Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 1
    Satellite /Satellite Pro P800 Series User's Guide If you need assistance: ® ® Technical support is available online at Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. At this Web site, you will find answers for many commonly asked technical questions plus many ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 2
    ... Wash hands after handling. Model: Satellite®/Satellite Pro® P800 Series Recordable and/or... set-up and usage instructions in the applicable user guides and/or manuals enclosed or provided electronically... DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 3
    ... to this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV ... or modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba or parties authorized by Toshiba could void the user's authority to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 4
    ... must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site at support.toshiba.com. Industry Canada Requirement This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numé...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 5
    ... reduce the 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.... in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 6
    6 Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card shall be used in such a manner that the...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 7
    ...reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 GHz to ... related European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany....
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    ...This Directive applies to EU member countries only and does not apply to end users in other countries such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other partners to determine appropriate ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 9
    ... for mobile object identification systems (RFID) used in factory product lines (Other Radio Stations). 1. ... of use, or turn off the source of emissions. 3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems ...a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 10
    10 Device Authorization This device obtains the Technical Regulation Conformity Certification and the Technical Conditions Compliance Approval, and it belongs to the device class of radio equipment of low-power data communication system radio station stipulated in the Radio Law and the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 11
    ... and 5 GHz channel limitations apply. The user should use the wireless LAN utility to check ... allowable frequencies as listed above, the user must cease operating the Wireless LAN at that location and ... technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 12
    ... Bluetooth® Cards from TOSHIBA are designed to be interoperable with any product with Bluetooth wireless technology that is based ... information. When you use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN devices,... another. If you use Bluetooth and Wireless LAN devices simultaneously, you...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 13
    ... and Your Health The products with Bluetooth® wireless technology, like other radio devices,... safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use ... frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 14
    ...model accredited low power radio frequency electric machinery, any company, trader or user shall not... electric machinery. Article 17 Radio Approvals for Wireless Devices NOTE The following information is dependent on what type of wireless device is in your computer. Not all devices are available on...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 15
    ... and system configuration do not cause the EMC and radio operation to be noncompliant. Information for the Wireless WAN (3G) ... WAN products operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless WAN is safe for use by consumers. These ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 16
    ...ask for authorization to use the Wireless WAN device prior to turning on the equipment. TOSHIBA is not responsible ... Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card is far below ... radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card shall be used ...
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    17 Regulatory Information The TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card must be installed and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer's instructions as described in ... standards. CE Compliance CE Compliance does not apply to systems with Wireless WAN (3G) modules installed. Canada - ...
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    ... reduce the 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.... hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment is...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 19
    ... including but not limited to any product specifications, is subject to change without notice. TOSHIBA ...AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER ... BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 20
    20 Trademarks Satellite, Satellite Pro, and eco Utility are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.... Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 21
    ... commitment to people and the future, Toshiba promotes the efficient use of resources by working to achieve our ... waste reduction and recycling policies, Toshiba is strongly committed to reducing electronic waste. ...-branded program. Non working Toshiba computers can be mailed-back for free recycling. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 22
    ... a place to work ...33 Setting up a work environment ...33 Keeping yourself comfortable ...34 Computer user comfort recommendations ...34 Good Working Posture ...34 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor ...35 Typing style ...36 Taking...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 23
    ...your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 Adding optional external devices......recommended recovery method)...56 Recovering of factory default software with user's data ...58 Recovering ... of the internal storage drive ...72 Installing drivers and applications...72 Using the touch ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 24
    ... the Basics...82 Computing tips ...82 Using the keyboard ...83 Character keys ...84 Function keys...84 ...work ...86 Backing up your work ...87 Restoring your work ...87 Using the optical disc ... a disc with the computer on...91 Removing a disc with the computer off ...92 Toshiba's online resources ...92
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 25
    Contents 25 Chapter 3: Mobile Computing...93 Toshiba's energy-saver design...93 Running the computer on battery power ...93 ...99 Setting battery notifications ...99 Conserving battery power ...100 Power Plans...101 Using the TOSHIBA eco power plan...102 Changing the main battery ...102 Removing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 26
    26 Contents Chapter 5: Utilities...118 TOSHIBA Assist ...119 Connect...120 Secure...121 Protect... a user password ...127 Deleting a user password...128 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility...129 TOSHIBA PC...137 TOSHIBA eco Utility™ ...138 TOSHIBA Service Station ...139 TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor ...139 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 27
    ... problems...153 Sound system problems ...154 Printer problems ...155 Wireless networking problems...156 DVD ...'s worldwide offices...165 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards ...166 Hot Key Cards ...166 ... the touch pad...169 Keyboard hot key functions ...170 Disabling or enabling wireless devices...171 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 28
    ... of powerful, portable, multimedia computing. With your Toshiba computer, your work and entertainment can accompany you ... 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 power management settings ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 29
    ...use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies its ... may apply). Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 30
    ...for a product Series. Your particular model may not have all the features and specifications listed or... your computer, or to stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 31
    Introduction Safety icons 31 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 P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 32
    ... Start document It may also contain guides for other programs that may come with your system. For accessory information, visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line of optional service programs to complement its ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 33
    ... use your computer. Please read the safety instruction information on the Quick Start document (that shipped ... and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your ...property damage, or damage the computer. Selecting a place to work Your computer is portable and designed ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 34
    ... for working comfortably throughout the day. Computer user comfort recommendations Good Working Posture ❖ Adjust your chair height: ... provide comfortable back support. Adjust the chair arm rests: they should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 35
    ...by focusing on objects that are farther away. ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor (Sample Illustration) Correct posture ❖ When ... The mouse should be next to the keyboard to avoid a reach. If you have to reach, the arm should be supported in the forearm...
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    36 Getting Started Selecting a place to work Alternative keyboards, such as the split curved ...use. Don't rest your wrists on the edge of the keyboard or on the work surface when typing. The monitor should ... that you don't have to look down at the keyboard. Type with straight wrists. Type lightly....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 37
    ... a rolled up blanket or pillows to provide back support, or to provide arm support. To position the computer at a good height, remember ... including those located at the base of the computer and possibly cause overheating of your computer. ❖ ❖ Transporting the notebook Although your notebook is...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 38
    ... space under your desk for your legs? Are the keyboard and mouse at elbow level? Are your shoulders relaxed when using the keyboard? Are your shoulders relaxed when using a mouse or other optional ..., straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you hold...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 39
    ... socket and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the computer. Do not turn on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 40
    ... and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power ...other soft material can block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could cause system failure...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 41
    ... to your computer. These components include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs...a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 42
    ... Started Connecting to a power source Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage ... to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 43
    ... power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly ... is not plugged into the computer or AC outlet Flashes amber when the main battery charge .... See "Changing the main battery" on page 102 for information on replacing the main battery. ❖ NOTE
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 44
    ... panel. To avoid damaging the display panel, do not force it beyond the point where it moves easily ... careful to remove any pens or other objects from the keyboard area before closing the display panel....power, the screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 45
    ... turn on the computer for the first time, do not turn off the power again until ... software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly... to complete Product Registration will not diminish Customer rights under the Toshiba standard limited...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 46
    ... the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's popular applications. You ...data. NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 47
    ... connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor. Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer ... the computer and the memory module. Do not remove the memory module while the computer ... cases, the Sleep configuration will not be saved. 4 Place a soft cloth on the work surface to prevent ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 48
    ... built up. Avoid touching the connector on the memory module or on the computer. Grease or dust on the connector may cause memory access problems. 9 Carefully remove the new memory module from its antistatic packaging, without touching its connector. 10 Locate an empty memory module slot on the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 49
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) NOTE 49 If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one another, you must remove the top module first before removing/installing the bottom module. NOTE For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 50
    ... the module. If the latches and cutouts do not line up correctly, repeat steps 12-...(Sample Illustration) Pressing down on the memory module Do not force the memory module into position. The... module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 14 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 51
    ... and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power ...other soft material can block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could cause system failure...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 52
    ... Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Do not try to remove a memory module with the computer ...lost. In either of the above cases, the Sleep configuration will not be saved. NOTE The following screen may ...If so, consult Windows® Help and Support. 2 Pull the latches away from the memory module....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 53
    ... and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power ...other soft material can block the vents located at the underside of the computer. Overheating your computer or AC adaptor could cause system failure...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 54
    ...Recovery option Description Recover to out-of-box This option restores the original factory image to your state internal storage drive,... option recovers the factory default software, while the computer attempts to back up all data from C:\Users. See "Recovering of factory default software with user...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 55
    ...connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your ... the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created are not restored during this process...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 56
    ... the procedure below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery media" on page 68. To recover the original factory image using the utilities on ... powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 57
    ... be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample Image) Selecting a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 58
    ... been recovered. 10 Click Finish to restart the computer. Recovering of factory default software with user's data Using "Recovery of Factory Default ... to factory default state and attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please make a complete ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 59
    ... the factory default software, while the computer will attempt to back up all of the data from the C:\Users ... computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears... and rewritten unless the "Recovery of Factory Default Software with user's data" option is selected...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 60
    60 5 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting a ... save all data. There is a risk that the Toshiba Recovery Wizard may not be able to save all data during the recovery process. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back up. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 61
    ... Drive 8 61 When the recovery process is complete, the "Recovery of Factory Default Software" screen appears, indicating that... recovery (see "Backing up your work" on page 87). If you have created ...below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery media" on page 68. To recover ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 62
    ...on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3... 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 63
    ...Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 63 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select ... drive partitions. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 7 Click Next. .... The "Recover to a custom size partition" option restores your C: drive to its out-of-box state,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 64
    ... below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery media" on page 68. To resize and ... your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3... operating system, select one at this time. If not, skip to step 5. A warning screen appears, ...
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    ... Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 65 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click ... Image) Selecting a Process screen 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 66
    ...create recovery DVDs/media, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to the external media and can be restored from this media. Any files that you created are not backed up on the recovery DVDs/media...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 67
    ... list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box displays. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box 2 Select DVD or ... flash drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 68
    ... use blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog ... can restore your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions ... (recommended recovery method) Recovery of factory default software with user's data Recover without ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 69
    ...and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created are not restored ...your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key... and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 70
    ...and partitions from the internal storage drive: 1 Access the Toshiba Recovery Wizard on your internal storage ...your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears...., and then power on the computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press F12. Using ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 71
    ... that all data on the internal storage drive will be lost. Be sure you have saved your work to external media (see "Backing up your work" on page 87) and created recovery media (see "Creating recovery media" on page 66) before proceeding. 5 Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 72
    .... Select Manage. Click Disk Management. 2 3 Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 73
    ... can use the touch pad (the small, touch-sensitive area in front of the keyboard) and the adjacent control buttons to Move the pointer on the ... control button Secondary control button Refer to the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. NOTE The pointer is the icon (...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 74
    ... to right-click. 2 Press and release the secondary control button. This feature varies by program. Check your program documentation for specific instructions on right-clicking. (Sample Illustration) Click the secondary (right-hand) control button Slide your finger along the right edge of the touch ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 75
    ... pad. To enable circular scrolling, click on the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist. Click the Device Settings tab and then (Sample ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 76
    ...touch pad settings are accessible through the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ ❖ NOTE Disabling or enabling the touch pad The touch pad is enabled by default....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 77
    Getting Started Using external display devices To do this: 1 2 3 4 77 Read the directions that came with the device to see if you first need to install new software. Connect the device's video or USB cable to the port on the computer and to the device. Connect the device's power cable to a live ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 78
    ... Using external display devices Connect one end of an HDMI® cable (not included with your computer) to the HDMI® Out port on the side of ... end of the cable to your television or display device. Refer to the manual that came with the television or display device for more information. Your computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 79
    ...external monitor when using extended desktop (Sample Image) Display options window Adjusting the quality of the external display To obtain the best picture quality ... requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 80
    ... purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. ...
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    Getting Started Caring for your computer 3 81 Insert the cable's locking end into the security lock slot on your computer, then engage the locking device. The computer is now securely locked. (Sample Illustration) Attaching security lock cable
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 82
    ...basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory ...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 86 for further information. HINT: Some...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 83
    Learning the Basics Using the keyboard ❖ 83 Back up your files to external media on a regular ... such as new icon positions may be lost. Using the keyboard Your computer's keyboard contains character keys, control keys, function keys, and special Windows® keys. (Sample Illustration) Keyboard
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 84
    ... Fn + PRTSC key. To capture only the active window displayed, press Fn + ALT while ... PRTSC key. (Sample Illustration) PRTSC key on the keyboard Character keys Typing with the character keys ... The function keys (not to be confused with the Fn key) are the 12 keys at the top of the keyboard. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 85
    ... key Application key (Sample Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one button that have special functions ...is to double-click the name of the file that contains the information you want to work on. To find the file, use the Start menu or Windows® Explorer. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 86
    ...complete list. Click the program group, in this example, Accessories. The Accessories menu is displayed. Click the program,... in the upper-right corner of the program's window. 2 3 Saving your work Before you turn... using the Sleep or Hibernate commands, your work should be there when you resume. Many...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 87
    ... system, such as an external hard drive. Restoring your work To restore information from your backup media to your internal storage drive, use the Restore option in the Windows® Backup and ... or your operating system documentation for information on restoring files. (Sample Image) Backup and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 88
    ... video. Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These ... this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 89
    ... around it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to release... a straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 90
    ...it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. Playing optical media If ... your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start,... disc. For example, if it is a music CD, open Windows Media® Player and use it to select and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 91
    ... please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com. NOTE Due to manufacturing and quality.../recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain ... media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 92
    .... Gently press the tray in to close it. Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online ...can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions... up to date with future upgrades. For more information, see "Contacting Toshiba" on page 164...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 93
    ...all aspects of using your 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 ... energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... pack, see the accessories information included with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 95
    ... these settings may result in system performance or stability issues. Users who are not completely familiar with the power management component of the ... the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 96
    ... discharging the battery. For more information, see "Backing up your work" on page 87 Charging the RTC battery Your computer has an internal ... clock and calendar may display the incorrect time and date or stop working. When Hibernation mode is enabled and the RTC battery is completely discharged, a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 97
    ... adaptor is not plugged into the computer or AC outlet Battery life and charge time ...during charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input from the AC power ... "Changing the main battery" on page 102 for information on replacing the main battery. NOTE ❖ NOTE
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 98
    ... Computing Monitoring battery power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( light ( ), and ... power light/ Battery light ON/OFF light Wireless indicator light (Sample Illustration) Power ... decreases. A frequently used older battery does not power the computer for as long as a new battery,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 99
    ... recharge the main battery Place the computer into Hibernation mode and replace the main battery with a charged spare (not included with your computer) Save your work and turn off the computer ❖ If you do not manage to do any of these things before ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 100
    ... Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 4 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (... storage drive, optical disc drive, or other optional devices Where you are working, since operating time decreases at low temperatures There are ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 101
    ... the list that appears above, click on your selection. The Windows® Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Windows® Power Options window 2 3 Select an appropriate plan for your work environment or create your own custom plan. Click Create a power plan ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... between battery time and performance. Using the TOSHIBA eco power plan This computer is equipped with ... over time. To learn how to access the utility, see "TOSHIBA eco Utility™" on page 138. For more ... power plan, see the Help file in the TOSHIBA eco Utility™ window. Changing the main battery ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 103
    ... computer or put it into Hibernation mode before changing the main battery. Removing the battery from the computer To remove the battery: 1 2 3 4 5 Save your work. Turn off the computer or place it in Hibernation mode. Unplug and remove any cables connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 104
    104 6 7 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 105
    Mobile Computing Taking care of your battery 105 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 Slide the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 106
    .... Use protective gloves 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 107
    .... Always use the battery pack supplied as an accessory or an equivalent battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different ... to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 108
    .... They all provide 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 accessories.toshiba.com. TECHNICAL NOTE: When traveling by air, you may be ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 109
    ... most other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change in the functionality of your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 110
    ... by double-clicking the icon. You can create a new desktop icon for any folder, file, or program by dragging the element's icon from its location in a window to the desktop area. You may see various icons displayed on your system desktop, for example: Recycle Bin-Holds files you have deleted. You ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 111
    ... Find files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click Start, it means that you should click the Start button. Taskbar Each time you open a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 112
    ... you to purchase additional software, external hardware or services. Availability of public wireless LAN access points may be limited.... or your network administrator. NOTE To enable or disable wireless communication, use the Hot Key F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 166.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 113
    ...'s Features Exploring audio features NOTE 113 will When the Wireless antenna is ON, the wireless indicator light be lit. For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 156. Connecting your computer to a network You can connect your computer...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 114
    ...the internal speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do not set the volume too high when using headphones. Continuous exposure to loud sound can harm your hearing. TECHNICAL NOTE: When using amplified ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 115
    ...required. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media. NOTE Do not use the Copy Disk function for this type...locate your Memory card reader, please refer to your Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 Turn the media so that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 116
    ... card reader Push the media into the adapter until it locks in place. (Sample Illustration) Inserting memory media When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal contacts. You could expose the storage area to static electricity, which can destroy data. Removing memory media 1 Prepare the card...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 117
    Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader 117 Do not remove memory media while data is being written or read. Even when the Windows® message "copying..." disappears, writing to the media might still be in progress and your data could be destroyed. Wait for the indicator ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 118
    ... only if the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator TOSHIBA ... Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 118
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 119
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA eco Utility™ TOSHIBA Service Station TOSHIBA...you to customize a range of computer settings. To access TOSHIBA Assist, click the Start button and,...window appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window The TOSHIBA Assist offers four categories ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 120
    120 Connect Utilities TOSHIBA Assist The feature available in this category is Bluetooth® Settings. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Connect tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 121
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 121 Secure The features available in this category are: ❖ ❖ Supervisor password User password (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Secure tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 122
    122 Utilities TOSHIBA Assist Protect & Fix The feature available in this category is TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Protect & Fix tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 123
    Utilities TOSHIBA Assist 123 Optimize The features available in this category are Mouse Utility TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (Hardware Settings) TOSHIBA Accessibility TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA Sleep Utility TOSHIBA eco Utility™ (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Assist window - Optimize tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 124
    ... Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications ... drivers and applications: 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA ... above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Application Installer window appears. 2 Click Next. (...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 125
    ... you want to install. 125 (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click ... password before you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of... supervisor password-Prohibits unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... can later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses ...appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 On the left side, click ...Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample Image)...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 127
    ...the list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 On the left side, click the Secure tab. 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 128
    .... The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 6 7 On the left side, click the Secure tab. Click the User ...Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click.... The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 On the left side, click the Secure tab. Click the User...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 129
    ... been registered. TOSHIBA Face Recognition does not guarantee the correct identification of a user and ... technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition utility ... screen out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 130
    ...PC Diagnostic Tool icon in the Protect & Fix tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window appears. 2 Click the Diagnostic Tool tab. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window 3 Select the devices that you would like to test by clicking...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 131
    ..., in the Search field, type Mouse. In the list that appears above, click on your selection. Or click the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The Mouse Properties screen appears. You may change some of the settings in the following categories Buttons Pointers Pointer Options Wheel You...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 132
    132 Utilities TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Hardware Setup TOSHIBA Hardware Setup is ... that appears above, click on your selection. Or click the TOSHIBA Hardware Settings icon in the Optimize tab of ... TOSHIBA HWSetup screen appears. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA HWSetup screen - General tab options The ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 133
    Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility ❖ NOTE 133 Display-Allows you to change various default...you to enable or disable USB Legacy Emulation TOSHIBA Sleep Utility (Available on certain models.)...also displays the remaining battery capacity. Starting the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility Click the Start button ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 134
    134 NOTE Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility are compliant with the USB specification. In those cases, ... is set to Enabled, the "USB Wakeup function" does not work for compatible port. In that case, if ... icon ( ), attach the mouse or keyboard to it. The "USB Wakeup function" will now work, but the "USB ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 135
    Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 135 Metal paper clips or hair pins/clips will ...a certain level. Use the slider at the bottom of the utility window (beneath the "Lower limit of remaining battery life"...computer may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If your...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 136
    ... Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Sleep Utility screen NOTE With certain external devices, the USB Sleep and Charge function may not work no matter which charging mode ... and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music"...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... the hot key function. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Accessibility window To use TOSHIBA Accessibility: 1 Click the Start button and,...click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-StickyKey box. Put a check mark next to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... and select Launch TOSHIBA eco Utility. The TOSHIBA eco Utility™ window appears. (Sample ...) TOSHIBA eco Utility™ window To activate the TOSHIBA eco power plan, select ON in the upper-left ... information on the TOSHIBA eco power plan and utility, click the Help button at the bottom of the window.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... Station 139 TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station helps you keep ... or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you when updates ... be used to help diagnose problems should the computer require service by TOSHIBA or TOSHIBA's authorized ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 140
    ...will automatically delete all collected information from the internal storage drive. The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor software does not extend or modify TOSHIBA's obligations under its standard limited warranty in any way. TOSHIBA's standard limited warranty terms and limitations apply.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 141
    .... 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 stops responding. If you are working with a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... failed program should allow you to continue working. If it does not, continue with the next step. 4 ... working. If it does not, power off your computer and then restart it. Problems when you turn on the computer These problems may occur when you turn on the power. The computer will not start. Make ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 143
    ... Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 143 The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut down successfully ... performed a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting down....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 144
    ...The Windows® operating system is not working If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com ... match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 164. The Windows® operating system is not working Once you are familiar ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 145
    If Something Goes Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working ❖ ❖ 145 The operating system responds differently from the...) Directory Services Restore Mode Debugging Mode Disable automatic restart on system failure Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Start Windows® Normally When you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 146
    ... Something Goes Wrong The Windows® operating system is not working If your computer is connected ... you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 Click ... by clicking the Ask button and then clicking Microsoft Customer Support or by going to Toshiba ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 147
    ... include the name of the manufacturer, the type of device, the drivers installed, and the system resources assigned ...device. This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the drivers being used by the device. This tab also provides options for updating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 148
    ...down completely. 2 3 Remove the memory module, following the instructions in "Removing a memory module" on page 51. Reinstall the memory module, following the instructions in "Installing a memory module" on page 46, and ...some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power light does not come...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... power light still does not come on, check that the wall outlet is working properly by plugging in... and power cord/cable work correctly, but the battery will not charge. The battery does ... reached the end of its useful life. Try replacing it. The battery appears not to power the computer for as long ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 150
    ... 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... error messages. You may need to update your keyboard driver. Refer to the documentation that came with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... that the adapter type is incorrect or the current settings do not work with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer... set to Simultaneous and the external display device does not work. Make sure the external monitor is capable ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 152
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems Small bright dots appear on your TFT ... to access the drive or as sector errors. Sometimes a drive problem may cause one or more files to appear to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... Defragmenter. To do this, click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then Disk ... run correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not ... clean cloth dipped in water or a neutral cleaner. Replace the disc in the tray. Make sure that the disc is...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 154
    ...object, such as a straightened paper clip, to press the manual eject button. This button is in the small hole ...drive tray. Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can ... detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... is too loud. Adjust the volume control. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common printer problems.... to check for any problem with the printer itself. Make sure you installed the proper printer drivers as shown in the instructions that came with the printer. You may have connected...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... is recognized by the Windows® operating system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, click ... should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable wireless communication, use.... For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 166. Use IPCONFIG...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 157
    ...with WEP keys, in particular, are frequently addressed in new firmware releases. ❖ The Windows® operating system wireless management utility does not work. If you are using an external Wi-Fi® adapter (USB adapter or other variety), ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 158
    ..." on page 147 for instructions on using Device Manager to view the optical disc drive properties. Check the Toshiba Web site for new information on optical disc drives and... on this feature. Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 82 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... the computer and its software work together. Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs and devices... from much more difficult and time-consuming restoration procedures, and to safeguard your valuable data from...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 160
    ...Windows® configuration using the saved restore point. To do this: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then System Restore. Select Recommended restore or... contain restore points that you did not create. Restore points labeled System Checkpoint were automatically ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 161
    ... of the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or... as special toolbars for your web browser). ❖ Create a restore point (refer to "Saving system configuration with ... a restore point (see the section titled restore points). If anything goes wrong, you will
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 162
    ...your computer system, install just one at a time, creating restore points immediately before each successive installation. This... data has changed. ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ 6 USB Sleep and Charge is not working. ❖ Make sure that the device you want to charge is connected to a port that supports the USB ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 163
    ...Charge USB port available or disable the "USB Sleep and Charge function." For more information, see "TOSHIBA Sleep Utility" on page 133. ❖ ❖ ❖ The "USB Wakeup function" does not work. ❖ If you need further assistance If you have ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 164
    ...at support.toshiba.com. Other Toshiba Internet Web sites toshiba.com us.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm...Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 165
    ... Ryde NSW 2113 Sydney Australia France Toshiba Systèmes (France) S.A. 7, Rue Ampère; B. P. 131 ...Irvine, California 92618 United States Spain Toshiba Information Systems (España) S.A. Parque Empresarial ... 2UL United Kingdom The Rest of Europe Toshiba Europe (I.E.) GmbH Hammfelddamm 8 D-4-1460 Neuss ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 166
    ...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... Mute ❖ Power Plan ❖ Output (Display switch) ❖ Brightness control ❖ Wireless ❖ Touch pad 166
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 167
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 167 Using the Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards are normally hidden from view. The Cards appear when you press the corresponding function key. NOTE Hot keys are keys that, when pressed, turn system functions on and off. Hot keys have a legend on the key ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 168
    ...Cards Hot key functions Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key cycles through the ... (only the first option is available when you do not have an external monitor attached) (the last option ... pressing the hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image) Display mode options window
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 169
    Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 169 Cycle through the display modes, then select the desired mode. Not all functions are supported on all models. NOTE Some systems ... Swap Image Display. Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the touch ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 170
    170 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Keyboard hot key functions This hot key decreases the speaker volume. This hot key increases the speaker volume. This hot key mutes the sound coming from the computer. This hot key allows you to zoom out. This hot key allows you to zoom in.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 171
    .../TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions 171 Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the optional ... the hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image) Wireless communication options To enable Wi-Fi®, select To enable Bluetooth , select To enable all,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 172
    172 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 [Space bar] (Sample Image) Screen resolution options Cycle through the screen ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 173
    Appendix B Power Cord/Cable Connectors Your computer ships with the correct power supply for the country of purchase. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA Canada UL approved CSA approved United Kingdom Europe VDA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 174
    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User's Guide. AC BIOS BD-ROM bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 175
    ...LCD LED MB MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display ... film transistor (TFT) for each cell. This type of display works well with computers because of its shallow depth and high-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 177
    ...Baud rate is the number of signal changes per second (not necessarily the same as bits per second). See...). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing... used in modem communications, and is similar, but not identical, to the baud rate. See also baud...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 178
    ...takes information from outside sources, such as memory or keyboard input, processes the information, and sends ... to which computers, programs, or devices can work together harmoniously, using the same commands,... versa. For example, disk drives, monitors, keyboards, and printers all require controllers...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 179
    ...computer's case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box-An on-screen window displayed by the operating system or a program...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 180
    ..., this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See ...-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 181
    ... computer's main memory. Also called "system bus." See also bus. function keys-The keys labeled F1 through F12, typically located on the keyboard. Their function is determined by the operating system and/or individual programs. G H ground-A conductor to which all components of an electric circuit ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 182
    ... HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work, including all ... World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A key or combination of...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 183
    Glossary 183 LAN (Local Area Network)-A group of computers or other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network. LED (Light Emitting Diode)-A solid state lamp (SSL) that uses light-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 184
    184 Glossary motherboard-The computer's main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and other primary components. MS-DOS ... Internet. operating system-A set of programs that controls how the computer works. Examples of operating systems are the Windows Vista® Home Basic and Windows® 7 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 185
    Glossary 185 password-A unique string of characters entered by a user to verify his or her identity to the computer or the network. PC... device. processor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). program-A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 186
    ...)-Non-volatile memory that can be read but not written to. Non-volatile here means that information in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 187
    Glossary 187 shortcut-See keyboard shortcut. Sleep-A feature of some Windows® operating ... followed by a "greater than" sign) indicating where users are to enter commands. T U TFT display-See ... a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 188
    ... trademark term of the Wi-Fi Alliance that stands for Wireless Fidelity, and is another term for the communication protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless communication components. World Wide Web ... sites linked together over the Internet. A user of the Web can jump from site to site ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 189
    Index A AC adaptor 41 AC power 95 AC power light 41 accessing network 113 adding memory check total memory 54 memory (optional) 46 optional external devices 45 adequate ventilation cooling fan 40 adjusting touch pad settings 75 audio features 113 charging 44, 95 charging the real-time clock (RTC) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 190
    190 Index BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eco Utility™ 102...computer settings 79 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 161 desktop creating new icon 110 ... battery power 93 setting up 41 computer lock 80 computer will not start troubleshooting 142 computing habits troubleshooting...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 191
    ... 87 saving 86 function keys 84 H headphones using 114 Help and Support troubleshooting 146 hot key disabling or enabling wireless devices 171 display brightness 167 keyboard overlays 170 Lock (Instant security) 167 Output (Display switch) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 192
    ... 49 removing 51, 53 microphone using 113 monitor connecting 78 monitor problems troubleshooting 151 monitoring battery power 97 mouse utility 131 moving the ... HDMI® 77 N network accessing 113 connecting your computer 113 networking wireless 112 notification area 112 O online resources Toshiba 92
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 193
    ... options 100 precautions safety 38 printer troubleshooting 155 problem solving contacting Toshiba 164 Startup options 145 program, starting 85 program, starting from...media 66 erasing internal storage drive 70 installing drivers and applications 72 internal storage drive 54 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 194
    ...site 45 worldwide offices 165 TOSHIBA Accessibility 137 Toshiba accessories memory 46 ... & Fix tab 122 Secure tab 121 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102 ... Media Creator 124 TOSHIBA Service Station 139 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 133... properties 147 computer will not start 142 contacting Toshiba 163 corrupted/damaged...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 195
    ...keyboard 150 keyboard will not respond 142 memory problems 148 missing files/trouble ...work 163 Windows® operating system not working 144 wireless networking 156 using ...reader 115 optical disc drive 88 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102 touch ... USB Wakeup function does not work 163 user password, deleting 128...



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