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C A U T I O N Changes or modiﬁcation not expressly appro v e d by Fujitsu PC Corporation could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment. FCC NOTICES Notice to Users of Radios and Television These limits are de s i gn ed to provi de re a s on a ble pro tec- ti on against harmful interferen ce in a re s i den tial instal- l a ti on .
This equ i pm ent inclu des autom a tic dialing capabi l i ty. Wh en programming and/or making test calls to em er gency nu m bers : Remain on the line and b rieﬂy explain to the dispatcher the reason for the call.
C A U T I O N For safety, users should ensure that the electrical ground of the power utility, the telephone lines and the metallic water pipes are connected together. Users should NOT attempt to make such connections themselves but should contact the appropriate electric inspec- tion authority or electrician.
A V E R T I S S E M E N T Pour assurer la sécurité, les utilisateurs doivent vériﬁer que la prise de terre du serv i c e d’électricité, les lignes téléphoniques et les conduites d’eau métalliques sont connectées ensemble.
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Restarting the System ... . . 25 Fujitsu Welcome Center ... . 26 Batteries ....26 Integrated ErgoTrac Pointing Device .
Warranty ....148 LifeBook 735Dx Speciﬁcations ..148 ™ LifeBook 755Tx Speciﬁcations ..151 LifeBook 765Tx Speciﬁcations .
P r e f a c e L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u ™...
P r e f a c e PREFACE The LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu ™ Corporation is a powerful notebook computer. It is powered by an Intel Pentium microproc- ® essor with MMX technology, has a built-in ™ color display, a CD-ROM drive and brings the computing power of desktop personal computers (PCs) to a p ortable environment.
L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u Figure P-1 LifeBook 700 Series with Both Fujitsu and Third Party Options...
S et tin g U p Yo u r Li f eB oo k 7 0 0 Ser ie s Unpacking ....2 Overview of LifeBook 700 Series Features .
SETTING UP YOUR LIFEBOOK 700 SERIES FROM FUJITSU This section describes how to set up your LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers.
Figure 1-3 Device Adapter for Multi-function Bay 2 Figure 1-4 Floppy Disk Drive S e t t i n g U p Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Once you have checked and conﬁrmed that your notebook system is complete, connect the AC adapter and follow the instructions on page...
S e c t i o n O n e Full audio and video features: 16-bit SoundBlaster-compatible sound chip. 3D-Stereo for multiple speaker effect. Zoomed Video support for full motion video acceleration. Built-in stereo speakers. Built-in mono microphone. Stereo line in jack. Stereo headphone jack.
S e t t i n g U p Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Display Panel Latch Display Panel Status Indicator Panel Brightness Control Keyboard Contrast Control (Model 735Dx Only) Built-in Microphone ErgoTrac Pointing Device Suspend/Resume button Multi-function Bay 1 Closed Cover Switch Figure 1-6 LifeBook 700 Series with Display Open...
The brightness control adjusts the overall inten- sity of the display panel back lighting. (Figure 1-6.) Contrast Control (Model 735Dx only) The contrast control (located just below the brightness control) sets the ratio of the intensi- ty of the light to dark areas of the display.
Lithium ion battery mounted in the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2 (a second battery can be purchased separately for a dual battery conﬁguration). Optional second 3.2GB hard drive (which must be purchased separately). 3.5" ﬂoppy disk drive mounted in the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2.
S e c t i o n O n e Power Switch This switch is the main power switch for your notebook. (Figure 1-8.) Right Speaker The built-in dual speakers output stereo sound from the notebook. (Figure 1-7 and Figure 1-8.) External Floppy Disk Drive Port A port for attaching an optional external ﬂoppy disk drive.
C A U T I O N The internal modem is not intended for use with Digital PBX systems. Do not connect the internal modem to a digital PBX as it may cause serious damage to the internal modem or your entire note- book.
S e c t i o n O n e BOTTOM COMPONENTS Tilt Adjustment Feet These are a pair of feet which ﬂip down and hold the back of the keyboard approximately 6° higher than the front when resting on a ﬂat surface.
To Connect the Optional Auto/airline Adapter 1. Plug the DC Output cable into the DC Power jack on the right side panel of your notebook. 2. Plug the auto/airline adapter plug into the cigarette lighter of a car or other vehicle with the ignition key in the On or the Accessories position or into the DC Power jack on an airplane seat.
When you turn on your notebook for the ﬁrst time it will display a Fujitsu lo go on the screen. If you do nothing the system will read the hard drive for the operating system software, ﬂash the notebook conﬁguration information on the...
information you have entered and takes you on to the next screen. The C a n c e l button allows you to stop the setup process. If you stop the process your notebook will start up at the b eginning of the Windows 95 Setup Wizard.
There are two Fujitsu Welcome Center icons on your notebook desktop, one for use if you have a model 735Dx and the other for use if you have a model 755Tx or a model 765Tx. Be sure to use the correct icon or your product registration may be invalid.
LEARNING ABOUT YOUR OPERAT I N G SYSTEM AND APPLICATION SOFTWA R E Tutorials All operating systems and most application software have tutorials built-in. We highly rec- ommend that you step through your tutorial before you use an application even if you are familiar with the same application on a differ- ent machine,an earlier version of the applica- tion, or a similar product.
Restarting the System ... . 25 Fujitsu Welcome Center ... 26 Batteries ....26 Integrated ErgoTrac Pointing Device .
(Figure 2-2.) You may need to adjust the brightness periodically for different Figure 2-1 Opening the Display Panel operating environments.(For model 735Dx only, you may also adjust contrast with a contrast control slider that is just below the brightness control.)
ADJUSTING THE KEYBOARD ANGLE On the bottom of your notebook,near the back,are a pair of feet which ﬂip down and hold the back of the keyboard about 6° higher than the front when resting on a ﬂat surfa ce. They are designed to make it more comfortable to use the keyboard with your notebook.
S e c t i o n T w o Power Battery Battery CD-ROM Identiﬁer Charging Drive Access AC Adapter Battery Hard Drive Access Level Floppy Disk PC Card NumLk Scr Lk Drive Access Slot Identiﬁer PC Card Access CapsLock Figure 2-3 Status Indicator Panel AC Adapter Indicator The AC Adapter indicator tells you whether the...
A small arrow icon (Battery Charging indica- tor) appears to the left of each of the Battery Level indicators and above the number (Battery identiﬁer) if that battery is charging . The Battery Charging indicator ﬂashes if the battery is too hot or too cold to charge. (Figure 2-3.) The Battery Charging indicators operate whether the power switch is Off or On.
S e c t i o n T w o P O I N T The Windows 95 CD automatic insertion function will periodically check for a CD installed in the drive, causing the CD- ROM Access indicator to ﬂash. The CD automatic insertion function allows your system to automatically start a CD as soon as it is inserted in the drive and the...
Floppy Disk Drive Access Indicator The Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator tells you a ﬂoppy disk drive is being accessed. The Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator will ﬂash when your software tries to access a ﬂoppy disk even if no ﬂoppy disk drive is installed. PC Card Access Indicators The PC Card Access indicators tell you when an installed PC Card is being accessed.
S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N After turning off your notebook, make sure that it has been Off at least 10 seconds before turning the power switch to On. If you do not you could cause a system error.
C A U T I O N Never turn your notebook off while an application is running. Be sure to close all ﬁles, exit all applications and shut down your operating system prior to turning off the power with the power switch. If ﬁl e s a re open when you turn the power off , you will lose any changes that have not been saved, and may cause disk erro r s .
10 seconds may also cause an error when you start the next time. FUJITSU WELCOME CENTER The Fu j i t su Wel come Cen ter is an icon on yo u r Wi n dows 95 de s k top. Cl i cking on it gives yo u...
C A U T I O N Actual battery life will vary based on screen brightness, applications, features, power management settings, battery condition, and other customer prefer- ences. CD-ROM drive or hard drive usage may also have a signiﬁcant impact on battery life.
S e c t i o n T w o Shorted Batteries If your Status Indicator panel shows a shorted battery, check the installation for that battery by removing and re-installing it. If it still shows that it is shorted, replace it with a new battery. C A U T I O N A shorted battery is damaged and must be replaced so that it does not damage...
Low Battery State When the battery is running low, your note- book beeps about every 15 seconds and the Battery Level indicator(s) ﬂash. If you do not respond to the low battery alarm,the batteries will continue to discharge until they are too low to operate.
S e c t i o n T w o Cursor Control Left Button Right Button INTEGRATED ERGOTRAC POINTING DEVICE The ErgoTrac pointing device is composed of a small joystick-like disc pointer control and two Cursor buttons located in front of the keyboard. The ErgoTrac pointing device has the function of a mouse,and moves the cursor around on the screen –...
Left Click Left Double Click Figure 2-7 Clicking Clicking Clicking means pushing and releasing a button. To left-click move the screen cursor to the item you wish to select, press the left pointing device button once,and then immediately release it. To right-click,move the mouse cursor to the it em you wish to select, press the right pointing device button once,and then immediately...
S e c t i o n T w o Pointers – This lets you set up the size and shape of the cursor for different functions. Motion – This lets you set up the relation of the speed of motion of your ﬁnger to the motion of the cursor and to enable a t railing tail for the cursor arrow.
Numeric Keypad Certain keys on the keyboard perform dual functions as both standard character keys and numeric keypad keys.Figure 2-9 highlights these keys. To switch into numeric keypad mode, press the NumLk/Scr Lk while holding down the Shift key. You can now enter numerals 0 through 9, perform addition ( + ), subtraction ( –...
S e c t i o n T w o VOLUME CONTROL All system and application functions have mul- tiple volume controls which interact with each other. There is the hardware volume control on the right side panel o f your notebook. There is a volume control in the ESS AudioRack, your operating system Sound Control panel and any other application with sound.
Figure 2-10 Loading/Ejecting a Floppy Disk P O I N T When there is no ﬂoppy disk in the drive, the Eject button is ﬂush with the front of your notebook. U s i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Ejecting a Floppy Disk To eject a disk, check that the Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator is Off, (see pages 20...
S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N Formatting a previously used ﬂoppy disk is an effective method of clearing a disk as long as you realize that ALL the infor- mation on the disk will be erased.
Loading a CD • Make sure that the angle adjustment feet on the bottom of the notebook are folded against the bottom of the notebook. • Make sure there is power to your notebook. • Push, gently but ﬁrmly, and release the eject button on the front of the CD-ROM drive to open the CD-ROM holder tray, the tray will come out a short distance.
S e c t i o n T w o HARD DRIVE The internal hard drive capacity is dependent on which model you are using. See Appendix A (pages 147-166) for model information. If you are using the optional second hard drive for the ﬁrst time since you installed it, you can get your notebook to recognize it by opening the Windows 95 Control Panel and opening Add...
Technologies,and the Windows 95 Control panel. If no settings have been made in the PowerPanel or Windows 95 Control panel then the BIOS settings will be used. The PowerPanel and Windows 95 Control panel have been pre-set at the factory and will be active unless you disable them.
S e c t i o n T w o P O I N T Disabling the Suspend/Resume button prevents it from being used to put your notebook in Suspend or Save-to-Disk mode. The resume function of the button cannot be disabled. (See the Power Savings Menu of the BIOS setup utility, pages 81-87, for more information.) C A U T I O N...
The proﬁles are groups of system settings designed to ﬁt power operation to speciﬁc user operating conditions. The activations are short- cut ways to turn on speciﬁc power management features of your notebook. The proﬁle choices are: Maximum Battery Life. Maximum Performance.
S e c t i o n T w o Maximum Battery Life Proﬁle The Ma x i mum Ba t tery Life proﬁle is a factory i n s t a ll ed com bi n a ti on of ti m eo uts and other power savi n gs para m eters ch o s en as the set ti n gs that wi ll produ ce the lon gest po s s i ble battery life .
System Save-to-Disk Activation Clicking on the Save-to-Disk button or select- ing System Save to Disk on the PowerPanel menu will put your notebook in Save-to-Disk mode. Your notebook will be left in the Windows 95 pseudo-off state. If the power switch is not turned off your notebook can be restarted by pressing the Suspend/Resume but- ton which will cause the system memory to...
S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N Loss of all power sources, including batteries, while in the Suspend mode will cause lost data and inability to re t u rn to operation with the Suspend/ Resume button.
P O I N T Save-to-Disk mode requires allocating a signiﬁcant amount of hard drive capacity for saving all system memory, which reduces your usable disk space. When you purchase your notebook it will have space allocated for the memory installed. If you upgrade the original system by adding a memory upgrade module with- out changing the size of your Save-to-...
S e c t i o n T w o Resume button. This parameter is enabled and disabled in the BIOS setup utility. Windows 95 Control Panel The Power icon in the Wi n dows 95 Con tro l Pa n el all ows you to en a ble or disable all the power managem ent set ti n gs wh i ch can be made f rom the de s k top.
C A U T I O N Do not move either device during communication as it may interrupt data transmission. C A U T I O N Be careful not to scratch the infrared port lens. Scratches, dirt or other surface marks can effect operation.
S e c t i o n T w o ESS AudioRack The control of the AudioRack player software (AudioRack32) resembles the front panels of a rack of stereo equipment and is operated in much the same way. There is also AudioRack recorder software (AudioRecorder).Online help screens are accessible from the AudioDrive panel of AudioRack32, click on the Help button...
P O I N T For optimum speakerphone performance: Speak clearly. Limit background noise. Speak facing the keyboard from about one (1) foot away. McAfee VirusScan Running your McAfee VirusScan program after loading data or programs from a ﬂoppy disk, CD-ROM,modem data transfer, or infrared data transfer is a precaution that will protect the data on your hard drive from contamina-...
Con f iguri ng You r Lif eBo o k 7 00 Series Boot Sequence ....52 Identifying the Drives ... . . 52 BIOS Setup Utility .
BOOT SEQUENCE Each time you power up or restart your LifeBook 700 Series,it goes through a quiet boot sequence that displays a Fujitsu logo until your operating system is loaded. During quiet boot, your notebook is performing a standard boot sequence including a Power On Self Test (POST).
To do this: 1. Allow the system to start booting. 2. As soon as the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen, press the F2 key. 3. The Main menu of the setup utility then appears with the current settings of the parameters displayed.
S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T If your data security settings require it, you may be asked for a password before the Main menu will appear. Entering the Setup Utility After a Conﬁguration Change or System Failure If there has been a change in the syst em conﬁg- uration that does not agree with the parameter...
NAVIGATING THROUGH THE SETUP UTILITY The BIOS setup utility consists of six menus; MAIN,ADVANCED, SECURITY, POWER SAVINGS, BOOT and EXIT. The remainder of Section Three explains each menu in turn including all submenus and setup items. The following procedures allow you to navigate the setup utility menus: 1.
S e c t i o n T h r e e MAIN MENU – SETTING STANDARD SYSTEM PARAMETERS The Main Menu allows you to set or view the current system parameters. Follow the instruc- tions for Navigating Through The Setup Utility to make any changes.
Table 3-1 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Main Menu Menu Field Options System Time — System Date — Diskette A 1.44Mb, 3.5”; Disabled IDE Adapter 0 Master Selects the IDE Adapter 0 Master submenu. IDE Adapter 1 Master Selects the IDE Adapter 1 Master submenu.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-1 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Main Menu Menu Field Options Boot Options Selects the Boot Options submenu System Memory Extended Memory Default Description Pressing the Enter key selects the Boot Options submenu. Displays the size of system memory, which is detected 640 KB automatically and cannot be changed by the setup utility.
IDE Adapter – Submenu The IDE Adapter 0 Master or IDE Adapter 1 Master submenus are identical for hard drives. They have the capacity displayed at the top of the screen as well as on Main menu. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-2 Fields, Options and Defaults for the IDE Adapter Submenu Menu Field Options Autotype Fixed Disk: [Press Enter] Type: Auto; None;CD; User; 1-14; Rsvr; 16-39 Cylinders: (Available to A number between 0 change only when and 65,535.
Table 3-2 Fields, Options and Defaults for the IDE Adapter Submenu Menu Field Options Head: (Available to A number between 1 and 16. change only when Type = User. Displayed for Type = Auto when a hard drive has been detected and Type = any number.) Sectors/Track: (Available to A number between 0 and 63.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-2 Fields, Options and Defaults for the IDE Adapter Submenu Menu Field Options Multi-Sector Transfers: Disabled; 2; 4; 8;16. (Available to change only when Type =User, None, Rsvr, or a number.
C A U T I O N A bootable CD-ROM may have either a ﬂoppy disk format or a hard drive format. When the bootable CD-ROM is used the drive allocations change automatically without changing the BIOS setup. If a ﬂoppy disk format CD-ROM is used the CD-ROM becomes Drive A.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-3 shows the names of the menu ﬁelds for the Boot Options submenu,all of the options for each ﬁeld,the default settings and a description of the ﬁeld’s function and any special information needed to help understand the ﬁeld’s use.
ADVANCED MENU – SETTING DEVICE FEATURE CONTROLS The Advanced Menu allows you to: Set the I/O addresses for the serial and parallel ports. Set the communication mode for the parallel port. Set an audio function I/O address,interrupt level and DMA channel. Select between the display panel and an external CRT display.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-4 Field Names, Options and Defaults for the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Integrated Peripherals – Keyboard/Mouse Features – Audio Features – Video Features – Default Description –...
C A U T I O N I/O addresses, DMA channels and I n t e rrupt levels can be entered in various ways, including via the BIOS setup utility, the control software for the I/O device, or the hard w a re. If any two ports or devices, serial or parallel, have the same I/O a d d ress assigned your notebook will not function norm a l l y.
S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T All I/O addresses in Table 3-5 are in hexadecimal. Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Integrated Peripherals Submenu Menu Field Options COM Port: 3F8, IRQ 4;...
Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Integrated Peripherals Submenu Menu Field Options LPT Port: 278.IRQ 7; 378,IRQ 7; 3BC,IRQ 7; 278,IRQ 5; 378,IRQ 5; 3BC,IRQ 5; Disabled LPT Mode: Bi-Directional; ECP, DMA CHANNEL 1; ECP, DMA CHANNEL 3; Output Only Diskette Controller: Enabled;...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Integrated Peripherals Submenu Menu Field Options PCI IRQ Routing: Disabled; Auto select; IRQ3; IRQ4;IRQ5; IRQ7; IRQ9;IRQ10; IRQ11 Internal Modem: Enabled; Disabled Default Description Auto select...
L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Keyboard/Mouse Features Submenu The Keyboard/Mouse Features submenu is for setting the parameters of the integrated and...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-6 Fields, Options and Defaults of the Keyboard/Mouse Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Numlock: Off;On; Auto Keyboard/Mouse Enabled; Disabled Hot Plug: Internal Pointing Device: Auto Disabled;...
L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Audio Features Submenu The Audio Features Submenu is for setting the features of the built-in audio functions.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-7 Fields, Options and Defaults of the Audio Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Audio Base Address: 220; 240;260; 280; Disabled Audio FM Base Address: 388;38C;...
L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Video Features Submenu The Video Features Submenu is for setting the display parameters.
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-8 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Video Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Display: Flat-Panel; CRT; Simultaneous Compensation: Enabled; Disabled Exiting from the Advanced Menu When you have ﬁnished setting the parameters on the Advanced Menu, you can either exit from setup utility or move to another menu.
L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s SECURITY MENU –...
S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T If you set a password, write it down and keep it in a safe place. If you forget the password you will have to contact your support representative to regain access to your secured functions and data.
Table 3-9 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Security Menu Menu Field Options Supervisor Password is: – User Password is: – Set Supervisor Password: [Press Enter] Diskette access: All; Supervisor Only Set User Password: [Press Enter] C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description Disabled...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-9 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Security Menu Menu Field Options Password on Boot: Enabled; Disabled Power Management Enabled; Disabled Security: Fixed Disk Boot Sector: Normal; Write Protect P O I N T Boot Sector Protection must be set to Normal to load or upgrade an...
POWER SAVINGS MENU – SETTING POWER MANAGEMENT FEATURE CONTROLS The Power Savings menu allows you to set and change the power management parameters. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 55.) Table 3-10 shows the names of the menu ﬁelds for the Power Savings menu,all of the options for each ﬁeld,the default settings and a descrip- tion of the ﬁeld’s function and any special...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-10 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Savings Menu. Menu Field Options Power Savings: Customize; Maximum Performance; Maximum Battery Life; Off Hard Disk Timeout: 30 seconds to 20 minutes;Off Video Timeout: 30 seconds to 20 minutes;Off Default...
Table 3-10 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Savings Menu. Menu Field Options Idle Mode: On; Off Standby Timeout: 1 minute to 16 minutes;Off Auto Suspend Timeout: 5 to 60 minutes;Off C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description Turns on and off the slow down of the CPU during periods of...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-10 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Savings Menu. Menu Field Options Suspend Mode: Suspend; Save-to-Disk P O I N T When resuming from a Save-to-Disk suspension there will be a delay while the contents of system memory and operating parameters are loaded from the hard drive.
Table 3-10 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Savings Menu. Menu Field Options Resume On Time: On; Off Resume Time: – Advanced Features – Factory Installed Values for Power Saving Proﬁles Proﬁle Hard Disk Timeout Customize Maximum Performance Maximum Battery Life 30 Seconds C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Advanced Features Submenu The Advanced Features submenu is for setting some non-time related power saving parame- ters. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 55.) Table 3-11 shows the names of the menu ﬁelds for the Video Features submenu,all of the...
Table 3-11 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Advanced Features Submenu of the Power Savings Menu Menu Field Options SUS/RES Switch: Enabled; Disabled Lid Closure Suspend: Enabled; Disabled AMU CPU Idle Mode: Low Power; Standard LCD Backlight Mode: Low Power; Standard Serial Mouse Activity: Enabled;...
S e c t i o n T h r e e BOOT MENU – SELECTING THE OPERATING SYSTEM SOURCE The Boot Menu is used to select the order in which the BIOS searches sources for the operating system. Table 3-12 shows the names of the menu ﬁelds for the Boot menu,all of the options for each ﬁeld,the default settings and a description of the ﬁeld’s function and any special information...
Table 3-12 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Boot Menu. Menu Field Options 1. Hard Drive – 2. Diskette Drive – 3.CD-ROM Drive – Exiting from Boot Menu When you have ﬁnished setting the search sequence order with the Boot menu, you can either exit from the setup utility or move to another menu.
S e c t i o n T h r e e EXIT MENU – LEAVING THE SETUP UTILITY The Exit Menu is used to leave the setup utility. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 55.) Table 3-13 shows the names of the menu ﬁelds for the Exit menu,all of the options for each...
Table 3-13 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Exit Menu. Menu Field Options Save Changes and Exit: – Discard Changes and Exit: – Get Default Values: – C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description –...
S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-13 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Exit Menu. Menu Field Options Load Previous Values: – Save Changes: – Default Description – Selecting Load Previous Values will load the values in BIOS memory for all menu ﬁelds.
1. Restart your notebook in MS-DOS mode. 2. At the DOS prompt type CD C:\Fujitsu 3. Type PHDISK. 4. Press the Enter key. 5. The screen will display the amount disk space needed to perform the Save-to-Disk function with the current memory conﬁguration and...
S e c t i o n T h r e e 5. The utility will remove the space allocation for the Save-to-Disk function and free that space for other use. To create a space allocation for the Save-to-Disk function, do the following: 1.
U s e r I n s t a l l a b l e F e a t u r e s Multi-function Bay Devices ..97 PC Cards ....103 Parallel Port Devices .
S e c t i o n F o u r SECTION FOUR USER INSTALLABLE FEATURES Your LifeBook 700 Series has a number of user installable features: PC Card slots in the left side panel of your notebook allow you to install PC Cards, IC memory cards (SRAM card) or Zoomed Video cards (Slot 0 only).
Floppy Bay 1 Modules Disk Drive Lithium ion Battery MULTI-FUNCTION BAY DEVICES The bays in the front panel of your notebook accommodate the CD-ROM drive, the ﬂoppy disk drive,the Lithium ion batteries (a second battery is optional) or the optional second hard drive.
S e c t i o n F o u r 3.5" ﬂoppy disk drive installed in Device Adapter for Multi-function Bay 2. (Adapter included with your notebook.) Lithium ion battery installed in Device Adapter for Multi-function Bay 2. (Adapter included with your notebook.) The Lithium ion battery included with your notebook can power your notebook from either bay.
Multi-function Bay 2 Release Button Figure 4-3 Removing and Installing a Device in Multi-function Bay 2 To Install or Remove a Device in Multi- function Bay 2. 1. Close all ﬁles and exit all applications. 2. Turn off power to your notebook, close the display and remove the AC adapter.
S e c t i o n F o u r 3. Set the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2 on top of the Multi-function Bay 1 device and adjust until the ﬁnger ridge shows through the hole in the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2,and the alignment pins on the Multi-function Bay 1 device ﬁt in the small round holes of the device adapter for...
C A U T I O N The CD-ROM Drive must be installed or removed with the power off. Optional Second Hard Drive The optional second hard drive is durable but you must treat it with care.Please pay attention to the following points: The drive rotates the disk at very high speed.
S e c t i o n F o u r The battery may be installed singly in either bay, using the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2. With the purchase of an additional bat- tery, batteries may be installed in a dual conﬁg- uration, one in each bay.
C A U T I O N The ﬂoppy disk drive must be installed or removed with the power off. PC CARDS PC Cards perform a wide variety of functions, and are ideal for mobile computers. Some available PC Cards: Fax/data modem cards (Type II).
S e c t i o n F o u r Installing PC Cards in Your Notebook PC cards are install ed in the PC Ca rd slot in the l eft side panel of your noteboo k . Some PC Ca rd s wi ll not work wh en all po s s i ble devi ces are en a bl ed .
From the PC Card Properties Window: 3. Select the card to be removed and click on the S t o p button. 4. Verify that the You can safely remove your cardmessage appears. 5. If thedevice cannot be removed message appears,save all ﬁles, close all applications, and exit Windows 95 then shut- off the power with the power switch.
S e c t i o n F o u r TELEPHONE LINES To attach a telephone line to the internal modem open the rear panel connector cover or with the cover closed slide the panel in the con- nector cover slightly opened to reveal the RJ-11 jack.Plug one end of the telephone cable into the telephone line outlet.Orient the telephone cable with the release latch on the connector...
External Floppy Disk Drive Port External Floppy Disk Drive Connector Cover Connector Release Button Connector Release Button External Floppy Disk Drive Figure 4-10 External Installation of a Floppy Disk Drive. U s e r I n s t a l l a b l e F e a t u r e s EXTERNAL INSTALLATION OF A FLOPPY DISK DRIVE...
S e c t i o n F o u r Figure 4-11 Opening the Memory Upgrade Compartment Figure 4-12 Removing a Memory Upgrade Module MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE Your notebook has 16MB or 32MB of installed SDRAM. To increase your memory capacity you may install a memory upgrade module in the memory upgrade compartment in the bot- tom of your notebook.
C A U T I O N The memory upgrade module can be severely damaged by electro-static dis- charge (ESD). Be sure you are properly grounded when handling and installing the module. 7. Align the connector edge of the memory upgrade module with the connector slot in the compartment.
1. Turn on power using the power switch. 2.Enter the setup utility by pressing the F2 key as soon as the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. (See pages 53-54.) 3. The System Memory and the Extended...
If the total memory displayed is not what you believe it should be, check that your memory upgrade module is properly installed. If it is properly installed and the capacity is not cor- rectly recognized,see the Troubleshooting Section starting on page 119. Undock Request Button RJ-11 Jack RJ-45 Jack...
S e c t i o n F o u r Figure 4-15 Installing a LANdock 6. Set your notebook on the Docking Station Leveler, making sure that the Alignment pins on the leveler (Figures 4-13 and 4-16) ﬁt into the Docking Alignment receptacles in the bottom of your notebook (Figure 1- 10 on page 9).
P O I N T If the notebook power switch is turned off it is always safe to undock. You do not have to turn on your notebook and use the Eject PC feature. C A U T I O N The RJ-11 connector on the rear of your docking device comes with a protective cover to keep the connector clean.
Select the < s e t t i n g s > tab and change the resolution to 800 x 600 pixels. f. Change the monitor setting to Laptop Display Panel (800 x 600). g. Click on the < O K > button to activate the new display settings.
PORT REPLICATOR The Port Replicator is installed and operated exactly like the LANdock but adds no addi- tional functions to your notebook. Follow the LANdock instructions for installation and use. Undock Request Button RJ-11 Jack Ready to Undock LED Docked LED DC Power Jack PS/2 Mouse Port PS/2 Keyboard Port...
T o u b l e s h o o t i n g Identifying the Problem ... 118 Speciﬁc Problems ....119 Power On Self Test Messages .
8. If you have tried the solutions suggested in Speciﬁc Problems without success, contact your support representative: toll free 1-800- 8FUJITSU (1-800-838-5487), FAX 1-800- 935-1789,e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Web Site http://www.8fujitsu.com. Before you place the call, you should have the following information ready so that the...
If your are an experienced computer user you may ﬁnd it useful,however, it is intended primarily to help your Fujitsu support representative better serve you. When you call for help your support representative may ask you to setup your note- book for modem operation.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Audio Problems There is no sound coming from the built-in speakers. CD-ROM Drive Problems Notebook fails to recognize CD-ROM. Possible Cause 1. The volume knob is turned too low. 2.
Problem The CD-ROM Access indicator on the Status Indicator panel blinks at regular intervals when no CD is in the tray or the CD-ROM drive is not installed. Docking Problems Notebook does not turn on when installed in Docking Station. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 5.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Floppy Disk Drive You cannot access your ﬂoppy disk. Possible Cause 2. Notebook is not properly seated in the LANdock. 1. Security is set to protect access to ﬂoppy disk data.
Problem Hard Drive Problems You can not access your hard drive. Keyboard or Mouse Problems The built-in keyboard does not seem to work. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem You have installed an external keyboard You have connected an external keyboard or a mouse and it seems to be locking up the system. Memory Problems Your power on screen or Main menu of the BIOS setup utility information does not show the correct amount of installed memory.
Problem Modem Problems Messages about modem operation. Parallel, Serial,and USB Device Problems You have installed a parallel-p ort device, a serial-port device or a USB device. Your notebook does not recognize the device, or the device does not seem to work properly. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 2.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem C A U T I O N Due to ongoing changes in USB technology and standards, not all USB devices and/or drivers are guaranteed to work. PC Card Problems A card inserted in the PC Card slot does not work or is locking up the system.
Problem Power Failures You turn on your notebook and nothing seems to happen. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1. The installed primary battery is completely discharged,there is no optional second battery installed and there is no Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) installed.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Possible Cause 3. The primary battery is installed but is completely discharged, there is no optional second battery installed and the Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) has no power from the AC outlet,airplane seat jack, or the car’s 4.
Problem T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 5. Power switch is already in the On position. 6. There is no battery installed and there is no Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) installed. 7.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Your notebook turns off all by itself. Possible Cause 8. The battery or batteries are low. 1. The power management parameters are set for auto timeouts which are too short for your operating needs.
Problem Your notebook won’t work on battery alone. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 3. You have a battery failure. 4. Your Power adapter has failed or lost it’s power source. 1.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem The batteries seem to discharge too quickly. Shutdown and Startup Problems The Suspend/Resume button does not work. Possible Cause 1. You are running an application which uses a great deal of power because of frequent hard drive access or CD-ROM access,use of a modem PC Card or of a LAN PC Card.
3. Close all applications, and try the button again. 1. Set the operating source by pressing the Esc key while the Fujitsu logo is on screen or use the F2 key and enter the setup utility and adjust the source settings from the Boot menu on page 89.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem An error message is displayed on the screen during the notebook turn on (boot) sequence. Your notebook appears to change setup parameters when you start it. Video Problems The built-in display is blank when you turn on your notebook.
Problem The display goes blank by itself after you have been using it. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 3. The angle of the display and the brightness settings are not adequate for your lighting conditions.
S e c t i o n F i v e Problem The Built-in Display does not close. The Built-in Display has bright or dark spots. The application display uses only a p ortion of your screen and is surrounded by a dark band. Possible Cause 3.
Problem You have connected an external monitor and it does not come on. Miscellaneous Problems An error message is displayed on the screen during the operation of an application. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1.
S e c t i o n F i v e POWER ON SELF TEST MESSAGES The following is an alphabetic list of error-and- status messages that Phoenix BIOS and/or your operating system can generate and an explana- tion of each message.Error messages are marked with an *.
This means that the ﬂ oppy disk drive type iden- tiﬁed in your Setup Utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the Setup Utility to correct the inconsistency. *Invalid NVRAM media type Problem with NVRAM access.
S e c t i o n F i v e loads default values and offers to run Setup. If the failure was caused by incorrect values and they are not corrected,the next boot will likely fail also. If using the default settings does not allow you to complete a successful boot sequence, you should turn off the power with the Power Switch and contact your...
Figure 5-1 Emergency CD-ROM Tray Release EMERGENCY CD-ROM TRAY RELEASE If for some reason the eject button fails, you can open the CD-ROM tray with a paper clip or similar tool inserted into the eject hole in the far right side of the front of the tray. Straighten one side of a paper clip and push it gently into the hole.
S e c t i o n S i x C a r e a n d M a i n t e n a n c e Care and Maintenance ... 144 Caring for Your Notebook.
S i x SECTION SIX CARE AND MAINTENANCE If you use your LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu carefully, you will increase its life and reliability. This section provides some tips for looking after the notebook and the battery packs. CARING FOR YOUR NOTEBOOK The LifeBook 700 Series is a durable but sensitive electronic device.
INCREASING BATTERY LIFE To increase battery life: 1. Power your notebook through the AC or optional auto/airline adapter whenever possible. 2. If your notebook is running on battery power all day, connect it to the AC adapter overnight to recharge the battery. 3.
Warranty ....148 LifeBook 735DX Speciﬁc a t i o n s ..148 LifeBook 755TX Speciﬁc a t i o n s ..151 LifeBook 765TX Speciﬁc a t i o n s .
Floppy Disk Drive One modular 3.5" ﬂoppy disk drive which accommodates a 1.44MB or a 720KB ﬂoppy disk, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD03. One optional external ﬂoppy disk drive, Fujitsu Model FPCFD02. Hard Drive One factory installed 1.6GB, 2.5" (12.7 mm) ﬁxed hard drive unit.
A p p e n d i c e s Video MPEG-1 video data decompression software. Zoomed Video support via PC Card Slot 0. Device Adapter for Bay 2 Device adapter for Bay 2, Fujitsu Model FPCBYA01. Pre-Installed Software Microsoft Windows 95. LapLink by Traveling Software.
CD and hard drive access) in about ﬁfteen (15) hours. AC Adapter Autosensing 100-240V AC,43W, supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCAC05 which includes an AC cable. Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Autosensing 12/24V DC,43W supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPC- CAA02.
256 Bytes CMOS-RAM with back-up battery. Video RAM 2MB EDO RAM. Mass Storage Floppy Disk Drive One modular 3.5" ﬂoppy disk drive which accommodates a 1.44MB or a 720KB ﬂoppy disk, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD03. One optional external ﬂoppy disk drive, Fujitsu Model FPCFDA02.
One IrDA compatible infrared port (4 Mbps). Video MPEG-1 video data decompression software. Zoomed Video support via PC Card Slot 0. Device Adapter for Bay 2 Device adapter for Bay 2, Fujitsu Model FPCBYA01. Pre-Installed Software Microsoft Windows 95. LapLink by Traveling Software.
(notebook Off or in Suspend mode) in about 5 hours.Standard charge (normal use with limit- ed CD and hard drive access) in about ﬁfteen (15) hours. AC Adapter Autosensing 100-240V AC, 43W, supplying 16V DC to the notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCAC05 which includes an AC cable.
A p p e n d i c e s Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Autosensing 12/24V DC,43W supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCCAA02. Power Management Save-to-Disk, Suspend, Idle and Standby power savings modes. When the battery is fully charged the computer can remain in suspend mode for approximately 24 hours or more.
Floppy Disk Drive One modular 3.5" ﬂoppy disk drive which accommodates a 1.44MB or a 720KB ﬂoppy disk, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD03. One optional external ﬂoppy disk drive, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD02. Hard Drive One factory installed 3.2GB, 2.5" (12.7 mm) ﬁxed hard drive unit.
External Mouse Support PS/2 compatible. Power Batteries One modular Lithium ion battery, Fujitsu Model FPCBP11. Rechargeable,10.8V, 3300 mAh. Operating time of up to 3 hours. Rapid charge (notebook Off or in Suspend mode) in about three (3) hours. Standard charge (normal use with limited CD and hard drive access) in about nine (9) hours.
CD and hard drive access) in about ﬁfteen (15) hours. AC Adapter Autosensing 100-240V AC,43W, supplying 16V DC to the notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCAC05 which includes an AC cable. Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Autosensing 12/24V DC,43W supplying 16V DC to the notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCCAA02.
Stereo Headphone. Microphone. Stereo Line In. The LANdock is powered from a power adapter which is included with the LANdock, Fujitsu Model FPCAC06. C A U T I O N The AC adapter for the LANdock and the Port Replicator is not the same as the one for your notebook.
Appendix B Glossary AC Adapter A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage ne eded to power your Computer. Active-Matrix Display A type of technology for making ﬂat-panel dis- plays which has a transistor or similar device for every pixel on the screen.
A p p e n d i c e s CMOS RAM Complementary metal oxide semiconductor random access memory. This is a technology for manufacturing random access memory which requires very low levels of power to operate. COM Port Abbreviation for communication port. This is your serial interface connection.
Electro-Static Discharge. The sudden discharge of electricity from a static charge which has built-up slowly. Example: the shock you get from a doorknob on a dry day or the sparks you get from brushing hair on a dry day. Extended Memory All memory more than the 640KB recognized by MS-DOS as system memory.
A p p e n d i c e s Local Area Network. An interconnection of computers and peripherals within a single limited geographic location which can pass programs and data amongst themselves. Logical Block Addressing. A method of locating data stored on a disk.
Operating System A group of control programs that convert application commands,including driver pro- grams,into the exact form required by a spe- ciﬁc brand and model of microprocessor in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment. Phase Alternation by Line. The standard for color television in Western Europe and most of Asia and Africa.
A p p e n d i c e s Random Access Memory. A hardware compo- nent of your computer that holds binary infor- mation (both program and data) as long as it has the proper power applied to it. RAM Module A printed circuit card with memory and associ- ated circuitry which allows the user to add...
Stroke (keyboard) The amount of travel of a key when it is pressed from resting to fully depressed. Suspend To make inoperative for a period of time. Your notebook uses various suspension states to reduce power consumption and prolong the charge of your battery.
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I n d e x 3D-Stereo ..3-4,48,149, 152,155 AC adapter ..2-3,7,10-12,20-21,24-29 98-99,107,111, 121,150, 153,157-159 AC Adapter indicator ... 20-21 Access indicators .
CapsLock, ....6, 20,23 CardBus ..148-149,151-152,154-155,159 CD automatic insertion function . . 22,37,145 CD player....47-48 CD-ROM .
I n d e x DIMM ..148, 151,154, 160,108 Disk ..2-3,6-8,12,17, 20,23-25,34-36 41,43,45, 49,52-53,57,60,63, 69,79-80 82,84-85,93,95-98,100-103,107,111 115,119,122,138-139,141,148-149 151-152,154-163 Disk errors ....25 Diskette .
Feet ..9-10,19, 36-37,111,151,154,157 File transfers....4,46,48 Fixed Disk ... . 60,80,138-139 Floppy disk .
I n d e x Interrupt level ... 65, 68-69,74 IR, ..... 68,161 IrDA .
Mono microphone,..4,8,96, 105, 149, 152,155-156 Mouse ..4,8,30-33,66,71-72,78,87 95-96,106,111-113,115,119,123-124 149-150,152-153,155-156,158 Mouse cursor ....31,72 MPEG ﬁle player.
I n d e x Power Management ..6,26-27,29,38-42 45-46, 51,53, 78,80-81,130,135-136 145,150, 153-154,156-157 Power On Self Test..24,52, 54,64,80,110 117, 125, 134-135,138-139, 163, Power Savings ..6,38-40, 42,44,46 51,55,81-85,87, 130,132, 135,150, 154,157 Power source .
Security Menu ..11,51,77, 79-80,123,133 Serial port ....-9,68,87 95-96,105, 111,115, 125,164 Setup utility. . 6,11-12, 24,38-40,44-47,51-56 58-60,63-65,67,71, 73,75-77,79-81,86-87 89-92, 110,120-124,130,132-135,138-141 Shadow RAM ....164,140 Shortcut Menu.
I n d e x Telephone ..4,8,14,26,84,95-96,106 110,114, 149,152, 156,158 TFT ....3,153, 156,165 Theft Prevention Lock . 7, 95,106,151,154,157 Tilt Adjustment Feet .