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 information, see ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 2
    ... function properly and you may lose data or suffer other 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, ITS AFFILIATES AND ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 3
    ... PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH ... radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance .... Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact either: ❖ ❖ Toshiba's Support Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. Or call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States at (800) 457-7777 Outside the United States at (949) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... line, ensure the installation of this equipment does not disable your alarm equipment. If ... your telephone company or a qualified installer. Instructions for IC CS-03 Certified Equipment 1 ... that compliance with the above conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations. Repairs ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 7
    7 Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card products are designed to be interoperable with any ..., immediately turn off your Bluetooth or Wireless LAN device. Please contact Toshiba ... interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 8
    ... device prior to turning on the equipment. Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is far below the ...other antenna or transmitter. Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card must be installed and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended ...potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 GHz to 5.35 GHz and 5.65...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss,... the crossed out wheeled bin symbol on the battery. Pb, Hg, Cd In the European Union... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 11
    ... every PSTN network termination point. In the event of problems, you should contact your equipment supplier ... company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change the features and ... Any use of low power radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... non-licensed specified low-power radio stations for mobile object identification systems (RFID) used in factory product lines (... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...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... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 14
    ...for the Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link 5100/5300 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. Andorra Argentina ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 15
    ... for the Atheros® Wireless Wi-Fi® Link AR5B95 Series This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Argentina ...
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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
    ... 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. .... You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access Point ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 19
    19 Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8192E This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Austria...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 20
    20 Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8191SE This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 21
    ... United Kingdom Venezuela Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek® RTL8187B This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 22
    ...,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,149,153,157,161,165 (802.11a) Wake-up on wireless lan function is not available in battery mode. 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz) Australia Chile Indonesia New Zealand USA 802.11a (5 GHz) Australia Chile Indonesia New Zealand USA Brunei ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in .... The IEEE 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, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 24
    ...computers. Always use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA in order to enable wireless networks over two ...information. When you use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN devices, Bluetooth ...certain interference while you use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA, always change the frequency, move ...
  • 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC... frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner..., trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power or change the features and...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... medical radio emission electric machinery. Optical Drive Safety Instructions This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as ... exposed to laser light or other safety hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... form without the prior written permission of Toshiba. No patent liability is assumed, however,... to the use of the information contained herein. ©2009 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All ... limited to any product specifications, is subject to change without notice. TOSHIBA CORPORATION AND...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 29
    29 Trademarks Satellite and ConfigFree are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Toshiba America ...Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and .... As part of Toshiba's commitment to preserving the environment, Toshiba supports various trade-in and recycling...
  • 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 ...45 Setting up your computer ...45 Connecting to a power source ...46 Charging the main battery...48 Using the computer for the first time ...49 Opening the display ...
  • 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 ...63 Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions ...66 Creating recovery DVDs/media ...68 Restoring from...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 32
    ......92 Computing tips ...92 Using the keyboard ...93 Character keys ...94 Making ... emulate a full-size keyboard ...94 Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys ...94... Backing up your work ...101 Restoring your work ...102 Using the optical... drive components ...103 Inserting an optical disc ...104 Playing an audio CD...105...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 33
    ...€™s energy-saver design...108 Running the computer on battery power ...109 Battery Notice ...109 Power ... power...112 Determining remaining battery power...113 What to do when the main battery runs low ...... battery notifications ...114 Conserving battery power ...115 Power Plans...116 Using a hot key ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 34
    ...Removing memory media...137 Chapter 5: Utilities...138 TOSHIBA Assist ...139 Connect...140 Secure...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
    ... ...168 Power and the batteries ...168 Keyboard problems...170 Display problems ...170 Disk or storage drive 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 Application Cards...... enabling the TouchPad™ ...199 Zoom (Display resolution) ...200 Keyboard hot key functions ...201 Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors...202 Glossary...203 Index...217
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 37
    Introduction Welcome to the world of powerful, portable, multimedia computing. With your Toshiba computer, your ... system performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your... Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 38
    ..., mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS ... WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE PRODUCT IF YOU DO NOT FULLY COMPLY WITH THE PRODUCT ACTIVATION PROCEDURES.... version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 39
    ... features and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort at the ..., visit Toshiba's Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as well as some...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... chapter provides tips for using your computer effectively, summarizes how to connect components, and explains what to do the first time you use your computer. The "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort," that is shipped with your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 43
    ...as air conditioner vents or heaters. Extreme heat, cold, or humidity. Liquids and corrosive chemicals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Keeping yourself comfortable The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains helpful information ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... base/palm rest and skin" section in the "Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort" that is shipped ... the computer or cause system failure. ❖ Never turn off the computer if a drive light ... a drive is active. Turning off the computer while it is reading from or writing to a disk/disc or flash ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can use it. To use external power or to charge the battery you must attach the AC adaptor. See "Connecting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 46
    ... shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer and the TOSHIBA Battery Charger (that may have been provided with your computer), or use AC adaptors and battery chargers specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 47
    ... handling. _ + 2 Plug the AC adaptor cord into the DC-IN on the side of the computer. (Sample Illustration.../cable to a live electrical outlet. The AC power light on the indicator panel glows green... to connect or disconnect a power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 48
    ... 118 for information on replacing the main battery. ❖ NOTE Charging the main battery Before using the battery to power the computer, ... 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 green. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 49
    Getting Started Using the computer for the first time NOTE 49 Battery life and charge time may vary depending on the applications, power management settings, ... close the display panel. To avoid damaging the display panel, do not force it beyond the point where it moves easily and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... first time Small bright dots may appear on your screen display when you turn on your computer. Your display contains an ... screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. Turning on the power To turn on the computer: 1 Make sure any external ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 51
    ... Registering your computer with Toshiba 51 Setting up your software When you turn on the computer ...up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration ... Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then Toshiba Registration. Failure to complete ...
  • 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 ... NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ... Before you install or remove a memory module, turn off the computer using the Start menu. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 53
    ... shuts down the operating system, and then turns off. 3 4 Unplug and remove any ... then place the computer upside down on the cloth. Remove the main battery. For information on removing the main battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 118. 5 Memory module slot cover Front ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 54
    ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 55
    ...11 Pick up the memory module by its sides, avoiding any contact with its connector. Position the module toward the socket, aligning the connector's notch with the matching key in the socket. notch latch connector latch key (Sample Illustration) Aligning the memory module ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 56
    ...should "snap" into place securely with the corresponding 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 57
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 57 15 Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 120. 16 Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft cloth ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 58
    ... data in memory will be lost. In either of the above cases, the Sleep configuration will not be saved. NOTE The following screen may appear when you turn on the power: If "Start Windows® Normally" is highlighted, then press Enter. If one ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 59
    ...cover and secure it using the screw. Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 120. Turn the computer right... heading. If the computer does not recognize the memory configuration, turn off the computer and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 60
    ...66. Restore from recovery If you have created recovery DVDs/media (strongly DVDs/media recommended), you can recover your system even... storage drive or if you have replaced your computer's internal storage drive. See "Creating recovery DVDs/media" on page 68 and "Restoring from recovery DVDs/...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 61
    ...creating DVDs/media, see "Creating recovery DVDs/media" on page 68. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your internal storage ...the second method, see "Restoring from recovery DVDs/media" on page 69. To recover the original factory image using the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 62
    ... recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 63
    ... 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 that...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... 4 Make sure the computer is turned off. Press and hold the 0 (zero) key on your keyboard while powering on the computer. If... 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 66
    ... on your computer's internal storage drive or by using recovery DVDs/media, if you have created ...To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery DVDs/media" on page 69. To recover using ... computer is turned off. Press and hold the 0 (zero) key on your keyboard while powering on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 68
    ...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 United States it is (949...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 69
    ... the Internal Storage 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 media on DVD... to an external power source via the AC adaptor. If you have created recovery DVDs/media for your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 70
    ... arrow keys, select the DVD option and press Enter. The Selecting a Process screen appears. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard and then click Next. ... 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
    ...delete all data and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage drive or on your recovery DVDs/media. ❖ ...arrow keys, select the DVD option on the boot menu and then press Enter. Select Toshiba Recovery Wizard, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 72
    ...internal storage drive. (Sample Image) Erase the hard disk screen 4 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you that all data on the internal storage ... Management. 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 ... with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application Installer. Click Next. Click the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 74
    ...„¢ The pointer is the icon (usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide your finger across ... connected to your computer. To: Do the following: Example: Move the on-screen Slide your finger... the pointer to the item you want to select. Do one of the following: ❖ Tap the TouchPad once...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 75
    ... scrolling active area Adjusting TouchPad™ settings While you are typing, the on-screen pointer may seem to move or jump around “by itselfମ. touches or taps on the TouchPad may select an item or text on the screen, and potentially the item or text may be replaced by the next character you type. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 76
    ... 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 ... external display devices to the video ports described below: ❖ ❖ An HDMI™-compatible television or VCR/DVD player via the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 77
    ... or VCR/DVD player to the computer: ❖ Connect one end of an HDMI cable (not included... computer if you need a larger screen. To do this: 1 2 3 4 Read the directions that came with the monitor... of the computer. Connect the device's power cable to a live electrical outlet. Turn on the external device...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 78
    ...display devices Directing the display output when you turn on the computer Once you have connected ...only available with the appropriate device attached and turned on. The quickest way to change the display output...-in display and TV (or other external video device) simultaneously Built-in display and...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 79
    ...the printer to your computer. If you do not install the software as instructed by the printer manufacturer, the printer may not function .... TECHNICAL NOTE: To determine if your printer supports Plug and Play, check its documentation. If your printer does not support Plug and Play, you can set up the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 80
    ... completing the following procedure. If your printer does not support Plug and Play, follow these steps to set it up for the .... (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 down the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 81
    ...computer is off) to fully charge the main battery. Options for turning off the computer Depending on the operating ...Hibernation mode, the computer uses no main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored ...and consumes less main battery power than restarting after turning off the computer...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 82
    ... little more time and consumes more main battery power than restarting from Sleep. When starting up ... in Sleep mode, the computer uses some main battery power. Because the state of the system is stored in ... time and consumes less main battery power than restarting after turning off the computer using ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 83
    ... closes all open programs, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off your computer. To turn ... programs, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off. Turning off the computer more quickly You can also turn off the computer by pressing the power button. To use this method, you first ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 84
    ... Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and ... the drop-down lists. These options can be set separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC power. ❖ Lid ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 85
    ... the computer up again, press the power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. If you turn off the computer by closing the display panel, you can start... the display panel. Using and configuring Hibernation mode To turn off the computer using the Hibernation command: 1 Click Start...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 86
    ... Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and ... the options you want. These options can be set separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC power. ❖ Lid...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 87
    ... computer from Hibernation mode, press the power button until the ON/OFF light glows green. The computer returns to the screen(s) you were using. If you put the computer in... all open programs and files to the memory, turns off the display, and enters into a low-power mode. The ON/OFF...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 88
    88 Getting Started Turning off the computer Configuring Sleep mode options You can ... appears. (Sample Image) Edit Plan Settings screen 3 To change the amount of time after which the... sleep, select the desired amount of time in both the On battery and Plugged in categories. To disable the computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 89
    ...Options window appears. 89 (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 5 6 NOTE Double-click Power buttons and lid... the options you want. These options can be set separately for how they operate while the computer is running on battery power or while connected to AC power. ❖ Lid...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 90
    ... 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 place the computer... moving your computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your battery" on page ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 91
    ...glowing) and all external peripheral cables are disconnected. Do not pick up the computer by its display panel or by the back. Doing so could damage the system. Using a ...more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 92
    ... temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are using goes down and you must restart your computer to reconnect, or your battery runs out of charge while you are working, you will lose all work since you last saved. See "Saving your work" on page 98 for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 93
    ... repetitive-motion injuries and eyestrain. Do not turn off the computer if a drive indicator ... indicates a drive is active. Turning off the computer while it is reading from or writing to a disk may damage the... setup, during its shutdown procedure. If you do not let the Windows® operating system shut...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 94
    .... The uppercase letter O and the number 0 are not interchangeable. Making your keyboard emulate a full-size keyboard Although your computer's keyboard layout is compatible with a standard full-... Alt keys The Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys do different things depending on the program you are ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 95
    ... function keys marked with icons execute specific functions on the computer. For example, Fn+F9 turns the TouchPad™ ON/OFF. For more information, see "Hot key ...key (Sample Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one button that have...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 96
    ...The keys with the numbers on their right front are the numeric overlay keys. To turn the numeric overlay on, press Fn and F11 simultaneously. The numeric ... and symbols on their left front are the cursor control overlay keys. To turn the cursor control overlay on, press Fn and F10 simultaneously. The ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 97
    ...€™s window. 2 3 Starting a program from Windows® Explorer If a program is not listed in the All Programs menu, you can start it from ... window. In the left part of the window, click the line that ends in “Local Disk (C:).” In the right part of the window, double-click the folder containing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 98
    ... window, click WordPad under Programs. Saving your work Before you turn off the computer using the Shut down command, save your work on ..., or optical disc. This is one of the most important rules of computing. When you turn off the computer using the Sleep or Hibernate commands, your work should be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 99
    ... application to display the drop-down menu, and then click Save. If you are working with a document that already has a file name, this is all you need to do. If you created a new document, your program displays a Save As dialog box. Use this dialog box to specify where to store the document and to ...
  • 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 limited ... Windows® operating system to run with the additional printer(s). To print a file: 1 If your printer is not on, turn it on now.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 101
    .... You can back up your files to different types of media such as CDs, DVDs, diskettes, or to a network, if available. To back up several files at one time, use... storage drive may take a considerable amount of time and multiple CDs/DVDs. You may prefer to use a high-capacity backup system, such as an ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 102
    ... features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen ...Your optical drive is set to play region 1 (North America) DVD-ROMs. If you ... change, the region will be "locked in." That is, the drive will only play DVDs from that last region. Note that changing ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 103
    ...the optical drive NOTE 103 For optimum DVD performance, it is recommended that you play DVDs while running the computer on AC power. NOTE When viewing DVD movies ...Eject button-Press to release the disc tray. Do not press the eject button or turn off the computer while the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 104
    ... drive Inserting an optical disc To insert an optical disc into the drive: Make sure the computer is turned on. The drive will not open if the computer's power is off. Make sure the drive's in-use indicator light is off. Press the drive's eject ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 105
    ... 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 ...Stop button. Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do not set the volume too high when using...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 106
    ...please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at pcsupport.toshiba.com. NOTE Due to manufacturing and ...media (e.g., CD or DVD) or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical ... players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 107
    ... the optical drive from reading the data properly. Do not expose discs to direct sunlight ... inserting it in the drive. Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which ... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 108
    ... computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension mode when it is not being used, thereby conserving energy and saving... of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 109
    .... Published battery life numbers are achieved on select models and configurations tested by Toshiba ... Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the computer on battery power... may fail to retain a charge. This may shorten the life of the battery, and may cause...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 110
    ... accessories.toshiba.com. Charging batteries The battery needs to be charged before you can use it to power ... specified by Toshiba. You can order a Toshiba battery charger from Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. NOTE Battery charge time may vary depending on the applications, power ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 111
    ... charged, we recommend that you operate your computer on battery power until the battery discharges completely. Doing this extends battery life and helps ensure accurate monitoring of battery capacity. Charging the RTC battery Your computer has an ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 112
    ... battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor is not plugged into the computer or AC outlet. Battery life and charge time may vary, depending upon power management settings, ...from the AC power supply. Disconnect the AC power cord/cable and remove the battery pack. See "Changing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 113
    ... Internal storage drive light Memory card reader light (Sample Illustration) Power and battery light locations Determining remaining battery power NOTE Wait at least 16 seconds after turning on the computer before trying to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 114
    ...your current rate of power use and other factors such as the age of the battery. What to do when the main battery ... into Hibernation mode and replace the main battery with a charged spare (not included with your ... manage to do any of these things before the main battery completely runs out of power, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 115
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power To change the default notification settings: 1 115 Click Start, Control .... 2 3 (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 4 5 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. Configure the alarm settings to suit your needs. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 116
    116 ❖ ❖ 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 117
    Mobile Computing Monitoring main battery power NOTE 117 To edit a plan or to edit advanced settings, continue to the following ... Saver are satisfactory for most people and do not need to be edited. The Power Saver plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan is a compromise ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 118
    ...Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Release the Fn key. The hot key card disappears. You are now in the selected mode. Changing the main battery When your main ... battery from the computer To remove the battery: 1 2 Save your work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 119
    ... of the computer. (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put ... discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws ... circuit, fire or electric shock. Failure to do so could possibly result in serious...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 120
    ... been designed so that you cannot install it with reverse polarity. If the battery does not slide into the slot easily, move the battery release lock to the unlocked position and try again. Do not force the battery into position. (Sample Illustration) Inserting the battery 3...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 121
    ... when 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 122
    ... on the computer's power. If it does not turn on, go to step 4. Operate the computer on battery power for five minutes. If the battery pack has at least ... glow amber to indicate that the battery pack is being charged. If the DC-IN or AC power-light indicator does not glow, power is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 123
    ...Disposing of used batteries The life of a battery pack depends on usage. When the battery pack needs replacing,... 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
    ...Traveling tips Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling... space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba... Fn+F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 187...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 125
    ... other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change in the functionality of your system. 125...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 126
    .... You may be able to retrieve these files until you empty the Recycle Bin. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you delete a file from a diskette or flash media, it does not go into the Recycle Bin. For more information on the Recycle Bin, see Windows® online Help. NOTE If you place the pointer over an icon, 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...appears. Typical tasks in the notification area are Current time, Power usage mode, network connectivity status, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 128
    ... use the Hot Key Fn+F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 187. NOTE When the Wireless antenna is ON, the wireless... lit. will For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 177. Connecting your computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 129
    ... an Ethernet cable to the Network port (RJ45) on your computer. For specific information about connecting to the network, consult your network administrator. ...LAN) or larger corporate wide area network (WAN) For specific information about connecting to a LAN or WAN, consult your network administrator...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 130
    ... built-in modem port provides an RJ-11 jack, allowing you to connect the modem to a standard ... 2 Connect the other end to the RJ-11 wall jack. (Sample Illustration) Connecting to a wall ...). Never connect the built-in modem to the digital connector on a public telephone or to a digital private branch ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 131
    ...as text, images, audio, or video to be referenced from anywhere in the world. Special programs called Web browsers are specifically designed to work with HTTP. They make it easier ...other higher-speed 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 ...can also use a Search Engine, a Web site specifically designed to help you look for information. Internet...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
    ... which are instantly viewed by others on their computer screens. ❖ Internet news groups A news group is ... thoughts, or beliefs. Materials are mostly written, but videos, audio, and images are widely used ... Many Web sites offer products and services for sale. Uploading to, and downloading files from...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 134
    ... speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do not set the volume too high when using headphones. Continuous exposure to loud sound can harm your hearing.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 135
    ... require an external power source. Other types of speakers will be inadequate to produce sound from the computer. To play ...Camera you can do the following NOTE Take pictures and record videos with your ...information on the software, click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Web Camera ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 136
    ... See your system's Detailed Specifications for a compatibility list. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media. NOTE Do not use the Copy Disk function for this type of media. To copy data from one media to another,...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 137
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader 137 Removing memory media 1 Prepare the card for removal .... The card pops out slightly. Grasp the card and pull it straight out. (Sample Illustration) Removing memory media Do not remove memory media while data is being written or ...
  • 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
    ... with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, My Toshiba, and then TOSHIBA Application Installer. Click Next. (Sample ... item you want to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click Install, then follow the on...
  • 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
    ... If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, Toshiba strongly recommends that you save your ... computer. To set a supervisor password: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then ... Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 147
    ... Click the Supervisor Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click Not Registered. A pop-up screen appears asking ... If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, Toshiba strongly recommends that you save your password in a...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 148
    ... To register a password for the power-on password functions: Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities,... password To cancel the power-on password function: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities,... the Secure tab. Click on the User Password icon. Click Not Registered. Follow the on-screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 149
    ...TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility Your computer may come with the TOSHIBA Face Recognition utility. This utility provides another way ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 150
    ... Diagnostic Tool Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with devices.... NOTE The TOSHIBA PC 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:...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 151
    ..., and then under Devices and Printers, click Mouse, or click the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The Mouse Properties screen appears. (Sample Image) Mouse Properties screen The settings you can change are divided into these categories Buttons Pointers ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 152
    ...system. To access it: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then HWSetup, or click ...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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 153
    Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup Select the boot device by pressing the arrow keys, then ... system is a quick-booting system, you must press the keys immediately after pressing the power ... information, see "Directing the display output when you turn on the computer" on page 78. General-Allows ...
  • 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
    ... Accessibility window To use TOSHIBA Accessibility: 1 Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, Utilities, and then Accessibility, or click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-StickyKey ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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 ... following steps: ❖ Click Start, All Programs, TOSHIBA, ConfigFree, and then click the desired ...
  • 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
    ... when Internet Explorer® starts Devices-lets you enable or disable settings of wired and wireless network devices, infrared devices, and set the power status of Bluetooth® antennas TCP/IP settings-includes DHCP, IP address, subnet mask, ...
  • 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
    ... solve many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix Your program ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 161
    .... Problems when you turn on the computer These problems may occur when you turn on the power. The computer will not start. Make sure you attached the AC adaptor and power cord/cable properly or installed a charged battery. Press and hold the power button for at least 10 seconds. If you are...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 162
    ... "What to do when the main battery runs low" on page 114. If you are running on battery power, it is recommended that you do not leave the computer in Sleep mode for long periods of time. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into a live wall ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 163
    ..., it may begin working correctly 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 the Ask Iris® link and search for the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 164
    ...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 the...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 165
    ... Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working 165 Using Startup options to fix problems If the operating system fails to start properly,... have to change your system's configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 166
    ... you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 2 Click ... and then follow the on-screen instructions. You can connect to Support Online by clicking ... button and then clicking the Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba support at pcsupport....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 167
    ... assigned to the device. This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the ... for updating the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary from one device to another. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 168
    ... its power through the AC adaptor and power cord/cable or from the system batteries (battery, optional secondary battery, and ...-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor or power cord/cable will neither power the computer nor recharge the batteries.
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 169
    ...will not charge. The battery does not charge while the computer is consuming full power. Try turning off the computer. The battery may not be inserted correctly in... have reached the end of its useful life. Try replacing it. The battery appears not to power the computer for as long as it...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 170
    ... batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 171
    If Something Goes Wrong Display problems 171 If you are using the built-in screen, make sure the display priority is not set for an external monitor. To do this, ...the current settings do not work with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 172
    ... is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power. Disk or storage drive problems Problems with the storage drive or with an optional external diskette drive usually...
  • 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 ... files may have become fragmented. Run Disk Defragmenter. To do this, click Start, All Programs, ... run correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 174
    ... does not slide out. Make sure the computer is connected to a power source and turned ... remove a disc and cannot turn on the computer (for example, if the battery is completely discharged), use ... optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at pcsupport.toshiba....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 175
    ... disc eject button, but the drive tray does not slide out." on page 174. Sound system problems No sound is coming from the ... some of the most common printer problems. The printer will not print. Check that the printer is connected to a working power outlet, turned on and ready (on line). Check ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 176
    ... resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you see on the screen. Many programs display information on the screen differently from the way they print it. See if... information regarding your system's V.92 modem, visit the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 177
    ...Wireless networking problems 177 Wireless networking problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi®) networking.... Fn+F8. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 187. Use IPCONFIG to verify...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 178
    ... group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you experience a problem playing DVDs, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. For general problems playing a DVD title, try the following steps: 1 2 3 4 Verify that the disc is in a format that the drive supports. Ensure that the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 179
    ...€¯ 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 their.... A blank screen appears while watching a DVD-ROM movie or title. Change the setting for when to turn off the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 180
    ... you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve ... them for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware or ... select a previously established Control Point to 'turn back the clock,' restoring the Windows® operating system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 181
    ...re-establish your Windows® configuration using the saved restore point. To do this: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then System Restore.... contain restore points that you did not create. Restore points labeled System Checkpoint were automatically created...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 182
    .... Most of the optical drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (... You cannot back up the computer while running on battery power. Connect the AC adaptor before continuing.... under the System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 183
    ... operating system" on page 182). Have your factory Restore/Reconfiguration CD(s) on hand in case you... any files from them (available on certain models). Do not guess-follow directions carefully! ...even if the installation utility does not prompt you to do so. This will ensure that the installation ...
  • 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
    ...Other Toshiba Internet Web sites ❖ ❖ ❖ 185 Name and version of the program involved in the problem ... Web sites toshiba.com laptops.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.... NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 ...
  • 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...
  • 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 ... the key indicating the option or 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 189
    ...Cards 189 Application Cards The Application Cards are used to launch these applications: TOSHIBA Assist .... Bluetooth settings This Application Card launches your Bluetooth® settings. TOSHIBA Zooming utility ... 154. Disc Creator utility This Application Card launches the TOSHIBA Disc Creator utility....
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 190
    190 1 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Application Cards Using the Application Cards To launch an application using ... 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 the display. ...
  • 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 of Cards. Cards ... functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on the key indicating the option or feature the key controls. Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables volume mute on your computer. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 192
    ... Cards Hot key functions Lock (Instant security) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key blanks the display. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options:...key function activates instant security. The user logon screen will appear and a user with a valid account will ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 193
    .../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 ... power plans that are displayed by this function, are set in the Power Options window. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 194
    ... 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... configuring Sleep mode" on page 87. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: (...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 195
    .../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,... and configuring Hibernation mode" on page 85. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 196
    ...Hot key functions Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key cycles through ...options (only the first option is available when you do not have an external monitor attached)...match the resolution of the external display device. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following...
  • 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
    ... 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... modules. Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image) Wireless communication...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 199
    .../TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 199 Disabling or enabling the TouchPad™ This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the TouchPad™. For ... TouchPad, see "Using the TouchPad™" on page 73. or Fn + Selecting this Card or pressing the hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image)...
  • 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 off. Fn...hot 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 202
    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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 203
    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this user's guide. AC BIOS bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA DIMM alternating current basic input/output system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 204
    204 DPI Glossary DOS DSTN DVD ECP EPROM eSATA FAT FCC GB HDD HDMI disk operating system dots per... Communications Commission gigabyte hard disk drive High-Definition Multimedia Interface Electronics Control DVD-ROM digital versatile (or video) disc read-only memory HDMI-CEC ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 205
    ... information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, from a microprocessor to a simple connector. An intelligent adapter (one that is capable of doing some processing) may also be called a controller. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 206
    ...that loads and initializes the operating system. See also reboot. boot disk - See system disk. boot priority (startup sequence) - The order in which the computer accesses its ...(CPU) with other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 207
    ...reading data. See also CD. Compare DVD-ROM. central processing unit (CPU)...specified colors that establishes the colors that can be displayed on the screen at a particular time. compatibility - The extent to which ...device and vice versa. For example, disk drives, monitors, keyboards, and printers all...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 208
    ...input from the user. direct current (DC) - The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one direction. Compare alternating current (AC). direct memory ...the production of optical discs, such as CDs and DVDs. Compare disk. disk - A round, flat piece of material that...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 209
    ... this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver - See device driver. DVD - An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See also DVDROM. DVD-ROM (digital versatile [or video] disc read-only memory) - A very high-capacity ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 210
    ...Also called directory. A container for organizing files saved to a disk. A folder is symbolized on screen by a graphical image (icon) of a file folder. A folder can contain files and... or platters that can be magnetically coded with data. Hard disks hold much more information than diskettes and...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 211
    Glossary 211 Hibernation - A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive ...system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys... take two passes to create a complete screen image. Compare non-interlaced. internal...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 212
    ...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 213
    ... electron beam scans across and down the screen. Compare interlaced. non-system disk - A disk for storing programs and data that ... the capabilities of computers. PC Cards provide functions such as modem, fax/modem, hard disk drive, network adapter, sound card, or SCSI adapter. peripheral - Any ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 214
    ...a disk drive. A diskette is one example of a removable disk. resolution - A measure of the sharpness of the images that can be produced by a printer or displayed on a screen. For a printer, resolution is expressed in dots per inch (dpi). For a screen, it ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 215
    ...the computer by reloading the operating system without turning the computer off. See also boot. RJ11 - A modular connector used on most U.S. ... from where you left off when you turn the computer on again. system disk - A diskette that contains the operating system files needed...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 216
    .... universal serial bus (USB) - USB is a serial bus that supports a data transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps (480 ... serial bus (USB). utility - 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 L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 217
    ... 109, 111 remaining power 113 removing 118 safety precautions 121 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button power 50 start 127 buttons eject, ...120 low charge 114 maintaining 122 monitoring power 48, 112 C Call2Recycle™ battery 124 changing main battery 118 character ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 218
    ... moving 91 non-system disk or disk error message 163 not accessing disk drives 162 running on battery power 109 setting up 45, 53 warning resume ...79 disposal information 29 disposing of used batteries 123 DVD using 102 DVD player general problems 178 E eject button optical ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 219
    ...port 76 external display, adjusting 79 Hot Key Cards 187 Hot key functions 191 hot key power plan 117 http ... 40 installation memory module 52 installing main battery 118, 120 memory modules 52 mouse 79 ...hot keys 201 not working 162 overlay keys 95 special Windows® keys 95 troubleshooting 170
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 220
    ... to the Internet 129 networking wireless 128 notification area 127 M main battery changing 118 installing 118, ... adding 52 problem solving 168 removing memory module slot cover 54 Memory card reader ... button 103 manual eject hole 103 problems 174 removing disc 106, 107 troubleshooting 174 using 102 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 221
    ... a file 100 problem solving AC power 169 accessing disk drives 162 battery charge does not last 169 battery not... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 222
    ... blank screen 170 Search programs and files field 98 set up ... adjusting display 79 connecting 77 Toshiba registering computer 51 worldwide offices... Application Installer 144 TOSHIBA Assist 139 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility 149... Tool Utility 150 TOSHIBA Service Station 156 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility 154...
  • Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 | User Manual - Page 223
    Index 223 turning on the power 50 U USB-compatible printer 79 user password, disabling 148 user password, setting ... 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 ...



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