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Toshiba Satellite C50 User's Manual

Toshiba Satellite C50 User's Manual (174 pages)

Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops | Size: 7.07 MB
Table of contents
Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction24................................................................................................................................................................
This guide26................................................................................................................................................................
Safety icons27................................................................................................................................................................
Other icons used27................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation28................................................................................................................................................................
Service options28................................................................................................................................................................
specifications28................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started29................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a place to work29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up a work environment29................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping yourself comfortable30................................................................................................................................................................
Computer user comfort recommendations30................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture30................................................................................................................................................................
keyboard, mouse or monitor31................................................................................................................................................................
Typing style32................................................................................................................................................................
Taking breaks and varying tasks32................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile computing tips33................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting the notebook33................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking additional help33................................................................................................................................................................
Check list34................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions34................................................................................................................................................................
Important information on your computer's cooling fan36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting to a power source37................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the main battery40................................................................................................................................................................
Using the computer for the first time40................................................................................................................................................................
Initial setup41................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up your software41................................................................................................................................................................
Registering your computer with Toshiba41................................................................................................................................................................
To Shut down your computer42................................................................................................................................................................
To Restart your computer42................................................................................................................................................................
To place your computer in Sleep mode43................................................................................................................................................................
Adding optional external devices44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding memory (optional)44................................................................................................................................................................
Installing a memory module45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a memory module50................................................................................................................................................................
Checking total memory52................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering the Internal Storage Drive53................................................................................................................................................................
Creating recovery media54................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring from recovery media56................................................................................................................................................................
Refresh your PC (with user's data)57................................................................................................................................................................
Reset your PC59................................................................................................................................................................
Installing drivers and applications62................................................................................................................................................................
Using the touch pad63................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting touch pad settings65................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling the touch pad66................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external device66................................................................................................................................................................
Using external display devices66................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting video cables67................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting an external monitor or projector67................................................................................................................................................................
turn on the computer68................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the quality of the external display69................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing your computer's settings69................................................................................................................................................................
Caring for your computer69................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning the computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Using a computer lock70................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning the Basics72................................................................................................................................................................
Computing tips72................................................................................................................................................................
Using the keyboard73................................................................................................................................................................
Function keys74................................................................................................................................................................
Touch screen75................................................................................................................................................................
Touch screen navigation75................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse properties76................................................................................................................................................................
Starting an app76................................................................................................................................................................
Starting an app from the Start screen76................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your work77................................................................................................................................................................
Backing up your work78................................................................................................................................................................
Using the optical disc drive78................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive components79................................................................................................................................................................
Media control buttons79................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting an optical disc80................................................................................................................................................................
Playing optical media81................................................................................................................................................................
Recording optical media81................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer on82................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a disc with the computer off82................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's online resources82................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing83................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's energy-saver design83................................................................................................................................................................
Running the computer on battery power83................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice84................................................................................................................................................................
Power management85................................................................................................................................................................
Charging batteries85................................................................................................................................................................
Charging the RTC battery86................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring battery power87................................................................................................................................................................
Determining remaining battery power88................................................................................................................................................................
What to do when the main battery runs low89................................................................................................................................................................
Setting battery notifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving battery power90................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans91................................................................................................................................................................
Using the eco power plan92................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the main battery93................................................................................................................................................................
Removing the battery from the computer93................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a charged battery94................................................................................................................................................................
Taking care of your battery96................................................................................................................................................................
Safety precautions96................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining your battery96................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of used batteries97................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling tips98................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features99................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the Start screen99................................................................................................................................................................
Charms100................................................................................................................................................................
Tiles101................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring the desktop101................................................................................................................................................................
Finding your way around the desktop101................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up for communications104................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting your computer to a network105................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring audio features105................................................................................................................................................................
Recording sounds105................................................................................................................................................................
Using external speakers or headphones106................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Web Camera106................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Memory card reader107................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting memory media107................................................................................................................................................................
Removing memory media108................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities109................................................................................................................................................................
Password Utility111................................................................................................................................................................
Using a supervisor password111................................................................................................................................................................
Using a user password113................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting a user password114................................................................................................................................................................
System Settings115................................................................................................................................................................
Function Key117................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Media Creator118................................................................................................................................................................
Service Station118................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Application Installer119................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong120................................................................................................................................................................
Problems that are easy to fix120................................................................................................................................................................
Problems when you turn on the computer121................................................................................................................................................................
working123................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup options to fix problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Internet problems126................................................................................................................................................................
help you127................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing a problem with Device Manager127................................................................................................................................................................
Checking device properties127................................................................................................................................................................
Memory problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Power and the batteries129................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Display problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Disk or storage drive problems133................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking133................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Sound system problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Printer problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless networking problems137................................................................................................................................................................
DVD operating problems138................................................................................................................................................................
Develop good computing habits139................................................................................................................................................................
If you need further assistance144................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba145................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web sites145................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's worldwide offices145................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: TOSHIBA Function Keys147................................................................................................................................................................
Functions147................................................................................................................................................................
Help file148................................................................................................................................................................
Display brightness148................................................................................................................................................................
Output (Display switch)149................................................................................................................................................................
Media buttons150................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute151................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling or enabling wireless devices151................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Function keys151................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (Display resolution)151................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/Cable Connectors152................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary153................................................................................................................................................................
Index168................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Satellite C50 User's Manual

Toshiba Satellite C50 User's Manual (134 pages)

User Manual  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptops | Size: 3.25 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Copyright, Disclaimer and Trademarks4................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information5................................................................................................................................................................
Video Standard Notice10................................................................................................................................................................
OpenSSL Toolkit License Issues10................................................................................................................................................................
ENERGY STARĀ® Program13................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing of the computer and the computer's batteries13................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drive safety instructions14................................................................................................................................................................
General Precautions14................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons17................................................................................................................................................................
Equipment checklist19................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions19................................................................................................................................................................
Using your computer for the first time20................................................................................................................................................................
Turning off the power26................................................................................................................................................................
Front with the display closed31................................................................................................................................................................
Left side32................................................................................................................................................................
Right side33................................................................................................................................................................
Back35................................................................................................................................................................
Underside36................................................................................................................................................................
Front with the display open37................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Hardware Components39................................................................................................................................................................
Power Condition Descriptions43................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Touch Pad45................................................................................................................................................................
The Keyboard46................................................................................................................................................................
Optical disc drives48................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA VIDEO PLAYER55................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Blu-ray Disc Player57................................................................................................................................................................
D Playback on an External 3D Device59................................................................................................................................................................
Battery64................................................................................................................................................................
Additional memory module71................................................................................................................................................................
Memory media76................................................................................................................................................................
External Display80................................................................................................................................................................
Security lock82................................................................................................................................................................
Optional TOSHIBA Accessories83................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System and Video mode83................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities and Applications86................................................................................................................................................................
Special features89................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Password Utility91................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA System Settings94................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio TrueLink+95................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor96................................................................................................................................................................
System Recovery97................................................................................................................................................................
Problem solving process102................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware and system checklist105................................................................................................................................................................
TOSHIBA support115................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications117................................................................................................................................................................
AC Power Cord and Connectors118................................................................................................................................................................
Information for Wireless Devices120................................................................................................................................................................
Legal Footnotes129................................................................................................................................................................