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  • Page 1 User’s Guide Learn how to use your Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 notebook...
  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademark Information

    Copyright and Trademark Information Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation has made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this document; however, as ongoing development efforts are continually improving the capabilities of our products, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the contents of this document.
  • Page 3 © Copyright 2008 Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be copied, reproduced, or translated, without prior written consent of Fujitsu. No part of this publication may be stored or transmitted in any electronic form without the written consent of Fujitsu.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This unit requires an AC adapter to operate. Use only UL Listed I.T.E. Class II Adapters with an output rating of 16 VDC, with a current of 3.75 A (60 W). AC adapter output polarity: When using your notebook equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following: •...
  • Page 5 * To order a new battery for your Fujitsu mobile computer, go to the Fujitsu shopping site at www.fujitsu.ca/products/notebooks ** RBRC is an independent third party to which Fujitsu provides funding for battery recycling; RBRC is in no way affiliated with Fujitsu.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Fujitsu Contact Information ........14...
  • Page 7 Controlling the Volume ........48 LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons ......49 Security Button Functions .
  • Page 8 Fujitsu Driver Update Utility ........71...
  • Page 9 PC Cards ........... . 84 Installing PC Cards .
  • Page 10 Caring for your LifeBook Notebook ......118 Cleaning your LifeBook notebook ....... 120 Storing your LifeBook notebook .
  • Page 11 Glossary ........... . . 136 Regulatory Information .
  • Page 12 Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device ......173 Getting Started ..........174 Installing OmniPass .
  • Page 13: Preface

    Preface About This Guide The LifeBook T2020 notebook from Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation is a powerful convertible computer. It can be used either as a standard notebook using keyboard input, or in tablet configuration using pen input. It is powered by a fast, Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage processor, has a built- in color display with an active digitizer, and brings the computing power of desktop personal computers (PCs) to a portable and versatile environment.
  • Page 14: Fujitsu Contact Information

    HE WARNING ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO EITHER YOU OOK NOTEBOOK Fujitsu Contact Information Service and Support You can contact Fujitsu Service and Support in the following ways: • Toll free: 1-800-8Fujitsu (1-800-838-5487) • E-mail: 8fujitsu@us.fujitsu.com • Website: http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support...
  • Page 15 OU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE INTERNET CONNECTION TO USE THE ONLINE Limited Warranty Your LifeBook T2020 notebook is backed by a Fujitsu International Limited Warranty. Check the service kit that came with your notebook for the Limited Warranty period and terms and conditions.
  • Page 16: Getting To Know Your Lifebook

    Getting to Know Your LifeBook Overview This section describes the components of your Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 notebook. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers. Figure 1. Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 notebook...
  • Page 17: Locating The Controls And Connectors

    Specific locations are illustrated in Figures 2 through 6. The table below provides a short description of each icon on the LifeBook T2020 notebook and/or optional port replicator. Each of the icons is either molded into or printed on the notebook or port replicator chassis.
  • Page 18 Connection Notebook Icon Headphone Jack Dock port Security lock slot Suspend/ Resume button Local Area Network (LAN) Wireless LAN On-Off Switch External Video port Digital Video Interface 18 - Locating the Controls and Connectors Purpose Connect stereo headphones or powered external speakers. The internal speaker is disabled when you plug in external headphones or powered speakers.
  • Page 19 Display Panel Latch Status Indicator Panel Built-in Microphones Display Panel (two places: left and right) Fingerprint Sensor LifeBook Security/ Tablet PC Buttons Power/Suspend/ Resume Switch Keyboard Speaker Left Button Scroll Button Quick Point Cursor Control Right Button Memory Stick/SD/SDHC Card Slot Figure 2.
  • Page 20: Top Components

    See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 30. LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons The LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons provide password security for your system, as well as one-touch application launch capability. See “LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons” on page 49. Power/Suspend/Resume Switch...
  • Page 21 Scroll Button The scroll button is used in conjunction with the Quick Point cursor control to navigate through pages quickly and easily. Left Button This button acts the same as the left button on a mouse. Memory Stick/SD/SDHC Card Slot The Memory Stick/SD/SDHC card slot allows you to install a Memory Stick, Secure Digital (SD), or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) card for data storage.
  • Page 22: Left-Side Panel Components

    PC Card Slot Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch Air Vents PC Card Eject Button Smart Card Slot Figure 3. LifeBook notebook left-side panel Left-Side Panel Components The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s left-side components. PC Card Slot The PC Card Slot allows you to install a Type I or Type II PC Card.
  • Page 23 A dedicated Smart Card slot is provided on your notebook. Smart Cards are the same size and shape as credit cards, but they contain an integrated microprocessor chip. See “Smart Card Reader” on page 86. In order to use the embedded Smart Card Reader, you must purchase optional third-party software for installation.
  • Page 24: Right-Side Panel Components

    Pen/Pen Holder Figure 4. LifeBook notebook right-side panel Right-Side Panel Components The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s right-side components. Headphone Jack The headphone jack allows you to connect headphones. See “Headphone Jack” on page 90. USB 2.0 Ports The USB 2.0 ports (one on the right side, one on the rear) allow you to connect Universal Serial Bus devices.
  • Page 25 IEEE 1394 (4-pin) Jack The 4-pin 1394 jack is used to connect between your notebook and an IEEE 1394 peripheral such as a digital video camera. See “IEEE 1394 Port” on page 89. Microphone Jack The microphone jack allows you to connect an external mono microphone. See “Microphone Jack” on page 90.
  • Page 26: Back Panel Components

    Gigabit LAN (RJ-45) Jack USB 2.0 Port Air Vents Anti-Theft Lock Slot External Video Port Figure 5. LifeBook notebook back panel Back Panel Components Following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s back panel components. Gigabit LAN (RJ-45) Jack The internal LAN (RJ-45) jack is used for an internal Gigabit (10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T) Ethernet LAN connection.
  • Page 27 The air vents allow air to circulate through the system to cool down the components. O PROTECT YOUR NOTEBOOK FROM DAMAGE AND TO OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE AIR ALL VENTS UNOBSTRUCTED CLEANING DEPENDING UPON THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE SYSTEM IS USED O NOT OPERATE THE NOTEBOOK IN AREAS WHERE THE AIR VENTS CAN BE OBSTRUCTED TIGHT ENCLOSURES OR ON SOFT SURFACES LIKE A BED OR CUSHION Anti-theft Lock Slot...
  • Page 28: Bottom Components

    Figure 6. LifeBook notebook bottom panel Bottom Components The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s bottom panel components. Battery Latches The battery latches are used to secure the Lithium ion battery in the battery bay. Lithium ion Battery Bay The battery bay contains the internal Lithium ion battery.
  • Page 29 AMemory Upgrade Compartment Your notebook comes with high speed Double Data Rate 2 Synchronous Dynamic RAM (DDR2 SDRAM). The memory upgrade compartment allows you to expand the system memory capacity of your notebook, thus improving overall performance. See “Memory Upgrade Module” on page 92. Under normal circumstances, it should not be necessary to open this compartment.
  • Page 30: Status Indicator Panel

    Battery Level Hard Drive Access Status Indicator Panel The Status Indicator displays symbols that correspond to a specific component of your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook. These symbols tell you how each of those components is operating.(Figure 7) Battery Level Indicator The Battery Level indicators display the charge level of the indicated battery pack, as follows: •...
  • Page 31 • If the battery pack is installed while the power is turned off, the battery level indicator will display the charge level for five seconds after it blinks orange. • If the AC adapter is not connected or the battery pack is not fully charged when the computer is switched to standby mode, the indicator will blink.
  • Page 32: Display Panel

    Figure 8. Opening the Display Panel Display Panel Your LifeBook T2020 notebook contains an LCD display panel that is LED backlit for easier viewing in bright environments. The convertible design of your notebook allows you to open the display fully, rotate it in either direction 180 degrees, and lay it face up on the keyboard.
  • Page 33: Opening The Display Panel

    Holding the top edge of the display panel, pull it forward until it is lying nearly atop the keyboard. Lay the display flush against the system so that the latch engages. You can now use your system as a tablet.
  • Page 34 Figure 9. Fully Open Display Holding the Tablet PC Your computer can be used in tablet configuration in two different orientations (Figure 11). • Portrait Orientation: Hold the system with the display positioned vertically with the latch on the left.
  • Page 35: Adjusting Display Panel Brightness

    Using the Fujitsu Menu to Adjust Brightness Windows XP: To adjust brightness using the Fujitsu menu, click on the Fujitsu Menu icon in the system tray in the lower right corner of the screen. From the menu that appears, select Brightness Control. The Tablet and Pen Settings window will open.
  • Page 36 tray in the lower right corner of the screen. Double-click Windows Mobility Center, then double-click the icon adjacent to Display brightness. Set the screen brightness sliders for On battery and Plugged in scenarios. F USING POWER BATTERY POWER YOUR BRIGHTNESS SETTINGS IS SET TO APPROXIMATELY MID HE HIGHER THE BRIGHTNESS LEVEL FASTER YOUR BATTERIES WILL DISCHARGE BRIGHTNESS IS SET AS LOW AS POSSIBLE...
  • Page 37: Keyboard

    Figure 12. Keyboard Using the Keyboard Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has an integral 84-key keyboard. The keys perform all the standard functions of a 101-key keyboard, including the Windows keys and other special function keys. This section describes the following keys (Figure 12):...
  • Page 38 characters and as numeric and mathematical keys. The ability to toggle between the standard character and numerical keys is controlled through the [NumLk] key. • Cursor keys: Your keyboard contains four arrow keys for moving the cursor or insertion point to the right, left, up, or down within windows, applications and documents.
  • Page 39 Your LifeBook notebook has 12 function keys, F1 through F12. The functions assigned to these keys differ for each application. You should refer to your software documentation to find out how these keys are used. • The [Fn] key provides extended functions for the notebook and is always used in conjunction with another key.
  • Page 40: Quick Point Pointing Device/Touch Screen

    Quick Point Pointing Device/Touch Screen Quick Point Control Left Button Scroll Button Right Button Figure 13. Touchpad pointing device The Quick Point is built into your LifeBook notebook. It is used to control the movement of the cursor to select items on your display panel. The Quick Point is composed of a cursor control at the center of the keyboard and three buttons on the palm rest of your computer.
  • Page 41 Clicking Clicking means pushing and releasing a button. To left-click, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, press the left button once, and then immediately release it. To right-click, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, press the bottom button once, and then immediately release it.
  • Page 42 Dragging Dragging means pressing and holding the left button, while moving the cursor. To drag, move the cursor to the item you wish to move. Press and hold the left button while moving the item to its new location and then release it.
  • Page 43: Quick Point Control Adjustment

    The Windows Control Panel allows you to customize your Quick Point with selections made from within the Mouse Properties dialog box. There are three aspects of Quick Point operation, which you can adjust: • Buttons: This tab lets you set up the buttons for right or left handed operation, in addition to setting up the time interval allowed between clicks in double-clicking.
  • Page 44: Clicking On Touch Screen

    Right-click can be accomplished by holding the pen down until a circular icon appears. To change the settings for the right-click feature, go to Start -> Control Panel -> Tablet and Pen Settings. In the Pen Options tab, select “Press and Hold” then click the [Settings] button.
  • Page 45: Calibrating The Touch Screen

    Double-Clicking To double-click, touch the item twice, and then immediately remove the stylus tip. Dragging Dragging means moving an item with the stylus by touching the screen, moving and then lifting the stylus. To drag, touch the Touch Screen with your stylus on the item you wish to move.
  • Page 46 Go to Start -> Control Panel. If you are not in Classic View, select “Switch to Classic View” in the left panel. Windows XP Tablet PC Edition: Double-click the Tablet and Pen Settings icon and select the Settings tab. Windows Vista: Double-click the Tablet PC Settings icon and select the General tab Click the [Calibrate] button.
  • Page 47: Installing A Pen Tether

    Attach the end of the pen tether with the larger loop to the attachment point on your tablet. To do so, insert the end of the pen tether through the attachment point, then feed the pen through the large loop in the tether.
  • Page 48: Volume Control

    Volume Control Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has multiple volume controls which interact with each other. NY SOFTWARE THAT CONTAINS AUDIO FILES WILL ALSO CONTAIN A VOLUME CONTROL OF ITS OWN YOU INSTALL AN EXTERNAL AUDIO DEVICE THAT HAS AN INDEPENDENT VOLUME CONTROL...
  • Page 49: Lifebook Security/Tablet Pc Buttons

    Figure 14. LifeBook T2020 Notebook Security/Tablet PC Buttons LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons A unique feature of your LifeBook T2020 notebook is the array of Security and Tablet PC buttons. These buttons allow you to secure your notebook from unauthorized use and to launch specific applications and functions with the touch of a button.
  • Page 50: Pre-Logon Button Functions

    [Enter] key. Button Icon System State System is pre-boot or resuming from suspend Table 1. Security Panel Button Functions 50 - LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons Security Panel Function Security Button 1 Security Button 2 Security Button 3 Security Button 4...
  • Page 51 [Escape] key. Screen Rotation The screen rotation feature would normally be used when the system is configured as a tablet. When you would like to use the tablet as an eBook, for example, you would use the portrait orientation; when accessing spreadsheets or using the system as a notebook, you would more typically use landscape orientation.
  • Page 52 (Default = Calculator) Page Up User-Defined Application B (Default = MS Journal) Screen Rotation Display Switching: 1. LCD only 2. CRT only 3. Dual Display Secondary Fujitsu Menu Utility Function Selection Ctl+Alt+Del Button None ONTROL ANEL AND PC S INDOWS ABLET ETTINGS...
  • Page 53: Post-Logon Button Functions

    The screen rotation feature would normally be used only when the system is configured as a tablet. When you would like to use the tablet as an eBook, for example, you would use the portrait orientation; when accessing spreadsheets or using the system as a notebook, you would more typically use landscape orientation.
  • Page 54: Changing Tablet Pc Button Functions

    The [Function] button works in conjunction with the other application buttons to provide additional functionality for the buttons. Refer to specific details above. Pressing the [Fn] button twice in succession causes the Fujitsu Menu Utility to appear on your screen, allowing you to modify certain system settings.
  • Page 55: Setting Up Lifebook Security Panel

    Double-click on the Tablet and Pen Settings icon in the Control Panel. Select the Tablet Buttons tab and select the button you would like to change from the list. Click [Change] and open the drop down list in the Action: field.
  • Page 56: Passwords

    HE PURPOSE OF SUPERVISOR PASSWORD IS TO BE ABLE TO BYPASS THE USER PASSWORD IN CASE THE USER PASSWORD IS FORGOTTEN • OU MUST SET THE SUPERVISOR AND USER PASSWORDS FOR THE SECURITY PANEL TO WORK 56 - LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons HE SUPERVISOR PASSWORD ALONE WILL NOT LOCK THE SYSTEM...
  • Page 57: Using Your Lifebook Security Panel

    You must have set a supervisor password before setting any user passwords. The supervisor password can bypass the user password. Go to the Start menu. Click on Run. Type in: C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\Security Panel Application\Supervisor\ FJSECS.EXE, then press [Enter] Follow the on-screen instructions to set the Supervisor password. Setting User Password Go to the Start menu.
  • Page 58: Precautions

    When I close the lid of my portable computer and click the [OK] button.) Opening the cover does not automatically place the notebook into normal operation. Instead, you must enter the proper security password after pushing the Suspend/Resume button. 58 - LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons ECURITY ANEL...
  • Page 59: Uninstalling/Re-Installing The Security Panel Application

    BEFORE removing the application. To clear passwords, follow same procedure in SETTING PASSWORD CODES except this time, select REMOVE, enter current password then click Next. When asked to confirm select Yes. 59 - LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons...
  • Page 60: Windows Vista

    Go to Start -> Control Panel. Open Programs and Features in the Control Panel. Select Security Panel in the list, and click Uninstall/Change. 60 - LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons T SIMPLY REMOVES THE ABILITY O CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD YOU MUST REINSTALL THE...
  • Page 61 You need to run FJSECS.exe first to set the supervisor password. Follow instructions under Setting Passwords on page 56. If you forget both passwords, please contact Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation Service and Support at 1-800-8FUJITSU (1-800-838-5487). Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation charges a service fee for unlocking a password-restricted notebook.
  • Page 62: Getting Started With Your Lifebook

    Chapter 2 Getting Started with Your LifeBook AC Adapter Figure 15. Connecting the AC Adapter Power Sources Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has three possible power sources: a primary Lithium ion battery, an AC adapter or an optional Auto/Airline adapter.
  • Page 63: Connecting The Power Adapters

    The AC adapter or optional Auto/Airline adapter provides power for operating your notebook and charging the batteries. Connecting the AC Adapter Plug the DC output cable into the DC power jack of your LifeBook notebook. Plug the AC adapter into an AC electrical outlet. Connecting the Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Plug the DC output cable into the DC power jack on your notebook.
  • Page 64: Starting Your Lifebook Notebook

    Starting Your LifeBook Notebook Power On Power/Suspend/Resume Switch The Power/Suspend/Resume switch is used to turn on your LifeBook notebook from its off state. Once you have connected your AC adapter or charged the internal Lithium ion battery, you can power on your LifeBook notebook.
  • Page 65: Boot Sequence

    This information is in the BIOS program. Each time you power up or restart your notebook, it goes through a boot sequence which displays a Fujitsu logo until your operating system starts to load. During booting, your notebook is performing a standard boot sequence including a Power On Self Test (POST).
  • Page 66: Bios Setup Utility

    Turn on or restart your LifeBook notebook. To enter the BIOS Setup Utility, press the [F2] key once the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. This will open the main menu of the BIOS Setup Utility with the current settings displayed.
  • Page 67: Booting The System

    When you turn on your notebook for the first time, it will display a Fujitsu logo on the screen. If you do nothing the system will load the operating system, and then the Windows Welcome will begin.
  • Page 68: Starting Windows Vista The First Time

    HE FIRST TIME YOU INITIALIZE YOUR APPROXIMATELY TWO MINUTES BOX WILL APPEAR MPORTANT URING THE SETUP PROCEDURE BUTTONS OR USE ANY PERIPHERAL DEVICES SUCH AS A MOUSE In order to ensure that you receive the most benefits from the Windows Vista operating system, it should be registered the first time you use it.
  • Page 69: Starting Windows Xp The First Time

    Windows will then boot up for the first time. As noted above, the first time you initialize your Windows Vista system, the screen will be blank for approximately two minutes. This is normal. During this period, do not disconnect the power supply, press any buttons, or use any peripheral devices such as mouse, keyboard, or remote control.
  • Page 70: Registering Your Lifebook Notebook With Fujitsu

    Yes you will then enter your name and address, and email address if desired. Click Next to complete registration. Registering Your LifeBook notebook with Fujitsu You can register your LifeBook by going to our website at: us.fujitsu.com/computers You will need to be set up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to register online. Installing ClickMe!
  • Page 71: Fujitsu Driver Update Utility

    Your system has a convenient tool called the Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility. With FDU, you can choose to automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system. For more information about the FDU utility, refer to “Automatically Downloading Driver Updates” on page 117.
  • Page 72: Power Management

    Power Management Your LifeBook notebook has many options and features for conserving battery power. Some of these features are automatic and need no user intervention. However, others depend on the parameters you set to best suit your operating conditions, such as those for the display brightness. Internal power management for your notebook may be controlled from settings made in your operating system, pre-bundled power management application, or from settings made in BIOS setup utility.
  • Page 73: Sleep Mode

    Sleep mode in Windows saves the contents of your system memory during periods of inactivity by maintaining power to critical parts. This mode turns off the CPU, display, hard drive, and all other internal components except those necessary to maintain system memory and for restarting. Your notebook can be put in Sleep mode by: •...
  • Page 74: Hibernation (Save-To-Disk) Feature

    The Hibernation feature saves the contents of your notebook’s system memory to the hard drive as a part of the Power/Suspend/Resume mode. You can enable or disable this feature. Enable or Disable the Hibernation Feature Windows XP: The default settings are not enabled. To enable or disable the Hibernation feature follow these steps: From the Start menu, select Settings, and then select Control Panel.
  • Page 75: Powering Off

    Click the [Start] button, and then click Shut Down... Select the Restart option. Your notebook will shut down and then reboot. URNING OFF YOUR NOTEBOOK WITHIN YOU START THE NEXT TIME Powering Off Before turning off the power, check that the hard drive/optical drive access indicator is off. If you turn off the power while accessing a disk there is a risk of data loss.
  • Page 76: Energy Star® Compliance

    Sleep mode, press the Suspend/Resume Button. Energy saving benefits: Fujitsu ENERGY STAR qualified mobile PCs use about half as much electricity as standard equipment – saving half in utility costs. But more than that, ENERGY STAR also makes a difference for the environment.
  • Page 77: User-Installable Features

    Chapter 3 User-Installable Features Lithium ion Battery Your LifeBook notebook has a Lithium ion battery that provides power for operating your notebook when no external power source is available. The battery is durable and long lasting, but should not be exposed to extreme temperatures, high voltages, chemicals or other hazards.
  • Page 78: Recharging The Batteries

    • CTUAL BATTERY LIFE WILL VARY BASED ON SCREEN BRIGHTNESS POWER MANAGEMENT SETTINGS PTICAL DRIVE OR HARD DRIVE USAGE MAY ALSO HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON BATTERY LIFE HE BATTERY CHARGING CAPACITY IS REDUCED AS THE BATTERY AGES RUNNING LOW QUICKLY •...
  • Page 79 SING HEAVY CURRENT DEVICES OR FREQUENT EXTERNAL OPTICAL DRIVE ACCESSES MAY PREVENT CHARGING COMPLETELY Low Battery State When the battery is running low, a low battery notification message will appear. If you do not respond to the low battery message, the batteries will continue to discharge until they are too low to operate. When this happens, your notebook will go into Standby mode.
  • Page 80: Replacing The Battery

    The Status Indicator panel indicator associated with the Battery Level indicator displays the operating level available in that battery. If this display shows a flashing red LED, it means the battery is damaged and must be replaced so it does not damage other parts of your LifeBook notebook. Replacing the Battery With the purchase of an additional battery, you can have a fully charged spare to swap with one that is not charged.
  • Page 81 Battery Bay Release Latches Battery Pack Figure 16. Removing a Battery Follow steps 3 through 6 in “Cold Swapping Batteries”. F THE ITHIUM ION BATTERY CONNECTOR IS NOT FULLY SEATED YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE YOUR NOTEBOOK OR CHARGE YOUR BATTERY 81 - Lithium ion Battery...
  • Page 82: Memory Stick/Secure Digital Cards

    SD Card Memory Stick Figure 17. Installing a Memory Stick or SD Card Memory Stick/Secure Digital Cards Your LifeBook notebook supports Memory Sticks, Secure Digital (SD), and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) cards, on which you can store and transfer data to and from a variety of digital devices. These cards use flash memory architecture, which means they don’t need a power source to retain data.
  • Page 83: Installing/Removing Memory Stick/Sd Cards

    Memory Stick and SD Cards are installed in the Memory Stick/SD Card slot. To install a Memory Stick or SD Card, follow these steps NSTALLING OR REMOVING A SHUTDOWN OR BOOTUP PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND O NOT INSERT A CARD INTO A SLOT IF THERE IS WATER OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE ON THE CARD AS YOU MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE CARD See your specific card manual for instructions on the installation of your card.
  • Page 84: Pc Cards

    PC Cards Your LifeBook notebook supports Type I and Type II PC Cards which can perform a variety of functions depending on which type of card you install. Some available PC Cards: • Gigabit Ethernet Local area network (LAN) cards •...
  • Page 85: Installing Pc Cards

    To install a PC Card in the PC Card slot, follow these steps: • NSTALLING OR REMOVING A PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND • O NOT INSERT A YOU MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE CARD OU MAY BE REQUIRED TO LOG ON AS AN ROUP TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE POLICY SETTINGS MAY ALSO PREVENT YOU FROM COMPLETING THIS PROCEDURE See your PC Card manual for instructions on the installation of your card.
  • Page 86: Smart Card Reader

    When pressed, the button will pop out. Firmly press the button again until it is flush with the notebook. This will eject the card slightly out of the slot allowing you to remove the card. PC C F THE ARD HAS AN EXTERNAL CONNECTOR AND CABLE REMOVING THE CARD Smart Card Reader A dedicated Smart Card Reader is provided on your notebook.
  • Page 87: Device Ports

    Device Ports Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook and the optional Port Replicator come equipped with multiple ports to which you can connect external devices including: disk drives, keyboards, printers, etc. Internal LAN (RJ-45) Jack The internal LAN (RJ-45) jack is used for a Gigabit (10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T) Ethernet LAN connection.
  • Page 88: Universal Serial Bus Ports

    The Universal Serial Bus 2.0 ports (USB) allow you to connect USB devices such as external game pads, pointing devices, keyboards and/or speakers. There are four USB 2.0 ports on your notebook: two on the left side and two on the rear.. In order to connect a USB device follow these steps: Align the connector with the port opening.
  • Page 89: Ieee 1394 Port

    The 4-pin 1394 port allows you to connect digital devices that are compliant with IEEE 1394 standard. The IEEE 1394 standard is easy to use, connect, and disconnect. This port can allow up to 400 Mbps transfer rate. A third-party application may be required to operate your device with the 1394 port 1394 PORT USED IN THIS SYSTEM USES A FOUR INTERFACE WITH DEVICES WHICH USE A SIX...
  • Page 90: Headphone Jack

    The headphone jack allows you to connect headphones or powered external speakers to your notebook. Your headphones or speakers must be equipped with a 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-plug. In order to connect headphones or speakers follow these easy steps: Align the connector with the port opening.
  • Page 91 Figure 23. Connecting an External Video Device 91 - Device Ports...
  • Page 92: Memory Upgrade Module

    Memory Upgrade Module Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook comes with a minimum of 1 GB of high speed Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic RAM (DDR3-800 SDRAM) factory installed. To increase your notebook’s memory capacity, you may install an additional memory upgrade module. The memory upgrade must be a dual-in- line (DIMM) SDRAM module.
  • Page 93 Align the memory upgrade module with the part side up. Align the connector edge of the memory upgrade module with the connector slot in the compartment.(Figure 25) Figure 24. Opening Memory Compartment Insert the memory upgrade module at a 45° angle, being certain that the alignment keys in the module are lined up properly.
  • Page 94: Removing A Memory Upgrade Module

    Perform steps 1 through 4 of Installing a Memory Upgrade Module. Pull the clips sideways away from each side of the memory upgrade module at the same time. While holding the clips out, remove the module by lifting it up and pulling it away from your notebook. Store the memory upgrade module in a static guarded sleeve.
  • Page 95: Troubleshooting Your Lifebook

    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Your LifeBook Troubleshooting There may be occasions when you encounter simple setup or operating problems that you can solve on the spot, or problems with peripheral devices that can be solved by replacing the device. The information in this section helps you isolate and resolve some of these straightforward issues and identify failures that require service.
  • Page 96 If you have tried the solutions suggested in the Troubleshooting Table without success, contact your support representative: Toll free: 1-800-8Fujitsu (1-800-838-5487) E-mail: 8fujitsu@us.fujitsu.com Web site: http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support. Before you place the call, you should have the following information ready so that the customer support representative can provide you with the fastest possible solution: • Product name •...
  • Page 97: Specific Problems

    Using the Troubleshooting Table When you have problems with your LifeBook notebook, try to find the symptoms under the Problem column of the troubleshooting table for the feature giving you difficulty. You will find a description of common causes for that symptom under the column Possible Cause and what, if anything, you can do to correct the condition under Possible Solutions.
  • Page 98: Audio Problems

    The Audio Driver may be installed or reinstalled by using the Driv- ers and Applications CD that came with your Fujitsu LifeBook. Refer to your application and operating system documentation for help. (You will need an optional external optical drive to reinstall.).
  • Page 99: Floppy Disk Drive Problems

    Problem Possible Cause LifeBook notebook fails to Incorrect DVD Player or recognize DVD/CD- no DVD Player soft- RW/CD-ROM/Blu-ray discs. ware is installed. (continued) Wrong drive designator was used for the disc in the application. DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM is dirty or defective. The drive access indicator The Windows auto on the Status Indicator insertion function is...
  • Page 100: Port Replicator Problems

    Problem Possible Cause Port Replicator Problems Note: Be sure to power down your LifeBook notebook before adding a printer to the Port Replicator parallel port. Notebook does not turn on Port Replicator AC when installed in the adapter is not plugged optional Port Replicator Notebook is not prop- erly seated in the Port...
  • Page 101: Hard Drive Problems

    Problem Possible Cause Hard Drive Problems You cannot access your The wrong drive desig- hard drive. nator was used by an application when a bootable disc was used to start the notebook. Security is set so your operating system can- not be started without a password.
  • Page 102: Memory Problems

    Problem Possible Cause Memory Problems Your System Properties Your memory module is screen does not show the not properly installed. correct amount of installed You have a memory memory. failure. USB Device Problems You have installed a USB The device is not prop- device.
  • Page 103: Power Failures

    Problem Possible Cause Power Failures You turn on your LifeBook The installed primary notebook and nothing battery is completely seems to happen. discharged, there is no optional second battery installed or there is no Power adapter (AC or Auto/Airline) installed. The battery is installed but is faulty.
  • Page 104 Problem Possible Cause Your LifeBook notebook The power manage- turns off all by itself. ment parameters are (continued) set for auto timeouts which are too short for your operating needs. You are operating on battery power and ignored a low battery alarm until the batteries are at the dead battery state and the system...
  • Page 105: Shutdown And Startup Problems

    Close all applications and try the button again. 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. See “BIOS Setup Utility”...
  • Page 106: Video Problems

    Problem Possible Cause An error message is dis- Power On Self Test played on the screen during (POST) has detected a the notebook (boot) problem. sequence. Your notebook appears to BIOS setup changes change setup parameters were not saved when when you start it.
  • Page 107 Problem Possible Cause The display goes blank by The notebook has gone itself after you have been into Video timeout, using it. Sleep mode, or Save- to-Disk mode because you have not used it for a period of time. Power management timeouts may be set for short intervals and you didn’t notice the display...
  • Page 108: Miscellaneous Problems

    Problem Possible Cause The Display is dark when The Power Manage- on battery power. ment utility default is set on low brightness to conserve power. You have connected an Your external monitor is external monitor and it does not properly installed. not display any information.
  • Page 109: 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 explanation of each message. Error messages are marked with an *. If an error message is displayed that is not in this list, write it down and check your operating system documentation both on screen and in the manual.
  • Page 110 The fixed disk is not working or not configured properly. This may mean that the hard drive type identified in your setup utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the setup utility to check for the hard drive type settings and correct them if necessary. If the settings are OK and the message appears when you restart the system, there may be a serious fault which might cause you to lose data if you continue.
  • Page 111 BIOS discovered a stuck key and displays the scan code for the stuck key. You may have to replace your keyboard but may be able to use an external keyboard until then. Contact your support representative. *Monitor type does not match CMOS – Run SETUP Monitor type not correctly identified in Setup.
  • Page 112 Previous Power On Self Test did not complete successfully. The Power On Self Test will load default values and offer to run Setup. If the previous 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 and contact your support representative.
  • Page 113 that there is a fault in your built-in memory. If you continue to operate, you risk corrupting your data. Contact your support representative for repairs. nnnn System Memory Passed Where nnnn is the amount of system memory in kilobytes successfully tested. *System timer error The timer test failed.
  • Page 114: Restoring Your Pre-Installed Software

    Drivers and Applications Restore Disc The Drivers and Applications Restore (DAR) disc included with your system contains sets of device drivers and Fujitsu utilities (in specific directories) that are unique to your computer configuration. F YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET...
  • Page 115 To re-install drivers and/or applications: Attach an external DVD drive to your system. Boot up the system and insert the DAR disc into the external drive after Windows has started. A Fujitsu Installer screen is displayed after the disc is inserted.
  • Page 116: Recovering Factory And System Images

    Recovering Factory and System Images T IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STORE COPIES OF YOUR FACTORY AND SYSTEM IMAGES ON REMOVABLE MEDIA HAT BEING THE CASE YOU MUST HAVE AN EXTERNALLY CONNECTED DRIVE The Factory Image is a near-copy of everything that was on your system when you first purchased it. Due to certain legal limitations, some third-party applications will need to be installed separately using the application media bundled with your system.
  • Page 117: Automatically Downloading Driver Updates

    Your system has a convenient tool called the Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility. With FDU, you can choose to automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system. The FDU icon should appear in the system tray at the bottom right of your screen (roll the cursor over the icons to find the correct one).
  • Page 118: Chapter 5 Care And Maintenance

    Chapter 5 Care and Maintenance Caring for your LifeBook Notebook If you use your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook carefully, you will increase its life and reliability. This section provides some tips for looking after the notebook and its devices. • DISCHARGE •...
  • Page 119 If your notebook will not boot after it has dried out, call your support representative. • Do not use your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook in a wet environment (near a bathtub, swimming pool). • Always use the AC adapter and batteries that are approved for your notebook.
  • Page 120: Cleaning Your Lifebook Notebook

    • Always disconnect the power plug. (Pull the plug, not the cord.) • Clean your LifeBook notebook with a damp, lint-free cloth. Do not use abrasives or solvents. • Use a soft cloth to remove dust from the screen. Never use glass cleaners. •...
  • Page 121: Storing Your Lifebook Notebook

    • Store your notebook and batteries separately. If you store your LifeBook with a battery installed, the battery will discharge, and battery life will be reduced. In addition, a faulty battery might damage your LifeBook. • Store your Fujitsu LifeBook in a cool, dry location. Temperatures should remain between 13ºF (-25ºC) and 140ºF (60ºC). •...
  • Page 122: Traveling With Your Lifebook Notebook

    • Do not transport your notebook while it is turned on. • It is recommended that you carry your notebook with you while traveling, rather than checking it in as baggage. • Always bring your System Recovery CD that came with your notebook when you travel. If you experience system software problems while traveling, you may need it to correct any problems.
  • Page 123: Batteries

    Caring for your Batteries • Always handle batteries carefully. • Do not short-circuit the battery terminals (that is, do not touch both terminals with a metal object). Do not carry lose batteries in a pocket or purse where they may mix with coins, keys, or other metal objects.
  • Page 124: Optional Floppy Disks And Drives

    Caring for your Floppy Disks (optional) • Avoid using the floppy disks in damp and dusty locations. • Never store a floppy disk near a magnet or magnetic field. • Do not use a pencil or an eraser on a disk or disk label. •...
  • Page 125: Pc Cards

    Your optional optical drive is durable but you must treat it with care. Please pay attention to the following points: • The drive rotates the compact disc at a very high speed. Do not carry it around or subject it to shock or vibration with the power on.
  • Page 126: System Specifications

    Chapter 6 System Specifications Specifications This section provides the hardware and environmental specifications for your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook. Specifications of particular configurations will vary. Configuration Label The configuration label located on the bottom of your notebook contains specific information regarding the options you’ve chosen for your notebook.
  • Page 127: Microprocessor

    Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage processors (Refer to the system label to determine the speed of your processor). Chipset • Intel GS45 • I/O Controller Hub 9 Mobile (ICH9M-SFF-Enhanced) Memory System Memory • DDR3-800 MHz SDRAM dual-channel memory module. •...
  • Page 128: Audio

    Video RAM • Intel® GS45 video graphics controller, with the following amounts of shared video memory using Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT), as determined by the amount of system memory: Operating System System Memory Windows Vista Windows XP Audio • Realtek codec ALC269 with High Definition (HD) audio. •...
  • Page 129: Features

    AR9280AL1E (AR5BHB92) Half Mini-Card Wireless network card • Bluetooth: Optional Bluetooth 2.1 device for wireless personal area network communication Trusted Platform Module The LifeBook T2020 has a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) installed for added system security. LifeBook Security/Application Panel Button Label...
  • Page 130: Device Ports

    Two lock slots for use with security restraint systems. Device Ports On the LifeBook notebook: • PC Card slot for one Type I or Type II card: PCMCIA Standard 2.1 with CardBus support • Memory Stick/SD Card slot • One 15-pin D-SUB connector for VGA external monitor (see Display specifications) •...
  • Page 131: Keyboard

    Keyboard Built-in keyboard with all functions of 101 key PS/2 compatible keyboards. • Total number of keys: 84 • Function keys: F1 through F12, plus Fn extension key • Two Windows keys: one Start key, one application key • Key pitch: 19 mm; key stroke: 3.0 mm •...
  • Page 132: Dimensions And Weight

    Altitude Operating: 10,000 feet (3,048 m) maximum Popular Accessories For ordering or additional information on Fujitsu accessories please visit our Web site at www.shopfujitsu.com or call 1-800-FUJITSU. Pre-Installed Software Depending on your pre-installed operating system, your notebook comes with pre-installed software for playing audio and video files of various formats.
  • Page 133: Learning About Your Software

    • Google Desktop • Google Tool Bar • Google Picasa • OmniPass Fingerprint application • Fujitsu Driver Update utility • Microsoft Office Ready 2007 (60-day free trial) with Activation Assistant • Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 (on select models) • Evernote 2.0 Plus...
  • Page 134 Norton Internet Security Your system is preinstalled with a free 90-day trial version of Symantec’s Norton Internet Security™. Norton Internet Security is a suite of tools designed to protect your LifeBook notebook from computer viruses, hackers, spyware, and spam. It assists in the protection of data currently on your hard disk from destruction or contamination.
  • Page 135 Internet experience easier and more pleasant. Fujitsu Driver Update Utility The Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility is pre-installed on your system. With FDU, you can choose to automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system. See “Automatically Downloading Driver Updates”...
  • Page 136: Glossary

    Glossary AC Adapter A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage needed to power your LifeBook notebook. Access point Wireless network device used to bridge wireless and wired network traffic. ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Active-Matrix Display A type of technology for making flat-panel displays which has a transistor or similar device for every pixel on the screen.
  • Page 137 phone lines. Accelerated Graphics Port. Graphics port specifically designed for graphics-intensive devices, such as video cards and 3D accelerators. Auto/Airline Adapter A device which converts the DC voltage from an automobile cigarette lighter or aircraft DC power outlet to the DC voltage needed to power your LifeBook notebook. BIOS Basic Input-Output System.
  • Page 138 An electrical circuit which passes data between the CPU and the sub-assemblies inside your LifeBook notebook. Byte 8 bits of parallel binary information. Cache Memory A block of memory built into the micro-processor which is much faster to access than your system RAM and used in specially structured ways to make your overall data handling time faster.
  • Page 139 Abbreviation for communication port. This is your serial interface connection. Command An instruction which you give your operating system. Example: run a particular application or format a floppy disk. Configuration The combination of hardware and software that makes up your system and how it is allocated for use. Cathode Ray Tube.
  • Page 140 Dual-in-line memory module. Disk A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media. If the platter is very stiff it is a hard drive, if it is highly flexible it is a floppy disk, if it is a floppy disk in a hard housing with a shutter it is commonly called a diskette.
  • Page 141 Disk Operating System (MS-DOS is a Microsoft Disk Operating System). Driver A computer program which converts application and operating system commands to external devices into the exact form required by a specific brand and model of device in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment.
  • Page 142 A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media which is highly flexible. Gigabyte. One billion bytes. Hard drive A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media where the platter is very stiff. Input/Output. Data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form. I/O Port The connector and associated control circuits for data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.
  • Page 143 Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of 54 Mbps. 802.11g devices operate in the 2.4 GHz ISM band. Infrared Light just beyond the red portion of the visible light spectrum which is invisible to humans. Infrastructure A name of a wireless LAN configuration. This type of communication uses an access point. Another type of communication is called Ad Hoc.
  • Page 144 An abbreviation for infrared. IrDA Infrared Data Association. An organization which produces standards for communication using infrared as the carrier. Interrupt Request. An acronym for the hardware signal to the CPU that an external event has occurred which needs to be processed. Kilobyte.
  • Page 145 Media Access Control Address. A unique physical address of a network card. For Ethernet, the first three bytes are used as the vendor code, controlled and assigned by IEEE. The remaining three bytes are controlled by each vendor (preventing overlap), therefore, every Ethernet card is given a unique physical address in the world, being assigned with a different address from other cards.
  • Page 146 Maximum Transmission Unit The maximum data size that can be transferred at a time through the Internet or other networks. You can set a smaller MTU size to obtain successful communication, if you have difficulty transferring data due to the fact that the maximum size is too large. Network key Data that is used for encrypting data in data communication.
  • Page 147 A block of space on a hard drive which is set aside and made to appear to the operating system as if it were a separate disk, and addressed by the operating system accordingly. PCMCIA PCMCIA is a trademark of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association. The Personal Computer Memory Card International Association is an organization that sets standards for add-in cards for personal computers.
  • Page 148 An integrated set of coded commands to your computers telling your hardware what to do and how and when to do it. Protocol Procedures and rules use to send and receive data between computers. - Method of sending and receiving data - Process used to handle communication errors Conditions required for communication are organized in procedures for correct transfer of information.
  • Page 149 Read Only Memory. A form of memory in which information is stored by physically altering the material. Data stored in this way can not be changed by your notebook and does not require power to maintain it. SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory. Serial Port A connection to another device through which data is transferred one bit at a time on a single wire with any other wires only for control of the device not for transfer of data.
  • Page 150 A display which reports the condition of some portion of your hardware. On your LifeBook notebook this is an LCD screen just above the keyboard. Stereo (audio) A system using two channels to process sound from two different sources. Subnet mask TCP-IP network is controlled by being divided into multiple smaller networks (subnets).
  • Page 151 Thin Film Transistor – A technology for flat display panels which uses a thin film matrix of transistors to control each pixel of the display screen individually. Underwriters Laboratories – An independent organization that tests and certifies the electrical safety of devices.
  • Page 152: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information Notice Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Fujitsu could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment. FCC NOTICES Notice to Users of Radios and Television This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limit for class B digital devices, pursuant to parts 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 153 If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please refer to the manual or contact Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation, Customer Service. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
  • Page 154 to party line service is subject to state tariffs. (Contact the state public utility commission, public service commission or corporation commission for information). If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this computer does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have any questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer.
  • Page 155 Repairs to telecommunication equipment should be made by a Canadian authorized maintenance facility. Any repairs or alterations not expressly approved by Fujitsu or any equipment failures may give the telecommunication company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment from the telephone line.
  • Page 156 Les réparations de l’équipement de télécommunications doivent être effectuées par un service de maintenance agréé au Canada. Toute réparation ou modification, qui n’est pas expressément approuvée par Fujitsu, ou toute défaillance de l’équipement peut entraîner la compagnie de télécommunications à exiger que l’utilisateur déconnecte l’équipement de la ligne téléphonique.
  • Page 157: Appendix A: Wlan User's Guide

    Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide FCC Regulatory Information Please note the following regulatory information related to the optional wireless LAN device. Regulatory Notes and Statements Wireless LAN, Health and Authorization for use Radio frequency electromagnetic energy is emitted from Wireless LAN devices. The energy levels of these emissions, however, are far much less than the electromagnetic energy emissions from wireless devices such as mobile phones.
  • Page 158 Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with the instructions included in the user documentation provided with the product. Any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of this device, or the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than those specified by the manufacturer.
  • Page 159 003 B / NMB 003 B. Operation 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 interference that may cause undesirable operation. Modifications not expressly authorized by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. may invalidate the user's right to operate this equipment.
  • Page 160: Before Using The Optional Wireless Lan

    Before Using the Optional Wireless LAN This manual describes the procedures required to properly set up and configure the optional integrated Wireless LAN Mini-PCI device (referred to as "WLAN device" in the rest of the manual). Before using the WLAN device, read this manual carefully to ensure it's correct operation. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 161: Wireless Lan Modes Using This Device

    Wireless LAN Modes Using this Device Ad Hoc Mode "Ad Hoc Mode" refers to a wireless network architecture where wireless network connectivity between multiple computers is established without a central wireless network device, typically known as Access Point(s). Connectivity is accomplished using only client devices in a peer-to-peer fashion. That is why Ad Hoc networks are also known as peer-to-peer networks.
  • Page 162 Infrastructure mode refers to a wireless network architecture in which devices communicate with wireless or wired network devices by communicating through an Access Point. In infrastructure mode, wireless devices can communicate with each other or with a wired network. Corporate wireless networks operate in infrastructure mode because they require access to the WLAN in order to access services, devices, and computers (e.g., file servers, printers, databases).
  • Page 163: Deactivating/Disconnecting The Wlan Device

    The WLAN device is an optional device that may come pre-installed in your mobile computer. Under normal circumstances, it should not be necessary for you to remove or re-install it. The operating system that your mobile computer comes with has been pre-configured to support the WLAN device. •...
  • Page 164: Deactivation Using The Wireless On/Off Switch

    The WLAN device can be deactivated quickly and efficiently by toggling the Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch to the Off position. The switch has no effect on non-Wireless LAN models. Figure 29. Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch Location Disconnection Using the Icon in the Taskbar Note that disconnecting via the icon in the system tray does not turn off the radio;...
  • Page 165: Configuring The Wireless Lan

    Configuring the Wireless LAN The optional WLAN device can be configured to establish wireless network connectivity using the software that is built into Windows Vista. Support for most industry standard security solutions is contained in this software. Pre-defined parameters will be required for this procedure. Please consult with your network administrator for these parameters: Configuring the WLAN Using Windows Vista Click the Start button, then select Control Panel.
  • Page 166: Configuring The Wlan Using Windows Xp

    Procedure Click the Start button, then select Control Panel. If the Control Panel is not in Classic View, select Classic View from the left panel. Double-click the Network Connections icon. Select “New Connection” wizard. Click the [Next] button. Select “Connect to the Internet”, then click [Next]. Depending upon what type of connection you would like to make, make a selection.
  • Page 167: Troubleshooting The Wlan

    Troubleshooting the WLAN Troubleshooting Causes and countermeasures for troubles you may encounter while using your wireless LAN are described in the following table. If you are unfamiliar with the steps required, consult your System Administrator or go to [Start] -> Help and Support -> Networking and the Web Problem Possible Cause Unavailable...
  • Page 168 Problem Possible Cause Unavailable The computer to network be connected is connection turned off (continued) RF interference from Access Points or other wireless networks Wireless network authentication has failed Incorrectly configured network settings Incorrect IP address configuration 168 Troubleshooting the WLAN Possible Solution Check if the computer to be connected is turned ON.
  • Page 169: Wlan Specifications

    WLAN Specifications Specifications Item Type of network Transfer rate Active frequency Typical operating distances** Number of channels Security Maximum recommended number of computers to be connected over wireless LAN (during ad hoc connection) Specification The Intel WiFi Link 5300 (533AN_HMW) and Atheros AR9280AL1E (AR5BHB92) Half Mini-Card Wireless network cardconform to IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b/g, and 802.11n (draft-compliant), Wi-Fi based*.
  • Page 170 * “Wi-Fi based” indicates that the interconnectivity test of the organization which guarantees the interconnectivity of wireless LAN (Wi-Fi Alliance) has been passed. ** The communication ranges shown above will increase or decrease depending on factors such as number of walls, reflective material, or interference from external RF sources.
  • Page 171: Using The Bluetooth Device

    Using the Bluetooth Device The Integrated Bluetooth module (EYTF3CSFT) is an optional device available for Fujitsu mobile computers. What is Bluetooth Bluetooth technology is designed as a short-range wireless link between mobile devices, such as laptop computers, phones, printers, and cameras. Bluetooth technology is used to create Personal Area Networks (PANs) between devices in short-range of each other.
  • Page 172 Users are not authorized to modify this product. Any modifications invalidate the warranty. This equipment may not be modified, altered, or changed in any way without signed written permission from Fujitsu. Unauthorized modification will void the equipment authorization from the FCC and Industry Canada and the warranty.
  • Page 173: Appendix B: Fingerprint Sensor Device

    Appendix B: Fingerprint Sensor Device Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device Your system has a fingerprint sensor device at the bottom left below the display screen. Fingerprint Sensor Device With a fingerprint sensor, you can avoid having to enter a username and password every time you want to: •...
  • Page 174: Getting Started

    sensor for the system recognize you. The fingerprint sensor uses Softex OmniPass which provides password management capabilities to Microsoft Windows operating systems. OmniPass enables you to use a "master password" for all Windows, applications, and on-line passwords. OmniPass requires users to authenticate themselves using the fingerprint sensor before granting access to the Windows desktop.
  • Page 175 The OmniPass application requires space on your hard drive; it also requires specific Operating Systems (OS’s). The minimum requirements are as follows: • Windows XP Professional operating system • At least 35 MB available hard disk space Installing the OmniPass Application If OmniPass is already installed on your system, go to “User Enrollment”...
  • Page 176 After you have completed installing OmniPass and restarted your system, you may wish to check the version of OmniPass on your system. To check the version information of OmniPass: From the Windows Desktop, double-click the key-shaped OmniPass icon in the taskbar (usually located in the lower right corner of the screen), Click the Start button, select Settings, and click Control Panel (if you are using Windows XP you will see the Control Panel directly in the Start menu;...
  • Page 177: User Enrollment

    Follow the directions to uninstall the OmniPass application. Once OmniPass has finished uninstalling, reboot your system when prompted. User Enrollment Before you can use any OmniPass features you must first enroll a user into OmniPass. Master Password Concept Computer resources are often protected with passwords. Whether you are logging into your computer, accessing your email, e-banking, paying bills online, or accessing network resources, you often have to supply credentials to gain access.
  • Page 178 HE ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE ASSUMES YOU HAVE NO HARDWARE AUTHENTICATION DEVICES OR ALTERNATE STORAGE LOCATIONS THAT YOU WISH TO INTEGRATE WITH SUCH FUNCTIONALITY Basic Enrollment The Enrollment Wizard will guide you through the process of enrolling a user. Unless you specified otherwise, after OmniPass installation the Enrollment Wizard will launch on Windows login.
  • Page 179 Enrolling a fingerprint will increase the security of your system and streamline the authentication procedure. You enroll fingerprints in the OmniPass Control Center. With an OmniPass user logged in, double-click the system tray OmniPass icon. Select the User Settings tab and click Enrollment under the User Settings area.
  • Page 180: Using Omnipass

    F YOU ENABLE OOT SETTINGS ON PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Using OmniPass You are now ready to begin using OmniPass. Used regularly, OmniPass will streamline your authentications. Password Replacement You will often use the password replacement function. When you go to a restricted access website (e.g., your bank, your web-based email, online auction or payment sites), you are always prompted to enter your login credentials.
  • Page 181 When prompted to authenticate, you must supply the appropriate credentials: an enrolled finger for the fingerprint capture window or your master password for the master password prompt (the key icon). Remembering a Password OmniPass can remember any application, GUI, or password protected resource that has a password prompt.
  • Page 182 not prompt for authentication. Check the upper box to get this setting, and each time you navigate to this site OmniPass will log you into the site without prompting you to authenticate HIS SETTING IS MORE CONVENIENT IN THAT WHENEVER YOU GO TO A SITE REMEMBERED WITH THIS SETTING YOU WILL BYPASS ANY AUTHENTICATION PROCEDURE AND GAIN INSTANT ACCESS TO THE SITE...
  • Page 183 When logging into Windows with a fingerprint device, the fingerprint capture window will now appear next to the Windows Login screen. Place your enrolled fingertip on the sensor to authenticate. You will be simultaneously logged into Windows and OmniPass. The capture window will also appear if you have used Ctrl-Alt-Del to lock a system, and the fingerprint device can be used to log back in as stated above.
  • Page 184 directly logs you into the remembered site. OmniPass will overwrite an old set of credentials for a website if you attempt to use Remember Password on an already remembered site. The exception to the above rule is when resetting the Windows password. If your password is reset in Windows, the next time you login to Windows, OmniPass will detect the password change and prompt you to “Update”...
  • Page 185: Configuring Omnipass

    [Apply] to ensure the settings are saved. If you log in to OmniPass with a fingerprint device, you will automatically be logged in to the default identity for that OmniPass user. You can choose the identity with which you are logging in if you login using "master password". Choosing User Identity during Login To choose your identity during login, type your username in the User Name: field.
  • Page 186 process backs up all remembered sites, credentials, and enrolled fingerprints for an OmniPass user. All OmniPass data for a user is backed up to a single encrypted database file. During the import process, the Windows login of the exported user is required. If the proper credentials cannot be supplied, the user profile will not be imported •...
  • Page 187: Omnipass Control Center

    exported user. They are the credentials that had to be submitted when the user profile was exported. You will need User Name, Password, and Domain. If you don’t remember the value for Domain, in a PC or SOHO environment Domain should be your computer name. OmniPass will notify you if the user was successfully imported.
  • Page 188 OmniPass Control Center selection. • Open the Windows Control Panel (accessible via Start button --> Settings --> Control Panel) and double-click the Softex OmniPass icon. User Management The User Management tab has two major interfaces: Add/Remove User and Import/Export User. Import/Export User functionality is documented in “Exporting and Importing Users”...
  • Page 189 The Enrollment interface allows you to enroll fingerprints. For the procedure to enroll and authentication device refer to Chapter 2.3. To enroll additional fingerprints, click Enroll Authentication Device, and authenticate with OmniPass. Select the fingerprint recognition device in the Select Authentication Device screen (it should already be marked by a green check if you have a finger enrolled) and click Next.
  • Page 190: Troubleshooting

    You cannot use OmniPass to create Windows users. You must first create the Windows user, and you will need administrative privileges to do that. Once the Windows user is created, you can add that user to OmniPass using the same username and password Cannot add Windows users to OmniPass If you experience difficulties adding a Windows user to OmniPass, you may need to adjust your local security settings.
  • Page 191 If you are having difficulties due to the first reason, you will need to update OmniPass with your changed Windows account password. Click Update Password and you will be prompted with a dialog to reconfirm your password. Enter the new password to your Windows user account and click OK. If the error persists, then it is unlikely the problem is due to your Windows user account password changing.
  • Page 192: Index

    Index About This Guide adapter plug adapters Air Vents Anti-theft lock slot Auto/Airline Adapter Battery care cold-swapping conserving power dead faulty hot-swapping increasing life level indicator lithium ion battery problems recharging replacing shorted Standby mode Battery Latches BIOS guide setup utility Bluetooth Where to Find Information Boot Sequence...
  • Page 193 OmniPass authentication toolbar password replacement remembering a password uninstalling OmniPass user enrollment using OmniPass Fujitsu Contact Information Fujitsu Driver Update utility Fujitsu LifeBook storing traveling Fujitsu Shopping Online Function Key Gigabit LAN (RJ-45) Jack Glossary...
  • Page 194 Left Button LifeBook Security Panel operating passwords setting up uninstalling LifeBook Security/Tablet PC Buttons Lithium ion Battery Bay Local Area Network (LAN) Make Factory Recovery DVD Media Player care Memory capacity checking capacity compartment installing problems removing upgrade module Memory Stick...
  • Page 195 Keyboard mass storage device options Memory Microprocessor Power Video Status Indicator Panel Suspend/ Resume button System Image Tablet Configuration Tablet PC Button Functions changing Touch Screen calibrating clicking dragging Troubleshooting Universal Serial Bus Ports problems USB 2.0 Ports USB Port...
  • Page 196 Warranty Windows keys Application key Start keys Windows Power Management Windows Vista configuring the WLAN starting the first time Windows XP configuring the Wireless LAN starting the first time Wireless LAN Before Using the Wireless LAN configuring connection to the network deactivating/disconnecting modes Specifications...

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