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NEC Versa
LXi
Release Notes
Congratulations on purchasing an NEC Versa LXi notebook computer! Before using your system read
the important information detailed in this document. The topics described in this document apply to
NEC Versa LXi systems running the Microsoft
Windows 95, or Windows NT operating systems. Topics specific to a particular operating system are
noted.
Contents
Notes for All Users ......................................................................................................................................... 2
Introducing New System Features ............................................................................................................... 2
Optimizing the LCD Panel Display.............................................................................................................. 3
Toggling Between Video Modes ................................................................................................................. 3
Restoring the Hard Disk Drive .................................................................................................................... 4
Disabling Power Management..................................................................................................................... 4
Using a TV as an External Display Device................................................................................................... 4
Hot Docking Your System .......................................................................................................................... 4
Upgrading to a New Versa Dock Monitor Stand .......................................................................................... 4
Notes for Using Windows 2000....................................................................................................................... 5
Conserving Battery Power........................................................................................................................... 5
Resuming From Save-to-Ram/Save-to-File.................................................................................................. 5
Upgrading to Windows 2000....................................................................................................................... 5
Notes for Using Windows 98 Second Edition .................................................................................................. 6
Installing the NEC VersaGlide Mouse Driver .............................................................................................. 6
Docking Your System ................................................................................................................................. 6
Increasing the System's Memory Capacity .................................................................................................. 7
Using the Fn-F3 Function Keys ................................................................................................................... 7
Updating DuoVue Mode ............................................................................................................................. 7
Updating the IR (infrared) Driver ................................................................................................................ 7
Disabling Save-to-Disk ............................................................................................................................... 8
Using PC Cards .......................................................................................................................................... 8
Resuming from Save-to File........................................................................................................................ 8
Using the Internal Microphone .................................................................................................................... 8
Using Novell Software ................................................................................................................................ 8
Notes for Using Windows 95 .......................................................................................................................... 9
Warm Swapping Devices ............................................................................................................................ 9
Using Screen Savers.................................................................................................................................... 9
Notes for Using Windows NT ......................................................................................................................... 9
Using the Save-to-File Function .................................................................................................................. 9
Using the HDPREPEZ Utility ..................................................................................................................... 9
Optimizing Sound Quality......................................................................................................................... 10
Using PC Cards ........................................................................................................................................ 10
Running the Internet Connection Wizard ................................................................................................... 10
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NEC Versa LXi Release Notes 1

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   Summary of Contents for NEC VERSA LXI#RELEASE NOTES

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ® NEC Versa Release Notes Congratulations on purchasing an NEC Versa LXi notebook computer! Before using your system read the important information detailed in this document. The topics described in this document apply to ® ® NEC Versa LXi systems running the Microsoft...
  • Page 2: Notes For All Users

    Notes for All Users Be sure to read the following notes when using any of the Windows operating systems on your NEC Versa LXi. Introducing New System Features Your NEC Versa LXi provides a variety of system features to accommodate your mobile computing needs.
  • Page 3: Optimizing The Lcd Panel Display

    CD and backup the contents of your hard disk drive to a CD. For detailed information about using the CD Read/Write drive and installing the CD creating application from the NEC Versa CD-RW CD, refer to the accessory sheet that ships with your system. DVD-ROM Drive...
  • Page 4: Restoring The Hard Disk Drive

    TV graphic. Hot Docking Your System If your system has an internal mini-PCI or mini-PCI LAN/modem and you hot dock to the NEC Versa Dock, it takes approximately 90 seconds for the system to acknowledge docked status. Upgrading to a New Versa Dock Monitor Stand If you purchased an NEC Versa Dock prior to October 29, 1999, the monitor stand that shipped with the docking station cannot accommodate the NEC Versa LXi with 14.5-inch and 15-inch LCD panels.
  • Page 5: Notes For Using Windows 2000

    NEC Versa Dock, your system may lose (Versa system) speaker sound. To recover the speaker sound, simply reboot your system. Upgrading to Windows 2000 After upgrading your NEC Versa system to Windows 2000, it is recommended that you do not use the following software or hardware. NEC Customize utility Ultimate Human Body version 2.0...
  • Page 6: Notes For Using Windows 98 Second Edition

    Docking Your System The optional NEC Versa Dock lets you turn your NEC Versa LXi with Windows 98 into a desktop or a multimedia workstation. With the optional docking station you can warm dock or cold dock your NEC Versa LXi.
  • Page 7: Increasing The System's Memory Capacity

    Updating the IR (infrared) Driver Before using IR data transfer on your NEC Versa LXi, be sure to install the latest IR driver, v3.08R, from the Application and Driver CD. Follow these steps to install the latest IR driver.
  • Page 8: Disabling Save-to-disk

    PC card icon on the lower right corner of the taskbar. Stop the PC card. Eject and reinsert the PC card. The system loads the card and functions correctly. When using PC storage cards with your NEC Versa LXi, do not change the default settings for Power Button and Lid Close functions in Windows.
  • Page 9: Notes For Using Windows 95

    NEC Versa displays an error message and/or hangs, reboot your system. The condition is not due to a malfunction of your NEC Versa notebook. If the error recurs, switch to an alternate manufacturer's screen saver that does not cause this condition.
  • Page 10: Optimizing Sound Quality

    Optimizing Sound Quality Your NEC Versa LXi allows you to record sound using either the built-in microphone or an external microphone connected to the microphone port located on the right side of the system. To optimize the sound quality and reduce background static when recording and playing back, be sure to modify the default audio format setting.

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