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Toshiba P855-S5102 User Manual

Toshiba P855-S5102 User Manual (187 pages)

Satellite P840T-ST3N01  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 6.14 MB
Table of contents
Wireless Interoperability4................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health5................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization10................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability12................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health13................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements13................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Approvals For Wireless Devices14................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information17................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions18................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents22................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction28................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide30................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons31................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used31................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation32................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options32................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started33................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work33................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Work Environment33................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable34................................................................................................................................................................
Computer User Comfort Recommendations34................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard, Mouse Or Monitor35................................................................................................................................................................
Typing Style36................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Breaks And Varying Tasks36................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Computing Tips37................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Notebook37................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking Additional Help37................................................................................................................................................................
Check List38................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions38................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan40................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer41................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source41................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time44................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup45................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software45................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba45................................................................................................................................................................
To Shut Down Your Computer46................................................................................................................................................................
To Restart Your Computer46................................................................................................................................................................
To Place Your Computer In Sleep Mode47................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Optional External Devices48................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory (optional)48................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Module48................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module54................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Total Memory56................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Internal Storage Drive57................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Recovery Media58................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring From Recovery Media60................................................................................................................................................................
Refresh Your Pc (with User's Data)61................................................................................................................................................................
Reset Your Pc64................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Applications66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touch Pad67................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Touch Pad Settings70................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touch Pad71................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Device71................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices71................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Video Cables72................................................................................................................................................................
Projector72................................................................................................................................................................
On The Computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display74................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings74................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer74................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer75................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer75................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock75................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips77................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics77................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard78................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys79................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Properties80................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Screen81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An App81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An App From The Start Screen81................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work82................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work82................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Disc Drive82................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Components83................................................................................................................................................................
Media Control Buttons84................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting An Optical Disc84................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Media85................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Optical Media85................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On86................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off86................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources87................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design88................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power88................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing88................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice89................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management90................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery91................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power92................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power93................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Main Battery Runs Low93................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Notifications94................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power95................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans95................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Eco Power Plan97................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery97................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer97................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery99................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery100................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions100................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Your Battery101................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries101................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips102................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Start Screen103................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features103................................................................................................................................................................
Charms104................................................................................................................................................................
Tiles105................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop105................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop105................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Store107................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications107................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network108................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features109................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds109................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones110................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Web Camera110................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader111................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Memory Media111................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Media112................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities113................................................................................................................................................................
Desktop Assist114................................................................................................................................................................
Media & Entertainment115................................................................................................................................................................
Tools & Utilities116................................................................................................................................................................
Support & Recovery117................................................................................................................................................................
Eco Utility118................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords119................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password119................................................................................................................................................................
Using A User Password121................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A User Password121................................................................................................................................................................
System Settings122................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep And Charge123................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling Usb Sleep And Charge125................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Mode Settings125................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep And Music126................................................................................................................................................................
Hdd Protection Utility127................................................................................................................................................................
Function Key128................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Diagnostic Tool Utility129................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Health Monitor130................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Media Creator131................................................................................................................................................................
Service Station131................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Application Installer132................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix133................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong133................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer134................................................................................................................................................................
Working136................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager140................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Device Properties140................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems141................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries142................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems143................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems144................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Or Storage Drive Problems146................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking146................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Problems148................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems149................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems149................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems150................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems152................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits153................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance159................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba159................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites159................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices160................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Toshiba Function Keys161................................................................................................................................................................
Functions161................................................................................................................................................................
Help File162................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness162................................................................................................................................................................
Output (display Switch)163................................................................................................................................................................
Media Buttons164................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute165................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling Wireless Devices165................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Function Keys165................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (display Resolution)165................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors166................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary167................................................................................................................................................................
Index181................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® Keys183................................................................................................................................................................