Toshiba Satellite C855 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite C855 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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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    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,... equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... 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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    ...allow you to make any changes necessary to maintain uninterrupted service. If Problems Arise If this equipment causes harm to the ...it is necessary. If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or standard limited warranty information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America ...
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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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    ... frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use ... of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature.... 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, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 10
    ... with the related European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany. The ... such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other partners to ...
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    ... 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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    ... radar. You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure ...europe.com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information....If you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off either one ...
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    ...and result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature. In some ... 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 C855 | User Guide - Page 17
    .... Article 17 Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is ... PRODUCT. To use this model properly, read the User's Guide carefully and keep it for your future ..., resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or...
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    ...all rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this guide cannot be reproduced in any form without ... Regulations is prohibited. Notice The information contained in this manual, including but not limited to any... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 21
    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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    ... ...40 Charging the main battery...43 Using the computer for the first time ...43 Setting up your software...44 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...44 Adding optional external devices...44 Adding memory (optional) ...45 Installing a memory module ...45 Removing a memory module...50 Checking ...
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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 ...93 Power management ...94 Charging the main battery...94 Charging the RTC battery...95 Monitoring main battery power...96 Determining remaining battery ...
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    Contents 25 Chapter 5: Utilities...116 TOSHIBA Assist ...117 Connect...118 Secure...119 Protect... ...133 TOSHIBA Service Station ...134 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong ...135 Problems that ...operating system can help you...140 Fixing a problem with Device Manager ...141 Checking device properties ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 26
    ... Display problems ...144 Disk or storage drive problems...146 Error-checking ...146 Optical disc drive ...Printer problems ...148 Wireless networking problems...149 DVD operating problems...151 Develop good computing ...'s worldwide offices...158 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...160 Hot Key Cards ......
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    ... you wherever you go. Your computer is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® ... by pressing the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to ...
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    ... 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 computer, 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 ... tasks in Windows® 7. You can Read the entire guide from beginning to end. Skim through and stop ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 31
    ...comes with the following documentation An electronic version of the User's Guide (this document) A Quick Start document It may... limited warranty, extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available... check the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 32
    ...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 ...your wrists are straight when typing. However, if the notebook is on a work surface that is above your elbow ...and try not to rest your wrists on the notebook. Support your arms on your forearm ...
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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....
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 35
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 36
    ...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 37
    ....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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 38
    ... and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the computer. ... on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the underside or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 39
    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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 40
    ... the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable to remove a plug from a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result in a fire or electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Always confirm that the power plug...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 41
    ...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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 42
    ... AC power light on the indicator panel glows white. Never attempt to connect or disconnect a power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. The computer's main battery light gives you an indication of the main ...
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    Getting Started Charging the main battery 43 Charging the main battery Before using the battery to power the computer, you must charge the battery. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into an AC power source with the computer turned off until the battery light glows white. After ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 44
    ... first time you turn on your computer, the Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send you periodic updates, announcements, and ...
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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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    46 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. If the computer is on, begin at step 1; otherwise, skip to step 3. 1 Click the Start button. Start ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 47
    ... 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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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 49 cutouts in the side of the module. If the latches and cutouts do not line up correctly, repeat steps 12-13. latch latch (Sample Illustration) Pressing down on the memory module Do not force the memory module into position. The memory module should ...
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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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    52 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Back of computer 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 ...
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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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    ... internal storage drive recovery process it is strongly recommended that your computer be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your internal storage drive, without restoring the information on the drive. See "...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 55
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 57
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 58
    ... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 61
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 63
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 66
    ..., type Recovery Media Creator. In 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 USB Flash from the drop-down list...
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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 ... to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions on creating recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on ...
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    ... the USB flash drive to your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key on your keyboard. The ... storage drive will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a Process screen displays, ...
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    ... option deletes all other partitions from the drive. ❖ 8 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete, a message ... all data and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage drive or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 70
    ...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 | User Guide - Page 71
    ...Select Manage. Click Disk Management. 2 3 Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the 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 your ...
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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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 74
    ...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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    ..., and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖ Try adjusting your typing ... of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ ❖ NOTE Disabling or enabling the touch pad The touch pad ...
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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 | 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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    .... Using a computer lock You may want to secure your computer to a heavy object such as your desk. The easiest way to do this is to purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable
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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 | User Guide - Page 81
    Chapter 2 Learning the Basics This chapter gives some computing tips and provides important information about basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are ...
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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 | User Guide - Page 89
    ..., 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... start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 90
    ... recordable optical media. For more information regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com. NOTE Due to manufacturing and ...other computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your ...
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    ... object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the manual eject hole. The disc tray slides partially out of the drive. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break... can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions ...
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    ... Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension ... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 93
    ... rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is ....toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... completely familiar with the power management component of the 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 before...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 95
    Mobile Computing Running the computer on battery power 95 HINT: Once the battery is fully charged, we recommend that you periodically operate your computer on battery power until the battery discharges completely. Please make a complete back up of your data to external media before discharging ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 96
    96 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power Monitoring main battery power The computer's main battery light gives you an indication of the main battery's current charge Glows amber while the main battery is being charged (AC adaptor connected) Glows white when the main battery is fully ...
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power 97 HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( ), the ON/OFF light ( ), and the power button light near the upper-right corner of the keyboard. When the ON/OFF light or power button light flashes amber, it indicates that the system is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 98
    98 Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power Move the pointer over the power icon in the notification area, see "Finding your way around the desktop" on page 109 for more information on the notification area. A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 99
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power To change the default notification settings: 1 99 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type Power Options. In the list that appears above, click on your selection. The Power Options window appears. Click Change plan settings under the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 100
    100 ❖ ❖ Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power There are various ways in which you can conserve power and extend the operating time of your battery: Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which saves power when you turn off the computer and turn it back on again Use the Windows® power-saving ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 101
    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery NOTE 101 To edit a plan or to edit advanced settings, continue to the following steps. Click Change plan settings to choose the plan you want to edit. This screen allows you to change basic settings. Click Change advanced power settings to access ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 102
    102 1 2 3 4 5 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Removing the battery from the computer To remove the battery: Save your work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode. Unplug and remove any cables connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor. Close the display panel ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 103
    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 103 If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Put insulating tape, such as cellophane...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 104
    104 3 Mobile Computing Taking care of your battery Slide 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 106
    ...pack supplied as an accessory or an equivalent battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different voltage and terminal ... where to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 107
    ... get wet or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all provide plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 110
    ... programs Open documents Adjust system settings Find files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click the Start button, it means that you should click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... (Available on certain models.) The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SDମ. required. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media. NOTE Do not... Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 Turn ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 122
    ... Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above,...your selection. Click Next. 2 (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 3 Click the item you want to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... Registered. Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the user password. TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility ... technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition... out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure or damage...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 127
    ... Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices in your computer. Refer to the online ... documentation within the application for additional help. NOTE The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility may ...normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility:...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 130
    ... you to enable or disable USB Legacy Emulation TOSHIBA Sleep Utility This utility displays whether ... displays the remaining battery capacity. Starting the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility Click the Start button ...). This function can only be used for the port that supports the USB Sleep and Charge function ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 131
    Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 131 are compliant with the USB specification. In those cases, power on the computer to charge the device. NOTE ❖ When "USB Sleep and Charge function" is set to Enabled, USB bus power (DC 5V) will be supplied to the compatible port even when the power of the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 135
    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your ...aims to help you solve many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely ...Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | User Guide - Page 137
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 137 The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut down successfully message. To continue, select Start Windows normally. This can happen if the computer was put into Sleep mode and the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the ... (click the Ask Iris® link and search for the support bulletin by name). 4 Connect the AC adaptor to a .... If the computer starts normally, there may be a problem with the AC outlet itself, or the voltage level ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 139
    .... Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur when you change the system ...'s configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup menu. ... Known Good Configuration (advanced) Directory Services Restore Mode Debugging Mode Disable ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 140
    ...assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 Click ... need help and follow the on-screen instructions. Click one of the options listed in the window... by clicking the Ask button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... Goes Wrong Fixing a problem with Device Manager 141 Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and change the... the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary from one device to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 142
    ...down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 50....-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor... recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 143
    ... 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 | User Guide - Page 144
    144 If Something Goes Wrong Keyboard problems Keyboard problems You have connected an external keyboard ... computer. Try using a different make of keyboard. Display problems Here are some typical display problems... press F4. If this does not correct the problem, press F4 again to return the display ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 147
    ... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run ... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. ... object, such as a straightened paper clip, to press the manual eject button. This button is in the small hole ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 148
    ... problems Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break ... optical disc drive. For more information 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,...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... installed the proper printer drivers as shown in the instructions that came with the printer. You may have... NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi..., please see Windows® Help and Support or contact your computer technician. ❖ If...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 150
    ... very helpful if you should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable wireless...F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 160. Use IPCONFIG ...vendor's Web site for recent firmware upgrades. Problems with WEP keys, in particular, are frequently addressed ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 151
    ...case, contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you ...fail, consider sending your drive to an authorized service provider to get it cleaned. 5 Verify that your... for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | User Guide - Page 153
    .... Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. Data and system configuration backup ... for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 157
    ... "USB Sleep and Charge function." For more information, see "TOSHIBA Sleep Utility" on page 130. ❖ ❖ The "USB Wakeup function" does... the program you are using, it is important to investigate all sources. ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 158
    ...Japan Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Toshiba's... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 92800 ... Markham, Ontario L3R - 8H2 Canada Germany Toshiba Europe GmbH Leibnizstraße 2 D-93055 Regensburg Germany ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 174
    174 Glossary CPU cache-A section of very fast memory residing between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and programs. See also cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 175
    ... which a device or program imitates another device or program. enable-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and transferring large files. executable file-A computer program that is ready to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | User Guide - Page 177
    ...if connected with HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work...of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | User Guide - Page 184
    Index A AC adaptor 40 AC power 94 AC power light 40 accessing network 112 adding memory check total memory 53 memory (optional) 45 optional external devices 44 adequate ventilation cooling fan 39 adjusting touch pad settings 75 audio features 112 charge time 94 charger 94 charging 43, 94 charging ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... light 97 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical ... 78 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 154 desktop creating new icon ... system 108 Device Manager fixing a problem 141 directing display output 77 ... touch pad 75, 164 display troubleshooting 145 display devices external 76 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 186
    186 Index removing with computer on 89 DVD player troubleshooting 151 DVDs using 86 Hot Key ... 103 battery 101 memory modules 45 Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort 33 internal ...144 using 82 keys function keys 83 H headphones using 113 Help and Support troubleshooting 140 hot key disabling or...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 187
    ... 112 monitor connecting 77 monitor problems troubleshooting 144 monitoring battery power ... moving the computer 79 online resources Toshiba 91 optical disc Auto-Run ... 89 inserting an optical disc 88 manual eject hole 87 playing optical... 90 removing a disc 89, 91 troubleshooting 147 using 86, 87 optical...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 188
    ... options 100 power saving options 99 precautions safety 37 printer troubleshooting 148 problem solving contacting Toshiba 158 Startup options 139 program,...module 50 memory module slot cover 47 restore points troubleshooting 153 restoring your work 86 running computer on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 189
    ... a program from Start 85 Startup menu problem solving 139 supervisor password, deleting... & Fix tab 120 Secure tab 119 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility 126... Media Creator 122 TOSHIBA Service Station 134 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 130... using 72 traveling tips 107 troubleshooting 144 AC power light is blinking...
  • Toshiba Satellite C855 | User Guide - Page 190
    ... hard disk drive is slow 146 Help and Support, Windows® operating system 140 high-pitched noise ... 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 ...



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