Resource Guide Keep this guide in a convenient place to access important information about your computer. If you need assistance: ❖ Toshiba’s Support Web site pcsupport.toshiba.com ❖ Toshiba Customer Support Center Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273...
Contents Introduction ..................23 Setting up your computer and getting started........25 Adding memory (optional)..............29 Your computer’s TFT display ............. 36 Inserting a PC Card................36 Removing a PC Card................. 37 ® Inserting an ExpressCard ............... 37 ® Removing an ExpressCard ..............
ALTERED OR LOST DUE TO ANY TROUBLE, FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING THEREFROM. WHEN COPYING OR TRANSFERRING YOUR DATA, PLEASE BE SURE TO CONFIRM WHETHER THE DATA HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED.
ANY CRITICAL APPLICATIONS. IF YOU USE THE COMPUTER PRODUCTS IN A CRITICAL APPLICATION, YOU, AND NOT TOSHIBA, ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH USE. EU Declaration of Conformity TOSHIBA declares that this product conforms to the following Standards: Supplementary *The product complies with the Information:...
This Directive applies to EU member countries only and does not apply to end users in other countries such as the United States. Although the initial emphasis is in Europe, Toshiba is already working with design engineers, suppliers, and other partners to determine appropriate worldwide product life cycle planning and end-of-life strategies for our products.
2. If this equipment causes RF interference to other radio stations, promptly change the frequency being used, 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 Other Radio Stations. 2. Indication The indication shown below appears on this equipment.
FH: This equipment uses FH-SS modulation. The interference range of this equipment is less than 10m. This equipment uses a frequency bandwidth from 2,400 MHz to 2,483.5 MHz. 3. TOSHIBA Direct PC Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 17:00 Toll Free Tel: 0120-15-1048 Direct Dial: 03-3457-4850...
Radio Approvals for Wireless Devices The following information is dependent on what type of wireless device is in your computer. Not all devices are available on all models. ® ® Approved Countries/Regions for the Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 5100/5300 Series This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table.
New Zealand Nicaragua Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion Romania Russia Saint Martin Saipan San Marino Saudi Arabia Serbia Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Sweden Switzerland Tahiti Taiwan Turkey Turk Islands Ukraine...
Lebanon Lesotho Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Malaysia Malta Mexico Monaco Montenegro Mozambique Nambia Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Nigeria Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russia Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia...
Bande de fréquence restreinte: seuls les canaux 1- 7 (2400 et 2454 MHz respectivement) doivent être utilisés endroits extérieur en France. Vous pouvez contacter l’Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications (http://www.art-telecom.fr) pour la procédure à suivre. Italia: License required for indoor use. Use with outdoor installations not allowed.
occupied by any radar system in the area. The presence of nearby radar operation may result in temporary interruption of operation of this device. The Access Point’s radar detection feature will automatically restart operation on a channel free of radar. You may consult with the local technical support staff responsible for the wireless network to ensure the Access Point device(s) are properly configured for European Community operation.
United Kingdom Uruguay Venezuela Vietnam Zimbabwe ® Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek RTL8191SE This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Albania Argentina Australia...
UAE (United Arab Ukraine United Kingdom Emirates) Uruguay Venezuela Vietnam Zimbabwe ® Approved Countries/Regions for the Realtek RTL8187B This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table.
UAE (United Arab United Kingdom Uruguay Emirates) Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zimbabwe Approved Countries/Regions for use for the ® Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table.
11a, 11b, 11g and 11n wireless are based on IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n respectively. The IEEE 802.11n specification has not been finalized and is currently in draft release. The TOSHIBA 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Adapters are based on the Draft Release, Version 1.0, of the IEEE 802.11n specification.
Always use Bluetooth cards from TOSHIBA in order to enable wireless networks over two or more (up to a total of seven) TOSHIBA portable computers using these cards. Please contact TOSHIBA computer product support on Web site http://www.toshiba-europe.com/computers/tnt/bluetooth.htm in Europe or pcsupport.toshiba.com in the United States for more information.
Approved Countries/Regions for use (Bluetooth wireless technology) ® Bluetooth Card from Toshiba equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. Do not use this equipment except in the countries/regions in the following table. Argentina...
The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Card from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.
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Atheros is a registered trademark of Atheros Communications, 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 and trade names are those of their respective owners.
You can wake the computer from Sleep mode by pressing the power button. See the “Mobile Computing” section of the Toshiba User’s Guide for more information on using power management settings to conserve computer energy.
(RoHS), which 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’ commitment to meeting RoHS requirements by conducting component sampling inspections during the product design approval process.
For accessory information, visit Toshiba’s Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Setting up your computer and getting started The Toshiba Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort, included with your computer, contains helpful information for setting up your work environment and tips for working comfortably throughout the day.
Setting up your computer and getting started Never allow any liquids to spill into any part of your computer, and never expose the computer to rain, water, seawater or moisture. Exposure to liquid or moisture can cause electric shock or fire, resulting in damage or serious injury.
TOSHIBA Battery Charger (that may have been provided with your computer), or use AC adaptors and battery chargers specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage to the computer. Use of an incompatible AC adaptor or Battery Charger could cause fire or damage to the computer, possibly resulting in serious injury.
Setting up your computer and getting started To connect AC power to the computer: Connect the power cord/cable to the AC adaptor. (Sample Illustration) Connecting the power cord/cable to the AC adaptor Handling the cord on this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Adding memory (optional) HINT: To purchase additional memory modules, see the accessories information packaged with your system or visit accessories.toshiba.com. Your computer comes with enough memory to run most of today’s popular applications. You may want to increase the computer’s memory if you use complex software or process large amounts of data.
Adding memory (optional) Installing a memory module Memory modules can be installed in the memory module slots on the base of the computer. You will need a small Phillips screwdriver for this procedure. If the computer has been running recently, the memory module(s) may be hot.
Adding memory (optional) Click the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. The computer closes all open programs, shuts down the operating system, and then turns off. Unplug and remove any cables connected to the computer, including the AC adaptor.
Adding memory (optional) Place the screw and the cover in a safe place so that you can retrieve them later. Static electricity can damage the memory module. Before you handle the module, touch a grounded metal surface to discharge any static electricity you may have built up.
Adding memory (optional) 12 Firmly press the memory module into the memory slot’s socket at approximately a 30-degree angle (to the horizontal surface of the computer). (Sample Illustration) Inserting the memory module into the socket 13 Once the module’s connector is fully inserted into the socket, press downward on the top edge of the module to seat the module into the latches at the sides of the socket.
Adding memory (optional) For this model, Slot A is the bottom slot. Slot B is the top slot. If only one memory module is to be installed, it must be installed in Slot A. 14 Replace the memory module slot cover and secure it using the screw.
Adding memory (optional) The following screen may appear when you turn on the power: ® If “Start Windows Normally” is highlighted, then press Enter. If one of the Safe Mode options is highlighted, it is best to press Enter to go into Safe Mode, then shut down and restart the system, at ®...
Your computer’s TFT display 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).
Removing a PC Card You may first need to remove the card slot protector before you can insert a card. Insert the PC Card. (Sample Illustration) Inserting a PC Card When the card is almost all the way into the slot, push firmly but gently to ensure a firm connection with the computer.
® Removing an ExpressCard To insert an ExpressCard: Locate the ExpressCard slot on the side of the computer. Insert the ExpressCard. (Sample Illustration) Inserting an ExpressCard When the card is almost all the way into the slot, push firmly but gently to ensure a firm connection with the computer. Do not force the card into position.
Using the TouchPad™ ❖ Back up your files to external media on a regular basis. Label the backup copies clearly and store them in a safe place. ❖ Scan all new files for viruses. ❖ Do not turn off the computer if a drive indicator light indicates a drive is active.
Using the TouchPad™ Do the following: Example: Select an item Move the pointer to the item you want to select. Do one of the following: ❖ Tap the TouchPad once ❖ Press and release the primary (Sample illustration) (left-hand) control button Tap once to select Open or activate an Move the pointer to the item you want to...
TouchPad setting options vary by computer model. The TouchPad settings are accessible through the Mouse Properties option of the Windows Control Panel. For more information, please visit www.support.toshiba.com, and enter the phrase “Mouse pointer jumps around as you type” into the Search field. Disabling or enabling the TouchPad™...
Using the optical drive Using the optical drive Optical storage is a popular medium for software, music, and video. Digital versatile discs (DVDs) provide a significant increase in data storage and support features that were not available on previous video platforms. These features include wide-screen movies, multiple language tracks, digital surround sound, multiple camera angles, and interactive menus.
Using the optical drive Never use a pencil to press the manual eject button. Pencil lead can break off inside the computer and damage it. Media control buttons (Available on certain models) The media control buttons located on the system control panel above the keyboard let you mute the sound and play audio CDs or DVD movies when the computer is on.
If you insert the disc incorrectly, it may jam the drive. If this happens, contact Toshiba support for assistance. Push the disc tray in by pressing gently on the center of the tray until it clicks into place.
This is normal for all batteries. To purchase a new battery pack, see the accessories information included with your computer or visit the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. Use only batteries designed to work with your Toshiba computer.
Mobile computing periodically. Please see “Maintaining your battery” on page 49 for procedures. If the computer is continuously operated on AC power, either through an AC adaptor or a port replicator (if applicable to your system), for an extended period (more than a month), the battery may fail to retain a charge.
Mobile computing Setting battery notifications Your computer can be configured to warn you when the battery is running low. For more information, see “Setting battery notifications” in the electronic user’s guide. Changing the main battery When your main battery has run out of power, you have two options: plug in the AC adaptor or install a charged main battery.
Mobile computing Slide the battery release latch to release the battery. Pull the discharged battery out of the computer. (Sample Illustration) Removing the battery If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used battery packs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
❖ If a battery is leaking or damaged, replace it immediately. Use protective gloves when handling a damaged battery. ❖ To replace the main battery, use an identical battery that you can purchase through the Toshiba Web site at accessories.toshiba.com. ❖ A reverse polarity condition should be avoided with all batteries.
Taking care of your battery Operate the computer on battery power for five minutes. If the battery pack has at least five minutes of operating time, continue operating until the battery pack is fully discharged. If the battery light flashes or there is some other warning to indicate a low battery, go to step 4.
If you cannot find the information you need elsewhere, call Toshiba at: (800) 457-7777. In addition, Toshiba’s recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events and consumer promotions. For details, please visit www.laptops.toshiba.com/green.
If something goes wrong To power off your computer: Click Start. Start button Shut down button (Sample Image) Shut down button Click the Shut down button in the lower-right corner of the Start menu. The computer shuts down completely. Problems when you turn on the computer These problems may occur when you turn on the power.
If something goes wrong The keyboard produces unexpected characters. A keypad overlay may be on. If the numlock light or cursor control overlay light is on, press to turn off the cursor control overlay light, or to turn off the numlock light. If the problem occurs when both the keypad overlays are off, make sure the software you are using is not remapping the keyboard.
If something goes wrong your display are an intrinsic characteristic of the TFT manufacturing technology. Over a period of time, and depending on the usage of the computer, the brightness of the screen will deteriorate. This is also an intrinsic characteristic of the screen technology.
If something goes wrong After the computer starts, click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then under System, click Device Manager. Look for an item with a yellow shield with an exclamation mark in it. This indicates there is a resource conflict. Do one of the following: ❖...
If you need further assistance Double-click the appropriate ExpressCard, which will be listed under one of the categories shown, for example: Disk drives, Network adapters, Other, etc. The operating system displays your ExpressCard’s Properties dialog box, which contains information about your ExpressCard configuration and status.
Toshiba’s Technical Support Web site For technical support, or to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at pcsupport.toshiba.com Toshiba voice contact Before calling Toshiba, make sure you have: ❖...
(AS approved) United Kingdom Canada (UL approved) (BS approved) (CSA approved) Europe (VDA and NEMKO approved) Features and specifications For the detailed specifications for your computer, visit pcsupport.toshiba.com. Click Product Support, search for your model, and then click Detailed Specs.
Index AC adaptor display problems AC power (DC-IN) screen is blank connecting adaptor disposing of used batteries AC power light using backing up files eject button battery optical drive Call2Recycle™ eject, optical drive changing ENERGY STAR® charge indicator light ExpressCard® disposal computer stops working installing...
ExpressCard® inserted installation computer hangs when PC Card installing inserted inserting into socket computer will not power up removing contacting Toshiba removing cover display is blank monitor problems ExpressCard® checklist monitor not working ExpressCard® slot appears dead moving the computer...
AC adaptor computer work environment specifications Features and specifications tips on computing Toshiba accessories memory TouchPad™ adjusting settings disabling enabling using USB-compatible printer Web sites...