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/...PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ... HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED. TOSHIBA DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE FAILURE TO COPY...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 3
    ... COMPUTER PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause ... expressly approved by Toshiba or parties authorized by Toshiba could void the user's authority to operate ...
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    ... must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site at support.toshiba.com. Industry Canada Requirement This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numé...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 5
    ...potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ... electromagnetic energy. The level of energy emitted by Wireless LAN devices however is far much... safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers...
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    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 potential for human contact during normal...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 7
    ...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 5.35 GHz and 5.....11a radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards: ...
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    ... end users in other countries such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba ...-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. VCCI Class B Information Taiwan Article ... machinery, any company, trader or user shall not change the frequency, increase the power ...
  • 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 ... technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature is not ... may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access ...
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    ...using these cards. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http....com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.....com/computers/tnt/ bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information...
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    .... Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 14
    ... low power radio frequency electric machinery shall not affect aviation safety and interfere with ... 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 ...
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    ... is granted. Intel's wireless WiMAX™ EEPROM, firmware, and software driver are designed to carefully ... do not cause the EMC and radio operation to be noncompliant. Information for the Wireless WAN (... safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless WAN is safe for use by consumers. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 16
    ...substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by TOSHIBA. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the responsibility of the user. The total radiated energy from...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 17
    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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    ...to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users... exposed to laser light or other safety hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment is...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 19
    19 Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights ... laws, this guide cannot be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Toshiba.... PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH REGARD TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. TOSHIBA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES...
  • 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. and/or Toshiba Corporation. Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 21
    ...existing waste reduction and recycling policies, Toshiba is strongly committed to reducing electronic waste....regulations in each state, country, and territory, Toshiba wants to make it easy for customers to recycle ...-branded program. Non working Toshiba computers can be mailed-back for free recycling....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 22
    ...32 Other documentation ...32 Service options ...32 Chapter 1: Getting Started...33 Selecting a place to work ...33 Setting ... Keeping yourself comfortable ...34 Computer user comfort recommendations ...34 Good Working Posture ...34 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor ...35 ...
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    ... your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 Adding optional external devices...45... partition ...63 Creating recovery media ...66 Restoring from recovery media ...68 Erasing the Internal ... of the internal storage drive ...72 Installing drivers and applications...72 Using the touch ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 24
    ... field ...85 Starting a program from the Start menu...86 Saving your work ...86 Backing up your work ...87 Restoring your work ...87 Using the optical disc drive...88... Removing 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
    ...a user password ...127 Deleting a user password...128 TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility...129 TOSHIBA ...Utility...130 Mouse Utility ...131 TOSHIBA Hardware Setup...132 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility ...133 Starting ...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
    ... your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort ...or to stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as...
  • 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
    ... 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 standard limited warranty. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 33
    ..., property damage, or damage the computer. Selecting a place to work Your computer is portable and designed to... of circumstances and locations. Setting up a work environment Place the computer on a hard flat ... in prime operating condition, protect your work area from: ❖ Dust, moisture, and direct ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 34
    ... comfortably throughout the day. Computer user comfort recommendations Good Working Posture ❖ Adjust your chair...rests: they should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing .... Work with relaxed shoulders. When typing, keep your wrists straight and try not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 35
    Getting Started Selecting a place to work ❖ 35 Avoid glare: position the notebook so that light sources (lamps or ... trackball) should be close to your elbow level. 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 area by ...
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    36 Getting Started Selecting a place to work Alternative keyboards, such as the split curved keyboard... use. Don't rest your wrists on the edge of the keyboard or on the work surface when typing. The monitor should ... tasks ❖ Change they way you work so that you are not stuck in the same posture ...
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    Getting Started Selecting a place to work ❖ 37 Take short, strategically spaced rest breaks... Taking regular breaks is especially important if you are working long hours on your computer or...take the time to consider the points just mentioned. When working on the road it may be difficult to set up ...
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    38 Getting Started Selecting a place to work For more specific recommendations on the safety and comfort ... space under your desk for your legs? Are the keyboard and mouse at elbow level? Are your ... comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 39
    Getting Started Selecting a place to work 39 Never allow any liquids to spill into any .... 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. ❖ ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 40
    40 ❖ Getting Started Selecting a place to work Keep the computer and disks away from objects that generate strong magnetic fields, such as large stereo speakers. Information on some disks is stored magnetically. Placing a magnet too close to a disk can erase important files. Handle discs ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... 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 ... charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input from the AC power ...
  • 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
    Getting Started Registering your computer with Toshiba 45 Setting up your software ...your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly ...NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software...
  • 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
    ...on. You can damage the computer and the memory module. Do not remove the memory module while the computer is in Sleep or... either of the above cases, the Sleep configuration will not be saved. 4 Place a soft cloth on the work surface to prevent scratching the top cover of the computer, and then place ...
  • 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
    ...16 Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft cloth from the work surface before restarting the computer. Always make sure your computer and AC...NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. You can now continue setting up the computer. When the ...
  • 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
    ... of computer Slot B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module 4 5 6 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screw.... the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft cloth from the work surface before restarting the computer. Always make sure your computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 54
    ... least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Checking total memory When you add ...Description Recover to out-of-box This option restores the original factory image to your state internal ...computer attempts to back up all data from C:\Users. See "Recovering of factory default software ...
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    ... an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of ... more information. ❖ When you restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created are ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 56
    ... stored in those partitions. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery. For more information, see "Backing up your work" on page 87. NOTE During the recovery process ... your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3...
  • 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
    ... Software with user's data" recovers your internal storage drive to factory default state and attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please make a complete back up of your data to...
  • 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
    ...Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the "Selecting ...process screen 6 A warning screen appears, stating the Toshiba Recovery Wizard will "attempt" to save all... data during the recovery process. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 61
    ...all information stored on the C: drive. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery (see "Backing up your work" on page 87). If you have created other... below. To recover using the second method, see "Restoring from recovery media" on page 68. To recover using...
  • 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...
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    ... lost during the recovery process. Be sure to save your work to external media before proceeding (see "... stored in those partitions. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery. ... more information, see "Backing up your work" on page 87. NOTE During the recovery process ...
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    ... 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 ... Image) Selecting a Process screen 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select... the recovery process. Be sure to save your work to external media before proceeding (see...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 66
    ... 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....; for more information, see "Backing up your work" on page 87. When you create recovery media, the ...
  • 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 box... internal storage drive. Be sure to save your work to external media before executing the recovery ...can restore your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 69
    ...flash drive to your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key on your keyboard. The Boot menu displays. ... will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a Process screen ...
  • 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
    ... the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ ❖ NOTE Disabling or enabling the touch pad The touch pad is enabled by default. To enable/disable the touch pad, do one of...
  • 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
    ... There are several ways in which you can customize your computer to suit your particular requirements. Refer to your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage settings. For more information, see "Power Plans" on page 101. There ...
  • 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. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 81
    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
    ... pressing the PRTSC key. (Sample Illustration) PRTSC key on the keyboard Character keys Typing with the character keys is very much ... interchangeable. Function keys The function keys (not to be confused with the Fn key) are the 12 keys at the top of the keyboard. (Sample Illustration) Function ...
  • 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
    ...upper-right corner of the program's window. 2 3 Saving your work Before you turn off the computer using the Shut down command, save your work on the internal storage drive, external media, ...the computer using the Sleep or Hibernate commands, your work should be there when you resume. Many programs...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 87
    ...your work 87 Backing up your work Back up all the files you create in ...backup system, such as an external hard drive. Restoring your work To restore information from your backup media... Help or your operating system documentation for information on restoring files. (Sample Image) Backup and Restore...
  • 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
    ...it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to...straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. Never...control buttons The media control buttons located above the keyboard allow you mute the sound and play ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 90
    ... into place. If you insert the disc incorrectly, it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. Playing optical media If you insert an... the Auto-Run feature does not automatically start your disc, try launching the optical disc manually. To do this...
  • 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 ...or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not ... not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to...
  • 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
    ... only, and does not indicate the battery life that will be obtained by any individual user. Actual ... on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time ... with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Use only batteries ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 95
    ... completely familiar with the power management component of the system should use the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs to be charged before...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 96
    ...For more information, see "Backing up your work" on page 87 Charging the RTC battery Your ...RTC battery powers the System Time Clock and BIOS memory used to store your computer's configuration...may display the incorrect time and date or stop working. When Hibernation mode is enabled and the RTC battery...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 97
    ... battery is fully charged Is unlit when the battery has discharged, the battery is not charging, or the AC adaptor is not plugged into the computer or AC outlet Battery life and charge time may... charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input from the AC power ...
  • 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
    ... temperatures. Check your remaining charge frequently if you are working in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates ...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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 100
    ..., such as How the computer is configured How much you use the internal storage drive, optical disc drive, or other optional devices Where you are working, since operating time decreases at low temperatures There are various ways in which you can conserve power and extend the operating time of your...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 101
    ...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 in the left pane to set up a new plan. To edit a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... between battery time and performance. Using the TOSHIBA eco power plan This computer is equipped with the ... over time. To learn how to access the utility, see "TOSHIBA eco Utility™" on page 138. For more ... eco power plan, see the Help file in the TOSHIBA eco Utility™ window. Changing the main ...
  • 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
    ...to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events and consumer promotions. For details, please visit us.toshiba.com/green. Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 108
    ...dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer.... for more information or visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. TECHNICAL NOTE: When traveling ...Hot Key F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 166...
  • 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
    110 Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop Finding your way around the desktop Your computer's desktop includes several standard features: icons, Start button, taskbar, notification area, and background pattern. Icons Start button Taskbar Notification area (Sample Image) ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 111
    ...settings Find files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click 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 ... you to customize a range of computer settings. To access TOSHIBA Assist, click the Start button and, ... list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. (Sample Image)...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... 66. TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall the drivers and applications that were .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 125
    ...you want to install. 125 (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click ...work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer: ❖ NOTE ... password-Prohibits unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ... Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click ... Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 127
    ... Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click ... Password icon. The Supervisor Password tab of the TOSHIBA Password Utility window appears. 4 5 6 7 Click ... If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 128
    ...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 6 7 On the left side, click the Secure tab. Click the User.... 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
    ... Recognition Utility Your computer may come with the TOSHIBA Face Recognition utility. This utility provides ... been registered. TOSHIBA Face Recognition does not guarantee the correct identification of a user and may... screen out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure or...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 130
    ... documentation within the application for additional help. NOTE The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility may show ... Tool icon in the Protect & Fix tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window ... Click the Diagnostic Tool tab. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool window 3 Select the...
  • 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 ... come into contact with USB ports. Do not allow USB ports to come into ... may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If ... players. If your device does not charge in Auto Mode, try using ...
  • 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 computer are disabled when using "Sleep and Music." TOSHIBA Accessibility The TOSHIBA Accessibility utility allows you to use the Fn ...your selection. Or click the Accessibility icon in the Optimize tab of TOSHIBA Assist. The TOSHIBA Accessibility window appears. 2 3 4 Check the Use Fn-StickyKey...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... and accumulated savings over time. To access the TOSHIBA eco Utility™, do one of the following Click...above, click on your selection. Double-click the TOSHIBA eco Utility icon in the notification area....upper-left section of the screen. For more information on the TOSHIBA eco power plan and utility,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... Station 139 TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station helps you keep ..., documentation or other information is available for your computer. The TOSHIBA Service Station will alert you ... 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
    ...TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor You may disable the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor at any time by ... all collected information from the internal storage drive. The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor software does not... under its standard limited warranty in any way. TOSHIBA's standard limited warranty terms and limitations...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 141
    ... 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 stops ...
  • 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 ...all programs should allow you to continue working. If it does not, power off your computer ... using the AC adaptor, check that the wall outlet is working by plugging in another device, such as a lamp. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 143
    If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 143 The computer displays ...performed a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting ...battery. Once the battery has been trickle-charged, it may begin working correctly again....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 144
    ... system is not working If the trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's ... Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 164. The Windows® operating system is not working Once you are...
  • 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
    ...assigned to the device. This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the... tab also provides options 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 ...
  • 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.... one memory module installed for the computer to work. 4 5 NOTE For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot.... typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power light does not come ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... 149 If the AC power light still does not come on, check that the wall outlet is working properly by plugging in a lamp or other appliance. The AC adaptor and power cord/cable work correctly, but the battery will not charge. The battery does not charge while the ...
  • 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 Defragmenter... run correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does ... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 154
    ... to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the software's documentation and check that the hardware... but the drive tray does not slide out." on page 154. Sound system problems No sound is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 155
    ...most common printer problems. The printer will not print. Check that the printer is connected to a working power ... for any problem with the printer itself. Make sure you installed the proper printer drivers.... This mode lets you see your work exactly as it will print. Contact the software manufacturer...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi... is recognized by the Windows® operating system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, click .... 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
    ... you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve problems will improve as you learn about how 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 160
    ... Then click Create. The Windows® operating system creates the restore point, automatically stamps it with the current date and ... 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 ...
  • 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
    ... 135. Try selecting a different charging mode in the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge Utility, if your... battery power may be below the limit specified in the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility or the battery may be depleted. ...see "TOSHIBA Sleep Utility" on page 133. ❖ ❖ ❖ The "USB Wakeup function" does not work....
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 164
    ...the Toshiba Web site 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.... 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
    168 Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot key functions Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Card or hot key cycles through the power-on display options (only the first option is available when you do not have an external monitor attached) (the last option is available only if you are ...
  • 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
    ... Hot key functions 171 Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the optional wireless devices installed in your computer. The ... hot key displays the following options: (Sample Image) Wireless communication options To enable Wi-Fi®, select...
  • 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
    ... TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your computer. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User's Guide. AC BIOS BD-ROM bps CD CD-ROM CD-RW CMOS COM1 COM2 CPU DC DMA Alternating Current Basic ...
  • 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
    ... Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells ... film transistor (TFT) for each cell. This type of display works well with computers because of its shallow depth and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... file is lost or damaged. Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)-See BIOS. baud rate-The speed at which a communication device, such as ... and to enable recording and playback of high-definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the...
  • 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
    ... when you enter data. D default-The setting selected by a program when the user does not specify an alternative setting. device-A component attached to... disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device....
  • 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
    .... 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 open files and ... off. When you turn on the computer again, your work is returned to the same state it was when the computer was turned off. ...
  • 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-... or the 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®...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 185
    ...-Generally, refers to the computer's ability to automatically configure itself to work with peripheral devices. When capitalized, refers to a standard that, when... device manufacturer, allows a computer to configure itself automatically to work with the device. pointer-An icon (usually an arrow) that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... 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. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD)-A small, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 187
    Glossary 187 shortcut-See keyboard shortcut. Sleep-A feature of some Windows® operating systems ... Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot ... to perform 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 eject, optical disc ... disabling touch pad 76, 169 display troubleshooting 151 display devices external 77 display ... 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
    ...100 precautions safety 38 printer troubleshooting 155 problem solving contacting Toshiba 164 Startup options ...module slot cover 48 restore points troubleshooting 159 restoring your work 87 running computer... erasing internal storage drive 70 installing drivers and applications 72 internal storage drive...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 194
    ...site 45 worldwide offices 165 TOSHIBA Accessibility 137 Toshiba accessories memory 46 ...Protect & Fix tab 122 Secure tab 121 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102... Recognition Utility 129 TOSHIBA Hardware Setup 132 TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool... Media Creator 124 TOSHIBA Service Station 139 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 133...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 195
    ... cannot use 162 USB Wakeup function does not work 163 Windows® operating system not working 144 wireless networking 156 using a ... card reader 115 optical disc drive 88 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102 touch pad 73 ... use 162 USB Wakeup function does not work 163 user password, deleting 128 user ...



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