Attaching the modules Wireless LAN Regulatory compliance statements Removing the modules Troubleshooting 103 WEEE symbol information Layout Applications 105 Samsung package Take- Connecting Samsung Recovery Back program Turning the computer on Windows recovery Using applications and off function Control Center (360 Unlocking the screen Q&A...
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Getting started • H DMI, the HDMI logo, and Trademarks the term High Definition • S amsung and the Samsung logo are trademarks or registered Multimedia Interface are trademarks of Samsung Electronics. trademarks or registered • I ntel and Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of the trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Getting started Data precautions Product capacity representation Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please Storage capacity representation take care to avoid losing any important data and back up your data to prevent any such data loss.
Getting started • T o improve performance, the appearance of the Basic items computer may differ from the final product and is subject to change without prior notice. • O ptional parts can be different depending on the model.
Place the storage module on the computer with the white dot ensure the protective cap is attached to it. The above the SAMSUNG logo then rotate the storage module computer may be damaged if foreign materials or metal clockwise until you hear a click.
Getting started Removing the modules Place the 360 speaker module on the storage module and assemble it in the same way. Lift the module separator latch and rotate the module anticlockwise until it stops. Lift and remove the module. When you are not using the modules, store them after covering each module with their protective caps.
• A n internal microphone. Microphone The Circle LED’s default color is when the computer turns on or enters sleep mode. Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Control Center → LED effects to change the Circle LED’s color.
Getting started Rear view Number/Name Description • U SB ports to which you can connect USB devices as well as a chargeable USB port are provided. • T he USB port can be used to USB 3.0 port connect and charge a USB device.
Getting started Number/Name Description • T urn the Bluetooth speaker on Bluetooth button and off or enter Bluetooth pairing mode. • C onnect an earpiece or a headset Earpiece/Headset jack to the computer to listen to audio. ™ •...
Getting started Connecting Devices and cables which are not included can be purchased separately. Connecting the wireless keyboard/mouse (optional) Open the battery cover at the bottom and insert the battery as shown in the image below. Battery cover Battery cover [Wireless mouse] [Wireless keyboard]...
Getting started Insert the wireless receiver into the top-right USB port on the Move the switch at the bottom of the mouse to the ON back of the computer. position. You can now use your wireless keyboard and mouse.
Getting started Connecting a monitor Connect a monitor with the computer via an HDMI port or ™ USB-C port. Cables which are not included can be purchased separately. ™ ► When using the USB-C ► When using the HDMI port port...
Getting started Connecting a Wired LAN Connecting a power cable Connect a LAN cable with the computer via the wired LAN port. Connect the power cable to the computer’s power connector. Plug the power cable into an electric socket.
Getting started Turning the computer on and off Press the power button to turn on the computer. The Circle LED will turn on. Turning the computer on After connecting your peripheral devices, turn on your computer and the peripheral devices. Circle LED When you turn on the computer for the first time, the Windows Activation screen appears.
Getting started Turning the computer off Unlocking the screen To unlock the lock screen, do one of the following: Select the Start button ( ). • M ouse: Click the lock screen. → Shut down. Select • K eyboard: Press any key. If the account has a password, enter the password to log in after unlocking the screen.
Getting started Windows Using the control panel You can adjust basic system settings, such as hardware, software, Microsoft Windows is an operating system that is used to control a or user account settings. computer. Select the Start button ( ) → Windows System → Control Panel. •...
Getting started Using a multi desktop Deleting a desktop Multi desktop allows you to work on various tasks at the same Select on the taskbar. time via multiple desktops. You can use different desktops for various purposes. Move the cursor over the desktop icon you want to delete. Then, select in the upper-right corner of the icon.
Getting started Action Center When the action center panel appears, select a message to check it. The Windows 10 action center allows you to receive system notifications, such as updates, and push notifications, such as emails and SNS updates. You can also adjust settings conveniently. For example, you can select wireless network options or adjust the volume and screen brightness via hot keys in the action center.
Basics Installing the wireless receiver Open the battery cover at the bottom and insert the battery as shown in the image below. Wireless keyboard/mouse Connect button Press the Connect button to (optional) activate the wireless receiver. The wireless keyboard and mouse are optional and the Battery cover appearance may differ depending on the model.
Basics Insert the wireless receiver into the top-right USB port on the Move the switch at the bottom of the mouse to the ON back of the computer. position. You can now use your wireless keyboard and mouse. • T he wireless keyboard and wireless mouse can operate within 5 meters of the wireless signal sensor.
Basics Wireless keyboard Insert the batteries and then close the battery cover. Open the battery cover on the bottom side of the keyboard. Slide the cover upward using your fingers. Battery cover • E nsure the positive (+) and negative (-) ends of the batteries are positioned correctly.
Basics Battery replacement LED The LED blinks when the keyboard's battery needs to be replaced. Windows key Directional keys Displays the Start menu. Moves the cursor up, down, left or right. Battery cover Connect button Press to connect with the wireless receiver.
Basics Hot key functions Press and hold the Fn key and press a hot key. Hot keys Using hot keys • P ress the Fn Lock key. When the Fn Lock key LED turns on, press a hot key. To use keyboard hot keys, do one of the following: •...
Basics Key/Icon Function Description Key/Icon Function Description Play the Mute Toggle the sound on and off. previous file Volume Adjust the volume. Play/Pause control Multimedia playback Stop Power saving Switch to power saving mode. Play the next mode file Search The functions are based on The wireless keyboard automatically enters power saving Windows menus.
Basics Wireless mouse Clicking Briefly press the left mouse button once. Wheel button Moves the cursor up and down. Click this button once to select an item. Right button Shows context-sensitive menus Double-clicking for the current program. Rapidly click the left mouse button twice. Left button Double-click an item to launch it.
Basics If the wireless keyboard does not work Immediately place the keyboard near the receiver. Then, briefly press and hold the Connect button. ► Check the batteries. Check if the battery replacement LED ( ) at the top right of the keyboard is blinking.
Basics If the wireless mouse does not work Disconnect the wireless receiver from the USB port and then reconnect it. ► Ensure that the switch on the bottom side of the mouse is in the ON position. ► Check the batteries. ►...
Basics Memory card To use a mini or micro card, insert the card into an adapter before inserting it into the memory card slot. Use a memory card to transfer data to other devices, such as • S ome memory cards may not be fully compatible with digital cameras or MP3 players.
Basics Inserting a memory card If a dummy card or a memory card adapter is inserted in the memory card slot, remove it. Insert a memory card into the memory card slot in the indicated direction. Use a memory card adapter to insert a micro memory card into the memory card slot.
Basics Removing a memory card • T o use a memory card to exchange data with a digital device, such as a digital camera, formatting the data Grasp the end of the card and pull it out of the slot. with the digital device is recommended.
Basics External display Connecting to a display Connecting the computer to an external display device can be Connect the HDMI cable to the corresponding port of the useful for presentations or when watching a movie. The cables computer. and adapters required to connect an external display are sold ™...
Basics <When using the USB-C™ port> Select a mode. PC screen only Show the screen on the computer monitor only. Duplicate Show the screen on both the computer and the external display. Extend Extend the screen to the external display. Second screen only Show the screen on the external display only.
Basics Playing music from a mobile Connecting the computer to a mobile device using Bluetooth device through the computer’s If you connect the computer and the mobile device via Bluetooth speakers for the first time, perform the following steps. Use the Bluetooth feature to play music stored on a mobile device, Press the Bluetooth button ( ) on the computer to turn on the such as a smartphone or tablet, through the computer’s speakers.
If the computer’s speaker and the mobile device have been mobile device’s manual. connected previously, you can easily connect them again by On a Samsung smartphone, tap Settings → Bluetooth, pressing the Bluetooth button ( ). and then tap the Bluetooth switch to activate it. Then, tap Bluetooth Music Play.
Basics Turning off the computer speakers To turn off the speakers, press the Bluetooth button ( ) on the computer. You will hear an alarm notifying you that the Bluetooth feature is deactivated. • I f the speakers do not work properly, check the Bluetooth connection and try again.
Basics Wired LAN Wired LAN To access the Internet at home, set up an account with an Internet Connect a LAN cable to the LAN port on the computer. service provider (ISP). To purchase Internet service and a modem, contact a local ISP. •...
Basics Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the On the desktop, right-click the Start button ( ) and select list below This connection uses the following items → Control Panel → Network and Internet → Network and Properties. Sharing Center → Change adapter settings. •...
Basics Configure the IP settings. Restart the computer. • W hen using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address • I f the computer wakes up from sleep mode inadvertently, automatically. disable the Wake on LAN feature. • W hen not using DHCP, contact the network administrator •...
Basics Wireless LAN Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Connect the computer to a wireless network to use the Internet. On the taskbar, select The descriptions below are for computer models with a Wireless LAN card or device. A Wireless LAN device is optional.
Basics Select a network from the list of detected wireless networks and select Connect automatically → Connect. Enter a password, if necessary, and select Next. Once the computer has been connected to a wireless network, it will attempt to connect to it automatically when it is available.
Playback LED with the Control Center. • S elect the speaker device. Speaker device Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Control Center. • T urn the Bluetooth speaker on Bluetooth speaker and off. Select an option to configure the corresponding function.
Wi-Fi Camera app, your computer displays the same image that is displayed on the camera of the connected On your computer, select the Start button ( ) → Samsung mobile device. Take photos or videos and save them on your →...
Applications Click Preview on your computer. Click on your computer. Your computer displays the same image that is displayed on You will hear the shooting sound and then the photo will be your mobile device. captured or the video will begin recording. If you cannot preview the screen with your computer, •...
• I mages and features may differ depending on the model and the application version. Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Update. Select items to update and select OK. Read and agree to the User Agreement.
Samsung PC Cleaner You can check the apps, services, and disk usage information of your computer with Samsung PC Cleaner. It also maintains the system performance by removing unnecessary programs and files. Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung PC Cleaner.
You Online Support (S Service) can receive the help when you are having trouble using Samsung software. You can access the online service for free for a certain period of time after purchasing your computer.
On a smartphone, tap Samsung PC Help. Use Samsung PC Help to access help-related content for Samsung On the Samsung PC Help main screen, select a menu to computers from a smartphone. display the available content. Watch the Samsung PC Help videos to become familiar with new You may incur additional charges when you access functions or to find solutions to problems.
Settings & Upgrade BIOS (Setup utility) Define a boot password, change the boot priority, or configure the installed chipsets. • I ncorrect settings may cause the system to malfunction Volume or crash. • T he BIOS setup screens, menus, and items may appear Adjust the system volume or sound volume when playing music differently depending on the model and BIOS version.
Settings & Upgrade The BIOS screen Number Name • S etup items The BIOS setup screen appears as shown below. • S etup tools You can change BIOS settings using the keyboard or mouse. – Help: View the help for BIOS set up. –...
• I f you forget the Supervisor Password or HDD setup. Password, request assistance from the Samsung Service • U ser Password (low security level): This password is required Center. In this case, a service fee will be charged.
• F or some models, if the password entered message Then, press the F2 key several times before the Samsung logo appears in the Setup Notice window, select Ok to appears to enter the BIOS setup screen.
Settings & Upgrade Boot priority Removing a password Change the boot priority from the BIOS setup. Turn on the computer. Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key several times. Press the F2 key several times. Access the Security menu. Access the Boot menu.
Troubleshooting • T he Samsung Recovery application may not be provided in models with less than 64 GB of storage. If you cannot access the Samsung Recovery application, refer to Windows recovery function. • S ome functions may differ or may be unavailable Samsung Recovery depending on the version.
Backing up the current system. When the computer starts Windows: Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Recovery. When the computer does not start Windows: Turn on the computer and press the F4 key several times before the...
Troubleshooting Backing up the current system Select Recover. Back up important data to an alternate internal drive or an external storage device regularly to prevent data loss. Select Backup Management → New backup. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery.
Select a backup point saved on an alternate internal drive or an external storage device to recover the computer to that point. When backing up to an external storage device, connect the device to the computer. Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Recovery.
Connect the new drive to the computer with an external hard drive connector. Select the Start button ( ) → All apps → Samsung → Samsung Recovery. Select Disk copy. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete data recovery.
Windows recovery function Select a backup option → Disk copy. The data on the disk is copied to the new disk. If the Samsung Recovery application is not supported by the computer, reinstall Windows using the recovery function of Windows.
Troubleshooting Q&A How can I start my computer in DOS? To start the computer in DOS via a USB device: When experiencing problems with the computer, try these solutions. Turn on the computer. Windows Press the F2 key several times. Select the Boot menu.
The computer has an additional partition for restoring data or manufacturer is calculated assuming that 1 KB = 1,000 Bytes. saving backup files (only for models with the Samsung Recovery However, the operating system (Windows) calculates the storage application). This partition is called a Recovery area and it includes...
64 GB, due to their small capacities. How can I restore a computer that does not have the Samsung Recovery application? Restore the computer with the recovery function provided by Windows. Refer to the Recover Functionality item in the help for...
Product specifications • T he Storage device capacity of a computer in which Samsung Recovery is installed, is smaller than the The system specifications may differ depending on the derived product specification. model. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product •...
Appendix Ergonomic tips • U se an adjustable chair with firm, comfortable support. • A djust the height of your chair so that thighs are horizontal to Maintaining the proper posture during computer use is very the floor and feet are flat on the floor. important to prevent physical injury.
Appendix Arms and hands • W hen using the keyboard and touchpad, the shoulders should be relaxed. The upper arm and forearm should form an angle that is slightly greater than a right angle, with the wrist and hand in almost a straight line. •...
Appendix Eye position and display illumination Hearing and volume control VOLUME Check your volume! • E nsure that the volume is not too loud before using the headset or earpiece. Excessive exposure to loud sounds can • P osition the screen at least 50 cm away from your eyes. cause hearing damage.
Appendix Operating conditions • I f anyone related to you has experienced seizures or blackouts while using a similar product, consult a physician before using • T ake at least a 10 minute break every hour. the computer. •...
• D o not overload a multi-outlet or an extension cord beyond the specified voltage/current capacity. • S ince this is commonly applied to Samsung Computers, some pictures may differ from actual products. • F irmly insert the power cable into the AC adapter.
If water or other substances enters the product, disconnect the your product or cause the computer to malfunction. They may power cable and contact a Samsung Service Center. also cause a fire or cause the battery to explode. Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to the •...
If the computer is dropped or broken, disconnect the power computer. cord and contact a Samsung Service Center. A blocked vent causes the computer to overheat, resulting in an Using a broken computer may result in electric shock or fire.
Appendix Do not place heavy objects on the product. Caution This may cause a problem with the computer. In addition, the object may fall and cause injury or damage the computer. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may result in minor physical injury or damage to the computer.
Samsung Service Center immediately. There is a danger of electric shock or fire. There is a danger of fire.
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the device to a Samsung Service Center to have it repaired. • A void using your computer within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker, if possible, as your computer can interfere with When using wireless communication (LAN, Bluetooth, etc.)
Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. Follow the specified instructions contained in the manual for There is a danger of accident. Use authorized Samsung Service user maintenance. Do not disassemble any other parts by Center. yourself.
• T he data may be lost when the computer is turned off or reset Samsung’s quality standards for bad pixels are as follows: by a power failure while the storage device is operating.
Appendix Important safety information Setting up the system • R ead and follow all instructions marked on the product and in the documentation before operating the system. Retain all Safety instructions safety and operating instructions for future use. The system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards for •...
Appendix • E nsure that the fan vents on the bottom of the casing are Care during use clear at all times. Do not place the computer on a soft surface, • D o not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. doing so will block the bottom vents.
Appendix • U nplug the system from the wall outlet and contact a Operating instructions Samsung Service Center if: When installing and operating devices please refer to safety – The power cord or plug is damaged. requirements in the user manual.
Do not put rechargeable batteries or products powered by non-removable rechargeable batteries in the garbage. Use only replacement parts and accessories recommended by Contact the Samsung Service Center for information on how to manufacturer. dispose of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer.
Appendix Laser safety Connect and disconnect the AC adapter All systems equipped with CD or DVD drives comply with the The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall appropriate safety standards, including IEC 60825-1. The laser be easily accessible. devices in these components are classified as “Class 1 Laser Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only.
Appendix Power cord requirements General requirements The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries: The power cord set (all plug, cable and AC adapter plug) you received with your computer meets the requirements for use in • A ll power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable the country where you purchased your equipment.
Appendix Regulatory compliance The RF field strength of the wireless device or devices that may be embedded in the notebook are well below all international statements RF exposure limits as known at this time. Because the wireless devices (which may be embedded into the notebook) emit less energy than is allowed in radio frequency safety standards and Wireless guidance recommendations, manufacturer believes these devices are safe...
Appendix • R adio frequency wireless communication can interfere • E very country has different restrictions on the use of with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current wireless devices. Since your system is equipped with aviation regulations require wireless devices to be a wireless device, when traveling between countries turned off while traveling in an airplane.
Appendix United States of America Explosive Device Proximity Warning Do not operate a portable transmitter (such as a wireless network device) near unshielded blasting caps or in USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices an explosive environment unless the device has been Do not touch or move antenna while the unit is transmitting or modified to be qualified for such use.
Appendix The Part 15 radio device operates on a non-interference This equipment has been tested and found to comply basis with other devices operating at this frequency. Any with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part changes or modification to said product not expressly 15 of the FCC Rules.
Appendix Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15 If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user (If fitted with 2.4 G band or 5 G band) may find the following booklet helpful: “Something About Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless Interference.
Appendix Health and safety information Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
For body worn operation, this model meets the FCC RF exposure For corresponding model only guidelines when used with Samsung accessory designated for this The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) is a measure of the rate of product. Non-compliance with the above restrictions may result in absorption of RF energy by the human body expressed in units violation of FCC RF exposure guidelines.
Appendix Canada The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the Unintentional emitter per ICES-003 antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio...
Appendix When using IEEE 802.11a wireless LAN, this product is restricted to The power output of the wireless device (or devices), which may indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency be embedded in your notebook, is well below the RF exposure range.
Appendix Brazil European Union Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com European Union CE marking and compliance notices os procedimentos regulamentados pela Resolucao 242/2000, e atende aos requisitos tecnicos aplicados. Products intended for sale within the European Union are Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não marked with the Conformité...
Appendix Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd, Euro QA Lab. Wireless devices that may be in your system are only qualified for use in the European Union or associated areas if a CE mark Blackbushe Business Park Saxony Way, Yateley, with a Notified Body Registration Number and the Alert Symbol is Hampshire GU46 6GG United Kingdom on the system label.
Directive Dansk[Danish] de væsentlige krav og øvrige 1999/5/EC. relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/ Por medio de la presente Samsung declara que el Hiermit erklärt Samsung, dass Notebook PC cumple con sich das Gerät Notebook PC los requisitos esenciales Español[Spanish] in Übereinstimmung mit den...
Appendix Nation Description Nation Description ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ Samsung Ar šo Samsung deklarē, ka ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ ΟΤΙ Notebook PC Notebook PC atbilst Direktīvas ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ Latviski[Latvian] 1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām Ελληνική[Greek] ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ un citiem ar to saistītajiem ΛΟΙΠΕΣ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ...
Malti[Maltese] provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti outras disposições da Directiva li hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/ 1999/5/CE. Samsung izjavlja, da je ta Alulírott, Samsung nyilatkozom, Notebook PC v skladu z Slovensko[Slovenian] hogy a Notebook PC megfelel bistvenimi zahtevami in a vonatkozó...
övriga relevanta bestämmelser beyan eder. som framgår av direktiv 1999/5/EG. Hér með lýsir Samsung yfir því að Notebook PC er í samræmi Íslenska[Icelandic] við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC.
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 the Samsung Service Center, see the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
Appendix Due to the fact that the frequencies used by European economic area restrictions 802.11b/802.11g wireless LAN devices may not yet be harmonized in all countries, 802.11b/802.11g products Local restriction of 802.11b/802.11g radio usage are designed for use only in specific countries or regions, Note to integrator: The following statements on local restrictions and are not allowed to be operated in countries or regions must be published in all end-user documentation provided with...
Appendix RTC caution The European variant is intended for use throughout the European Economic Area. However, authorization for use is further restricted CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. in particular countries or regions within countries, as follows: Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates wastes for disposal. that the product and its electronic accessories (for example, For information on Samsung’s environmental commitments charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other and product specific regulatory obligations e.g. REACH visit: household waste at the end of their working life.
Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed or call, (877) 278-0799.
Appendix Samsung package Take-Back program 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.
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