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Toshiba L455-S5009 User's Manual

Toshiba L455-S5009 User's Manual (223 pages)

L455-S1592 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops | Size: 4.04 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents30................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction37................................................................................................................................................................
This guide39................................................................................................................................................................
Safety icons40................................................................................................................................................................
Other icons used40................................................................................................................................................................
Your computer's features and specifications41................................................................................................................................................................
Other documentation41................................................................................................................................................................
Service options41................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started42................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a place to work42................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a work environment42................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping yourself comfortable43................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions43................................................................................................................................................................
Important information on your computer's cooling fan45................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer45................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a power source46................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the main battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Using the computer for the first time49................................................................................................................................................................
Opening the display panel49................................................................................................................................................................
Turning on the power50................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your software51................................................................................................................................................................
Registering your computer with Toshiba51................................................................................................................................................................
Adding optional external devices51................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)52................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a memory module52................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a memory module57................................................................................................................................................................
Checking total memory59................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering the Internal Storage Drive60................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering to a custom size partition63................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions66................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery DVDs/media68................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring from recovery DVDs/media69................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing the Internal Storage Drive71................................................................................................................................................................
status72................................................................................................................................................................
Installing drivers and applications73................................................................................................................................................................
Using the TouchPad73................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting TouchPad™ settings75................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling the TouchPad76................................................................................................................................................................
Using external display devices76................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting the display device77................................................................................................................................................................
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer78................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the quality of the external display79................................................................................................................................................................
Using an external keyboard79................................................................................................................................................................
Using a mouse79................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting a printer79................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a printer80................................................................................................................................................................
Turning off the computer80................................................................................................................................................................
Options for turning off the computer81................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Shut down command83................................................................................................................................................................
Using and configuring Hibernation mode85................................................................................................................................................................
Using and configuring Sleep mode87................................................................................................................................................................
Closing the display panel90................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing your computer's settings90................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for your computer90................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning the computer90................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer91................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer lock91................................................................................................................................................................
Computing tips92................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning the Basics92................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard93................................................................................................................................................................
Character keys94................................................................................................................................................................
keyboard94................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys94................................................................................................................................................................
Function keys94................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay keys95................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program96................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program from the Start menu96................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program using the Search programs and files field98................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your work98................................................................................................................................................................
Printing your work100................................................................................................................................................................
Backing up your work101................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring your work102................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical drive102................................................................................................................................................................
Optical drive components103................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an optical disc104................................................................................................................................................................
Playing an audio CD105................................................................................................................................................................
Playing optical media105................................................................................................................................................................
Recording optical media106................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer on106................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer off107................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for optical discs107................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's online resources107................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's energy-saver design108................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing108................................................................................................................................................................
Running the computer on battery power109................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice109................................................................................................................................................................
Power management110................................................................................................................................................................
Using additional batteries110................................................................................................................................................................
Charging batteries110................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the RTC battery111................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring main battery power112................................................................................................................................................................
Determining remaining battery power113................................................................................................................................................................
What to do when the main battery runs low114................................................................................................................................................................
Setting battery notifications114................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving battery power115................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans116................................................................................................................................................................
Using a hot key to set the Power Plan117................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the main battery118................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the battery from the computer118................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a charged battery120................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery121................................................................................................................................................................
Safety precautions121................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining your battery122................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of used batteries123................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling tips124................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the desktop125................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features125................................................................................................................................................................
Finding your way around the desktop126................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up for communications128................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting your computer to a network128................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting a modem to a telephone line129................................................................................................................................................................
An overview of using the Internet131................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet131................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web131................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers131................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to the Internet132................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing the Internet132................................................................................................................................................................
Internet features132................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading to, and downloading files from, the Internet133................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring audio features134................................................................................................................................................................
Recording sounds134................................................................................................................................................................
Using external speakers or headphones134................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera135................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader136................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting memory media136................................................................................................................................................................
Removing memory media137................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities138................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Assist139................................................................................................................................................................
Connect140................................................................................................................................................................
Secure141................................................................................................................................................................
Protect & Fix142................................................................................................................................................................
Optimize143................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Application Installer144................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords145................................................................................................................................................................
Using an instant password145................................................................................................................................................................
Using a supervisor password146................................................................................................................................................................
Using a user password147................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting a user password148................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility149................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility150................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Utility151................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Hardware Setup152................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Zooming Utility154................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Accessibility155................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Service Station156................................................................................................................................................................
ConfigFree156................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started156................................................................................................................................................................
ConfigFree ® Utilities157................................................................................................................................................................
Problems that are easy to fix160................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong160................................................................................................................................................................
Problems when you turn on the computer161................................................................................................................................................................
working164................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup options to fix problems165................................................................................................................................................................
Internet problems166................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing a problem with Device Manager167................................................................................................................................................................
Checking device properties167................................................................................................................................................................
Memory problems168................................................................................................................................................................
Power and the batteries168................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard problems170................................................................................................................................................................
Display problems170................................................................................................................................................................
Disk or storage drive problems172................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking172................................................................................................................................................................
Optical drive problems174................................................................................................................................................................
Sound system problems175................................................................................................................................................................
Printer problems175................................................................................................................................................................
Modem problems176................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless networking problems177................................................................................................................................................................
DVD operating problems178................................................................................................................................................................
Develop good computing habits179................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance184................................................................................................................................................................
Before you contact Toshiba184................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba184................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web sites185................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's worldwide offices185................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards187................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Key Cards187................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Hot Key Cards188................................................................................................................................................................
Application Cards189................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Application Cards190................................................................................................................................................................
Card Case190................................................................................................................................................................
Hot key functions191................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute191................................................................................................................................................................
Lock (Instant security)192................................................................................................................................................................
Power plan193................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep mode194................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation mode195................................................................................................................................................................
Output (Display switch)196................................................................................................................................................................
Display brightness197................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling wireless devices198................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (Display resolution)200................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard hot key functions201................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors202................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary203................................................................................................................................................................
Index217................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® keys219................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba L455-S5009 Resource Manual

Toshiba L455-S5009 Resource Manual (56 pages)

Toshiba Satellite L455-S1591: Reference Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.18 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer and getting started25................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)29................................................................................................................................................................
Your computer's TFT display36................................................................................................................................................................
Learning the basics37................................................................................................................................................................
Using the TouchPad37................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical drive40................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer43................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile computing43................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery47................................................................................................................................................................
If something goes wrong49................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance52................................................................................................................................................................
Power cord/cable connectors53................................................................................................................................................................
Features and specifications53................................................................................................................................................................
Index54................................................................................................................................................................