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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Contents
Getting Started
Introduction .................................................................
Read Me First .............................................................
Description of Parts ..................................................
First-time Operation ..................................................

Useful Information

On-screen Manual ....................................................
Handling and Maintenance .......................................
Hard Disk Backup Function (Recover Pro) ..............
Hard Disk Data Erase Utility .....................................
Reinstalling Software ................................................

Troubleshooting

Error Code/Message ................................................
Troubleshooting (Basic) ............................................
Hardware Diagnostics ..............................................
Appendix
LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ...................
Specifi cations ...........................................................
LIMITED WARRANTY ..............................................
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   Summary of Contents for Panasonic CF-30

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Hard Disk Backup Function (Recover Pro) ... Hard Disk Data Erase Utility ... Reinstalling Software ... Troubleshooting Error Code/Message ... Troubleshooting (Basic) ... Hardware Diagnostics ... Appendix LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ... Specifi cations ... LIMITED WARRANTY ... Personal Computer CF-30 series Model No.
  • Page 2: Introduction 3

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic computer. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instruc- tions carefully. Terms and illustrations in these instructions Conditions that may result in minor or moderate injury. CAUTION Useful and helpful information. NOTE Enter : Press [Enter] key.
  • Page 3: Read Me First

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit dif- ferent from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experi- enced radio/TV technician for help. Warning To assure continued compliance, use only shielded inter- face cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral.
  • Page 4 Read Me First 9. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or other electronic device to send any message via a telephone fax machine unless such message clearly contains in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page or on the fi...
  • Page 5 If you want to get a copy of the original DoC of our products which relates to the R&TTE, please con- tact our web address: http://www.doc.panasonic.de Contact: Panasonic Services Europe A Division of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Panasonic Testing Centre Network connection. The terminal equipment is intended for connection to the following public network;...
  • Page 6 Read Me First Important Safety Instructions / Importantes Mesures De Sécurité When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fi re, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following: 1. Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.
  • Page 7 Use Only the Specifi ed AC Adaptor With Your Computer Using an AC adaptor other than the one supplied (attached to your computer or supplied by Panasonic) may result in a fi re. Do Not Subject the AC Adaptor to Any Strong Impact Using the AC adaptor after a strong impact such as being dropped may result in electric shock, short circuit, or fi...
  • Page 8 Do Not Use This Computer with a Battery Pack Other Than the One Specifi ed Use only the specifi ed battery pack (CF-VZSU46U) with your CF-30. Use of battery packs other than those manufactured and supplied by Panasonic may present a safety hazard (generation of heat, ignition or rupture).
  • Page 9 For Used in Motor Vehicle /Pour L’utilisation Dans Un Véhicule Motorisé Warning: Notebook Computer may be installed in a mo- tor vehicle and visible to the driver only if used to support vehicle related functions such as vehicle information, system control, rear or side observation and navigation. If used for entertainment purpose, such as television recep- tion or video play, it must be installed to the rear of the driver’s seat where it will not be...
  • Page 10: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts A: Bluetooth Antenna <Only for model with Bluetooth> Reference Manual “Bluetooth” B: ExpressCard Slot Reference Manual “PC Card / ExpressCard” C: PC Card Slot Reference Manual “PC Card / ExpressCard” D: Multimedia Pocket Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket” E: Battery Pack F: Wireless LAN Antenna <Only for model with wireless LAN>...
  • Page 11 Right side Rear side A: Hard Disk Drive Reference Manual “Hard Disk Drive” B: SD Memory Card Slot Reference Manual “SD Memory Card” C: SD Memory Card Indicator (Blinking: During access) Reference Manual “SD Memory Card” D: IEEE 1394 Interface Connector Reference Manual “IEEE 1394 Devices”...
  • Page 12 Description of Parts To ensure waterproof integrity, close the connector covers completely. When closing the covers, push the four corners and make sure that the cover fi ts in completely. (The illustration is an example.) Attaching the stylus to the computer (only for model with touchscreen) Use the tether to attach the stylus to the computer so you will not lose it.
  • Page 13: Insert The Battery Pack

    Preparation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not fi nd the described accessories, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( • AC Adaptor ..1 • AC Cord ..1 Model No: CF-AA1653A •...
  • Page 14: Turn On The Computer

    CPU. Wait until the computer cools down, and then turn the power on again. If the computer does not power on even after cooling down, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( Setup Windows. A Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 15 [start] - [All Programs] - [Windows Update] Do not apply “Driver Updates” even if a message to update a driver appears. If a driver update is required, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( If the message “Your computer might be at risk” is displayed Select on the notifi...
  • Page 16: On-screen Manual

    To access the Important Tips: A Double-click on the desktop. Alternatively click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. Smart Card RAM Module Port Replicator...
  • Page 17: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation environment Place the computer on a fl at stable surface. Do not place the computer upright or turn it over. If the computer is exposed to an extremely strong impact, it may become inoperable. Temperature: Operation : 5 °C to 35 °C {41 °F to 95 °F} Storage : -20°C to 60 °C {- 4 °F to 140 °F} Humidity: Operation : 30% to 80% RH (No condensation)
  • Page 18 Do not apply water or detergent directly to the computer, since liquid may enter inside of the computer and cause malfunction or damage. ® software. ® software for installation and available service regions. Note that this while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- Enter Enter Enter...
  • Page 19: Hard Disk Backup Function (recover Pro)

    Hard Disk Backup Function (Recover Pro) The Recover Pro creates a backup area (storage area) on the hard disk to back up (store) the hard disk data, and re- stores the backup data to its original location when it is lost or corrupted by operational errors or other factors. You do not need external media or peripheral devices to back up or restore hard disk data on this computer.
  • Page 20 [Run]. The computer restarts, and “Phoenix Always” screen appears. Alternatively turn on or restart the computer, and hold down F4 while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed until “Phoenix Always” screen appears. Click [Protect / Recover], and click [Phoenix Recover Pro 6].
  • Page 21: Hard Disk Data Erase Utility

    Preparation Prepare the following items: The Product Recovery DVD-ROM (included) Panasonic CD/DVD drive for the multimedia pocket (optional) (refer to recent catalogs and other sources for information about the products available) Remove all peripherals (except for the CD/DVD drive). Connect the AC adaptor and do not remove it until hard disk data erase is complete.
  • Page 22: Reinstalling Software

    Preparation Prepare the following items: The Product Recovery DVD-ROM (included) Panasonic CD/DVD drive for the multimedia pocket (optional) (refer to recent catalogs and other sources for information about the products available) Remove all peripherals (except for the CD/DVD drive). Connect the AC adaptor and do not remove it until reinstallation is complete.
  • Page 23 C Right-click the hard disk partition or the CD/DVD drive name, and click [Change Drive Letter and Paths...]. D Click [Change...]. E Click [Assign the following drive letter] and the new drive letter, and then click [OK]. At the confi rmation message, click [Yes]. several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- page 13). Enter...
  • Page 24: Error Code/message

    Slide the power switch for four seconds or longer to turn off the computer, confi rm that the RAM module conforms to the specifi cations, and reinsert it. To start the Setup Utility A Restart the computer. B Press F2 several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. page 36). Solution page 36).
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    The computer does not re- sume from standby. (The power indicator blinks quickly in green.) You have forgotten the pass- Supervisor Password or User Password: Contact Panasonic Technical Support ( 36). word. Administrator password: “Remove disks or other A fl oppy disk is in the drive and it does not contain system startup information. Remove the fl...
  • Page 26 A Click [start] - [My Computer] and right-click [Local Disk(C:)], and click [Properties]. B Click [Tools] - [Check Now]. C Select the option in [Check disk options] and click [Start]. Start the computer in Safe Mode and check the error details. When the [Panasonic] boot screen disappears at startup, press and hold Menu is displayed.
  • Page 27 Display The screen does not be- The brightness is set low to avoid malfunction where surrounding temperature is high. Use it in an environment of between 5°C and 35°C. come bright even if pressing Fn + F2 . The LCD brightness chang- Intel(R) Display Power Saving Technology is active and automatically changes the LCD brightness.
  • Page 28 Troubleshooting (Basic) Recover Pro Cannot install Recover Pro An unnecessary backup area is present (is left) when Recover Pro is not installed. Some parts of the hard disk cannot be File Backed up. Others No response. Recover Pro cannot be installed when four primary partitions exist. Reduce the number of primary partitions to three or less before installation.
  • Page 29: Hardware Diagnostics

    If it appears that the hardware installed in this computer is not operating properly, you can use the PC-Diagnostic Utility to determine whether or not there is a problem. If the utility discovers a problem in the hardware, contact Panasonic Technical Support. Hardware that can be checked using the PC-Diagnostic Utility Software cannot be checked using this utility.
  • Page 30 At the confi rmation message, select [Yes] and press Enter . The computer will restart. Press while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. Ctrl When the PC-Diagnostic Utility starts up, it will automatically begin the diagnostic check for all hardware compo- nents.
  • Page 31 If the display is red and the message “Check Result TEST FAILED” is displayed, you can assume that there is a problem with the computer’s hardware. Confi rm which hardware component is displayed as red, and contact Panasonic Technical Support. If the display is green and the message “Check Result TEST PASSED” is displayed, the computer’s hardware is operating normally.
  • Page 32: Limited Use License Agreement

    LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT THE SOFTWARE PROGRAM(S) (“PROGRAMS”) FURNISHED WITH THIS PANASONIC UCT”) ARE LICENSED ONLY TO THE END-USER (“YOU”), AND MAY BE USED BY YOU ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LICENSE TERMS DESCRIBED BELOW. YOUR USE OF THE PROGRAMS SHALL BE CONCLUSIVELY DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE.
  • Page 33 Contrat de licence d’usage limité Le(s) logiciel(s) (les “Logiciels”) fournis avec ce produit Panasonic licence à l’utilisateur ultime (“vous”), et ils ne peuvent être utilisés que conformément aux clauses contractuelles cides- sous. En utilisant les logiciels, vous vous engagez de manière défi nitive à respecter les termes, clauses et conditions des présentes.
  • Page 34: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations This page provides the specifi cations for the basic model CF-30CTQAZBM/CF-30CTQEZBM/CF-30C3PAZBM. The model number is different according to the unit confi guration. To check the model number: Check the bottom of the computer or the box the computer came in at the time of purchase. To check CPU speed, memory size and the hard disk drive (HDD) size: Run the Setup Utility ( Reference Manual “Setup Utility”) and select [Information] menu.
  • Page 35 When using ExpressCard/34, the card slot cover cannot be closed. Operation has been tested and confi rmed using Panasonic SD Memory Cards with a capacity of up to 2 GB. The transfer rate using the SD Memory Card slot on this computer is 8 MB per second. (This is a theoretical value, and differs from actual speeds.)
  • Page 36 Specifi cations The AC adaptor is compatible with power sources up to 240 V AC adaptor. The computer is supplied with a 125 V AC compat- ible AC cord. 20-M-2-1 Varies depending on the usage conditions. Measured using BatteryMark™ Version 4.0.1 Measured using MobileMark™...
  • Page 37: Limited Warranty

    Panasonic’s entire liability, and your exclusive remedy under this warranty shall be limited to the replacement, in the United States, of any defective disk or other media which is returned to Panasonic’s Authorized Service Center, together with a copy of the pur- chase receipt, within the aforesaid warranty period.
  • Page 38 No Coverage – This limited warranty does not apply if the disk(s) or other media has been used in other than a Panasonic product, or in environmental conditions other than those specifi ed by PCI or the manufacturer, or if subjected to misuse, neglect, mishan- dling, modifi...
  • Page 39 MEMO...
  • Page 40 The targeted products are offi ce equipment such as computers, displays, printers, facsimiles, and copiers. Their standards and logos are uniform among participating nations. Panasonic Computer Solutions Company 3 Panasonic Way, Panazip 2F-5, Secaucus, NJ 07094 © 2006 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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  • isyscon Jun 01, 2018 06:44:
    i cannot enter safe mode for my panasonic cf 30