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Toshiba A85-S107 User Manual

Toshiba A85-S107 User Manual (264 pages)

A85-S1071 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.45 MB
Table of contents
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding5................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health8................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization14................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Approvals For Wireless Devices14................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability20................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health21................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements21................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents28................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction35................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide36................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons37................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used38................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation38................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options39................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started40................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work40................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment40................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable41................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions41................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan44................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer44................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software45................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba46................................................................................................................................................................
Adding External Devices47................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source48................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time52................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel52................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications53................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power53................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory54................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Module55................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module60................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad62................................................................................................................................................................
Scrolling With The Touchpad62................................................................................................................................................................
Control Buttons63................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touchpad63................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer64................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Display Panel65................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices65................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer66................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display67................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Keyboard67................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Mouse68................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer68................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Printer69................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Optional External Diskette Drive70................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer72................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock72................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips74................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics74................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard76................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys76................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard77................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys77................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys78................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Special Keys78................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Overlay To Type Numeric Data79................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Start Menu81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Run Dialog Box83................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work84................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Files84................................................................................................................................................................
File Names85................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work86................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work87................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Work88................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive Components89................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Compact Disc90................................................................................................................................................................
Playing An Audio Cd92................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds Using Auto-run94................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Cd94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On95................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off95................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cd Or Dvd Discs96................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer96................................................................................................................................................................
Using Turn Off Computer Or Shut Down97................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation99................................................................................................................................................................
Using Standby101................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources103................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design104................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing104................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power105................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice105................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Batteries106................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery107................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power108................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Battery Alarm Sounds111................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries112................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer113................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery114................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery115................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions115................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life116................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries117................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Power118................................................................................................................................................................
Power Profiles119................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Hot Key To Set The Power Profile119................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Options For Power120................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop121................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features121................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop122................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications124................................................................................................................................................................
Determining The Com Port125................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Telephone Line126................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network127................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet130................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet130................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web130................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers131................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet131................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet132................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features132................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading To, And Downloading Files From The Internet133................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features133................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds133................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Microphone134................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones135................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Pc Cards136................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pc Card136................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card137................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Pc Card For Your Computer138................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping138................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Toshiba Utilities139................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Assist140................................................................................................................................................................
Connect141................................................................................................................................................................
Secure141................................................................................................................................................................
Protect & Fix141................................................................................................................................................................
Optimize141................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password142................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Supervisor Password142................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Supervisor Password143................................................................................................................................................................
Setting User Passwords143................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Instant Password144................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A User Password145................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A User Password145................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Diagnostic Tool146................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Power Saver147................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive Acoustic Silencer149................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Utility150................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Zooming Utility151................................................................................................................................................................
Fn-esse152................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Fn-esse153................................................................................................................................................................
Assign Keys154................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Existing Key Assignments156................................................................................................................................................................
Assignments156................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hw Setup157................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hotkey Utility158................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Touch And Launch159................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Touch And Launch Settings162................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix164................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong164................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer166................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working168................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems169................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems170................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict171................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action171................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own172................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager173................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems175................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries176................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems178................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems179................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems181................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive Problems184................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems185................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems185................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems189................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems190................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems191................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems194................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits197................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp198................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance204................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Contact Toshiba204................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba205................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites206................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices206................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys208................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute208................................................................................................................................................................
Password Security209................................................................................................................................................................
Without A Password209................................................................................................................................................................
With A Password209................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Security When The Battery Is Not Fully Charged210................................................................................................................................................................
Power Usage Mode211................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode212................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Mode213................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes214................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness214................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming Applications In/out215................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys216................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors217................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C: Using Configfree™ With Your Toshiba Computer218................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started219................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Configfree219................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Utilities220................................................................................................................................................................
Connectivity Doctor221................................................................................................................................................................
Search For Wireless Devices224................................................................................................................................................................
Profile Settings229................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Summit233................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Connect237................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Automatic Switch240................................................................................................................................................................
Semi-automatic Switch Feature241................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary242................................................................................................................................................................
Index257................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba A85-S107 Specifications

Toshiba A85-S107 Specifications (9 pages)

Toshiba Satellite A85-S107: Specifications  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.1 MB