Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 1
    Satellite /Satellite Pro C800 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: Technical support is available online at Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. At this Web site, you will find answers for many commonly asked technical questions plus many downloadable...
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    ...Wash hands after handling. Model: Satellite®/Satellite Pro® C800 Series Recordable and/...PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ... HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED. TOSHIBA DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE FAILURE TO COPY...
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    ... persons or loss of life or catastrophic property damage. ACCORDINGLY, TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY...this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site at support.toshiba.com. Industry Canada Requirement This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numé...
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    ...is necessary. If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or standard limited warranty information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the...
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    ... alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer. Instructions for IC CS-03 Certified Equipment 1 NOTICE: ... the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's Ringer Equivalence ...
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    ...Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://...europe.com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.... for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ...
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    ...in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by... Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is... any other antenna or transmitter. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...
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    9 Canada - Industry Canada (IC) This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. The installer of this radio equipment must ensure that the antenna is located or pointed such that it does not emit RF field in excess of Health Canada limits for the general population; consult Safety Code 6, ...
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    ... 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... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers...
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    ... stations, promptly change 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.
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    ...FH: This equipment uses FH-SS modulation. The interference range of this equipment is less than 10m. This equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Toll Free Tel: 0120-15-1048 Direct Dial: 03-3457-4850 Fax: 03-3457-4868 ...
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    13 The name of the radio equipment: refer to the equipment label provided on the computer Approved by both the JAPAN APPROVALS INSTITUTE FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT and the TELECOM ENGINEERING CENTER The following restrictions apply: ❖ ❖ ❖ Do not disassemble or modify the device. Do ...
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    ... of the allowable frequencies as listed above, the user must cease operating the Wireless LAN at that location and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community country. This device ...
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    ....com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.... or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http....com/computers/tnt/ bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information....
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    ...the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by ... the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact ...
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    ... electric machinery. Article 17 Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a...be exposed to laser light or other safety hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment is ...
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    18 Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights ... 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, ...
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    19 Trademarks Satellite and Satellite Pro are registered trademarks of Toshiba. Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems ... Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are...
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    20 Computer Recycling Information As part of a commitment to people and the future, Toshiba promotes the efficient use of resources by working to achieve our zero... addition to our existing waste reduction and recycling policies, Toshiba is strongly committed to reducing electronic waste. In order to ...
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    Contents Introduction...27 This guide ...29 Safety icons ...30 Other icons used...30 ... and specifications ...31 Other documentation ...31 Service options ...31 Chapter 1: Getting Started...32 ......33 Good Working Posture ...33 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor ...34 Typing...
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    ... Connecting to a power source ...40 Charging the main battery...43 Using the computer for the first time ... your software...44 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...44 Adding optional external devices...... storage drive operating status ...71 Installing drivers and applications...71 Using the touch ...
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    ... the optical disc drive...86 Optical disc drive components...87 Media control buttons...88 Inserting an optical disc ...88 Removing a disc with the computer on...89 Playing optical media ...89 Recording optical media ...90 Removing a disc with the computer off ...91 Toshiba's online resources ...91
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    24 Contents Chapter 3: Mobile Computing...92 Toshiba's energy-saver design...92 Running the computer on battery power ...92 Battery Notice ... Inserting a charged battery ...103 Taking care of your battery ...104 Safety precautions ...104 Maintaining your battery ...105 ...
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    Contents 25 Chapter 5: Utilities...116 TOSHIBA Assist ...117 Connect...118 Secure...119 Protect & Fix ...120 ...Sleep and Charge...132 Power supply mode settings...132 TOSHIBA Accessibility ...133 TOSHIBA Service Station ...134 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong ...135 Problems that are easy to fix ...
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    26 Contents Power and the batteries ...142 Keyboard problems...144 Display problems ...144 Disk or storage drive problems...146 Error-checking ...146 Optical disc drive problems...... Toshiba's worldwide offices...158 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...160 Hot Key Cards ...160 ...
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    ... go. Your computer is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ... 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 ...
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    ... 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.
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    ... your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort ...or to stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as...
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    30 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not ...
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    ... and hardware options for your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 135.
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    ...to do the first time you use your computer. Please read the safety instruction information on the Quick Start document (that shipped with your computer) carefully and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your computer in order to avoid ...
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    ...should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your shoulders ...and try not to rest your wrists on the notebook. Support your arms on your forearm area. The forearms can be supported by the chair arm supports or the desk surface. The notebook display should...
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    ... your eyes periodically by focusing on objects that are farther away. ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor (Sample Illustration) ...a reach. If you have to reach, the arm should be supported in the forearm area by the desk surface or the chair arm supports....
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    ... touch pad, Accupoint®, or tablet pen whichever is available with your notebook computer, or other optional pointing devices like mouse or ... people find it comfortable to occasionally stand while using the notebook. To do this properly, the notebook needs to be on an elevated surface. Make sure you ...
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    ...evaluate ways to reduce the stress. ❖ Mobile computing tips ❖ When using the notebook at airports, on airplanes or trains, or at meetings, make sure that you ... a rolled up blanket or pillows to provide back support, or to provide arm support. To position the computer at a good height, remember ...
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    ....gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/ Check list Is your chair comfortable - does it support your back and arms well? Are your feet flat on ... your hands and wrists aligned in a comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you hold the mouse or ...
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    ... power plug socket and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the ... again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the ...
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    Getting Started Selecting a place to work ❖ 39 Keep the computer and disks away from objects that generate strong magnetic fields, such as large stereo speakers. Information on some disks is stored magnetically. Placing a magnet too close to a disk can erase important files. Handle discs ...
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    ... memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can ...computer to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable ... grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/...
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    ...Connecting to a power source 41 Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage ...damage to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage...
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    ...power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly ... or AC outlet Flashes amber when the main battery charge is low and it is time to recharge ... amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input...
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    ...AC power source with the computer turned off until the battery light glows white. After ... and ready to power the computer. Once the battery is charged for the first time, avoid leaving... characteristic of the screen technology. When the computer is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you...
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    44 Getting Started Registering your computer with Toshiba Setting up your software When you ...Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send you periodic updates, announcements... will not diminish Customer rights under the Toshiba standard limited Warranty. NOTE To register...
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    ... modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's... large amounts of data. NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up your...
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    ... 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 102. 5 NOTE To locate your memory module slot cover please refer to ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    48 NOTE Getting Started Adding memory (optional) For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 11 Pick up the memory module by its sides, avoiding any contact with its connector. Position the ...
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    ... 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 103. 16 Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the ...
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    50 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power outlet (even if your computer is in Sleep mode). In this condition, ...
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    ... could be a sign that you may need to scan your internal storage drive for errors or defragment the drive. If so, consult Windows® Help and Support. 2 Pull the latches away from the memory module. The memory module pops up slightly. NOTE If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one ...
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    ...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 103. Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 53 TECHNICAL NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Checking total memory When you add or remove a memory module, you can check that the computer has recognized the change. To do this: ❖ Click ...
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    ...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...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ENTER ...
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    ..., stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample ...
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    ... of Factory Default Software with user's data" recovers your internal storage drive to factory default state and attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please make a complete back up of your data to external media before executing the ...
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    ... and drop the data into your personal folders. 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 5 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ...
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    ...Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 59 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting ...process screen 7 A warning screen appears, stating the Toshiba Recovery Wizard will "attempt" to save all ... all data during the recovery process. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data ...
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    60 9 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive When the recovery process is complete, the "Recovery of Factory Default Software" screen appears, indicating that the recovery process is complete. Click Finish to restart the computer. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 5 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ...
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    62 6 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample Image) Selecting a Process screen 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software ...
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    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ENTER ...
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    ..., stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 7 65 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover to a custom size partition. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 8 9 Use the on-screen arrow buttons in The size of drive C: field to set the ...
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    ..., only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to ...the list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box displays. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box 2 3 Select DVD or...
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    ..., 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... procedure, or use blank media. 5 6 NOTE Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. Follow the on...
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    ... the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any ... computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key ... and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting...
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    ... 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...drive: While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. Using the arrow keys ...
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    ...containing your recovery files to your computer, and then power on the computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press F12. Using the arrow keys, select the DVD... of media you are using, and then press the Enter key. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next. 2 3 Select Erase the...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 71
    .... Select Manage. Click Disk Management. 2 3 Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click on ...
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    ... pad Some of the touch pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications. You can use the touch pad (... pad and associated control buttons ❖ Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. The pointer is the icon (usually an arrow) ...
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    ... to right-click. 2 Press and release the secondary control button. This feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (right-hand) control button Slide your finger along the right edge of the touch ...
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    ...motion. To stop scrolling, lift your finger off of the touch pad. To enable circular scrolling, click on the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist. Click the Device Settings tab and then (Sample Illustration) click on Settings. Double-click on Scrolling Circular scrolling (horizontally) ...
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    ...the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ ❖ NOTE Disabling or enabling the touch pad The touch pad is enabled by default. To enable/disable the touch pad, press F5....
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    76 NOTE Getting Started Using external display devices Connecting an external device Depending on your system, some models may include USB 3.0 port(s). To distinguish these ports, please look for the blue inset within the USB 3.0 port (if available). You can easily attach an external device ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 77
    ...port on the side of your computer, and then connect the other end of the cable to your television or display device. Refer to the manual that came with the television or display device for more information. Your computer will automatically detect the external display device. Connecting an external ...
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    ... There are several ways in which you can customize your computer to suit your particular requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage settings. For more information, see "Power Plans" on page 100. There ...
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    ... your computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your battery" on page 104. NOTE Please handle your computer carefully to avoid scratching or... on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable
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    80 1 Getting Started Caring for your computer To secure the computer: Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make sure there is no way for a potential thief to slip the cable off the object. 2 3 Pass the locking end through the loop. Insert the cable's locking end into the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 81
    ...'s 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 85 for ...
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    82 ❖ Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Back up your files to external media on a regular basis. Label the backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. It is easy to put off backing up because it takes time. However, if your internal storage drive suddenly fails, you will lose all ...
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    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard 83 Character keys Typing with the character keys is very much like typing on a typewriter, except that The space bar creates a space character instead of just passing over an area of the page. The lowercase letter l (el) and the number 1 are not ...
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    84 Learning the Basics Starting a program 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...
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    Learning the Basics Saving your work 85 Starting a program from the Start menu When you install a program, the operating system usually puts an icon in the All Programs menu. To start a program that has an icon in the All Programs menu, follow these steps, which use the Windows® WordPad program...
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    ... is a popular medium for software, music, and video. Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital surround sound, ...
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    ...this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive...it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to... straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole.
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    88 Learning the Basics Using the optical disc drive Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the computer and damage it. Media control buttons The media control buttons located above the keyboard allow you mute the sound and play audio CDs or DVD ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 89
    ... 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. 7 Push the disc tray in by pressing gently on the center of the tray until it clicks into place. Removing a disc with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 90
    ...optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com. NOTE Due to manufacturing and quality variations in ...computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 91
    .... Gently press the tray in to close it. Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online ...can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions... up to date with future upgrades. For more information, see "Contacting Toshiba" on page 158...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 92
    ... aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters ... energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these ... longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a removable Lithium-Ion...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 93
    .... Recharge time varies depending on usage. Battery may not charge while the computer ... a new battery pack, see the accessories information included with your computer or visit the Toshiba ... designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 94
    ...environment and optimum system performance for both AC power and battery modes. Changes to these settings may result in system ...should use the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs to be charged...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 95
    ...model. NOTE Depending on your system, the RTC battery may only charge while the computer.... NOTE 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 96
    ... battery light gives you an indication of the main battery's current charge Glows amber while ...and features used. Flashes amber when the main battery charge is low and it is time to recharge ...light flashes amber during charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 97
    ... power 97 HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( ), the ON/OFF light ( ), and the power ... System indicator lights AC power light/Battery light ON/OFF light Wireless indicator ... on the computer before trying to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this time to check ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 98
    .... A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With repeated discharges and ... charged. TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the battery faster at low temperatures. Check your ... degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your current rate ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 99
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power To change the default notification settings: 1 99 ... window appears. 2 3 4 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced ... the alarm settings to suit your needs. Conserving battery power How long a fully charged ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 100
    100 ❖ ❖ Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power There are various ways in which you ... power and extend the operating time of your battery: Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which saves power ... use the computer before you need to recharge the battery. Microsoft® has combined these options into...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 101
    ... advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive ... pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object. ... or fire, and could also damage the battery pack and computer. ❖ Never expose ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... the display panel and turn the computer upside down. Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the ...6 7 Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 103
    ..., and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws and... cloth to ensure a good connection. Insert the charged battery into the slot until the latch clicks. ... you cannot install it with reverse polarity. If the battery does not slide into the slot ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 104
    ... the battery release lock to the locked position. (Sample Illustration) Locking the battery release lock 4 5 6 Turn the computer right side up. Reconnect any cables that were removed in step 3 of "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 102. Restart the computer. Taking care of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 105
    ... ❖ 105 To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that it cannot...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 106
    ... details regarding where to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include ....toshiba.com/green. Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 107
    ...or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all ... plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 108
    ... 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 109
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop 109 Finding your way around the desktop Your computer's desktop includes several standard features: icons, Start button, taskbar, notification area, and background pattern. Icons Start button Taskbar Notification area (Sample Image) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 110
    ... 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 the Start button, it means that you should click the Start button. Taskbar Each time you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 111
    ...up for communications To connect to the Internet, use an online service, or communicate across the telephone lines with another computer, you need A browser or communications program An Internet Service Provider (ISP) or online ... Key F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 160...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 112
    ... antenna is ON, the wireless indicator light be lit. will For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 149. Connecting your computer to a network You can connect your computer to a network to increase ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 113
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Web Camera 3 4 5 113 6 Click the Start Recording button. Speak normally into the microphone. When you have finished recording, click the Stop Recording button. The Save As dialog box appears. To save the file, type a file name, and then click Save. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... card reader (Available on certain models.) The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SD™, Micro SD™,...your Memory card reader please refer to your Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 Turn the media so ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 115
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader 2 Push the media into the adapter until it locks in place. 115 (Sample Illustration) Inserting memory media When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal contacts. You could expose the storage area to static electricity, which...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 116
    ... images are applicable only if the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator TOSHIBA Application Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility Mouse Utility TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 117
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist ❖ ❖ TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Service Station 117 TOSHIBA Assist ...you to customize a range of computer settings. To access TOSHIBA Assist, click the Start button and,...list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. (Sample Image...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 118
    118 Connect Utilities TOSHIBA Assist The feature available in this category is Bluetooth® Settings. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Connect tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 119
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 119 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 120
    120 Utilities TOSHIBA Assist Protect & Fix The feature available in this category is TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Protect & Fix tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 121
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 121 Optimize The features available in this category are Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (Hardware Settings) TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA Sleep Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Optimize tab
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 122
    ... 65. TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications that were .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 123
    ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your ... unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more than ... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 124
    ...Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click ...Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample... button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 125
    ...Password icon. 125 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 ... button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 127
    ...Tool Utility 127 TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with ... documentation within the application for additional help. NOTE The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility may show... normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility: ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 128
    ..., in the Search field, type Mouse. In the list that appears above, click on your selection. Or click the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The Mouse Properties screen appears. You may change some of the settings in the following categories Buttons Pointers Pointer Options You may ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 129
    ... Hardware Setup 129 TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Hardware Setup is the TOSHIBA configuration management ... appears above, click on your selection. Or click the TOSHIBA Hardware Settings icon in the Optimize tab ... HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA HWSetup screen - General tab options ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 130
    130 ❖ NOTE Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility Display-Allows you to change various ... you to enable or disable USB Legacy Emulation TOSHIBA Sleep Utility This utility displays whether the...Charge function." It also displays the remaining battery capacity. Starting the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 131
    Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 131 are compliant with the USB specification. In those cases, power on the computer to ... to the compatible port when the AC adaptor is not connected to the computer, the battery of the computer will be depleted even when the power of the computer is turned OFF. As ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 132
    132 Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility Metal paper clips or hair pins/clips will generate ...Your computer may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If your computer ...the Power supply mode drop-down list in the utility. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Sleep Utility screen
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 133
    ... on to charge the device, or use a different charging device. TOSHIBA Accessibility The TOSHIBA Accessibility utility allows you to use the Fn key... your selection. Or click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 134
    134 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 135
    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy to ... to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix Your program stops ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 136
    136 2 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer Click the Applications .... 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 135...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 137
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 137 The computer displays... a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting..., or may be defective. Turn the computer on, insert the battery, and then leave the computer running...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 138
    ...trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click ...computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 158. The Windows® operating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 139
    .... 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 140
    ...can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 Click the ... and then follow the on-screen instructions. You can connect to Support Online by clicking the Ask button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 142
    ...down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 50.... real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC ... the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 143
    ... batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 144
    ... If Something Goes Wrong Keyboard problems Keyboard problems You have connected an external ... You may need to update your keyboard driver. Refer to the documentation that came with the keyboard or to the keyboard ...press F4. If this does not correct the problem, press F4 again to return the display ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 145
    If Something Goes Wrong Display problems The screen does not look correct... Help. A message displays saying that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter.... Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 146
    146 If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems Disk or storage drive problems ... to access the drive or as sector errors. Sometimes a drive problem may cause one or more files to appear to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 147
    If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems Your data files are damaged or corrupted. 147 ... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly,... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 148
    ... If Something Goes Wrong Sound system problems Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead ... regarding supported optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems 149 Make sure the printer cable ... you installed the proper printer drivers as shown in the instructions that came with the printer. You may... NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 150
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems If another computer is on the same network, ... is recognized by the Windows® operating system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, the Start ...F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 160. Use IPCONFIG ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 151
    ...the case, contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you experience ... See "Checking device properties" on page 141 for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical disc...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... programs build in an automatic backup, but you should not rely solely on this feature. Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 81 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 an ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve ... Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... them for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 154
    ... Windows® operating system The most valuable component of your computer system is the data you create and store on its internal storage drive. Since problems with either hardware or software can make the data inaccessible or even destroy it, the next most valuable component of your computer system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... of the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or ...under the System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more help, click the Start button, Help and Support, and search for "back up files." General ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... successfully. Always carefully follow the installation instructions that accompany the hardware or software. Restart the Windows®... you want to charge is connected to a port that supports the USB Sleep and Charge function... and Charge may be disabled. Open the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge Utility to check...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 157
    ... may be below the limit specified in the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility or the battery may be depleted. Lower ... function" does not work for ports that support the "USB Sleep and Charge function... best source for current information. ❖ For the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba....
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... Toshiba Internet Web sites Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site For technical support, ... Internet Web sites toshiba.com us.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com ... Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Toshiba...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... Irvine, California 92618 United States Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial ... San Fernando de Henares Spain United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 ...KT15 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 160
    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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 161
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 161 Using the Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards are normally hidden from view. The Cards appear when you press the corresponding function key. NOTE Hot keys are keys that, when pressed, turn system functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on the key ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 162
    162 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Volume Mute This hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. When volume mute is enabled, no sound will come from the speakers or headphones. Lock (Instant security) This hot key displays the help file. Display brightness This hot key ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 163
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 163 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 164
    164 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 support ... Swap Image Display. Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 165
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 165 Keyboard hot key functions This hot key decreases the speaker volume. This hot key increases the speaker volume. This hot key mutes the sound coming from the computer. This hot key allows you to zoom out. This hot key allows you to zoom in.
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 166
    166 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 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 Wi-Fi® enabled-Enables just the Wi-Fi® module. Bluetooth® enabled-Enables ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 167
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 167 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 [Space bar] (Sample Image) Screen resolution options Cycle through the screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 168
    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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 169
    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User's Guide. AC BIOS BD-ROM bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System Blu-ray Disc Read-Only ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 170
    ...LCD LED MB MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 171
    ... Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus Uniform Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 172
    ... to allow for more data storage and to enable recording and playback of high-definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs to check hardware and load the operating system when you start up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 173
    Glossary 173 C cache-A section of very fast memory in which frequently used information is duplicated for quick access. Accessing data from cache is faster than accessing it from the computer's main memory. See also CPU cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. CD-An individual compact disc. See also CD-ROM. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 174
    ... memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and ... modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate... (DC)-The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 175
    ..., this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See ...-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 176
    176 F Glossary file-A collection of related information, saved on disk with a unique name. A file may be a program, information used by a program, or a document. See also document. File Allocation Table (FAT)-The section of a storage drive that keeps track of the location of stored files. file ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 177
    .... See also HDMI. 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 178
    178 Glossary LAN (Local Area Network)-A group of computers or other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network. LED (Light Emitting Diode)-A solid state lamp (SSL) that uses light-...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 179
    Glossary 179 motherboard-The computer's main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and other primary components. MS-DOS prompt-See system prompt. multi-function drive-A DVD drive that can read and write to CD and DVD media. multimedia-A combination of two or more media, such as sound...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 180
    ... 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 181
    ... in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD)-A small, portable, non-volatile memory card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 182
    ... active-matrix display. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See ...-A computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management.
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 183
    Glossary 183 W 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 C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 184
    ...clock (RTC) 93 recharge time 93 removing 102 RTC memory 93 running computer on battery power 92 safety precautions 104 setting notifications 98 B backing up files 82, 85 battery battery life 93 Call2Recycle™ 106 care 104, 105 changing 101 charge indicator ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... taking care of 104 battery indicator light 97 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical disc ... settings 78 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 154 desktop creating new icon 109 ... disabling touch pad 75, 164 display troubleshooting 145 display devices external 76 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... 45 installing a charged battery 103 battery 101 memory modules 45 Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort 33 internal storage ...keys 83 H headphones using 113 Help and Support troubleshooting 140 hot key disabling or ...light 96 AC power light 40, 42 battery light 42, 43 Web Camera light ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 187
    ... into socket 48 removing 50, 52 microphone using 112 monitor connecting 77 monitor problems troubleshooting 144 monitoring battery power 96 mouse utility 128 moving the computer 79 online resources Toshiba 91 optical disc Auto-Run feature 89 handling 89 inserting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 188
    ... power plan options 100 power saving options 99 precautions safety 37 printer troubleshooting 148 problem solving contacting Toshiba 158 Startup options 139 program, starting 84 program, starting from Start menu 85 projector connecting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 189
    ... display 78 tips for computing 81 Toshiba online resources 91 registering computer... & Fix tab 120 Secure tab 119 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility 126... Media Creator 122 TOSHIBA Service Station 134 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 130... computer will not start 136 contacting Toshiba 157 corrupted/damaged data files...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 | User Guide - Page 190
    ...keyboard will not respond 136 memory problems 142 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 146 on-screen ... networking 111 Windows® operating system desktop 108 troubleshooting 138 Windows® Start menu starting a program 85 wireless networking 111 troubleshooting 149 U USB Sleep and Charge cannot use...



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