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Np350e7c series 3 17.3" notebook.
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  • Page 1 User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CD Drive (ODD, Optional) Replacement Parts and Accessories Multi Card Slot (Optional) Regulatory Compliance Statements Connecting an External Display Device WEEE Symbol Information Adjusting the Volume Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program LCD Brightness Control Product Specifications Wired Network Glossary Wireless Network (Optional) Index...
  • Page 3 Chapter 1. Getting Started Before You Start Safety Precautions Proper Posture During Computer Use Overview Turning the Computer On and Off...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1. Getting Started

    Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started Before reading the User Guide, first check the following Using the software information. Start Screen, right-click any area and select All • From the Apps in the bottom right corner. Then, click a desired •...
  • Page 5 Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please take care to avoid losing any important data and backup your data to prevent any such data loss.
  • Page 6 Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started About Memory Capacity Representation About the Product Capacity Representation Standard The memory capacity reported in Windows is less than the actual capacity of memory. About the capacity representation of the storage This is because BIOS or a video adapter uses a portion of memory or claims it for further use.
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Since this is commonly applied to Samsung Computers, some pictures may differ from actual products. This increases the risk that a malfunction or damage to the product will occur.
  • Page 8 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning If the power cord or power outlet makes a noise, disconnect the power cord from the Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may wall outlet and contact a service center. cause personal injury and even fatality. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 9 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning AC Adapter Usage Precautions Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter firmly. Connect the power cord to an outlet or Otherwise, there is a danger of fire due to an multiple power plug (extended cable) with incomplete contact.
  • Page 10 Please use an authorized battery and adapter is still turned on. approved by Samsung Electronics. If you put the computer into your bag without Unauthorized batteries and adapters may not turning it off, the computer may overheat and meet the proper safety requirements and may there is a danger of fire.
  • Page 11 AC adapter, There is a danger of an explosion or fire. and immediately contact Samsung Electronics so that To use the computer safely, replace a dead the appropriate countermeasures can be taken.
  • Page 12 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Usage Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Disconnect all cables connected to the computer before cleaning it. If your • Thereafter, if you connect the AC adapter, the battery power notebook is external &...
  • Page 13 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Upgrade Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Never disassemble the power supply or AC adapter. Avoid direct sunlight when the computer There is a danger of electric shock. is in an air-tight location such as inside a vehicle.
  • Page 14 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning When carrying the notebook computer with other items, such as the adapter, Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may mouse, books etc, take care not to press cause personal injury and even fatality. anything against the notebook computer.
  • Page 15 This may cause an injury, fire or explosion. When using the computer with it lying on its side, place it so Use only a battery authorized by Samsung Electronics. that the vents face upwards. Failure to do so may cause an explosion.
  • Page 16 This may cause personal injury or loss of data. Authorized Samsung Repair Centers will carry out safety checks after a repair. Using a repaired product without testing it for Do not touch the antenna with electricity facility such as the safety may cause an electric shock or fire.
  • Page 17 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Do not place your face close to the Optical Disk Drive tray when it is operating. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may There is a danger of injury due to an abrupt ejection. cause slight injury or damage to the product.
  • Page 18 Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. There is a danger of electric shock or fire. To connect a device that is not manufactured or authorized by Samsung Electronics, enquire at your service center before connecting the device. There is a danger of damaging the product.
  • Page 19 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Causes that may damage the data of a hard disk drive and the hard disk drive itself. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. •...
  • Page 20 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started When using the AC power plug Using the power supply in an airplane Connect the power plug pins perpendicular into the center of the Since the power outlet type differs depending on the type of power outlet.
  • Page 21 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started When using the auto adapter When the cigar socket is provided, you have to use the auto adapter (optional). Insert the cigar plug of the auto adapter into the cigar socket and connect the DC plug of the auto adapter to the power input port of the computer.
  • Page 22: Proper Posture During Computer Use

    Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Maintaining a proper posture during computer use is very • Do not use the computer while you are lying down, but only important to prevent physical harm. while you are sitting down. The following instructions are about maintaining a proper posture •...
  • Page 23 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Eye Position Hand Position Keep the monitor or LCD away from your eyes by at least Keep your arm at a right angle as shown by the figure. 50cm. • Keep the line from your elbow to your hand straight. •...
  • Page 24 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Volume Control (Headphones and Speakers) Use Time (Break Time) Check your volume first to listen to music. • Take a break for 10 minutes or more after a 50-minute period when working for more than one hour. Illumination •...
  • Page 25: Overview

    Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Front View Using this camera, you can take still • The pictures used for the cover and the main body in the pictures and record video. User Manual are those of the representative model of each 1 Camera (Optional) series.
  • Page 26 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Status Indicators This turns when either the HDD or ODD is 1 HDD/ODD being accessed. This turns on when the wireless LAN is 2 Wireless LAN operating. This shows the power source and the battery charge status. Green: When the battery is fully charged or the battery is not installed.
  • Page 27 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Right View ► For 35xV5C, 35xE5C, 35xE7C models 1 Headphone Jack A jack used to connect the headphones. 2 Microphone Jack A jack used to connect the microphone. Plays CD or DVD titles. CD Drive (ODD) Since an ODD(Optical Disk Drive) is (Optional) optional, the installed drive depends on...
  • Page 28 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Left View A jack to connect the AC adapter that 1 DC Jack supplies power to the computer. 2 Wired LAN Port Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. The internal heat of the computer is emitted through these holes.
  • Page 29 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Bottom View This is a Lithium-Ion rechargeable 1 Battery battery that supplies power to the computer. The latch used to remove or install the 2 Battery Latches battery. Memory Compartment Cover/ The main memory and hard disk drive is Hard Disk Drive installed inside the cover.
  • Page 30: Turning The Computer On And Off

    Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer on About Windows Activation Connect the AC adapter. When you turn the computer on for the first time, the Windows activation screen appears. Lift the LCD panel up. Follow the activation procedures according to the instructions on the screen to use the computer.
  • Page 31 Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer off The Charms menu appears when you place your mouse • Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ pointer at the edge of the top or bottom right of the screen. depending on the installed operating system, please turn the computer off according to the procedures for the Click Settings...
  • Page 32 Chapter 2. Using Windows 8 What is Microsoft Windows 8? Screen At a Glance Using the Charms Using Apps Windows Hot Key Function...
  • Page 33: Chapter 2. Using Windows 8

    What is Microsoft Windows 8? Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Microsoft Windows 8 (hereafter referred to as Windows) is an operating system that is required for operating a computer. Searching To use your computer optimally, you need to know how to use it for Help properly.
  • Page 34: Screen At A Glance

    Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Windows 8 provides both the new Start screen mode and the Refers to the default Start screen of Desktop mode of the existing OS. 1 Start Screen Windows 8. Refers to the apps that are currently 2 App installed.
  • Page 35 Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Desktop Displaying Documents and Files This provides similar functions to those provided by the Desktop in prior Windows versions. Click Windows Explorer in the taskbar on the Desktop search for documents and files. Desktop Refers to the Desktop.
  • Page 36: Using The Charms

    Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 The Charms is a new type of menu that combines the Start menu If you want to search for a program or file in the App(s)/ with the Control Panel of existing Windows. Settings/File(s), simply enter a keyword in the Search The Charms allows you to quickly configure the device(s) charm and start Search.
  • Page 37 Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Changing the Settings Frequently used Windows menus are collected. Icon Name Function Description Click the Charms > Settings. You can connect to a wireless network. Wireless Select a wireless network to connect Network Adjusting the You can adjust the volume or mute the...
  • Page 38: Using Apps

    Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 An App refers to an application program (hereafter referred to as Using Apps an App). In a larger sense, it refers to all the software programs installed on the operating system. Displaying Currently Running App(s) Windows 8 provides basic Apps for frequently performed tasks.
  • Page 39 Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Running Two Apps at the Same Time Adding/Removing an App to/from the Start Screen Click Start screen > right-click your mouse button. Select the Apps in the Start screen. Click All Apps at the bottom of the screen to display all the Apps that are currently installed.
  • Page 40 Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Configuring your Microsoft Account Using the Windows Store A Microsoft Account allows you to synchronize your settings with If you run the App Store in the Start screen, the Apps in the other device(s) running Windows 8 online allowing you to share Windows Store are displayed.
  • Page 41: Windows Hot Key Function

    Windows Hot Key Function Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 You can use the following convenient hot keys in Windows 8. Function Hot Keys Function Description Displaying the Windows Key Switches to Start mode. Start Screen Displaying the Switches to Desktop Windows Key + D Desktop mode.
  • Page 42: Chapter 3. Using The Computer

    LCD Brightness Control Wired Network Wireless Network (Optional) Using the TPM Security Device (Optional) Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Sharing content using the AllShare Play app (Optional) Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Using the Security Slot (Optional)
  • Page 43: Keyboard

    Keyboard Chapter 3. Using the computer Shortcut key functions and procedures are discussed in the following sections. • The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard. • The keyboard may differ depending on your country. The following mainly describes the shortcut keys. Shortcut Keys Press both the Fn key and hot key at the same time.
  • Page 44 Using the computer Shortcut Keys Name Function Settings The Samsung software control program, the Settings, is launched. Screen Brightness Control Controls the screen brightness. Switches the screen output to the LCD or external monitor when an external monitor (or TV) CRT/LCD is connected to the computer.
  • Page 45 Keyboard Chapter 3. Using the computer Other Function Keys (Optional) Performs the right-click mouse function (touchpad). Fn Lock key, you can use the hot key functions • If you press the without pressing the Fn key. • If the Fn Lock function is On : You can use the hot key functions without pressing the Fn key.
  • Page 46: Touchpad

    Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Click Function The touchpad provides the same function as a mouse and the left and right buttons of the touchpad plays the role of the left and Place a finger on the touchpad and click on an item once. right buttons of a mouse.
  • Page 47 Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Right Button Function The Gesture Function of the Touchpad (Optional) This corresponds to clicking the right mouse button. • The Touchpad Gesture function may not be provided and Press the right touchpad button once. The corresponding pop-up the version of the function may differ depending on the menu appears.
  • Page 48 Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer The Scroll Function Charms Menu Activating Function This function is the same as the scroll area of the Touchpad. If you place your finger on the right edge of the touch pad and drag your finger toward the center, the Charms menu appears. If you place two fingers over the Touchpad and move them up, down, left or right, the screen is scrolled up, down, left or right accordingly.
  • Page 49 Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Last Run Window Opening Function Touchpad On/Off Function Place your finger on the left edge of the touch pad and drag your finger towards the center to activate a previously operating Locking with shortcut keys program from among the currently running programs.
  • Page 50: Cd Drive (odd, Optional)

    CD Drive Chapter 3. (ODD, Optional) Using the computer If your computer does not have a CD drive, you can purchase an When the CD tray opens, insert a CD or DVD and push the external CD drive. tray in until it clicks. •...
  • Page 51: Multi Card Slot (optional)

    Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the multi card slot, you can read and write data to cards. Using the card You can use a card as a removable disk and conveniently exchange data with digital devices such as a digital camera, digital Insert the card into the multi card slot in the indicated camcorder, MP3, etc..
  • Page 52 Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Windows Explorer runs on the Desktop. You can save, move Right-click over a card drive with the touchpad and select Format. and delete data on the corresponding drive. Click Start to the formatting. Using a Mini SD Since the above cards are too small, you cannot insert the cards into the slot directly.
  • Page 53: Connecting An External Display Device

    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. Using the computer If you connect an external display device such as a monitor, TV, About the connection cable projector, etc., you can view the picture on the wider screen of the Users should additionally purchase the necessary connection external device when you give a presentation or watch a video or cables.
  • Page 54: Connecting An External Display Device

    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. Using the computer Connecting to the monitor port (Optional) Press the key once to display a window to select the monitor mode. Select a mode. You can experience a wider screen by connecting the computer to a monitor, TV or projector with a monitor port.
  • Page 55 Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. Using the computer Connecting through the HDMI port (Optional) By connecting the computer to a TV with a HDMI port, you can Press the key once to display a window to select enjoy both a high visual quality and a high sound quality. the monitor mode.
  • Page 56 Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. Using the computer Right-click on the Desktop and select Configure Switchable Using AMD Graphics Effectively (optional) Graphics from the popup menu. PowerXpress is Switchable Graphics technology that selectively Click the Browse button and register the software and click enables either the internal or external graphics chipset depending the Apply button.
  • Page 57: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer You can adjust the volume using the keyboard and the volume Using the Sound Recorder control program. The procedures to record sound using the Windows Recorder are described below. Adjusting the Volume using the Keyboard Connect a microphone to the microphone jack.
  • Page 58 Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer Using SoundAlive (Optional) The SoundAlive function enables you to experience more stereophonic sound using stereo speakers. • SoundAlive is only supported in Windows 8. • The software programs provider may vary, depending on your computer model.
  • Page 59: Lcd Brightness Control

    A large number of bad pixels can cause problems in appearance, but a small number of pixels doesn’t affect the Adjustment icon computer performance. Therefore Samsung observes and manages the following Adjust the brightness with the screen brightness control bar. dot principles: - Bright dot : 2 or less...
  • Page 60: Wired Network

    Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer A wired network is a network environment used for a company Click Charms menu on the Desktop > Settings > network or broadband internet connection at home. Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in •...
  • Page 61 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) from the list Configure the IP settings. of Network Components and click Properties. When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address automatically. To use a static IP address, select Use the following IP address, and set the IP address manually.
  • Page 62 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer - <Wake On LAN> feature may not work while using Hybrid Using the WOL (Wake On LAN) function power saving feature. Hybrid sleep mode can be disabled <Wake On LAN> is a function that activates the system from Sleep from Power Options under Control Panel.
  • Page 63: Wireless Network (optional)

    Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A wireless network (Wireless LAN) environment is a network • The screen figures and terms may differ depending on the environment that enables communicating between multiple model. computers at home or a small-size office through wireless LAN •...
  • Page 64 Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click Connect. Connecting to a Wireless LAN If a network key is set for the AP, enter the network key and If there is an AP, you can connect to the Internet via the AP using then click OK.
  • Page 65: Using The Tpm Security Device (optional)

    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security device is a security Setting Up the TPM solution that protects your personal information by saving the user authentication data on the TPM chip installed on the To use the TPM function, you have to complete the following computer.
  • Page 66: Initializing Tpm Chip

    Set the TPM Support item to Enabled and set the Change TPM Status to Clear. Restart the computer. When the Samsung logo screen appears, press the F2 key Aptio Setup Utility Security repeatedly. TPM Configuration...
  • Page 67 You can install the TPM program as follows. Install the program according to the procedures below. When the computer restarts automatically and the Samsung logo screen appears, press the F2 key repeatedly. This program is only provided for models with Recovery and Select the Security >...
  • Page 68 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select a Security Platform Feature and set a basic user Registering the TPM program password. From the Start Screen, right-click any area and select All apps in the bottom right corner. Then, click Complete the registration according to the instructions.
  • Page 69 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer If the Confirm Attribute Changes window appears, select Using the TPM program the range to apply the encryption to and click OK. (This dialog box only appears when the folder is encrypted.) For more information about using the TPM program, refer to the online help for the program.
  • Page 70 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Decrypting an encrypted folder (file) You will be able to confirm that the color of the folder (file) name in the encrypted folder has been changed to green. Right-click over an encrypted folder (file) and select Decrypt from the pop-up window.
  • Page 71 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer When the virtual drive (PSD) does not appear When the virtual drive (PSD) is not loaded You can only use the virtual drive (PSD) when you have selected To use the virtual drive (PSD), the virtual drive (PSD) should be the Personal Secure Drive (PSD) option during the program loaded first.
  • Page 72 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the virtual drive When you have to register again (to erase the authentication information on the TPM chip) If a virtual drive has been created, you have to delete the virtual drive before deleting the existing authentication information To register a user again, you need to delete the existing saved on the TPM chip.
  • Page 73 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the existing authentication information saved on the TPM chip. On the desktop, select the Charms menu > Settings > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program > Infineon TPM Professional Package.
  • Page 74: Using The Multimedia App (optional)

    Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer You can enjoy photo, video and music files with the S Camera, S You can launch an app in the Start screen. Gallery and S Player apps. You can take photos and record videos with the S S Camera Camera app, and view them directly in this app.
  • Page 75 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To take a picture, slide the camera mode bar into the Photo Using the S Camera app position. To make a video recording, slide the camera mode bar to the Tap Charm menu >...
  • Page 76 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Editing a photo Using the S Gallery app Select Picture preview. Tap Charm menu > Start > S Gallery. Drag it upward slightly from the bottom center. If the options menu appears, select Edit You can view the pictures and videos taken by the S Camera.
  • Page 77 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select an effect to be applied to the photo. Using the S Player app E.g. If you select Draw Tap Charm menu > Start > S Player. Line preview Color Undo My Music My Photos...
  • Page 78: Sharing Content Using The Allshare Play App

    Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer AllShare Play is a content sharing service that enables users to • Since the descriptions in this manual are based on share and view photos, and play videos and music files saved Windows 8, some of the descriptions may differ depending on digital devices via the Internet.
  • Page 79 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer You can learn about data sharing as well as view various tips AllShare Play is especially useful if you want to through the lecture videos and FAQs provided on the AllShare z View and play the content saved on your in-house PC with Play website (www.allshareplay.com).
  • Page 80 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer AllShare Play at a Glance This is a device found on the home network connected to the same AP (access point). c Nearby devices You can search for a DLNA-compliant device such as a smart phone or PC and retrieve and play the files saved on the device.
  • Page 81 Since AllShare Play is an Internet service, a samsung.com account is required to use the AllShare Play service. with your samsung.com account. If you don’t have a samsung.com account, click the Sign up Double-click AllShare Play app on the Windows Start screen button to create an account.
  • Page 82 PCs in order to register a new one. service, run AllShare Play on the device and sign in with your • Up to 5 users can be registered on one PC. Samsung account. Whenever the device is turned on, you can access the files in the device.
  • Page 83 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Need to Keep AllShare Play in signed-in status. Configure PC Once you sign into AllShare Play on a PC, you can remotely access the PC for up to 15 days even after signing off. Setting the device status If the AllShare Play icon appears in the system tray, it...
  • Page 84 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select the checkbox of the video or photo to be displayed. Use AllShare Play (Play / Transfer / Upload Files) Click Change player at the top of the screen to search for a Playing videos or viewing photos on a TV device.
  • Page 85 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Playing a file Transferring a file In AllShare Play, you can play a file saved on a registered device, If you select a registered device or nearby device, the files nearby device, or Storage.
  • Page 86 Sharing content using the AllShare Play app Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Uploading a file to a SNS Sign in to the SNS. Select the checkbox of the file that you want to upload. Click Share at the top of the screen and select a SNS (social networking site) website (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Picasa, etc.).
  • Page 87: Samsung Software Update

    Samsung Software Update Chapter 3. Using the computer SW Update is a software program that searches for Samsung software programs and drivers installed when you purchased the computer and helps you update any drivers or programs. Software List Software Update •...
  • Page 88: Diagnosing The Computer Status And Troubleshooting

    Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Chapter 3. Using the computer The Support Center program, which is Samsung’s computer’s Searching for troubleshooting guide, supports diagnosing the system and has a computer’s problems FAQ for frequently occurring problem(s). Diagnosing Computer and...
  • Page 89: Using The Security Slot (optional)

    Using the Security Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer You can secure the computer by connecting a lock and cable to the Security Slot. To use this feature, you have to purchase the lock and cable additionally. To use the lock and cable, refer to the product manual.
  • Page 90 Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade BIOS Setup Setting a Boot Password Changing the Boot Priority Upgrading Memory Battery...
  • Page 91: Chapter 4. Settings And Upgrade

    BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade The BIOS Setup enables you to configure your computer hardware Entering the BIOS Setup according to your needs. Turn the computer on. • Use the BIOS setup to define a boot password, change the Immediately press the F2 key several times.
  • Page 92 BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade System Setup Keys The BIOS Setup Screen In the Setup, you have to use the keyboard. The BIOS Setup menus and items may differ depending on your computer model. Press to view the Setup Help. Setup Menu Up &...
  • Page 93: Setting A Boot Password

    Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Select the Security menu in the BIOS Setup. If you set a password, you have to enter the password when you turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup. XXXXXXXX By configuring a password, you can restrict system access to In the Set Supervisor Password item, press <Enter>.
  • Page 94: Setting A Boot Password

    Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Setting a User Password Setting up a Hard Disk Drive Password (Optional) Using the User Password, you can turn the computer on but you cannot change the major settings of the BIOS Setup because you If you set a password for a hard disk drive, it cannot be accessed cannot enter the BIOS Setup.
  • Page 95 Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Deactivating the Password Press <Enter> on the password to be deactivated. For example, to deactivate a supervisor password in the Set Supervisor Password item, press <Enter>. In the Enter Current Password item, enter the currently configured password and press <Enter>.
  • Page 96: Changing The Boot Priority

    Changing the Boot Priority Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Press the down key (↓) to move to the SATA HDD item and As an example, the procedures to change the highest boot priority press the F6 key to move up to the top item. device to the hard disk drive are described below.
  • Page 97: Upgrading Memory

    Upgrading Memory Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade One or more memory modules are installed on the computer. Adding or Replacing Memory Modules There are 2 memory slots and users can replace the installed memory or add new memory. Remove the screw on the memory cover at the bottom of the computer using a screw driver.
  • Page 98 Upgrading Memory Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Push the memory module down so that it is completely fixed. Close the memory cover and fasten the screw. If the memory does not fit easily, push the memory module down while pulling the memory module latches outward. Removing a memory module Pull the memory module latches outward.
  • Page 99: Battery

    Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Please refer to the following instructions when running the Installing/Removing the Battery computer on battery power without connecting the AC power. A Lithium-Ion smart battery is supplied with this computer. Shutdown the system, close the LCD panel and place the computer upside down on a flat surface.
  • Page 100 Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Charging the Battery Measuring the Remaining Battery Charge You can view the battery charge status by completing the Attach the battery and connect the AC adapter to the DC-in following procedures. jack of the computer. The battery will then start charging.
  • Page 101 Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Using the power management program Extending the Battery Usage Time This program helps you use the battery more efficiently Decreasing the LCD Brightness and supports the power mode optimized for the operating environment. Click the Charms menu > Settings >...
  • Page 102 Alternatively, to extend the battery life Press the F2 key when the Samsung logo appears in the booting sequence to enter the BIOS Setup, select Advanced > Battery Life Cycle Extension, and set it to Enable.
  • Page 103 Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Using the Battery Calibration Function Move to the Boot > Smart Battery Calibration item using the direction keys and press <Enter>. XXXXXXXX When charging/discharging the battery repeatedly for a short time only, the battery usage time may be reduced by the difference between the actual battery charge and the remaining charge display.
  • Page 104: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Recovering/Backing up the Computer (Optional) 104 Reinstalling Windows (Optional) Q&A...
  • Page 105 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting If a problem occurs with your computer, Recovery (recovery Function Description program) allows you to easily restore your computer to the default (factory) settings. Alternatively, you can back up your computer so Back Up You can back up your entire Windows drive.
  • Page 106: Recovering/backing Up The Computer (optional)

    Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Recovering You can recover your computer to the default (factory) status Factory Default when your computer does not boot up. Point Restores your - If Windows does not start computer to the factory default Turn your computer on and press the F4 key.
  • Page 107 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Recovering after a Backup You can recover your computer after you have backed up your computer to a separate drive or external storage device. Backing up Select the drive to save to. To back up your computer to an external storage device, connect the external storage device and select the relevant drive.
  • Page 108 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Recovering The recover is performed based on the screen instructions. You can use your computer after the recover is completed. You can recover your computer using the backup from the above process. If the backup image is saved to an external storage device, connect the device.
  • Page 109 If you cannot open the cover at the bottom of the computer, Select an option in Disk recovery Point and click Disk copy. contact the Samsung Service Center to request assistance. In this case, you may be charged for the relevant service.
  • Page 110 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Start Recovery and click Recover. Select Factory Default Export Disk Image Function Point and click Recover. The Recover process is started. If you frequently recover your computer to the default (factory) When the recover process is finished, you can use your settings, you can conveniently recover your computer after computer with the default (factory) settings.
  • Page 111 \Windows, \Program files, \Program files(x86), \ProgramData, OEM Folder (ex) c:\samsung), \User\<user name>\AppData For models of which the storage device capacity is less than SSD 64 GB, use the system recovery feature provided by Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed with the Windows instead of the Recovery program.
  • Page 112: Reinstalling Windows (optional)

    (For models supplied with a SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA.) Insert the SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA into the DVD drive. For models supplied with the Samsung Recovery Solution, you can reinstall Windows using the Samsung Recovery If the Select Windows Installation window appears, click Solution.
  • Page 113 If you click Custom, the procedures from Step 5 continue sequentially. Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by If you click Upgrade, the procedures from Step 6 continue Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is sequentially. recommended. •...
  • Page 114 Next button. Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is After a while, the Options windows such as Language, Time, recommended.
  • Page 115 HDD in Windows is smaller than the actual capacity. Samsung computers have an additional partition to recover computers or save backup files. (Only for models with the The capacity representation in Windows may be smaller Recovery.)
  • Page 116 Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Windows 8 Related What is a recovery image? I cannot find the Start button on the Desktop. This refers to the computer status (including operating system, specific driver(s), software(s), etc.) which is converted There's no Start button in Windows 8. to a data image.
  • Page 117 Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Since I'm familiar with Windows 7, I would like the How can I change the screen settings, environment Desktop screen to appear as it does in Windows 7. settings, type size, color, and so on? Click Charms menu > Settings > Change PC Settings > Currently, there is no way to set the Desktop to appear by default.
  • Page 118 If you want to install a different operating system on your PC, you need to change the BIOS settings first. Go to the Graphics Control Panel to adjust the screen For more information, visit http://www.samsung.com and settings. go to Customer Support > Troubleshooting. Search for ►...
  • Page 119 Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Sound Related Others I cannot hear any sound from the TV after connecting You can configure your computer in the same way as via the HDMI port. existing Windows systems. 1. Right-click over the taskbar on the Desktop and click Play If you want to start your computer in DOS via a USB device, Device.
  • Page 120 Chapter 6. Appendix Important Safety Information Replacement Parts and Accessories Regulatory Compliance Statements WEEE Symbol Information Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Product Specifications Glossary Index...
  • Page 121: Important Safety Information

    Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix • If your computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that Safety Instructions the switch is in the proper position for your area. Your system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards •...
  • Page 122 Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix Care During Use The Instruction On Safety Operation of NotePC • Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. 1. When installing and operating devices please refer to safety requirements in the user guide.
  • Page 123: Replacement Parts And Accessories

    • Class 1M laser radiation when operating part is open. Contact the Samsung Helpline for information on how to dispose Do not view directly with optical instruments. of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer.
  • Page 124: Connect And Disconnect Ac Adapter

    Replacement Parts and Accessories Chapter 6 Appendix General Requirements Connect and Disconnect the AC adapter The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries: The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. • All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only.
  • Page 125: Regulatory Compliance Statements

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Wireless Guidance • Radio frequency wireless communication can interfere with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current aviation (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) regulations require wireless devices to be turned off while traveling in an airplane. Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless 802.11ABGN (also known as wireless Ethernet or Wifi) and communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band, may...
  • Page 126 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix United States of America • Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will void the authorization to use it. Please contact manufacturer for USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices service.
  • Page 127 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Unintentional Emitter per FCC Part 15 Use On Aircraft Caution This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is Regulations of the FCC and FAA prohibit airborne operation of radio-frequency wireless devices because their signals subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not could interfere with critical aircraft instruments.
  • Page 128 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this product to be may find the following booklet helpful: “Something About used indoors for the frequency range 5.15 to 5.25 GHz to reduce Interference.”...
  • Page 129 For body worn operation, this model has been tested and meets Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with a Samsung were developed by scientific and engineering experts drawn from accessory designated for this product. Non-compliance with the...
  • Page 130 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix FCC Part 68 (If fitted with a modem device.) equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the operation of the equipment. If this happens, the telephone This equipment complies with part of the FCC rules. On the company will provide advanced notice in order for you to make back of this equipment is a label that contains, among other necessary modifications to maintain uninterrupted service.
  • Page 131 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only Canada signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent Unintentional Emitter per ICES-003 isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio...
  • Page 132 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix When using IEEE 802.11a wireless LAN, this product is restricted to (Si l’appareil est équipé d’une bande 2,4 G ou 5 G) indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15- to 5.25-GHz frequency Des dispositifs de basse puissance, de type radio LAN range.
  • Page 133 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Telecommunications per DOC notice Son utilisation est soumise aux deux conditions suivantes : 1) ce dispositif ne peut pas provoquer d’interférences nuisibles et 2 (for products fitted with an IC-compliant modem) 2) ce dispositif doit accepter toute interférence reçue, y compris The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment.
  • Page 134 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix la conformité aux conditions précédentes ne garantit pas un To avoid electrical shock or equipment malfunction do not fonctionnement parfait dans toutes les situations. attempt to make electrical ground connections by yourself. Les réparations de l’équipement homologué doivent être Contact the appropriate inspection authority or an electrician, effectuées dans les installations de maintenance canadiennes as appropriate.
  • Page 135 Directives and European standards and amendments identified below. This equipment also carries For the web or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the Class 2 identifier. the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your The following information is only applicable to systems labeled product.
  • Page 136 [Danish] væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF. Hiermit erklärt Samsung, dass sich das Gerät Notebook PC in Übereinstimmung mit den Wireless devices that may be in your system are only qualified for Deutsch...
  • Page 137 [Portuguese] [Italian] ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE. dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE. Samsung izjavlja, da je ta Notebook PC v skladu Slovensko Ar šo Samsung deklarē, ka Notebook PC atbilst z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi relevantnimi Latviski [Slovenian] Direktīvas 1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām un...
  • Page 138 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix European Economic Area Restrictions Hér með lýsir Samsung yfir því að Notebook PC Íslenska er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, Local Restriction of 802.11b/802.11g Radio Usage [Icelandic] sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 139 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix France The European variant is intended for use throughout the European Economic Area. However, authorization for use is further restricted For Metropolitan departments: in particular countries or regions within countries, as follows: 2.400 - 2.4835 GHz for indoor use. General 2.400 - 2.454 GHz (channels 1 to 7) for outdoor use.
  • Page 140 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix European Telecommunication Information This equipment has been approved to Council Decision 98/482/ EEC - “CTR 21” for Pan-European single terminal connection to the (for products fitted with EU-approved modems) Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Marking by the symbol indicates compliance of this equipment However, due to differences between the individual PSTNs...
  • Page 141: Weee Symbol Information

    Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. For more information on safe disposal and recycling visit our To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: website www.samsung.com/in or contact our Helpline numbers - www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799 18002668282, 180030008282.
  • Page 142: Samsung Packaging Take-back Program

    Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Chapter 6 Appendix In partnering with select recyclers, Samsung offers packaging take-back at no cost to you. Simply call the following number for the locations nearest you. CRT Processing, LLC (877) 278-0799 Kathy Severson – Logistics contact Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
  • Page 143: Product Specifications

    Product Specifications Chapter 6 Appendix The system specifications may differ depending on the derived Temperature: -5~40°C for storage, models. 10~32°C when operating Operating Environment Humidity: 5~90% for storage, For detailed system specifications, refer to the product catalogue. 20~80% when operating Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, Intel Celeron/Pentium Processor AC/DC Rating...
  • Page 144 Appendix Registered Trademarks ENERGY STAR® Partner As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SAMSUNG has Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd. determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® Intel, Pentium/Dual-Core/Quad-Core are registered trademarks of guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 145: Glossary

    Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix The Glossary lists the terminologies used in this User Guide. For terminologies other than these, look in Windows Help. Backup DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) A way to save the current data to restore it later if necessary. This refers to automatically allocating IP addresses to the users on A backup is a way to restore computer data when the data or the network by the network administrators.
  • Page 146 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix DVD (Digital Versatile Disk) Icon DVD was developed to replace CD (compact disk). Although the This refers to a small image that represents a file that users can use. shape and size of the disc are the same as that of a CD, the capacity IEEE802.XX of a DVD is at least 4.7GB while the capacity of a CD is 600MB.
  • Page 147 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix Network PCMCIA( Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) card A group of computers and devices, such as printers and scanners, connected by a communications link. A network can be either This is an extended card slot specification for mobile computers small or large and can be connected permanently through cables such as a notebook computer.
  • Page 148 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix Server TCP/IPv4 In general, a server refers to a computer that provides shared This is a 4 byte (32 bit) address system separated into each byte resources for network users. (8 bits) by a dot and each byte is represented as a decimal number. Share USB (Universal Serial Bus) This refers to setting a resource of a computer such as a folder or...
  • Page 149: Index

    Index Chapter 6 Appendix Supervisor Password SW Update Memory Support Center Monitor Connection / Output Multi Card Slot Battery BIOS Setup Touchpad Booting Priority Overview User Password CD Drive Password Charge Product Specifications Click Volume Control Recorder Double-Click Recovery Wired Network Drag Wireless Network Dual View...

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