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Toshiba C875-S7103 User's Manual

Toshiba C875-S7103 User's Manual (183 pages)

Satellite C855-S5343  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops/Satellite | Size: 5.89 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction25................................................................................................................................................................
This guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Safety icons28................................................................................................................................................................
Other icons used28................................................................................................................................................................
Your computer's features and specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Other documentation29................................................................................................................................................................
Service options29................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started30................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a place to work30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a work environment30................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping yourself comfortable31................................................................................................................................................................
Computer user comfort recommendations31................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture31................................................................................................................................................................
keyboard, mouse or monitor32................................................................................................................................................................
Typing style33................................................................................................................................................................
Taking breaks and varying tasks33................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile computing tips34................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting the notebook34................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking additional help34................................................................................................................................................................
Check list35................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions35................................................................................................................................................................
Important information on your computer's cooling fan37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a power source38................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the main battery41................................................................................................................................................................
Using the computer for the first time41................................................................................................................................................................
Initial setup42................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your software42................................................................................................................................................................
Registering your computer with Toshiba42................................................................................................................................................................
To Shut down your computer43................................................................................................................................................................
To Restart your computer43................................................................................................................................................................
To place your computer in Sleep mode44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding optional external devices45................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)45................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a memory module45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a memory module51................................................................................................................................................................
Checking total memory53................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering the Internal Storage Drive54................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery media55................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring from recovery media57................................................................................................................................................................
Refresh your PC (with user's data)58................................................................................................................................................................
Reset your PC60................................................................................................................................................................
Installing drivers and applications63................................................................................................................................................................
Using the touch pad64................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting touch pad settings66................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling the touch pad67................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external device67................................................................................................................................................................
Using external display devices67................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting video cables68................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an HDMI™-compatible television or display device68................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external monitor or projector68................................................................................................................................................................
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer69................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the quality of the external display70................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing your computer's settings70................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for your computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning the computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer lock71................................................................................................................................................................
Computing tips73................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning the Basics73................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard74................................................................................................................................................................
Function keys75................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse properties76................................................................................................................................................................
Starting an app77................................................................................................................................................................
Starting an app from the Start screen77................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your work78................................................................................................................................................................
Backing up your work78................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical disc drive78................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive components79................................................................................................................................................................
Media control buttons80................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an optical disc80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer on81................................................................................................................................................................
Playing optical media81................................................................................................................................................................
Recording optical media82................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer off82................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's online resources83................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's energy-saver design84................................................................................................................................................................
Running the computer on battery power84................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing84................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice85................................................................................................................................................................
Power management86................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the RTC battery87................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring main battery power88................................................................................................................................................................
Determining remaining battery power89................................................................................................................................................................
What to do when the main battery runs low90................................................................................................................................................................
Setting battery notifications90................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving battery power91................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans92................................................................................................................................................................
Using the eco power plan93................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the main battery94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the battery from the computer94................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a charged battery95................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery97................................................................................................................................................................
Safety precautions97................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining your battery98................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of used batteries98................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling tips99................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the Start screen100................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features100................................................................................................................................................................
Charms101................................................................................................................................................................
Tiles102................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the desktop102................................................................................................................................................................
Finding your way around the desktop102................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Store104................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up for communications104................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting your computer to a network105................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring audio features106................................................................................................................................................................
Recording sounds106................................................................................................................................................................
Using external speakers or headphones107................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera107................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader108................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting memory media108................................................................................................................................................................
Removing memory media109................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities110................................................................................................................................................................
Desktop Assist111................................................................................................................................................................
Media & Entertainment112................................................................................................................................................................
Tools & Utilities113................................................................................................................................................................
Support & Recovery114................................................................................................................................................................
eco Utility115................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords116................................................................................................................................................................
Using a supervisor password116................................................................................................................................................................
Using a user password118................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting a user password118................................................................................................................................................................
System Settings119................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep and Charge120................................................................................................................................................................
USB Sleep and Charge120................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/Disabling USB Sleep and Charge122................................................................................................................................................................
Power supply mode settings122................................................................................................................................................................
Function Key123................................................................................................................................................................
PC Diagnostic Tool Utility124................................................................................................................................................................
PC Health Monitor125................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Media Creator126................................................................................................................................................................
Service Station126................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Application Installer127................................................................................................................................................................
Problems that are easy to fix128................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong128................................................................................................................................................................
Problems when you turn on the computer129................................................................................................................................................................
working131................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup options to fix problems132................................................................................................................................................................
Internet problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing a problem with Device Manager135................................................................................................................................................................
Checking device properties135................................................................................................................................................................
Memory problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Power and the batteries137................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard problems138................................................................................................................................................................
Display problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Disk or storage drive problems141................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking141................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive problems143................................................................................................................................................................
Sound system problems144................................................................................................................................................................
Printer problems144................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless networking problems145................................................................................................................................................................
DVD operating problems147................................................................................................................................................................
Develop good computing habits148................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance153................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba154................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web sites154................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's worldwide offices155................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: TOSHIBA Function Keys156................................................................................................................................................................
Functions156................................................................................................................................................................
Help file157................................................................................................................................................................
Display brightness157................................................................................................................................................................
Output (Display switch)158................................................................................................................................................................
Media buttons159................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute160................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling wireless devices160................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Function keys161................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (Display resolution)161................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors162................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary163................................................................................................................................................................
Index177................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® keys179................................................................................................................................................................