Some functions will show the toast notification at the edges of the screen.
Those toast notifications are disabled at factory default. You can enable
them in the TOSHIBA Function Key application.
To access it, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist (in taskbar) -> Tools &
Utilities -> Function Key.
Windows special keys
The keyboard provides two keys that have special functions in Windows,
the Windows Start Button key activates the Start screen while the
application key has the same function as the secondary (right) mouse
This key activates the Windows Start screen.
This key has the same function as the secondary (right) mouse button.
Generating ASCII characters
Not all ASCII characters can be generated using normal keyboard
operation, but you are able to generate these characters using their
specific ASCII codes.
Optical disc drives
The computer may be installed with a DVD Super Multi drive, Blu-ray™
Combo drive or Blu-ray™ Writer drive (BDXL™). When the computer is
accessing an optical disc, the indicator on the drive glows.
The drives support the following formats.
DVD Super Multi drive
The drive supports the following formats: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-
Video, 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, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,
DVD-RAM, DVD-R DL (Format1), DVD+R DL.
Hold down the ALT key.
Using the numeric keypad, type the ASCII code of the character you
Release ALT - the ASCII character will appear on the display screen.