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 ...
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    ... 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 ... PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU AGREE THAT TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ...
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    ... persons or loss of life or catastrophic property damage. ACCORDINGLY, TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY...this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. ...
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    ... must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Contact Toshiba's Support Web site at support.toshiba.com. Industry Canada Requirement This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numé...
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    ... GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of ... the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These standards...
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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 ...
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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 of... with an 802.11a radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards: Supplementary *The product...
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    ... 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... on how to trade-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. VCCI Class B Information Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 9
    ...change the location of use, or turn off the source of emissions. 3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems with interference caused by this product to ... equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00...
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    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 ...
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    ... operating the Wireless LAN at that location and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo mode feature ...channel free of radar. You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access Point ...
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    ....com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.... or Wireless LAN. 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....
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    ...the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by ... 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 ...
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    ... at extra cost. Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network limitations. Broadband ... at extra cost. Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network limitations. Broadband ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 15
    ...Intel® will not provide or be required to assist in providing support to any third parties for such modified ...level regulatory approval upon receipt and review of test data documenting that the antennas and... frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless WAN is safe for use...
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    ... WAN device prior to turning on the equipment. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any radio or television ... and equipment other than specified by TOSHIBA. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized... Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card is far below...
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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 the user documentation that comes with the product. This device complies with the following ...
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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...
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    19 Copyright This guide is copyrighted by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. with all rights ... AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER ... BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE MANUAL. IN NO EVENT SHALL TOSHIBA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, ...
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    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 ...
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    21 Computer Recycling Information As part of a commitment to people and the future, Toshiba promotes the efficient use of resources by working to achieve our zero... addition to our existing waste reduction and recycling policies, Toshiba is strongly committed to reducing electronic waste. In order to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 22
    Contents Introduction...28 This guide ...30 Safety icons ...31 Other icons used...31 Your computer's features and specifications...32 Other documentation ...32 Service options ...32 Chapter 1: Getting Started...33 Selecting a place to work ...33 Setting up ...
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    ... ...41 Charging the main battery...44 Using the computer for the first time ...44 Setting up your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 Adding optional external devices...45 Adding memory (optional) ...46 Installing a memory module ...46 Removing a memory module...51 Checking ...
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    ... the optical disc drive...88 Optical disc drive components...88 Media control buttons...89 Inserting an optical disc ...90 Playing optical media ...90 Recording optical media ...91 Removing a disc with the computer on...91 Removing a disc with the computer off ...92 Toshiba's online resources ...92
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    Contents 27 Checking device properties ...147 Memory problems ...148 Power and the batteries ...148 Keyboard ...Display problems ...150 Disk or storage drive problems...152 Error-checking ...152 Optical disc drive ...'s worldwide offices...165 Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards ...166 Hot Key Cards ......
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 28
    ... you wherever you go. Your computer is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® ... by pressing the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 29
    ... restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its computer component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies its suppliers' ... may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • 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 that could ... according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 32
    ... and hardware options for your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes Wrong" on page 141.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 33
    ...to do the first time you use your computer. Please read the safety instruction information on the Quick Start document (that shipped with your computer) carefully and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your computer in order to avoid ...
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    ... floor and the bottom of your thighs should be evenly supported by the seat. If your feet cannot reach ... should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your shoulders to ... try not to rest your wrists on the notebook. Support your arms on your forearm area. ...
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    ...an external keyboard, mouse and monitor. The keyboard and mouse (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 the desk surface or the chair arm supports. ❖ ❖
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    36 Getting Started Selecting a place to work Alternative keyboards, such as the split curved keyboard, may improve shoulder and arm comfort. Select a mouse that is comfortable for you to use. Don't rest your wrists on the edge of the keyboard or on the work surface when typing. The monitor ...
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    ... relieve the excess loads on your body. Be creative, when in a hotel room, use a rolled up blanket or pillows to provide back support, or to provide arm support. To position the computer at a good height, remember to operate the computer on a hard flat stable surface. Using your computer on a carpet...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 38
    ....gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/ Check list Is your chair comfortable - does it support your back and arms well? Are your feet flat on ... your hands and wrists aligned in a comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you hold the mouse or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 39
    ... and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or permanent damage to the computer. ... on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the underside or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable to remove a plug from a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result in a fire or electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Always confirm that the power plug...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... AC power light on the indicator panel glows white. Never attempt to connect or disconnect a power plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. The computer's main battery light gives you an indication of the main ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 44
    44 Getting Started Charging the main battery Charging the main battery Before using the battery to power the computer, you must charge the battery. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into an AC power source with the computer turned off until the battery light glows white. After ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 45
    ... first time you turn on your computer, the Setup Wizard guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send you periodic updates, announcements, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 46
    ... modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today's... large amounts of data. NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "Setting up your...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 47
    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) NOTE 47 For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. If the computer is on, begin at step 1; otherwise, skip to step 3. 1 Click Start. Start button Shut...
  • 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 ...
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    50 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 13 Once the module's connector is fully inserted into the socket, press downward on the top edge of the module to seat the module into the latches at the sides of the socket. These latches should "snap" into place securely with the corresponding cutouts...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 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 adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is ...
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    ... could be a sign that you may need to scan your internal storage drive for errors or defragment the drive. If so, consult Windows® Help and Support. 2 Pull the latches away from the memory module. The memory module pops up slightly. NOTE If your system has the memory modules stacked on top of one ...
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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 3 53 Gently lift the memory module to a 30-degree angle and slide it out of the slot. Back of computer Slot B Slot A (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module 4 5 6 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screw. Re-insert ...
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    54 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive TECHNICAL NOTE: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Checking total memory When you add or remove a memory module, you can check that the computer has recognized the change. To do this: ❖ Click ...
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    ... internal storage drive recovery process it is strongly recommended that your computer be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. ❖ The Toshiba Recovery Wizard also provides the option of erasing your internal storage drive, without restoring the information on the drive. See "...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 56
    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the Enter ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 57
    ..., stating that when the recovery is executed all data will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 6 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, select Recovery of Factory Default Software and then click Next. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 58
    ... of Factory Default Software with user's data" recovers your internal storage drive to factory default state and attempts to save C:\Users data to C:\Backup. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back-up. Please make a complete back up of your data to external media before executing the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 59
    ... drop the data into your personal folders. 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the Enter ...
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    ...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 ... all data during the recovery process. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 8 61 When the recovery process is complete, the "Recovery of Factory Default Software" screen appears, indicating that the recovery process is complete. Click Finish to restart the computer. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default ...
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    ... Drive While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 Using the ...deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. (Sample Image) Warning screen 5 When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a process screen displays, ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 6 63 The Recovery of Factory Default Software screen appears. Select Recover without changing the hard drive partitions. (Sample Image) Recovery of Factory Default Software screen 7 Click Next. A confirmation message displays reminding you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 64
    ... on your computer's internal storage drive: 1 2 Make sure the computer is turned off. While powering on your computer, press the F12 key when the initial TOSHIBA screen displays. The Boot menu appears. 3 4 5 Using the arrow keys to scroll down, select the HDD Recovery option, and then press the ...
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    Getting 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 Next. (Sample Image) Selecting a Process screen 7 The Recovery of Factory Default Software ...
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    66 Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 10 Click Next to begin the recovery. When the recovery process is complete, a message displays indicating that the C: drive has been recovered. 11 Click Finish to restart the computer. Creating recovery media It is strongly recommended ...
  • 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 ...
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    ... executing this procedure, or use blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. Follow the on-...your system to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. For instructions on creating recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on page ...
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    ... the USB flash drive to your computer. Turn on your computer. When the initial TOSHIBA screen displays, press the F12 key on your keyboard. The ... storage drive will be deleted and rewritten. Click Yes to continue. When the Toshiba Recovery Wizard opens and the Selecting a Process screen displays, ...
  • 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 ...
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    Getting Started Erasing the Internal Storage Drive 2 3 Select Erase the hard disk and then click Next. 71 Choose one of the following options on the Erase the hard disk screen: ❖ Delete all data and partitions from the hard disk-This option deletes all of the data on the internal storage drive...
  • 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 reinstall the drivers and applications... 1 Click the Start button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 73
    ...pad NOTE Some of the touch pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications. You can use the touch pad (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
    ...touch pad. To enable circular scrolling, click on the Mouse icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist. Click the Device Settings tab and then (Sample Illustration) click... text, click buttons, and activate other user interface elements. For help with these problems, try one or more of the following:
  • 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
    ...port on the side of your computer, and then connect the other end of the cable to your television or display device. Refer to the manual that came with the television or display device for more information. Your computer will automatically detect the external display device. Connecting an external ...
  • 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
    ... desk. The easiest way to do this is to purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make ...
  • 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
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    Chapter 2 Learning the Basics This chapter gives some computing tips and provides important information about basic features. Computing tips ❖ Save your work frequently. Your work stays in the computer's temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are ...
  • 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 basis. Label the backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. It is easy to put off backing up because it takes time. However, if your internal storage drive suddenly fails, you will lose all...
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    84 NOTE Learning the Basics Using the keyboard To capture a print screen of the entire screen, press the Fn + PRTSC key. To capture only the active window displayed, press Fn + ALT while simultaneously pressing the PRTSC key. (Sample Illustration) PRTSC key on the keyboard Character keys Typing...
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    Learning the Basics Starting a program 85 Special Windows® keys Windows® key Application key (Sample Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one button that have special functions in Windows®: ❖ ❖ Windows® key-Opens the Start menu Application key-...
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    86 2 Learning the Basics Saving your work Start typing the program's name (wordpad) in the Search programs and files field. As you type, all matching files and programs are displayed in a separate window. 3 In the search results window, click WordPad under Programs. Starting a program from the ...
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    Learning the Basics Backing up your work 87 Backing up your work Back up all the files you create in case something happens to your computer. You can back up your files to different types of media such as CDs, DVDs, external storage media, or to a network, if available. To back up several files ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 88
    ... versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features ... may look like this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc drive Drive in-use ...
  • 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
    ... of the tray until it clicks 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 optical disc into the optical disc drive and the Auto-Run ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 91
    ...optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com. NOTE Due to manufacturing and quality variations in ...computers or optical media players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your...
  • 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
    ... Computing This chapter covers all aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters a low-power suspension ... efficiency. Many of these energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these features active, allowing your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is ....toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    96 Mobile Computing Running the computer on battery power HINT: Once the battery is fully charged, we recommend that you periodically operate your computer on battery power until the battery discharges completely. Please make a complete back up of your data to external media before discharging ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 97
    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 97 Monitoring battery power The computer's main battery light gives you an indication of the main battery's current charge Glows amber while the main battery is being charged (AC adaptor connected) Glows white when the main battery is fully charged Is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 98
    98 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power HINT: Be careful not to confuse the battery light ( light ( ), and the power button light. ), the power When the power light or power button light flashes amber, it indicates that the system is suspended (using the Windows® operating system Sleep ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 99
    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 99 TECHNICAL NOTE: The computer drains the battery faster at low temperatures. Check your remaining charge frequently if you are working in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer calculates the remaining battery charge based on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 100
    100 3 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power Click Change advanced power settings. The Advanced settings tab of the Power Options window appears. 4 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 5 Configure the alarm settings ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 101
    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 101 Microsoft® has combined these options into preset Power Plans. Using one of these power plans lets you choose between maximum power savings and peak system performance. You may also set individual power-saving options to suit your own needs. The ...
  • 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
    Mobile Computing Changing the main battery 103 TECHNICAL NOTE: To avoid losing any data, save your files and then either completely shut down your 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 ...
  • 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 battery release lock to the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 106
    ... battery. To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that it cannot be ...
  • 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
    ...or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying cases for the computer. They all ... plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 109
    ... its features to start programs, find documents, set up system components, and perform most other computing tasks. HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your system. The differences are not significant and do not indicate any change ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... Adjust system settings Find files Access Windows® Help and Support Suspend system activity and shut down the computer Whenever a procedure in this User's Guide instructs you to click Start, it means that you should click the Start button. Taskbar Each time you open...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 112
    ...up for communications To connect to the Internet, use an online service, or communicate across the telephone lines with another computer, you need A browser or communications program An Internet Service Provider (ISP) or online ... Key F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 166...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 113
    ... 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 to a network to increase its...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 114
    114 3 4 5 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Web Camera Click the Start Recording button. Speak normally into the microphone. When you have finished recording, click the Stop Recording button. The Save As dialog box appears. 6 To save the file, type a file name, and then click Save. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 115
    ...active. Using the Memory card reader The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SD™, Micro SD™,... 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
    116 2 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory 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...
  • 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
    ... images are applicable only if the related utility is available on your system. TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator TOSHIBA Application Installer Supervisor password User password TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility Mouse Utility TOSHIBA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
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    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
    ... recovery media" on page 66. TOSHIBA Application Installer The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows ... button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears above, click on your selection. The TOSHIBA Application Installer window appears. 2 Click Next. (Sample...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 125
    ... you want to install. 125 (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 4 Click ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your ... unauthorized users from accessing certain functions such as TOSHIBA Hardware Setup. This is useful if more than...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... 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 on ... 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 ...you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ...
  • 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 on your selection. The TOSHIBA Assist window appears. 2 3 4 5 6 7 On the left side, click the Secure tab.... button and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Assist. In the list that appears above, click...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 129
    ...log on to your computer. For high security purposes, TOSHIBA Face Recognition is not a suitable substitute ... the registrant's image has been registered. TOSHIBA Face Recognition does not guarantee... technology will be completely secure or error-free. TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the face recognition...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 130
    ... Tool Utility TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility This utility can help diagnose problems with ...Help documentation within the application for additional help. NOTE The TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility may show... normal and does not indicate a problem. To use the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool utility: ...
  • 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, power on the computer to charge the device. ❖ When "USB Sleep and Charge function" is set to Enabled, USB bus power (DC 5V) will be supplied to the compatible port even when the power of the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 135
    Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 135 Metal paper clips or hair pins/clips will generate heat if they come into contact.... Power supply mode settings Your computer may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If your computer provides more than one charging mode...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 136
    136 Utilities TOSHIBA Sleep Utility (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Sleep Utility screen NOTE With certain external devices, the USB Sleep and ... charging device. USB Sleep and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music" feature that allows you to ...
  • 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
    ... TOSHIBA Service Station 139 TOSHIBA Service Station The TOSHIBA Service Station helps you keep your new ...that may affect the performance of your TOSHIBA computer. It may also be used to help diagnose problems should the computer require service by TOSHIBA or TOSHIBA's authorized service providers...
  • 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
    Chapter 6 If Something Goes Wrong Some problems you may encounter when using your computer are relatively easy to ... 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
    142 2 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer Click the Applications .... When this happens turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear the condition... if your program stops responding (see "Problems that are easy to fix" on page 141...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 143
    If Something Goes 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 message. To continue, select Start Windows normally. This can happen if the computer was put into Sleep mode and the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 144
    ... 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...your computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 164. The Windows® operating system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 145
    ... right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur when you change the system .... If you experience any of these problems, use the options in the Startup menu to fix ...'s configuration or verify the startup procedure to fix the problem. To do this, use the options in the Startup menu. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 146
    ... Startup menu may display different versions of Safe mode. Internet problems My Internet connection is very slow. Many factors ... using your computer, the online Help can assist you in troubleshooting the problem. To access the Windows® operating system Help and Support: 1 Click the Start button and...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 147
    ... Goes Wrong Fixing a problem with Device Manager 147 Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and change the... the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary from one device to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 148
    ... menu. The computer shuts 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 making sure the module is ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 149
    If Something Goes Wrong Power and the batteries 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 150
    ...see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware..., strange things happen or nothing happens, the problem may be related to the keyboard itself. You...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... the Windows® online Help. A message displays saying that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter type is incorrect ... with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display properties: 1 ...
  • 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
    If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems 6 You can choose one or both options: ... correctly but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly,... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 154
    154 If Something Goes Wrong Sound system problems You press the disc eject button, but the drive ... information regarding supported optical media formats, refer to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... too loud. Adjust the volume control. Printer problems This section lists some of the most common .... Run the printer's self-test 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... problems This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi®) ... very helpful if you should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable ... F12. For more information see "Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards" on page 166. Use IPCONFIG ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 157
    ... case, contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you ... following steps: 1 2 3 4 Verify that the disc is in a format that the drive supports. Ensure that the disc is properly inserted in the drive ... drive can also cause audio problems. If you have tried several ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... Wrong Develop good computing habits See "Checking device properties" 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 their operation. 7...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve ... Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... them for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 160
    160 1 2 If Something Goes Wrong Develop good computing habits Follow these steps to create a restore point using the System Restore utility: Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then System. In the left pane, click System protection. The System Protection tab of the System ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 161
    ... and store on its internal storage drive. Since problems with either hardware or software can make the ...the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to... System and Security heading. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 3 4 For more help...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 162
    ...complete the installation successfully. Always carefully follow the installation instructions that accompany the hardware or software. Restart the Windows® operating system... it much easier to determine the origin of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 5 Back up critical...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 163
    ...to investigate all sources. ❖ ❖ Review the troubleshooting information in your operating system documentation. If the problem occurs while you...program, consult the program's documentation for troubleshooting suggestions. Contact the software company's technical support group for their assistance.
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 164
    ... the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba.com. Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site For technical support, or to... Europe Japan 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
    Appendix A Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards Hot keys and TOSHIBA Cards provide a quick way to modify selected system functions and to launch applications. There are two types of TOSHIBA Cards: Hot Key Cards and Application Cards. Hot Key Cards The Hot Key Cards...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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 in Extended Display ...
  • 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 also support ... Swap Image Display. Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Card or hot key enables/disables the ...
  • 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 Keys/TOSHIBA Cards 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 wireless modes are: or Wi-Fi® enabled-Enables just the Wi-Fi® module. Bluetooth® enabled-Enables ...
  • 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 Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System Blu-ray Disc Read-Only ...
  • 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
    ... Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus Uniform Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... to allow for more data storage and to enable recording and playback of high-definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-only memory (ROM), containing the information the computer needs to check hardware and load the operating system when you start up ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 178
    178 C Glossary cache-A section of very fast memory in which frequently used information is duplicated for quick access. Accessing data from cache is faster than accessing it from the computer's main memory. See also CPU cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. CD-An individual compact disc. See also CD-ROM. CD...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 179
    Glossary 179 CPU cache-A section of very fast memory residing between the CPU and the computer's main memory that temporarily stores data and instructions the CPU will need to execute commands and programs. See also cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 180
    ... which a device or program imitates another device or program. enable-To turn on a computer option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very useful in storing and transferring large files. executable file-A computer program that is ready to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 181
    Glossary 181 F file-A collection of related information, saved on disk with a unique name. A file may be a program, information used by a program, or a document. See also document. File Allocation Table (FAT)-The section of a storage drive that keeps track of the location of stored files. file ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 182
    ...if connected with HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your work...of computers that provides electronic mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A ...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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 prompt-See system prompt. multi-function drive-A DVD drive that can read and write to CD and DVD media. multimedia-A combination of two or more media, such as sound...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... you plug in a cable for connection to a network or a peripheral device. processor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). program-A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called software) are operating system, application, and utility. See also ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... in ROM remains whether or not the computer is receiving power. This type of memory is used to store your computer's BIOS, which is essential instructions the computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD)-A small, portable, non-volatile memory card ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 187
    ...-matrix display. Universal Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See ... computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system management. W Web-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 188
    188 Glossary Wi-Fi®-A registered trademark term of the Wi-Fi Alliance that stands for Wireless Fidelity, and is another term for the communication protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless communication components. World Wide Web (www)-The worldwide network of Web sites linked ...
  • 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™... 79 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 161 desktop creating new icon ... system 109 Device Manager fixing a problem 147 directing display output 78 ... touch pad 76, 169 display troubleshooting 151 display devices external 77...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 191
    Index 191 removing with computer on 91 DVD player troubleshooting 157 DVDs using 88 Hot Key Cards...hot keys 170 special Windows® keys 85 troubleshooting 150 using 83 keys function keys ... 87 saving 86 function keys 84 H headphones using 114 Help and Support troubleshooting 146 hot key disabling or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 192
    ... microphone using 113 monitor connecting 78 monitor problems troubleshooting 151 monitoring battery power 97 ... optical media 91 removing a disc 91, 92 troubleshooting 153 using 88 optical discs troubleshooting ... computer 113 networking wireless 112 notification area 112 O online resources Toshiba 92
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 193
    ...95 power plans selecting power plan options 101 power saving options 100 precautions safety 38 printer troubleshooting 155 problem solving contacting Toshiba 164 Startup options 145 program, starting 85 program, starting from Start menu 86 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 194
    ...adjusting display 79 tips for computing 82 Toshiba online resources 92 registering computer ... & Fix tab 122 Secure tab 121 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102... Media Creator 124 TOSHIBA Service Station 139 TOSHIBA Sleep Utility 133... computer will not start 142 contacting Toshiba 163 corrupted/damaged data files...
  • Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 | User Guide - Page 195
    ...disk drive is slow 153 Help and Support, Windows® operating system 146 high... respond 142 memory problems 148 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 152... 115 optical disc drive 88 TOSHIBA eco power plan 102 touch... Windows® operating system desktop 109 troubleshooting 144 Windows® Start menu starting...



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