Drive ...59 Recovering to out...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 31
    ... Explorer ...101 Starting a program using the Search programs and files field ...102 Saving your work ...102 Printing your work ...104 Backing up your work ...105 Restoring your work ...105 Using the optical disc drive...106 Optical disc drive components...106 ...
  • 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
    ...137 Inserting memory media...137 Removing memory media...138 Chapter 5: Utilities...139 TOSHIBA Assist ...140 Secure...141 Protect & Fix ...142 ... TOSHIBA Accessibility ...155 TOSHIBA Service Station ...156 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong ...157 Problems that are easy ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 34
    ......180 Before you contact Toshiba ...180 Contacting Toshiba ...180 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...181 Toshiba's worldwide offices...182 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...184 Hot Key Cards ...184 Using the Hot Key Cards ...185 Application ...
  • 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
    ... powerful, portable, multimedia computing. With your Toshiba computer, your work and entertainment can ...system performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer .... See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 37
    ..., mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS ... measures for copy protection. IN SUCH EVENT, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE PRODUCT IF YOU DO ... retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 38
    ... features and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort at the ..., visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well as some...
  • 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 ... icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. Indicates ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 40
    ... upgrade terms and conditions are available at warranty.toshiba.com. To stay current on the most recent software ...computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.....com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... to do the first time you use your computer. The "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort," that is shipped with your computer, ..., they may overheat. Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 42
    ...as air conditioner vents or heaters. Extreme heat, cold, or humidity. Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains helpful information ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... 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 to drop a heavy object onto the computer. It could damage...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... or internal components to your computer. These components include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can use it. To use external power or to...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... 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 your computer), or use AC adaptors and battery chargers specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 46
    ...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... charged Is unlit when the main battery has discharged, the battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor...
  • 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 ... during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input from the AC ... and ready to power the computer. Once the battery is charged for the first time, avoid leaving ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 48
    ... 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
    ... if you plan to use AC power rather than battery power) are properly connected and ready. Check to ... When you turn on the computer for the first time, do not turn off the power again until the operating ... Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... external devices NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ... purchase additional memory modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of todayମ.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 51
    ...(optional) NOTE 51 Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up your software" on page... a small Phillips screwdriver that is in good condition. Installing a memory module with the computer's power on may damage the computer,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 52
    ...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 computer (...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 53
    ... later. Static electricity can damage the memory module. Before you handle the module... built up. Avoid touching the connector on the memory module or on the computer. Grease or dust on the connector... touching its connector. 10 Locate an empty memory module slot on the underside of the computer. NOTE...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 54
    54 NOTE Getting Started Adding memory (optional) If your system has the memory.... Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 11... latch connector latch key (Sample Illustration) Aligning the memory module with the socket 12 Firmly press the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... latch latch (Sample Illustration) Pressing down on the memory module Do not force the memory module into position. The ... 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. ...: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. You can now continue setting ... you can verify that the computer has recognized the additional memory module. If you are adding extra memory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... memory module slot cover. Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer turned on.... can damage the computer and the memory module. Do not remove the memory module while the... turn it on and data in memory will be lost. In either of the above cases, the Sleep configuration will not be saved. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 58
    ...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. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 124. Turn the computer right side ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 59
    ...NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Checking total memory ... and then System. The System window appears. Installed memory (RAM) is displayed below the System heading. If the computer does not recognize the memory configuration, turn off the computer and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your ...your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created are not restored during this...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... the drive and all information stored in those partitions. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery. For more information, see ...32-bit or 64-bit operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step 4. A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery...
  • 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
    ...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" ... drive and all information stored in those partitions. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery. For more information, see...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... while powering on the computer. If your system offers a choice of Windows® 7 32-bit or 64-bit operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step 4. A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (...
  • 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
    ... during the recovery process. Be sure to save your work to external media before proceeding (see ...information stored on the C: drive. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery ... intact and any information on them will not be affected. NOTE During the internal storage ...
  • 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
    ... 7 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you that all data on the C: drive 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). 8 Click Next to begin the recovery. When the process is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 69
    ... 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 drop-down lists ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 70
    ... are stored. For example, you will need to store the applications on one USB flash drive and the system recovery files on another USB ... to a USB flash drive, connect a USB flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your computer. All ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 71
    ... on the internal storage drive. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery (see "Backing ...your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created are not restored during this...
  • 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
    ...data and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage drive ...press F12. Using the arrow keys, select the DVD or USB Flash option on the boot menu, depending on... using, and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 74
    ... 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 "Backing up your work" on page 105) and created recovery DVDs/media (see "Creating recovery DVDs/media" on page 68) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 75
    Getting Started Using the TouchPad™ 75 Installing drivers and applications The Toshiba Application Installer allows you to ... with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application Installer. Click Next. Click the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 76
    76 NOTE Getting Started Using the TouchPad™ Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. The pointer is the icon (.... This feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the ...
  • 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
    ... buttons, and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try adjusting your typing technique ... the next character you type. Temporarily disable the TouchPad, so that it does not respond to touch or button presses while you type. See "...
  • 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
    ...your computer. If you do not install the software as instructed by the printer manufacturer, the printer... not function correctly. Read the documentation that came with your printer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions... come with your printer. If a USB cable was not included with your printer, you...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 82
    ... 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 first...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 83
    ... source (even though the computer is off) to fully charge the main battery. Options for turning off the computer Depending on the operating ... Use the Sleep command to save your work, system settings, and current state of the desktop to memory, so that when you turn on the computer again, you will ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 84
    ...the current state of the computer to memory so that, when you restart the computer, you can continue working from where you left off....the computer uses some main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored in memory, you will lose data if the main battery discharges completely while the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 85
    ...including all open programs and files you were using. If the battery charge becomes critically low, the computer will try to enter .... 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. ❖ ❖ For...
  • 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
    ... The computer saves the status of all open programs and files to the memory, turns off the display, and enters into a low-power ... 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 ...
  • 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
    ... lights stop glowing) and all external peripheral cables are disconnected. Do not pick up the computer by its display panel or by the back. ... lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 95
    ... 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 ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 96
    ... ❖ Take frequent breaks to avoid repetitive-motion injuries and eyestrain. Do not turn off the computer if a drive indicator light indicates a drive is ..., such as your desktop setup, during its shutdown procedure. If you do not let the Windows® operating system shut down normally, details such as ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 97
    ... page. The lowercase letter l (el) and the number 1 are not interchangeable. The uppercase letter O and the number 0 are not interchangeable. Making your keyboard emulate a full-size keyboard NOTE This section ... Enter key. Most of the time, this does not matter. However, some programs assign ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 98
    ... information, see your program documentation. Function keys The function keys (not to be confused with the Fn key) are the 12 keys at the top of the...combination with the Fn key, function keys marked with icons execute specific functions on the computer. For example, Fn + F9 turns the TouchPad™ ON...
  • 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
    ... light goes out. Starting a program The easiest way to start a program is to double-click the name of the file that contains the information you want to work on. To find the file, use the Start menu or Windows® Explorer. If you prefer to open the program first, you have four options. You can ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 101
    ... close the program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program's window. Starting a program from Windows® Explorer If a program is not listed in the All Programs menu, you can start it from Windows® Explorer. Windows® Explorer gives you a view of your computer's contents...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 102
    102 Learning the Basics Saving your work Starting a program using the Search programs and ... computer using the Shut down command, save your work on the internal storage drive, external media, ... computer using the Sleep or Hibernate commands, your work should be there when you resume. Many programs ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 103
    Learning the Basics Saving your work 103 Use this dialog box to specify where to store the ... and can include spaces. Some applications do not support long file names and require ...TECHNICAL NOTE: By default, the Windows® operating system does not show file extensions. For information on showing or ...
  • 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...system to run with the additional printer(s). To print a file: 1 2 If your printer is not on, turn it on now. Click on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your Windows®-based ...
  • 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 ... a high-capacity backup system, such as an external hard drive. Restoring your work To restore information from your backup media to your internal storage drive, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 106
    ...) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, ...like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive ...
  • 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
    ... CDs carefully, making contact only with the center hole and edge. Do not touch the surface of the disc. Do not stack discs. If ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 109
    ...Auto-Run feature does not automatically start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start, and... regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at pcsupport.toshiba.com.
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain optical media ... or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your computer's product specification for listing of...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... drive from reading the data properly. Do not expose discs to direct sunlight or extreme ... inserting it in the drive. Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which ... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions ...
  • 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
    ... models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is not an estimate of a systemମ. included with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 114
    ...battery and continue working. For more information on batteries and accessories, see accessories.toshiba.com. Charging batteries ... charger specified by Toshiba. You can order a Toshiba battery charger from Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. NOTE Battery charge time may vary depending...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 115
    ... plug the computer into a live electrical outlet. The battery charges whether the computer is on or off. TECHNICAL NOTE...system operation and will allow the battery to recharge. The battery may not start charging immediately .... The RTC battery powers the System Time Clock and BIOS memory used to store ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 116
    ... battery is fully charged Is unlit when the battery has discharged, the battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor is not plugged into the computer or AC outlet Battery life and charge time ... amber during charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 117
    ... battery 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 ... decreases. A frequently used older battery does not power the computer for as long as a new ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 118
    ...Place the computer into Hibernation mode and replace the main battery with a charged spare (not included with your computer) Save your work and turn off the computer ❖ If you do not manage to do any of these things before the main battery completely runs out of power...
  • 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... can use the computer before you need to recharge the battery. Microsoft® has combined these options into ... window 2 3 NOTE Select an appropriate plan for your work environment or create your own custom plan....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 121
    ... settings. Click Change advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power save time... most people and do not need to be edited. The Power Saver plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan is a compromise between battery time ...
  • 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 .... 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 ...
  • 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
    ... clean 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, move...unlocked position and try again. Do not force the battery into position. C640 series 3 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 125
    ... damaged 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 126
    ...computer's power. If it does not turn on, go to step 4. Operate the computer on battery power for five minutes. ... If you have extra battery packs, rotate their use. If you will not be using the system... more than one month, remove the battery pack. If you are not going to use the computer for more...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 127
    ... you cannot find the information you need elsewhere, call Toshiba at: (800) 457-7777. In addition, Toshiba's recycling ... www.laptops.toshiba.com/green. Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation. For ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 128
    ... covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all ... plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... most other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change in the functionality of your ...
  • 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
    ...(of any size) from an external media or flash media, it does not go into the Recycle Bin. The file is ... 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 ...
  • 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
    ...Key Fn + F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 184. For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "... network To access a network: ❖ At the office, connect an Ethernet cable to the Network port (RJ45) on your computer. For specific information about ...
  • 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
    ...the internal speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do not set the volume too high when using headphones. Continuous exposure to loud sound can harm your hearing. TECHNICAL NOTE: When using amplified ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 137
    ... For more information on the software, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Web Camera Application Help. Using the Memory card reader (... Windows® operating system. Inserting memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 ...
  • 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... card and pull it straight out. C640 series C650 series (Sample Illustration) Removing memory media Do not remove memory media while data is being written or...
  • 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
    ...TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and ... Installer. Click Next. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 3 Click the item ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 145
    ... for your files. When you set a password, you must enter the password 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 files when leaving ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 146
    ... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ... can later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses ... Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 147
    .... Click the Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click Not Registered. A pop-up screen appears ... where you can later 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 TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 6 7 On the left side, click the Secure tab. Click... the power-on password function: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 149
    ...computer using your Windows® password. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition utility technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition utility ... out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure or damage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 150
    ... TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices in your ... you do not have. This is normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and...
  • 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
    152 Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Hardware Setup is the... system. To access it: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then HWSetup, or click the ...The TOSHIBA HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA HWSetup screen - General tab options The ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 153
    Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup ❖ 153 Display-Allows you to change various default settings... remembers the last configuration. If data does not appear on the display you are using after starting... conditions for the eSATA port USB-Allows you to enable or disable USB Legacy Emulation NOTE
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 154
    ... Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Zooming Utility This utility allows you to select which applications will work ... Icons on the desktop Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Zooming Utility. ... 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 to identify ... likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 158
    ...the failed program should allow you to continue working. If it does not, continue with the next step. 4 ... all programs should allow you to continue working. If it does not, power off your computer and... and power cord/cable properly or installed a charged battery. Press and hold the power button for at...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 159
    ... using Sleep mode. If your battery fully discharges, information that has not been saved will ... page 118. If you are running on battery power, it is recommended that you do not leave the computer in ...power light will stop flashing. Put the battery back into the computer. Do not connect the AC adaptor....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 160
    ...system is not working If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba ...site at pcsupport.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click ...contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 180. The Windows® operating system is not working...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 161
    ...Something Goes Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working ❖ ❖ 161 The operating system responds ...screen does not look right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually ...Disable automatic restart on system failure Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Start Windows® Normally...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 162
    ...Something Goes Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working If your computer is connected ... you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 2 Click ... button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support at pcsupport...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 163
    ... device. This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the drivers being used by the device. This tab also provides options for updating ... or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 164
    ... only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. Power and the batteries Your ...and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC ...power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them:...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 165
    ... on page 120). Have you added a device, such as a memory module, that takes its power from the battery? Is your software using the internal storage drive more? Is ... all batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 166
    166 If Something Goes Wrong Keyboard problems site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware...more information on maintaining battery power, see "Charging batteries" on page 114. Keyboard problems NOTE C650 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 167
    ... allows you to continue working. If you are using the built-in screen, make sure the display priority is not set for an ... and that the adapter type is incorrect or the current settings do not work with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 168
    ... to Simultaneous and the external display device does not work. Make sure the external monitor is capable ... 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. Disk or storage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 169
    ... utility software. Consult your network administrator. Some programs run correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly, refer to its documentation and check that the hardware configuration meets its needs....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 170
    ... formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the software's documentation ... the drive tray does not slide out." on page 170. Sound system problems No sound is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 171
    ... some of the most common printer problems. The printer will not print. Check that the printer is connected to a working power outlet, turned on and ready (on ... that the printer has plenty of paper. Some printers will not start printing when there are just two or three sheets ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 172
    ... The modem is on, set up properly but still does not transmit or receive data. Make sure the line has a dial ...V.92 modem, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Wireless networking problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 173
    ...Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems 173 site, the ISP's (Internet Service Provider)... is recognized by the Windows® operating system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, click .... For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 184. Use IPCONFIG...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 174
    ... Wrong DVD operating problems The Windows® operating system wireless management utility does not work. If you are using an external Wi-Fi® adapter (a USB adapter, ... to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical disc drives ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 175
    .... Many software 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 176
    ... with the computer. Your ability to solve problems will improve as you learn about how the computer and its software work together. Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs and devices you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 177
    ... displayed. NOTE This list may contain restore points that you did not create. Restore points labeled System Checkpoint were automatically created by .... Verify that the restore point you selected is the correct one. If it is not, click Back to return to the previous step. Close all programs and save...
  • 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
    ... you need any files from them. Do not guess - follow directions carefully! It is often ... successfully. Always carefully follow the installation instructions that accompany the hardware or software. Restart the Windows®..., even if the installation utility does not prompt you to do so. This will ensure ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 180
    ... to investigate other sources of assistance first. Try the following before you contact Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem occurs while you are running a program, consult the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 181
    ... and when they occurred For technical support, call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States...Internet Web sites toshiba.com laptops.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe....and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 182
    ...Goes Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices Toshiba's worldwide offices Australia Toshiba (Australia) Pty....Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 ... incur long-distance charges) Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 183
    ...Something Goes Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices United States Toshiba America Information Systems,... 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
    ...Setup Utility For more information, refer to "TOSHIBA Hardware Setup" on page 152. NOTE Not all functions are supported on all models... the Application Cards: 1 Press and hold the Fn key. The TOSHIBA Cards display at the top of the screen. "stacked" Card (Sample...
  • 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 Card Case: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Settings for Flash Cards. ... two rows of Cards. Cards that appear solid (not transparent) in the bottom row are enabled and can ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...sides, 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 may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC...bits per second Compact Disc Compact Disc Read-Only Memory Compact Disc Rewrite Memory ... (serial port) Central Processing Unit Direct Current Direct Memory Access Dual Inline Memory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 201
    ...or Video) Disc Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory File Allocation Table Federal Communications ... Computer Peripheral Component Interconnect Personal Computer Memory Card International Association Random Access ...(monitor) Radio Frequency Interference Read-Only Memory Real-Time Clock Secure Digital ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 202
    202 Glossary TFT USB URL WAN www Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus ...film transistor (TFT) for each cell. This type of display works well with computers because of its shallow depth and... computer program that you use to perform tasks of a specific type. Applications include word processors, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 203
    ... information. Baud rate is the number of signal changes per second (not necessarily the same as bits per second). See also bits per .... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 204
    204 C Glossary cache-A section of very fast memory in which frequently used information is duplicated... is faster than accessing it from the computer's main memory. See also CPU cache, L1.... It takes information from outside sources, such as memory or keyboard input, processes the information, and...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 205
    ... between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands ... user. Direct Current (DC)-The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare Alternating Current (AC). Direct Memory Access (DMA...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 206
    ... 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 high-capacity storage medium that uses laser optics for reading data...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 207
    ... system can write information to the disk or read information from it. frontside bus-The primary pathway (bus) between the CPU and the computer's main memory. Also called "system bus." See also bus. function keys-The keys labeled F1 through F12, typically located on the keyboard. Their ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 208
    208 Glossary Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work, including all... cache, L2 cache. L2 (level two) cache-Memory cache installed on the motherboard to help improve processing speed....
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 209
    ...storage device (such as a hard disk) into memory for processing. local area network—See ...drives. M memory—Typically refers to the computer’s main memory, where programs are run and data is temporarily ...s main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and other primary components. MS...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 210
    ... or to information coming from another company on a company network or the Internet. operating system-A set of programs that controls how the computer works. Examples of operating systems are the Windows Vista® Home Basic and Windows® 7 operating systems. optical disc drive-A drive which reads...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 211
    ..., and creation date. R RAM (Random Access Memory)-Volatile memory that can be written to as well as read. Volatile here... is lost when you turn off your computer. This type of memory is used for your computer's main memory. See also memory. Compare ROM. Random Access Memory-See RAM. Read-Only ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 212
    ...(Read-Only Memory)-Non-volatile memory that can be read but not written to. Non-volatile here means that information in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 213
    ...-A data storage device that utilizes solid-state memory as opposed to a hard disk (see also hard ...matrix display. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of... drive-A small, portable flash memory card that plugs into a computer's USB port and functions...
  • 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
    ... power 114 AC power light 45 accessing network 133 adding memory check total memory 59... 113 monitoring power 46, 116 not charging 165 optional secondary battery 114 power management 114 power options 118 power... removing 122 B backing up files 95, 105 battery battery life 113 Call2Recycle™ 127 care ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 216
    216 Index RTC memory 113 running computer on battery power 112 safety precautions 125 setting notifications 118 battery indicator light 117 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical disc drive 106 power 49 Shut down 52, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 217
    ... TouchPad™ 79, 196 ENERGY STAR® 36 error messages problem with display settings/ current settings not working with hardware 167 warning resume failure 159 Error-checking 168 exploring desktop 129 external monitor not working 168 external devices keyboard 81
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... 51 installing a charged battery 124 battery 122 memory modules 50 mouse 81 Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort ...94 M maintaining your battery 126 manual eject hole optical disc drive 107 memory adding (... 98 function keys 98 hot keys 198 not working 158 overlay keys 99 special ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 219
    ... line 134 problem solving 172 monitor connecting 79 monitor problems monitor not working 167 monitoring battery power 116 mouse installing 81 mouse utility 151 ... 121 O ON/OFF indicator light 117 online resources Toshiba 111 optical disc Auto-Run feature 109 caring for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 220
    ... checking device properties 163 computer will not power up 158 contacting Toshiba 180 corrupted/damaged ... slow 169 display is blank 166 external display not working 168 external monitor 167 faulty memory 164 high-... and batteries 164 printer 171 program not responding 157 program not working properly ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... and optical disc with computer off 110 battery from the computer 122 memory module 57 memory ... 42 safety precautions battery 125 saving files 102 screen does not look ... selecting a place to work 41 power plan options 120 setting low battery notifications 118 setting up AC adaptor 45 adding memory (...
  • Toshiba Satellite C655 | User Manual - Page 222
    ...computer Toshiba Web site 50 worldwide offices 182 TOSHIBA Accessibility 155 Toshiba accessories memory 50 TOSHIBA Application Installer 144 TOSHIBA Assist ... Service Station 156 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility 154 TouchPad™ using 75 traveling tips 128 troubleshooting DVD player general...
  • 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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