Panasonic CF-T2 Series Operating Instructions Manual

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Read Me First..................................................
First-time Operation ......................................
• Read Me First
• Key Combinations
Starting Up/Shutting Down ............................
Touch Pad .....................................................
Reference Manual .........................................
• Touch Pad
• Standby/Hibernation
• Security Measures
• Computing on the
• Battery Power
• SD-MovieStage
• PC Cards
List of Error Codes .........................................
Dealing with Problems
Reinstalling Software ....................................
• Technical Information
• DMI Viewer
Hard Disk Data Erase Utility ..........................
Names and Functions of Parts ......................
Specifications ................................................
Technical Support Office ...............................
Personal Computer
Model No.
Reference Manual
• LED Indicators
Reference Manual
MultiMedia Card
• RAM Module
• External Display
• USB Devices
• Modem
• Wireless LAN
• Setup Utility
(Summary) .......................
Reference Manual
• List of Error Codes
• Dealing with Problems


   Summary of Contents for Panasonic CF-T2 Series

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions, Getting Started, Troubleshooting

    LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ... Hard Disk Data Erase Utility ... Names and Functions of Parts ... Specifications ... Technical Support Office ... Personal Computer CF-T2 Series • LED Indicators • SD Memory Card/ MultiMedia Card • RAM Module • External Display •...

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    For the Model No., insert the 12 digit number (for example, CF-T2AWAZZGH) located on the bottom of the computer. Introduction Thank you for purchasing the Panasonic computer. Read the operating instructions thoroughly for proper operation of your new computer. Illustrations and Terminology in this Manual NOTE: NOTE provides a useful fact or helpful information.

  • Page 3: Read Me First

    If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is obtained. A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your local Panasonic Dealer. IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET OUTLET IN YOUR HOME THEN THE FUSE SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY.

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    Read Me First Declaration of Conformity (DoC) “Hereby, we and Panasonic Testing Centre (Europe) GmbH (PTC), declares that this Personal Computer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Directive 1999/5/EC.” Hint: If you want to get a copy of the original DoC of our products which relates to the R&TTE, please contact to our web address:

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    Important Safety Instructions When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precau- tions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, elec- tric 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 base- ment or near a swimming pool.

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    Read Me First Precautions (Battery Pack) Care should be exercised with regard to the following in order to avoid the possibility of overheating, fire or dam- age. Avoid Heat Do not throw the battery pack into a fire or expose it to excessive heat. Keep Articles Away Do not place the battery pack together with ar- ticles such as necklaces or hairpins when carry-...

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    Saving Data on the Hard Disk Do not expose your computer to shock. Use care when handling your computer, shock may damage your hard disk or make your software applications and data unusable. Do not power off your computer while software applications are running or hard disk drive indicator ( ) is on.

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    Read Me First Computer Viruses Wireless LAN Windows Update Usage Environment Users are advised to purchase the latest versions of virus protection software and use them regularly. We recommend you run the software: • After booting your computer. • After receiving data. We recommend that you check data received on disks or from external sources, such as data downloaded from the Internet, e-mail, etc.

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    Handling This computer has been designed so as to minimize shock to the LCD and hard disk drive, etc., but no warranty is provided against such trouble. Therefore, as a precision instrument, be extremely careful in the handling. Do not carry the computer while the display is open, or carry it by gripping the display or the cabinet around the display (see figure A).

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    First-time Operation Battery Pack Latches Latch Read the steps below to help you learn what parts are included, and to gain an understanding of some basic computer-related operations. Confirm the inclusion of all parts. Make sure the parts shown in the figure have been supplied. If any of these items are missing or is not working properly, contact your technical support office ( AC adaptor ...

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    DC-IN Jack DC IN 16V Power Switch Power Indicator Connect your computer to a power outlet. The battery pack will be charged automatically. Charging Time: Approx. 3 hours (Varies depending on the usage conditions.) CAUTION Be sure the AC adaptor is connected until completing Step 8 on page 13. When using the computer for the first time, do not connect any peripheral de- vice except the battery pack and AC adaptor to the computer.

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    First-time Operation Enter your computer name and administrator password and then select [Next]. CAUTION Remember this password! If the password is forgotten, Windows cannot be operated. You can create a password reset disk beforehand ( NOTE It may take two to three minutes until the next screen is displayed. Wait, and do not press any keys, or touch the touch pad, etc.

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    Windows 2000 CAUTION Do not press any key or move the touch pad until [Windows 2000 Professional Setup] is displayed. At [Welcome to the Windows 2000 Setup Wizard], select [Next]. After reading the agreement, select [I accept this agreement] or [I don’t accept this agreement], then select [Next].

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    First-time Operation Setting Languages Windows XP <Languages installed in this computer> ·English ·Traditional Chinese To change the settings of language, make the settings in the following procedure: [start] - [Control Panel] - [Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options] - [Regional and Lan- guage Options] [Regional Options] - [Standards and formats]: The currencies, and so on, will be displayed according to the locale.

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    NOTE Some UI (User Interface) strings remain in English even if the user’s UI is set to another language. This is because certain strings in some component areas do not work with MUI yet (i.e. remain in English) due to the complexity of the technologies (The main areas include: all 16-bit programs, registry keys and values, and strings in INF files.) This affects about 3% of the User Interface - most of the areas affect administrative tools.

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    Starting Up/Shutting Down Starting Up Latch Power Switch Power Indicator Open the display. Slide the latch located at the front. Lift open the display. CAUTION Do not open the display wider than necessary (160° or more). Do not apply excessive pressure to the LCD. Also, do not hold the LCD when opening or closing the display.

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    Log on to Windows. Windows XP After confirming that the hard disk drive indicator ( user and input the password, then select computer will not operate. Windows 2000 After confirming that the hard disk drive indicator ( name and password, then select [OK]. Until the correct user name and password are entered, the computer will not operate.

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    Starting Up/Shutting Down Shutting Down (power off your computer) This procedure is for shutting down the computer without using the standby or hibernation function ( “Standby/Hibernation Functions”). Save important data and close each application. Windows XP Select [start] - [Turn Off Computer]. Windows 2000 Select [Start] - [Shut Down].

  • Page 19: Touch Pad

    Touch Pad Use the touch pad to move the cursor on the display and perform normal computer operations. Function Work Surface Moving the Cursor Tapping/Clicking Right Button Double-Tapping/ Left Button Double-Clicking Dragging Scroll Handling the Touch Pad CAUTION By design the touch pad is to be used with a finger tip only. Therefore, do not use any implement which causes damage on the work surface.

  • Page 20: Reference Manual

    Important Tips can also be accessed from the following menu. Windows XP Select [Important Tips] in [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals]. Windows 2000 Select [Important Tips] in [Start] - [Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals].

  • Page 21: List Of Error Codes

    List of Error Codes The following is a list of the messages that BIOS can display. Most of them occur during POST. Some of them display information about a hardware device, e.g., the amount of memory installed. Others may indicate a problem with a device, such as the way it has been configured.

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    Dealing with Problems When a problem occurs, refer to this page. The “Reference Manual” also contains detailed information. If a problem appears to be related to a software application, read the software related manual. If you still cannot troubleshoot the problem, contact your technical support office.

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    Select [Tools] - [Check Now]. Select [Start] after selecting required items in [Check disk options]. At startup, hold down F8 when [Panasonic] screen disappears, and release your finger when the Windows Advanced Option Menu is displayed. Start the computer in Safe Mode, and confirm the details of the error.

  • Page 24: Shutting Down, Battery Indicator

    Dealing with Problems Display (continued) An afterimage appears (e.g., green, red, and blue dots remain on the display) or there are dots not display- ing the correct colors The screen becomes disor- dered The external display no longer displays properly During simultaneous dis- play, the screen of the exter- nal display becomes disor-...

  • Page 25: Sd Memory Card

    Reference Manual The Reference Manual is Is Acrobat Reader installed? not displayed If Acrobat Reader is not installed, run the following* program. When installing the program, do not change the installation destination folder. If the destination folder is changed, the Reference Manual cannot be opened from [start]* menu.

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    You can also save a copy of the screen to a file using the following procedure. Windows XP Select [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [PC Information Viewer] - [Screen Copy]. Windows 2000 Select [Start] - [Programs] - [Panasonic] - [PC Information Viewer] - [Screen Copy].

  • Page 27: Reinstalling Software

    Reinstalling Turn off the computer and connect the USB CD drive to the computer. Turn the computer on, and press F2 while [Panasonic] screen is displayed. The Setup Utility will start up. If the password has been set, enter the Supervisor Pass- word.

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    -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Remove the recovery CD and press any key to shut down the computer, then remove the CD drive. Turn the computer on, and press F2 while [Panasonic] screen is displayed. The Setup Utility will start up. If the password has been set, enter the Supervisor Pass- word.

  • Page 29: Limited Use License Agreement


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    Turn off the computer. Connect the USB CD drive to the computer. Turn the computer on, and press F2 while [Panasonic] screen is displayed. The Setup Utility will start up. If the password has been set, enter the Supervisor Password.

  • Page 31: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts Keyboard LED Indicators “LED Indicators”) Power status Battery pack status Caps Lock Numeric Key (NumLk) Scroll Lock (ScrLk) Hard disk drive status Power Switch Before using the computer for the first time, carefully read the [LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT].

  • Page 32: Specifications, Main Specifications

    Specifications Main Specifications Model No. Memory (Expandable to) Video Memory Type Displayed Colors* External Display Hard Disk Drive Keyboard Slots PC Card Slot Allowable current RAM Module Slot* SD Memory Card Slot Interface External Display Port Microphone Jack Headphone Jack USB Ports Modem Wireless LAN...

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    Technical Support Office If you have a problem running your computer or using your equipment, contact the following: Shun Hing Technology Co., Ltd. Technical Division 9th Floor, Peninsula Centre, 67 Mody Road, Hong Kong. Phone: 23130666...

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