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Panasonic Toughbook CF-30C3DAZBM Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic toughbook cf-30c3dazbm: user guide
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Getting Started
Introduction .................................................................
Read Me First .............................................................
Description of Parts ..................................................
First-time Operation ..................................................

Useful Information

On-screen Manual ....................................................
Handling and Maintenance .......................................
Reinstalling Software ................................................


Troubleshooting (Basic) ............................................
Specifi cations ...........................................................
LIMITED WARRANTY ..............................................
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    For further information about the com- puter, you can refer to the on-screen manual. To access the on-screen manual page 18 “On-screen Manual” Please read these instructions carefully before using this product and save this manual for future use. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Contents Getting Started Introduction ...
  • Page 2: Introduction

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

    Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Warning To assure continued compliance, use only shielded interface cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral.
  • Page 4 Read Me First 10. According to the FCC’s electrical safety advisory, we recom- mend that you may install an AC surge arrestor in the AC outlet to which this equipment is connected. Telephone companies report that electrical surges, typically lightning transients, are very destructive to customer terminal equipment connected to AC power sources and that this is a major nationwide problem.
  • Page 5 <Only for model with a “CE” mark on the bottom of the computer> Declaration of Conformity (DoC) “Hereby, Panasonic declares that this Personal Computer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Directive 1999/5/EC.” Hint: If you want to get a copy of the original DoC of our above mentioned products, please contact our web address:
  • Page 6 Failure to comply with these precautions violates safety standards of design, manufacture and intended use of the product. Panasonic assumes no liability for customer failure to comply with these precautions When in a hospital or other health care facility, observe the restrictions on the use of mobiles. Switch Personal Computer or Handheld Computer incorporating wireless WAN modem off, if instructed to do so by the guidelines posted in sensitive areas.
  • Page 7 Lithium Battery / Pile au lithium Lithium Battery! This computer contains a lithium battery to enable the date, time, and other data to be stored. The battery should only be exchanged by authorized service personnel. Warning! A risk of explosion from incorrect installation or misapplication may possibly occur.
  • Page 8 Panasonic cannot be held responsible in any way for any damages or loss resulting from the use of this unit in these types of equipment, devices or systems, etc.
  • Page 9 Use only the specifi ed battery pack (CF-VZSU46U) with your product. Use of battery packs other than those manufactured and supplied by Panasonic may present a safety hazard (gen- eration of heat, ignition or rupture). When the battery pack has become degraded, replace it...
  • Page 10: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts A: Bluetooth Antenna <Only for model with Bluetooth> Reference Manual “Bluetooth” B: ExpressCard Slot Reference Manual “PC Card / ExpressCard” C: PC Card Slot Reference Manual “PC Card / ExpressCard” D: Multimedia Pocket Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket” E: Battery Pack Specifi...
  • Page 11 Right side Rear side A: Hard Disk Drive Reference Manual “Hard Disk Drive” B: SD Memory Card Slot Reference Manual “SD Memory Card” C: SD Memory Card Indicator (Blinking: During access) Reference Manual “SD Memory Card” D: IEEE 1394 Interface Connector Reference Manual “IEEE 1394 Devices”...
  • Page 12 Description of Parts To ensure waterproof integrity, close the connector covers completely. When closing the covers, push the 4 corners and make sure that the cover fi ts in com- pletely. (The illustration is an example.) This computer contains a magnet and magnetic products at the locations circled in the illustration at right.
  • Page 13: First-Time Operation

    Preparation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not fi nd the described accessories, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( • AC Adaptor ..1 • AC Cord ..1 Model No: CF-AA1653A <Only for model with touchscreen>...
  • Page 14: Opening The Display

    CPU. Wait until the computer cools down, and then turn the power on again. If the computer does not power on even after cooling down, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( Any changes from the default setting of the Setup Utility must not be made until the First-time Operation is completed.
  • Page 15 Setup Windows. Follow the on-screen instructions. After the computer is turned on, the screen remains black or unchanged for a while, but this is not a malfunction. Wait for a moment until the Windows setup screen appears. During setup of Windows, use the touch pad and clicking to move the cursor and to click an item.
  • Page 16 First-time Operation NOTE PC Information Viewer This computer periodically records the management information of the hard disk, etc. The maximum data volume for each record is 1024 bytes. This information is only used for estimating the cause when the hard disk goes down by any possibility. They are never sent to outside via network nor used for any other purpose except for the purpose described the above.
  • Page 17 To set the screen saver When setting the screen saver, perform the following steps to select a standard Windows screen saver. However, do not select the [3D Text] or [Blank] screen saver. A Right-click any blank area on the desktop, and click [Personalize]. B Click [Screen Saver].
  • Page 18: On-Screen Manual

    (Start) - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. Double-click Alternatively click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. NOTE When Adobe Reader update notice is displayed, we recommend you follow the on-screen procedure and update.
  • Page 19: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation environment Place the computer on a fl at stable surface. Do not place the computer upright or turn it over. If the computer is exposed to an extremely strong impact, it may become inoperable. Temperature: Operation : 5 °C to 35 °C {41 °F to 95 °F} Storage : -20°C to 60 °C {- 4 °F to 140 °F} Humidity: Operation : 30% to 80% RH (No condensation)
  • Page 20 Handling and Maintenance Preventing your computer from unauthorized use via wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN <Only for model with wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN> Before using wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN, make the appropriate security settings such as data encryp- tion. Maintenance To clean the LCD panel <Only for model with touchscreen>...
  • Page 21: Reinstalling Software

    Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket”). When reinstalling Windows XP from Windows 7: A Turn on the computer, and press F2 or Del while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. B Set the Product Recovery DVD-ROM for Windows 7 into the CD/DVD drive.
  • Page 22 Reinstalling Software When reinstalling Windows 7 from Windows XP: Click [Next]. At the confi rmation message, click [YES]. Reinstallation starts according to the instructions on the screen. (It will take approximately 30 - 60 minutes.) Do not interrupt reinstallation, for example by turning off the computer. Otherwise reinstallation may become unavailable as Windows may not start up or the data may be corrupted.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting (Basic)

    (The screen stays black.) You have forgotten the pass- Supervisor Password or User Password: Contact Panasonic Technical Support word. Administrator password: “Remove disks or other A fl oppy disk is in the drive and it does not contain system startup information. Remove the fl...
  • Page 24 A Click [start] - [My Computer] and right-click [Local Disk(C:)], and click [Properties]. B Click [Tools] - [Check Now]. C Select the option in [Check disk options] and click [Start]. Start the computer in Safe Mode and check the error details. When the [Panasonic] boot screen disappears at startup, press and hold Menu is displayed.
  • Page 25 Entering Password On the [Enter Password] The computer may be in ten-key mode. screen, the password cannot If the NumLk indicator input. be entered. Even after entering the pass- The computer may be in ten-key mode. word ( If the NumLk indicator )/Locked input.
  • Page 26 F Click [Yes], click [Yes], and click [OK]. Then restart the computer. G Press while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. H Set [GPS] to [Enable] in the sub-menu of [Serial and Parallel Port Settings] in the [Advanced] menu. I Press and select [Yes] at the confi...
  • Page 27 Others No response. Ctrl Shift Press to open Task Manager and close the software application that is not responding. An input screen (e.g., password input screen at startup) may be hidden behind another window. Press to check. Slide the power switch for 4 seconds or longer to shut down the computer, and then slide the power switch to turn it on.
  • Page 28: Limited Use License Agreement

    DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. Panasonic Corporation has developed or otherwise obtained the Programs and hereby licenses their use to you. You assume sole responsibility for the selection of the Product (including the associated Programs) to achieve your intend- ed results, and for the installation, use and results obtained therefrom.
  • Page 29 En utilisant les logiciels, vous vous engagez de manière défi nitive à respecter les termes, clauses et conditions des présentes. Panasonic Corporation a mis au point ou obtenu les Logiciels et vous en concède l’utilisation par les présentes. Vous assumez l’entière responsabilité du choix de ce Produit (y compris des Logiciels associés) pour obtenir les résultats escomptés, ainsi que de l’installation, de l’utilisation et des résultats obtenus.
  • Page 30: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations This page provides the specifi cations for the basic model. The model number is different according to the unit confi guration. To check the model number: Check the bottom of the computer or the box the computer came in at the time of purchase. To check CPU speed, memory size and the hard disk drive (HDD) size: Run the Setup Utility ( Reference Manual “Setup Utility”) and select [Information] menu.
  • Page 31 SD Memory Cards that support high-speed transfer rates can be used. supported. Operation has been tested and confi rmed using Panasonic SD Memory Cards and SDHC Memory Cards with a capacity of up to 8 GB. Operation on other SD equipment is not guaranteed.
  • Page 32 Specifi cations The AC adaptor is compatible with power sources up to 240 V AC adaptor. The unit for North America (identifi ed by the suffi x ‘M’ on the model number) is supplied with a 125 V AC compatible AC cord. 20-M-1-1 Varies depending on the usage conditions.
  • Page 33: Limited Warranty

    Panasonic Computer Solutions Company (referred to as “Panasonic”) will repair the products listed below with new or rebuilt parts, free of charge in the U.S.A. or other Panasonic approved location for the period specifi ed below from the date of original purchase in the event of a defect in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 34 This is the only warranty Panasonic makes to you. Panasonic does not warrant that the functions contained in the Programs will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Programs will be uninterrupted or error free. Panasonic shall have no obligation...
  • Page 35 No Coverage – This limited warranty does not apply if the disk(s) or other media has been used in other than a Panasonic product, or in environmental conditions other than those specifi ed by PCI or the manufacturer, or if subjected to misuse, neglect, mishan- dling, modifi...
  • Page 36 Couverture – Panasonic Canada Inc. (« PCI ») garantit à l’acheteur original que la ou les disquettes ou tout autre support sur lequel le ou les programmes sont fournis sont exempts de défauts de pièces et de fabrication dans des conditions normales d’utili- sation au Canada, et ce, pour une période de soixante (60) jours suivant la date de réception indiquée sur la preuve d’achat.
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  • Page 40 As an NERGY product meets the available power management settings, Panasonic computers enter a low-power sleep mode after a period of inactivity, saving the user energy. To learn more about power management, please visit the web site: Outline of the International...

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