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Toshiba C875D-S7220 User's Manual

Toshiba C875D-S7220 User's Manual (190 pages)

Satellite C845-S4230  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops/Satellite | Size: 5 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents21................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction27................................................................................................................................................................
This guide29................................................................................................................................................................
Safety icons30................................................................................................................................................................
Other icons used30................................................................................................................................................................
Your computer's features and specifications31................................................................................................................................................................
Other documentation31................................................................................................................................................................
Service options31................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started32................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a place to work32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a work environment32................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping yourself comfortable33................................................................................................................................................................
Computer user comfort recommendations33................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture33................................................................................................................................................................
Using the notebook with an external keyboard mouse or monitor34................................................................................................................................................................
Typing style35................................................................................................................................................................
Taking breaks and varying tasks35................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile computing tips36................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting the notebook36................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking additional help36................................................................................................................................................................
Check list37................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions37................................................................................................................................................................
Important information on your computer's cooling fan39................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer40................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a power source40................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the main battery43................................................................................................................................................................
Using the computer for the first time43................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your software44................................................................................................................................................................
Registering your computer with Toshiba44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding optional external devices44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)45................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a memory module45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a memory module50................................................................................................................................................................
Checking total memory53................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering the Internal Storage Drive53................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering to out-of-box state (recommended recovery method)55................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering of factory default software with user's data57................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions60................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering to a custom size partition63................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery media65................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring from recovery media67................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing the Internal Storage Drive69................................................................................................................................................................
status71................................................................................................................................................................
Installing drivers and applications71................................................................................................................................................................
Using the touch pad72................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting touch pad settings75................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling the touch pad75................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external device76................................................................................................................................................................
Using external display devices76................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting video cables77................................................................................................................................................................
or display device77................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external monitor or projector77................................................................................................................................................................
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer77................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the quality of the external display78................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing your computer's settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for your computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning the computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer lock79................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning the Basics81................................................................................................................................................................
Computing tips81................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard82................................................................................................................................................................
Function keys83................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program84................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program from the Start menu85................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your work85................................................................................................................................................................
Backing up your work85................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring your work86................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical disc drive86................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive components87................................................................................................................................................................
Media control buttons88................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an optical disc88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer on89................................................................................................................................................................
Playing optical media89................................................................................................................................................................
Recording optical media90................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer off91................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's online resources91................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing92................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's energy-saver design92................................................................................................................................................................
Running the computer on battery power92................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice93................................................................................................................................................................
Power management94................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the RTC battery95................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring main battery power96................................................................................................................................................................
Determining remaining battery power97................................................................................................................................................................
What to do when the main battery runs low98................................................................................................................................................................
Setting battery notifications98................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving battery power99................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans100................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the main battery101................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the battery from the computer102................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a charged battery103................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery104................................................................................................................................................................
Safety precautions104................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining your battery105................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of used batteries105................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling tips107................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features108................................................................................................................................................................
Finding your way around the desktop109................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up for communications111................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting your computer to a network112................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring audio features112................................................................................................................................................................
Recording sounds112................................................................................................................................................................
Using external speakers or headphones113................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera113................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader114................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting memory media114................................................................................................................................................................
Removing memory media115................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities116................................................................................................................................................................
Connect118................................................................................................................................................................
Secure119................................................................................................................................................................
Optimize121................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator122................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Application Installer122................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords123................................................................................................................................................................
Using a supervisor password123................................................................................................................................................................
Using a user password125................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting a user password125................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility126................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility127................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Utility128................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Hardware Setup129................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Sleep Utility130................................................................................................................................................................
Starting the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility130................................................................................................................................................................
USB Sleep and Charge130................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/Disabling USB Sleep and Charge132................................................................................................................................................................
Power supply mode settings132................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Accessibility133................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Service Station134................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong135................................................................................................................................................................
Problems when you turn on the computer136................................................................................................................................................................
working138................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup options to fix problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Internet problems140................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing a problem with Device Manager141................................................................................................................................................................
Checking device properties141................................................................................................................................................................
Memory problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Power and the batteries142................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard problems144................................................................................................................................................................
Display problems144................................................................................................................................................................
Disk or storage drive problems146................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking146................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive problems147................................................................................................................................................................
Sound system problems148................................................................................................................................................................
Printer problems148................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless networking problems149................................................................................................................................................................
DVD operating problems151................................................................................................................................................................
Develop good computing habits152................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance157................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba158................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web sites158................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's worldwide offices158................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards160................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Key Cards160................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Hot Key Cards161................................................................................................................................................................
Hot key functions161................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute162................................................................................................................................................................
Lock (Instant security)162................................................................................................................................................................
Display brightness162................................................................................................................................................................
Output (Display switch)163................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard hot key functions165................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling wireless devices166................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (Display resolution)167................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors168................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary169................................................................................................................................................................
Index184................................................................................................................................................................