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Gateway M-151 Reference Manual

Gateway M-151 Reference Manual (348 pages)

8512932 - Gateway Notebook Reference Guide R2 (English/French)  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 12.24 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: About This Reference9................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Online User Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Contact Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Model And Serial Number11................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Certificate Of Authenticity11................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information11................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Checking Out Your Notebook13................................................................................................................................................................
Front14................................................................................................................................................................
Left15................................................................................................................................................................
Right17................................................................................................................................................................
Back18................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom19................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Area20................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Panel22................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Setting Up And Getting Started23................................................................................................................................................................
Working Safely And Comfortably24................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Eye Strain24................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer Desk And Chair25................................................................................................................................................................
Sitting At Your Notebook25................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding Discomfort And Injury From Repetitive Strain25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter26................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting From Power Source Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Broadband Modem Or Network28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Optional Dial-up Modem29................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Notebook29................................................................................................................................................................
Waking Up Your Notebook31................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Notebook31................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting (rebooting) Your Notebook32................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Status Indicators33................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard34................................................................................................................................................................
Key Types35................................................................................................................................................................
System Key Combinations36................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Fingerprint Reader39................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Touchstrip Tutorial39................................................................................................................................................................
Enrolling Your Fingerprints40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Control Center42................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Password Bank43................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Reader Features44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ez Pad Touchpad45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Multimedia Panel48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Webcam49................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Brightness52................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume53................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Your Wireless Radio On Or Off55................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 802.11 Wireless Network Radio55................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Radio57................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Using Drives And Accessories59................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dvd Drive60................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drive Types60................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Dvd Drive61................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader63................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Types63................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Memory Card64................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Memory Card64................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card64................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing An Express Card65................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Printer Or Other Peripheral Device66................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Device66................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Display On A Projector, Monitor, Or Television67................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Display Properties69................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Projector Or Monitor For A Presentation70................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Accessories71................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Managing Power73................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Battery Charge74................................................................................................................................................................
Recharging The Battery74................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries75................................................................................................................................................................
Recalibrating The Battery76................................................................................................................................................................
Extending Battery Life77................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Performance77................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power77................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alternate Power Sources78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Power Modes79................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Notebook Power Settings80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Power Plan80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Advanced Settings82................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Traveling With Your Notebook85................................................................................................................................................................
Packing Your Notebook86................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air86................................................................................................................................................................
Dial-up Modem86................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Frequency Wireless Connections87................................................................................................................................................................
Files87................................................................................................................................................................
Security88................................................................................................................................................................
Power89................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Tips89................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Notebook91................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Notebook92................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Notebook92................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Exterior93................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Keyboard93................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Notebook Screen93................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining The Battery94................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Batteries94................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Cds Or Dvds95................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System95................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Pre-installed Software And Drivers96................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft System Restore103................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System To Its Factory Condition106................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System Using The Windows Dvd107................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Upgrading Your Notebook109................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Static Electricity Discharge110................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing Memory Modules111................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive Kit115................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting121................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Guidelines122................................................................................................................................................................
First Steps122................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting123................................................................................................................................................................
Audio123................................................................................................................................................................
Battery123................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Drives123................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive (external)123................................................................................................................................................................
Display124................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Drives125................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet127................................................................................................................................................................
Express Cards127................................................................................................................................................................
File Management127................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Reader128................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive128................................................................................................................................................................
Internet129................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard130................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center131................................................................................................................................................................
Memory134................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Reader135................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (cable Or Dsl)135................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (dial-up)135................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse138................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wired)139................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wireless)141................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords143................................................................................................................................................................
Printer144................................................................................................................................................................
Sound145................................................................................................................................................................
Status Indicators145................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad146................................................................................................................................................................
Video146................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Support146................................................................................................................................................................
Before Calling Gateway Customer Care146................................................................................................................................................................
Legal Information149................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Information150................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your System150................................................................................................................................................................
Replacement Parts And Accessories151................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance151................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Guidance151................................................................................................................................................................
United States Of America152................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Modem Notice156................................................................................................................................................................
Laser Safety Statement156................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Information157................................................................................................................................................................
Propos De Ce Guide175................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Du Clavier186................................................................................................................................................................
Cran Acl188................................................................................................................................................................
Diminution De La Fatigue Visuelle190................................................................................................................................................................
Utilisation Du Clavier202................................................................................................................................................................
Types De Touche202................................................................................................................................................................
Empreintes Digitales211................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Bluetooth226................................................................................................................................................................
Utilisation Du Lecteur Dvd230................................................................................................................................................................
Identification De Types De Lecteur230................................................................................................................................................................
Recharge De La Batterie244................................................................................................................................................................
Remplacement Des Batteries245................................................................................................................................................................
Recalibrage De La Batterie246................................................................................................................................................................
Optimisation De La Performance De La Batterie247................................................................................................................................................................
Ordinateur Portable255................................................................................................................................................................
Voyage En Avion256................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Commut256................................................................................................................................................................
Connexions Sans Fil257................................................................................................................................................................
Autres Conseils260................................................................................................................................................................
Nettoyage Du Clavier264................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance De La Batterie264................................................................................................................................................................
Rangement Des Batteries265................................................................................................................................................................
Nettoyage Des Cd Ou Des Dvd266................................................................................................................................................................
Disque Dur285................................................................................................................................................................
Lecteurs De Cd293................................................................................................................................................................
Lecteurs De Dvd296................................................................................................................................................................
Cartes Express298................................................................................................................................................................
Gestion De Fichiers299................................................................................................................................................................
Mots De Passe317................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway M-151 Reference Manual

Gateway M-151 Reference Manual (172 pages)

Gateway M-1412: Hardware Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 6.36 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: About This Reference9................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Online User Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Contact Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Gateway Customer Care10................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Model And Serial Number10................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Certificate Of Authenticity11................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information11................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Checking Out Your Notebook13................................................................................................................................................................
Front14................................................................................................................................................................
Left15................................................................................................................................................................
Right17................................................................................................................................................................
Back18................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom19................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Area20................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Panel23................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Setting Up And Getting Started25................................................................................................................................................................
Working Safely And Comfortably26................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Eye Strain26................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer Desk And Chair27................................................................................................................................................................
Sitting At Your Notebook27................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding Discomfort And Injury From Repetitive Strain27................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter28................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting From Power Source Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Broadband Modem Or Network30................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Optional Dial-up Modem31................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Notebook32................................................................................................................................................................
Waking Up Your Notebook33................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Notebook33................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting (rebooting) Your Notebook34................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Status Indicators35................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard37................................................................................................................................................................
Key Types38................................................................................................................................................................
System Key Combinations39................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Fingerprint Reader42................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Touchstrip Tutorial42................................................................................................................................................................
Enrolling Your Fingerprints43................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Control Center45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Password Bank46................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Reader Features47................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ez Pad Touchpad48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Multimedia Panel51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Webcam53................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Brightness56................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume57................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Your Wireless Radio On Or Off59................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 802.11 Wireless Network Radio59................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Radio61................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Using Drives And Accessories63................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dvd Drive64................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drive Types64................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Dvd Drive65................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader67................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Types67................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Memory Card68................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Memory Card68................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card68................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing An Express Card69................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Printer Or Other Peripheral Device70................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Device70................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Display On A Projector, Monitor, Or Television71................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Display Properties73................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Projector Or Monitor For A Presentation74................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Managing Power77................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Battery Charge78................................................................................................................................................................
Recharging The Battery78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries79................................................................................................................................................................
Recalibrating The Battery80................................................................................................................................................................
Extending Battery Life81................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Performance81................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alternate Power Sources82................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Power Modes83................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Notebook Power Settings84................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Power Plan84................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Advanced Settings86................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Traveling With Your Notebook89................................................................................................................................................................
Packing Your Notebook90................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air90................................................................................................................................................................
Dial-up Modem90................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Frequency Wireless Connections91................................................................................................................................................................
Files91................................................................................................................................................................
Security92................................................................................................................................................................
Power93................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Tips93................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Notebook95................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Notebook96................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Notebook96................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Exterior97................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Keyboard97................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Notebook Screen97................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining The Battery98................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Batteries98................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Cds Or Dvds99................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System99................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Pre-installed Software And Drivers100................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft System Restore107................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System To Its Factory Condition110................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System Using The Windows Dvd111................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Upgrading Your Notebook113................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Static Electricity Discharge114................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing Memory Modules115................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive Kit119................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting123................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Guidelines124................................................................................................................................................................
First Steps124................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting125................................................................................................................................................................
Audio125................................................................................................................................................................
Battery125................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Drives125................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive (external)125................................................................................................................................................................
Display126................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Drives127................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet129................................................................................................................................................................
Express Cards129................................................................................................................................................................
File Management129................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Reader130................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive130................................................................................................................................................................
Internet131................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard132................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center133................................................................................................................................................................
Memory136................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Reader137................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (cable Or Dsl)137................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (dial-up)137................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse140................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wired)141................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wireless)143................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords145................................................................................................................................................................
Printer146................................................................................................................................................................
Sound147................................................................................................................................................................
Status Indicators147................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad148................................................................................................................................................................
Video148................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Support148................................................................................................................................................................
Before Calling Gateway Customer Care148................................................................................................................................................................
Legal Information151................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Information152................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your System152................................................................................................................................................................
Replacement Parts And Accessories153................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance153................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Guidance153................................................................................................................................................................
United States Of America154................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Modem Notice158................................................................................................................................................................
Laser Safety Statement158................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Information159................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway M-151 Reference Manual

Gateway M-151 Reference Manual (138 pages)

Gateway 200ARC: Reference Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.2 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: About This Reference7................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide8................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Online User Guide8................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Contact Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Model And Serial Number9................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Certificate Of Authenticity9................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Checking Out Your Notebook11................................................................................................................................................................
Front12................................................................................................................................................................
Left12................................................................................................................................................................
Right14................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom15................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Area17................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Using Your Gateway Notebook19................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter20................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting From Power Source Problems21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Dial-up Modem22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Cable Or Dsl Modem Or To A Network23................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Notebook24................................................................................................................................................................
Waking Up Your Notebook24................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Notebook24................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting (rebooting) Your Notebook25................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Status Indicators26................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard27................................................................................................................................................................
Key Types28................................................................................................................................................................
System Key Combinations29................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ez Pad Touchpad31................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume33................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Your Wireless Radio On Or Off34................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Using Accessories37................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader38................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Types38................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Memory Card38................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Memory Card38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card39................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing A Pc Card39................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Optional Port Replicator41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Printer Or Other Peripheral Device41................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer, Scanner, Or Digital Camera42................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Ieee 1394 Video Camera Or Mp3 Player42................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Display On A Projector Or Monitor43................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Accessories44................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Managing Power47................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Battery Charge48................................................................................................................................................................
Recharging The Battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries49................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Recalibrating The Battery50................................................................................................................................................................
Extending Battery Life51................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power51................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alternate Power Sources52................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Power Modes52................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Notebook Power Settings53................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Power Scheme54................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Alarm Options56................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Advanced Settings57................................................................................................................................................................
Activating And Using Hibernate Mode58................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Traveling With Your Notebook61................................................................................................................................................................
Packing Your Notebook62................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air62................................................................................................................................................................
Dial-up Modem62................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Frequency Wireless Connections63................................................................................................................................................................
Files64................................................................................................................................................................
Security64................................................................................................................................................................
Power65................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Tips65................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Notebook67................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Notebook68................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Notebook69................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Exterior69................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Keyboard70................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Notebook Screen70................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Cds Or Dvds70................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Upgrading Your Notebook71................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Static Electricity Discharge72................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing Memory Modules73................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive Kit76................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting79................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Guidelines80................................................................................................................................................................
First Steps80................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting81................................................................................................................................................................
Audio81................................................................................................................................................................
Battery81................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Drives81................................................................................................................................................................
Device Installation81................................................................................................................................................................
Display82................................................................................................................................................................
External Dvd Drives84................................................................................................................................................................
File Management86................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive86................................................................................................................................................................
Internet87................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard88................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center89................................................................................................................................................................
Memory93................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Reader94................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (cable Or Dsl)94................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (dial-up)94................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse98................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wired)99................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wireless)101................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords104................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Cards104................................................................................................................................................................
Pointing Device104................................................................................................................................................................
Printer105................................................................................................................................................................
Sound107................................................................................................................................................................
Status Indicators107................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad108................................................................................................................................................................
Video108................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Support109................................................................................................................................................................
Before Calling Gateway Customer Care109................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Numbers110................................................................................................................................................................
Self-help111................................................................................................................................................................
Tutoring111................................................................................................................................................................
Training112................................................................................................................................................................
Information113................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Information114................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance Statements116................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Guidance116................................................................................................................................................................
United States Of America118................................................................................................................................................................
Canada122................................................................................................................................................................
Japan124................................................................................................................................................................
Laser Safety Statement125................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Information125................................................................................................................................................................
Notices127................................................................................................................................................................
Index129................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway M-151 User Manual

Gateway M-151 User Manual (112 pages)

Gateway M-1412: User Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 8.08 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Help7................................................................................................................................................................
Thank You For Purchasing Our Notebook8................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Gateway Web Site8................................................................................................................................................................
Using Help And Support9................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For A Topic9................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help For Windows Media Center9................................................................................................................................................................
Using Online Help10................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Using Windows11................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Desktop12................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Start Menu13................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Icons To The Desktop14................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Window Items14................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Files And Folders15................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Drives15................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Folders16................................................................................................................................................................
Copying And Moving Files And Folders16................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files And Folders17................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For Files18................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Search18................................................................................................................................................................
Browsing For Files And Folders19................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tablet Pc20................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Your Tablet20................................................................................................................................................................
Using Gestures21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Digital Pen21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tablet Input Panel (tip)22................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Documents23................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Document23................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Document23................................................................................................................................................................
Opening A Document24................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Document24................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts25................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Using The Internet And Faxing27................................................................................................................................................................
Learning About The Internet28................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up An Internet Account28................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Internet Account29................................................................................................................................................................
Using The World Wide Web29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Web Site30................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Files30................................................................................................................................................................
Using E-mail31................................................................................................................................................................
Sending E-mail31................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your E-mail32................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Fax And Scan32................................................................................................................................................................
Sending A Fax33................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Cover Page Template36................................................................................................................................................................
Faxing A Scanned Document Or From Programs36................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling A Fax37................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving And Viewing A Fax37................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Playing And Creating Media Files39................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Music And Movies40................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio And Video Files40................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Discs41................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Files And Music Libraries43................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Files43................................................................................................................................................................
Building A Music Library45................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Track Information45................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Cds And Video Dvds46................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Music Cd46................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Video Dvd47................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Copying Data Discs49................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Data Disc49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Media Center50................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Windows Media Center50................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Networking Your Notebook51................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Networking52................................................................................................................................................................
Networking Terms You Should Know52................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Networking52................................................................................................................................................................
Wired Ethernet Networking52................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Ethernet Networking55................................................................................................................................................................
Establishing Your Ethernet Network Connection57................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Ethernet Network58................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Your Network60................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Printer To Your Network60................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Resources60................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Network61................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Networking63................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Protecting Your Notebook65................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Security66................................................................................................................................................................
Kensington Lock Slot66................................................................................................................................................................
Computrace66................................................................................................................................................................
Data Security67................................................................................................................................................................
Trusted Platform Module (tpm)67................................................................................................................................................................
Startup And Hard Drive Password67................................................................................................................................................................
Windows User Accounts67................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your Notebook From Viruses68................................................................................................................................................................
Using Mcafee Securitycenter69................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Security Center72................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Security Settings73................................................................................................................................................................
Security Updates74................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Update74................................................................................................................................................................
Bigfix75................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Securely75................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Customizing Windows77................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Screen Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Color Depth And Screen Resolution78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Appearance Of Windows And Backgrounds79................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Screen Saver80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Gadgets81................................................................................................................................................................
Changing System Sounds83................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Mouse, Touchpad, Or Pointing Device Settings84................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Mouse Settings84................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Touchpad Or Pointing Device Settings85................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Tablet, Digital Pen, And Input Panel Settings86................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Modifying User Accounts87................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Accessibility Settings88................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ease Of Access Center88................................................................................................................................................................
Using Voice Recognition89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Mobility Center90................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Parental Controls92................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Internet Access92................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Notebook And Internet Use93................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Game Access93................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Specific Programs95................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Activity Reports95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Maintaining Your Notebook97................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Maintenance Schedule98................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Windows98................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bigfix98................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Hard Drive Space99................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Hard Drive Space99................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Unnecessary Files100................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Hard Drive For Errors101................................................................................................................................................................
Defragmenting The Hard Drive102................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Files103................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Maintenance Tasks104................................................................................................................................................................
Moving From Your Old Computer104................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files And Settings With Windows Easy Transfer104................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files And Settings Manually105................................................................................................................................................................
Index107................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway M-151 User Manual

Gateway M-151 User Manual (106 pages)

Gateway 200E: User Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 7.94 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Help7................................................................................................................................................................
Thank You For Purchasing Our Notebook8................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Gateway Web Site8................................................................................................................................................................
Using Help And Support8................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Gateway9................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help For Windows Media Center9................................................................................................................................................................
Using Online Help9................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Using Windows11................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Desktop12................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Start Menu13................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Icons To The Desktop14................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Window Items14................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Files And Folders15................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Drives15................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Folders16................................................................................................................................................................
Copying And Moving Files And Folders16................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files And Folders17................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For Files18................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Search18................................................................................................................................................................
Browsing For Files And Folders19................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tablet Pc19................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating Your Tablet20................................................................................................................................................................
Using Gestures21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Digital Pen21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tablet Input Panel (tip)22................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Documents23................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Document23................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Document23................................................................................................................................................................
Opening A Document24................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Document24................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts25................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Using The Internet And Faxing27................................................................................................................................................................
Learning About The Internet28................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up An Internet Account28................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Internet Account29................................................................................................................................................................
Using The World Wide Web29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Web Site30................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Files30................................................................................................................................................................
Using E-mail31................................................................................................................................................................
Sending E-mail31................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your E-mail31................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Fax And Scan32................................................................................................................................................................
Sending A Fax32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Cover Page Template35................................................................................................................................................................
Faxing A Scanned Document Or Faxing From Programs36................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling A Fax36................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving And Viewing A Fax36................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Playing And Creating Media Files37................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Music And Movies38................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio And Video Files38................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Discs39................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Files And Music Libraries41................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Files41................................................................................................................................................................
Building A Music Library42................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Track Information43................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Cds And Video Dvds43................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Music Cd43................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Video Dvd44................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Copying Data Discs47................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Data Disc47................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Media Center47................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Windows Media Center48................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Networking Your Notebook49................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Networking50................................................................................................................................................................
Networking Terms You Should Know50................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Networking50................................................................................................................................................................
Wired Ethernet Networking50................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Ethernet Networking53................................................................................................................................................................
Establishing Your Ethernet Network Connection55................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Ethernet Network56................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Your Network58................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Printer To Your Network58................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Resources58................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Network60................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Networking61................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Protecting Your Notebook63................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Security64................................................................................................................................................................
Kensington Lock Slot64................................................................................................................................................................
Data Security64................................................................................................................................................................
Startup And Hard Drive Password64................................................................................................................................................................
Windows User Accounts64................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your Notebook From Viruses65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Norton 36065................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Security Center68................................................................................................................................................................
Security Updates69................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Update69................................................................................................................................................................
Bigfix70................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Securely70................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Customizing Windows71................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Screen Settings72................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Color Depth And Screen Resolution72................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Appearance Of Windows And Backgrounds73................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Screen Saver74................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Gadgets75................................................................................................................................................................
Changing System Sounds77................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Mouse, Touchpad, Or Pointing Device Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Mouse Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Touchpad Or Pointing Device Settings79................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Tablet, Digital Pen, And Input Panel Settings80................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Modifying User Accounts81................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Accessibility Settings82................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ease Of Access Center82................................................................................................................................................................
Using Voice Recognition83................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Mobility Center84................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Parental Controls86................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Internet Access86................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Notebook And Internet Use87................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Game Access87................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Specific Programs89................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Activity Reports89................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Maintaining Your Notebook91................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Maintenance Schedule92................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Windows92................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bigfix92................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Hard Drive Space93................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Hard Drive Space93................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Unnecessary Files94................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Hard Drive For Errors94................................................................................................................................................................
Defragmenting The Hard Drive95................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Files96................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Maintenance Tasks97................................................................................................................................................................
Moving From Your Old Computer97................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files And Settings With Windows Easy Transfer97................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files And Settings Manually98................................................................................................................................................................