Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 User Manual

Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 1
    Satellite L450 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: ❖ ❖ Toshiba's Support Web site pcsupport.toshiba.com Toshiba Customer Support Center Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273 ® For more ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 2
    ... damage. TOSHIBA AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. ("TOSHIBA"), ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT OPERATION OF THE PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ... AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS ...
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    ... PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH ... radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance .... Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... subject to the following two conditions: ❖ ❖ This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must ... Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Or call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United ... network must comply with the applicable FCC part 68 rules and requirements adopted ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 5
    ...standard limited warranty information, please contact Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. or an authorized representative of Toshiba, or the Toshiba Customer Support Center within the United States at (800) 457-7777 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... with the above conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations. Repairs to certified equipment should be ... the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate. 2 The user manual of analog equipment must contain the equipment's Ringer Equivalence ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card products are designed to be interoperable ...Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://.../tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or pcsupport.toshiba.com in the United States for more information. Radio ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 8
    ...in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by... Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is... any other antenna or transmitter. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... were met. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away... cet appareil cause du brouillage au service faisant l'objet d'une ... potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss,...EU member countries only and does not apply to end users in other countries ... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers,...
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    ... provided in different countries/regions the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful ..., any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change ...power radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety and interfere ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... lines (Other Radio Stations). 1. Before using this equipment, ensure that it does not interfere with any of the equipment listed above. 2. If this ... the location of use, or turn off the source of emissions. 3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems with interference caused by this product to...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 ... TELECOM ENGINEERING CENTER The following restrictions apply: ❖ ❖ ❖ Do not disassemble or modify the device. Do not install the embedded wireless module into other device. 5.17 GHz to 5.23 GHz...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... type of wireless device is in your computer. Not all devices are available on all models. Approved Countries/Regions for the Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link... radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 15
    ... the Atheros® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link AR5B95 Series This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Argentina CNC: 693 GI/2007 3655 GI/2007 Azerbaijan Belgium ...
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    16 Finland Ghana Herzegovina Hungary Indonesia Italy Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Lithuania Malaysia Monaco Nambia New Zealand Norway Panama Peru Portugal Romania Senegal Slovak Republic South Korea Sweden Thailand Ukraine USA Yemen France Greece Honduras Iceland Iraq Jamaica Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Lesotho...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 17
    ...Télécommunications (http://www.art-telecom.fr) pour la procédure à suivre. License required for indoor use. Use with outdoor installations not allowed. È necessaria la concessione ministeriale anche per l'uso interno. Verificare con i rivenditori la procedura da seguire. License required for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community country. This device must not be operated in ad-hoc mode using channels in the 5 GHz bands in the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 19
    ... Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8192E This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Austria Bangladesh Bosnia Cambodia China Croatia Denmark Egypt ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8191SE This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Austria Bangladesh Bosnia Cambodia China Croatia Denmark Egypt ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 21
    ... Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8187B This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Australia Bahrain Bolivia Brunei Canada Colombia Cyprus Dominican ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. ...,153,157,161,165 (802.11a) Wake-up on wireless lan function is not available in battery mode. 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz) Australia Chile Indonesia New ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... 802.11n specification has not been finalized and is currently in draft release. The TOSHIBA 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Adapters are based on the Draft Release, Version...Connection compatibility with the wireless equipment in Draft 11n mode is not guaranteed. The Draft 11n function cannot be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 24
    ... using these cards. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www.... stop transmitting from your computer. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www.... Bluetooth or Wireless LAN. Please contact Toshiba computer product support on Web site http://www....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 25
    25 Approved Countries/Regions for use (Bluetooth® wireless technology) Bluetooth® Card from Toshiba equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential ...power radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety and interfere ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... the drive. You would also 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 required. Location of the Required Label (Sample shown ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 28
    28 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, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are ....org. As part of Toshiba's commitment to preserving the environment, Toshiba supports various trade-in and recycling programs. For details, please visit www.laptops.toshiba.com/green.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 30
    ... icons used...40 Your computer's features and specifications ...41 Other documentation ...41 Service options ...41 Chapter 1: Getting Started...42 Selecting a place to work ...42 Setting up a work environment ...42 Keeping yourself comfortable ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 31
    Contents 31 Turning on the power ...50 Setting up your software...51 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...51 Adding optional external devices...51 Adding memory (optional) ...52 Installing a memory module ...52 Removing a memory module...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 32
    ... Function keys...94 Special Windows® keys ...95 Overlay keys ...95 Starting a program...96 Starting a ......96 Starting a program from Windows® Explorer ...97 Starting a program using the Search programs and files field ... ...98 Printing your work ...100 Backing up your work ...101 Restoring your work ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 33
    ...of used batteries ...123 Traveling tips ...124 Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features...125 Exploring the desktop ...125 Finding your way around the desktop ...126 Setting up for communications...128 Connecting your computer to a network ...128 Connecting a modem to a telephone line ...129
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 34
    ... media...136 Removing memory media...137 Chapter 5: Utilities...138 TOSHIBA Assist ...139 Connect.........141 Protect & Fix ...142 Optimize...143 TOSHIBA Application Installer...144 Setting passwords ...... Setup...152 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility...154 TOSHIBA Accessibility ...155 TOSHIBA Service Station ......
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 35
    ... device properties ...167 Memory problems ...168 Power and the batteries ...168 Keyboard problems...170 Display problems ......180 If you need further assistance...184 Before you contact Toshiba ...184 Contacting Toshiba ...184 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...185 Toshiba's worldwide offices...185
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 36
    36 Contents Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards...187 Hot Key Cards ...187 Using the Hot Key Cards ...188... wireless devices...198 Disabling or enabling the TouchPad™ ...199 Zoom (Display resolution) ...200 Keyboard hot key functions ...201 Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors...202 Glossary......
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 37
    ... most stable operating environment and optimum system performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer... wake the computer from Sleep mode by pressing the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 38
    ...U.S. household and businesses replaced old computers with new ENERGY STAR® qualified models, we would ..., mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS ... version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 39
    ... and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort at the ... options, visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well as some ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 40
    40 Introduction Safety icons Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards ... icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. Indicates ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 41
    ..., visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line of... extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at warranty.toshiba.com. To stay ....toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 42
    ... to do the first time you use your computer. The "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort," that is shipped with your computer, ..., they may overheat. Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... air conditioner vents or heaters. Extreme heat, cold, or humidity. Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains helpful information ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... contact between computer base/palm rest and skin" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. Never place a heavy object on the computer and be careful not to drop a heavy object onto the computer. It could damage...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... computer. Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected... serious injury. Read the "Provide adequate ventilation" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped with your computer. NOTE The cooling fan location will vary...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 46
    ... possibly resulting in serious injury. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer ... AC adaptors and battery chargers specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other ... to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 47
    Getting Started Connecting to a power source To connect AC power to the computer: 1 Connect the power ...hands after handling. _ + 2 Plug the AC adaptor cord into the DC-IN on the side of the computer. (Sample ... cord/cable to a live electrical outlet. The AC power light on the indicator panel glows ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 48
    ... has discharged, the battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor is not plugged into the computer ... amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ... computer is using all of the power provided by the AC adaptor to run applications, features, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 49
    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time NOTE 49 Battery life and charge time...display panel. To avoid damaging the display panel, do not force it beyond the point where it moves easily and never lift the computer by the display panel. Do not press or push on the display panel and be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 50
    ...will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. ...and slots are empty. Press and release the power button. The ON/OFF light glows green. 2 3 (Sample Illustration)... you turn on the computer for the first time, do not turn off the power again until the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 51
    ... you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is ... Internet. Adding optional external devices NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's popular ... software or process large amounts of data. NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 53
    ...be installed in Slot A. If the computer is on, begin at step 1; otherwise, skip to step 3. 1 Click Start. Start button Shut down button (Sample Image) Shut down button 2 Click the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. The computer closes all open ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 54
    54 6 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Using a small Phillips screwdriver, loosen the ...electricity you may have 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 55
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) NOTE 55 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 56
    .... If the latches and cutouts do not line up correctly, repeat steps 12-13. ... (Sample Illustration) Pressing down on the memory module Do not force the memory module into position. ... memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 14 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 57
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 57 15 Re-insert the main battery. For more...at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. You can now continue setting up the computer... memory module. If you are adding extra memory after setting up the computer, verify that the computer has ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 58
    58 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer turned on. You can damage the computer ..., consult Windows® Help and Support. 2 Pull the latches away from the memory module. The memory module pops up slightly. NOTE If...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module 4 5 6 7 8 Replace the memory module slot cover ... a memory module, you can check that the computer has recognized the change. To do this: ❖ Click ... heading. If the computer does not recognize the memory configuration, turn off the computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... NOTE Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive From time to time, Windows® will display a pop-up that ... you were trying to perform the action, click Continue; otherwise, click Cancel. If unsure, ... internal storage drive or if you have replaced your computer's internal storage drive. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... computer be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ It is strongly recommended that you create ..."Creating recovery DVDs/media" on page 68. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option ...bit or 64-bit operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 62
    ... the Internal Storage Drive A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 63
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 63 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover to out-of-box state. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 7 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... Windows® 7 32-bit or 64-bit operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step 4. A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 65
    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 5 65 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample Image) Selecting a Process screen 6 The Recovery of Factory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 66
    66 8 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive Click Next. A confirmation message displays ... will remain intact and any information on them will not be affected. NOTE During the internal storage drive ... 32-bit or 64-bit operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step 4.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... Storage Drive 4 67 A warning screen appears stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 68
    ... the internal storage drive recovery files. If your optical disc drive is not a writable drive, contact Toshiba Customer Support to obtain the Recovery media for your system. The Toshiba Customer Support Center in the United States is (800) 457-7777; outside the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 69
    ... Drive To create recovery DVDs/media: 1 2 3 69 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then Recovery Media Creator. Select DVD (to create Recovery...your internal storage drive or if you have replaced your internal storage drive. For instructions on creating recovery DVDs/media, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 70
    ... the DVD option and press Enter. The Selecting a Process screen appears. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard and then click Next.... is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a Process screen displays, select Recovery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 71
    ... 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...Using the arrow keys, select the DVD option on the boot menu and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and then click Next. ❖ 2 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 72
    .... (Sample Image) Erase the hard disk screen 4 Click Next. A confirmation message displays ...you can check its status as follows: 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start. Right-click Computer. Select Manage.... Highlight the internal storage drive in the Volume list to display its status in the lower portion of the screen...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 73
    Getting Started Using the TouchPad™ 73 Installing drivers and applications The Toshiba Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and.... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 74
    ...pointer to the item you want 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
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 75
    ... or jump around "by itself" to random locations on the screen. The on-screen pointer may also seem to automatically select text, click buttons, and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following: ❖...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 76
    ...of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit www.support.toshiba.com, and enter the phrase "Mouse pointer jumps around as you type" into the Search field... only, you can still use the TouchPad's control buttons and move the pointer by sliding your finger on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 77
    Getting Started Using external display devices 77 Connecting the display device If ... computer: ❖ Connect one end of an HDMI cable (not included with your computer) to the HDMI Out ... end of the cable to your television. Refer to the manual that came with the television for more information. Your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 78
    78 Getting Started Using external display devices Directing the display output when you turn on the computer Once you have connected an external display device, you can choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or both simultaneously. NOTE Some modes are only available ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 79
    ... your computer. If you do not install the software as instructed by the printer manufacturer, the printer may not function correctly. Read the documentation that came with your printer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions when... printer does not support Plug and Play, you can set up the printer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 80
    ... printer installation guide for instructions before completing the following procedure. If your printer does not support Plug and Play.... (Sample Image) Add Printer Wizard 2 Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your printer. Turning off the computer Pressing the power button before shutting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 81
    ...upgrade your computer's internal hardware (such as memory). TECHNICAL NOTE: Before using the Shut ...system settings, and current state of the desktop to memory, so that when you turn on the computer again,...storage drive. Since Hibernation mode does not require power to maintain the saved information,...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 82
    ... battery power than restarting from Sleep. When starting up again, the computer returns to the state ... to memory so that, when you restart the computer, you can continue working from where you left ... using the Hibernation or Shut down commands. When starting up again, the computer returns to the mode ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 83
    ... off your computer using the Shut down command: 1 Click Start. Start button Shut down button (...) Shut down button 2 Click the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. The ... pressing your computer's power button puts the computer into Sleep mode. 1 Click Start, Control Panel, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 84
    ... Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and lid to display the actions that you can configure. Select the... go into Sleep mode when you press the power button. ❖ 6 7 Click Apply. Click OK. Once the computer is configured, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 85
    ... Hibernation command: 1 Click Start, and then click the arrow next to the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. Hibernate Start button Arrow (Sample Image) Shut down menu 2 Click Hibernate in the pop-up menu. The computer saves the state ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 86
    ... tab of the Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and lid to display the actions that you can configure. Select Hibernate for the options you want...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 87
    ...Hibernation options set. Starting again from Hibernation mode To start up the computer from Hibernation mode, press the power button until the ON/OFF light glows... corner of the Start menu. Sleep Start button Arrow (Sample Image) Shut down menu 2 Click Sleep in the pop-up menu. The computer saves...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 88
    ...computer into Sleep mode by either pressing the power button or closing the display panel. You can also ...to enable them using the Power Options feature. 1 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security,... appears. (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 To change the amount of time after which the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 89
    ... Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 5 6 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and lid to display the actions that you can configure. Select ...to go into Sleep mode when you press the power button. ❖ 7 8 Click Apply. Click OK. Once the computer is configured, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 90
    90 Getting Started Customizing your computer's settings Starting again from Sleep mode To start up the computer from Sleep mode, press the power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. The computer returns to the screen(s) you were using. If you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 91
    ... indicator lights stop glowing) and all external peripheral cables are disconnected. Do not pick up the computer by its display panel or by the back. Doing so... more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 92
    ... 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 using goes down and you must restart your computer to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 93
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard ❖ 93 Back up your files to external media on a ... avoid repetitive-motion injuries and eyestrain. Do not turn off the computer if a drive indicator light...setup, during its shutdown procedure. If you do not let the Windows® operating system shut down normally...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 94
    ...uppercase letter O and the number 0 are not interchangeable. Making your keyboard emulate a full-size ...Your computer's keyboard includes only one Enter key. Most of the time, this does not ... The function keys (not to be confused with the Fn key) are the 12 keys at the top of the keyboard. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 95
    ... Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one button that have special functions in Windows®: ❖ ❖ Windows® button-Opens the Start menu Application key-Has a similar function as the secondary mouse button Overlay keys The keys ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 96
    ... Starting a program The easiest way to start a program is to double-click the name of the file that contains the information ... You can Double-click the icon for the program on your desktop Use the Start menu Use ... use the Windows® WordPad program as an example: 1 Click Start, and then All Programs....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 97
    ... this example, WordPad. WordPad opens. To close the program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program's window. 2 3 Starting a program from Windows® ... it up. You may need to scroll up or down to see the complete list. Click the Windows Explorer icon on the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 98
    ... The operating system opens WordPad. To close the program, click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the program’s window. Starting a program using the Search...€™s Search programs and files field to start WordPad: 1 Click Start to display the Start menu. The Search programs and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 99
    ...Check your program's documentation to see if it has an automatic save feature. Saving files 1 Click on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your Windows®-based application to display the drop-down menu, and then click Save. If you are working with a document that already has ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 100
    ... names that can contain up to 260 characters and can include spaces. Some applications do not support long file names and require file names ... letters, numbers, and other characters on the keyboard, except for these characters File names are not case-sensitive. Using a file ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 101
    ...Basics Backing up your work 2 101 Click on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your Windows®-based application to display the drop-down menu, and then click Print. The program displays a Print dialog box. ... of pages and number of copies to print. Click Print. Backing up your work Back up all...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 102
    .... 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, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 103
    ...may look like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical drive... paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 104
    ... drive: Make sure the computer is turned on. The drive will not open if the computer's power is off. ...indicator light is off. Press the drive's eject button. The disc tray slides partially out ...disc carefully in the disc tray, label side up. (Sample Illustration) Positioning the disc in the drive
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 105
    ...on the tray. If you insert the disc incorrectly, it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. 9 Push the disc tray in by pressing ... the Auto-Run feature does not automatically start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this,...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 106
    ...or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical drive may not record on certain optical media that bear the ...other computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical drive. Please refer to your computer's product...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 107
    ... the disc dry completely before inserting it in the drive. Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which you can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions and keep you up to date with future ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 108
    ...€™s energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension mode when it is not being used, thereby conserving energy and saving money in the process. It... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 109
    ...battery life numbers are achieved on select models and configurations tested by Toshiba at the time of publication. Recharge time varies depending on usage. Battery may not charge ... month. The LithiumIon battery has no memory effect so it is not necessary to let the battery fully...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... on batteries and accessories, see accessories.toshiba.com. Charging batteries The battery needs to be charged ... charge of the battery. Always use the battery charger specified by Toshiba. You can order ...charger from Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. NOTE Battery charge time may vary...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... that reduces the power required for system operation and will allow the battery to recharge. The battery may not start charging immediately under the following conditions: ❖... battery powers the System Time Clock and BIOS memory used to store your computer's configuration settings. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 112
    ...Glows amber while the main battery is being charged (AC adaptor connected). Glows green when the main ... has discharged, the battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor is not plugged into the computer ... amber during charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 113
    ... suspended (using the Windows® operating system Sleep command). Power button System Indicator Lights Wireless indicator light AC power light ON/OFF light Battery light Internal storage drive light Memory card reader light (Sample Illustration) Power and battery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 114
    ...gradually decreases. A frequently used older battery does not power the computer for as long as a new battery, ... into Hibernation mode and replace the main battery with a charged spare (not included with your computer)... turn off the computer ❖ If you do not manage to do any of these things before ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 115
    ... main battery power To change the default notification settings: 1 115 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and ... the Power Options window appears. 2 3 (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. Configure the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 116
    ... predefined Power Plan or select your own combination of power options. To do this: 1 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then Power Options... an appropriate plan for your work environment or create your own custom plan. Click Create a power plan in the left pane to set up a new plan.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 117
    ... 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 ... and Power Saver are satisfactory for most people and do not need to be edited. The Power Saver plan is the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 118
    ...power, you have two options: plug in the AC adaptor or install a charged main battery.... the computer or place it in Hibernation mode according to the instructions in “Using and configuring Hibernation modeମ. any cables connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor. Close the display panel and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 119
    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 5 Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. 119 (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock 6 7 Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. (Sample Illustration) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 120
    ... the charged battery into the slot until the latch clicks. The battery pack has been designed so ... cannot install it with reverse polarity. If the battery does not slide into the slot easily, move the ... the unlocked position and try again. Do not force the battery into position. (Sample Illustration)...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 121
    ... handling a damaged battery. To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that it cannot...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 122
    ... adaptor and turn on the computer's power. If it does not turn on, go to step 4. Operate the computer on ... battery pack is being charged. If the DC-IN or AC power-light indicator does not glow, power is ... packs, rotate their use. If you will not be using the system for an extended period, more than ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 123
    ...accessory or an equivalent battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different ...find the information you need elsewhere, call Toshiba at: (800) 457-7777. In addition, Toshibaମ. programs, events and consumer promotions. For details, please visit www.laptops.toshiba.com/green...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 124
    124 Mobile Computing Traveling tips Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of... plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web site at...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 125
    ...use 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 126
    ... 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) Windows® operating system desktop Icons An icon represents a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 127
    ... and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click Start, it means that you should click the Start button. Taskbar Each time you open a program, a button associated with that program appears on...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 128
    ...Computer's Features Setting up for communications Setting up for communications To connect to the Internet, use an online service, or communicate across the telephone lines ... Hot Key Fn+F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 187. NOTE When the Wireless antenna is ON, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... settings and additional considerations. To set up a dial-up connection, use the Connect to the Internet wizard: 1 2 3 4 Click Start, Control Panel, Network and Internet, and then under Internet Options, click Connect to the Internet. Click Dial-up. Enter the phone number and account ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 130
    130 Exploring Your Computer's Features Setting up for communications Before you can communicate ... built-in modem port provides an RJ-11 jack, allowing you to connect the modem to a standard ...failure. Now you are ready to send a fax or use the modem to connect to an online service or the Internet....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 131
    ... headings The Internet The World Wide Web Internet Service Providers Connecting to the Internet Surfing the Internet ... people and businesses use an Internet Service Provider (ISP). An ISP is a company that has ... communication methods such as Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL), cable, and satellite links....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 132
    ... telephone line, or a LAN connection A Web browser An Internet Service Provider (ISP) account Once you have ... a Web page's text, and are known as links. Clicking a link automatically transfers your Web browser to...you can probably set up an email address at the same time you sign up for the service.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 133
    ...groups, by typing messages which are instantly viewed by others on their computer screens. ❖ Internet news groups A news group is similar to a chat...forum." ❖ Online shopping Many Web sites offer products and services for sale. Uploading to, and downloading files from, the Internet Transferring...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 134
    ...Programs, Accessories, and then Sound Recorder. Start Recording/Stop Recording button (Sample Image) Sound Recorder screen 3 4 5 Click the Start Recording button. Speak normally into the microphone. When you have finished recording, click the Stop Recording...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 135
    ...speakers or headphones: 1 2 Locate the headphone jack on the computer. Using any necessary adapters, plug the cable... or external speakers into the headphone jack. The headphone jack requires a 16-ohm stereo.... For more information on the software, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 136
    ...Duo™ card without an adapter into the Memory card reader. Compatibility is not guaranteed even ...operating system. Inserting memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media ...Sample Illustration) Inserting memory media When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 137
    ... card reader 137 Removing memory media 1 Prepare the card for removal by clicking on the Show hidden icons button ( ), if necessary, in the notification area and then... it straight out. (Sample Illustration) Removing memory media Do not remove memory media while data is being...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 138
    ... if the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Application Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Accessibility 138
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 139
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist ❖ ❖ TOSHIBA Service Station ConfigFree® 139 TOSHIBA Assist The TOSHIBA Assist provides quick access to computer functions and allows you to customize a range of computer settings. To access TOSHIBA Assist, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 140
    140 Connect ❖ ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist The features available in this category are: ConfigFree® Connectivity Doctor Bluetooth® Settings (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Connect tab
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 141
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 141 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 142
    142 ❖ Utilities TOSHIBA Assist Protect & Fix The features available in this category are: TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Protect & Fix tab
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 143
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 143 Optimize The features available in this category are Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Zooming Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (Hardware Settings) TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Optimize tab
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 144
    ... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA .... Click Next. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 3 Click the item you want to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click Install, then follow the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 145
    ... a password, you must enter the password before you can work on your computer again. Toshiba supports several types of passwords on your computer: ❖ ...€”Prohibits unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more than one ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 146
    ... where you can later access it should you not remember it. Toshiba is not responsible for any losses that may ... access your computer. To set a supervisor password: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 On the left side, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 147
    ...icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click Not Registered. A pop-up screen appears asking for a...location where you can later access it should you not remember it. Toshiba is not responsible for any losses that may occur ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 148
    ...a password for the power-on password functions: Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 6 7 On the left side, ... TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 On the left side, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 149
    ... technology will be completely secure or error-free. Toshiba does not guarantee that the face recognition utility will accurately screen out unauthorized users at all times. Toshiba is not liable for any failure or damage that might arise out of the use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 150
    ...Diagnostic Tool utility may show tests for features you do not have. This is normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then PC Diagnostic Tool, or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 151
    ... then under Devices and Printers, click Mouse, or click the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The Mouse Properties screen appears. (Sample Image) Mouse Properties screen The settings you can change are divided into these categories Buttons Pointers Pointer Options...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 152
    ...or click the TOSHIBA Hardware Settings icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA HWSetup screen - General tab options The TOSHIBA HWSetup screen may have the following tabs: ❖ Boot Priority-Allows you to change the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 153
    Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup Select the boot device by pressing the arrow keys, then pressing the ...is a quick-booting system, you must press the keys immediately after pressing the power button. Display-.... If data does not appear on the display you are using after starting in Sleep mode, press ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 154
    ...Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® Icons on the desktop Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then TOSHIBA ... The TOSHIBA Zooming Utility Properties screen appears. To access the TOSHIBA Zooming Utility: (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Zooming Utility Properties screen 2 Select the desired option(s). 3 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 155
    ...a function key to activate the hot key function. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Accessibility window To use TOSHIBA Accessibility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and ... click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 156
    156 Utilities TOSHIBA Service Station TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station ... or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you when updates ...perform any of the following steps: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, ConfigFree, and then ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 157
    ...area, and NOTE If your computer is not connected to a network, the ConfigFree icon in the notification ... connections and fix network connection problems. Using Connectivity Doctor, you can... switch The Connectivity Doctor displays the following information: (Sample Image) Connectivity Doctor screen...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 158
    ... occasionally, for example, you can set up a profile to match that environment and connect to... in the office and at home can set up profiles to handle these networking environments.... Account Control) setting ❖ To create a profile: 1 2 Click the icon in the notification area. Move the pointer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 159
    Utilities ConfigFree® 3 Click Open Settings. The ConfigFree Profile Settings window appears. 159 (Sample Image) ConfigFree Profile Settings window 4 Click Add to start the Create Profile Wizard.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 160
    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy to identify ... likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 161
    ...selecting the program name, then End Task. Click Start. To power off your computer: 1 Start button Shut down button (Sample Image) Shut down button 2 Click the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. The computer shuts down completely. Problems when you turn on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 162
    ...storage drive. If you have an internal storage drive problem, you will not be able to start the computer. Insert a system diskette into the optional external diskette drive and press F12 when the machine starts and use the arrow keys to select the boot-up device. (You may need to press F12 several ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 163
    ..., Alt, and Del. The Windows® Logon screen appears. Click the red arrow button ( ) in the lower-right corner of the ... again. If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 164
    ...specifications do not match, locate and use the AC adapter that shipped with your computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 184. The Windows® operating system is not working Once you are familiar with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 165
    ... 2 Restart your computer. Press F8 when your computer starts and before Windows® starts loading. The Windows® Advanced Boot Options menu displays these options Repair Your Computer Safe Mode Safe Mode with Networking Safe Mode with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 166
    ... one of the options listed in the window and then follow the on-screen instructions. You can connect to Support Online by clicking the Ask button and then clicking the Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support at pcsupport.toshiba.com.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 167
    ...resources assigned to the device. To check a device's properties: 1 2 3 Click Start, Control Panel, System and..., which lists resources assigned to the device. This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the drivers being used by the device. This tab...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 168
    ... checking for these first: 1 Click Start, and then click the Shut down button in the lower-...corner of the Start menu. The computer shuts down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions ... module installed, the error is not caused by the memory module. TECHNICAL NOTE: You must ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 169
    ... Power and the batteries Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: 169 The AC power light does not come on when you ... battery may have reached the end of its useful life. Try replacing it. The battery appears not to power the computer for as long as it usually ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 170
    ..., 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 ... Here are some typical display problems and their solutions: The screen is blank. Display Auto ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 171
    ...If you are using the built-in screen, make sure the display priority is not set for an external .... The screen does not look correct. You can change the display settings by clicking... area of the desktop with the secondary control button, then clicking Personalize. This opens the Personalization window...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 172
    ...at resolutions of 800 x 600 or higher. Devices that do not support this resolution will only work in Internal/External ... dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. ... drive and repairs any damage it finds. To run Error-checking: 1 2 3 Click Start, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 173
    If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems NOTE 173 This feature is not available for optical drives. Click the Tools tab. Click the Check now...button. The Check Disk box appears. You can choose one or both options: ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 174
    ..., such as a straightened paper clip, to press the manual eject button. This button is in the small hole next to... tray. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break ... optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 175
    ... and check that the hardware configuration meets the program's needs. The disc will not come out of the drive when you click the eject button on the screen. Press the button on the optical drive itself. For additional information see "You ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 176
    ... cannot resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you see on the screen. ...) or higher. The modem is on, set up properly but still does not transmit or receive ... information regarding your system's V.92 modem, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 177
    ... problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi...if you are not familiar with the terminology, please see Windows® Help and Support or contact ...F8. For more information see “Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards” on page 187. Use IPCONFIG ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 178
    ... wireless management utility does not work. If you are using an external Wi-Fi® adapter (a USB adapter, or ... adapter's management utility. If the documentation that accompanies the adapter does not provide enough information to determine if this is the case, contact that vendor's support group for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 179
    ... properties" on page 167 for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical drives and ... display, select Never in the drop-down lists. Click Save changes. The screen saver runs while you are ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 180
    ...Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... you can use to supplement the information in the manuals. Data and system configuration backup ... for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 181
    ...: 1 2 181 Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then System. In the left pane, click System protection. The System Protection tab of the ... that the restore point you selected is the correct one. If it is not, click Back to return to the previous step. Close all ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 182
    ...fails. No additional software is required. Most of the optical drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or 'burn') as well ... and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more help, click Start, Help and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 183
    ... any files from them (available on certain models). Do not guess-follow directions carefully! ... does not prompt you to do so. This will ensure that the installation is completed, and will clean up ... origin of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 5 Back up critical data. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 184
    ... contact Toshiba: ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem... Support, search for your model, and then click Detailed Specs. Contacting Toshiba..., be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Toshiba voice contact...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 185
    ... and when they occurred For technical support, call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States at ... (949) 859-4273 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites toshiba.com laptops.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm pcsupport....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 186
    ...Goes Wrong Toshiba's worldwide offices Mexico Toshiba de México S.A. de C.V. Sierra Candela No....may incur long-distance charges) Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial ...KT15 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 187
    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 L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 188
    188 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot Key Cards Using the Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards are normally hidden from...feature the key controls. To use the Hot Key Cards: 1 Press and hold the Fn key. The TOSHIBA Cards appear along the top of the screen. (Sample Image) Hot Key Card display 2 Click the Card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 189
    ... on page 139. PC Diagnostic Tool utility For more information, refer to "TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility" on page 150. ConfigFree utility For ... Hardware Setup utility For more information, refer to "TOSHIBA Hardware Setup" on page 152. NOTE Not all functions are supported on all models.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 190
    ...: Press and hold the Fn key. The TOSHIBA Cards display at the top of the screen. "stacked" Card (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Card display 2 Click the "stacked" card on the far right of... page 190). To use the Card Case: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Settings ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 191
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 3 191 4 5 The Card Case displays two rows... top row. To close the Card Case, click the icon in the top corner of the screen. Hot key functions Hot key...the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables volume ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 192
    192 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Lock (Instant security) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key blanks the display. Selecting this Card or pressing the... Fn + F1 hot key function activates instant security. The user logon screen will appear and a user with a valid account will need to log back on...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 193
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 193 Power plan This TOSHIBA Card or hot key displays the power plans and cycles through the power plans. The properties of each power plan, and the power plans that are displayed by this function, are set in the Power Options window. Selecting this Card or...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 194
    194 Sleep mode Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions This TOSHIBA Card or hot key places the computer into Sleep mode. For more information about Sleep mode, please see "Using and configuring Sleep mode" on page 87. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 195
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 195 Hibernation mode This TOSHIBA Card or hot key places the computer into Hibernation mode. If Hibernation mode is disabled, this hot key will not respond. For more information on Hibernation mode, see "Using and configuring ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 196
    196 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key cycles through the poweron 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 197
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 197 Cycle through the display modes, then select the ...side per display device. To swap sides, select Swap Image Display. Display brightness This TOSHIBA Card decreases or increases the screen brightness. Fn + This hot key decreases the screen brightness....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 198
    198 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 Fn + Wi-Fi® enabled—Enables just the Wi-Fi® module. Bluetooth® enabledମ.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 199
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 199 Disabling or enabling the TouchPad™ This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the TouchPad™. For more information on using the TouchPad, see "Using the TouchPad™" on page 73. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 200
    200 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key switches screen resolution. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: or Fn + [Space bar] (Sample Image) Screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 201
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 201 Keyboard hot key functions Fn + This hot key turns the cursor control overlay on and...key turns the scroll lock feature on and off. Fn + This hot key turns the TOSHIBA Zooming Utility to zoom out. Fn + This hot key turns the TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 202
    ... 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 approved NEMKO ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 203
    ...may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 ... second compact disc compact disc read-only memory compact disc rewrite ... port) central processing unit direct current direct memory access dual inline...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 204
    ... capabilities port erasable programmable read-only memory external Serial Advanced Technology Attachment file... input/output interrupt request Internet service provider kilobyte local area network ... Peripheral Component Interconnect Personal Computer Memory Card International Association random access ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 205
    ... URL WAN www radio frequency interference read-only memory real-time clock small computer system ... static random access memory Solid State Drive super video graphics adapter thin film ... information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 206
    ... measure used in modem communications, and is similar, but not identical, to the baud rate. See also baud rate. boot - To start the computer. The term "boot" originates from bootstrap program (as in "pulling itself up by its bootstraps"), a program ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 207
    ... Chips are mounted on printed circuit boards. click - To press and release the pointing device's primary button without moving the pointing device....this refers to the pointing device's left button, unless otherwise stated. See also double-click. color palette - A set of specified colors that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 208
    ... type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare alternating current (AC). direct memory access (DMA) - A dedicated channel, bypassing the CPU, that enables direct data transfer between memory and a device. directory - See folder. disable - To ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 209
    ... file. double-click — To press and release the pointing device’s primary button rapidly...® operating system, this refers to the pointing device’s left button, unless otherwise stated. double.... In the Windows® operating system, this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 210
    ...a file within a particular folder. It consists of two parts: the actual name and the file name ... organizing files saved to a disk. A folder is symbolized on screen by a graphical image (icon) of a file folder. A...(bus) between the CPU and the computer's main memory. Also called "system bus." See ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 211
    Glossary 211 Hibernation - A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the... Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut - A key or... cache. L2 (level two) cache - Memory cache installed on the motherboard to help improve processing ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 212
    ... and hold data permanently, such as ROM. A computer's main memory is RAM. See RAM, ROM. microprocessor - See central ... computers and analog telephone lines. motherboard - The computer's main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and other primary components. MS-DOS prompt - See...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 213
    ... mail. non-interlaced — A method of refreshing a computer screen, in which each pixel of every line ... electron beam scans across and down the screen. Compare interlaced. non-system disk ...€™s CPU. pixel — Short for “picture element.” The smallest dot that can be produced on a screen or printer....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 214
    ...Used to point to and select/activate on-screen items, such as icons, menu items, and buttons. The shape and purpose of the pointer varies depending on the program... access memory - See RAM. read-only memory - See ROM. reboot - See boot, restart. removable disk - A disk...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 215
    ... 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 select - To highlight or otherwise specify text, data,...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 216
    ... active-matrix display. universal serial bus (USB) - USB is a serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps (480 million bits ...designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management. W...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 217
    ...time clock (RTC) 109, 111 remaining power 113 removing 118 safety precautions 121 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button power 50 start 127 buttons eject, optical drive 103 B backing up files 93 battery Call2Recycle™ 124 changing 118 charge ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... 47 printer 79 connection set up 129 Ctrl keys 94 missing... display panel opening 49 display problems screen is blank 170 display, external... 102 DVD player general problems 178 E eject button optical drive 103... or disk error 163 problem with display settings/ current settings not working with hardware...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 219
    ...battery 118, 120 memory modules 52 mouse 79 Internet bookmarked site not found 166... 133 URL address not found 166 using 131 Internet Service Providers ISPs 131... 130 K keyboard character keys 94 function keys 94 hot keys 201 not working 162 overlay keys 95 special Windows® keys 95 troubleshooting 170...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 220
    ..., 120 removing 118 safety precautions 121 manual eject hole optical drive 103 memory adding 52 problem solving 168 removing memory ... positioning 104 optical drive drive in-use indicator light 103 eject button 103 manual eject hole 103 problems 174 removing disc 106, 107 troubleshooting 174 using 102 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... properties 171 checking device properties 167 computer will not power up 161 contacting Toshiba 184 corrupted/damaged data files 173 Device Manager 167 disk drive is...display is blank 170 external display not working 172 external monitor 171 faulty memory 168 high-pitched noise ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 222
    ... battery 121 saving files 98 screen does not look normal/flickers 171 ...television adjusting display 79 connecting 77 Toshiba registering computer 51 worldwide offices 185 TOSHIBA Accessibility 155 Toshiba accessories memory 52 ... Tool Utility 150 TOSHIBA Service Station 156 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility 154 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 223
    ... 135 Web sites 184 Wi-Fi® wireless networking 128 Windows® Explorer 97 Windows® operating system Help and Support 166 problem solving 164 Windows® operating system desktop 125 Windows® Start menu 96 wireless networking 128 Wizards Connect ...



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