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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    ... 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 numérique ...
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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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    ...potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ... radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards... (Hg), and/or cadmium (Cd) defined in the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC), then...
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    ... such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other ...or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. VCCI Class B Information Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved, for any model accredited low power radio ...
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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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    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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    ... for more information. When you use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN...-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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    ... found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Bluetooth wireless technology is safe for use by consumers. These ... far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for ...
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    14 Taiwan Article 14 Unless approved, for any model accredited low power radio.... 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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    ...wireless WiMAX™ EEPROM, firmware, and software driver are designed to carefully control parameters that affect ... 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.... 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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    ...recycling regulations in each state, country, and territory, Toshiba wants to 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. Reuse, Donation,...
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    Contents Introduction...28 This guide ...30 Safety icons ...31 Other icons used...31 Your ...'s features and specifications ...32 Other documentation ...32 Service options ...32 Chapter 1: Getting Started...33 Selecting a place to work ...33 Setting up a work environment ...33 Keeping yourself ...
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    ... to a power source ...41 Charging the main battery...44 Using the computer for the first time ...44 Initial setup ...45 Setting up your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 To Shut down your computer ...46 To Restart your computer ...46 To...
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    ... with the computer on...86 Removing a disc with the computer off ...86 Toshiba'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 management ...90 Charging the ...
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    ... power...93 What to do when the main battery runs low ...93 Setting battery notifications ...94 Conserving ... battery ...99 Taking care of your battery ...100 Safety precautions ...100 Maintaining your ... Finding your way around the desktop ...105 Windows® Store ...107 Setting up for communications......
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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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    Contents 27 Power and the batteries ...142 Keyboard problems...143 Display problems ...144 Disk or ... 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...
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    ... performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer is set to dim the display after 10 minutes of ... the power button. See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power management settings to conserve computer energy. 28
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    ... 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.
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    ... your particular model, please visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure ... or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as ...
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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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    ... guides for other programs that may come with your system. For accessory information, visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Service options Toshiba offers a full line of optional service programs to complement its standard limited warranty. ...
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    ... how to connect components, and explains what to do the first time you use your computer. Please read the safety instruction information on the Quick ... portable and designed to be used in a variety of circumstances and locations. Setting up a work environment Place the computer on a hard ...
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    ... yourself comfortable This section provides information for setting up your work environment and... be about the same height as the keyboard and comfortably support your arms, allowing your shoulders... arm supports or the desk surface. The notebook display should be tilted so that the image on the screen...
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    ...position the notebook so that light sources (lamps or windows) do not shine or reflect directly ... light sources or reduce the light intensity from windows by using blinds. Glare on the notebook display... you have to reach, the arm should be supported in the forearm area by the desk surface or the chair...
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    ... one hand posture. ❖ Taking breaks and varying tasks ❖ Change they way you work so that you are not stuck in the same posture for long periods of time. Some people find it comfortable to occasionally stand while using the notebook. To do this properly, the notebook needs to be on an elevated ...
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    ... that you take the time to consider the points just mentioned. When working on the road it may be difficult to set up the notebook in an optimal position. In these situations it ... notebook Although your notebook is light, carrying it for a long time may lead to shoulder and arm fatigue. ...
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    ....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 ...
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    ... Turn off the 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 injury or permanent damage to the computer. Do not turn on the ...
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    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 ...
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    ... memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to be charged before you can use it. To use external power or to charge the battery you must attach the AC adaptor. ... computer to a live electrical outlet, or to charge the computer's battery. Never pull on a power cord/cable ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ...battery charge is low and it is time to recharge the main battery or plug in the AC adaptor If ... amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ...pack. See "Changing the main battery" on page 97 for information on replacing the main battery. NOTE
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    ... light glows white. After that, the battery will be completely charged and ready to power the computer. NOTE Battery life and charge time may vary depending on the applications power management settings, and features used. Using the computer for ...
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    ... first time you turn on 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 strongly recommended, and allows Toshiba to send ...
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    ... your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) Pressing the power button before ..., move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. )
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    ..., move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. ) If you power down using the Sleep command and the battery discharges fully, your unsaved information will be lost. Be sure ...
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    ... Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See "...accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough ...Before adding external devices or memory, Toshiba recommends setting up your software. See ...
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    ...the computer is on, begin at step 1; otherwise, skip to step 5. 1 2 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. ) Pressing the power button before shutting...
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    ... mode. The computer could hang up the next time you turn it on and data in memory will ... then place the computer upside down on the cloth. Remove the main battery. For information on removing the main battery, see "Removing the battery from the computer" on page 97. To locate your memory module slot ...
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    ... have 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. 11 Carefully remove the new memory module from its antistatic packaging, without touching its connector. 12 Locate an empty memory module slot on ...
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    ...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-... in the side of the module. If the latches and cutouts do not line up correctly, repeat steps 14-15.
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    ... 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 "Inserting a charged battery" on page 99. 18 Turn the computer right side up....
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    ... module installed for the computer to work. You can now continue setting up the computer. When the operating system has loaded, you can verify ...the additional memory module. If you are adding extra memory after setting up the computer, verify that the computer has recognized it correctly as described...
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    ... Hibernation mode. The computer could hang up the next time you turn it on and data in memory will be...cover and secure it using the screw(s). Re-insert the main battery. For more information on inserting the main battery, see "Inserting a charged battery" on page 99. Turn the computer right side up. ...
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    ... that the computer has recognized the change. To do this: Press the ( ) + X keys, and then click System. The System window appears. Installed memory (RAM) is displayed below the System heading. If the computer does not recognize the memory configuration, turn off the ...
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    ... Recovering the Internal Storage Drive NOTE 57 From time to time, Windows® will display a pop-up that... drive, and the image can be restored by running the recovery utilities directly from your internal storage ... before using your system for the first time. See "Creating recovery media" on page 58 ...
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    ...only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any ... create recovery media, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally ... that you created are not backed up on the recovery media. You will need to separately back ...
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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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    ...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...click the Settings ( Charm. Click Change PC Settings. The PC settings window appears. ) (Sample Image) PC settings screen 4 5 Click General. Scroll ...
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    ... "Refresh your PC" 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 media before executing the recovery (see "Backing up your work" on page 82). 6 Click the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 64
    ...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. The PC settings window appears. ) 1 2 3 (Sample Image) PC settings screen 4 Click General.
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    ... Drive 5 65 Scroll down to "Remove everything and reinstall Windows," and click Get Started. The "Reset your PC" screen appears. (Sample Image) ...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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    ...the drive" option may take several hours. Installing drivers and applications The TOSHIBA Application Installer allows you to reinstall ... bundled with your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 From the Start screen begin typing TOSHIBA Application Installer and click your selection, or...
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    ...Started Using the touch pad 67 Search field (Sample Image) Installing drivers and applications 2 3 4 5 Click Next. Click the item you want to ...pad NOTE Some of the touch pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications, and only on certain models. You can use ...
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    ...the table below for specific instructions on performing each operation. NOTE The pointer is the icon (usually an arrow) that moves on the screen when you slide your... the pointer a longer distance, slide your finger several times across the touch pad in the preferred direction. (Sample Illustration) ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ...) Zooming out Adjusting touch pad settings While you are typing, the on-screen pointer may seem to move or...by computer model. The touch pad settings are accessible through the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit support.toshiba.com. ❖ ❖ NOTE
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    Getting Started Using external display devices 71 Disabling or enabling 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...
  • 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...
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    ... properties settings. Directing the display output when you turn on the computer Once you have connected an ... until the setting you want takes effect. Briefly pause each time you press the ( ) + P keys to allow time for the display to change. This cycles through the settings in the following order (...
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    ... settings to make adjustments to your computer to suit your needs. From the Start or Desktop screen,... or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows Charms appear, click the Settings ( ) Charm and ... computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 75
    ... purchase an optional computer lock cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer: 1 Wrap the cable through or around some part of a heavy object. ...
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    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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    ... 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 ..., or both. NOTE The Windows® operating system records information, such as your desktop setup, during its shutdown procedure. If you do not let the Windows® ...
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    ...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...For example, F5 turns the touch pad ON/OFF. For more information, see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161.
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    ... in Windows®: ❖ Windows® key-Toggles between the Desktop screen and the last app opened ... corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search ( ) Charm, click on Settings, and.... The Mouse Properties screen appears. You may change some of the settings in the following categories...
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    ... the appropriate tile and click to open. To Start an app from the Desktop, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the ... move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms slide out from the right, click the...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 82
    ... up several files at one time, use the Microsoft® Windows® file recovery program preinstalled ... TECHNICAL NOTE: Your optical disc drive is set to play region 1 (North America) DVD-... will allow you to change regions four times. On the fourth change, the region will be "locked in." That is, the drive ...
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    ...this: Drive in-use indicator light Eject button Manual eject hole (Sample Illustration) Optical disc ...it. Doing so could cause the drive to malfunction. Manual eject hole-Use if you need to...straightened paper clip or other narrow object to press the manual eject button located inside the hole. Never...
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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 ...
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    ... 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 ... information regarding supported optical media formats please refer to your computer's detailed specifications at support.toshiba.com.
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    ... or DVD) or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain optical media ... 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 ...
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    Learning the Basics Toshiba's online resources 2 3 Pull the tray out until it is fully open,...Gently press the tray in to close it. 87 Toshiba's online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online ... connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 88
    ... aspects of using your computer while traveling. Toshiba's energy-saver design Your computer enters ... energy-saving features have been preset by Toshiba. We recommend you leave these ... longer periods while traveling. Running the computer on battery power The computer contains a removable Lithium-Ion...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 89
    ...individual components. The battery life 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 ... your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 90
    ... system performance for both AC power and battery modes. Changes to these settings may result in system performance or stability ... 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 91
    ...on page 82 Charging the RTC battery Your computer has an internal real-time clock (RTC) battery.... it charges while the computer is on. If the RTC battery is low, the real-time clock and calendar may ... you to reset the real-time clock. The computer can be used while the RTC battery is being charged, ...
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    ... is being charged (AC adaptor connected) Glows white when the main battery is fully charged Battery life and charge time may vary, depending upon power management settings, applications and features used. Flashes amber when the main battery charge is low and it is ...
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    ... power. The computer needs this time to check the battery's remaining capacity and perform its calculations....area. A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With repeated discharges and ... into Hibernation mode and replace the main battery with a charged spare (not included...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... of remaining battery power has been reached. You can also set the computer ...off. To change the default notification settings: 1 2 3 While on the desktop, click the battery ( ) icon in the notification area.... to display the battery options. (Sample Image) Advanced settings tab of Power Options screen...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 95
    ... power and extend the operating time of your battery: ❖ ❖ Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which ... the length of time you can use the computer before you need to recharge the battery. ... of power options. To do this: 1 2 While on the desktop, click the battery ( ) icon in the notification area. Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 96
    ... change basic settings. 6 Click Change advanced power settings to access settings for battery notification levels, internal storage drive power save time, etc. ...to be edited. The eco plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan is a compromise between battery time ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 97
    ... pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object. ... or fire, and could also damage the battery pack and computer. ❖ Never expose ... pack to abnormal shock, vibration or pressure. The battery pack's internal protective device could ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 98
    98 3 4 5 Mobile Computing Changing the main battery Unplug and remove any cables connected ... and turn the computer upside down. Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. (Sample ... 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
    ... 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 it...
  • 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
    ...authority for details regarding where to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include recycling ... Toshiba representative for more information or visit Toshiba's Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. TECHNICAL NOTE: When traveling by air...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 103
    ... like turning off the power and advanced PC settings. You can go to the Start screen by clicking the Start charm, see "Charms" ... refer to the Windows® Help and Support. By clicking on the Desktop tile from the Start screen, you will find the Windows® settings and features you are most familiar with...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 104
    ...Features Exploring the 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 the Windows® Charms to start apps, find documents, set up system components...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 105
    ... to your system. Exploring the desktop You can use its features to start applications, find documents, set up system ... area, notification, and background pattern. Notifications Icons Taskbar ® Notification area (Sample Image) Windows Desktop screen Icons An icon represents a folder, file, or ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 106
    106 Exploring Your Computer's Features Exploring the desktop You may see various icons displayed on... a popup description of the file contents appears. Your desktop may contain other icons depending on your...see "Help file" on page 162. Taskbar Each time you open a program, a button associated with ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 107
    ... perform every day. User experience notifications can be set for toast, tile, badge, and raw notifications. Toast notifications-Designed for time-sensitive delivery ...apps, all grouped into easy to find categories. Setting up for communications To connect to the Internet you need A...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 108
    108 NOTE Exploring Your Computer's Features Setting up for communications Using Wireless LAN ...electronic devices without the need for cables. For information on how to set up a wireless connection, refer to your ...use the F12 key. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. NOTE ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 109
    ...2 If you want to use an external microphone, connect it to the computer. From the Start screen begin typing Sound Recorder and click your selection, or if you are in the Desktop, move your pointer over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 110
    .... Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do not set the volume too high when using headphones. Continuous exposure to loud ... or 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 the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 111
    ... off. 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 2 Turn the media so that...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 112
    ...static electricity, which can destroy data. Removing memory media 1 2 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 the Show hidden icons button ( ), if ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 113
    .... Together, these allow you to ascertain certain system details, set additional options, or change default options. These utilities are ... is available on your system. Desktop Assist eco Utility® Supervisor password User password System Settings Sleep and Music Sleep and Charge HDD Protection Utility...
  • 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 computer settings. To access...
  • 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
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 117
    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
    ...savings from using the eco power plan by tracking real-time power consumption and accumulated savings 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 & ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 119
    ... you can work on your computer again. TOSHIBA supports several types of passwords on your computer: ... password If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save ... 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
    ...(Sample Image) Supervisor Password tab 4 5 6 NOTE Click Set. Enter your password, and then enter it again to verify. Click Set. Under User Policy, this option may or may not ...begin typing Supervisor Password, or while in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. 2 Click Tools ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 121
    .... Setting a user password If you choose to set a supervisor or user password, TOSHIBA strongly recommends that you save your password in a location where you can later access it should you not remember it. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any losses that may occur to you, your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 122
    122 Utilities System Settings System Settings System Settings is the TOSHIBA configuration management tool available through the Windows® operating system. To access it: 1 To access System Settings from the Start screen begin typing...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 123
    ... is enabled or disabled and shows the 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 & Utilities. Click System Settings. Click Sleep and Charge. Sleep and...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 124
    ...❖ If USB Sleep and Charge is enabled, the computer's battery will discharge during hibernation or when the computer is turned off. It...the compatible port when the AC adaptor is not connected to the computer, the battery of the computer will be depleted even when the power of the computer is turned ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 125
    ... the utility window (beneath the "Lower limit of remaining battery life" heading) to specify when charging should stop. For example, if you set the slider to... charging will stop when 10% or less of the battery power remains. Power supply mode settings Your computer may provide two...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 126
    ... Charge Sleep and Music (Available on certain models.) Your Toshiba computer may be equipped with the "Sleep and Music" feature ...the Microphone/Line-in jack. Using this feature discharges the computer's battery; therefore, it is recommended that the computer be connected to an external power source ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 127
    ...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-... HDD protection, or select OFF to disable HDD protection. Set the battery and AC power detection levels as...
  • 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.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 129
    ... 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 Diagnostic Tool window appears. 4 Click ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 130
    ... button and Fn key combination uses, and AC adaptor, battery, LCD, fan, HDD, sound volume, wireless communication .... 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 information ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 131
    ...The Recovery Media Creator utility enables you to create recovery media that can be used to return your system to...-box state, if necessary. For detailed information on using the utility to create recovery media, see "Creating recovery media" on page 58. Service Station The Service Station helps you ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 132
    ...your computer. To reinstall drivers and applications: 1 To access TOSHIBA Application Installer from the Start screen begin typing ...the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click TOSHIBA Application Installer. The TOSHIBA Application Installer window appears....
  • 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
    134 3 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer Select the program ... cord/cable properly or install a charged battery. Press and hold the power button .... When this happens turning the power on returns you to the problem instead of restarting the system. To clear the condition, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 135
    ... in Sleep mode for long periods of time. To charge the battery, leave the computer plugged into ... by disconnecting the AC adaptor and removing the battery. The error condition will be interrupted, and the AC ...and will need to be replaced. If the AC power light starts flashing, remove the battery, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 136
    ...trickle-charging does not prove effective, visit the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com and see the Support Bulletin Step-Charging the computer's battery (click ...computer. If the specifications do match, contact Toshiba. See "Contacting Toshiba" on page 159. The Windows® operating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 137
    ... Using Startup options to fix problems If the operating system fails to start properly, you may need to troubleshoot the Operating System and/or its settings. There are several options to choose from depending on the severity of the problem and your level of expertise ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 138
    ...using your current video driver at low resolution. This allows you to reset your display settings in the event they have been improperly set. ❖ ❖ Enable debugging mode Starts Windows® in an advanced troubleshooting mode Enable boot logging Creates a file that lists all the drivers that are...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 139
    ...Enable Safe Mode 139 Starts Windows® with a minimal set of drivers and services. If the computer starts and runs in Safe Mode, you will know ... should look to third-party applications or drivers for the source of your problem. ❖ ❖ Disable driver signature enforcement Allows drivers...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 140
    ...screen 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
    ...does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays... or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog... Charms appear, click the Settings ( Charm. In the lower right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... 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...neither power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 143
    .... 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,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 144
    ... is not set for an external monitor. To do this, press F4. If this does not correct the problem, press F4 again to return the display priority to its previous setting. HINT: Pressing the... a theme for your desktop background, under Colors, Sounds, and Screen Saver, or change the settings for ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 145
    ...problems 145 A message displays saying that there is a problem with your display settings and that the adapter type is ...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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    146 If Something Goes Wrong Disk or storage drive problems Disk or storage drive problems ... 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 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... the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows® Charms appear click the Search ( ) Charm, click Settings, and in the Search field, type Defragment. Click Defragment and ...
  • 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
    ... Something Goes Wrong Sound system problems 149 Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead ... to the complete detail specifications for your computer at support.toshiba.com. If the problem is with an optical data disc, refer to the software's documentation and check that the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 150
    150 If Something Goes Wrong Wireless networking problems Make sure the printer cable is firmly attached to the ...-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 connected ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 151
    ... may be disrupted. Verify that the Service Set Identifier (SSID), or network name, is correct - i.e., that it matches ... system, and that the driver is loaded. To access the Device Manager, from the Start screen begin typing ... Key F12. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. Use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 152
    ... this is the case, contact that vendor's support group for further advice. DVD operating problems If you experience a problem ..." on 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 and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 153
    ... title you are watching. To disable the screen saver: 1 2 3 4 Right-click the desktop and click Personalize in... Screen Saver in the lower-right corner of the window. Select None from the Screen saver drop-down list... again, reloading all your programs and data files from a backup source will save time.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 154
    ...It is very difficult to provide a fail-safe set of steps you can follow every time you experience a problem with the computer. Your ability to solve problems will ... - and saves them for later recall. If you experience problems after installing some new hardware or software, you can ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... good computing habits 5 6 7 8 155 Under Restore settings select Turn on System Protection. Click OK. ... point, automatically stamps it with the current date and time, and displays a message that the restore point was ... you want to use then click Next. The time stamp and description of each Restore ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 156
    ... optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write ... while running on battery power. Connect the AC adaptor before continuing. From the Start screen, type ...Follow the on-screen instructions to back up your files. 1 2 For additional Help, while in the Windows® Desktop ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 157
    ... your computer system, install just one at a time, creating restore points immediately before ... much easier to determine the origin of any new problems. For best results, follow this sequence: 1 2 3 4 5 Back ... or software for a while, noting any new problems. Make sure that your critical applications ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 158
    ...USB Sleep and Charge may be disabled. Open the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge utility to check if ...page 125. Try selecting a different charging mode in the TOSHIBA Sleep and Charge utility, if your... power may be below the limit specified in the TOSHIBA Sleep utility or the battery may be depleted. Lower the...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 159
    ... Web site at support.toshiba.com. Other Toshiba Internet Web sites toshiba.com us.toshiba.com accessories.toshiba.com www.toshiba.ca www.toshiba-Europe.com www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm latin.... 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
    ... Keys TOSHIBA Function keys provide 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 ❖ ...
  • 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 ... only Duplicate Extend Second screen only (Sample Image) Display mode options window NOTE All of the above modes are always displayed on the screen, however only the ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 164
    ... Keys Functions Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the touch ... playing the current track or go to the previous track. This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to start playing or pause the media currently playing. This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to go ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 165
    ...Function Keys Functions 165 Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables volume ... or headphones. Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the Wi-...zoom in. Zoom (Display resolution) This TOSHIBA Function key switches screen resolution. Fn+ [Space ...
  • 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 Kingdom Europe VDA ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 167
    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 CPU DC DMA DIMM DOS Alternating Current Basic Input/Output System Blu-ray Disc Read-Only ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 168
    ... Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid... megabyte megabytes per second Musical Instrument Digital Interface Personal Computer Peripheral Component Interconnect... light (monitor) Radio Frequency Interference Read-Only Memory RAM RGB RFI ROM
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 169
    Glossary 169 RTC SD SDRAM SSD TFT USB URL WAN www Real-Time Clock Secure Digital Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory Solid State... display adapter receives information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, from a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 170
    ... 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 P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 171
    ... left button, unless otherwise stated. See also double-click. color palette-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, or...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 172
    ...enter data. D Desktop-Displays the standard Windows® operating system look and feel. default-The setting selected by a program when the user does not specify ...-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box-An on-screen window displayed by...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 173
    ...the Windows® operating system, this refers to the left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (or video) disc. See... 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
    ... drive that keeps track of the location of stored files. file name-A set of characters that uniquely identifies a file within a particular folder. It... with the Fn key can set system options or control system parameters, such as the battery save mode. (2) A key or combination of keys that activates a ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 175
    ...See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive ...recognize the change. I icon-A small image displayed on the screen that represents a function, file, or program. interlaced-A...mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... (LEDs) as the source of light, which offers long life and high efficiency output. Multiple diodes are ... be volatile and hold data temporarily, such as RAM, or it can be nonvolatile and hold data permanently, such as ROM. A computer's main memory is RAM. See also RAM, ROM. microprocessor-See Central ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 177
    ...Help, or to information coming from another company on a company network or the Internet. operating system-A set of programs that controls how the computer works. Examples of operating systems are the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, and Windows 8 operating ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 178
    ... 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 ... as well as read. Volatile here means that information in RAM is lost when you turn off your computer....
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 179
    ... 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 used to store and...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 180
    ...computer on again. Swipe-Swipe an open window to the left or right of the screen to display the next or previous ...Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot ... a narrowly focused operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to computer system ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 181
    ... ventilation cooling fan 40 adjusting touch pad settings 70 app, starting 81 App, starting from Start screen 81 apps starting from Start screen ...-time clock (RTC) 89 recharge time 89 removing 97 RTC memory 89 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 disc ... customize computer settings 74 D data/entire system backup troubleshooting 156 desktop creating new ... 33, 102 moving 75 running on battery power 88 setting up 41 computer lock...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 183
    ...setup using your computer for the first time 45 installation memory module 48 installing a charged battery 99 battery 97 memory modules 48 internal storage drive recovery 57 E eco power ... adaptor light 92 AC power light 41, 43 battery light 43, 44 Web Camera light 110 Licenses...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 184
    ... microphone using 109 monitor connecting 72 monitor problems troubleshooting 144 monitoring battery power 92 mouse properties 80 moving the computer 75 notification area 106 notifications 107 O online resources Toshiba 87 optical disc Auto-Run feature 85 handling 85 ...
  • 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
    ...adjusting display 74 Tiles Start screen 105 tips for computing 77 Toshiba online resources 87 ... 45 worldwide offices 160 Toshiba accessories memory 48 TOSHIBA Application Installer 132 TOSHIBA ... key zooming in 165 zooming out 165 TOSHIBA Function Keys functions 161 touch pad using 67 touch screen 81 ...
  • 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 ...



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