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Toshiba R835-P81 User's Manual

Toshiba R835-P81 User's Manual (245 pages)

R830-S8310 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops | Size: 4.27 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents33................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction40................................................................................................................................................................
This guide42................................................................................................................................................................
Safety icons43................................................................................................................................................................
Other icons used43................................................................................................................................................................
Your computer's features and specifications44................................................................................................................................................................
Other documentation44................................................................................................................................................................
Service options44................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started45................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a place to work45................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a work environment45................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping yourself comfortable46................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions46................................................................................................................................................................
Important information on your computer's cooling fan48................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer48................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a power source49................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the main battery51................................................................................................................................................................
Using the computer for the first time52................................................................................................................................................................
Opening the display panel52................................................................................................................................................................
Turning on the power53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your software53................................................................................................................................................................
Registering your computer with Toshiba54................................................................................................................................................................
Adding optional external devices54................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)54................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a memory module55................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a memory module60................................................................................................................................................................
Checking total memory63................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering the Internal Storage Drive63................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering without changing the internal storage drive partitions67................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering to a custom size partition70................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery DVDs/media72................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring from recovery DVDs/media75................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing the Internal Storage Drive77................................................................................................................................................................
status78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing drivers and applications79................................................................................................................................................................
Using the touch pad79................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting touch pad settings82................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling the touch pad83................................................................................................................................................................
Using external display devices83................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting video cables84................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an HDMI™-compatible television or display device84................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external monitor or projector84................................................................................................................................................................
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer85................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the quality of the external display86................................................................................................................................................................
Using an external keyboard86................................................................................................................................................................
Using a mouse86................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting a printer86................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a printer87................................................................................................................................................................
Turning off the computer87................................................................................................................................................................
Options for turning off the computer88................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Shut down command90................................................................................................................................................................
Using and configuring Hibernation mode92................................................................................................................................................................
Using and configuring Sleep mode95................................................................................................................................................................
Closing the display panel98................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing your computer's settings98................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for your computer98................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning the computer98................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer99................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer lock99................................................................................................................................................................
Computing tips100................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning the Basics100................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard101................................................................................................................................................................
Character keys102................................................................................................................................................................
keyboard102................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, and Alt keys102................................................................................................................................................................
Function keys102................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay keys103................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program104................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program from the Start menu105................................................................................................................................................................
Starting a program using the Search programs and files field106................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your work107................................................................................................................................................................
Printing your work108................................................................................................................................................................
Backing up your work109................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring your work110................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical disc drive110................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive components111................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an optical disc112................................................................................................................................................................
Playing an audio CD114................................................................................................................................................................
Playing optical media114................................................................................................................................................................
Recording optical media114................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer on115................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer off115................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for optical discs116................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's online resources116................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's energy-saver design117................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing117................................................................................................................................................................
Running the computer on battery power118................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice118................................................................................................................................................................
Power management119................................................................................................................................................................
Using additional batteries120................................................................................................................................................................
Charging batteries120................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the RTC battery121................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring main battery power122................................................................................................................................................................
Determining remaining battery power123................................................................................................................................................................
Setting battery notifications124................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving battery power125................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans126................................................................................................................................................................
Using a hot key to set the Power Plan127................................................................................................................................................................
Using the TOSHIBA eco power plan128................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the main battery129................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the battery from the computer129................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a charged battery131................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery132................................................................................................................................................................
Safety precautions132................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining your battery133................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of used batteries133................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling tips135................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the desktop136................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features136................................................................................................................................................................
Finding your way around the desktop137................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up for communications139................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting your computer to a network140................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring audio features141................................................................................................................................................................
Recording sounds141................................................................................................................................................................
Using external speakers or headphones141................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera142................................................................................................................................................................
Using an ExpressCard143................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an ExpressCard143................................................................................................................................................................
Removing an ExpressCard143................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader144................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting memory media144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing memory media145................................................................................................................................................................
Using the eSATA/USB combo port146................................................................................................................................................................
Using the expansion port146................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities147................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Assist148................................................................................................................................................................
Connect149................................................................................................................................................................
Secure150................................................................................................................................................................
Protect & Fix151................................................................................................................................................................
Optimize152................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Application Installer153................................................................................................................................................................
Setting passwords154................................................................................................................................................................
Using an instant password154................................................................................................................................................................
Using a supervisor password155................................................................................................................................................................
Using a user password156................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Face Recognition Utility158................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Security Assist159................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility161................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA HDD Protection Utility162................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Utility163................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Hardware Setup164................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHBA Sleep Utility166................................................................................................................................................................
Starting the TOSHIBA Sleep Utility166................................................................................................................................................................
USB Sleep and Charge166................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling USB Sleep and Charge168................................................................................................................................................................
Power supply mode settings168................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Button Support169................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Accessibility170................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Authentication Utility171................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint utility limitations171................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Fingerprint Authentication Utility171................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Logon172................................................................................................................................................................
reader172................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint reader limitations174................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA eco Utility175................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Service Station176................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor176................................................................................................................................................................
Problems that are easy to fix178................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong178................................................................................................................................................................
Problems when you turn on the computer179................................................................................................................................................................
working181................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup options to fix problems182................................................................................................................................................................
Internet problems183................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing a problem with Device Manager184................................................................................................................................................................
Checking device properties184................................................................................................................................................................
Memory problems185................................................................................................................................................................
Power and the batteries185................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard problems187................................................................................................................................................................
Display problems187................................................................................................................................................................
Disk or storage drive problems189................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking189................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive problems190................................................................................................................................................................
Sound system problems191................................................................................................................................................................
ExpressCard ® problems192................................................................................................................................................................
ExpressCard ® checklist192................................................................................................................................................................
Printer problems194................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless networking problems195................................................................................................................................................................
DVD operating problems197................................................................................................................................................................
Develop good computing habits198................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance203................................................................................................................................................................
Before you contact Toshiba203................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba204................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web sites205................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's worldwide offices205................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys/TOSHIBA Cards207................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Key Cards207................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Hot Key Cards208................................................................................................................................................................
Hot key functions209................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disk drive209................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute210................................................................................................................................................................
Lock (Instant security)211................................................................................................................................................................
Power plan212................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep mode213................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation mode214................................................................................................................................................................
Output (Display switch)215................................................................................................................................................................
Display brightness216................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling wireless devices217................................................................................................................................................................
Cursor control overlay219................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric overlay219................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard hot key functions220................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors221................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary222................................................................................................................................................................
Index237................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® keys240................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba R835-P81 Resource Manual

Toshiba R835-P81 Resource Manual (36 pages)

Toshiba Portege R830-S8310: Reference Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.97 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction10................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer and getting started13................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery DVDs/media16................................................................................................................................................................
Learning the basics17................................................................................................................................................................
Using the touch pad18................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical disc drive21................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera24................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader24................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer26................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile computing26................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery30................................................................................................................................................................
If something goes wrong32................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance35................................................................................................................................................................
Power cord/cable connectors36................................................................................................................................................................
Features and specifications36................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba R835-P81 Specifications

Toshiba R835-P81 Specifications (4 pages)

Toshiba Portege R835-P81: Specifications  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.06 MB