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    User’s Guide Learn how to use your LifeBook S2210 Notebook ®...

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    Fujitsu LifeBook ® S2210 Notebook User’s Guide...

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    Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation 1250 E. Arques Avenue, M/S 122 Sunnyvale, CA 94085 (408) 746-6000 Base Model Configurations: LifeBook S2210 Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. C o p y r i g h t B5FJ-2481-01EN-00 Warning Handling the cord on this product will expose you...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This unit requires an AC adapter to operate. Use only UL Listed Class 2 Adapters with an output rating of 19 VDC, with a current of 4.22A.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Fujitsu LifeBook Table of Contents PREFACE Preface About This Guide ......1 Fujitsu Contact Information ....1 Limited Warranty .

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Power Management Power/Suspend/Resume Button ... . 30 Suspend Mode......30 Hibernation (Save-to-Disk) Feature .

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    GLOSSARY/REGULATORY Glossary ....... 81 Regulatory Information ....87 Notice .

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

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    Preface...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 12: Preface

    Preface ABOUT THIS GUIDE The LifeBook S2000 notebook from Fujitsu is a powerful computer. It is powered by an AMD microprocessor, has a built-in color display, a number of possible configura- tions, and brings the computing power of desktop personal computers (PCs) to a portable environment. This manual explains how to operate your LifeBook notebook’s hardware and built-in system software.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 14: Getting To Know Your Lifebook Notebook

    Getting to Know Your LifeBook Notebook...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 16: Overview

    Overview This section describes the components of your Fujitsu LifeBook S2000 notebook. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers. UNPACKING When you receive your LifeBook notebook, unpack it carefully, and compare the parts you have received with the items listed below.

  • Page 17: Locating The Controls And Connectors

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Display Panel Scroll/Fingerprint Sensor Wireless LAN/ Bluetooth Switch Air Flow Vents Memory Stick/ SD/xD Card Slot Locating the Controls and Connectors TOP AND FRONT COMPONENTS The following is a brief description of your LifeBook...

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    Memory Stick/SD/xD Card Slot The Memory Stick/Secure Digital/xD card slot allows you to install a flash memory card for data storage (Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, and xD Picture cards). This architecture allows you to transfer data between a variety of different digital devices.

  • Page 19: Left-side Panel Components

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k DC Power Jack Air Vents LEFT-SIDE PANEL COMPONENTS The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s left-side components. DC Power Jack The DC power jack allows you to plug in the AC adapter or the optional Auto/Airline adapter to power your note-...

  • Page 20: Right-side Panel Components

    Flexible Bay RIGHT-SIDE PANEL COMPONENTS The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s right-side components. Modem (RJ-11) Jack The Modem (RJ-11) jack is for attaching a telephone line to the internal multinational 56K modem. (See Modem (RJ-11) Telephone Jack on page 47 for more infor- mation) The internal modem is not intended for use with Digital PBX systems.

  • Page 21: Back Panel Components

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k IrDA Port USB 2.0 Ports Anti-Theft Lock Slot LAN (RJ-45) Jack Figure 2-7. LifeBook notebook back panel BACK PANEL COMPONENTS Following is a brief description of your LifeBook note- book’s back panel components.

  • Page 22: Bottom Components

    BOTTOM COMPONENTS The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s bottom panel components. Lithium ion Battery Bay The battery bay contains the internal Lithium ion battery. It can be opened for the removal of the battery when stored over a long period of time or for swapping a discharged battery with a charged Lithium ion battery.

  • Page 23: Status Indicator Panel

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k AC Adapter Status Indicator Panel The Status Indicator displays symbols and associated light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that correspond with a specific component of your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook.

  • Page 24: Numlk Indicator

    HARD DRIVE/OPTICAL DISK DRIVE ACCESS INDICATOR The Hard Disk Drive/Optical Disk Drive Access indi- cator tells you that the drive is being accessed. If the Auto Insert Notification function is active, the indicator will flash periodically when your system is checking the optical drive.

  • Page 25: Keyboard

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Fn Key Start Key Keyboard USING THE KEYBOARD Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has an integral 84-key keyboard. The keys perform all the standard functions of a 101-key keyboard, including the Windows keys and other special function keys.

  • Page 26: Function Keys

    FUNCTION KEYS Your LifeBook notebook has 12 function keys, F1 through F12. The functions assigned to these keys differ for each application. You should refer to your software documentation to find out how these keys are used. (Figure 2-10) The [Fn] key provides extended functions for the notebook and is always used in conjunction with another key.

  • Page 27: Touchpad Pointing Device

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Touchpad Left Button Fingerprint/Scroll Sensor Right Button Touchpad Pointing Device The Touchpad pointing device comes built into your notebook. It is used to control the movement of the pointer to select items on your display panel.

  • Page 28: Dragging

    DRAGGING Dragging means pressing and holding the left button, while moving the cursor. To drag, move the cursor to the item you wish to move. Press and hold the left button while moving the item to its new location and then release it.

  • Page 29: Volume Control

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Volume Control Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has multiple volume controls which interact with each other Software that contains audio files will also contain a volume control of its own.

  • Page 30: Flexible Bay Devices

    Flexible Bay Devices Your LifeBook notebook contains a Flexible Bay. The Flexible Bay can accommodate a modular DVD/CD-RW combo drive, Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer, Lithium ion battery, or weight saver. (Figure 2-16) Modular DVD/CD-RW combo drive: Allows you to ■ access movies, software, and audio DVD/CDs as well as to write to CDs.

  • Page 31: Mode Button

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k LifeBook Application/ Media Player Panel A unique feature of your LifeBook notebook is the Life- Book Application/Media Player Panel. The LifeBook Application Panel makes your notebook more than just another computer.

  • Page 32: Using The Media Player

    The tabs in Application Panel Setup may not be in the same order as the buttons on your LifeBook notebook. Please select the tab you wish to change carefully. In order to reconfigure a button to launch a different program, follow these steps: 1.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

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    Getting Started...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 36: Power Sources

    DC Power Jack DC Output Cable AC Cable Power Sources Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has four possible power sources: a primary Lithium ion battery, a modular bay battery, an AC adapter or an optional Auto/Airline adapter. CONNECTING THE POWER ADAPTERS The AC adapter or optional Auto/Airline adapter provides power for operating your notebook and charging the batteries.

  • Page 37: Display Panel

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Display Panel Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook contains a display panel that is backlit for easier viewing in bright environments and maintains top resolution through the use of active- matrix technology.

  • Page 38: Starting Your Lifebook Notebook

    Starting Your LifeBook Notebook POWER ON Power/Suspend/Resume Button The Power/Suspend/Resume button is used to turn on your LifeBook notebook from its off state. Once you have connected your AC adapter or charged the internal Lithium ion battery, you can power on your notebook. Figure 3-3 Power/Suspend/Resume Button When you turn on your LifeBook notebook be sure you have a power...

  • Page 39: Booting The System

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k BIOS Guide A guide to your notebook’s BIOS is available online. Please visit our service and support Web site at: http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support.

  • Page 40: Registering Your Lifebook Notebook

    Several additional windows will appear, prompting you to enter a name and description for your computer, an Administrator password, and a domain name. Read the instructions on the screens carefully and fill in the infor- mation as directed. You will then be automatically connected to the Internet, if you have an appropriate connection available.

  • Page 41: Power Management

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Power Management Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has many options and features for conserving battery power. Some of these features are automatic and need no user intervention, such as those for the internal modem.

  • Page 42: Hibernation (save-to-disk) Feature

    HIBERNATION (SAVE-TO-DISK) FEATURE The Hibernation feature saves the contents of your LifeBook notebook’s system memory to the hard drive as a part of the Suspend/Resume mode. You can enable or disable this feature. Enable or Disable the Hibernation Feature Windows Vista: The default settings are not enabled.

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  • Page 44: User-installable Features

    User-Installable Features...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 46: Lithium Ion Battery

    Lithium ion Battery Your LifeBook notebook has a Lithium ion battery that provides power for operating your notebook when no external power source is available. The battery is durable and long lasting, but should not be exposed to extreme temperatures, high voltages, chemicals or other hazards. The Lithium ion battery operating time may become shorter if it is used under the following conditions: When used at temperatures that exceeds a low of 5°C...

  • Page 47: Replacing The Battery

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Dead Battery Suspend mode shows on the Status indi- cator just like the normal Suspend mode. Once your notebook goes into Dead Battery Suspend mode you will be unable to resume operation until you provide a source of power either from an adapter, or a charged battery.

  • Page 48: External Usb Floppy Disk Drive

    External USB Floppy Disk Drive An external USB floppy disk drive is available as an option for your LifeBook notebook. The external floppy disk drive can read and write information on removable 1.44MB and 720KB floppy disks. Your LifeBook notebook is preconfigured to boot from a USB floppy drive.

  • Page 49: Optical Drive

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Optical Drive Your system may have a DVD/CD-RW combo drive or a Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer. Collectively, these are known as “optical drives”. A variety of media is available to use with your system, depending upon the system configuration you have selected.

  • Page 50: Removing Media

    3. Place the media into the tray, label side up, with the hole in the center of the disc. Snap the disc onto the raised circle in the center of the tray. 4. Gently push the holder tray back in until you hear a click.

  • Page 51: Using Optical Drive On Battery Power

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Emergency Tray Release Figure 4-7.Emergency Removal of a CD/DVD USING OPTICAL DRIVE ON BATTERY POWER Since optical drives consume a lot of power, your overall battery life will be significantly shorter when operating the drive continuously (such as watching a DVD movie) than during standard operation.

  • Page 52: Pc Cards

    PC Cards Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook supports Type I and II PC Cards, which can perform a variety of functions. Some available PC Cards: Broadband wireless cards ■ Smart Card adapters ■ IDE solid-state disk cards ■ Compact Flash adapter card ■...

  • Page 53: Smart Card Reader

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k SMART CARD READER An embedded Smart Card Reader is provided on your notebook. Smart Cards are the same size and shape as credit cards, but they contain an integrated micropro- cessor chip.

  • Page 54: Inserting Memory Stick/sd/xd Cards

    Memory Stick/Secure Digital/xD Card Slot Your LifeBook notebook supports the following memory cards, on which you can store and transfer data to and from a variety of digital devices. These cards use flash memory architecture, which means they don’t need a power source to retain data.

  • Page 55: Removing A Memory Stick/sd/xd Card

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k REMOVING A MEMORY STICK/SD/XD CARD To remove a Memory Stick, SD Card, or xD-Picture Card, follow these easy steps: See your card manual for specific ■...

  • Page 56: Memory Upgrade Module

    Memory Upgrade Module Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook comes with a minimum of 512 MB of high speed Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic RAM (DDR 667 SD-RAM) factory installed. To increase your LifeBook notebook’s memory capacity (up to a maximum of 2 GB), you may install a larger and/or an additional memory upgrade module.

  • Page 57: Removing A Memory Upgrade Module

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Figure 4-14. Replacing the Memory Compartment Cover The memory upgrade module is not something you routinely remove from your notebook. Once it is installed, you can leave it in place unless you want to change system memory capacity.

  • Page 58: Device Ports

    Device Ports Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook comes equipped with multiple ports to which you can connect external devices including: disk drives, keyboards, modems, printers, etc. MODEM (RJ-11) TELEPHONE JACK The modem (RJ-11) telephone jack is used for an internal modem. To connect the telephone cable follow these easy steps: 1.

  • Page 59: Ieee 1394 Port

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Figure 4-18. Connecting a USB Device IEEE 1394 PORT The 4-pin 1394 port allows you to connect digital devices that are compliant with IEEE 1394 standard. The IEEE 1394 standard is easy to use, connect, and discon- nect.

  • Page 60: External Monitor Port

    EXTERNAL MONITOR PORT The external monitor port allows you to connect an external monitor. In order to connect an external monitor follow these easy steps: (Figure 4-22) 1. Open the flexible cover over the external monitor port. 2. Align the connector with the port opening. 3.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 64: Identifying The Problem

    Troubleshooting Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook is sturdy and subject to few problems in the field. However, you may encounter simple setup or operating problems that you can solve on the spot, or problems with peripheral devices, that you can solve by replacing the device. The information in this section helps you isolate and resolve some of these straightforward problems and identify failures that require service.

  • Page 65: Troubleshooting Table

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE Problem Audio Problems ......page 55 DVD/CD-ROM Drive Problems.

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    Problem Your notebook appears to BIOS setup changes were not change setup parameters saved when you made them when you start it. and exited the BIOS setup utility returning it to previous settings. The BIOS CMOS hold-up battery has failed. Your system display won’t The system may be password- turn on when the system is...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Problem Notebook fails to recognize DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM is DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM’s. dirty or defective. (continued) The Optical drive access The Windows auto insertion indicator on the Status function is active and is Indicator Panel blinks at...

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    Problem Memory Problems The System Properties Your memory upgrade module screen does not show the is not properly installed. correct amount of installed memory. You have a memory failure. Modem Problems Messages about modem Messages about modem opera- operation. tion are generated by whichever modem application is in use.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Problem You turn on your notebook The battery or batteries are low. Check the Status Indicator Panel to determine the and nothing seems to happen.

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    Problem The batteries seem to The power savings features may discharge too quickly. be disabled. (continued) The brightness is turned all the way up. The batteries are very old. The batteries have been exposed to high temperatures. The batteries are too hot or too cold.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Problem Your display won’t turn on The system may be password- when the system is turned protected. on or when it has resumed. Video Problems The built-in display is The notebook is set for an...

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    Problem The application display You are running an application uses only a portion of your that does not support 800 x screen and is surrounded 600/1024 x 768 pixel resolution by a dark frame. display and display compres- sion is enabled. The Display is dark when The Power Management utility on battery power.

  • Page 73: Power On Self Test Messages

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k POWER ON SELF TEST MESSAGES The following is an alphabetic list of error-and-status messages that Phoenix BIOS and/or your operating system can generate and an explanation of each message.

  • Page 74: Emergency Media Player Drive Tray Release

    *Parity Check 2 nnnn Parity error found in the I/O bus. BIOS attempts to locate the address and display it on the screen. If it cannot locate the address, it displays ????. This is a potentially data-destroying failure. Contact your support representative.

  • Page 75: Restoring Pre-installed Software

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k RESTORING PRE-INSTALLED SOFTWARE The Drivers and Applications Restore (DAR) disc contains sets of device drivers and Fujitsu utilities (in specific directories) that are unique to your notebook configuration for use as documented below If you have access to the internet, visit the...

  • Page 76: Using The Shock Sensor Utility

    Scroll down to the USB Features submenu and press ■ the Enter key to open it. If Legacy USB Support is disabled, press the space ■ bar to enable it. Scroll down to SCSI SubClass Support and press the ■ space bar to enable it.

  • Page 77: Automatically Downloading Driver Updates

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Left. Incline the display to the left side, or use [Left] ■ key. Go up. Use [A] key. ■ Go down.

  • Page 78: Care And Maintenance

    Care and Maintenance...

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    Care and Maintenance If you use your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook carefully, you will increase its life and reliability. This section provides some tips for looking after the notebook and its devices ■ The bottom of this notebook computer can become hot when used for long peri- ods of time.

  • Page 81: Batteries

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Traveling with your LifeBook notebook Do not transport your notebook while it is turned on. ■ It is recommended that you carry your notebook with ■...

  • Page 82: Media Care

    Never use the floppy disk drive with any liquid, metal, ■ or other foreign matter inside the floppy disk drive or disk. Never disassemble your floppy disk drive. ■ MEDIA CARE Caring for your Media Discs Media discs are precision devices and will function reli- ably if given reasonable care.

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  • Page 84: Specifications

    Specifications...

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  • Page 86: Configuration Label

    Specifications This section provides the hardware and environmental specifications for your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook. Spec- ifications of particular configurations will vary. Part Number P/N: FPC P/N: FPCMXXXXX S2210, AMD TL52, 13.3CV XGA, WLAN, XPH, DVD/CD-RW, 512M, 60G, MDM/LAN Model # Processor Screen Size...

  • Page 87: Features

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k FEATURES Integrated Pointing Device Touchpad pointing device with fingerprint/ ■ scroll sensor Communications Modem: Internal V.90 standard 56K fax/modem ■...

  • Page 88: Popular Accessories

    POPULAR ACCESSORIES For ordering or additional information on Fujitsu accessories please visit our Web site at www.shopfujitsu.com or call 1-800-FUJITSU. PRE-INSTALLED SOFTWARE Depending on your pre-installed operating system, your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook comes with pre-installed software for playing audio and video files of various formats.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Internet Security is designed to protect your notebook from computer viruses. It assists in protection of the data currently on your hard disk from contamination or destruction.

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    Glossary...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k...

  • Page 92: Glossary

    Glossary AC Adapter A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage needed to power your LifeBook notebook. ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Active-Matrix Display A type of technology for making flat-panel displays which has a transistor or similar device for every pixel on the screen.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k produces a visual image by varying the position and intensity of the beam. Data The information a system stores and processes. Direct current.

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    Floppy Disk A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media which is highly flexible. Gigabyte. Hard drive A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media where the platter is very stiff. Input/Output. Data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form. I/O Port The connector and associated control circuits for data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface. A standard communication protocol for exchange of information between computers and sound producers such as synthesizers.

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    RAM Module A printed circuit card with memory and associated circuitry which allows the user to add additional memory to the computer without special tools. Reset The act of reloading the operating system. A reset erases all information stored in RAM. Restart See Reset.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Wired for Management is Intel’s broad-based initiative to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of business computing without sacrificing power and flexibility. Wi-Fi Compatible Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Identifies that the product has passed the interoperability test, supplied by the WECA...

  • Page 98: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information NOTICE Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Fujitsu could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment. FCC NOTICES Notice to Users of Radios and Television This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k DOC (INDUSTRY CANADA) NOTICES Notice to Users of Radios and Television This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

  • Page 100: Integrated Wireless

    Appendix Integrated Wireless LAN* User’s Guide *Optional Device...

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  • Page 102: Wireless Lan Device

    FCC REGULATORY INFORMATION Please note the following regulatory information related to the wireless LAN device. Regulatory Notes and Statements Wireless LAN, Health and Authorization for use Radio frequency electromagnetic energy is emitted from Wire- less LAN devices. The energy levels of these emissions, however, are far much less than the electromagnetic energy emissions from wireless devices such as mobile phones.

  • Page 103: Before Using The Wireless Lan

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Before Using the Wireless LAN This manual describes the procedures required to prop- erly setup and configure the integrated Wireless LAN Mini-PCI device (referred to as "WLAN device"...

  • Page 104: Wireless Network Considerations

    can communicate with each other or with a wired network. Corporate wireless networks operate in infra- structure mode because they require access to the wired LAN in order to access computers, devices, and services such as file servers, printers, and databases. How to Handle This Device The WLAN device comes pre-installed in your mobile computer.

  • Page 105: Activating The Wlan Device

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k WLAN switch Figure A-3. Wireless LAN On/Off Switch Location Deactivation using Atheros Client Utility software Click [Start] -> [Program Files] -> [Atheros] -> Atheros Client Utility.

  • Page 106: Configuration Of The Wlan Device

    Configuration of the WLAN Device The WLAN Device can be configured to establish wire- less network connectivity using the Atheros Client Utility software. The Atheros Client Utility software allows for multiple profile setups and supports auto- matic profile switching. Support for most industry stan- dard security solutions, as well as Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX), is contained in this software.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Field Name Description Enables the use of Wi-Fi Protected Access. Choosing WPA opens the WPA EAP drop-down menu. Options include TLS and PEAP. If these settings are not known to you, please consult with your network administrator for the correct settings.

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    For access point (infrastructure) connection: If ■ your network uses DHCP, select [Obtain an IP address automatically] and [Obtain DNS server address automatically]. If your network uses static IP addresses, consult with your network adminis- trator for the correct IP address settings. 8.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Properties] window, and [File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks] will be added to the list. 10. Click the [Close] button. Setting the file-sharing function The procedure for setting the file-sharing function follows, with the “work”...

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    Contained within the Current Status and Profile Management tabs, you will find the current operat- ing status of the radio. (When the radio is turned off or the computer is not yet connected, some of the conditions will not be displayed.) Among the information displayed are the follow- ing: Network Name (SSID)

  • Page 111: Troubleshooting The Wlan

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Troubleshooting the WLAN TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE Causes and countermeasures for troubles you may encounter while using your wireless LAN are described in the following table.

  • Page 112: Glossary

    Wireless LAN Glossary GLOSSARY Ad Hoc Mode Ad Hoc Mode refers to a wireless network architecture where wireless network connectivity between multiple computers is established without a central wireless network device, typically known as Access Points. Connectivity is accomplished using only client devices in a peer-to-peer fashion.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Shared key authentication 802.11 network authentication method in which the AP sends the client device a challenge text packet that the client must then encrypt with the correct WEP key and return to the AP.

  • Page 114: Ip Address Information

    IP address information ABOUT IP ADDRESSES IP addressing is much more complicated than can be briefly explained in this document. You are advised to consult with your network administrator for additional information. If IP address is unknown, set IP address as follows, If you have an access point (DHCP server) on the network, set the IP address as follows: [Obtain an IP address automatically]...

  • Page 115: Wlan Specifications

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k WLAN Specifications Item Type of network Transfer rate Active frequency Number of channels Typical operating distances** Security Maximum recommended number of computers to be connected over wireless LAN (during ad hoc connection) * “Wi-Fi based”...

  • Page 116: Using The Bluetooth Device

    Fujitsu mobile computers. WHAT IS BLUETOOTH? Bluetooth technology is designed as a short-range wire- less link between mobile devices, such as laptop computers, phones, printers, and cameras. Bluetooth technology is used to create Personal Area Networks (PANs) between devices in short-range of each other.

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  • Page 118: Appendix B: Using The Fingerprint Sensor Device

    Appendix B Using the Fingerprint Sensor* * Optional Device...

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k – A p p e n d i x...

  • Page 120: Introducing The Fingerprint Sensor Device

    Fingerprint Sensor Device INTRODUCING THE OPTIONAL FINGERPRINT SENSOR DEVICE Your system may have an optional fingerprint sensor device in the location at which other models have a scroll button. (Figure B-1) Figure B-1 Fingerprint sensor Although the system may have a fingerprint sensor in place of a scroll button, the fingerprint sensor can be used for scrolling.

  • Page 121: User Enrollment

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k – A p p e n d i x The installation program automatically places an icon (Softex OmniPass) in the Windows Control Panel as well as a golden key shaped icon in the taskbar.

  • Page 122: Using Omnipass

    will be your Windows computer name. In a corpo- rate environment, or when accessing corporate resources, the Domain: may not be your Windows computer name. Click [Next] to continue. 3. In this step OmniPass captures your fingerprint. Refer to “Enrolling a Fingerprint” on page 111 for additional information.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k – A p p e n d i x Go to a site that requires a login (username and pass- word), but do not log in yet.

  • Page 124: Configuring Omnipass

    You can view the credentials stored for any remembered website by highlighting the desired resource under Pass- word Protected Dialog and clicking Unmask Values. Should a password be reset, or an account expire, you can remove stored credentials from OmniPass. Highlight the desired resource under Password Protected Dialog and click Delete Page.

  • Page 125: Omnipass Control Center

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k – A p p e n d i x Exporting an OmniPass User Profile To export a user, open the OmniPass Control Center, and click Import/Export User under Manage Users.

  • Page 126: Troubleshooting

    etc.). The details of each setting under the Audio Settings and Taskbar Tips interfaces are self-explana- tory. The Enrollment interface allows you to enroll finger- prints. For the procedure to enroll and authentication device refer to Chapter 2.3. To enroll additional finger- prints, click Enroll Authentication Device, and authen- ticate with OmniPass.

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    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k – A p p e n d i x...

  • Page 128: Index

    Index About This Guide ......1 adapter ........25 indicator .

  • Page 129: Floppy Disk

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Flexible Bay ....... 9, 19 cold-swapping .

  • Page 130: Pointing Device

    PC Card care ........71 installing .

  • Page 131

    L i f e B o o k S 2 0 0 0 N o t e b o o k Wireless LAN Before Using the Wireless LAN ....92 Connection using Wireless Zero Tool .

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