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    User’s Manual Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D Satellite Pro L650/L650D Series...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Copyright..........vi Disclaimer .

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    Writing CD/DVD/BDs ........4-10 TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER ........4-20 Using WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA .

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    TOSHIBA support ........

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Copy Protection ......... . G-4 Glossary Index User’s Manual...

  • Page 6: Copyright

    Devices, Inc. Windows, Microsoft and Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by TOSHIBA under license. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

  • Page 7: Fcc Information

    Only peripherals complying with the FCC class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation with non-compliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by TOSHIBA is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. Shielded cables must be used between the external devices and the computer’s external monitor port, Universal Serial Bus...

  • Page 8: Eu Declaration Of Conformity

    This product is carrying the CE-Mark in accordance with the related European Directives. Responsible for CE-Marking is TOSHIBA Europe GmbH, Hammfelddamm 8, 41460 Neuss, Germany. The complete and official EU Declaration of Conformity can be found on TOSHIBA’s web site http://epps.toshiba-teg.com on the Internet. CE compliance...

  • Page 9: Vcci Class B Information

    This product was designed to fulfil the EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) requirements to be observed for so-called “Residential, commercial and light industry environments”. TOSHIBA do not approve the use of this product in working environments other than the above mentioned “Residential, commercial and light industry environments”.

  • Page 10: Modem Warning Notice

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causng Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la class B respecte toutes les exgences du Règlement sur le matériel brouileur du Canada. Modem warning notice This information is applicable to the models equipped with a built-in modem.

  • Page 11: Japan Regulations

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Japan regulations Region selection If you are using the computer in Japan, technical regulations described in the Telecommunications Business Law require that you select the Japan region mode. It is illegal to use the modem in Japan with any other selection.

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Type Of Service

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Pursuant to FCC CFR 47, Part 68: When you are ready to install or use the modem, call your local telephone company and give them the following information: ■ The telephone number of the line to which you will connect the modem ■...

  • Page 14: If Problems Arise

    FCC. In the event repairs are ever needed on your modem, they should be performed by TOSHIBA Corporation or an authorized representative of TOSHIBA Corporation.

  • Page 15: Instructions For Ic Cs-03 Certified Equipment

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Instructions for IC CS-03 certified equipment 1. The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective, operational and safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s).

  • Page 16: Notes For Users In Australia And New Zealand

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Notes for Users in Australia and New Zealand Modem warning notice for Australia Modems connected to the Australian telecoms network must have a valid Austel permit. This modem has been designed to specifically configure to ensure compliance with Austel standards when the country/region selection is set to Australia.

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D ■ Some parameters required for compliance with Telecom’s PTC Specifications are dependent on the equipment (PC) associated with this modem. The associated equipment shall be set to operate within the following limits for compliance with Telecom Specifications: a/ There shall be no more than 10 call attempts to the same number within any 30 minute period for any single manual call initiation, and b/ The equipment shall go on-hook for a period of not less than 30...

  • Page 18: General Conditions

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D ■ The transmit level from this device is set at a fixed level and because of this there may be circumstances where the performance is less than optimal. Before reporting such occurrences as faults, please check the line with a standard Telepermitted telephone, and only report a fault if the phone performance is impaired.

  • Page 19: Following Information Is Only Valid For Eu-member States

    For more detailed information about the collection and recycling programmes available in your country, please visit our website (http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com) or contact your local city office or the shop where you purchased the product. Disposal of batteries and/or accumulators...

  • Page 20: Reach - Compliance Statement

    The new European Union (EU) chemical regulation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), entered into force on 1 June 2007. Toshiba will meet all REACH requirements and is committed to provide our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products according to REACH regulation.

  • Page 21: Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Optical disc drive safety instructions Be sure to check the precautions at the end of this section. ■ The DVD Super Multi/BD-Combo/BD-Writer drive model employs a laser system. To ensure proper use of this product, please read this instruction manual carefully and retain for future reference.

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Panasonic System Networks DVD Super Multi UJ890 ■ BD-Combo UJ141 ■ BD-Writer UJ240 ■ Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. HITACHI-LG Data Storage, Inc. DVD Super Multi GT30N/GT30F ■ Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. 22-23,KAIGAN 3-CHOME, MINATO-KU,TOKYO,108-0022 JAPAN User’s Manual xxii...

  • Page 23: Precautions

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D TOSHIBA SAMSUNG STORAGE TECHNOLOGY DVD Super Multi TS-L633C/TS-L633Y ■ TOSHIBA SAMSUNG STORAGE TECHNOLOGY KOREA CORPORATION 416, MEATAN-3 DONG, YEONGTONG-GU, SUWON CITY, GYEONGGI, 443-742, KOREA Precautions CAUTION: This appliance contains a laser system and is classified as a “CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT.”...

  • Page 24: Preface

    Preface Congratulations on your purchase of the Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D series computer. This powerful notebook computer provides excellent expansion capability, includes multimedia functionality, and is designed to provide years of reliable, high-performance computing. This manual tells how to set up and begin using your Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D computer.

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Icons Icons identify ports, dials, and other parts of your computer. The indicator panel also uses icons to identify the components it is providing information Keys The keyboard keys are used in the text to describe many computer operations.

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    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Terminology This term is defined in this document as follows: Start The word "Start" refers to the " " button in Windows 7. HDD or Hard disk Some models are equipped with a "Solid State drive Drive (SSD)"...

  • Page 27: General Precautions

    General Precautions TOSHIBA computers are designed to optimize safety, minimize strain and withstand the rigors of portability. However, certain precautions should be observed to further reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the computer. Be certain to read the general precautions below and to note the cautions included in the text of the manual.

  • Page 28: Creating A Computer-friendly Environment

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Creating a computer-friendly environment Place the computer on a flat surface that is large enough for the computer and any other items you are using, such as a printer. Leave enough space around the computer and other equipment to provide adequate ventilation.

  • Page 29: Pressure Or Impact Damage

    Satellite L650/L655/L650D/L655D/Satellite Pro L650/L650D Pressure or impact damage Do not apply heavy pressure to the computer or subject it to any form of strong impact as this can damage the computer's components or otherwise cause it to malfunction. Mobile phones Please be aware that the use of mobile phones can interfere with the audio system.

  • Page 30: Equipment Checklist

    Some of the features described in this manual may not function properly if you use an operating system that was not pre-installed by TOSHIBA. Equipment checklist Carefully unpack your computer, taking care to save the box and packaging materials for future use.

  • Page 31

    ■ TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator ■ TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER (Is preinstalled with some models) ■ WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA (Is preinstalled with some models) ■ Corel DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA (Is preinstalled with some models) ■ Corel Label@Once (Is preinstalled with some models. This application is the feature of DVD MovieFactory in some models.)

  • Page 32: System Recovery

    Getting Started Getting Started ■ All users should be sure to read the section Starting up for the first time. ■ Be sure to read the enclosed Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort for information on the safe and proper use of this computer. It is intended to help you be more comfortable and productive while using a notebook computer.

  • Page 33: Connecting The Ac Adaptor

    ■ Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was included with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage to the computer. Use of an incompatible AC adaptor could cause fire or damage to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury.

  • Page 34

    Getting Started 1. Connect the power cord to the AC adaptor. Figure 1-1 Connecting the power cord to the AC adaptor (2-pin plug) Figure 1-2 Connecting the power cord to the AC adaptor (3-pin plug) Either a 2-pin or 3-pin adaptor/cord will be included with the computer depending on the model.

  • Page 35: Opening The Display

    Getting Started Opening the display The display panel can be opened to a wide range of angles for optimal viewing. While holding down the palm rest with one hand so that the main body of the computer is not raised, slowly lift the display panel - this will allow the angle of the display panel to be adjusted to provide optimum clarity.

  • Page 36: Turning On The Power

    Getting Started Turning on the power This section describes how to turn on the power - the Power indicator will then indicate the status. Please refer to the Monitoring of power condition section in Chapter 6, Power and Power-Up Modes for more information. ■...

  • Page 37: Turning Off The Power

    Getting Started Turning off the power The power can be turned off in one of three modes, either Shut Down Mode, Hibernation Mode or Sleep Mode. Shut Down Mode When you turn off the power in Shut Down Mode no data will be saved and the computer will boot to the operating system's main screen the next time it is turned on.

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    Getting Started ■ Before entering Sleep Mode, be sure to save your data. ■ Do not install or remove a memory module while the computer is in Sleep Mode. The computer or the memory module could be damaged. ■ Do not remove the battery pack while the computer is in Sleep Mode (unless the computer is connected to an AC power source).

  • Page 39: Hibernation Mode

    Getting Started When you turn the power back on, you can continue where you left when you shut down the computer. ■ When the computer is in Sleep Mode, the power indicator will blink amber. ■ If you are operating the computer on battery power, you can lengthen the overall operating time by turning it off into Hibernation Mode - Sleep Mode will consume more power while the computer is off.

  • Page 40: Restarting The Computer

    Getting Started Starting Hibernation Mode You can also enable Hibernation Mode by pressing FN + F4 - please refer to Chapter 5, Keyboard, for further details. To enter Hibernation Mode, follow the steps below. 1. Click Start. 2. Point to the arrow icon ( ) and then select Hibernate from the menu.

  • Page 41: System Recovery Options

    Getting Started ■ Press the power button and hold it down for five seconds. Once the computer has turned itself off, wait between ten and fifteen seconds before turning the power on again by pressing the power button. System Recovery Options There is a hidden partition allocated on the hard disk drive for the System Recovery Options.

  • Page 42: System Recovery

    Getting Started System Recovery This section describes the creation of Recovery Media and their use. Creating Recovery Media This section describes how to create Recovery Media. ■ Be sure to connect the AC adaptor when you create Recovery Media. ■ Be sure to close all other software programs except the Recovery Media Creator.

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    Getting Started 5. After Recovery Media Creator starts, select the type of media and the title you wish to copy, and then click the Create button. Restoring the pre-installed software from the Recovery hard disk drive A portion of the total hard disk drive space is configured as a hidden recovery partition.

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    4. A menu will be displayed from which you should follow the on-screen instructions. When drivers/utilities are installed, you can setup the respective drivers/utilities from the following place. To open the setup files, Click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Applications and Drivers. User’s Manual 1-15...

  • Page 45: Chapter 2 The Grand Tour

    Chapter 2 The Grand Tour This chapter identifies the various components of the computer - it is recommended that you become familiar with each before you operate the computer. Legal Footnote (Non-applicable Icons) For more information regarding Non-applicable Icons, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section in Appendix G.

  • Page 46: Left Side

    The Grand Tour System indicators These LED indicators allow you to monitor the status of various computer functions and are described in more detail within the System indicators section. Left side The following figure shows the computer’s left side. 1. Security lock slot 6.

  • Page 47

    The Grand Tour Cooling vents The cooling vents help keep the processor from overheating. Do not block the cooling vents. Keep foreign metal objects, such as screws, staples and paper clips, out of the cooling vents. Foreign metal objects can create a short circuit, which can cause damage and fire, possibly resulting in serious injury.

  • Page 48: Right Side

    The Grand Tour Please note that it is not possible to confirm the operation of all functions of all USB devices that are available. In view of this it may be noted that some functions associated with a specific device might not operate properly. Microphone jack A 3.5 mm mini microphone jack enables connection of a three-conductor mini jack for...

  • Page 49: Back

    The Grand Tour Keep foreign metal objects, such as screws, staples and paper clips, out of the USB connectors. Foreign metal objects can create a short circuit, which can cause damage and fire, possibly resulting in serious injury. Please note that it is not possible to confirm the operation of all functions of all USB devices that are available.

  • Page 50: Underside

    The Grand Tour Underside The following figure shows the underside of the computer. You should ensure that the display is closed before the computer is turned over to avoid causing any damage. 1. Battery lock 3. Memory module slot 2. Battery release latch Figure 2-5 The underside of the computer Battery lock Slide the battery lock to release the battery pack...

  • Page 51: Front With The Display Open

    The Grand Tour Front with the display open This section shows the computer with the display panel open. In order to open the display, lift the display panel up and position it at a comfortable viewing angle for you. Figure 2-6 The front of the computer with the display panel open 1.

  • Page 52: Video Mode

    You can use it for video chatting or video conferences using a communication tool such as Windows Live Messenger. TOSHIBA Web Camera Application will help you to add various video effects to your video or photograph.

  • Page 53: Indicators

    The Grand Tour Touch Pad ON/OFF Press this button to enable or disable the Touch button Pad function. Touch Pad The Touch Pad located in the palm rest is used to control the movement of the on-screen pointer. For more information, please refer to the Using the Touch Pad section in Chapter 4, Operating...

  • Page 54: Keyboard Indicators

    The Grand Tour Battery The Battery indicator shows the condition of the battery's charge - white indicates the battery is fully charged, amber indicates the battery is charging, and flashing amber indicates a low battery condition. Please refer to Chapter 6, Power and Power-Up Modes for more information on this feature.

  • Page 55: Optical Disc Drives

    The Grand Tour 2. NUM LOCK indicator 1. CAPS LOCK indicator Figure 2-8 Keypad indicators CAPS LOCK This indicator glows green when letter keys are locked into their uppercase format. NUM LOCK When the NUM LOCK indicator glows, you can use the number keys on the keyboard for number entry.

  • Page 56: Writable Discs

    This section describes the types of writable CD/DVD/BD discs. Check the specifications of your drive to see the types of discs it can write. Use TOSHIBA Disc Creator and Corel DVD MovieFactory to write compact discs. Refer to Chapter 4, Operating Basics.

  • Page 57

    The Grand Tour ■ BD-R discs can be written only once. The recorded data cannot be erased or changed. ■ BD-RE discs can be recorded more than once. BD-Combo drive The full-size BD-Combo drive module lets you record data to rewritable CD/DVDs as well as run either 12 cm (4.72") or 8cm (3.15") CD/DVD/BDs without using an adaptor.

  • Page 58

    The Grand Tour BD-Writer drive The full-size BD-Writer drive module lets you record data to rewritable CD/DVD/BDs as well as run either 12 cm (4.72") or 8cm (3.15") CD/DVD/BDs without using an adaptor. The read speed is slower at the center of a disc and faster at the outer edge.

  • Page 59: Ac Adaptor

    The Grand Tour DVD Super Multi drive The full-size DVD Super Multi drive module lets you record data to rewritable CD/DVDs as well as run either 12 cm (4.72") or 8cm (3.15") CD/DVDs without using an adaptor. The read speed is slower at the center of a disc and faster at the outer edge.

  • Page 60

    Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was included with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage to the computer. Use of an incompatible AC adaptor could cause fire or damage to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury.

  • Page 61: Chapter 3 Hardware, Utilities And Options

    Your computer is equipped with one processor and processor type varies depending on model. To check which type of processor is included in your model, open the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool Utility by clicking Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> PC Diagnostic Tool.

  • Page 62

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Memory Memory slots 1 GB, 2 GB or 4 GB memory modules can be installed in the computer's two memory slots for a maximum of 8 GB system memory. This computer can be equipped with memory modules of a maximum size of 8 GB.

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    Hardware, Utilities and Options Legal Footnote (Battery Life) For more information regarding Battery Life, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section in Appendix G. RTC battery The internal RTC battery backs up the Real Time Clock (RTC) and calendar. AC adaptor The AC adaptor provides power to the system and recharges the batteries when they are low.

  • Page 64: Optical Disc Drive

    Hardware, Utilities and Options ■ In this manual, the word "HDD" or "Hard disk drive" also refers to the SSD unless otherwise stated. ■ SSD is a large-capacity storage media which uses Solid-State Memory in place of a magnetic disk of the hard disk. Under certain unusual conditions of prolonged non-use and/or exposure to high temperatures, the SSD may be vulnerable to data retention errors.

  • Page 65

    Hardware, Utilities and Options To access this control panel, in one of the following ways: ■ click Start -> Control Panel.Select Large icons or Small icons in ® View by, and then click Intel Graphics and Media. ■ Right-click on the desktop and click Graphics Properties..In this control panel, Click Power and then click Power Features.

  • Page 66

    You can use it for video chatting or video conferences using a communication tool such as Windows Live Messenger. TOSHIBA Web Camera Application will help you to add various video effects to your video or photograph.

  • Page 67: Special Features

    For more information regarding Wireless LAN, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section in Appendix G. Special features The following features are either unique to TOSHIBA computers or are advanced features which make the computer more convenient to use. Access each function using the following procedures.

  • Page 68

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Intelligent power A microprocessor in the computer's intelligent power supply detects the battery's charge, supply automatically calculates the remaining battery capacity and protects electronic components from abnormal conditions such as a voltage overload from the AC adaptor. This can be specified in the Power Options.

  • Page 69: Utilities And Applications

    USB port, clicking the mouse button or pressing the keyboard will wakeup the computer. TOSHIBA PC Health The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor application Monitor proactively monitors a number of system functions such as power consumption, battery health and system cooling, informing you of significant system conditions.

  • Page 70

    TOSHIBA Flash The TOSHIBA Flash Cards provide a quick way Cards to modify selected system functions and to launch applications.

  • Page 71

    TOSHIBA ConfigFree TOSHIBA ConfigFree is a suite of utilities that improve the ease and control of communication devices and network connections, help in the...

  • Page 72

    Alert Utility the Disk Drive operating status and execute the system backup. To access the utility, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> HDD SSD Alert. TOSHIBA Service This application allows your computer to Station automatically search for TOSHIBA software...

  • Page 73

    1. Launch Corel Label@Once (the operation varies depending on the models you purchased): ■ Click Start -> All Programs -> DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA -> DVD MovieFactory Launcher. Click Create Disc Label. ■ Click Start -> All Programs ->Corel Label@Once ->Corel Label@Once.

  • Page 74

    You can track power savings by using eco mode continuously. To access this utility, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> eco Utility. TOSHIBA Bulletin Bulletin Board is a convenient place to pin things Board to visually organize in a fun and creative way.

  • Page 75: Optional Devices

    To access this utility, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> TOSHIBA Media Controller -> TOSHIBA Media Controller. For more information, please refer to the TOSHIBA Media Controller Help.

  • Page 76: Bridge Media Slot

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Bridge media slot The computer is equipped with a Bridge media slot that can accommodate some kinds of memory media with various memory capacities so that you can easily transfer data from devices, such as digital cameras and Personal Digital Assistants.

  • Page 77: Memory Media

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Memory media This section provides the important safety precautions in order to handle your memory media. Points to note about the SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards comply with SDMI (Secure Digital Music Initiative), which is a technology adopted to prevent unlawful copy or playback of digital music.

  • Page 78: Memory Card Care

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Media care Observe the following precautions when handling the card. Card care ■ Do not twist or bend cards. ■ Do not expose cards to liquids or store in humid areas or lay media close to containers of liquid. ■...

  • Page 79: Removing A Memory Media

    Hardware, Utilities and Options 3. Press the memory media gently to ensure a firm connection is made. 1. Bridge media slot 2. Memory media Figure 3-2 Inserting a memory media ■ Make sure memory media is oriented properly before you insert it. If you insert the media in wrong direction, you may not be able to remove ■...

  • Page 80: Additional Memory Module

    Hardware, Utilities and Options 4. Grasp the media and remove it. 1. Bridge media slot 2. Memory media Figure 3-3 Removing memory media ■ Make sure the Bridge Media slot indicator is out before you remove the memory media or turn off the computer’s power. If you remove the memory media or turn off the power while the computer is accessing the memory media, you may lose data or damage the media.

  • Page 81: Installing A Memory Module

    Hardware, Utilities and Options ■ Use only memory modules approved by TOSHIBA. ■ Do not try to install or remove a memory module under the following conditions. a. The computer is turned on. b. The computer was shut down in either Sleep or Hibernation Mode.

  • Page 82

    Hardware, Utilities and Options 6. Slide your fingernail or a thin object under the cover and lift it off. 1. Memory module cover 2. screw Figure 3-4 Removing the memory module cover 7. Align the notch of the memory module with that of the memory slot and gently insert the module into the slot at about a 45 degree angle before holding it down until the latches on either side snap into place.

  • Page 83: Removing A Memory Module

    Hardware, Utilities and Options ■ Align the grooves along the edges of the memory module with the locking tabs on the connector and insert the module into the connector firmly - if you find it difficult to install the memory module, gently prise the locking tabs outwards using the tip of your finger.

  • Page 84: External Monitor

    Hardware, Utilities and Options 7. Push the latches away from the module in order to release it - a spring will force one end of the module up at an angle. 8. Grasp the module by its edges and remove it from the computer. ■...

  • Page 85

    Hardware, Utilities and Options 2. Connect the monitor cable to the external monitor port. 1. External monitor port 2. Monitor cable Figure 3-8 Connecting the monitor cable to the external monitor port 3. Turn the external monitor's power on. 4. Turn the computer's power on. When you turn on the power, the computer will automatically recognize the monitor and determine whether it is a color or monochrome device.

  • Page 86

    Hardware, Utilities and Options eSATA (External Serial ATA) An device corresponding to eSATA function can be connected to the eSATA/USB combo port on the computer. Connecting the eSATA device To connect an eSATA device, follow the steps as detailed below: 1.

  • Page 87: Disconnecting An Esata Device

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Disconnecting an eSATA device When you have finished using an eSATA device, you can follow the procedures below in order to disconnect it: 1. Wait for the indicator light of an eSATA device to go out to make sure all activity has stopped.

  • Page 88: Settings For Display Video On Hdmi

    Hardware, Utilities and Options When connecting or disconnecting an HDMI device to or from the computer, only do so when the computer is turned on or when the computer is completely turned off. Do not do so when the computer is in Sleep Mode or Hibernation Mode.

  • Page 89: Security Lock

    Hardware, Utilities and Options Display mode at "List All Modes" HD Format 1280 by 720, True Color (32bit), 60Herts 720p 720 by 576, True Color (32bit), 50Herts 576p 720 by 480, True Color (32bit), 60Herts 480p The above display mode is a typical HDMI display mode. The selectable display modes will vary for different HDMI monitors.

  • Page 90: Optional Accessories

    For reference, the following list details some of the items that are available from your reseller or TOSHIBA dealer: DDR3- A 1 GB, 2 GB or 4 GB memory module (DDR3-...

  • Page 91: Chapter 4 Operating Basics

    Chapter 4 Operating Basics This chapter describes the basic operations of your computer, highlights the precautions that should be taken when using it. Using the Touch Pad To use the Touch Pad, simply touch and move your fingertip across it in the direction you want the on-screen pointer to go.

  • Page 92: Web Camera

    You can use it for video chatting or video conferences using a communication tool such as Windows Live Messenger. TOSHIBA Web Camera Application will help you to add various video effects to your video or photograph.

  • Page 93: Using The Toshiba Face Recognition

    Toshiba does not guarantee that the face recognition utility will accurately screen out unauthorized users at all times. Toshiba is not liable for any failure or damage that might arise out of the use of the face recognition software or utility.

  • Page 94

    Take a picture for facial verification purposes, and register the data needed when you log in. To register the data needed when you log in, follow the steps as described below: 1. To launch this utility, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> Face Recognition. ■...

  • Page 95

    How to launch the help file For further information on this utility, please refer to help file. 1. To launch the help file, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> Face Recognition Help. Windows Logon via TOSHIBA Face Recognition This section explains how to login to Windows with TOSHIBA Face Recognition.

  • Page 96: Using Optical Disc Drives

    Operating Basics 5. Verification will be performed. If the authentication is successful, the image data taken in step 4 will be faded in and placed over one another. ■ If an error occurs during authentication, you will be returned to the Select Tiles screen.

  • Page 97

    Operating Basics 2. Grasp the disc tray gently and pull until it is fully opened. 1. Disc tray 2. Eject button Figure 4-3 Pressing the eject button and pulling the disc tray open 3. Lay the disc, label side up, in the disc tray. 1.

  • Page 98: Removing Discs

    Operating Basics 4. Press gently at the center of the disc until you feel it click into place. The disc should lie below the top of the spindle, flush with the spindle base. 5. Push the center of the disc tray to close it. Press gently until it locks into place.

  • Page 99

    Operating Basics 2. The disc extends slightly over the sides of the disc tray so you can grasp it. Gently lift out the disc. Figure 4-6 Removing a disc 3. Push the center of the disc tray to close it. Press gently until it locks into place.

  • Page 100: Writing Cd/dvd/bds

    CD-R/RW media cannot be accessed using the burn cd/dvd option in Media Center. ■ To write data to CD-R/-RW media, use the TOSHIBA Disc Creator feature that is installed on your computer. When writing information to media using an optical drive, you should always ensure that you connect the AC adaptor to a live power socket.

  • Page 101

    RAM, BD-R, BD-R (Dual Layer), BD-RE or BD-RE (Dual Layer) media, however, it must be noted that disc quality can affect write or rewrite success rates. Please also be aware that in no event does TOSHIBA guarantee the operation, quality or performance of any disc.

  • Page 102

    Layer), DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R (Double Layer), DVD+RW or DVD- RAM media, however, it must be noted that disc quality can affect write or rewrite success rates. Please also be aware that in no event does TOSHIBA guarantee the operation, quality or performance of any disc. User’s Manual 4-12...

  • Page 103

    Operating Basics CD-R: TAIYO YUDEN CO., Ltd. MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA CO., LTD. Hitachi Maxell,Ltd. CD-RW: (Multi-Speed and High-Speed) MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA CO., LTD. CD-RW: (Ultra-Speed) MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA CO., LTD. DVD-R: DVD Specifications for Recordable Disc for General Version 2.0 TAIYO YUDEN Co.,Ltd.

  • Page 104

    Operating Basics DVD+RW: MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA CO., LTD. (for 4x and 8x speed media) DVD-RAM: DVD Specifications for DVD-RAM Disc for Version 2.0, Version 2.1 or Version 2.2 Panasonic Corporation (for 3x and 5x speed media) Hitachi Maxell,Ltd. (for 3x and 5x speed media) ■...

  • Page 105: When Writing Or Rewriting

    CD/DVD - do not try to write from shared devices such as a server or any other network device. ■ Writing with software other than TOSHIBA Disc Creator has not been confirmed, therefore operation with other software applications cannot be guaranteed.

  • Page 106: Toshiba Disc Creator

    ■ Keep mobile phones and other wireless communication devices away from the computer. TOSHIBA Disc Creator Please be aware of the following limitations when you use the TOSHIBA Disc Creator: ■ DVD Video cannot be created using TOSHIBA Disc Creator.

  • Page 107: Data Verification

    Operating Basics ■ You might not be able to use the "Disc Backup" function of TOSHIBA Disc Creator to back up a DVD-R, DVD-R (Dual Layer), DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R (Double Layer) or DVD+RW disc that was made with other software on a different optical media recorder.

  • Page 108: How To Make A Labelflash Dvd

    How to make a DVD-Video Simplified steps for making a DVD-Video from adding video source: 1. Click Start -> All Programs -> DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA -> DVD MovieFactory Launcher to launch DVD MovieFactory. 2. Insert a DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW or DVD+RW disc in Burner.

  • Page 109: Important Information For Use

    Please refer to the Help and Manual files for additional Corel DVD MovieFactory information. ■ Opening the Corel DVD MovieFactory Manual Start -> All Programs -> DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA -> DVD MovieFactory User Manual Important information for use Note the following limitations when you write Video DVD or Blu-ray disc Movie: 1.

  • Page 110: Toshiba Dvd Player

    Some BD-Combo drives for personal computers or other Blu-ray disc players may not be able to read BD-R/RE discs. TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER Please be aware of the following limitations when you use the TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER: Notes on use ■...

  • Page 111

    DVD Video playback or television program recording errors. Please view DVD Video during times when there is no recording pre- scheduled. ■ The resume function cannot be used with some discs on the "TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER". ■ It is recommended the AC adaptor be connected when playing DVD- Video.

  • Page 112

    Operating Basics Display Devices & Audio ■ "TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER" will only run when "Colors" is set to "True color (32 bit)". Click Start -> Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization -> Display -> Adjust resolution, click "Advanced settings", select "Monitor" tab, set "colors" to "True color (32 bit)".

  • Page 113

    If this occurs, select Play DVD movie(using TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER), to launch the TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER. Figure 4-1 Application selection screen 2. Select Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER -> TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER to start "TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER". Operating TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER Notes on Using "TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER".

  • Page 114: Using Windvd Bd For Toshiba

    Please be aware of the following limitations when you use WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA: Notes on use ■ WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA is for Blu-ray Disc playback only. DVD playback is not supported. Please use "TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER" or "Windows Media Player" for DVD playback. ■...

  • Page 115

    Starting WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA Use the following procedure to start WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA. ■ When a Blu-ray disc is set in the BD drive, WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA starts automatically. ■ Select Start -> All Programs -> Corel -> Corel WinDVD BD to start WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA.

  • Page 116: Media Care

    Operating Basics Media care This section provides tips on protecting data stored on your CDs, DVDs and BDs. Handle your media with care. Following the simple precautions listed below will increase the lifetime of your media and protect the data stored on it.

  • Page 117: Dolby Advanced Audio

    Operating Basics To launch the configuration dialog window for system sounds, follow the steps below. 1. Right click the Speakers icon on the Taskbar. 2. Select Sounds from the menu. SmartAudio Your computer contains SmartAudio, a powerful program that allows you to configure your audio software to enhance and personalize your listening experience.

  • Page 118: Modem

    Operating Basics 3. Click the Dolby tab. Adjusting Microphone Level Follow the steps below to change the microphone recording level. 1. Right click on the speaker icon on the Taskbar, and select Recording devices from the sub menu. 2. Select Microphone, and click Properties. 3.

  • Page 119

    Operating Basics Modem functions cannot be used in models which are not equipped with a modem. Region selection Telecommunication regulations vary from one region to another, so you will need to make sure the internal modem’s settings are correct for the region in which it will be used.

  • Page 120: Wireless Communications

    Operating Basics 2. Plug the other end of the modular cable into a telephone jack. 1. Modem jack 3. Telephone jack 2. Modular cable Figure 4-8 Connecting the internal modem Do not pull on the cable or move the computer while the cable is connected.

  • Page 121: Wireless Lan

    Operating Basics ■ Do not use the Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) or Bluetooth functionalities near a microwave oven or in areas subject to radio interference or magnetic fields. Interference from a microwave oven or other source can disrupt Wi-Fi or Bluetooth operation. ■...

  • Page 122: Worldwide Operation

    ■ TOSHIBA is not liable for the loss of data due to eavesdropping or illegal access through the wireless LAN and the damage thereof. Bluetooth wireless technology...

  • Page 123: Bluetooth Stack For Windows By Toshiba

    This Bluetooth Stack is based on the Bluetooth Version 1.1/1.2/2.0+EDR/2.1+EDR specification. However, TOSHIBA cannot confirm the compatibility between any computing products and/or other electronic devices that use Bluetooth, other than TOSHIBA notebook computers. Release Notes related to the Bluetooth Stack for Windows by TOSHIBA 1.

  • Page 124: Lan

    Operating Basics Indicator status Indication Indicator off The wireless communication function is off - no wireless functionality is available. Indicator glows The wireless communication function is on. Except for the stopped device by the software switch, all the wireless-communications functions can output a radio wave. If you used the Taskbar to disable the wireless LAN, restart the computer or perform the following procedure to re-enable it: Start ->...

  • Page 125: Connecting The Lan Cable

    Operating Basics Connecting the LAN cable To connect the LAN cable, follow the steps as detailed below: ■ Connect the AC adaptor before connecting the LAN cable. The AC adaptor must remain connected during LAN use. If you disconnect the AC Adaptor while the computer is accessing a LAN, the system may hang up.

  • Page 126: Computer Handling

    Operating Basics Computer Handling This section explains computer handling and maintenance. Cleaning the computer To help ensure long, trouble-free operation, keep the computer free of dust and dirt, and use care with all liquids around it. ■ Be careful not to spill liquids into the computer. If the computer does get wet, turn the power off immediately and let the computer dry completely - in these circumstance you should get the computer inspected by an authorized service provider in order to assess the scope of any...

  • Page 127: Heat Dispersal

    Operating Basics ■ Do not carry your computer by holding any of its protruding elements. Heat dispersal To protect against overheating, the processor is equipped with an internal temperature sensor which activates a cooling fan or lowers the processing speed if the computer's internal temperature rises to a certain level. You are able to select whether to control this temperature by either turning on the fan first, then if necessary lowering the processor speed, or by lowering the processor speed first, then if necessary turning on the fan.

  • Page 128: Chapter 5 The Keyboard

    Chapter 5 The Keyboard The computer’s keyboard layouts are compatible with a 104/105-key enhanced keyboard - by pressing some keys in combination, all of the 104/105-key enhanced keyboard functions can be performed on the computer. The number of keys available on your keyboard will depend on which country/region your computer is configured for, with keyboards being available for numerous languages.

  • Page 129: Function Keys: F1

    Soft keys: FN key combinations The FN (function) is unique to TOSHIBA computers and is used in combination with other keys to form soft keys. Soft keys are key combinations that enable, disable or configure specific features.

  • Page 130: Hot Keys

    The Keyboard Hot keys Hot keys (pressing FN + a function or ESC key) let you enable or disable certain features of the computer. Mute: Pressing FN + ESC turns the volume on and off. Lock: Pressing FN + F1 enters ''Lock computer mode''. To restore your desktop, you need to log on again.

  • Page 131

    Touch Pad: Pressing FN + F9 enables or disables the Touch Pad function. Zoom: Pressing FN + Space changes the display resolution. TOSHIBA Zooming Utility (reduce): Pressing FN + 1 reduces the icon size on the desktop or the font sizes within one of the supported application windows.

  • Page 132: Windows Special Keys

    The Keyboard FN Sticky key You can use the TOSHIBA Accessibility Utility to make the FN key sticky, that is, you can press it once, release it, and then press an "F Number" key. To start the TOSHIBA Accessibility utility, click Start -> All Programs ->...

  • Page 133: Chapter 6 Power And Power-up Modes

    Chapter 6 Power and Power-Up Modes The computer's power resources include the AC adaptor, battery pack and any internal batteries. This chapter provides details on making the most effective use of these resources, and includes information on charging and changing batteries, tips for saving battery power, and information on the different power-up modes.

  • Page 134: Monitoring Of Power Condition

    Power and Power-Up Modes Table 6-1 Power conditions continued Power on Power off (no operation) Battery charge • Operates adaptor is above low • LED: Battery off battery trigger DC IN off connected point Battery charge • Operates is below low •...

  • Page 135: Battery

    Power and Power-Up Modes DC IN indicator Check the DC IN indicator to determine the power status with the AC adaptor connected - the following indicator conditions should be noted: White Indicates the AC adaptor is connected and is correctly supplying power to the computer. Flashing amber Indicates a problem with the power supply.

  • Page 136

    <F2> to setup You can change the Real Time Clock settings by turning the computer on while pressing the F2 key and then release the F2 key when the TOSHIBA Leading Innovation >>> screen appears. Please refer to Chapter 8 Troubleshooting for further information.

  • Page 137: Charging The Batteries

    ■ The computer's RTC battery is a Ni-MH battery and should be replaced only by your dealer or by a TOSHIBA service representative. The battery can explode if not properly replaced, used, handled or disposed. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.

  • Page 138: Battery Charging Notice

    Power and Power-Up Modes Battery charging notice The battery may not begin charging immediately under the following conditions: ■ The battery is extremely hot or cold (if the battery is extremely hot, it might not charge at all). To ensure the battery charges to its full capacity, you should charge it at room temperature of between 5°...

  • Page 139: Maximizing Battery Operating Time

    Power and Power-Up Modes Maximizing battery operating time A battery's usefulness depends on how long it can supply power on a single charge, while how long the charge lasts in a battery depends on: ■ Processor speed ■ Screen brightness ■...

  • Page 140: Replacing The Battery Pack

    Power and Power-Up Modes 4. Connect the AC adaptor to the DC IN 19V jack of the computer, and to a wall outlet that is supplying power. The DC IN indicator should glow white, and the Battery indicator should glow amber to indicate that the battery pack is being charged, however, in the event that DC IN indicator does not glow this indicates that power is not being supplied - check the connections for the AC adaptor and the power...

  • Page 141: Installing The Battery Pack

    Power and Power-Up Modes 6. Slide and hold the battery release latch (2) to disengage the battery pack and then remove it from the computer (3). 1.Battery lock 3.Battery pack 2.Battery release latch Figure 6-1 Releasing the battery pack Installing the battery pack To install a battery pack, follow the steps as detailed below: Do not touch the battery release latch while holding the computer or the battery pack might fall out due to the unintentional release of the battery...

  • Page 142: Password Utility

    If you set a supervisor password, some functions will be restricted when a user logs on with the user password. To set a supervisor password: Click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> TOSHIBA Assist -> SECURE -> Supervisor password This utility lets you do the following: ■...

  • Page 143: Power-up Modes

    Power and Power-Up Modes If you enter the password incorrectly three times in a row, the computer shuts off. In this case, you must turn the computer back on to retry password entry. Power-up modes The computer has three different power-up modes as follows: ■...

  • Page 144: Chapter 7 Hw Setup

    Accessing HW Setup To run the HW Setup program, click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> HWSetup. HW Setup window The HW Setup window contains a number of tabs (General, Password, Display, Boot Priority, Keyboard, LAN, SATA and USB) to allow specific functions of the computer to be configured.

  • Page 145: User Password

    HW Setup Setup This field displays the installed BIOS version, date and EC version. Password This option allows you to set or reset the user password for power on. User Password Lets you register a new password or change/remove an existing password. Changes or remove the password.

  • Page 146: Boot Priority

    HW Setup Display This tab lets you customize your computer’s display settings for either the internal display or an external monitor. Power On Display This tab allows you to select the display to be used when the computer is started. Please note that this setting is only available on standard VGA mode and is not available as part of the Windows Desktop properties.

  • Page 147: Boot Speed

    Combo drive or BD-Writer drive. To change the boot drive, follow the steps below. 1. Hold down F12 and boot the computer. when the TOSHIBA Leading Innovation >>> screen appears, release the F12 key. 2. Use the up and down cursor keys to select the boot device you want and press ENTER.

  • Page 148

    HW Setup Wake-up on LAN This feature lets the computer's power be turned on from shutdown when it receives a wake-up packet (Magic packet) from the LAN. Do not install or remove a memory module while Wake-up on LAN is enabled.

  • Page 149

    HW Setup SATA eSATA This feature allows you to set conditions for SATA. Enables the eSATA port. (Default) Enabled Disables the eSATA port in order to save power. Disabled SATA Interface setting This feature allows you to set SATA interface setting. Let HDD/SSD work with maximum performance.

  • Page 150: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 8 Troubleshooting TOSHIBA have designed this computer for durability, however, should problems occur you are able to use the procedures detailed in this chapter to help determine the cause. All users should become familiar with this chapter as knowing what might go wrong can help prevent problems from occurring in the first place.

  • Page 151: Analyzing The Problem

    Troubleshooting ■ Before you attach an external device you should first turn the computer off, then when you turn the computer back on again it will recognize the new device. ■ Make sure all optional accessories are configured properly in the computer's setup program and that all required driver software has been loaded (please refer to the documentation included with the optional accessories for further information on its installation and...

  • Page 152: Hardware And System Checklist

    Before using a peripheral device or application software that is not an authorized Toshiba part or product, make sure the device or software can be used with your computer. Use of incompatible devices may cause injury or may damage your computer.

  • Page 153: Self Test

    This message remains on the screen for a few seconds. If the self test is successful, the computer tries to load the operating system according to how the Boot Priority option is set within the TOSHIBA HW Setup program. If any of the following conditions are present, the self test has failed: ■...

  • Page 154: Ac Power

    Troubleshooting If the computer has reached room temperature and it still does not start, or if it starts but shuts down quickly, contact your reseller, dealer or service provider. Computer shuts down This indicates a problem with the heat dispersal and its DC IN indicator system - you should contact your reseller, dealer is flashing white...

  • Page 155

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure Check whether the battery is hot or cold to the touch - if so, it will not charge properly and should be allowed to reach room temperature before you try again. Unplug the AC adaptor and remove the battery to make sure its connecting terminals are clean - if necessary wipe them with a soft dry cloth lightly dipped in alcohol.

  • Page 156: Real Time Clock

    BIOS setup application by using the following steps: 1. Turn on the computer while pressing the F2 key. 1. Release the F2 key when the TOSHIBA Leading Innovation >>> screen appears - the BIOS setup application will load.

  • Page 157: Hard Disk Drive

    Alternatively you may wish to run the TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool to check the general operation of the computer. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact your reseller, dealer or service provider.

  • Page 158: Dvd Super Multi Drive

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure Slow performance The files on the hard disk drive may be fragmented - in this instance you should run the disk Defragmentation utility to check the condition of your files and the hard disk drive. Please refer to the operating system's documentation or online Help File for further information on operating and using the Defragmentation utility.

  • Page 159

    Troubleshooting Check the type of CD/DVD you are using. The drive supports: DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video CD-ROM: CD-DA, CD-Text, Photo CD (single/multi-session), CD-ROM Mode 1, Mode 2, CD-ROM XA Mode 2 (Form1, Form2), Enhanced CD (CD-EXTRA), Addressing Method 2 Recordable DVD: DVD-R/-R DL, DVD+R/+R DL, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM Check the region code on the DVD.

  • Page 160

    Cannot write correctly If you have trouble in writing, make sure you have taken the following precautions: Use only media recommended by TOSHIBA. Do not use the mouse or keyboard while writing. Use only the software supplied with the computer for recording.

  • Page 161: Pointing Device

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure You cannot write to an Remove the Memory Card from the computer Memory Card and check to ensure that it is not write protected. You cannot read a file Check to ensure the required file is actually on the Memory Card that is inserted into the computer.

  • Page 162: Usb Mouse

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure The on-screen pointer In this instance, you should initially try changing moves too fast or too the speed setting within the Mouse Control utility. slow 1. To access this utility, click Start -> Control Panel.Select Large icons or Small icons in View by, and then click Mouse.

  • Page 163: Usb Device

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure Double-clicking does In this instance, you should initially try changing not work the double-click speed setting within the Mouse Control utility. 1. To access this utility, click Start -> Control Panel.Select Large icons or Small icons in View by, and then click Mouse.

  • Page 164: Esata Device

    USB, you are still able to use a USB mouse and/or USB keyboard by setting the Legacy USB Support option within the TOSHIBA HW Setup utility to Enabled. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact your reseller, dealer or service provider.

  • Page 165

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure Check within the Windows Device Manager application to ensure the sound device is enabled and that the device is properly working. For further information, please refer to "Troubleshooting in Windows" section of Windows Help and Support. Annoying sound is In this instance you may be experiencing heard feedback from either the internal microphone or...

  • Page 166

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure When the display panel and an external monitor are set to clone mode and they are turned off by the timer, the display panel or the external monitor may not display when turned on again. If this occurs, press FN + F5 to re-set the display panel and external monitor to clone mode.

  • Page 167

    Troubleshooting Problem Procedure Character display When transmitting data you should ensure that becomes garbled the parity bit and stop bit settings correspond during a with those of the remote computer - you should communication check the flow control and communication protocol settings within your communication application.

  • Page 168: Toshiba Support

    TOSHIBA support for assistance. TOSHIBA support If you require any additional help using your computer or if you are having problems operating the computer, you may need to contact TOSHIBA for additional technical assistance. Before you call User’s Manual...

  • Page 169

    - they are your best resource for current information and support. Where to write If you are still unable to solve the problem and suspect that it is hardware related, write to TOSHIBA at the nearest location listed below: Outside of Europe In Europe Australia Germany &...

  • Page 170

    California 92618 USA Business Park Addlestone Road Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2UL India The Rest of Europe TOSHIBA India Pvt Ltd. TOSHIBA Europe (I.E.) GmbH PC Division 6th Floor, DR Gopal Das Geschäftsbereich, Deutschland- Bhawan Barakhamba Road, Delhi- Österreich Hammfelddamm 8, D-...

  • Page 171: Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications This appendix summarizes the computer’s technical specifications. Physical Dimensions Refer to User Information Guide about Size. Environmental Requirements Conditions Ambient temperature Relative humidity Operating 5°C (41°F) to 35°C (95°F) 20% to 80% (noncondensing) Non-operating -20°C (-4°F) to 60°C (140°F) 10% to 90% (noncondensing) Wet-bulb 26°C maximum...

  • Page 172: Power Requirements

    Specifications Power Requirements AC adaptor 100-240 volts AC 50 or 60 hertz (cycles per second) Computer 19V DC Built-in Modem This information is applicable to the models equipped with a built-in modem. Network control unit (NCU) Type of NCU Type of line Telephone line (analog only) Type of dialing Pulse...

  • Page 173

    Specifications Communication Data transmission and reception speed 300/1200/2400/4800/7200/9600/12000/14400/16 800/19200/21600/24000/26400/28800/31200/33 600 bps Data reception only with V.90 28000/29333/30666/32000/33333/34666/36000/ 37333/38666/40000/41333/42666/44000/45333/ 46666/48000/49333/50666/52000/53333/54666/ 56000 bps 2400/4800/7200/9600/12000/14400 bps Transmitting level -10 dBm Receiving level -10 to -40 dBm Input/output 600 ohms ±30% impedance Error correcting MNP class 4 and ITU-T V.42 Data compression MNP class 5 and ITU-T V.42bis...

  • Page 174: Display Controller And Video Mode

    Appendix B Display Controller and Video mode Display controller The display controller interprets software commands into hardware commands that turn particular parts on the screen on or off. Due to the display panel's increased resolution, lines may appear broken in when displaying images in full-screen text mode.

  • Page 175: Wireless Lan

    Appendix C Wireless LAN This appendix is intended to help you get your Wireless LAN network up and running, with a minimum of parameters. Card Specifications Form Factor PCI Express Mini Card ■ IEEE 802.11 Standard for Wireless LANs Compatibility ■...

  • Page 176: Radio Characteristics

    Wireless LAN Radio Characteristics Radio Characteristics of Wireless LAN module may vary according to: ■ Country/region where the product was purchased ■ Type of product Wireless communication is often subject to local radio regulations. Although Wireless LAN wireless networking products have been designed for operation in the license-free 2.4GHz and 5GHz band, local radio regulations may impose a number of limitations to the use of wireless communication equipment.

  • Page 177: Supported Frequency Sub-bands

    Subject to the radio regulations that apply in the countries/regions, your Wireless LAN module may support a different set of 5 GHz/2.4 GHz channels. Consult your Authorized Wireless LAN or TOSHIBA Sales office for information about the radio regulations that apply in the countries/regions.

  • Page 178

    Wireless LAN ■ For Wireless LAN modules installed in wireless clients that operating in a peer-to-peer mode, the module will use the default channel 10. ■ In a Wireless LAN Access Point, the Wireless LAN module will use the factory-set default channel (printed in bold), unless the LAN Administrator selected a different channel when configuring the Wireless LAN Access Point device.

  • Page 179

    Wireless LAN 5785* 5805* 5825* *1 Factory-set default channels *2 The channel which can be used depends on the installed wireless LAN module. And the approved channels on using are different at each country or region. When using these channels in any country or region, refer to the section Approved Countries/Regions for use in the printed manual.

  • Page 180: Appendix D Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability

    Appendix D Bluetooth wireless technology Interoperability Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA are designed to be interoperable with any product with Bluetooth wireless technology that is based on Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) radio technology, and is compliant to: ■ Bluetooth Specification Ver. 3.0+HS, as defined and approved by The Bluetooth Special Interest Group.

  • Page 181: Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health

    Bluetooth wireless technology Interoperability ■ When you use Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA close to 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN devices, Bluetooth transmissions might slow down or cause errors. If you detect certain interference while you use Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA, always change the frequency, move your computer to the area outside of the interference range of 2.4 GHz...

  • Page 182: Regulatory Statements

    ■ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. TOSHIBA is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA, or the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by TOSHIBA.

  • Page 183: Using Bluetooth Adaptor From Toshiba Equipment In Japan

    The radiated output power of the Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

  • Page 184: Device Authorization

    3. Contact TOSHIBA Direct PC if you have problems with interference caused by this product to Other Radio Stations. 2. Indication The indication shown below appears on this equipment.

  • Page 185: Ac Power Cord And Connectors

    Appendix E AC Power Cord and Connectors The power cord’s AC input plug must be compatible with the various international AC power outlets and the cord must meet the standards for the country/region in which it is used. All cords must meet the following specifications: Length: Minimum 1.7 meters...

  • Page 186

    AC Power Cord and Connectors Denmark: DEMKO Norway: NEMKO Finland: FIMKO Sweden: SEMKO France: LCIE Switzerland: Germany: United Kingdom: In Europe, two conductors power cord must be VDE type, H05VVH2-F or H03VVH2-F and for three conductors power cord must be VDE type, H05VV-F.

  • Page 187: Toshiba Pc Health Monitor

    Once enabled, you may disable the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor at any time by uninstalling the software via Uninstall a program in the Control Panel. Doing so will automatically delete all collected information from the HDD.

  • Page 188: Starting The Toshiba Pc Health Monitor

    Starting the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor can be started using the following methods: ■ Click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> PC Health Monitor. ■ Click the icon ( ) in the notification area, then click the "Enable PC Health Monitor..."...

  • Page 189: Legal Footnotes

    Appendix G Legal Footnotes This chapter states the Legal Footnotes information applicable to TOSHIBA computers. Non-applicable Icons Certain computer chassis are designed to accommodate all possible configurations for an entire product series. Therefore, please be aware that your selected model may not have all the features and specifications corresponding to all of the icons or switches shown on the computer chassis.

  • Page 190: Memory (main System

    86°F) or >25°C (77°F) at high altitude (all temperature references are approximate and may vary depending on the specific computer model - please refer to your computer documentation or visit the Toshiba website at www.pcsupport.toshiba.com for details). CPU performance may also vary from specifications due to design configuration.

  • Page 191: Battery Life

    Published battery life numbers are achieved on select models and configurations tested by Toshiba at the time of publication. Recharge time varies depending on usage. Battery may not charge while computer is consuming full power.

  • Page 192: Wireless Lan

    Legal Footnotes Wireless LAN The transmission speed over the wireless LAN and the distance over which wireless LAN can reach may vary depending on surrounding electromagnetic environment, obstacles, access point design and configuration, and client design and software/hardware configurations. The actual transmission speed will be lower than the theoretical maximum speed.

  • Page 193

    Glossary The terms in this glossary cover topics related to this manual. Alternate naming is included for reference. Abbreviations AC: Alternating current ACPI: Advanced Configuration and Power Interface AMT: Intel Active Management Technology ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange BD-R: Blu-ray Disc Recordable BD-RE: Blu-ray Disc Rewritable BIOS: basic input/output system...

  • Page 194

    Glossary HDD: hard disk drive HDMI: High-Definition Multimedia Interface IDE: integrated drive electronics IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers I/O: input/output IRQ: interrupt request KB: kilobyte LAN: local area network LCD: liquid crystal display LED: light emitting diode MB: megabyte MMC: multi media card OCR: optical character recognition (reader) PC: personal computer...

  • Page 195

    6-8 problems 8-16 Bluetooth 3-6, 4-32 Bluetooth Stack for Windows by Toshiba 3-11 FN + 1 (TOSHIBA Zooming Utility reduce) problems 8-18 Boot Priority 7-3 FN + 2 (TOSHIBA Zooming Utility enlarge) Bridge media slot 2-4, 3-16 indicator 2-10...

  • Page 196

    4-30 Output 5-3 jack 2-2 Power Plan 5-3 problems 8-17 Sleep 5-3 region selection 4-29 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility (enlarge) 5- Moving the computer 4-36 MultiMediaCard 3-16 TOSHIBA Zooming Utility (reduce) 5-4 Touch Pad 5-4 Volume down 5-4 Password Volume up 5-4...

  • Page 197

    Self test 8-4 Sound system 8-15 USB device System start-up 8-3 problems 8-14 TOSHIBA support 8-19 Using WinDVD BD for TOSHIBA 4-24 Touch Pad 8-12 Utilities and Applications 3-9 USB device 8-14 USB mouse 8-13 Wireless LAN 8-18 Video RAM 3-2...

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