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Gateway NV59C09u Reference Manual

Gateway NV59C09u Reference Manual (164 pages)

Gateway 200E: Reference Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 5.72 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: About This Reference9................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Online User Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Contact Information11................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Model And Serial Number11................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Certificate Of Authenticity11................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information12................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Checking Out Your Notebook13................................................................................................................................................................
Front14................................................................................................................................................................
Left15................................................................................................................................................................
Right16................................................................................................................................................................
Back17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom17................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Area19................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Setting Up And Getting Started21................................................................................................................................................................
Working Safely And Comfortably22................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Eye Strain22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer Desk And Chair23................................................................................................................................................................
Sitting At Your Notebook23................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding Discomfort And Injury From Repetitive Strain23................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter24................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting From Power Source Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Dial-up Modem27................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Broadband Modem Or Network28................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Notebook28................................................................................................................................................................
Waking Up Your Notebook30................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Notebook30................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting (rebooting) Your Notebook31................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Status Indicators32................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard33................................................................................................................................................................
Key Types33................................................................................................................................................................
System Key Combinations35................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ez Pad Touchpad37................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Ez Point Pointing Device40................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ez Point Pointing Device Cap41................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Touchpad Or Pointing Device On Or Off42................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Brightness43................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume44................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Your Wireless Radio On Or Off45................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 802.11 Wireless Network Radio46................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Radio46................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Using Drives And Accessories47................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Modules48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cd Or Dvd Drive50................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drive Types50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader52................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Types52................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Memory Card52................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Memory Card53................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card53................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing A Pc Card53................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Port Replicator55................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Printer Or Other Peripheral Device55................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Device56................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Ieee 1394 Device57................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Display On A Projector Or Monitor57................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Display Properties58................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Projector Or Monitor For A Presentation60................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Display On A Television61................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Accessories62................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Managing Power65................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Battery Charge66................................................................................................................................................................
Recharging The Battery(ies)66................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries67................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Main Battery67................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Secondary Battery68................................................................................................................................................................
Recalibrating The Battery(ies)69................................................................................................................................................................
Extending Battery Life70................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Performance70................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power70................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alternate Power Sources71................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Power Modes71................................................................................................................................................................
Using Power Saving Modes72................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Notebook Power Settings73................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Power Plan73................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Advanced Settings75................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Traveling With Your Notebook77................................................................................................................................................................
Packing Your Notebook78................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air78................................................................................................................................................................
Dial-up Modem78................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Frequency Wireless Connections79................................................................................................................................................................
Files79................................................................................................................................................................
Security80................................................................................................................................................................
Power81................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Tips81................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Notebook83................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Notebook84................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Notebook84................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Exterior85................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Keyboard85................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Notebook Screen86................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining The Battery(ies)86................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Batteries86................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Cds Or Dvds87................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System88................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Pre-installed Software And Drivers89................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft System Restore95................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System To Its Factory Condition98................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System Using The Windows Dvd100................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Upgrading Your Notebook101................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Static Electricity Discharge102................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Replacing Memory Modules103................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive Kit106................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting111................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Guidelines112................................................................................................................................................................
First Steps112................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting113................................................................................................................................................................
Audio113................................................................................................................................................................
Battery113................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Drives113................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive (modular Or External)114................................................................................................................................................................
Display115................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Drives116................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet118................................................................................................................................................................
File Management118................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive118................................................................................................................................................................
Internet119................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard120................................................................................................................................................................
Media Center121................................................................................................................................................................
Memory124................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Reader125................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (cable Or Dsl)125................................................................................................................................................................
Modem (dial-up)125................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse129................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wired)129................................................................................................................................................................
Networks (wireless)131................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords133................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Cards133................................................................................................................................................................
Pointing Device134................................................................................................................................................................
Printer135................................................................................................................................................................
Sound136................................................................................................................................................................
Status Indicators137................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Or Pointing Device137................................................................................................................................................................
Video137................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Support138................................................................................................................................................................
Before Calling Gateway Customer Care138................................................................................................................................................................
Legal Information141................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Information142................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your System142................................................................................................................................................................
Replacement Parts And Accessories143................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance143................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Guidance143................................................................................................................................................................
United States Of America144................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Modem Notice148................................................................................................................................................................
Laser Safety Statement148................................................................................................................................................................
Epa Energy Star149................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Information149................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway NV59C09u Reference Manual

Gateway NV59C09u 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 NV59C09u User Manual

Gateway NV59C09u User Manual (132 pages)

Gateway 200E: User Guide  
Brand: Gateway | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.72 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Help7................................................................................................................................................................
Thank You For Purchasing Our Notebook8................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway Web Site8................................................................................................................................................................
Using Support9................................................................................................................................................................
Help And Support10................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For A Topic10................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help In Media Center11................................................................................................................................................................
Bigfix11................................................................................................................................................................
Online Help12................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Using Windows Xp13................................................................................................................................................................
About The Windows Desktop14................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Start Menu15................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Icons To The Desktop16................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Window Items16................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Xp Tablet Pc 200517................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tablet Pc Extensions18................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Files And Folders21................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Drives21................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Folders22................................................................................................................................................................
Copying And Moving Files And Folders23................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files And Folders24................................................................................................................................................................
Browsing For Files And Folders25................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For Files26................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Search Utility26................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Documents28................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Document28................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Document29................................................................................................................................................................
Opening A Document30................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Document30................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts31................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Recovering Your System33................................................................................................................................................................
System Recovery Options34................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers And Applications Recovery34................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Drivers And Applications Recovery Discs35................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Drivers And Applications Recovery Files To A Network36................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Discs From Recovery Files On A Network37................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System38................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Specific Files And Software38................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System Using Microsoft System Restore40................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your System From The Hard Drive41................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Using The Internet43................................................................................................................................................................
Learning About The Internet44................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up An Internet Account45................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your Internet Account45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The World Wide Web45................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Web Site46................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Files47................................................................................................................................................................
Using E-mail47................................................................................................................................................................
Sending E-mail48................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your E-mail48................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Protecting Your Notebook49................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Security50................................................................................................................................................................
Kensington Lock Slot50................................................................................................................................................................
Computrace50................................................................................................................................................................
Data Security51................................................................................................................................................................
Trusted Platform Module (tpm)51................................................................................................................................................................
Notebook Startup And Hard Drive Password51................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp User Accounts51................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your Notebook From Viruses52................................................................................................................................................................
Using Mcafee Securitycenter53................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Xp Security Center55................................................................................................................................................................
Security Updates56................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Update56................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Securely58................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Using Multimedia59................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume60................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Music And Movies62................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Wav Audio Files62................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio And Video Files63................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds Or Dvds63................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Files And Music Libraries66................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Files66................................................................................................................................................................
Building A Music Library68................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Track Information69................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Editing Videos70................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Videos70................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Your Video To Your Notebook70................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Your Video71................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Video72................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Music Cds And Video Dvds72................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Music Cd72................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Video Dvd75................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Copying Data Cds And Dvds79................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Data Cd Or Dvd79................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Multimedia Software Features83................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Media Player Advanced Features83................................................................................................................................................................
Cyberlink Power2go Advanced Features83................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Wireless Networking85................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking86................................................................................................................................................................
Buying Wireless Equipment86................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Wireless Network87................................................................................................................................................................
Making Sure Your Broadband Connection Works87................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Access Point87................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Notebook88................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Your Network89................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Resources90................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Drives And Printers90................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Network92................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Shared Drives And Folders92................................................................................................................................................................
Mapping A Network Drive92................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Files Across The Network93................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Files Across The Network93................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Files Across The Network93................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To Hotspots94................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Devices To Your Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Desktop Computer To Your Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Printer To Your Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Sending And Receiving Faxes95................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Configuring Fax96................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Fax96................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fax96................................................................................................................................................................
Sending A Simple Fax98................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Cover Page Template100................................................................................................................................................................
Faxing From Programs100................................................................................................................................................................
Faxing A Scanned Document101................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving And Viewing A Fax101................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling A Fax101................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Retry Sending A Fax102................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Canceling A Fax102................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Customizing Your Notebook103................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Screen And Desktop Settings104................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Color Depth104................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Screen Resolution105................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Colors On Your Windows Desktop106................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Desktop Background107................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Screen Saver108................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Extended Desktop109................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Mouse, Touchpad, Or Pointing Device Settings110................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Mouse Settings110................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Touchpad Or Pointing Device Settings111................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Tablet And Pen Settings112................................................................................................................................................................
Programming The Buttons113................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tablet Pc Input Panel Settings113................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Modifying User Accounts114................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10: Maintaining Your Notebook115................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Windows116................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bigfix116................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Hard Drive Space117................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Hard Drive Space117................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Unnecessary Files118................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Hard Drive For Errors118................................................................................................................................................................
Defragmenting The Hard Drive119................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Files120................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Maintenance Tasks121................................................................................................................................................................
Moving From Your Old Computer121................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard121................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files122................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Internet Settings123................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Your Old Printer Or Scanner124................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Your Old Programs124................................................................................................................................................................
Index127................................................................................................................................................................
Gateway NV59C09u User Manual

Gateway NV59C09u 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................................................................................................................................................................