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Toshiba A85-S107 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Toshiba A85-S107

We have 2 Toshiba A85-S107 manuals available for free PDF download: User's Manual, Specifications

  • Table of contents
    Table Of Contents28................................................................................................................................................................
    Introduction35................................................................................................................................................................
    This guide36................................................................................................................................................................
    Safety icons37................................................................................................................................................................
    Other icons used38................................................................................................................................................................
    Other documentation38................................................................................................................................................................
    Service options39................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting a place to work40................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating a computer-friendly environment40................................................................................................................................................................
    Keeping yourself comfortable41................................................................................................................................................................
    Precautions41................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Control buttons63................................................................................................................................................................
    Closing the display panel65................................................................................................................................................................
    Using external display devices65................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the keyboard76................................................................................................................................................................
    Character keys76................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Saving your work84................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Running the computer on battery power105................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting up for communications124................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Exploring audio features133................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Connect141................................................................................................................................................................
    Secure141................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Startup options to fix problems169................................................................................................................................................................
    Internet problems170................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    Disabling or enabling the TouchPad215................................................................................................................................................................
    Zooming applications in/out215................................................................................................................................................................
    Keyboard hot keys216................................................................................................................................................................
    Getting Started219................................................................................................................................................................
    Starting ConfigFree219................................................................................................................................................................
    ConfigFree Utilities221................................................................................................................................................................
    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 (9 pages)

    Toshiba satellite a85-s107: specifications