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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    ... 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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    ... for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated ...11a radio device. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards:...Pb), mercury (Hg), and/or cadmium (Cd) defined in the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC...
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    ... States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers,... other partners to determine appropriate worldwide product life cycle planning and end-...-in or recycle your product, visit www.reuse.toshiba.com. VCCI Class B Information Taiwan Article ...
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    ... 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 Other Radio Stations. 2. ... uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday - Friday: 10:00 - ...
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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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    ... from your computer. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www....-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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    ... at extra cost. Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network limitations. Broadband ... at extra cost. Availability of WiMAX™ is limited, check with your service provider for details on availability and network limitations. Broadband ...
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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 ... laws, this guide cannot be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Toshiba.... PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH REGARD TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. TOSHIBA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES...
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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 ... and specifications ...32 Other documentation ...32 Service options ...32 Chapter 1: Getting Started...33 ... Working Posture ...34 Using the notebook with an external keyboard, mouse or monitor...35 Typing style ......
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    ...41 Connecting to a power source ...41 Charging the main battery...44 Using the computer for the first time ...44 ... up your software...45 Registering your computer with Toshiba ...45 To Shut down your computer ...46... ...61 Reset your PC ...64 Installing drivers and applications...66 Using the touch pad...
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    ... Basics...77 Computing tips ...77 Using the keyboard ...78 Function keys...79 Special Windows® keys ... 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 ...
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    ... power plan ...97 Changing the main battery ...97 Removing the battery from the computer ...97 Inserting a ... battery ...99 Taking care of your battery ...100 Safety precautions ...100 Maintaining your battery ...101 Disposing of used batteries ...101 Traveling tips ...102 Chapter 4: Exploring Your ...
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    ...Assist ...114 Media & Entertainment ...115 Tools & Utilities ...116 Support & Recovery ...117 eco Utility® ...118 Setting passwords ...... Health Monitor...130 Recovery Media Creator...131 Service Station...131 TOSHIBA Application Installer...132 Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong...133 Problems that...
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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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    ... go. Your computer is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Toshiba is a partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ... performance for both AC power and battery modes. To conserve energy, your computer .... See the "Mobile Computing" section of the Toshiba User's Guide for more information on using power ...
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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... to stay current with the various computer software or hardware options, visit Toshiba's Web site at support.toshiba.com. This guide This guide introduces the computer's features as...
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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 ..., be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at support.toshiba.com. If you have a...
  • 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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    ...on the floor and the bottom of your thighs should be evenly supported by the seat. If your feet cannot reach the floor,... and 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 shoulders to...
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    ... from bright light sources or reduce the light intensity from windows by using blinds. Glare on the notebook display may cause ... mouse should be next to the keyboard to avoid a reach. If you have to reach, the arm should be supported in the forearm area by the desk surface or the chair arm supports....
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    36 Getting Started Selecting a place to work Alternative keyboards, such as the split curved ...use. Don't rest your wrists on the edge of the keyboard or on the work surface when typing. The monitor should ... that you don't have to look down at the keyboard. Type with straight wrists. Type lightly....
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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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    .../ Check list Is your chair comfortable - does it support your back and arms well? ... space under your desk for your legs? Are the keyboard and mouse at elbow level? Are your shoulders ... aligned in a comfortable, straight posture? Are your arms supported in the forearm area (not at the wrist)? Do you...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 39
    ... 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 ... again until you have taken the computer to an authorized service center. ❖ ❖ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the ...
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    ... viruses. This precaution is especially important for files you receive via email or download from the Internet. Occasionally, even new programs you buy from a supplier may contain a computer virus. You need a special program to check for viruses. Important information on your computer's cooling ...
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    ...computer. These components include, but are not limited to, a mouse, keyboard, printer, and memory. Your computer contains a rechargeable main battery that needs to...a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. Failure to follow this instruction may damage the cord/cable, and/or result in...
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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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    ... plug with wet hands. Failure to follow this instruction could result in an electric shock, possibly ... is fully charged Flashes amber when the main battery charge is low and it is time to recharge ... amber during charging, either the main battery is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ...
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    ... 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 ... and be careful to remove any pens or other objects from the keyboard area before closing the display panel. Small ...
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    ...Started Registering your computer with Toshiba 45 Initial setup The Windows 8 Startup screen is the first ... you turn on your computer, the setup guides you through steps to set up ... software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Registering your computer with Toshiba Product registration is strongly...
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    ... right of the screen click the Power ( ) icon. Shut down option Power (Sample Image) Shut down 4 Highlight Shut down while holding the Shift key, and then click the Shut down option. The computer closes all open applications, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off. To Restart your ...
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    ...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 to save your work first. 3 In the lower right of the screen click the Power...
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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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    Getting Started Adding memory (optional) 49 To avoid damaging the computer's screws, use a Phillips screwdriver of the correct size that is in good condition. Installing a memory module with the computer's power on may damage the computer, the module, or both. The computer has two memory slots-...
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    ...) Highlight Shut down while holding the Shift key, and then click the Shut down option.... 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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    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 ...
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    ...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. Make sure to remove the ...
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    54 Getting Started Adding memory (optional) Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power outlet (even if your computer is in Sleep mode). In this condition, ...
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    ... 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 "Inserting a charged battery" on page 99. Turn the computer right side up. Make sure to remove the soft ...
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    ... a memory module, you can check 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 ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive NOTE 57 From time to time, Windows® will display a pop-up that says, "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?" This is a security feature to prevent programs or people from doing things on your computer ...
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    ...restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created... recovery media, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are backed up to the external ...
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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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    ... this procedure, or use blank media. 5 6 Click the Create button in the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator utility dialog box. Follow the on-... you restore your system, only the operating system files, applications, and drivers originally shipped with the computer are restored. Any files that you created ...
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    ...and hold the F12 key immediately after pressing the power button. The Boot menu displays....rewritten. Click Yes to continue. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process. When the process is complete,...state and attempts to save your data. Toshiba does not guarantee successful data...
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    ... 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. ) (Sample Image) PC settings screen 4 5 Click General. Scroll down to "Refresh your PC without affecting your files," and click Get ...
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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive The "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...
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    ... the Internal Storage Drive Your system will restart. The "Refreshing your PC" window appears. When the process is complete your system will reboot your Windows® ... 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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    Getting Started Recovering the Internal Storage Drive 5 65 Scroll down to "Remove everything and reinstall Windows," and click Get Started. The "Reset your PC" screen appears. (Sample Image) Reset your PC screen 6 Click the Next button. The "Do you want to fully clean your drive" screen appears....
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    ... 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 if...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 67
    ...67 Search field (Sample Image) Installing drivers and applications 2 3 4 5 Click Next. Click... pad operations described in this section are only supported in certain applications, and only on certain... (the small, touch-sensitive area in front of the keyboard) and the adjacent control buttons to Move...
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    ... pad Primary control button Secondary control button (Sample Illustration) The touch pad and associated control buttons Refer to 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 ...
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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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    ... setting options vary 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
    ...port on the side of your computer, and then connect the other end of the cable to your television or display device. Refer to the manual that came with the television or display device for more information. Your computer will automatically detect the external display device. Connecting an external ...
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    ...Started Using external display devices NOTE 73 ) + P keys, You can change the display settings by ... Briefly pause each time you press the ( ) + P keys to allow time for the display to change. This cycles through... screen only Duplicate Extend Second screen only (Sample Image) Display options window
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    ... over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the Windows Charms appear, click the Settings ( ) Charm ... your operating system documentation or Help and Support for details. You may also wish ... computer. For information about taking care of your computer's battery, see "Taking care of your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 75
    ... the computer Keep liquids, including cleaning fluid, out of the computer's keyboard, speaker, and other openings. Never spray cleaner directly onto...cable. For more information on purchasing a cable lock, visit accessories.toshiba.com. (Sample Illustration) Computer lock cable To secure the computer...
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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
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 77
    ...'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... positions may be lost. Using the keyboard Your computer's keyboard contains character keys, control keys...and special Windows® keys, providing all the functionality of a full-size keyboard. (Sample Illustration)...
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    ... screen, press the Fn + PRTSC key. To capture only the active window displayed, press Fn +... keys (not to be confused with the Fn key) are the 12 keys at the top of the keyboard. (Sample Illustration) Function ...turns the touch pad ON/OFF. For more information, see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161....
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    ... Application key (Sample Illustration) Special Windows® keys Your computer's keyboard has one key and one button that have special ...app opened on the Start screen. For more information refer to Help & Support, or see "Exploring the Start screen" on page 103 Application key-Has a similar function as...
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    Learning the Basics Touch Screen 81 Touch Screen (Available on certain models.) Your computer may be enabled with a touch screen feature. Starting an app To Start an app on the Start screen, move your pointer over the appropriate tile and click to open. To Start an app from the Desktop, move ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 82
    ...up your files to different types of media such as CDs, DVDs, external storage media, or to a network, if...may take a considerable amount of time and multiple CDs/DVDs. You may prefer to use a ... provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 83
    ...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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    ...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...
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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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    ... in third party optical media (e.g., CD or DVD) or optical media players/recorders, in certain cases, your Toshiba optical disc drive may not record on certain ... players. These problems are not due to any defect in your Toshiba computer or optical disc drive. Please refer to your ...
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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...
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    ... 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
    ... of individual components. The battery life rating is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test .... To purchase a new battery pack, see the accessories information included with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 90
    ...environment and optimum system performance for both AC power and battery modes. Changes to these settings may result in system ...should use the preset configuration. For assistance with setup changes, contact Toshiba's Customer Support Center. Charging the main battery The battery needs to be charged...
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    ... real-time clock (RTC) battery. The RTC battery powers the System Time Clock and BIOS memory used to store your computer's configuration settings....real-time clock. The computer can be used while the RTC battery is being charged, although the charging status of the RTC battery cannot ...
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    ... adaptor connected) Glows white when the main battery is fully charged Battery life and charge time may vary, depending upon power management settings, applications...power light flashes amber during charging, either a battery pack is malfunctioning, or it is not receiving correct input ...
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    ... on the computer before trying to monitor the remaining battery power. The computer needs this time to check .... A pop-up message displays the remaining battery power as a percentage. With repeated discharges and ...do any of these things before the main battery completely runs out of power, the computer...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... click the battery ( ) icon in the notification area. Click More power options. The Power Options window ... plan to be customized. The Edit Plan Settings window appears. 4 Click Change advanced power ... of the Power Options window appears. 5 Double-click Battery to display the battery options. (Sample ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 95
    ... and extend the operating time of your battery: ❖ ❖ Enable Sleep or Hibernation, which saves... the computer before you need to recharge the battery. Microsoft® has combined these options... options. To do this: 1 2 While on the desktop, click the battery ( ) icon in the notification area. Click More...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 96
    96 Mobile Computing Monitoring battery power The Windows® Power Options window appears. (Sample Image) Windows® Power Options window 3 4 Select an appropriate plan for your work environment... not need to be edited. The eco plan is the best used for maximum battery time. The Balanced plan ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 97
    .... For more information on the eco power plan, see the Help file in the eco Utility® window. Changing the main battery When your main battery has ... the battery pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object. This ...
  • 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
    ... 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
    ... out of direct sunlight. ❖ ❖ ❖ Disposing of used batteries The life of a battery pack depends on usage.... it becomes damaged. Never attempt to dispose of a battery pack by burning or by throwing it into a fire,... pack specified in the User's Manual. Other battery packs have different voltage and...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 102
    ... details regarding where to recycle old batteries or how to dispose of them properly. In addition, Toshiba's recycling initiatives include ....toshiba.com/green. Toshiba is dedicated to preserving the environment by sponsoring Call2Recycle™, a program of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 103
    ... "Charms" 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 104
    ...Exploring Your Computer's 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 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 105
    ...and background pattern. Notifications Icons Taskbar ® Notification area (Sample Image) Windows Desktop screen Icons An icon represents a folder, file, or...create a new desktop icon for any folder, file, or program by dragging the element's icon from its location in a window to the desktop area.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 106
    ... on the taskbar. With some programs, a button appears on the taskbar for each document 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 one, click the associated taskbar button. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 107
    .... Setting up for communications To connect to the Internet you need A browser or communications program An Internet Service Provider (ISP) or online service if you plan to use the Internet A way to connect to the ISP (for example Wi-Fi®/ LAN/broadband connection, ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 108
    ... F12 key. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. NOTE When Airplane mode is ... indicator light lit. will be For help with common Wi-Fi® networking problems, see "Wireless networking problems" on page 150. Connecting your computer to a network You can connect your computer ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 109
    ... the computer's internal microphone (available on certain models) or an optional external microphone. You can listen to sound files or audio CDs using the built-in speakers, headphones, or external speakers. Recording sounds You may record sounds using the computer's internal microphone (available ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 110
    110 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Web Camera Using external speakers or headphones Your computer is equipped with a full stereo sound system with internal speakers. Instead of using the internal speakers, you can connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers. Before ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 111
    ...the Memory card reader The Memory card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™), Mini SD™,... required. The Memory card reader may also support other types of media. NOTE Do not ... Quick Start document. The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices. 1 2 Turn the...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 112
    112 Exploring Your Computer's Features Using the Memory card reader When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal contacts. You could expose the storage area to static electricity, which can destroy data. Removing memory media 1 2 If you are not currently on the Desktop, choose the Desktop...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 113
    ... 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 ... Settings Sleep and Music Sleep and Charge HDD Protection Utility Function Key PC Diagnostic Tool Utility 113
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 114
    ... PC Health Monitor Recovery Media Creator Service Station TOSHIBA Application Installer Desktop Assist The Desktop Assist provides quick access to computer ...) Desktop Assist window The Desktop Assist offers several options Media & Entertainment Tools & Utilities Support & Recovery
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    Utilities Desktop Assist 115 Media & Entertainment The feature available in this category is TOSHIBA Video Player (Sample Image) Desktop Assist window - Media & Entertainment tab
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 116
    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
    ...& Utilities. Click eco Utility. The eco Utility® window appears. (Sample Image) eco Utility® window 4 5 6 To activate the eco power plan, select eco Mode on the left side. Click the... more information on the eco power plan and utility, click the Help button at the bottom of the window.
  • 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
    120 Utilities Setting passwords (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 ask for password verification. Click OK to save your password as a text file. Click Save....
  • 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 organization ...
  • 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... searches the drives for the operating system ❖ ❖ ❖ NOTE Boot Speed-Reduces the time needed for the BIOS to initialize, using either the Fast ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 123
    ... 123 General-Allows you to view the current BIOS version or change certain settings back to ...or disabled and shows the position of the USB port that supports the "USB Sleep and Charge function." 1... off). This function can only be used for the port that supports the USB Sleep and Charge function (...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 124
    ...external devices will take longer than charging the devices with their own chargers. ❖ If an external device is connected to the compatible port when the AC ... USB Sleep and Charge function-compatible icon ( ), attach the mouse or keyboard to it. The "USB Wakeup function" will now work, but the "USB...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 125
    .... Use the slider at the bottom of the utility window (beneath the "Lower limit of remaining battery life" heading) to specify when charging should stop. For example, ... Your computer may provide two different charging modes, to support various types of USB devices. If your computer ...
  • 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
    ... detector's sensitivity level for AC power and battery power operation. To use the HDD Protection .... Click HDD Protection. The HDD Protection Properties window appears. (Sample Image) HDD Protection Properties window 5 6 7 Select ON to enable HDD protection, or select OFF to disable HDD protection. ...
  • 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
    ... the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click PC Diagnostic Tool. The PC Diagnostic Tool window appears. 4 Click... Diagnostic Tool tab. 2 3 (Sample Image) PC Diagnostic Tool window 5 Select the devices that you would like to test by ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 130
    ...power button and Fn key combination uses, and AC adaptor, battery, LCD, fan, HDD... 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 for quality assurance analysis. Subject to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 131
    ...see "Creating recovery media" on page 58. Service Station The Service Station helps you keep your new computer running at its best by notifying...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
    ... in the Desktop screen double-click the Desktop Assist icon. Click Support & Recovery. Click TOSHIBA Application Installer. The TOSHIBA Application Installer window appears. 4 Click Next. 2 3 (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Application Installer screen 5 Click the item you want to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 133
    ... by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba's support services at the end of this chapter. Problems that are easy to fix Your program stops ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 134
    134 3 If Something Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer Select the program ... off your computer and then restart it. Problems when you turn on the computer These .... 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
    ... Goes Wrong Problems when you turn on the computer 135 The computer displays the WARNING RESUME FAILURE/Windows Error Recovery - Windows did not shut down ...you performed a shutdown before this message was displayed, a program or driver may have prevented Windows® from shutting down....
  • 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
    ...options to fix problems If the operating system fails to start properly, you may need to troubleshoot the Operating ... with computers. If Windows® fails to start properly twice, the Windows® Boot menu will launch. To enter the Boot menu manually: 1 2 3 4 Press Ctrl, Alt, and Del simultaneously (once...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 138
    ... 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 installed during startup
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 139
    ... system is not working ❖ Enable Safe Mode 139 Starts Windows® with a minimal set of drivers and services. If the computer starts and runs in ... 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
    .... This tab does not appear if the device is not using resources. The Driver tab, which displays the drivers being ...device. This tab also provides options for updating the driver or rolling back the driver in case the new version is causing a problem. ❖ The tabs that appear in the dialog box vary ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 142
    ... system batteries (battery and real-time clock (RTC) battery). Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor or power cord/cable will neither power the computer nor recharge the batteries. Here are some typical problems and how to solve them: The AC power light does not come on ...
  • 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
    144 If Something Goes Wrong Display problems The keyboard you connected may be defective ...computer. Try using a different make of keyboard. Display problems Here are some typical display ..., then clicking Personalize. This opens the Personalization window. Choose a theme for your desktop background,...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 145
    ...not work with your hardware. Reduce the size of the color palette to one that is supported by the computer's internal display. To change the display properties: 1 2 3... at resolutions of 800 x 600 or higher. Devices that do not support this resolution will only work in Internal/External mode, and not ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 146
    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 Image) Clicking on the drive 4 5 6 In the pop-up menu, click Properties. The drive's Properties box appears. Click the Tools tab. Click the Check button. The Error Checking box appears. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 148
    ...If Something Goes Wrong Optical disc drive problems Your data files are damaged or corrupted. Refer... but others do not. This is probably a configuration problem. If a program does not run properly,... configuration meets its needs. Optical disc drive problems You cannot access a disc in the drive. If...
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    ... 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 ... the terminology, please see Windows® Help and Support or contact your computer technician. ❖ If your ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 151
    ...messages - these will be very helpful if you should confer with a support technician at a later time. To enable or disable wireless communication, use the Hot Key F12. For more information see "TOSHIBA Function Keys" on page 161. Use IPCONFIG to verify that the computer ...
  • 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
    ...Personalize in the menu. Click Screen Saver in the lower-right corner of the window. Select None from the Screen saver drop-down list. Click OK....this feature. Save your work! See "Computing tips" on page 77 for instructions. On a regular basis, back up the information stored on your internal storage...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 154
    ... 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... System Protection. The System Protection tab of the System Properties window appears. 4 Click Configure...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 155
    ... that appears. Click System and Security, and then System. In the left pane, click System Protection. The System Protection tab of the System Properties window appears. 4 5 6 Click System Restore...Click Next. Click the Restore point you want to use then click Next. The time stamp and description of...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 156
    ...is required. Most of the optical disc drives built into recent Toshiba portable computer models can write to (or 'burn') as ... while in the Windows® Desktop screen, press the F1 key to launch the Windows® Help and Support screen. Search for "back up files". General tips for installing hardware and ...
  • 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
    ...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
    ... the detailed specifications for your computer, visit support.toshiba.com. Contacting Toshiba Toshiba's Technical Support Web site For technical support, or to... Europe Japan Mexico and all of Latin America Toshiba USA Self-Service support web site Community discussion forums for Toshiba laptop users
  • Toshiba Satellite 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
    Appendix A TOSHIBA Function 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 ❖ Output (...
  • 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.
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 163
    ...Function Keys Functions 163 Output (Display switch) This TOSHIBA Function key cycles through the display options and highlights the available options. (Only the first ...Second screen only (Sample Image) Display mode options window NOTE All of the above modes are always displayed on ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 164
    ... Functions Disabling or enabling the touch pad This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the touch pad. ... 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 to the next ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 165
    ...Function Keys Functions 165 Volume Mute This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables volume mute. ... headphones. Disabling or enabling wireless devices This TOSHIBA Function key enables/disables the Wi-Fi® ... (Airplane mode is OFF). Keyboard Function keys Fn+ This TOSHIBA Function key allows you to...
  • 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
    ...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-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 168
    ...MB MBps MIDI PC PCI PCMCIA Hypertext Markup Language Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Input/Output interrupt request Internet Service Provider kilobyte Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode megabyte megabytes per second Musical Instrument Digital Interface ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 169
    ... Drive Thin Film Transistor Universal Serial Bus Uniform Resource Locator Wide Area Network World Wide Web Terms The following terms may appear in this User's Guide. A active-matrix display-A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 170
    ..., but not identical, to the baud rate. See also baud rate. boot-To start the computer. The term "boot" ... loads and initializes the operating system. See also reboot. boot disk-See system disk. boot priority (startup sequence)-The order in which the computer accesses its internal storage drives to ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 171
    .... See also CPU cache, L1 cache, L2 cache. CD-An individual compact disc. See also CD-ROM. CD-ROM (Compact Disc Read-Only Memory)-A form of highcapacity storage that uses laser optics instead of magnetic means for reading data. See also CD. Compare DVD-ROM. Central Processing Unit (CPU)-...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 172
    ...computer's case). Printers, disk drives, and modems are examples of devices. device driver-A program (called a "driver") that permits a computer to communicate with a device. dialog box-An on-screen window displayed by the operating system or a program...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 173
    ... left mouse button, unless otherwise stated. driver-See device driver. DVD-An individual digital versatile (...-ROM can hold as much data as several CD-ROMs. Compare CD-ROM. E emulation-A technique in which.... See also disable. eSATA-An external device that supports hot swapping and fast data transfer....
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 174
    ... in combination 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 memory resident program. function keys-The keys labeled F1 through F12, typically located on the keyboard. Their function ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 175
    ... if connected with HDMI cables. See also HDMI. Hibernation-A feature of many Toshiba computers that saves to the internal storage drive the current state of your ... mail, the World Wide Web, and other services. See also World Wide Web. K L keyboard shortcut-A key or combination of keys that you use ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 176
    ... that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the source of light, which offers long life and high efficiency output. Multiple diodes are used together, since the... music into a form computers can use, and vice versa. motherboard-The computer's main circuit board that contains the processor, memory, and ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 177
    ...-A DVD drive that can read and write to CD and DVD media. multimedia-A combination of... set of programs that controls how the computer works. Examples of operating systems are the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, and Windows 8 operating systems. optical disc drive-A drive which reads plastic coated discs...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 178
    ...a peripheral device. processor-See Central Processing Unit (CPU). program-A set of instructions that can be executed by a computer. The general classes of programs (also called ... Memory-See RAM. Read-Only Memory-See ROM. reboot-See boot, restart. removable disk-A disk that can be removed from a disk ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 179
    ... system without turning the computer off. See also boot. RGB (Red, Green, Blue) monitor-A monitor ...computer reads when you start it up. See also BIOS, memory. Compare RAM. S Secure Digital (SD... intent to perform some operation on it. shortcut-See keyboard shortcut. Sleep-A feature of some Windows® ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 180
    ... you turn the computer on again. Swipe-Swipe an open window to the left or right of the screen to display the next or previous window. system prompt-The symbol (in the MS-DOS® operating system, generally a drive ... Serial Bus (USB)-USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 181
    ..., 92 power management 90 power options 94 real-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
    182 Index safety precautions 100 setting notifications 94 taking care of 100 battery indicator light 92 BIOS Setup see TOSHIBA Hardware Setup button eject, optical disc drive 83 mute button 84 next track button 84 play/pause button ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 183
    ... on 86 DVD player troubleshooting 152 DVDs using 82 function keys 79 H HDD Protection Utility ... display, adjusting 74 K keyboard function keys 79 special Windows® keys 80 troubleshooting 143 using 78 keys ... display brightness 162 Help file 162 keyboard Function keys 165 media buttons 164 Output (...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 184
    ...51 removing 54, 55 microphone using 109 monitor connecting 72 monitor problems troubleshooting 144 monitoring battery power 92 mouse properties 80 moving ... 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
    ... options 95 precautions safety 38 printer troubleshooting 149 problem solving contacting Toshiba 159 Startup options 137 projector connecting 72 reset your PC ...sounds 109 recovery creating recovery media 58 installing drivers and applications 66 internal storage drive 57 ...
  • Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 | User Guide - Page 186
    ... Start screen 105 tips for computing 77 Toshiba online resources 87 registering computer Toshiba ... zooming in 165 zooming out 165 TOSHIBA Function Keys functions 161 touch pad using 67 touch screen 81 traveling ... 140 computer will not start 134 contacting Toshiba 159 corrupted/damaged data files 148 ...
  • 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 ...104 Settings 104 Share 104 Start 104 Windows® key 80 Windows® operating system desktop 105, 112 troubleshooting 136 Windows® Store 107 wireless networking 108 troubleshooting 150 U USB ...



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