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Panasonic CF-52CCABCBM - Toughbook 52 - Core 2 Duo GHz Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Personal Computer CF-52 series Model No. Contents Getting Started ..........2 Introduction ..........3 Read Me First ........9 Description of Parts ........11 First-time Operation Useful Information ........14 On-screen Manual ......15 Handling and Maintenance ...17 Hard Disk Backup Function (Recover Pro) ......19 Hard Disk Data Erase Utility ........20...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic computer. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instruc- tions 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

    Exces- Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experi- sive RENs on the telephone line may result in the enced radio/TV technician for help.
  • Page 4 Read Me First 9. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 “Caution : To reduce the risk of fire, use only No.26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord.” makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or other electronic device to send any message via a “ATTENTION : Pour réduire le risque d’incendie, utiliser telephone fax machine unless such message clearly uniquement des conducteurs de télécommunications 26...
  • Page 5 Contact and pursuant to at the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9 (2) norme NMB-003 du Canada. Panasonic Testing Centre 7-M-2 Panasonic Service Europe, a division of <Only for model with wireless LAN/Bluetooth> Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Industry Canada Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, F.R. Germany This product complies with RSS210 Industry Canada.
  • Page 6 Read Me First Information to the User <Only for model with wireless LAN/Bluetooth> Using this product on board of airplanes, or This product and your Health In any other environment where the risk of interference This product, like other radio devices, emits radio fre- to other devices or services is perceived or identified quency electromagnetic energy.
  • Page 7 If balance is lost, this product may fall over or drop, result- equipment, devices or systems that are involved with ensuring ing in an injury. human life or safety. Panasonic cannot be held responsible in Avoid Stacking any way for any damages or loss resulting from the use of this If balance is lost, this product may fall over or drop, result- unit in these types of equipment, devices or systems, etc.
  • Page 8 Use of battery packs other than those man- The battery pack is a consumable item. If the amount ufactured and supplied by Panasonic may present a of time the computer can be run by using a particular safety hazard (generation of heat, ignition or rupture).
  • Page 9: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts A : Speaker Hard disk drive status Reference Manual “Key Combinations” Power status B : Multimedia pocket (Off: Power off/Hibernation, Green: Power on, Blink- ing green: Standby, Blinking green rapidly: Cannot Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket” power on or resume due to low temperature.) C : SD Memory Card slot Battery status Reference Manual “SD Memory Card”...
  • Page 10 Description of Parts Right side EX PC 1394 Rear side Bottom LOCK A : Hard disk drive I : Security lock A Kensington cable can be connected. Reference Manual “Hard Disk Drive” For further information, read the manual that comes B : Smart Card slot with the cable.
  • Page 11: First-time Operation

    First-time Operation Preparation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not find the described accessories, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( page 36). • AC Adaptor ..1 • AC Cord ..1 •...
  • Page 12: Turn On The Computer

    When the CPU temperature is high, the computer may not start up to prevent overheating of the 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 ( page 36). Setup Windows.
  • Page 13 Click [start] - [All Programs] - [Windows Update]. Do not apply “Driver Updates” even if a message to update a driver appears. If a driver update is required, contact Panasonic Technical Support ( page 36). If the message “Your computer might be at risk” is displayed Select (red icon) on the notification area and make the appropriate settings.
  • Page 14: On-screen Manual

    To access the Important Tips: A Double-click on the desktop. 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 15: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation Environment Place the computer on a flat 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:...
  • Page 16 Note that this service is only available in certain regions. Turn on or restart the computer, and press while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- played. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.
  • Page 17: Hard Disk Backup Function (recover Pro)

    Hard Disk Backup Function (Recover Pro) The Recover Pro creates a backup area (storage area) on the hard disk to back up (store) the hard disk data, and restores the backup data to its original location when it is lost or corrupted by operational errors or other factors. You do not need external media or peripheral devices to back up or restore hard disk data on this computer.
  • Page 18 [Run]. The computer restarts, and “Phoenix Always” screen appears. Alternatively turn on or restart the computer, and hold down F4 while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed until “Phoenix Always” screen appears. Click [Protect / Recover], and click [Phoenix Recover Pro 6].
  • Page 19: Hard Disk Data Erase Utility

    Turn off the computer and insert the CD/DVD drive into the multimedia pocket Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket”). Turn on the computer, and press several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- played. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.
  • Page 20: Reinstalling Software

    Turn off the computer and insert the CD/DVD drive into the multimedia pocket Reference Manual “Multimedia Pocket”). Turn on the computer, and press several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- played. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.
  • Page 21 Turn on the computer, and press several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is dis- played. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password. Press At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and then press Enter.
  • Page 22: Error Code/message

    Press the power switch for four seconds or longer to turn off the computer, confirm that the RAM module conforms to the specifications, and reinsert it. To start the Setup Utility A Restart the computer. B Press F2 several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting (basic)

    (The power indicator blinks quickly in green.) You have forgotten the Supervisor Password or User Password: Contact Panasonic Technical Support password. page 36). Administrator password: • If you have a password reset disk, you can reset the administrator password. Set the disk and enter any wrong password, then follow the on-screen instructions and set a new password.
  • Page 24 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] at startup, press and hold F8 until the Windows Advanced boot screen disappears Options Menu is displayed.
  • Page 25 Display The screen is darker when the AC adapter is not connected. Press Fn + F2 and The screen is dark. adjust the brightness. As you increase the brightness, battery consumption increases. You can separately set the brightness for when the AC adaptor is connected and when not connected.
  • Page 26 Troubleshooting (Basic) Reinstalling B’s Recorder/B’s CLiP A serial number is Input the following serial number requested when reinstalling. B’s Recorder: B’s CLiP: Recover Pro Cannot install Recover Pro Recover Pro cannot be installed when four primary partitions exist. Reduce the number of primary partitions to three or less before installation.
  • Page 27: Hardware Diagnostics

    If it appears that the hardware installed in this computer is not operating properly, you can use the PC-Diagnostic Utility to determine whether or not there is a problem. If the utility discovers a problem in the hardware, contact Panasonic Technical Support. Hardware that can be checked using the PC-Diagnostic Utility Software cannot be checked using this utility.
  • Page 28 9) During the diagnostic check, do not remove the AC adaptor, or attach any peripheral devices. Turn on or restart the computer, and press for several times while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.
  • Page 29: The Computer

    If the display is red and the message “Check Result TEST FAILED” is displayed, you can assume that there is a problem with the computer’s hardware. Confirm which hardware component is displayed as red, and contact Panasonic Technical Support ( page 36).
  • Page 30: Limited Use License Agreement

  • Page 31 Contrat de licence d’usage limité ® Le(s) logiciel(s) (les “Logiciels”) fournis avec ce produit Panasonic (le “Produit”) sont exclusivement concédés en licence à l’utilisateur ultime (“vous”), et ils ne peuvent être utilisés que conformément aux clauses contractuelles cidessous. En utilisant les logiciels, vous vous engagez de manière définitive à respecter les termes, clauses et conditions des présentes.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Specifications This page provides the specifications for the basic model CF-52AJCBDBM / CF-52BJCBZBM / CF-52AJCHDBM / CF- 52CCABXBM / CF-52DCABZBM. The model number is different according to the unit configuration. 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 33 Main Specifications Model No. CF-52AJCBDBM / CF-52BJCBZBM / CF-52CCABXBM / CF-52DCABZBM CF-52AJCHDBM Battery Pack Li-ion 11.1 V, 7.65 Ah Operating Time Approx. 3.5 hours to 4.5 hours Approx. 6.0 hours to 9.5 hours (Approx. 4.5 hours (Approx. 7.5 hours Approx. 4 hours Charging Time Clock Battery Coin type lithium battery 3.0 V...
  • Page 34: Specifications

    Does not support DVD-RW Ver.1.0. Manual of “Trusted Platform Module (TPM)”. DVD-RAM: Only non-cartridge type or removable cartridge Operation has been tested and confirmed using Panasonic type can be used. SD Memory Cards with a capacity of up to 2 GB.
  • Page 35: 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 specified below from the date of original purchase in the event of a defect in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 36 This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. For technical support or to arrange for service on your Panasonic computer product, call our toll-free 24 hour hotline at 1-800- LAPTOP5.
  • Page 37 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 specified by PCI or the manufacturer, or if subjected to misuse, neglect, mishandling, modification or attempted modification of the program, or if damaged by accident or act of God.
  • Page 38 GARANTIE LIMITÉE – SUPPORTS DES LOGICIELS 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’utilisation au Canada, et ce, pour une période de soixante (60) jours suivant la date de réception indiquée sur la preuve d’achat.
  • Page 39 MEMO...
  • Page 40 NERGY , refer to the following web site: 22-E-2 Panasonic Computer Solutions Company Panasonic Canada Inc. 3 Panasonic Way, Panazip 2F-5, 5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Ontario L4W 2T3 TA0607-1077 DFQW5048ZBT © 2007 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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