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  • Page 1 User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Replacement Parts and Accessories Using the product as a monitor (Optional) Regulatory Compliance Statements Adjusting the Volume WEEE Symbol Information LCD Brightness Control Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Wired Network Product Specifications Wireless Network (Optional) Glossary Using the TV (Optional) Index...
  • Page 3 Chapter 1. Getting Started Before You Start Safety Precautions Proper Posture During Computer Use Overview Turning the Computer On and Off...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1. Getting Started

    Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started Before reading the User Guide, first check the following Using the software information. • From the Start Screen, right-click any area and select All • Optional items, some devices and software referred to in apps in the bottom right corner.
  • Page 5 Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please take care to avoid losing any important data and backup your data to prevent any such data loss.
  • Page 6 Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started About Memory Capacity Representation About the Product Capacity Representation Standard The memory capacity reported in Windows is less than the actual capacity of memory. About the capacity representation of the storage This is because BIOS or a video adapter uses a portion of memory or claims it for further use.
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Since this is commonly applied to Samsung Computers, This increases the risk that a malfunction or some pictures may differ from actual products.
  • Page 8 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning If the power cord or power outlet makes a noise, disconnect the power cord from the Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may wall outlet and contact a service center. cause personal injury and even fatality. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 9 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning AC Adapter Usage Precautions Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter firmly. Connect the power cord to an outlet or Otherwise, there is a danger of fire due to an multiple power plug (extended cable) with incomplete contact.
  • Page 10 Please use an authorized battery and adapter still turned on. approved by Samsung Electronics. If you put the computer into your bag without Unauthorized batteries and adapters may not turning it off, the computer may overheat and meet the proper safety requirements and may there is a danger of fire.
  • Page 11 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Usage Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Disconnect all cables connected to the computer before cleaning it. If your notebook is external & removable battery Never heat the product(or battery) or put type, remove the external battery.
  • Page 12 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Upgrade Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Be sure to upgrade the computer by yourself only if you have sufficient knowledge and ability. Avoid direct sunlight when the computer is in an air-tight location such as inside a If this is not the case, ask for assistance from...
  • Page 13 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Security and Movement Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Follow the instructions for the relevant location (e.g. airplane, hospital, etc.) when using a wireless communication device Before upgrading the computer, be sure (wireless LAN, Bluetooth, etc.).
  • Page 14 This may cause an injury, fire or explosion. When using the computer with it lying on its side, place it so Use only a battery authorized by Samsung Electronics. that the vents face upwards. Failure to do so may cause an explosion.
  • Page 15 You might lose data and the disk might be suddenly ejected and Authorized Samsung Repair Centers will carry out safety checks could cause an injury. after a repair. Using a repaired product without testing it for safety may cause an electric shock or fire.
  • Page 16 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Do not place your face close to the Optical Disk Drive tray when it is operating. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may There is a danger of injury due to an abrupt ejection. cause slight injury or damage to the product.
  • Page 17 Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. If the product is modified, disassembled or repaired by the user, the warranty is expired, a service fee will be charged and there is a danger of an accident. Be sure to use an authorized Samsung Electronics service center.
  • Page 18 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Causes that may damage the data of a hard disk drive and the hard disk drive itself. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. •...
  • Page 19: Proper Posture During Computer Use

    Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Maintaining a proper posture during computer use is very • Do not use the computer while you are lying down, but only important to prevent physical harm. while you are sitting down. The following instructions are about maintaining a proper posture •...
  • Page 20 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Eye Position Hand Position Keep the monitor or LCD away from your eyes by at least Keep your arm at a right angle as shown by the figure. 50cm. • Keep the line from your elbow to your hand straight. •...
  • Page 21 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Volume Control (Headphones and Speakers) Use Time (Break Time) Check your volume first to listen to music. • Take a break for 10 minutes or more after a 50-minute period when working for more than one hour. Illumination •...
  • Page 22: Overview

    Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Front View Camera operating This indicates the camera operating indicator status. • The pictures used for the cover and the main body in the Using this camera, you can take still User Manual are those of the representative model of each pictures and record video.
  • Page 23 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Touch buttons (for corresponding models only) The menu of the mode selected by the user pressing the button is supported. Some touch buttons may not be provided depending on the The <MagicBright>, <MagicAngle>, model specifications. <MagicEco>...
  • Page 24 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution when using the touch buttons Launches the volume control menu. When the volume control menu is • You can only use the touch buttons when the computer is Volume running, press to turn the volume turned on.
  • Page 25 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Right View Plays CD or DVD titles. CD Drive (ODD) A CD Drive is optional. The installed (Optional) drive may di er depending on the model specifications.
  • Page 26 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Left View 1 Multi Card Slot A card slot supports multi cards. This port is used as a USB port or chargeable USB port. Using a chargeable USB port, you can access or charge a USB device. USB Port You can tell the ports apart using the Chargeable USB...
  • Page 27 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Rear View You can connect an HDMI cable to this port. Digital Video/ You can connect the HDMI port to a Audio Input Port device with an HDMI output port and (HDMI-IN) (Optional) use this product as a monitor with digital video and audio output from the device.
  • Page 28: Turning The Computer On And Off

    Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer on Connect the AC adapter. About Windows Activation When you turn the computer on for the first time, the Windows activation screen appears. Follow the activation procedures according to the instructions on the screen to use the computer.
  • Page 29 Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer off • Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ depending on the installed operating system, please turn the computer off according to the procedures for the purchased operating system.
  • Page 30 Chapter 2. Using Windows 8 What is Microsoft Windows 8? Screen At a Glance Using the Charms Using Apps Windows Hot Key Function...
  • Page 31: Chapter 2. Using Windows 8

    What is Microsoft Windows 8? Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Microsoft Windows 8 (hereafter referred to as Windows) is an operating system that is required for operating a computer. Searching To use your computer optimally, you need to know how to use it for Help properly.
  • Page 32: Screen At A Glance

    Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Windows 8 provides both the new Start screen mode and the Refers to the default Start screen of Desktop mode of the existing OS. 1 Start Screen Windows 8. Refers to the apps that are currently 2 App installed.
  • Page 33 Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Desktop Displaying Documents and Files This provides similar functions to those provided by the Desktop in prior Windows versions. Click Windows Explorer in the taskbar on the Desktop search for documents and files. Desktop Refers to the Desktop.
  • Page 34: Using The Charms

    Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 The Charms is a new type of menu that combines the Start menu If you want to search for a program or file in the App(s)/ with the Control Panel of existing Windows. Settings/File(s), simply enter a keyword in the Search The Charms allows you to quickly configure the device(s) charm and start Search.
  • Page 35 Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Changing the Settings Frequently used Windows menus are collected. Icon Name Function Description Click the Charms > Settings. You can connect to a wireless network. Wireless Select a wireless network to connect Network Adjusting the You can adjust the volume or mute the...
  • Page 36: Using Apps

    Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 An App refers to an application program (hereafter referred to as Using Apps an App). In a larger sense, it refers to all the software programs installed on the operating system. Displaying Currently Running App(s) Windows 8 provides basic Apps for frequently performed tasks.
  • Page 37 Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Running Two Apps at the Same Time Adding/Removing an App to/from the Start Screen Click Start screen > right-click your mouse button. Select the Apps in the Start screen. Click All Apps at the bottom of the screen to display all the Apps that are currently installed.
  • Page 38 Run the Charms and click Settings > Change PC Settings. Click Users > Your account > Switch to a Microsoft account. Register your account through the following relevant procedures. Samsung cannot solve errors occuring with other apps installed from the Windows Store. Contact customer support for the app directly.
  • Page 39: Windows Hot Key Function

    Windows Hot Key Function Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 You can use the following convenient hot keys in Windows 8. Function Hot Keys Function Description Displaying the Windows Key Switches to Start mode. Start Screen Displaying the Switches to Desktop Windows Key + D Desktop mode.
  • Page 40: Chapter 3. Using The Computer

    Using the product as a monitor (Optional) Adjusting the Volume LCD Brightness Control Wired Network Wireless Network (Optional) Using the TV (Optional) Using the Remote Control (Optional) Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting 75 Using the Security Slot...
  • Page 41: Using A Wired Keyboard And Mouse (Optional)

    Using a wired keyboard and mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The appearance and color of the keyboard may differ depending on the model. Function keys Utility keys Lamps Execute various program functions. The Move the cursor to the previous Indicates that the Num Lock, roles of the buttons differ depending or next page or to the beginning...
  • Page 42 Using a wired keyboard and mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click function A mouse is a device that is used to move the cursor or pointer on the screen. Briefly press the left mouse button once. The appearance and color of the mouse may differ depending on If you click this mouse button once, the corresponding program is the model.
  • Page 43: Using A Wireless Keyboard/Mouse (Optional)

    Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Insert the wireless signal receiver into the USB port at the The wireless keyboard and mouse are optional and the appearance and the color of the provided keyboard and mouse back or side of the computer.
  • Page 44 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Insert the batteries and then close the battery cover. Wireless keyboard battery cover at the bottom of the keyboard Slide the from to the position and separate the battery cover. •...
  • Page 45 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Battery replacement LED Caps Lock Indicator This indicates when it is time to replace the battery. If the indicator is turned on, If the LED blinks, replace the batteries. letters are capitalized. Windows Key In Windows 8, the Start screen appears.
  • Page 46: Using A Wireless Keyboard/Mouse (Optional)

    Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Windows 8 Charm Menu Key (This function is only supported for Windows 8.) Runs the Search function in the Windows Search 8 menu. Runs the Share function in the Windows 8 Share menu.
  • Page 47 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click function Wireless keyboard Briefly press the left mouse button once. Wheel button If you click this mouse button once, the corresponding program is Moves the pointer up and down. selected.
  • Page 48 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Within 30 seconds of reconnecting the receiver, press and If the wireless keyboard does not work hold the CONNECT button for 1 seconds near the receiver. ► Check the batteries. For the keyboard, check if the battery low indicator the top right blinks.
  • Page 49 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Disconnect and then reconnect the wireless signal receiver to If the wireless mouse does not work the main body. ► When the power switch at the bottom of the mouse is in the OFF position, the mouse does not work.
  • Page 50: Cd Drive (Odd, Optional)

    CD Drive Chapter 3. (ODD, Optional) Using the computer An optical disk drive is optional and may differ depending on Inserting and Ejecting a CD your computer model. For detailed specifications, refer to the catalogue. Insert the disc into the CD Drive so that the top of the disc faces upwards.
  • Page 51 CD Drive Chapter 3. (ODD, Optional) Using the computer • Do not pull or push the disc by force when the disc is being automatically ejected or inserted. This may cause a problem when ejecting or inserting a disc. • To insert a disc, insert the disc into the center of the drive with the appropriate pressure.
  • Page 52: Multi Card Slot (Optional)

    Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the multi-card slot, you can read and write data on various Using the card types of memory cards. When you insert a memory card, make sure to insert the memory Insert a memory card into the multi-card slot in the correct card in the correct direction.
  • Page 53 Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The following message appears on the top right. Click to Memory Card Naming open the folder and click View Files. The following table shows the full names of memory cards for each abbreviation. Abbreviation Memory Card’s Name Secure Digital...
  • Page 54 Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To format a memory card • To share a memory card with a digital device such as digital camera, it is recommended to format the memory card When using the memory card for the first time, you must format in the digital device before use.
  • Page 55: Using The Product As A Monitor (Optional)

    Using the product as a monitor Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The LCD screen of this product can be used as a monitor using the You can only use monitor mode by connecting the Digital Digital Video/Audio Input Port (HDMI-IN). Video/Audio Input Port (HDMI-IN).
  • Page 56: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer You can adjust the volume using the keyboard and the volume Using SoundAlive (Optional) control program. The SoundAlive function enables you to experience more stereophonic sound using stereo speakers. Adjusting the Volume using the Keyboard •...
  • Page 57: Lcd Brightness Control

    Therefore Samsung observes and manages the following dot principles: - Bright dot : 2 or less - Black dot : 4 or less...
  • Page 58: Wired Network

    Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer A wired network is a network environment used for a company Click Charms menu on the Desktop > Settings > network or broadband internet connection at home. Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in •...
  • Page 59 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) from the list Configure the IP settings. of Network Components and click Properties. When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address automatically. To use a static IP address, select Use the following IP address, and set the IP address manually.
  • Page 60 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer - <Wake On LAN> feature may not work while using Hybrid Using the WOL (Wake On LAN) function power saving feature. Hybrid sleep mode can be disabled <Wake On LAN> is a function that activates the system from Sleep from Power Options under Control Panel.
  • Page 61: Wireless Network (Optional)

    Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A wireless network (Wireless LAN) environment is a network • The screen figures and terms may differ depending on the environment that enables communicating between multiple model. computers at home or a small-size office through wireless LAN •...
  • Page 62 Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click Connect. Connecting to a Wireless LAN If a network key is set for the AP, enter the network key and If there is an AP, you can connect to the Internet via the AP using then click OK.
  • Page 63: Using The Tv (Optional)

    Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Products embedded with a TV tuner card (Optional) can use the Configuring the TV TV function. After connecting to the antenna, you can watch TV by using the The screenshots and terms used in the user manual may corresponding TV program.
  • Page 64: Chapter 1

    Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Resetting the channels Select Home > Settings > Chanel. Then select Scan Channels > Scan. The scanned channels are saved. If you cannot scan channels easily, select the Reset TV Signal option in the Channel menu to reset the channels.
  • Page 65 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer TV Program Menu You can watch a currently broadcast TV Live TV program. Exit Maximize Recorded TV You can watch a recorded TV program. Minimize An electronic TV program guide which allows you to watch digital TV broadcasts.
  • Page 66 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Move your mouse to display the control bar as follows. Then Watching TV select a function. Start the TV program (ArcSoft TV). Select Digital TV or Analog TV Select Live TV from the menu. The TV broadcast is displayed immediately.
  • Page 67 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Creating a recording schedule Recording TV You can record a TV program on your computer. Click Home > Settings > Schedule > Add. Recording the current program Set your program and the reservation time. Move your mouse over the currently viewed screen.
  • Page 68 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Playing a recorded program Click Home > Recorded TV. The recorded programs are displayed. Select a program to watch. You can list the recorded programs by program, channel or date. Recorded files are saved in the Computer > Local Disk (C:) > User >...
  • Page 69: Using The Remote Control (Optional)

    Using the Remote Control Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Installing the batteries You can use the TV functions with the remote control. You can run the Live TV program from the desktop. Open the cover at the bottom of the remote control and insert the Check the functions of each button.
  • Page 70 Using the Remote Control Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Wake Up From Sleep Mode Sleep Mode (Start Windows) Launches Internet Explorer Mute Volume Controls Channel Controls Play Controls Stop Record Hulu Plus Play / Pause Back Tab key Windows Key ODD Eject Select Switch Application...
  • Page 71: Using The Multimedia App (Optional)

    Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer You can enjoy photo, video and music files with the S Camera, S You can launch an app in the Start screen. Gallery and S Player apps. You can take photos and record videos with the S S Camera Camera app, and view them directly in this app.
  • Page 72 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To take a picture, slide the camera mode bar into the Photo Using the S Camera app position. To make a video recording, slide the camera mode bar to the Tap Charm menu >...
  • Page 73 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Editing a photo Using the S Gallery app Select Picture preview. Tap Charm menu > Start > S Gallery. Drag it upward slightly from the bottom center. If the options menu appears, select Edit You can view the pictures and videos taken by the S Camera.
  • Page 74 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select an effect to be applied to the photo. Using the S Player app E.g. If you select Draw Tap Charm menu > Start > S Player. Line preview Color Undo My Music My Videos...
  • Page 75: Samsung Software Update

    Chapter 3. Using the computer The SW Update program runs. SW Update is a software program that searches for Samsung software programs and drivers installed when you purchased the Select the items that you want to update before proceeding computer and helps you update any drivers or programs.
  • Page 76: Diagnosing The Computer Status And Troubleshooting

    Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Chapter 3. Using the computer The Support Center program, which is Samsung’s computer’s Support Center is activated and starts diagnosing your troubleshooting guide, supports diagnosing the system and has a computer. FAQ for frequently occurring problem(s).
  • Page 77: Using The Security Slot

    Using the Security Slot Chapter 3. Using the computer You can secure the computer by connecting a lock and cable to the Security Slot. To use this feature, you have to purchase the lock and cable additionally. To use the lock and cable, refer to the product manual.
  • Page 78: Chapter 4. Settings And Upgrade

    Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade BIOS Setup Setting a Boot Password Changing the Boot Priority...
  • Page 79: Bios Setup

    BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade The BIOS Setup enables you to configure your computer hardware Entering the BIOS Setup according to your needs. Turn the computer on. Immediately press the F2 key several times. • Use the BIOS setup to define a boot password, change the booting priority, or add a new device.
  • Page 80 BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade The BIOS Setup Screen Setup Menu Description The BIOS Setup menus and items may differ depending on your computer model. This is a description about the basic Main specifications of the computer. Setup Menu Using this menu, you can configure the major Advanced chipsets and additional functions.
  • Page 81 BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade System Setup Keys The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard. In the Setup, you have to use the keyboard. Press to view the Setup Help. Up & Down Press to move up and down. Keys F5/F6 Press to change the item value.
  • Page 82: Setting A Boot Password

    Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Select the Security menu in the BIOS Setup. If you set a password, you have to enter the password when you turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup. By configuring a password, you can restrict system access to In the Set Supervisor Password item, press <Enter>.
  • Page 83 Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Setting a User Password Setting up a Hard Disk Drive Password (Optional) Using the User Password, you can turn the computer on but you If you set a password for a hard disk drive, it cannot be accessed cannot change the major settings of the BIOS Setup because you from another computer.
  • Page 84 Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Deactivating the Password Press <Enter> on the password to be deactivated. For example, to deactivate a supervisor password in the Set Supervisor Password item, press <Enter>. To deactivate the hard disk drive password completely, you must restart the system.
  • Page 85: Changing The Boot Priority

    Changing the Boot Priority Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Press <Enter> on the Boot Option #1 item. You can change the boot priority in the BIOS Setup. Select the drive to boot from. Select the Boot menu in the BIOS Setup. BIOS Setup Boot Press <Enter>...
  • Page 86: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Recovering/Backing up the Computer (Optional) Reinstalling Windows (Optional) Q&A...
  • Page 87 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting If a problem occurs with your computer, Recovery (recovery • Recovery may not be provided or may be a different program) allows you to easily restore your computer to the default version depending on the model. (factory) settings.
  • Page 88 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting If the initial menu screen appears, click Recover. Recovering Select a recovery point and click Recover. You can recover your computer to the default (factory) status when your computer does not boot up. If you set the User Data Maintenance to ON, the computer is restored while maintaining the current user data.
  • Page 89 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Click Backup in the Recovery Home screen. Recovering after a Backup Select the drive to save and click Backup. You can recover your computer after you have backed up your computer to a separate drive or external storage device. You cannot select a DVD drive.
  • Page 90 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Recovering The recover is performed based on the screen instructions. You can use your computer after the recover is completed. You can recover your computer using the backup from the above process. If the backup image is saved to an external storage device, connect the device.
  • Page 91 Select an option in Disk recovery Point and click Disk copy. If you cannot open the cover at the bottom of the computer, contact the Samsung Service Center to request assistance. In this case, you may be charged for the relevant service.
  • Page 92: Recovering/Backing Up The Computer (Optional)

    Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Export Disk Image Function If you frequently recover your computer to the default (factory) settings, you can conveniently recover your computer after exporting the default (factory) status disk image to an external storage device.
  • Page 93 For models where the SSD is less than 64GB, use the Windows You can restore required Samsung software programs System Restore function instead of the Recovery program. through All Apps >...
  • Page 94: Reinstalling Windows (Optional)

    If the User Agreement screen appears, select I accept the • Make sure to backup all important data. Samsung license terms and then click Next. Electronics shall not be held liable for any loss of data.
  • Page 95 If you click Upgrade, the procedures from Step 6 continue Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by sequentially. Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is recommended. • For Windows 7/8, this screen may not appear depending When previous Windows installation files are in the selected on the version.
  • Page 96 Next button. Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is After a while, the Options windows such as Language, Time, recommended.
  • Page 97 What is a Recovery Area? The size of Recovery varies by models because of the different size of applied programs. Samsung computers have an additional partition to recover computers or save backup files. (Only for models with the What is a recovery image? Recovery.)
  • Page 98 Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Windows 8 Related Since I'm familiar with Windows 7, I would like the I cannot find the Start button on the Desktop. Desktop screen to appear as it does in Windows 7. Currently, there is no way to set the Desktop to appear by There's no Start button in Windows 8.
  • Page 99 PC, you need to change the BIOS settings first. Personalization. You can set the OS settings such as the screen design, etc. For more information, visit http://www.samsung.com and go to Customer Support > Troubleshooting. Search for To configure your computer in detail, click the Charms Windows 8 and look through the list of search results for the menu in Desktop >...
  • Page 100 Chapter 6. Appendix Important Safety Information Replacement Parts and Accessories Regulatory Compliance Statements WEEE Symbol Information Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Product Specifications Glossary Index...
  • Page 101: Important Safety Information

    Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix • If your computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that Safety Instructions the switch is in the proper position for your area. Your system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards •...
  • Page 102 Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix Care During Use The Instruction On Safety Operation of NotePC • Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. 1. When installing and operating devices please refer to safety requirements in the user guide.
  • Page 103: Replacement Parts And Accessories

    • Class 1M laser radiation when operating part is open. Contact the Samsung Helpline for information on how to dispose Do not view directly with optical instruments. of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer.
  • Page 104 Replacement Parts and Accessories Chapter 6 Appendix General Requirements Connect and Disconnect the AC adapter The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries: The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. • All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only.
  • Page 105: Regulatory Compliance Statements

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Wireless Guidance • Radio frequency wireless communication can interfere with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current aviation (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) regulations require wireless devices to be turned off while traveling in an airplane. Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless 802.11ABGN (also known as wireless Ethernet or Wifi) and communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band, may...
  • Page 106 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix United States of America • Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will void the authorization to use it. Please contact manufacturer for USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices service.
  • Page 107 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Unintentional Emitter per FCC Part 15 Use On Aircraft Caution This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is Regulations of the FCC and FAA prohibit airborne operation of radio-frequency wireless devices because their signals subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not could interfere with critical aircraft instruments.
  • Page 108 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this product to be may find the following booklet helpful: “Something About used indoors for the frequency range 5.15 to 5.25 GHz to reduce Interference.”...
  • Page 109 For body worn operation, this model has been tested and meets Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with Samsung were developed by scientific and engineering experts drawn from accessory designated for this product. Non-compliance with the...
  • Page 110 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only Canada signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent Unintentional Emitter per ICES-003 isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio...
  • Page 111 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix range. Industry Canada requires this product to be used indoors (Si l’appareil est équipé d’une bande 2,4 G ou 5 G) for the frequency range of 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz to reduce the Des dispositifs de basse puissance, de type radio LAN potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite (périphériques de communication sans fil par radiofréquence...
  • Page 112 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix La sortie de puissance du dispositif sans fil (ou des dispositifs) qui Brazil peut être intégré dans votre système est bien inférieure aux limites d’exposition de RF établies par Industrie Canada. Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com os procedimentos regulamentados pela Resolucao 242/2000, e Son utilisation est soumise aux deux conditions suivantes : 1) ce atende aos requisitos tecnicos aplicados.
  • Page 113 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix European Directives European Radio Approval Information (for products fitted with EU-approved radio devices) This Information Technology Equipment has been tested and found to comply with the following European directives: This Product is a Notebook computer; low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), •...
  • Page 114 Notebook PC in Übereinstimmung mit den dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE. Deutsch grundlegenden Anforderungen und den [German] Ar šo Samsung deklarē, ka Notebook PC atbilst übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Latviski Direktīvas 1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām un Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet. [Latvian] citiem ar to saistītajiem noteikumiem.
  • Page 115 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Alulírott, Samsung nyilatkozom, hogy a Hér með lýsir Samsung yfir því að Notebook PC Íslenska Magyar Notebook PC megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, [Icelandic] [Hungarian] követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv sem gerðar eru í...
  • Page 116 Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd. Yen Phong 1, I.P Yen Trung Commune, Yen Phong Dist., Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam For the web or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 117 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix The European variant is intended for use throughout the European RTC CAUTION Economic Area. However, authorization for use is further restricted in particular countries or regions within countries, as follows: CAUTION : Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended General by the manufacturer.
  • Page 118: Weee Symbol Information

    Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. For more information on safe disposal and recycling visit our To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: website www.samsung.com/in or contact our Helpline numbers - www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799 18002668282, 180030008282.
  • Page 119: Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program

    Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Chapter 6 Appendix In partnering with select recyclers, Samsung offers packaging take-back at no cost to you. Simply call the following number for the locations nearest you. CRT Processing, LLC (877) 278-0799 Kathy Severson – Logistics contact Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
  • Page 120: Product Specifications

    Product Specifications Chapter 6 Appendix The system specifications may differ depending on the derived • Optional components may not be provided or different models. components may be provided depending on the computer model. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product catalogue. •...
  • Page 121 Registered Trademarks ENERGY STAR® Partner As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SAMSUNG has Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd. determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® Intel, Core™ i5/i3 are registered trademarks of the Intel guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 122: Glossary

    Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix The Glossary lists the terminologies used in this User Guide. For terminologies other than these, look in Windows Help. Backup DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) A way to save the current data to restore it later if necessary. This refers to automatically allocating IP addresses to the users on A backup is a way to restore computer data when the data or the network by the network administrators.
  • Page 123 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix DVD (Digital Versatile Disk) Icon DVD was developed to replace CD (compact disk). Although the This refers to a small image that represents a file that users can use. shape and size of the disc are the same as that of a CD, the capacity IEEE802.XX of a DVD is at least 4.7GB while the capacity of a CD is 600MB.
  • Page 124 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix Network Protocol A group of computers and devices, such as printers and scanners, A protocol is a set of rules used by computers to communicate with connected by a communications link. A network can be either each other across a network.
  • Page 125 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix Shared Folder USB (Universal Serial Bus) A folder that can be used by other users on the network. This refers to a serial interface standard developed to replace the conventional interface standards such as Serial and PS/2. Sleep Mode The data transmission specifications are one of the interface A power mode that enables computers to save power consumption...
  • Page 126: Index

    Index Chapter 6 Appendix Overview Touch button BIOS Setup Password User Password Booting Priority Product Specifications Volume Control CD Drive Recovery Click 41,46 Wired Network Safety Precautions Wireless Network Double-Click 41,46 Scroll 41,46 Drag 41,46 Supervisor Password Support Center SW Update LCD Brightness Multi Card Slot...