Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 User Guide

Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 Manual

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  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | 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/...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...
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    ... could lead to injury to persons or loss of life or catastrophic property damage. ACCORDINGLY, TOSHIBA, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ... 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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    ... to 5.25 GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of ... in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These ...
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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 ...
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    ... to 5.25 GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of ... the related European Directives. The party responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany. ...
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    ... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, ...-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. VCCI Class B Information Taiwan Article ... approved, for any model accredited low power radio frequency electric machinery, any ...
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    ...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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    ... 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 Telecommunications Business Law of Japan. Europe - ...
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    ...location and consult the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network. The 5 GHz Turbo ... between two client devices without a Wireless LAN Access Point. This device must ... may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access...
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    ... interference while you use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA, always change the frequency, move ...-europe.com/ computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more ...-europe.com/computers/tnt/ bluetooth.htm in Europe or support.toshiba.com in the United States for more ...
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    ... and Your Health The products with Bluetooth® wireless technology, like other radio devices,... Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC ... frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner...
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    ... design. Any use of low power radio frequency electric machinery shall not .... Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network .... Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network ...
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    ...These parameters include, without limitation, RF power, spectrum usage, channel scanning, and ...Intel® will not provide or be required to assist in providing support to any third parties for such modified... safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless WAN is safe for use by consumers...
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    ...of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by TOSHIBA. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution... 47 CFR Part 2 section 1093. Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card is far below the FCC ...
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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 .... CE Compliance CE Compliance does not apply to systems with Wireless WAN (3G) modules installed. Canada - Industry ...
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    ...GHz to 5.25 GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users of ... hazards, resulting in serious injury. Always contact an authorized Toshiba service provider, if any repair or adjustment ...
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    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.... limited to any product specifications, is subject to change without notice. TOSHIBA CORPORATION AND ...
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    20 Trademarks Satellite, Satellite Pro, and eco Utility are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.... Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks ...
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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 ... make it easy for customers to recycle products at the end of the life cycle. To learn more about Toshiba's sustainability commitment, visit us.toshiba.com/green. ...
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    ...icons ...31 Other icons used...31 Your computer's features and specifications ...32 Other documentation ...32 Service options ...32 Chapter 1: Getting ... ...34 Good Working Posture ...34 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor...35 Typing style ...36 Taking ...
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    ... up your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 To Shut down your computer ...46 To ... your PC ...64 Installing drivers and applications...66 Using the touch pad...67 Adjusting touch pad settings ...70 Disabling or enabling the touch pad...71 Connecting an external device ...71 ...
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    ... Function keys...79 Special Windows® keys ...80 Mouse properties...80 Touch Screen...81 Starting an app ...81 Starting an app from the...'s online resources ...87 Chapter 3: Mobile Computing...88 Toshiba's energy-saver design...88 Running the computer on battery power ...88 Battery Notice ...89 Power...
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    Contents 25 Charging the RTC battery...91 Monitoring battery power ...92 Determining remaining battery ...Setting battery notifications ...94 Conserving battery power ...95 Power Plans...95 Using the eco power... Your Computer's Features...103 Exploring the Start screen...103 Charms ...104 Tiles ...105 ...
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    ... ...128 PC Diagnostic Tool Utility ...129 PC Health Monitor...130 Recovery Media Creator...131 Service Station...131 TOSHIBA Application Installer...132 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong...133 Problems that are easy to fix ...133 Problems when ...
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    ...you need further assistance...159 Contacting Toshiba ...159 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...159 Toshiba's worldwide offices...160 Appendix A: TOSHIBA Function Keys...161 Functions ...161 Help file......165 Keyboard Function keys ...165 Zoom (Display resolution) ...165 Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable ...
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    ... world of powerful, portable, multimedia computing. With your Toshiba computer, your work and entertainment can accompany you ... 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 to conserve ...
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    ...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.
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    ... detailed information about the features and specifications on your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every ... or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's ...
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    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 ...
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    ... Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line of optional ..., extended warranty, and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at warranty.toshiba.com. To stay ....toshiba.com. If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see "If Something Goes ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | 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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    ... provide comfortable back support. Adjust the chair arm rests: they should be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your ...by the chair arm supports or the desk surface. The notebook display should be tilted so that the image on the screen is clear...
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    ... balanced over your torso. Adjust the font size of text on your screen to make viewing comfortable. Rest your eyes periodically by focusing ... 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 ...
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    .... ❖ Typing style Learn to touch type so that you don't have to look down at the keyboard. Type with straight ... lightly. Learn the keyboard shortcuts for your applications. You will be more productive. Use the pointing device (e.g., touch pad, Accupoint®, or tablet pen whichever is available ...
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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...
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    ... space under your desk for your legs? Are the keyboard and mouse at elbow level? Are your shoulders relaxed when using the keyboard? Are your shoulders relaxed when using a mouse or other optional pointing ..., relaxed hand? Do you use a light touch when typing or using the mouse? Do you clean ...
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    ... computer. 2. Disconnect the AC adaptor from the power plug socket and computer. 3. Remove the battery pack. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious .... Do not turn on the power again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ ...
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    ...important files. Handle discs carefully. Avoid touching the surface of the disc. Grasp it by its center hole ... mode). In this condition, observe the following Never cover your computer or AC adaptor with any ..., such as an electric blanket or heater. Never cover or block the air vents including those ...
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    ...Connecting to a power source Your computer requires power to operate. Use the power cord/cable and AC adaptor to connect the ... to a live electrical outlet, or to charge 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 ...
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    42 Getting Started Connecting to a power source Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was provided ... 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 ...
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    ... computer. (Sample Illustration) Connecting the AC adaptor cord to the computer 3 Connect the power cord/cable to a live electrical outlet. The AC ... it is not receiving correct input from the AC power supply. Disconnect the AC power cord/cable and remove the main battery pack. See "Changing the main...
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    ...will deteriorate. This is also an intrinsic characteristic of the screen technology. When the computer is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power.
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    Getting Started Registering your computer with Toshiba 45 Initial setup The Windows 8 Startup screen is the first screen ... your computer, the setup guides you through steps to set up your software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is ...
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    ...Shut down your computer From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper ... corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) Pressing the power button ... and/or drive. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. Shut down option ...
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    ...computer in Sleep mode 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. 47 Restart option ...right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) If you power... your work first. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( Sleep option ) icon...
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    ... devices Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. ... information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory ...NOTE Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software....
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    ... or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) Pressing the power button before shutting ..., you may lose data or damage the disk/disc and/or drive. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. Shut down option Power (Sample ...
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    ... battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 97. To locate your memory module slot cover, please refer to your Quick Start document. Using ... the captive screw(s) that secures the memory module slot cover. 7 NOTE 8 (Sample Illustration) Removing the memory module slot ...
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    ...memory module. Before you handle the module, touch a grounded metal surface to discharge any ...you may have built up. Avoid touching the connector on the memory module or on the computer. Grease ...new memory module from its antistatic packaging, without touching its connector. 12 Locate an empty memory...
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    52 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) aligning the connector's notch with the matching key in the socket. notch latch connector latch key (Sample Illustration) Aligning the memory module with the socket 14 Firmly press the memory module into the memory slot's socket at approximately a 30-...
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    ... If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 16 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screw(s). 17 Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "...
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    ... Sleep mode). In this condition, observe the following Never cover your computer or AC adaptor with any object... source, such as an electric blanket or heater. Never cover or block the air vents including those located...module" on page 48 to shut down the computer and open the memory module slot cover....
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    ... 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(s). Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "...
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    ...: You must have at least one memory module installed for the computer to work. Upon restarting your computer, touch any key to return to the login in screen. Checking total memory When you add or remove a memory module, you can check that the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 57
    ...PC Description This option allows you to create the recovery media you will use to restore your ..., and the image can be restored by running the recovery utilities directly from your internal storage ... to a new internal storage drive from your recovery media. It is strongly recommended that you create...
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    ... Internal Storage Drive ❖ During the recovery process your computer must be connected to an external power source via the ... recovery media. NOTE During the recovery process your computer must be connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. NOTE When you create recovery media, only ...
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    ... Creator. In the list that appears, click your selection. The TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box displays. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator dialog box 2 3 Select DVD ... drive of the required minimum capacity (as specified in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility) to your ...
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    ... on your external media to another storage device before 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-screen prompts to complete the copy process. If ...
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    ...then press the ENTER key. A warning screen appears, stating that when the recovery is executed all data .... Click Yes to continue. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete... and attempts to save your data. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data...
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    ... of the data will be moved to this folder during the recovery process, however the current directory structure will be retained. 1 2 3 From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When ...
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    ..." screen appears. 63 (Sample Image) Refresh your PC screen Toshiba does not guarantee successful data back up. Be sure to save your work to external ...Click the Next button to begin. The "Ready to refresh your PC" screen appears. (Sample Image) Ready to refresh your PC screen ...
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    ... your computer be must connected to an external power source via the AC adaptor. From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Settings ( Charm. Click Change PC Settings. ...
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    ... Windows," and click Get Started. The "Reset your PC" screen appears. (Sample Image) Reset your PC screen 6 .... The "Do you want to fully clean your drive" screen appears. (Sample Image) Do you want to fully clean your drive screen 7 Select one of the following options: ❖ ❖ Just remove my files ...
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    .... To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 From the Start screen begin typing TOSHIBA Application Installer and click your selection, or if you are in ... the Search ( ) Charm and, in the Search field, type TOSHIBA Application Installer. In the list that appears, click your selection.
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    ...Click Install. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation process. Using the touch pad NOTE... supported in certain applications, and only on certain models. You can use the touch ... area in front of the keyboard) and the adjacent control buttons to Move the pointer on the screen Select...
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    ...) The touch pad and associated control buttons Refer to the table below for specific instructions ...usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide your finger across the touch pad or move ...Do the following: Example: Move the on-screen Slide your finger across the touch pad in the direction...
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    ... open/activate. Do one of the following: ❖ Tap the touch pad twice in rapid succession OR (Sample Illustration... Slide your finger along the right edge of the touch pad in the direction you want to scroll. ...Slide your finger along the bottom edge of the touch pad in the direction you want to scroll. ...
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    ... Zooming out Adjusting touch pad settings While you are typing, the on-screen pointer may seem... accidental light touches or taps on the touch pad may select an item or text on the screen, and ... option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ NOTE
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 71
    ... the touch pad The touch pad is enabled by default. To enable/disable the touch pad, do one of the following: ❖ ❖ Press the touch pad ON/OFF ( ) button. Press F5. For more information, see "Disabling or enabling the touch pad" on page 164. Connecting an external device NOTE Depending on your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 72
    ... 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 ... or projector to your computer if you need a larger screen. To do this: 1 2 3 4 Read the directions that came with the monitor to see if you...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 73
    ... each time you press the ( ) + P keys to allow time for the display to change. This cycles through the settings in the following order (the last two options are available if an external monitor is connected PC screen only Duplicate Extend Second screen only (Sample Image) Display options window
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    ...your computer to suit your needs. From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows Charms appear, click the Settings ( ) Charm and then... Help and Support for details. You may also wish to customize your power usage settings...
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    ... liquids, including cleaning fluid, out of the computer's keyboard, speaker, and other openings. Never ... information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable ...: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. Make sure there ...
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    76 3 Getting Started Caring for your computer 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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    ...'s temporary memory until you save it to the internal storage drive. If the network you are using goes down and you must restart your computer to 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 82 for ...
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    78 ❖ Learning the Basics Using the keyboard Back up your files to external media on ...new icon positions may be lost. Using the keyboard Your computer's keyboard contains character keys, ..., and special Windows® keys, providing all the functionality of a full-size keyboard. (Sample Illustration) ...
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    ... the keyboard 79 (Sample Illustration) Keyboard NOTE To capture a print screen of the entire screen, press the Fn + PRTSC ... function keys marked with icons execute specific functions on the computer. For example, F5 turns the touch pad ON/OFF. For more information, see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on ...
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    ...Windows®: ❖ Windows® key-Toggles between the Desktop screen and the last app opened on the Start ... information refer to Help & Support, or see "Exploring the Start screen" on page 103 Application... over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search...
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    ... models.) Your computer may be enabled with a touch screen feature. Starting an app To Start ... over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms slide out from the right... over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms slide out from the right...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 82
    ... software, music, and video. Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital surround sound, multiple camera angles, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 83
    ...or the drive. When the disc tray is open, be careful not to touch the lens or the area around it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-...the disc tray when the power is off. Use a straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button ...
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    84 Learning the Basics Using the optical disc drive Media control buttons The media control buttons located above the keyboard allow you mute the sound and play audio CDs or DVD movies when the computer is on. Volume decrease button Play/pause button Previous track button Next track button Volume...
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    ...the center hole and edge. Do not touch the surface of the disc. Do not stack discs....it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. Playing optical media If ... supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com....
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    ... properly on other 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 computer's product specification for listing of specific format compatibilities. ...
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    Learning the Basics Toshiba's online resources 2 3 Pull the tray out until it is fully open,...and place it in its protective cover. Gently press the tray in to close it. 87 Toshiba's online resources... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions...
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    Chapter 3 Mobile Computing This chapter covers 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 89
    .... The battery life rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba ... Toshiba computer. To ensure that the battery maintains its maximum capacity, operate the computer on battery power ... real-time-clock (RTC) battery. The RTC battery powers the RTC memory that stores ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 90
    ... operating environment and optimum system performance for both AC power and battery modes. Changes to these settings may result in ... 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 ...
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    ... you periodically operate your computer on battery power until the battery discharges completely. Please ... clock (RTC) battery. The RTC battery powers the System Time Clock and BIOS memory ...maintains this information for up to a month when the computer is powered off. The RTC battery may have become ...
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    ...is fully charged Battery life and charge time may vary, depending upon power management ...not receiving correct input from the AC power supply. Disconnect the AC power cord/cable and remove the battery pack. See "... indicator lights AC power light/ Battery light ON/OFF light Wireless indicator light (...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 93
    ...power 93 Determining remaining battery power NOTE Wait a few moments after turning on the computer before trying to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this time to check ...area. A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With repeated discharges and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... notification can be set to alert you when a specified percentage of remaining battery power has been reached. You can also set the ... 5 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen 6 Configure the alarm settings to suit your needs.
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    Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power 95 Conserving battery power How long a fully ... time of your battery: ❖ ❖ Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which saves power when you turn... own combination of power options. To do this: 1 2 While on the desktop, click the battery ( ) icon in the notification...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 96
    ... following steps. Click Change plan settings to choose the plan you want to edit. This screen allows you to change basic settings. 6 Click Change advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power save time, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 97
    ...the eco power plan, see the Help file in the eco Utility® window. Changing the main battery When your main battery has run out of power, you have two options: ...the battery pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 98
    98 3 4 5 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Unplug and remove any cables .... (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective ...and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 99
    ... 3 Slide the battery release lock to the locked position. (Sample Illustration) Locking the battery release lock 4 5 6 Turn the computer right side up. Reconnect any cables that were removed in step 3 of "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 97. Restart the computer.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 100
    ... when handling a damaged battery. To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries. The main battery is designed so that ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 101
    ...cool dry place out of direct sunlight. ❖ ❖ ❖ Disposing of used batteries The life of a battery pack depends on usage. When the battery pack needs replacing, the ... equivalent battery pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different voltage and terminal ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... place where it could get wet or covered in dust. Always travel with the computer in a carrying case. Toshiba offers a choice of carrying... provide plenty of extra space for manuals, power cords, and compact discs. Contact your authorized Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 103
    ... on page 104. You can also use the Windows® key ( ) on your keyboard or on the LCD screen to go to Start screen. For detailed information, please refer to the Windows® Help and Support. By clicking on the Desktop tile from the Start screen, you will find the Windows® settings ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 104
    ... Start screen For detailed information on the new Windows 8 functionality, refer to the Windows® Help and Support. App tiles (Sample Image) Windows Start screen ® Charms Use...computing tasks. By swiping in from the right edge (only for touch screen models) or pointing the mouse pointer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 105
    ... can be accessed and launched from the Start screen. Typical Start screen tiles are the Desktop tile .... HINT: The illustrated examples in this guide may appear slightly different from the screens displayed by your ... area (Sample Image) Windows Desktop screen Icons An icon represents a folder, file, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 106
    ... other icons depending on your configuration. See Windows® online Help for more specific information on each icon and how to use it, or see "Help file" ... or window you open. You can use these buttons to quickly switch between the programs or windows. To make a program or window the currently active ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 107
    ... are Current time, Power usage mode, network connectivity status, and speaker volume. To activate a specific task, click the appropriate notification area icon. ...-A specialized type of tile notification (shown on the Start screen tile) using glyphs to indicate the number of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 108
    ... purchase additional software, external hardware or services. Availability of public wireless LAN access points may ... use the F12 key. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. NOTE ... common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 150. Connecting ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 109
    ... an external microphone, connect it to the computer. From the Start screen begin typing Sound Recorder and ... over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search... button (Sample Image) Sound Recorder screen 3 4 5 Click the Start Recording button. Speak...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 110
    ... NOTE: When using amplified speakers, use speakers that require an external power source. Other types of speakers will be inadequate to produce sound from... recording video messages may vary. To access the Web Camera, on the Start screen click the Camera tile. The Web Camera indicator light glows when...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 111
    ... or SDXC media. These media can be used with a variety of digital products: digital music players, cellular phones, PDAs, digital ... your Memory card reader, please refer to your Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn the media so that...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 112
    ...Features Using the Memory card reader When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal contacts. You could expose the storage area to static... If you are not currently on the Desktop, choose the Desktop tile on the Start screen, otherwise skip to step 2. Prepare the card for removal by clicking on...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 113
    Chapter 5 Utilities Your computer includes several utilities designed to help you to reconfigure your system to best meet your individual needs. Together, these allow you to ascertain certain system details, set additional options, or change default options. These utilities are described in this ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 114
    114 Utilities Desktop Assist PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer Desktop Assist The Desktop Assist provides quick access to computer functions and allows you to customize a range of ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 115
    Utilities Desktop Assist 115 Media & Entertainment The feature available in this category is TOSHIBA Video Player (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Media & Entertainment tab
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    116 Utilities Desktop Assist Tools & Utilities The features that may be available in this category are: eco Utility® HDD Protection Utility Supervisor password User password System Settings Function Key (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Tools & Utilities tab
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    Utilities Desktop Assist 117 Support & Recovery The features that may be available in this category are PC Diagnostic Tool Utility PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer User's Guide (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Support & Recovery tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 118
    ... over time. To access the eco Utility®: 1 2 3 From the Start screen begin typing eco Utility, or while in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Tools & Utilities. Click eco ... Image) eco Utility® window 4 5 6 To activate the eco power plan, select eco Mode on the left ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 119
    ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer:... you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your password... later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 120
    ... password: 1 To access Supervisor Password from the Start screen begin typing Supervisor Password, or while ... Click the Supervisor Password icon. A pop-up screen appears asking for a password. 4 Enter your ... Delete. An authority verification pop-up screen appears. 6 Click Delete. 7 Enter the password,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 121
    ...you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your ... access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may.... To register a password for the power-on password functions: 1 To access User Password from the Start screen begin...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 122
    ... Settings System Settings System Settings is the TOSHIBA configuration management tool available through .... To access it: 1 To access System Settings from the Start screen begin typing System Settings, or while ... - General tab options The System Settings screen may have the following tabs: ❖ Boot-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 123
    ...default values HDD Protection-Allows you to enable or disable HDD Protection Keyboard-Allows you to access the wake-on keyboard function,...position of the USB port that supports the "USB Sleep and Charge function." 1 2 3 4 While in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Tools &...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 124
    ... function" is set to Enabled, USB bus power (DC 5V) will be supplied to the compatible port ... solely by supplying USB bus power (DC 5V). As for the specifications of the external devices, please ... function-compatible icon ( ), attach the mouse or keyboard to it. The "USB Wakeup function" will now work...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 125
    ...whether charging takes place when the computer is running on battery power. To do so, select or de-select ...utility window (beneath the "Lower limit of remaining battery life" heading) to specify when charging should.... (Sample Image) Sleep and Charge screen NOTE With certain external devices, the USB...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... and Charge Sleep and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music" feature that.... Using this feature discharges the computer's battery; therefore, it is recommended that the computer be connected to an external power source via the AC Adaptor....
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 127
    ... drive (HDD) protection, and set the motion detector's sensitivity level for AC power and battery power operation. To use the HDD Protection Utility: 1 2 3 4 While in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Tools & Utilities...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 128
    128 Utilities Function Key Function Key Turns notifications for touch pad status ON/OFF. (Sample Image) Function Key NOTE The Function option is disabled by default.
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    ... PC Diagnostic Tool utility: 1 To access PC Diagnostic Tool utility from the Start screen begin typing PC Diagnostic Tool, or while in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click PC Diagnostic Tool. The PC ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 130
    ... uses, and AC adaptor, battery, LCD, fan, HDD, sound volume, wireless communication switch, docking and USB information), date .... It may also be used to help diagnose problems should the computer require service by TOSHIBA or TOSHIBA's authorized service providers. Additionally, TOSHIBA may use this ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 131
    ... create recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on page 58. Service Station The Service Station helps you keep your new computer ... firmware, documentation or other information is available for your computer. The Service Station will alert you when updates are available, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 132
    ... drivers and applications: 1 To access TOSHIBA Application Installer from the Start screen begin typing Application ... screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click TOSHIBA ... to install. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer selection screen 6 Click Install, then ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 133
    ...many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix Your program stops responding. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 134
    ... start. Make sure you attached the AC adaptor and power cord/cable properly or install a charged battery. Press and hold the power ... have a software or resource conflict. When this happens turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 135
    ... runs low" on page 93. If you are running on battery power, it is recommended that you do not leave ... information see "Charging the main battery" on page 90. The AC power light is blinking. If the ... and will need to be replaced. If the AC power light starts flashing, remove the battery, and continue ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 136
    ... the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click the Ask... the AC adaptor that shipped with your computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 159. The Windows® operating system is not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... the normal routine. The screen does not look right. Unless a hardware device has failed, problems usually occur ..., and Del simultaneously (once). Press the Power button in the lower right corner of your screen. Click the Restart option from the menu. Click Troubleshoot from the menu. You now have ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... Manually by the user System Image Recovery Windows® will "Recover" the Operating system using a specific ... process. The Operating System will automatically look for problems and repair them if possible.... debugging mode Starts Windows® in an advanced troubleshooting mode Enable boot logging Creates...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... Starts Windows® with a minimal set of drivers and services. If the computer starts and runs ...third-party applications or drivers for the source of your problem. ❖ ❖ Disable driver signature enforcement Allows ..., and fails again repeatedly. Internet problems My Internet connection is very slow....
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 140
    ... instructions Click one of the options listed in the window and follow the instructions You can connect to Support Online by going to Toshiba support at support.toshiba.com. Fixing a problem with Device Manager Device Manager provides a way to check and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 141
    ..., refer to Windows® online Help. Memory problems Incorrectly connected or faulty memory modules ... checking for these first: 1 2 3 From the Start or Desktop screen, move your pointer over the upper ... the Settings ( Charm. In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. ) Shut down option...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... power through the AC adaptor and power cord/cable or from the system batteries (battery and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor or power cord/cable ...The AC adaptor and power cord/cable work correctly, but the battery will not charge. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 143
    ... batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see your accessories information included with your computer, or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Refer to this site often to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 144
    ...Here are some typical display problems and their solutions: The screen is blank. Display Auto ... Check that the monitor is turned on. Check that the monitor's power cord/cable is firmly plugged into ... then Change display settings to choose the screen resolution. For more information, see the Windows...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 145
    ...will deteriorate. This is also an intrinsic characteristic of the screen technology. When the computer is operated on battery power, the screen will dim and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen while on battery power.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 146
    ...access the drive or as sector errors. Sometimes a drive problem may cause one or more files ...appear to have garbage in them. Typical problems are: You are having trouble accessing a drive, or one ... it finds. To run Error-checking: 1 From the Start screen, type computer. 2 Click Computer from the list...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 147
    If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems 3 Right-click the drive you wish to check. 147 (Sample Image) Clicking on.... To do this: 1 Move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search ( ) Charm, click Settings, and in...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 148
    ... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run ... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If... and cannot turn on the computer (for example, if the battery is completely discharged), use a narrow object, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 149
    ... Sound system problems 149 Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 150
    .... If you cannot resolve the problem, contact the printer's manufacturer. The printer will not print what you see on the screen. Many programs display... networking problems NOTE This section provides general troubleshooting tips for networking problems, specifically wireless (Wi-Fi®) networking. The...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, from the Start screen begin typing Computer, or if you are ... pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search (... Hot Key F12. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. Use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 152
    ..., consider sending your drive to an authorized service provider to get it cleaned. 5 From the Start screen, type Computer. Click Computer... page 140 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...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... both drop down lists. Click Save changes. The screen saver runs while you are watching a ... of any movie or title you are watching. To disable the screen saver: 1 2 3 4 Right-click the desktop and click ...the lower-right corner of the window. Select None from the Screen saver drop-down list. Click OK....
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 154
    ... Get familiar with all the user's guides provided with your computer, as well as the manuals that come with the programs ... for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware ... using the System Restore utility: 1 2 3 From the Start screen, type Control. Click Control Panel ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... created. 9 Click Close. Then, at a later time, you can re-establish your Windows® configuration using the saved restore point. To do this: 1 2 3 From the Start screen, type Control. Click Control Panel from the list that appears. Click System and Security, and then System. In the left pane, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (... computer while running on battery power. Connect the AC adaptor before continuing. From the Start screen, type Control. ...the F1 key to launch the Windows® Help and Support screen. Search for "back up files". ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 157
    ...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 P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 158
    ... on page 125. Try selecting a different charging mode in the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge utility, if your computer provides... AC adaptor connected to the computer, the computer's battery power may be below the limit specified in the TOSHIBA Sleep utility or the battery may be depleted. Lower the limit in...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... for current information. ❖ For the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba.com. Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site ... Japan Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 160
    ... 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 P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 161
    ... a quick way to modify selected system functions and to launch applications. Functions TOSHIBA Function keys are used to set or modify the following system functions: ❖ Help file ❖ Brightness control ❖ Output (Display switch) ❖ Touch pad ❖ Mute ❖ Wireless 161
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 162
    162 Help file TOSHIBA Function Keys Functions This TOSHIBA Function key displays the help file. Display brightness This TOSHIBA Function key decreases the screen brightness. This TOSHIBA Function key increases the screen brightness.
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    TOSHIBA Function Keys Functions 163 Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Function key cycles through the display options and highlights the available options. (... window NOTE All of the above modes are always displayed on the screen, however only the available modes for your system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 164
    ... Function Keys Functions Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the ... pad, see "Using the touch pad" on page 67. Media buttons This TOSHIBA Function key ... playing the current track or go to the previous track. This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to start ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 165
    ...). Enables the wireless antenna (Airplane mode is OFF). Keyboard Function keys Fn+ This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to zoom out....Fn+ This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to zoom in. Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Function key switches screen resolution. Fn+ [Space bar] Cycle through ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 166
    Appendix B Power Cord/Cable Connectors Your computer ships with the correct power supply for the country of purchase. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. USA Canada UL approved CSA approved United...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 167
    ... 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 CPU DC DMA DIMM DOS Alternating Current Basic Input...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 168
    168 DPI Glossary Dots Per Inch Digital Versatile (or Video) Disc external Serial Advanced ... FCC GB GBps HDD HDMI DVD-ROM Digital Versatile (or Video) Disc Read-Only Memory ...Diode megabyte megabytes per second Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer Peripheral Component Interconnect ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 169
    ... URL WAN www Real-Time Clock Secure Digital Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory Solid...information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms,... program that you use to perform tasks of a specific type. Applications include word processors,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 170
    ...definition video (HD). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)-Basic instructions, stored in read-... the central processing unit (CPU) with other parts of the computer, such as the video adapter, disk... speed-The speed at which the central processing unit (CPU) communicates with the other parts of the computer...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 171
    ...A character occupies one byte of computer storage. Charm/Charms-Start screen icons that slide out from the right side of the screen ...-A set of specified colors that establishes the colors that can be displayed on the screen at a particular time. compatibility-The extent to which computers, programs, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 172
    ...cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. cursor-An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical line)...permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box-An on-screen window displayed by the operating system or a program.... Direct Current (DC)-The type of power usually supplied by batteries. DC flows in one...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 173
    ... stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See also DVD-ROM. DVD-ROM (Digital Versatile [or Video] Disc Read-Only Memory)-A very high-... option. See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer. Very...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 174
    ...file within a particular folder. It consists of two parts: the actual name and the file name ... files saved to a disk. A folder is symbolized on screen by a graphical image (icon) of a file folder.... F1 through F12, typically located on the keyboard. Their function is determined by the operating system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 175
    ... also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive... the change. I icon-A small image displayed on the screen that represents a function, file, or program. interlaced... take two passes to create a complete screen image. Compare non-interlaced. internal...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the source of light, which offers long life and high efficiency output. Multiple diodes are used together,.... microprocessor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface)-A standard for connecting musical instruments, synthesizers, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 177
    ... video in a computer program or presentation. Musical Instrument Digital Interface-See MIDI. N network-A collection ...mail. non-interlaced-A method of refreshing a computer screen, in which each pixel of every line ...electron beam scans across and down the screen. Compare interlaced. non-system disk-A...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 178
    ...icon (usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide your finger across the touch pad or move a mouse. Used to point to and select/activate on-screen items, ... device-Any device, such as the touch pad or a mouse, that enables you to move the pointer on the screen. port-A socket ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 179
    ...sharpness of the images that can be produced by a printer or displayed on a screen. For a printer, resolution is expressed in dots per... it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD)-A small... for storage of programs and data. Start screen-Displays the new Windows® operating system...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 180
    ...Swipe-Swipe an open window to the left or right of the screen to display the next or previous window. system ...-A list of square or rectangular icons on the Start screen representing applications that can be accessed by selecting ...do not contain any internal moving parts, but have less storage capacity...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 181
    ... 40 adjusting touch pad settings 70 app, starting 81 App, starting from Start screen 81 apps starting from Start screen 81 audio features 109 Call2Recycle™ 102 care 100, 101 changing 97 charge ... running computer on battery power 88 B backing up files 78, 82 battery battery life 89 181...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 182
    ...94 taking care of 100 battery indicator light 92 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical...display device 72 monitor 72 power cord/cable 43 power source 42 cooling fan ...directing display output 73 disabling touch pad 71 display troubleshooting 145 display devices external ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 183
    ... drive 83 eject, optical disc drive 83 enabling touch pad 71 enabling/disabling touch pad 164 ENERGY STAR® 28 exploring desktop 105 Start screen 103 external display device HDMI® Out ..., adjusting 74 K keyboard function keys 79 special Windows® keys 80 troubleshooting 143 using ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... 54, 55 microphone using 109 monitor connecting 72 monitor problems troubleshooting 144 monitoring battery power 92 mouse properties 80 moving ... computer 75 notification area 106 notifications 107 O online resources Toshiba 87 optical disc Auto-Run feature 85 handling ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 185
    ... power plan options 95 power saving options 95 precautions safety 38 printer troubleshooting 149 problem solving contacting Toshiba 159 Startup options 137 projector connecting 72 reset your PC 64 restoring from recovery media 60 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... 106 television adjusting display 74 Tiles Start screen 105 tips for computing 77 Toshiba online resources 87 registering computer Toshiba... 165 zooming out 165 TOSHIBA Function Keys functions 161 touch pad using 67 touch screen 81 traveling tips 102 troubleshooting 144 AC power light is blinking 135...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 187
    Index 187 memory problems 141 missing files/trouble accessing a drive 146 on-screen eject button 149 optical disc drive 148 power and batteries 142 printer 149 restore points 154 screen does not look correct/ flickers 144 slow Internet connection 139...



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